The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 104 121 135
Rank change year-on-year +17 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 1 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.082% 1.28% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 1.37% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 8
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.31%  
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 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 1191 1826 2265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.22% 93.83% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1476 1551
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) CEH

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (25.00%) Data Security
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) E-business
1 1 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CEH
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) OSCP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) F5
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) VMware