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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Analyst
Rank 597 574 592
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 17 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.008% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
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£488 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.61% -16.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £333 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.01% -16.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -

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
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 September 2014.

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 21 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 23 September 2014. 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 -6 17 £488 +46.61% 8
London +27 13 £488 - 2
South East - 1 - - 3
Hampshire - 1 - - 3
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 3
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Selby - - - -
Southampton - - - - 3
York - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cannock - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2

Network Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) Network Security
2 23 (74.19%) Firewall
3 16 (51.61%) LAN
4 15 (48.39%) WAN
4 15 (48.39%) Cisco
5 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
6 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (32.26%) CISM
8 9 (29.03%) CISSP
8 9 (29.03%) Tufin
9 8 (25.81%) Fortinet
9 8 (25.81%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (25.81%) UNIX
9 8 (25.81%) Windows
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
11 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
11 6 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
11 6 (19.35%) HP
11 6 (19.35%) DMZ
11 6 (19.35%) Solaris
12 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (16.13%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (16.13%) Websense
12 5 (16.13%) Workflow
12 5 (16.13%) Publishing
12 5 (16.13%) Validation
12 5 (16.13%) TippingPoint
12 5 (16.13%) Network Design
12 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing

Network Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) Network Security
2 23 (74.19%) Firewall
3 16 (51.61%) LAN
4 15 (48.39%) WAN
5 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
6 8 (25.81%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (19.35%) DMZ
8 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
8 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
9 3 (9.68%) Wireless
9 3 (9.68%) SSL
10 2 (6.45%) VPN
10 2 (6.45%) DNS
10 2 (6.45%) DHCP
10 2 (6.45%) WLAN
10 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Publishing
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) SecurID
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) UNIX
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
1 6 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (16.13%) Network Design
2 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (16.13%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (16.13%) Workflow
2 5 (16.13%) Validation
3 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security
4 3 (9.68%) Network Management
5 2 (6.45%) SIEM
5 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) BCP
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Perl
1 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CISM
2 9 (29.03%) CISSP
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.90%) CCNP
4 4 (12.90%) CCSA
5 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CCSP
6 1 (3.23%) GIAC
6 1 (3.23%) CCSE
6 1 (3.23%) CEH
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) ISEB
6 1 (3.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) COBIT
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nessus
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
3 9 (29.03%) Tufin
4 8 (25.81%) Fortinet
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) HP
7 5 (16.13%) Websense
7 5 (16.13%) TippingPoint
8 4 (12.90%) Citrix
9 3 (9.68%) Juniper
9 3 (9.68%) Qualys
9 3 (9.68%) F5
10 2 (6.45%) VMware
10 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
10 2 (6.45%) Sophos
10 2 (6.45%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
11 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
11 1 (3.23%) Oracle
11 1 (3.23%) Remedy
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