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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 191 209 190
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 109 125 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 1.05% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.31% 6.20% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 97 93 135
Average salary £56,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £30,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
1311 2017 1874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.74% 16.96% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1695 1649
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 167 (62.55%) Firewall
2 156 (58.43%) Cisco
3 106 (39.70%) Finance
4 99 (37.08%) CheckPoint
5 97 (36.33%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (27.72%) WAN
7 68 (25.47%) Juniper
7 68 (25.47%) Data Centre
8 67 (25.09%) VPN
8 67 (25.09%) CCNP
9 65 (24.34%) Windows
10 64 (23.97%) Cisco ASA
11 63 (23.60%) LAN
12 56 (20.97%) F5
13 54 (20.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 54 (20.22%) Degree
13 54 (20.22%) Information Security
14 50 (18.73%) BGP
15 46 (17.23%) CCIE
16 45 (16.85%) CCNA
16 45 (16.85%) OSPF
17 43 (16.10%) Linux
18 41 (15.36%) CISSP
19 40 (14.98%) Active Directory
19 40 (14.98%) VMware
20 37 (13.86%) DNS
21 35 (13.11%) TCP/IP
22 34 (12.73%) Wireless
23 32 (11.99%) EIGRP
24 31 (11.61%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (4.49%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.75%) Apache
3 8 (3.00%) IIS
3 8 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.62%) nginx
4 7 (2.62%) Confluence
4 7 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.62%) MediaWiki
5 5 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.75%) Lync
8 1 (0.37%) MTS
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Summit
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (3.00%) SaaS
1 8 (3.00%) Office 365
2 7 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.25%) IaaS
4 5 (1.87%) PaaS
5 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 167 (62.55%) Firewall
2 74 (27.72%) WAN
3 67 (25.09%) VPN
4 64 (23.97%) Cisco ASA
5 63 (23.60%) LAN
6 54 (20.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 50 (18.73%) BGP
8 45 (16.85%) OSPF
9 37 (13.86%) DNS
10 35 (13.11%) TCP/IP
11 34 (12.73%) Wireless
12 32 (11.99%) EIGRP
13 25 (9.36%) DHCP
14 22 (8.24%) VoIP
14 22 (8.24%) MPLS
15 21 (7.87%) Internet
16 19 (7.12%) IPsec
17 18 (6.74%) VLAN
18 17 (6.37%) SSL
19 13 (4.87%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.37%) MySQL
1 9 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (2.62%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) Big Data
3 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (3.00%) Subversion
1 8 (3.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.62%) Hudson
2 7 (2.62%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.62%) JIRA
3 1 (0.37%) Metasploit
General
1 106 (39.70%) Finance
2 22 (8.24%) Banking
3 19 (7.12%) Financial Institution
4 18 (6.74%) Retail
5 10 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.62%) Advertising
7 4 (1.50%) Legal
7 4 (1.50%) Marketing
8 3 (1.12%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.12%) Law
9 2 (0.75%) Electronics
9 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (31.09%) Network Engineer
2 51 (19.10%) Security Engineer
3 30 (11.24%) Consultant
4 29 (10.86%) Network Security Engineer
5 27 (10.11%) Analyst
6 20 (7.49%) Senior Network Engineer
7 19 (7.12%) Architect
8 17 (6.37%) Security Analyst
9 13 (4.87%) Security Architect
9 13 (4.87%) Security Consultant
9 13 (4.87%) Network Specialist
9 13 (4.87%) Security Manager
10 12 (4.49%) Network Consultant
11 9 (3.37%) Network Manager
12 8 (3.00%) Technical Specialist
12 8 (3.00%) Security Specialist
12 8 (3.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 8 (3.00%) Senior Network Specialist
12 8 (3.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
12 8 (3.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.62%) LAMP
2 6 (2.25%) Web Services
3 1 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 68 (25.47%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.74%) Hedge funds
4 15 (5.62%) PKI
4 15 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.24%) Cryptography
6 9 (3.37%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.62%) Wiki
8 5 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.87%) Replication
8 5 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.50%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.75%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.75%) Equities
10 2 (0.75%) IVR
10 2 (0.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (24.34%) Windows
2 43 (16.10%) Linux
3 13 (4.87%) UNIX
4 10 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.00%) Debian
5 8 (3.00%) CentOS
6 7 (2.62%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.62%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.25%) Solaris
8 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.22%) Information Security
2 31 (11.61%) Load Balancing
3 30 (11.24%) ITIL
4 29 (10.86%) Cyber Security
5 27 (10.11%) Project Management
6 26 (9.74%) SIEM
7 24 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (8.24%) Identity Management
9 20 (7.49%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (5.99%) Network Design
10 16 (5.99%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (5.24%) Change Control
12 13 (4.87%) Security Architecture
13 12 (4.49%) Security Management
13 12 (4.49%) Business Continuity
13 12 (4.49%) Service Delivery
14 11 (4.12%) DevOps
15 10 (3.75%) Protective Monitoring
15 10 (3.75%) Asset Management
15 10 (3.75%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.24%) SQL
2 22 (8.24%) Perl
3 16 (5.99%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.37%) Bash Shell
4 9 (3.37%) Ruby
5 8 (3.00%) Java
5 8 (3.00%) Python
6 7 (2.62%) PHP
7 1 (0.37%) C
7 1 (0.37%) C#
7 1 (0.37%) Tcl
7 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 97 (36.33%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (25.09%) CCNP
3 54 (20.22%) Degree
4 46 (17.23%) CCIE
5 45 (16.85%) CCNA
6 41 (15.36%) CISSP
7 22 (8.24%) CCSA
8 17 (6.37%) Security Cleared
9 16 (5.99%) CISM
10 15 (5.62%) CISA
11 13 (4.87%) SC Cleared
11 13 (4.87%) CCDP
12 10 (3.75%) Security+ Certification
13 9 (3.37%) GSEC
13 9 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (3.37%) SSCP
13 9 (3.37%) CRISC
13 9 (3.37%) GIAC
14 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (2.25%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.62%) COBIT
4 6 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.87%) SLA
6 4 (1.50%) FISMA
7 2 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 40 (14.98%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.62%) Postfix
4 7 (2.62%) XenServer
4 7 (2.62%) Samba
4 7 (2.62%) iptables
5 4 (1.50%) Xen
6 3 (1.12%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.12%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.75%) Snort
7 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.75%) vSphere
7 2 (0.75%) vCloud
7 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.37%) pfSense
8 1 (0.37%) KVM
8 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (3.75%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (3.00%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (3.00%) Puppet
3 7 (2.62%) Ansible
3 7 (2.62%) Salt
3 7 (2.62%) Nessus
3 7 (2.62%) ZABBIX
3 7 (2.62%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.50%) SCCM
5 3 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.75%) SCOM
6 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.75%) Nmap
6 2 (0.75%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.37%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 156 (58.43%) Cisco
2 99 (37.08%) CheckPoint
3 68 (25.47%) Juniper
4 56 (20.97%) F5
5 40 (14.98%) VMware
6 26 (9.74%) Microsoft
7 23 (8.61%) McAfee
8 22 (8.24%) Citrix
9 19 (7.12%) Meraki
10 18 (6.74%) Fortinet
11 17 (6.37%) HP
12 16 (5.99%) Reuters
12 16 (5.99%) Bloomberg
13 14 (5.24%) Blue Coat
13 14 (5.24%) SolarWinds
14 11 (4.12%) Websense
15 9 (3.37%) Infoblox
15 9 (3.37%) Radianz
16 8 (3.00%) Splunk
16 8 (3.00%) ArcSight
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Over Time + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 16 days ago