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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 123 244 181
Rank change year-on-year
+121 -63
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 216 76 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.09% 0.72% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.05% 4.66% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 170 67 101
Average salary £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
1954 1631 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.89% 15.51% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1383 2025
Average salary £53,000 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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.

1 237 (62.70%) Cisco
2 222 (58.73%) Firewall
3 174 (46.03%) Cisco Certification
4 163 (43.12%) Finance
5 151 (39.95%) WAN
6 127 (33.60%) CCNP
7 110 (29.10%) VPN
8 109 (28.84%) CheckPoint
9 106 (28.04%) LAN
10 103 (27.25%) BGP
11 98 (25.93%) ITIL
12 96 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
13 95 (25.13%) Windows
14 86 (22.75%) EIGRP
14 86 (22.75%) Wireless
15 83 (21.96%) CCNA
16 80 (21.16%) VoIP
17 79 (20.90%) MPLS
18 71 (18.78%) Degree
19 70 (18.52%) OSPF
20 69 (18.25%) Active Directory
21 68 (17.99%) Juniper
22 67 (17.72%) Cisco Nexus
23 65 (17.20%) F5
24 64 (16.93%) Microsoft
25 58 (15.34%) Load Balancing
26 57 (15.08%) CCIE
27 54 (14.29%) Citrix
28 53 (14.02%) TCP/IP
29 49 (12.96%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 26 (6.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (2.65%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.65%) Apache
3 9 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.85%) IIS
6 4 (1.06%) nginx
6 4 (1.06%) Lync
7 3 (0.79%) Zope
7 3 (0.79%) Plone
7 3 (0.79%) ejabberd
8 1 (0.26%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.26%) Confluence
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.88%) MS Office
3 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.26%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) assyst
1 1 (0.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) IaaS
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 222 (58.73%) Firewall
2 151 (39.95%) WAN
3 110 (29.10%) VPN
4 106 (28.04%) LAN
5 103 (27.25%) BGP
6 96 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
7 86 (22.75%) EIGRP
7 86 (22.75%) Wireless
8 80 (21.16%) VoIP
9 79 (20.90%) MPLS
10 70 (18.52%) OSPF
11 67 (17.72%) Cisco Nexus
12 53 (14.02%) TCP/IP
13 48 (12.70%) Internet
14 45 (11.90%) DNS
15 42 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
16 39 (10.32%) HSRP
17 36 (9.52%) SAN
18 33 (8.73%) DHCP
19 31 (8.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.06%) MySQL
2 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.79%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Emacs
1 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.26%) Hudson
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 163 (43.12%) Finance
2 37 (9.79%) Advertising
3 34 (8.99%) Banking
4 28 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.82%) Financial Institution
6 13 (3.44%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.91%) Legal
8 10 (2.65%) Law
9 6 (1.59%) Retail
9 6 (1.59%) Marketing
10 5 (1.32%) Front Office
11 3 (0.79%) Games
11 3 (0.79%) Publishing
12 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.26%) International Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Billing
13 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 133 (35.19%) Network Engineer
2 65 (17.20%) Consultant
3 62 (16.40%) Security Engineer
4 55 (14.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 52 (13.76%) Analyst
6 36 (9.52%) Network Consultant
7 24 (6.35%) Senior Network Engineer
8 19 (5.03%) Security Consultant
9 18 (4.76%) Service Analyst
9 18 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
9 18 (4.76%) Security Analyst
10 17 (4.50%) Architect
11 15 (3.97%) Network Manager
12 14 (3.70%) Security Manager
13 12 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
14 11 (2.91%) Security Specialist
14 11 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 10 (2.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 10 (2.65%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.85%) SOAP
2 2 (0.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.26%) LAMP
3 1 (0.26%) .NET
3 1 (0.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.88%) Blackberry
2 17 (4.50%) Management Information System
2 17 (4.50%) Hedge funds
2 17 (4.50%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.17%) IPTV
3 12 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.38%) CCTV
5 9 (2.38%) PKI
6 8 (2.12%) Replication
7 7 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.32%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.32%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (1.06%) CESG
10 3 (0.79%) Open Source
10 3 (0.79%) Derivative
11 2 (0.53%) Statistics
11 2 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.53%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 95 (25.13%) Windows
2 45 (11.90%) Linux
3 36 (9.52%) UNIX
4 11 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (2.65%) Debian
6 8 (2.12%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.85%) CentOS
7 7 (1.85%) Solaris
7 7 (1.85%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.32%) Windows Vista
9 5 (1.32%) zOS
10 4 (1.06%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.79%) OpenBSD
11 3 (0.79%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (25.93%) ITIL
2 58 (15.34%) Load Balancing
3 47 (12.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 46 (12.17%) Information Security
5 35 (9.26%) Migration
6 31 (8.20%) Network Design
7 29 (7.67%) Project Management
8 28 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
9 26 (6.88%) Network Architecture
9 26 (6.88%) Kalman Filter
10 22 (5.82%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (5.82%) Network Monitoring
11 17 (4.50%) Service Management
11 17 (4.50%) SIEM
12 15 (3.97%) Change Management
13 14 (3.70%) Low Latency
14 13 (3.44%) Security Architecture
14 13 (3.44%) Risk Management
14 13 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (3.17%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.29%) SQL
2 13 (3.44%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.38%) Perl
4 8 (2.12%) Java
5 6 (1.59%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.32%) Python
6 5 (1.32%) C
7 2 (0.53%) PHP
8 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.26%) Ruby
8 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.26%) C#
8 1 (0.26%) C++
8 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 174 (46.03%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (33.60%) CCNP
3 83 (21.96%) CCNA
4 71 (18.78%) Degree
5 57 (15.08%) CCIE
6 36 (9.52%) CISSP
7 20 (5.29%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (4.50%) CCSA
8 17 (4.50%) CCDP
8 17 (4.50%) Security Cleared
9 16 (4.23%) JNCIA
9 16 (4.23%) CCSE
10 11 (2.91%) CISA
11 10 (2.65%) CCVP
11 10 (2.65%) CISM
12 9 (2.38%) GCIH
12 9 (2.38%) MCSE
12 9 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (2.12%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.65%) SLA
4 8 (2.12%) QA
5 3 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.26%) COSO
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (18.25%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.85%) XenDesktop
3 7 (1.85%) Xen
4 3 (0.79%) Varnish
4 3 (0.79%) SpamAssassin
4 3 (0.79%) Nmap
4 3 (0.79%) Ceph
5 2 (0.53%) XenServer
5 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.26%) vCloud
6 1 (0.26%) Postfix
6 1 (0.26%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.26%) Snort
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 22 (5.82%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (4.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (1.85%) Nessus
3 7 (1.85%) Cisco LMS
4 6 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.59%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (1.32%) WSUS
6 4 (1.06%) Nagios
6 4 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.79%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.79%) Ansible
7 3 (0.79%) Ganeti
7 3 (0.79%) Bacula
8 2 (0.53%) SCCM
8 2 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.26%) Cacti
9 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 237 (62.70%) Cisco
2 109 (28.84%) CheckPoint
3 68 (17.99%) Juniper
4 65 (17.20%) F5
5 64 (16.93%) Microsoft
6 54 (14.29%) Citrix
7 49 (12.96%) VMware
8 45 (11.90%) SolarWinds
9 41 (10.85%) HP
10 39 (10.32%) Avaya
11 23 (6.08%) Blue Coat
12 20 (5.29%) Reuters
12 20 (5.29%) Bloomberg
13 19 (5.03%) Fortinet
14 15 (3.97%) McAfee
15 10 (2.65%) Qualys
16 9 (2.38%) Oracle
16 9 (2.38%) Symantec
17 8 (2.12%) NetApp
17 8 (2.12%) Nokia
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Fantastic bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
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