The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Security Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Consultant
Rank 859 825 876
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 60 49 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.044% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.047% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 27
Average salary £45,000 £64,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.68% +11.30%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £64,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +11.30%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

Network Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Network Security Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Consultant over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 within the UK.

Network Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -13 56 £45,000 -25.00% 8
London -39 21 £47,500 -17.39% 3
South East -7 18 £45,500 -26.61% 3
Berkshire +10 11 £46,250 -22.91% 2
Reading -3 5 £50,000 -16.66% 1
East of England -19 4 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
Wales - 4 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Bradford - 4 £45,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +13 3 £37,500 -41.40% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £37,500 -41.40% 1
Wrexham - 3 £42,500 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £37,500 -
Bedford - 3 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
North Wales - 3 £42,500 - 1
Surrey +2 2 £42,500 -33.59%
North West +1 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Midlands -3 2 £57,500 +4.54%
City of London -19 2 £45,000 -29.68%
Warrington - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Guildford -2 1 £47,500 -25.78%
Hampshire -14 1 £45,500 -
Slough - 1 £62,500 -
Swansea - 1 £50,000 -
Newbury - 1 £45,000 -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 81 (95.29%) Network Security
2 62 (72.94%) Firewall
3 55 (64.71%) Cisco
4 48 (56.47%) CheckPoint
5 39 (45.88%) Blue Coat
6 36 (42.35%) Juniper
7 30 (35.29%) F5
8 28 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (30.59%) BGP
9 26 (30.59%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (29.41%) OSPF
10 25 (29.41%) CCNP
10 25 (29.41%) TCP/IP
11 23 (27.06%) VPN
11 23 (27.06%) MPLS
11 23 (27.06%) Telecoms
12 21 (24.71%) IPsec
13 20 (23.53%) CCNA
14 19 (22.35%) CCIE
14 19 (22.35%) DNS
14 19 (22.35%) SSL
15 18 (21.18%) LAN
15 18 (21.18%) VoIP
15 18 (21.18%) WAN
15 18 (21.18%) Cisco PIX
15 18 (21.18%) Digital Media
16 17 (20.00%) Network Architecture
16 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 17 (20.00%) CCDP
16 17 (20.00%) CCSA

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (95.29%) Network Security
2 62 (72.94%) Firewall
3 26 (30.59%) BGP
3 26 (30.59%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (29.41%) OSPF
4 25 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 23 (27.06%) VPN
5 23 (27.06%) MPLS
6 21 (24.71%) IPsec
7 19 (22.35%) DNS
7 19 (22.35%) SSL
8 18 (21.18%) LAN
8 18 (21.18%) VoIP
8 18 (21.18%) WAN
8 18 (21.18%) Cisco PIX
9 15 (17.65%) SMTP
9 15 (17.65%) DHCP
10 13 (15.29%) Unified Communications
11 12 (14.12%) HTTP
12 11 (12.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
General
1 23 (27.06%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.53%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.18%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Digital Media
2 14 (16.47%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.53%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.18%) Social Network
4 1 (1.18%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Replication
4 1 (1.18%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) UNIX
2 5 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) CentOS
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) Network Design
1 17 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 13 (15.29%) GAP Analysis
3 10 (11.76%) Validation
4 5 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (5.88%) SIEM
5 4 (4.71%) Information Security
6 3 (3.53%) ERP
6 3 (3.53%) Project Management
6 3 (3.53%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (2.35%) Security Architecture
7 2 (2.35%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.35%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.18%) Business Development
8 1 (1.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.18%) Communications Security
8 1 (1.18%) Information Assurance
8 1 (1.18%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (29.41%) CCNP
3 20 (23.53%) CCNA
4 19 (22.35%) CCIE
5 17 (20.00%) CCDP
5 17 (20.00%) CCSA
6 13 (15.29%) CCSP
7 8 (9.41%) CEH
7 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
8 7 (8.24%) CISSP
9 4 (4.71%) SSCP
9 4 (4.71%) GIAC
9 4 (4.71%) CCSE
10 3 (3.53%) Degree
10 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.53%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (3.53%) GSEC
11 2 (2.35%) GCIH
11 2 (2.35%) GCIA
11 2 (2.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.35%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.35%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.35%) Snort
3 2 (2.35%) Squid
4 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 55 (64.71%) Cisco
2 48 (56.47%) CheckPoint
3 39 (45.88%) Blue Coat
4 36 (42.35%) Juniper
5 30 (35.29%) F5
6 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (17.65%) VMware
8 12 (14.12%) Citrix
8 12 (14.12%) Fortinet
9 10 (11.76%) Websense
10 5 (5.88%) McAfee
10 5 (5.88%) Sourcefire
11 4 (4.71%) IronPort
12 3 (3.53%) Nokia
13 2 (2.35%) HP
13 2 (2.35%) Symantec
13 2 (2.35%) TippingPoint
14 1 (1.18%) ProCurve
14 1 (1.18%) Barracuda Networks
14 1 (1.18%) M86 Security
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Car
Posted: 28 days ago