Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 443 443 525
Rank change year-on-year 0 +82 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 106 147 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.44% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 92 120 102
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29564 33620 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28198 34628
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +61 86 £51,250 -10.87% 5
Berkshire +35 42 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Oxfordshire - 42 £77,500 - 1
Surrey -10 16 £57,500 +27.78%
Buckinghamshire +9 2 £65,000 +66.67% 1
Hampshire -5 2 £42,500 - 1
Kent -8 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 90 (84.91%) Network Security
2 77 (72.64%) Firewall
3 65 (61.32%) Cisco
4 52 (49.06%) Juniper
5 49 (46.23%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (44.34%) CCNP
7 39 (36.79%) WAN
8 37 (34.91%) VPN
9 36 (33.96%) TCP/IP
10 34 (32.08%) CheckPoint
10 34 (32.08%) Palo Alto
11 32 (30.19%) Network Monitoring
12 31 (29.25%) Amazon AWS
13 30 (28.30%) Microsoft
14 29 (27.36%) Intrusion Detection
15 28 (26.42%) Degree
15 28 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
15 28 (26.42%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (26.42%) Mentoring
16 27 (25.47%) BGP
17 26 (24.53%) Kalman Filter
17 26 (24.53%) Web Filtering
18 25 (23.58%) Computer Science
19 24 (22.64%) Linux
19 24 (22.64%) Web Services
20 21 (19.81%) Security Operations
21 20 (18.87%) MPLS
22 19 (17.92%) Python
23 18 (16.98%) SIEM
23 18 (16.98%) Ethernet

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 2 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (29.25%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.55%) SaaS
4 5 (4.72%) IaaS
5 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (84.91%) Network Security
2 77 (72.64%) Firewall
3 39 (36.79%) WAN
4 37 (34.91%) VPN
5 36 (33.96%) TCP/IP
6 29 (27.36%) Intrusion Detection
7 28 (26.42%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (25.47%) BGP
9 20 (18.87%) MPLS
10 18 (16.98%) Ethernet
11 17 (16.04%) OSPF
12 15 (14.15%) DNS
13 14 (13.21%) IPsec
14 12 (11.32%) Wireshark
15 11 (10.38%) LAN
16 10 (9.43%) tcpdump
17 8 (7.55%) Cisco IOS
18 7 (6.60%) SSL
18 7 (6.60%) Wireless
19 6 (5.66%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (10.38%) Games
2 9 (8.49%) Finance
3 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.94%) Automotive
4 1 (0.94%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.64%) Web Services
2 5 (4.72%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.58%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.38%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (8.49%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.55%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.89%) Clustering
6 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.64%) Linux
2 15 (14.15%) Unix
3 11 (10.38%) Windows
4 9 (8.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.19%) Network Monitoring
2 28 (26.42%) Mentoring
3 26 (24.53%) Kalman Filter
3 26 (24.53%) Web Filtering
4 21 (19.81%) Security Operations
5 18 (16.98%) SIEM
6 15 (14.15%) Incident Management
7 14 (13.21%) Load Balancing
8 13 (12.26%) ITIL
9 12 (11.32%) Change Management
9 12 (11.32%) Security Architecture
10 11 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (9.43%) Network Management
11 10 (9.43%) Problem Management
11 10 (9.43%) Service Design
11 10 (9.43%) Time Management
12 8 (7.55%) Change Control
12 8 (7.55%) Configuration Management
12 8 (7.55%) Proactive Monitoring
13 7 (6.60%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.92%) Python
2 17 (16.04%) C
2 17 (16.04%) C++
2 17 (16.04%) Java
2 17 (16.04%) Perl
2 17 (16.04%) Ruby
3 8 (7.55%) SQL
4 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (46.23%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (44.34%) CCNP
3 28 (26.42%) Degree
4 15 (14.15%) CISSP
5 12 (11.32%) CCDP
5 12 (11.32%) CEH
5 12 (11.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (11.32%) GIAC
5 12 (11.32%) SSCP
6 6 (5.66%) CCNA
7 3 (2.83%) CCSA
7 3 (2.83%) CCSE
8 2 (1.89%) CISA
8 2 (1.89%) CISM
8 2 (1.89%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.94%) CCIE
9 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.94%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.94%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.94%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) PMO
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) Nagios
2 10 (9.43%) SCOM
3 4 (3.77%) Cacti
3 4 (3.77%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.89%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.94%) vMotion
Vendors
1 65 (61.32%) Cisco
2 52 (49.06%) Juniper
3 34 (32.08%) CheckPoint
3 34 (32.08%) Palo Alto
4 30 (28.30%) Microsoft
5 14 (13.21%) F5
6 11 (10.38%) SolarWinds
7 10 (9.43%) NetScout
8 8 (7.55%) LogRhythm
9 6 (5.66%) VMware
10 3 (2.83%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.89%) Aruba
11 2 (1.89%) IronPort
11 2 (1.89%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.89%) WatchGuard
12 1 (0.94%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.94%) Mitel
12 1 (0.94%) NETGEAR
12 1 (0.94%) Polycom
12 1 (0.94%) ScanSafe