The median annual salary for a Network Security Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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 Consultant
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 846 885
Rank change year-on-year +22 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 33 63 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.068% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.071% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 23 50 51
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +6.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £46,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £72,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £55,000 £53,250
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.28%  

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 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
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 Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Consultant in England

Network Security Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Security Consultant in England

Network Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Consultant in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Consultant in England

Network Security Consultant
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 Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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 +8 16 £65,000 -5.45%
East of England +1 7 £57,500 +2.22% 2
South East +40 5 £60,000 -14.28%
West Midlands +12 4 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +3 1 £60,000 +11.62%
Network Security Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Network Security Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 79 (89.77%) Cisco
2 63 (71.59%) Network Security
3 59 (67.05%) CheckPoint
4 53 (60.23%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (50.00%) Firewall
6 42 (47.73%) Presales
7 40 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
8 38 (43.18%) CCNP
9 36 (40.91%) CCSE
10 33 (37.50%) WAN
10 33 (37.50%) Data Centre
10 33 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 32 (36.36%) LAN
12 30 (34.09%) Fortinet
13 29 (32.95%) Finance
13 29 (32.95%) Palo Alto
14 25 (28.41%) Juniper
15 20 (22.73%) CCSA
16 19 (21.59%) Retail
16 19 (21.59%) CCIE
16 19 (21.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (20.45%) TCP/IP
18 17 (19.32%) Cisco IOS
19 15 (17.05%) VPN
19 15 (17.05%) Wireless
20 14 (15.91%) Cisco ISE
21 13 (14.77%) FortiGate
21 13 (14.77%) Splunk
21 13 (14.77%) F5
21 13 (14.77%) Programme Delivery

Network Security Consultant 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:

Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Office 365
4 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (71.59%) Network Security
2 44 (50.00%) Firewall
3 40 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 33 (37.50%) WAN
5 32 (36.36%) LAN
6 18 (20.45%) TCP/IP
7 17 (19.32%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (17.05%) VPN
8 15 (17.05%) Wireless
9 14 (15.91%) Cisco ISE
10 13 (14.77%) BGP
11 10 (11.36%) OSPF
11 10 (11.36%) Spanning Tree
12 9 (10.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (10.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (7.95%) tcpdump
14 7 (7.95%) Wireshark
15 6 (6.82%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) DB2
General
1 29 (32.95%) Finance
2 19 (21.59%) Pharmaceutical
2 19 (21.59%) Retail
3 7 (7.95%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (6.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.41%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Linux
2 9 (10.23%) Unix
2 9 (10.23%) Windows
3 2 (2.27%) CentOS
3 2 (2.27%) Debian
3 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) Presales
2 13 (14.77%) Programme Delivery
3 9 (10.23%) Change Management
3 9 (10.23%) Information Security
4 8 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (9.09%) Project Management
5 7 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.95%) ITIL
5 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.95%) Task Automation
6 6 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (6.82%) Network Design
6 6 (6.82%) Security Patching
7 5 (5.68%) Network Management
7 5 (5.68%) Patch Management
7 5 (5.68%) Security Architecture
7 5 (5.68%) Threat Management
8 4 (4.55%) Business Development
8 4 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) Java
1 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (60.23%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (43.18%) CCNP
3 36 (40.91%) CCSE
4 20 (22.73%) CCSA
5 19 (21.59%) CCIE
6 13 (14.77%) CCDP
6 13 (14.77%) CCSP
7 7 (7.95%) JNCIS
8 6 (6.82%) CCNA
9 5 (5.68%) Degree
9 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.55%) CCIE Security
11 3 (3.41%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (3.41%) JNCIP
12 2 (2.27%) CISSP
13 1 (1.14%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (1.14%) CISM
13 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.41%) PMO
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.41%) Nagios
3 3 (3.41%) SCOM
4 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 79 (89.77%) Cisco
2 59 (67.05%) CheckPoint
3 30 (34.09%) Fortinet
4 29 (32.95%) Palo Alto
5 25 (28.41%) Juniper
6 13 (14.77%) F5
6 13 (14.77%) Splunk
7 10 (11.36%) Blue Coat
7 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.09%) Arista
8 8 (9.09%) Meraki
9 6 (6.82%) Citrix
9 6 (6.82%) Riverbed
10 5 (5.68%) Imperva
10 5 (5.68%) LogLogic
10 5 (5.68%) VMware
11 4 (4.55%) IronPort
11 4 (4.55%) Sourcefire
11 4 (4.55%) Tufin
12 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
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