Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 215 247
Rank change year-on-year -7 +32 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 27 44 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.73% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 44
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -25.00% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £71,400
South East median annual salary £46,250 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.90% +16.67% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5,777 5,988 8,355
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 95.58% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4,626 4,797 6,541
Berkshire median annual salary £52,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Berkshire

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in Berkshire

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security Engineer in Berkshire

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -11 13 £45,000 - 1
Reading -8 4 £58,750 -16.07%
Maidenhead -36 2 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Slough -7 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Newbury - 1 - -
Network Security Engineer
South East

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Network Security
2 25 (92.59%) Cisco
3 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (59.26%) CCNP
5 15 (55.56%) CISSP
6 14 (51.85%) CCDP
6 14 (51.85%) Security Architecture
7 13 (48.15%) CEH
7 13 (48.15%) Firewall
7 13 (48.15%) GIAC
7 13 (48.15%) SSCP
8 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
9 9 (33.33%) F5
10 7 (25.93%) Fortinet
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (25.93%) Palo Alto
10 7 (25.93%) Juniper
11 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
12 5 (18.52%) Cisco Firepower
13 4 (14.81%) NetScaler
13 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (14.81%) Meraki
13 4 (14.81%) VPN
13 4 (14.81%) LAN
13 4 (14.81%) WAN
14 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
14 3 (11.11%) SLA
14 3 (11.11%) OSPF
14 3 (11.11%) BGP

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Network Security
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (14.81%) LAN
5 4 (14.81%) NetScaler
5 4 (14.81%) VPN
5 4 (14.81%) WAN
6 3 (11.11%) BGP
6 3 (11.11%) OSPF
6 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.41%) IPsec
7 2 (7.41%) SSL
7 2 (7.41%) WLAN
8 1 (3.70%) DHCP
8 1 (3.70%) IPv4
8 1 (3.70%) IPv6
8 1 (3.70%) MPLS
8 1 (3.70%) SNMP
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
1 1 (3.70%) OAuth
1 1 (3.70%) OpenID
1 1 (3.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) CentOS
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Security Architecture
2 2 (7.41%) Information Security
2 2 (7.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (3.70%) Change Control
3 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.70%) DevOps
3 1 (3.70%) Fault Management
3 1 (3.70%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Presales
3 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Security Operations
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (59.26%) CCNP
3 15 (55.56%) CISSP
4 14 (51.85%) CCDP
5 13 (48.15%) CEH
5 13 (48.15%) GIAC
5 13 (48.15%) SSCP
6 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.41%) CCNA
7 2 (7.41%) CCSA
7 2 (7.41%) CCSP
8 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) Cacti
2 1 (3.70%) Graphite
2 1 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) Nessus
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
3 9 (33.33%) F5
4 7 (25.93%) Fortinet
4 7 (25.93%) Juniper
4 7 (25.93%) Palo Alto
5 4 (14.81%) Meraki
6 2 (7.41%) Aruba
6 2 (7.41%) Kaspersky
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) AlgoSec
7 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.70%) Google
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) IronPort
7 1 (3.70%) McAfee
7 1 (3.70%) Qualys
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec