The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Network Security Engineer
Rank 859 892 874
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Security Engineer 38 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.033% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.035% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 20
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,613 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,250 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+11.67% +5.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Senior Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
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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
England +41 38 £55,000 - 1
London +35 15 £65,000 +12.55% 1
Surrey +44 13 £55,000 +11.67%
South East +14 13 £55,000 +13.40%
Guildford - 12 £55,000 -
North West - 9 £57,500 -
City of London +50 7 £52,500 -9.48% 1
Manchester - 6 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £42,500 -
Chester - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Warrington - 1 £42,500 -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 53 (86.89%) Firewall
2 48 (78.69%) Cisco
3 44 (72.13%) CheckPoint
4 43 (70.49%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (70.49%) Network Security
5 36 (59.02%) CCNP
6 33 (54.10%) VPN
7 32 (52.46%) LAN
7 32 (52.46%) WAN
8 31 (50.82%) Juniper
9 24 (39.34%) CCIE
10 20 (32.79%) Wireless
11 17 (27.87%) Fortinet
12 16 (26.23%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (26.23%) BGP
13 15 (24.59%) OSPF
14 14 (22.95%) Ethical Hacking
14 14 (22.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 14 (22.95%) DDoS Mitigation
15 13 (21.31%) Security Hardening
15 13 (21.31%) FortiGate
15 13 (21.31%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (21.31%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (21.31%) Wireless Security
15 13 (21.31%) CISSP
16 12 (19.67%) DNS
17 11 (18.03%) F5
17 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
18 10 (16.39%) Windows
18 10 (16.39%) MPLS

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) CloudStack
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (86.89%) Firewall
2 43 (70.49%) Network Security
3 33 (54.10%) VPN
4 32 (52.46%) LAN
4 32 (52.46%) WAN
5 20 (32.79%) Wireless
6 16 (26.23%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (26.23%) BGP
7 15 (24.59%) OSPF
8 13 (21.31%) Wireless Security
9 12 (19.67%) DNS
10 10 (16.39%) MPLS
10 10 (16.39%) EIGRP
10 10 (16.39%) VLAN
11 8 (13.11%) RIP
11 8 (13.11%) VoIP
11 8 (13.11%) VRRP
11 8 (13.11%) VPLS
11 8 (13.11%) HSRP
11 8 (13.11%) GLBP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.64%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Ethical Hacking
1 14 (22.95%) DDoS Mitigation
2 13 (21.31%) Security Hardening
2 13 (21.31%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (16.39%) Network Design
4 6 (9.84%) Cash Management
4 6 (9.84%) SIEM
5 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.56%) Security Management
7 3 (4.92%) Change Control
7 3 (4.92%) Investment Management
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.28%) Release Management
8 2 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.28%) Change Management
8 2 (3.28%) Information Security
8 2 (3.28%) Migration
8 2 (3.28%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.28%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) Perl
3 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.28%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (70.49%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (59.02%) CCNP
3 24 (39.34%) CCIE
4 13 (21.31%) CISSP
5 10 (16.39%) CCSA
6 9 (14.75%) Degree
6 9 (14.75%) CCNA
7 8 (13.11%) CCSE
8 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.92%) JNCIS
9 3 (4.92%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.64%) CISM
10 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) COBIT
2 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Cisco
2 44 (72.13%) CheckPoint
3 31 (50.82%) Juniper
4 17 (27.87%) Fortinet
5 11 (18.03%) F5
6 9 (14.75%) Blue Coat
7 6 (9.84%) Rackspace
8 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.20%) McAfee
8 5 (8.20%) VMware
9 4 (6.56%) Aruba
9 4 (6.56%) Citrix
9 4 (6.56%) Meraki
9 4 (6.56%) Lumension
9 4 (6.56%) ServiceNow
10 3 (4.92%) Brocade
11 2 (3.28%) IronPort
11 2 (3.28%) Tufin
12 1 (1.64%) HP
12 1 (1.64%) Nokia
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