Period
to 19 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 190 170
Rank change year-on-year +8 -20 -60
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 129 150 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.34% 1.38% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.55% 9.16% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 102 100 196
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,050 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £53,000 £51,820 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.28% -1.30% +10.53%

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 1,351 1,637 1,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.99% 15.10% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,143 1,365 1,630
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 January 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 January 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 +11 104 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North Yorkshire +16 21 £60,000 +2.13% 2
South Yorkshire +4 4 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 92 (71.32%) Firewall
2 74 (57.36%) Cisco
3 48 (37.21%) WAN
4 44 (34.11%) Windows
5 38 (29.46%) LAN
6 37 (28.68%) VPN
6 37 (28.68%) Finance
7 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
8 35 (27.13%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (25.58%) Linux
10 31 (24.03%) Wireless
11 30 (23.26%) ITIL
12 29 (22.48%) DNS
13 28 (21.71%) TCP/IP
13 28 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
14 27 (20.93%) Network Design
15 26 (20.16%) Information Security
15 26 (20.16%) CCNA
16 23 (17.83%) VoIP
16 23 (17.83%) Windows Server
17 22 (17.05%) Office 365
17 22 (17.05%) CISSP
18 21 (16.28%) CCNP
18 21 (16.28%) VMware
18 21 (16.28%) VLAN
18 21 (16.28%) Network Architecture
18 21 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (15.50%) PCI DSS
19 20 (15.50%) CISM
19 20 (15.50%) MPLS

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 8 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.10%) JBoss
4 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.55%) Jetty
5 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (17.05%) Office 365
3 18 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (10.08%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.65%) IaaS
5 6 (4.65%) PaaS
5 6 (4.65%) SaaS
6 4 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.78%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 92 (71.32%) Firewall
2 48 (37.21%) WAN
3 38 (29.46%) LAN
4 37 (28.68%) VPN
5 31 (24.03%) Wireless
6 29 (22.48%) DNS
7 28 (21.71%) TCP/IP
8 23 (17.83%) VoIP
9 21 (16.28%) VLAN
10 20 (15.50%) MPLS
11 15 (11.63%) BGP
12 14 (10.85%) HTTP
13 13 (10.08%) IPsec
13 13 (10.08%) VPLS
13 13 (10.08%) WLAN
14 12 (9.30%) DWDM
15 11 (8.53%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (7.75%) HTTPS
16 10 (7.75%) Wireless Security
17 9 (6.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) MySQL
General
1 37 (28.68%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Retail
3 6 (4.65%) Marketing
4 3 (2.33%) Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (28.68%) Network Engineer
2 34 (26.36%) Security Engineer
3 28 (21.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (13.18%) Analyst
4 17 (13.18%) Security Analyst
5 16 (12.40%) Architect
6 15 (11.63%) Network Specialist
7 13 (10.08%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (10.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 13 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (9.30%) Network Analyst
8 12 (9.30%) Network Security Analyst
8 12 (9.30%) Security Specialist
9 10 (7.75%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 10 (7.75%) Network Security Specialist
10 9 (6.98%) Network Architect
10 9 (6.98%) Senior Architect
10 9 (6.98%) Senior Network Architect
10 9 (6.98%) SOC Analyst
10 9 (6.98%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) Middleware
2 4 (3.10%) .NET
3 3 (2.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.20%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.10%) PKI
4 4 (3.10%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.33%) Replication
6 2 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.55%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.78%) CMDB
7 1 (0.78%) iPad
7 1 (0.78%) New Media
7 1 (0.78%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.11%) Windows
2 33 (25.58%) Linux
3 23 (17.83%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.08%) Unix
5 10 (7.75%) AIX
6 8 (6.20%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.43%) Mac OS X
7 7 (5.43%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.65%) HPUX
8 6 (4.65%) Solaris
9 4 (3.10%) Debian
9 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.26%) ITIL
2 27 (20.93%) Network Design
3 26 (20.16%) Information Security
4 21 (16.28%) Network Architecture
5 19 (14.73%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (12.40%) Security Operations
7 16 (12.40%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 14 (10.85%) Load Balancing
8 14 (10.85%) SIEM
9 13 (10.08%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (7.75%) Social Engineering
10 10 (7.75%) Threat Intelligence
11 9 (6.98%) B2B
11 9 (6.98%) Data Analysis
11 9 (6.98%) DDoS Mitigation
11 9 (6.98%) Issue Tracking
11 9 (6.98%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (6.98%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) Bash Shell
1 6 (4.65%) C
1 6 (4.65%) Python
1 6 (4.65%) Ruby
2 4 (3.10%) Shell Script
2 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
3 3 (2.33%) SQL
4 2 (1.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (27.13%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (20.16%) CCNA
3 22 (17.05%) CISSP
4 21 (16.28%) CCNP
5 20 (15.50%) CISM
6 14 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (8.53%) CISA
8 9 (6.98%) CCIE
8 9 (6.98%) GIAC
8 9 (6.98%) MCSE
9 8 (6.20%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (3.88%) CCSA
10 5 (3.88%) GSEC
11 4 (3.10%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (3.10%) JNCIA
11 4 (3.10%) SANS
11 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
11 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.33%) JNCIS
12 3 (2.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.50%) PCI DSS
2 15 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.20%) GDPR
4 6 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (3.10%) ISO 31000
6 3 (2.33%) NIST 800
7 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.55%) PMO
7 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.65%) vSphere
4 5 (3.88%) Firmware
5 3 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.33%) XenApp
6 2 (1.55%) Docker
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) Nessus
2 6 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.65%) Puppet
3 4 (3.10%) Ansible
3 4 (3.10%) Cobbler
4 3 (2.33%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.33%) WMI
5 2 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.55%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 74 (57.36%) Cisco
2 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 21 (16.28%) VMware
4 17 (13.18%) CheckPoint
5 16 (12.40%) Juniper
6 14 (10.85%) Palo Alto
7 13 (10.08%) Citrix
8 12 (9.30%) HP
9 10 (7.75%) Fortinet
9 10 (7.75%) Qualys
9 10 (7.75%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (6.20%) Google
11 7 (5.43%) Apple
11 7 (5.43%) Avaya
11 7 (5.43%) Rackspace
11 7 (5.43%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.88%) CyberArk
12 5 (3.88%) Splunk
13 4 (3.10%) Oracle
14 3 (2.33%) NetIQ