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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 199 323 222
Rank change year-on-year
+124 -101
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 685 403 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.54% 0.82% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.92% 5.25% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 544 323 438
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.24%
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
7683 7675 8484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.27% 15.68% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6411 6292 7024
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +123 192 £57,500 -0.86% 13
Twickenham - 9 £35,000 -
Docklands, London -4 5 - -
Harrow - 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £30,000 -
Hammersmith - 4 £70,000 -
Mitcham - 3 £30,000 -
Canary Wharf +3 2 £72,500 +10.68%
Chiswick - 2 £50,000 -
Hayes +3 1 £45,000 -37.93%
Brentford -8 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Wimbledon -9 1 £32,500 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 695 (54.55%) Cisco
2 672 (52.75%) Firewall
3 477 (37.44%) Cisco Certification
4 376 (29.51%) Finance
5 364 (28.57%) WAN
6 362 (28.41%) CheckPoint
7 322 (25.27%) Windows
8 307 (24.10%) CCNP
9 302 (23.70%) VPN
10 286 (22.45%) LAN
11 273 (21.43%) CCNA
12 270 (21.19%) Cisco ASA
13 239 (18.76%) ITIL
14 234 (18.37%) Wireless
15 229 (17.97%) Degree
16 200 (15.70%) F5
17 195 (15.31%) BGP
17 195 (15.31%) Active Directory
18 194 (15.23%) Information Security
19 192 (15.07%) Microsoft
20 189 (14.84%) Linux
21 188 (14.76%) Juniper
22 183 (14.36%) EIGRP
23 175 (13.74%) TCP/IP
24 168 (13.19%) VMware
25 164 (12.87%) CISSP
26 161 (12.64%) MPLS
27 155 (12.17%) Citrix
28 154 (12.09%) Load Balancing
29 153 (12.01%) VoIP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 52 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 47 (3.69%) MS Exchange
3 44 (3.45%) IIS
4 43 (3.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 40 (3.14%) Apache
6 29 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.33%) nginx
8 14 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (0.78%) Confluence
10 8 (0.63%) MediaWiki
11 7 (0.55%) OpenEdge
11 7 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.47%) Lync
12 6 (0.47%) JBoss
13 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.24%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.24%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.16%) Drupal
16 1 (0.078%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 104 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 64 (5.02%) MS Office
3 15 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.078%) assyst
2 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.67%) Office 365
3 25 (1.96%) SaaS
4 24 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (1.33%) PaaS
6 14 (1.10%) IaaS
7 11 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.78%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.55%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.39%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.39%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.16%) Yammer
14 1 (0.078%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.078%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 672 (52.75%) Firewall
2 364 (28.57%) WAN
3 302 (23.70%) VPN
4 286 (22.45%) LAN
5 270 (21.19%) Cisco ASA
6 234 (18.37%) Wireless
7 195 (15.31%) BGP
8 183 (14.36%) EIGRP
9 175 (13.74%) TCP/IP
10 161 (12.64%) MPLS
11 153 (12.01%) VoIP
12 151 (11.85%) OSPF
13 150 (11.77%) Cisco Nexus
14 131 (10.28%) DNS
15 110 (8.63%) Internet
16 100 (7.85%) Cisco IOS
17 94 (7.38%) SSL
18 90 (7.06%) DHCP
19 78 (6.12%) VLAN
20 76 (5.97%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.43%) MySQL
3 15 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.63%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.47%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.31%) SSDT
11 4 (0.31%) DB2
12 1 (0.078%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.078%) Big Data
12 1 (0.078%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.078%) QlikView
12 1 (0.078%) Redis
12 1 (0.078%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 10 (0.78%) JIRA
3 9 (0.71%) Subversion
3 9 (0.71%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.63%) Hudson
5 7 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.31%) MSBuild
7 4 (0.31%) Selenium
7 4 (0.31%) Psake
7 4 (0.31%) NUnit
7 4 (0.31%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.24%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.078%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.078%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.078%) Mockito
General
1 376 (29.51%) Finance
2 83 (6.51%) Telecoms
3 81 (6.36%) Banking
4 60 (4.71%) Law
5 50 (3.92%) Advertising
6 32 (2.51%) Financial Institution
7 27 (2.12%) Retail
8 19 (1.49%) Legal
9 15 (1.18%) Marketing
9 15 (1.18%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.94%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.55%) Back Office
12 7 (0.55%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.39%) Games
13 5 (0.39%) Front Office
14 4 (0.31%) French Language
15 3 (0.24%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.16%) Portuguese Language
17 1 (0.078%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 463 (36.34%) Network Engineer
2 258 (20.25%) Security Engineer
3 213 (16.72%) Network Security Engineer
4 185 (14.52%) Analyst
5 178 (13.97%) Consultant
6 90 (7.06%) Security Analyst
7 89 (6.99%) Senior Network Engineer
8 86 (6.75%) Security Consultant
9 83 (6.51%) Architect
10 80 (6.28%) Network Consultant
11 55 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 49 (3.85%) Security Architect
13 42 (3.30%) Support Analyst
14 40 (3.14%) Firewall Engineer
15 38 (2.98%) Security Manager
15 38 (2.98%) Senior Security Engineer
16 34 (2.67%) Network Security Consultant
17 31 (2.43%) Support Engineer
18 29 (2.28%) Network Architect
19 27 (2.12%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.20%) Web Services
2 23 (1.81%) .NET
3 16 (1.26%) REST
4 14 (1.10%) OAuth
4 14 (1.10%) SAML
5 11 (0.86%) Middleware
6 9 (0.71%) SOAP
7 6 (0.47%) HTML
8 5 (0.39%) J2EE
8 5 (0.39%) HTML5
9 4 (0.31%) Ajax
9 4 (0.31%) LAMP
9 4 (0.31%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.31%) CSS
9 4 (0.31%) XML
9 4 (0.31%) MSMQ
9 4 (0.31%) JMS
10 3 (0.24%) XMPP
11 2 (0.16%) RESTful
12 1 (0.078%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 73 (5.73%) Management Information System
3 66 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.87%) Hedge funds
5 41 (3.22%) Blackberry
6 24 (1.88%) IPTV
6 24 (1.88%) Replication
7 23 (1.81%) Cryptography
8 21 (1.65%) PKI
9 19 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.26%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.10%) Clustering
12 13 (1.02%) Open Source
13 12 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (0.94%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.78%) Public Cloud
15 9 (0.71%) CCTV
16 8 (0.63%) Wiki
16 8 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.63%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 322 (25.27%) Windows
2 189 (14.84%) Linux
3 92 (7.22%) UNIX
4 50 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (1.96%) CentOS
8 24 (1.88%) Windows 7
9 17 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.18%) Debian
11 11 (0.86%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.71%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.63%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.55%) Solaris
14 7 (0.55%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.39%) zOS
16 4 (0.31%) Android
17 3 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
18 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
19 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (18.76%) ITIL
2 194 (15.23%) Information Security
3 154 (12.09%) Load Balancing
4 115 (9.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 112 (8.79%) SIEM
6 100 (7.85%) Project Management
7 84 (6.59%) Migration
8 82 (6.44%) Penetration Testing
9 78 (6.12%) Network Design
10 75 (5.89%) Cyber Security
11 64 (5.02%) Security Architecture
12 62 (4.87%) Kalman Filter
13 58 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
14 54 (4.24%) E-Commerce
15 53 (4.16%) Network Management
16 52 (4.08%) Vulnerability Management
16 52 (4.08%) PRINCE2
17 51 (4.00%) Risk Management
18 44 (3.45%) Identity Management
19 43 (3.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (8.48%) SQL
2 67 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 65 (5.10%) Perl
4 48 (3.77%) Python
5 42 (3.30%) Java
6 34 (2.67%) Bash Shell
7 27 (2.12%) PHP
8 18 (1.41%) Ruby
8 18 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 12 (0.94%) C++
10 11 (0.86%) C
11 10 (0.78%) C#
12 6 (0.47%) sed
12 6 (0.47%) AWK
13 5 (0.39%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.31%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.078%) Tcl
15 1 (0.078%) Go
15 1 (0.078%) Scala
Qualifications
1 477 (37.44%) Cisco Certification
2 307 (24.10%) CCNP
3 273 (21.43%) CCNA
4 229 (17.97%) Degree
5 164 (12.87%) CISSP
6 102 (8.01%) CCIE
7 72 (5.65%) CCSA
8 63 (4.95%) CISM
9 60 (4.71%) CCSE
10 50 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
11 49 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 45 (3.53%) Security Cleared
13 39 (3.06%) JNCIA
14 38 (2.98%) MCSE
15 33 (2.59%) CEH
16 31 (2.43%) CCDP
17 30 (2.35%) SC Cleared
18 26 (2.04%) CISA
19 20 (1.57%) MCSA
20 19 (1.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (9.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 40 (3.14%) SLA
4 15 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (1.18%) QA
5 9 (0.71%) COBIT
6 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.39%) BS7799
8 1 (0.078%) FISMA
8 1 (0.078%) GPG13
System Software
1 195 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 119 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.43%) vSphere
5 24 (1.88%) XenServer
6 20 (1.57%) Snort
7 15 (1.18%) Samba
7 15 (1.18%) XenApp
7 15 (1.18%) iptables
8 12 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.86%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.78%) Xen
11 8 (0.63%) Postfix
12 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.47%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.47%) Firmware
13 5 (0.39%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.39%) vCloud
13 5 (0.39%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.31%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 30 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
1 30 (2.35%) Cisco Prime
2 27 (2.12%) Puppet
3 20 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (1.49%) Nessus
5 18 (1.41%) CiscoWorks
6 17 (1.33%) FortiGate
7 15 (1.18%) ZABBIX
8 10 (0.78%) Nagios
9 9 (0.71%) SCCM
10 8 (0.63%) WSUS
10 8 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
11 7 (0.55%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.55%) Salt
11 7 (0.55%) Cacti
12 6 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (0.47%) OpenNMS
13 5 (0.39%) Nmap
13 5 (0.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 695 (54.55%) Cisco
2 362 (28.41%) CheckPoint
3 200 (15.70%) F5
4 192 (15.07%) Microsoft
5 188 (14.76%) Juniper
6 168 (13.19%) VMware
7 155 (12.17%) Citrix
8 106 (8.32%) HP
9 74 (5.81%) Blue Coat
10 68 (5.34%) SolarWinds
11 55 (4.32%) McAfee
12 54 (4.24%) Fortinet
13 53 (4.16%) Avaya
14 42 (3.30%) Riverbed
15 33 (2.59%) Oracle
16 29 (2.28%) Symantec
17 28 (2.20%) Red Hat
18 26 (2.04%) NetApp
19 24 (1.88%) Websense
19 24 (1.88%) Sourcefire
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000k-£70,000k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Flex Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ferrari Healy
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension, S
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HP Group
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
The People Network
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago