Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 223 188
Rank change year-on-year +59 -35 -43
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 148 111 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.55% 1.04% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 6.91% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 128 92 163
Yorkshire median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £34,848 £31,250 £24,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +3.00%

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 1,332 1,607 1,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.96% 15.03% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,120 1,350 1,583
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,550 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +34 102 £46,500 -2.11% 10
North Yorkshire +22 32 £55,000 +46.67% 3
East Yorkshire +23 8 £36,176 +1.90%
South Yorkshire +12 4 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 112 (75.68%) Firewall
2 73 (49.32%) Cisco
3 51 (34.46%) Finance
4 46 (31.08%) VPN
5 45 (30.41%) Microsoft
5 45 (30.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 40 (27.03%) PCI DSS
7 39 (26.35%) WAN
8 37 (25.00%) DNS
8 37 (25.00%) Wireless
9 35 (23.65%) Juniper
9 35 (23.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 35 (23.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 35 (23.65%) Security Operations
10 32 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (21.62%) Linux
10 32 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 30 (20.27%) Information Security
11 30 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
12 29 (19.59%) Windows
12 29 (19.59%) CheckPoint
13 28 (18.92%) Network Design
13 28 (18.92%) Office 365
14 26 (17.57%) VMware
14 26 (17.57%) VoIP
15 24 (16.22%) VPLS
16 23 (15.54%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (15.54%) DHCP
17 22 (14.86%) Cloud Computing
18 21 (14.19%) SIEM

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 7 (4.73%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.38%) JBoss
2 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.38%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.70%) CloudStack
3 4 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.35%) Jetty
4 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.68%) Site Server
5 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 45 (30.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (18.92%) Office 365
4 22 (14.86%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.05%) SaaS
6 5 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.38%) IaaS
6 5 (3.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (75.68%) Firewall
2 46 (31.08%) VPN
3 39 (26.35%) WAN
4 37 (25.00%) DNS
4 37 (25.00%) Wireless
5 26 (17.57%) VoIP
6 24 (16.22%) VPLS
7 23 (15.54%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (15.54%) DHCP
8 21 (14.19%) TCP/IP
9 18 (12.16%) MPLS
10 17 (11.49%) LAN
10 17 (11.49%) VLAN
11 15 (10.14%) BGP
11 15 (10.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (9.46%) IPsec
12 14 (9.46%) Wireless Security
13 13 (8.78%) DWDM
13 13 (8.78%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (8.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.38%) MySQL
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (34.46%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Retail
3 7 (4.73%) Marketing
4 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.03%) Advertising
6 2 (1.35%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (25.68%) Security Specialist
2 31 (20.95%) Network Security Specialist
2 31 (20.95%) Network Specialist
3 26 (17.57%) Network Engineer
4 25 (16.89%) Analyst
5 24 (16.22%) Security Engineer
6 23 (15.54%) Network Security Engineer
7 18 (12.16%) Architect
8 14 (9.46%) Security Analyst
8 14 (9.46%) Security Architect
9 13 (8.78%) Network Analyst
10 12 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
10 12 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 11 (7.43%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 10 (6.76%) Senior Network Specialist
13 9 (6.08%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 9 (6.08%) Senior Security Specialist
14 8 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
14 8 (5.41%) Senior Network Security Specialist
14 8 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.46%) Middleware
2 8 (5.41%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.35%) Web Services
4 1 (0.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) REST
4 1 (0.68%) SOAP
4 1 (0.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 13 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.73%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.73%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.03%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.35%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.62%) Linux
2 29 (19.59%) Windows
3 18 (12.16%) AIX
4 10 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 9 (6.08%) Unix
6 7 (4.73%) Debian
6 7 (4.73%) HPUX
6 7 (4.73%) Solaris
7 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.65%) Security Operations
1 35 (23.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 30 (20.27%) Information Security
3 28 (18.92%) Network Design
4 21 (14.19%) SIEM
5 18 (12.16%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (11.49%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (11.49%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (10.81%) ITIL
8 14 (9.46%) Load Balancing
8 14 (9.46%) Threat Intelligence
9 13 (8.78%) Data Analysis
10 12 (8.11%) Cryptography
10 12 (8.11%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (7.43%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (7.43%) Security Patching
12 10 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (6.76%) TOGAF
13 9 (6.08%) DDoS Mitigation
13 9 (6.08%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.43%) Python
2 7 (4.73%) Bash Shell
2 7 (4.73%) Ruby
3 6 (4.05%) SQL
4 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.35%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) C#
6 1 (0.68%) Java
6 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.68%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (12.84%) CCNP
3 16 (10.81%) CISSP
4 11 (7.43%) CCIE
4 11 (7.43%) CCNA
4 11 (7.43%) CISM
4 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.76%) Degree
6 9 (6.08%) MCSE
7 5 (3.38%) JNCIA
7 5 (3.38%) JNCIS
8 4 (2.70%) CCSE
8 4 (2.70%) CCSP
9 3 (2.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (2.03%) CISA
9 3 (2.03%) CLAS
9 3 (2.03%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.35%) CCIE Security
10 2 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (27.03%) PCI DSS
2 32 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (6.08%) GDPR
4 3 (2.03%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.68%) COBIT
5 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 20 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.46%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.43%) XenApp
4 8 (5.41%) FreeRADIUS
4 8 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.73%) XenServer
6 5 (3.38%) vSphere
7 4 (2.70%) Xen
7 4 (2.70%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (10.81%) Nessus
2 11 (7.43%) Puppet
3 8 (5.41%) Ansible
4 7 (4.73%) FortiGate
4 7 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.38%) Cobbler
6 4 (2.70%) Terraform
7 2 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.68%) Nagios
8 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (49.32%) Cisco
2 45 (30.41%) Microsoft
3 35 (23.65%) Juniper
4 29 (19.59%) CheckPoint
5 26 (17.57%) VMware
6 19 (12.84%) HP
7 16 (10.81%) F5
7 16 (10.81%) Google
8 15 (10.14%) Citrix
9 14 (9.46%) Palo Alto
9 14 (9.46%) Qualys
9 14 (9.46%) Red Hat
9 14 (9.46%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (6.76%) McAfee
11 9 (6.08%) Aruba
11 9 (6.08%) Imperva
12 8 (5.41%) Blue Coat
13 7 (4.73%) Infoblox
13 7 (4.73%) Meraki
14 6 (4.05%) Intel