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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Specialist
Rank 877 936 971
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 30 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.028% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.029% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 11
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Specialist
Top 21 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 29 September 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 +62 28 £55,000 +22.22% 2
London +49 9 £80,000 +18.51%
South East +51 6 £31,000 -38.00%
Oxfordshire - 5 £31,000 -
East of England +14 4 £51,250 +13.88% 1
South West +2 4 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Oxford - 4 £29,500 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £51,250 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £57,500 - 1
North West +1 2 - -
Manchester -1 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £57,500 - 1
City of London - 2 £80,000 -
Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 £35,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £52,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £55,000 -
Luton - 1 £55,000 -
Bristol - 1 - -

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 55 (88.71%) Network Security
2 46 (74.19%) Firewall
3 43 (69.35%) Cisco
4 32 (51.61%) CCNP
4 32 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (50.00%) Juniper
6 29 (46.77%) CheckPoint
7 24 (38.71%) F5
8 23 (37.10%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (33.87%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (33.87%) SNMP
10 19 (30.65%) VPN
10 19 (30.65%) EIGRP
10 19 (30.65%) HSRP
11 17 (27.42%) OSPF
12 16 (25.81%) BGP
12 16 (25.81%) Finance
12 16 (25.81%) IPsec
13 14 (22.58%) CISSP
13 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
13 14 (22.58%) ITIL
14 12 (19.35%) DNS
14 12 (19.35%) DHCP
14 12 (19.35%) MPLS
14 12 (19.35%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (17.74%) RIP
15 11 (17.74%) Unix
16 10 (16.13%) SSL
16 10 (16.13%) CCNA
16 10 (16.13%) Citrix

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 2 (3.23%) IIS
1 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (88.71%) Network Security
2 46 (74.19%) Firewall
3 23 (37.10%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (33.87%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (33.87%) SNMP
5 19 (30.65%) EIGRP
5 19 (30.65%) HSRP
5 19 (30.65%) VPN
6 17 (27.42%) OSPF
7 16 (25.81%) BGP
7 16 (25.81%) IPsec
8 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
9 12 (19.35%) DHCP
9 12 (19.35%) DNS
9 12 (19.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (19.35%) MPLS
10 11 (17.74%) RIP
11 10 (16.13%) NetScaler
11 10 (16.13%) SSL
12 8 (12.90%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) AppScan
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Billing
3 6 (9.68%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.23%) Law
5 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Virtual Team
3 5 (8.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (8.06%) PKI
4 4 (6.45%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.84%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Unix
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) ITIL
2 10 (16.13%) Information Security
2 10 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (14.52%) Threat Detection
3 9 (14.52%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (11.29%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (8.06%) DDoS Mitigation
7 5 (8.06%) SIEM
8 4 (6.45%) High Availability
8 4 (6.45%) Network Design
9 3 (4.84%) Change Management
9 3 (4.84%) Data Loss Prevention
9 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.23%) Analytics
10 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.23%) Presales
10 2 (3.23%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 32 (51.61%) CCNP
1 32 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (22.58%) CISSP
3 10 (16.13%) CCNA
3 10 (16.13%) CCSA
3 10 (16.13%) CCSE
4 7 (11.29%) CCIE
5 6 (9.68%) CCMSE
5 6 (9.68%) JNCIA
5 6 (9.68%) JNCIP
5 6 (9.68%) JNCIS
5 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.06%) CISM
7 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.84%) CISA
8 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.23%) CEH
9 2 (3.23%) Degree
10 1 (1.61%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.68%) ISO 9001
2 6 (9.68%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.90%) vCloud
3 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.61%) Nessus
1 1 (1.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Cisco
2 31 (50.00%) Juniper
3 29 (46.77%) CheckPoint
4 24 (38.71%) F5
5 10 (16.13%) Citrix
5 10 (16.13%) Fortinet
5 10 (16.13%) VMware
6 8 (12.90%) Qualys
7 6 (9.68%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.45%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.23%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (3.23%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.23%) HP
9 2 (3.23%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.23%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.23%) ScanSafe
9 2 (3.23%) Sonus
9 2 (3.23%) Tandberg
Watford
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £35,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago