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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Consultant
Rank 824 850 853
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 62 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.021% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.022% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 48 14 20
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £51,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -33.33%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Network Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Top 23 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 23 January 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 +49 60 £59,000 +47.50% 7
South East -15 21 £51,250 +13.88% 1
London +4 18 £67,500 +12.50% 2
East of England - 9 £50,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £62,500 -
Berkshire +4 5 £57,500 +17.94%
Bedford - 5 £55,000 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £60,000 -
City of London - 4 £72,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £54,500 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £54,500 - 3
Leeds - 2 £54,500 - 3
Maidenhead - 2 £57,500 -
East Midlands +19 1 £55,000 +46.66%
Reading +5 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £55,000 - 1
Newbury - 1 £52,500 -
Northampton - 1 £55,000 -
Luton - 1 £55,000 -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 115 (92.00%) Network Security
2 96 (76.80%) Cisco
3 79 (63.20%) CheckPoint
4 73 (58.40%) Firewall
5 61 (48.80%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (47.20%) CCNP
7 53 (42.40%) Juniper
8 43 (34.40%) WAN
9 41 (32.80%) LAN
10 40 (32.00%) VPN
10 40 (32.00%) CCSE
11 37 (29.60%) F5
12 36 (28.80%) CCIE
12 36 (28.80%) OSPF
12 36 (28.80%) BGP
13 31 (24.80%) MPLS
14 27 (21.60%) ITIL
15 26 (20.80%) TCP/IP
15 26 (20.80%) Cisco Nexus
16 25 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
17 22 (17.60%) Blue Coat
17 22 (17.60%) Network Design
18 20 (16.00%) Wireless
18 20 (16.00%) Network Management
19 19 (15.20%) Security Architecture
20 18 (14.40%) CCSA
20 18 (14.40%) PRINCE2
21 17 (13.60%) ITIL V3
22 16 (12.80%) CCDP
22 16 (12.80%) Fortinet

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (1.60%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (7.20%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 115 (92.00%) Network Security
2 73 (58.40%) Firewall
3 43 (34.40%) WAN
4 41 (32.80%) LAN
5 40 (32.00%) VPN
6 36 (28.80%) OSPF
6 36 (28.80%) BGP
7 31 (24.80%) MPLS
8 26 (20.80%) TCP/IP
8 26 (20.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (16.00%) Wireless
11 15 (12.00%) IPsec
11 15 (12.00%) SSL
12 14 (11.20%) DHCP
12 14 (11.20%) DNS
13 13 (10.40%) SNMP
14 11 (8.80%) VoIP
15 10 (8.00%) EIGRP
15 10 (8.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.60%) Big Data
2 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (11.20%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.60%) Banking
2 2 (1.60%) Finance
2 2 (1.60%) Law
3 1 (0.80%) Legal
3 1 (0.80%) Advertising
3 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.80%) Visualisation
2 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.60%) ITIL
2 22 (17.60%) Network Design
3 20 (16.00%) Network Management
4 19 (15.20%) Security Architecture
5 18 (14.40%) PRINCE2
6 17 (13.60%) ITIL V3
7 12 (9.60%) Information Security
7 12 (9.60%) Service Delivery
7 12 (9.60%) Load Balancing
8 10 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (8.00%) Migration
9 9 (7.20%) SIEM
10 8 (6.40%) Low Latency
11 7 (5.60%) Change Control
11 7 (5.60%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (4.80%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.80%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.80%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.80%) Network Architecture
12 6 (4.80%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.60%) SQL
1 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 61 (48.80%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (47.20%) CCNP
3 40 (32.00%) CCSE
4 36 (28.80%) CCIE
5 18 (14.40%) CCSA
6 16 (12.80%) CCDP
7 15 (12.00%) JNCIP
8 13 (10.40%) CCNA
9 11 (8.80%) JNCIE
9 11 (8.80%) CISSP
10 10 (8.00%) HP ASE
10 10 (8.00%) HP MASE
11 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
11 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
12 4 (3.20%) CCSP
13 3 (2.40%) CISM
13 3 (2.40%) JNCIS
13 3 (2.40%) CCDA
13 3 (2.40%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.20%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.60%) GPG13
5 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.40%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.40%) Snort
3 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.60%) Squid
3 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.60%) XenServer
Vendors
1 96 (76.80%) Cisco
2 79 (63.20%) CheckPoint
3 53 (42.40%) Juniper
4 37 (29.60%) F5
5 22 (17.60%) Blue Coat
6 16 (12.80%) Fortinet
7 15 (12.00%) HP
8 12 (9.60%) Microsoft
8 12 (9.60%) Brocade
9 10 (8.00%) Sourcefire
10 5 (4.00%) VMware
11 4 (3.20%) Websense
12 3 (2.40%) ArcSight
12 3 (2.40%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.40%) Citrix
12 3 (2.40%) McAfee
13 2 (1.60%) Splunk
14 1 (0.80%) Aruba
14 1 (0.80%) ProCurve
14 1 (0.80%) 3Com
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