The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 126 139
Rank change year-on-year +22 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 6 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.40% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +54.83%  
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1257 1733 2170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.99% 96.49% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1375 1634
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 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 Reading region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) F5
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 3 (42.86%) IPsec
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
7 1 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
7 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 1 (14.29%) NAS
7 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
7 1 (14.29%) Aruba
7 1 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 1 (14.29%) SSH
7 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (14.29%) Logistics
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
7 1 (14.29%) Presales
7 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) FTP
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Intranet
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Logistics
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
1 1 (14.29%) Presales
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Aruba
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
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