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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 236 281 248
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -33
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 555 450 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.27% 0.96% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.98% 5.76% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 472 347 443
Average salary £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
6959 7815 7241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.87% 16.75% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5956 6452 6054
Average salary £51,300 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 September 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 September 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 +12 109 £57,500 - 17
Ealing - 30 £60,000 - 6
Canary Wharf +6 11 £65,000 +73.33%
Croydon +13 8 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Hayes +5 8 £42,500 -17.47%
Docklands, London +10 5 £57,500 +7.47%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £38,066 -
Greenford - 2 £29,250 -
Harrow +15 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Pinner - 1 £50,000 -
Enfield - 1 £47,500 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 674 (57.22%) Firewall
2 613 (52.04%) Cisco
3 409 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
4 386 (32.77%) CheckPoint
5 337 (28.61%) Windows
6 325 (27.59%) Finance
7 287 (24.36%) WAN
8 282 (23.94%) Cisco ASA
9 275 (23.34%) CCNP
10 249 (21.14%) LAN
11 248 (21.05%) Linux
12 236 (20.03%) Information Security
13 235 (19.95%) VPN
14 214 (18.17%) Data Centre
15 212 (18.00%) CCNA
16 203 (17.23%) F5
17 195 (16.55%) Degree
18 187 (15.87%) TCP/IP
18 187 (15.87%) Juniper
19 171 (14.52%) BGP
20 161 (13.67%) OSPF
21 153 (12.99%) Microsoft
22 150 (12.73%) CISSP
23 148 (12.56%) Active Directory
24 144 (12.22%) Cisco Nexus
25 135 (11.46%) SQL
26 130 (11.04%) Load Balancing
27 125 (10.61%) DNS
28 124 (10.53%) VMware
29 123 (10.44%) CCIE

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 53 (4.50%) IIS
2 49 (4.16%) MS Exchange
3 42 (3.57%) Apache
4 29 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 27 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 23 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (1.53%) OpenStack
9 17 (1.44%) nginx
10 16 (1.36%) Confluence
10 16 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (1.10%) MediaWiki
12 12 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (0.93%) JBoss
14 9 (0.76%) GlassFish
15 8 (0.68%) Jetty
16 6 (0.51%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.42%) Lync
18 4 (0.34%) Apache Spark
18 4 (0.34%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 62 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.38%) MS Office
3 18 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.42%) Summit
1 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.085%) Magento
4 1 (0.085%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (3.06%) Office 365
4 26 (2.21%) SaaS
5 21 (1.78%) IaaS
6 17 (1.44%) PaaS
7 12 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.93%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.51%) Route 53
10 6 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.17%) Yammer
12 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.085%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 674 (57.22%) Firewall
2 287 (24.36%) WAN
3 282 (23.94%) Cisco ASA
4 249 (21.14%) LAN
5 235 (19.95%) VPN
6 187 (15.87%) TCP/IP
7 171 (14.52%) BGP
8 161 (13.67%) OSPF
9 144 (12.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 125 (10.61%) DNS
11 122 (10.36%) EIGRP
12 114 (9.68%) Wireless
13 98 (8.32%) MPLS
14 83 (7.05%) SSL
14 83 (7.05%) VoIP
15 79 (6.71%) DHCP
16 77 (6.54%) Internet
17 71 (6.03%) IPsec
18 70 (5.94%) Cisco IOS
19 61 (5.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.90%) MySQL
3 23 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (1.70%) Big Data
5 17 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (0.68%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.59%) DB2
10 6 (0.51%) Redis
11 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.34%) SSDT
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.17%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.17%) Informix
13 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.17%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.085%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (2.80%) SpecFlow
2 31 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.70%) JIRA
4 19 (1.61%) Subversion
5 18 (1.53%) Jenkins
6 14 (1.19%) Hudson
7 7 (0.59%) Liquibase
7 7 (0.59%) Flyway
8 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.34%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.34%) Bugzilla
9 4 (0.34%) NUnit
9 4 (0.34%) Selenium
9 4 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.34%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.34%) Psake
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.17%) Mockito
11 2 (0.17%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.085%) GCC
General
1 325 (27.59%) Finance
2 109 (9.25%) Banking
3 68 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 48 (4.07%) Law
5 43 (3.65%) Retail
6 28 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 26 (2.21%) Advertising
8 25 (2.12%) Legal
9 14 (1.19%) Marketing
10 12 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.93%) Games
11 11 (0.93%) Multimedia
12 9 (0.76%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.34%) Electronics
14 3 (0.25%) Back Office
14 3 (0.25%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) German Language
15 2 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 430 (36.50%) Network Engineer
2 250 (21.22%) Security Engineer
3 183 (15.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 135 (11.46%) Consultant
5 130 (11.04%) Analyst
6 99 (8.40%) Security Consultant
7 86 (7.30%) Senior Network Engineer
8 69 (5.86%) Architect
9 63 (5.35%) Security Analyst
10 44 (3.74%) Network Consultant
10 44 (3.74%) Security Architect
11 41 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 39 (3.31%) Administrator
13 37 (3.14%) Firewall Engineer
14 36 (3.06%) Support Engineer
15 32 (2.72%) Security Manager
16 31 (2.63%) Software Engineer
16 31 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
17 29 (2.46%) Developer
17 29 (2.46%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (6.20%) Web Services
2 67 (5.69%) .NET
3 34 (2.89%) ASP.NET
4 33 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (2.72%) COM
5 32 (2.72%) WCF
5 32 (2.72%) WPF
6 16 (1.36%) J2EE
6 16 (1.36%) REST
7 14 (1.19%) CSS
8 12 (1.02%) HTML
9 9 (0.76%) Struts
9 9 (0.76%) Middleware
9 9 (0.76%) LAMP
9 9 (0.76%) Hibernate
9 9 (0.76%) Spring
9 9 (0.76%) Grails
9 9 (0.76%) HTML5
9 9 (0.76%) 802.1X
10 8 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 214 (18.17%) Data Centre
2 90 (7.64%) Computer Science
3 62 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (5.01%) Hedge funds
5 54 (4.58%) Management Information System
6 39 (3.31%) BYOD
7 37 (3.14%) Visualisation
8 35 (2.97%) Cryptography
9 33 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 32 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (2.55%) PKI
12 18 (1.53%) Cybercrime
13 16 (1.36%) Private Cloud
13 16 (1.36%) Replication
13 16 (1.36%) Blackberry
14 15 (1.27%) Public Cloud
15 13 (1.10%) Mobile App
15 13 (1.10%) Mathematics
15 13 (1.10%) Wiki
16 10 (0.85%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 337 (28.61%) Windows
2 248 (21.05%) Linux
3 108 (9.17%) UNIX
4 51 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (2.89%) CentOS
8 30 (2.55%) Windows 7
9 24 (2.04%) Ubuntu
10 19 (1.61%) Debian
11 15 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.10%) Solaris
13 11 (0.93%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.85%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.76%) Android
16 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.17%) AIX
17 2 (0.17%) SUSE
17 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (20.03%) Information Security
2 130 (11.04%) Load Balancing
3 112 (9.51%) ITIL
4 106 (9.00%) SIEM
5 105 (8.91%) Project Management
6 100 (8.49%) Penetration Testing
7 88 (7.47%) Cyber Security
8 85 (7.22%) Security Architecture
8 85 (7.22%) Network Design
9 83 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (6.20%) Network Monitoring
11 70 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 66 (5.60%) Mentoring
13 63 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (5.09%) Service Delivery
15 55 (4.67%) E-Commerce
16 53 (4.50%) Change Control
17 48 (4.07%) Capacity Planning
18 47 (3.99%) Scrum
18 47 (3.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 135 (11.46%) SQL
2 77 (6.54%) Perl
3 69 (5.86%) C++
3 69 (5.86%) Java
4 65 (5.52%) C#
5 62 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 54 (4.58%) Python
7 45 (3.82%) PHP
8 36 (3.06%) Objective-C
9 35 (2.97%) Bash Shell
10 33 (2.80%) Ruby
11 29 (2.46%) C
12 20 (1.70%) JavaScript
13 17 (1.44%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.36%) Groovy
15 12 (1.02%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.51%) SPARQL
16 6 (0.51%) VB
17 4 (0.34%) AWK
17 4 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 409 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
2 275 (23.34%) CCNP
3 212 (18.00%) CCNA
4 195 (16.55%) Degree
5 150 (12.73%) CISSP
6 123 (10.44%) CCIE
7 77 (6.54%) CCSA
8 58 (4.92%) Security Cleared
9 54 (4.58%) CISM
10 46 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 46 (3.90%) CCSE
11 44 (3.74%) SC Cleared
12 32 (2.72%) CISA
13 31 (2.63%) CCDP
14 29 (2.46%) MCSE
15 23 (1.95%) CEH
16 20 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (1.61%) Security+ Certification
17 19 (1.61%) GIAC
18 18 (1.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (8.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (3.57%) SLA
3 40 (3.40%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.87%) QA
5 20 (1.70%) COBIT
6 10 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.34%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.34%) FISMA
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.085%) BS7799
9 1 (0.085%) BS25999
System Software
1 148 (12.56%) Active Directory
2 89 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 30 (2.55%) vSphere
5 17 (1.44%) Samba
6 16 (1.36%) XenServer
7 13 (1.10%) Postfix
7 13 (1.10%) iptables
8 12 (1.02%) Docker
9 10 (0.85%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.76%) ProxySG
11 8 (0.68%) Snort
11 8 (0.68%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.59%) Xen
13 6 (0.51%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.34%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.34%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.34%) StorNext
15 3 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (3.23%) Puppet
2 32 (2.72%) WMI
3 31 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (2.21%) FortiGate
5 18 (1.53%) ZABBIX
5 18 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
6 17 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
7 16 (1.36%) Cacti
8 15 (1.27%) OpenNMS
8 15 (1.27%) SCCM
9 14 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
9 14 (1.19%) Nessus
10 13 (1.10%) Salt
10 13 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
11 12 (1.02%) Backup Exec
11 12 (1.02%) Ansible
12 10 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
12 10 (0.85%) TrustSec
13 8 (0.68%) MOM
13 8 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 613 (52.04%) Cisco
2 386 (32.77%) CheckPoint
3 203 (17.23%) F5
4 187 (15.87%) Juniper
5 153 (12.99%) Microsoft
6 124 (10.53%) VMware
7 103 (8.74%) Citrix
8 96 (8.15%) HP
9 78 (6.62%) Fortinet
10 56 (4.75%) McAfee
11 52 (4.41%) Blue Coat
12 43 (3.65%) SolarWinds
13 41 (3.48%) Oracle
14 35 (2.97%) Apple
15 30 (2.55%) IBM
16 29 (2.46%) Riverbed
17 25 (2.12%) Brocade
18 24 (2.04%) Dell
18 24 (2.04%) Red Hat
19 23 (1.95%) Bloomberg
Grays, Essex
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Company Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ealing, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ealing, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Car
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
83Zero
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension, Sha
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus(10%+), Health, Pension, Shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago