The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 208 180 234
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +54
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 124 146 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.00% 1.22% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 7.74% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 100 136 81
Average salary £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.86% -8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £78,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2005 1886 2079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.17% 15.75% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1688 1872
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £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
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 99 (49.01%) Firewall
2 97 (48.02%) Cisco
3 76 (37.62%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (31.68%) CCNP
5 59 (29.21%) CheckPoint
6 52 (25.74%) Juniper
7 50 (24.75%) Windows
8 49 (24.26%) Linux
8 49 (24.26%) VPN
8 49 (24.26%) WAN
9 48 (23.76%) LAN
10 42 (20.79%) MPLS
10 42 (20.79%) Wireless
11 40 (19.80%) Finance
12 37 (18.32%) Aruba
13 36 (17.82%) BGP
14 35 (17.33%) OSPF
15 34 (16.83%) Information Security
16 32 (15.84%) EIGRP
17 30 (14.85%) CCSE
18 29 (14.36%) VoIP
18 29 (14.36%) CCNA
18 29 (14.36%) Degree
19 25 (12.38%) F5
20 23 (11.39%) SQL Server
20 23 (11.39%) VLAN
21 22 (10.89%) TCP/IP
21 22 (10.89%) Active Directory
22 21 (10.40%) Internet
22 21 (10.40%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.96%) Apache
3 8 (3.96%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.48%) IIS
6 4 (1.98%) nginx
7 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.50%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (3.96%) MS Office
2 4 (1.98%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) RMDS
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.48%) SaaS
1 5 (2.48%) PaaS
1 5 (2.48%) IaaS
2 4 (1.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (49.01%) Firewall
2 49 (24.26%) WAN
2 49 (24.26%) VPN
3 48 (23.76%) LAN
4 42 (20.79%) MPLS
4 42 (20.79%) Wireless
5 36 (17.82%) BGP
6 35 (17.33%) OSPF
7 32 (15.84%) EIGRP
8 29 (14.36%) VoIP
9 23 (11.39%) VLAN
10 22 (10.89%) TCP/IP
11 21 (10.40%) Internet
12 20 (9.90%) HSRP
13 19 (9.41%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (9.41%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (9.41%) SSL
14 18 (8.91%) RIP
15 17 (8.42%) VPLS
16 16 (7.92%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.45%) MySQL
3 8 (3.96%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.96%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.50%) Redis
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.50%) Maven
3 1 (0.50%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (19.80%) Finance
2 12 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.96%) Law
4 7 (3.47%) Banking
5 5 (2.48%) Marketing
6 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Publishing
7 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (27.72%) Network Engineer
2 53 (26.24%) Security Engineer
3 38 (18.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 30 (14.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 29 (14.36%) Analyst
6 23 (11.39%) Senior Security Engineer
6 23 (11.39%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 19 (9.41%) Consultant
8 17 (8.42%) Lead Network Engineer
9 15 (7.43%) Architect
9 15 (7.43%) Security Analyst
10 14 (6.93%) Junior
11 10 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.46%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.46%) Security Consultant
12 9 (4.46%) Information Security Analyst
12 9 (4.46%) Information Analyst
13 8 (3.96%) Team Leader
13 8 (3.96%) Senior Consultant
13 8 (3.96%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.98%) Web Services
2 3 (1.49%) HTML
2 3 (1.49%) CSS
2 3 (1.49%) SOAP
2 3 (1.49%) Middleware
2 3 (1.49%) jQuery
2 3 (1.49%) HTML5
2 3 (1.49%) REST
2 3 (1.49%) CSS3
2 3 (1.49%) Laravel
3 1 (0.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.90%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.92%) PKI
3 15 (7.43%) Open Source
3 15 (7.43%) Hedge funds
4 8 (3.96%) Cryptography
5 7 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.97%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.98%) Replication
8 3 (1.49%) Equities
8 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.99%) iSeries
9 2 (0.99%) e-Health
9 2 (0.99%) SecurID
9 2 (0.99%) SCADA
9 2 (0.99%) CESG
9 2 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.50%) IVR
10 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.75%) Windows
2 49 (24.26%) Linux
3 19 (9.41%) UNIX
4 11 (5.45%) Solaris
5 7 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.48%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.48%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.48%) Debian
7 4 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.83%) Information Security
2 20 (9.90%) Network Management
3 19 (9.41%) Change Management
4 17 (8.42%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (7.92%) Risk Management
6 15 (7.43%) Network Design
6 15 (7.43%) Load Balancing
7 14 (6.93%) Project Management
7 14 (6.93%) PRINCE2
8 13 (6.44%) ITIL
9 9 (4.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (4.46%) Network Architecture
10 8 (3.96%) Data Governance
10 8 (3.96%) Performance Improvement
10 8 (3.96%) Migration
11 7 (3.47%) TOGAF
11 7 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (2.97%) SIEM
12 6 (2.97%) Security Architecture
12 6 (2.97%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.41%) Perl
2 15 (7.43%) Python
3 10 (4.95%) SQL
4 8 (3.96%) PHP
5 5 (2.48%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.49%) PHP5
7 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.99%) Java
7 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.50%) C#
8 1 (0.50%) C++
8 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.50%) Scala
8 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 76 (37.62%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (31.68%) CCNP
3 30 (14.85%) CCSE
4 29 (14.36%) CCNA
4 29 (14.36%) Degree
5 20 (9.90%) CISSP
6 18 (8.91%) CCSA
7 11 (5.45%) CCDP
8 10 (4.95%) CCIE
8 10 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (2.97%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (2.97%) CISM
9 6 (2.97%) GIAC
9 6 (2.97%) JNCIS
10 5 (2.48%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.98%) JNCIE
11 4 (1.98%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.98%) PMP
11 4 (1.98%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.49%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.97%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.99%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.50%) COBIT
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (0.99%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.48%) Nessus
2 3 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (0.99%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.99%) SCCM
3 2 (0.99%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.50%) logstash
4 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 97 (48.02%) Cisco
2 59 (29.21%) CheckPoint
3 52 (25.74%) Juniper
4 37 (18.32%) Aruba
5 25 (12.38%) F5
6 21 (10.40%) SolarWinds
7 20 (9.90%) Citrix
8 18 (8.91%) VMware
9 15 (7.43%) Microsoft
10 14 (6.93%) Oracle
11 12 (5.94%) Websense
12 11 (5.45%) Barracuda Networks
13 8 (3.96%) Blue Coat
14 7 (3.47%) Bloomberg
14 7 (3.47%) Brocade
15 6 (2.97%) McAfee
15 6 (2.97%) Reuters
15 6 (2.97%) Sourcefire
15 6 (2.97%) Splunk
16 5 (2.48%) Avaya
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits, including training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi NL/BE
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 19 days ago