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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Specialist
Rank 857 887 856
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 26 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.017% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.018% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 18
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 2015. 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 26 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +13 13 £45,000 -10.00%
West Yorkshire - 13 £45,000 -
Leeds - 13 £45,000 -
South East +4 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Berkshire +4 5 £50,000 -9.09%
North West - 3 £50,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Newbury +3 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Cheshire - 2 £57,500 -
London +44 1 - - 3
East of England +12 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - - 3

Network Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 85 (97.70%) Firewall
2 84 (96.55%) Network Security
3 76 (87.36%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (80.46%) CCNP
5 69 (79.31%) Cisco
6 60 (68.97%) CheckPoint
7 55 (63.22%) CCSE
8 47 (54.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 40 (45.98%) BGP
10 39 (44.83%) F5
11 37 (42.53%) VMware
11 37 (42.53%) Mentoring
12 36 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (39.08%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (36.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 30 (34.48%) Cisco IOS
15 30 (34.48%) CISSP
15 30 (34.48%) OSPF
16 29 (33.33%) DNS
17 28 (32.18%) DHCP
17 28 (32.18%) BIG-IP
17 28 (32.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 27 (31.03%) Blue Coat
18 27 (31.03%) CCNA
18 27 (31.03%) Project Management
19 26 (29.89%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (28.74%) Infoblox
20 25 (28.74%) Imperva
21 24 (27.59%) CCSA
21 24 (27.59%) Citrix

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
2 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 85 (97.70%) Firewall
2 84 (96.55%) Network Security
3 47 (54.02%) Cisco Nexus
4 40 (45.98%) BGP
5 34 (39.08%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (36.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 30 (34.48%) Cisco IOS
7 30 (34.48%) OSPF
8 29 (33.33%) DNS
9 28 (32.18%) DHCP
9 28 (32.18%) BIG-IP
9 28 (32.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 23 (26.44%) DMVPN
11 16 (18.39%) Wireless
12 15 (17.24%) WAN
12 15 (17.24%) EIGRP
13 13 (14.94%) NetScreen
13 13 (14.94%) NX-OS
14 11 (12.64%) MPLS
15 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Banking
2 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (20.69%) Thin Client
2 18 (20.69%) Fat Client
2 18 (20.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.30%) BYOD
4 1 (1.15%) PKI
4 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.15%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) Mentoring
2 27 (31.03%) Project Management
3 23 (26.44%) ITIL
4 16 (18.39%) DDoS Mitigation
5 14 (16.09%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (14.94%) SIEM
6 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
7 12 (13.79%) Line Management
7 12 (13.79%) Security Architecture
7 12 (13.79%) Information Security
8 9 (10.34%) Network Design
9 6 (6.90%) WAN Optimisation
10 5 (5.75%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (5.75%) Coaching
11 4 (4.60%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.60%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.45%) Cyber Security
12 3 (3.45%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (87.36%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (80.46%) CCNP
3 55 (63.22%) CCSE
4 30 (34.48%) CISSP
5 27 (31.03%) CCNA
6 24 (27.59%) CCSA
7 23 (26.44%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.60%) CCIE
8 4 (4.60%) CISM
9 1 (1.15%) Degree
9 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.15%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.94%) XenServer
3 3 (3.45%) vSphere
4 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 69 (79.31%) Cisco
2 60 (68.97%) CheckPoint
3 39 (44.83%) F5
4 37 (42.53%) VMware
5 27 (31.03%) Blue Coat
6 25 (28.74%) Infoblox
6 25 (28.74%) Imperva
7 24 (27.59%) Citrix
8 22 (25.29%) Juniper
9 13 (14.94%) HP
10 12 (13.79%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.90%) Fortinet
12 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.30%) Dell
13 2 (2.30%) EMC
13 2 (2.30%) Symantec
14 1 (1.15%) McAfee
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