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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 220 240 237
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 24 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 2
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £39,600 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
6312 6635 6991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.29% 95.15% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5083 5407 5878
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 £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 30 March 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 30 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
Cheshire +4 13 £52,500 +20.68% 1
Manchester +14 10 £50,000 - 2
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 42 (100.00%) Network Security
2 33 (78.57%) Firewall
3 22 (52.38%) CCNA
3 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (45.24%) CISSP
5 18 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 18 (42.86%) CCNP
6 17 (40.48%) Juniper
7 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
8 15 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (35.71%) Cisco
9 12 (28.57%) Finance
9 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 12 (28.57%) Cyber Security
10 11 (26.19%) UNIX
11 10 (23.81%) SQL
11 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 10 (23.81%) A+ Certification
11 10 (23.81%) F5
12 9 (21.43%) FortiGate
12 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (21.43%) Junos
12 9 (21.43%) Fortinet
12 9 (21.43%) FirePass
12 9 (21.43%) WAN
13 7 (16.67%) MS Office
13 7 (16.67%) Information Security
14 6 (14.29%) SIEM
14 6 (14.29%) LAN
14 6 (14.29%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (100.00%) Network Security
2 33 (78.57%) Firewall
3 15 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (21.43%) FirePass
4 9 (21.43%) Junos
4 9 (21.43%) WAN
5 6 (14.29%) LAN
6 3 (7.14%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.76%) SSL
7 2 (4.76%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) DNS
8 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.38%) VoIP
8 1 (2.38%) DHCP
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) SecurID
2 3 (7.14%) RMADS
2 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) UNIX
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Cyber Security
2 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (16.67%) Information Security
4 6 (14.29%) SIEM
5 5 (11.90%) Network Design
5 5 (11.90%) Cash Management
6 3 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) Security Management
8 1 (2.38%) Network Management
8 1 (2.38%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) CCNA
1 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (45.24%) CISSP
3 18 (42.86%) CCNP
4 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
5 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 10 (23.81%) A+ Certification
7 5 (11.90%) Degree
8 3 (7.14%) CCIE
9 1 (2.38%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 17 (40.48%) Juniper
3 15 (35.71%) Cisco
4 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.81%) F5
5 9 (21.43%) Fortinet
6 6 (14.29%) McAfee
7 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.52%) Splunk
7 4 (9.52%) ArcSight
8 3 (7.14%) Symantec
9 2 (4.76%) Lumension
9 2 (4.76%) Rackspace
9 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 17 hours ago
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