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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 183 196 253
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +57
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 129 130 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 1.10% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.73% 7.30% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 96 110 68
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £77,500 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
1916 1781 2296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.89% 15.08% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1575 2047
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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.

1 123 (50.41%) Cisco
2 116 (47.54%) Firewall
3 95 (38.93%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (34.02%) CCNP
5 78 (31.97%) Juniper
6 74 (30.33%) Finance
7 70 (28.69%) Windows
8 63 (25.82%) LAN
8 63 (25.82%) WAN
9 61 (25.00%) VPN
9 61 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 56 (22.95%) Linux
11 54 (22.13%) OSPF
12 51 (20.90%) Wireless
13 48 (19.67%) BGP
14 43 (17.62%) MPLS
15 39 (15.98%) CCNA
16 38 (15.57%) Degree
17 37 (15.16%) EIGRP
17 37 (15.16%) Information Security
17 37 (15.16%) Aruba
18 36 (14.75%) SQL Server
19 34 (13.93%) Active Directory
20 33 (13.52%) VoIP
21 32 (13.11%) F5
22 29 (11.89%) UNIX
23 28 (11.48%) TCP/IP
24 26 (10.66%) Cisco ASA
24 26 (10.66%) Network Management
25 25 (10.25%) CCSE

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 17 (6.97%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.92%) Apache
3 10 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.87%) IIS
7 6 (2.46%) nginx
8 4 (1.64%) Zope
8 4 (1.64%) Plone
9 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.41%) Lync
10 1 (0.41%) Drupal
10 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.10%) MS Office
2 6 (2.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.41%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) RMDS
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.28%) Office 365
2 7 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.46%) SaaS
3 6 (2.46%) PaaS
3 6 (2.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (47.54%) Firewall
2 63 (25.82%) LAN
2 63 (25.82%) WAN
3 61 (25.00%) VPN
4 54 (22.13%) OSPF
5 51 (20.90%) Wireless
6 48 (19.67%) BGP
7 43 (17.62%) MPLS
8 37 (15.16%) EIGRP
9 33 (13.52%) VoIP
10 28 (11.48%) TCP/IP
11 26 (10.66%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (9.84%) HSRP
13 23 (9.43%) VLAN
13 23 (9.43%) DNS
14 21 (8.61%) Cisco IOS
15 20 (8.20%) DHCP
15 20 (8.20%) RIP
15 20 (8.20%) Internet
16 19 (7.79%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.15%) MySQL
3 8 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.28%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.64%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.64%) Emacs
2 2 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.41%) Maven
3 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 74 (30.33%) Finance
2 21 (8.61%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.92%) Banking
4 5 (2.05%) Games
5 4 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.23%) Marketing
6 3 (1.23%) Law
6 3 (1.23%) Legal
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (31.56%) Network Engineer
2 70 (28.69%) Security Engineer
3 57 (23.36%) Network Security Engineer
4 31 (12.70%) Analyst
5 30 (12.30%) Senior Network Engineer
6 23 (9.43%) Senior Security Engineer
6 23 (9.43%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 20 (8.20%) Junior
8 18 (7.38%) Consultant
9 16 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (6.15%) Lead Network Engineer
11 14 (5.74%) Architect
11 14 (5.74%) Project Manager
12 12 (4.92%) Security Analyst
12 12 (4.92%) Team Leader
12 12 (4.92%) Network Team Leader
13 11 (4.51%) Support Analyst
14 10 (4.10%) Administrator
15 9 (3.69%) Senior Consultant
15 9 (3.69%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.33%) Web Services
2 3 (1.23%) Middleware
2 3 (1.23%) HTML
2 3 (1.23%) CSS
2 3 (1.23%) SOAP
2 3 (1.23%) jQuery
2 3 (1.23%) HTML5
2 3 (1.23%) REST
2 3 (1.23%) CSS3
2 3 (1.23%) Laravel
3 1 (0.41%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.25%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.61%) Open Source
3 20 (8.20%) Hedge funds
4 18 (7.38%) PKI
5 10 (4.10%) Blackberry
6 9 (3.69%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.28%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.46%) Replication
9 3 (1.23%) Equities
9 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.82%) iSeries
10 2 (0.82%) SCADA
10 2 (0.82%) IVR
10 2 (0.82%) CESG
10 2 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.82%) e-Health
10 2 (0.82%) SecurID
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (28.69%) Windows
2 56 (22.95%) Linux
3 29 (11.89%) UNIX
4 19 (7.79%) Solaris
5 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.87%) Debian
7 5 (2.05%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.05%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.05%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.64%) OpenBSD
8 4 (1.64%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.41%) CentOS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.16%) Information Security
2 26 (10.66%) Network Management
3 23 (9.43%) Project Management
4 19 (7.79%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (7.38%) Risk Management
5 18 (7.38%) Change Management
5 18 (7.38%) PRINCE2
5 18 (7.38%) Network Design
6 17 (6.97%) ITIL
7 16 (6.56%) Load Balancing
8 14 (5.74%) Migration
9 12 (4.92%) Network Architecture
10 11 (4.51%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (3.69%) TOGAF
13 8 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (3.28%) Data Governance
13 8 (3.28%) Performance Improvement
14 7 (2.87%) Vulnerability Management
14 7 (2.87%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.84%) Perl
2 23 (9.43%) Python
3 15 (6.15%) SQL
4 6 (2.46%) PHP
4 6 (2.46%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.23%) PHP5
7 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.82%) C
7 2 (0.82%) Java
7 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.41%) C#
8 1 (0.41%) C++
8 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 95 (38.93%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (34.02%) CCNP
3 39 (15.98%) CCNA
4 38 (15.57%) Degree
5 25 (10.25%) CCSE
6 20 (8.20%) CISSP
7 19 (7.79%) CCSA
8 10 (4.10%) CCDP
8 10 (4.10%) CCIE
8 10 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (3.28%) PMP
9 8 (3.28%) PMI Certification
9 8 (3.28%) GIAC
9 8 (3.28%) JNCIS
10 7 (2.87%) CISM
11 6 (2.46%) JNCIA
11 6 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.46%) MCSE
11 6 (2.46%) MCSA
11 6 (2.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.28%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) COBIT
3 2 (0.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) COSO
System Software
1 34 (13.93%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.05%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.64%) Varnish
4 4 (1.64%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.82%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.64%) Nessus
1 4 (1.64%) Nagios
1 4 (1.64%) HAProxy
1 4 (1.64%) Ansible
2 3 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.82%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (0.82%) SCCM
3 2 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) logstash
Vendors
1 123 (50.41%) Cisco
2 78 (31.97%) Juniper
3 61 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 37 (15.16%) Aruba
5 32 (13.11%) F5
6 24 (9.84%) Microsoft
7 23 (9.43%) VMware
8 21 (8.61%) Citrix
9 20 (8.20%) SolarWinds
10 16 (6.56%) Oracle
11 11 (4.51%) Avaya
12 10 (4.10%) Reuters
12 10 (4.10%) Bloomberg
13 9 (3.69%) Blue Coat
14 7 (2.87%) Sourcefire
14 7 (2.87%) Brocade
14 7 (2.87%) Barracuda Networks
14 7 (2.87%) Websense
14 7 (2.87%) Mitel
15 6 (2.46%) McAfee
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30-40k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + 7K On Call + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10k Bonus, Pension
Posted: 28 days ago