The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Analyst
Rank 602 624 612
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 19 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.038% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.040% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 17
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £317 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £417 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Network Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Network Security Analyst in the job title.

Network Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security Analyst within the UK.

Network Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Network Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Analyst within the UK.

Network Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 19 £375 -6.25% 3
London +18 7 £400 -3.03% 1
South West +11 4 £413 +23.13%
North West +8 3 £450 -4.76%
Wiltshire - 3 £413 -
Manchester - 3 £450 -
South East +20 2 £350 +12.00%
East of England - 2 £325 - 2
Swindon - 2 £413 -
City of London - 2 £400 -
Surrey +17 1 £375 -10.28%
Bristol +4 1 £375 +11.94%
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
Stockport - 1 £450 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Kidlington - 1 £350 -
Oxford - 1 £350 -
Guildford - 1 £375 -
Marlborough - 1 £413 -
Birmingham - 1 £363 -
West Midlands - 1 £363 -
Essex - 1 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2

Network Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Network Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Network Security Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (74.19%) Network Security
2 17 (54.84%) Firewall
3 16 (51.61%) Cisco
4 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
5 10 (32.26%) CISSP
6 8 (25.81%) Juniper
6 8 (25.81%) Information Security
7 7 (22.58%) VPN
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
8 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
8 6 (19.35%) CISM
8 6 (19.35%) SSL
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
8 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
8 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (19.35%) Palo Alto
9 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (16.13%) SIEM
9 5 (16.13%) Change Control
10 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (12.90%) Splunk
10 4 (12.90%) Degree
10 4 (12.90%) Computer Security
10 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
10 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (12.90%) LAN
10 4 (12.90%) WAN
10 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (12.90%) Telecoms

Network Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Network Security
2 17 (54.84%) Firewall
3 7 (22.58%) VPN
4 6 (19.35%) SSL
4 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.90%) LAN
5 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) Internet
6 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (9.68%) IPsec
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.45%) DMZ
7 2 (6.45%) DNS
8 1 (3.23%) DHCP
8 1 (3.23%) FTP
8 1 (3.23%) HTTP
8 1 (3.23%) IPv6
8 1 (3.23%) SMTP
8 1 (3.23%) WLAN
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Information Security
2 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
2 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Change Control
3 5 (16.13%) SIEM
3 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (12.90%) Computer Security
4 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (9.68%) Network Management
5 3 (9.68%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Server Hardening
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Use Case
5 3 (9.68%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CISSP
2 6 (19.35%) CISM
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
4 3 (9.68%) PMP
5 2 (6.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (6.45%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) CCSP
5 2 (6.45%) CISA
6 1 (3.23%) CASP
6 1 (3.23%) CCIE
6 1 (3.23%) CCSA
6 1 (3.23%) CSSLP
6 1 (3.23%) GSEC
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) GxP
3 1 (3.23%) COBIT
3 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.23%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
3 8 (25.81%) Juniper
4 6 (19.35%) Palo Alto
5 4 (12.90%) Splunk
6 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
6 3 (9.68%) Qualys
6 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.23%) Aruba
7 1 (3.23%) Brocade
7 1 (3.23%) F5
7 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) Nokia
7 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.23%) Tableau
7 1 (3.23%) Trend Micro
7 1 (3.23%) VMware