The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Consultant
Rank 870 850 910
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 60 105 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.10% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.10% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 43 88 26
Average salary £60,000 £61,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.04% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Top 25 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 13 February 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
(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
England -21 59 £60,000 - 3
South East 0 26 £57,500 +6.97%
London 0 17 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Berkshire +6 13 £57,500 -16.05%
Bedford +11 10 £61,000 +34.06% 1
Bedfordshire +3 10 £61,000 +34.06% 1
East of England -4 10 £61,000 +34.06% 1
City of London +65 6 £72,500 +3.57% 1
Reading +4 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Oxford - 6 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £72,500 -
Yorkshire +12 4 £55,000 -2.65% 1
Leeds +9 4 £55,000 -2.65% 1
West Yorkshire +9 4 £55,000 -2.65% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £62,500 -
Hampshire +19 1 - -
Basingstoke +3 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £62,500 -
Amersham - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
Kent - 1 £65,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £62,500 -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 104 (83.20%) Network Security
2 94 (75.20%) Cisco
3 80 (64.00%) CheckPoint
4 74 (59.20%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (52.80%) Presales
6 61 (48.80%) CCNP
7 59 (47.20%) Firewall
8 58 (46.40%) F5
9 54 (43.20%) Juniper
10 47 (37.60%) Palo Alto
11 40 (32.00%) Load Balancing
12 36 (28.80%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (28.00%) WAN
14 34 (27.20%) LAN
14 34 (27.20%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (27.20%) Data Centre
15 32 (25.60%) Blue Coat
16 30 (24.00%) SAN
17 29 (23.20%) CCIE
18 28 (22.40%) Wireless
19 27 (21.60%) BGP
19 27 (21.60%) HP
20 26 (20.80%) OSPF
21 25 (20.00%) CCSE
22 24 (19.20%) CCSA
22 24 (19.20%) FCoE
23 23 (18.40%) Aruba
24 21 (16.80%) Disaster Recovery
24 21 (16.80%) Fortinet
24 21 (16.80%) VMware

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 12 (9.60%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (83.20%) Network Security
2 59 (47.20%) Firewall
3 36 (28.80%) Cisco Nexus
4 35 (28.00%) WAN
5 34 (27.20%) Cisco ASA
5 34 (27.20%) LAN
6 30 (24.00%) SAN
7 28 (22.40%) Wireless
8 27 (21.60%) BGP
9 26 (20.80%) OSPF
10 24 (19.20%) FCoE
11 21 (16.80%) Fibre Channel
12 17 (13.60%) TCP/IP
12 17 (13.60%) VPN
13 14 (11.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (10.40%) Cisco ISE
14 13 (10.40%) SSL
15 11 (8.80%) Cisco Wireless
15 11 (8.80%) Spanning Tree
15 11 (8.80%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) Big Data
1 1 (0.80%) MySQL
1 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (11.20%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Marketing
3 2 (1.60%) Billing
3 2 (1.60%) Electronics
3 2 (1.60%) Legal
3 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.80%) Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.60%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.80%) BYOD
4 1 (0.80%) Cybercrime
4 1 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.80%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.80%) Linux
2 6 (4.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (52.80%) Presales
2 40 (32.00%) Load Balancing
3 21 (16.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (13.60%) ITIL
5 12 (9.60%) Network Management
6 10 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (7.20%) Business Continuity
7 9 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (6.40%) ITIL V3
8 8 (6.40%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.40%) SIEM
9 7 (5.60%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (5.60%) Security Architecture
10 6 (4.80%) Compliance Audit
10 6 (4.80%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (4.80%) WAN Optimisation
11 5 (4.00%) Migration
11 5 (4.00%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.00%) Threat Analysis
12 4 (3.20%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.40%) Perl
2 3 (2.40%) Python
3 2 (1.60%) C
3 2 (1.60%) Java
4 1 (0.80%) Ruby
4 1 (0.80%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 74 (59.20%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (48.80%) CCNP
3 29 (23.20%) CCIE
4 25 (20.00%) CCSE
5 24 (19.20%) CCSA
6 17 (13.60%) CCDP
7 13 (10.40%) HP ASE
8 9 (7.20%) HP MASE
9 8 (6.40%) JNCIE
10 6 (4.80%) Degree
10 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
10 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.20%) CISSP
12 3 (2.40%) CCNA
12 3 (2.40%) HPE ATP
13 2 (1.60%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.60%) CISM
14 1 (0.80%) CCDA
14 1 (0.80%) CISA
14 1 (0.80%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.80%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (8.80%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (8.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 94 (75.20%) Cisco
2 80 (64.00%) CheckPoint
3 58 (46.40%) F5
4 54 (43.20%) Juniper
5 47 (37.60%) Palo Alto
6 32 (25.60%) Blue Coat
7 27 (21.60%) HP
8 23 (18.40%) Aruba
9 21 (16.80%) Fortinet
9 21 (16.80%) VMware
10 15 (12.00%) Meraki
10 15 (12.00%) ProCurve
10 15 (12.00%) Sourcefire
11 13 (10.40%) Cyber-Ark
12 12 (9.60%) Microsoft
13 11 (8.80%) 3Com
13 11 (8.80%) IronPort
14 9 (7.20%) ArcSight
15 5 (4.00%) AlgoSec
15 5 (4.00%) Qualys
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