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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 268 252 290
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +38
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 473 487 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.03% 1.09% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.13% 6.85% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 359 413 400
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,225
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
7715 7109 8647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 15.97% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6382 6037 7314
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +8 130 £57,500 +15.00% 13
Hounslow -5 4 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Canary Wharf +18 3 £37,500 -50.00%
Croydon -4 3 £46,000 -8.00%
Hayes - 2 £51,500 - 2
Docklands, London -8 1 £53,500 -6.95%
Southwark - 1 £55,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £47,500 -
Greenford - 1 - - 1
Ilford - 1 £27,500 -
South Croydon - 1 £60,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 546 (59.80%) Firewall
2 432 (47.32%) Cisco
3 320 (35.05%) Cisco Certification
4 285 (31.22%) Windows
5 264 (28.92%) CheckPoint
6 241 (26.40%) CCNP
7 240 (26.29%) VPN
8 222 (24.32%) Juniper
9 217 (23.77%) WAN
10 212 (23.22%) Finance
11 198 (21.69%) Information Security
12 195 (21.36%) LAN
13 191 (20.92%) Linux
14 186 (20.37%) TCP/IP
15 154 (16.87%) CCNA
16 145 (15.88%) Degree
17 135 (14.79%) Cisco ASA
18 115 (12.60%) Wireless
19 113 (12.38%) CISSP
20 111 (12.16%) Microsoft
20 111 (12.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 110 (12.05%) VMware
21 110 (12.05%) Active Directory
22 109 (11.94%) F5
23 107 (11.72%) OSPF
24 103 (11.28%) ITIL
25 102 (11.17%) BGP
26 98 (10.73%) DNS
27 89 (9.75%) MPLS
28 88 (9.64%) Internet

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (5.91%) MS Exchange
2 30 (3.29%) Apache
3 26 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (2.63%) IIS
4 24 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.31%) nginx
8 7 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.66%) Drupal
9 6 (0.66%) WordPress
10 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.55%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.55%) Lync
11 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.44%) Zope
11 4 (0.44%) Plone
11 4 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 61 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.83%) MS Office
3 11 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.55%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.22%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 12 (1.31%) assyst
2 2 (0.22%) RMDS
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.97%) SaaS
2 14 (1.53%) Office 365
2 14 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.10%) IaaS
5 9 (0.99%) PaaS
6 4 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.22%) GitHub
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 546 (59.80%) Firewall
2 240 (26.29%) VPN
3 217 (23.77%) WAN
4 195 (21.36%) LAN
5 186 (20.37%) TCP/IP
6 135 (14.79%) Cisco ASA
7 115 (12.60%) Wireless
8 107 (11.72%) OSPF
9 102 (11.17%) BGP
10 98 (10.73%) DNS
11 89 (9.75%) MPLS
12 88 (9.64%) Internet
13 68 (7.45%) IPsec
13 68 (7.45%) Cisco IOS
14 67 (7.34%) SSL
15 66 (7.23%) DHCP
16 64 (7.01%) VoIP
17 57 (6.24%) EIGRP
18 53 (5.81%) SAN
19 47 (5.15%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.05%) MySQL
3 21 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 9 (0.99%) Data Mining
6 9 (0.99%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.44%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.33%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.33%) Redis
9 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.22%) DB2
9 2 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.55%) MSBuild
2 5 (0.55%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.55%) JIRA
3 4 (0.44%) JMeter
3 4 (0.44%) Subversion
3 4 (0.44%) Emacs
4 3 (0.33%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.22%) Firebug
5 2 (0.22%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.22%) Grunt
5 2 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.22%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.22%) Mocha
6 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.11%) Maven
General
1 212 (23.22%) Finance
2 84 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 52 (5.70%) Banking
4 35 (3.83%) Law
5 34 (3.72%) Retail
6 33 (3.61%) Legal
7 22 (2.41%) Games
8 10 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.88%) Local Government
10 7 (0.77%) Advertising
11 6 (0.66%) Marketing
11 6 (0.66%) French Language
11 6 (0.66%) German Language
12 5 (0.55%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.44%) Electronics
14 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.22%) Publishing
15 2 (0.22%) Military
16 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 272 (29.79%) Network Engineer
2 208 (22.78%) Security Engineer
3 163 (17.85%) Network Security Engineer
4 138 (15.12%) Analyst
5 76 (8.32%) Security Analyst
6 71 (7.78%) Consultant
7 61 (6.68%) Senior Network Engineer
8 44 (4.82%) Architect
9 43 (4.71%) Administrator
10 40 (4.38%) Network Analyst
11 39 (4.27%) Security Consultant
11 39 (4.27%) Security Specialist
12 37 (4.05%) Senior Security Engineer
12 37 (4.05%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 35 (3.83%) Information Security Specialist
13 35 (3.83%) Information Specialist
14 31 (3.40%) Information Security Analyst
14 31 (3.40%) Information Analyst
14 31 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 29 (3.18%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.07%) Web Services
2 19 (2.08%) HTML
3 17 (1.86%) CSS
4 16 (1.75%) .NET
5 14 (1.53%) XML
5 14 (1.53%) Middleware
5 14 (1.53%) REST
6 13 (1.42%) HTML5
7 9 (0.99%) Laravel
7 9 (0.99%) jQuery
7 9 (0.99%) SOAP
8 8 (0.88%) Regular Expression
9 7 (0.77%) Java EE
10 6 (0.66%) PRADO
10 6 (0.66%) Symfony
10 6 (0.66%) CakePHP
10 6 (0.66%) Yii
11 5 (0.55%) WCF
11 5 (0.55%) OpenID
11 5 (0.55%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 67 (7.34%) Management Information System
3 50 (5.48%) Hedge funds
4 35 (3.83%) Replication
5 31 (3.40%) PKI
6 28 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (2.85%) Open Source
8 21 (2.30%) Clustering
9 20 (2.19%) Cryptography
10 16 (1.75%) Blackberry
11 13 (1.42%) CESG
12 12 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (1.10%) Online Games
13 10 (1.10%) CESG CLAS
14 9 (0.99%) SecurID
15 8 (0.88%) RMADS
16 6 (0.66%) CLARiiON
16 6 (0.66%) Client/Server
17 4 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
18 3 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 285 (31.22%) Windows
2 191 (20.92%) Linux
3 81 (8.87%) UNIX
4 33 (3.61%) Solaris
5 32 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (3.18%) Mac OS X
8 27 (2.96%) Windows 7
9 20 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (2.08%) Windows 8
11 15 (1.64%) Windows XP
12 12 (1.31%) OpenBSD
12 12 (1.31%) Ubuntu
12 12 (1.31%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.99%) Debian
14 8 (0.88%) FreeBSD
15 7 (0.77%) CentOS
15 7 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.44%) AIX
16 4 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (21.69%) Information Security
2 103 (11.28%) ITIL
3 75 (8.21%) Penetration Testing
4 71 (7.78%) Network Design
5 66 (7.23%) Network Management
6 61 (6.68%) Project Management
7 56 (6.13%) E-Commerce
8 55 (6.02%) Load Balancing
9 53 (5.81%) SIEM
10 43 (4.71%) Change Control
11 42 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
12 39 (4.27%) Change Management
13 36 (3.94%) Kalman Filter
14 35 (3.83%) Security Management
15 34 (3.72%) Ethical Hacking
16 32 (3.50%) Risk Management
17 30 (3.29%) Capacity Planning
18 29 (3.18%) Network Architecture
18 29 (3.18%) ISMS
18 29 (3.18%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 72 (7.89%) SQL
2 68 (7.45%) Perl
3 54 (5.91%) PowerShell
4 40 (4.38%) Python
5 37 (4.05%) Java
6 34 (3.72%) PHP
7 16 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.31%) C
9 11 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.99%) PHP5
11 8 (0.88%) C++
11 8 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.77%) Ruby
12 7 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.77%) C#
13 5 (0.55%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.55%) XPath
14 4 (0.44%) VB
15 2 (0.22%) PowerHouse
16 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 320 (35.05%) Cisco Certification
2 241 (26.40%) CCNP
3 154 (16.87%) CCNA
4 145 (15.88%) Degree
5 113 (12.38%) CISSP
6 76 (8.32%) CCSE
7 53 (5.81%) CCSA
7 53 (5.81%) CCIE
8 45 (4.93%) CEH
8 45 (4.93%) Security Cleared
9 38 (4.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (3.94%) SC Cleared
11 32 (3.50%) GIAC
12 30 (3.29%) MCSE
13 25 (2.74%) CISM
13 25 (2.74%) JNCIA
14 23 (2.52%) CCDP
15 19 (2.08%) JNCIS
16 16 (1.75%) MCITP
17 14 (1.53%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (12.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (5.59%) PCI DSS
3 33 (3.61%) SLA
4 17 (1.86%) QA
5 7 (0.77%) COBIT
6 5 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.22%) HL7
9 2 (0.22%) DICOM
9 2 (0.22%) GPG13
10 1 (0.11%) COSO
10 1 (0.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 110 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 68 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (3.94%) vSphere
4 12 (1.31%) Snort
5 10 (1.10%) Varnish
6 9 (0.99%) NFS
6 9 (0.99%) ProxySG
7 8 (0.88%) Samba
7 8 (0.88%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.66%) Postfix
8 6 (0.66%) XenApp
8 6 (0.66%) OpenSSH
9 5 (0.55%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.44%) KVM
10 4 (0.44%) SpamAssassin
11 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.33%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.33%) Nmap
11 3 (0.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (2.30%) OpenView
2 17 (1.86%) Cacti
3 15 (1.64%) Nagios
4 14 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.20%) HAProxy
6 11 (1.20%) Nessus
6 11 (1.20%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.99%) SCCM
7 9 (0.99%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
9 7 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (0.55%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.55%) logstash
11 5 (0.55%) RANCID
11 5 (0.55%) HP SiteScope
12 4 (0.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 432 (47.32%) Cisco
2 264 (28.92%) CheckPoint
3 222 (24.32%) Juniper
4 111 (12.16%) Microsoft
5 110 (12.05%) VMware
6 109 (11.94%) F5
7 76 (8.32%) Citrix
8 64 (7.01%) Blue Coat
9 44 (4.82%) Aruba
10 42 (4.60%) HP
11 41 (4.49%) SolarWinds
12 32 (3.50%) Oracle
13 29 (3.18%) Nokia
14 28 (3.07%) Sophos
14 28 (3.07%) SonicWALL
15 27 (2.96%) Avaya
16 25 (2.74%) Splunk
17 23 (2.52%) Dell
18 21 (2.30%) McAfee
19 20 (2.19%) Brocade
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Extensive package and flexi-benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Double OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Forman IT
Salary: BENS + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago