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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Specialist
Rank 881 930 966
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 27 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.036% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.038% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 17
Median salary £51,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £62,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +49 26 £51,000 +13.33% 3
East of England +46 9 £50,000 -25.92%
Bedfordshire - 8 £50,000 -
London +37 5 £85,000 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £50,000 -
South East +22 4 £35,500 -29.00% 1
Dunstable - 3 £48,500 -
Surrey - 3 £35,500 -
Camberley - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £51,000 -
North West +20 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +20 1 £40,000 -40.74%
Reading +13 1 - -
Edinburgh +7 1 £55,000 +69.23%
Scotland +4 1 £55,000 +69.23%
Manchester 0 1 - - 1
Berkshire -2 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £40,000 -
Luton - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 56 (87.50%) Network Security
2 48 (75.00%) Firewall
3 45 (70.31%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (59.38%) Cisco
5 33 (51.56%) CCNP
6 28 (43.75%) Juniper
7 25 (39.06%) F5
8 23 (35.94%) CheckPoint
9 22 (34.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (32.81%) CISSP
11 20 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (29.69%) SNMP
13 18 (28.13%) CCNA
13 18 (28.13%) EIGRP
13 18 (28.13%) HSRP
14 17 (26.56%) OSPF
14 17 (26.56%) BGP
15 16 (25.00%) IPsec
16 14 (21.88%) CCIE
16 14 (21.88%) CISM
17 13 (20.31%) VPN
17 13 (20.31%) Finance
18 12 (18.75%) Unix
19 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
19 11 (17.19%) Citrix
19 11 (17.19%) VMware
20 10 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
20 10 (15.63%) Retail
20 10 (15.63%) Snort
20 10 (15.63%) Fortinet

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 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (87.50%) Network Security
2 48 (75.00%) Firewall
3 22 (34.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (29.69%) SNMP
6 18 (28.13%) EIGRP
6 18 (28.13%) HSRP
7 17 (26.56%) BGP
7 17 (26.56%) OSPF
8 16 (25.00%) IPsec
9 13 (20.31%) VPN
10 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
11 10 (15.63%) RIP
12 9 (14.06%) DHCP
12 9 (14.06%) DNS
12 9 (14.06%) MPLS
12 9 (14.06%) NetScaler
13 8 (12.50%) Multicast
13 8 (12.50%) TACACS
13 8 (12.50%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) AppScan
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Retail
3 6 (9.38%) Billing
4 5 (7.81%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 5 (7.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (7.81%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.56%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Unix
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) ITIL
1 10 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
1 10 (15.63%) SIEM
2 9 (14.06%) Threat Detection
2 9 (14.06%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (10.94%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (10.94%) Presales
5 6 (9.38%) Information Security
6 5 (7.81%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (6.25%) High Availability
8 3 (4.69%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.69%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (4.69%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.13%) Analytics
9 2 (3.13%) Information Management
9 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.13%) Logistics
9 2 (3.13%) Network Design
9 2 (3.13%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 45 (70.31%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (51.56%) CCNP
3 21 (32.81%) CISSP
4 18 (28.13%) CCNA
5 14 (21.88%) CCIE
5 14 (21.88%) CISM
6 9 (14.06%) CCSE
7 8 (12.50%) CCSA
8 7 (10.94%) Degree
9 6 (9.38%) CCMSE
9 6 (9.38%) JNCIA
9 6 (9.38%) JNCIP
9 6 (9.38%) JNCIS
10 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
11 3 (4.69%) CISA
11 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
12 2 (3.13%) CEH
12 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.56%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) ISO 9001
1 6 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (9.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Snort
1 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.50%) vCloud
3 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) Cisco
2 28 (43.75%) Juniper
3 25 (39.06%) F5
4 23 (35.94%) CheckPoint
5 11 (17.19%) Citrix
5 11 (17.19%) VMware
6 10 (15.63%) Fortinet
7 8 (12.50%) Qualys
8 7 (10.94%) SolarWinds
9 6 (9.38%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.69%) Palo Alto
11 2 (3.13%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (3.13%) HP
11 2 (3.13%) LogRhythm
11 2 (3.13%) NetApp
12 1 (1.56%) Forcepoint
12 1 (1.56%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.56%) Sophos
12 1 (1.56%) Symantec
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