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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Specialist
Rank 902 914 970
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 30 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.031% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.032% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 32
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%

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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 24 May 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Specialist
Top 22 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 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 +41 30 £55,000 +22.22% 2
London +41 13 £55,000 +10.00%
East of England +34 8 £48,500 -
City of London +51 6 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £56,000 -
South East +18 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Berkshire +4 4 £45,000 -10.00%
North West +21 2 £51,291 +2.58%
Manchester +3 2 £51,291 +7.98%
West Midlands -13 2 £41,250 - 2
Dunstable - 2 £48,500 -
Borehamwood - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey - 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Reading +8 1 - -
Maidenhead +7 1 - -
Yorkshire 0 1 £40,000 -11.11%
North Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
York - 1 £40,000 -
Coventry - 1 £51,000 - 1
Luton - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £55,000 -

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 45 (80.36%) Firewall
2 44 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (73.21%) Network Security
4 33 (58.93%) Cisco
5 25 (44.64%) F5
6 24 (42.86%) CCNP
6 24 (42.86%) CheckPoint
7 23 (41.07%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (41.07%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (35.71%) Juniper
9 19 (33.93%) CCNA
9 19 (33.93%) CCIE
9 19 (33.93%) CISSP
10 14 (25.00%) IPsec
10 14 (25.00%) BGP
10 14 (25.00%) CCSE
11 13 (23.21%) HSRP
11 13 (23.21%) EIGRP
11 13 (23.21%) CISM
11 13 (23.21%) SNMP
12 12 (21.43%) OSPF
13 11 (19.64%) Retail
13 11 (19.64%) Unix
14 10 (17.86%) Citrix
14 10 (17.86%) VMware
14 10 (17.86%) Management Information System
14 10 (17.86%) Snort
14 10 (17.86%) Fortinet
15 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (16.07%) Finance

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 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) IaaS
1 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (80.36%) Firewall
2 41 (73.21%) Network Security
3 23 (41.07%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (41.07%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (25.00%) BGP
4 14 (25.00%) IPsec
5 13 (23.21%) EIGRP
5 13 (23.21%) HSRP
5 13 (23.21%) SNMP
6 12 (21.43%) OSPF
7 9 (16.07%) VPN
8 8 (14.29%) BIG-IP
8 8 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (14.29%) DHCP
8 8 (14.29%) DNS
8 8 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 8 (14.29%) Fast Ethernet
8 8 (14.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 8 (14.29%) MPLS
8 8 (14.29%) TACACS
General
1 11 (19.64%) Retail
2 9 (16.07%) Finance
3 6 (10.71%) Billing
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Unix
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) ITIL
1 8 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 7 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (12.50%) SIEM
3 6 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (8.93%) Presales
4 5 (8.93%) Threat Detection
4 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (5.36%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (5.36%) High Availability
6 2 (3.57%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Security
7 1 (1.79%) Logistics
7 1 (1.79%) Matrix Management
7 1 (1.79%) Network Design
7 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Time Management
7 1 (1.79%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 44 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (42.86%) CCNP
3 19 (33.93%) CCIE
3 19 (33.93%) CCNA
3 19 (33.93%) CISSP
4 14 (25.00%) CCSE
5 13 (23.21%) CISM
6 7 (12.50%) CCSA
7 6 (10.71%) CCMSE
7 6 (10.71%) Degree
7 6 (10.71%) JNCIA
7 6 (10.71%) JNCIP
7 6 (10.71%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.57%) CISA
9 1 (1.79%) CEH
9 1 (1.79%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) ISO 9001
1 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Snort
2 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.29%) vCloud
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Cisco
2 25 (44.64%) F5
3 24 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 20 (35.71%) Juniper
5 10 (17.86%) Citrix
5 10 (17.86%) Fortinet
5 10 (17.86%) VMware
6 6 (10.71%) SolarWinds
7 5 (8.93%) Palo Alto
8 4 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 4 (7.14%) Qualys
9 2 (3.57%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.57%) IBM
9 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.79%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.79%) HP
10 1 (1.79%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.79%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.79%) NetApp
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Pension & Bupa Healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago