The median annual salary for a Senior Network Security Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 904 935
Rank change year-on-year +70 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Network Security Engineer 24 50 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.048% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.050% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 20 46 35
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £51,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.31% -10.86%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Network Security Engineer in the UK

Senior Network Security Engineer
Top 12 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 28 March 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 +81 24 £57,500 +9.52%
London +69 18 £57,500 -4.16%
South East +41 4 £47,500 -9.52%
City of London +33 3 £57,500 -4.16%
East of England - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Surrey +52 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Hampshire +18 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Brighton - 1 £35,000 -
Kidlington - 1 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 64 (96.97%) Firewall
2 62 (93.94%) Network Security
3 55 (83.33%) Cisco
4 45 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (65.15%) CCNP
6 39 (59.09%) VPN
7 38 (57.58%) CheckPoint
8 27 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (37.88%) Palo Alto
10 20 (30.30%) Change Management
10 20 (30.30%) LAN
11 19 (28.79%) WAN
12 17 (25.76%) Cisco ISE
13 15 (22.73%) F5
14 14 (21.21%) Network Management
14 14 (21.21%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (21.21%) Virtual Team
14 14 (21.21%) Windows
14 14 (21.21%) SLA
15 13 (19.70%) OSPF
15 13 (19.70%) BGP
15 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
15 13 (19.70%) Vulnerability Management
16 12 (18.18%) MPLS
16 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
16 12 (18.18%) DNS
16 12 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (18.18%) RSA SecurID
16 12 (18.18%) VPLS
17 11 (16.67%) VLAN

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 (13.64%) Apache
1 9 (13.64%) IIS
1 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
1 9 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) IaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (96.97%) Firewall
2 62 (93.94%) Network Security
3 39 (59.09%) VPN
4 27 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (30.30%) LAN
6 19 (28.79%) WAN
7 17 (25.76%) Cisco ISE
8 13 (19.70%) BGP
8 13 (19.70%) OSPF
9 12 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (18.18%) DNS
9 12 (18.18%) MPLS
9 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 12 (18.18%) VPLS
10 11 (16.67%) VLAN
11 10 (15.15%) BIG-IP
11 10 (15.15%) Internet
11 10 (15.15%) SSL
12 9 (13.64%) SMTP
12 9 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Virtual Team
2 12 (18.18%) RSA SecurID
3 9 (13.64%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (4.55%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Unix
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.03%) Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Change Management
2 14 (21.21%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (21.21%) Network Management
3 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
3 13 (19.70%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (15.15%) ITIL
4 10 (15.15%) Load Balancing
5 9 (13.64%) OWASP
5 9 (13.64%) Security Operations
5 9 (13.64%) SIEM
6 6 (9.09%) Information Security
6 6 (9.09%) Presales
7 4 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.55%) Fault Management
8 3 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.55%) Proprietary Trading
8 3 (4.55%) Security Architecture
9 2 (3.03%) Migration
9 2 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (65.15%) CCNP
3 10 (15.15%) CCNA
4 9 (13.64%) CCIE
5 4 (6.06%) CCDP
5 4 (6.06%) Degree
6 3 (4.55%) CCSA
6 3 (4.55%) CCSE
6 3 (4.55%) CISM
6 3 (4.55%) CISSP
6 3 (4.55%) GIAC
7 1 (1.52%) CCDA
7 1 (1.52%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) SLA
2 9 (13.64%) ISO27002
2 9 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) TrustSec
2 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (83.33%) Cisco
2 38 (57.58%) CheckPoint
3 25 (37.88%) Palo Alto
4 15 (22.73%) F5
5 9 (13.64%) Fortinet
5 9 (13.64%) Sun
6 8 (12.12%) Blue Coat
6 8 (12.12%) Juniper
7 3 (4.55%) IronPort
7 3 (4.55%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.55%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.03%) Meraki
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.52%) BT
9 1 (1.52%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.52%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.52%) Nokia
9 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.52%) Splunk
9 1 (1.52%) Tufin