The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 478 492 497
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 118 101 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 48
Average daily rate £375 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £220 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £55.00
Network Security Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the England region.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the England region.

Network Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 52 £425 +3.65% 20
South East +4 32 £350 +1.81% 7
Yorkshire -13 10 £280 -18.84% 3
North West -20 8 £500 +57.48%
South West +8 6 £365 +4.28% 1
East of England +4 5 £375 +36.36% 4
West Midlands -12 3 £250 -44.44% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Network Security Engineer
UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 168 (80.00%) Network Security
2 152 (72.38%) Cisco
3 144 (68.57%) Firewall
4 111 (52.86%) CheckPoint
5 77 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (32.86%) LAN
6 69 (32.86%) Juniper
6 69 (32.86%) F5
7 67 (31.90%) WAN
8 63 (30.00%) CCNP
8 63 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
9 50 (23.81%) VPN
10 37 (17.62%) Palo Alto
11 36 (17.14%) TCP/IP
12 35 (16.67%) CCNA
12 35 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (14.76%) FortiGate
13 31 (14.76%) Blue Coat
14 30 (14.29%) DNS
15 29 (13.81%) MPLS
15 29 (13.81%) BGP
15 29 (13.81%) Wireless
16 28 (13.33%) Finance
16 28 (13.33%) OSPF
17 27 (12.86%) Fortinet
18 26 (12.38%) CCSE
18 26 (12.38%) Information Security
18 26 (12.38%) Telecoms
18 26 (12.38%) DHCP
19 25 (11.90%) SSL

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (80.00%) Network Security
2 144 (68.57%) Firewall
3 69 (32.86%) LAN
4 67 (31.90%) WAN
5 63 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 50 (23.81%) VPN
7 36 (17.14%) TCP/IP
8 35 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 30 (14.29%) DNS
10 29 (13.81%) BGP
10 29 (13.81%) MPLS
10 29 (13.81%) Wireless
11 28 (13.33%) OSPF
12 26 (12.38%) DHCP
13 25 (11.90%) SSL
14 22 (10.48%) Internet
15 21 (10.00%) EIGRP
15 21 (10.00%) IPsec
16 19 (9.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 18 (8.57%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (13.33%) Finance
2 26 (12.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.38%) Banking
3 5 (2.38%) Law
4 4 (1.90%) Legal
5 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.95%) Local Government
5 2 (0.95%) Military
5 2 (0.95%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.48%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.95%) SOAP
3 1 (0.48%) Middleware
3 1 (0.48%) WAP
3 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.86%) DataPower
2 6 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.38%) Cryptography
3 5 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.90%) PKI
5 3 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.95%) NHS
6 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) BYOD
7 1 (0.48%) Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.05%) Linux
2 15 (7.14%) Windows
3 7 (3.33%) Unix
4 3 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.43%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.38%) Information Security
2 25 (11.90%) Load Balancing
3 20 (9.52%) ITIL
3 20 (9.52%) SIEM
4 19 (9.05%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (6.67%) Migration
6 12 (5.71%) Change Management
6 12 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 12 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (5.71%) Network Design
7 10 (4.76%) Project Management
8 9 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (4.29%) Network Management
9 8 (3.81%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (2.86%) Change Control
11 6 (2.86%) High Availability
11 6 (2.86%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.86%) Security Architecture
11 6 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.43%) Perl
2 2 (0.95%) Python
3 1 (0.48%) C
3 1 (0.48%) Java
3 1 (0.48%) PHP
3 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (30.00%) CCNP
3 35 (16.67%) CCNA
4 26 (12.38%) CCSE
5 20 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 18 (8.57%) SC Cleared
7 17 (8.10%) CCSA
8 14 (6.67%) CCIE
9 13 (6.19%) CISSP
10 8 (3.81%) JNCIS
11 6 (2.86%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (1.90%) CCDP
12 4 (1.90%) CISM
12 4 (1.90%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.43%) CCDA
13 3 (1.43%) CEH
13 3 (1.43%) Degree
13 3 (1.43%) GSEC
14 2 (0.95%) CCIP
14 2 (0.95%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.81%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.90%) COBIT
4 3 (1.43%) ISO27002
4 3 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.95%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.48%) QA
6 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.29%) ProxySG
2 9 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.33%) Snort
4 5 (2.38%) Firmware
5 3 (1.43%) Squid
5 3 (1.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (14.76%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.33%) Proventia
3 5 (2.38%) Nessus
4 3 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.95%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.48%) EnCase
6 1 (0.48%) Endace
6 1 (0.48%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.48%) Nagios
6 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.48%) OpenView
6 1 (0.48%) QRadar
6 1 (0.48%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 152 (72.38%) Cisco
2 111 (52.86%) CheckPoint
3 69 (32.86%) F5
3 69 (32.86%) Juniper
4 37 (17.62%) Palo Alto
5 31 (14.76%) Blue Coat
6 27 (12.86%) Fortinet
7 17 (8.10%) VMware
8 14 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 13 (6.19%) Sourcefire
10 12 (5.71%) Citrix
11 10 (4.76%) Intel Security
12 9 (4.29%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.81%) Aruba
14 7 (3.33%) IBM
14 7 (3.33%) Symantec
15 6 (2.86%) HP
16 5 (2.38%) Infoblox
16 5 (2.38%) IronPort
16 5 (2.38%) Nokia
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