Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 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 > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 701 563 703
Rank change year-on-year -138 +140 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 144 290 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.40% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 105 252 190
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +2.86%
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,250 £72,500 £70,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in London

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in London

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Engineer in London

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Central London -34 18 £60,000 +9.09% 1
West London +9 6 £57,500 +9.52% 1
South London -12 4 £50,000 +5.26%
East London +1 1 £100,000 +81.82%
North London -14 1 £37,500 -37.50%
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 London region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 124 (86.11%) Firewall
1 124 (86.11%) Network Security
2 108 (75.00%) Cisco
3 62 (43.06%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (40.28%) CheckPoint
5 53 (36.81%) CCNP
6 49 (34.03%) Cisco ASA
7 48 (33.33%) LAN
8 47 (32.64%) WAN
9 42 (29.17%) Palo Alto
10 41 (28.47%) TCP/IP
11 39 (27.08%) VPN
12 36 (25.00%) SIEM
13 33 (22.92%) F5
14 32 (22.22%) CCNA
15 29 (20.14%) BGP
15 29 (20.14%) CCSA
16 28 (19.44%) CCSE
17 27 (18.75%) MPLS
18 26 (18.06%) Wireless
19 25 (17.36%) Finance
19 25 (17.36%) Linux
20 22 (15.28%) CCIE
20 22 (15.28%) Network Design
21 21 (14.58%) Data Centre
22 20 (13.89%) OSPF
23 19 (13.19%) ITIL
23 19 (13.19%) Information Security
23 19 (13.19%) Fortinet
24 18 (12.50%) Juniper

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (0.69%) IIS
1 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.47%) IaaS
3 5 (3.47%) Office 365
4 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 124 (86.11%) Firewall
1 124 (86.11%) Network Security
2 49 (34.03%) Cisco ASA
3 48 (33.33%) LAN
4 47 (32.64%) WAN
5 41 (28.47%) TCP/IP
6 39 (27.08%) VPN
7 29 (20.14%) BGP
8 27 (18.75%) MPLS
9 26 (18.06%) Wireless
10 20 (13.89%) OSPF
11 17 (11.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (11.81%) DNS
11 17 (11.81%) IPsec
12 16 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (9.03%) Cisco ISE
13 13 (9.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 12 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (7.64%) Multicast
15 11 (7.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.47%) Big Data
2 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (17.36%) Finance
2 8 (5.56%) Law
2 8 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.17%) Legal
4 3 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.94%) PKI
4 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.47%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.08%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.39%) Digital Currency
8 1 (0.69%) Blog
8 1 (0.69%) CESG
8 1 (0.69%) CMDB
8 1 (0.69%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.36%) Linux
2 14 (9.72%) Windows
3 6 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.00%) SIEM
2 22 (15.28%) Network Design
3 19 (13.19%) Information Security
3 19 (13.19%) ITIL
4 12 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (7.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (6.94%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (6.94%) Incident Management
6 10 (6.94%) Security Monitoring
6 10 (6.94%) Validation
7 9 (6.25%) Change Management
7 9 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.86%) Cryptography
9 7 (4.86%) Network Management
9 7 (4.86%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.86%) Security Management
9 7 (4.86%) Statistics
9 7 (4.86%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.33%) C
2 8 (5.56%) Python
3 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.08%) Java
3 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.08%) Perl
3 3 (2.08%) SQL
4 2 (1.39%) C++
4 2 (1.39%) Julia
4 2 (1.39%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.39%) R
5 1 (0.69%) C#
5 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (43.06%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (36.81%) CCNP
3 32 (22.22%) CCNA
4 29 (20.14%) CCSA
5 28 (19.44%) CCSE
6 22 (15.28%) CCIE
7 17 (11.81%) CISSP
8 16 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
9 12 (8.33%) CISM
10 10 (6.94%) Degree
11 7 (4.86%) CEH
11 7 (4.86%) SSCP
12 6 (4.17%) CISA
13 5 (3.47%) CASP
13 5 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
14 4 (2.78%) CCDA
14 4 (2.78%) CCIE Security
14 4 (2.78%) JNCIS
15 3 (2.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.86%) SLA
3 4 (2.78%) QA
4 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.69%) GCP
5 1 (0.69%) GDPR
5 1 (0.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.86%) iptables
3 6 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.78%) Snort
5 3 (2.08%) Firmware
5 3 (2.08%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.69%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) Nagios
2 10 (6.94%) Cacti
2 10 (6.94%) vCenter Server
3 7 (4.86%) SELinux
4 6 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.39%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.39%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.69%) Ansible
6 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.69%) Suricata
Vendors
1 108 (75.00%) Cisco
2 58 (40.28%) CheckPoint
3 42 (29.17%) Palo Alto
4 33 (22.92%) F5
5 19 (13.19%) Fortinet
6 18 (12.50%) Juniper
7 14 (9.72%) VMware
8 7 (4.86%) Citrix
8 7 (4.86%) Riverbed
9 6 (4.17%) Aruba
9 6 (4.17%) Sourcefire
10 5 (3.47%) Meraki
11 4 (2.78%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.78%) Brocade
11 4 (2.78%) CA
11 4 (2.78%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.78%) Tufin
12 3 (2.08%) Imperva
12 3 (2.08%) IronPort
12 3 (2.08%) Splunk