Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 329 338
Rank change year-on-year +49 +9 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 45 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 41 24 30
East of England median annual salary £33,000 £70,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.86% +47.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £76,250 £58,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +2.00%

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 9,774 11,596 12,791
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 96.93% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7,453 9,532 10,618
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +19 22 £32,000 -55.86% 1
Cambridgeshire +32 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Bedfordshire +4 6 £25,250 +12.22% 2
Suffolk +3 4 £33,000 -5.71%
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 18 November 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 43 (95.56%) Cisco
2 39 (86.67%) Firewall
3 34 (75.56%) CheckPoint
3 34 (75.56%) Network Security
4 30 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (62.22%) CCNA
6 26 (57.78%) WAN
7 23 (51.11%) LAN
8 19 (42.22%) Juniper
9 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
10 17 (37.78%) CCNP
11 14 (31.11%) VPN
12 13 (28.89%) Palo Alto
13 12 (26.67%) F5
13 12 (26.67%) OSPF
14 11 (24.44%) VMware
14 11 (24.44%) CCSA
14 11 (24.44%) Blue Coat
14 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (20.00%) Network Management
17 8 (17.78%) MRTG
17 8 (17.78%) Cacti
17 8 (17.78%) Build Automation
17 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
17 8 (17.78%) BGP
17 8 (17.78%) Nagios
18 7 (15.56%) Cisco Prime
18 7 (15.56%) C
18 7 (15.56%) Wireless

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 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 39 (86.67%) Firewall
2 34 (75.56%) Network Security
3 26 (57.78%) WAN
4 23 (51.11%) LAN
5 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 14 (31.11%) VPN
7 12 (26.67%) OSPF
8 10 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (17.78%) BGP
9 8 (17.78%) MRTG
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (15.56%) Wireless
11 6 (13.33%) Wireshark
12 5 (11.11%) VLAN
13 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
13 4 (8.89%) IP Telephony
13 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (8.89%) WLAN
14 3 (6.67%) DHCP
General
1 4 (8.89%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Network Management
2 8 (17.78%) Build Automation
2 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
4 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (11.11%) Web Filtering
6 3 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.22%) Change Control
7 1 (2.22%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.22%) Data Privacy
7 1 (2.22%) Information Security
7 1 (2.22%) Machine Learning
7 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.22%) Network Design
7 1 (2.22%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.22%) Task Automation
7 1 (2.22%) Time Management
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (62.22%) CCNA
3 17 (37.78%) CCNP
4 11 (24.44%) CCSA
5 6 (13.33%) CCSE
6 5 (11.11%) Degree
7 4 (8.89%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (6.67%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.22%) CCDP
9 1 (2.22%) CCIE
9 1 (2.22%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (2.22%) CCIE Security
9 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Cacti
1 8 (17.78%) Nagios
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (8.89%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 43 (95.56%) Cisco
2 34 (75.56%) CheckPoint
3 19 (42.22%) Juniper
4 13 (28.89%) Palo Alto
5 12 (26.67%) F5
6 11 (24.44%) Blue Coat
6 11 (24.44%) VMware
7 7 (15.56%) Fortinet
8 6 (13.33%) Meraki
9 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.22%) Aruba
11 1 (2.22%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (2.22%) HP