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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 214 301 326
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 52 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 50 26 20
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,250 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
6735 10104 11869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.74% 95.11% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6074 8571 10011
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 73 (94.81%) Network Security
2 63 (81.82%) Firewall
3 57 (74.03%) Cisco
4 52 (67.53%) CheckPoint
5 50 (64.94%) Cisco ASA
6 48 (62.34%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (62.34%) VPN
7 43 (55.84%) Palo Alto
8 36 (46.75%) SIEM
8 36 (46.75%) CCNP
9 35 (45.45%) Juniper
10 27 (35.06%) F5
11 24 (31.17%) Riverbed
11 24 (31.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 24 (31.17%) DDoS Mitigation
12 22 (28.57%) Internet
12 22 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
13 20 (25.97%) SSCP
13 20 (25.97%) WAN
14 18 (23.38%) CCIE
14 18 (23.38%) CCNA
15 17 (22.08%) LAN
16 16 (20.78%) CCIP
16 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
16 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
16 16 (20.78%) Presales
16 16 (20.78%) Cisco ISE
17 15 (19.48%) Degree
17 15 (19.48%) Wireless
18 13 (16.88%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (94.81%) Network Security
2 63 (81.82%) Firewall
3 50 (64.94%) Cisco ASA
4 48 (62.34%) VPN
5 22 (28.57%) Internet
5 22 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (25.97%) WAN
7 17 (22.08%) LAN
8 16 (20.78%) Cisco ISE
9 15 (19.48%) Wireless
10 13 (16.88%) FWSM
10 13 (16.88%) MPLS
10 13 (16.88%) SSL
11 12 (15.58%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (15.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (12.99%) NetScaler
13 9 (11.69%) BGP
13 9 (11.69%) DMZ
13 9 (11.69%) OSPF
13 9 (11.69%) WAAS
General
1 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
2 11 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Law
4 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 13 (16.88%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.88%) Internet of Things
2 13 (16.88%) RSA SecurID
3 7 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.90%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Android
2 5 (6.49%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) SIEM
2 24 (31.17%) DDoS Mitigation
3 16 (20.78%) Presales
4 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
4 13 (16.88%) Migration
4 13 (16.88%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (16.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (15.58%) Load Balancing
6 11 (14.29%) ITIL
7 10 (12.99%) WAN Optimisation
8 9 (11.69%) Network Design
8 9 (11.69%) Network Management
8 9 (11.69%) Network Security Management
8 9 (11.69%) Security Management
8 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
8 9 (11.69%) Threat Analysis
9 8 (10.39%) Data Security
9 8 (10.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 7 (9.09%) Business Transformation
10 7 (9.09%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) Perl
1 13 (16.88%) Python
1 13 (16.88%) Ruby
2 2 (2.60%) C
3 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (62.34%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (46.75%) CCNP
3 20 (25.97%) SSCP
4 18 (23.38%) CCIE
4 18 (23.38%) CCNA
5 16 (20.78%) CCIP
5 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
6 15 (19.48%) Degree
7 7 (9.09%) CCSA
7 7 (9.09%) CCSE
8 4 (5.19%) CCSP
8 4 (5.19%) CISSP
8 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) XenApp
1 8 (10.39%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 57 (74.03%) Cisco
2 52 (67.53%) CheckPoint
3 43 (55.84%) Palo Alto
4 35 (45.45%) Juniper
5 27 (35.06%) F5
6 24 (31.17%) Riverbed
7 12 (15.58%) Forcepoint
7 12 (15.58%) HP
7 12 (15.58%) Qualys
7 12 (15.58%) Splunk
8 11 (14.29%) ArcSight
8 11 (14.29%) Citrix
9 10 (12.99%) Blue Coat
9 10 (12.99%) SolarWinds
10 9 (11.69%) AlgoSec
10 9 (11.69%) Brocade
10 9 (11.69%) Cyber-Ark
10 9 (11.69%) Extreme Networks
11 8 (10.39%) Aruba
11 8 (10.39%) LogRhythm
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago