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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Specialist
Rank 824 888 856
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 35 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.012% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.013% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 14
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
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 £38,500
% 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 28 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 28 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
(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 +9 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East +33 11 £65,000 +44.44% 1
London - 5 - - 1
North West - 3 £50,000 - 1
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 28 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 73 (98.65%) Firewall
2 66 (89.19%) Network Security
3 58 (78.38%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (74.32%) Cisco
5 53 (71.62%) CheckPoint
6 47 (63.51%) CCNP
7 43 (58.11%) CCSE
8 38 (51.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (47.30%) Data Centre
10 32 (43.24%) CCNA
11 29 (39.19%) Mentoring
11 29 (39.19%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (37.84%) CCSA
13 27 (36.49%) Project Management
14 26 (35.14%) ITIL Certification
14 26 (35.14%) ITIL
15 22 (29.73%) F5
16 19 (25.68%) CISSP
17 17 (22.97%) BGP
17 17 (22.97%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 16 (21.62%) VMware
19 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
20 14 (18.92%) Finance
21 13 (17.57%) Citrix
21 13 (17.57%) WAN
21 13 (17.57%) DMVPN
21 13 (17.57%) Security Architecture
22 12 (16.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
22 12 (16.22%) DDoS Mitigation

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 73 (98.65%) Firewall
2 66 (89.19%) Network Security
3 38 (51.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (22.97%) BGP
4 17 (22.97%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 13 (17.57%) WAN
6 13 (17.57%) DMVPN
7 11 (14.86%) DNS
7 11 (14.86%) EIGRP
7 11 (14.86%) MPLS
8 10 (13.51%) DHCP
9 9 (12.16%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (9.46%) BIG-IP
10 7 (9.46%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (9.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (9.46%) OSPF
11 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
12 4 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (4.05%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (47.30%) Data Centre
2 29 (39.19%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (16.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (12.16%) Fat Client
4 9 (12.16%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Mentoring
2 27 (36.49%) Project Management
3 26 (35.14%) ITIL
4 13 (17.57%) Security Architecture
5 12 (16.22%) DDoS Mitigation
6 11 (14.86%) SIEM
7 10 (13.51%) Network Design
8 9 (12.16%) Load Balancing
9 6 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (8.11%) WAN Optimisation
10 5 (6.76%) Coaching
10 5 (6.76%) E-business
10 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.76%) Information Security
11 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.41%) SDLC
11 4 (5.41%) Network Management
11 4 (5.41%) Cyber Security
12 3 (4.05%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (4.05%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (78.38%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (63.51%) CCNP
3 43 (58.11%) CCSE
4 32 (43.24%) CCNA
5 28 (37.84%) CCSA
6 26 (35.14%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (25.68%) CISSP
8 9 (12.16%) CCIE
9 4 (5.41%) CISM
10 3 (4.05%) Degree
11 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.35%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) vSphere
2 3 (4.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (74.32%) Cisco
2 53 (71.62%) CheckPoint
3 22 (29.73%) F5
4 16 (21.62%) VMware
5 13 (17.57%) Citrix
6 8 (10.81%) Blue Coat
7 7 (9.46%) Imperva
7 7 (9.46%) Juniper
8 6 (8.11%) Infoblox
8 6 (8.11%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.05%) HP
10 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.35%) IronPort
11 1 (1.35%) Symantec
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