Period
to 28 July 2021

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 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 141 56
Rank change year-on-year -12 -85 +124
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 87 46 444
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.46% 1.25% 5.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.10% 9.66% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 77 44 88
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,900 £35,875
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,125 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.51% +11.76% +2.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,813 £60,625
90th Percentile £82,500 £66,450 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 1,074 476 1,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.07% 12.97% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 818 379 1,226
10th Percentile £25,675 £27,500 £21,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -3.61%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 28 July 2021.

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 28 July 2021. 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 -22 69 £55,000 -8.33% 8
East Yorkshire - 11 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire -2 7 £37,125 +1.02%
South Yorkshire -37 5 £44,870 +30.06% 2
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 45 (51.72%) Firewall
2 41 (47.13%) Cisco
3 28 (32.18%) CheckPoint
3 28 (32.18%) Load Balancing
4 24 (27.59%) F5
5 22 (25.29%) VPN
6 20 (22.99%) Technical Leadership
7 18 (20.69%) Finance
8 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
9 16 (18.39%) Project Delivery
9 16 (18.39%) Azure
10 15 (17.24%) WAN
11 14 (16.09%) LAN
11 14 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (14.94%) Social Skills
12 13 (14.94%) Microsoft 365
13 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
13 12 (13.79%) ITIL
13 12 (13.79%) Windows
13 12 (13.79%) Service Management
14 11 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (11.49%) SIEM
15 10 (11.49%) DevOps
15 10 (11.49%) Palo Alto
15 10 (11.49%) Terraform
16 9 (10.34%) Windows Server
16 9 (10.34%) Data Centre
16 9 (10.34%) Amazon EKS
16 9 (10.34%) Amazon ECS
16 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 (10.34%) Apache
2 1 (1.15%) Mailman
2 1 (1.15%) nginx
2 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.39%) Azure
2 13 (14.94%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (10.34%) Amazon ECS
3 9 (10.34%) Amazon EKS
4 3 (3.45%) AWS
4 3 (3.45%) IaaS
4 3 (3.45%) SaaS
5 2 (2.30%) PaaS
6 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.15%) GitHub
6 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.15%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 45 (51.72%) Firewall
2 22 (25.29%) VPN
3 15 (17.24%) WAN
4 14 (16.09%) LAN
5 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.05%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (6.90%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (6.90%) SAN
8 5 (5.75%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (5.75%) SD-WAN
8 5 (5.75%) VoIP
8 5 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (4.60%) Wireless
10 3 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (3.45%) DNS
10 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (3.45%) NX-OS
10 3 (3.45%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (3.45%) Sourcefire
10 3 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) GIS
2 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.30%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (20.69%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Social Skills
3 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Organisational Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Security Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) AS400 Support
6 6 (6.90%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) Web Services
2 3 (3.45%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.30%) Apache NiFi
3 2 (2.30%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.05%) AS400
2 7 (8.05%) iSeries
2 7 (8.05%) Replication
3 4 (4.60%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.30%) EPoS
5 2 (2.30%) PMI
6 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.60%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.30%) Unix
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Load Balancing
2 20 (22.99%) Technical Leadership
3 16 (18.39%) Project Delivery
4 14 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (13.79%) ITIL
5 12 (13.79%) Service Management
6 10 (11.49%) DevOps
6 10 (11.49%) SIEM
7 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure as Code
7 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (9.20%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (9.20%) Logistics
9 7 (8.05%) DNA
9 7 (8.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (6.90%) High Availability
10 6 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (6.90%) Security Operations
11 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.75%) Network Management
12 4 (4.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.60%) Python
3 2 (2.30%) C++
3 2 (2.30%) Java
4 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.15%) Ruby
4 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (10.34%) CCNP
3 6 (6.90%) CCNA
4 5 (5.75%) MCSE
4 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.30%) SSCP
6 1 (1.15%) CCIE
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.15%) Degree
6 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) BitLocker
3 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.30%) Docker
5 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) Terraform
2 5 (5.75%) QRadar
3 3 (3.45%) Nessus
4 2 (2.30%) Nmap
4 2 (2.30%) SCCM
5 1 (1.15%) Ansible
5 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 41 (47.13%) Cisco
2 28 (32.18%) CheckPoint
3 24 (27.59%) F5
4 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
5 10 (11.49%) Palo Alto
6 9 (10.34%) VMware
7 7 (8.05%) IBM
8 5 (5.75%) Citrix
8 5 (5.75%) Zscaler
9 3 (3.45%) McAfee
9 3 (3.45%) Trustwave
10 2 (2.30%) CyberArk
10 2 (2.30%) Forcepoint
10 2 (2.30%) LogRhythm
10 2 (2.30%) Splunk
11 1 (1.15%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.15%) Google
11 1 (1.15%) LogicMonitor
11 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.15%) Sophos