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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 229 299 227
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -72
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 582 435 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.31% 0.89% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.35% 5.49% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 477 344 455
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 £32,500 £32,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,750 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
6967 7918 7829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.63% 16.16% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5907 6536 6464
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £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 July 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 July 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 +42 128 £60,000 +7.14% 12
Ealing -14 10 £65,000 - 2
Croydon +4 3 - -
Chiswick +3 3 £22,500 -2.17%
Enfield - 3 £37,500 -
Greenford - 3 £29,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £29,033 - 1
Twickenham - 3 £35,000 -
Harrow +9 2 - - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £70,000 -
Paddington 0 1 - -
Wimbledon -8 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 686 (54.62%) Firewall
2 676 (53.82%) Cisco
3 421 (33.52%) Cisco Certification
4 391 (31.13%) CheckPoint
5 341 (27.15%) WAN
6 331 (26.35%) Finance
7 322 (25.64%) Windows
8 307 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
9 281 (22.37%) Data Centre
10 273 (21.74%) LAN
11 263 (20.94%) CCNP
12 261 (20.78%) VPN
13 230 (18.31%) CCNA
14 220 (17.52%) F5
15 214 (17.04%) Degree
16 212 (16.88%) Linux
17 205 (16.32%) Wireless
18 202 (16.08%) Information Security
19 186 (14.81%) BGP
20 182 (14.49%) Juniper
21 178 (14.17%) Microsoft
22 175 (13.93%) Active Directory
23 172 (13.69%) TCP/IP
24 170 (13.54%) ITIL
25 164 (13.06%) EIGRP
26 163 (12.98%) Cisco Nexus
27 162 (12.90%) CISSP
28 159 (12.66%) OSPF
29 153 (12.18%) Citrix
29 153 (12.18%) Load Balancing

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 57 (4.54%) IIS
2 55 (4.38%) MS Exchange
3 45 (3.58%) Apache
4 38 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 36 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 25 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 25 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (1.59%) nginx
9 16 (1.27%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.11%) Confluence
11 12 (0.96%) MediaWiki
12 9 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.48%) Lync
13 6 (0.48%) GlassFish
13 6 (0.48%) Jetty
13 6 (0.48%) JBoss
13 6 (0.48%) OpenEdge
14 4 (0.32%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 81 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.03%) MS Office
3 16 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.080%) Magento
2 1 (0.080%) Lawson
2 1 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.080%) assyst
2 1 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.87%) Office 365
4 29 (2.31%) SaaS
5 21 (1.67%) IaaS
6 19 (1.51%) PaaS
7 12 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.64%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.48%) Route 53
11 5 (0.40%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.16%) Yammer
13 1 (0.080%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.080%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 686 (54.62%) Firewall
2 341 (27.15%) WAN
3 307 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
4 273 (21.74%) LAN
5 261 (20.78%) VPN
6 205 (16.32%) Wireless
7 186 (14.81%) BGP
8 172 (13.69%) TCP/IP
9 164 (13.06%) EIGRP
10 163 (12.98%) Cisco Nexus
11 159 (12.66%) OSPF
12 136 (10.83%) VoIP
13 120 (9.55%) MPLS
14 114 (9.08%) DNS
15 94 (7.48%) Internet
16 83 (6.61%) SSL
17 76 (6.05%) DHCP
18 74 (5.89%) Cisco IOS
19 70 (5.57%) VLAN
20 66 (5.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.42%) MySQL
3 24 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 11 (0.88%) NoSQL
8 10 (0.80%) MongoDB
9 8 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.56%) Big Data
11 6 (0.48%) Redis
11 6 (0.48%) DB2
12 4 (0.32%) SSDT
13 2 (0.16%) Informix
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.16%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.16%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.080%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.080%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.35%) JIRA
3 16 (1.27%) Subversion
4 14 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.04%) Hudson
6 12 (0.96%) SpecFlow
7 7 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.56%) Liquibase
7 7 (0.56%) Flyway
8 5 (0.40%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.32%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.32%) NUnit
9 4 (0.32%) Selenium
9 4 (0.32%) Psake
9 4 (0.32%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.24%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.24%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.16%) Mockito
General
1 331 (26.35%) Finance
2 101 (8.04%) Banking
3 92 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 69 (5.49%) Law
5 42 (3.34%) Advertising
6 38 (3.03%) Retail
7 24 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.59%) Legal
9 16 (1.27%) Multimedia
10 10 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.80%) Marketing
11 9 (0.72%) Games
11 9 (0.72%) Online Betting
12 8 (0.64%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.32%) Back Office
15 3 (0.24%) Front Office
15 3 (0.24%) French Language
16 2 (0.16%) German Language
16 2 (0.16%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 465 (37.02%) Network Engineer
2 255 (20.30%) Security Engineer
3 196 (15.61%) Network Security Engineer
4 165 (13.14%) Consultant
5 156 (12.42%) Analyst
6 96 (7.64%) Senior Network Engineer
7 92 (7.32%) Security Consultant
8 75 (5.97%) Architect
9 70 (5.57%) Security Analyst
10 63 (5.02%) Network Consultant
11 51 (4.06%) Security Architect
12 48 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 42 (3.34%) Support Engineer
14 38 (3.03%) Senior Security Engineer
14 38 (3.03%) Security Manager
15 37 (2.95%) Support Analyst
16 35 (2.79%) Firewall Engineer
17 32 (2.55%) Administrator
18 31 (2.47%) Network Security Consultant
19 28 (2.23%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (4.06%) Web Services
2 41 (3.26%) .NET
3 15 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 15 (1.19%) REST
4 12 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (0.96%) COM
4 12 (0.96%) Middleware
4 12 (0.96%) WCF
4 12 (0.96%) WPF
5 11 (0.88%) SAML
6 10 (0.80%) CSS
6 10 (0.80%) HTML
7 9 (0.72%) HTML5
8 8 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (0.64%) OAuth
9 7 (0.56%) ZeroMQ
10 6 (0.48%) CSS3
10 6 (0.48%) Grails
10 6 (0.48%) Struts
10 6 (0.48%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 281 (22.37%) Data Centre
2 88 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 62 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 61 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (3.98%) Hedge funds
6 42 (3.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 29 (2.31%) Cryptography
8 28 (2.23%) Blackberry
9 24 (1.91%) Replication
10 22 (1.75%) IPTV
11 21 (1.67%) PKI
12 18 (1.43%) BYOD
12 18 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.35%) Visualisation
14 15 (1.19%) Private Cloud
14 15 (1.19%) Public Cloud
15 14 (1.11%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
16 13 (1.04%) Client/Server
16 13 (1.04%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 322 (25.64%) Windows
2 212 (16.88%) Linux
3 85 (6.77%) UNIX
4 50 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (3.18%) CentOS
6 38 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (2.31%) Windows 7
9 23 (1.83%) Debian
9 23 (1.83%) Ubuntu
10 21 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.88%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.80%) Android
13 9 (0.72%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.40%) zOS
14 5 (0.40%) Solaris
15 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (16.08%) Information Security
2 170 (13.54%) ITIL
3 153 (12.18%) Load Balancing
4 104 (8.28%) SIEM
5 100 (7.96%) Project Management
6 97 (7.72%) Network Design
7 94 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 80 (6.37%) Penetration Testing
8 80 (6.37%) Cyber Security
9 66 (5.25%) Security Architecture
10 63 (5.02%) Migration
11 62 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
12 56 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
13 55 (4.38%) E-Commerce
14 49 (3.90%) Vulnerability Management
15 48 (3.82%) Capacity Planning
15 48 (3.82%) Change Management
16 45 (3.58%) Service Delivery
16 45 (3.58%) DevOps
16 45 (3.58%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 112 (8.92%) SQL
2 69 (5.49%) Perl
3 64 (5.10%) Java
4 60 (4.78%) PowerShell
5 55 (4.38%) Python
6 46 (3.66%) PHP
7 44 (3.50%) C++
8 41 (3.26%) C#
9 39 (3.11%) Bash Shell
10 32 (2.55%) Ruby
11 23 (1.83%) C
12 18 (1.43%) JavaScript
13 17 (1.35%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.27%) Objective-C
15 14 (1.11%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.11%) Groovy
16 6 (0.48%) sed
16 6 (0.48%) SPARQL
16 6 (0.48%) AWK
17 2 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 421 (33.52%) Cisco Certification
2 263 (20.94%) CCNP
3 230 (18.31%) CCNA
4 214 (17.04%) Degree
5 162 (12.90%) CISSP
6 126 (10.03%) CCIE
7 72 (5.73%) CCSA
8 61 (4.86%) CISM
9 45 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 45 (3.58%) Security Cleared
10 44 (3.50%) CCSE
11 38 (3.03%) CCDP
12 33 (2.63%) SC Cleared
13 30 (2.39%) CISA
14 29 (2.31%) MCSE
14 29 (2.31%) CEH
15 27 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (1.83%) JNCIA
17 16 (1.27%) SSCP
17 16 (1.27%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (8.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (4.06%) SLA
3 40 (3.18%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.67%) QA
5 10 (0.80%) COBIT
5 10 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.24%) BS7799
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.080%) BS25999
8 1 (0.080%) GPG13
System Software
1 175 (13.93%) Active Directory
2 105 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (4.70%) Hyper-V
4 33 (2.63%) vSphere
5 27 (2.15%) XenServer
6 18 (1.43%) Samba
7 12 (0.96%) Postfix
7 12 (0.96%) Docker
7 12 (0.96%) iptables
8 11 (0.88%) Xen
9 10 (0.80%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.80%) Snort
10 7 (0.56%) XenApp
11 6 (0.48%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.40%) Firmware
12 5 (0.40%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.40%) vCloud
12 5 (0.40%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.32%) StorNext
13 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (3.03%) Puppet
2 29 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
4 19 (1.51%) FortiGate
4 19 (1.51%) ZABBIX
5 18 (1.43%) CiscoWorks
5 18 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 16 (1.27%) TrustSec
7 12 (0.96%) Cacti
7 12 (0.96%) OpenNMS
7 12 (0.96%) WMI
8 10 (0.80%) Nessus
8 10 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (0.72%) Nagios
9 9 (0.72%) Salt
10 8 (0.64%) MOM
10 8 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (0.64%) Ansible
11 7 (0.56%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 676 (53.82%) Cisco
2 391 (31.13%) CheckPoint
3 220 (17.52%) F5
4 182 (14.49%) Juniper
5 178 (14.17%) Microsoft
6 153 (12.18%) Citrix
7 148 (11.78%) VMware
8 112 (8.92%) HP
9 62 (4.94%) McAfee
10 59 (4.70%) Blue Coat
11 58 (4.62%) Fortinet
12 48 (3.82%) SolarWinds
13 46 (3.66%) Riverbed
14 37 (2.95%) Oracle
15 36 (2.87%) Avaya
16 35 (2.79%) SonicWALL
17 29 (2.31%) IBM
18 28 (2.23%) NetApp
19 27 (2.15%) Sourcefire
20 25 (1.99%) Brocade
London
PCR
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Home Working, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-85k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago