Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Security Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1063 1111 1120
Rank change year-on-year +48 +9 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 113 82 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.047% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.048% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 101 81 96
UK median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £34,250 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,793 169,672 200,153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,587 141,257 167,368
UK 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 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security Analyst in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Top 12 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 January 2018. 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 +32 111 £60,000 +33.33% 5
London +35 83 £60,000 +33.33% 4
UK excluding London -21 29 £45,000 +9.76% 1
Yorkshire +19 12 £45,000 -1.10%
North of England +1 12 £45,000 -0.55%
South East +11 6 £29,500 -8.53%
Midlands +18 5 £45,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -7 4 £35,000 -6.67%
East of England -9 3 £57,500 +27.78%
South West +4 2 £45,750 +22.00% 1
Wales - 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Network Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Network Security Analyst in the job title.

1 102 (90.27%) Network Security
2 91 (80.53%) Firewall
3 78 (69.03%) Cisco
4 66 (58.41%) CheckPoint
5 49 (43.36%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (38.05%) WAN
7 42 (37.17%) F5
8 40 (35.40%) CCNA
9 39 (34.51%) Finance
10 37 (32.74%) SIEM
11 34 (30.09%) VPN
12 33 (29.20%) LAN
13 32 (28.32%) CISSP
14 31 (27.43%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (27.43%) CCNP
15 29 (25.66%) DNS
16 28 (24.78%) Vulnerability Management
17 27 (23.89%) Law
18 26 (23.01%) Juniper
19 24 (21.24%) Penetration Testing
20 21 (18.58%) TCP/IP
21 19 (16.81%) VLAN
21 19 (16.81%) ITIL
21 19 (16.81%) Network Design
22 18 (15.93%) Information Security
22 18 (15.93%) Microsoft
23 17 (15.04%) CCSA
23 17 (15.04%) VPLS
23 17 (15.04%) Network Management
23 17 (15.04%) Palo Alto

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 3 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.88%) nginx
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (7.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
2 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 102 (90.27%) Network Security
2 91 (80.53%) Firewall
3 43 (38.05%) WAN
4 34 (30.09%) VPN
5 33 (29.20%) LAN
6 31 (27.43%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (25.66%) DNS
8 21 (18.58%) TCP/IP
9 19 (16.81%) VLAN
10 17 (15.04%) VPLS
11 16 (14.16%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (14.16%) MPLS
12 15 (13.27%) BGP
13 13 (11.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (11.50%) Internet
13 13 (11.50%) OSPF
14 12 (10.62%) EIGRP
14 12 (10.62%) Wireless
15 11 (9.73%) HTTPS
16 10 (8.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Metasploit
General
1 39 (34.51%) Finance
2 27 (23.89%) Law
3 7 (6.19%) Banking
4 5 (4.42%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) Ajax
1 1 (0.88%) CSS
1 1 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.88%) HTML
1 1 (0.88%) jQuery
1 1 (0.88%) Laravel
1 1 (0.88%) LDAP
1 1 (0.88%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (0.88%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) PKI
2 10 (8.85%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (7.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.31%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.16%) Windows
2 10 (8.85%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.96%) Linux
4 2 (1.77%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.74%) SIEM
2 28 (24.78%) Vulnerability Management
3 24 (21.24%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (16.81%) ITIL
4 19 (16.81%) Network Design
5 18 (15.93%) Information Security
6 17 (15.04%) Network Management
7 16 (14.16%) Security Management
8 15 (13.27%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (11.50%) Security Operations
10 12 (10.62%) Incident Management
10 12 (10.62%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (8.85%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (8.85%) Threat Intelligence
12 9 (7.96%) Data Analysis
12 9 (7.96%) Data Loss Prevention
12 9 (7.96%) Issue Tracking
12 9 (7.96%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (7.96%) Threat Management
12 9 (7.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.77%) C
1 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.88%) Perl
2 1 (0.88%) PHP
2 1 (0.88%) Python
2 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (43.36%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (35.40%) CCNA
3 32 (28.32%) CISSP
4 31 (27.43%) CCNP
5 17 (15.04%) CCSA
6 16 (14.16%) CCSE
7 14 (12.39%) SSCP
8 13 (11.50%) Check Point Certification
9 9 (7.96%) JNCIS
10 8 (7.08%) Degree
11 7 (6.19%) CEH
12 6 (5.31%) CISM
13 4 (3.54%) CASP
13 4 (3.54%) GIAC
13 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
14 3 (2.65%) GCIA
14 3 (2.65%) GCIH
15 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
15 2 (1.77%) JNCIP
15 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.85%) PCI DSS
3 9 (7.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.65%) QA
5 1 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) BitLocker
2 3 (2.65%) Snort
3 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) Nessus
2 4 (3.54%) CSIRT
2 4 (3.54%) QRadar
3 3 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.65%) WMI
4 2 (1.77%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.88%) Cacti
5 1 (0.88%) EnCase
5 1 (0.88%) Kibana
5 1 (0.88%) logstash
5 1 (0.88%) Nagios
5 1 (0.88%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.88%) Nmap
5 1 (0.88%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.88%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.88%) Suricata
5 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 78 (69.03%) Cisco
2 66 (58.41%) CheckPoint
3 42 (37.17%) F5
4 26 (23.01%) Juniper
5 18 (15.93%) Microsoft
6 17 (15.04%) Palo Alto
7 11 (9.73%) Riverbed
8 9 (7.96%) Qualys
8 9 (7.96%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (4.42%) Forcepoint
9 5 (4.42%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.42%) VMware
10 4 (3.54%) BeyondTrust
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle
11 3 (2.65%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.65%) HP
11 3 (2.65%) McAfee
12 2 (1.77%) Citrix
12 2 (1.77%) Meraki
12 2 (1.77%) Tufin