Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Network Security Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1101 1145 1216
Rank change year-on-year +44 +71 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Security Engineer 81 80 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.042% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.044% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 58 66 87
UK median annual salary £72,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.09% - +12.75%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £45,150
90th Percentile £79,425 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £50,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year +45.00% -21.57% +26.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Senior Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Network Security Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top 10 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 6 months to 22 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
England +22 79 £72,500 +26.09% 4
UK excluding London +68 55 £72,500 +45.00% 4
South East +70 35 £77,500 +9.15%
London -26 24 £62,500 +8.70%
East of England +27 15 £72,500 +61.11% 1
North of England -20 3 £47,000 +3.30% 2
North West -27 3 £47,000 +9.94% 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 74 (91.36%) Network Security
2 63 (77.78%) Firewall
3 46 (56.79%) Palo Alto
4 40 (49.38%) VPN
4 40 (49.38%) Cisco
5 38 (46.91%) Juniper
6 33 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (40.74%) WAN
7 30 (37.04%) CheckPoint
8 29 (35.80%) CCNP
9 28 (34.57%) Intrusion Detection
10 27 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 27 (33.33%) DNS
11 26 (32.10%) TCP/IP
11 26 (32.10%) BGP
11 26 (32.10%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (30.86%) Mentoring
13 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (27.16%) SIEM
14 22 (27.16%) Fortinet
15 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
15 21 (25.93%) Data Centre
16 20 (24.69%) LAN
17 19 (23.46%) Web Services
17 19 (23.46%) Degree
17 19 (23.46%) Computer Science
17 19 (23.46%) Kalman Filter
17 19 (23.46%) Web Filtering
17 19 (23.46%) Security Operations
18 18 (22.22%) Network Monitoring

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 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.58%) Akamai
4 7 (8.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (91.36%) Network Security
2 63 (77.78%) Firewall
3 40 (49.38%) VPN
4 33 (40.74%) WAN
5 28 (34.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 27 (33.33%) DNS
7 26 (32.10%) BGP
7 26 (32.10%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (32.10%) TCP/IP
8 20 (24.69%) LAN
9 15 (18.52%) IPsec
10 14 (17.28%) MPLS
10 14 (17.28%) OSPF
10 14 (17.28%) Wireless
11 13 (16.05%) Ethernet
11 13 (16.05%) NetScaler
12 11 (13.58%) HTTP
13 7 (8.64%) Cisco ISE
14 6 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (4.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Law
2 2 (2.47%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) Web Services
2 11 (13.58%) HTML
3 4 (4.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 19 (23.46%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.47%) Clustering
7 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.23%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Linux
1 9 (11.11%) Unix
2 4 (4.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Mentoring
2 22 (27.16%) SIEM
3 19 (23.46%) Kalman Filter
3 19 (23.46%) Security Operations
3 19 (23.46%) Web Filtering
4 18 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (17.28%) Change Management
6 13 (16.05%) ITIL
7 12 (14.81%) Analytics
7 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 12 (14.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 12 (14.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 11 (13.58%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (13.58%) Problem Management
9 10 (12.35%) Load Balancing
10 8 (9.88%) Incident Management
11 7 (8.64%) Service Design
11 7 (8.64%) Task Automation
11 7 (8.64%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (7.41%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) Python
2 12 (14.81%) C
2 12 (14.81%) C++
2 12 (14.81%) Java
2 12 (14.81%) Perl
2 12 (14.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (35.80%) CCNP
3 19 (23.46%) Degree
4 10 (12.35%) CCNA
4 10 (12.35%) CCSA
5 7 (8.64%) CCIE
5 7 (8.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.17%) CCSE
7 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.94%) CCDP
8 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.70%) CISM
9 3 (3.70%) CISSP
10 1 (1.23%) CASP
10 1 (1.23%) CEH
10 1 (1.23%) CISA
10 1 (1.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) PMO
2 5 (6.17%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Nagios
1 6 (7.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (56.79%) Palo Alto
2 40 (49.38%) Cisco
3 38 (46.91%) Juniper
4 30 (37.04%) CheckPoint
5 22 (27.16%) Fortinet
6 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 17 (20.99%) F5
8 13 (16.05%) Citrix
9 11 (13.58%) Blue Coat
10 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds
11 5 (6.17%) Aruba
12 3 (3.70%) IronPort
13 2 (2.47%) CA Agile Central
13 2 (2.47%) Riverbed
14 1 (1.23%) Kaspersky
14 1 (1.23%) LogRhythm
14 1 (1.23%) WatchGuard