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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 339 415 411
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 109 67 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 90 56 56
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,300
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.94%
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
18695 20824 22782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 96.96% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15910 16682 18189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
Hampshire +35 29 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Berkshire +16 29 £56,250 +12.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +29 16 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Surrey -8 12 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Oxfordshire - 11 £55,000 -
Kent -8 10 £42,500 -10.52%
West Sussex -9 3 £37,500 -16.66% 2
East Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 158 (88.76%) Cisco
2 142 (79.78%) Network Security
3 141 (79.21%) Firewall
4 106 (59.55%) Cisco Certification
5 99 (55.62%) F5
6 96 (53.93%) CheckPoint
7 93 (52.25%) Cisco ASA
8 70 (39.33%) CCNP
9 64 (35.96%) Juniper
10 44 (24.72%) WAN
11 43 (24.16%) LAN
12 41 (23.03%) VPN
13 40 (22.47%) CCSE
14 39 (21.91%) Cisco PIX
15 36 (20.22%) Palo Alto
16 35 (19.66%) Cisco Nexus
17 34 (19.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 33 (18.54%) CCIE
19 32 (17.98%) CCNA
20 30 (16.85%) MPLS
21 27 (15.17%) OSPF
21 27 (15.17%) BGP
22 26 (14.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
23 25 (14.04%) Wireless
23 25 (14.04%) Data Centre
24 24 (13.48%) TCP/IP
24 24 (13.48%) DNS
25 20 (11.24%) SSL
26 18 (10.11%) Windows
26 18 (10.11%) Intrusion Detection

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (4.49%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (4.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 142 (79.78%) Network Security
2 141 (79.21%) Firewall
3 93 (52.25%) Cisco ASA
4 44 (24.72%) WAN
5 43 (24.16%) LAN
6 41 (23.03%) VPN
7 39 (21.91%) Cisco PIX
8 35 (19.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 34 (19.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 30 (16.85%) MPLS
11 27 (15.17%) BGP
11 27 (15.17%) OSPF
12 26 (14.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 25 (14.04%) Wireless
14 24 (13.48%) DNS
14 24 (13.48%) TCP/IP
15 20 (11.24%) SSL
16 18 (10.11%) Intrusion Detection
17 16 (8.99%) VoIP
18 10 (5.62%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (5.62%) Finance
2 9 (5.06%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.81%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.12%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.37%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.25%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.81%) Replication
5 3 (1.69%) PKI
6 2 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.11%) Windows
2 16 (8.99%) Linux
3 14 (7.87%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.93%) Debian
5 7 (3.93%) Fedora
5 7 (3.93%) Ubuntu
5 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (8.99%) Load Balancing
2 13 (7.30%) SIEM
3 12 (6.74%) Change Management
4 11 (6.18%) Mentoring
4 11 (6.18%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (6.18%) Presales
5 10 (5.62%) Network Architecture
5 10 (5.62%) Service Delivery
6 9 (5.06%) Information Security
6 9 (5.06%) Network Design
6 9 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (4.49%) Migration
8 7 (3.93%) Line Management
8 7 (3.93%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.37%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (3.37%) ITIL
9 6 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (3.37%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.93%) SQL
2 4 (2.25%) Python
3 3 (1.69%) Java
4 2 (1.12%) Perl
5 1 (0.56%) C
5 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 106 (59.55%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (39.33%) CCNP
3 40 (22.47%) CCSE
4 33 (18.54%) CCIE
5 32 (17.98%) CCNA
6 16 (8.99%) JNCIP
7 15 (8.43%) CCSA
8 14 (7.87%) Security Cleared
9 13 (7.30%) SC Cleared
10 10 (5.62%) CISSP
11 9 (5.06%) JNCIS
12 6 (3.37%) CCSP
12 6 (3.37%) CCVP
12 6 (3.37%) JNCIA
13 5 (2.81%) Degree
13 5 (2.81%) DV Cleared
14 4 (2.25%) CEH
14 4 (2.25%) HP AIS
14 4 (2.25%) HP ASE
14 4 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.93%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.93%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.69%) Firmware
3 2 (1.12%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (6.18%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.25%) Endace
4 3 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.56%) Nessus
5 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 158 (88.76%) Cisco
2 99 (55.62%) F5
3 96 (53.93%) CheckPoint
4 64 (35.96%) Juniper
5 36 (20.22%) Palo Alto
6 17 (9.55%) Blue Coat
7 16 (8.99%) VMware
8 12 (6.74%) HP
9 10 (5.62%) Brocade
10 9 (5.06%) Aruba
10 9 (5.06%) CA
10 9 (5.06%) Microsoft
11 8 (4.49%) Red Hat
12 7 (3.93%) Barracuda Networks
12 7 (3.93%) Meraki
12 7 (3.93%) Riverbed
12 7 (3.93%) Stonesoft
13 6 (3.37%) Forcepoint
14 5 (2.81%) WatchGuard
15 4 (2.25%) ProCurve
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £50000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Marlow or Manchester
Softcat
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus scheme
Posted: 23 days ago
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aap3
Salary: £50000 per annum
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