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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 133 245 193
Rank change year-on-year
+112 -52
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 205 79 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.97% 0.71% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.21% 4.54% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 162 68 109
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,750 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2008 1742 2211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.31% 15.57% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1675 1451 1983
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 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 27 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.

1 245 (63.14%) Cisco
2 233 (60.05%) Firewall
3 175 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
4 161 (41.49%) Finance
5 158 (40.72%) WAN
6 122 (31.44%) CCNP
7 116 (29.90%) VPN
7 116 (29.90%) CheckPoint
8 110 (28.35%) LAN
9 105 (27.06%) BGP
10 101 (26.03%) Cisco ASA
11 100 (25.77%) ITIL
12 95 (24.48%) EIGRP
13 94 (24.23%) Windows
14 88 (22.68%) CCNA
14 88 (22.68%) Wireless
15 85 (21.91%) VoIP
16 83 (21.39%) MPLS
17 76 (19.59%) Active Directory
18 75 (19.33%) Degree
19 71 (18.30%) Microsoft
20 70 (18.04%) Cisco Nexus
21 68 (17.53%) F5
21 68 (17.53%) OSPF
22 63 (16.24%) Juniper
23 61 (15.72%) Load Balancing
24 59 (15.21%) Citrix
24 59 (15.21%) CCIE
25 58 (14.95%) VMware
26 53 (13.66%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (6.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (3.87%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.06%) IIS
5 8 (2.06%) Apache
6 4 (1.03%) Lync
7 1 (0.26%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.26%) nginx
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 33 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.70%) MS Office
3 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) SaaS
1 1 (0.26%) Office 365
1 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 233 (60.05%) Firewall
2 158 (40.72%) WAN
3 116 (29.90%) VPN
4 110 (28.35%) LAN
5 105 (27.06%) BGP
6 101 (26.03%) Cisco ASA
7 95 (24.48%) EIGRP
8 88 (22.68%) Wireless
9 85 (21.91%) VoIP
10 83 (21.39%) MPLS
11 70 (18.04%) Cisco Nexus
12 68 (17.53%) OSPF
13 53 (13.66%) TCP/IP
14 50 (12.89%) DNS
14 50 (12.89%) Internet
15 46 (11.86%) HSRP
16 45 (11.60%) Cisco IOS
17 39 (10.05%) DHCP
18 38 (9.79%) SAN
19 33 (8.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.26%) Subversion
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.26%) Hudson
3 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 161 (41.49%) Finance
2 37 (9.54%) Advertising
3 31 (7.99%) Banking
4 24 (6.19%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.67%) Financial Institution
6 12 (3.09%) Law
7 11 (2.84%) Legal
8 10 (2.58%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.55%) Marketing
10 5 (1.29%) Retail
10 5 (1.29%) Front Office
11 3 (0.77%) Publishing
12 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.26%) International Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 140 (36.08%) Network Engineer
2 71 (18.30%) Consultant
3 61 (15.72%) Security Engineer
4 54 (13.92%) Network Security Engineer
5 53 (13.66%) Analyst
6 40 (10.31%) Network Consultant
7 31 (7.99%) Senior Network Engineer
8 21 (5.41%) Security Consultant
9 19 (4.90%) Architect
9 19 (4.90%) Security Analyst
9 19 (4.90%) Security Manager
10 18 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (4.12%) Service Analyst
11 16 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (3.61%) Network Manager
13 13 (3.35%) Senior Consultant
14 11 (2.84%) Support Analyst
14 11 (2.84%) Security Specialist
14 11 (2.84%) Security Architect
14 11 (2.84%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.80%) SOAP
2 2 (0.52%) Middleware
3 1 (0.26%) LAMP
3 1 (0.26%) Web Services
3 1 (0.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.70%) Blackberry
2 22 (5.67%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.41%) Hedge funds
4 12 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (3.09%) IPTV
4 12 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.32%) Replication
6 9 (2.32%) CCTV
7 8 (2.06%) Cryptography
7 8 (2.06%) PKI
