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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Consultant
Rank 851 808 861
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 53 63 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.058% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.062% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 48 46 13
Average salary £52,500 £77,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.25% +40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.81%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014 within the UK.

Network Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Top 24 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 August 2014. 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 -21 53 £52,500 -30.00% 7
South East -2 26 £52,500 -10.63% 1
Berkshire +5 16 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Reading - 9 £50,000 -
London -30 7 £65,000 -23.52% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £50,000 - 2
East of England - 6 £50,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £52,500 -
Kent - 4 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £52,500 -
Slough - 3 £57,500 -
Bedford - 3 £43,750 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Leeds -25 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -35 2 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire -37 2 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Newbury - 2 £70,000 - 1
South West -17 1 £65,000 -13.33%
Wiltshire - 1 £65,000 -
Swindon - 1 £65,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £52,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £47,500 -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (93.88%) Network Security
2 79 (80.61%) Cisco
3 73 (74.49%) Firewall
4 69 (70.41%) CheckPoint
5 45 (45.92%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (43.88%) Juniper
7 38 (38.78%) CCNP
7 38 (38.78%) MPLS
7 38 (38.78%) OSPF
7 38 (38.78%) BGP
8 37 (37.76%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (35.71%) VPN
10 32 (32.65%) TCP/IP
11 29 (29.59%) LAN
11 29 (29.59%) WAN
12 27 (27.55%) F5
13 26 (26.53%) Blue Coat
14 22 (22.45%) CCIE
15 19 (19.39%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (18.37%) VLAN
17 17 (17.35%) CCSE
17 17 (17.35%) RIP
17 17 (17.35%) SNMP
17 17 (17.35%) VoIP
18 16 (16.33%) EIGRP
18 16 (16.33%) IPsec
18 16 (16.33%) Security Architecture
19 15 (15.31%) CCNA
19 15 (15.31%) DHCP
19 15 (15.31%) DNS

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Office
1 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (93.88%) Network Security
2 73 (74.49%) Firewall
3 38 (38.78%) MPLS
3 38 (38.78%) OSPF
3 38 (38.78%) BGP
4 37 (37.76%) Cisco ASA
5 35 (35.71%) VPN
6 32 (32.65%) TCP/IP
7 29 (29.59%) LAN
7 29 (29.59%) WAN
8 19 (19.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (18.37%) VLAN
10 17 (17.35%) RIP
10 17 (17.35%) SNMP
10 17 (17.35%) VoIP
11 16 (16.33%) EIGRP
11 16 (16.33%) IPsec
12 15 (15.31%) DHCP
12 15 (15.31%) DNS
12 15 (15.31%) SSL
General
1 13 (13.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Finance
3 1 (1.02%) Law
3 1 (1.02%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.06%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.04%) SecurID
2 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) UNIX
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.33%) Security Architecture
2 13 (13.27%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (12.24%) Low Latency
3 12 (12.24%) Information Security
3 12 (12.24%) Network Design
4 8 (8.16%) Change Control
5 6 (6.12%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.10%) Network Architecture
6 5 (5.10%) Network Management
7 4 (4.08%) ITIL
7 4 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.06%) Project Management
8 3 (3.06%) Cyber Security
8 3 (3.06%) SIEM
9 2 (2.04%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.04%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (1.02%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 45 (45.92%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (38.78%) CCNP
3 22 (22.45%) CCIE
4 17 (17.35%) CCSE
5 15 (15.31%) CCNA
6 11 (11.22%) CCSA
6 11 (11.22%) CCDP
7 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
8 9 (9.18%) CISSP
9 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.06%) CISM
10 3 (3.06%) CCSP
10 3 (3.06%) CCDA
11 2 (2.04%) GPEN
11 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.04%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.04%) SSCP
11 2 (2.04%) CEH
11 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 10 (10.20%) PCI DSS
2 9 (9.18%) GPG13
3 5 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.18%) Squid
2 9 (9.18%) Snort
3 4 (4.08%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 79 (80.61%) Cisco
2 69 (70.41%) CheckPoint
3 43 (43.88%) Juniper
4 27 (27.55%) F5
5 26 (26.53%) Blue Coat
6 14 (14.29%) Websense
6 14 (14.29%) Sourcefire
7 11 (11.22%) Fortinet
8 10 (10.20%) VMware
9 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
10 6 (6.12%) McAfee
11 3 (3.06%) Nokia
12 2 (2.04%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (2.04%) IronPort
12 2 (2.04%) Symantec
13 1 (1.02%) Avaya
13 1 (1.02%) Nortel
13 1 (1.02%) Citrix
13 1 (1.02%) Trustwave
13 1 (1.02%) Aruba
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £50K + 7K Car Allowance + Bonuses + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
England
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £58000 - £72000 per annum + + CAR + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 22 days ago