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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 397 387 396
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 44 48 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 42
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 £40,000 £21,500 £37,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £55,300 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
19802 21077 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 16715 17405
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +4 20 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Surrey +8 9 £47,500 +22.58% 1
Hampshire -2 7 £45,000 -12.19% 1
Kent +11 4 £50,000 +132.55%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 94 (90.38%) Network Security
2 81 (77.88%) Firewall
3 78 (75.00%) Cisco
4 67 (64.42%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (49.04%) Juniper
6 50 (48.08%) CheckPoint
7 44 (42.31%) F5
8 42 (40.38%) VPN
9 38 (36.54%) TCP/IP
9 38 (36.54%) CCNP
10 34 (32.69%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (31.73%) DNS
12 30 (28.85%) SSL
13 27 (25.96%) BGP
14 25 (24.04%) CCIE
14 25 (24.04%) OSPF
15 23 (22.12%) EIGRP
16 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
16 22 (21.15%) CCNA
16 22 (21.15%) LAN
17 21 (20.19%) Problem Management
18 20 (19.23%) Security Cleared
19 18 (17.31%) WAN
19 18 (17.31%) Windows
20 17 (16.35%) MS Excel
20 17 (16.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 16 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 16 (15.38%) ITIL
21 16 (15.38%) Linux
21 16 (15.38%) CCSE

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (2.88%) IIS
2 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (16.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.85%) IaaS
2 2 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (90.38%) Network Security
2 81 (77.88%) Firewall
3 42 (40.38%) VPN
4 38 (36.54%) TCP/IP
5 34 (32.69%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (31.73%) DNS
7 30 (28.85%) SSL
8 27 (25.96%) BGP
9 25 (24.04%) OSPF
10 23 (22.12%) EIGRP
11 22 (21.15%) LAN
12 18 (17.31%) WAN
13 17 (16.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 16 (15.38%) BIG-IP
15 15 (14.42%) Cisco PIX
16 11 (10.58%) Wireless
16 11 (10.58%) IPsec
16 11 (10.58%) DHCP
17 10 (9.62%) HTTP
17 10 (9.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) MySQL
General
1 10 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.81%) Finance
3 2 (1.92%) Advertising
3 2 (1.92%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.85%) CESG
3 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.92%) IPTV
5 1 (0.96%) Statistics
5 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Windows
2 16 (15.38%) Linux
3 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) UNIX
4 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.19%) Problem Management
2 16 (15.38%) ITIL
3 9 (8.65%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (6.73%) Network Design
4 7 (6.73%) Load Balancing
4 7 (6.73%) SIEM
4 7 (6.73%) Line Management
5 5 (4.81%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (4.81%) Information Security
6 3 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.88%) Database Security
6 3 (2.88%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.88%) Network Management
6 3 (2.88%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.92%) Change Control
7 2 (1.92%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (1.92%) Security Management
8 1 (0.96%) Validation
8 1 (0.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.65%) SQL
2 5 (4.81%) Python
2 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
2 5 (4.81%) Ruby
2 5 (4.81%) Perl
3 2 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (64.42%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (36.54%) CCNP
3 25 (24.04%) CCIE
4 22 (21.15%) CCNA
5 20 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 16 (15.38%) CCSE
7 14 (13.46%) CISSP
8 7 (6.73%) JNCIS
9 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.77%) CCDP
10 5 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (4.81%) CCSP
10 5 (4.81%) Degree
11 4 (3.85%) CCSA
11 4 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (3.85%) CCDA
12 3 (2.88%) GIAC
12 3 (2.88%) CEH
12 3 (2.88%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.92%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.92%) SLA
4 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.77%) Snort
3 5 (4.81%) vSphere
4 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.96%) Firmware
5 1 (0.96%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.96%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 78 (75.00%) Cisco
2 51 (49.04%) Juniper
3 50 (48.08%) CheckPoint
4 44 (42.31%) F5
5 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
6 15 (14.42%) VMware
7 14 (13.46%) Blue Coat
8 9 (8.65%) NetScout
8 9 (8.65%) Fortinet
9 6 (5.77%) Websense
9 6 (5.77%) McAfee
9 6 (5.77%) HP
10 5 (4.81%) NetApp
10 5 (4.81%) SonicWALL
10 5 (4.81%) Aruba
11 4 (3.85%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.85%) IBM
12 3 (2.88%) Lumension
13 2 (1.92%) Tufin
13 2 (1.92%) Splunk
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