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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Specialist
UK
Rank 841 912 896
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 18 18 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.018% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.019% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 50
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £43,510 £49,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +0.95%

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
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 +67 16 £55,000 +10.00% 3
London +57 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South East +55 4 £50,000 - 2
Berkshire +44 3 - - 1
Reading - 3 - -
Scotland +26 2 £38,000 -
East of England +23 1 £50,000 +8.69%
South West +11 1 £55,000 +63.93%
North West -20 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Luton - 1 £50,000 -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
Banbury - 1 £50,000 - 1
Livingston - 1 £34,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £41,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £34,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 30 (71.43%) Network Security
2 23 (54.76%) Firewall
3 15 (35.71%) Cisco
4 14 (33.33%) Windows
4 14 (33.33%) Information Security
5 13 (30.95%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (30.95%) CISM
6 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 11 (26.19%) CISSP
8 10 (23.81%) Finance
9 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
9 9 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (19.05%) CCNP
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 7 (16.67%) VPN
11 7 (16.67%) WAN
11 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (14.29%) Linux
12 6 (14.29%) ITIL
12 6 (14.29%) LAN
12 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
13 5 (11.90%) Internet
13 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
13 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
13 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012

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 (4.76%) IIS
1 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) IaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (71.43%) Network Security
2 23 (54.76%) Firewall
3 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.67%) VPN
3 7 (16.67%) WAN
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (14.29%) LAN
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (11.90%) Internet
6 4 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (9.52%) MPLS
7 3 (7.14%) DHCP
7 3 (7.14%) DNS
7 3 (7.14%) VLAN
7 3 (7.14%) Wireless
8 2 (4.76%) FTP
8 2 (4.76%) PBX
8 2 (4.76%) SNMP
8 2 (4.76%) SSL
8 2 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Billing
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (7.14%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Fintech
3 1 (2.38%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) Unix
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Information Security
2 13 (30.95%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (11.90%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (11.90%) Security Operations
7 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.52%) SABSA
7 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
7 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (7.14%) Change Management
9 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.76%) Network Design
9 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
9 2 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
10 1 (2.38%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) CISM
2 11 (26.19%) CISSP
3 8 (19.05%) CCNP
3 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.14%) CCNA
4 3 (7.14%) CCSA
4 3 (7.14%) CCSE
4 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Firmware
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Cisco
2 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
5 4 (9.52%) Juniper
6 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) F5
6 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Nortel
6 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.76%) VMware
7 1 (2.38%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (2.38%) AlienVault
7 1 (2.38%) IronPort
7 1 (2.38%) ScanSafe
7 1 (2.38%) Sonus
7 1 (2.38%) Tandberg
7 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury
Volt
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car + medical + great package
Posted: 7 days ago