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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Consultant
Rank 831 860 848
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 52 47 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.040% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.042% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 26
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 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 +45 52 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South East +2 17 £55,000 +12.82% 1
East of England +23 13 £55,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +21 11 £55,000 - 1
Bedford +32 10 £55,000 - 1
London +45 8 £63,750 +6.25%
West Yorkshire +24 8 £55,250 +22.77%
Yorkshire +12 8 £55,250 +22.77%
Berkshire -3 8 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Leeds - 7 £56,500 -
West Midlands -4 5 £67,500 -6.89%
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £51,250 +7.89%
Birmingham -11 3 £67,500 -6.89%
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Surrey +21 2 £55,000 +46.66%
Slough +5 2 £67,500 +8.00%
North West 0 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £48,750 -
Hampshire - 2 £55,000 -
Southampton - 2 £55,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £35,000 -
Oxford - 2 £48,750 -
Horley - 2 £55,000 -
City of London +39 1 £49,000 -21.60%
Reading -14 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Milton Keynes -20 1 £47,500 -
Bradford -22 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £55,000 -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 112 (94.12%) Network Security
2 100 (84.03%) Cisco
3 78 (65.55%) CheckPoint
4 70 (58.82%) Firewall
5 67 (56.30%) Juniper
6 56 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (43.70%) CCNP
8 49 (41.18%) WAN
9 45 (37.82%) LAN
9 45 (37.82%) CCSE
10 39 (32.77%) F5
11 37 (31.09%) ITIL
12 34 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (25.21%) Blue Coat
14 28 (23.53%) OSPF
14 28 (23.53%) BGP
15 27 (22.69%) Sourcefire
16 23 (19.33%) Wireless
16 23 (19.33%) TCP/IP
16 23 (19.33%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (18.49%) Load Balancing
17 22 (18.49%) Migration
17 22 (18.49%) CCSA
18 21 (17.65%) VPN
18 21 (17.65%) Network Management
19 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
20 18 (15.13%) Wireshark
21 17 (14.29%) Fortinet
22 16 (13.45%) Disaster Recovery
22 16 (13.45%) CCIE

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (13.45%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 112 (94.12%) Network Security
2 70 (58.82%) Firewall
3 49 (41.18%) WAN
4 45 (37.82%) LAN
5 34 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (23.53%) OSPF
6 28 (23.53%) BGP
7 23 (19.33%) Wireless
7 23 (19.33%) TCP/IP
7 23 (19.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (17.65%) VPN
9 18 (15.13%) Wireshark
10 16 (13.45%) Cisco PIX
10 16 (13.45%) Spanning Tree
11 11 (9.24%) DNS
12 10 (8.40%) DHCP
12 10 (8.40%) NetScaler
13 9 (7.56%) Cisco ISE
13 9 (7.56%) tcpdump
13 9 (7.56%) SSL
General
1 10 (8.40%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.04%) Marketing
3 5 (4.20%) Finance
4 3 (2.52%) Law
5 2 (1.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Visualisation
2 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.68%) SecurID
3 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) Linux
2 3 (2.52%) UNIX
3 2 (1.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.09%) ITIL
2 22 (18.49%) Load Balancing
2 22 (18.49%) Migration
3 21 (17.65%) Network Management
4 16 (13.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (12.61%) Information Security
6 14 (11.76%) Security Architecture
7 13 (10.92%) ITIL V3
7 13 (10.92%) PRINCE2
7 13 (10.92%) Network Design
7 13 (10.92%) Service Delivery
8 10 (8.40%) SIEM
9 8 (6.72%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.72%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.72%) Data Analysis
9 8 (6.72%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 8 (6.72%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (6.72%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (4.20%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (2.52%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.36%) Java
2 3 (2.52%) Perl
2 3 (2.52%) C
2 3 (2.52%) Python
2 3 (2.52%) Ruby
3 2 (1.68%) PHP
4 1 (0.84%) Tcl
4 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (43.70%) CCNP
3 45 (37.82%) CCSE
4 22 (18.49%) CCSA
5 16 (13.45%) CCIE
5 16 (13.45%) CCDP
6 14 (11.76%) JNCIP
6 14 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
7 10 (8.40%) CCNA
8 5 (4.20%) JNCIE
8 5 (4.20%) HP ASE
8 5 (4.20%) HP MASE
8 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.52%) CISSP
9 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.68%) CISM
11 1 (0.84%) CISA
11 1 (0.84%) CCSP
11 1 (0.84%) Degree
11 1 (0.84%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.20%) Snort
4 3 (2.52%) XenServer
5 1 (0.84%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) SELinux
2 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 100 (84.03%) Cisco
2 78 (65.55%) CheckPoint
3 67 (56.30%) Juniper
4 39 (32.77%) F5
5 30 (25.21%) Blue Coat
6 27 (22.69%) Sourcefire
7 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
8 17 (14.29%) Fortinet
9 13 (10.92%) ArcSight
10 11 (9.24%) HP
10 11 (9.24%) VMware
11 9 (7.56%) Citrix
12 8 (6.72%) SonicWALL
13 7 (5.88%) IronPort
14 5 (4.20%) Brocade
14 5 (4.20%) Tufin
15 4 (3.36%) Splunk
15 4 (3.36%) LogRhythm
15 4 (3.36%) Huawei
15 4 (3.36%) Apple
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