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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 131 264 177
Rank change year-on-year
+133 -87
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 204 77 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.94% 0.61% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.36% 3.92% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 161 68 139
Average salary £57,500 £58,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,900 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,250 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1969 1965 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.71% 15.61% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1643 1635 2078
Average salary £52,500 £50,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 242 (60.20%) Cisco
2 240 (59.70%) Firewall
3 172 (42.79%) Finance
3 172 (42.79%) Cisco Certification
4 160 (39.80%) WAN
5 119 (29.60%) CheckPoint
6 117 (29.10%) VPN
7 115 (28.61%) CCNP
8 110 (27.36%) LAN
9 102 (25.37%) ITIL
10 97 (24.13%) Windows
10 97 (24.13%) Cisco ASA
11 96 (23.88%) BGP
12 91 (22.64%) EIGRP
13 90 (22.39%) CCNA
14 86 (21.39%) Wireless
14 86 (21.39%) Degree
15 81 (20.15%) VoIP
16 80 (19.90%) MPLS
17 73 (18.16%) Active Directory
18 70 (17.41%) Cisco Nexus
19 68 (16.92%) Microsoft
19 68 (16.92%) F5
20 66 (16.42%) Juniper
21 62 (15.42%) Load Balancing
22 60 (14.93%) OSPF
23 59 (14.68%) VMware
23 59 (14.68%) Citrix
24 57 (14.18%) CCIE
24 57 (14.18%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (3.73%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.24%) IIS
4 9 (2.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.25%) nginx
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) Lync
5 1 (0.25%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.97%) MS Office
3 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) assyst
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.75%) Office 365
2 2 (0.50%) IaaS
2 2 (0.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) PaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 240 (59.70%) Firewall
2 160 (39.80%) WAN
3 117 (29.10%) VPN
4 110 (27.36%) LAN
5 97 (24.13%) Cisco ASA
6 96 (23.88%) BGP
7 91 (22.64%) EIGRP
8 86 (21.39%) Wireless
9 81 (20.15%) VoIP
10 80 (19.90%) MPLS
11 70 (17.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 60 (14.93%) OSPF
13 52 (12.94%) TCP/IP
14 50 (12.44%) Internet
15 48 (11.94%) DNS
16 45 (11.19%) HSRP
17 44 (10.95%) Cisco IOS
18 38 (9.45%) DHCP
19 37 (9.20%) SAN
20 35 (8.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.50%) MySQL
3 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.25%) Subversion
3 1 (0.25%) JIRA
3 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.25%) Hudson
3 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 172 (42.79%) Finance
2 37 (9.20%) Advertising
3 31 (7.71%) Banking
4 21 (5.22%) Financial Institution
5 18 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.99%) Law
7 9 (2.24%) Legal
7 9 (2.24%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.49%) Marketing
8 6 (1.49%) Retail
9 5 (1.24%) Front Office
10 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (35.07%) Network Engineer
2 69 (17.16%) Consultant
3 60 (14.93%) Security Engineer
4 59 (14.68%) Analyst
5 53 (13.18%) Network Security Engineer
6 38 (9.45%) Network Consultant
7 32 (7.96%) Senior Network Engineer
8 26 (6.47%) Security Analyst
9 21 (5.22%) Architect
9 21 (5.22%) Security Manager
10 20 (4.98%) Security Consultant
11 18 (4.48%) Network Manager
12 15 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (3.23%) Service Analyst
13 13 (3.23%) Support Analyst
13 13 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
14 12 (2.99%) Security Architect
15 11 (2.74%) Security Specialist
15 11 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
15 11 (2.74%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.74%) SOAP
2 2 (0.50%) Web Services
2 2 (0.50%) Middleware
3 1 (0.25%) LAMP
3 1 (0.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.97%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.47%) Hedge funds
3 25 (6.22%) Blackberry
4 15 (3.73%) Cryptography
5 12 (2.99%) IPTV
5 12 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.24%) Replication
8 9 (2.24%) CCTV
8 9 (2.24%) PKI
9 5 (1.24%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.24%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.24%) FlexPod
10 4 (1.00%) Open Source
11 3 (0.75%) CESG
11 3 (0.75%) Derivative
12 2 (0.50%) Statistics
12 2 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 97 (24.13%) Windows
2 49 (12.19%) Linux
3 29 (7.21%) UNIX
4 12 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.99%) Debian
5 8 (1.99%) CentOS
6 7 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.74%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.24%) zOS
7 5 (1.24%) Windows Vista
7 5 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.75%) Solaris
10 2 (0.50%) Android
10 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (25.37%) ITIL
2 62 (15.42%) Load Balancing
3 57 (14.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (12.69%) Information Security
5 31 (7.71%) Migration
6 26 (6.47%) Project Management
6 26 (6.47%) Cyber Security
6 26 (6.47%) Kalman Filter
7 25 (6.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 25 (6.22%) Identity Management
8 23 (5.72%) Network Design
8 23 (5.72%) SIEM
9 22 (5.47%) Network Architecture
10 19 (4.73%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (4.73%) Network Monitoring
11 16 (3.98%) Service Management
12 14 (3.48%) Content Management
12 14 (3.48%) Low Latency
13 13 (3.23%) Security Testing
14 12 (2.99%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.96%) SQL
2 21 (5.22%) PowerShell
3 20 (4.98%) Perl
4 7 (1.74%) Python
5 5 (1.24%) Java
6 4 (1.00%) C
7 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.50%) Ruby
8 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.25%) Tcl
9 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 172 (42.79%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (28.61%) CCNP
3 90 (22.39%) CCNA
4 86 (21.39%) Degree
5 57 (14.18%) CCIE
6 50 (12.44%) CISSP
7 26 (6.47%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (5.97%) CCSA
9 19 (4.73%) JNCIA
10 18 (4.48%) Security Cleared
11 16 (3.98%) CISM
12 14 (3.48%) CISA
12 14 (3.48%) CCDP
12 14 (3.48%) CCSE
13 13 (3.23%) MCSE
13 13 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (2.24%) SSCP
14 9 (2.24%) CCVP
14 9 (2.24%) SC Cleared
15 8 (1.99%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (4.73%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.99%) QA
3 8 (1.99%) SLA
4 5 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 73 (18.16%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.49%) Xen
4 8 (1.99%) XenDesktop
4 8 (1.99%) iptables
5 5 (1.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.50%) vCloud
6 2 (0.50%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.50%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.50%) Snort
6 2 (0.50%) XenServer
7 1 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) Samba
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.25%) pfSense
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Postfix
7 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (5.47%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (3.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (2.24%) Nessus
5 7 (1.74%) Cisco LMS
6 6 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.24%) WSUS
8 4 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.00%) Nmap
9 3 (0.75%) SCCM
10 2 (0.50%) Nagios
11 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.25%) SCOM
11 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.25%) Cacti
11 1 (0.25%) OSSEC
11 1 (0.25%) CORE IMPACT
11 1 (0.25%) Puppet
11 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 242 (60.20%) Cisco
2 119 (29.60%) CheckPoint
3 68 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 68 (16.92%) F5
4 66 (16.42%) Juniper
5 59 (14.68%) Citrix
5 59 (14.68%) VMware
6 49 (12.19%) SolarWinds
7 43 (10.70%) HP
8 34 (8.46%) Avaya
9 24 (5.97%) Blue Coat
10 23 (5.72%) McAfee
11 20 (4.98%) Fortinet
12 19 (4.73%) Reuters
12 19 (4.73%) Bloomberg
13 12 (2.99%) Symantec
13 12 (2.99%) NetApp
13 12 (2.99%) AppSense
13 12 (2.99%) Qualys
14 11 (2.74%) Meraki
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Compelling salary + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On application
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 per annum + 6k car + 30% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On application
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On application
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago