The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 693 692 666
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 188 154 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 149 127 178
Average salary £51,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -6.11%
Network Security Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99334 94125 105556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81237 79015 90798
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in England

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
(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
London +30 102 £53,000 -7.82% 6
South East -16 38 £50,000 +24.61% 3
East of England +2 19 £45,000 +9.75% 1
West Midlands -4 17 £47,500 +13.77% 2
Yorkshire -27 11 £48,750 +14.70%
South West -22 4 £50,000 - 1
North West -21 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Network Security Engineer
UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 360 (94.74%) Network Security
2 311 (81.84%) Cisco
3 309 (81.32%) Firewall
4 257 (67.63%) CheckPoint
5 230 (60.53%) Cisco Certification
6 184 (48.42%) CCNP
7 176 (46.32%) Juniper
8 153 (40.26%) VPN
9 134 (35.26%) WAN
10 122 (32.11%) LAN
11 114 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
12 111 (29.21%) CCNA
13 91 (23.95%) Windows
14 87 (22.89%) CCSA
15 85 (22.37%) CCSE
16 82 (21.58%) TCP/IP
16 82 (21.58%) F5
17 81 (21.32%) SSL
17 81 (21.32%) OSPF
17 81 (21.32%) Finance
18 70 (18.42%) BGP
18 70 (18.42%) Telecoms
19 62 (16.32%) Network Management
20 58 (15.26%) Load Balancing
21 55 (14.47%) Fortinet
21 55 (14.47%) Cisco IOS
22 54 (14.21%) Information Security
23 53 (13.95%) Blue Coat
24 51 (13.42%) MPLS
25 50 (13.16%) IPsec

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.37%) IIS
3 8 (2.11%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.58%) Apache
4 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.26%) Lync
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.84%) MS Office
3 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.53%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 360 (94.74%) Network Security
2 309 (81.32%) Firewall
3 153 (40.26%) VPN
4 134 (35.26%) WAN
5 122 (32.11%) LAN
6 114 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 82 (21.58%) TCP/IP
8 81 (21.32%) OSPF
8 81 (21.32%) SSL
9 70 (18.42%) BGP
10 55 (14.47%) Cisco IOS
11 51 (13.42%) MPLS
12 50 (13.16%) IPsec
13 49 (12.89%) DNS
14 46 (12.11%) Wireless
15 44 (11.58%) EIGRP
16 38 (10.00%) Junos
17 35 (9.21%) Internet
18 34 (8.95%) Cisco PIX
19 33 (8.68%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 81 (21.32%) Finance
2 70 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.84%) Retail
4 20 (5.26%) Legal
5 7 (1.84%) Billing
5 7 (1.84%) Banking
6 4 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.79%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.58%) Web Services
2 3 (0.79%) CSS
2 3 (0.79%) Middleware
3 2 (0.53%) .NET
3 2 (0.53%) SOAP
4 1 (0.26%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.11%) SecurID
1 27 (7.11%) Hedge funds
2 23 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.26%) PKI
4 19 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.84%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.58%) Statistics
8 6 (1.58%) CESG
9 5 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.05%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.79%) Online Games
11 3 (0.79%) Social Gaming
12 2 (0.53%) Open Source
13 1 (0.26%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.26%) HP StorageWorks
13 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.26%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 91 (23.95%) Windows
2 42 (11.05%) Linux
3 22 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (4.74%) UNIX
5 8 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.32%) CentOS
7 4 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.53%) Solaris
9 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (16.32%) Network Management
2 58 (15.26%) Load Balancing
3 54 (14.21%) Information Security
4 28 (7.37%) Change Control
5 24 (6.32%) Network Design
6 23 (6.05%) Change Management
7 21 (5.53%) Asset Management
7 21 (5.53%) SIEM
8 20 (5.26%) ITIL
9 17 (4.47%) Algorithmic Trading
10 16 (4.21%) Project Management
11 14 (3.68%) Security Management
11 14 (3.68%) Capacity Management
11 14 (3.68%) WAN Optimisation
12 12 (3.16%) Network Architecture
12 12 (3.16%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (2.89%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (2.37%) Data Security
14 9 (2.37%) Migration
14 9 (2.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.53%) Perl
2 30 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 28 (7.37%) SQL
4 11 (2.89%) Python
5 8 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.84%) PHP
7 5 (1.32%) C++
7 5 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.05%) VB
9 2 (0.53%) Ruby
9 2 (0.53%) Java
10 1 (0.26%) C
Qualifications
1 230 (60.53%) Cisco Certification
2 184 (48.42%) CCNP
3 111 (29.21%) CCNA
4 87 (22.89%) CCSA
5 85 (22.37%) CCSE
6 42 (11.05%) Security Cleared
7 31 (8.16%) Degree
7 31 (8.16%) CISSP
8 26 (6.84%) JNCIS
9 20 (5.26%) JNCIA
10 17 (4.47%) CCSP
11 15 (3.95%) SC Cleared
12 13 (3.42%) CCIE
13 12 (3.16%) CCDP
14 11 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (2.89%) MCSE
15 9 (2.37%) Check Point Certification
16 7 (1.84%) MCSA
16 7 (1.84%) MCITP
17 6 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.53%) PCI DSS
2 15 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.32%) QA
4 4 (1.05%) COBIT
5 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.53%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.26%) GPG13
7 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.00%) ProxySG
3 18 (4.74%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.84%) vSphere
5 4 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.05%) Snort
5 4 (1.05%) Nmap
6 1 (0.26%) Squid
6 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.26%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 23 (6.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (4.74%) FortiGate
3 9 (2.37%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.58%) OpenView
6 4 (1.05%) Cacti
7 3 (0.79%) Nessus
8 2 (0.53%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.53%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.26%) Netcool
9 1 (0.26%) SCOM
9 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 311 (81.84%) Cisco
2 257 (67.63%) CheckPoint
3 176 (46.32%) Juniper
4 82 (21.58%) F5
5 55 (14.47%) Fortinet
6 53 (13.95%) Blue Coat
7 47 (12.37%) SolarWinds
8 46 (12.11%) Microsoft
9 33 (8.68%) Citrix
10 30 (7.89%) VMware
11 29 (7.63%) Aruba
12 20 (5.26%) Brocade
12 20 (5.26%) McAfee
12 20 (5.26%) Nokia
13 19 (5.00%) Fujitsu
14 15 (3.95%) SonicWALL
15 14 (3.68%) Riverbed
15 14 (3.68%) Sourcefire
16 13 (3.42%) Mitel
16 13 (3.42%) IronPort
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