Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 200 169
Rank change year-on-year +14 -31 -15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 110 127 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.31% 1.29% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.08% 8.01% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 96 99 129
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,450 £22,700
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +6.80% - +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 1,212 1,585 1,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.38% 16.14% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,008 1,327 1,462
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £58,750
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 20 November 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 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
West Yorkshire -9 69 £45,000 - 14
North Yorkshire +8 28 £52,500 -12.50% 3
South Yorkshire +2 12 £72,500 +45.00% 2
East Yorkshire +10 1 £36,176 +1.90%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 79 (71.82%) Firewall
2 55 (50.00%) Cisco
3 45 (40.91%) WAN
4 37 (33.64%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (33.64%) F5
5 35 (31.82%) CheckPoint
6 34 (30.91%) VPN
7 33 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (29.09%) Finance
9 31 (28.18%) Windows
9 31 (28.18%) LAN
10 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
10 29 (26.36%) CCNP
10 29 (26.36%) Juniper
11 28 (25.45%) MPLS
12 27 (24.55%) OSPF
13 26 (23.64%) BGP
14 25 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 24 (21.82%) Information Security
16 23 (20.91%) VPLS
17 21 (19.09%) SIEM
18 20 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
18 20 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 20 (18.18%) Wireless
19 19 (17.27%) DNS
19 19 (17.27%) Fortinet
20 18 (16.36%) Linux
20 18 (16.36%) VMware
20 18 (16.36%) Cybersecurity
20 18 (16.36%) NetScaler

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 10 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.73%) Confluence
3 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.91%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.91%) IIS
4 1 (0.91%) JBoss
4 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.45%) Office 365
4 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.82%) IaaS
5 2 (1.82%) PaaS
5 2 (1.82%) SaaS
6 1 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 79 (71.82%) Firewall
2 45 (40.91%) WAN
3 34 (30.91%) VPN
4 33 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (28.18%) LAN
6 28 (25.45%) MPLS
7 27 (24.55%) OSPF
8 26 (23.64%) BGP
9 25 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 23 (20.91%) VPLS
11 20 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 20 (18.18%) Wireless
12 19 (17.27%) DNS
13 18 (16.36%) NetScaler
14 17 (15.45%) Internet
14 17 (15.45%) WLAN
15 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
16 15 (13.64%) EIGRP
17 14 (12.73%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) MySQL
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.91%) Power BI
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.64%) Gradle
2 4 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.64%) Maven
3 3 (2.73%) JIRA
4 2 (1.82%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.91%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (29.09%) Finance
2 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.82%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (1.82%) Marketing
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Back Office
4 1 (0.91%) Billing
4 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 24 (21.82%) Security Engineer
3 21 (19.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 20 (18.18%) Analyst
5 18 (16.36%) Security Specialist
6 12 (10.91%) Network Specialist
6 12 (10.91%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (10.00%) Architect
7 11 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
7 11 (10.00%) Security Architect
8 9 (8.18%) Network Analyst
8 9 (8.18%) Security Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 8 (7.27%) Support Analyst
10 7 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (6.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) Information Architect
10 7 (6.36%) Network Security Analyst
10 7 (6.36%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.09%) Middleware
2 4 (3.64%) React
3 1 (0.91%) .NET
3 1 (0.91%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.91%) REST
3 1 (0.91%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.91%) SOAP
3 1 (0.91%) WCF
3 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.73%) Cyberattack
6 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.18%) Windows
2 18 (16.36%) Linux
3 14 (12.73%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.09%) AIX
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.55%) Unix
6 5 (4.55%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.91%) Debian
9 1 (0.91%) HPUX
9 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) Information Security
2 21 (19.09%) SIEM
3 18 (16.36%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (14.55%) Security Operations
5 15 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
6 14 (12.73%) Cryptography
7 13 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (11.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 11 (10.00%) Security Architecture
9 10 (9.09%) OWASP
9 10 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (8.18%) ITIL
10 9 (8.18%) Mentoring
10 9 (8.18%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (7.27%) Network Architecture
12 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (6.36%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (5.45%) CRM
13 6 (5.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.18%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.45%) Python
3 5 (4.55%) Java
4 4 (3.64%) PHP
5 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.91%) C#
6 1 (0.91%) Ruby
6 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.91%) X++
Qualifications
1 37 (33.64%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (26.36%) CCNP
3 16 (14.55%) CCIE
4 15 (13.64%) CCNA
5 10 (9.09%) Degree
6 8 (7.27%) CISSP
7 6 (5.45%) CISM
8 5 (4.55%) CISA
8 5 (4.55%) JNCIS
8 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.64%) CCSE
9 4 (3.64%) JNCIA
9 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.73%) CCIE Security
10 3 (2.73%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (2.73%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.73%) MCSA
10 3 (2.73%) MCSE
10 3 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) PCI DSS
2 12 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.64%) GDPR
4 1 (0.91%) COBIT
4 1 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 16 (14.55%) Active Directory
1 16 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.55%) XenApp
2 5 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.64%) Docker
3 4 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.91%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.91%) vSphere
5 1 (0.91%) Xen
5 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) WhatsUp Gold
2 6 (5.45%) Nagios
2 6 (5.45%) Puppet
3 5 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (4.55%) Nessus
3 5 (4.55%) Packer
3 5 (4.55%) Terraform
4 4 (3.64%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.73%) SCCM
5 3 (2.73%) WSUS
6 2 (1.82%) QRadar
7 1 (0.91%) Ansible
7 1 (0.91%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.91%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.91%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.91%) Nmap
7 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 55 (50.00%) Cisco
2 37 (33.64%) F5
3 35 (31.82%) CheckPoint
4 29 (26.36%) Juniper
4 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
5 19 (17.27%) Fortinet
6 18 (16.36%) VMware
7 15 (13.64%) HP
8 10 (9.09%) Zscaler
9 9 (8.18%) Meraki
9 9 (8.18%) SolarWinds
10 8 (7.27%) Blue Coat
10 8 (7.27%) SonicWALL
11 7 (6.36%) Imperva
11 7 (6.36%) Palo Alto
12 6 (5.45%) Aruba
12 6 (5.45%) Citrix
12 6 (5.45%) Google
13 5 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (4.55%) Infoblox