Period
to 20 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 318 335
Rank change year-on-year -20 +17 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 29 42 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 34
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.94% -5.56% -6.74%
10th Percentile £51,250 £27,500 £40,375
90th Percentile £76,250 £57,500 £57,675
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 12,005 11,812 13,795
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.90% 96.99% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9,385 9,581 11,330
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018. 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 +23 23 £72,500 +81.25% 1
Cambridgeshire -28 4 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Bedfordshire -10 1 £51,500 +11.96%
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 20 May 2018, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (96.55%) Network Security
2 23 (79.31%) Firewall
3 21 (72.41%) Cisco
3 21 (72.41%) Palo Alto
4 20 (68.97%) Data Centre
4 20 (68.97%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (68.97%) CheckPoint
4 20 (68.97%) BGP
4 20 (68.97%) VPN
4 20 (68.97%) IPsec
4 20 (68.97%) Fortinet
5 19 (65.52%) OSPF
6 18 (62.07%) Citrix
6 18 (62.07%) HTTP
6 18 (62.07%) HTML
6 18 (62.07%) NetScaler
7 17 (58.62%) Juniper
7 17 (58.62%) MPLS
8 15 (51.72%) DNS
8 15 (51.72%) Blue Coat
8 15 (51.72%) Akamai
8 15 (51.72%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 15 (51.72%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 13 (44.83%) SIEM
9 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
10 11 (37.93%) Python
11 10 (34.48%) Linux
11 10 (34.48%) WAN
11 10 (34.48%) SSL
11 10 (34.48%) VMware

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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Akamai
2 4 (13.79%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) Network Security
2 23 (79.31%) Firewall
3 20 (68.97%) BGP
3 20 (68.97%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (68.97%) IPsec
3 20 (68.97%) VPN
4 19 (65.52%) OSPF
5 18 (62.07%) HTTP
5 18 (62.07%) NetScaler
6 17 (58.62%) MPLS
7 15 (51.72%) DNS
8 10 (34.48%) SSL
8 10 (34.48%) WAN
9 8 (27.59%) IGRP
10 7 (24.14%) Internet
11 6 (20.69%) 802.11
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco Firepower
11 6 (20.69%) DMVPN
11 6 (20.69%) DWDM
11 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) XML
3 6 (20.69%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Data Centre
2 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.24%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Cyberattack
4 2 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 15 (51.72%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
2 13 (44.83%) SIEM
3 10 (34.48%) Analytics
4 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 7 (24.14%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 6 (20.69%) DevOps
5 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.69%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
6 5 (17.24%) Network Management
7 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (6.90%) Information Security
8 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Security Hardening
8 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (3.45%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Python
2 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.79%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) JNCIE
2 2 (6.90%) CCNP
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CISM
2 2 (6.90%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) CCDP
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) vCenter Server
1 7 (24.14%) vRealize
2 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (20.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco
1 21 (72.41%) Palo Alto
2 20 (68.97%) CheckPoint
2 20 (68.97%) Fortinet
3 18 (62.07%) Citrix
4 17 (58.62%) Juniper
5 15 (51.72%) Blue Coat
6 10 (34.48%) VMware
7 9 (31.03%) Arista
7 9 (31.03%) F5
8 7 (24.14%) Aruba
9 6 (20.69%) Meraki
9 6 (20.69%) Riverbed
9 6 (20.69%) Tufin
10 5 (17.24%) Zscaler