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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 219 245 242
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 20 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 2
Average salary £57,500 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.18% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £49,750 £39,500
UK excluding London average 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
6172 6782 7061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 95.53% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 5486 5934
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Manchester - 12 £57,500 - 1
Cheshire +10 7 £55,000 +37.50%
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 43 (100.00%) Network Security
2 32 (74.42%) Firewall
3 27 (62.79%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (60.47%) CCNA
5 23 (53.49%) CISSP
6 21 (48.84%) CCNP
7 16 (37.21%) WAN
7 16 (37.21%) CheckPoint
8 15 (34.88%) Juniper
9 13 (30.23%) Cisco
9 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
9 13 (30.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (27.91%) Finance
11 11 (25.58%) LAN
11 11 (25.58%) Network Design
11 11 (25.58%) Degree
11 11 (25.58%) Cash Management
11 11 (25.58%) Cyber Security
12 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
12 9 (20.93%) UNIX
13 8 (18.60%) SQL
13 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
13 8 (18.60%) A+ Certification
13 8 (18.60%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (16.28%) F5
15 6 (13.95%) Junos
15 6 (13.95%) FirePass
15 6 (13.95%) Information Security
15 6 (13.95%) Fortinet
15 6 (13.95%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) Network Security
2 32 (74.42%) Firewall
3 16 (37.21%) WAN
4 13 (30.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (25.58%) LAN
6 6 (13.95%) FirePass
6 6 (13.95%) Junos
7 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
8 2 (4.65%) SSL
8 2 (4.65%) VPN
9 1 (2.33%) DNS
9 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.33%) VoIP
9 1 (2.33%) DHCP
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) SecurID
1 3 (6.98%) RMADS
1 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (6.98%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) UNIX
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Network Design
1 11 (25.58%) Cash Management
1 11 (25.58%) Cyber Security
2 8 (18.60%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (13.95%) Information Security
4 5 (11.63%) SIEM
5 3 (6.98%) Analytics
6 2 (4.65%) Security Management
7 1 (2.33%) Network Management
7 1 (2.33%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (60.47%) CCNA
3 23 (53.49%) CISSP
4 21 (48.84%) CCNP
5 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
6 11 (25.58%) Degree
7 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
8 8 (18.60%) A+ Certification
9 3 (6.98%) CCIE
10 1 (2.33%) CCSA
10 1 (2.33%) CCSE
10 1 (2.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) CheckPoint
2 15 (34.88%) Juniper
3 13 (30.23%) Cisco
4 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.28%) F5
6 6 (13.95%) Rackspace
6 6 (13.95%) McAfee
6 6 (13.95%) Fortinet
7 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.98%) Symantec
8 3 (6.98%) Splunk
8 3 (6.98%) ArcSight
9 2 (4.65%) Lumension
9 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.33%) Aruba