Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 329 361
Rank change year-on-year +7 +32 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 28 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 16
East of England median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £21,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11657 12674 14813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.48% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9570 10516 12291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in the East of England

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in the East of England

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Engineer in the East of England

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +6 14 £72,500 +39.42% 1
Bedfordshire +23 8 £22,500 -57.14%
Cambridgeshire -32 4 £45,000 - 1
Essex - 1 £85,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £40,000 -
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

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

1 26 (92.86%) Cisco
2 25 (89.29%) Network Security
3 24 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 24 (85.71%) Firewall
4 15 (53.57%) Juniper
5 14 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (46.43%) SIEM
7 12 (42.86%) Analytics
7 12 (42.86%) NetScaler
7 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
7 12 (42.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 12 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 12 (42.86%) Palo Alto
7 12 (42.86%) IPsec
7 12 (42.86%) MPLS
7 12 (42.86%) OSPF
7 12 (42.86%) Citrix
7 12 (42.86%) BGP
7 12 (42.86%) WAN
7 12 (42.86%) VPN
7 12 (42.86%) DNS
7 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
7 12 (42.86%) LAN
8 10 (35.71%) HTML
8 10 (35.71%) HTTP
8 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (35.71%) Blue Coat
8 10 (35.71%) Akamai
9 7 (25.00%) CCNA

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) Network Security
2 24 (85.71%) Firewall
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (42.86%) BGP
4 12 (42.86%) DNS
4 12 (42.86%) IPsec
4 12 (42.86%) LAN
4 12 (42.86%) MPLS
4 12 (42.86%) NetScaler
4 12 (42.86%) OSPF
4 12 (42.86%) VPN
4 12 (42.86%) WAN
5 10 (35.71%) HTTP
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.57%) SAN
7 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.57%) Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) SIEM
2 12 (42.86%) Analytics
2 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 12 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 12 (42.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (10.71%) Network Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Task Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Data Security
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.57%) Presales
5 1 (3.57%) Security Hardening
5 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (14.29%) CCNP
3 4 (14.29%) CCSA
4 3 (10.71%) CCDP
5 2 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCIE
6 1 (3.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (3.57%) CISM
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) SANS
6 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CME
2 1 (3.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Cisco
2 24 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 15 (53.57%) Juniper
4 14 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 12 (42.86%) Citrix
5 12 (42.86%) Palo Alto
6 10 (35.71%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.14%) F5
9 1 (3.57%) Avaya
9 1 (3.57%) McAfee
9 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.57%) Sophos
9 1 (3.57%) VMware