The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Analyst
Rank 874 898 924
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 49 66 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.062% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.064% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 60
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,934
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +13.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £50,150
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Security Analyst in the job title.

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 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 49 £42,500 -5.55%
South East +2 16 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +5 14 £32,500 -18.75%
London +21 13 £60,000 +20.00%
North Yorkshire +11 10 £40,000 +12.67%
York 0 9 £40,000 +12.67%
Berkshire +11 8 - -
Bracknell - 7 - -
Hampshire +15 4 £40,000 -23.80%
West Yorkshire +4 4 £29,000 -31.76%
South West +4 4 £41,250 +3.12%
Bradford - 4 £29,000 -
Southampton +3 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Surrey +6 2 £40,750 -22.38%
Bristol +5 2 £37,750 -5.62%
Gloucestershire - 2 £41,250 -
East of England +18 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Maidenhead +2 1 - -
Kent +1 1 £21,000 -10.63%
Cambridge 0 1 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands -16 1 £37,500 -37.50%
Peterborough - 1 £42,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £45,000 -
Winchester - 1 £38,000 -
Cannock - 1 £37,500 -
Guildford - 1 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £72,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -

Network Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Network Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Security Analyst in the job title.

1 111 (79.86%) Network Security
2 102 (73.38%) Firewall
3 100 (71.94%) Cisco
4 65 (46.76%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (32.37%) CCNP
5 45 (32.37%) Cisco ASA
6 44 (31.65%) CheckPoint
7 39 (28.06%) CCNA
8 36 (25.90%) F5
9 35 (25.18%) WAN
10 34 (24.46%) Cisco PIX
11 28 (20.14%) LAN
12 27 (19.42%) CISSP
12 27 (19.42%) Load Balancing
13 26 (18.71%) Windows
14 24 (17.27%) Juniper
14 24 (17.27%) Information Security
14 24 (17.27%) Degree
15 23 (16.55%) CCIE
15 23 (16.55%) Network Monitoring
15 23 (16.55%) Data Centre
16 21 (15.11%) Finance
16 21 (15.11%) Intrusion Detection
17 20 (14.39%) Forcepoint
17 20 (14.39%) ITIL
18 19 (13.67%) Unix
18 19 (13.67%) SolarWinds
19 18 (12.95%) E-Commerce
19 18 (12.95%) VPN
19 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills

Network Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (79.86%) Network Security
2 102 (73.38%) Firewall
3 45 (32.37%) Cisco ASA
4 35 (25.18%) WAN
5 34 (24.46%) Cisco PIX
6 28 (20.14%) LAN
7 21 (15.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 18 (12.95%) VPN
9 15 (10.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (10.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 15 (10.79%) Internet
9 15 (10.79%) TCP/IP
10 14 (10.07%) MPLS
11 13 (9.35%) NetScaler
11 13 (9.35%) VoIP
12 12 (8.63%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (7.91%) IP Telephony
14 10 (7.19%) BIG-IP
14 10 (7.19%) FWSM
14 10 (7.19%) Wireless
General
1 21 (15.11%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Retail
3 6 (4.32%) Legal
4 2 (1.44%) Advertising
4 2 (1.44%) Law
4 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.72%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.47%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.79%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (6.47%) Blackberry
5 7 (5.04%) RSA SecurID
6 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.60%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.88%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.16%) Cryptography
9 3 (2.16%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (2.16%) PKI
10 2 (1.44%) AS400
10 2 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.44%) iPad
10 2 (1.44%) iSeries
11 1 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.72%) Physics
11 1 (0.72%) Tandem
11 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.71%) Windows
2 19 (13.67%) Unix
3 14 (10.07%) Linux
4 11 (7.91%) Windows Server
5 9 (6.47%) Android
6 7 (5.04%) Solaris
7 5 (3.60%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.42%) Load Balancing
2 24 (17.27%) Information Security
3 23 (16.55%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (14.39%) ITIL
5 18 (12.95%) E-Commerce
6 16 (11.51%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (11.51%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (11.51%) Security Operations
7 13 (9.35%) SIEM
8 11 (7.91%) Data Analysis
9 10 (7.19%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (7.19%) Fault Analysis
9 10 (7.19%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.19%) Security Architecture
9 10 (7.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (6.47%) High Availability
10 9 (6.47%) Incident Management
11 8 (5.76%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.76%) Trend Analysis
12 7 (5.04%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.51%) Python
2 11 (7.91%) C
3 5 (3.60%) Bash Shell
3 5 (3.60%) Perl
4 3 (2.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (46.76%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (32.37%) CCNP
3 39 (28.06%) CCNA
4 27 (19.42%) CISSP
5 24 (17.27%) Degree
6 23 (16.55%) CCIE
7 16 (11.51%) CEH
7 16 (11.51%) Security Cleared
8 13 (9.35%) CCSE
9 11 (7.91%) CCSA
10 10 (7.19%) CISA
11 9 (6.47%) DV Cleared
11 9 (6.47%) GCIA
11 9 (6.47%) GIAC
12 8 (5.76%) CCSP
13 6 (4.32%) SANS
14 5 (3.60%) RHCE
15 4 (2.88%) CISM
15 4 (2.88%) SC Cleared
15 4 (2.88%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.04%) SLA
3 4 (2.88%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) Cacti
1 10 (7.19%) Nagios
1 10 (7.19%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (5.04%) Nessus
3 2 (1.44%) OpenView
3 2 (1.44%) OVSD
3 2 (1.44%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.44%) yum
4 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.72%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 100 (71.94%) Cisco
2 44 (31.65%) CheckPoint
3 36 (25.90%) F5
4 24 (17.27%) Juniper
5 20 (14.39%) Forcepoint
6 19 (13.67%) SolarWinds
7 13 (9.35%) Palo Alto
8 11 (7.91%) Citrix
8 11 (7.91%) VMware
9 10 (7.19%) Extreme Networks
9 10 (7.19%) Riverbed
10 9 (6.47%) Red Hat
11 8 (5.76%) HP
11 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
12 7 (5.04%) Fortinet
13 6 (4.32%) EMC
13 6 (4.32%) SevOne
14 4 (2.88%) Blue Coat
15 2 (1.44%) Sourcefire
15 2 (1.44%) Splunk