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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Consultant
Rank 830 883 847
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 70 61 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.050% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.053% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 56 45 30
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -29.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £59,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -29.68%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £27,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +65 70 £55,000 +22.22% 7
London +44 23 £62,500 +31.57% 1
South East -2 16 £55,000 +20.87% 4
West Yorkshire +17 14 £54,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire +14 14 £54,000 +20.00%
Leeds - 13 £54,000 -
East of England +39 11 £55,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +32 10 £55,000 - 1
Bedford +34 6 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire -5 6 £70,000 +47.36% 4
West Midlands -9 6 £66,250 -8.62%
Buckinghamshire +6 5 £55,000 +46.66%
Hertfordshire - 5 £55,000 -
City of London +28 4 £68,750 +52.77%
Birmingham -7 4 £66,250 -8.62%
Luton - 4 £55,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £55,000 -
High Wycombe - 4 £55,000 -
North West +9 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £48,750 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £48,750 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £35,000 - 1
Newbury +14 1 £70,000 +55.55%
Surrey +14 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Warrington +11 1 £65,000 +62.50%
Cheshire +6 1 £65,000 +62.50%
Bradford -15 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Bristol - 1 £65,000 -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 125 (94.70%) Network Security
2 109 (82.58%) Cisco
3 85 (64.39%) CheckPoint
4 71 (53.79%) Juniper
4 71 (53.79%) Firewall
5 61 (46.21%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (45.45%) CCNP
7 54 (40.91%) CCSE
8 52 (39.39%) WAN
9 48 (36.36%) LAN
10 46 (34.85%) ITIL
11 45 (34.09%) F5
12 32 (24.24%) Wireless
13 30 (22.73%) VPN
14 28 (21.21%) OSPF
14 28 (21.21%) BGP
14 28 (21.21%) Sourcefire
15 27 (20.45%) Blue Coat
15 27 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (19.70%) Migration
16 26 (19.70%) TCP/IP
17 24 (18.18%) Load Balancing
17 24 (18.18%) ITIL V3
18 23 (17.42%) Network Management
18 23 (17.42%) Fortinet
18 23 (17.42%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (17.42%) JNCIP
19 22 (16.67%) CCIE
20 21 (15.91%) CCSA
21 18 (13.64%) Network Design

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (94.70%) Network Security
2 71 (53.79%) Firewall
3 52 (39.39%) WAN
4 48 (36.36%) LAN
5 32 (24.24%) Wireless
6 30 (22.73%) VPN
7 28 (21.21%) OSPF
7 28 (21.21%) BGP
8 27 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (19.70%) TCP/IP
10 23 (17.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (13.64%) DNS
12 17 (12.88%) DHCP
13 16 (12.12%) SSL
13 16 (12.12%) MPLS
13 16 (12.12%) Wireshark
14 13 (9.85%) Spanning Tree
15 10 (7.58%) Cisco PIX
16 9 (6.82%) FWSM
16 9 (6.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.52%) Big Data
2 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.79%) Marketing
3 4 (3.03%) Finance
4 3 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Visualisation
2 2 (1.52%) SecurID
2 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (2.27%) UNIX
3 2 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.85%) ITIL
2 26 (19.70%) Migration
3 24 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 24 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 23 (17.42%) Network Management
5 18 (13.64%) Network Design
5 18 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 15 (11.36%) Service Delivery
6 15 (11.36%) Security Architecture
7 14 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (9.85%) E-Commerce
8 13 (9.85%) Information Security
9 12 (9.09%) SIEM
10 8 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (6.06%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (6.06%) Malware Detection\Protection
10 8 (6.06%) Data Analysis
10 8 (6.06%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.79%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.03%) Java
2 3 (2.27%) Perl
2 3 (2.27%) Python
2 3 (2.27%) Ruby
2 3 (2.27%) C
3 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.52%) PHP
3 2 (1.52%) SQL
4 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 61 (46.21%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (45.45%) CCNP
3 54 (40.91%) CCSE
4 23 (17.42%) JNCIP
5 22 (16.67%) CCIE
6 21 (15.91%) CCSA
7 15 (11.36%) CCDP
8 12 (9.09%) CCNA
9 11 (8.33%) JNCIE
10 10 (7.58%) HP ASE
10 10 (7.58%) HP MASE
10 10 (7.58%) Check Point Certification
11 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
12 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared
13 5 (3.79%) CISSP
14 2 (1.52%) MCSE
14 2 (1.52%) MCDBA
14 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.52%) CISM
14 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.79%) Snort
4 3 (2.27%) XenServer
5 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.76%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) SELinux
Vendors
1 109 (82.58%) Cisco
2 85 (64.39%) CheckPoint
3 71 (53.79%) Juniper
4 45 (34.09%) F5
5 28 (21.21%) Sourcefire
6 27 (20.45%) Blue Coat
7 23 (17.42%) Fortinet
8 18 (13.64%) HP
9 17 (12.88%) Microsoft
10 13 (9.85%) ArcSight
11 12 (9.09%) Brocade
12 11 (8.33%) VMware
13 10 (7.58%) Citrix
14 8 (6.06%) SonicWALL
15 4 (3.03%) Splunk
15 4 (3.03%) LogRhythm
15 4 (3.03%) Apple
15 4 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 4 (3.03%) Huawei
16 3 (2.27%) Tufin
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