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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 126 216 195
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 199 99 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.97% 0.94% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.21% 6.03% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 164 88 93
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,200 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
1775 1641 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.53% 15.60% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1404 2053
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £72,400
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 28 January 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 28 January 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.

1 216 (66.06%) Cisco
2 196 (59.94%) Firewall
3 168 (51.38%) Cisco Certification
4 159 (48.62%) Finance
5 132 (40.37%) WAN
6 128 (39.14%) CCNP
7 101 (30.89%) VPN
8 100 (30.58%) LAN
8 100 (30.58%) CheckPoint
9 89 (27.22%) BGP
10 82 (25.08%) Cisco ASA
11 81 (24.77%) Windows
12 78 (23.85%) Juniper
13 76 (23.24%) ITIL
14 75 (22.94%) CCNA
15 74 (22.63%) MPLS
16 73 (22.32%) EIGRP
17 70 (21.41%) Wireless
18 67 (20.49%) OSPF
19 64 (19.57%) Degree
20 61 (18.65%) VoIP
21 59 (18.04%) Active Directory
22 56 (17.13%) F5
23 52 (15.90%) Cisco Nexus
24 49 (14.98%) TCP/IP
25 48 (14.68%) CCIE
26 45 (13.76%) Microsoft
26 45 (13.76%) Load Balancing
27 44 (13.46%) Cisco IOS
27 44 (13.46%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 25 (7.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (2.14%) Apache
3 5 (1.53%) nginx
3 5 (1.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.22%) ejabberd
4 4 (1.22%) Lync
4 4 (1.22%) Zope
4 4 (1.22%) Plone
5 3 (0.92%) IIS
5 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.31%) Drupal
7 1 (0.31%) WordPress
7 1 (0.31%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (7.03%) MS Office
2 22 (6.73%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.61%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.31%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) RMDS
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.53%) Office 365
2 2 (0.61%) IaaS
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.61%) SaaS
2 2 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 196 (59.94%) Firewall
2 132 (40.37%) WAN
3 101 (30.89%) VPN
4 100 (30.58%) LAN
5 89 (27.22%) BGP
6 82 (25.08%) Cisco ASA
7 74 (22.63%) MPLS
8 73 (22.32%) EIGRP
9 70 (21.41%) Wireless
10 67 (20.49%) OSPF
11 61 (18.65%) VoIP
12 52 (15.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 49 (14.98%) TCP/IP
14 44 (13.46%) Cisco IOS
15 41 (12.54%) DNS
16 38 (11.62%) Internet
17 33 (10.09%) HSRP
18 32 (9.79%) SSL
19 31 (9.48%) SAN
20 27 (8.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.14%) MySQL
3 5 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.22%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Emacs
2 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.31%) Subversion
2 1 (0.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.31%) Hudson
2 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 159 (48.62%) Finance
2 29 (8.87%) Banking
3 27 (8.26%) Advertising
4 21 (6.42%) Telecoms
5 20 (6.12%) Financial Institution
6 13 (3.98%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.06%) Legal
8 7 (2.14%) Law
9 4 (1.22%) Games
9 4 (1.22%) Marketing
10 3 (0.92%) Retail
10 3 (0.92%) Front Office
10 3 (0.92%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (38.23%) Network Engineer
2 72 (22.02%) Security Engineer
3 67 (20.49%) Network Security Engineer
4 44 (13.46%) Analyst
5 36 (11.01%) Consultant
6 25 (7.65%) Network Consultant
7 18 (5.50%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (4.89%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (4.89%) Service Analyst
8 16 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (4.89%) Security Analyst
9 15 (4.59%) Architect
10 14 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (3.98%) Security Consultant
11 13 (3.98%) Network Manager
12 11 (3.36%) Security Specialist
13 10 (3.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 9 (2.75%) Support Analyst
14 9 (2.75%) Security Manager
15 8 (2.45%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.14%) SOAP
1 7 (2.14%) Web Services
2 2 (0.61%) Middleware
2 2 (0.61%) LAMP
3 1 (0.31%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.03%) Blackberry
2 20 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.12%) Hedge funds
3 16 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.98%) PKI
