The median annual salary for a Network Security Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 882 898
Rank change year-on-year +58 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 41 68 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.066% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.068% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 68
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% -11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82827 99939 106877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68817 83912 87121
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Analyst in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Security Analyst in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Analyst in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Top 28 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
England +66 39 £50,000 +11.11% 4
London +67 18 £52,500 -8.69% 2
East of England +30 9 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £48,500 +14.11% 2
South East +52 4 £27,500 -40.54%
North West - 4 £53,573 -
Merseyside - 4 £53,573 -
City of London - 4 £50,000 -
Bootle - 4 £53,573 -
West Yorkshire +16 3 £32,500 +12.06%
Yorkshire +5 3 £32,500 -10.34%
Peterborough +15 2 £43,250 +1.76%
Cambridge -3 2 £43,250 +1.76%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £60,000 -
Belfast - 2 £30,000 -
County Antrim - 2 £30,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £30,000 -
Berkshire +31 1 £34,000 -
South West +18 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Kent +14 1 £27,500 +30.95%
Maidenhead +9 1 £34,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
St Ives - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £42,500 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 featuring Network Security Analyst in the job title.

1 80 (86.02%) Firewall
2 63 (67.74%) Network Security
3 55 (59.14%) Cisco
4 27 (29.03%) CheckPoint
5 26 (27.96%) Information Security
6 22 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (21.51%) OSPF
9 19 (20.43%) Palo Alto
9 19 (20.43%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (19.35%) BGP
11 17 (18.28%) VMware
11 17 (18.28%) Juniper
11 17 (18.28%) ITIL
12 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
13 15 (16.13%) CISSP
14 14 (15.05%) VPN
14 14 (15.05%) CCNA
15 13 (13.98%) CISM
15 13 (13.98%) CEH
15 13 (13.98%) SIEM
16 12 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
16 12 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
16 12 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 12 (12.90%) SSL
16 12 (12.90%) Windows
16 12 (12.90%) WAN
17 11 (11.83%) CCNP

Network Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (86.02%) Firewall
2 63 (67.74%) Network Security
3 20 (21.51%) OSPF
4 19 (20.43%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (19.35%) BGP
6 14 (15.05%) VPN
7 12 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
7 12 (12.90%) SSL
7 12 (12.90%) WAN
8 11 (11.83%) EIGRP
8 11 (11.83%) Internet
9 10 (10.75%) DNS
9 10 (10.75%) IPsec
10 9 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
11 8 (8.60%) LAN
12 7 (7.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (7.53%) DHCP
12 7 (7.53%) Wireless
13 4 (4.30%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Marketing
3 5 (5.38%) Law
3 5 (5.38%) Legal
4 4 (4.30%) Banking
4 4 (4.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.60%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) Fintech
6 1 (1.08%) Life Science
6 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.08%) SCADA
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Kali Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) Information Security
2 21 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (18.28%) ITIL
4 13 (13.98%) SIEM
5 12 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (9.68%) Human Factors
6 9 (9.68%) Physics
7 8 (8.60%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (8.60%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (7.53%) Business Development
8 7 (7.53%) Network Management
8 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.38%) Network Design
11 4 (4.30%) Analytics
11 4 (4.30%) Forensic Analysis
11 4 (4.30%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (16.13%) CISSP
3 14 (15.05%) CCNA
4 13 (13.98%) CEH
4 13 (13.98%) CISM
5 11 (11.83%) CCNP
5 11 (11.83%) Degree
5 11 (11.83%) GSEC
6 10 (10.75%) GIAC
7 9 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.30%) CCIE
9 4 (4.30%) CISA
10 2 (2.15%) CCSA
10 2 (2.15%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.08%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.08%) OSCP
11 1 (1.08%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (1.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.83%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.23%) SLA
4 1 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.08%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.30%) Snort
4 2 (2.15%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Nessus
2 4 (4.30%) EnCase
2 4 (4.30%) Nexpose
2 4 (4.30%) Nmap
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (59.14%) Cisco
2 27 (29.03%) CheckPoint
3 19 (20.43%) Palo Alto
4 17 (18.28%) Juniper
4 17 (18.28%) VMware
5 11 (11.83%) HP
6 10 (10.75%) Blue Coat
7 9 (9.68%) Citrix
7 9 (9.68%) F5
8 8 (8.60%) Forcepoint
9 7 (7.53%) Meraki
9 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.53%) SolarWinds
9 7 (7.53%) Sophos
10 6 (6.45%) Qualys
10 6 (6.45%) Symantec
11 5 (5.38%) Intel Security
11 5 (5.38%) LogRhythm
11 5 (5.38%) Rapid7
11 5 (5.38%) Riverbed
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