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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Specialist
Rank 873 887 855
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 23 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.006% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.007% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 13
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.12% +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
107644 104931 108810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.70% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 89153 86333 93218
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £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 £38,500
% 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 24 November 2014 within the UK.

Network Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Specialist
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 Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 23 £50,000 +25.00% 2
York - 10 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 10 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 10 £50,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +16 4 £62,500 +25.00%
West Midlands -1 4 £62,500 +25.00%
Staffordshire -2 4 £62,500 +25.00%
Wiltshire - 3 £50,000 -
South West - 3 £50,000 -
Swindon - 3 £50,000 -
South East +6 2 - -
Cheshire -5 2 £67,500 +92.85%
North West -10 2 £67,500 +92.85%
Berkshire - 2 - -
Chester - 2 £67,500 -
Reading - 2 - -
East of England -24 1 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Bedford - 1 £55,000 -
London - 1 £40,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £55,000 - 1

Network Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 32 (96.97%) Network Security
2 31 (93.94%) Cisco
2 31 (93.94%) CCNP
2 31 (93.94%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (84.85%) Firewall
4 22 (66.67%) BGP
5 19 (57.58%) DHCP
6 18 (54.55%) VMware
6 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (51.52%) OSPF
7 17 (51.52%) CheckPoint
7 17 (51.52%) DNS
8 16 (48.48%) WAN
8 16 (48.48%) LAN
8 16 (48.48%) F5
9 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (42.42%) Blue Coat
10 14 (42.42%) CCSE
11 13 (39.39%) BIG-IP
11 13 (39.39%) Infoblox
11 13 (39.39%) Imperva
11 13 (39.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 13 (39.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 12 (36.36%) DMVPN
13 11 (33.33%) Line Management
13 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
13 11 (33.33%) Fat Client
13 11 (33.33%) Load Balancing
13 11 (33.33%) Linux

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) IIS
1 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (96.97%) Network Security
2 28 (84.85%) Firewall
3 22 (66.67%) BGP
4 19 (57.58%) DHCP
5 17 (51.52%) OSPF
5 17 (51.52%) DNS
6 16 (48.48%) LAN
6 16 (48.48%) WAN
7 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (39.39%) BIG-IP
8 13 (39.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 13 (39.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 12 (36.36%) DMVPN
10 11 (33.33%) NetScreen
10 11 (33.33%) VPN
11 7 (21.21%) MPLS
12 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
12 5 (15.15%) IPsec
13 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 11 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 11 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 11 (33.33%) Line Management
1 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 8 (24.24%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.12%) Security Management
4 4 (12.12%) Information Security
4 4 (12.12%) Network Architecture
4 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (93.94%) CCNP
1 31 (93.94%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCSE
3 7 (21.21%) CCNA
4 6 (18.18%) CCIP
5 5 (15.15%) JNCIS
6 4 (12.12%) CCSP
6 4 (12.12%) CISSP
7 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CCSA
7 1 (3.03%) CCDP
7 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) RANCID
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 17 (51.52%) CheckPoint
4 16 (48.48%) F5
5 14 (42.42%) Blue Coat
6 13 (39.39%) Infoblox
6 13 (39.39%) Imperva
7 11 (33.33%) Citrix
8 9 (27.27%) Juniper
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.12%) Mitel
10 4 (12.12%) Riverbed
10 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
11 2 (6.06%) HP
12 1 (3.03%) Nokia
12 1 (3.03%) BT
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £60000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago