The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 28 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 - 128
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.11% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £40,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.62%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1780 1801 1893
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.11% 96.67% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1476 1577 1591
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Bristol

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bristol region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) LPIC
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Snort
2 2 (66.67%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Server+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (66.67%) LPIC
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Server+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 2 (66.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (66.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper