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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 156 124 235
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +111
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 109 225 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.63% 2.17% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.93% 11.74% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 90 183 76
Average salary £55,750 £59,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.50% +18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
997 1917 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.94% 18.46% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 901 1639 1415
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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.

1 105 (61.05%) Firewall
2 79 (45.93%) Cisco
3 72 (41.86%) Finance
4 58 (33.72%) Windows
5 55 (31.98%) Juniper
6 52 (30.23%) VPN
6 52 (30.23%) Information Security
7 51 (29.65%) CheckPoint
8 46 (26.74%) Cisco Certification
9 45 (26.16%) Degree
10 44 (25.58%) Palo Alto
11 41 (23.84%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (23.26%) WAN
13 38 (22.09%) LAN
14 35 (20.35%) Internet
14 35 (20.35%) Data Centre
15 34 (19.77%) CISSP
16 33 (19.19%) SIEM
17 32 (18.60%) OSPF
17 32 (18.60%) Linux
18 31 (18.02%) BGP
19 30 (17.44%) VMware
19 30 (17.44%) F5
19 30 (17.44%) Windows Server
20 28 (16.28%) CCNP
21 27 (15.70%) MPLS
21 27 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
22 25 (14.53%) Cybersecurity
23 24 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 24 (13.95%) CISM

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (7.56%) Apache
2 7 (4.07%) Confluence
2 7 (4.07%) MediaWiki
2 7 (4.07%) nginx
3 6 (3.49%) Apache Pig
3 6 (3.49%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.49%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.58%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (2.33%) MS Office
2 3 (1.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.74%) Office 365
3 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.16%) IaaS
3 2 (1.16%) PaaS
3 2 (1.16%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 105 (61.05%) Firewall
2 52 (30.23%) VPN
3 41 (23.84%) Cisco ASA
4 40 (23.26%) WAN
5 38 (22.09%) LAN
6 35 (20.35%) Internet
7 32 (18.60%) OSPF
8 31 (18.02%) BGP
9 27 (15.70%) MPLS
10 24 (13.95%) Wireless
11 20 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
12 18 (10.47%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (9.88%) IPsec
13 17 (9.88%) TCP/IP
14 16 (9.30%) DNS
15 15 (8.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (8.14%) EIGRP
17 13 (7.56%) SSL
18 12 (6.98%) SAN
18 12 (6.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.23%) MySQL
2 7 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.49%) Apache Hive
3 6 (3.49%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.07%) Hudson
2 7 (4.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.07%) JIRA
2 7 (4.07%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) Metasploit
General
1 72 (41.86%) Finance
2 24 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.98%) Legal
4 6 (3.49%) Banking
5 4 (2.33%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.74%) Marketing
7 2 (1.16%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (33.72%) Network Engineer
2 44 (25.58%) Security Engineer
3 37 (21.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 28 (16.28%) Analyst
5 21 (12.21%) Security Analyst
6 17 (9.88%) Consultant
7 16 (9.30%) Security Consultant
8 14 (8.14%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (6.98%) Information Analyst
9 12 (6.98%) Information Security Analyst
10 11 (6.40%) Cisco Engineer
10 11 (6.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (5.81%) Network Manager
12 9 (5.23%) IT Analyst
12 9 (5.23%) Juniper Engineer
13 8 (4.65%) Architect
13 8 (4.65%) Network Security Consultant
13 8 (4.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 8 (4.65%) Senior Security Engineer
14 7 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.07%) LAMP
1 7 (4.07%) LAPP Stack
1 7 (4.07%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (3.49%) Ajax
2 6 (3.49%) AngularJS
2 6 (3.49%) CSS
2 6 (3.49%) D3.js
2 6 (3.49%) HTML
2 6 (3.49%) jQuery
2 6 (3.49%) REST
2 6 (3.49%) scikit-learn
3 2 (1.16%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.58%) Middleware
4 1 (0.58%) Web Services
4 1 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.35%) Data Centre
2 22 (12.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 22 (12.79%) Mathematics
3 19 (11.05%) Computer Science
4 18 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (8.72%) Management Information System
6 12 (6.98%) Data Integration
7 9 (5.23%) Cryptography
7 9 (5.23%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (4.07%) Internet of Things
8 7 (4.07%) Wiki
9 6 (3.49%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.49%) Applied Mathematics
9 6 (3.49%) Smartphone
10 5 (2.91%) Hedge funds
11 4 (2.33%) PKI
11 4 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.74%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.74%) Equities
13 2 (1.16%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 58 (33.72%) Windows
2 32 (18.60%) Linux
3 30 (17.44%) Windows Server
4 17 (9.88%) Unix
5 13 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.23%) Android
7 7 (4.07%) CentOS
7 7 (4.07%) Debian
7 7 (4.07%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.91%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.33%) Solaris
9 4 (2.33%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.16%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.58%) CatOS
12 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.23%) Information Security
2 33 (19.19%) SIEM
3 25 (14.53%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (12.79%) ITIL
5 17 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (9.88%) Load Balancing
6 15 (8.72%) Network Design
7 13 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.56%) Information Assurance
7 13 (7.56%) Presales
7 13 (7.56%) Threat Analysis
8 12 (6.98%) Data Security
8 12 (6.98%) DDoS Mitigation
8 12 (6.98%) Migration
8 12 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (6.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (6.40%) Database Security
9 11 (6.40%) Security Management
10 10 (5.81%) Analytics
10 10 (5.81%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.21%) SQL
2 16 (9.30%) Python
3 14 (8.14%) Perl
3 14 (8.14%) Ruby
4 9 (5.23%) Java
5 7 (4.07%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.07%) PHP
6 6 (3.49%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.49%) Scala
6 6 (3.49%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.16%) C#
8 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (26.74%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (26.16%) Degree
3 34 (19.77%) CISSP
4 28 (16.28%) CCNP
5 24 (13.95%) CISM
6 23 (13.37%) CCNA
6 23 (13.37%) CISA
7 14 (8.14%) CCIE
8 12 (6.98%) CRISC
8 12 (6.98%) SANS
9 10 (5.81%) Security Cleared
10 8 (4.65%) GIAC
11 7 (4.07%) CCIP
11 7 (4.07%) SSCP
12 6 (3.49%) CCSA
12 6 (3.49%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (3.49%) JNCIS
12 6 (3.49%) PhD
13 5 (2.91%) CEH
13 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (9.88%) PCI DSS
3 15 (8.72%) COBIT
4 4 (2.33%) FISMA
5 1 (0.58%) GPG13
5 1 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 27 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.07%) iptables
3 7 (4.07%) Postfix
3 7 (4.07%) Samba
3 7 (4.07%) XenServer
4 6 (3.49%) XenApp
5 5 (2.91%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.33%) vSphere
7 3 (1.74%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.74%) Snort
7 3 (1.74%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.58%) UAG
9 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) Ansible
1 7 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.07%) Puppet
1 7 (4.07%) Salt
1 7 (4.07%) ZABBIX
2 4 (2.33%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.74%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.74%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.16%) EnCase
4 2 (1.16%) Nessus
5 1 (0.58%) Nmap
5 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.58%) SCCM
5 1 (0.58%) SCOM
5 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (0.58%) vMotion
Vendors
1 79 (45.93%) Cisco
2 55 (31.98%) Juniper
3 51 (29.65%) CheckPoint
4 44 (25.58%) Palo Alto
5 30 (17.44%) F5
5 30 (17.44%) VMware
6 18 (10.47%) Citrix
7 14 (8.14%) Microsoft
8 12 (6.98%) Aruba
8 12 (6.98%) Riverbed
9 9 (5.23%) ArcSight
9 9 (5.23%) Forcepoint
9 9 (5.23%) Meraki
10 8 (4.65%) HP
10 8 (4.65%) Infoblox
11 7 (4.07%) Brocade
11 7 (4.07%) Red Hat
11 7 (4.07%) Splunk
12 5 (2.91%) Qualys
12 5 (2.91%) Sourcefire
City, Sheffield
Insight UK
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
DP Connect Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum £45k plus bens + bonus and on call a
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + brilliant bonses and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago