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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Analyst
Rank 627 630 605
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 17 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.025% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.026% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 8
Median daily rate £375 £420 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £404 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £504 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £264
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +55.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.85%

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
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 14 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 23 July 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 -21 16 £375 -20.63% 5
South East +5 11 £409 -2.61%
Surrey +3 9 £409 -2.61%
East of England - 3 £280 - 1
Bedford - 3 £280 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £280 -
South West +6 2 £375 -
Bristol -1 2 £375 -
Aldershot - 2 - -
Tadworth - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £330 -
Scotland - 1 £330 -

Network Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 44 (75.86%) Cisco
1 44 (75.86%) Network Security
2 38 (65.52%) CheckPoint
2 38 (65.52%) Firewall
3 23 (39.66%) Finance
4 22 (37.93%) ITIL
5 21 (36.21%) WAN
6 20 (34.48%) Juniper
6 20 (34.48%) LAN
7 19 (32.76%) TCP/IP
7 19 (32.76%) VPN
7 19 (32.76%) SSL
7 19 (32.76%) Blue Coat
7 19 (32.76%) Palo Alto
8 18 (31.03%) RSA SecurID
9 16 (27.59%) F5
10 14 (24.14%) ITSM
10 14 (24.14%) Service Management
10 14 (24.14%) Internet
11 13 (22.41%) Windows
11 13 (22.41%) Linux
12 12 (20.69%) IPsec
12 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
13 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
13 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (17.24%) Nokia
14 10 (17.24%) Change Control
15 9 (15.52%) Demand Management
15 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 44 (75.86%) Network Security
2 38 (65.52%) Firewall
3 21 (36.21%) WAN
4 20 (34.48%) LAN
5 19 (32.76%) SSL
5 19 (32.76%) TCP/IP
5 19 (32.76%) VPN
6 14 (24.14%) Internet
7 12 (20.69%) IPsec
8 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (8.62%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (6.90%) TACACS
11 2 (3.45%) PABX
12 1 (1.72%) Cisco Wireless
12 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (1.72%) NAS
12 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (1.72%) Wireless
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Law
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) RSA SecurID
2 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Linux
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.34%) Solaris
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) ITIL
2 14 (24.14%) ITSM
2 14 (24.14%) Service Management
3 10 (17.24%) Change Control
4 9 (15.52%) Demand Management
4 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
5 8 (13.79%) Computer Security
5 8 (13.79%) Project Management
6 7 (12.07%) Business Continuity
6 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
7 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (8.62%) SIEM
8 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (6.90%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.34%) Degree
3 5 (8.62%) CCNP
4 4 (6.90%) CCSE
4 4 (6.90%) CCSP
4 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) CCNA
6 2 (3.45%) CCSA
6 2 (3.45%) CISSP
6 2 (3.45%) GCIA
6 2 (3.45%) SANS
6 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) CCDA
7 1 (1.72%) CCDP
7 1 (1.72%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.72%) GCIH
7 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.72%) Snort
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.72%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 44 (75.86%) Cisco
2 38 (65.52%) CheckPoint
3 20 (34.48%) Juniper
4 19 (32.76%) Blue Coat
4 19 (32.76%) Palo Alto
5 16 (27.59%) F5
6 10 (17.24%) Nokia
7 6 (10.34%) SolarWinds
7 6 (10.34%) Sun
8 3 (5.17%) Qualys
9 2 (3.45%) Etrali
10 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.72%) Aruba
10 1 (1.72%) Brocade
10 1 (1.72%) BT
10 1 (1.72%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.72%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.72%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.72%) Splunk
10 1 (1.72%) Symantec