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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Specialist
Rank 858 903 855
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 42 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.034% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.036% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 24
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 within the UK.

Network Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Specialist
Top 23 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 21 April 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 +53 42 £50,000 - 4
Yorkshire +12 23 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 13 £45,000 - 1
Leeds - 13 £45,000 - 1
East of England +31 11 £60,000 +33.33%
York +18 10 £52,500 +5.00%
North Yorkshire +14 10 £52,500 +5.00%
Cambridgeshire - 10 - -
Cambridge - 9 - -
South East -3 3 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North West - 3 £50,000 - 2
Newbury +12 2 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Berkshire -1 2 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Cheshire - 2 £57,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +14 1 £28,500 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Manchester - 1 £47,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £46,500 -
South West - 1 £46,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Network Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 83 (100.00%) Network Security
2 82 (98.80%) Firewall
3 73 (87.95%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (85.54%) CCNP
5 64 (77.11%) Cisco
6 54 (65.06%) CheckPoint
7 51 (61.45%) CCSE
8 45 (54.22%) BGP
9 41 (49.40%) VMware
9 41 (49.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 40 (48.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (45.78%) F5
12 35 (42.17%) OSPF
13 34 (40.96%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (40.96%) Cisco IOS
13 34 (40.96%) Mentoring
14 33 (39.76%) CISSP
14 33 (39.76%) DNS
15 32 (38.55%) DHCP
15 32 (38.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 32 (38.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 32 (38.55%) BIG-IP
16 31 (37.35%) Blue Coat
17 29 (34.94%) Infoblox
17 29 (34.94%) Imperva
18 26 (31.33%) Citrix
19 25 (30.12%) Juniper
19 25 (30.12%) DMVPN
20 23 (27.71%) CCNA
21 22 (26.51%) Project Management

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 83 (100.00%) Network Security
2 82 (98.80%) Firewall
3 45 (54.22%) BGP
4 41 (49.40%) Cisco Nexus
5 35 (42.17%) OSPF
6 34 (40.96%) Cisco ASA
6 34 (40.96%) Cisco IOS
7 33 (39.76%) DNS
8 32 (38.55%) DHCP
8 32 (38.55%) BIG-IP
8 32 (38.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 32 (38.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 25 (30.12%) DMVPN
10 18 (21.69%) Wireless
11 17 (20.48%) WAN
12 15 (18.07%) EIGRP
12 15 (18.07%) NetScreen
12 15 (18.07%) NX-OS
13 11 (13.25%) MPLS
14 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (24.10%) Thin Client
2 20 (24.10%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.41%) BYOD
4 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.20%) Open Source
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) Mentoring
2 22 (26.51%) Project Management
3 18 (21.69%) ITIL
4 17 (20.48%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (18.07%) E-Commerce
5 15 (18.07%) Information Security
6 14 (16.87%) Line Management
7 13 (15.66%) SIEM
8 12 (14.46%) Security Architecture
9 9 (10.84%) Network Design
10 6 (7.23%) WAN Optimisation
11 5 (6.02%) Coaching
11 5 (6.02%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (4.82%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (4.82%) Cyber Security
13 3 (3.61%) Security Management
13 3 (3.61%) Risk Management
13 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (2.41%) Kalman Filter
15 1 (1.20%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 73 (87.95%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (85.54%) CCNP
3 51 (61.45%) CCSE
4 33 (39.76%) CISSP
5 23 (27.71%) CCNA
6 20 (24.10%) CCSA
7 18 (21.69%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.82%) CISM
9 1 (1.20%) CISA
9 1 (1.20%) CCDP
9 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.20%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.20%) Degree
9 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.61%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (48.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (18.07%) XenServer
3 3 (3.61%) vSphere
4 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 64 (77.11%) Cisco
2 54 (65.06%) CheckPoint
3 41 (49.40%) VMware
4 38 (45.78%) F5
5 31 (37.35%) Blue Coat
6 29 (34.94%) Infoblox
6 29 (34.94%) Imperva
7 26 (31.33%) Citrix
8 25 (30.12%) Juniper
9 15 (18.07%) HP
10 14 (16.87%) SolarWinds
11 6 (7.23%) Fortinet
12 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.41%) Dell
13 2 (2.41%) EMC
13 2 (2.41%) Symantec
14 1 (1.20%) McAfee
Cheshire
Hays Telecoms
Posted: 9 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 22 days ago