5 11 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.45%) Open Source
8 7 (2.14%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.53%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.22%) Replication
11 3 (0.92%) CESG
11 3 (0.92%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.61%) Derivative
12 2 (0.61%) Statistics
12 2 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.61%) FMCG
13 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.31%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 81 (24.77%) Windows
2 44 (13.46%) Linux
3 37 (11.31%) UNIX
4 13 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (3.36%) Solaris
6 7 (2.14%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.53%) Debian
7 5 (1.53%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.53%) Windows Vista
7 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.22%) OpenBSD
8 4 (1.22%) FreeBSD
9 3 (0.92%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.61%) zOS
11 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (23.24%) ITIL
2 45 (13.76%) Load Balancing
3 40 (12.23%) Information Security
4 35 (10.70%) Migration
5 33 (10.09%) Project Management
6 32 (9.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (8.87%) Network Design
8 21 (6.42%) Kalman Filter
9 20 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
10 19 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
10 19 (5.81%) Network Architecture
11 18 (5.50%) Network Management
12 17 (5.20%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (5.20%) SIEM
13 15 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (4.59%) Service Management
14 12 (3.67%) Change Management
15 11 (3.36%) Risk Management
15 11 (3.36%) Low Latency
16 9 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.81%) SQL
2 12 (3.67%) Perl
3 10 (3.06%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.45%) Python
5 6 (1.83%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.83%) Java
6 5 (1.53%) C
7 2 (0.61%) PHP
8 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.31%) C#
8 1 (0.31%) C++
8 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.31%) Ruby
8 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 168 (51.38%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (39.14%) CCNP
3 75 (22.94%) CCNA
4 64 (19.57%) Degree
5 48 (14.68%) CCIE
6 27 (8.26%) CISSP
7 18 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (4.89%) CCSA
8 16 (4.89%) CCSE
9 13 (3.98%) CCDP
9 13 (3.98%) Security Cleared
10 11 (3.36%) JNCIA
11 10 (3.06%) CCVP
11 10 (3.06%) CISA
12 8 (2.45%) MCSE
12 8 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.83%) CISM
13 6 (1.83%) GCIH
13 6 (1.83%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.53%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.89%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.83%) QA
4 3 (0.92%) SLA
5 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.31%) COSO
System Software
1 59 (18.04%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.22%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.22%) Varnish
3 4 (1.22%) SpamAssassin
3 4 (1.22%) Ceph
4 2 (0.61%) XenServer
4 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) Postfix
5 1 (0.31%) XenApp
5 1 (0.31%) Snort
5 1 (0.31%) Samba
5 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (5.81%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (5.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.14%) Nessus
3 7 (2.14%) Cisco LMS
4 6 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.53%) Nagios
5 5 (1.53%) WSUS
6 4 (1.22%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.22%) Ansible
6 4 (1.22%) Ganeti
6 4 (1.22%) Bacula
7 3 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.92%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.61%) SCCM
8 2 (0.61%) Puppet
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 216 (66.06%) Cisco
2 100 (30.58%) CheckPoint
3 78 (23.85%) Juniper
4 56 (17.13%) F5
5 45 (13.76%) Microsoft
6 42 (12.84%) SolarWinds
7 36 (11.01%) VMware
8 35 (10.70%) Avaya
9 34 (10.40%) Citrix
10 33 (10.09%) HP
11 21 (6.42%) Blue Coat
12 18 (5.50%) Reuters
12 18 (5.50%) Bloomberg
13 16 (4.89%) Fortinet
14 11 (3.36%) McAfee
15 9 (2.75%) Symantec
15 9 (2.75%) Nokia
16 8 (2.45%) Aruba
17 7 (2.14%) Foundry
17 7 (2.14%) Qualys
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified Compretitive Salary offered
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £78000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £23,000 per annum OTE c£35,000 plus progression plan t
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum OTE £40,000 to £70,000 including com
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago