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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Consultant
Rank 843 834 873
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 59 50 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.046% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.048% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 47 23 18
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +29.41%

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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014 within the UK.

Network Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Top 22 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 27 November 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 -24 57 £55,000 - 5
South East -26 22 £52,500 -25.00% 3
London +19 19 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Berkshire +7 6 £55,000 -21.42% 3
West Midlands -3 6 £60,000 - 1
East of England - 4 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £55,000 -
Kent - 4 £52,500 -
City of London - 4 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £50,000 - 1
Bedford - 3 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £57,500 - 1
East Midlands +9 1 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Reading -6 1 £52,500 -25.00% 1
Hampshire -16 1 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £55,000 -
Newbury - 1 £45,000 -
Northampton - 1 £55,000 -
Luton - 1 £55,000 -

Network Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 107 (93.04%) Network Security
2 90 (78.26%) Cisco
3 77 (66.96%) CheckPoint
4 76 (66.09%) Firewall
5 60 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (49.57%) CCNP
7 47 (40.87%) Juniper
8 44 (38.26%) VPN
9 40 (34.78%) MPLS
9 40 (34.78%) OSPF
9 40 (34.78%) BGP
10 36 (31.30%) WAN
11 35 (30.43%) LAN
11 35 (30.43%) CCIE
12 33 (28.70%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (28.70%) F5
13 31 (26.96%) CCSE
13 31 (26.96%) TCP/IP
14 25 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (18.26%) Blue Coat
16 20 (17.39%) IPsec
16 20 (17.39%) SSL
17 19 (16.52%) Network Design
18 18 (15.65%) CCNA
18 18 (15.65%) SNMP
19 17 (14.78%) DNS
19 17 (14.78%) DHCP
19 17 (14.78%) Telecoms
19 17 (14.78%) Security Architecture
19 17 (14.78%) Network Management

Network Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
2 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 107 (93.04%) Network Security
2 76 (66.09%) Firewall
3 44 (38.26%) VPN
4 40 (34.78%) MPLS
4 40 (34.78%) OSPF
4 40 (34.78%) BGP
5 36 (31.30%) WAN
6 35 (30.43%) LAN
7 33 (28.70%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (26.96%) TCP/IP
9 25 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (17.39%) IPsec
10 20 (17.39%) SSL
11 18 (15.65%) SNMP
12 17 (14.78%) DHCP
12 17 (14.78%) DNS
13 16 (13.91%) VoIP
14 15 (13.04%) EIGRP
14 15 (13.04%) VLAN
15 14 (12.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.74%) Big Data
2 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
General
1 17 (14.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.87%) Finance
2 1 (0.87%) Legal
2 1 (0.87%) Advertising
2 1 (0.87%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.22%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.52%) Network Design
2 17 (14.78%) Security Architecture
2 17 (14.78%) Network Management
3 16 (13.91%) ITIL
4 13 (11.30%) ITIL V3
5 12 (10.43%) Low Latency
5 12 (10.43%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (9.57%) Load Balancing
6 11 (9.57%) Information Security
7 10 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.96%) Change Control
9 6 (5.22%) Network Architecture
9 6 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.22%) Migration
10 5 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.35%) Project Management
11 4 (3.48%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (3.48%) SIEM
12 3 (2.61%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.74%) SQL
1 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (49.57%) CCNP
3 35 (30.43%) CCIE
4 31 (26.96%) CCSE
5 18 (15.65%) CCNA
6 14 (12.17%) CCSA
7 12 (10.43%) CCDP
8 11 (9.57%) JNCIP
9 10 (8.70%) SC Cleared
9 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
10 8 (6.96%) JNCIE
10 8 (6.96%) CISSP
11 7 (6.09%) HP ASE
11 7 (6.09%) HP MASE
12 5 (4.35%) CCSP
13 3 (2.61%) CCDA
13 3 (2.61%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.74%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (6.09%) GPG13
4 6 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (3.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Snort
1 7 (6.09%) Squid
2 4 (3.48%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 90 (78.26%) Cisco
2 77 (66.96%) CheckPoint
3 47 (40.87%) Juniper
4 33 (28.70%) F5
5 21 (18.26%) Blue Coat
6 14 (12.17%) Fortinet
7 13 (11.30%) Sourcefire
8 10 (8.70%) Websense
8 10 (8.70%) HP
9 9 (7.83%) Brocade
10 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
10 4 (3.48%) McAfee
11 3 (2.61%) VMware
12 2 (1.74%) Aruba
13 1 (0.87%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.87%) ProCurve
13 1 (0.87%) Splunk
13 1 (0.87%) ArcSight
13 1 (0.87%) 3Com
13 1 (0.87%) Citrix
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