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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Consultant
Rank 876 902 825
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 39 30 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.026% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.027% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 47
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £57,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -9.80%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Network Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Top 19 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 30 July 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 +43 37 £65,000 +13.04% 7
East of England +16 11 £52,250 - 1
Bedfordshire +14 11 £52,250 -
London +37 10 £65,000 +4.00% 5
Bedford +5 9 £53,750 -
West Yorkshire +12 8 £70,000 -
Yorkshire +10 8 £70,000 -
Leeds +9 8 £70,000 -
West Midlands +8 8 £70,000 +64.70%
Birmingham +2 8 £70,000 +64.70%
South East -1 8 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Berkshire +2 4 £62,500 +16.27% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes -8 3 £47,500 -
City of London +37 2 £53,750 -14.00%
Reading -6 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Slough -9 1 £67,500 +17.39%
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
Horley - 1 £55,000 -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 97 (94.17%) Network Security
2 88 (85.44%) Cisco
3 69 (66.99%) CheckPoint
4 56 (54.37%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (52.43%) Firewall
6 52 (50.49%) WAN
7 49 (47.57%) LAN
8 42 (40.78%) CCNP
8 42 (40.78%) Juniper
9 38 (36.89%) Data Centre
10 31 (30.10%) CCSE
11 29 (28.16%) OSPF
11 29 (28.16%) BGP
12 26 (25.24%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (24.27%) F5
14 23 (22.33%) TCP/IP
15 22 (21.36%) Cisco Nexus
16 21 (20.39%) CCSA
17 20 (19.42%) Wireless
17 20 (19.42%) Blue Coat
18 19 (18.45%) CCDP
19 18 (17.48%) ITIL
19 18 (17.48%) Sourcefire
19 18 (17.48%) Load Balancing
19 18 (17.48%) Network Management
20 17 (16.50%) Cisco PIX
21 16 (15.53%) HP
21 16 (15.53%) Spanning Tree
22 15 (14.56%) Huawei
23 14 (13.59%) Wireshark

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 97 (94.17%) Network Security
2 54 (52.43%) Firewall
3 52 (50.49%) WAN
4 49 (47.57%) LAN
5 29 (28.16%) OSPF
5 29 (28.16%) BGP
6 26 (25.24%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (22.33%) TCP/IP
8 22 (21.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (19.42%) Wireless
10 17 (16.50%) Cisco PIX
11 16 (15.53%) Spanning Tree
12 14 (13.59%) Wireshark
13 12 (11.65%) tcpdump
14 11 (10.68%) Wireless Security
15 10 (9.71%) MPLS
15 10 (9.71%) VPN
16 9 (8.74%) Cisco ISE
17 8 (7.77%) NetScreen
18 7 (6.80%) NetScaler
General
1 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.85%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.94%) SecurID
2 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.71%) Linux
2 4 (3.88%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) ITIL
1 18 (17.48%) Load Balancing
1 18 (17.48%) Network Management
2 14 (13.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (11.65%) Migration
4 7 (6.80%) Information Security
4 7 (6.80%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.83%) Security Architecture
5 6 (5.83%) Network Design
6 5 (4.85%) SIEM
7 4 (3.88%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (2.91%) ITIL V3
9 2 (1.94%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.94%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.94%) E-Commerce
9 2 (1.94%) Project Management
9 2 (1.94%) IT Governance
9 2 (1.94%) Data Security
10 1 (0.97%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.88%) Perl
1 4 (3.88%) Python
1 4 (3.88%) Ruby
2 3 (2.91%) C
3 2 (1.94%) Java
3 2 (1.94%) PHP
4 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.97%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 56 (54.37%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (40.78%) CCNP
3 31 (30.10%) CCSE
4 21 (20.39%) CCSA
5 19 (18.45%) CCDP
6 14 (13.59%) Check Point Certification
7 12 (11.65%) CCNA
7 12 (11.65%) HP ASE
8 9 (8.74%) CCIE
9 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.88%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.94%) CCIP
12 1 (0.97%) CCSP
12 1 (0.97%) CCDA
12 1 (0.97%) GIAC
12 1 (0.97%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.97%) Degree
12 1 (0.97%) HP MASE
12 1 (0.97%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.85%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) SELinux
2 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 88 (85.44%) Cisco
2 69 (66.99%) CheckPoint
3 42 (40.78%) Juniper
4 25 (24.27%) F5
5 20 (19.42%) Blue Coat
6 18 (17.48%) Sourcefire
7 16 (15.53%) HP
8 15 (14.56%) Huawei
9 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
10 11 (10.68%) Fortinet
10 11 (10.68%) ArcSight
11 8 (7.77%) VMware
12 7 (6.80%) IronPort
13 6 (5.83%) Citrix
14 5 (4.85%) SonicWALL
14 5 (4.85%) Tufin
15 4 (3.88%) LogRhythm
15 4 (3.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 3 (2.91%) Splunk
17 2 (1.94%) Aruba
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