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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Specialist
Rank 790 796 820
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 56 52 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.053% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.056% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 20
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
92746 92860 91869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.46% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77029 75604 78139
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 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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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 +21 36 £50,000 - 1
East of England -1 12 £60,000 +50.00%
London +23 3 £42,500 -7.60%
South West -27 2 £46,500 +3.33%
South East -28 2 £41,750 -7.22%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Network Security Specialist
UK

Network Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 86 (98.85%) Network Security
1 86 (98.85%) Firewall
2 80 (91.95%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (89.66%) CCNP
4 72 (82.76%) Cisco
5 57 (65.52%) BGP
6 52 (59.77%) CheckPoint
7 51 (58.62%) CCSE
8 48 (55.17%) VMware
9 47 (54.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 44 (50.57%) F5
11 42 (48.28%) OSPF
12 41 (47.13%) Cisco IOS
13 39 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
14 38 (43.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 38 (43.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 38 (43.68%) BIG-IP
15 37 (42.53%) DNS
15 37 (42.53%) DHCP
16 36 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (40.23%) Infoblox
17 35 (40.23%) Imperva
17 35 (40.23%) Blue Coat
18 34 (39.08%) Mentoring
19 32 (36.78%) DMVPN
19 32 (36.78%) Citrix
20 31 (35.63%) CISSP
21 27 (31.03%) Juniper
22 26 (29.89%) Thin Client
22 26 (29.89%) Fat Client

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 86 (98.85%) Network Security
1 86 (98.85%) Firewall
2 57 (65.52%) BGP
3 42 (48.28%) OSPF
4 41 (47.13%) Cisco IOS
5 39 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
6 38 (43.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 38 (43.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 38 (43.68%) BIG-IP
7 37 (42.53%) DNS
7 37 (42.53%) DHCP
8 36 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 32 (36.78%) DMVPN
10 23 (26.44%) WAN
11 21 (24.14%) NetScreen
12 18 (20.69%) Wireless
13 16 (18.39%) MPLS
14 15 (17.24%) VPN
14 15 (17.24%) EIGRP
15 13 (14.94%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Thin Client
1 26 (29.89%) Fat Client
2 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.44%) Linux
2 4 (4.60%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) Mentoring
2 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
3 20 (22.99%) Line Management
4 16 (18.39%) Information Security
4 16 (18.39%) Network Monitoring
4 16 (18.39%) Project Management
5 12 (13.79%) ITIL
5 12 (13.79%) SIEM
6 10 (11.49%) WAN Optimisation
6 10 (11.49%) Security Architecture
7 7 (8.05%) Network Design
7 7 (8.05%) Security Management
8 5 (5.75%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.75%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (5.75%) Cyber Security
8 5 (5.75%) Coaching
9 4 (4.60%) Network Architecture
9 4 (4.60%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (2.30%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (91.95%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (89.66%) CCNP
3 51 (58.62%) CCSE
4 31 (35.63%) CISSP
5 16 (18.39%) CCNA
6 14 (16.09%) CCSA
7 12 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (5.75%) JNCIS
9 4 (4.60%) CCSP
9 4 (4.60%) CCIP
10 2 (2.30%) CISM
11 1 (1.15%) CCDP
11 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.15%) CISA
11 1 (1.15%) Degree
11 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (54.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.24%) XenServer
3 3 (3.45%) vSphere
4 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.15%) RANCID
Vendors
1 72 (82.76%) Cisco
2 52 (59.77%) CheckPoint
3 48 (55.17%) VMware
4 44 (50.57%) F5
5 35 (40.23%) Infoblox
5 35 (40.23%) Imperva
5 35 (40.23%) Blue Coat
6 32 (36.78%) Citrix
7 27 (31.03%) Juniper
8 15 (17.24%) HP
9 14 (16.09%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.75%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.30%) Symantec
12 2 (2.30%) Dell
12 2 (2.30%) EMC
13 1 (1.15%) BT
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