The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 297 309 303
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 9 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 20
Average salary £65,000 £58,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £42,500 £46,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
Network Security Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9738 11467 11174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.58% 92.42% 93.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8379 9617 9793
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 30 (93.75%) Firewall
2 26 (81.25%) Network Security
3 25 (78.13%) Cisco
4 23 (71.88%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
6 19 (59.38%) WAN
7 18 (56.25%) LAN
8 17 (53.13%) VPN
8 17 (53.13%) CCSA
9 13 (40.63%) CCNA
10 12 (37.50%) Juniper
10 12 (37.50%) CCNP
11 11 (34.38%) CISSP
12 10 (31.25%) OSPF
12 10 (31.25%) BGP
12 10 (31.25%) DNS
12 10 (31.25%) Perl
12 10 (31.25%) Wireless
12 10 (31.25%) Finance
12 10 (31.25%) VLAN
13 9 (28.13%) Degree
13 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
13 9 (28.13%) SQL
13 9 (28.13%) RIP
14 8 (25.00%) EIGRP
14 8 (25.00%) VRRP
14 8 (25.00%) Aruba
14 8 (25.00%) HSRP
14 8 (25.00%) GLBP
15 7 (21.88%) Change Control

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) Firewall
2 26 (81.25%) Network Security
3 19 (59.38%) WAN
4 18 (56.25%) LAN
5 17 (53.13%) VPN
6 10 (31.25%) DNS
6 10 (31.25%) OSPF
6 10 (31.25%) BGP
6 10 (31.25%) Wireless
6 10 (31.25%) VLAN
7 9 (28.13%) RIP
8 8 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 8 (25.00%) VRRP
8 8 (25.00%) HSRP
8 8 (25.00%) GLBP
9 7 (21.88%) MPLS
10 6 (18.75%) VoIP
10 6 (18.75%) VPLS
11 5 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Hedge funds
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Change Control
2 6 (18.75%) Information Security
3 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
4 4 (12.50%) Network Design
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.13%) SIEM
7 1 (3.13%) Release Management
7 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Perl
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (53.13%) CCSA
3 13 (40.63%) CCNA
4 12 (37.50%) CCNP
5 11 (34.38%) CISSP
6 9 (28.13%) Degree
7 3 (9.38%) CCIE
7 3 (9.38%) CCSE
8 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) JNCIE
9 1 (3.13%) CEH
9 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) COBIT
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 12 (37.50%) Juniper
4 8 (25.00%) Aruba
5 4 (12.50%) F5
5 4 (12.50%) Meraki
5 4 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.25%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) Mitel
6 2 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.13%) Nortel
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Tripwire