Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 230 185
Rank change year-on-year +50 -45 -37
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 149 103 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.43% 0.97% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.60% 6.83% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 121 83 180
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £39,750 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £58,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,284 1,507 1,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.36% 14.13% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,076 1,281 1,561
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £23,875 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.65%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Yorkshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Yorkshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Yorkshire

Network Security
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
West Yorkshire +40 120 £45,000 +12.50% 18
North Yorkshire +22 24 £60,000 +4.35% 1
South Yorkshire +1 3 £50,000 +14.29% 4
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Network Security.

1 101 (67.79%) Firewall
2 87 (58.39%) Cisco
3 58 (38.93%) Finance
4 50 (33.56%) WAN
4 50 (33.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 48 (32.21%) Wireless
5 48 (32.21%) Network Design
6 47 (31.54%) Microsoft
7 45 (30.20%) VPN
8 43 (28.86%) DNS
8 43 (28.86%) Office 365
9 41 (27.52%) Linux
10 38 (25.50%) Windows
11 36 (24.16%) PCI DSS
12 33 (22.15%) TCP/IP
12 33 (22.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 32 (21.48%) Amazon AWS
14 31 (20.81%) LAN
14 31 (20.81%) VoIP
14 31 (20.81%) Information Security
15 30 (20.13%) Cloud Computing
15 30 (20.13%) Cisco Certification
15 30 (20.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 29 (19.46%) Security Operations
16 29 (19.46%) VLAN
17 27 (18.12%) CheckPoint
18 26 (17.45%) Juniper
18 26 (17.45%) Penetration Testing
19 25 (16.78%) ITIL
19 25 (16.78%) Windows Server

Network Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.37%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.36%) JBoss
3 5 (3.36%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.01%) CloudStack
4 3 (2.01%) Jetty
4 3 (2.01%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.67%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (33.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (28.86%) Office 365
3 32 (21.48%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (20.13%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.03%) IaaS
5 6 (4.03%) PaaS
5 6 (4.03%) SaaS
6 5 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 101 (67.79%) Firewall
2 50 (33.56%) WAN
3 48 (32.21%) Wireless
4 45 (30.20%) VPN
5 43 (28.86%) DNS
6 33 (22.15%) TCP/IP
7 31 (20.81%) LAN
7 31 (20.81%) VoIP
8 29 (19.46%) VLAN
9 24 (16.11%) MPLS
10 23 (15.44%) HTTP
10 23 (15.44%) VPLS
11 21 (14.09%) DWDM
11 21 (14.09%) IPsec
12 19 (12.75%) HTTPS
12 19 (12.75%) Wireless Security
13 16 (10.74%) DHCP
14 14 (9.40%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (9.40%) Internet
15 13 (8.72%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.36%) MySQL
3 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 58 (38.93%) Finance
2 15 (10.07%) Retail
3 12 (8.05%) Marketing
4 6 (4.03%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.01%) Advertising
5 3 (2.01%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (22.15%) Network Engineer
2 31 (20.81%) Security Engineer
3 27 (18.12%) Network Security Engineer
3 27 (18.12%) Security Specialist
4 25 (16.78%) Analyst
4 25 (16.78%) Network Security Specialist
4 25 (16.78%) Network Specialist
5 24 (16.11%) Security Analyst
6 22 (14.77%) Architect
7 14 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (9.40%) Network Analyst
8 13 (8.72%) Network Security Analyst
8 13 (8.72%) SOC Analyst
8 13 (8.72%) SOC Specialist
9 12 (8.05%) Cisco Engineer
9 12 (8.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (8.05%) Network Architect
9 12 (8.05%) Senior Architect
9 12 (8.05%) Senior Network Architect
10 10 (6.71%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.05%) Middleware
2 3 (2.01%) .NET
2 3 (2.01%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 14 (9.40%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.04%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.70%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.68%) PKI
5 4 (2.68%) Replication
6 3 (2.01%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.34%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.34%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.67%) CMDB
8 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.52%) Linux
2 38 (25.50%) Windows
3 25 (16.78%) Windows Server
4 17 (11.41%) AIX
5 11 (7.38%) Unix
6 9 (6.04%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.37%) Debian
7 8 (5.37%) HPUX
7 8 (5.37%) Mac OS X
7 8 (5.37%) Solaris
7 8 (5.37%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.21%) Network Design
2 33 (22.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 31 (20.81%) Information Security
4 29 (19.46%) Security Operations
5 26 (17.45%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (16.78%) ITIL
7 20 (13.42%) Network Architecture
7 20 (13.42%) Threat Intelligence
7 20 (13.42%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (12.08%) Data Analysis
9 16 (10.74%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (10.74%) Load Balancing
9 16 (10.74%) SIEM
9 16 (10.74%) Social Engineering
10 15 (10.07%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (10.07%) Security Patching
11 14 (9.40%) B2B
11 14 (9.40%) DDoS Mitigation
11 14 (9.40%) Issue Tracking
11 14 (9.40%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.37%) Bash Shell
1 8 (5.37%) Python
1 8 (5.37%) Ruby
2 6 (4.03%) C
3 5 (3.36%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.36%) SQL
4 3 (2.01%) Perl
4 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (20.13%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (14.77%) CISSP
3 18 (12.08%) CISM
3 18 (12.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (11.41%) CCNP
5 14 (9.40%) CCNA
6 13 (8.72%) MCSE
7 8 (5.37%) Degree
8 7 (4.70%) CCIE
8 7 (4.70%) CISA
9 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.68%) CCSE
10 4 (2.68%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (2.68%) GIAC
10 4 (2.68%) SANS
11 3 (2.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (2.01%) CCSP
11 3 (2.01%) CLAS
11 3 (2.01%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (24.16%) PCI DSS
2 24 (16.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.37%) GDPR
4 5 (3.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (2.68%) ISO 31000
6 3 (2.01%) NIST 800
7 2 (1.34%) PMO
8 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (13.42%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.05%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.71%) XenApp
5 6 (4.03%) XenServer
6 4 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.68%) vSphere
7 3 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (14.09%) Nessus
2 10 (6.71%) FortiGate
3 9 (6.04%) Ansible
4 8 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.37%) Puppet
5 5 (3.36%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 87 (58.39%) Cisco
2 47 (31.54%) Microsoft
3 27 (18.12%) CheckPoint
4 26 (17.45%) Juniper
5 23 (15.44%) Palo Alto
5 23 (15.44%) VMware
6 20 (13.42%) Qualys
6 20 (13.42%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (12.08%) Red Hat
8 16 (10.74%) Citrix
8 16 (10.74%) Google
9 10 (6.71%) Meraki
10 9 (6.04%) HP
11 8 (5.37%) Apple
11 8 (5.37%) McAfee
11 8 (5.37%) Rackspace
12 6 (4.03%) F5
12 6 (4.03%) Fortinet
13 5 (3.36%) Intel
13 5 (3.36%) Oracle