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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 274 226 275
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +49
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 451 549 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.94% 1.24% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.81% 7.35% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 357 456 404
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 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7761 7471 8355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.22% 16.88% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6465 6142 7087
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -23 129 £57,750 +15.50% 16
Chiswick -6 3 £23,000 -19.29%
Uxbridge +5 2 £35,000 -
Canary Wharf 0 2 £45,500 -28.62%
Hackney - 2 £44,021 -
Hayes - 2 £62,000 -
Croydon -3 1 £50,000 - 1
Harrow -3 1 £40,000 +2.56%
Docklands, London -7 1 £53,500 +47.58%
Bromley -11 1 £52,500 -19.23%
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 1 August 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.

1 513 (59.31%) Firewall
2 429 (49.60%) Cisco
3 323 (37.34%) Cisco Certification
4 278 (32.14%) CheckPoint
5 277 (32.02%) Windows
6 220 (25.43%) VPN
7 219 (25.32%) CCNP
8 212 (24.51%) WAN
9 190 (21.97%) LAN
10 180 (20.81%) CCNA
10 180 (20.81%) Juniper
10 180 (20.81%) Linux
11 174 (20.12%) TCP/IP
12 169 (19.54%) Information Security
13 164 (18.96%) Finance
14 126 (14.57%) Degree
15 123 (14.22%) Cisco ASA
16 117 (13.53%) ITIL
17 116 (13.41%) Microsoft
18 107 (12.37%) VMware
19 105 (12.14%) CISSP
19 105 (12.14%) F5
20 104 (12.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 97 (11.21%) CCSE
22 96 (11.10%) Wireless
23 95 (10.98%) Active Directory
24 94 (10.87%) BGP
25 90 (10.40%) MPLS
26 84 (9.71%) DNS
27 83 (9.60%) OSPF

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 60 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 35 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (2.31%) Apache
4 20 (2.31%) IIS
5 14 (1.62%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (0.92%) nginx
9 7 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.46%) WordPress
12 4 (0.46%) Drupal
13 3 (0.35%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 75 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.51%) MS Office
3 10 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.58%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) assyst
2 3 (0.35%) RMDS
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.08%) SaaS
2 15 (1.73%) Office 365
3 13 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.16%) IaaS
6 9 (1.04%) PaaS
7 4 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.23%) GitHub
9 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 513 (59.31%) Firewall
2 220 (25.43%) VPN
3 212 (24.51%) WAN
4 190 (21.97%) LAN
5 174 (20.12%) TCP/IP
6 123 (14.22%) Cisco ASA
7 96 (11.10%) Wireless
8 94 (10.87%) BGP
9 90 (10.40%) MPLS
10 84 (9.71%) DNS
11 83 (9.60%) OSPF
12 82 (9.48%) Internet
12 82 (9.48%) IPsec
13 68 (7.86%) VoIP
14 63 (7.28%) SSL
15 58 (6.71%) Cisco IOS
16 57 (6.59%) DHCP
17 49 (5.66%) EIGRP
18 47 (5.43%) SAN
19 44 (5.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.93%) MySQL
3 20 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.04%) Data Mining
7 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.81%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.81%) Redis
9 2 (0.23%) DB2
9 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.58%) MSBuild
2 5 (0.58%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.46%) JMeter
3 4 (0.46%) JIRA
3 4 (0.46%) Subversion
4 3 (0.35%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.23%) Grunt
5 2 (0.23%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.23%) Mocha
5 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.23%) Firebug
5 2 (0.23%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.12%) Maven
General
1 164 (18.96%) Finance
2 64 (7.40%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.16%) Banking
4 35 (4.05%) Law
5 30 (3.47%) Retail
6 23 (2.66%) Legal
7 12 (1.39%) Games
8 10 (1.16%) Publishing
9 9 (1.04%) Spanish Language
10 8 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.81%) Electronics
12 6 (0.69%) Advertising
12 6 (0.69%) French Language
12 6 (0.69%) German Language
12 6 (0.69%) Marketing
12 6 (0.69%) Local Government
13 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.46%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 248 (28.67%) Network Engineer
2 190 (21.97%) Security Engineer
3 145 (16.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 131 (15.14%) Analyst
5 95 (10.98%) Consultant
6 75 (8.67%) Security Analyst
7 62 (7.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 61 (7.05%) Security Consultant
9 40 (4.62%) Senior Security Engineer
9 40 (4.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 38 (4.39%) Administrator
11 37 (4.28%) Network Analyst
12 35 (4.05%) Architect
13 32 (3.70%) Support Analyst
13 32 (3.70%) Network Consultant
14 28 (3.24%) Security Specialist
15 27 (3.12%) Information Analyst
15 27 (3.12%) Information Security Analyst
16 26 (3.01%) Firewall Engineer
17 23 (2.66%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.31%) Web Services
2 18 (2.08%) HTML
3 17 (1.97%) CSS
4 16 (1.85%) .NET
5 13 (1.50%) HTML5
6 9 (1.04%) jQuery
6 9 (1.04%) Laravel
6 9 (1.04%) REST
6 9 (1.04%) SOAP
7 7 (0.81%) XML
7 7 (0.81%) Middleware
8 6 (0.69%) Regular Expression
8 6 (0.69%) Yii
8 6 (0.69%) PRADO
8 6 (0.69%) Symfony
8 6 (0.69%) CakePHP
9 5 (0.58%) WCF
9 5 (0.58%) XSD
10 4 (0.46%) Memcached
11 3 (0.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.55%) Computer Science
2 52 (6.01%) Management Information System
3 45 (5.20%) Hedge funds
4 35 (4.05%) Replication
5 28 (3.24%) PKI
6 22 (2.54%) Clustering
6 22 (2.54%) Open Source
7 21 (2.43%) Blackberry
8 18 (2.08%) Cryptography
9 14 (1.62%) CESG
10 11 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
11 9 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (0.92%) SecurID
13 7 (0.81%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.69%) EPoS
14 6 (0.69%) PDA
14 6 (0.69%) RMADS
15 5 (0.58%) CMDB
15 5 (0.58%) Online Games
15 5 (0.58%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 277 (32.02%) Windows
2 180 (20.81%) Linux
3 71 (8.21%) UNIX
4 32 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (3.58%) Mac OS X
6 30 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (2.89%) Windows 7
8 23 (2.66%) Solaris
9 20 (2.31%) Windows 8
9 20 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (2.20%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.81%) Debian
13 6 (0.69%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.69%) OpenBSD
13 6 (0.69%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.46%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.46%) CentOS
15 3 (0.35%) SUSE
15 3 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (19.54%) Information Security
2 117 (13.53%) ITIL
3 78 (9.02%) Penetration Testing
4 76 (8.79%) SIEM
5 63 (7.28%) Network Management
6 56 (6.47%) E-Commerce
7 55 (6.36%) Network Design
8 54 (6.24%) Project Management
9 52 (6.01%) Load Balancing
10 38 (4.39%) Change Management
11 37 (4.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 35 (4.05%) Change Control
13 34 (3.93%) Security Management
14 32 (3.70%) Network Architecture
14 32 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
15 30 (3.47%) Data Security
16 29 (3.35%) Risk Management
16 29 (3.35%) Security Architecture
17 28 (3.24%) Migration
17 28 (3.24%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 69 (7.98%) SQL
2 59 (6.82%) Perl
3 46 (5.32%) PowerShell
4 34 (3.93%) PHP
5 33 (3.82%) Python
6 29 (3.35%) Java
7 13 (1.50%) Bash Shell
7 13 (1.50%) C
8 11 (1.27%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.16%) Ruby
10 9 (1.04%) PHP5
10 9 (1.04%) C++
11 7 (0.81%) C#
11 7 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.58%) VB
13 3 (0.35%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.23%) PowerHouse
14 2 (0.23%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 323 (37.34%) Cisco Certification
2 219 (25.32%) CCNP
3 180 (20.81%) CCNA
4 126 (14.57%) Degree
5 105 (12.14%) CISSP
6 97 (11.21%) CCSE
7 64 (7.40%) CCSA
8 54 (6.24%) CCIE
9 43 (4.97%) Security Cleared
10 38 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 34 (3.93%) CEH
11 34 (3.93%) SC Cleared
12 32 (3.70%) JNCIA
13 25 (2.89%) MCSE
13 25 (2.89%) CCDP
13 25 (2.89%) GIAC
14 20 (2.31%) JNCIS
15 19 (2.20%) CISM
16 18 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
16 18 (2.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (12.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (5.09%) PCI DSS
3 34 (3.93%) SLA
4 15 (1.73%) QA
5 4 (0.46%) COBIT
6 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.23%) HL7
7 2 (0.23%) DICOM
8 1 (0.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 95 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 74 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (4.62%) vSphere
4 10 (1.16%) Snort
4 10 (1.16%) Varnish
5 8 (0.92%) KVM
5 8 (0.92%) XenApp
6 7 (0.81%) ProxySG
6 7 (0.81%) NFS
7 6 (0.69%) Xen
8 5 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.58%) Samba
9 4 (0.46%) Nmap
9 4 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.46%) OpenSSH
9 4 (0.46%) Postfix
10 3 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.35%) UAG
10 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (2.08%) Nessus
2 15 (1.73%) OpenView
3 14 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.27%) Cacti
4 11 (1.27%) HAProxy
5 10 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (1.16%) SCCM
6 9 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
7 8 (0.92%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.92%) ZABBIX
7 8 (0.92%) ServiceCenter
8 7 (0.81%) logstash
8 7 (0.81%) Nagios
9 6 (0.69%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.69%) Salt
9 6 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (0.69%) collectd
9 6 (0.69%) StatsD
9 6 (0.69%) Puppet
9 6 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 429 (49.60%) Cisco
2 278 (32.14%) CheckPoint
3 180 (20.81%) Juniper
4 116 (13.41%) Microsoft
5 107 (12.37%) VMware
6 105 (12.14%) F5
7 68 (7.86%) Blue Coat
8 62 (7.17%) Citrix
9 44 (5.09%) Aruba
10 42 (4.86%) SolarWinds
10 42 (4.86%) HP
11 30 (3.47%) Sophos
12 29 (3.35%) Splunk
13 28 (3.24%) McAfee
14 26 (3.01%) Oracle
15 24 (2.77%) SonicWALL
15 24 (2.77%) Websense
16 23 (2.66%) Dell
17 19 (2.20%) Brocade
17 19 (2.20%) Avaya
City, London
Hyphen
Salary: benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £180 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ECS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 5% bonus + £3k car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Volt
Salary: £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare, Life ass
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago