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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 201 215 337
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +122
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 659 606 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.63% 1.48% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.33% 8.32% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 541 503 283
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,200 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £71,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
6379 7280 6989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.75% 17.74% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5417 6128 5633
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 -21 107 £55,750 -6.30% 28
Ealing - 23 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf +5 15 £65,000 -10.34%
Hayes - 4 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 4 - -
Harrow +5 3 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £42,500 -
Docklands, London +23 1 £52,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 633 (51.97%) Firewall
2 589 (48.36%) Cisco
3 435 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 347 (28.49%) WAN
5 345 (28.33%) Finance
6 326 (26.77%) Windows
7 308 (25.29%) LAN
8 305 (25.04%) CheckPoint
9 298 (24.47%) CCNP
10 283 (23.23%) VPN
11 261 (21.43%) Juniper
12 235 (19.29%) Linux
13 231 (18.97%) Information Security
14 222 (18.23%) Cisco ASA
14 222 (18.23%) Palo Alto
15 211 (17.32%) Data Centre
16 206 (16.91%) Degree
16 206 (16.91%) CISSP
17 199 (16.34%) TCP/IP
18 191 (15.68%) MPLS
19 189 (15.52%) OSPF
20 184 (15.11%) CCNA
21 169 (13.88%) F5
22 165 (13.55%) Unix
22 165 (13.55%) BGP
23 162 (13.30%) ITIL
24 161 (13.22%) Wireless
25 153 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
26 151 (12.40%) VMware
27 150 (12.32%) Microsoft

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (4.19%) MS Exchange
2 45 (3.69%) Skype for Business
3 35 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.13%) Apache
4 26 (2.13%) IIS
5 17 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (0.90%) OpenStack
8 10 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.66%) Confluence
9 8 (0.66%) nginx
10 7 (0.57%) MediaWiki
11 6 (0.49%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.49%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.33%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.16%) JBoss
14 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.07%) MS Office
3 11 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.082%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 87 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.56%) Office 365
4 18 (1.48%) IaaS
4 18 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 18 (1.48%) Yammer
5 16 (1.31%) PaaS
5 16 (1.31%) SaaS
6 15 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.23%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.33%) GitHub
8 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 633 (51.97%) Firewall
2 347 (28.49%) WAN
3 308 (25.29%) LAN
4 283 (23.23%) VPN
5 222 (18.23%) Cisco ASA
6 199 (16.34%) TCP/IP
7 191 (15.68%) MPLS
8 189 (15.52%) OSPF
9 165 (13.55%) BGP
10 161 (13.22%) Wireless
11 133 (10.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 130 (10.67%) Cisco IOS
13 126 (10.34%) Internet
14 110 (9.03%) IPsec
15 91 (7.47%) DNS
16 89 (7.31%) EIGRP
17 76 (6.24%) VoIP
18 66 (5.42%) DHCP
19 64 (5.25%) SSL
20 58 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (1.56%) MySQL
4 18 (1.48%) Big Data
5 11 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.57%) DB2
6 7 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.49%) Apache Hive
7 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.25%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.25%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.082%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.082%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 52 (4.27%) SpecFlow
2 15 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.15%) Metasploit
4 9 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.74%) Subversion
5 7 (0.57%) Hudson
5 7 (0.57%) JIRA
6 5 (0.41%) Burp Suite
6 5 (0.41%) sqlmap
6 5 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.082%) MSI
General
1 345 (28.33%) Finance
2 136 (11.17%) Banking
3 134 (11.00%) Telecoms
4 60 (4.93%) Retail
5 47 (3.86%) Legal
6 35 (2.87%) Law
7 23 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.81%) Marketing
9 19 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.40%) Games
11 15 (1.23%) Online Betting
12 9 (0.74%) Advertising
12 9 (0.74%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.16%) Back Office
14 2 (0.16%) Electronics
14 2 (0.16%) German Language
14 2 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.082%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.082%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 404 (33.17%) Network Engineer
2 290 (23.81%) Security Engineer
3 215 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 149 (12.23%) Analyst
5 138 (11.33%) Consultant
6 132 (10.84%) Cisco Engineer
7 130 (10.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 112 (9.20%) Security Consultant
9 100 (8.21%) Security Analyst
10 88 (7.22%) Architect
11 78 (6.40%) Senior Network Engineer
12 75 (6.16%) Firewall Engineer
13 62 (5.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 58 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 53 (4.35%) Network Analyst
16 51 (4.19%) Software Engineer
17 49 (4.02%) Network Manager
18 44 (3.61%) IT Analyst
19 43 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
19 43 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (7.06%) .NET
2 75 (6.16%) Web Services
3 57 (4.68%) ASP.NET
4 52 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 52 (4.27%) COM
4 52 (4.27%) WCF
4 52 (4.27%) WPF
5 18 (1.48%) 802.1X
5 18 (1.48%) XMPP
6 17 (1.40%) J2EE
7 12 (0.99%) HTML
8 11 (0.90%) Ajax
9 10 (0.82%) AngularJS
10 7 (0.57%) CSS
10 7 (0.57%) jQuery
10 7 (0.57%) LAMP
10 7 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
10 7 (0.57%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (0.49%) D3.js
11 6 (0.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 211 (17.32%) Data Centre
2 153 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (8.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 80 (6.57%) Management Information System
5 70 (5.75%) Computer Science
6 53 (4.35%) BYOD
6 53 (4.35%) Visualisation
7 49 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (3.12%) Blackberry
9 26 (2.13%) Mathematics
9 26 (2.13%) PKI
10 25 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
10 25 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
10 25 (2.05%) Statistics
11 23 (1.89%) Cryptography
12 19 (1.56%) iPad
13 17 (1.40%) Equities
14 15 (1.23%) Hedge funds
14 15 (1.23%) IVR
15 13 (1.07%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 326 (26.77%) Windows
2 235 (19.29%) Linux
3 165 (13.55%) Unix
4 140 (11.49%) Windows Server
5 61 (5.01%) Android
6 45 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.89%) Windows 7
10 17 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (1.15%) CentOS
13 12 (0.99%) Solaris
14 10 (0.82%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
14 10 (0.82%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.57%) Debian
15 7 (0.57%) FreeBSD
16 5 (0.41%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (18.97%) Information Security
2 162 (13.30%) ITIL
3 133 (10.92%) SIEM
4 126 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
5 106 (8.70%) Security Architecture
6 105 (8.62%) Network Design
7 92 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
8 90 (7.39%) Cybersecurity
8 90 (7.39%) Load Balancing
8 90 (7.39%) Presales
9 84 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 84 (6.90%) Security Operations
10 82 (6.73%) Vulnerability Management
11 77 (6.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 73 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
13 67 (5.50%) Project Management
13 67 (5.50%) Scrum
14 65 (5.34%) Network Monitoring
15 63 (5.17%) Kanban
15 63 (5.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 118 (9.69%) SQL
2 77 (6.32%) C++
3 73 (5.99%) C#
4 58 (4.76%) C
5 52 (4.27%) Objective-C
6 49 (4.02%) Python
7 44 (3.61%) Java
8 38 (3.12%) Perl
9 33 (2.71%) PHP
10 28 (2.30%) Ruby
11 24 (1.97%) PowerShell
12 21 (1.72%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.31%) VB.NET
14 14 (1.15%) JavaScript
15 13 (1.07%) VB
16 7 (0.57%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.49%) Scala
18 4 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 435 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 298 (24.47%) CCNP
3 206 (16.91%) CISSP
3 206 (16.91%) Degree
4 184 (15.11%) CCNA
5 140 (11.49%) CCIE
6 104 (8.54%) CISM
7 75 (6.16%) CCSE
8 69 (5.67%) Security Cleared
9 67 (5.50%) CCSA
10 52 (4.27%) SC Cleared
11 47 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 44 (3.61%) CEH
13 39 (3.20%) CISA
14 36 (2.96%) MCSE
15 34 (2.79%) JNCIS
16 29 (2.38%) SANS
17 26 (2.13%) CREST Certified
18 24 (1.97%) MCITP
19 22 (1.81%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (10.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (5.91%) PCI DSS
3 53 (4.35%) SLA
4 30 (2.46%) COBIT
5 11 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 10 (0.82%) QA
7 8 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.33%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.25%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.16%) Basel II
10 2 (0.16%) FISMA
10 2 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.082%) COSO
11 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.082%) GPG13
System Software
1 138 (11.33%) Active Directory
2 123 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.22%) vSphere
4 25 (2.05%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.31%) Snort
5 16 (1.31%) XenApp
6 11 (0.90%) Samba
7 10 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 10 (0.82%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.66%) XenServer
9 7 (0.57%) iptables
9 7 (0.57%) Postfix
10 6 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.33%) Docker
13 3 (0.25%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.16%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.16%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (4.27%) WMI
2 40 (3.28%) Cacti
3 36 (2.96%) QRadar
4 34 (2.79%) Nagios
5 32 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
6 24 (1.97%) Nessus
7 23 (1.89%) FortiGate
8 19 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
9 15 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (1.23%) Puppet
10 13 (1.07%) SCCM
11 12 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
12 11 (0.90%) Ansible
13 10 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
14 9 (0.74%) Backup Exec
14 9 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
14 9 (0.74%) EnCase
15 8 (0.66%) Nmap
16 7 (0.57%) OpenNMS
16 7 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 589 (48.36%) Cisco
2 305 (25.04%) CheckPoint
3 261 (21.43%) Juniper
4 222 (18.23%) Palo Alto
5 169 (13.88%) F5
6 151 (12.40%) VMware
7 150 (12.32%) Microsoft
8 85 (6.98%) SolarWinds
9 64 (5.25%) HP
10 60 (4.93%) Riverbed
11 55 (4.52%) Apple
12 53 (4.35%) Citrix
13 50 (4.11%) Blue Coat
14 46 (3.78%) Forcepoint
15 42 (3.45%) Fortinet
16 36 (2.96%) Aruba
17 35 (2.87%) Splunk
18 33 (2.71%) Intel Security
19 32 (2.63%) ArcSight
20 30 (2.46%) Oracle
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connected IT
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £74,000 - £94,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Smart TV Broadcasting Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £74,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum +bonus (10%),health,pension,Shares
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus(10%), shares,Pension,health
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £61 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + excleent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits + £6,000 on call
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago