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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Analyst
UK
Rank 576 588 570
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 20 30 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.059% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.062% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 29
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £399 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 24 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +33 19 £400 +14.28% 3
South West +5 6 £394 +12.50% 1
London +7 5 £425 +13.33%
South East +5 3 £350 +3.70% 2
Bristol -7 3 £375 +7.14%
Wiltshire - 3 £413 -
Nottinghamshire +7 2 £400 -
Nottingham +5 2 £400 -
East Midlands +2 2 £400 -
Oxfordshire -2 2 £350 +47.36%
Swindon - 2 £413 -
East of England - 2 £469 -
North West +14 1 - -
Oxford +2 1 £350 +47.36%
Marlborough - 1 £413 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Kidlington - 1 £350 -
Harrow - 1 £438 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £538 -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -
Essex - 1 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £538 -

Network Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 26 (70.27%) Network Security
2 22 (59.46%) Cisco
3 21 (56.76%) Firewall
4 16 (43.24%) CheckPoint
5 11 (29.73%) Information Security
6 9 (24.32%) F5
6 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
7 8 (21.62%) Juniper
7 8 (21.62%) Finance
7 8 (21.62%) CISSP
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
8 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.22%) Palo Alto
9 6 (16.22%) Network Segmentation
9 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
9 6 (16.22%) Degree
9 6 (16.22%) Nokia
10 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
10 5 (13.51%) CISM
10 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
10 5 (13.51%) SLA
10 5 (13.51%) ITIL
10 5 (13.51%) LAN
10 5 (13.51%) WAN
10 5 (13.51%) Demand Management
10 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (10.81%) Splunk
11 4 (10.81%) SIEM

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 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (70.27%) Network Security
2 21 (56.76%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (13.51%) LAN
3 5 (13.51%) WAN
4 4 (10.81%) SSL
4 4 (10.81%) VPN
5 3 (8.11%) NGN
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.41%) DMZ
6 2 (5.41%) DNS
6 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.41%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (5.41%) TACACS
6 2 (5.41%) VXLAN
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.70%) MRTG
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Automotive
5 1 (2.70%) Games
5 1 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Information Security
2 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
3 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
3 6 (16.22%) Network Segmentation
4 5 (13.51%) Demand Management
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (10.81%) SIEM
6 3 (8.11%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
6 3 (8.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (8.11%) Network Management
6 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Server Hardening
6 3 (8.11%) Use Case
6 3 (8.11%) Workflow
6 3 (8.11%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) CISSP
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.22%) Degree
4 5 (13.51%) CISM
5 4 (10.81%) CCNP
6 3 (8.11%) CCSA
6 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
6 3 (8.11%) PMP
7 2 (5.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (5.41%) CCIE
7 2 (5.41%) CCSE
7 2 (5.41%) CCSP
8 1 (2.70%) CCNA
8 1 (2.70%) CEH
8 1 (2.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) GxP
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.41%) HIPAA
3 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) vCloud
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco
2 16 (43.24%) CheckPoint
3 9 (24.32%) F5
4 8 (21.62%) Juniper
5 6 (16.22%) Nokia
5 6 (16.22%) Palo Alto
6 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
6 4 (10.81%) Splunk
7 3 (8.11%) VMware
8 2 (5.41%) Brocade
8 2 (5.41%) Citrix
8 2 (5.41%) Computacenter
8 2 (5.41%) CyberArk
8 2 (5.41%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.70%) Aruba
9 1 (2.70%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.70%) Lancope
9 1 (2.70%) Tableau
9 1 (2.70%) Trend Micro