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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Consultant
Rank 802 848 821
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 71 39 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.037% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.039% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 56 22 27
Average salary £57,750 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -43.75%

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
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 5 March 2015 within the UK.

Network Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Top 28 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 5 March 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 +35 71 £57,750 +28.33% 12
London +38 28 £63,750 +41.66% 3
South East -7 20 £52,500 +16.66%
Leeds - 11 £54,000 - 3
West Yorkshire - 11 £54,000 - 4
Yorkshire - 11 £54,000 - 5
East of England - 9 £55,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £55,000 - 1
City of London +4 6 £70,000 +55.55%
Berkshire +2 6 £70,000 +55.55%
West Midlands - 4 £65,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £55,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £55,000 -
High Wycombe - 3 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Luton - 3 £55,000 -
Bedford - 3 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £65,000 -
Newbury 0 2 £61,250 +36.11%
North West 0 1 £65,000 +73.33% 1
South West - 1 £65,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 - - 1
Warrington - 1 £65,000 -
Bristol - 1 £65,000 -
Hayes - 1 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £65,000 -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 119 (92.25%) Network Security
2 101 (78.29%) Cisco
3 80 (62.02%) CheckPoint
4 64 (49.61%) Juniper
4 64 (49.61%) Firewall
5 61 (47.29%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (46.51%) CCNP
7 46 (35.66%) F5
8 45 (34.88%) CCSE
9 41 (31.78%) ITIL
9 41 (31.78%) WAN
10 39 (30.23%) LAN
11 34 (26.36%) VPN
12 31 (24.03%) Blue Coat
13 30 (23.26%) CCIE
14 29 (22.48%) Wireless
15 25 (19.38%) Fortinet
16 24 (18.60%) OSPF
16 24 (18.60%) BGP
17 22 (17.05%) MPLS
17 22 (17.05%) Migration
17 22 (17.05%) ITIL V3
17 22 (17.05%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (16.28%) Sourcefire
19 20 (15.50%) Network Design
19 20 (15.50%) JNCIP
19 20 (15.50%) TCP/IP
20 19 (14.73%) CCSA
21 18 (13.95%) PRINCE2

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 119 (92.25%) Network Security
2 64 (49.61%) Firewall
3 41 (31.78%) WAN
4 39 (30.23%) LAN
5 34 (26.36%) VPN
6 29 (22.48%) Wireless
7 24 (18.60%) OSPF
7 24 (18.60%) BGP
8 22 (17.05%) MPLS
8 22 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (17.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (15.50%) TCP/IP
10 15 (11.63%) DNS
10 15 (11.63%) SSL
10 15 (11.63%) DHCP
11 13 (10.08%) Wireshark
12 10 (7.75%) IPsec
13 9 (6.98%) Cisco PIX
14 8 (6.20%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (5.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.55%) Big Data
2 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.10%) Marketing
3 3 (2.33%) Finance
3 3 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (0.78%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.20%) Visualisation
2 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.78%) SecurID
3 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.10%) Linux
2 2 (1.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.78%) ITIL
2 22 (17.05%) Migration
2 22 (17.05%) ITIL V3
3 20 (15.50%) Network Design
4 18 (13.95%) PRINCE2
5 17 (13.18%) Load Balancing
6 16 (12.40%) Security Architecture
6 16 (12.40%) Network Management
7 13 (10.08%) Service Delivery
7 13 (10.08%) Information Security
8 11 (8.53%) E-Commerce
9 10 (7.75%) SIEM
10 9 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (6.20%) Data Analysis
11 8 (6.20%) Incident Management
11 8 (6.20%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (6.20%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (3.88%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (3.88%) Project Management
13 3 (2.33%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.10%) Java
2 2 (1.55%) SQL
2 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (47.29%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (46.51%) CCNP
3 45 (34.88%) CCSE
4 30 (23.26%) CCIE
5 20 (15.50%) JNCIP
6 19 (14.73%) CCSA
7 14 (10.85%) CCNA
7 14 (10.85%) CCDP
8 11 (8.53%) JNCIE
9 10 (7.75%) HP ASE
9 10 (7.75%) HP MASE
10 7 (5.43%) CISSP
11 6 (4.65%) Security Cleared
11 6 (4.65%) SC Cleared
12 5 (3.88%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (3.10%) CCSP
14 2 (1.55%) MCSE
14 2 (1.55%) MCDBA
14 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.55%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) QA
1 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.10%) Snort
3 3 (2.33%) XenServer
4 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) Squid
Vendors
1 101 (78.29%) Cisco
2 80 (62.02%) CheckPoint
3 64 (49.61%) Juniper
4 46 (35.66%) F5
5 31 (24.03%) Blue Coat
6 25 (19.38%) Fortinet
7 21 (16.28%) Sourcefire
8 17 (13.18%) HP
9 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 12 (9.30%) Brocade
10 10 (7.75%) ArcSight
11 8 (6.20%) Citrix
12 7 (5.43%) SonicWALL
12 7 (5.43%) VMware
13 4 (3.10%) Apple
14 3 (2.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 3 (2.33%) IronPort
14 3 (2.33%) Huawei
14 3 (2.33%) Tufin
14 3 (2.33%) LogRhythm
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £54999 per annum + Bonus + Car + benefits.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £70k plus outstanding package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65,000 + 5000 car and other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Harris Global
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago