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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 121 128 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 11 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.35% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 9
Average salary £51,250 £44,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.16% -6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £42,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -6.11%
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
2226 2110 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.04% 93.12% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1556 1681 1582
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 17 September 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (92.59%) Network Security
3 22 (81.48%) Firewall
3 22 (81.48%) F5
4 18 (66.67%) OSPF
5 15 (55.56%) VPN
5 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
5 15 (55.56%) Network Design
6 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (44.44%) Juniper
8 11 (40.74%) CCNP
8 11 (40.74%) Internet
8 11 (40.74%) BGP
8 11 (40.74%) IPsec
9 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 9 (33.33%) Fortinet
9 9 (33.33%) Network Management
10 8 (29.63%) LAN
10 8 (29.63%) SSL
11 7 (25.93%) Broadband
11 7 (25.93%) VoIP
11 7 (25.93%) WAN
11 7 (25.93%) SNMP
11 7 (25.93%) DNS
11 7 (25.93%) Retail
11 7 (25.93%) Billing
11 7 (25.93%) Smartphone
11 7 (25.93%) Wireshark
11 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) Network Security
2 22 (81.48%) Firewall
3 18 (66.67%) OSPF
4 15 (55.56%) VPN
5 11 (40.74%) Internet
5 11 (40.74%) BGP
5 11 (40.74%) IPsec
6 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 8 (29.63%) SSL
7 8 (29.63%) LAN
8 7 (25.93%) VoIP
8 7 (25.93%) WAN
8 7 (25.93%) DNS
8 7 (25.93%) Broadband
8 7 (25.93%) SNMP
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (25.93%) tcpdump
8 7 (25.93%) Wireshark
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (22.22%) FWSM
General
1 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.93%) Retail
2 7 (25.93%) Billing
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Smartphone
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Network Design
2 9 (33.33%) Network Management
3 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
3 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.81%) Validation
4 3 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (7.41%) Release Management
5 2 (7.41%) eTOM
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (40.74%) CCNP
3 4 (14.81%) CCDA
3 4 (14.81%) CCDP
4 3 (11.11%) CCIP
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) CCIE
5 2 (7.41%) CCSP
5 2 (7.41%) CISSP
5 2 (7.41%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (7.41%) JNCIA
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (7.41%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (81.48%) F5
3 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 12 (44.44%) Juniper
5 9 (33.33%) Fortinet
6 5 (18.52%) NetScout
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) HP
8 3 (11.11%) Aruba
9 2 (7.41%) AlgoSec
9 2 (7.41%) Nortel
9 2 (7.41%) Tufin