The median annual salary for a Network Security Consultant was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 850 839
Rank change year-on-year +58 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 52 68 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.069% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.072% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 80
Median salary £63,750 £67,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.85% +21.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £47,500 £45,350
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -  

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 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +69 24 £60,000 -17.24% 2
South East +52 12 £70,000 +47.36% 2
North West - 11 - -
East of England +4 3 £65,000 +4.41%
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Network Security Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 112 (88.19%) Network Security
2 106 (83.46%) Cisco
3 88 (69.29%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (68.50%) CheckPoint
5 81 (63.78%) Firewall
6 80 (62.99%) CCNP
7 68 (53.54%) Data Centre
8 65 (51.18%) CCSE
9 59 (46.46%) CCSA
10 56 (44.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 47 (37.01%) Cisco ASA
12 46 (36.22%) LAN
12 46 (36.22%) WAN
12 46 (36.22%) Presales
13 42 (33.07%) Fortinet
14 39 (30.71%) Palo Alto
15 36 (28.35%) Splunk
15 36 (28.35%) Finance
16 31 (24.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 31 (24.41%) Retail
17 29 (22.83%) OSPF
17 29 (22.83%) BGP
17 29 (22.83%) CCIE
18 27 (21.26%) CCDP
18 27 (21.26%) Spanning Tree
19 24 (18.90%) TCP/IP
20 23 (18.11%) CCSP
20 23 (18.11%) FortiGate
21 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
21 22 (17.32%) MS Visio

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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.24%) IIS
2 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (17.32%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 112 (88.19%) Network Security
2 81 (63.78%) Firewall
3 56 (44.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 47 (37.01%) Cisco ASA
5 46 (36.22%) LAN
5 46 (36.22%) WAN
6 29 (22.83%) BGP
6 29 (22.83%) OSPF
7 27 (21.26%) Spanning Tree
8 24 (18.90%) TCP/IP
9 19 (14.96%) Cisco IOS
9 19 (14.96%) VPN
10 16 (12.60%) Wireless
11 13 (10.24%) tcpdump
11 13 (10.24%) Wireshark
12 11 (8.66%) Cisco Wireless
13 9 (7.09%) Cisco ISE
14 8 (6.30%) Ethernet
14 8 (6.30%) MPLS
14 8 (6.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) DB2
General
1 36 (28.35%) Finance
2 31 (24.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 31 (24.41%) Retail
3 8 (6.30%) Law
4 3 (2.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 68 (53.54%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.24%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (3.94%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.57%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.30%) Windows
2 7 (5.51%) Linux
3 6 (4.72%) Unix
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) CentOS
5 1 (0.79%) Debian
5 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.22%) Presales
2 22 (17.32%) Load Balancing
2 22 (17.32%) Network Management
3 21 (16.54%) Information Security
4 18 (14.17%) Security Architecture
5 16 (12.60%) Project Management
6 15 (11.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (10.24%) Compliance Management
7 13 (10.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (10.24%) Performance Management
7 13 (10.24%) Portfolio Management
7 13 (10.24%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 13 (10.24%) Security Monitoring
7 13 (10.24%) Security Operations
8 8 (6.30%) Test Strategy
9 6 (4.72%) Change Management
10 5 (3.94%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (3.94%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (3.94%) SIEM
10 5 (3.94%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.79%) Java
1 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
1 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (69.29%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (62.99%) CCNP
3 65 (51.18%) CCSE
4 59 (46.46%) CCSA
5 29 (22.83%) CCIE
6 27 (21.26%) CCDP
7 23 (18.11%) CCSP
8 15 (11.81%) Degree
9 13 (10.24%) CISSP
9 13 (10.24%) IISP
10 10 (7.87%) CCNA
11 6 (4.72%) JNCIA
12 5 (3.94%) CISM
13 1 (0.79%) CCIP
13 1 (0.79%) GIAC
13 1 (0.79%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.81%) PCI DSS
2 14 (11.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) VMware ESX
1 5 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (18.11%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 106 (83.46%) Cisco
2 87 (68.50%) CheckPoint
3 42 (33.07%) Fortinet
4 39 (30.71%) Palo Alto
5 36 (28.35%) Splunk
6 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
7 19 (14.96%) F5
7 19 (14.96%) Juniper
8 13 (10.24%) ArcSight
9 8 (6.30%) Citrix
9 8 (6.30%) Riverbed
10 5 (3.94%) Arista
10 5 (3.94%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.94%) CA
10 5 (3.94%) Huawei
10 5 (3.94%) Imperva
10 5 (3.94%) LogLogic
10 5 (3.94%) Meraki
10 5 (3.94%) VMware
11 3 (2.36%) LogRhythm
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