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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 28 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 245 153 166
Rank change year-on-year -92 +13 -95
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 38 78 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.52% 1.46% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.85% 8.42% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31 70 40
10th Percentile £43,750 £33,750 £44,825
25th Percentile £50,000 £36,250 £50,325
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,776 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% -8.33% +33.33%
75th Percentile £64,530 £59,688 £64,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £73,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - - +9.09%

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 1,332 926 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.21% 17.38% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 854 715 471
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,250 £32,500 £34,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £62,743 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Yorkshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Security in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Network Security in Yorkshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -94 22 £50,000 -9.09% 9
South Yorkshire -1 13 £62,500 +39.29% 1
North Yorkshire -22 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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 14 (36.84%) Cisco
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (36.84%) Firewall
2 12 (31.58%) CheckPoint
2 12 (31.58%) Palo Alto
3 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
4 10 (26.32%) CCNP
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (26.32%) Security Operations
5 9 (23.68%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco Firepower
5 9 (23.68%) Python
6 8 (21.05%) ITIL
6 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
6 8 (21.05%) Fortinet
7 7 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
7 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (18.42%) CCNA
7 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
7 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) SLA
7 7 (18.42%) Decision-Making
7 7 (18.42%) Zscaler
7 7 (18.42%) Microsoft 365
7 7 (18.42%) NetScaler
7 7 (18.42%) F5
7 7 (18.42%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (15.79%) SIEM
8 6 (15.79%) CompTIA Security+

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 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (15.79%) Azure
3 5 (13.16%) AWS
4 1 (2.63%) AWS Direct Connect
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (2.63%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) Firewall
2 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (18.42%) NetScaler
6 6 (15.79%) BGP
7 4 (10.53%) DNS
7 4 (10.53%) HTTP
7 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (10.53%) tcpdump
7 4 (10.53%) WAN
7 4 (10.53%) Wireshark
8 3 (7.89%) VPN
9 2 (5.26%) MPLS
9 2 (5.26%) OSPF
9 2 (5.26%) Sourcefire
9 2 (5.26%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Legal
3 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Public Sector
3 4 (10.53%) Social Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Billing
5 1 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Security Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Network Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Network Security Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) Network Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) Security Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Security Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Security Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (7.89%) CSOC
2 3 (7.89%) Cyberattack
2 3 (7.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Life Science
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Tandem
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Security Operations
2 9 (23.68%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 7 (18.42%) Decision-Making
4 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (15.79%) Information Security
5 6 (15.79%) SIEM
6 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.53%) Employee Productivity
7 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) Agile
8 3 (7.89%) DevOps
8 3 (7.89%) Forensic Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Knowledge Transfer
8 3 (7.89%) Project Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (7.89%) Security Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Python
2 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) Bash
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (26.32%) CCNP
3 7 (18.42%) CCNA
3 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (13.16%) CCSE
6 4 (10.53%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.53%) SSCP
7 3 (7.89%) CISSP
7 3 (7.89%) Degree
7 3 (7.89%) Master's Degree
8 2 (5.26%) CISM
9 1 (2.63%) CCSA
9 1 (2.63%) CISA
9 1 (2.63%) CISMP
9 1 (2.63%) MCSA
9 1 (2.63%) MCSE
9 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
2 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) NIST
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (5.26%) GDPR
4 1 (2.63%) COBIT
4 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.63%) NIST 800
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) iptables
3 4 (10.53%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Nessus
1 2 (5.26%) QRadar
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) Observium
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco
2 12 (31.58%) CheckPoint
2 12 (31.58%) Palo Alto
3 8 (21.05%) Fortinet
4 7 (18.42%) F5
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) Zscaler
5 6 (15.79%) VMware
6 4 (10.53%) SonicWALL
6 4 (10.53%) Splunk
7 2 (5.26%) McAfee
7 2 (5.26%) Meraki
7 2 (5.26%) Trustwave
8 1 (2.63%) Aruba
8 1 (2.63%) Avaya
8 1 (2.63%) BT
8 1 (2.63%) Dell
8 1 (2.63%) Google
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) Intel