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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Network Security Engineer
Rank 870 902 841
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Security Engineer 35 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.038% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.040% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 32
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,735 £58,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,250 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +8.64%

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
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top 17 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 2 July 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 +40 35 £55,000 - 1
South East +6 16 £55,000 +13.40%
Surrey +20 14 £55,000 +13.40%
Guildford - 14 £55,000 -
London +18 11 £65,000 +12.06%
North West - 6 £57,500 -
Manchester - 4 £57,500 -
Warrington - 2 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 -
City of London +39 1 £65,000 +12.06%
East of England +11 1 £52,500 -7.07% 1
Hampshire -2 1 £50,500 +2.53%
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Bedford - 1 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 59 (85.51%) Firewall
2 53 (76.81%) Cisco
3 51 (73.91%) CheckPoint
4 49 (71.01%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (66.67%) Network Security
6 43 (62.32%) CCNP
7 40 (57.97%) Juniper
8 39 (56.52%) WAN
9 38 (55.07%) LAN
10 36 (52.17%) VPN
11 27 (39.13%) CCIE
12 24 (34.78%) Wireless
13 23 (33.33%) Fortinet
14 20 (28.99%) Ethical Hacking
15 18 (26.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 17 (24.64%) Security Hardening
16 17 (24.64%) FortiGate
16 17 (24.64%) Penetration Testing
16 17 (24.64%) Wireless Security
16 17 (24.64%) Cloud Computing
17 14 (20.29%) CISSP
17 14 (20.29%) BGP
18 13 (18.84%) OSPF
18 13 (18.84%) CCSA
18 13 (18.84%) CCNA
19 12 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
19 12 (17.39%) Degree
20 11 (15.94%) DNS
21 10 (14.49%) Windows
21 10 (14.49%) MPLS

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (1.45%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (85.51%) Firewall
2 46 (66.67%) Network Security
3 39 (56.52%) WAN
4 38 (55.07%) LAN
5 36 (52.17%) VPN
6 24 (34.78%) Wireless
7 17 (24.64%) Wireless Security
8 14 (20.29%) BGP
9 13 (18.84%) OSPF
10 12 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (15.94%) DNS
12 10 (14.49%) MPLS
12 10 (14.49%) VLAN
13 8 (11.59%) VPLS
13 8 (11.59%) EIGRP
13 8 (11.59%) VRRP
13 8 (11.59%) RIP
13 8 (11.59%) HSRP
13 8 (11.59%) GLBP
14 7 (10.14%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Law
4 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.90%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) RMADS
4 3 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.90%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Ethical Hacking
2 17 (24.64%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (24.64%) Security Hardening
3 10 (14.49%) Network Design
4 8 (11.59%) SIEM
5 6 (8.70%) Cash Management
6 5 (7.25%) Information Security
7 4 (5.80%) Security Management
7 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.80%) Security Architecture
8 3 (4.35%) Change Control
8 3 (4.35%) Open Source
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.90%) Release Management
9 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (2.90%) Cyber Security
9 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.45%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Perl
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) Python
2 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (71.01%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (62.32%) CCNP
3 27 (39.13%) CCIE
4 14 (20.29%) CISSP
5 13 (18.84%) CCNA
5 13 (18.84%) CCSA
6 12 (17.39%) Degree
7 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.70%) CCSE
8 3 (4.35%) CEH
8 3 (4.35%) JNCIS
8 3 (4.35%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.90%) CISM
10 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.35%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (24.64%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (76.81%) Cisco
2 51 (73.91%) CheckPoint
3 40 (57.97%) Juniper
4 23 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 10 (14.49%) Blue Coat
6 8 (11.59%) F5
7 7 (10.14%) McAfee
8 6 (8.70%) HP
8 6 (8.70%) Rackspace
9 5 (7.25%) Citrix
10 4 (5.80%) Lumension
10 4 (5.80%) Brocade
10 4 (5.80%) ServiceNow
10 4 (5.80%) Meraki
10 4 (5.80%) Aruba
11 3 (4.35%) IronPort
11 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.90%) VMware
12 2 (2.90%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (2.90%) Tufin
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £4.5k Car Allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago