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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Network Security Engineer
Rank 857 864 853
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Security Engineer 43 46 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.040% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.042% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 34
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-1.86% +22.98%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Senior Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top 19 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 31 August 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 +12 41 £55,000 +4.76%
Cheshire - 18 £65,000 -
North West - 18 £65,000 -
Northwich - 16 £80,000 -
London -15 11 £57,500 +9.52%
South East +16 8 £53,750 +6.43%
Surrey - 6 £55,000 -
Guildford - 5 £55,000 -
East of England +8 3 £52,500 -7.07%
City of London +5 3 £60,000 +6.19%
Hertfordshire -3 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire +23 1 £50,500 -
Bedfordshire +12 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Bedford +4 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Watford -14 1 - -
Doncaster - 1 £41,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £41,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £41,500 -

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 67 (82.72%) Cisco
2 66 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (74.07%) CCNP
4 58 (71.60%) Firewall
4 58 (71.60%) Network Security
5 52 (64.20%) LAN
6 42 (51.85%) CheckPoint
7 41 (50.62%) CCIE
8 40 (49.38%) Juniper
9 36 (44.44%) WAN
10 32 (39.51%) VPN
11 26 (32.10%) DNS
11 26 (32.10%) BGP
12 25 (30.86%) OSPF
12 25 (30.86%) SSL
12 25 (30.86%) VLAN
13 24 (29.63%) Citrix
13 24 (29.63%) Wireless
14 23 (28.40%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (25.93%) FortiGate
15 21 (25.93%) Fortinet
15 21 (25.93%) Load Balancing
16 20 (24.69%) Ethical Hacking
17 19 (23.46%) TCP/IP
18 18 (22.22%) HTTP
18 18 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
18 18 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 17 (20.99%) Hybrid Cloud
19 17 (20.99%) Security Hardening
19 17 (20.99%) 802.1X

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (1.23%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Office
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.99%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (71.60%) Firewall
1 58 (71.60%) Network Security
2 52 (64.20%) LAN
3 36 (44.44%) WAN
4 32 (39.51%) VPN
5 26 (32.10%) DNS
5 26 (32.10%) BGP
6 25 (30.86%) OSPF
6 25 (30.86%) SSL
6 25 (30.86%) VLAN
7 24 (29.63%) Wireless
8 23 (28.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (23.46%) TCP/IP
10 18 (22.22%) HTTP
11 17 (20.99%) FCoE
11 17 (20.99%) Fibre Channel
11 17 (20.99%) Wireless Security
11 17 (20.99%) iSCSI
11 17 (20.99%) DHCP
12 13 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Law
3 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.99%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 17 (20.99%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.70%) RMADS
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.23%) DTV
7 1 (1.23%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (2.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Load Balancing
2 20 (24.69%) Ethical Hacking
3 18 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (20.99%) Security Hardening
4 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
5 10 (12.35%) Network Design
6 6 (7.41%) Cash Management
7 4 (4.94%) Information Security
7 4 (4.94%) SIEM
7 4 (4.94%) Change Control
7 4 (4.94%) Security Architecture
7 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.70%) Cyber Security
8 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.70%) Open Source
9 2 (2.47%) Release Management
9 2 (2.47%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.47%) ITIL
9 2 (2.47%) Data Security
9 2 (2.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) Python
2 1 (1.23%) Perl
2 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 66 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (74.07%) CCNP
3 41 (50.62%) CCIE
4 16 (19.75%) CCNA
5 12 (14.81%) Degree
6 11 (13.58%) CCSA
7 9 (11.11%) CISSP
8 3 (3.70%) JNCIE
8 3 (3.70%) CEH
8 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.47%) CCSE
9 2 (2.47%) CISM
10 1 (1.23%) CISA
10 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.70%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.23%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.23%) Nmap
2 1 (1.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 67 (82.72%) Cisco
2 42 (51.85%) CheckPoint
3 40 (49.38%) Juniper
4 24 (29.63%) Citrix
5 21 (25.93%) Fortinet
6 11 (13.58%) F5
7 8 (9.88%) HP
8 6 (7.41%) Rackspace
9 5 (6.17%) Brocade
10 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.94%) McAfee
10 4 (4.94%) Meraki
11 3 (3.70%) Aruba
11 3 (3.70%) VMware
12 2 (2.47%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (2.47%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.23%) Acunetix
13 1 (1.23%) SAP
13 1 (1.23%) IronPort
13 1 (1.23%) WatchGuard