The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 277 227 280
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +53
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 448 536 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.94% 1.21% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 7.18% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 360 444 391
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.99% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7684 7464 8407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.15% 16.88% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6383 6126 7138
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -23 125 £57,500 +12.74% 17
Canary Wharf +5 3 £53,500 +1.90%
Chiswick -4 3 £23,000 -19.29%
Ealing +15 2 - -
Uxbridge +1 2 £35,000 -
Hayes - 2 £62,000 - 1
Hackney - 2 £44,021 -
Harrow -4 1 £40,000 +2.56%
Docklands, London -6 1 £53,500 +64.61%
Bromley -13 1 £52,500 -19.23%
Hounslow - 1 £27,500 -
Ilford - 1 £27,500 -
Paddington - 1 £65,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £40,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 509 (59.25%) Firewall
2 429 (49.94%) Cisco
3 322 (37.49%) Cisco Certification
4 282 (32.83%) CheckPoint
5 270 (31.43%) Windows
6 218 (25.38%) CCNP
6 218 (25.38%) VPN
7 215 (25.03%) WAN
8 189 (22.00%) LAN
9 185 (21.54%) CCNA
10 179 (20.84%) Linux
11 176 (20.49%) Juniper
12 169 (19.67%) TCP/IP
13 159 (18.51%) Information Security
14 152 (17.69%) Finance
15 129 (15.02%) Degree
16 124 (14.44%) Cisco ASA
17 114 (13.27%) ITIL
18 110 (12.81%) F5
19 109 (12.69%) Microsoft
20 105 (12.22%) VMware
21 102 (11.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 99 (11.53%) MPLS
23 98 (11.41%) CISSP
24 97 (11.29%) CCSE
25 95 (11.06%) BGP
26 91 (10.59%) Wireless
27 89 (10.36%) Active Directory
28 85 (9.90%) IPsec
28 85 (9.90%) OSPF

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 57 (6.64%) MS Exchange
2 35 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (1.86%) IIS
4 16 (1.86%) Apache
5 13 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.70%) nginx
9 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.35%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.23%) Drupal
11 2 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.66%) MS Office
3 9 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.58%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) assyst
2 3 (0.35%) RMDS
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.98%) SaaS
2 12 (1.40%) Office 365
3 10 (1.16%) IaaS
4 9 (1.05%) PaaS
4 9 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.23%) GitHub
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 509 (59.25%) Firewall
2 218 (25.38%) VPN
3 215 (25.03%) WAN
4 189 (22.00%) LAN
5 169 (19.67%) TCP/IP
6 124 (14.44%) Cisco ASA
7 99 (11.53%) MPLS
8 95 (11.06%) BGP
9 91 (10.59%) Wireless
10 85 (9.90%) IPsec
10 85 (9.90%) OSPF
11 77 (8.96%) Internet
12 76 (8.85%) DNS
13 74 (8.61%) VoIP
14 63 (7.33%) SSL
15 56 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
16 51 (5.94%) DHCP
17 47 (5.47%) EIGRP
18 44 (5.12%) SAN
19 40 (4.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.61%) MySQL
3 18 (2.10%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.16%) Data Mining
5 10 (1.16%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (0.93%) NoSQL
7 8 (0.93%) Redis
8 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (1.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.58%) MSBuild
2 5 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.58%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.35%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.23%) Subversion
4 2 (0.23%) JIRA
4 2 (0.23%) JMeter
4 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.23%) Firebug
4 2 (0.23%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.23%) Mocha
4 2 (0.23%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (0.23%) Grunt
5 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.12%) Maven
General
1 152 (17.69%) Finance
2 68 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 37 (4.31%) Law
4 35 (4.07%) Banking
5 28 (3.26%) Retail
6 21 (2.44%) Legal
7 13 (1.51%) Games
8 10 (1.16%) Publishing
9 9 (1.05%) Spanish Language
10 8 (0.93%) Advertising
10 8 (0.93%) Marketing
10 8 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.81%) Electronics
12 6 (0.70%) Local Government
12 6 (0.70%) French Language
12 6 (0.70%) German Language
13 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.47%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 243 (28.29%) Network Engineer
2 185 (21.54%) Security Engineer
3 141 (16.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 123 (14.32%) Analyst
5 105 (12.22%) Consultant
6 72 (8.38%) Security Analyst
7 66 (7.68%) Security Consultant
8 61 (7.10%) Senior Network Engineer
9 37 (4.31%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 37 (4.31%) Senior Security Engineer
9 37 (4.31%) Network Consultant
10 36 (4.19%) Administrator
11 35 (4.07%) Architect
12 34 (3.96%) Network Analyst
13 29 (3.38%) Security Specialist
13 29 (3.38%) Support Analyst
14 25 (2.91%) Firewall Engineer
14 25 (2.91%) Network Security Consultant
15 23 (2.68%) Information Analyst
15 23 (2.68%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.98%) HTML
2 14 (1.63%) CSS
2 14 (1.63%) .NET
3 13 (1.51%) HTML5
4 11 (1.28%) Web Services
5 9 (1.05%) REST
5 9 (1.05%) Laravel
5 9 (1.05%) jQuery
5 9 (1.05%) SOAP
6 7 (0.81%) Middleware
6 7 (0.81%) XML
7 6 (0.70%) Symfony
7 6 (0.70%) CakePHP
7 6 (0.70%) PRADO
7 6 (0.70%) Yii
8 5 (0.58%) XSD
8 5 (0.58%) WCF
9 3 (0.35%) CSS3
10 2 (0.23%) LAMP
10 2 (0.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 52 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 44 (5.12%) Hedge funds
4 30 (3.49%) Replication
5 27 (3.14%) PKI
6 22 (2.56%) Clustering
7 20 (2.33%) Blackberry
8 19 (2.21%) Open Source
9 18 (2.10%) Cryptography
10 14 (1.63%) CESG
11 11 (1.28%) Digital Media
11 11 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
12 9 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (1.05%) SecurID
13 7 (0.81%) CMDB
14 6 (0.70%) PDA
14 6 (0.70%) EPoS
14 6 (0.70%) RMADS
15 5 (0.58%) Online Games
15 5 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 270 (31.43%) Windows
2 179 (20.84%) Linux
3 70 (8.15%) UNIX
4 33 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (3.49%) Mac OS X
6 27 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (2.79%) Windows 7
8 23 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (2.44%) Solaris
10 20 (2.33%) Windows 8
11 19 (2.21%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.81%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.81%) Debian
14 6 (0.70%) OpenBSD
14 6 (0.70%) CentOS
15 5 (0.58%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.35%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.23%) SUSE
17 2 (0.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (18.51%) Information Security
2 114 (13.27%) ITIL
3 78 (9.08%) Penetration Testing
4 76 (8.85%) SIEM
5 60 (6.98%) Network Design
6 56 (6.52%) Network Management
7 55 (6.40%) E-Commerce
8 51 (5.94%) Project Management
9 48 (5.59%) Load Balancing
10 38 (4.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 36 (4.19%) Change Management
12 35 (4.07%) Security Management
13 34 (3.96%) Network Architecture
13 34 (3.96%) Network Monitoring
14 31 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
14 31 (3.61%) Change Control
15 30 (3.49%) Risk Management
16 29 (3.38%) Security Architecture
17 28 (3.26%) Data Security
17 28 (3.26%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 62 (7.22%) SQL
2 58 (6.75%) Perl
3 45 (5.24%) PowerShell
4 33 (3.84%) PHP
4 33 (3.84%) Python
5 30 (3.49%) Java
6 14 (1.63%) C
7 13 (1.51%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.40%) Ruby
9 10 (1.16%) C++
10 9 (1.05%) PHP5
10 9 (1.05%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.81%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.81%) C#
12 6 (0.70%) VB
13 5 (0.58%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.35%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.23%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.23%) PowerHouse
16 1 (0.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 322 (37.49%) Cisco Certification
2 218 (25.38%) CCNP
3 185 (21.54%) CCNA
4 129 (15.02%) Degree
5 98 (11.41%) CISSP
6 97 (11.29%) CCSE
7 70 (8.15%) CCSA
8 59 (6.87%) CCIE
9 43 (5.01%) Security Cleared
10 34 (3.96%) SC Cleared
11 32 (3.73%) JNCIA
12 31 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (3.38%) CEH
13 29 (3.38%) CCDP
14 20 (2.33%) JNCIS
14 20 (2.33%) GIAC
15 19 (2.21%) CCSP
16 18 (2.10%) MCSE
16 18 (2.10%) Check Point Certification
16 18 (2.10%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (11.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (5.01%) PCI DSS
3 36 (4.19%) SLA
4 15 (1.75%) QA
5 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.35%) COBIT
6 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.23%) HL7
6 2 (0.23%) DICOM
6 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 89 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 73 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (4.31%) vSphere
4 11 (1.28%) Snort
5 9 (1.05%) KVM
5 9 (1.05%) Varnish
6 8 (0.93%) XenApp
7 7 (0.81%) NFS
7 7 (0.81%) Xen
7 7 (0.81%) ProxySG
8 5 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.58%) Samba
9 4 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.47%) Nmap
9 4 (0.47%) OpenSSH
9 4 (0.47%) Postfix
9 4 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (2.10%) Nessus
2 15 (1.75%) OpenView
3 13 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.40%) HAProxy
5 11 (1.28%) Cacti
6 10 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
7 9 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (1.05%) SCCM
7 9 (1.05%) Tivoli
8 8 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
8 8 (0.93%) logstash
9 7 (0.81%) Salt
9 7 (0.81%) collectd
9 7 (0.81%) StatsD
9 7 (0.81%) Vagrant
9 7 (0.81%) Puppet
9 7 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (0.81%) Nagios
10 6 (0.70%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 429 (49.94%) Cisco
2 282 (32.83%) CheckPoint
3 176 (20.49%) Juniper
4 110 (12.81%) F5
5 109 (12.69%) Microsoft
6 105 (12.22%) VMware
7 73 (8.50%) Blue Coat
8 59 (6.87%) Citrix
9 45 (5.24%) SolarWinds
10 44 (5.12%) Aruba
11 39 (4.54%) HP
12 30 (3.49%) Splunk
12 30 (3.49%) Sophos
13 29 (3.38%) Websense
14 27 (3.14%) McAfee
15 25 (2.91%) Oracle
16 24 (2.79%) Dell
16 24 (2.79%) SonicWALL
17 21 (2.44%) Avaya
18 20 (2.33%) Brocade
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Cognizant
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits, including training
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Incredible Company Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £40k - 58k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 5% bonus + £3k car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago