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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 135 129 134
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 10 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.46% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.49% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Average salary £38,750 £48,750 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.51% -2.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £45,750 £44,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2163 2229 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.79% 92.64% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1630 1732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £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 July 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 (95.00%) Firewall
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 18 (90.00%) Network Security
3 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (80.00%) CheckPoint
5 14 (70.00%) CCNP
5 14 (70.00%) F5
6 13 (65.00%) Telecoms
7 11 (55.00%) BIG-IP
7 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (45.00%) CCSE
8 9 (45.00%) CCSA
8 9 (45.00%) FortiGate
8 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (40.00%) CISSP
10 7 (35.00%) Internet
10 7 (35.00%) 3G
10 7 (35.00%) Broadband
10 7 (35.00%) Smartphone
11 6 (30.00%) Juniper
11 6 (30.00%) BGP
12 5 (25.00%) OSPF
12 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
12 5 (25.00%) CCNA
13 4 (20.00%) SSL
13 4 (20.00%) LAN
13 4 (20.00%) VPN
13 4 (20.00%) IPsec

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 18 (90.00%) Network Security
3 11 (55.00%) BIG-IP
3 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (35.00%) Internet
6 7 (35.00%) 3G
6 7 (35.00%) Broadband
7 6 (30.00%) BGP
8 5 (25.00%) OSPF
9 4 (20.00%) IPsec
9 4 (20.00%) LAN
9 4 (20.00%) SSL
9 4 (20.00%) VPN
10 3 (15.00%) VoIP
10 3 (15.00%) WAN
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (15.00%) Wireless
10 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
General
1 13 (65.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Release Management
3 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security Management
3 1 (5.00%) Security Management
3 1 (5.00%) Validation
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (70.00%) CCNP
3 9 (45.00%) CCSA
3 9 (45.00%) CCSE
4 8 (40.00%) CISSP
5 5 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) JNCIS
7 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (5.00%) Degree
8 1 (5.00%) CCIE
8 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (70.00%) F5
4 6 (30.00%) Juniper
5 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (15.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) McAfee
7 2 (10.00%) Mitel
7 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (10.00%) ProCurve
7 2 (10.00%) Aruba
8 1 (5.00%) ScanSafe
8 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard
8 1 (5.00%) NetScout
8 1 (5.00%) Nokia
8 1 (5.00%) Nortel