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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 152 194 172
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -22
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 177 144 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.62% 1.21% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 7.82% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 137 135 136
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,200 £76,500 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
1859 1842 2521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.98% 15.48% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1629 1618 2230
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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.

1 195 (63.52%) Cisco
2 179 (58.31%) Firewall
3 142 (46.25%) Cisco Certification
4 136 (44.30%) Finance
5 116 (37.79%) CCNP
6 108 (35.18%) WAN
7 93 (30.29%) VPN
8 88 (28.66%) LAN
9 86 (28.01%) Windows
9 86 (28.01%) Juniper
10 84 (27.36%) CheckPoint
11 79 (25.73%) BGP
12 72 (23.45%) Wireless
13 71 (23.13%) MPLS
14 69 (22.48%) OSPF
15 66 (21.50%) Cisco ASA
16 64 (20.85%) CCNA
17 62 (20.20%) EIGRP
18 61 (19.87%) ITIL
19 60 (19.54%) VoIP
20 59 (19.22%) Active Directory
21 54 (17.59%) Degree
21 54 (17.59%) F5
22 51 (16.61%) Linux
23 45 (14.66%) Microsoft
24 44 (14.33%) TCP/IP
25 41 (13.36%) Cisco Nexus
25 41 (13.36%) Cisco IOS
26 39 (12.70%) UNIX
27 38 (12.38%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 23 (7.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (3.91%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.26%) Apache
4 9 (2.93%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.61%) IIS
6 6 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.30%) Zope
7 4 (1.30%) Plone
7 4 (1.30%) nginx
7 4 (1.30%) Lync
7 4 (1.30%) ejabberd
8 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.33%) Drupal
10 1 (0.33%) WordPress
10 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (6.19%) MS Office
2 18 (5.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.33%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) RMDS
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.26%) Office 365
2 6 (1.95%) IaaS
2 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.95%) SaaS
2 6 (1.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 179 (58.31%) Firewall
2 108 (35.18%) WAN
3 93 (30.29%) VPN
4 88 (28.66%) LAN
5 79 (25.73%) BGP
6 72 (23.45%) Wireless
7 71 (23.13%) MPLS
8 69 (22.48%) OSPF
9 66 (21.50%) Cisco ASA
10 62 (20.20%) EIGRP
11 60 (19.54%) VoIP
12 44 (14.33%) TCP/IP
13 41 (13.36%) Cisco IOS
13 41 (13.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 37 (12.05%) DNS
15 31 (10.10%) SAN
15 31 (10.10%) Internet
16 28 (9.12%) HSRP
17 27 (8.79%) NetScreen
18 25 (8.14%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.58%) MySQL
3 4 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.30%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Emacs
2 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 136 (44.30%) Finance
2 25 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.17%) Banking
4 20 (6.51%) Advertising
5 12 (3.91%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.58%) Financial Institution
7 10 (3.26%) Legal
8 5 (1.63%) Law
9 4 (1.30%) Games
10 3 (0.98%) Publishing
11 2 (0.65%) Front Office
11 2 (0.65%) Marketing
12 1 (0.33%) Retail
12 1 (0.33%) Billing
12 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 113 (36.81%) Network Engineer
2 77 (25.08%) Security Engineer
3 71 (23.13%) Network Security Engineer
4 37 (12.05%) Analyst
5 28 (9.12%) Consultant
6 20 (6.51%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (5.86%) Architect
8 16 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (4.56%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (4.56%) Service Analyst
9 14 (4.56%) Security Analyst
10 13 (4.23%) Security Consultant
10 13 (4.23%) Network Consultant
11 11 (3.58%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.58%) Junior
11 11 (3.58%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (3.26%) Team Leader
12 10 (3.26%) Security Specialist
12 10 (3.26%) Senior Security Engineer
12 10 (3.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.23%) Web Services
2 8 (2.61%) SOAP
3 4 (1.30%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) LAMP
4 1 (0.33%) jQuery
4 1 (0.33%) HTML5
4 1 (0.33%) REST
4 1 (0.33%) CSS3
4 1 (0.33%) Laravel
4 1 (0.33%) HTML
4 1 (0.33%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.84%) Blackberry
2 20 (6.51%) Hedge funds
3 19 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.89%) Open Source
5 14 (4.56%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.91%) PKI
7 8 (2.61%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.61%) Replication
8 7 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.30%) CESG
11 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.65%) FMCG
12 2 (0.65%) iSeries
12 2 (0.65%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.65%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.65%) SCADA
12 2 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 86 (28.01%) Windows
2 51 (16.61%) Linux
3 39 (12.70%) UNIX
4 16 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (4.89%) Solaris
6 8 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.28%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.30%) FreeBSD
8 4 (1.30%) Debian
8 4 (1.30%) OpenBSD
8 4 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.98%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.87%) ITIL
2 38 (12.38%) Information Security
3 36 (11.73%) Project Management
4 34 (11.07%) Load Balancing
5 32 (10.42%) Migration
6 24 (7.82%) Network Design
6 24 (7.82%) Network Management
7 23 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (6.51%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (6.19%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (5.86%) Vulnerability Management
11 16 (5.21%) SIEM
11 16 (5.21%) Network Monitoring
12 14 (4.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (4.23%) Risk Management
14 12 (3.91%) Network Architecture
15 11 (3.58%) Service Management
15 11 (3.58%) Change Management
16 9 (2.93%) TOGAF
16 9 (2.93%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.84%) SQL
2 15 (4.89%) Perl
3 13 (4.23%) Python
4 7 (2.28%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.95%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.95%) C
6 3 (0.98%) Java
7 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.65%) PHP
8 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.33%) C#
8 1 (0.33%) C++
8 1 (0.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 142 (46.25%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (37.79%) CCNP
3 64 (20.85%) CCNA
4 54 (17.59%) Degree
5 24 (7.82%) CCIE
6 21 (6.84%) CISSP
7 17 (5.54%) CCSA
8 15 (4.89%) CCSE
9 14 (4.56%) CCDP
10 11 (3.58%) CISA
10 11 (3.58%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.93%) JNCIA
11 9 (2.93%) Security Cleared
12 8 (2.61%) CCVP
12 8 (2.61%) MCSE
12 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (2.28%) MCITP
14 6 (1.95%) MCSA
14 6 (1.95%) PMP
14 6 (1.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.23%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.63%) QA
4 3 (0.98%) SLA
5 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.65%) COBIT
6 1 (0.33%) COSO
System Software
1 59 (19.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.95%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.30%) Varnish
4 4 (1.30%) SpamAssassin
4 4 (1.30%) Ceph
5 2 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.65%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.33%) Snort
6 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.33%) XenServer
6 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (3.91%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (2.28%) Nessus
4 5 (1.63%) Nagios
5 4 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.30%) HAProxy
5 4 (1.30%) Ansible
5 4 (1.30%) Ganeti
5 4 (1.30%) Bacula
6 3 (0.98%) Cisco LMS
6 3 (0.98%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.98%) WSUS
6 3 (0.98%) SCCM
7 2 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 195 (63.52%) Cisco
2 86 (28.01%) Juniper
3 84 (27.36%) CheckPoint
4 54 (17.59%) F5
5 45 (14.66%) Microsoft
6 33 (10.75%) VMware
7 31 (10.10%) Citrix
7 31 (10.10%) SolarWinds
8 27 (8.79%) HP
9 25 (8.14%) Avaya
10 19 (6.19%) Blue Coat
11 18 (5.86%) Reuters
11 18 (5.86%) Bloomberg
11 18 (5.86%) Aruba
12 14 (4.56%) Fortinet
13 11 (3.58%) McAfee
14 9 (2.93%) Nokia
15 8 (2.61%) Mitel
16 7 (2.28%) Symantec
16 7 (2.28%) Foundry
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
DXI
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago