Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Security Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security Specialist
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 318 -
Rank change year-on-year +36 - +342
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 11 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.041% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.042% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 0
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,325 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.93% - -
England median annual salary £52,000 £60,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year -13.33% +11.63% +19.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 8,161 9,575 10,804
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.50% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,695 8,037 9,129
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Network Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Network Security Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Specialist in Yorkshire

Network Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Network Security Specialist in Yorkshire

Network Security Specialist
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire - 6 £51,250 -
West Yorkshire +27 5 £50,000 +7.93%
Network Security Specialist
England

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, Network Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Network Security Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
2 7 (63.64%) VPLS
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (54.55%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) NetScaler
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) NX-OS
3 6 (54.55%) CCIE
3 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) MPLS
3 6 (54.55%) OSPF
3 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (45.45%) Zscaler
4 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (45.45%) Puppet
4 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Scanning

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) VPLS
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (54.55%) MPLS
3 6 (54.55%) NetScaler
3 6 (54.55%) NX-OS
3 6 (54.55%) OSPF
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) WLAN
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (45.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (45.45%) Security Operations
2 5 (45.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Proactive Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
4 1 (9.09%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
1 5 (45.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCIE
1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) XenApp
1 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
1 5 (45.45%) Terraform
2 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) Juniper
2 6 (54.55%) F5
3 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Google
3 5 (45.45%) Imperva
3 5 (45.45%) Infoblox
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Zscaler
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Qualys
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com