The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 231 244
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 16 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.076% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.078% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 6
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5138 5116 5783
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.09% 97.58% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 4337 4867
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £55,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram for Network Security Engineer in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Wiltshire +12 11 £45,000 -6.73%
Bristol -20 3 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Cornwall - 1 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Network Security Engineer
England

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

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

1 24 (96.00%) Network Security
2 23 (92.00%) Firewall
3 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (72.00%) ITIL
5 17 (68.00%) Windows
5 17 (68.00%) Linux
5 17 (68.00%) DHCP
5 17 (68.00%) DNS
5 17 (68.00%) CCNA
5 17 (68.00%) vSphere
6 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (60.00%) SMTP
7 14 (56.00%) FTP
7 14 (56.00%) HTTP
7 14 (56.00%) CISSP
7 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (56.00%) DMZ
7 14 (56.00%) X.400
7 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (56.00%) DV Cleared
7 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (56.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (56.00%) CESG
7 14 (56.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 14 (56.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (56.00%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco
9 3 (12.00%) Service Management
9 3 (12.00%) VMware

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (4.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) Network Security
2 23 (92.00%) Firewall
3 17 (68.00%) DHCP
3 17 (68.00%) DNS
4 15 (60.00%) SMTP
4 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 14 (56.00%) DMZ
5 14 (56.00%) FTP
5 14 (56.00%) HTTP
5 14 (56.00%) X.400
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.00%) BGP
7 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (8.00%) LAN
7 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (8.00%) OSPF
7 2 (8.00%) VPN
7 2 (8.00%) WAN
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (56.00%) CESG
2 3 (12.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.00%) Blog
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) ITIL
2 14 (56.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 14 (56.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (56.00%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) SIEM
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) ISMS
4 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.00%) Network Design
4 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (68.00%) CCNA
3 14 (56.00%) CISSP
3 14 (56.00%) DV Cleared
3 14 (56.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (8.00%) LPIC
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Snort
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 2 (8.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (8.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
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