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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 210 311 218
Rank change year-on-year
+101 -93
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 577 362 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.39% 0.86% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.07% 5.38% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 480 284 437
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
7146 6724 8593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.22% 15.92% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6040 5443 7277
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £72,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +97 207 £58,250 +16.50% 30
Canary Wharf +35 10 £72,500 -
Croydon +11 4 £47,500 +46.15%
Harrow +10 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £54,750 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £65,000 - 1
Sidcup - 2 £48,000 -
Paddington - 2 - - 1
Chiswick - 2 £29,500 - 1
Uxbridge -6 1 £27,500 -46.34%
Greenwich - 1 £46,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 577 (56.13%) Firewall
2 560 (54.47%) Cisco
3 421 (40.95%) Cisco Certification
4 321 (31.23%) CheckPoint
5 317 (30.84%) Finance
6 309 (30.06%) CCNP
7 297 (28.89%) WAN
8 275 (26.75%) VPN
9 255 (24.81%) Windows
10 252 (24.51%) LAN
11 210 (20.43%) Juniper
12 200 (19.46%) Cisco ASA
13 196 (19.07%) TCP/IP
14 192 (18.68%) CCNA
15 191 (18.58%) Degree
16 190 (18.48%) Information Security
17 176 (17.12%) Wireless
18 168 (16.34%) BGP
19 164 (15.95%) ITIL
20 153 (14.88%) F5
21 149 (14.49%) Microsoft
22 146 (14.20%) Active Directory
23 144 (14.01%) Linux
24 141 (13.72%) MPLS
25 134 (13.04%) OSPF
26 131 (12.74%) CISSP
27 127 (12.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
28 126 (12.26%) EIGRP
29 118 (11.48%) DNS
30 114 (11.09%) VoIP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 44 (4.28%) MS Exchange
2 42 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 33 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.43%) Apache
5 18 (1.75%) IIS
5 18 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.17%) MQSeries
7 11 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.07%) nginx
8 10 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.97%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.88%) Lync
10 7 (0.68%) Confluence
11 6 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.39%) Zope
12 4 (0.39%) Plone
12 4 (0.39%) ejabberd
13 3 (0.29%) Drupal
13 3 (0.29%) MediaWiki
13 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 75 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 57 (5.54%) MS Office
3 14 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.097%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.49%) assyst
2 3 (0.29%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.097%) Magento
4 1 (0.097%) Line 50
4 1 (0.097%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.65%) Office 365
2 15 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.36%) SaaS
3 14 (1.36%) PaaS
4 8 (0.78%) IaaS
4 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.49%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.49%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 577 (56.13%) Firewall
2 297 (28.89%) WAN
3 275 (26.75%) VPN
4 252 (24.51%) LAN
5 200 (19.46%) Cisco ASA
6 196 (19.07%) TCP/IP
7 176 (17.12%) Wireless
8 168 (16.34%) BGP
9 141 (13.72%) MPLS
10 134 (13.04%) OSPF
11 126 (12.26%) EIGRP
12 118 (11.48%) DNS
13 114 (11.09%) VoIP
13 114 (11.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 93 (9.05%) Internet
15 90 (8.75%) Cisco IOS
16 81 (7.88%) SSL
17 78 (7.59%) DHCP
18 61 (5.93%) SAN
19 56 (5.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.53%) MySQL
3 13 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (0.39%) Redis
8 4 (0.39%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.39%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.097%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.58%) JIRA
1 6 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.39%) Subversion
2 4 (0.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.39%) Emacs
3 3 (0.29%) Hudson
4 2 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.097%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.097%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.097%) Rational Rose
General
1 317 (30.84%) Finance
2 109 (10.60%) Telecoms
3 64 (6.23%) Banking
4 52 (5.06%) Law
5 36 (3.50%) Advertising
6 31 (3.02%) Financial Institution
7 26 (2.53%) Retail
8 22 (2.14%) Investment Banking
9 21 (2.04%) Legal
10 16 (1.56%) Marketing
10 16 (1.56%) Games
11 10 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.68%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.49%) Back Office
14 4 (0.39%) Local Government
15 3 (0.29%) Front Office
15 3 (0.29%) Publishing
16 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.19%) Military
17 1 (0.097%) French Language
Job Titles
1 381 (37.06%) Network Engineer
2 249 (24.22%) Security Engineer
3 208 (20.23%) Network Security Engineer
4 143 (13.91%) Analyst
5 122 (11.87%) Consultant
6 75 (7.30%) Security Analyst
7 66 (6.42%) Network Consultant
8 59 (5.74%) Security Consultant
9 58 (5.64%) Architect
9 58 (5.64%) Senior Network Engineer
10 42 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 32 (3.11%) Network Security Consultant
11 32 (3.11%) Security Specialist
12 27 (2.63%) Security Manager
12 27 (2.63%) Network Manager
12 27 (2.63%) Support Analyst
13 25 (2.43%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 25 (2.43%) Senior Security Engineer
13 25 (2.43%) Team Leader
14 24 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.33%) Web Services
2 20 (1.95%) Middleware
3 14 (1.36%) .NET
4 13 (1.26%) REST
5 12 (1.17%) OAuth
6 11 (1.07%) JMS
7 10 (0.97%) XML
8 8 (0.78%) SOAP
9 7 (0.68%) SAML
10 6 (0.58%) HTML
11 5 (0.49%) OpenID
11 5 (0.49%) J2EE
11 5 (0.49%) DOM
11 5 (0.49%) JSON
11 5 (0.49%) Java EE
12 4 (0.39%) Ajax
12 4 (0.39%) LAMP
12 4 (0.39%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.39%) HTML5
13 2 (0.19%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.68%) Management Information System
2 69 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 57 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (3.70%) Hedge funds
5 36 (3.50%) Blackberry
6 28 (2.72%) PKI
7 20 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (1.26%) Open Source
9 12 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.07%) Replication
10 11 (1.07%) Cryptography
10 11 (1.07%) IPTV
11 10 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.88%) Clustering
13 8 (0.78%) CESG
14 7 (0.68%) Online Games
15 6 (0.58%) CLARiiON
15 6 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
15 6 (0.58%) User Experience
16 5 (0.49%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 255 (24.81%) Windows
2 144 (14.01%) Linux
3 93 (9.05%) UNIX
4 45 (4.38%) Windows 7
5 35 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (2.24%) Solaris
9 12 (1.17%) Windows XP
10 11 (1.07%) Windows 8
10 11 (1.07%) Windows Vista
11 9 (0.88%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.78%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.78%) CentOS
13 7 (0.68%) Debian
14 6 (0.58%) OpenBSD
15 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.39%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.29%) zOS
18 1 (0.097%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (18.48%) Information Security
2 164 (15.95%) ITIL
3 99 (9.63%) Load Balancing
4 93 (9.05%) Network Design
5 89 (8.66%) Project Management
6 70 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 70 (6.81%) SIEM
7 69 (6.71%) Kalman Filter
8 68 (6.61%) Migration
9 65 (6.32%) Penetration Testing
10 61 (5.93%) Network Management
11 55 (5.35%) Network Monitoring
12 47 (4.57%) Security Architecture
13 45 (4.38%) Risk Management
14 43 (4.18%) Vulnerability Management
15 40 (3.89%) Line Management
16 39 (3.79%) Service Management
17 37 (3.60%) Network Architecture
17 37 (3.60%) Cyber Security
17 37 (3.60%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 66 (6.42%) SQL
2 46 (4.47%) Java
3 37 (3.60%) PowerShell
4 35 (3.40%) Perl
5 29 (2.82%) Python
6 18 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 16 (1.56%) PHP
8 15 (1.46%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.07%) Ruby
10 7 (0.68%) C
11 5 (0.49%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.49%) XPath
12 2 (0.19%) C#
12 2 (0.19%) C++
13 1 (0.097%) VB
13 1 (0.097%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 421 (40.95%) Cisco Certification
2 309 (30.06%) CCNP
3 192 (18.68%) CCNA
4 191 (18.58%) Degree
5 131 (12.74%) CISSP
6 106 (10.31%) CCIE
7 54 (5.25%) CCSA
8 52 (5.06%) CCSE
9 49 (4.77%) Security Cleared
10 43 (4.18%) CISM
11 39 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 36 (3.50%) CEH
13 31 (3.02%) CCDP
14 30 (2.92%) MCSE
14 30 (2.92%) SC Cleared
15 29 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (2.53%) JNCIA
17 20 (1.95%) GIAC
18 19 (1.85%) CISA
19 17 (1.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (12.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (5.45%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.75%) SLA
4 15 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 10 (0.97%) QA
7 7 (0.68%) BS7799
8 6 (0.58%) COBIT
9 2 (0.19%) GPG13
10 1 (0.097%) BS25999
10 1 (0.097%) COSO
System Software
1 146 (14.20%) Active Directory
2 60 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 26 (2.53%) Snort
5 16 (1.56%) vSphere
6 12 (1.17%) XenApp
6 12 (1.17%) XenServer
7 9 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.68%) Varnish
9 7 (0.68%) Samba
10 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.49%) Postfix
12 4 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.39%) SpamAssassin
12 4 (0.39%) Ceph
13 3 (0.29%) KVM
13 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.29%) Xsan
13 3 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 29 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 27 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
4 16 (1.56%) Nessus
4 16 (1.56%) Puppet
5 15 (1.46%) Cacti
6 14 (1.36%) OpenView
6 14 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.36%) SCCM
7 11 (1.07%) Nagios
8 10 (0.97%) CiscoWorks
9 9 (0.88%) WSUS
10 8 (0.78%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.78%) Cisco LMS
11 7 (0.68%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.58%) HP SiteScope
12 6 (0.58%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.58%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.58%) logstash
12 6 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 560 (54.47%) Cisco
2 321 (31.23%) CheckPoint
3 210 (20.43%) Juniper
4 153 (14.88%) F5
5 149 (14.49%) Microsoft
6 107 (10.41%) VMware
7 102 (9.92%) Citrix
8 81 (7.88%) Blue Coat
9 79 (7.68%) HP
10 56 (5.45%) SolarWinds
11 55 (5.35%) Avaya
12 40 (3.89%) McAfee
13 39 (3.79%) Nokia
14 38 (3.70%) Symantec
14 38 (3.70%) Fortinet
15 25 (2.43%) Websense
16 20 (1.95%) Red Hat
16 20 (1.95%) Dell
17 19 (1.85%) Splunk
17 19 (1.85%) Oracle
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eximius Group Limited
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bonus+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent +bonus+ bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Overtime + Training + Pensio
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified Compretitive Salary offered
Posted: 4 days ago