8 7 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.29%) FlexPod
9 5 (1.29%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.77%) CESG
10 3 (0.77%) Derivative
11 2 (0.52%) Statistics
11 2 (0.52%) FMCG
11 2 (0.52%) Open Source
11 2 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 94 (24.23%) Windows
2 46 (11.86%) Linux
3 28 (7.22%) UNIX
4 12 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.06%) Debian
5 8 (2.06%) CentOS
5 8 (2.06%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.80%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.29%) zOS
7 5 (1.29%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.52%) Android
10 2 (0.52%) Solaris
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (25.77%) ITIL
2 61 (15.72%) Load Balancing
3 53 (13.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 45 (11.60%) Information Security
5 31 (7.99%) Migration
6 30 (7.73%) Network Design
7 28 (7.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 25 (6.44%) Kalman Filter
8 25 (6.44%) Project Management
9 24 (6.19%) Network Architecture
10 23 (5.93%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (5.15%) SIEM
11 20 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
12 17 (4.38%) Service Management
13 15 (3.87%) Identity Management
13 15 (3.87%) Cyber Security
14 14 (3.61%) Low Latency
15 13 (3.35%) Content Management
16 12 (3.09%) Security Testing
17 11 (2.84%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.19%) SQL
2 17 (4.38%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.35%) Perl
4 7 (1.80%) Java
5 6 (1.55%) C
6 3 (0.77%) Python
6 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.52%) Ruby
7 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.52%) PHP
8 1 (0.26%) C#
8 1 (0.26%) C++
8 1 (0.26%) Tcl
8 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 175 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (31.44%) CCNP
3 88 (22.68%) CCNA
4 75 (19.33%) Degree
5 59 (15.21%) CCIE
6 39 (10.05%) CISSP
7 22 (5.67%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (5.41%) CCSA
9 20 (5.15%) CCDP
10 19 (4.90%) Security Cleared
11 18 (4.64%) JNCIA
12 14 (3.61%) CCSE
13 13 (3.35%) MCSE
13 13 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (2.58%) CCVP
15 9 (2.32%) CISM
15 9 (2.32%) SC Cleared
16 8 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (2.06%) GCIH
16 8 (2.06%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (4.64%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.06%) SLA
4 7 (1.80%) QA
5 3 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (19.59%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.58%) Xen
4 8 (2.06%) XenDesktop
4 8 (2.06%) iptables
5 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.52%) vCloud
6 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.52%) Snort
6 2 (0.52%) XenServer
7 1 (0.26%) pfSense
7 1 (0.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.26%) Postfix
7 1 (0.26%) XenApp
7 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.26%) Samba
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (5.67%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (4.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (2.58%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (2.32%) Nessus
5 7 (1.80%) Cisco LMS
6 6 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.29%) WSUS
8 4 (1.03%) SCCM
8 4 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.03%) Nmap
9 1 (0.26%) Salt
9 1 (0.26%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.26%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.26%) Puppet
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.26%) SELinux
9 1 (0.26%) SCOM
9 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 245 (63.14%) Cisco
2 116 (29.90%) CheckPoint
3 71 (18.30%) Microsoft
4 68 (17.53%) F5
5 63 (16.24%) Juniper
6 59 (15.21%) Citrix
7 58 (14.95%) VMware
8 47 (12.11%) SolarWinds
9 44 (11.34%) HP
10 35 (9.02%) Avaya
11 26 (6.70%) Blue Coat
12 23 (5.93%) McAfee
13 21 (5.41%) Fortinet
14 20 (5.15%) Reuters
14 20 (5.15%) Bloomberg
15 12 (3.09%) NetApp
16 10 (2.58%) Symantec
16 10 (2.58%) AppSense
16 10 (2.58%) Qualys
17 9 (2.32%) Oracle
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On application
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Season Ticket Loan
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago