The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 352 405
Rank change year-on-year +36 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 80 96 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.53% 0.49% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.51% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 65 74 47
Median salary £45,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £61,000
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14466 18825 20301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12097 16070 16349
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Engineer in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex +26 22 £41,500 -2.35%
Kent +38 18 £55,000 +29.41%
Surrey +59 17 £42,500 -21.29%
Berkshire +9 12 £47,500 -14.79%
Hampshire +6 5 £52,500 -0.94%
Oxfordshire -4 4 £56,250 +2.27%
Buckinghamshire +8 3 - -
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 122 (84.72%) Cisco
2 95 (65.97%) Firewall
3 87 (60.42%) VPN
4 78 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (52.78%) Network Security
6 73 (50.69%) Wireless
7 67 (46.53%) Cisco ASA
8 66 (45.83%) CCNP
9 64 (44.44%) CCNA
10 56 (38.89%) CheckPoint
11 50 (34.72%) Palo Alto
12 47 (32.64%) Juniper
13 42 (29.17%) Data Centre
14 37 (25.69%) WAN
15 35 (24.31%) Cisco Nexus
16 33 (22.92%) LAN
17 31 (21.53%) MPLS
18 28 (19.44%) F5
19 24 (16.67%) Wireless Security
19 24 (16.67%) VMware
19 24 (16.67%) DNS
20 22 (15.28%) SNMP
21 21 (14.58%) Riverbed
22 20 (13.89%) Presales
23 19 (13.19%) Wireshark
23 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
23 19 (13.19%) Network Design
24 18 (12.50%) NetApp
24 18 (12.50%) Fortinet
24 18 (12.50%) Nimble Storage

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 95 (65.97%) Firewall
2 87 (60.42%) VPN
3 76 (52.78%) Network Security
4 73 (50.69%) Wireless
5 67 (46.53%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (25.69%) WAN
7 35 (24.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 33 (22.92%) LAN
9 31 (21.53%) MPLS
10 24 (16.67%) DNS
10 24 (16.67%) Wireless Security
11 22 (15.28%) SNMP
12 19 (13.19%) Wireshark
13 17 (11.81%) DHCP
13 17 (11.81%) IPsec
14 15 (10.42%) 802.11
14 15 (10.42%) Cisco Wireless
14 15 (10.42%) DPNSS
14 15 (10.42%) QSIG
14 15 (10.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.86%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (4.86%) Games
2 6 (4.17%) Finance
3 3 (2.08%) French Language
3 3 (2.08%) German Language
4 2 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Automotive
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.08%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.39%) CSS
4 1 (0.69%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.86%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.08%) DataPower
4 3 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.69%) BBC
5 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.81%) Linux
1 17 (11.81%) Windows
2 6 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.78%) Unix
5 2 (1.39%) CatOS
5 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.89%) Presales
2 19 (13.19%) Network Design
3 15 (10.42%) Translating Business Requirements
4 13 (9.03%) SIEM
5 10 (6.94%) ITIL
5 10 (6.94%) Project Management
6 9 (6.25%) Change Management
6 9 (6.25%) Network Management
7 8 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 8 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 7 (4.86%) Analytics
9 5 (3.47%) Load Balancing
10 4 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (2.08%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 3 (2.08%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (2.08%) Event Correlation
11 3 (2.08%) Information Security
11 3 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.39%) Email Filtering
12 2 (1.39%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.56%) SQL
2 6 (4.17%) R
3 3 (2.08%) Java
3 3 (2.08%) Perl
3 3 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 78 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (45.83%) CCNP
3 64 (44.44%) CCNA
4 8 (5.56%) CCIE
4 8 (5.56%) CISSP
4 8 (5.56%) Degree
5 5 (3.47%) CCDP
6 3 (2.08%) CCSE
6 3 (2.08%) MCP
6 3 (2.08%) MCSE
6 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.39%) CEH
7 2 (1.39%) CISM
7 2 (1.39%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.69%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.69%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.69%) OSCP
8 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) SLA
2 3 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.69%) Firmware
3 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.69%) NFS
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) Grafana
1 7 (4.86%) Graphite
2 4 (2.78%) Kibana
3 3 (2.08%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.39%) Nagios
4 2 (1.39%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.69%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 122 (84.72%) Cisco
2 56 (38.89%) CheckPoint
3 50 (34.72%) Palo Alto
4 47 (32.64%) Juniper
5 28 (19.44%) F5
6 24 (16.67%) VMware
7 21 (14.58%) Riverbed
8 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
9 18 (12.50%) Fortinet
9 18 (12.50%) NetApp
9 18 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
10 15 (10.42%) Blue Coat
10 15 (10.42%) Mitel
11 9 (6.25%) LogRhythm
12 8 (5.56%) Meraki
13 6 (4.17%) IronPort
14 4 (2.78%) Nokia
14 4 (2.78%) SolarWinds
15 3 (2.08%) Remedy
15 3 (2.08%) Symantec