The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 184 206
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 12 41 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.36% 0.82% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.86% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 20
Median salary £47,500 £56,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.92% +13.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £47,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3203 4754 5179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.80% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2593 3882 3834
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead -1 4 £45,000 -14.28%
Newbury +14 2 £47,500 +14.45%
Slough +20 1 £50,000 -
Reading +9 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Wokingham - 1 £38,000 -
Network Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 20 (86.96%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) Network Security
3 11 (47.83%) Juniper
4 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
5 9 (39.13%) SIEM
6 8 (34.78%) F5
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) VPN
7 7 (30.43%) Games
7 7 (30.43%) Analytics
7 7 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (30.43%) LogRhythm
7 7 (30.43%) Graphite
7 7 (30.43%) InfluxDB
7 7 (30.43%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (30.43%) Grafana
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
8 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
8 5 (21.74%) CISSP
8 5 (21.74%) WAN
9 4 (17.39%) LAN
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Nokia

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) Network Security
3 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
4 7 (30.43%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 4 (17.39%) MPLS
7 3 (13.04%) Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) BGP
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (8.70%) DNS
8 2 (8.70%) Internet
8 2 (8.70%) OSPF
8 2 (8.70%) SAN
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (4.35%) FWSM
9 1 (4.35%) HSRP
9 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) InfluxDB
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (30.43%) Games
2 3 (13.04%) French Language
2 3 (13.04%) German Language
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Regular Expression
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
3 1 (4.35%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) PKI
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) CatOS
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) SIEM
2 7 (30.43%) Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (13.04%) Event Correlation
4 2 (8.70%) Data Security
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (8.70%) Presales
4 2 (8.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) E-business
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) MCP
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) CEH
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) GCIA
5 1 (4.35%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) Firmware
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Grafana
1 7 (30.43%) Graphite
2 4 (17.39%) Kibana
3 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Juniper
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
4 8 (34.78%) F5
5 7 (30.43%) LogRhythm
6 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
6 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
7 4 (17.39%) Nokia
7 4 (17.39%) VMware
8 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.35%) Apple
9 1 (4.35%) Aruba
9 1 (4.35%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (4.35%) Google
9 1 (4.35%) HP
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds