The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Specialist
Rank 833 873 833
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 34 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.014% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.014% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 16
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Network Security Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96278 104019 95979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.49% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80462 86063 80776
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Network Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Security Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist across the England region.

Network Security Specialist Salary Trend in England

Network Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Network Security Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Network Security Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 6 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +14 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East +10 10 £60,000 +33.33% 1
London - 5 - -
North West - 3 £50,000 -
East of England - 1 £67,500 -
Network Security Specialist
UK

Network Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Network Security Specialist 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 IT job ads sampled with Network Security Specialist in their job title.

1 80 (98.77%) Firewall
2 74 (91.36%) Network Security
3 65 (80.25%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (79.01%) Cisco
5 60 (74.07%) CheckPoint
6 57 (70.37%) CCNP
7 50 (61.73%) CCSE
8 42 (51.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (43.21%) Data Centre
10 32 (39.51%) Mentoring
11 31 (38.27%) F5
12 30 (37.04%) CCNA
13 29 (35.80%) Project Management
14 28 (34.57%) CCSA
14 28 (34.57%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (32.10%) ITIL Certification
15 26 (32.10%) ITIL
16 25 (30.86%) BGP
17 24 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
18 23 (28.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 23 (28.40%) CISSP
19 22 (27.16%) VMware
20 21 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
21 16 (19.75%) DMVPN
21 16 (19.75%) Citrix
22 15 (18.52%) DNS
22 15 (18.52%) Finance
22 15 (18.52%) OSPF
22 15 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
22 15 (18.52%) Cisco IOS

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Network Security Specialist 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 IT job ads sampled with Network Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 80 (98.77%) Firewall
2 74 (91.36%) Network Security
3 42 (51.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (30.86%) BGP
5 24 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (28.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 16 (19.75%) DMVPN
8 15 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (18.52%) BIG-IP
8 15 (18.52%) OSPF
8 15 (18.52%) DNS
8 15 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 14 (17.28%) DHCP
10 13 (16.05%) WAN
10 13 (16.05%) EIGRP
11 11 (13.58%) MPLS
12 8 (9.88%) Cisco PIX
13 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
14 6 (7.41%) NetScreen
14 6 (7.41%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Banking
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (43.21%) Data Centre
2 28 (34.57%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (17.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (14.81%) Thin Client
4 12 (14.81%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.23%) PKI
5 1 (1.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Mentoring
2 29 (35.80%) Project Management
3 26 (32.10%) ITIL
4 14 (17.28%) DDoS Mitigation
5 12 (14.81%) Security Architecture
6 11 (13.58%) SIEM
7 9 (11.11%) Network Design
7 9 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (9.88%) Load Balancing
9 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.41%) Line Management
9 6 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
9 6 (7.41%) Information Security
10 5 (6.17%) Coaching
10 5 (6.17%) E-business
11 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.94%) Cyber Security
12 3 (3.70%) SDLC
12 3 (3.70%) Security Management
12 3 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (80.25%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (70.37%) CCNP
3 50 (61.73%) CCSE
4 30 (37.04%) CCNA
5 28 (34.57%) CCSA
6 26 (32.10%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (28.40%) CISSP
8 8 (9.88%) CCIE
9 3 (3.70%) CISM
10 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.41%) XenServer
3 3 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 64 (79.01%) Cisco
2 60 (74.07%) CheckPoint
3 31 (38.27%) F5
4 22 (27.16%) VMware
5 16 (19.75%) Citrix
6 14 (17.28%) Juniper
6 14 (17.28%) Blue Coat
7 13 (16.05%) Imperva
8 12 (14.81%) Infoblox
9 6 (7.41%) HP
9 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds
9 6 (7.41%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.23%) IronPort
11 1 (1.23%) Symantec
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