Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 173 191
Rank change year-on-year +31 +18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 115 105 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.78% 1.32% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.55% 8.94% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43 90 98
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,250 £32,375 £32,850
90th Percentile £79,000 £70,000 £60,050
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +1.94%

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 996 1,175 1,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.45% 14.80% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 790 982 1,264
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,859 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +33 65 £60,000 +9.09%
West Yorkshire +9 36 £45,000 +5.88% 11
South Yorkshire +15 11 £44,000 -39.31% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £48,750 -
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 83 (72.17%) WAN
1 83 (72.17%) Cisco
2 82 (71.30%) Firewall
3 75 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (63.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (60.00%) CCNP
6 68 (59.13%) VPN
7 66 (57.39%) MPLS
7 66 (57.39%) BGP
7 66 (57.39%) Fortinet
7 66 (57.39%) Cisco ASA
8 65 (56.52%) CCNA
9 62 (53.91%) Service Delivery
9 62 (53.91%) Product Management
9 62 (53.91%) Change Control
10 61 (53.04%) ISO 9001
11 60 (52.17%) Linux
12 59 (51.30%) Management Information System
12 59 (51.30%) FortiGate
13 57 (49.57%) Palo Alto
13 57 (49.57%) OSPF
14 56 (48.70%) DNS
14 56 (48.70%) NetScaler
15 52 (45.22%) IPsec
15 52 (45.22%) Python
15 52 (45.22%) Perl
15 52 (45.22%) Bash Shell
16 51 (44.35%) Network Design
16 51 (44.35%) Cisco Nexus
16 51 (44.35%) Network Management

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 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (6.09%) Azure
3 6 (5.22%) AWS
4 2 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.87%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.87%) GitHub
5 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (72.17%) WAN
2 82 (71.30%) Firewall
3 68 (59.13%) VPN
4 66 (57.39%) BGP
4 66 (57.39%) Cisco ASA
4 66 (57.39%) MPLS
5 57 (49.57%) OSPF
6 56 (48.70%) DNS
6 56 (48.70%) NetScaler
7 52 (45.22%) IPsec
8 51 (44.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 50 (43.48%) ADSL
9 50 (43.48%) Broadband
9 50 (43.48%) RIP
9 50 (43.48%) SMTP
10 35 (30.43%) LAN
11 15 (13.04%) TCP/IP
12 10 (8.70%) VLAN
13 6 (5.22%) DHCP
13 6 (5.22%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.87%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.87%) RSpec
General
1 43 (37.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.48%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.61%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.74%) Social Housing
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (57.39%) Network Engineer
2 61 (53.04%) Security Engineer
3 55 (47.83%) Network Security Engineer
4 47 (40.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 47 (40.87%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 45 (39.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.09%) Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Information Manager
9 4 (3.48%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (3.48%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.48%) LAN Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Security Manager
9 4 (3.48%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Switch Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) LDAP
1 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (51.30%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.09%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.22%) CCTV
4 5 (4.35%) Replication
5 4 (3.48%) AS400
6 3 (2.61%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.87%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.87%) Clustering
8 1 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 60 (52.17%) Linux
2 51 (44.35%) Unix
3 11 (9.57%) Windows
4 5 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.74%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (53.91%) Change Control
1 62 (53.91%) Product Management
1 62 (53.91%) Service Delivery
2 51 (44.35%) Network Design
2 51 (44.35%) Network Management
3 20 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (15.65%) Information Security
5 15 (13.04%) ITIL
6 13 (11.30%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (7.83%) Technical Leadership
10 8 (6.96%) SIEM
11 7 (6.09%) Change Management
11 7 (6.09%) Coaching
11 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (6.09%) ITSM
11 7 (6.09%) Security Operations
11 7 (6.09%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (5.22%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (45.22%) Bash Shell
1 52 (45.22%) Perl
1 52 (45.22%) Python
2 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (60.00%) CCNP
3 65 (56.52%) CCNA
4 10 (8.70%) CISSP
5 9 (7.83%) CISM
6 8 (6.96%) SANS
7 6 (5.22%) CISA
7 6 (5.22%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (5.22%) SSCP
8 5 (4.35%) CCSE
9 4 (3.48%) AWS Certification
9 4 (3.48%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (2.61%) CCSP
10 3 (2.61%) Degree
10 3 (2.61%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.74%) CCAA
11 2 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (63.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (53.04%) ISO 9001
3 8 (6.96%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.96%) SLA
4 6 (5.22%) NIST
5 4 (3.48%) GDPR
6 3 (2.61%) PMO
7 2 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (1.74%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 12 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.48%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.61%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.74%) Firmware
7 1 (0.87%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.87%) NFS
7 1 (0.87%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 59 (51.30%) FortiGate
2 50 (43.48%) Nagios
3 5 (4.35%) vCenter Server
4 4 (3.48%) Nessus
5 2 (1.74%) Nmap
6 1 (0.87%) Ansible
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (72.17%) Cisco
2 66 (57.39%) Fortinet
3 57 (49.57%) Palo Alto
4 14 (12.17%) VMware
5 11 (9.57%) CheckPoint
6 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.96%) Citrix
8 4 (3.48%) F5
8 4 (3.48%) Imperva
8 4 (3.48%) Juniper
8 4 (3.48%) Meraki
8 4 (3.48%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.48%) Veeam
9 3 (2.61%) Brocade
9 3 (2.61%) Huawei
9 3 (2.61%) Ruckus Wireless
9 3 (2.61%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.87%) Qualys
10 1 (0.87%) Sophos
10 1 (0.87%) Symantec