Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 198 184
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14 -25
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 127 130 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.45% 1.30% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.04% 7.67% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 106 107 137
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +1.20%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £23,450
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +2.00%

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 1,265 1,696 1,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.45% 16.92% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,058 1,418 1,494
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,673 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £22,675 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,125 £58,750 £55,875
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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 -2 79 £46,724 +3.83% 10
North Yorkshire +11 32 £51,250 +36.67% 3
East Yorkshire +22 8 £36,176 +1.90%
South Yorkshire +5 8 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 94 (74.02%) Firewall
2 62 (48.82%) Cisco
3 40 (31.50%) WAN
4 38 (29.92%) VPN
4 38 (29.92%) Finance
5 34 (26.77%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (25.20%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (24.41%) Juniper
7 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
8 28 (22.05%) CheckPoint
8 28 (22.05%) PCI DSS
9 27 (21.26%) F5
10 26 (20.47%) MPLS
10 26 (20.47%) Wireless
11 25 (19.69%) DNS
11 25 (19.69%) Windows
11 25 (19.69%) VPLS
11 25 (19.69%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (18.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 24 (18.90%) LAN
12 24 (18.90%) CCNP
12 24 (18.90%) BGP
13 23 (18.11%) HP
13 23 (18.11%) Security Operations
14 22 (17.32%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (17.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 22 (17.32%) VMware
15 21 (16.54%) Information Security
16 20 (15.75%) OSPF
16 20 (15.75%) TCP/IP

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 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (5.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.72%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.15%) CloudStack
3 4 (3.15%) JBoss
3 4 (3.15%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.57%) Jetty
5 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) Confluence
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.30%) Office 365
4 5 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.15%) SaaS
6 3 (2.36%) IaaS
6 3 (2.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (74.02%) Firewall
2 40 (31.50%) WAN
3 38 (29.92%) VPN
4 32 (25.20%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (20.47%) MPLS
5 26 (20.47%) Wireless
6 25 (19.69%) DNS
6 25 (19.69%) VPLS
7 24 (18.90%) BGP
7 24 (18.90%) LAN
8 22 (17.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (15.75%) DHCP
9 20 (15.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 20 (15.75%) OSPF
9 20 (15.75%) TCP/IP
10 17 (13.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 16 (12.60%) NetScaler
12 15 (11.81%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (11.81%) VoIP
13 14 (11.02%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) Power BI
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (2.36%) Gradle
2 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.36%) Maven
3 2 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (29.92%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Retail
3 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.57%) Brand Awareness
4 2 (1.57%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (23.62%) Network Engineer
2 27 (21.26%) Security Specialist
3 22 (17.32%) Analyst
3 22 (17.32%) Security Engineer
4 21 (16.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (16.54%) Network Specialist
5 20 (15.75%) Network Security Specialist
6 12 (9.45%) Architect
6 12 (9.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (9.45%) Security Architect
7 11 (8.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Network Analyst
9 9 (7.09%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (6.30%) Administrator
10 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 8 (6.30%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 8 (6.30%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (5.51%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 7 (5.51%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (5.51%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.66%) Middleware
2 8 (6.30%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.36%) React
4 1 (0.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.79%) REST
4 1 (0.79%) SOAP
4 1 (0.79%) WCF
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.45%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.15%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.57%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.69%) Windows
2 20 (15.75%) Linux
3 14 (11.02%) AIX
4 11 (8.66%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.51%) Unix
6 6 (4.72%) Debian
6 6 (4.72%) HPUX
6 6 (4.72%) Solaris
7 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.11%) Security Operations
2 22 (17.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 21 (16.54%) Information Security
4 19 (14.96%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (13.39%) SIEM
6 14 (11.02%) Load Balancing
7 13 (10.24%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (7.87%) Identity Access Management
9 10 (7.87%) ITIL
10 9 (7.09%) Cryptography
10 9 (7.09%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (7.09%) Security Architecture
11 8 (6.30%) DevOps
11 8 (6.30%) Network Design
12 7 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.51%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.51%) OWASP
13 6 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (4.72%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) Python
2 6 (4.72%) Bash Shell
2 6 (4.72%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.72%) Ruby
2 6 (4.72%) SQL
3 4 (3.15%) Java
3 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.36%) PHP
5 2 (1.57%) Perl
6 1 (0.79%) C#
6 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 34 (26.77%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (18.90%) CCNP
3 16 (12.60%) CCIE
4 10 (7.87%) CCNA
5 8 (6.30%) CISSP
6 7 (5.51%) CISM
6 7 (5.51%) Degree
7 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.15%) JNCIA
8 4 (3.15%) JNCIS
8 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.36%) CCIE Security
9 3 (2.36%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.36%) MCSA
9 3 (2.36%) MCSE
9 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.57%) CCSP
10 2 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.05%) PCI DSS
2 24 (18.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (7.87%) GDPR
4 3 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.79%) COBIT
5 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 18 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.30%) FreeRADIUS
4 5 (3.94%) XenApp
4 5 (3.94%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.15%) vSphere
5 4 (3.15%) Xen
5 4 (3.15%) XenServer
6 3 (2.36%) Docker
7 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) Puppet
2 6 (4.72%) Ansible
2 6 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.94%) Nessus
3 5 (3.94%) Terraform
3 5 (3.94%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (3.15%) Cobbler
4 4 (3.15%) Nagios
5 3 (2.36%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.36%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.36%) Packer
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 62 (48.82%) Cisco
2 31 (24.41%) Juniper
2 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
3 28 (22.05%) CheckPoint
4 27 (21.26%) F5
5 23 (18.11%) HP
6 22 (17.32%) VMware
7 13 (10.24%) Fortinet
8 10 (7.87%) Aruba
9 9 (7.09%) Citrix
9 9 (7.09%) Google
10 8 (6.30%) Palo Alto
10 8 (6.30%) Zscaler
11 7 (5.51%) Imperva
12 6 (4.72%) Blue Coat
12 6 (4.72%) McAfee
12 6 (4.72%) Meraki
12 6 (4.72%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.94%) Infoblox
13 5 (3.94%) SolarWinds