The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 245 239 237
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 6 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.091% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.12% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Average salary £39,750 £55,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.05% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
6257 6755 6934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.29% 94.91% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5100 5470 5930
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 North West

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

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 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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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
Manchester - 4 £37,000 -
Cheshire -4 2 £42,500 -19.04%
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 27 (100.00%) Network Security
2 20 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (70.37%) CCNA
4 18 (66.67%) Firewall
5 16 (59.26%) CISSP
6 15 (55.56%) CCNP
6 15 (55.56%) WAN
7 11 (40.74%) Degree
7 11 (40.74%) Network Design
7 11 (40.74%) Cash Management
7 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
8 10 (37.04%) LAN
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco
9 9 (33.33%) Juniper
10 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
10 8 (29.63%) Finance
11 6 (22.22%) Windows
11 6 (22.22%) Rackspace
11 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (18.52%) Cyber Security
12 5 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (18.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (18.52%) DDoS Mitigation
12 5 (18.52%) SQL
12 5 (18.52%) A+ Certification
13 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 4 (14.81%) UNIX
13 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
14 3 (11.11%) Metasploit
14 3 (11.11%) Wireshark

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Network Security
2 18 (66.67%) Firewall
3 15 (55.56%) WAN
4 10 (37.04%) LAN
5 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.70%) VoIP
7 1 (3.70%) DHCP
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) DNS
7 1 (3.70%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (11.11%) RMADS
3 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Network Design
1 11 (40.74%) Cash Management
2 5 (18.52%) Cyber Security
2 5 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (18.52%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (70.37%) CCNA
3 16 (59.26%) CISSP
4 15 (55.56%) CCNP
5 11 (40.74%) Degree
6 5 (18.52%) A+ Certification
7 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) CEH
8 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) CCIE
9 1 (3.70%) CCSE
9 1 (3.70%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Juniper
3 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
4 6 (22.22%) Rackspace
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Aruba
7 2 (7.41%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.70%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) Symantec
8 1 (3.70%) McAfee