The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Specialist
Rank 802 816 838
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 56 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.049% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.052% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 45 40 20
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist within the UK.

Network Security Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 within the UK.

Network Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Specialist
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 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 +18 55 £50,000 +8.69% 1
Yorkshire +23 36 £50,000 - 1
York +30 23 £52,500 +5.00%
North Yorkshire +26 23 £52,500 +5.00%
East of England +7 12 £60,000 +50.00%
West Yorkshire - 12 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 12 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 - -
Cambridge - 9 - -
London +3 2 £42,500 -7.60%
South East -23 2 £41,750 -7.22%
South West -23 2 £46,500 +3.33%
Bristol - 2 £46,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire +10 1 £28,500 -
Newbury -3 1 £55,000 -
Berkshire -7 1 £55,000 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bridgend - 1 £42,500 -
Wales - 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £42,500 -

Network Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 86 (98.85%) Network Security
2 85 (97.70%) Firewall
3 80 (91.95%) Cisco Certification
4 78 (89.66%) CCNP
5 72 (82.76%) Cisco
6 56 (64.37%) BGP
7 52 (59.77%) CheckPoint
8 50 (57.47%) CCSE
9 47 (54.02%) VMware
10 46 (52.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 43 (49.43%) F5
12 41 (47.13%) OSPF
13 40 (45.98%) Cisco IOS
14 39 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
15 37 (42.53%) BIG-IP
15 37 (42.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 37 (42.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 36 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 36 (41.38%) DNS
16 36 (41.38%) DHCP
17 35 (40.23%) Blue Coat
18 34 (39.08%) Infoblox
18 34 (39.08%) Imperva
19 33 (37.93%) Mentoring
20 31 (35.63%) DMVPN
20 31 (35.63%) Citrix
20 31 (35.63%) CISSP
21 28 (32.18%) Juniper
22 25 (28.74%) Thin Client
22 25 (28.74%) Fat Client

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 86 (98.85%) Network Security
2 85 (97.70%) Firewall
3 56 (64.37%) BGP
4 41 (47.13%) OSPF
5 40 (45.98%) Cisco IOS
6 39 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
7 37 (42.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 37 (42.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 37 (42.53%) BIG-IP
8 36 (41.38%) DHCP
8 36 (41.38%) DNS
8 36 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (35.63%) DMVPN
10 24 (27.59%) WAN
11 20 (22.99%) NetScreen
12 18 (20.69%) Wireless
13 16 (18.39%) MPLS
14 15 (17.24%) VPN
14 15 (17.24%) EIGRP
15 14 (16.09%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
3 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Thin Client
1 25 (28.74%) Fat Client
2 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) Mentoring
2 20 (22.99%) E-Commerce
3 19 (21.84%) Line Management
4 16 (18.39%) Network Monitoring
4 16 (18.39%) Project Management
4 16 (18.39%) Information Security
5 12 (13.79%) ITIL
5 12 (13.79%) SIEM
6 10 (11.49%) WAN Optimisation
6 10 (11.49%) Security Architecture
7 7 (8.05%) Network Design
7 7 (8.05%) Security Management
8 5 (5.75%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.75%) Cyber Security
8 5 (5.75%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (5.75%) Coaching
9 4 (4.60%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (4.60%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.30%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.15%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (91.95%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (89.66%) CCNP
3 50 (57.47%) CCSE
4 31 (35.63%) CISSP
5 17 (19.54%) CCNA
6 14 (16.09%) CCSA
7 12 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (5.75%) JNCIS
9 4 (4.60%) CCIP
9 4 (4.60%) CCSP
10 2 (2.30%) CISM
10 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.15%) CISA
11 1 (1.15%) Degree
11 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.15%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (52.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.24%) XenServer
3 3 (3.45%) vSphere
4 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.15%) RANCID
Vendors
1 72 (82.76%) Cisco
2 52 (59.77%) CheckPoint
3 47 (54.02%) VMware
4 43 (49.43%) F5
5 35 (40.23%) Blue Coat
6 34 (39.08%) Infoblox
6 34 (39.08%) Imperva
7 31 (35.63%) Citrix
8 28 (32.18%) Juniper
9 15 (17.24%) HP
10 14 (16.09%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.75%) Fortinet
12 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.30%) Dell
13 2 (2.30%) EMC
13 2 (2.30%) Symantec
14 1 (1.15%) McAfee
14 1 (1.15%) BT
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