Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 249 294
Rank change year-on-year +35 +45 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 42 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.67% 0.62% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.65% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 29
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,400 £63,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +5.26%

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 6015 8216 10616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4820 6441 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Reading +21 15 £70,000 +16.67% 1
Bracknell +13 15 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Maidenhead +28 8 £45,000 -30.77%
Slough -3 1 £65,000 +23.81%
Network Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (78.57%) Cisco
2 31 (73.81%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (73.81%) Network Security
3 29 (69.05%) CCNP
4 28 (66.67%) Firewall
5 18 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (35.71%) Juniper
7 14 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 14 (33.33%) MPLS
8 13 (30.95%) CISSP
9 12 (28.57%) CCDP
9 12 (28.57%) SSCP
9 12 (28.57%) WAN
9 12 (28.57%) GIAC
9 12 (28.57%) CEH
9 12 (28.57%) Security Architecture
10 11 (26.19%) F5
10 11 (26.19%) Windows
10 11 (26.19%) OSPF
10 11 (26.19%) BGP
11 10 (23.81%) Linux
11 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
11 10 (23.81%) NetScout
11 10 (23.81%) tcpdump
11 10 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (23.81%) Wireshark
11 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
12 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
12 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
13 8 (19.05%) SQL

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 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) Network Security
2 28 (66.67%) Firewall
3 18 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (33.33%) MPLS
5 12 (28.57%) WAN
6 11 (26.19%) BGP
6 11 (26.19%) OSPF
7 10 (23.81%) tcpdump
7 10 (23.81%) Wireshark
8 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.52%) BIG-IP
9 4 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (9.52%) IPsec
9 4 (9.52%) VPN
10 3 (7.14%) Wireless
11 2 (4.76%) LAN
11 2 (4.76%) NetScreen
11 2 (4.76%) SSL
12 1 (2.38%) Internet
12 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (19.05%) Games
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Linux
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
2 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 10 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (19.05%) Proactive Monitoring
3 8 (19.05%) SIEM
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.76%) Security Operations
5 2 (4.76%) Web Filtering
6 1 (2.38%) Analytics
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (2.38%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Security Management
6 1 (2.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (69.05%) CCNP
3 13 (30.95%) CISSP
4 12 (28.57%) CCDP
4 12 (28.57%) CEH
4 12 (28.57%) GIAC
4 12 (28.57%) SSCP
5 5 (11.90%) CCNA
6 2 (4.76%) Degree
6 2 (4.76%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Cisco
2 15 (35.71%) Juniper
3 14 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 11 (26.19%) F5
5 10 (23.81%) NetScout
6 8 (19.05%) LogRhythm
7 7 (16.67%) Palo Alto
8 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.14%) VMware
10 1 (2.38%) Aruba
10 1 (2.38%) HP
10 1 (2.38%) ScanSafe