The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 237 268
Rank change year-on-year +5 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 23 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 13
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £53,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 5931 6542 8017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.26% 96.22% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 5548 6606
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 +24 10 £44,250 -15.71%
Hertfordshire +3 7 £72,500 +75.75% 1
Suffolk +7 5 £30,000 -33.33%
Cambridgeshire -17 1 £37,500 -16.66%
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 June 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 32 (94.12%) Firewall
1 32 (94.12%) Cisco
2 28 (82.35%) Network Security
3 20 (58.82%) CheckPoint
4 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (35.29%) CCNP
5 12 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (32.35%) CCNA
6 11 (32.35%) Juniper
6 11 (32.35%) CCSA
7 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 9 (26.47%) VPN
8 9 (26.47%) LAN
8 9 (26.47%) WAN
9 8 (23.53%) Palo Alto
10 7 (20.59%) Network Management
10 7 (20.59%) DNS
10 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
10 7 (20.59%) OSPF
10 7 (20.59%) BGP
11 6 (17.65%) MPLS
11 6 (17.65%) Citrix
11 6 (17.65%) CCDP
11 6 (17.65%) HTTP
11 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
11 6 (17.65%) Fortinet
11 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
11 6 (17.65%) IPsec

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:

Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 32 (94.12%) Firewall
2 28 (82.35%) Network Security
3 12 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (26.47%) LAN
4 9 (26.47%) VPN
4 9 (26.47%) WAN
5 7 (20.59%) BGP
5 7 (20.59%) DNS
5 7 (20.59%) OSPF
6 6 (17.65%) HTTP
6 6 (17.65%) IPsec
6 6 (17.65%) MPLS
6 6 (17.65%) NetScaler
7 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
8 4 (11.76%) Internet
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (5.88%) Wireless
10 1 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
General
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Network Management
2 6 (17.65%) Analytics
2 6 (17.65%) Change Control
2 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
2 6 (17.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (17.65%) SIEM
2 6 (17.65%) Task Automation
2 6 (17.65%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (11.76%) Logistics
4 4 (11.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (11.76%) Web Filtering
5 3 (8.82%) Presales
5 3 (8.82%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.94%) B2B
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCNP
3 11 (32.35%) CCNA
3 11 (32.35%) CCSA
4 6 (17.65%) CCDP
5 5 (14.71%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) CCSE
7 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Cisco
2 20 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 11 (32.35%) Juniper
4 8 (23.53%) Palo Alto
5 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
6 6 (17.65%) Citrix
6 6 (17.65%) Fortinet
7 5 (14.71%) ArcSight
7 5 (14.71%) TippingPoint
8 3 (8.82%) HP
8 3 (8.82%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.88%) F5
9 2 (5.88%) Huawei
10 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
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