The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 321 205 311
Rank change year-on-year
-116 +106
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 406 636 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.82% 1.40% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.24% 7.47% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 325 455 401
Average salary £51,500 £56,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.44% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -4.02%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7742 8515 9344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.60% 18.74% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6344 7009 7940
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
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
England

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Security
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the London region.

Network Security Salary Trend in London

Network Security
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in London

Network Security
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -84 76 £58,000 -3.33% 13
Croydon - 5 £55,000 -
Uxbridge +4 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Docklands, London -5 3 £54,250 -5.65%
Hayes - 3 £72,500 - 1
Hounslow - 2 £27,500 -
Ealing - 2 - - 1
Greenford - 2 £52,500 -
Feltham +10 1 £75,000 +100.00%
Canary Wharf +5 1 £77,500 +47.61%
Wimbledon -4 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £62,500 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 513 (63.10%) Firewall
2 474 (58.30%) Cisco
3 322 (39.61%) Cisco Certification
4 295 (36.29%) CheckPoint
5 214 (26.32%) Windows
6 213 (26.20%) CCNP
7 203 (24.97%) WAN
8 190 (23.37%) VPN
9 188 (23.12%) TCP/IP
10 178 (21.89%) CCNA
11 171 (21.03%) LAN
12 169 (20.79%) Juniper
13 161 (19.80%) Information Security
14 149 (18.33%) Linux
15 147 (18.08%) Cisco ASA
16 131 (16.11%) Finance
17 126 (15.50%) Wireless
18 124 (15.25%) F5
19 120 (14.76%) MPLS
20 119 (14.64%) BGP
20 119 (14.64%) ITIL
21 118 (14.51%) Microsoft
22 115 (14.15%) CISSP
22 115 (14.15%) Degree
23 107 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 103 (12.67%) CCIE
25 102 (12.55%) OSPF
26 96 (11.81%) IPsec
27 95 (11.69%) VoIP
28 94 (11.56%) VMware

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 51 (6.27%) MS Exchange
2 23 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (1.85%) Apache
4 14 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (1.35%) OpenStack
6 11 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.62%) nginx
9 5 (0.62%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.62%) IIS
10 3 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.37%) MTS
11 2 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.25%) WordPress
11 2 (0.25%) Drupal
11 2 (0.25%) Lync
Applications
1 47 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.83%) MS Office
3 9 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) RMDS
1 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.48%) SaaS
2 8 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.62%) PaaS
3 5 (0.62%) IaaS
3 5 (0.62%) Office 365
4 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.12%) Route 53
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 513 (63.10%) Firewall
2 203 (24.97%) WAN
3 190 (23.37%) VPN
4 188 (23.12%) TCP/IP
5 171 (21.03%) LAN
6 147 (18.08%) Cisco ASA
7 126 (15.50%) Wireless
8 120 (14.76%) MPLS
9 119 (14.64%) BGP
10 102 (12.55%) OSPF
11 96 (11.81%) IPsec
12 95 (11.69%) VoIP
13 75 (9.23%) Internet
14 67 (8.24%) Cisco PIX
15 65 (8.00%) SSL
16 54 (6.64%) DNS
17 51 (6.27%) Cisco Nexus
18 46 (5.66%) Ethernet
19 40 (4.92%) SAN
20 36 (4.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.97%) MySQL
3 12 (1.48%) NoSQL
3 12 (1.48%) Redis
4 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.11%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.62%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.37%) IDOL
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (0.86%) Metasploit
2 6 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.62%) Maven
4 3 (0.37%) Subversion
5 2 (0.25%) JMeter
5 2 (0.25%) Ant
5 2 (0.25%) JIRA
5 2 (0.25%) NuGet
5 2 (0.25%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 131 (16.11%) Finance
2 54 (6.64%) Law
3 48 (5.90%) Telecoms
4 36 (4.43%) Banking
5 20 (2.46%) Retail
6 18 (2.21%) Advertising
7 17 (2.09%) Games
8 15 (1.85%) Marketing
9 14 (1.72%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.60%) Publishing
11 10 (1.23%) Local Government
12 8 (0.98%) Legal
12 8 (0.98%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.74%) Electronics
14 4 (0.49%) Back Office
14 4 (0.49%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 254 (31.24%) Network Engineer
2 172 (21.16%) Security Engineer
3 130 (15.99%) Network Security Engineer
4 105 (12.92%) Consultant
5 101 (12.42%) Analyst
6 67 (8.24%) Security Consultant
7 58 (7.13%) Security Analyst
8 54 (6.64%) Senior Network Engineer
9 53 (6.52%) Architect
10 51 (6.27%) Security Specialist
11 37 (4.55%) Network Consultant
12 35 (4.31%) Network Architect
13 34 (4.18%) Network Analyst
14 32 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
15 28 (3.44%) Security Architect
15 28 (3.44%) Senior Security Analyst
16 27 (3.32%) Administrator
17 24 (2.95%) Network Security Consultant
18 23 (2.83%) Senior Security Engineer
19 22 (2.71%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.48%) HTML
2 8 (0.98%) Middleware
2 8 (0.98%) Web Services
3 7 (0.86%) CSS
4 6 (0.74%) .NET
5 4 (0.49%) J2EE
5 4 (0.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (0.49%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.49%) HTML5
6 3 (0.37%) jQuery
6 3 (0.37%) Lucene
6 3 (0.37%) Ajax
7 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.25%) XML
7 2 (0.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.25%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.25%) Memcached
8 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.13%) Computer Science
2 57 (7.01%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.31%) PKI
4 27 (3.32%) Hedge funds
5 21 (2.58%) Clustering
5 21 (2.58%) Replication
6 19 (2.34%) CESG
7 18 (2.21%) CESG CLAS
8 17 (2.09%) Digital Media
9 15 (1.85%) Cryptography
9 15 (1.85%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.23%) RMADS
11 9 (1.11%) Open Source
12 7 (0.86%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.86%) SecurID
13 6 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.74%) CMDB
14 5 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 214 (26.32%) Windows
2 149 (18.33%) Linux
3 69 (8.49%) UNIX
4 58 (7.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (2.46%) Windows 7
8 19 (2.34%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.48%) CentOS
10 11 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.35%) Ubuntu
10 11 (1.35%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.23%) Debian
12 8 (0.98%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.86%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.86%) Android
14 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (19.80%) Information Security
2 119 (14.64%) ITIL
3 88 (10.82%) SIEM
4 66 (8.12%) Penetration Testing
5 54 (6.64%) Load Balancing
6 51 (6.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 48 (5.90%) Network Management
8 45 (5.54%) E-Commerce
9 42 (5.17%) Project Management
10 41 (5.04%) Security Architecture
11 38 (4.67%) Network Design
12 35 (4.31%) Cyber Security
13 33 (4.06%) Service Delivery
14 32 (3.94%) Network Architecture
15 30 (3.69%) Change Management
15 30 (3.69%) GAP Analysis
15 30 (3.69%) Change Control
16 29 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
17 28 (3.44%) Migration
17 28 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 47 (5.78%) SQL
2 37 (4.55%) Java
3 28 (3.44%) Perl
4 27 (3.32%) Python
5 20 (2.46%) Ruby
6 18 (2.21%) PHP
7 16 (1.97%) C
8 15 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.23%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.11%) C++
11 5 (0.62%) Scala
11 5 (0.62%) C#
12 3 (0.37%) VB
13 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.25%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.12%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.12%) VBScript
14 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 322 (39.61%) Cisco Certification
2 213 (26.20%) CCNP
3 178 (21.89%) CCNA
4 115 (14.15%) CISSP
4 115 (14.15%) Degree
5 103 (12.67%) CCIE
6 70 (8.61%) CCSE
7 67 (8.24%) CCSA
8 56 (6.89%) CCSP
9 44 (5.41%) Security Cleared
10 31 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (3.57%) GIAC
12 28 (3.44%) CEH
13 26 (3.20%) JNCIA
14 23 (2.83%) CISM
14 23 (2.83%) CCDP
15 22 (2.71%) SC Cleared
16 16 (1.97%) MCSE
16 16 (1.97%) JNCIS
17 14 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (6.03%) SLA
3 29 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.62%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.37%) QA
6 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 70 (8.61%) Active Directory
2 66 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.81%) vSphere
4 15 (1.85%) XenApp
5 9 (1.11%) Xen
6 8 (0.98%) KVM
7 7 (0.86%) Varnish
7 7 (0.86%) Nmap
8 6 (0.74%) ProxySG
8 6 (0.74%) Snort
9 5 (0.62%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.49%) Samba
10 4 (0.49%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.49%) vCloud
10 4 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.37%) XenServer
12 2 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 28 (3.44%) Nessus
2 15 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.72%) Tivoli
3 14 (1.72%) HAProxy
3 14 (1.72%) SCCM
4 13 (1.60%) Puppet
5 12 (1.48%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
6 10 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (1.11%) OpenView
8 8 (0.98%) ServiceCenter
8 8 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.86%) collectd
9 7 (0.86%) StatsD
9 7 (0.86%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.62%) SCOM
10 5 (0.62%) Cacti
10 5 (0.62%) WSUS
10 5 (0.62%) Nagios
11 3 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 474 (58.30%) Cisco
2 295 (36.29%) CheckPoint
3 169 (20.79%) Juniper
4 124 (15.25%) F5
5 118 (14.51%) Microsoft
6 94 (11.56%) VMware
7 89 (10.95%) Blue Coat
8 54 (6.64%) Citrix
9 48 (5.90%) SolarWinds
10 45 (5.54%) HP
10 45 (5.54%) Oracle
11 41 (5.04%) Websense
12 36 (4.43%) McAfee
13 31 (3.81%) Riverbed
14 27 (3.32%) Splunk
15 26 (3.20%) Aruba
15 26 (3.20%) Fortinet
16 23 (2.83%) Avaya
17 21 (2.58%) ArcSight
17 21 (2.58%) Dell
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
NTT Com Security
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum PLUS BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum PLUS BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competative + Bonus + Company Benefits + Career Development
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance, plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Morgan Smith & Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Benefits package / Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits (Free Cisco Training, etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £57000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago