Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Security Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1020 1092 1179
Rank change year-on-year +72 +87 -156
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 154 106 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.091% 0.059% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.062% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 133 95 68
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £33,250 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £77,500 £60,875
UK median annual salary £57,500 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.95% +21.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Network Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Network Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +84 101 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Yorkshire +35 22 £35,750 -28.50%
North of England +27 22 £35,750 -28.50%
South East +35 12 £31,500 +0.80% 1
Midlands +44 8 £50,000 +29.87%
West Midlands +21 7 £42,500 +10.39%
South West +18 7 £40,000 +6.67% 1
East of England -21 4 £57,500 +27.78%
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Network Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 145 (94.16%) Network Security
2 126 (81.82%) Firewall
3 117 (75.97%) Cisco
4 93 (60.39%) CheckPoint
5 81 (52.60%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (46.10%) CCNA
7 60 (38.96%) CCNP
8 52 (33.77%) VPN
9 50 (32.47%) F5
10 48 (31.17%) SIEM
10 48 (31.17%) WAN
11 47 (30.52%) LAN
12 44 (28.57%) Finance
13 38 (24.68%) DNS
14 36 (23.38%) Windows
14 36 (23.38%) Internet
15 35 (22.73%) CISSP
16 33 (21.43%) Juniper
16 33 (21.43%) Information Security
16 33 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (18.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 29 (18.83%) CCSA
17 29 (18.83%) MPLS
18 28 (18.18%) Law
18 28 (18.18%) Windows Server
19 27 (17.53%) CCSE
19 27 (17.53%) OSPF
19 27 (17.53%) BGP
19 27 (17.53%) Check Point Certification
20 26 (16.88%) EIGRP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.30%) nginx
3 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.30%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (1.30%) GitHub
2 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 145 (94.16%) Network Security
2 126 (81.82%) Firewall
3 52 (33.77%) VPN
4 48 (31.17%) WAN
5 47 (30.52%) LAN
6 38 (24.68%) DNS
7 36 (23.38%) Internet
8 33 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (18.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 29 (18.83%) MPLS
10 27 (17.53%) BGP
10 27 (17.53%) OSPF
11 26 (16.88%) EIGRP
12 23 (14.94%) Junos
13 19 (12.34%) DSL
13 19 (12.34%) VPLS
14 18 (11.69%) X.509
15 15 (9.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (8.44%) DHCP
16 13 (8.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Metasploit
General
1 44 (28.57%) Finance
2 28 (18.18%) Law
3 12 (7.79%) Banking
4 8 (5.19%) Legal
5 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.30%) Ajax
1 2 (1.30%) CSS
1 2 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (1.30%) HTML
1 2 (1.30%) jQuery
1 2 (1.30%) Laravel
1 2 (1.30%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (1.30%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.69%) PKI
2 16 (10.39%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.79%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.38%) Windows
2 28 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 25 (16.23%) Linux
4 9 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.90%) Kali Linux
6 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.30%) Check Point GAiA
8 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.65%) Unix
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.17%) SIEM
2 33 (21.43%) Information Security
3 23 (14.94%) Penetration Testing
4 22 (14.29%) ITIL
4 22 (14.29%) Network Management
5 19 (12.34%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (11.69%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (6.49%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (6.49%) Security Management
9 8 (5.19%) Asset Management
9 8 (5.19%) Forensic Analysis
9 8 (5.19%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (4.55%) Change Control
10 7 (4.55%) High Availability
10 7 (4.55%) IT Strategy
10 7 (4.55%) Network Design
10 7 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
11 6 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.44%) Python
2 7 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.30%) PHP
3 2 (1.30%) SQL
4 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.65%) C
4 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (52.60%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (46.10%) CCNA
3 60 (38.96%) CCNP
4 35 (22.73%) CISSP
5 29 (18.83%) CCSA
6 27 (17.53%) CCSE
6 27 (17.53%) Check Point Certification
7 23 (14.94%) JNCIS
8 18 (11.69%) CEH
9 13 (8.44%) CISM
10 11 (7.14%) JNCIP
10 11 (7.14%) SSCP
11 8 (5.19%) GSEC
12 7 (4.55%) GIAC
13 6 (3.90%) Degree
13 6 (3.90%) Security Cleared
14 4 (2.60%) DV Cleared
14 4 (2.60%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
14 4 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (3.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.95%) QA
5 2 (1.30%) SLA
6 1 (0.65%) GDPR
6 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (5.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.55%) Snort
5 5 (3.25%) VMware NSX
6 4 (2.60%) vSphere
7 3 (1.95%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (5.84%) Nessus
2 7 (4.55%) WMI
3 6 (3.90%) EnCase
3 6 (3.90%) Nexpose
3 6 (3.90%) Nmap
4 5 (3.25%) Suricata
5 4 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.60%) QRadar
6 3 (1.95%) CSIRT
7 2 (1.30%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.30%) Kibana
7 2 (1.30%) logstash
8 1 (0.65%) Cacti
8 1 (0.65%) Nagios
8 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.65%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.65%) SCCM
8 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 117 (75.97%) Cisco
2 93 (60.39%) CheckPoint
3 50 (32.47%) F5
4 33 (21.43%) Juniper
5 19 (12.34%) Palo Alto
6 17 (11.04%) Microsoft
6 17 (11.04%) VMware
7 13 (8.44%) Riverbed
8 9 (5.84%) LogRhythm
8 9 (5.84%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.90%) Forcepoint
9 6 (3.90%) Rapid7
9 6 (3.90%) Symantec
10 5 (3.25%) AlienVault
10 5 (3.25%) CyberArk
10 5 (3.25%) Sophos
11 4 (2.60%) Dell
11 4 (2.60%) HP
11 4 (2.60%) McAfee
11 4 (2.60%) SolarWinds