The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 188 249 296
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +47
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 676 575 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.72% 1.30% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.16% 8.18% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 569 481 352
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +10.58%
Network Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6055 7029 7909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.44% 15.89% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5184 6010 6538
Median salary £53,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +49 99 £65,000 +15.04% 47
Hayes +1 17 £40,000 -5.88%
Ealing +12 5 £67,500 +17.39%
Harrow +9 3 - -
Canary Wharf -4 2 £52,500 -19.23%
Finchley - 2 £27,250 -
Orpington - 2 £45,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 2 £33,750 - 2
Croydon -10 1 - - 1
Twickenham - 1 £50,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 707 (53.97%) Firewall
2 642 (49.01%) Cisco
3 420 (32.06%) Cisco Certification
4 402 (30.69%) CheckPoint
5 311 (23.74%) Degree
6 307 (23.44%) CCNP
7 298 (22.75%) Finance
8 292 (22.29%) Cisco ASA
9 291 (22.21%) VPN
10 289 (22.06%) Windows
11 285 (21.76%) LAN
12 284 (21.68%) WAN
13 257 (19.62%) Palo Alto
14 242 (18.47%) Juniper
15 239 (18.24%) Information Security
16 227 (17.33%) CCNA
17 223 (17.02%) SIEM
18 220 (16.79%) CISSP
19 200 (15.27%) Data Centre
20 188 (14.35%) ITIL
21 185 (14.12%) Security Architecture
22 184 (14.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 182 (13.89%) Linux
24 180 (13.74%) Microsoft
25 178 (13.59%) Wireless
26 174 (13.28%) TCP/IP
27 172 (13.13%) Cybersecurity
28 142 (10.84%) F5
29 140 (10.69%) VMware
30 138 (10.53%) MPLS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (2.75%) IIS
1 36 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 26 (1.98%) Skype for Business
4 13 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.38%) Apache
9 4 (0.31%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.31%) Zimbra
10 2 (0.15%) CMS
10 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.076%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.076%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.076%) Confluence
11 1 (0.076%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.076%) JBoss
Applications
1 48 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.21%) MS Office
3 9 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.15%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.076%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 75 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (4.50%) SaaS
4 27 (2.06%) IaaS
5 24 (1.83%) PaaS
6 16 (1.22%) Office 365
7 8 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.46%) GitHub
8 6 (0.46%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.076%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.076%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 707 (53.97%) Firewall
2 292 (22.29%) Cisco ASA
3 291 (22.21%) VPN
4 285 (21.76%) LAN
5 284 (21.68%) WAN
6 178 (13.59%) Wireless
7 174 (13.28%) TCP/IP
8 138 (10.53%) MPLS
9 125 (9.54%) BGP
10 116 (8.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 112 (8.55%) Internet
11 112 (8.55%) OSPF
12 107 (8.17%) Intrusion Detection
13 96 (7.33%) DNS
14 84 (6.41%) EIGRP
15 78 (5.95%) Cisco ISE
16 76 (5.80%) VoIP
17 68 (5.19%) DHCP
18 56 (4.27%) SAN
19 55 (4.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (1.37%) Big Data
2 18 (1.37%) NoSQL
3 10 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.46%) Apache Hive
4 6 (0.46%) GIS
5 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.31%) MySQL
7 3 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.23%) DB2
7 3 (0.23%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.076%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.076%) OLAP
9 1 (0.076%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (1.30%) SpecFlow
2 15 (1.15%) Metasploit
3 11 (0.84%) Burp Suite
4 9 (0.69%) Maven
5 5 (0.38%) sqlmap
6 4 (0.31%) AppScan
6 4 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.23%) JIRA
8 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.076%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.076%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.076%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.076%) Subversion
9 1 (0.076%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 298 (22.75%) Finance
2 125 (9.54%) Banking
2 125 (9.54%) Telecoms
3 85 (6.49%) Law
4 71 (5.42%) Retail
5 64 (4.89%) Legal
6 25 (1.91%) Financial Institution
7 21 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.30%) Marketing
9 12 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.69%) Games
11 8 (0.61%) Advertising
11 8 (0.61%) Billing
11 8 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.53%) Online Betting
13 6 (0.46%) Publishing
14 4 (0.31%) Back Office
15 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Electronics
16 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 476 (36.34%) Network Engineer
2 417 (31.83%) Security Engineer
3 344 (26.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 205 (15.65%) Consultant
5 195 (14.89%) Security Consultant
6 125 (9.54%) Analyst
7 102 (7.79%) Architect
8 99 (7.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 99 (7.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 88 (6.72%) Security Analyst
10 78 (5.95%) Security Architect
11 77 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
12 67 (5.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 65 (4.96%) Senior Security Engineer
14 52 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 52 (3.97%) Network Analyst
15 51 (3.89%) Network Consultant
16 50 (3.82%) Network Security Consultant
16 50 (3.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
17 47 (3.59%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (6.41%) .NET
2 53 (4.05%) Web Services
3 29 (2.21%) 802.1X
4 22 (1.68%) ASP.NET
5 20 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (1.53%) WCF
6 18 (1.37%) AngularJS
6 18 (1.37%) COM
7 17 (1.30%) React
7 17 (1.30%) WPF
8 13 (0.99%) HTML
9 12 (0.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 12 (0.92%) GWT
10 9 (0.69%) HTML5
11 7 (0.53%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.53%) Middleware
12 6 (0.46%) Ajax
13 5 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (0.31%) CSS
14 4 (0.31%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 200 (15.27%) Data Centre
2 136 (10.38%) Computer Science
3 117 (8.93%) Management Information System
4 95 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (5.50%) RSA SecurID
6 71 (5.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 46 (3.51%) Cyber Attack
8 45 (3.44%) Security Operations Centre
9 31 (2.37%) Mathematics
10 28 (2.14%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.98%) Blog
11 26 (1.98%) Visualisation
12 21 (1.60%) Digital Media
13 20 (1.53%) Cryptography
14 19 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
15 18 (1.37%) PKI
16 17 (1.30%) BYOD
17 16 (1.22%) Internet of Things
18 15 (1.15%) Cybercrime
18 15 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 289 (22.06%) Windows
2 182 (13.89%) Linux
3 131 (10.00%) Unix
4 97 (7.40%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.76%) CentOS
8 18 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.84%) AIX
12 8 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.61%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.61%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.53%) Android
13 7 (0.53%) Solaris
14 5 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.38%) VMS
15 4 (0.31%) SUSE
16 3 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (18.24%) Information Security
2 223 (17.02%) SIEM
3 188 (14.35%) ITIL
4 185 (14.12%) Security Architecture
5 172 (13.13%) Cybersecurity
6 131 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 110 (8.40%) Network Management
7 110 (8.40%) Presales
8 107 (8.17%) Risk Management
8 107 (8.17%) Security Operations
9 99 (7.56%) Project Management
10 97 (7.40%) Kalman Filter
11 92 (7.02%) Vulnerability Management
12 86 (6.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 79 (6.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 78 (5.95%) Change Management
15 76 (5.80%) Service Delivery
16 75 (5.73%) Network Monitoring
17 73 (5.57%) Network Design
18 72 (5.50%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 117 (8.93%) Java
2 100 (7.63%) C++
3 95 (7.25%) PHP
3 95 (7.25%) SQL
4 81 (6.18%) Python
5 77 (5.88%) C
6 75 (5.73%) C#
7 62 (4.73%) JavaScript
8 52 (3.97%) VB.NET
9 40 (3.05%) Objective-C
10 39 (2.98%) Perl
11 29 (2.21%) Ruby
12 24 (1.83%) PowerShell
13 11 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.84%) Tcl
14 9 (0.69%) AWK
14 9 (0.69%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.46%) Scala
16 4 (0.31%) Go
16 4 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 420 (32.06%) Cisco Certification
2 311 (23.74%) Degree
3 307 (23.44%) CCNP
4 227 (17.33%) CCNA
5 220 (16.79%) CISSP
6 131 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 105 (8.02%) CISM
8 86 (6.56%) CCIE
8 86 (6.56%) CISA
9 78 (5.95%) SC Cleared
10 70 (5.34%) CCSE
11 65 (4.96%) CCSA
12 61 (4.66%) CREST Certified
13 57 (4.35%) CEH
14 52 (3.97%) CCSP
15 42 (3.21%) CRISC
16 40 (3.05%) CCIP
17 37 (2.82%) CHECK Team Leader
18 31 (2.37%) IISP
18 31 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (14.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 106 (8.09%) PCI DSS
3 74 (5.65%) SLA
4 41 (3.13%) QA
5 21 (1.60%) COBIT
6 14 (1.07%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.31%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.31%) RMADS
8 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.23%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.23%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.076%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.076%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.076%) ISO27002
System Software
1 110 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 100 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.45%) vSphere
5 12 (0.92%) vCloud
6 10 (0.76%) KVM
7 8 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.53%) ProxySG
8 7 (0.53%) Snort
8 7 (0.53%) Terminal Services
8 7 (0.53%) XenApp
9 6 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.38%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.31%) Samba
11 4 (0.31%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.23%) Firmware
13 2 (0.15%) XenServer
14 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.076%) NFS
14 1 (0.076%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 39 (2.98%) QRadar
3 23 (1.76%) Nagios
4 22 (1.68%) Cacti
5 18 (1.37%) SCCM
6 17 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
6 17 (1.30%) WMI
7 14 (1.07%) Puppet
8 13 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
8 13 (0.99%) Nessus
9 8 (0.61%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.46%) WSUS
12 5 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.38%) HP Fortify
12 5 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.38%) OpenVAS
12 5 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.31%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 642 (49.01%) Cisco
2 402 (30.69%) CheckPoint
3 257 (19.62%) Palo Alto
4 242 (18.47%) Juniper
5 180 (13.74%) Microsoft
6 142 (10.84%) F5
7 140 (10.69%) VMware
8 100 (7.63%) Fortinet
9 84 (6.41%) HP
10 81 (6.18%) Riverbed
11 80 (6.11%) SolarWinds
12 77 (5.88%) ArcSight
13 75 (5.73%) Intel Security
14 67 (5.11%) Citrix
15 58 (4.43%) Meraki
16 53 (4.05%) Splunk
17 51 (3.89%) Qualys
18 35 (2.67%) Blue Coat
19 30 (2.29%) Cyber-Ark
20 29 (2.21%) Oracle
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and on-call
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Flexible hours, Bonus + more!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Mitcham, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + commission £15,000 + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £85,000 plus £15,000 bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago