The median annual salary for a Network Security Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 844 915
Rank change year-on-year +7 +71  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 33 69 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.070% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.073% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 56
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +6.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £46,500 £45,200
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £55,000 £53,250
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.28%  

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Consultant in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Security Consultant in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Consultant over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Consultant in the UK

Network Security Consultant
Top 23 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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 +21 33 £60,000 +4.34% 3
London -3 16 £65,000 -5.45%
East of England -1 7 £57,500 +4.54% 2
South East +48 5 £60,000 -14.28%
Bedfordshire +22 5 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Bedford +16 5 £57,500 +4.54% 2
West Midlands +15 4 £50,000 - 1
Canary Wharf -13 3 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 - -
Berkshire +27 2 £60,000 -14.28%
Reading +24 2 £60,000 -14.28%
City of London +23 2 £38,000 -41.53%
Birmingham - 2 - -
Yorkshire +5 1 £60,000 +11.62%
Hertfordshire -7 1 £32,500 -45.83%
West Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £45,000 -
Watford - 1 £32,500 -
Telford - 1 £55,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £40,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 featuring Network Security Consultant in the job title.

1 82 (90.11%) Cisco
2 66 (72.53%) Network Security
3 62 (68.13%) CheckPoint
4 56 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (51.65%) Firewall
6 43 (47.25%) Presales
7 41 (45.05%) Cisco ASA
8 40 (43.96%) CCNP
9 38 (41.76%) CCSE
10 35 (38.46%) Data Centre
11 34 (37.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 33 (36.26%) WAN
13 32 (35.16%) LAN
13 32 (35.16%) Fortinet
14 31 (34.07%) Finance
15 30 (32.97%) Palo Alto
16 25 (27.47%) Juniper
17 22 (24.18%) CCSA
18 21 (23.08%) Retail
18 21 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (21.98%) CCIE
20 18 (19.78%) TCP/IP
21 17 (18.68%) Cisco IOS
22 15 (16.48%) Splunk
22 15 (16.48%) FortiGate
22 15 (16.48%) Cisco ISE
22 15 (16.48%) Programme Delivery
22 15 (16.48%) VPN
22 15 (16.48%) CCSP
22 15 (16.48%) Wireless

Network Security Consultant 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:

Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.20%) Office 365
4 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (72.53%) Network Security
2 47 (51.65%) Firewall
3 41 (45.05%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (37.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 33 (36.26%) WAN
6 32 (35.16%) LAN
7 18 (19.78%) TCP/IP
8 17 (18.68%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (16.48%) Cisco ISE
9 15 (16.48%) VPN
9 15 (16.48%) Wireless
10 13 (14.29%) BGP
11 10 (10.99%) OSPF
11 10 (10.99%) Spanning Tree
12 9 (9.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (9.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (8.79%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (7.69%) tcpdump
14 7 (7.69%) Wireshark
15 6 (6.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) DB2
General
1 31 (34.07%) Finance
2 21 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 21 (23.08%) Retail
3 7 (7.69%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (6.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.30%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Linux
2 9 (9.89%) Unix
2 9 (9.89%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) CentOS
3 2 (2.20%) Debian
3 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.25%) Presales
2 15 (16.48%) Programme Delivery
3 9 (9.89%) Change Management
3 9 (9.89%) Information Security
4 8 (8.79%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (8.79%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (8.79%) Project Management
5 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.69%) ITIL
5 7 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.69%) Task Automation
6 6 (6.59%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (6.59%) Network Design
6 6 (6.59%) Security Patching
7 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.49%) Network Management
7 5 (5.49%) Patch Management
7 5 (5.49%) Security Architecture
7 5 (5.49%) Threat Management
8 4 (4.40%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) Java
1 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (43.96%) CCNP
3 38 (41.76%) CCSE
4 22 (24.18%) CCSA
5 20 (21.98%) CCIE
6 15 (16.48%) CCSP
7 13 (14.29%) CCDP
8 7 (7.69%) JNCIS
9 6 (6.59%) CCNA
10 5 (5.49%) CCIE Security
10 5 (5.49%) Degree
10 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.30%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (3.30%) JNCIP
12 2 (2.20%) CISSP
13 1 (1.10%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (1.10%) CISM
13 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.30%) PMO
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (16.48%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.30%) Nagios
3 3 (3.30%) SCOM
4 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.10%) Nessus
Vendors
1 82 (90.11%) Cisco
2 62 (68.13%) CheckPoint
3 32 (35.16%) Fortinet
4 30 (32.97%) Palo Alto
5 25 (27.47%) Juniper
6 15 (16.48%) Splunk
7 13 (14.29%) F5
8 10 (10.99%) Blue Coat
8 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
9 8 (8.79%) Arista
9 8 (8.79%) Meraki
10 6 (6.59%) Citrix
10 6 (6.59%) Riverbed
11 5 (5.49%) Imperva
11 5 (5.49%) LogLogic
11 5 (5.49%) VMware
12 4 (4.40%) IronPort
12 4 (4.40%) Sourcefire
12 4 (4.40%) Tufin
13 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds
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