Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 325 350
Rank change year-on-year +34 +25 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 39 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.15% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.15% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 10
South West median annual salary £45,000 £51,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.92% -13.50%
10th Percentile £39,000 £30,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £45,600
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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10031 10440 11540
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.98% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8317 8817 9769
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,300
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 West

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 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
Wiltshire +28 28 £45,000 +38.46%
Gloucestershire +25 4 £47,500 -2.56%
Bristol -25 4 £50,000 -1.96%
Somerset - 3 £42,500 -
Network Security Engineer
England

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

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 West region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (89.74%) Firewall
2 34 (87.18%) TCP/IP
3 33 (84.62%) Network Security
4 31 (79.49%) DNS
4 31 (79.49%) DHCP
5 28 (71.79%) Linux
6 27 (69.23%) Security Cleared
7 26 (66.67%) Windows
8 25 (64.10%) SC Cleared
9 23 (58.97%) DV Cleared
9 23 (58.97%) SMTP
9 23 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (56.41%) CCNA
10 22 (56.41%) ITIL
10 22 (56.41%) vSphere
11 21 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 21 (53.85%) Infrastructure Management
11 21 (53.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 21 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (53.85%) Virtual Environments
11 21 (53.85%) FTP
11 21 (53.85%) HTTP
11 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
11 21 (53.85%) DMZ
11 21 (53.85%) CISSP
11 21 (53.85%) X.400
11 21 (53.85%) CESG
12 9 (23.08%) SIEM
13 7 (17.95%) Security Monitoring
13 7 (17.95%) MPLS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 35 (89.74%) Firewall
2 34 (87.18%) TCP/IP
3 33 (84.62%) Network Security
4 31 (79.49%) DHCP
4 31 (79.49%) DNS
5 23 (58.97%) SMTP
6 21 (53.85%) DMZ
6 21 (53.85%) FTP
6 21 (53.85%) HTTP
6 21 (53.85%) X.400
7 7 (17.95%) MPLS
7 7 (17.95%) VPN
8 6 (15.38%) IPsec
8 6 (15.38%) LAN
8 6 (15.38%) WAN
9 5 (12.82%) OSPF
9 5 (12.82%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (12.82%) Wireless
10 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (7.69%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (7.69%) Games
2 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Online Betting
Miscellaneous
1 21 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (53.85%) CESG
2 5 (12.82%) Life Science
3 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Linux
2 26 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) ITIL
2 21 (53.85%) Infrastructure Management
2 21 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
2 21 (53.85%) Virtual Environments
3 9 (23.08%) SIEM
4 7 (17.95%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security
8 2 (5.13%) Security Operations
8 2 (5.13%) Use Case
8 2 (5.13%) Validation
9 1 (2.56%) Change Management
9 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 1 (2.56%) Network Design
9 1 (2.56%) Service Design
9 1 (2.56%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 25 (64.10%) SC Cleared
3 23 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (58.97%) DV Cleared
4 22 (56.41%) CCNA
5 21 (53.85%) CISSP
5 21 (53.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.56%) CCIE
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (56.41%) vSphere
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Cacti
1 3 (7.69%) Nagios
1 3 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) Juniper
3 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.26%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.13%) F5
5 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) LogRhythm