The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 72 95
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 5 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.76% 1.47% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.50% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 7
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +107.31%  
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 Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 648 933 1058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.33% 98.21% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 560 823 943
Median salary £36,000 £39,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +9.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Kent

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in Kent

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

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 Kent region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
1 22 (100.00%) Network Security
2 14 (63.64%) F5
3 13 (59.09%) Palo Alto
3 13 (59.09%) Presales
3 13 (59.09%) Fortinet
3 13 (59.09%) Blue Coat
3 13 (59.09%) Project Management
4 12 (54.55%) VPN
4 12 (54.55%) SSL
5 10 (45.45%) LAN
5 10 (45.45%) WAN
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 8 (36.36%) 802.1X
6 8 (36.36%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (36.36%) QSIG
6 8 (36.36%) Wireless
6 8 (36.36%) IPsec
6 8 (36.36%) Network Design
6 8 (36.36%) Mitel
6 8 (36.36%) DHCP
6 8 (36.36%) SNMP
6 8 (36.36%) DNS
6 8 (36.36%) 802.11
6 8 (36.36%) MPLS
6 8 (36.36%) DPNSS
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
1 22 (100.00%) Network Security
2 12 (54.55%) SSL
2 12 (54.55%) VPN
3 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 10 (45.45%) WAN
4 8 (36.36%) 802.11
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (36.36%) DHCP
4 8 (36.36%) DNS
4 8 (36.36%) DPNSS
4 8 (36.36%) IPsec
4 8 (36.36%) MPLS
4 8 (36.36%) QSIG
4 8 (36.36%) SNMP
4 8 (36.36%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Presales
1 13 (59.09%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) Network Design
2 8 (36.36%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) F5
3 13 (59.09%) Blue Coat
3 13 (59.09%) Fortinet
3 13 (59.09%) Palo Alto
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Mitel
5 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper