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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Consultant
Rank 845 816 863
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 57 60 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.056% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.060% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 50 43 12
Average salary £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £38,875 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+35.04% -29.31%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Network Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Consultant
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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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 -19 57 £52,500 -25.00% 3
South East -1 27 £52,500 - 2
Berkshire +12 14 £53,750 -12.24% 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £50,000 -
East of England - 8 £50,000 -
Reading +2 7 £50,000 -28.57%
London -42 7 £65,000 -23.52%
Kent - 7 £52,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £52,500 -
Bedford - 4 £45,000 -
West Midlands -11 3 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 -
Slough - 3 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire -32 2 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire -32 2 £40,000 - 1
Leeds - 2 £40,000 -
Newbury - 2 £70,000 -
South West -28 1 £65,000 -13.33%
Wiltshire - 1 £65,000 -
Swindon - 1 £65,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £52,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £47,500 -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 92 (92.93%) Network Security
2 76 (76.77%) Cisco
3 70 (70.71%) Firewall
4 66 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 42 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (41.41%) Juniper
7 37 (37.37%) MPLS
7 37 (37.37%) OSPF
7 37 (37.37%) BGP
8 35 (35.35%) CCNP
9 34 (34.34%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (33.33%) VPN
11 32 (32.32%) TCP/IP
12 26 (26.26%) WAN
12 26 (26.26%) LAN
13 25 (25.25%) F5
14 22 (22.22%) Blue Coat
15 21 (21.21%) CCIE
15 21 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (19.19%) CCSE
17 18 (18.18%) VLAN
18 17 (17.17%) RIP
18 17 (17.17%) SNMP
18 17 (17.17%) Security Architecture
19 16 (16.16%) EIGRP
20 15 (15.15%) TACACS
20 15 (15.15%) SSL
20 15 (15.15%) IPsec
21 14 (14.14%) Sourcefire
21 14 (14.14%) DNS

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (92.93%) Network Security
2 70 (70.71%) Firewall
3 37 (37.37%) MPLS
3 37 (37.37%) OSPF
3 37 (37.37%) BGP
4 34 (34.34%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (33.33%) VPN
6 32 (32.32%) TCP/IP
7 26 (26.26%) LAN
7 26 (26.26%) WAN
8 21 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (18.18%) VLAN
10 17 (17.17%) RIP
10 17 (17.17%) SNMP
11 16 (16.16%) EIGRP
12 15 (15.15%) SSL
12 15 (15.15%) TACACS
12 15 (15.15%) IPsec
13 14 (14.14%) DHCP
13 14 (14.14%) DNS
General
1 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Finance
3 1 (1.01%) Law
3 1 (1.01%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.01%) SecurID
2 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.08%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Linux
3 3 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.17%) Security Architecture
2 13 (13.13%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (12.12%) Low Latency
3 12 (12.12%) Information Security
4 10 (10.10%) Network Design
5 8 (8.08%) Change Control
6 7 (7.07%) Network Management
7 6 (6.06%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.04%) Cyber Security
9 4 (4.04%) Network Architecture
9 4 (4.04%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) ITIL
10 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.03%) Project Management
10 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.03%) SIEM
11 2 (2.02%) Vulnerability Management
12 1 (1.01%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 42 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (35.35%) CCNP
3 21 (21.21%) CCIE
4 19 (19.19%) CCSE
5 13 (13.13%) CCNA
6 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 10 (10.10%) CCSA
8 9 (9.09%) CISSP
9 8 (8.08%) CCDP
9 8 (8.08%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.03%) CISM
10 3 (3.03%) CCDA
11 2 (2.02%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.02%) SSCP
11 2 (2.02%) GIAC
11 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.02%) CEH
11 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.02%) JNCIS
11 2 (2.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 10 (10.10%) PCI DSS
2 9 (9.09%) GPG13
3 5 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (9.09%) Snort
1 9 (9.09%) Squid
1 9 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.04%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 76 (76.77%) Cisco
2 66 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 41 (41.41%) Juniper
4 25 (25.25%) F5
5 22 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 14 (14.14%) Sourcefire
6 14 (14.14%) Websense
7 11 (11.11%) Fortinet
8 9 (9.09%) VMware
9 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
10 6 (6.06%) McAfee
11 3 (3.03%) Nokia
12 2 (2.02%) Symantec
12 2 (2.02%) IronPort
13 1 (1.01%) Barracuda Networks
13 1 (1.01%) Aruba
13 1 (1.01%) M86 Security
13 1 (1.01%) Splunk
13 1 (1.01%) ArcSight
13 1 (1.01%) Trustwave
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago