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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 200 220 191
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 108 128 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 1.03% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.45% 6.25% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 98 103 140
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £30,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
1450 2048 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.82% 16.53% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1727 1702
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

1 180 (58.44%) Firewall
2 169 (54.87%) Cisco
3 111 (36.04%) Finance
4 96 (31.17%) Cisco Certification
5 95 (30.84%) CheckPoint
6 94 (30.52%) WAN
7 90 (29.22%) Data Centre
8 73 (23.70%) VPN
9 72 (23.38%) Windows
10 71 (23.05%) Cisco ASA
11 69 (22.40%) LAN
12 68 (22.08%) CCNP
13 61 (19.81%) Juniper
13 61 (19.81%) Degree
13 61 (19.81%) Cisco Nexus
14 56 (18.18%) BGP
15 55 (17.86%) Wireless
16 54 (17.53%) F5
17 49 (15.91%) Information Security
17 49 (15.91%) CCNA
18 48 (15.58%) Active Directory
18 48 (15.58%) ITIL
18 48 (15.58%) CISSP
19 46 (14.94%) CCIE
19 46 (14.94%) VMware
20 45 (14.61%) EIGRP
21 43 (13.96%) Microsoft
22 42 (13.64%) VoIP
22 42 (13.64%) Linux
22 42 (13.64%) OSPF

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (5.52%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.55%) Apache
2 14 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.90%) IIS
5 8 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.62%) MediaWiki
6 5 (1.62%) nginx
6 5 (1.62%) Confluence
7 4 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.32%) Lync
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.60%) MS Office
3 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Summit
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.32%) assyst
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.60%) SaaS
2 7 (2.27%) IaaS
3 6 (1.95%) Office 365
3 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.62%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 180 (58.44%) Firewall
2 94 (30.52%) WAN
3 73 (23.70%) VPN
4 71 (23.05%) Cisco ASA
5 69 (22.40%) LAN
6 61 (19.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 56 (18.18%) BGP
8 55 (17.86%) Wireless
9 45 (14.61%) EIGRP
10 42 (13.64%) VoIP
10 42 (13.64%) OSPF
11 34 (11.04%) TCP/IP
12 29 (9.42%) DNS
13 27 (8.77%) MPLS
14 26 (8.44%) Internet
15 25 (8.12%) DHCP
15 25 (8.12%) VLAN
16 19 (6.17%) HSRP
17 15 (4.87%) IPsec
18 14 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.27%) MySQL
3 5 (1.62%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) Big Data
4 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Subversion
1 6 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.62%) JIRA
2 5 (1.62%) Hudson
2 5 (1.62%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 111 (36.04%) Finance
2 24 (7.79%) Banking
3 17 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.19%) Retail
4 16 (5.19%) Financial Institution
4 16 (5.19%) Advertising
5 6 (1.95%) Law
6 5 (1.62%) Legal
7 4 (1.30%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.30%) Marketing
8 2 (0.65%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (31.17%) Network Engineer
2 57 (18.51%) Consultant
3 44 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 33 (10.71%) Analyst
5 26 (8.44%) Network Security Engineer
6 23 (7.47%) Network Consultant
7 22 (7.14%) Architect
7 22 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
8 18 (5.84%) Security Manager
9 16 (5.19%) Security Analyst
9 16 (5.19%) Security Consultant
10 15 (4.87%) Security Architect
11 10 (3.25%) Network Manager
11 10 (3.25%) Network Specialist
11 10 (3.25%) ICT Consultant
12 9 (2.92%) Support Engineer
13 8 (2.60%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.60%) Senior Consultant
13 8 (2.60%) Network Support Engineer
13 8 (2.60%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.27%) Web Services
2 5 (1.62%) LAMP
3 1 (0.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 90 (29.22%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.87%) Cryptography
4 14 (4.55%) Hedge funds
5 12 (3.90%) IPTV
6 11 (3.57%) Replication
6 11 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.25%) Blackberry
7 10 (3.25%) PKI
8 9 (2.92%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.92%) CCTV
9 5 (1.62%) Wiki
9 5 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.30%) FlexPod
10 4 (1.30%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.65%) Social Network
11 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.38%) Windows
2 42 (13.64%) Linux
3 12 (3.90%) UNIX
3 12 (3.90%) Debian
3 12 (3.90%) CentOS
4 8 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.95%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.62%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.97%) zOS
10 2 (0.65%) Android
10 2 (0.65%) Solaris
10 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.91%) Information Security
2 48 (15.58%) ITIL
3 40 (12.99%) Load Balancing
4 35 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (9.42%) Cyber Security
6 23 (7.47%) Identity Management
7 21 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
8 20 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
9 19 (6.17%) Project Management
9 19 (6.17%) Network Design
10 16 (5.19%) SIEM
11 15 (4.87%) Security Testing
11 15 (4.87%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (4.55%) Security Architecture
12 14 (4.55%) Security Management
13 13 (4.22%) Business Continuity
14 12 (3.90%) Change Control
14 12 (3.90%) Protective Monitoring
14 12 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
15 10 (3.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.74%) SQL
2 21 (6.82%) Perl
3 18 (5.84%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.60%) Python
5 7 (2.27%) Java
5 7 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.27%) Ruby
6 5 (1.62%) PHP
7 2 (0.65%) C
8 1 (0.32%) Tcl
8 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 96 (31.17%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (22.08%) CCNP
3 61 (19.81%) Degree
4 49 (15.91%) CCNA
5 48 (15.58%) CISSP
6 46 (14.94%) CCIE
7 20 (6.49%) CCSA
8 19 (6.17%) CISM
8 19 (6.17%) Security Cleared
9 15 (4.87%) CISA
9 15 (4.87%) CCDP
10 14 (4.55%) SC Cleared
11 10 (3.25%) JNCIA
11 10 (3.25%) MCSE
11 10 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.92%) SSCP
12 9 (2.92%) GSEC
12 9 (2.92%) Security+ Certification
12 9 (2.92%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.90%) SLA
3 11 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.62%) QA
4 5 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (15.58%) Active Directory
2 31 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.25%) Xen
4 7 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.27%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.62%) Postfix
5 5 (1.62%) XenServer
5 5 (1.62%) Samba
5 5 (1.62%) iptables
6 3 (0.97%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.97%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.65%) Snort
7 2 (0.65%) vSphere
7 2 (0.65%) vCloud
8 1 (0.32%) pfSense
8 1 (0.32%) KVM
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.32%) Firmware
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (3.25%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (2.27%) Nessus
2 7 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (1.95%) Puppet
4 5 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.62%) Ansible
4 5 (1.62%) ZABBIX
4 5 (1.62%) Salt
5 4 (1.30%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.30%) Nmap
6 3 (0.97%) SCCM
6 3 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.65%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.32%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.32%) SCOM
8 1 (0.32%) WSUS
8 1 (0.32%) Nagios
8 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 169 (54.87%) Cisco
2 95 (30.84%) CheckPoint
3 61 (19.81%) Juniper
4 54 (17.53%) F5
5 46 (14.94%) VMware
6 43 (13.96%) Microsoft
7 37 (12.01%) Citrix
8 23 (7.47%) HP
8 23 (7.47%) McAfee
9 19 (6.17%) Meraki
10 17 (5.52%) Fortinet
10 17 (5.52%) Blue Coat
11 16 (5.19%) SolarWinds
12 14 (4.55%) Reuters
12 14 (4.55%) Bloomberg
12 14 (4.55%) NetApp
13 13 (4.22%) AppSense
14 12 (3.90%) Avaya
15 10 (3.25%) Websense
16 8 (2.60%) Oracle
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, pension, on site gym
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 per annum + 6k car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £61000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago