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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Specialist
Rank 872 890 861
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 18 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.010% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.011% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 21
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -

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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 22 October 2014 within the UK.

Network Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Specialist
Top 17 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 October 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
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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 +23 18 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
York - 6 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £62,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £62,500 -
South West - 3 £50,000 -
Swindon - 3 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £50,000 -
Berkshire -4 2 - -
South East -13 2 - -
London - 2 £40,000 -
Reading - 2 - -
North West -21 1 £67,500 +92.85% 1
Cheshire -29 1 £67,500 +92.85% 1
Chester - 1 £67,500 - 1

Network Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 30 (96.77%) Network Security
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 29 (93.55%) CCNP
2 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (74.19%) Firewall
4 19 (61.29%) DHCP
5 18 (58.06%) LAN
5 18 (58.06%) WAN
5 18 (58.06%) VMware
5 18 (58.06%) BGP
5 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (54.84%) DNS
7 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
7 13 (41.94%) OSPF
7 13 (41.94%) Load Balancing
8 12 (38.71%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (38.71%) F5
9 11 (35.48%) WAN Optimisation
9 11 (35.48%) DMVPN
9 11 (35.48%) Blue Coat
9 11 (35.48%) VPN
10 10 (32.26%) Linux
10 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
10 10 (32.26%) CCSE
10 10 (32.26%) NetScreen
10 10 (32.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (32.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (32.26%) Infoblox
10 10 (32.26%) Imperva

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (22.58%) Tomcat
1 7 (22.58%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) Network Security
2 23 (74.19%) Firewall
3 19 (61.29%) DHCP
4 18 (58.06%) LAN
4 18 (58.06%) WAN
4 18 (58.06%) BGP
5 17 (54.84%) DNS
6 13 (41.94%) OSPF
7 12 (38.71%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (35.48%) DMVPN
8 11 (35.48%) VPN
9 10 (32.26%) NetScreen
9 10 (32.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (32.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (32.26%) BIG-IP
10 7 (22.58%) MPLS
10 7 (22.58%) SNMP
11 6 (19.35%) IPsec
12 4 (12.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Fat Client
1 9 (29.03%) Thin Client
2 7 (22.58%) Statistics
3 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Load Balancing
2 11 (35.48%) WAN Optimisation
3 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
4 9 (29.03%) Line Management
4 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
5 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.90%) Network Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) Security Management
7 2 (6.45%) Network Design
8 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) CCNP
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCSE
3 8 (25.81%) CCNA
4 6 (19.35%) CCIP
5 5 (16.13%) JNCIS
6 4 (12.90%) CCSP
7 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) CISSP
7 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) RANCID
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 18 (58.06%) VMware
3 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
4 12 (38.71%) F5
5 11 (35.48%) Blue Coat
6 10 (32.26%) Infoblox
6 10 (32.26%) Imperva
7 9 (29.03%) Citrix
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
9 7 (22.58%) Riverbed
9 7 (22.58%) Mitel
9 7 (22.58%) Juniper
10 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.23%) BT
11 1 (3.23%) Nokia
11 1 (3.23%) HP
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