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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 239 282 233
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -49
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 536 443 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.23% 0.99% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.31% 6.11% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 432 362 467
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,500 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
7335 7251 9161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.77% 16.27% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6221 5941 7785
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +48 179 £55,000 +1.85% 22
Canary Wharf +36 8 £70,000 -
Hounslow -4 6 £52,500 +16.66%
Croydon +7 5 £47,500 +46.15%
Uxbridge -2 3 £27,500 -57.69%
Paddington - 3 - -
Sidcup - 2 £48,000 -
Teddington - 2 £41,500 -
Harrow +3 1 - -
Docklands, London -18 1 £45,000 -2.70%
Greenwich - 1 £46,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 596 (58.89%) Firewall
2 540 (53.36%) Cisco
3 387 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
4 305 (30.14%) CheckPoint
5 290 (28.66%) CCNP
5 290 (28.66%) Finance
6 273 (26.98%) Windows
7 269 (26.58%) VPN
8 265 (26.19%) WAN
9 230 (22.73%) LAN
10 229 (22.63%) Juniper
11 207 (20.45%) Information Security
12 198 (19.57%) TCP/IP
13 181 (17.89%) Cisco ASA
14 176 (17.39%) CCNA
15 171 (16.90%) Degree
16 168 (16.60%) Linux
17 154 (15.22%) Wireless
18 147 (14.53%) BGP
19 146 (14.43%) ITIL
19 146 (14.43%) Microsoft
20 145 (14.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 144 (14.23%) F5
22 139 (13.74%) Active Directory
23 132 (13.04%) OSPF
24 131 (12.94%) MPLS
25 130 (12.85%) CISSP
26 118 (11.66%) DNS
27 107 (10.57%) EIGRP
28 105 (10.38%) VMware

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 47 (4.64%) MS Exchange
2 37 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 33 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 32 (3.16%) Apache
5 22 (2.17%) IIS
6 18 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (1.19%) nginx
8 12 (1.19%) MQSeries
9 9 (0.89%) Lync
10 7 (0.69%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.69%) Drupal
11 6 (0.59%) WordPress
11 6 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.49%) Confluence
13 4 (0.40%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.40%) ejabberd
13 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 79 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 54 (5.34%) MS Office
3 18 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.40%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.099%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 12 (1.19%) assyst
2 3 (0.30%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.20%) RMDS
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.099%) Line 50
4 1 (0.099%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.37%) SaaS
2 21 (2.08%) Office 365
3 20 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.48%) PaaS
5 14 (1.38%) IaaS
6 12 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.30%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.30%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 596 (58.89%) Firewall
2 269 (26.58%) VPN
3 265 (26.19%) WAN
4 230 (22.73%) LAN
5 198 (19.57%) TCP/IP
6 181 (17.89%) Cisco ASA
7 154 (15.22%) Wireless
8 147 (14.53%) BGP
9 132 (13.04%) OSPF
10 131 (12.94%) MPLS
11 118 (11.66%) DNS
12 107 (10.57%) EIGRP
13 101 (9.98%) VoIP
14 97 (9.58%) Cisco IOS
15 96 (9.49%) Cisco Nexus
16 95 (9.39%) Internet
17 73 (7.21%) DHCP
18 64 (6.32%) SSL
19 61 (6.03%) SAN
20 60 (5.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.16%) MySQL
3 17 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 9 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.40%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.40%) Redis
7 4 (0.40%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.20%) DB2
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.099%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (0.79%) JIRA
2 6 (0.59%) Subversion
3 4 (0.40%) JMeter
3 4 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.40%) Emacs
3 4 (0.40%) Webistrano
4 3 (0.30%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.099%) Hudson
5 1 (0.099%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.099%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.099%) Rational Rose
General
1 290 (28.66%) Finance
2 92 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 63 (6.23%) Banking
4 54 (5.34%) Law
5 30 (2.96%) Legal
6 26 (2.57%) Advertising
7 23 (2.27%) Retail
7 23 (2.27%) Investment Banking
8 21 (2.08%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.68%) Games
10 14 (1.38%) Marketing
11 7 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.49%) Back Office
12 5 (0.49%) Local Government
13 3 (0.30%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Military
14 2 (0.20%) Front Office
14 2 (0.20%) French Language
15 1 (0.099%) German Language
15 1 (0.099%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 365 (36.07%) Network Engineer
2 245 (24.21%) Security Engineer
3 206 (20.36%) Network Security Engineer
4 139 (13.74%) Analyst
5 96 (9.49%) Consultant
6 83 (8.20%) Security Analyst
7 60 (5.93%) Architect
8 57 (5.63%) Senior Network Engineer
9 52 (5.14%) Security Consultant
10 46 (4.55%) Security Specialist
11 41 (4.05%) Network Consultant
12 39 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 36 (3.56%) Administrator
14 34 (3.36%) Information Security Specialist
14 34 (3.36%) Information Specialist
15 28 (2.77%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 28 (2.77%) Team Leader
15 28 (2.77%) Information Analyst
15 28 (2.77%) Information Security Analyst
15 28 (2.77%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.26%) Web Services
2 21 (2.08%) Middleware
3 15 (1.48%) .NET
4 11 (1.09%) JMS
4 11 (1.09%) REST
5 10 (0.99%) OAuth
5 10 (0.99%) XML
6 8 (0.79%) Regular Expression
6 8 (0.79%) SOAP
7 7 (0.69%) HTML
7 7 (0.69%) CSS
8 5 (0.49%) DOM
8 5 (0.49%) OpenID
8 5 (0.49%) Java EE
8 5 (0.49%) JSON
8 5 (0.49%) SAML
9 4 (0.40%) LAMP
9 4 (0.40%) Memcached
10 3 (0.30%) J2EE
11 1 (0.099%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.30%) Management Information System
2 70 (6.92%) Computer Science
3 45 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (4.25%) Hedge funds
5 29 (2.87%) Blackberry
5 29 (2.87%) PKI
6 27 (2.67%) Replication
7 20 (1.98%) Open Source
8 16 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (1.48%) Clustering
10 13 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.09%) Cryptography
12 10 (0.99%) CESG
13 8 (0.79%) Online Games
14 7 (0.69%) CESG CLAS
14 7 (0.69%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.59%) User Experience
15 6 (0.59%) CLARiiON
16 5 (0.49%) RMADS
16 5 (0.49%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 273 (26.98%) Windows
2 168 (16.60%) Linux
3 93 (9.19%) UNIX
4 46 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 41 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (3.36%) Solaris
8 24 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.48%) Mac OS X
10 12 (1.19%) OpenBSD
10 12 (1.19%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.99%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.89%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.79%) FreeBSD
13 8 (0.79%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.79%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.69%) CentOS
15 6 (0.59%) Debian
16 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (20.45%) Information Security
2 146 (14.43%) ITIL
3 88 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 83 (8.20%) Project Management
5 76 (7.51%) Network Design
5 76 (7.51%) Penetration Testing
6 73 (7.21%) Kalman Filter
7 70 (6.92%) Network Management
8 65 (6.42%) Migration
9 62 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 62 (6.13%) SIEM
10 49 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
11 46 (4.55%) E-Commerce
12 45 (4.45%) Security Architecture
13 44 (4.35%) Risk Management
14 42 (4.15%) Cyber Security
15 41 (4.05%) Ethical Hacking
15 41 (4.05%) Line Management
16 39 (3.85%) Change Control
17 36 (3.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (6.92%) SQL
2 43 (4.25%) Java
3 40 (3.95%) Perl
4 34 (3.36%) PowerShell
5 32 (3.16%) Python
6 24 (2.37%) PHP
7 18 (1.78%) Shell Script
8 13 (1.28%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.09%) C
10 10 (0.99%) Ruby
11 7 (0.69%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.49%) XPath
13 4 (0.40%) C#
13 4 (0.40%) C++
14 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.20%) VB
16 1 (0.099%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 387 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 290 (28.66%) CCNP
3 176 (17.39%) CCNA
4 171 (16.90%) Degree
5 130 (12.85%) CISSP
6 80 (7.91%) CCIE
7 53 (5.24%) Security Cleared
8 52 (5.14%) CEH
9 51 (5.04%) CCSA
10 49 (4.84%) CCSE
11 41 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 39 (3.85%) CISM
13 36 (3.56%) MCSE
13 36 (3.56%) SC Cleared
14 33 (3.26%) GIAC
15 31 (3.06%) CCDP
16 23 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
17 21 (2.08%) CISA
17 21 (2.08%) JNCIA
18 18 (1.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (14.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (5.53%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.48%) SLA
4 11 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 11 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.89%) COBIT
6 8 (0.79%) QA
7 5 (0.49%) BS7799
8 1 (0.099%) BS25999
8 1 (0.099%) COSO
8 1 (0.099%) GPG13
System Software
1 139 (13.74%) Active Directory
2 60 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.17%) vSphere
4 20 (1.98%) Snort
5 16 (1.58%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.19%) XenApp
7 10 (0.99%) Varnish
7 10 (0.99%) Samba
7 10 (0.99%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.69%) Postfix
9 7 (0.69%) NFS
10 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.59%) OpenSSH
11 4 (0.40%) SpamAssassin
11 4 (0.40%) Ceph
11 4 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.30%) Firmware
12 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 26 (2.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 26 (2.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (1.98%) Cisco Prime
3 19 (1.88%) Nessus
4 18 (1.78%) Cacti
4 18 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.58%) SCCM
6 13 (1.28%) Nagios
6 13 (1.28%) OpenView
7 11 (1.09%) Puppet
8 10 (0.99%) HAProxy
9 9 (0.89%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.89%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.79%) RANCID
10 8 (0.79%) HP SiteScope
11 7 (0.69%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.69%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.59%) CiscoWorks
12 6 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 540 (53.36%) Cisco
2 305 (30.14%) CheckPoint
3 229 (22.63%) Juniper
4 146 (14.43%) Microsoft
5 144 (14.23%) F5
6 105 (10.38%) VMware
7 89 (8.79%) Citrix
8 72 (7.11%) Blue Coat
9 63 (6.23%) HP
10 48 (4.74%) SolarWinds
11 45 (4.45%) Avaya
12 43 (4.25%) Nokia
13 39 (3.85%) McAfee
14 36 (3.56%) Symantec
15 34 (3.36%) Fortinet
16 27 (2.67%) Aruba
17 22 (2.17%) Websense
18 20 (1.98%) Oracle
18 20 (1.98%) Splunk
19 18 (1.78%) Red Hat
London
Media Math Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £42500 - £47500 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + 20% bonus + £6,600 car allowance +
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletect
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago