The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Analyst
Rank 858 837 859
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 34 77 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.066% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.069% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 25 69 36
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +12.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst within the UK.

Network Security Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Network Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England -23 30 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South East +31 18 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Berkshire +18 11 £30,000 +9.09%
Maidenhead - 7 - -
Hampshire +9 5 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -11 4 £40,000 -
Leeds -12 4 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -40 4 £40,000 -
Scotland +12 3 £60,000 -
South West -12 3 £30,000 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £60,000 -
North West - 3 £40,000 - 1
Bristol - 3 £30,000 - 2
Manchester - 3 £40,000 -
Reading - 3 £30,000 -
Fareham +23 2 £50,000 -
London +16 2 £62,000 +37.77%
Farnborough - 2 £29,500 -
Kent - 2 £21,000 -
Newport - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £39,000 -
Bolton - 1 £47,500 -
Wales - 1 - -

Network Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 77 (81.91%) Network Security
2 63 (67.02%) Firewall
3 62 (65.96%) Cisco
4 43 (45.74%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (42.55%) CheckPoint
6 28 (29.79%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (28.72%) WAN
8 26 (27.66%) F5
9 24 (25.53%) LAN
10 23 (24.47%) MPLS
10 23 (24.47%) SIEM
11 22 (23.40%) VPN
12 21 (22.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 20 (21.28%) CCNP
14 19 (20.21%) Juniper
15 18 (19.15%) Network Monitoring
16 17 (18.09%) McAfee
17 16 (17.02%) Wireless
17 16 (17.02%) Cisco PIX
18 15 (15.96%) SolarWinds
18 15 (15.96%) CCSA
19 14 (14.89%) CCNA
20 13 (13.83%) Websense
20 13 (13.83%) CISSP
20 13 (13.83%) Wireshark
20 13 (13.83%) Data Centre
21 12 (12.77%) Load Balancing
21 12 (12.77%) SSL
21 12 (12.77%) UNIX
21 12 (12.77%) CCSE

Network Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.19%) IIS
1 3 (3.19%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 77 (81.91%) Network Security
2 63 (67.02%) Firewall
3 28 (29.79%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (28.72%) WAN
5 24 (25.53%) LAN
6 23 (24.47%) MPLS
7 22 (23.40%) VPN
8 21 (22.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 16 (17.02%) Cisco PIX
9 16 (17.02%) Wireless
10 13 (13.83%) Wireshark
11 12 (12.77%) SSL
12 11 (11.70%) Internet
12 11 (11.70%) IPsec
12 11 (11.70%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (10.64%) EIGRP
14 8 (8.51%) TACACS
14 8 (8.51%) IP Telephony
14 8 (8.51%) VoIP
14 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Law
4 3 (3.19%) Games
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.06%) Military
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.06%) Statistics
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.77%) UNIX
2 11 (11.70%) Windows
3 9 (9.57%) Linux
4 6 (6.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) SIEM
2 18 (19.15%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (12.77%) Load Balancing
4 11 (11.70%) Information Security
4 11 (11.70%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.64%) ITIL
6 8 (8.51%) Network Architecture
6 8 (8.51%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (7.45%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (6.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (5.32%) Security Testing
10 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.26%) Cyber Security
10 4 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.19%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.19%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (3.19%) Project Management
11 3 (3.19%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) Python
2 4 (4.26%) Ruby
2 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.26%) Perl
3 1 (1.06%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (45.74%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (21.28%) CCNP
3 15 (15.96%) CCSA
4 14 (14.89%) CCNA
5 13 (13.83%) CISSP
6 12 (12.77%) CCSE
7 11 (11.70%) CCIE
8 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
9 9 (9.57%) CCSP
10 8 (8.51%) Degree
11 6 (6.38%) GCIA
11 6 (6.38%) CEH
11 6 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (6.38%) CISA
11 6 (6.38%) GIAC
12 5 (5.32%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.06%) GCIH
13 1 (1.06%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.19%) SLA
4 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.06%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Snort
1 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
1 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.06%) XenApp
3 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (5.32%) OpenView
3 4 (4.26%) SCOM
4 3 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.06%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 62 (65.96%) Cisco
2 40 (42.55%) CheckPoint
3 26 (27.66%) F5
4 19 (20.21%) Juniper
5 17 (18.09%) McAfee
6 15 (15.96%) SolarWinds
7 13 (13.83%) Websense
8 10 (10.64%) Fortinet
8 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
9 8 (8.51%) HP
9 8 (8.51%) Citrix
9 8 (8.51%) Mitel
9 8 (8.51%) Riverbed
10 7 (7.45%) Blue Coat
11 6 (6.38%) SonicWALL
11 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.38%) Symantec
12 5 (5.32%) VMware
13 2 (2.13%) Clearswift
13 2 (2.13%) Aruba
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