Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 297 382
Rank change year-on-year -12 +85 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 12 51 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.44% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.45% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 42 18
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +1.85%
10th Percentile £32,500 £43,750 £44,375
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,875 £67,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +3.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9690 11231 16273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.42% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8777 10236 14140
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Engineer in the City of London

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) SIEM
4 5 (41.67%) F5
4 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
4 5 (41.67%) DMZ
4 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (41.67%) Threat Management
4 5 (41.67%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (33.33%) Multicast
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) CISSP
6 3 (25.00%) Law
6 3 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (16.67%) Probabilistic Modelling
7 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 2 (16.67%) Julia
7 2 (16.67%) DevOps
7 2 (16.67%) Bayesian Methods
7 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
7 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 2 (16.67%) Big Data
7 2 (16.67%) Deep Learning

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) DMZ
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Multicast
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (8.33%) IPv4
7 1 (8.33%) MPLS
7 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
7 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 3 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (41.67%) Threat Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Bayesian Methods
4 2 (16.67%) Deep Learning
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Economics
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Neural Network
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Physics
4 2 (16.67%) Probabilistic Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) Julia
1 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) R
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) PhD
3 2 (16.67%) SSCP
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE Security
4 1 (8.33%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cacti
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) F5
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
4 1 (8.33%) VMware