The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 158 248 195
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -53
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 154 95 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.53% 0.75% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.41% 4.86% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 128 82 125
Average salary £58,750 £57,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.73% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £62,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Network Security
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1636 1954 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.30% 15.47% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1651 1862
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Security
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the City of London region.

Network Security Salary Trend in the City of London

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in the City of London

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 220 (58.36%) Cisco
2 218 (57.82%) Firewall
3 154 (40.85%) Finance
4 152 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
5 148 (39.26%) WAN
6 114 (30.24%) CheckPoint
7 103 (27.32%) VPN
8 102 (27.06%) LAN
9 96 (25.46%) CCNP
10 91 (24.14%) Windows
11 87 (23.08%) ITIL
12 83 (22.02%) Degree
13 80 (21.22%) Cisco ASA
14 79 (20.95%) BGP
14 79 (20.95%) Wireless
15 78 (20.69%) VoIP
16 77 (20.42%) EIGRP
16 77 (20.42%) CCNA
17 75 (19.89%) Active Directory
18 66 (17.51%) Microsoft
19 65 (17.24%) MPLS
20 64 (16.98%) F5
20 64 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
21 62 (16.45%) Juniper
22 57 (15.12%) CCIE
23 56 (14.85%) VMware
23 56 (14.85%) Load Balancing
24 55 (14.59%) CISSP
25 52 (13.79%) Citrix
26 50 (13.26%) Information Security

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (5.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (3.71%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.92%) IIS
6 10 (2.65%) Apache
7 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.27%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.27%) Confluence
9 1 (0.27%) nginx
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.84%) MS Office
3 5 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) assyst
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.59%) IaaS
1 6 (1.59%) SaaS
2 4 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.06%) PaaS
2 4 (1.06%) Office 365
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 218 (57.82%) Firewall
2 148 (39.26%) WAN
3 103 (27.32%) VPN
4 102 (27.06%) LAN
5 80 (21.22%) Cisco ASA
6 79 (20.95%) BGP
6 79 (20.95%) Wireless
7 78 (20.69%) VoIP
8 77 (20.42%) EIGRP
9 65 (17.24%) MPLS
10 64 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
11 49 (13.00%) OSPF
11 49 (13.00%) TCP/IP
12 44 (11.67%) Internet
13 42 (11.14%) DNS
14 39 (10.34%) HSRP
15 37 (9.81%) Cisco IOS
16 35 (9.28%) VLAN
17 32 (8.49%) DHCP
18 31 (8.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.80%) MySQL
3 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.27%) Big Data
3 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.53%) Subversion
2 2 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.27%) Hudson
3 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 154 (40.85%) Finance
2 29 (7.69%) Advertising
3 26 (6.90%) Banking
4 19 (5.04%) Financial Institution
5 17 (4.51%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.18%) Law
7 7 (1.86%) Retail
7 7 (1.86%) Legal
8 6 (1.59%) Marketing
9 4 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.80%) Front Office
11 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 64 (16.98%) Consultant
3 56 (14.85%) Security Engineer
4 55 (14.59%) Analyst
5 48 (12.73%) Network Security Engineer
6 35 (9.28%) Network Consultant
7 31 (8.22%) Senior Network Engineer
8 25 (6.63%) Architect
9 22 (5.84%) Security Analyst
10 20 (5.31%) Security Manager
11 18 (4.77%) Security Consultant
12 17 (4.51%) Security Architect
12 17 (4.51%) Network Manager
13 15 (3.98%) Support Analyst
14 13 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
15 11 (2.92%) Network Architect
15 11 (2.92%) Service Desk Analyst
15 11 (2.92%) Service Analyst
16 10 (2.65%) Senior Consultant
16 10 (2.65%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.86%) SOAP
2 5 (1.33%) Web Services
3 1 (0.27%) CSS
3 1 (0.27%) Middleware
3 1 (0.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.63%) Hedge funds
2 25 (6.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 23 (6.10%) Blackberry
4 16 (4.24%) Cryptography
5 12 (3.18%) IPTV
6 10 (2.65%) Replication
6 10 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (2.65%) PKI
7 9 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.39%) CCTV
7 9 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.12%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.33%) Open Source
9 5 (1.33%) FlexPod
10 4 (1.06%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.80%) CESG
12 2 (0.53%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 91 (24.14%) Windows
2 46 (12.20%) Linux
3 24 (6.37%) UNIX
4 11 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.12%) Debian
5 8 (2.12%) CentOS
5 8 (2.12%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.86%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.33%) Windows Vista
7 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.33%) zOS
8 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.53%) Solaris
9 2 (0.53%) Android
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (23.08%) ITIL
2 56 (14.85%) Load Balancing
3 50 (13.26%) Information Security
4 47 (12.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (7.69%) Cyber Security
6 28 (7.43%) Identity Management
7 27 (7.16%) Migration
8 24 (6.37%) Project Management
9 22 (5.84%) Network Architecture
9 22 (5.84%) Vulnerability Management
9 22 (5.84%) Network Design
10 21 (5.57%) SIEM
11 20 (5.31%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (5.04%) DDoS Mitigation
12 19 (5.04%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (4.51%) Security Testing
13 17 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
13 17 (4.51%) Service Management
14 15 (3.98%) Security Architecture
15 14 (3.71%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 34 (9.02%) SQL
2 22 (5.84%) PowerShell
3 20 (5.31%) Perl
4 8 (2.12%) Python
5 5 (1.33%) Java
6 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.80%) Ruby
6 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.53%) C
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
8 1 (0.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 152 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (25.46%) CCNP
3 83 (22.02%) Degree
4 77 (20.42%) CCNA
5 57 (15.12%) CCIE
6 55 (14.59%) CISSP
7 24 (6.37%) CCSA
8 22 (5.84%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (4.77%) CISM
10 17 (4.51%) Security Cleared
11 14 (3.71%) CISA
11 14 (3.71%) CCDP
11 14 (3.71%) JNCIA
12 13 (3.45%) MCSE
12 13 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (3.18%) CCSE
14 10 (2.65%) SC Cleared
15 9 (2.39%) SSCP
15 9 (2.39%) GSEC
15 9 (2.39%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.24%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.12%) SLA
3 8 (2.12%) QA
4 5 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 75 (19.89%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.65%) Xen
4 8 (2.12%) iptables
5 7 (1.86%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.80%) Snort
8 2 (0.53%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.53%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.53%) vCloud
9 1 (0.27%) vSphere
9 1 (0.27%) Postfix
9 1 (0.27%) XenServer
9 1 (0.27%) KVM
9 1 (0.27%) pfSense
9 1 (0.27%) Firmware
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (4.51%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
3 12 (3.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (2.12%) Nessus
5 7 (1.86%) Cisco LMS
6 6 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.59%) WSUS
7 4 (1.06%) Nmap
8 3 (0.80%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.53%) SCCM
9 2 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.53%) Puppet
9 2 (0.53%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.27%) CORE IMPACT
10 1 (0.27%) SELinux
10 1 (0.27%) Salt
10 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 220 (58.36%) Cisco
2 114 (30.24%) CheckPoint
3 66 (17.51%) Microsoft
4 64 (16.98%) F5
5 62 (16.45%) Juniper
6 56 (14.85%) VMware
7 52 (13.79%) Citrix
8 40 (10.61%) SolarWinds
9 38 (10.08%) HP
10 31 (8.22%) Avaya
11 22 (5.84%) McAfee
12 21 (5.57%) Blue Coat
13 20 (5.31%) Fortinet
14 17 (4.51%) Reuters
14 17 (4.51%) Bloomberg
15 15 (3.98%) Meraki
16 13 (3.45%) NetApp
17 12 (3.18%) AppSense
17 12 (3.18%) Symantec
18 9 (2.39%) Qualys
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HP Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On application
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + health, bonus, pension, shares
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago