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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 202 189 252
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +63
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 127 141 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 1.19% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.40% 7.81% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 94 126 74
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,750 £41,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1983 1806 2203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.70% 15.27% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1671 1593 1961
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 114 (50.44%) Cisco
2 107 (47.35%) Firewall
3 90 (39.82%) Cisco Certification
4 80 (35.40%) CCNP
5 66 (29.20%) Juniper
6 62 (27.43%) Windows
6 62 (27.43%) Finance
7 58 (25.66%) LAN
7 58 (25.66%) WAN
7 58 (25.66%) CheckPoint
8 57 (25.22%) VPN
9 53 (23.45%) Linux
10 48 (21.24%) Wireless
11 43 (19.03%) MPLS
11 43 (19.03%) OSPF
12 41 (18.14%) BGP
12 41 (18.14%) Aruba
13 38 (16.81%) EIGRP
14 37 (16.37%) CCNA
15 34 (15.04%) SQL Server
15 34 (15.04%) Degree
16 33 (14.60%) Information Security
17 32 (14.16%) Active Directory
17 32 (14.16%) VoIP
18 29 (12.83%) TCP/IP
19 28 (12.39%) Network Management
20 27 (11.95%) F5
21 26 (11.50%) CCSE
22 25 (11.06%) HSRP
22 25 (11.06%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.52%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.42%) Apache
3 9 (3.98%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (3.54%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.10%) IIS
6 4 (1.77%) nginx
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.44%) Drupal
8 1 (0.44%) WordPress
8 1 (0.44%) Zope
8 1 (0.44%) Plone
8 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.44%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (3.98%) MS Office
2 5 (2.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) RMDS
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.54%) Office 365
2 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.65%) SaaS
3 6 (2.65%) PaaS
3 6 (2.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (47.35%) Firewall
2 58 (25.66%) LAN
2 58 (25.66%) WAN
3 57 (25.22%) VPN
4 48 (21.24%) Wireless
5 43 (19.03%) MPLS
5 43 (19.03%) OSPF
6 41 (18.14%) BGP
7 38 (16.81%) EIGRP
8 32 (14.16%) VoIP
9 29 (12.83%) TCP/IP
10 25 (11.06%) VLAN
10 25 (11.06%) HSRP
11 21 (9.29%) Cisco IOS
11 21 (9.29%) RIP
12 20 (8.85%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (8.85%) VPLS
13 19 (8.41%) GLBP
13 19 (8.41%) DHCP
13 19 (8.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.75%) MySQL
3 8 (3.54%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.54%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Redis
6 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.44%) Maven
3 1 (0.44%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) Emacs
General
1 62 (27.43%) Finance
2 16 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.98%) Banking
4 4 (1.77%) Law
4 4 (1.77%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Games
5 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Publishing
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (31.86%) Network Engineer
2 67 (29.65%) Security Engineer
3 53 (23.45%) Network Security Engineer
4 31 (13.72%) Analyst
5 30 (13.27%) Senior Network Engineer
6 24 (10.62%) Senior Security Engineer
6 24 (10.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 19 (8.41%) Junior
8 18 (7.96%) Consultant
9 17 (7.52%) Lead Network Engineer
10 16 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (5.75%) Security Analyst
11 13 (5.75%) Architect
12 12 (5.31%) Project Manager
13 11 (4.87%) Support Analyst
14 10 (4.42%) Information Security Analyst
14 10 (4.42%) Information Analyst
15 9 (3.98%) Senior Consultant
16 8 (3.54%) Security Consultant
16 8 (3.54%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.75%) Web Services
2 3 (1.33%) Middleware
2 3 (1.33%) HTML
2 3 (1.33%) CSS
2 3 (1.33%) SOAP
2 3 (1.33%) jQuery
2 3 (1.33%) HTML5
2 3 (1.33%) REST
2 3 (1.33%) CSS3
2 3 (1.33%) Laravel
3 1 (0.44%) .NET
3 1 (0.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.62%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.85%) Open Source
3 19 (8.41%) Hedge funds
4 17 (7.52%) PKI
5 9 (3.98%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.54%) Cryptography
7 7 (3.10%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.65%) Replication
9 3 (1.33%) Equities
9 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.88%) SCADA
10 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.88%) iSeries
10 2 (0.88%) e-Health
10 2 (0.88%) SecurID
11 1 (0.44%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.44%) IVR
11 1 (0.44%) CESG
11 1 (0.44%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 62 (27.43%) Windows
2 53 (23.45%) Linux
3 23 (10.18%) UNIX
4 15 (6.64%) Solaris
5 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.21%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.21%) Debian
7 5 (2.21%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.44%) CentOS
10 1 (0.44%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.44%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.60%) Information Security
2 28 (12.39%) Network Management
3 18 (7.96%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (7.96%) PRINCE2
3 18 (7.96%) Project Management
4 16 (7.08%) Network Design
5 15 (6.64%) Change Management
5 15 (6.64%) Risk Management
5 15 (6.64%) Load Balancing
6 12 (5.31%) ITIL
7 11 (4.87%) Migration
7 11 (4.87%) Network Architecture
8 9 (3.98%) TOGAF
9 8 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.54%) Data Governance
9 8 (3.54%) Performance Improvement
9 8 (3.54%) SIEM
9 8 (3.54%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.18%) Perl
2 19 (8.41%) Python
3 14 (6.19%) SQL
4 7 (3.10%) PHP
5 6 (2.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.33%) PHP5
7 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.88%) C
7 2 (0.88%) Java
8 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.44%) C#
8 1 (0.44%) C++
8 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.44%) Scala
8 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 90 (39.82%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (35.40%) CCNP
3 37 (16.37%) CCNA
4 34 (15.04%) Degree
5 26 (11.50%) CCSE
6 19 (8.41%) CISSP
7 17 (7.52%) CCSA
8 11 (4.87%) CCDP
9 10 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (3.54%) PMP
10 8 (3.54%) PMI Certification
10 8 (3.54%) CCIE
11 7 (3.10%) GIAC
11 7 (3.10%) JNCIS
12 6 (2.65%) MCITP
12 6 (2.65%) CISM
12 6 (2.65%) MCSE
12 6 (2.65%) MCSA
12 6 (2.65%) Check Point Certification
12 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.10%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) COBIT
3 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (14.16%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.21%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Varnish
5 1 (0.44%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 5 (2.21%) Nessus
2 3 (1.33%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (0.88%) SCCM
3 2 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.44%) Ansible
4 1 (0.44%) logstash
4 1 (0.44%) Nagios
4 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.44%) Puppet
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 114 (50.44%) Cisco
2 66 (29.20%) Juniper
3 58 (25.66%) CheckPoint
4 41 (18.14%) Aruba
5 27 (11.95%) F5
6 22 (9.73%) VMware
6 22 (9.73%) Microsoft
7 21 (9.29%) Citrix
7 21 (9.29%) SolarWinds
8 15 (6.64%) Oracle
9 10 (4.42%) Websense
9 10 (4.42%) Barracuda Networks
10 9 (3.98%) Reuters
10 9 (3.98%) Bloomberg
11 8 (3.54%) Blue Coat
12 7 (3.10%) Sourcefire
12 7 (3.10%) Mitel
12 7 (3.10%) McAfee
12 7 (3.10%) Brocade
13 6 (2.65%) Splunk
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, Bristol
Netsight Internet Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10k Bonus, Pension
Posted: 9 days ago