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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Specialist
Rank 865 830 847
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 9 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.019% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.020% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 20
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
101207 93640 105041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82615 78406 90395
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 28 August 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
(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 - 5 £50,000 -
South East -27 3 £45,000 -7.69%
London -10 1 - -
Network Security Specialist
UK

Network Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Network Security
2 23 (92.00%) Cisco
3 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (76.00%) CCNP
4 19 (76.00%) DHCP
5 17 (68.00%) DNS
5 17 (68.00%) VMware
5 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (56.00%) Firewall
7 13 (52.00%) CheckPoint
8 12 (48.00%) OSPF
8 12 (48.00%) BGP
8 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (48.00%) F5
9 11 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (44.00%) Blue Coat
10 10 (40.00%) CCSE
10 10 (40.00%) Infoblox
10 10 (40.00%) Imperva
10 10 (40.00%) DMVPN
10 10 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (40.00%) NetScreen
10 10 (40.00%) BIG-IP
10 10 (40.00%) Linux
10 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
11 9 (36.00%) LAN
11 9 (36.00%) WAN
11 9 (36.00%) Load Balancing
12 8 (32.00%) Fat Client

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (28.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Network Security
2 19 (76.00%) DHCP
3 17 (68.00%) DNS
4 14 (56.00%) Firewall
5 12 (48.00%) OSPF
5 12 (48.00%) BGP
5 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (40.00%) DMVPN
7 10 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (40.00%) NetScreen
7 10 (40.00%) BIG-IP
8 9 (36.00%) LAN
8 9 (36.00%) WAN
9 7 (28.00%) SNMP
10 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (12.00%) 3G
11 3 (12.00%) 4G
12 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Fat Client
1 8 (32.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (28.00%) Statistics
3 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (36.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (28.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (76.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) CCSE
4 8 (32.00%) CCNA
5 4 (16.00%) CISSP
6 3 (12.00%) CISM
6 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) CCIP
8 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) VMware
3 13 (52.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (48.00%) F5
5 11 (44.00%) Blue Coat
6 10 (40.00%) Infoblox
6 10 (40.00%) Imperva
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) Citrix
8 7 (28.00%) Mitel
8 7 (28.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (8.00%) Juniper
9 2 (8.00%) HP
10 1 (4.00%) Nokia