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

Network Security
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 137 67
Rank change year-on-year -34 -70 +100
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 91 28 301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.34% 0.99% 4.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.83% 6.50% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 74 26 67
10th Percentile £22,750 £33,375 £38,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.92% -7.50% +2.56%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,188 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,750 £73,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 1,162 431 1,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.12% 15.21% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 881 341 1,014
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £21,000
25th Percentile £36,750 £33,750 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,870 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.71% +7.09% -

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 October 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 October 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 -35 78 £55,000 +4.76% 17
North Yorkshire -4 8 £35,000 -10.83% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire -47 1 - - 4
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 47 (51.65%) Firewall
2 35 (38.46%) Cisco
3 26 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (27.47%) Microsoft
5 24 (26.37%) CheckPoint
5 24 (26.37%) Load Balancing
6 22 (24.18%) TCP/IP
7 20 (21.98%) Windows
7 20 (21.98%) Azure
8 18 (19.78%) F5
8 18 (19.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (18.68%) VPN
10 16 (17.58%) Windows Server
10 16 (17.58%) Project Delivery
11 15 (16.48%) Technical Leadership
11 15 (16.48%) Finance
12 14 (15.38%) VMware
12 14 (15.38%) SonicWALL
12 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 14 (15.38%) Terraform
12 14 (15.38%) Security Operations
12 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (15.38%) Palo Alto
12 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (15.38%) Social Skills
13 13 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
13 13 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (14.29%) VoIP
13 13 (14.29%) Service 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 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.89%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.10%) Mailman
5 1 (1.10%) nginx
5 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
2 20 (21.98%) Azure
3 12 (13.19%) AWS
4 9 (9.89%) Amazon ECS
4 9 (9.89%) Amazon EKS
5 6 (6.59%) SaaS
6 4 (4.40%) IaaS
6 4 (4.40%) PaaS
7 2 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.10%) Azure Key Vault
8 1 (1.10%) GitHub
8 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.10%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 47 (51.65%) Firewall
2 22 (24.18%) TCP/IP
3 17 (18.68%) VPN
4 13 (14.29%) VoIP
5 11 (12.09%) LAN
6 10 (10.99%) VLAN
6 10 (10.99%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (9.89%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (9.89%) DNS
8 8 (8.79%) DHCP
8 8 (8.79%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (8.79%) WAN
9 6 (6.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (6.59%) Sourcefire
9 6 (6.59%) SSL
10 5 (5.49%) Cisco Firepower
10 5 (5.49%) NAS
10 5 (5.49%) Wireless
10 5 (5.49%) Wireshark
11 4 (4.40%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) GIS
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.20%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.20%) JIRA
3 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.10%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.38%) Social Skills
3 8 (8.79%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (3.30%) Automotive
4 3 (3.30%) Law
4 3 (3.30%) Legal
4 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 10 (10.99%) IT Engineer
1 10 (10.99%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (9.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (9.89%) Security Engineer
2 9 (9.89%) Support Engineer
3 7 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (7.69%) IT Support
3 7 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (6.59%) Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.20%) Apache NiFi
2 2 (2.20%) STL
3 1 (1.10%) .NET
3 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Cloud Native
2 7 (7.69%) EPoS
3 4 (4.40%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (4.40%) Legacy Systems
3 4 (4.40%) PKI
3 4 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.30%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Windows
2 16 (17.58%) Windows Server
3 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.59%) Linux
5 2 (2.20%) Unix
6 1 (1.10%) Android
6 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (26.37%) Load Balancing
3 18 (19.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (17.58%) Project Delivery
5 15 (16.48%) Technical Leadership
6 14 (15.38%) Security Operations
7 13 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
7 13 (14.29%) Service Management
8 12 (13.19%) DevOps
8 12 (13.19%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (10.99%) SIEM
10 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (9.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (7.69%) Information Security
11 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (6.59%) Change Control
12 6 (6.59%) Data Analysis
12 6 (6.59%) Forensic Analysis
12 6 (6.59%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.79%) Python
2 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.30%) C
3 3 (3.30%) C++
3 3 (3.30%) Java
4 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.10%) C#
4 1 (1.10%) F#
4 1 (1.10%) Haskell
4 1 (1.10%) Ruby
4 1 (1.10%) Scala
4 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) CCNP
1 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.20%) CCNA
3 1 (1.10%) CCIE
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.10%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) PhD
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.10%) GDPR
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.20%) Docker
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) Terraform
2 7 (7.69%) QRadar
3 6 (6.59%) Nessus
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.20%) Nmap
5 1 (1.10%) Ansible
5 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (38.46%) Cisco
2 25 (27.47%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.37%) CheckPoint
4 18 (19.78%) F5
5 14 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 14 (15.38%) SonicWALL
5 14 (15.38%) VMware
6 7 (7.69%) Zscaler
7 6 (6.59%) Aruba
7 6 (6.59%) Draytek
7 6 (6.59%) McAfee
7 6 (6.59%) Trustwave
7 6 (6.59%) Veeam
8 5 (5.49%) QNAP
8 5 (5.49%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.49%) Synology
9 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.20%) Sophos
10 1 (1.10%) Google
10 1 (1.10%) HP