Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 53 181
Rank change year-on-year -86 +128 +37
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 44 442 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.28% 5.81% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% 25.30% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 43 88 119
Median annual salary £54,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,850 £35,000 £34,848
90th Percentile £64,000 £62,500 £68,000
England median annual salary £59,125 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 451 1,747 1,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.15% 22.98% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 355 1,209 1,115
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +54 33 £60,000 +33.33% 9
South Yorkshire +30 6 £34,500 -21.59%
North Yorkshire -41 5 £36,750 -38.75%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 36 (81.82%) Firewall
2 23 (52.27%) Azure
3 19 (43.18%) Wireless
4 18 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 18 (40.91%) Office 365
5 16 (36.36%) Cisco
6 15 (34.09%) CCNP
7 14 (31.82%) CCNA
7 14 (31.82%) LAN
7 14 (31.82%) VoIP
8 13 (29.55%) MPLS
8 13 (29.55%) Windows
9 12 (27.27%) WAN
9 12 (27.27%) VPN
9 12 (27.27%) Wireless Security
10 11 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (25.00%) Security Operations
11 10 (22.73%) AWS
11 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
12 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
12 9 (20.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 8 (18.18%) Cisco Firepower
13 8 (18.18%) CISSP
13 8 (18.18%) BGP
13 8 (18.18%) Information Security
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (18.18%) PCI DSS

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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (52.27%) Azure
2 18 (40.91%) Office 365
3 10 (22.73%) AWS
4 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) GCP
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Azure Functions
5 1 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 36 (81.82%) Firewall
2 19 (43.18%) Wireless
3 14 (31.82%) LAN
3 14 (31.82%) VoIP
4 13 (29.55%) MPLS
5 12 (27.27%) VPN
5 12 (27.27%) WAN
5 12 (27.27%) Wireless Security
6 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 8 (18.18%) BGP
7 8 (18.18%) Cisco Firepower
8 7 (15.91%) Internet
9 6 (13.64%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (13.64%) Ethernet
9 6 (13.64%) IPsec
9 6 (13.64%) Unified Communications
9 6 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (11.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Billing
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Security Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Security Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Network Security Specialist
3 7 (15.91%) Network Specialist
3 7 (15.91%) Security Specialist
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Network Security Specialist
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Network Specialist
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Security Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Security Specialist
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
1 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.82%) HTML
1 3 (6.82%) XML
1 3 (6.82%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Cloud Native
3 3 (6.82%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.55%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.09%) Linux
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (2.27%) Unix
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (25.00%) Security Operations
1 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (20.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (18.18%) Information Security
4 7 (15.91%) Issue Tracking
4 7 (15.91%) Network Design
4 7 (15.91%) Security Patching
5 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL
6 5 (11.36%) SIEM
7 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (9.09%) Presales
7 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (9.09%) Web Filtering
8 3 (6.82%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (6.82%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (34.09%) CCNP
3 14 (31.82%) CCNA
4 8 (18.18%) CISSP
5 6 (13.64%) CCDP
5 6 (13.64%) CCIE
6 5 (11.36%) CISM
7 4 (9.09%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (6.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (6.82%) CCSP
8 3 (6.82%) CEH
8 3 (6.82%) GIAC
8 3 (6.82%) SANS
9 2 (4.55%) CCDA
9 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
10 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco CME
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.55%) Istio
2 2 (4.55%) linkerd
2 2 (4.55%) Terraform
3 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (36.36%) Cisco
3 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
4 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.64%) Palo Alto
4 6 (13.64%) Sophos
4 6 (13.64%) WatchGuard
5 5 (11.36%) Meraki
5 5 (11.36%) Riverbed
5 5 (11.36%) SolarWinds
5 5 (11.36%) VMware
6 3 (6.82%) Aruba
6 3 (6.82%) Ekahau
6 3 (6.82%) New Relic
6 3 (6.82%) Splunk
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) F5
7 1 (2.27%) Juniper
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp