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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 282 302 296
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 29 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 14
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £47,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
9709 9642 10177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.32% 92.83% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8327 8159 9135
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 56 (98.25%) Network Security
2 53 (92.98%) Firewall
2 53 (92.98%) Cisco
3 43 (75.44%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (57.89%) CCNP
5 31 (54.39%) Juniper
5 31 (54.39%) CheckPoint
6 25 (43.86%) VPN
7 23 (40.35%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (38.60%) Finance
8 22 (38.60%) BGP
9 20 (35.09%) OSPF
10 19 (33.33%) EIGRP
10 19 (33.33%) F5
11 18 (31.58%) SSL
11 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
11 18 (31.58%) CCNA
11 18 (31.58%) Windows
12 17 (29.82%) NetScreen
13 15 (26.32%) Linux
14 14 (24.56%) WAN
15 13 (22.81%) LAN
15 13 (22.81%) UNIX
15 13 (22.81%) CCSA
16 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
16 12 (21.05%) Migration
17 11 (19.30%) MPLS
17 11 (19.30%) Cisco IOS
18 10 (17.54%) Wireshark
18 10 (17.54%) CCSE

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.51%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 56 (98.25%) Network Security
2 53 (92.98%) Firewall
3 25 (43.86%) VPN
4 23 (40.35%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (38.60%) BGP
6 20 (35.09%) OSPF
7 19 (33.33%) EIGRP
8 18 (31.58%) SSL
8 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 17 (29.82%) NetScreen
10 14 (24.56%) WAN
11 13 (22.81%) LAN
12 11 (19.30%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (19.30%) MPLS
13 10 (17.54%) VoIP
13 10 (17.54%) DNS
13 10 (17.54%) tcpdump
13 10 (17.54%) Wireshark
14 9 (15.79%) IPsec
14 9 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Hedge funds
2 4 (7.02%) PKI
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) Linux
3 13 (22.81%) UNIX
4 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Migration
2 10 (17.54%) Project Management
3 7 (12.28%) Change Management
3 7 (12.28%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (10.53%) SIEM
4 6 (10.53%) ITIL
5 5 (8.77%) Identity Management
5 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.51%) Information Security
8 2 (3.51%) Network Design
8 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.75%) Algorithmic Trading
9 1 (1.75%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.75%) Change Control
9 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.75%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) Perl
2 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (75.44%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (57.89%) CCNP
3 18 (31.58%) CCNA
4 13 (22.81%) CCSA
5 10 (17.54%) CCSE
6 8 (14.04%) Degree
7 5 (8.77%) CCIE
7 5 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.75%) VCP4
9 1 (1.75%) CISSP
9 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.75%) JNCIS
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.75%) Snort
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 53 (92.98%) Cisco
2 31 (54.39%) Juniper
2 31 (54.39%) CheckPoint
3 19 (33.33%) F5
4 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.79%) Fortinet
6 7 (12.28%) Foundry
7 5 (8.77%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) Nortel
8 3 (5.26%) Nokia
8 3 (5.26%) NetScout
8 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.51%) McAfee
9 2 (3.51%) VMware
9 2 (3.51%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.75%) Aruba
10 1 (1.75%) Splunk
10 1 (1.75%) Meraki
10 1 (1.75%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.75%) IronPort