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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Specialist
Rank 835 875 815
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 33 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.024% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.025% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 25
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
97085 107569 97648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.60% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 80355 88429 82175
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East +14 7 £47,500 -13.63%
East of England +31 6 - -
North West - 3 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Network Security Specialist
UK

Network Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 85 (98.84%) Firewall
2 84 (97.67%) Network Security
3 76 (88.37%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (82.56%) CCNP
5 68 (79.07%) Cisco
6 59 (68.60%) CheckPoint
7 56 (65.12%) CCSE
8 46 (53.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 44 (51.16%) BGP
10 41 (47.67%) VMware
10 41 (47.67%) F5
11 40 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (43.02%) Mentoring
13 36 (41.86%) Cisco ASA
14 35 (40.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 34 (39.53%) Cisco IOS
15 34 (39.53%) OSPF
16 33 (38.37%) DNS
17 32 (37.21%) CISSP
17 32 (37.21%) DHCP
17 32 (37.21%) BIG-IP
17 32 (37.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 30 (34.88%) Blue Coat
19 29 (33.72%) Infoblox
19 29 (33.72%) Imperva
20 26 (30.23%) Citrix
21 25 (29.07%) Project Management
21 25 (29.07%) DMVPN
22 24 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (27.91%) CCNA

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (2.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 85 (98.84%) Firewall
2 84 (97.67%) Network Security
3 46 (53.49%) Cisco Nexus
4 44 (51.16%) BGP
5 36 (41.86%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (40.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 34 (39.53%) Cisco IOS
7 34 (39.53%) OSPF
8 33 (38.37%) DNS
9 32 (37.21%) DHCP
9 32 (37.21%) BIG-IP
9 32 (37.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 25 (29.07%) DMVPN
11 18 (20.93%) Wireless
12 15 (17.44%) NX-OS
12 15 (17.44%) EIGRP
12 15 (17.44%) NetScreen
13 14 (16.28%) WAN
14 11 (12.79%) MPLS
15 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (23.26%) Thin Client
2 20 (23.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.33%) BYOD
4 1 (1.16%) PKI
4 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.16%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Mentoring
2 25 (29.07%) Project Management
3 21 (24.42%) ITIL
4 16 (18.60%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (17.44%) E-Commerce
6 14 (16.28%) Line Management
6 14 (16.28%) Information Security
7 13 (15.12%) SIEM
8 12 (13.95%) Security Architecture
9 9 (10.47%) Network Design
10 6 (6.98%) WAN Optimisation
11 5 (5.81%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (5.81%) Coaching
12 4 (4.65%) Risk Assessment
13 3 (3.49%) Load Balancing
13 3 (3.49%) Cyber Security
13 3 (3.49%) Risk Management
13 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (3.49%) Security Management
14 2 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (88.37%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (82.56%) CCNP
3 56 (65.12%) CCSE
4 32 (37.21%) CISSP
5 24 (27.91%) CCNA
6 22 (25.58%) CCSA
7 21 (24.42%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.65%) CISM
9 3 (3.49%) CCIE
10 1 (1.16%) Degree
10 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.16%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.44%) XenServer
3 3 (3.49%) vSphere
4 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 68 (79.07%) Cisco
2 59 (68.60%) CheckPoint
3 41 (47.67%) VMware
3 41 (47.67%) F5
4 30 (34.88%) Blue Coat
5 29 (33.72%) Infoblox
5 29 (33.72%) Imperva
6 26 (30.23%) Citrix
7 23 (26.74%) Juniper
8 15 (17.44%) HP
9 14 (16.28%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.98%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.33%) Symantec
12 2 (2.33%) Dell
12 2 (2.33%) EMC
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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