The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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
England / East of England
Rank 231 241 245
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 11 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.18% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 19
Median salary £41,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -10.00%  
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 East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5868 7083 7192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.06% 96.24% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4689 5722 5787
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 East of England

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

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
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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Suffolk +30 1 - -
Essex +10 1 - -
Hertfordshire +6 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (95.00%) Cisco
2 36 (90.00%) Firewall
3 35 (87.50%) Network Security
4 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (72.50%) CheckPoint
6 25 (62.50%) CCNP
6 25 (62.50%) WAN
7 23 (57.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (55.00%) LAN
8 22 (55.00%) OSPF
8 22 (55.00%) BGP
8 22 (55.00%) CCSA
9 19 (47.50%) CCSE
9 19 (47.50%) Spanning Tree
10 17 (42.50%) Network Management
11 16 (40.00%) MS Visio
11 16 (40.00%) CCDP
11 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
12 15 (37.50%) Load Balancing
13 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
14 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (17.50%) CCNA
16 6 (15.00%) Palo Alto
16 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
17 5 (12.50%) F5
17 5 (12.50%) Presales
18 4 (10.00%) SIEM
18 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
18 4 (10.00%) CCIE
18 4 (10.00%) ITIL

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (90.00%) Firewall
2 35 (87.50%) Network Security
3 25 (62.50%) WAN
4 23 (57.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (55.00%) BGP
5 22 (55.00%) LAN
5 22 (55.00%) OSPF
6 19 (47.50%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (10.00%) VPN
9 3 (7.50%) WLAN
10 2 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (5.00%) DNS
10 2 (5.00%) Internet
10 2 (5.00%) Wireless
11 1 (2.50%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (2.50%) GGSN
11 1 (2.50%) HSRP
11 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Network Management
2 15 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (12.50%) Presales
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (10.00%) SIEM
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Data Security
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (7.50%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.50%) High Availability
8 1 (2.50%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (2.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 1 (2.50%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (2.50%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (62.50%) CCNP
3 22 (55.00%) CCSA
4 19 (47.50%) CCSE
5 16 (40.00%) CCDP
6 7 (17.50%) CCNA
7 4 (10.00%) CCIE
8 3 (7.50%) CISSP
9 2 (5.00%) Degree
10 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 38 (95.00%) Cisco
2 29 (72.50%) CheckPoint
3 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.00%) Palo Alto
5 5 (12.50%) F5
6 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.50%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) Symantec
8 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
8 2 (5.00%) Juniper
8 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 2 (5.00%) TippingPoint
9 1 (2.50%) BT
9 1 (2.50%) Citrix
9 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.50%) Huawei
9 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard
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