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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Analyst
Rank 615 587 599
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 28 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.042% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.045% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 10
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £339 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
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 31 May 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 -9 21 £375 -12.79% 1
South East -20 7 £368 - 1
Scotland - 6 £400 -
Surrey -13 5 £368 -
West Midlands - 5 £375 -
Glasgow - 5 £400 -
London +4 4 £420 -20.00%
South West -7 3 £363 -15.69%
Bristol -6 2 £363 -15.69%
Birmingham - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £375 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Aldershot - 2 - -
Cannock - 2 £375 -
City of London +40 1 £420 -
Epsom -2 1 - -
North West -16 1 £350 +7.69%
Manchester -17 1 £350 +7.69%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £368 -
Sheffield - 1 £368 -
Yorkshire - 1 £368 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Network Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 48 (78.69%) Cisco
2 46 (75.41%) Network Security
3 41 (67.21%) CheckPoint
4 39 (63.93%) Firewall
5 25 (40.98%) Finance
6 21 (34.43%) F5
7 19 (31.15%) WAN
8 18 (29.51%) Blue Coat
8 18 (29.51%) Data Centre
9 17 (27.87%) LAN
10 16 (26.23%) ITIL
10 16 (26.23%) Juniper
10 16 (26.23%) Nokia
11 15 (24.59%) SSL
11 15 (24.59%) SLA
11 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
11 15 (24.59%) Palo Alto
12 14 (22.95%) Demand Management
12 14 (22.95%) VPN
12 14 (22.95%) Service Delivery
13 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (18.03%) RSA SecurID
15 10 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (16.39%) Service Management
15 10 (16.39%) ITSM
16 9 (14.75%) Windows
16 9 (14.75%) Linux
16 9 (14.75%) IPsec
17 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
17 8 (13.11%) Internet

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 (1.64%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (75.41%) Network Security
2 39 (63.93%) Firewall
3 19 (31.15%) WAN
4 17 (27.87%) LAN
5 15 (24.59%) SSL
5 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
6 14 (22.95%) VPN
7 10 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (14.75%) IPsec
9 8 (13.11%) Internet
10 5 (8.20%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (6.56%) TACACS
12 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (3.28%) PABX
12 2 (3.28%) Wireless
13 1 (1.64%) Cisco Wireless
13 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (1.64%) FWSM
13 1 (1.64%) MRTG
General
1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Law
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.03%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
3 2 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.20%) Solaris
4 2 (3.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) ITIL
2 14 (22.95%) Demand Management
2 14 (22.95%) Service Delivery
3 10 (16.39%) ITSM
3 10 (16.39%) Service Management
4 7 (11.48%) Project Management
5 6 (9.84%) SIEM
6 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.56%) Change Control
7 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.56%) Web Filtering
8 3 (4.92%) Information Security
9 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.28%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) Java
2 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.84%) CCNP
2 6 (9.84%) Degree
3 4 (6.56%) CCNA
3 4 (6.56%) CCSE
3 4 (6.56%) CCSP
3 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) CCDA
4 2 (3.28%) CCDP
4 2 (3.28%) CCSA
4 2 (3.28%) CISSP
4 2 (3.28%) GCIA
4 2 (3.28%) SANS
4 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.64%) GCIH
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.64%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Cisco
2 41 (67.21%) CheckPoint
3 21 (34.43%) F5
4 18 (29.51%) Blue Coat
5 16 (26.23%) Juniper
5 16 (26.23%) Nokia
6 15 (24.59%) Palo Alto
7 5 (8.20%) Sun
8 4 (6.56%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.28%) Etrali
9 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.64%) Aruba
10 1 (1.64%) Brocade
10 1 (1.64%) EMC
10 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.64%) IronPort
10 1 (1.64%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.64%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.64%) Splunk