The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 113 143 129
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 31 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 5
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Network Security Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2393 2300 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.70% 92.44% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1748 1670
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (97.67%) Network Security
2 41 (95.35%) Cisco
3 33 (76.74%) Juniper
3 33 (76.74%) Firewall
4 28 (65.12%) VPN
5 27 (62.79%) F5
6 25 (58.14%) SSL
6 25 (58.14%) OSPF
6 25 (58.14%) BGP
7 24 (55.81%) TCP/IP
7 24 (55.81%) DNS
7 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (53.49%) EIGRP
9 22 (51.16%) CCNP
9 22 (51.16%) Problem Management
10 18 (41.86%) CheckPoint
11 17 (39.53%) BIG-IP
12 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
13 9 (20.93%) LAN
13 9 (20.93%) CCDA
13 9 (20.93%) CCDP
13 9 (20.93%) Network Design
14 8 (18.60%) CCIE
14 8 (18.60%) NetScout
14 8 (18.60%) Wireshark
14 8 (18.60%) tcpdump
14 8 (18.60%) Line Management
15 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
15 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (13.95%) ITIL

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 42 (97.67%) Network Security
2 33 (76.74%) Firewall
3 28 (65.12%) VPN
4 25 (58.14%) SSL
4 25 (58.14%) OSPF
4 25 (58.14%) BGP
5 24 (55.81%) DNS
5 24 (55.81%) TCP/IP
6 23 (53.49%) EIGRP
7 17 (39.53%) BIG-IP
8 9 (20.93%) LAN
9 8 (18.60%) Wireshark
9 8 (18.60%) tcpdump
10 4 (9.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (9.30%) WAN
11 2 (4.65%) RIP
11 2 (4.65%) Internet
11 2 (4.65%) MPLS
11 2 (4.65%) IPsec
11 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
General
1 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) SecurID
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Problem Management
2 9 (20.93%) Network Design
3 8 (18.60%) Line Management
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.65%) Validation
6 2 (4.65%) eTOM
7 1 (2.33%) Information Security
7 1 (2.33%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (51.16%) CCNP
3 9 (20.93%) CCDA
3 9 (20.93%) CCDP
4 8 (18.60%) CCIE
5 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.98%) Degree
7 3 (6.98%) CCIP
8 2 (4.65%) CCNA
8 2 (4.65%) CCSP
8 2 (4.65%) CISSP
8 2 (4.65%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) Cisco
2 33 (76.74%) Juniper
3 27 (62.79%) F5
4 18 (41.86%) CheckPoint
5 8 (18.60%) NetScout
6 3 (6.98%) Aruba
7 2 (4.65%) AlgoSec
7 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.65%) Tufin
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) Nortel