The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 231 234 262
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 27 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.32% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 10
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Network Security Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6976 6851 7835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.86% 95.75% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5618 5611 6746
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 East of England

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +14 15 £50,000 +8.69%
Hertfordshire -11 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Essex - 6 £50,000 -
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 55 (100.00%) Network Security
2 46 (83.64%) Cisco
3 36 (65.45%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (54.55%) CCNA
4 30 (54.55%) WAN
5 29 (52.73%) CCNP
6 28 (50.91%) Firewall
7 22 (40.00%) CISSP
8 21 (38.18%) LAN
9 18 (32.73%) Security Cleared
9 18 (32.73%) F5
10 17 (30.91%) Wireshark
10 17 (30.91%) Intrusion Detection
11 15 (27.27%) Juniper
11 15 (27.27%) CheckPoint
12 14 (25.45%) Fortinet
13 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
14 10 (18.18%) FirePass
15 9 (16.36%) FortiGate
15 9 (16.36%) Junos
16 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
16 8 (14.55%) SSL
16 8 (14.55%) BGP
17 7 (12.73%) EIGRP
18 6 (10.91%) MPLS
18 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
18 6 (10.91%) SIEM
18 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 5 (9.09%) Brocade
19 5 (9.09%) Fat Client

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 55 (100.00%) Network Security
2 30 (54.55%) WAN
3 28 (50.91%) Firewall
4 21 (38.18%) LAN
5 17 (30.91%) Wireshark
5 17 (30.91%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (18.18%) FirePass
7 9 (16.36%) Junos
8 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
8 8 (14.55%) SSL
8 8 (14.55%) BGP
9 7 (12.73%) EIGRP
10 6 (10.91%) MPLS
10 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (9.09%) DMVPN
11 5 (9.09%) VPN
12 4 (7.27%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (5.45%) VoIP
13 3 (5.45%) OSPF
General
1 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 5 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.91%) SIEM
2 5 (9.09%) Security Architecture
2 5 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (7.27%) Change Management
3 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.45%) Network Design
4 3 (5.45%) Information Security
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL
5 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.64%) Network Management
6 1 (1.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (1.82%) Cyber Security
6 1 (1.82%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.82%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 36 (65.45%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (54.55%) CCNA
3 29 (52.73%) CCNP
4 22 (40.00%) CISSP
5 18 (32.73%) Security Cleared
6 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.45%) Degree
7 3 (5.45%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.64%) CCDP
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.64%) CCSA
8 2 (3.64%) CCSE
8 2 (3.64%) CISM
9 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.82%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 46 (83.64%) Cisco
2 18 (32.73%) F5
3 15 (27.27%) Juniper
3 15 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 14 (25.45%) Fortinet
5 5 (9.09%) Brocade
5 5 (9.09%) VMware
5 5 (9.09%) HP
5 5 (9.09%) Citrix
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.64%) McAfee
7 2 (3.64%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.82%) Crossbeam