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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Consultant
Rank 863 897 829
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 32 29 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.025% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.026% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 35
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -26.92%

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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
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 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015 within the UK.

Network Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Top 20 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 6 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 +26 31 £55,000 +1.85% 2
South East +5 12 £60,000 +14.28% 1
East of England +16 11 £52,250 -3.24% 1
Bedfordshire +15 10 £52,500 -2.77% 1
Bedford +21 8 £55,000 +1.85% 1
London +21 7 £65,000 +8.33%
Berkshire -5 7 £65,000 +23.80%
City of London +36 2 £53,750 -14.00%
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Slough -7 2 £67,500 +17.39%
Milton Keynes -11 2 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Hampshire - 2 £55,000 -
Southampton - 2 £55,000 -
Birmingham -2 1 £67,500 -6.89%
Reading -5 1 £65,000 +44.44%
West Midlands -7 1 £67,500 -6.89%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £47,500 -
Horley - 1 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 103 (93.64%) Network Security
2 92 (83.64%) Cisco
3 72 (65.45%) CheckPoint
4 66 (60.00%) Firewall
5 56 (50.91%) Juniper
6 55 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (46.36%) CCNP
7 51 (46.36%) WAN
8 48 (43.64%) LAN
9 40 (36.36%) CCSE
10 36 (32.73%) F5
11 33 (30.00%) Data Centre
12 32 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (25.45%) ITIL
13 28 (25.45%) BGP
13 28 (25.45%) OSPF
14 26 (23.64%) Sourcefire
14 26 (23.64%) Blue Coat
15 24 (21.82%) TCP/IP
16 23 (20.91%) CCSA
16 23 (20.91%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (20.00%) Load Balancing
18 21 (19.09%) Migration
19 19 (17.27%) Wireless
19 19 (17.27%) CCDP
20 18 (16.36%) VPN
20 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
20 18 (16.36%) Wireshark
21 17 (15.45%) Network Management
22 16 (14.55%) Cisco PIX

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.73%) MS Office
2 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 103 (93.64%) Network Security
2 66 (60.00%) Firewall
3 51 (46.36%) WAN
4 48 (43.64%) LAN
5 32 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (25.45%) OSPF
6 28 (25.45%) BGP
7 24 (21.82%) TCP/IP
8 23 (20.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (17.27%) Wireless
10 18 (16.36%) VPN
10 18 (16.36%) Wireshark
11 16 (14.55%) Cisco PIX
11 16 (14.55%) Spanning Tree
12 10 (9.09%) NetScaler
12 10 (9.09%) MPLS
12 10 (9.09%) tcpdump
12 10 (9.09%) DNS
13 9 (8.18%) DHCP
13 9 (8.18%) NetScreen
General
1 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.45%) Marketing
3 5 (4.55%) Finance
4 3 (2.73%) Law
5 2 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.64%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.82%) SecurID
3 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.18%) Linux
2 3 (2.73%) UNIX
2 3 (2.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.45%) ITIL
2 22 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 21 (19.09%) Migration
4 17 (15.45%) Network Management
5 15 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (10.91%) Service Delivery
7 11 (10.00%) Network Design
8 10 (9.09%) Information Security
9 9 (8.18%) Security Architecture
10 8 (7.27%) ITIL V3
11 7 (6.36%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.45%) SIEM
13 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2
13 5 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
14 4 (3.64%) Data Analysis
14 4 (3.64%) Incident Management
14 4 (3.64%) Vulnerability Management
14 4 (3.64%) Data Visualisation
14 4 (3.64%) Malware Detection\Protection
15 3 (2.73%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.64%) Java
2 3 (2.73%) Perl
2 3 (2.73%) Python
2 3 (2.73%) Ruby
2 3 (2.73%) C
3 2 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (0.91%) Tcl
4 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (46.36%) CCNP
3 40 (36.36%) CCSE
4 23 (20.91%) CCSA
5 19 (17.27%) CCDP
6 13 (11.82%) CCNA
6 13 (11.82%) Check Point Certification
7 10 (9.09%) CCIE
8 9 (8.18%) JNCIP
9 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.82%) HP ASE
10 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.91%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.91%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.91%) Degree
11 1 (0.91%) CISA
11 1 (0.91%) CISM
11 1 (0.91%) CCSP
11 1 (0.91%) CCIP
11 1 (0.91%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.91%) GPG13
2 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.27%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.55%) Snort
4 3 (2.73%) XenServer
5 1 (0.91%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) SELinux
2 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 92 (83.64%) Cisco
2 72 (65.45%) CheckPoint
3 56 (50.91%) Juniper
4 36 (32.73%) F5
5 26 (23.64%) Blue Coat
5 26 (23.64%) Sourcefire
6 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
7 16 (14.55%) Fortinet
8 13 (11.82%) ArcSight
9 11 (10.00%) VMware
10 9 (8.18%) HP
10 9 (8.18%) Citrix
11 8 (7.27%) SonicWALL
12 7 (6.36%) IronPort
13 5 (4.55%) Huawei
13 5 (4.55%) Tufin
14 4 (3.64%) LogRhythm
14 4 (3.64%) Splunk
14 4 (3.64%) Apple
14 4 (3.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
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Posted: 3 days ago
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