The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
Rank - 157 157
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.24% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.25% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Median salary - £58,750 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +34.28%  
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2209 2782 2954
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.96% 94.82% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1809 1832
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Scotland

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in Scotland

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

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 Scotland region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) Splunk
3 6 (66.67%) SIEM
4 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (11.11%) Forensic Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) F5
7 1 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) vSphere
7 1 (11.11%) SLA
7 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) E-business
7 1 (11.11%) Data Security
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) VMware
7 1 (11.11%) Banking

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (11.11%) E-business
3 1 (11.11%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) Splunk
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware