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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 695 681 675
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 194 172 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 151 145 175
Average salary £50,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.31% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +22 98 £53,000 -7.82% 4
South East -36 43 £47,500 +18.38% 3
East of England +5 21 £45,000 +9.75% 1
West Midlands -7 17 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Yorkshire -40 12 £47,500 +11.76%
South West -18 3 £50,000 +29.87%
North West -21 3 £55,250 +30.00%
Network Security Engineer
UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 355 (95.17%) Network Security
2 306 (82.04%) Cisco
3 304 (81.50%) Firewall
4 257 (68.90%) CheckPoint
5 227 (60.86%) Cisco Certification
6 177 (47.45%) CCNP
7 170 (45.58%) Juniper
8 146 (39.14%) VPN
9 135 (36.19%) WAN
10 124 (33.24%) LAN
11 114 (30.56%) CCNA
12 105 (28.15%) Cisco ASA
13 88 (23.59%) Windows
14 83 (22.25%) CCSA
15 82 (21.98%) TCP/IP
16 81 (21.72%) F5
17 80 (21.45%) OSPF
17 80 (21.45%) Finance
17 80 (21.45%) CCSE
18 75 (20.11%) Telecoms
18 75 (20.11%) SSL
19 72 (19.30%) BGP
20 61 (16.35%) Network Management
21 58 (15.55%) Load Balancing
21 58 (15.55%) Cisco IOS
22 55 (14.75%) MPLS
23 54 (14.48%) Fortinet
23 54 (14.48%) IPsec
24 52 (13.94%) Information Security
25 50 (13.40%) Wireless

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.95%) IIS
3 10 (2.68%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.61%) Apache
5 4 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Lync
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.14%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 355 (95.17%) Network Security
2 304 (81.50%) Firewall
3 146 (39.14%) VPN
4 135 (36.19%) WAN
5 124 (33.24%) LAN
6 105 (28.15%) Cisco ASA
7 82 (21.98%) TCP/IP
8 80 (21.45%) OSPF
9 75 (20.11%) SSL
10 72 (19.30%) BGP
11 58 (15.55%) Cisco IOS
12 55 (14.75%) MPLS
13 54 (14.48%) IPsec
14 50 (13.40%) Wireless
15 46 (12.33%) DNS
16 41 (10.99%) EIGRP
17 37 (9.92%) Junos
18 34 (9.12%) Internet
19 33 (8.85%) VoIP
19 33 (8.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 80 (21.45%) Finance
2 75 (20.11%) Telecoms
3 30 (8.04%) Retail
4 20 (5.36%) Legal
5 8 (2.14%) Banking
6 7 (1.88%) Billing
7 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.80%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.61%) Web Services
2 4 (1.07%) .NET
3 3 (0.80%) CSS
3 3 (0.80%) Middleware
4 2 (0.54%) SOAP
5 1 (0.27%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.24%) Hedge funds
2 26 (6.97%) SecurID
3 23 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.56%) PKI
4 17 (4.56%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.88%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.61%) Statistics
6 6 (1.61%) CESG
7 5 (1.34%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.80%) Social Gaming
8 3 (0.80%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.80%) Online Games
9 2 (0.54%) Open Source
10 1 (0.27%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.27%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.27%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 88 (23.59%) Windows
2 44 (11.80%) Linux
3 20 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (5.36%) UNIX
4 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.07%) CentOS
6 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (16.35%) Network Management
2 58 (15.55%) Load Balancing
3 52 (13.94%) Information Security
4 26 (6.97%) Change Control
5 24 (6.43%) Network Design
6 22 (5.90%) Change Management
7 21 (5.63%) Asset Management
8 17 (4.56%) Algorithmic Trading
8 17 (4.56%) SIEM
9 16 (4.29%) ITIL
10 15 (4.02%) Security Management
11 13 (3.49%) Project Management
11 13 (3.49%) WAN Optimisation
12 12 (3.22%) Capacity Management
12 12 (3.22%) Validation
13 11 (2.95%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (2.95%) Network Architecture
13 11 (2.95%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (2.41%) E-Commerce
14 9 (2.41%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.46%) Perl
2 29 (7.77%) PowerShell
3 28 (7.51%) SQL
4 11 (2.95%) Python
5 7 (1.88%) PHP
5 7 (1.88%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.34%) C++
6 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.80%) VB
8 2 (0.54%) Ruby
8 2 (0.54%) Java
9 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 227 (60.86%) Cisco Certification
2 177 (47.45%) CCNP
3 114 (30.56%) CCNA
4 83 (22.25%) CCSA
5 80 (21.45%) CCSE
6 44 (11.80%) Security Cleared
7 31 (8.31%) Degree
8 30 (8.04%) CISSP
9 24 (6.43%) JNCIS
10 20 (5.36%) JNCIA
11 17 (4.56%) SC Cleared
12 16 (4.29%) CCSP
13 13 (3.49%) CCIE
14 11 (2.95%) MCSE
14 11 (2.95%) CCDP
14 11 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (2.68%) Check Point Certification
16 7 (1.88%) MCSA
16 7 (1.88%) MCITP
17 6 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.63%) PCI DSS
2 15 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.34%) QA
4 4 (1.07%) COBIT
5 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.54%) SLA
6 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.54%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 18 (4.83%) ProxySG
1 18 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.88%) vSphere
4 4 (1.07%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.07%) Snort
4 4 (1.07%) Nmap
5 1 (0.27%) Squid
5 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
5 1 (0.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (5.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (4.56%) FortiGate
3 8 (2.14%) OpenView
3 8 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.88%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.80%) Cacti
6 3 (0.80%) Nessus
6 3 (0.80%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.54%) HP NNM
7 2 (0.54%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.27%) SCOM
8 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 306 (82.04%) Cisco
2 257 (68.90%) CheckPoint
3 170 (45.58%) Juniper
4 81 (21.72%) F5
5 54 (14.48%) Fortinet
6 46 (12.33%) Blue Coat
7 45 (12.06%) SolarWinds
8 43 (11.53%) Microsoft
9 30 (8.04%) Citrix
10 29 (7.77%) Aruba
11 26 (6.97%) VMware
12 23 (6.17%) Fujitsu
13 21 (5.63%) McAfee
14 20 (5.36%) Brocade
15 18 (4.83%) Nokia
16 14 (3.75%) Sourcefire
16 14 (3.75%) SonicWALL
17 13 (3.49%) IronPort
17 13 (3.49%) Mitel
18 12 (3.22%) Riverbed
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Securitech Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £40-45K + 7K Car Allowance + Bonuses + Bens
Posted: 21 days ago