The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 200 207 200
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 29 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 21
Average salary £48,750 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.55% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
Network Security Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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 permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5522 5536 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.54% 93.23% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 4229 4149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 28 £50,000 +13.63%
Bracknell -8 1 £32,500 +54.76% 2
Network Security Engineer
South East

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Network Security
2 46 (86.79%) Cisco
3 38 (71.70%) Firewall
4 35 (66.04%) Juniper
5 34 (64.15%) VPN
6 31 (58.49%) F5
7 29 (54.72%) TCP/IP
8 26 (49.06%) SSL
9 25 (47.17%) DNS
9 25 (47.17%) OSPF
10 24 (45.28%) CheckPoint
10 24 (45.28%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (41.51%) CCNP
12 21 (39.62%) BGP
12 21 (39.62%) BIG-IP
13 18 (33.96%) EIGRP
14 17 (32.08%) Problem Management
15 16 (30.19%) Telecoms
16 14 (26.42%) IPsec
16 14 (26.42%) Network Design
17 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (20.75%) Fortinet
18 9 (16.98%) WAN
19 8 (15.09%) LAN
19 8 (15.09%) ITIL
19 8 (15.09%) CCDA
19 8 (15.09%) CCDP
19 8 (15.09%) tcpdump
20 7 (13.21%) Tufin
20 7 (13.21%) Wireshark

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (100.00%) Network Security
2 38 (71.70%) Firewall
3 34 (64.15%) VPN
4 29 (54.72%) TCP/IP
5 26 (49.06%) SSL
6 25 (47.17%) DNS
6 25 (47.17%) OSPF
7 21 (39.62%) BGP
7 21 (39.62%) BIG-IP
8 18 (33.96%) EIGRP
9 14 (26.42%) IPsec
10 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (16.98%) WAN
12 8 (15.09%) LAN
12 8 (15.09%) tcpdump
13 7 (13.21%) Wireshark
14 6 (11.32%) NetScreen
14 6 (11.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (11.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (11.32%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (30.19%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 4 (7.55%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.77%) SecurID
4 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) CentOS
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Problem Management
2 14 (26.42%) Network Design
3 8 (15.09%) ITIL
4 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.32%) Line Management
5 4 (7.55%) Validation
5 4 (7.55%) Network Management
6 2 (3.77%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.77%) Release Management
6 2 (3.77%) eTOM
7 1 (1.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Perl
1 1 (1.89%) PHP
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
1 1 (1.89%) Python
1 1 (1.89%) Ruby
1 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (41.51%) CCNP
3 8 (15.09%) CCDA
3 8 (15.09%) CCDP
4 7 (13.21%) CCIE
5 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (11.32%) CCSE
6 5 (9.43%) JNCIS
7 3 (5.66%) CCIP
7 3 (5.66%) CCNA
8 2 (3.77%) CCSP
8 2 (3.77%) CISSP
8 2 (3.77%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.77%) Degree
8 2 (3.77%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.77%) vSphere
2 1 (1.89%) Snort
2 1 (1.89%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 46 (86.79%) Cisco
2 35 (66.04%) Juniper
3 31 (58.49%) F5
4 24 (45.28%) CheckPoint
5 11 (20.75%) Fortinet
6 7 (13.21%) Tufin
6 7 (13.21%) NetScout
7 5 (9.43%) IronPort
7 5 (9.43%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.66%) Aruba
9 2 (3.77%) AlgoSec
9 2 (3.77%) VMware
9 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.77%) HP
10 1 (1.89%) Nortel
10 1 (1.89%) Sophos
10 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.89%) Imperva