Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 173 219
Rank change year-on-year +119 +46 -25
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 439 131 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.83% 1.42% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.58% 9.94% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 83 114 95
Yorkshire median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,848 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 1,716 1,318 1,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.79% 14.27% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,183 1,113 1,359
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,000
England median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.21% +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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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
North Yorkshire +64 370 £60,000 +20.00% 2
West Yorkshire +14 57 £45,000 -5.26% 17
East Yorkshire -9 8 £55,000 +52.03%
South Yorkshire +7 4 £44,000 -16.19% 1
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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.

1 419 (95.44%) Firewall
2 405 (92.26%) Cisco
3 388 (88.38%) WAN
4 385 (87.70%) Cisco Certification
5 382 (87.02%) CCNP
6 379 (86.33%) Fortinet
7 374 (85.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 363 (82.69%) BGP
9 362 (82.46%) Cisco ASA
10 361 (82.23%) Product Management
10 361 (82.23%) ISO 9001
11 360 (82.00%) MPLS
12 357 (81.32%) Management Information System
13 353 (80.41%) Service Delivery
14 350 (79.73%) VPN
15 348 (79.27%) Linux
16 346 (78.82%) OSPF
17 345 (78.59%) Change Control
18 344 (78.36%) FortiGate
19 343 (78.13%) DNS
20 333 (75.85%) Python
21 332 (75.63%) Perl
21 332 (75.63%) NetScaler
21 332 (75.63%) Bash Shell
22 331 (75.40%) Unix
22 331 (75.40%) IPsec
23 330 (75.17%) SMTP
23 330 (75.17%) Network Design
24 329 (74.94%) Cisco Nexus
24 329 (74.94%) Nagios

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 5 (1.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.23%) IIS
2 1 (0.23%) SAS
2 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (3.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.14%) IaaS
3 5 (1.14%) PaaS
3 5 (1.14%) SaaS
4 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 419 (95.44%) Firewall
2 388 (88.38%) WAN
3 363 (82.69%) BGP
4 362 (82.46%) Cisco ASA
5 360 (82.00%) MPLS
6 350 (79.73%) VPN
7 346 (78.82%) OSPF
8 343 (78.13%) DNS
9 332 (75.63%) NetScaler
10 331 (75.40%) IPsec
11 330 (75.17%) SMTP
12 329 (74.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 328 (74.72%) ADSL
13 328 (74.72%) Broadband
13 328 (74.72%) RIP
14 58 (13.21%) LAN
15 29 (6.61%) TCP/IP
16 24 (5.47%) VLAN
17 21 (4.78%) Intrusion Detection
18 19 (4.33%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.46%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
General
1 97 (22.10%) Telecoms
2 10 (2.28%) Finance
3 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.46%) Marketing
4 2 (0.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.23%) Back Office
5 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 316 (71.98%) Network Engineer
2 243 (55.35%) Security Engineer
3 239 (54.44%) Network Security Engineer
4 151 (34.40%) Cisco Engineer
4 151 (34.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 151 (34.40%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 48 (10.93%) Switch Engineer
6 45 (10.25%) Developer
6 45 (10.25%) Product Developer
7 22 (5.01%) Firewall Engineer
8 18 (4.10%) Consultant
8 18 (4.10%) Security Consultant
9 17 (3.87%) Solutions Consultant
10 16 (3.64%) Analyst
11 14 (3.19%) Network Security Specialist
11 14 (3.19%) Network Specialist
11 14 (3.19%) Security Specialist
12 12 (2.73%) Security Analyst
13 11 (2.51%) Presales Consultant
13 11 (2.51%) Security Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.23%) .NET
1 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.23%) LDAP
1 1 (0.23%) REST
1 1 (0.23%) SOAP
1 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 357 (81.32%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.14%) Replication
3 5 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (0.91%) CCTV
4 4 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (0.68%) PKI
6 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.23%) Clustering
7 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 348 (79.27%) Linux
2 331 (75.40%) Unix
3 14 (3.19%) Windows
4 9 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.68%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (82.23%) Product Management
2 353 (80.41%) Service Delivery
3 345 (78.59%) Change Control
4 330 (75.17%) Network Design
5 328 (74.72%) Network Management
6 29 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (4.10%) Presales
7 18 (4.10%) Time Management
8 17 (3.87%) Customer Requirements
8 17 (3.87%) Customer-Centricity
8 17 (3.87%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 17 (3.87%) IT Strategy
8 17 (3.87%) Kalman Filter
8 17 (3.87%) Strategic Roadmap
8 17 (3.87%) Technical Leadership
9 15 (3.42%) Information Security
9 15 (3.42%) ITIL
10 14 (3.19%) SIEM
11 12 (2.73%) ITSM
11 12 (2.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 333 (75.85%) Python
2 332 (75.63%) Bash Shell
2 332 (75.63%) Perl
3 8 (1.82%) SQL
4 4 (0.91%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.23%) C
5 1 (0.23%) C#
5 1 (0.23%) Go
5 1 (0.23%) Java
5 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 385 (87.70%) Cisco Certification
2 382 (87.02%) CCNP
3 322 (73.35%) CCNA
4 14 (3.19%) CCSE
5 13 (2.96%) CCSA
6 12 (2.73%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (0.91%) CISSP
7 4 (0.91%) GIAC
7 4 (0.91%) JNCIS
7 4 (0.91%) SANS
8 3 (0.68%) CISA
8 3 (0.68%) CISM
8 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.46%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.46%) Degree
9 2 (0.46%) MCITP
9 2 (0.46%) MCSE
10 1 (0.23%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.23%) CLAS
10 1 (0.23%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 374 (85.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 361 (82.23%) ISO 9001
3 17 (3.87%) ISO 22301
4 10 (2.28%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (2.28%) SLA
5 8 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (1.14%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.91%) GDPR
8 2 (0.46%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 17 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.37%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (0.91%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.23%) NFS
5 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 344 (78.36%) FortiGate
2 329 (74.94%) Nagios
3 6 (1.37%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.91%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.91%) WSUS
5 3 (0.68%) SCCM
6 2 (0.46%) Nessus
7 1 (0.23%) Ansible
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.23%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.23%) Puppet
7 1 (0.23%) Salt
7 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 405 (92.26%) Cisco
2 379 (86.33%) Fortinet
3 251 (57.18%) Palo Alto
4 60 (13.67%) CheckPoint
5 19 (4.33%) Brocade
6 18 (4.10%) Juniper
6 18 (4.10%) Microsoft
7 17 (3.87%) Huawei
7 17 (3.87%) Meraki
7 17 (3.87%) Ruckus Wireless
8 11 (2.51%) VMware
9 8 (1.82%) Veeam
10 5 (1.14%) F5
10 5 (1.14%) SolarWinds
11 4 (0.91%) Citrix
11 4 (0.91%) ForeScout
11 4 (0.91%) Imperva
12 3 (0.68%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.23%) Qualys
13 1 (0.23%) Splunk