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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Specialist
Rank 859 901 884
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 33 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.012% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 13
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
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 £26,500 £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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Network Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Specialist
Top 15 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 29 July 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 +39 33 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Yorkshire +11 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +16 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leeds +14 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East +21 9 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Berkshire - 9 £67,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 7 - -
City of London - 5 - -
London - 5 - - 1
North West - 3 £50,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Newbury - 2 £67,500 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
East of England - 1 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £67,500 -

Network Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 71 (98.61%) Firewall
2 64 (88.89%) Network Security
3 57 (79.17%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (76.39%) Cisco
5 53 (73.61%) CheckPoint
6 46 (63.89%) CCNP
7 43 (59.72%) CCSE
8 38 (52.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (48.61%) Data Centre
10 32 (44.44%) CCNA
11 29 (40.28%) Mentoring
12 28 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (38.89%) CCSA
13 27 (37.50%) Project Management
14 26 (36.11%) ITIL Certification
14 26 (36.11%) ITIL
15 22 (30.56%) F5
16 18 (25.00%) CISSP
17 17 (23.61%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 16 (22.22%) BGP
19 15 (20.83%) VMware
20 14 (19.44%) Finance
20 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
21 12 (16.67%) Security Architecture
21 12 (16.67%) DMVPN
21 12 (16.67%) Citrix
21 12 (16.67%) WAN
22 11 (15.28%) DNS
22 11 (15.28%) Banking

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 71 (98.61%) Firewall
2 64 (88.89%) Network Security
3 38 (52.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (23.61%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 16 (22.22%) BGP
6 12 (16.67%) WAN
6 12 (16.67%) DMVPN
7 11 (15.28%) DNS
8 10 (13.89%) EIGRP
8 10 (13.89%) MPLS
8 10 (13.89%) DHCP
9 9 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (9.72%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (9.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (9.72%) BIG-IP
10 7 (9.72%) OSPF
11 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
12 4 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (4.17%) NetScreen
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Retail
4 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (48.61%) Data Centre
2 28 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 8 (11.11%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) Mentoring
2 27 (37.50%) Project Management
3 26 (36.11%) ITIL
4 12 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 11 (15.28%) DDoS Mitigation
6 10 (13.89%) SIEM
7 9 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 9 (12.50%) Network Design
8 6 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.94%) Information Security
9 5 (6.94%) E-business
9 5 (6.94%) WAN Optimisation
10 4 (5.56%) Cyber Security
10 4 (5.56%) Network Management
10 4 (5.56%) Coaching
10 4 (5.56%) SDLC
10 4 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.17%) Line Management
11 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (79.17%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (63.89%) CCNP
3 43 (59.72%) CCSE
4 32 (44.44%) CCNA
5 28 (38.89%) CCSA
6 26 (36.11%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (25.00%) CISSP
8 9 (12.50%) CCIE
9 4 (5.56%) CISM
10 3 (4.17%) Degree
11 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.39%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) XenServer
2 3 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (76.39%) Cisco
2 53 (73.61%) CheckPoint
3 22 (30.56%) F5
4 15 (20.83%) VMware
5 12 (16.67%) Citrix
6 8 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 7 (9.72%) Juniper
7 7 (9.72%) Imperva
8 6 (8.33%) Infoblox
8 6 (8.33%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.17%) HP
9 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.39%) Symantec
10 1 (1.39%) IronPort
10 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: £28,695 to £32,277 per year
Posted: 23 days ago