The median annual salary for a Senior Network Security Engineer was £63,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Network Security Engineer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 881 937
Rank change year-on-year +26 +56  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Security Engineer 35 51 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.052% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.054% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 43
Median salary £63,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £63,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Security Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Network Security Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Network Security Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +31 35 £63,000 +14.54% 3
London +19 13 £65,000 +13.04% 1
South East +47 12 £63,000 +0.80% 1
East of England -3 9 £72,500 -
City of London +32 5 £67,500 -3.57%
Oxford - 5 £63,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £63,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £72,500 -
Surrey - 4 £61,250 -
Bedfordshire - 4 - -
Berkshire - 3 £70,000 -
Reading - 3 £70,000 -
Woking - 2 £62,500 -
Bedford - 2 - -
Kidlington - 2 £63,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £100,000 -
South West - 1 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (96.61%) Network Security
2 54 (91.53%) Firewall
3 46 (77.97%) Cisco
4 38 (64.41%) CheckPoint
5 30 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (50.85%) WAN
6 26 (44.07%) CCNP
7 24 (40.68%) VPN
8 23 (38.98%) Juniper
9 22 (37.29%) BGP
9 22 (37.29%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
10 21 (35.59%) DNS
10 21 (35.59%) Palo Alto
11 18 (30.51%) LAN
12 16 (27.12%) OSPF
13 15 (25.42%) SIEM
13 15 (25.42%) Security Operations
14 14 (23.73%) Blue Coat
15 13 (22.03%) F5
15 13 (22.03%) ITIL
16 12 (20.34%) Unix
16 12 (20.34%) Internet
16 12 (20.34%) Change Management
16 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
17 11 (18.64%) Finance
17 11 (18.64%) MPLS
17 11 (18.64%) SSL
17 11 (18.64%) Windows
17 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Management

Senior Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (15.25%) Apache
1 9 (15.25%) IIS
1 9 (15.25%) Tomcat
1 9 (15.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Akamai
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (96.61%) Network Security
2 54 (91.53%) Firewall
3 30 (50.85%) WAN
4 24 (40.68%) VPN
5 22 (37.29%) BGP
5 22 (37.29%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (35.59%) DNS
6 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
7 18 (30.51%) LAN
8 16 (27.12%) OSPF
9 12 (20.34%) Internet
10 11 (18.64%) MPLS
10 11 (18.64%) SSL
11 10 (16.95%) BIG-IP
11 10 (16.95%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (16.95%) SMTP
12 9 (15.25%) DMVPN
12 9 (15.25%) NX-OS
12 9 (15.25%) VLAN
12 9 (15.25%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Law
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.47%) HTML
3 3 (5.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Unix
2 11 (18.64%) Windows
3 4 (6.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Security Operations
1 15 (25.42%) SIEM
2 13 (22.03%) ITIL
3 12 (20.34%) Change Management
3 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
4 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (16.95%) Load Balancing
6 9 (15.25%) Network Management
6 9 (15.25%) OWASP
7 7 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (11.86%) Task Automation
8 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.17%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (10.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (10.17%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (10.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 5 (8.47%) Analytics
10 4 (6.78%) Presales
10 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery Management
Qualifications
1 30 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (44.07%) CCNP
3 8 (13.56%) CCIE
3 8 (13.56%) CCSA
4 6 (10.17%) CCDP
4 6 (10.17%) CCSE
5 5 (8.47%) CISM
5 5 (8.47%) CISSP
6 4 (6.78%) CCIE Security
6 4 (6.78%) CCNA
6 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (6.78%) Degree
6 4 (6.78%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.39%) GIAC
8 1 (1.69%) CISA
8 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 9 (15.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.08%) PMO
3 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Nagios
1 3 (5.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 46 (77.97%) Cisco
2 38 (64.41%) CheckPoint
3 23 (38.98%) Juniper
4 21 (35.59%) Palo Alto
5 14 (23.73%) Blue Coat
6 13 (22.03%) F5
7 10 (16.95%) Fortinet
8 9 (15.25%) Sun
9 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.47%) Citrix
11 4 (6.78%) IronPort
11 4 (6.78%) Tufin
12 3 (5.08%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
12 3 (5.08%) SonicWALL
13 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
14 1 (1.69%) Aruba
14 1 (1.69%) Kaspersky
14 1 (1.69%) Splunk
14 1 (1.69%) WatchGuard
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