The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 383 404 375
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 59 37 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 55 29 48
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,850 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,050 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20681 20439 21619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 94.99% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16315 16841 18500
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
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 South East

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +13 26 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Surrey +10 18 £45,000 +15.50%
Hampshire +2 8 £45,500 +40.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 8 £52,500 -
Kent +8 6 £47,500 +111.11% 1
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 122 (98.39%) Network Security
2 103 (83.06%) Cisco
3 93 (75.00%) Firewall
4 69 (55.65%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (53.23%) Juniper
6 58 (46.77%) CheckPoint
7 53 (42.74%) VPN
8 52 (41.94%) CCNP
9 49 (39.52%) F5
10 44 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (31.45%) DNS
12 35 (28.23%) WAN
13 34 (27.42%) LAN
13 34 (27.42%) TCP/IP
14 32 (25.81%) CCNA
14 32 (25.81%) Windows
14 32 (25.81%) OSPF
15 29 (23.39%) BGP
16 28 (22.58%) SSL
17 23 (18.55%) IPsec
18 21 (16.94%) BIG-IP
18 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
18 21 (16.94%) ITIL
18 21 (16.94%) Linux
19 20 (16.13%) VMware
19 20 (16.13%) Load Balancing
20 18 (14.52%) Cisco PIX
20 18 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (14.52%) Fortinet
21 17 (13.71%) EIGRP

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (6.45%) IIS
2 6 (4.84%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.03%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 122 (98.39%) Network Security
2 93 (75.00%) Firewall
3 53 (42.74%) VPN
4 44 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
5 39 (31.45%) DNS
6 35 (28.23%) WAN
7 34 (27.42%) LAN
7 34 (27.42%) TCP/IP
8 32 (25.81%) OSPF
9 29 (23.39%) BGP
10 28 (22.58%) SSL
11 23 (18.55%) IPsec
12 21 (16.94%) BIG-IP
13 18 (14.52%) Cisco PIX
14 17 (13.71%) EIGRP
15 15 (12.10%) Internet
15 15 (12.10%) SNMP
16 14 (11.29%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (10.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 10 (8.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Selenium
1 1 (0.81%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (12.10%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.23%) Legal
2 4 (3.23%) Retail
2 4 (3.23%) Billing
3 3 (2.42%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.45%) Statistics
1 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.23%) Smartphone
3 3 (2.42%) IPTV
3 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.61%) CESG
4 2 (1.61%) SecurID
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.81%) Windows
2 21 (16.94%) Linux
3 8 (6.45%) UNIX
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.94%) ITIL
2 20 (16.13%) Load Balancing
3 16 (12.90%) Problem Management
4 15 (12.10%) Information Security
4 15 (12.10%) Network Management
5 13 (10.48%) Network Design
6 8 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.65%) Capacity Management
8 6 (4.84%) WAN Optimisation
8 6 (4.84%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (4.84%) Line Management
9 5 (4.03%) Change Control
9 5 (4.03%) Protective Monitoring
9 5 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.23%) Change Management
10 4 (3.23%) Validation
10 4 (3.23%) Security Architecture
11 3 (2.42%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.42%) Security Management
11 3 (2.42%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.84%) Perl
2 5 (4.03%) Python
2 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.23%) Ruby
4 3 (2.42%) PHP
5 2 (1.61%) C++
5 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.81%) C
6 1 (0.81%) SQL
6 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (55.65%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (41.94%) CCNP
3 32 (25.81%) CCNA
4 17 (13.71%) CCSE
5 13 (10.48%) CISSP
6 12 (9.68%) CCDP
6 12 (9.68%) JNCIS
7 11 (8.87%) Security Cleared
8 8 (6.45%) CCIE
8 8 (6.45%) CCSP
8 8 (6.45%) CCSA
9 7 (5.65%) CCDA
9 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
10 6 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (4.03%) Degree
12 3 (2.42%) CEH
12 3 (2.42%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (2.42%) CCIP
13 2 (1.61%) MCSE
13 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (8.87%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.03%) vSphere
2 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.03%) Snort
3 3 (2.42%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.81%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.23%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.81%) Nessus
Vendors
1 103 (83.06%) Cisco
2 66 (53.23%) Juniper
3 58 (46.77%) CheckPoint
4 49 (39.52%) F5
5 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
6 20 (16.13%) VMware
7 18 (14.52%) Fortinet
8 15 (12.10%) Blue Coat
9 13 (10.48%) Citrix
10 11 (8.87%) IronPort
11 10 (8.06%) Brocade
12 9 (7.26%) Riverbed
12 9 (7.26%) McAfee
13 7 (5.65%) SolarWinds
13 7 (5.65%) Imperva
13 7 (5.65%) Tufin
13 7 (5.65%) Aruba
13 7 (5.65%) Splunk
13 7 (5.65%) NetScout
14 6 (4.84%) Mitel
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