The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 554 491 541
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 76 117 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 28
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£408 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £484 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.67% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2023 2014 2146
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 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
England -49 69 £408 +8.66% 20
London -27 31 £475 +26.66% 15
South East -30 23 £388 -13.88% 3
Berkshire -9 11 £360 -15.29%
City of London +7 9 £475 +30.94% 3
Hampshire +3 5 £425 +13.33% 2
East Midlands -1 5 £350 -
Reading -7 4 £360 -20.00%
North West -25 4 £325 - 1
South West -3 3 £420 -6.66%
Surrey -7 3 £300 -36.00%
Northampton - 3 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £350 -
Windsor +1 2 - -
Scotland -5 2 £377 +32.10%
Milton Keynes -10 2 £550 -
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £550 -
Cheshire -13 2 £300 -
Manchester -19 2 £351 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £275 -
Northwich - 2 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £410 -
South Wales - 2 £425 -
Wales - 2 £425 -
West Midlands +4 1 - -
Andover -7 1 £388 +3.33%
East of England -12 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Sunderland - 1 - -

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (88.89%) Network Security
2 155 (82.01%) Cisco
3 138 (73.02%) Firewall
4 124 (65.61%) CheckPoint
5 97 (51.32%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (39.15%) CCNP
7 70 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
8 61 (32.28%) Juniper
9 52 (27.51%) F5
10 44 (23.28%) VPN
11 43 (22.75%) OSPF
11 43 (22.75%) BGP
12 39 (20.63%) CCNA
13 36 (19.05%) LAN
13 36 (19.05%) WAN
14 33 (17.46%) Blue Coat
15 31 (16.40%) DNS
16 30 (15.87%) TCP/IP
17 29 (15.34%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (14.29%) EIGRP
19 26 (13.76%) Windows
19 26 (13.76%) Load Balancing
20 25 (13.23%) HP
20 25 (13.23%) Wireless
20 25 (13.23%) Finance
21 24 (12.70%) MPLS
21 24 (12.70%) CCIE
21 24 (12.70%) Fortinet
22 23 (12.17%) VLAN
22 23 (12.17%) Security Cleared

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (88.89%) Network Security
2 138 (73.02%) Firewall
3 70 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
4 44 (23.28%) VPN
5 43 (22.75%) OSPF
5 43 (22.75%) BGP
6 36 (19.05%) LAN
6 36 (19.05%) WAN
7 31 (16.40%) DNS
8 30 (15.87%) TCP/IP
9 29 (15.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (14.29%) EIGRP
11 25 (13.23%) Wireless
12 24 (12.70%) MPLS
13 23 (12.17%) VLAN
14 22 (11.64%) SSL
15 20 (10.58%) DHCP
16 19 (10.05%) Cisco PIX
17 15 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
17 15 (7.94%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (13.23%) Finance
2 13 (6.88%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Games
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.59%) LAMP
2 2 (1.06%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) CSS
3 1 (0.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.94%) Clustering
3 13 (6.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (3.70%) PKI
5 6 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.59%) IVR
7 1 (0.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.53%) DTV
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.76%) Windows
2 14 (7.41%) Linux
3 6 (3.17%) UNIX
4 4 (2.12%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.76%) Load Balancing
2 23 (12.17%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (8.47%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (6.88%) ITIL
4 13 (6.88%) Information Security
5 9 (4.76%) Change Management
6 8 (4.23%) Cyber Security
7 7 (3.70%) Migration
7 7 (3.70%) Network Design
8 6 (3.17%) Change Control
8 6 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (2.65%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (2.65%) SIEM
9 5 (2.65%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.65%) QMS
9 5 (2.65%) Quality Management
10 4 (2.12%) Security Management
10 4 (2.12%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (1.59%) Time Management
11 3 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.17%) SQL
2 5 (2.65%) Perl
3 1 (0.53%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 97 (51.32%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (39.15%) CCNP
3 39 (20.63%) CCNA
4 24 (12.70%) CCIE
5 23 (12.17%) Security Cleared
6 20 (10.58%) CCSA
7 19 (10.05%) CCSE
8 11 (5.82%) CISSP
9 7 (3.70%) Degree
10 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.17%) CCIP
11 5 (2.65%) CCSP
11 5 (2.65%) CCDA
11 5 (2.65%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (2.12%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.12%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.59%) JNCIP
14 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.06%) CISM
15 1 (0.53%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.17%) SLA
2 4 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.12%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.59%) QA
3 3 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.17%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.65%) Snort
4 3 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.59%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.53%) pfSense
5 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (7.94%) FortiGate
2 10 (5.29%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (4.76%) OpenView
4 8 (4.23%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.59%) Nmap
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.53%) Nagios
6 1 (0.53%) Nessus
6 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 155 (82.01%) Cisco
2 124 (65.61%) CheckPoint
3 61 (32.28%) Juniper
4 52 (27.51%) F5
5 33 (17.46%) Blue Coat
6 25 (13.23%) HP
7 24 (12.70%) Fortinet
8 23 (12.17%) SolarWinds
9 22 (11.64%) VMware
10 15 (7.94%) Nokia
10 15 (7.94%) Websense
11 13 (6.88%) Citrix
12 12 (6.35%) Aruba
13 10 (5.29%) Tufin
14 7 (3.70%) Sourcefire
14 7 (3.70%) IronPort
15 6 (3.17%) Radware
15 6 (3.17%) McAfee
15 6 (3.17%) Sophos
16 5 (2.65%) TippingPoint
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