The median annual salary for a Network Security Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 187 235 214
Rank change year-on-year +48 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 19 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.13% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.14% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 1
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -23.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.62%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4522 5924 4891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.37% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3730 4820 4179
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in the West Midlands

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Network Security Engineer in the West Midlands

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Engineer in the West Midlands

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Birmingham +20 7 £50,000 +29.87%
Warwickshire +32 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Coventry +17 2 £40,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £31,500 -
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Midlands region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 33 (94.29%) Firewall
3 32 (91.43%) Network Security
4 23 (65.71%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (62.86%) LAN
5 22 (62.86%) WAN
6 21 (60.00%) CCNP
7 19 (54.29%) CCNA
8 18 (51.43%) CheckPoint
8 18 (51.43%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (40.00%) OSPF
9 14 (40.00%) Palo Alto
10 13 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (37.14%) MPLS
10 13 (37.14%) DNS
11 12 (34.29%) VPN
12 11 (31.43%) DHCP
12 11 (31.43%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
12 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
13 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
13 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
13 10 (28.57%) HSRP
13 10 (28.57%) DMVPN
13 10 (28.57%) F5
13 10 (28.57%) Cyberoam
13 10 (28.57%) 802.1X
13 10 (28.57%) PSTN
13 10 (28.57%) ADSL
13 10 (28.57%) ISDN

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 33 (94.29%) Firewall
2 32 (91.43%) Network Security
3 22 (62.86%) LAN
3 22 (62.86%) WAN
4 18 (51.43%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (40.00%) OSPF
6 13 (37.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (37.14%) DNS
6 13 (37.14%) MPLS
7 12 (34.29%) VPN
8 11 (31.43%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (31.43%) DHCP
9 10 (28.57%) ADSL
9 10 (28.57%) BGP-4
9 10 (28.57%) DMVPN
9 10 (28.57%) HSRP
9 10 (28.57%) IPv6
9 10 (28.57%) ISDN
9 10 (28.57%) PSTN
9 10 (28.57%) X.25
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) 802.1X
2 3 (8.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) iPad
2 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Unix
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
2 7 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (20.00%) Presales
3 5 (14.29%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security
4 4 (11.43%) SIEM
4 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (8.57%) Change Control
5 3 (8.57%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (5.71%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (5.71%) Network Design
6 2 (5.71%) Security Operations
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Data Privacy
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (2.86%) Network Optimisation
7 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (2.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (60.00%) CCNP
3 19 (54.29%) CCNA
4 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 5 (14.29%) CCSA
5 5 (14.29%) CCSE
6 1 (2.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 18 (51.43%) CheckPoint
3 14 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 10 (28.57%) Cyberoam
4 10 (28.57%) F5
5 9 (25.71%) Intel Security
6 8 (22.86%) Meraki
6 8 (22.86%) Sourcefire
7 6 (17.14%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (14.29%) Aruba
9 4 (11.43%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (11.43%) Fortinet
9 4 (11.43%) Huawei
10 3 (8.57%) Juniper
10 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
11 2 (5.71%) SonicWALL
12 1 (2.86%) Kaspersky
12 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.86%) Stonesoft
12 1 (2.86%) VMware
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