Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 26 July 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 > North West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 320 335
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 48 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 28
North West median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -13.00% +14.94%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,125 £36,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £73,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 12656 11268 12702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.58% 97.55% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10348 9486 10230
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,481
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in the North West

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in the North West

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Engineer in the North West

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Manchester -4 36 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Merseyside -2 9 - -
Cheshire -27 2 £37,500 -40.00%
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 North West region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (87.50%) Network Security
2 41 (85.42%) Firewall
3 31 (64.58%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (60.42%) CheckPoint
5 26 (54.17%) Juniper
5 26 (54.17%) Palo Alto
6 24 (50.00%) Network Design
7 23 (47.92%) MPLS
8 22 (45.83%) SIEM
9 21 (43.75%) Junos
9 21 (43.75%) Windows Server
9 21 (43.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 21 (43.75%) Windows
9 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
9 21 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
9 21 (43.75%) Blue Coat
9 21 (43.75%) ProxySG
10 19 (39.58%) Change Management
11 18 (37.50%) Cisco
12 17 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (35.42%) VLAN
13 16 (33.33%) ITIL
14 15 (31.25%) DHCP
14 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
14 15 (31.25%) DNS
15 14 (29.17%) CCNP
16 10 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (20.83%) Security Operations
17 7 (14.58%) Finance
17 7 (14.58%) Data Centre

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 42 (87.50%) Network Security
2 41 (85.42%) Firewall
3 23 (47.92%) MPLS
4 21 (43.75%) Junos
5 17 (35.42%) VLAN
6 15 (31.25%) DHCP
6 15 (31.25%) DNS
6 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 10 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (6.25%) LAN
9 3 (6.25%) WAN
10 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.08%) IPsec
10 1 (2.08%) NX-OS
10 1 (2.08%) SSL
10 1 (2.08%) TACACS
10 1 (2.08%) VPN
10 1 (2.08%) WLAN
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Law
2 6 (12.50%) Legal
3 5 (10.42%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Windows
1 21 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 5 (10.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (50.00%) Network Design
3 22 (45.83%) SIEM
4 21 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (43.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 19 (39.58%) Change Management
6 16 (33.33%) ITIL
7 10 (20.83%) Security Operations
8 4 (8.33%) Information Security
8 4 (8.33%) Network Management
8 4 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.33%) Statistics
9 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.08%) Identity Management
10 1 (2.08%) ITSM
10 1 (2.08%) OWASP
10 1 (2.08%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (29.17%) CCNP
3 6 (12.50%) JNCIP
4 5 (10.42%) CCNA
5 3 (6.25%) CISM
5 3 (6.25%) CISSP
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) CCSA
6 1 (2.08%) CCSE
6 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
1 21 (43.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) CheckPoint
2 26 (54.17%) Juniper
2 26 (54.17%) Palo Alto
3 21 (43.75%) Blue Coat
4 18 (37.50%) Cisco
5 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.08%) HP
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