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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
London / City of London
Rank 116 171 136
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -35
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 107 93 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.16% 1.44% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.21% 9.70% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 98 67 160
Median salary £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,750
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
876 959 1825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.67% 14.84% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 796 848 1574
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 January 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 22 January 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.

1 111 (63.79%) Firewall
2 87 (50.00%) Cisco
3 59 (33.91%) Information Security
4 54 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (28.74%) Wireless
6 47 (27.01%) VPN
7 39 (22.41%) Finance
8 38 (21.84%) CheckPoint
8 38 (21.84%) Data Centre
9 37 (21.26%) Juniper
10 35 (20.11%) CCNP
11 33 (18.97%) SIEM
12 32 (18.39%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (17.82%) Palo Alto
14 28 (16.09%) Security Operations
14 28 (16.09%) Cybersecurity
15 27 (15.52%) WAN
16 26 (14.94%) TCP/IP
16 26 (14.94%) F5
17 25 (14.37%) LAN
18 24 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
18 24 (13.79%) Security Monitoring
19 23 (13.22%) Degree
19 23 (13.22%) Windows
20 20 (11.49%) Fortinet
20 20 (11.49%) ITIL
20 20 (11.49%) MPLS
20 20 (11.49%) Security Architecture
21 19 (10.92%) Microsoft
22 18 (10.34%) CISSP

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 5 (2.87%) Apache
1 5 (2.87%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.30%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.15%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.57%) JBoss
4 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.72%) MS Office
2 2 (1.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.57%) IaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Route 53
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 111 (63.79%) Firewall
2 50 (28.74%) Wireless
3 47 (27.01%) VPN
4 32 (18.39%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (15.52%) WAN
6 26 (14.94%) TCP/IP
7 25 (14.37%) LAN
8 24 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 20 (11.49%) MPLS
10 18 (10.34%) DNS
11 14 (8.05%) Cisco Wireless
12 13 (7.47%) VPLS
13 12 (6.90%) BGP
14 10 (5.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (5.75%) Internet
14 10 (5.75%) IPsec
14 10 (5.75%) SSL
15 9 (5.17%) Spanning Tree
16 7 (4.02%) Broadband
16 7 (4.02%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.15%) MySQL
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.30%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.57%) Grunt
3 1 (0.57%) JMeter
3 1 (0.57%) Selenium
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 39 (22.41%) Finance
2 13 (7.47%) Banking
3 9 (5.17%) Legal
4 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.72%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (39.66%) Security Engineer
2 65 (37.36%) Network Engineer
3 47 (27.01%) Network Security Engineer
4 24 (13.79%) Analyst
5 21 (12.07%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (10.34%) Senior Security Engineer
7 17 (9.77%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 14 (8.05%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (8.05%) Information Security Engineer
9 13 (7.47%) Security Analyst
10 10 (5.75%) Architect
10 10 (5.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (5.75%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 9 (5.17%) Juniper Engineer
12 8 (4.60%) Consultant
12 8 (4.60%) Network Analyst
12 8 (4.60%) Security Consultant
12 8 (4.60%) Security Specialist
13 7 (4.02%) Firewall Engineer
13 7 (4.02%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.32%) Web Services
2 8 (4.60%) 802.1X
3 6 (3.45%) .NET
4 4 (2.30%) Sensu
5 1 (0.57%) J2EE
5 1 (0.57%) JSON
5 1 (0.57%) LAMP
5 1 (0.57%) Node.js
5 1 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.84%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.77%) Management Information System
3 16 (9.20%) Virtual Team
4 15 (8.62%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.75%) Clustering
6 7 (4.02%) Cryptography
6 7 (4.02%) e-Health
7 6 (3.45%) Blog
8 4 (2.30%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.30%) PKI
9 3 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.15%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (1.15%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.15%) CESG
10 2 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.15%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.22%) Windows
2 17 (9.77%) Linux
3 11 (6.32%) Unix
4 9 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.87%) CentOS
6 4 (2.30%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.91%) Information Security
2 33 (18.97%) SIEM
3 28 (16.09%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (16.09%) Security Operations
4 24 (13.79%) Security Monitoring
5 20 (11.49%) ITIL
5 20 (11.49%) Security Architecture
6 18 (10.34%) Network Design
7 16 (9.20%) SDLC
8 15 (8.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 14 (8.05%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (8.05%) Risk Management
9 14 (8.05%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.32%) Migration
11 9 (5.17%) Change Control
11 9 (5.17%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.60%) DevOps
12 8 (4.60%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 8 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.62%) Java
2 11 (6.32%) PHP
2 11 (6.32%) Python
3 8 (4.60%) C++
4 6 (3.45%) C
4 6 (3.45%) C#
4 6 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 5 (2.87%) Ruby
6 4 (2.30%) SQL
7 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.15%) Tcl
9 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.57%) Perl
9 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (20.11%) CCNP
3 23 (13.22%) Degree
4 18 (10.34%) CISSP
5 17 (9.77%) CCNA
6 11 (6.32%) JNCIA
6 11 (6.32%) JNCIS
6 11 (6.32%) Security Cleared
7 9 (5.17%) JNCIE
7 9 (5.17%) JNCIP
8 8 (4.60%) GIAC
9 7 (4.02%) DV Cleared
10 6 (3.45%) CHECK Team Member
10 6 (3.45%) CREST Certified
11 5 (2.87%) CCVP
11 5 (2.87%) SANS
12 4 (2.30%) CCSA
12 4 (2.30%) GCIH
12 4 (2.30%) ISEB
13 3 (1.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.45%) QA
3 5 (2.87%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.72%) BS25999
4 3 (1.72%) COBIT
5 2 (1.15%) GDPR
5 2 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.72%) vSphere
4 2 (1.15%) Firmware
4 2 (1.15%) KVM
4 2 (1.15%) vCloud
5 1 (0.57%) Docker
5 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.57%) Snort
5 1 (0.57%) XenApp
5 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (8.05%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.87%) Nessus
2 5 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.87%) WSUS
3 4 (2.30%) Graphite
3 4 (2.30%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.30%) Nagios
4 3 (1.72%) CSIRT
4 3 (1.72%) SCCM
5 2 (1.15%) Ansible
5 2 (1.15%) Puppet
5 2 (1.15%) QRadar
5 2 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.57%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 87 (50.00%) Cisco
2 38 (21.84%) CheckPoint
3 37 (21.26%) Juniper
4 31 (17.82%) Palo Alto
5 26 (14.94%) F5
6 20 (11.49%) Fortinet
7 19 (10.92%) Microsoft
8 14 (8.05%) VMware
9 11 (6.32%) Aruba
10 10 (5.75%) Extreme Networks
10 10 (5.75%) SonicWALL
10 10 (5.75%) WatchGuard
11 8 (4.60%) Splunk
12 5 (2.87%) Citrix
12 5 (2.87%) Forcepoint
12 5 (2.87%) HP
13 4 (2.30%) Oracle
13 4 (2.30%) Sourcefire
13 4 (2.30%) Speakerbus
14 3 (1.72%) Riverbed
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, 30 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certs
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Certs
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 9 days ago