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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 133 129 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 9 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.41% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.01%
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
2109 2215 2168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.57% 92.41% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1558 1726
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) Network Security
3 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
4 15 (78.95%) F5
5 14 (73.68%) Telecoms
6 13 (68.42%) CCNP
7 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
7 12 (63.16%) BIG-IP
7 12 (63.16%) FortiGate
7 12 (63.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (57.89%) CCSE
8 11 (57.89%) CCSA
9 10 (52.63%) CISSP
10 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (36.84%) Internet
11 7 (36.84%) 3G
11 7 (36.84%) Broadband
11 7 (36.84%) Smartphone
11 7 (36.84%) Blue Coat
12 6 (31.58%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (26.32%) FWSM
13 5 (26.32%) BGP
13 5 (26.32%) CCNA
14 4 (21.05%) OSPF
14 4 (21.05%) ProxySG
15 3 (15.79%) VRRP
15 3 (15.79%) Wireless

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (89.47%) Network Security
3 12 (63.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 12 (63.16%) BIG-IP
3 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (36.84%) Internet
5 7 (36.84%) 3G
5 7 (36.84%) Broadband
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (26.32%) FWSM
7 5 (26.32%) BGP
8 4 (21.05%) OSPF
9 3 (15.79%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) HTTPS
9 3 (15.79%) LAN
9 3 (15.79%) SMTP
9 3 (15.79%) HTTP
9 3 (15.79%) RIP
9 3 (15.79%) SNMP
General
1 14 (73.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security Management
3 1 (5.26%) Security Management
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Release Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) CCNP
3 11 (57.89%) CCSA
3 11 (57.89%) CCSE
4 10 (52.63%) CISSP
5 5 (26.32%) CCNA
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) CCIE
7 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
7 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
3 15 (78.95%) F5
4 7 (36.84%) Blue Coat
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 2 (10.53%) Mitel
6 2 (10.53%) ProCurve
6 2 (10.53%) Aruba
7 1 (5.26%) ScanSafe
7 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
7 1 (5.26%) Nokia