The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Engineer
England / London
Rank 444 473 509
Rank change year-on-year +29 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 133 188 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.47% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 119 169 119
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.62%  

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 31798 40313 40525
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26867 34769 34043
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +25 29 £51,250 -8.88% 3
Canary Wharf -27 3 £54,000 -20.00%
Surbiton - 1 £46,000 -
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 235 (86.40%) Network Security
2 230 (84.56%) Firewall
3 197 (72.43%) Cisco
4 159 (58.46%) CheckPoint
5 148 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
6 141 (51.84%) Palo Alto
7 125 (45.96%) CCNP
7 125 (45.96%) Cisco ASA
8 100 (36.76%) Juniper
9 95 (34.93%) VPN
10 92 (33.82%) F5
11 71 (26.10%) Finance
12 64 (23.53%) OSPF
12 64 (23.53%) BGP
13 57 (20.96%) Fortinet
13 57 (20.96%) Data Centre
14 53 (19.49%) Wireless
15 50 (18.38%) FortiGate
16 47 (17.28%) WAN
17 45 (16.54%) CCNA
18 41 (15.07%) SIEM
18 41 (15.07%) Kalman Filter
19 40 (14.71%) LAN
20 39 (14.34%) Windows
21 38 (13.97%) Aruba
22 35 (12.87%) Cisco Nexus
22 35 (12.87%) DNS
22 35 (12.87%) Internet
23 34 (12.50%) SSL
23 34 (12.50%) VLAN

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (5.15%) Apache
1 14 (5.15%) IIS
1 14 (5.15%) Tomcat
1 14 (5.15%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.21%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (3.31%) IaaS
3 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.47%) Office 365
6 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 235 (86.40%) Network Security
2 230 (84.56%) Firewall
3 125 (45.96%) Cisco ASA
4 95 (34.93%) VPN
5 64 (23.53%) BGP
5 64 (23.53%) OSPF
6 53 (19.49%) Wireless
7 47 (17.28%) WAN
8 40 (14.71%) LAN
9 35 (12.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (12.87%) DNS
9 35 (12.87%) Internet
10 34 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
10 34 (12.50%) SSL
10 34 (12.50%) VLAN
11 33 (12.13%) Cisco IOS
12 32 (11.76%) MPLS
13 29 (10.66%) TCP/IP
14 27 (9.93%) Cisco ISE
15 26 (9.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 71 (26.10%) Finance
2 19 (6.99%) Banking
3 15 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.94%) Law
5 6 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.84%) Legal
6 5 (1.84%) Online Betting
6 5 (1.84%) Retail
7 4 (1.47%) Billing
8 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.10%) Publishing
9 2 (0.74%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (20.96%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 17 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
4 15 (5.51%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.57%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (2.57%) Enterprise Cloud
6 6 (2.21%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.84%) Clustering
7 5 (1.84%) Fintech
8 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.74%) PKI
11 1 (0.37%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.37%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.37%) Replication
11 1 (0.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.34%) Windows
2 30 (11.03%) Linux
3 28 (10.29%) Unix
4 11 (4.04%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.84%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.10%) CentOS
7 3 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.07%) Kalman Filter
1 41 (15.07%) SIEM
2 32 (11.76%) Change Management
2 32 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (11.03%) Mentoring
3 30 (11.03%) Security Operations
4 29 (10.66%) ITIL
5 27 (9.93%) Load Balancing
5 27 (9.93%) Vulnerability Management
6 24 (8.82%) Security Monitoring
7 17 (6.25%) Information Security
8 16 (5.88%) Network Design
8 16 (5.88%) Network Management
9 15 (5.51%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (5.15%) OWASP
10 14 (5.15%) Security Management
11 12 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (4.04%) Behavioural Analysis
12 11 (4.04%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.04%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.41%) PowerShell
1 12 (4.41%) SQL
2 7 (2.57%) Python
3 4 (1.47%) PHP
4 3 (1.10%) Perl
5 1 (0.37%) C
5 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 148 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (45.96%) CCNP
3 45 (16.54%) CCNA
4 25 (9.19%) CCIE
5 24 (8.82%) Degree
6 21 (7.72%) CISSP
7 17 (6.25%) JNCIS
8 15 (5.51%) CCSE
9 14 (5.15%) CISM
9 14 (5.15%) JNCIA
10 13 (4.78%) CCSA
11 10 (3.68%) CCSP
12 6 (2.21%) CEH
13 5 (1.84%) CCDP
13 5 (1.84%) GIAC
14 3 (1.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 3 (1.10%) CISA
15 2 (0.74%) JNCIP
15 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
16 1 (0.37%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.99%) SLA
2 15 (5.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (5.15%) ISO27002
4 13 (4.78%) QA
5 11 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (2.57%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.47%) PMO
8 1 (0.37%) ISO27005
System Software
1 11 (4.04%) Hyper-V
1 11 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (4.04%) vSphere
2 10 (3.68%) ProxySG
3 7 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 50 (18.38%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.84%) QRadar
3 3 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.10%) HP NNM
3 3 (1.10%) SCCM
4 2 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.74%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) Ansible
5 1 (0.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.37%) Nessus
5 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 197 (72.43%) Cisco
2 159 (58.46%) CheckPoint
3 141 (51.84%) Palo Alto
4 100 (36.76%) Juniper
5 92 (33.82%) F5
6 57 (20.96%) Fortinet
7 38 (13.97%) Aruba
8 32 (11.76%) Extreme Networks
9 30 (11.03%) Riverbed
10 26 (9.56%) SonicWALL
11 25 (9.19%) WatchGuard
12 21 (7.72%) SolarWinds
13 17 (6.25%) Blue Coat
13 17 (6.25%) Citrix
14 16 (5.88%) Sourcefire
14 16 (5.88%) VMware
15 15 (5.51%) Microsoft
15 15 (5.51%) Splunk
16 14 (5.15%) Brocade
16 14 (5.15%) Sun
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus package
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bloomberg
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago