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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 232 240 261
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 18 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.059% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.062% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Cheshire +7 16 £45,000 -10.00%
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Network Security
2 20 (95.24%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
4 10 (47.62%) Fortinet
4 10 (47.62%) Juniper
4 10 (47.62%) F5
5 9 (42.86%) FirePass
5 9 (42.86%) Junos
5 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) FortiGate
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) CCNP
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (23.81%) CCNA
7 5 (23.81%) CISSP
7 5 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (23.81%) UNIX
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) Splunk
8 4 (19.05%) ArcSight
8 4 (19.05%) SIEM
8 4 (19.05%) Banking
8 4 (19.05%) SecurID
9 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
9 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (14.29%) A+ Certification
9 3 (14.29%) MS Office
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Network Security
2 20 (95.24%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) FirePass
3 9 (42.86%) Junos
4 5 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) MPLS
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) SIEM
2 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
2 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) CCNP
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (23.81%) CCNA
3 5 (23.81%) CISSP
4 3 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CCSA
5 1 (4.76%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
1 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
2 10 (47.62%) Fortinet
2 10 (47.62%) F5
2 10 (47.62%) Juniper
3 4 (19.05%) Splunk
3 4 (19.05%) ArcSight
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Aruba