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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 192 224 211
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 33 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 14
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -36.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
5412 5407 5057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.06% 93.50% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3817 3971 4211
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £62,500 £67,500
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 December 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 December 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
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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 +30 31 £38,000 -15.55%
Bracknell -14 2 £32,500 +41.30%
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Network Security Engineer
South East

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (97.83%) Network Security
2 44 (95.65%) Cisco
3 35 (76.09%) Juniper
4 34 (73.91%) Firewall
5 30 (65.22%) F5
6 28 (60.87%) VPN
7 27 (58.70%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (54.35%) SSL
8 25 (54.35%) CCNP
8 25 (54.35%) OSPF
8 25 (54.35%) BGP
9 24 (52.17%) TCP/IP
9 24 (52.17%) DNS
10 23 (50.00%) EIGRP
11 22 (47.83%) Problem Management
12 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
13 17 (36.96%) BIG-IP
14 12 (26.09%) Telecoms
15 10 (21.74%) CCIE
16 9 (19.57%) LAN
16 9 (19.57%) CCDA
16 9 (19.57%) CCDP
16 9 (19.57%) Network Design
16 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
17 8 (17.39%) NetScout
17 8 (17.39%) Wireshark
17 8 (17.39%) tcpdump
17 8 (17.39%) Line Management
18 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
19 6 (13.04%) ITIL

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 45 (97.83%) Network Security
2 34 (73.91%) Firewall
3 28 (60.87%) VPN
4 25 (54.35%) SSL
4 25 (54.35%) OSPF
4 25 (54.35%) BGP
5 24 (52.17%) DNS
5 24 (52.17%) TCP/IP
6 23 (50.00%) EIGRP
7 17 (36.96%) BIG-IP
8 9 (19.57%) LAN
9 8 (17.39%) Wireshark
9 8 (17.39%) tcpdump
10 4 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (8.70%) WAN
11 2 (4.35%) RIP
11 2 (4.35%) Internet
11 2 (4.35%) MPLS
11 2 (4.35%) IPsec
11 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
General
1 12 (26.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) SecurID
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Problem Management
2 9 (19.57%) Network Design
3 8 (17.39%) Line Management
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.35%) Validation
6 2 (4.35%) eTOM
7 1 (2.17%) Information Security
7 1 (2.17%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 27 (58.70%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (54.35%) CCNP
3 10 (21.74%) CCIE
4 9 (19.57%) CCDA
4 9 (19.57%) CCDP
4 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) CCIP
6 4 (8.70%) CCNA
6 4 (8.70%) CCSP
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.52%) Degree
8 2 (4.35%) CISSP
8 2 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.17%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) COBIT
Vendors
1 44 (95.65%) Cisco
2 35 (76.09%) Juniper
3 30 (65.22%) F5
4 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
5 8 (17.39%) NetScout
6 3 (6.52%) Aruba
7 2 (4.35%) AlgoSec
7 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.35%) Tufin
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) Nortel