The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 342 407
Rank change year-on-year +14 +65  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 59 101 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.55% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 51 88 57
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 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 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Berkshire +30 29 £52,500 - 2
Surrey +30 10 £44,750 -0.55%
Oxfordshire +24 8 £63,000 +14.54%
Kent -1 5 £55,000 +29.41%
East Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire -10 2 £42,750 +6.87%
Middlesex - 2 £63,500 -
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 110 (80.29%) Cisco
2 101 (73.72%) Firewall
3 81 (59.12%) Network Security
4 79 (57.66%) VPN
5 62 (45.26%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (40.88%) CCNP
7 55 (40.15%) Palo Alto
8 52 (37.96%) CheckPoint
9 49 (35.77%) Cisco ASA
10 47 (34.31%) Wireless
11 44 (32.12%) Juniper
12 41 (29.93%) WAN
13 38 (27.74%) MPLS
14 36 (26.28%) CCNA
15 32 (23.36%) TCP/IP
15 32 (23.36%) F5
16 29 (21.17%) DNS
17 27 (19.71%) Data Centre
18 26 (18.98%) Linux
19 25 (18.25%) LAN
20 24 (17.52%) Presales
21 23 (16.79%) Windows
22 22 (16.06%) Microsoft
22 22 (16.06%) Cisco Nexus
23 21 (15.33%) Blue Coat
24 19 (13.87%) Fortinet
24 19 (13.87%) Active Directory
24 19 (13.87%) BGP
24 19 (13.87%) ITIL
24 19 (13.87%) SSL

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 3 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (73.72%) Firewall
2 81 (59.12%) Network Security
3 79 (57.66%) VPN
4 49 (35.77%) Cisco ASA
5 47 (34.31%) Wireless
6 41 (29.93%) WAN
7 38 (27.74%) MPLS
8 32 (23.36%) TCP/IP
9 29 (21.17%) DNS
10 25 (18.25%) LAN
11 22 (16.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (13.87%) BGP
12 19 (13.87%) SSL
13 18 (13.14%) IPsec
14 16 (11.68%) Cisco Wireless
14 16 (11.68%) DHCP
15 12 (8.76%) Wireless Security
16 11 (8.03%) SNMP
17 10 (7.30%) Cisco PIX
17 10 (7.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) Big Data
3 3 (2.19%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (5.84%) Finance
1 8 (5.84%) Games
2 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.46%) Automotive
4 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.73%) French Language
4 1 (0.73%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.95%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.73%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.73%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.84%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.19%) PKI
6 2 (1.46%) DataPower
6 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.98%) Linux
2 23 (16.79%) Windows
3 11 (8.03%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.38%) Unix
5 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.73%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.52%) Presales
2 19 (13.87%) ITIL
3 18 (13.14%) SIEM
4 16 (11.68%) Change Management
4 16 (11.68%) Project Management
5 12 (8.76%) Network Design
6 11 (8.03%) Analytics
6 11 (8.03%) Network Management
7 9 (6.57%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (6.57%) Problem Management
8 8 (5.84%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (5.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 7 (5.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 6 (4.38%) Information Security
10 6 (4.38%) Security Operations
11 5 (3.65%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (3.65%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.65%) Service Design
11 5 (3.65%) Time Management
11 5 (3.65%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.57%) SQL
2 6 (4.38%) R
3 3 (2.19%) C
3 3 (2.19%) Java
4 2 (1.46%) C++
4 2 (1.46%) Perl
4 2 (1.46%) Python
4 2 (1.46%) Ruby
5 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (45.26%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (40.88%) CCNP
3 36 (26.28%) CCNA
4 10 (7.30%) Degree
5 9 (6.57%) CISSP
6 8 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.92%) CCIE
7 4 (2.92%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.46%) CCIE Security
8 2 (1.46%) CEH
8 2 (1.46%) GIAC
8 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.73%) CCSE
9 1 (0.73%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.73%) GCIA
9 1 (0.73%) GCIH
9 1 (0.73%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.73%) RHCE
9 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) SLA
2 5 (3.65%) PMO
3 3 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (13.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.46%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.73%) Firmware
3 1 (0.73%) NFS
3 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) Nagios
2 6 (4.38%) SCOM
3 3 (2.19%) Grafana
3 3 (2.19%) Graphite
3 3 (2.19%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.46%) Kibana
5 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 110 (80.29%) Cisco
2 55 (40.15%) Palo Alto
3 52 (37.96%) CheckPoint
4 44 (32.12%) Juniper
5 32 (23.36%) F5
6 22 (16.06%) Microsoft
7 21 (15.33%) Blue Coat
8 19 (13.87%) Fortinet
9 12 (8.76%) VMware
10 8 (5.84%) LogRhythm
10 8 (5.84%) Mitel
10 8 (5.84%) NetApp
10 8 (5.84%) Nimble Storage
11 7 (5.11%) Riverbed
11 7 (5.11%) SolarWinds
12 6 (4.38%) Meraki
13 3 (2.19%) ArcSight
13 3 (2.19%) HP
13 3 (2.19%) IronPort
13 3 (2.19%) Remedy
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