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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 250 286 231
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -55
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 527 455 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.19% 0.95% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.64% 5.77% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 439 363 454
Average salary £56,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.61% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
6897 7881 7584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.61% 16.37% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5852 6551 6227
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 +17 108 £57,500 - 8
Ealing - 18 £57,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £38,066 -
Croydon +6 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Hayes +4 4 £37,500 -39.51%
Enfield - 3 £37,500 -
Greenford - 3 £29,000 -
Canary Wharf +4 2 £65,000 +42.85%
Chiswick 0 2 £22,500 -2.17%
Twickenham - 2 £35,000 -
Docklands, London +4 1 £45,000 -15.88% 1
Paddington +3 1 - -
Pinner - 1 £50,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 665 (54.82%) Firewall
2 643 (53.01%) Cisco
3 388 (31.99%) Cisco Certification
4 381 (31.41%) CheckPoint
5 332 (27.37%) Windows
6 316 (26.05%) Finance
7 308 (25.39%) WAN
8 292 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
9 255 (21.02%) LAN
10 254 (20.94%) CCNP
11 250 (20.61%) Data Centre
12 237 (19.54%) VPN
13 231 (19.04%) Linux
14 211 (17.39%) Information Security
15 209 (17.23%) CCNA
16 203 (16.74%) F5
17 200 (16.49%) Degree
18 175 (14.43%) Juniper
19 174 (14.34%) BGP
20 173 (14.26%) Wireless
21 170 (14.01%) TCP/IP
22 163 (13.44%) Active Directory
23 162 (13.36%) Microsoft
23 162 (13.36%) OSPF
24 155 (12.78%) Cisco Nexus
25 152 (12.53%) CISSP
26 148 (12.20%) Load Balancing
27 141 (11.62%) EIGRP
27 141 (11.62%) ITIL
28 136 (11.21%) VMware

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 56 (4.62%) IIS
2 51 (4.20%) MS Exchange
3 46 (3.79%) Apache
4 38 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 28 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (2.23%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (1.57%) nginx
9 18 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (1.32%) OpenStack
11 14 (1.15%) Confluence
12 12 (0.99%) MediaWiki
13 8 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.66%) JBoss
14 7 (0.58%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.58%) Jetty
15 6 (0.49%) Lync
15 6 (0.49%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.49%) OpenEdge
16 2 (0.16%) CloudStack
Applications
1 72 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.64%) MS Office
3 18 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.25%) Summit
2 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.082%) Magento
3 1 (0.082%) Lawson
3 1 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.082%) assyst
3 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.72%) Office 365
4 31 (2.56%) SaaS
5 23 (1.90%) IaaS
6 18 (1.48%) PaaS
7 11 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.82%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.49%) Route 53
10 5 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.16%) Yammer
13 1 (0.082%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.082%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 665 (54.82%) Firewall
2 308 (25.39%) WAN
3 292 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
4 255 (21.02%) LAN
5 237 (19.54%) VPN
6 174 (14.34%) BGP
7 173 (14.26%) Wireless
8 170 (14.01%) TCP/IP
9 162 (13.36%) OSPF
10 155 (12.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 141 (11.62%) EIGRP
12 114 (9.40%) DNS
13 111 (9.15%) VoIP
14 106 (8.74%) MPLS
15 85 (7.01%) Internet
16 74 (6.10%) Cisco IOS
17 73 (6.02%) DHCP
18 67 (5.52%) SSL
18 67 (5.52%) VLAN
19 63 (5.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.54%) MySQL
3 24 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (1.15%) Oracle Database
6 12 (0.99%) Big Data
7 11 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 10 (0.82%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.58%) DB2
10 6 (0.49%) Redis
10 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.33%) SSDT
12 2 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.16%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.16%) Informix
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.16%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.082%) QlikView
13 1 (0.082%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 21 (1.73%) SpecFlow
3 18 (1.48%) JIRA
4 17 (1.40%) Subversion
5 15 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.07%) Hudson
7 7 (0.58%) Liquibase
7 7 (0.58%) Flyway
8 6 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.33%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.33%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.33%) NUnit
10 4 (0.33%) Selenium
10 4 (0.33%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.33%) Psake
11 3 (0.25%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.16%) Mockito
General
1 316 (26.05%) Finance
2 109 (8.99%) Banking
3 77 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 58 (4.78%) Law
5 45 (3.71%) Retail
6 39 (3.22%) Advertising
7 25 (2.06%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.57%) Legal
9 15 (1.24%) Multimedia
10 12 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.82%) Games
11 10 (0.82%) Marketing
11 10 (0.82%) Online Betting
12 7 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.33%) Back Office
14 3 (0.25%) French Language
15 2 (0.16%) German Language
15 2 (0.16%) Portuguese Language
15 2 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 451 (37.18%) Network Engineer
2 252 (20.77%) Security Engineer
3 189 (15.58%) Network Security Engineer
4 147 (12.12%) Consultant
5 144 (11.87%) Analyst
6 90 (7.42%) Senior Network Engineer
7 89 (7.34%) Security Consultant
8 69 (5.69%) Architect
9 68 (5.61%) Security Analyst
10 46 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 46 (3.79%) Network Consultant
10 46 (3.79%) Security Architect
11 44 (3.63%) Support Engineer
12 37 (3.05%) Firewall Engineer
13 36 (2.97%) Security Manager
14 35 (2.89%) Administrator
15 33 (2.72%) Senior Security Engineer
16 30 (2.47%) Network Support
17 29 (2.39%) Support Analyst
18 28 (2.31%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (4.86%) Web Services
2 51 (4.20%) .NET
3 22 (1.81%) ASP.NET
4 21 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (1.65%) COM
5 20 (1.65%) WCF
5 20 (1.65%) WPF
6 15 (1.24%) REST
7 11 (0.91%) CSS
8 10 (0.82%) SAML
8 10 (0.82%) 802.1X
9 9 (0.74%) Middleware
9 9 (0.74%) HTML
10 8 (0.66%) J2EE
10 8 (0.66%) LAMP
10 8 (0.66%) HTML5
10 8 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (0.58%) OAuth
11 7 (0.58%) Grails
11 7 (0.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 250 (20.61%) Data Centre
2 84 (6.92%) Computer Science
3 67 (5.52%) Management Information System
4 54 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (4.20%) Hedge funds
6 33 (2.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 29 (2.39%) Cryptography
8 28 (2.31%) BYOD
9 25 (2.06%) PKI
9 25 (2.06%) Visualisation
10 24 (1.98%) Replication
11 23 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.81%) Blackberry
13 17 (1.40%) Cybercrime
14 16 (1.32%) Public Cloud
15 15 (1.24%) Private Cloud
16 14 (1.15%) IPTV
17 13 (1.07%) Mobile App
18 12 (0.99%) Client/Server
18 12 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 332 (27.37%) Windows
2 231 (19.04%) Linux
3 98 (8.08%) UNIX
4 45 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (3.22%) CentOS
6 34 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (2.06%) Windows 7
9 23 (1.90%) Debian
9 23 (1.90%) Ubuntu
10 22 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.82%) Android
11 10 (0.82%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.66%) Solaris
12 8 (0.66%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.16%) zOS
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (17.39%) Information Security
2 148 (12.20%) Load Balancing
3 141 (11.62%) ITIL
4 107 (8.82%) SIEM
5 105 (8.66%) Project Management
6 85 (7.01%) Penetration Testing
6 85 (7.01%) Network Design
6 85 (7.01%) Cyber Security
7 84 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 71 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (5.61%) Security Architecture
10 63 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
11 55 (4.53%) E-Commerce
12 53 (4.37%) Service Delivery
13 52 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (4.12%) Migration
15 48 (3.96%) Change Management
16 47 (3.87%) Capacity Planning
17 46 (3.79%) Vulnerability Management
18 44 (3.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 116 (9.56%) SQL
2 69 (5.69%) Perl
3 64 (5.28%) Java
4 56 (4.62%) PowerShell
5 54 (4.45%) C++
6 53 (4.37%) Python
7 50 (4.12%) C#
8 46 (3.79%) PHP
9 39 (3.22%) Bash Shell
10 34 (2.80%) Ruby
11 24 (1.98%) C
11 24 (1.98%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.40%) VB.NET
12 17 (1.40%) JavaScript
13 15 (1.24%) Groovy
14 13 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.49%) AWK
15 6 (0.49%) sed
15 6 (0.49%) SPARQL
16 4 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 388 (31.99%) Cisco Certification
2 254 (20.94%) CCNP
3 209 (17.23%) CCNA
4 200 (16.49%) Degree
5 152 (12.53%) CISSP
6 115 (9.48%) CCIE
7 71 (5.85%) CCSA
8 62 (5.11%) CISM
9 47 (3.87%) Security Cleared
10 43 (3.54%) CCSE
11 41 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 37 (3.05%) CCDP
12 37 (3.05%) SC Cleared
13 34 (2.80%) CISA
14 27 (2.23%) MCSE
15 26 (2.14%) CEH
16 24 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (1.57%) SSCP
18 18 (1.48%) GIAC
19 15 (1.24%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (8.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (4.20%) SLA
3 41 (3.38%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.73%) QA
5 15 (1.24%) COBIT
6 8 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.082%) BS7799
8 1 (0.082%) BS25999
8 1 (0.082%) HIPAA
System Software
1 163 (13.44%) Active Directory
2 100 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (4.04%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.56%) vSphere
5 20 (1.65%) XenServer
6 18 (1.48%) Samba
7 12 (0.99%) Postfix
7 12 (0.99%) Docker
7 12 (0.99%) iptables
8 11 (0.91%) Xen
9 9 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.66%) Snort
11 6 (0.49%) ProxySG
11 6 (0.49%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.41%) XenApp
12 5 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.41%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.41%) vCloud
13 4 (0.33%) StorNext
13 4 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (3.13%) Puppet
2 32 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.65%) FortiGate
3 20 (1.65%) WMI
3 20 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
4 18 (1.48%) ZABBIX
4 18 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 16 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
6 15 (1.24%) TrustSec
7 14 (1.15%) Cacti
7 14 (1.15%) OpenNMS
8 13 (1.07%) Nessus
9 11 (0.91%) CiscoWorks
9 11 (0.91%) SCCM
9 11 (0.91%) Ansible
9 11 (0.91%) Salt
10 10 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.74%) Nagios
12 8 (0.66%) MOM
12 8 (0.66%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 643 (53.01%) Cisco
2 381 (31.41%) CheckPoint
3 203 (16.74%) F5
4 175 (14.43%) Juniper
5 162 (13.36%) Microsoft
6 136 (11.21%) VMware
7 133 (10.96%) Citrix
8 105 (8.66%) HP
9 69 (5.69%) Fortinet
10 57 (4.70%) McAfee
11 50 (4.12%) Blue Coat
12 46 (3.79%) SolarWinds
13 42 (3.46%) Oracle
14 38 (3.13%) Riverbed
15 33 (2.72%) IBM
16 29 (2.39%) NetApp
17 28 (2.31%) SonicWALL
18 25 (2.06%) Red Hat
18 25 (2.06%) Reuters
18 25 (2.06%) Bloomberg
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 plus overtime and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
JM
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Apsley Recruitment Limited
Salary: bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Over Time + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago