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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 258 179 206
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +27
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 78 158 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 1.32% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 6.82% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 68 139 112
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 £41,900 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1983 2316 2247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.52% 19.39% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 2069 2000
Average salary £50,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
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 23 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 23 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.

1 116 (63.39%) Firewall
2 106 (57.92%) Cisco
3 80 (43.72%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (38.80%) CheckPoint
5 60 (32.79%) CCNP
6 52 (28.42%) Information Security
7 46 (25.14%) Juniper
8 45 (24.59%) WAN
9 44 (24.04%) Windows
10 38 (20.77%) Wireless
10 38 (20.77%) CISSP
11 37 (20.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 35 (19.13%) Linux
12 35 (19.13%) CCNA
13 34 (18.58%) LAN
14 33 (18.03%) VPN
14 33 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (16.39%) Degree
16 27 (14.75%) TCP/IP
16 27 (14.75%) Oracle
17 26 (14.21%) Internet
17 26 (14.21%) Finance
18 24 (13.11%) F5
19 23 (12.57%) Cisco PIX
19 23 (12.57%) MPLS
20 22 (12.02%) CCIE
20 22 (12.02%) CCSP
20 22 (12.02%) CCSA
20 22 (12.02%) CCSE
20 22 (12.02%) Vulnerability Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 (2.73%) Apache
2 4 (2.19%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.19%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.19%) nginx
3 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.55%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (63.39%) Firewall
2 45 (24.59%) WAN
3 38 (20.77%) Wireless
4 34 (18.58%) LAN
5 33 (18.03%) VPN
5 33 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (14.75%) TCP/IP
7 26 (14.21%) Internet
8 23 (12.57%) MPLS
8 23 (12.57%) Cisco PIX
9 20 (10.93%) SSL
10 19 (10.38%) BGP
11 16 (8.74%) OSPF
12 15 (8.20%) EIGRP
12 15 (8.20%) VoIP
13 10 (5.46%) Ethernet
13 10 (5.46%) VLAN
14 9 (4.92%) Multicast
15 8 (4.37%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (4.37%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.73%) Data Mining
1 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.19%) MySQL
2 4 (2.19%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.09%) Redis
3 2 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.55%) IDOL
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Maven
1 2 (1.09%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.09%) MSBuild
1 2 (1.09%) NuGet
1 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.09%) Ant
2 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (14.21%) Finance
2 13 (7.10%) Law
3 8 (4.37%) Local Government
4 7 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.83%) Banking
5 4 (2.19%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.19%) Marketing
6 3 (1.64%) Games
6 3 (1.64%) Advertising
7 2 (1.09%) Publishing
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (24.04%) Network Engineer
2 42 (22.95%) Security Engineer
3 28 (15.30%) Analyst
4 27 (14.75%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (10.93%) Consultant
5 20 (10.93%) Security Specialist
6 18 (9.84%) Security Analyst
7 16 (8.74%) Architect
8 14 (7.65%) Network Analyst
9 12 (6.56%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Network Architect
9 12 (6.56%) Security Architect
10 11 (6.01%) Security Consultant
11 10 (5.46%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.92%) Senior Security Analyst
12 9 (4.92%) Network Security Architect
13 7 (3.83%) Senior Network Analyst
13 7 (3.83%) Administrator
14 6 (3.28%) Information Security Consultant
14 6 (3.28%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.64%) .NET
1 3 (1.64%) Web Services
1 3 (1.64%) Middleware
2 2 (1.09%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (0.55%) Lucene
3 1 (0.55%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.48%) PKI
2 15 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.92%) CESG
4 9 (4.92%) CESG CLAS
5 8 (4.37%) RMADS
6 5 (2.73%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.73%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.19%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.64%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.55%) e-Health
10 1 (0.55%) SecurID
10 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.55%) Physics
10 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.04%) Windows
2 35 (19.13%) Linux
3 17 (9.29%) UNIX
4 8 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.28%) Debian
7 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.64%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.09%) Android
10 2 (1.09%) CentOS
10 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.42%) Information Security
2 22 (12.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 18 (9.84%) SIEM
4 17 (9.29%) Change Management
5 16 (8.74%) Network Management
6 14 (7.65%) Risk Management
7 13 (7.10%) ITIL
7 13 (7.10%) Security Architecture
8 12 (6.56%) Service Delivery
9 11 (6.01%) Ethical Hacking
9 11 (6.01%) Project Management
9 11 (6.01%) Cyber Security
10 9 (4.92%) Load Balancing
10 9 (4.92%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.37%) Migration
11 8 (4.37%) Network Design
11 8 (4.37%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (4.37%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (3.83%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.37%) Java
2 5 (2.73%) PHP
3 4 (2.19%) C
4 3 (1.64%) C#
4 3 (1.64%) SQL
4 3 (1.64%) Python
5 2 (1.09%) C++
5 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.09%) Perl
5 2 (1.09%) Ruby
5 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.09%) Scala
6 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (43.72%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (32.79%) CCNP
3 38 (20.77%) CISSP
4 35 (19.13%) CCNA
5 30 (16.39%) Degree
6 22 (12.02%) CCSA
6 22 (12.02%) CCSE
6 22 (12.02%) CCIE
6 22 (12.02%) CCSP
7 15 (8.20%) Security Cleared
8 13 (7.10%) CISM
9 8 (4.37%) CEH
9 8 (4.37%) CISA
10 5 (2.73%) PMP
10 5 (2.73%) PMI Certification
10 5 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (2.73%) Security+ Certification
10 5 (2.73%) JNCIE
11 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.19%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (20.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.09%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.09%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) COBIT
4 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.19%) vSphere
4 3 (1.64%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.09%) vCloud
6 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.55%) XenApp
6 1 (0.55%) Xen
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (5.46%) Tivoli
1 10 (5.46%) Nessus
2 6 (3.28%) SCCM
3 5 (2.73%) WSUS
4 4 (2.19%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.64%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.64%) SCOM
5 3 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.09%) Puppet
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.55%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 106 (57.92%) Cisco
2 71 (38.80%) CheckPoint
3 46 (25.14%) Juniper
4 27 (14.75%) Oracle
5 24 (13.11%) F5
6 19 (10.38%) Blue Coat
7 18 (9.84%) SolarWinds
8 17 (9.29%) Websense
8 17 (9.29%) Aruba
9 15 (8.20%) Riverbed
10 13 (7.10%) Barracuda Networks
10 13 (7.10%) Microsoft
11 10 (5.46%) Red Hat
11 10 (5.46%) VMware
12 9 (4.92%) CA
12 9 (4.92%) Q1 Labs
13 8 (4.37%) Citrix
13 8 (4.37%) McAfee
14 7 (3.83%) HP
15 6 (3.28%) Symantec
City, London
Optima Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £16000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £480000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 30+ days ago