The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 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
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 522 445 544
Rank change year-on-year -77 +99  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 92 208 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.52% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.54% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81 186 121
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34605 38566 43117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.94% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28096 33532 36409
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
City of London +14 23 £50,000 -1.96%
Mitcham - 2 £45,000 -
West End of London +4 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Canary Wharf -13 1 £100,000 +100.00%
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 196 (86.73%) Network Security
2 186 (82.30%) Firewall
2 186 (82.30%) Cisco
3 139 (61.50%) CheckPoint
4 124 (54.87%) Cisco Certification
5 112 (49.56%) Cisco ASA
5 112 (49.56%) Palo Alto
6 99 (43.81%) CCNP
7 90 (39.82%) Juniper
7 90 (39.82%) F5
8 66 (29.20%) Wireless
9 63 (27.88%) WAN
10 57 (25.22%) BGP
11 56 (24.78%) OSPF
12 55 (24.34%) Finance
13 53 (23.45%) VPN
14 49 (21.68%) Fortinet
15 45 (19.91%) Windows
15 45 (19.91%) LAN
16 43 (19.03%) Linux
17 41 (18.14%) FortiGate
18 39 (17.26%) Data Centre
19 38 (16.81%) Aruba
19 38 (16.81%) Load Balancing
19 38 (16.81%) CCNA
19 38 (16.81%) TCP/IP
20 36 (15.93%) Extreme Networks
21 35 (15.49%) Cisco Wireless
21 35 (15.49%) Cisco Nexus
21 35 (15.49%) Cisco IOS

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 17 (7.52%) Apache
1 17 (7.52%) IIS
1 17 (7.52%) Tomcat
1 17 (7.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.21%) IaaS
4 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 196 (86.73%) Network Security
2 186 (82.30%) Firewall
3 112 (49.56%) Cisco ASA
4 66 (29.20%) Wireless
5 63 (27.88%) WAN
6 57 (25.22%) BGP
7 56 (24.78%) OSPF
8 53 (23.45%) VPN
9 45 (19.91%) LAN
10 38 (16.81%) TCP/IP
11 35 (15.49%) Cisco IOS
11 35 (15.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 35 (15.49%) Cisco Wireless
12 34 (15.04%) DNS
12 34 (15.04%) Internet
13 32 (14.16%) VLAN
14 28 (12.39%) SSL
15 25 (11.06%) MPLS
16 23 (10.18%) Wi-Fi
17 22 (9.73%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.10%) Big Data
1 7 (3.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (24.34%) Finance
2 10 (4.42%) Banking
2 10 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.10%) Legal
4 5 (2.21%) Law
4 5 (2.21%) Online Betting
5 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.88%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.10%) 802.1X
1 7 (3.10%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.26%) Data Centre
2 21 (9.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (3.54%) Fintech
6 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.21%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (2.21%) PKI
8 4 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.33%) Clustering
10 2 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.88%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.44%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.44%) Replication
11 1 (0.44%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.44%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.91%) Windows
2 43 (19.03%) Linux
3 28 (12.39%) Unix
4 15 (6.64%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.42%) CentOS
6 6 (2.65%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Debian
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.81%) Load Balancing
2 34 (15.04%) ITIL
3 26 (11.50%) Mentoring
3 26 (11.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 24 (10.62%) Information Security
5 23 (10.18%) Kalman Filter
6 21 (9.29%) Security Operations
7 20 (8.85%) Change Management
8 18 (7.96%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (7.96%) Security Monitoring
8 18 (7.96%) SIEM
9 17 (7.52%) Network Design
9 17 (7.52%) OWASP
10 15 (6.64%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (5.31%) Security Management
12 9 (3.98%) High Availability
12 9 (3.98%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (3.54%) Analytics
13 8 (3.54%) DDoS Mitigation
14 7 (3.10%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.08%) Python
2 13 (5.75%) Perl
2 13 (5.75%) SQL
3 8 (3.54%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.10%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.65%) PHP
6 4 (1.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 124 (54.87%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (43.81%) CCNP
3 38 (16.81%) CCNA
4 25 (11.06%) CISSP
5 20 (8.85%) CCSE
6 19 (8.41%) CCIE
6 19 (8.41%) CCSA
6 19 (8.41%) CISM
7 16 (7.08%) JNCIS
8 13 (5.75%) CCSP
9 12 (5.31%) Degree
10 11 (4.87%) Check Point Certification
11 9 (3.98%) JNCIA
12 7 (3.10%) CISA
13 4 (1.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (1.77%) CCIE Security
13 4 (1.77%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.33%) CEH
14 3 (1.33%) CompTIA Security+
14 3 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (7.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 13 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (5.31%) QA
5 6 (2.65%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.88%) GCP
6 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.98%) ProxySG
3 7 (3.10%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.10%) vSphere
4 6 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.21%) Firmware
6 4 (1.77%) Snort
6 4 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.88%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 41 (18.14%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.65%) SCCM
3 5 (2.21%) Nagios
4 3 (1.33%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.33%) HP NNM
5 2 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.88%) Nessus
5 2 (0.88%) Puppet
6 1 (0.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 186 (82.30%) Cisco
2 139 (61.50%) CheckPoint
3 112 (49.56%) Palo Alto
4 90 (39.82%) F5
4 90 (39.82%) Juniper
5 49 (21.68%) Fortinet
6 38 (16.81%) Aruba
7 36 (15.93%) Extreme Networks
8 31 (13.72%) SonicWALL
8 31 (13.72%) WatchGuard
9 28 (12.39%) Riverbed
10 22 (9.73%) Blue Coat
11 21 (9.29%) VMware
12 17 (7.52%) Brocade
12 17 (7.52%) Sun
13 13 (5.75%) Citrix
13 13 (5.75%) SolarWinds
14 12 (5.31%) Infoblox
14 12 (5.31%) Red Hat
14 12 (5.31%) Sourcefire
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