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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 275 226 272
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +46
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 458 557 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.98% 1.24% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.94% 7.57% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 349 477 427
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
7705 7358 8510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.46% 16.34% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6391 6132 7219
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -25 128 £57,500 +15.00% 16
Chiswick - 4 £23,000 -
Canary Wharf +9 2 £37,500 -41.17%
Uxbridge +1 1 £35,000 -
Croydon -5 1 £50,000 - 3
Docklands, London -10 1 £53,500 -2.72%
Harrow -11 1 £40,000 +2.56%
Bromley -14 1 £52,500 -19.23%
Hayes - 1 £51,500 - 1
Ilford - 1 £27,500 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 526 (60.11%) Firewall
2 430 (49.14%) Cisco
3 323 (36.91%) Cisco Certification
4 271 (30.97%) Windows
5 268 (30.63%) CheckPoint
6 236 (26.97%) VPN
7 231 (26.40%) CCNP
8 219 (25.03%) WAN
9 202 (23.09%) Juniper
10 196 (22.40%) LAN
11 189 (21.60%) Linux
12 186 (21.26%) Information Security
13 184 (21.03%) Finance
14 178 (20.34%) TCP/IP
15 173 (19.77%) CCNA
16 132 (15.09%) Degree
17 127 (14.51%) Cisco ASA
18 115 (13.14%) Microsoft
19 114 (13.03%) CISSP
20 113 (12.91%) ITIL
21 105 (12.00%) Wireless
21 105 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 105 (12.00%) VMware
21 105 (12.00%) F5
22 97 (11.09%) Active Directory
23 91 (10.40%) MPLS
23 91 (10.40%) BGP
24 89 (10.17%) Internet
24 89 (10.17%) DNS
25 87 (9.94%) CCSE

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 55 (6.29%) MS Exchange
2 30 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (2.63%) IIS
4 23 (2.63%) Apache
5 15 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (0.91%) nginx
8 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.46%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.46%) Drupal
10 4 (0.46%) WordPress
10 4 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.34%) Lync
11 3 (0.34%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 70 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.00%) MS Office
3 11 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.57%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.26%) assyst
2 2 (0.23%) RMDS
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.29%) SaaS
2 16 (1.83%) Office 365
3 14 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.26%) IaaS
6 10 (1.14%) PaaS
7 4 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.23%) GitHub
9 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 526 (60.11%) Firewall
2 236 (26.97%) VPN
3 219 (25.03%) WAN
4 196 (22.40%) LAN
5 178 (20.34%) TCP/IP
6 127 (14.51%) Cisco ASA
7 105 (12.00%) Wireless
8 91 (10.40%) BGP
8 91 (10.40%) MPLS
9 89 (10.17%) Internet
9 89 (10.17%) DNS
10 84 (9.60%) OSPF
11 77 (8.80%) IPsec
12 67 (7.66%) SSL
13 64 (7.31%) VoIP
14 62 (7.09%) Cisco IOS
15 58 (6.63%) DHCP
16 52 (5.94%) EIGRP
17 48 (5.49%) SAN
18 46 (5.26%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.89%) MySQL
3 21 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.03%) Data Mining
6 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.57%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.57%) Redis
8 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.23%) DB2
8 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.57%) MSBuild
2 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.46%) JMeter
3 4 (0.46%) Subversion
3 4 (0.46%) JIRA
4 3 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.34%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.23%) Grunt
5 2 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.23%) Mocha
5 2 (0.23%) Firebug
5 2 (0.23%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.23%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.11%) Maven
General
1 184 (21.03%) Finance
2 67 (7.66%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.57%) Banking
4 37 (4.23%) Law
5 31 (3.54%) Retail
6 26 (2.97%) Legal
7 15 (1.71%) Games
8 9 (1.03%) Spanish Language
9 8 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.80%) Electronics
10 7 (0.80%) Publishing
10 7 (0.80%) Local Government
11 6 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.69%) French Language
11 6 (0.69%) German Language
12 5 (0.57%) Marketing
12 5 (0.57%) Advertising
13 4 (0.46%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.23%) Military
14 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 253 (28.91%) Network Engineer
2 197 (22.51%) Security Engineer
3 151 (17.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 139 (15.89%) Analyst
5 80 (9.14%) Consultant
6 79 (9.03%) Security Analyst
7 63 (7.20%) Senior Network Engineer
8 50 (5.71%) Security Consultant
9 40 (4.57%) Senior Security Engineer
9 40 (4.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 39 (4.46%) Administrator
10 39 (4.46%) Network Analyst
11 35 (4.00%) Architect
11 35 (4.00%) Security Specialist
12 33 (3.77%) Information Analyst
12 33 (3.77%) Information Security Analyst
12 33 (3.77%) Support Analyst
13 30 (3.43%) Information Security Specialist
13 30 (3.43%) Information Specialist
14 26 (2.97%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.86%) Web Services
2 18 (2.06%) HTML
3 17 (1.94%) CSS
4 16 (1.83%) .NET
5 13 (1.49%) HTML5
6 11 (1.26%) REST
7 10 (1.14%) XML
8 9 (1.03%) SOAP
8 9 (1.03%) Middleware
8 9 (1.03%) Laravel
8 9 (1.03%) jQuery
9 7 (0.80%) Regular Expression
10 6 (0.69%) PRADO
10 6 (0.69%) Symfony
10 6 (0.69%) CakePHP
10 6 (0.69%) Yii
11 5 (0.57%) WCF
11 5 (0.57%) XSD
12 4 (0.46%) Java EE
12 4 (0.46%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.91%) Computer Science
2 59 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 47 (5.37%) Hedge funds
4 34 (3.89%) Replication
5 29 (3.31%) PKI
6 25 (2.86%) Open Source
7 20 (2.29%) Clustering
7 20 (2.29%) Cryptography
7 20 (2.29%) Blackberry
8 14 (1.60%) CESG
9 11 (1.26%) CESG CLAS
10 9 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (0.91%) SecurID
12 7 (0.80%) Online Games
12 7 (0.80%) RMADS
13 5 (0.57%) PDA
13 5 (0.57%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.46%) EPoS
14 4 (0.46%) Device Driver
14 4 (0.46%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 271 (30.97%) Windows
2 189 (21.60%) Linux
3 74 (8.46%) UNIX
4 31 (3.54%) Mac OS X
5 29 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (2.86%) Solaris
8 24 (2.74%) Windows 7
9 20 (2.29%) Windows 8
10 17 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (1.94%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.03%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.69%) CentOS
13 6 (0.69%) Debian
13 6 (0.69%) OpenBSD
13 6 (0.69%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.46%) AIX
14 4 (0.46%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (21.26%) Information Security
2 113 (12.91%) ITIL
3 74 (8.46%) Penetration Testing
4 70 (8.00%) Network Management
5 68 (7.77%) SIEM
6 63 (7.20%) Project Management
7 54 (6.17%) Network Design
8 52 (5.94%) E-Commerce
9 51 (5.83%) Load Balancing
10 45 (5.14%) Change Control
11 39 (4.46%) Change Management
12 37 (4.23%) Security Management
13 32 (3.66%) Network Monitoring
14 31 (3.54%) Network Architecture
14 31 (3.54%) ISMS
14 31 (3.54%) Ethical Hacking
15 29 (3.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 29 (3.31%) Data Security
15 29 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
16 28 (3.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (8.23%) SQL
2 63 (7.20%) Perl
3 49 (5.60%) PowerShell
4 36 (4.11%) Python
5 32 (3.66%) PHP
6 30 (3.43%) Java
7 15 (1.71%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.37%) C
9 10 (1.14%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.03%) PHP5
11 8 (0.91%) C++
11 8 (0.91%) Ruby
12 7 (0.80%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.80%) C#
13 5 (0.57%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.57%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.34%) VB
15 2 (0.23%) PowerHouse
15 2 (0.23%) XPath
16 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 323 (36.91%) Cisco Certification
2 231 (26.40%) CCNP
3 173 (19.77%) CCNA
4 132 (15.09%) Degree
5 114 (13.03%) CISSP
6 87 (9.94%) CCSE
7 54 (6.17%) CCSA
8 53 (6.06%) CCIE
9 43 (4.91%) Security Cleared
10 41 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (4.11%) CEH
12 35 (4.00%) SC Cleared
13 30 (3.43%) JNCIA
14 29 (3.31%) MCSE
15 26 (2.97%) GIAC
16 21 (2.40%) CISM
16 21 (2.40%) CCDP
17 20 (2.29%) JNCIS
18 18 (2.06%) MCITP
18 18 (2.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 34 (3.89%) SLA
4 15 (1.71%) QA
5 6 (0.69%) COBIT
6 4 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.23%) GPG13
8 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.23%) HL7
8 2 (0.23%) DICOM
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 97 (11.09%) Active Directory
2 70 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (4.23%) vSphere
4 9 (1.03%) Snort
5 8 (0.91%) Varnish
6 7 (0.80%) NFS
6 7 (0.80%) XenApp
6 7 (0.80%) ProxySG
7 6 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.69%) Samba
7 6 (0.69%) KVM
8 5 (0.57%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.46%) Postfix
9 4 (0.46%) Xen
9 4 (0.46%) OpenSSH
10 3 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.34%) Nmap
10 3 (0.34%) Squid
10 3 (0.34%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (2.06%) OpenView
2 17 (1.94%) Nessus
3 14 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.49%) Cacti
5 10 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (1.14%) Tivoli
6 9 (1.03%) Nagios
6 9 (1.03%) ZABBIX
6 9 (1.03%) HAProxy
7 8 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (0.91%) CiscoWorks
8 7 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
9 6 (0.69%) SCCM
9 6 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (0.69%) logstash
10 5 (0.57%) RANCID
10 5 (0.57%) HP SiteScope
10 5 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.46%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 430 (49.14%) Cisco
2 268 (30.63%) CheckPoint
3 202 (23.09%) Juniper
4 115 (13.14%) Microsoft
5 105 (12.00%) VMware
5 105 (12.00%) F5
6 68 (7.77%) Citrix
7 67 (7.66%) Blue Coat
8 46 (5.26%) Aruba
9 41 (4.69%) SolarWinds
10 38 (4.34%) HP
11 30 (3.43%) Sophos
12 28 (3.20%) Oracle
13 26 (2.97%) McAfee
14 25 (2.86%) SonicWALL
15 23 (2.63%) Splunk
15 23 (2.63%) Dell
16 22 (2.51%) Websense
17 21 (2.40%) Brocade
18 18 (2.06%) Fortinet
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Croydon, Surrey
AIG EUROPE (UK) LIMITED
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10k Bonus, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
University of Westminster
Salary: £44,138 per annum including L.W.A
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
University of Westminster
Salary: £49,073 per annum including L.W.A
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Truenorth
Salary: share options + OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago