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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Consultant
Rank 844 851 811
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 49 56 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.049% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.052% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 41 50 49
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £52,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +35.04%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Network Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Top 17 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 28 August 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 -5 47 £70,000 +33.33% 3
London +26 21 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Leeds +22 11 £70,000 +75.00%
Yorkshire +20 11 £70,000 +75.00%
Birmingham +19 11 £70,000 +55.55%
West Yorkshire +13 11 £70,000 +75.00%
West Midlands +3 11 £70,000 +55.55%
Bedfordshire +10 7 £47,500 -5.00%
East of England -2 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Bedford +1 5 £52,000 +15.55%
South East -8 4 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South West -20 3 - -
Newbury +9 2 - - 1
Berkshire -3 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes -14 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £50,000 -4.76%
City of London - 2 £53,750 -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 92 (94.85%) Network Security
2 71 (73.20%) Cisco
3 61 (62.89%) CheckPoint
4 55 (56.70%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (52.58%) Firewall
6 47 (48.45%) WAN
7 46 (47.42%) LAN
8 42 (43.30%) Data Centre
9 36 (37.11%) CCNP
10 29 (29.90%) BGP
10 29 (29.90%) OSPF
11 25 (25.77%) Juniper
11 25 (25.77%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (24.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (24.74%) Wireless
13 23 (23.71%) HP
14 22 (22.68%) F5
15 21 (21.65%) TCP/IP
15 21 (21.65%) CCSE
16 19 (19.59%) Network Management
17 18 (18.56%) CCDP
18 17 (17.53%) CCSA
19 16 (16.49%) Load Balancing
20 15 (15.46%) Huawei
20 15 (15.46%) HP ASE
20 15 (15.46%) Spanning Tree
21 14 (14.43%) Wireless Security
21 14 (14.43%) Cisco PIX
21 14 (14.43%) Wireshark
22 13 (13.40%) Sourcefire

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (12.37%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (94.85%) Network Security
2 51 (52.58%) Firewall
3 47 (48.45%) WAN
4 46 (47.42%) LAN
5 29 (29.90%) OSPF
5 29 (29.90%) BGP
6 25 (25.77%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (24.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (24.74%) Wireless
8 21 (21.65%) TCP/IP
9 15 (15.46%) Spanning Tree
10 14 (14.43%) Cisco PIX
10 14 (14.43%) Wireless Security
10 14 (14.43%) Wireshark
11 12 (12.37%) tcpdump
12 10 (10.31%) Cisco ISE
12 10 (10.31%) VPN
13 8 (8.25%) MPLS
13 8 (8.25%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (6.19%) FCoE
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Legal
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (43.30%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.06%) SecurID
3 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Linux
2 5 (5.15%) Windows
3 3 (3.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Network Management
2 16 (16.49%) Load Balancing
3 13 (13.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (11.34%) ITIL
4 11 (11.34%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (10.31%) Security Architecture
6 8 (8.25%) SIEM
6 8 (8.25%) Migration
7 7 (7.22%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.19%) Network Design
9 5 (5.15%) Security Management
9 5 (5.15%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (5.15%) Information Security
10 3 (3.09%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (2.06%) IT Governance
11 2 (2.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.06%) Change Management
11 2 (2.06%) Data Security
11 2 (2.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) Perl
1 8 (8.25%) Python
2 5 (5.15%) Ruby
3 3 (3.09%) C
3 3 (3.09%) Java
4 2 (2.06%) PHP
4 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 55 (56.70%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (37.11%) CCNP
3 21 (21.65%) CCSE
4 18 (18.56%) CCDP
5 17 (17.53%) CCSA
6 15 (15.46%) HP ASE
7 12 (12.37%) Check Point Certification
8 10 (10.31%) CCIE
9 9 (9.28%) CCNA
10 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
11 4 (4.12%) JNCIP
12 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
13 2 (2.06%) CISM
13 2 (2.06%) GIAC
13 2 (2.06%) CISSP
13 2 (2.06%) CCIP
13 2 (2.06%) OSCP
14 1 (1.03%) HP MASE
14 1 (1.03%) CCSP
14 1 (1.03%) CCDA
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Snort
2 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.06%) SELinux
3 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 71 (73.20%) Cisco
2 61 (62.89%) CheckPoint
3 25 (25.77%) Juniper
4 23 (23.71%) HP
5 22 (22.68%) F5
6 15 (15.46%) Huawei
7 13 (13.40%) Sourcefire
7 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
8 10 (10.31%) Blue Coat
9 9 (9.28%) Fortinet
10 8 (8.25%) IronPort
11 6 (6.19%) Aruba
12 5 (5.15%) ArcSight
12 5 (5.15%) VMware
13 4 (4.12%) 3Com
13 4 (4.12%) Meraki
13 4 (4.12%) ProCurve
14 3 (3.09%) Citrix
15 2 (2.06%) BMC
15 2 (2.06%) SonicWALL
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