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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Specialist
Rank 908 885 878
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 26 65 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.061% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.063% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 16 59 42
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £49,300 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Specialist
Top 18 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 8 February 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 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 -41 23 £55,000 +4.76% 3
London 0 9 £55,000 -
South East +24 8 - - 1
Berkshire +6 8 - -
Maidenhead - 8 - -
North West - 3 £60,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
Scotland - 3 £55,000 -
Manchester - 3 £60,000 -
City of London +52 2 £53,750 -2.27%
Canary Wharf - 2 £53,750 -
South West -1 1 £33,549 -27.85%
East of England -7 1 £46,000 -23.33% 2
Yorkshire -28 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Colchester - 1 £46,000 -
Taunton - 1 £33,549 -
Essex - 1 £46,000 -
Somerset - 1 £33,549 -

Network Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) Firewall
1 32 (66.67%) Network Security
2 31 (64.58%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (56.25%) Cisco
4 25 (52.08%) CheckPoint
5 19 (39.58%) F5
6 17 (35.42%) CCSE
6 17 (35.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (33.33%) CCNA
8 15 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (25.00%) CCIE
9 12 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (20.83%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
10 10 (20.83%) Blue Coat
10 10 (20.83%) Project Management
10 10 (20.83%) CISSP
11 9 (18.75%) CCNP
11 9 (18.75%) Degree
12 8 (16.67%) CISM
12 8 (16.67%) Retail
13 7 (14.58%) Palo Alto
13 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (12.50%) Snort
14 6 (12.50%) Banking
14 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
14 6 (12.50%) Juniper
14 6 (12.50%) ITIL
14 6 (12.50%) Linux
15 5 (10.42%) Internet

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 32 (66.67%) Firewall
1 32 (66.67%) Network Security
2 17 (35.42%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (20.83%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (10.42%) Internet
7 3 (6.25%) VPN
8 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (4.17%) DNS
8 2 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (4.17%) FirePass
8 2 (4.17%) IPsec
8 2 (4.17%) NX-OS
8 2 (4.17%) PSTN
8 2 (4.17%) SSL
9 1 (2.08%) Converged Networks
9 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.08%) Wireless
General
1 8 (16.67%) Retail
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (4.17%) Online Banking
6 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
1 10 (20.83%) Project Management
2 6 (12.50%) ITIL
3 5 (10.42%) SIEM
4 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (6.25%) Information Security
4 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.25%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (4.17%) B2B
5 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.17%) Presales
5 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.17%) WFM
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.08%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.08%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Perl
1 2 (4.17%) PHP
1 2 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (64.58%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (35.42%) CCSE
3 16 (33.33%) CCNA
4 12 (25.00%) CCIE
5 10 (20.83%) CISSP
6 9 (18.75%) CCNP
6 9 (18.75%) Degree
7 8 (16.67%) CISM
8 5 (10.42%) CCSA
8 5 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (4.17%) LPIC
9 2 (4.17%) RHCE
10 1 (2.08%) NCDA
10 1 (2.08%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.33%) ISO27002
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Snort
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) QRadar
2 2 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.17%) Endace
2 2 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (2.08%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (2.08%) Nessus
3 1 (2.08%) Nexpose
3 1 (2.08%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Cisco
2 25 (52.08%) CheckPoint
3 19 (39.58%) F5
4 10 (20.83%) Blue Coat
5 7 (14.58%) Palo Alto
6 6 (12.50%) Juniper
7 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.25%) AlgoSec
8 3 (6.25%) ArcSight
8 3 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (6.25%) HP
8 3 (6.25%) Intel Security
9 2 (4.17%) Avaya
9 2 (4.17%) CA
9 2 (4.17%) Intel
9 2 (4.17%) Lancope
9 2 (4.17%) Nimsoft
9 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.17%) Splunk
9 2 (4.17%) Verint
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent including top benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent including top benefits
Posted: 20 days ago