The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Analyst
Rank 569 566 533
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 28 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.012% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
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£320 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
49911 48452 42119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.38% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30221 29000 24202
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1962 2019 2153
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

Network Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 27 £320 -8.57% 4
South East - 16 £325 - 1
London +4 4 £303 -19.33% 1
Hampshire - 4 £315 - 1
Southampton - 4 £315 -
City of London - 4 £303 -
East of England +6 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Scotland - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Halifax - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Royston - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
South West - - - -
York - - - - 1

Network Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Analyst in their job title.

1 36 (81.82%) Network Security
2 30 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 26 (59.09%) Cisco
4 22 (50.00%) LAN
5 21 (47.73%) WAN
5 21 (47.73%) Firewall
6 19 (43.18%) Blue Coat
7 18 (40.91%) SSL
8 17 (38.64%) Juniper
9 15 (34.09%) IPsec
10 14 (31.82%) Time Management
11 13 (29.55%) Windows
12 9 (20.45%) VPN
13 7 (15.91%) Linux
13 7 (15.91%) Websense
14 6 (13.64%) VMware
14 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
14 6 (13.64%) HP
14 6 (13.64%) Citrix
14 6 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
15 5 (11.36%) F5
15 5 (11.36%) SAN
15 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (9.09%) MPLS
16 4 (9.09%) McAfee
16 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (9.09%) WLAN
16 4 (9.09%) ITIL

Network Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 36 (81.82%) Network Security
2 22 (50.00%) LAN
3 21 (47.73%) WAN
3 21 (47.73%) Firewall
4 18 (40.91%) SSL
5 15 (34.09%) IPsec
6 9 (20.45%) VPN
7 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.36%) SAN
9 4 (9.09%) MPLS
9 4 (9.09%) WLAN
9 4 (9.09%) VLAN
10 3 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.55%) DNS
11 2 (4.55%) SMTP
11 2 (4.55%) DHCP
11 2 (4.55%) Internet
11 2 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (2.27%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
1 4 (9.09%) Law
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.27%) PKI
1 1 (2.27%) Open Source
1 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) UNIX
5 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Time Management
2 6 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (6.82%) Information Security
5 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.27%) Network Management
6 1 (2.27%) SIEM
6 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.27%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.27%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.27%) C
1 1 (2.27%) Java
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
1 1 (2.27%) VB
1 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) CCSE
2 3 (6.82%) CCIE
3 2 (4.55%) CCNP
3 2 (4.55%) CISSP
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CISMP
4 1 (2.27%) CCSA
4 1 (2.27%) CCENT
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) Xen
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
3 1 (2.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (4.55%) Nessus
1 2 (4.55%) Nmap
1 2 (4.55%) CORE IMPACT
1 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) CheckPoint
2 26 (59.09%) Cisco
3 19 (43.18%) Blue Coat
4 17 (38.64%) Juniper
5 7 (15.91%) Websense
6 6 (13.64%) VMware
6 6 (13.64%) HP
6 6 (13.64%) Citrix
7 5 (11.36%) F5
8 4 (9.09%) McAfee
8 4 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.82%) LogRhythm
9 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle
10 2 (4.55%) IBM
10 2 (4.55%) Sophos
10 2 (4.55%) Imperva
10 2 (4.55%) SurfControl
11 1 (2.27%) Lumension
11 1 (2.27%) MobileIron