The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 113 129 121
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.39% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Median salary £50,000 £38,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% -23.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1745 2208 1658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.05% 95.63% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1390 1729 1414
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Birmingham

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in Birmingham

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Birmingham region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 11 (78.57%) CCNP
3 11 (78.57%) Network Security
4 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
5 9 (64.29%) CCNA
5 9 (64.29%) LAN
5 9 (64.29%) WAN
6 8 (57.14%) VPN
6 8 (57.14%) Meraki
6 8 (57.14%) Sourcefire
6 8 (57.14%) Palo Alto
7 7 (50.00%) Presales
7 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (35.71%) CCSA
8 5 (35.71%) Intel Security
8 5 (35.71%) WLAN
8 5 (35.71%) CCSE
8 5 (35.71%) Aruba
9 4 (28.57%) SSH
9 4 (28.57%) OSPF
9 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
9 4 (28.57%) NGN
9 4 (28.57%) Huawei
9 4 (28.57%) SSL
9 4 (28.57%) SLA
9 4 (28.57%) Internet

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) Network Security
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) VPN
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (35.71%) WLAN
7 4 (28.57%) BGP
7 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
7 4 (28.57%) IGRP
7 4 (28.57%) Internet
7 4 (28.57%) IPsec
7 4 (28.57%) NGN
7 4 (28.57%) OSPF
7 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (28.57%) SSH
7 4 (28.57%) SSL
7 4 (28.57%) VRRP
7 4 (28.57%) Wireless
8 3 (21.43%) WAAS
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Presales
2 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) CCNP
3 9 (64.29%) CCNA
4 5 (35.71%) CCSA
4 5 (35.71%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 8 (57.14%) Meraki
3 8 (57.14%) Palo Alto
3 8 (57.14%) Sourcefire
4 5 (35.71%) Aruba
4 5 (35.71%) Intel Security
5 4 (28.57%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (28.57%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 4 (28.57%) Huawei
6 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
7 1 (7.14%) Stonesoft
7 1 (7.14%) VMware