The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Specialist
Rank 857 937 939
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 20 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.020% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.020% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 32
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £34,600 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Network Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Security Specialist in the job title.

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 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Specialist
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +74 18 £55,000 +10.00% 2
London +76 6 £62,500 +25.00% 2
South East +58 4 £28,000 -30.00%
Berkshire +50 3 - -
Reading +38 3 - -
South West - 3 £57,500 -
Scotland +25 2 £40,500 +21.80% 1
Edinburgh +10 2 £40,500 +24.61%
North West -12 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Gloucestershire - 2 £57,500 -
Cheltenham - 2 £57,500 -
City of London - 2 £80,000 -
East of England -1 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester -27 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £28,000 -
Luton - 1 £50,000 -
Oxford - 1 £28,000 -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Network Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Security Specialist in the job title.

1 37 (80.43%) Network Security
2 27 (58.70%) Firewall
3 23 (50.00%) Cisco
4 16 (34.78%) CCNP
4 16 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (34.78%) CheckPoint
5 13 (28.26%) Information Security
6 12 (26.09%) VPN
7 11 (23.91%) Juniper
8 10 (21.74%) F5
8 10 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (19.57%) Finance
10 8 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (17.39%) SNMP
11 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
11 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
11 7 (15.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
12 6 (13.04%) HSRP
12 6 (13.04%) OSPF
12 6 (13.04%) EIGRP
12 6 (13.04%) RIP
12 6 (13.04%) ITIL
13 5 (10.87%) Windows
13 5 (10.87%) SSL
13 5 (10.87%) CISM
13 5 (10.87%) CISSP

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) IIS
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) IaaS
1 3 (6.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (80.43%) Network Security
2 27 (58.70%) Firewall
3 12 (26.09%) VPN
4 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (17.39%) SNMP
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (15.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (13.04%) EIGRP
7 6 (13.04%) HSRP
7 6 (13.04%) OSPF
7 6 (13.04%) RIP
8 5 (10.87%) MPLS
8 5 (10.87%) SSL
8 5 (10.87%) Wireless
9 4 (8.70%) DHCP
9 4 (8.70%) DNS
9 4 (8.70%) VLAN
9 4 (8.70%) VoIP
9 4 (8.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) AppScan
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Law
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
1 4 (8.70%) Cyber Attack
1 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) PKI
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.35%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.17%) Fintech
4 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Information Security
2 10 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Threat Detection
6 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.70%) SIEM
6 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Network Design
7 3 (6.52%) SABSA
7 3 (6.52%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.35%) Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.35%) Presales
8 2 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) CCNP
1 16 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) CISM
3 5 (10.87%) CISSP
3 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) CCNA
4 4 (8.70%) CCSA
4 4 (8.70%) CCSE
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) CCIE
6 1 (2.17%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.52%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Firmware
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.17%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.17%) Nessus
1 1 (2.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco
2 16 (34.78%) CheckPoint
3 11 (23.91%) Juniper
4 10 (21.74%) F5
5 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.87%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.70%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.52%) HP
8 3 (6.52%) Palo Alto
8 3 (6.52%) Qualys
9 2 (4.35%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (4.35%) Citrix
9 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.35%) NetApp
9 2 (4.35%) Nortel
9 2 (4.35%) ProCurve
9 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.35%) ScanSafe
9 2 (4.35%) Sonus
9 2 (4.35%) Tandberg
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