The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 229 243 261
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 17 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.33% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.34% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 4
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £56,350
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5864 6482 7151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.36% 96.96% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4912 5387 5759
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 10 £42,500 +14.86%
Merseyside - 4 £37,500 -
Cheshire +16 3 £75,000 +7.14%
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
1 18 (72.00%) Network Security
2 15 (60.00%) Firewall
3 12 (48.00%) VPN
4 10 (40.00%) LAN
4 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (40.00%) F5
4 10 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (36.00%) DNS
5 9 (36.00%) DHCP
5 9 (36.00%) VMware
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (24.00%) BIG-IP
8 6 (24.00%) WAN
8 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (20.00%) SSL
10 4 (16.00%) WLAN
10 4 (16.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) CISSP
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (12.00%) CCNP
11 3 (12.00%) Internet
11 3 (12.00%) Nagios
11 3 (12.00%) MPLS
11 3 (12.00%) BGP

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) Network Security
2 15 (60.00%) Firewall
3 12 (48.00%) VPN
4 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (40.00%) LAN
5 9 (36.00%) DHCP
5 9 (36.00%) DNS
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (24.00%) BIG-IP
7 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (24.00%) WAN
8 5 (20.00%) SSL
9 4 (16.00%) WLAN
10 3 (12.00%) BGP
10 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (12.00%) Internet
10 3 (12.00%) MPLS
10 3 (12.00%) VoIP
10 3 (12.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Online Games
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
2 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (8.00%) SIEM
7 1 (4.00%) Attack Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
7 1 (4.00%) Threat Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) PHP
1 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CISSP
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (12.00%) CCNP
2 3 (12.00%) CCSE
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCSP
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) F5
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Aruba
6 1 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.00%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (4.00%) IronPort
6 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.00%) Polycom
6 1 (4.00%) Siemens
6 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds