Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Security Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 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 Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1044 1049 1130
Rank change year-on-year +5 +81 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 104 140 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.079% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.081% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 76 109 119
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,000 £44,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £81,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £53,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.63% -10.42% +14.29%

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 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
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 Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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 -7 41 £60,000 +11.63% 1
East of England +26 30 £60,000 +4.35%
South East +49 20 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Midlands +35 9 £55,000 +7.84%
West Midlands +19 7 £55,000 +20.88%
South West +31 3 £55,000 -21.43%
Network Security Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 81 (77.88%) Network Security
2 70 (67.31%) Cisco
3 60 (57.69%) CheckPoint
4 57 (54.81%) Firewall
5 45 (43.27%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (34.62%) CCNP
6 36 (34.62%) Presales
7 32 (30.77%) LAN
8 29 (27.88%) WAN
9 28 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (26.92%) Palo Alto
10 26 (25.00%) CCSE
11 25 (24.04%) Juniper
12 23 (22.12%) BGP
12 23 (22.12%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (22.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (21.15%) Finance
13 22 (21.15%) CCDP
13 22 (21.15%) Fortinet
14 20 (19.23%) Cisco ISE
15 19 (18.27%) PMO
15 19 (18.27%) Information Security
15 19 (18.27%) Network Design
16 18 (17.31%) OSPF
16 18 (17.31%) Spanning Tree
17 17 (16.35%) Data Centre
17 17 (16.35%) CISSP
17 17 (16.35%) CISM
18 16 (15.38%) TCP/IP
19 15 (14.42%) ITIL

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 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (77.88%) Network Security
2 57 (54.81%) Firewall
3 32 (30.77%) LAN
4 29 (27.88%) WAN
5 28 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (22.12%) BGP
6 23 (22.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (19.23%) Cisco ISE
8 18 (17.31%) OSPF
8 18 (17.31%) Spanning Tree
9 16 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 13 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (9.62%) VPN
12 9 (8.65%) Internet
13 8 (7.69%) tcpdump
14 6 (5.77%) Wireshark
15 5 (4.81%) DNS
15 5 (4.81%) Intrusion Detection
15 5 (4.81%) Junos
16 3 (2.88%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) Big Data
General
1 22 (21.15%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) Web Services
2 1 (0.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.81%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.88%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.77%) Unix
2 5 (4.81%) Linux
3 3 (2.88%) Windows
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.62%) Presales
2 23 (22.12%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (18.27%) Information Security
3 19 (18.27%) Network Design
4 15 (14.42%) ITIL
4 15 (14.42%) Mentoring
5 12 (11.54%) Business Continuity
5 12 (11.54%) High Availability
5 12 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 12 (11.54%) Performance Improvement
6 11 (10.58%) Data Protection
6 11 (10.58%) Security Architecture
7 10 (9.62%) Change Control
7 10 (9.62%) PRINCE2
7 10 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (8.65%) Security Operations
9 7 (6.73%) Cryptography
9 7 (6.73%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (6.73%) PRINCE
9 7 (6.73%) Security Auditing
Qualifications
1 45 (43.27%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (34.62%) CCNP
3 26 (25.00%) CCSE
4 22 (21.15%) CCDP
5 17 (16.35%) CISM
5 17 (16.35%) CISSP
6 11 (10.58%) CCNA
7 7 (6.73%) Degree
7 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
8 6 (5.77%) CCIE
8 6 (5.77%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (5.77%) JNCIS
8 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.81%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (4.81%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.88%) CCIE Security
10 3 (2.88%) CCSA
11 2 (1.92%) CCA
11 2 (1.92%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.27%) PMO
2 14 (13.46%) GDPR
3 8 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (5.77%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) iptables
1 2 (1.92%) XenApp
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Nagios
1 5 (4.81%) SCOM
2 2 (1.92%) SELinux
3 1 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 70 (67.31%) Cisco
2 60 (57.69%) CheckPoint
3 28 (26.92%) Palo Alto
4 25 (24.04%) Juniper
5 22 (21.15%) Fortinet
6 12 (11.54%) Sourcefire
7 11 (10.58%) F5
8 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.81%) Blue Coat
9 5 (4.81%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.88%) Proofpoint
11 2 (1.92%) Citrix
12 1 (0.96%) BT
12 1 (0.96%) Huawei
12 1 (0.96%) IronPort
12 1 (0.96%) NEC
12 1 (0.96%) NetApp
12 1 (0.96%) Nokia
12 1 (0.96%) Radware
12 1 (0.96%) Tufin