The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Specialist
Rank 868 855 874
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 13 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.014% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.015% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 9
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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
Top 9 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 1 August 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 -61 13 £47,500 +11.76% 2
South East -4 7 £45,000 -7.69%
Kent - 7 £45,000 -
Dartford - 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
York - 4 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Leeds - 2 £50,000 -

Network Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 43 (100.00%) Network Security
2 35 (81.40%) Cisco
2 35 (81.40%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (69.77%) CCNP
4 29 (67.44%) DHCP
4 29 (67.44%) Firewall
5 27 (62.79%) VMware
5 27 (62.79%) DNS
5 27 (62.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (53.49%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (53.49%) F5
6 23 (53.49%) CheckPoint
7 22 (51.16%) OSPF
7 22 (51.16%) BGP
8 21 (48.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 21 (48.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 20 (46.51%) DMVPN
9 20 (46.51%) Infoblox
9 20 (46.51%) Imperva
9 20 (46.51%) Cisco IOS
9 20 (46.51%) NetScreen
9 20 (46.51%) Linux
9 20 (46.51%) E-Commerce
9 20 (46.51%) Blue Coat
9 20 (46.51%) CCSE
9 20 (46.51%) BIG-IP
10 16 (37.21%) Thin Client
10 16 (37.21%) Citrix
10 16 (37.21%) Fat Client
11 13 (30.23%) CCNA

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
1 7 (16.28%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) Network Security
2 29 (67.44%) DHCP
2 29 (67.44%) Firewall
3 27 (62.79%) DNS
4 23 (53.49%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (51.16%) OSPF
5 22 (51.16%) BGP
6 21 (48.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 21 (48.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 20 (46.51%) DMVPN
7 20 (46.51%) Cisco IOS
7 20 (46.51%) NetScreen
7 20 (46.51%) BIG-IP
8 9 (20.93%) LAN
8 9 (20.93%) WAN
8 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
9 7 (16.28%) SNMP
10 5 (11.63%) Wireless
10 5 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (11.63%) VLAN
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Thin Client
1 16 (37.21%) Fat Client
2 7 (16.28%) Statistics
3 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) E-Commerce
2 10 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
4 7 (16.28%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.98%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (6.98%) Information Security
5 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.98%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (4.65%) Network Design
7 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (81.40%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (69.77%) CCNP
3 20 (46.51%) CCSE
4 13 (30.23%) CCNA
5 8 (18.60%) CISSP
6 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.30%) CISM
8 3 (6.98%) Degree
9 2 (4.65%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (62.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) XenServer
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) Cisco
2 27 (62.79%) VMware
3 23 (53.49%) F5
3 23 (53.49%) CheckPoint
4 20 (46.51%) Infoblox
4 20 (46.51%) Imperva
4 20 (46.51%) Blue Coat
5 16 (37.21%) Citrix
6 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) Mitel
6 7 (16.28%) Riverbed
7 4 (9.30%) Juniper
7 4 (9.30%) HP
8 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.33%) McAfee
9 1 (2.33%) IronPort
North West London
Santander
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £6000 car allowance, benefits, bonus
Posted: 23 days ago