The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 572 673
Rank change year-on-year -36 +101  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 238 395 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.42% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 198 355 239
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,550 £72,250 £71,480
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 78973 93664 100549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.32% 96.40% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66148 79476 82818
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in England

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in England

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in England over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Engineer in England

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
London -43 100 £52,500 -0.94% 9
South East +37 80 £47,500 -5.00% 5
North West -4 26 £57,500 +29.94% 4
East of England +8 20 £41,250 -8.33% 1
West Midlands +21 8 £45,000 +16.88% 1
South West +16 3 £52,500 -7.07%
North East - 1 £41,750 -
Network Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 England region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 440 (80.73%) Firewall
2 421 (77.25%) Network Security
3 419 (76.88%) Cisco
4 311 (57.06%) Cisco Certification
5 270 (49.54%) CheckPoint
6 250 (45.87%) CCNP
7 232 (42.57%) Cisco ASA
8 211 (38.72%) Palo Alto
9 190 (34.86%) VPN
10 173 (31.74%) Juniper
11 155 (28.44%) CCNA
12 142 (26.06%) WAN
13 138 (25.32%) F5
14 130 (23.85%) Wireless
15 117 (21.47%) LAN
16 107 (19.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 102 (18.72%) OSPF
18 101 (18.53%) Windows
18 101 (18.53%) DNS
19 99 (18.17%) BGP
20 95 (17.43%) Data Centre
21 93 (17.06%) MPLS
22 88 (16.15%) TCP/IP
23 76 (13.94%) Fortinet
24 74 (13.58%) SIEM
25 73 (13.39%) ITIL
25 73 (13.39%) Linux
26 72 (13.21%) Finance
27 65 (11.93%) Load Balancing
28 64 (11.74%) Microsoft

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 17 (3.12%) Apache
1 17 (3.12%) IIS
1 17 (3.12%) Tomcat
1 17 (3.12%) WebLogic
2 7 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.92%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (3.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.28%) IaaS
4 5 (0.92%) Office 365
4 5 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.55%) SaaS
6 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.37%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 440 (80.73%) Firewall
2 421 (77.25%) Network Security
3 232 (42.57%) Cisco ASA
4 190 (34.86%) VPN
5 142 (26.06%) WAN
6 130 (23.85%) Wireless
7 117 (21.47%) LAN
8 107 (19.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 102 (18.72%) OSPF
10 101 (18.53%) DNS
11 99 (18.17%) BGP
12 93 (17.06%) MPLS
13 88 (16.15%) TCP/IP
14 56 (10.28%) SSL
14 56 (10.28%) VLAN
15 55 (10.09%) Cisco Wireless
15 55 (10.09%) DHCP
16 51 (9.36%) Cisco IOS
17 44 (8.07%) Internet
18 39 (7.16%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.28%) InfluxDB
3 3 (0.55%) Big Data
4 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 72 (13.21%) Finance
2 21 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.75%) Banking
4 13 (2.39%) Law
5 11 (2.02%) Games
6 9 (1.65%) Legal
7 7 (1.28%) Retail
8 5 (0.92%) Online Betting
9 4 (0.73%) Billing
10 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.55%) French Language
10 3 (0.55%) German Language
10 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.55%) Marketing
10 3 (0.55%) Publishing
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.24%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.73%) CSS
2 4 (0.73%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.55%) Middleware
4 1 (0.18%) LAMP
4 1 (0.18%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 95 (17.43%) Data Centre
2 32 (5.87%) Security Operations Centre
3 20 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.94%) RSA SecurID
5 15 (2.75%) Cyberthreat
6 14 (2.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (1.83%) CESG
7 10 (1.83%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.47%) Fintech
8 8 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
10 6 (1.10%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.10%) PKI
11 5 (0.92%) Clustering
12 3 (0.55%) DataPower
12 3 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.55%) iPad
13 2 (0.37%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 101 (18.53%) Windows
2 73 (13.39%) Linux
3 41 (7.52%) Unix
4 36 (6.61%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.65%) CentOS
8 6 (1.10%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.37%) CatOS
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Android
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (13.58%) SIEM
2 73 (13.39%) ITIL
3 65 (11.93%) Load Balancing
4 57 (10.46%) Change Management
5 53 (9.72%) Cybersecurity
6 49 (8.99%) Network Management
7 43 (7.89%) Security Operations
8 41 (7.52%) Network Design
9 40 (7.34%) Kalman Filter
9 40 (7.34%) Presales
10 32 (5.87%) Information Security
10 32 (5.87%) Mentoring
11 30 (5.50%) Vulnerability Management
12 25 (4.59%) Penetration Testing
13 24 (4.40%) Security Monitoring
14 23 (4.22%) Project Management
15 22 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
16 20 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
17 18 (3.30%) OWASP
18 16 (2.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.77%) SQL
2 16 (2.94%) Python
3 13 (2.39%) PowerShell
4 12 (2.20%) Perl
5 7 (1.28%) PHP
6 6 (1.10%) R
7 3 (0.55%) C
7 3 (0.55%) Java
8 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 311 (57.06%) Cisco Certification
2 250 (45.87%) CCNP
3 155 (28.44%) CCNA
4 47 (8.62%) CISSP
5 44 (8.07%) CCSA
6 41 (7.52%) CCSE
7 37 (6.79%) CCIE
7 37 (6.79%) Degree
8 22 (4.04%) Security Cleared
9 21 (3.85%) CCDP
9 21 (3.85%) CISM
9 21 (3.85%) JNCIS
9 21 (3.85%) SC Cleared
10 17 (3.12%) CCSP
11 16 (2.94%) JNCIA
12 10 (1.83%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (1.65%) CEH
14 6 (1.10%) JNCIP
14 6 (1.10%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.24%) SLA
2 23 (4.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (3.49%) PCI DSS
4 17 (3.12%) ISO27002
5 15 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (2.39%) QA
7 4 (0.73%) PMO
8 1 (0.18%) GCP
System Software
1 41 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.59%) ProxySG
3 21 (3.85%) vSphere
4 14 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.73%) Firmware
7 4 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.37%) Snort
9 1 (0.18%) NFS
9 1 (0.18%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 61 (11.19%) FortiGate
2 7 (1.28%) Grafana
2 7 (1.28%) Graphite
2 7 (1.28%) Prometheus
3 6 (1.10%) SCCM
4 4 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.73%) Kibana
4 4 (0.73%) Nagios
5 3 (0.55%) HP NNM
5 3 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.55%) Puppet
5 3 (0.55%) SCOM
6 2 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.37%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (0.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.37%) Nessus
7 1 (0.18%) Ansible
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 419 (76.88%) Cisco
2 270 (49.54%) CheckPoint
3 211 (38.72%) Palo Alto
4 173 (31.74%) Juniper
5 138 (25.32%) F5
6 76 (13.94%) Fortinet
7 64 (11.74%) Microsoft
8 58 (10.64%) Blue Coat
9 52 (9.54%) Riverbed
10 40 (7.34%) Aruba
11 38 (6.97%) Extreme Networks
11 38 (6.97%) VMware
12 32 (5.87%) SonicWALL
13 29 (5.32%) WatchGuard
14 28 (5.14%) SolarWinds
15 23 (4.22%) NetApp
16 19 (3.49%) Sourcefire
17 17 (3.12%) Brocade
17 17 (3.12%) Citrix
17 17 (3.12%) Sun
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Car Allowance, Pension, Career Progression
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Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £18,000 - £26,000 per annum (depending on experience)
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call + 7.5% bonus
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Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
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London
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