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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 215 209 356
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +147
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 662 693 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.55% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.90% 8.89% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 530 551 327
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
6689 7796 7807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.84% 17.46% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5705 6516 6397
Average salary £52,500 £52,250 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.47% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -15 119 £55,000 -4.34% 42
Canary Wharf +21 18 £62,500 -13.79%
Ealing - 15 £67,500 - 1
Croydon - 3 - - 1
Harrow +3 2 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £53,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 674 (51.49%) Firewall
2 631 (48.20%) Cisco
3 460 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
4 339 (25.90%) CheckPoint
5 337 (25.74%) WAN
6 322 (24.60%) Finance
7 316 (24.14%) CCNP
8 307 (23.45%) Degree
9 296 (22.61%) Juniper
10 293 (22.38%) VPN
10 293 (22.38%) LAN
11 289 (22.08%) Windows
12 275 (21.01%) Cisco ASA
13 257 (19.63%) Palo Alto
14 231 (17.65%) Information Security
15 227 (17.34%) CISSP
16 217 (16.58%) CCNA
17 216 (16.50%) Data Centre
18 205 (15.66%) Wireless
19 199 (15.20%) SIEM
20 192 (14.67%) MPLS
21 191 (14.59%) Linux
22 188 (14.36%) F5
23 181 (13.83%) TCP/IP
24 173 (13.22%) ITIL
25 162 (12.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 161 (12.30%) Unix
27 159 (12.15%) CCIE
27 159 (12.15%) OSPF
28 154 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 47 (3.59%) Skype for Business
2 46 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 32 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 26 (1.99%) IIS
5 14 (1.07%) Apache
6 10 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (0.61%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.31%) Zimbra
10 3 (0.23%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.15%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.15%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.15%) CMS
11 2 (0.15%) Confluence
11 2 (0.15%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.15%) nginx
11 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.076%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 36 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.15%) MS Office
3 12 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.076%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (3.06%) SaaS
4 24 (1.83%) IaaS
5 20 (1.53%) PaaS
6 16 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 16 (1.22%) Yammer
7 15 (1.15%) Office 365
8 10 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.69%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.31%) GitHub
11 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 674 (51.49%) Firewall
2 337 (25.74%) WAN
3 293 (22.38%) LAN
3 293 (22.38%) VPN
4 275 (21.01%) Cisco ASA
5 205 (15.66%) Wireless
6 192 (14.67%) MPLS
7 181 (13.83%) TCP/IP
8 159 (12.15%) OSPF
9 147 (11.23%) Internet
10 146 (11.15%) BGP
11 143 (10.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 116 (8.86%) Cisco IOS
13 88 (6.72%) IPsec
14 82 (6.26%) VoIP
15 79 (6.04%) DNS
15 79 (6.04%) EIGRP
16 59 (4.51%) DHCP
17 57 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 57 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (2.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (1.07%) MySQL
3 12 (0.92%) Relational Database
4 8 (0.61%) DB2
4 8 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.46%) Big Data
6 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.23%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.15%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.076%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.076%) OLAP
9 1 (0.076%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.076%) Redis
9 1 (0.076%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.076%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.076%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 37 (2.83%) SpecFlow
2 18 (1.38%) Metasploit
3 7 (0.53%) Burp Suite
4 6 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.46%) sqlmap
5 4 (0.31%) Subversion
6 3 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.23%) JIRA
6 3 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.15%) Hudson
7 2 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.076%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.076%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.076%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 322 (24.60%) Finance
2 145 (11.08%) Telecoms
3 117 (8.94%) Banking
4 61 (4.66%) Retail
5 56 (4.28%) Legal
6 49 (3.74%) Law
7 23 (1.76%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.07%) Marketing
10 12 (0.92%) Online Betting
11 10 (0.76%) Advertising
12 9 (0.69%) Games
13 7 (0.53%) Billing
14 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.31%) Publishing
14 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.23%) Electronics
16 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.15%) Local Government
16 2 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 464 (35.45%) Network Engineer
2 383 (29.26%) Security Engineer
3 318 (24.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 179 (13.67%) Consultant
5 154 (11.76%) Security Consultant
6 147 (11.23%) Analyst
7 108 (8.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 108 (8.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 102 (7.79%) Security Analyst
9 97 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
10 89 (6.80%) Architect
11 64 (4.89%) Senior Security Engineer
12 56 (4.28%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 53 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 53 (4.05%) Network Analyst
13 53 (4.05%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 50 (3.82%) Security Architect
15 48 (3.67%) Firewall Engineer
16 46 (3.51%) Juniper Engineer
17 42 (3.21%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (6.11%) .NET
2 59 (4.51%) Web Services
3 43 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 38 (2.90%) COM
5 37 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 37 (2.83%) WCF
5 37 (2.83%) WPF
6 30 (2.29%) 802.1X
7 16 (1.22%) XMPP
8 15 (1.15%) AngularJS
9 13 (0.99%) React
10 11 (0.84%) HTML
11 8 (0.61%) Ajax
11 8 (0.61%) Middleware
12 7 (0.53%) HTML5
13 6 (0.46%) J2EE
14 4 (0.31%) OAuth
14 4 (0.31%) SAML
15 3 (0.23%) jQuery
15 3 (0.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 216 (16.50%) Data Centre
2 154 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (8.25%) Computer Science
4 96 (7.33%) Management Information System
5 85 (6.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 46 (3.51%) Mathematics
7 40 (3.06%) Visualisation
8 38 (2.90%) BYOD
8 38 (2.90%) Cyber Attack
8 38 (2.90%) RSA SecurID
9 37 (2.83%) Blackberry
10 36 (2.75%) Security Operations Centre
11 30 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (1.99%) Cyberthreat
13 25 (1.91%) Statistics
14 23 (1.76%) PKI
15 18 (1.38%) Cryptography
15 18 (1.38%) iPad
16 17 (1.30%) CESG
16 17 (1.30%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 289 (22.08%) Windows
2 191 (14.59%) Linux
3 161 (12.30%) Unix
4 108 (8.25%) Windows Server
5 59 (4.51%) Android
6 39 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (1.38%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.15%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.84%) CentOS
12 11 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (0.69%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.61%) Solaris
15 7 (0.53%) FreeBSD
16 6 (0.46%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.46%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (17.65%) Information Security
2 199 (15.20%) SIEM
3 173 (13.22%) ITIL
4 138 (10.54%) Cybersecurity
5 136 (10.39%) Penetration Testing
6 117 (8.94%) Security Architecture
7 115 (8.79%) Presales
8 98 (7.49%) Security Operations
9 95 (7.26%) Vulnerability Management
10 94 (7.18%) Load Balancing
11 88 (6.72%) Network Design
12 85 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
13 80 (6.11%) E-Commerce
13 80 (6.11%) Project Management
14 74 (5.65%) Network Management
15 69 (5.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 68 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
17 64 (4.89%) Kalman Filter
17 64 (4.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 56 (4.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 99 (7.56%) SQL
2 89 (6.80%) C
3 87 (6.65%) C++
4 72 (5.50%) C#
5 65 (4.97%) Java
6 64 (4.89%) Python
7 61 (4.66%) PHP
8 41 (3.13%) Objective-C
9 35 (2.67%) JavaScript
10 34 (2.60%) VB.NET
11 30 (2.29%) Perl
11 30 (2.29%) Ruby
12 20 (1.53%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.22%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.46%) VB
15 3 (0.23%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.23%) VBScript
16 2 (0.15%) Scala
16 2 (0.15%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.076%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 460 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
2 316 (24.14%) CCNP
3 307 (23.45%) Degree
4 227 (17.34%) CISSP
5 217 (16.58%) CCNA
6 159 (12.15%) CCIE
7 126 (9.63%) CISM
8 106 (8.10%) Security Cleared
9 87 (6.65%) CCSE
10 81 (6.19%) CCSA
11 78 (5.96%) SC Cleared
12 60 (4.58%) CISA
13 43 (3.28%) CREST Certified
14 40 (3.06%) CEH
15 36 (2.75%) CCSP
16 34 (2.60%) CRISC
16 34 (2.60%) JNCIS
17 33 (2.52%) SANS
18 30 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
19 26 (1.99%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (12.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (6.49%) PCI DSS
3 62 (4.74%) SLA
4 21 (1.60%) COBIT
5 13 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 12 (0.92%) QA
7 9 (0.69%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.076%) COSO
10 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.076%) GPG13
10 1 (0.076%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.076%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 112 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 109 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.83%) vSphere
4 20 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.53%) Snort
5 13 (0.99%) XenApp
6 12 (0.92%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.61%) vCloud
8 5 (0.38%) Samba
9 4 (0.31%) Docker
9 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.23%) Firmware
10 3 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.15%) iptables
11 2 (0.15%) Postfix
11 2 (0.15%) XenServer
12 1 (0.076%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.076%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.076%) UAG
Systems Management
1 43 (3.28%) Cacti
2 39 (2.98%) QRadar
3 37 (2.83%) WMI
4 36 (2.75%) Nagios
5 31 (2.37%) SolarWinds Orion
6 26 (1.99%) Nessus
7 15 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
7 15 (1.15%) FortiGate
8 14 (1.07%) Puppet
9 13 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
10 12 (0.92%) EnCase
11 11 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
13 8 (0.61%) Nmap
13 8 (0.61%) SCCM
14 7 (0.53%) Ansible
14 7 (0.53%) OpenNMS
15 6 (0.46%) OpenVAS
15 6 (0.46%) vMotion
Vendors
1 631 (48.20%) Cisco
2 339 (25.90%) CheckPoint
3 296 (22.61%) Juniper
4 257 (19.63%) Palo Alto
5 188 (14.36%) F5
6 148 (11.31%) Microsoft
7 146 (11.15%) VMware
8 107 (8.17%) SolarWinds
9 90 (6.88%) Riverbed
10 84 (6.42%) HP
11 65 (4.97%) ArcSight
12 64 (4.89%) Citrix
13 62 (4.74%) Fortinet
14 54 (4.13%) Meraki
15 48 (3.67%) Blue Coat
16 46 (3.51%) Intel Security
17 45 (3.44%) Forcepoint
17 45 (3.44%) Splunk
18 41 (3.13%) Qualys
19 38 (2.90%) Apple
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edgware, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £44500 - £48200 per annum + 35 days annual leave + bank holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum + Significant bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £58000 - £62000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Insurance, Private M
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £10000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension (pro-rata)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + health, bonus, 6% match
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago