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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
London / City of London
Rank 118 149 127
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -22
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 111 114 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.21% 1.66% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.80% 11.08% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 100 99 182
Median salary £56,250 £55,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £44,800 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
867 1029 1984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.25% 15.03% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 812 923 1669
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 128 (70.72%) Firewall
2 99 (54.70%) Cisco
3 69 (38.12%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (36.46%) Wireless
5 64 (35.36%) Information Security
6 50 (27.62%) CheckPoint
7 49 (27.07%) Juniper
8 48 (26.52%) VPN
8 48 (26.52%) CCNP
9 45 (24.86%) Cisco ASA
10 44 (24.31%) Finance
11 43 (23.76%) Palo Alto
12 42 (23.20%) Data Centre
12 42 (23.20%) F5
13 34 (18.78%) Cybersecurity
14 33 (18.23%) SIEM
15 31 (17.13%) Fortinet
16 28 (15.47%) CCNA
16 28 (15.47%) Security Operations
16 28 (15.47%) Security Monitoring
17 27 (14.92%) Linux
18 25 (13.81%) Cisco Wireless
19 24 (13.26%) ITIL
19 24 (13.26%) DNS
20 23 (12.71%) FortiGate
21 22 (12.15%) TCP/IP
22 21 (11.60%) MPLS
22 21 (11.60%) CISSP
23 20 (11.05%) Intrusion Detection
23 20 (11.05%) Degree

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

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.87%) Apache
1 7 (3.87%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (1.10%) JBoss
2 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.55%) nginx
3 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.10%) IaaS
3 2 (1.10%) SaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Route 53
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 128 (70.72%) Firewall
2 66 (36.46%) Wireless
3 48 (26.52%) VPN
4 45 (24.86%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (13.81%) Cisco Wireless
6 24 (13.26%) DNS
7 22 (12.15%) TCP/IP
8 21 (11.60%) MPLS
9 20 (11.05%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (10.50%) LAN
10 19 (10.50%) WAN
11 16 (8.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (8.84%) Spanning Tree
12 13 (7.18%) BGP
12 13 (7.18%) SSL
12 13 (7.18%) VPLS
13 11 (6.08%) BIG-IP
14 10 (5.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 10 (5.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 7 (3.87%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.21%) MySQL
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.55%) Big Data
4 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.21%) CruiseControl
3 3 (1.66%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.10%) Burp Suite
4 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.10%) JMeter
4 2 (1.10%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.10%) Selenium
4 2 (1.10%) Subversion
5 1 (0.55%) Grunt
5 1 (0.55%) Hudson
5 1 (0.55%) JUnit
5 1 (0.55%) Maven
5 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (24.31%) Finance
2 16 (8.84%) Banking
3 7 (3.87%) Legal
3 7 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.21%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.21%) Law
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (41.44%) Network Engineer
2 74 (40.88%) Security Engineer
3 54 (29.83%) Network Security Engineer
4 22 (12.15%) Analyst
5 21 (11.60%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (9.94%) Senior Security Engineer
7 17 (9.39%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 15 (8.29%) Firewall Engineer
8 15 (8.29%) Security Analyst
9 14 (7.73%) Information Security Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) Cisco Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) Security Specialist
11 9 (4.97%) Support Engineer
12 8 (4.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (4.42%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 8 (4.42%) IT Analyst
12 8 (4.42%) IT Security Analyst
12 8 (4.42%) Network Analyst
12 8 (4.42%) Security Manager
13 7 (3.87%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.08%) Web Services
2 10 (5.52%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.21%) Sensu
4 2 (1.10%) .NET
4 2 (1.10%) J2EE
5 1 (0.55%) JSON
5 1 (0.55%) LAMP
5 1 (0.55%) Node.js
5 1 (0.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.20%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.94%) Management Information System
3 16 (8.84%) Virtual Team
4 14 (7.73%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.63%) Clustering
6 6 (3.31%) e-Health
7 4 (2.21%) PKI
8 3 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.66%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.10%) Blog
9 2 (1.10%) CESG
9 2 (1.10%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.10%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.92%) Linux
2 19 (10.50%) Windows
3 11 (6.08%) Ubuntu
3 11 (6.08%) Unix
4 9 (4.97%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.76%) CentOS
5 5 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.36%) Information Security
2 34 (18.78%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (18.23%) SIEM
4 28 (15.47%) Security Monitoring
4 28 (15.47%) Security Operations
5 24 (13.26%) ITIL
6 20 (11.05%) Security Architecture
7 17 (9.39%) Network Design
8 16 (8.84%) Risk Management
8 16 (8.84%) SDLC
8 16 (8.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (6.63%) Migration
10 11 (6.08%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (5.52%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.42%) DevOps
12 8 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (4.42%) Project Management
13 7 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (3.87%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 7 (3.87%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.18%) Java
2 8 (4.42%) Python
3 6 (3.31%) PHP
3 6 (3.31%) SQL
4 5 (2.76%) Ruby
5 4 (2.21%) C++
6 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.10%) C
6 2 (1.10%) C#
6 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.10%) Tcl
6 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 69 (38.12%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (26.52%) CCNP
3 28 (15.47%) CCNA
4 21 (11.60%) CISSP
5 20 (11.05%) Degree
6 16 (8.84%) JNCIA
6 16 (8.84%) JNCIS
7 13 (7.18%) Security Cleared
8 8 (4.42%) GIAC
9 7 (3.87%) CCSE
9 7 (3.87%) CISM
9 7 (3.87%) SANS
10 6 (3.31%) CISA
10 6 (3.31%) DV Cleared
10 6 (3.31%) JNCIE
10 6 (3.31%) JNCIP
11 5 (2.76%) CCSA
11 5 (2.76%) SC Cleared
12 4 (2.21%) CCVP
12 4 (2.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.31%) QA
3 4 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.66%) BS25999
5 2 (1.10%) COBIT
5 2 (1.10%) GDPR
5 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.66%) vSphere
4 3 (1.66%) XenApp
4 3 (1.66%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.10%) Firmware
5 2 (1.10%) KVM
5 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.55%) Docker
6 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 23 (12.71%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.31%) Nessus
3 5 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.21%) Graphite
4 4 (2.21%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.21%) Nagios
4 4 (2.21%) Puppet
4 4 (2.21%) WSUS
5 3 (1.66%) Ansible
6 2 (1.10%) CSIRT
6 2 (1.10%) QRadar
6 2 (1.10%) SCCM
6 2 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.55%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 99 (54.70%) Cisco
2 50 (27.62%) CheckPoint
3 49 (27.07%) Juniper
4 43 (23.76%) Palo Alto
5 42 (23.20%) F5
6 31 (17.13%) Fortinet
7 20 (11.05%) Aruba
8 19 (10.50%) Extreme Networks
8 19 (10.50%) SonicWALL
8 19 (10.50%) WatchGuard
9 17 (9.39%) VMware
10 15 (8.29%) Microsoft
11 10 (5.52%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.97%) Citrix
13 8 (4.42%) Splunk
14 6 (3.31%) Blue Coat
15 5 (2.76%) Riverbed
16 4 (2.21%) BeyondTrust
16 4 (2.21%) Oracle
16 4 (2.21%) Sourcefire
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago