Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Security Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1033 1125 1180
Rank change year-on-year +92 +55 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 139 135 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.067% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.069% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 123 104 100
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,050 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.56% +0.63% -

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 170266 195302 213660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.00% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138590 164128 175213
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Network Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Analyst in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Top 13 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 6 months to 23 July 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
England +87 135 £52,500 +5.00% 13
UK excluding London +53 75 £44,500 +10.56% 6
London +56 64 £57,500 - 7
North of England +17 35 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Yorkshire +22 28 £41,500 +3.75% 2
East of England +30 16 £50,000 -
South East +56 10 £31,500 -20.25% 3
North West - 7 £53,573 -
South West +26 6 £40,000 -3.03%
Midlands +39 4 £50,000 +28.21% 1
West Midlands +34 4 £50,000 +28.21% 1
Scotland +16 2 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £30,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 122 (87.77%) Firewall
2 115 (82.73%) Network Security
3 106 (76.26%) Cisco
4 72 (51.80%) CheckPoint
5 60 (43.17%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (35.25%) VPN
7 48 (34.53%) CCNA
8 46 (33.09%) CCNP
9 40 (28.78%) WAN
10 37 (26.62%) LAN
11 35 (25.18%) BGP
12 34 (24.46%) Internet
12 34 (24.46%) DNS
13 33 (23.74%) OSPF
13 33 (23.74%) Information Security
13 33 (23.74%) SIEM
14 30 (21.58%) EIGRP
14 30 (21.58%) Juniper
14 30 (21.58%) Linux
15 29 (20.86%) VMware
16 28 (20.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 27 (19.42%) Finance
18 26 (18.71%) F5
19 25 (17.99%) Windows
20 24 (17.27%) Data Centre
21 23 (16.55%) Cisco ASA
22 22 (15.83%) CEH
22 22 (15.83%) Palo Alto
23 20 (14.39%) ITIL
23 20 (14.39%) CISSP

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 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.72%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.16%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 122 (87.77%) Firewall
2 115 (82.73%) Network Security
3 49 (35.25%) VPN
4 40 (28.78%) WAN
5 37 (26.62%) LAN
6 35 (25.18%) BGP
7 34 (24.46%) DNS
7 34 (24.46%) Internet
8 33 (23.74%) OSPF
9 30 (21.58%) EIGRP
10 23 (16.55%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (12.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 16 (11.51%) DHCP
12 16 (11.51%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (10.79%) SSL
13 15 (10.79%) Wireless
14 14 (10.07%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (10.07%) Junos
14 14 (10.07%) MPLS
15 13 (9.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (19.42%) Finance
2 13 (9.35%) Law
3 10 (7.19%) Banking
3 10 (7.19%) Legal
4 3 (2.16%) Marketing
4 3 (2.16%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) Ajax
1 1 (0.72%) CSS
1 1 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.72%) HTML
1 1 (0.72%) jQuery
1 1 (0.72%) Laravel
1 1 (0.72%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (0.72%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.27%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.04%) PKI
3 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.44%) Fintech
5 2 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.44%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.58%) Linux
2 25 (17.99%) Windows
3 18 (12.95%) Windows Server
4 13 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (8.63%) Kali Linux
6 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.74%) Information Security
1 33 (23.74%) SIEM
2 20 (14.39%) ITIL
3 18 (12.95%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (10.79%) Network Management
4 15 (10.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (9.35%) Forensic Analysis
6 12 (8.63%) Open Source
6 12 (8.63%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (8.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (7.91%) Analytics
7 11 (7.91%) High Availability
8 10 (7.19%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (6.47%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.04%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.04%) Ethical Hacking
11 6 (4.32%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.32%) Human Factors
11 6 (4.32%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.95%) Python
2 12 (8.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.72%) PHP
3 1 (0.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (43.17%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (34.53%) CCNA
3 46 (33.09%) CCNP
4 22 (15.83%) CEH
5 20 (14.39%) CISSP
6 17 (12.23%) CCSA
7 16 (11.51%) Check Point Certification
7 16 (11.51%) GSEC
8 14 (10.07%) CCSE
8 14 (10.07%) JNCIS
9 13 (9.35%) GIAC
10 12 (8.63%) CISM
11 9 (6.47%) JNCIP
12 6 (4.32%) Degree
12 6 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
13 4 (2.88%) CNA
13 4 (2.88%) Novell Certification
13 4 (2.88%) SSCP
13 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (20.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.76%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.32%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (4.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.35%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (7.91%) Snort
4 10 (7.19%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.88%) vSphere
6 2 (1.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (9.35%) Nessus
2 12 (8.63%) EnCase
2 12 (8.63%) Nexpose
2 12 (8.63%) Nmap
3 4 (2.88%) WMI
4 2 (1.44%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.72%) Kibana
5 1 (0.72%) logstash
5 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.72%) QRadar
Vendors
1 106 (76.26%) Cisco
2 72 (51.80%) CheckPoint
3 30 (21.58%) Juniper
4 29 (20.86%) VMware
5 26 (18.71%) F5
6 22 (15.83%) Palo Alto
7 14 (10.07%) HP
7 14 (10.07%) LogRhythm
7 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
8 13 (9.35%) Red Hat
8 13 (9.35%) Symantec
9 12 (8.63%) Qualys
9 12 (8.63%) Rapid7
10 11 (7.91%) AlienVault
10 11 (7.91%) CyberArk
10 11 (7.91%) Sophos
11 9 (6.47%) Meraki
12 7 (5.04%) Citrix
12 7 (5.04%) SolarWinds
13 6 (4.32%) McAfee
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