The median annual salary for a Network Security Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 857 910
Rank change year-on-year +70 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 80 48 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.053% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.055% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 66 35 25
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +37.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Network Security Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Analyst in England

Network Security Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Network Security Analyst in England

Network Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Analyst in England

Network Security Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
London +50 43 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Yorkshire +7 21 £47,500 +2.70% 1
East of England +7 11 £50,000 -28.57%
South East +56 3 £28,750 -26.28%
South West -10 2 £36,250 -12.12%
Network Security Analyst
UK

Network Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Network Security Analyst 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 across the England region featuring Network Security Analyst in the job title.

1 113 (90.40%) Firewall
2 98 (78.40%) Network Security
3 91 (72.80%) Cisco
4 59 (47.20%) CheckPoint
5 48 (38.40%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (30.40%) VPN
6 38 (30.40%) CCNA
7 37 (29.60%) CCNP
8 35 (28.00%) OSPF
9 34 (27.20%) BGP
10 30 (24.00%) Internet
11 29 (23.20%) EIGRP
12 28 (22.40%) Juniper
12 28 (22.40%) DNS
12 28 (22.40%) Linux
12 28 (22.40%) WAN
13 27 (21.60%) VMware
14 26 (20.80%) Information Security
15 25 (20.00%) LAN
15 25 (20.00%) SIEM
16 23 (18.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 22 (17.60%) Data Centre
18 21 (16.80%) Cybersecurity
19 20 (16.00%) F5
19 20 (16.00%) Palo Alto
19 20 (16.00%) ITIL
19 20 (16.00%) CEH
20 19 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
21 18 (14.40%) Windows
21 18 (14.40%) Intrusion Detection

Network Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Office 365
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 113 (90.40%) Firewall
2 98 (78.40%) Network Security
3 38 (30.40%) VPN
4 35 (28.00%) OSPF
5 34 (27.20%) BGP
6 30 (24.00%) Internet
7 29 (23.20%) EIGRP
8 28 (22.40%) DNS
8 28 (22.40%) WAN
9 25 (20.00%) LAN
10 18 (14.40%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (12.80%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (12.80%) SSL
12 14 (11.20%) Wireless
13 13 (10.40%) DHCP
13 13 (10.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (10.40%) IPsec
14 12 (9.60%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (8.80%) Junos
15 11 (8.80%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (13.60%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Law
3 8 (6.40%) Banking
4 7 (5.60%) Marketing
5 6 (4.80%) Legal
6 2 (1.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.60%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.80%) PKI
3 5 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.60%) Fintech
5 2 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.80%) Life Science
6 1 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.40%) Linux
2 18 (14.40%) Windows
3 13 (10.40%) Windows Server
4 12 (9.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.80%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.80%) Unix
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.80%) Information Security
2 25 (20.00%) SIEM
3 21 (16.80%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (16.00%) ITIL
5 15 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (11.20%) Network Management
7 13 (10.40%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (8.80%) Analytics
8 11 (8.80%) Forensic Analysis
8 11 (8.80%) Open Source
9 10 (8.00%) High Availability
9 10 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (7.20%) Human Factors
10 9 (7.20%) Physics
10 9 (7.20%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (5.60%) Business Development
12 6 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (4.80%) Asset Management
12 6 (4.80%) Ethical Hacking
12 6 (4.80%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.60%) Python
2 11 (8.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (38.40%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (30.40%) CCNA
3 37 (29.60%) CCNP
4 20 (16.00%) CEH
5 15 (12.00%) CISSP
5 15 (12.00%) GIAC
5 15 (12.00%) GSEC
6 13 (10.40%) CISM
7 12 (9.60%) CCSA
8 11 (8.80%) CCSE
8 11 (8.80%) Check Point Certification
8 11 (8.80%) JNCIS
9 9 (7.20%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (5.60%) JNCIP
11 6 (4.80%) Degree
12 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
13 3 (2.40%) CISA
14 1 (0.80%) CNA
14 1 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.80%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.20%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.80%) SLA
4 4 (3.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 19 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.80%) Snort
3 10 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.80%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.60%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Nessus
2 11 (8.80%) EnCase
2 11 (8.80%) Nexpose
2 11 (8.80%) Nmap
3 3 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.80%) WMI
Vendors
1 91 (72.80%) Cisco
2 59 (47.20%) CheckPoint
3 28 (22.40%) Juniper
4 27 (21.60%) VMware
5 20 (16.00%) F5
5 20 (16.00%) Palo Alto
6 16 (12.80%) HP
7 13 (10.40%) Sophos
8 12 (9.60%) LogRhythm
8 12 (9.60%) Qualys
8 12 (9.60%) Red Hat
8 12 (9.60%) Symantec
9 11 (8.80%) AlienVault
9 11 (8.80%) CyberArk
9 11 (8.80%) Rapid7
10 9 (7.20%) Citrix
10 9 (7.20%) Meraki
10 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
11 7 (5.60%) SolarWinds
12 6 (4.80%) Riverbed
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