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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Network Security Engineer
Rank 863 843 879
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Security Engineer 39 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.031% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.033% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 12
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,400 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £85,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.68% -2.35%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top 21 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 19 September 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
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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 -16 36 £51,000 +2.00% 1
London -24 26 £51,000 -11.30%
City of London +10 9 £58,000 +16.00%
South East -16 4 £50,250 +0.50%
West Midlands -9 3 £56,500 +37.80%
East of England -23 3 £56,500 +37.80% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £56,500 -
South Wales - 3 £40,000 -
Wales - 3 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £56,500 -
Berkshire -1 2 - -
Reading -3 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £57,000 - 1
Watford - 2 £57,000 -
Docklands, London -3 1 £51,000 -11.30%
Bedford -11 1 £50,000 +21.95%
Bedfordshire -15 1 £50,000 +21.95%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £50,500 -
Havant - 1 £50,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 81 (100.00%) Cisco
2 69 (85.19%) Network Security
3 65 (80.25%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (74.07%) Firewall
5 59 (72.84%) CheckPoint
6 57 (70.37%) CCNP
7 54 (66.67%) Juniper
8 47 (58.02%) VPN
9 33 (40.74%) OSPF
10 32 (39.51%) SolarWinds
11 30 (37.04%) Network Management
12 29 (35.80%) Telecoms
13 28 (34.57%) WAN
14 27 (33.33%) LAN
15 25 (30.86%) CCSA
15 25 (30.86%) F5
15 25 (30.86%) Load Balancing
16 22 (27.16%) BGP
16 22 (27.16%) MPLS
16 22 (27.16%) VoIP
17 21 (25.93%) Wireless
17 21 (25.93%) VLAN
17 21 (25.93%) Cisco CUCM
18 20 (24.69%) Internet
19 19 (23.46%) Aruba
19 19 (23.46%) HSRP
20 18 (22.22%) Fortinet
20 18 (22.22%) EIGRP
21 17 (20.99%) RIP
21 17 (20.99%) Cisco IOS

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 69 (85.19%) Network Security
2 60 (74.07%) Firewall
3 47 (58.02%) VPN
4 33 (40.74%) OSPF
5 28 (34.57%) WAN
6 27 (33.33%) LAN
7 22 (27.16%) VoIP
7 22 (27.16%) BGP
7 22 (27.16%) MPLS
8 21 (25.93%) Wireless
8 21 (25.93%) VLAN
9 20 (24.69%) Internet
10 19 (23.46%) HSRP
11 18 (22.22%) EIGRP
12 17 (20.99%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (20.99%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (20.99%) RIP
13 15 (18.52%) VPLS
13 15 (18.52%) GLBP
14 12 (14.81%) SSL
General
1 29 (35.80%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.64%) Retail
2 7 (8.64%) Billing
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (8.64%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.94%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.94%) CESG
3 4 (4.94%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Linux
2 6 (7.41%) UNIX
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Network Management
2 25 (30.86%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.64%) Network Design
4 6 (7.41%) ITIL
4 6 (7.41%) Information Security
4 6 (7.41%) Change Control
4 6 (7.41%) Capacity Management
5 5 (6.17%) Security Management
5 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.17%) Network Architecture
6 4 (4.94%) Project Management
6 4 (4.94%) Service Management
6 4 (4.94%) Migration
7 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.47%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.47%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.47%) Validation
8 2 (2.47%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.47%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 65 (80.25%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (70.37%) CCNP
3 25 (30.86%) CCSA
4 14 (17.28%) CCNA
5 13 (16.05%) CCSE
6 12 (14.81%) CCSP
7 9 (11.11%) JNCIS
8 8 (9.88%) CCIE
8 8 (9.88%) JNCIA
8 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
9 7 (8.64%) CISSP
10 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
11 4 (4.94%) CEH
11 4 (4.94%) GSEC
11 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (4.94%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (4.94%) MCSE
11 4 (4.94%) CCDP
12 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (2.47%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) Cisco
2 59 (72.84%) CheckPoint
3 54 (66.67%) Juniper
4 32 (39.51%) SolarWinds
5 25 (30.86%) F5
6 19 (23.46%) Aruba
7 18 (22.22%) Fortinet
8 16 (19.75%) Brocade
8 16 (19.75%) Citrix
9 10 (12.35%) McAfee
10 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
10 7 (8.64%) VMware
11 6 (7.41%) Nokia
11 6 (7.41%) IronPort
12 5 (6.17%) Blue Coat
12 5 (6.17%) Oracle
13 3 (3.70%) HP
13 3 (3.70%) Crossbeam
13 3 (3.70%) ProCurve
14 2 (2.47%) Proofpoint
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