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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 174 197 182
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 146 160 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.33% 1.32% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.85% 8.42% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 106 143 126
Average salary £57,750 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £35,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £77,000 £70,000
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
1861 1900 2415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.90% 15.63% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1665 2154
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £31,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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.

1 163 (59.71%) Cisco
2 153 (56.04%) Firewall
3 121 (44.32%) Cisco Certification
4 105 (38.46%) CCNP
5 104 (38.10%) Finance
6 82 (30.04%) Juniper
7 79 (28.94%) WAN
8 78 (28.57%) Windows
9 77 (28.21%) VPN
10 74 (27.11%) CheckPoint
11 68 (24.91%) LAN
12 67 (24.54%) BGP
13 64 (23.44%) OSPF
14 57 (20.88%) Wireless
14 57 (20.88%) Cisco ASA
15 56 (20.51%) CCNA
16 54 (19.78%) Linux
16 54 (19.78%) MPLS
17 50 (18.32%) F5
18 48 (17.58%) EIGRP
19 44 (16.12%) Degree
20 42 (15.38%) Active Directory
21 41 (15.02%) ITIL
22 40 (14.65%) VoIP
23 36 (13.19%) UNIX
23 36 (13.19%) Information Security
24 34 (12.45%) Microsoft
25 31 (11.36%) TCP/IP
26 30 (10.99%) Citrix
26 30 (10.99%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (6.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.66%) Apache
4 9 (3.30%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.93%) IIS
6 6 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.47%) nginx
7 4 (1.47%) Lync
7 4 (1.47%) Zope
7 4 (1.47%) Plone
7 4 (1.47%) ejabberd
8 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.37%) Drupal
10 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (5.13%) MS Office
1 14 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.73%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.37%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) RMDS
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.66%) Office 365
2 6 (2.20%) IaaS
2 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.20%) SaaS
2 6 (2.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (56.04%) Firewall
2 79 (28.94%) WAN
3 77 (28.21%) VPN
4 68 (24.91%) LAN
5 67 (24.54%) BGP
6 64 (23.44%) OSPF
7 57 (20.88%) Wireless
7 57 (20.88%) Cisco ASA
8 54 (19.78%) MPLS
9 48 (17.58%) EIGRP
10 40 (14.65%) VoIP
11 31 (11.36%) TCP/IP
12 30 (10.99%) DNS
13 28 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
14 25 (9.16%) HSRP
14 25 (9.16%) Cisco IOS
14 25 (9.16%) Internet
15 22 (8.06%) SAN
15 22 (8.06%) NetScreen
15 22 (8.06%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.40%) MySQL
3 4 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.47%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Emacs
2 2 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
General
1 104 (38.10%) Finance
2 25 (9.16%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.96%) Banking
4 13 (4.76%) Advertising
5 11 (4.03%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.30%) Legal
7 6 (2.20%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.47%) Law
8 4 (1.47%) Games
9 3 (1.10%) Publishing
10 2 (0.73%) Front Office
10 2 (0.73%) Retail
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) Marketing
11 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (34.07%) Network Engineer
2 70 (25.64%) Security Engineer
3 61 (22.34%) Network Security Engineer
4 31 (11.36%) Analyst
5 22 (8.06%) Consultant
5 22 (8.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (6.59%) Architect
8 17 (6.23%) Senior Security Engineer
8 17 (6.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 15 (5.49%) Junior
10 12 (4.40%) Project Manager
10 12 (4.40%) Security Consultant
10 12 (4.40%) Team Leader
11 11 (4.03%) Network Team Leader
12 10 (3.66%) Security Analyst
12 10 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (3.66%) Service Analyst
13 8 (2.93%) Administrator
13 8 (2.93%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.76%) Web Services
2 4 (1.47%) Middleware
3 2 (0.73%) HTML
3 2 (0.73%) CSS
3 2 (0.73%) SOAP
3 2 (0.73%) jQuery
3 2 (0.73%) HTML5
3 2 (0.73%) REST
3 2 (0.73%) CSS3
3 2 (0.73%) Laravel
4 1 (0.37%) .NET
4 1 (0.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.33%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.96%) Open Source
3 18 (6.59%) Hedge funds
4 16 (5.86%) Blackberry
5 14 (5.13%) PKI
6 11 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.93%) Replication
8 7 (2.56%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.10%) Equities
11 3 (1.10%) CESG
12 2 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.73%) IVR
12 2 (0.73%) SCADA
12 2 (0.73%) e-Health
12 2 (0.73%) SecurID
12 2 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 78 (28.57%) Windows
2 54 (19.78%) Linux
3 36 (13.19%) UNIX
4 19 (6.96%) Solaris
5 9 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.47%) Debian
7 4 (1.47%) OpenBSD
7 4 (1.47%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.47%) FreeBSD
8 3 (1.10%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.02%) ITIL
2 36 (13.19%) Information Security
3 29 (10.62%) Project Management
3 29 (10.62%) Load Balancing
4 24 (8.79%) Network Management
5 23 (8.42%) Network Design
6 22 (8.06%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (8.06%) Migration
7 16 (5.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (4.76%) Risk Management
10 12 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (4.40%) SIEM
10 12 (4.40%) Network Architecture
10 12 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (3.30%) TOGAF
11 9 (3.30%) Change Management
12 8 (2.93%) Service Management
12 8 (2.93%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.69%) Perl
2 19 (6.96%) Python
3 17 (6.23%) SQL
4 7 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.20%) C
6 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.10%) Java
7 3 (1.10%) PHP
8 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.73%) PHP5
8 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.37%) C#
9 1 (0.37%) C++
9 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 121 (44.32%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (38.46%) CCNP
3 56 (20.51%) CCNA
4 44 (16.12%) Degree
5 22 (8.06%) CCSA
6 20 (7.33%) CCSE
7 19 (6.96%) CCIE
8 17 (6.23%) CISSP
9 14 (5.13%) CCDP
10 11 (4.03%) JNCIA
11 10 (3.66%) CISA
12 8 (2.93%) Security Cleared
13 7 (2.56%) JNCIS
13 7 (2.56%) MCITP
14 6 (2.20%) PMP
14 6 (2.20%) PMI Certification
14 6 (2.20%) GIAC
14 6 (2.20%) MCSE
14 6 (2.20%) MCSA
14 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.93%) QA
2 8 (2.93%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.10%) SLA
4 2 (0.73%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) COSO
System Software
1 42 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.20%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.47%) Varnish
4 4 (1.47%) SpamAssassin
4 4 (1.47%) Ceph
5 2 (0.73%) vSphere
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.73%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.37%) XenServer
6 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (2.56%) Nessus
2 5 (1.83%) Nagios
2 5 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.47%) Ganeti
3 4 (1.47%) Bacula
3 4 (1.47%) HAProxy
3 4 (1.47%) Ansible
3 4 (1.47%) SCCM
4 3 (1.10%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.73%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.73%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.37%) Puppet
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 163 (59.71%) Cisco
2 82 (30.04%) Juniper
3 74 (27.11%) CheckPoint
4 50 (18.32%) F5
5 34 (12.45%) Microsoft
6 30 (10.99%) Citrix
7 28 (10.26%) VMware
8 24 (8.79%) Aruba
9 20 (7.33%) SolarWinds
10 19 (6.96%) Avaya
11 18 (6.59%) Blue Coat
12 16 (5.86%) Reuters
12 16 (5.86%) Bloomberg
13 13 (4.76%) HP
14 10 (3.66%) Oracle
14 10 (3.66%) Brocade
15 9 (3.30%) Nokia
16 8 (2.93%) McAfee
17 7 (2.56%) Mitel
17 7 (2.56%) Fortinet
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