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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 256 172 223
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +51
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 76 155 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 1.32% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% 6.84% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 67 136 110
Average salary £58,000 £60,000 £60,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £42,500 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £87,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -4.02%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1958 2265 2265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.47% 19.26% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 2027 2013
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,100 £70,000 £72,500
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 118 (61.78%) Firewall
2 107 (56.02%) Cisco
3 79 (41.36%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (37.17%) CheckPoint
5 59 (30.89%) CCNP
6 54 (28.27%) Information Security
7 46 (24.08%) Windows
8 45 (23.56%) WAN
8 45 (23.56%) Juniper
9 39 (20.42%) Wireless
9 39 (20.42%) CISSP
10 37 (19.37%) Linux
10 37 (19.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 34 (17.80%) LAN
11 34 (17.80%) CCNA
11 34 (17.80%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (17.28%) VPN
13 29 (15.18%) Degree
14 28 (14.66%) TCP/IP
15 27 (14.14%) Internet
16 26 (13.61%) Oracle
16 26 (13.61%) Finance
17 24 (12.57%) MPLS
17 24 (12.57%) Cisco PIX
17 24 (12.57%) F5
18 22 (11.52%) CCIE
18 22 (11.52%) CCSP
18 22 (11.52%) CCSA
18 22 (11.52%) CCSE
18 22 (11.52%) Vulnerability Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (2.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (2.09%) Apache
3 3 (1.57%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.57%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.57%) nginx
3 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.52%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) RMDS
2 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.52%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) PaaS
2 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (61.78%) Firewall
2 45 (23.56%) WAN
3 39 (20.42%) Wireless
4 34 (17.80%) LAN
4 34 (17.80%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (17.28%) VPN
6 28 (14.66%) TCP/IP
7 27 (14.14%) Internet
8 24 (12.57%) MPLS
8 24 (12.57%) Cisco PIX
9 19 (9.95%) SSL
9 19 (9.95%) BGP
10 16 (8.38%) VoIP
10 16 (8.38%) OSPF
11 15 (7.85%) EIGRP
12 10 (5.24%) Multicast
12 10 (5.24%) Ethernet
12 10 (5.24%) VLAN
13 9 (4.71%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (4.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database
1 4 (2.09%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.09%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.57%) IDOL
2 3 (1.57%) MySQL
2 3 (1.57%) Redis
2 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Maven
1 3 (1.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.05%) NuGet
2 2 (1.05%) MSBuild
2 2 (1.05%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.05%) Ant
3 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (13.61%) Finance
2 14 (7.33%) Law
3 8 (4.19%) Local Government
4 7 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.66%) Banking
5 4 (2.09%) Games
5 4 (2.09%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.57%) Legal
6 3 (1.57%) Advertising
6 3 (1.57%) Marketing
7 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (23.56%) Network Engineer
2 42 (21.99%) Security Engineer
3 28 (14.66%) Analyst
4 27 (14.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (10.47%) Security Specialist
6 19 (9.95%) Consultant
7 18 (9.42%) Architect
7 18 (9.42%) Security Analyst
8 14 (7.33%) Network Analyst
9 13 (6.81%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Network Architect
9 13 (6.81%) Security Architect
10 11 (5.76%) Security Consultant
11 10 (5.24%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.71%) Senior Security Analyst
12 9 (4.71%) Network Security Architect
13 7 (3.66%) Senior Network Analyst
14 6 (3.14%) Lead Network Engineer
14 6 (3.14%) Network Security Analyst
14 6 (3.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.09%) Software Packaging
1 4 (2.09%) Middleware
2 3 (1.57%) Lucene
2 3 (1.57%) Web Services
2 3 (1.57%) .NET
3 2 (1.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (0.52%) COM
4 1 (0.52%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.47%) PKI
2 17 (8.90%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.71%) CESG
4 9 (4.71%) CESG CLAS
5 8 (4.19%) RMADS
6 6 (3.14%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.09%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.09%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.57%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.57%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.57%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.57%) Social Media
8 3 (1.57%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.05%) Open Source
9 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.52%) e-Health
10 1 (0.52%) SecurID
10 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.08%) Windows
2 37 (19.37%) Linux
3 17 (8.90%) UNIX
4 9 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.14%) Debian
7 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.09%) Android
7 4 (2.09%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.57%) CentOS
8 3 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.27%) Information Security
2 22 (11.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (9.95%) SIEM
4 16 (8.38%) Network Management
4 16 (8.38%) Change Management
5 15 (7.85%) ITIL
6 13 (6.81%) Risk Management
6 13 (6.81%) Project Management
6 13 (6.81%) Security Architecture
7 12 (6.28%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.76%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (5.76%) Cyber Security
9 10 (5.24%) Load Balancing
9 10 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.71%) Network Design
10 9 (4.71%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (4.19%) Network Architecture
11 8 (4.19%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (4.19%) Identity Management
11 8 (4.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.76%) Java
2 4 (2.09%) Python
2 4 (2.09%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.09%) C
2 4 (2.09%) PHP
2 4 (2.09%) C++
3 3 (1.57%) Ruby
3 3 (1.57%) SQL
3 3 (1.57%) C#
3 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.57%) Scala
4 2 (1.05%) Perl
5 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (41.36%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (30.89%) CCNP
3 39 (20.42%) CISSP
4 34 (17.80%) CCNA
5 29 (15.18%) Degree
6 22 (11.52%) CCIE
6 22 (11.52%) CCSP
6 22 (11.52%) CCSA
6 22 (11.52%) CCSE
7 15 (7.85%) Security Cleared
8 13 (6.81%) CISM
9 8 (4.19%) CEH
9 8 (4.19%) CISA
10 5 (2.62%) Security+ Certification
10 5 (2.62%) JNCIE
10 5 (2.62%) PMP
10 5 (2.62%) PMI Certification
10 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (2.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.24%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.05%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.09%) vSphere
4 3 (1.57%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.57%) vCloud
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.52%) XenApp
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.24%) Tivoli
1 10 (5.24%) Nessus
2 6 (3.14%) SCCM
3 5 (2.62%) WSUS
3 5 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.09%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.57%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.57%) SCOM
6 2 (1.05%) Puppet
6 2 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.52%) Nagios
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 107 (56.02%) Cisco
2 71 (37.17%) CheckPoint
3 45 (23.56%) Juniper
4 26 (13.61%) Oracle
5 24 (12.57%) F5
6 19 (9.95%) Blue Coat
7 18 (9.42%) SolarWinds
8 17 (8.90%) Websense
8 17 (8.90%) Aruba
9 15 (7.85%) Riverbed
10 14 (7.33%) Microsoft
11 13 (6.81%) Barracuda Networks
12 11 (5.76%) VMware
13 9 (4.71%) CA
13 9 (4.71%) Red Hat
13 9 (4.71%) Q1 Labs
14 8 (4.19%) McAfee
14 8 (4.19%) Citrix
15 7 (3.66%) HP
16 6 (3.14%) MobileIron
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Morgan Smith & Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Benefits package / Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits (Free Cisco Training, etc)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £57000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 30 days ago