Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 187 187
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 96 130 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.29% 1.33% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 9.67% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 75 103 97
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £29,400 £35,100 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £51,910
% change year-on-year +3.77% +2.10% -1.12%

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 1,200 1,345 1,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.16% 13.81% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1,138 1,334
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% +4.17% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
West Yorkshire -23 51 £42,500 -5.56% 14
North Yorkshire +12 36 £50,000 -16.67% 1
South Yorkshire +8 9 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 68 (70.83%) Firewall
2 57 (59.38%) Cisco
3 44 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
4 41 (42.71%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (39.58%) CCNP
5 38 (39.58%) VPN
6 36 (37.50%) OSPF
7 35 (36.46%) BGP
7 35 (36.46%) EIGRP
8 32 (33.33%) Juniper
9 31 (32.29%) CCNA
10 30 (31.25%) Cisco Firepower
11 29 (30.21%) Palo Alto
12 28 (29.17%) WAN
13 27 (28.13%) LAN
13 27 (28.13%) VLAN
13 27 (28.13%) F5
14 25 (26.04%) Windows
14 25 (26.04%) CheckPoint
15 24 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 24 (25.00%) Security Operations
16 23 (23.96%) Security Operations Centre
17 21 (21.88%) Finance
17 21 (21.88%) SSL
17 21 (21.88%) Cisco ISE
17 21 (21.88%) JNCIS
18 20 (20.83%) Customer Engagement
18 20 (20.83%) AirWatch
18 20 (20.83%) ForeScout
19 18 (18.75%) 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 9 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) Office 365
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.04%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) PaaS
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (70.83%) Firewall
2 44 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
3 38 (39.58%) VPN
4 36 (37.50%) OSPF
5 35 (36.46%) BGP
5 35 (36.46%) EIGRP
6 30 (31.25%) Cisco Firepower
7 28 (29.17%) WAN
8 27 (28.13%) LAN
8 27 (28.13%) VLAN
9 21 (21.88%) Cisco ISE
9 21 (21.88%) SSL
10 17 (17.71%) Internet
11 15 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 14 (14.58%) MPLS
13 12 (12.50%) DNS
13 12 (12.50%) Wireless
13 12 (12.50%) WLAN
14 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
14 11 (11.46%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.04%) Power BI
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (4.17%) Gradle
2 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.17%) Maven
3 2 (2.08%) JIRA
3 2 (2.08%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.04%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Back Office
2 2 (2.08%) Banking
2 2 (2.08%) Legal
2 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.04%) Billing
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 25 (26.04%) Security Engineer
3 23 (23.96%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (19.79%) Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) Architect
5 11 (11.46%) Security Architect
6 10 (10.42%) Network Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Security Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Network Security Analyst
8 8 (8.33%) Information Architect
8 8 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
8 8 (8.33%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) Middleware
2 4 (4.17%) React
3 1 (1.04%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.96%) Security Operations Centre
2 11 (11.46%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.04%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Windows
2 14 (14.58%) Linux
3 12 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.38%) AIX
5 5 (5.21%) Windows 10
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.13%) Unix
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 20 (20.83%) Customer Engagement
3 18 (18.75%) SIEM
4 17 (17.71%) Information Security
5 15 (15.63%) Identity Access Management
6 13 (13.54%) Cryptography
7 11 (11.46%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (10.42%) OWASP
8 10 (10.42%) Security Architecture
9 9 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
10 7 (7.29%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (6.25%) CRM
11 6 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.25%) Load Balancing
11 6 (6.25%) Network Architecture
11 6 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
12 5 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) Java
2 4 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.04%) Python
3 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (42.71%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (39.58%) CCNP
3 31 (32.29%) CCNA
4 21 (21.88%) JNCIS
5 8 (8.33%) Degree
6 6 (6.25%) CISSP
7 4 (4.17%) CCIE
7 4 (4.17%) CCSE
7 4 (4.17%) CISM
7 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.13%) CISA
9 2 (2.08%) CCSA
9 2 (2.08%) CEH
9 2 (2.08%) MCITP
9 2 (2.08%) MCSA
9 2 (2.08%) MCSE
9 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.08%) SANS
9 2 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.08%) GDPR
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) Docker
4 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.04%) XenApp
5 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (20.83%) AirWatch
2 9 (9.38%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (5.21%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (5.21%) Nagios
3 5 (5.21%) Packer
4 4 (4.17%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.13%) QRadar
5 3 (3.13%) SCCM
5 3 (3.13%) WSUS
6 2 (2.08%) Nessus
7 1 (1.04%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.04%) Nexpose
7 1 (1.04%) Nmap
7 1 (1.04%) Puppet
7 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 57 (59.38%) Cisco
2 32 (33.33%) Juniper
3 29 (30.21%) Palo Alto
4 27 (28.13%) F5
5 25 (26.04%) CheckPoint
6 24 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 20 (20.83%) ForeScout
8 16 (16.67%) Fortinet
9 12 (12.50%) VMware
10 11 (11.46%) HP
11 9 (9.38%) Meraki
12 8 (8.33%) SolarWinds
13 6 (6.25%) SonicWALL
13 6 (6.25%) Zscaler
14 5 (5.21%) Aruba
14 5 (5.21%) LogRhythm
14 5 (5.21%) ScanSafe
15 4 (4.17%) Citrix
15 4 (4.17%) Forcepoint
15 4 (4.17%) Splunk