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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 410 367 373
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 43 60 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35 44 63
Average salary £47,500 £40,125 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.38% -10.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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
21058 20593 21991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.07% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16561 16985 18775
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 27 August 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 -10 16 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Surrey -4 11 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Kent 0 6 £38,750 -13.88%
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £52,500 +36.36%
Hampshire -12 4 £50,500 +44.28%
Middlesex -3 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 117 (97.50%) Network Security
2 102 (85.00%) Cisco
3 89 (74.17%) Firewall
4 70 (58.33%) CheckPoint
5 67 (55.83%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (51.67%) Juniper
7 48 (40.00%) CCNP
8 44 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
9 42 (35.00%) F5
10 40 (33.33%) CCNA
10 40 (33.33%) WAN
11 35 (29.17%) LAN
11 35 (29.17%) VPN
12 31 (25.83%) Windows
13 29 (24.17%) OSPF
14 26 (21.67%) DNS
15 24 (20.00%) TCP/IP
16 23 (19.17%) BGP
17 22 (18.33%) Linux
17 22 (18.33%) Fortinet
17 22 (18.33%) Load Balancing
18 20 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
18 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
19 19 (15.83%) CCSE
19 19 (15.83%) IPsec
20 17 (14.17%) Telecoms
20 17 (14.17%) Network Management
21 16 (13.33%) Internet
21 16 (13.33%) SNMP
22 15 (12.50%) Blue Coat

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (9.17%) IIS
2 10 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.50%) Apache
3 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 117 (97.50%) Network Security
2 89 (74.17%) Firewall
3 44 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
4 40 (33.33%) WAN
5 35 (29.17%) LAN
5 35 (29.17%) VPN
6 29 (24.17%) OSPF
7 26 (21.67%) DNS
8 24 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 23 (19.17%) BGP
10 20 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
11 19 (15.83%) IPsec
12 16 (13.33%) SNMP
12 16 (13.33%) Internet
13 14 (11.67%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (10.83%) SSL
15 11 (9.17%) VoIP
16 10 (8.33%) ATM
16 10 (8.33%) MPLS
16 10 (8.33%) NetScreen
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 17 (14.17%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.83%) Retail
2 7 (5.83%) Billing
3 6 (5.00%) Finance
4 4 (3.33%) Legal
5 2 (1.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (1.67%) SOAP
3 1 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Smartphone
2 6 (5.00%) Statistics
2 6 (5.00%) CESG
3 2 (1.67%) SecurID
3 2 (1.67%) Open Source
4 1 (0.83%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.83%) Windows
2 22 (18.33%) Linux
3 14 (11.67%) UNIX
4 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.33%) CentOS
6 3 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.33%) Load Balancing
2 17 (14.17%) Network Management
3 14 (11.67%) Network Design
4 13 (10.83%) ITIL
5 12 (10.00%) Information Security
6 11 (9.17%) Capacity Management
7 8 (6.67%) Validation
8 6 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (4.17%) Security Management
10 4 (3.33%) Service Management
11 3 (2.50%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.50%) Release Management
11 3 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (2.50%) Change Control
11 3 (2.50%) Protective Monitoring
11 3 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (1.67%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (1.67%) Security Architecture
12 2 (1.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.33%) Perl
1 4 (3.33%) PHP
2 3 (2.50%) Python
3 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.67%) Ruby
3 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.67%) SQL
3 2 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 67 (55.83%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (40.00%) CCNP
3 40 (33.33%) CCNA
4 19 (15.83%) CCSE
5 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
6 12 (10.00%) CISSP
6 12 (10.00%) JNCIS
6 12 (10.00%) CCSA
7 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.17%) CEH
8 5 (4.17%) CCSP
8 5 (4.17%) CCDP
9 4 (3.33%) MCSE
9 4 (3.33%) GSEC
9 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (3.33%) Degree
9 4 (3.33%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.67%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) COBIT
4 1 (0.83%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.17%) vSphere
3 4 (3.33%) Snort
4 3 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.50%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.67%) Nmap
6 1 (0.83%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.50%) Nessus
4 2 (1.67%) HP NNM
4 2 (1.67%) Zenoss
4 2 (1.67%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.83%) OpenView
5 1 (0.83%) Netcool
Vendors
1 102 (85.00%) Cisco
2 70 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 62 (51.67%) Juniper
4 42 (35.00%) F5
5 22 (18.33%) Fortinet
6 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 15 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 14 (11.67%) VMware
9 13 (10.83%) IronPort
10 11 (9.17%) Citrix
11 10 (8.33%) Brocade
12 9 (7.50%) Tufin
13 8 (6.67%) Imperva
13 8 (6.67%) Riverbed
14 7 (5.83%) McAfee
14 7 (5.83%) Nokia
15 6 (5.00%) Mitel
15 6 (5.00%) HP
15 6 (5.00%) SolarWinds
16 5 (4.17%) Splunk
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