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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 386 410 367
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 52 43 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 44
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £40,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +18.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Surrey +12 19 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire +14 12 £45,000 -10.89% 1
Berkshire +6 11 £38,750 -26.19% 1
Kent +1 5 £40,000 +3.22% 1
West Sussex - 3 - -
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 95 (93.14%) Firewall
2 80 (78.43%) Network Security
3 75 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (66.67%) Cisco
5 55 (53.92%) CheckPoint
6 52 (50.98%) CCNP
7 47 (46.08%) TCP/IP
8 40 (39.22%) FortiGate
9 36 (35.29%) LAN
9 36 (35.29%) DNS
9 36 (35.29%) CISSP
10 35 (34.31%) F5
11 33 (32.35%) Juniper
12 32 (31.37%) WAN
13 31 (30.39%) Windows
13 31 (30.39%) ITIL
14 30 (29.41%) VPN
14 30 (29.41%) CCNA
15 28 (27.45%) HTTP
15 28 (27.45%) SMTP
16 27 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
18 24 (23.53%) MS Excel
18 24 (23.53%) Linux
18 24 (23.53%) Security Cleared
18 24 (23.53%) Wireless
19 23 (22.55%) Fortinet
19 23 (22.55%) DHCP
19 23 (22.55%) DMZ
19 23 (22.55%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 95 (93.14%) Firewall
2 80 (78.43%) Network Security
3 47 (46.08%) TCP/IP
4 36 (35.29%) DNS
4 36 (35.29%) LAN
5 32 (31.37%) WAN
6 30 (29.41%) VPN
7 28 (27.45%) HTTP
7 28 (27.45%) SMTP
8 27 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (23.53%) Wireless
10 23 (22.55%) DHCP
10 23 (22.55%) DMZ
11 21 (20.59%) FTP
11 21 (20.59%) X.400
12 20 (19.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 19 (18.63%) Wireless Security
14 17 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
14 17 (16.67%) BIG-IP
15 15 (14.71%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
General
1 19 (18.63%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.90%) Finance
3 1 (0.98%) Advertising
3 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.98%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.55%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (20.59%) CESG
3 19 (18.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (6.86%) Smartphone
5 6 (5.88%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.92%) CMDB
7 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.98%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.39%) Windows
2 24 (23.53%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.98%) Solaris
3 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) ITIL
2 17 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 17 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (16.67%) Security Hardening
3 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 7 (6.86%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (5.88%) Information Security
7 5 (4.90%) SIEM
7 5 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.92%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.94%) Security Management
9 3 (2.94%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.96%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.96%) Database Security
11 1 (0.98%) Cyber Security
11 1 (0.98%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.96%) SQL
2 1 (0.98%) Python
2 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (73.53%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (50.98%) CCNP
3 36 (35.29%) CISSP
4 30 (29.41%) CCNA
5 24 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 21 (20.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 19 (18.63%) CCIE
8 15 (14.71%) CCSE
9 14 (13.73%) CCSA
10 3 (2.94%) Degree
11 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.96%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.96%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.96%) GIAC
11 2 (1.96%) CEH
12 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.98%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.98%) MCSE
12 1 (0.98%) MCSA
12 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (21.57%) vSphere
2 9 (8.82%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.98%) Firmware
4 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (39.22%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.92%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.98%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 68 (66.67%) Cisco
2 55 (53.92%) CheckPoint
3 35 (34.31%) F5
4 33 (32.35%) Juniper
5 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
6 23 (22.55%) Fortinet
7 22 (21.57%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.90%) VMware
8 5 (4.90%) HP
9 4 (3.92%) Aruba
10 3 (2.94%) Websense
10 3 (2.94%) BT
10 3 (2.94%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.96%) IronPort
11 2 (1.96%) Mitel
11 2 (1.96%) McAfee
11 2 (1.96%) Sophos
11 2 (1.96%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.96%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.96%) Splunk
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