The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 188 217 292
Rank change year-on-year +29 +75  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 30 52 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.74% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.77% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 46 25
Median salary £50,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £46,250 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +1.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in the City of London

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in the City of London

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Engineer in the City of London

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (84.75%) Firewall
1 50 (84.75%) Network Security
2 49 (83.05%) Cisco
3 35 (59.32%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (52.54%) Juniper
5 30 (50.85%) CheckPoint
6 27 (45.76%) CCNP
7 26 (44.07%) F5
8 23 (38.98%) FortiGate
8 23 (38.98%) Palo Alto
9 22 (37.29%) VPN
9 22 (37.29%) Wireless
10 21 (35.59%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (35.59%) Fortinet
11 19 (32.20%) Finance
12 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
12 15 (25.42%) Virtual Team
13 14 (23.73%) Cisco Wireless
13 14 (23.73%) Spanning Tree
14 13 (22.03%) Aruba
14 13 (22.03%) WatchGuard
14 13 (22.03%) SonicWALL
14 13 (22.03%) Extreme Networks
15 12 (20.34%) Security Monitoring
15 12 (20.34%) VPLS
15 12 (20.34%) Cybersecurity
16 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
16 10 (16.95%) MPLS
17 9 (15.25%) CCNA
17 9 (15.25%) NetScreen

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (84.75%) Firewall
1 50 (84.75%) Network Security
2 22 (37.29%) VPN
2 22 (37.29%) Wireless
3 21 (35.59%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (23.73%) Cisco Wireless
4 14 (23.73%) Spanning Tree
5 12 (20.34%) VPLS
6 10 (16.95%) MPLS
6 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
7 9 (15.25%) NetScreen
8 7 (11.86%) BGP
8 7 (11.86%) OSPF
8 7 (11.86%) SNMP
9 6 (10.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (10.17%) DMVPN
9 6 (10.17%) DNS
10 5 (8.47%) WAN
11 4 (6.78%) LAN
11 4 (6.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Law
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
1 15 (25.42%) Virtual Team
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.39%) Fintech
4 2 (3.39%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Windows
3 5 (8.47%) Ubuntu
3 5 (8.47%) Unix
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.39%) CentOS
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (20.34%) Security Monitoring
2 8 (13.56%) SIEM
3 7 (11.86%) Security Operations
4 6 (10.17%) Network Optimisation
4 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (6.78%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.78%) Network Design
6 3 (5.08%) Information Security
6 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.39%) Anomaly Detection
7 2 (3.39%) Behavioural Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.39%) IT Strategy
7 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.39%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Perl
1 2 (3.39%) PHP
1 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.39%) Python
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (59.32%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (45.76%) CCNP
3 9 (15.25%) CCNA
4 8 (13.56%) JNCIA
4 8 (13.56%) JNCIS
5 4 (6.78%) Degree
6 2 (3.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (3.39%) CCSA
6 2 (3.39%) CCSE
6 2 (3.39%) CCSP
6 2 (3.39%) CISM
6 2 (3.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 23 (38.98%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.69%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 49 (83.05%) Cisco
2 31 (52.54%) Juniper
3 30 (50.85%) CheckPoint
4 26 (44.07%) F5
5 23 (38.98%) Palo Alto
6 21 (35.59%) Fortinet
7 13 (22.03%) Aruba
7 13 (22.03%) Extreme Networks
7 13 (22.03%) SonicWALL
7 13 (22.03%) WatchGuard
8 8 (13.56%) Splunk
9 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
9 7 (11.86%) Sourcefire
10 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.08%) HP
11 3 (5.08%) VMware
12 2 (3.39%) Avaya
12 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
12 2 (3.39%) Dell
12 2 (3.39%) Forcepoint
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