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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Network Security Engineer
Rank 869 876 852
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Security Engineer 28 14 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.013% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.014% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 11
Average salary £60,000 £53,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -7.39%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £48,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-17.09% -19.58%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Senior Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top 8 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 December 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 +11 27 £61,250 +15.02% 1
London +34 20 £61,250 +11.36% 1
South East +15 7 - -
Marlow - 7 - -
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
City of London +28 1 £62,500 +25.00% 1
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 67 (100.00%) Cisco
2 62 (92.54%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (77.61%) CheckPoint
3 52 (77.61%) Firewall
4 50 (74.63%) Network Security
5 47 (70.15%) CCNP
6 41 (61.19%) Juniper
7 30 (44.78%) VPN
8 27 (40.30%) F5
9 22 (32.84%) CCIE
9 22 (32.84%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (28.36%) Cisco CUCM
11 18 (26.87%) OSPF
12 17 (25.37%) SolarWinds
12 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
13 16 (23.88%) WAN
14 15 (22.39%) LAN
14 15 (22.39%) SSL
14 15 (22.39%) Load Balancing
14 15 (22.39%) Fortinet
15 14 (20.90%) BGP
15 14 (20.90%) Wireless
15 14 (20.90%) CCSP
16 12 (17.91%) MPLS
16 12 (17.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 12 (17.91%) EIGRP
16 12 (17.91%) VMware
17 11 (16.42%) CCDP
18 10 (14.93%) CCSA
18 10 (14.93%) Video Conferencing

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (77.61%) Firewall
2 50 (74.63%) Network Security
3 30 (44.78%) VPN
4 22 (32.84%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (26.87%) OSPF
6 16 (23.88%) WAN
7 15 (22.39%) LAN
7 15 (22.39%) SSL
8 14 (20.90%) BGP
8 14 (20.90%) Wireless
9 12 (17.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 12 (17.91%) EIGRP
9 12 (17.91%) MPLS
10 10 (14.93%) Internet
10 10 (14.93%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (13.43%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (13.43%) HSRP
12 8 (11.94%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (10.45%) VLAN
13 7 (10.45%) RIP
General
1 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.97%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) UNIX
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Load Balancing
2 9 (13.43%) Network Management
2 9 (13.43%) SIEM
3 8 (11.94%) Migration
4 5 (7.46%) Project Management
4 5 (7.46%) Change Control
4 5 (7.46%) Information Security
5 4 (5.97%) ITIL
5 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.48%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.48%) Security Management
6 3 (4.48%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.99%) eTOM
7 2 (2.99%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.99%) Validation
7 2 (2.99%) Change Management
8 1 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (92.54%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (70.15%) CCNP
3 22 (32.84%) CCIE
4 14 (20.90%) CCSP
5 11 (16.42%) CCDP
6 10 (14.93%) CCSA
7 9 (13.43%) CCSE
8 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.97%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.99%) CISSP
9 2 (2.99%) CCNA
9 2 (2.99%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.99%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (28.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (8.96%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (77.61%) CheckPoint
3 41 (61.19%) Juniper
4 27 (40.30%) F5
5 17 (25.37%) SolarWinds
6 15 (22.39%) Fortinet
7 12 (17.91%) VMware
8 10 (14.93%) Aruba
9 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
10 8 (11.94%) McAfee
11 6 (8.96%) Blue Coat
12 4 (5.97%) ProCurve
12 4 (5.97%) HP
12 4 (5.97%) Citrix
13 3 (4.48%) Websense
13 3 (4.48%) Brocade
13 3 (4.48%) Riverbed
14 2 (2.99%) Proofpoint
14 2 (2.99%) Tufin
14 2 (2.99%) AlgoSec