Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 24 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 167 187
Rank change year-on-year +24 +20 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 14 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.59% 0.83% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.87% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 21
Reading median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £54,375 £41,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,000 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +9.09% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2288 3350 4455
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 96.13% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1877 2508 3542
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £49,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.52% +10.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £74,250 £71,250 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Reading

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in Reading

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in Reading over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) Network Security
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (85.71%) Juniper
3 12 (85.71%) MPLS
4 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
5 10 (71.43%) WAN
5 10 (71.43%) OSPF
5 10 (71.43%) BGP
5 10 (71.43%) Incident Management
5 10 (71.43%) NetScout
5 10 (71.43%) Wireshark
5 10 (71.43%) Load Balancing
5 10 (71.43%) tcpdump
5 10 (71.43%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (64.29%) F5
7 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) IPsec
8 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
9 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
9 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
9 1 (7.14%) vMotion

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) Network Security
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (85.71%) MPLS
4 10 (71.43%) BGP
4 10 (71.43%) OSPF
4 10 (71.43%) tcpdump
4 10 (71.43%) WAN
4 10 (71.43%) Wireshark
5 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Incident Management
1 10 (71.43%) Load Balancing
1 10 (71.43%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CCNP
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Juniper
3 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
4 10 (71.43%) NetScout
5 9 (64.29%) F5
6 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.14%) VMware