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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 216 319 233
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -86
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 602 408 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.39% 0.84% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 5.30% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 489 336 414
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 £35,000 £32,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
7167 7697 7982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.50% 15.82% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6052 6374 6549
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 22 May 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 +90 154 £58,750 +1.73% 23
Twickenham - 9 £35,000 -
Harrow - 4 - -
Hammersmith - 4 £70,000 -
Docklands, London +2 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £30,000 - 1
Chiswick - 3 £50,000 -
Mitcham - 2 £30,000 -
Croydon +10 1 - -
Brentford -3 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Wimbledon -10 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Enfield - 1 £37,500 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 671 (54.82%) Cisco
2 643 (52.53%) Firewall
3 442 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
4 359 (29.33%) Finance
5 356 (29.08%) WAN
6 354 (28.92%) CheckPoint
7 314 (25.65%) Windows
8 281 (22.96%) LAN
9 274 (22.39%) VPN
9 274 (22.39%) CCNP
10 263 (21.49%) Cisco ASA
11 252 (20.59%) CCNA
12 219 (17.89%) Degree
13 216 (17.65%) Wireless
14 211 (17.24%) ITIL
15 201 (16.42%) F5
16 196 (16.01%) Active Directory
17 188 (15.36%) Linux
18 183 (14.95%) BGP
18 183 (14.95%) Information Security
19 181 (14.79%) Microsoft
20 180 (14.71%) Juniper
21 170 (13.89%) EIGRP
22 165 (13.48%) TCP/IP
23 161 (13.15%) CISSP
24 159 (12.99%) VMware
25 156 (12.75%) Citrix
25 156 (12.75%) Load Balancing
26 151 (12.34%) VoIP
27 149 (12.17%) Cisco Nexus

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 49 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 48 (3.92%) IIS
3 43 (3.51%) Apache
4 41 (3.35%) MS Exchange
4 41 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 27 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.47%) nginx
8 15 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.90%) Confluence
10 10 (0.82%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.74%) MediaWiki
12 7 (0.57%) OpenEdge
13 6 (0.49%) JBoss
14 5 (0.41%) Lync
15 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
16 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.25%) MQSeries
17 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
17 2 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 96 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 57 (4.66%) MS Office
3 13 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.082%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.78%) Office 365
3 28 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (2.04%) SaaS
5 18 (1.47%) PaaS
6 15 (1.23%) IaaS
7 13 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.82%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.57%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.41%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.41%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.16%) Yammer
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.16%) Route 53
14 1 (0.082%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.082%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 643 (52.53%) Firewall
2 356 (29.08%) WAN
3 281 (22.96%) LAN
4 274 (22.39%) VPN
5 263 (21.49%) Cisco ASA
6 216 (17.65%) Wireless
7 183 (14.95%) BGP
8 170 (13.89%) EIGRP
9 165 (13.48%) TCP/IP
10 151 (12.34%) VoIP
11 149 (12.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 146 (11.93%) OSPF
13 139 (11.36%) MPLS
14 123 (10.05%) DNS
15 99 (8.09%) Internet
16 92 (7.52%) SSL
17 90 (7.35%) Cisco IOS
18 79 (6.45%) DHCP
19 71 (5.80%) NetScaler
20 69 (5.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.78%) MySQL
3 17 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 11 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.57%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.49%) DB2
10 5 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.33%) SSDT
12 3 (0.25%) Big Data
13 2 (0.16%) Informix
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.16%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.16%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.16%) Redis
14 1 (0.082%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 11 (0.90%) JIRA
2 11 (0.90%) Subversion
3 10 (0.82%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.74%) Hudson
5 7 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.33%) NUnit
7 4 (0.33%) Selenium
7 4 (0.33%) Psake
7 4 (0.33%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.25%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.16%) Flyway
9 2 (0.16%) Liquibase
9 2 (0.16%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.082%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.082%) Mockito
General
1 359 (29.33%) Finance
2 84 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 82 (6.70%) Banking
4 65 (5.31%) Law
5 47 (3.84%) Advertising
6 29 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.88%) Retail
8 20 (1.63%) Legal
9 12 (0.98%) Multimedia
10 11 (0.90%) Marketing
11 10 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.65%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.57%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.49%) Back Office
15 5 (0.41%) Games
16 3 (0.25%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.25%) French Language
16 3 (0.25%) Front Office
17 2 (0.16%) Portuguese Language
18 1 (0.082%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 447 (36.52%) Network Engineer
2 248 (20.26%) Security Engineer
3 204 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 175 (14.30%) Analyst
5 162 (13.24%) Consultant
6 84 (6.86%) Security Consultant
7 82 (6.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 80 (6.54%) Architect
9 79 (6.45%) Security Analyst
10 70 (5.72%) Network Consultant
11 52 (4.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 49 (4.00%) Security Architect
13 45 (3.68%) Support Analyst
14 38 (3.10%) Security Manager
15 37 (3.02%) Support Engineer
16 36 (2.94%) Firewall Engineer
17 33 (2.70%) Senior Security Engineer
18 32 (2.61%) Network Security Consultant
19 28 (2.29%) Network Architect
20 25 (2.04%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.02%) Web Services
2 25 (2.04%) .NET
3 13 (1.06%) REST
4 12 (0.98%) SAML
5 11 (0.90%) OAuth
5 11 (0.90%) Middleware
6 9 (0.74%) SOAP
7 5 (0.41%) J2EE
7 5 (0.41%) HTML
7 5 (0.41%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.33%) MSMQ
8 4 (0.33%) JMS
8 4 (0.33%) LAMP
8 4 (0.33%) HTML5
9 3 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.25%) Ajax
9 3 (0.25%) XMPP
9 3 (0.25%) CSS
10 2 (0.16%) COM
10 2 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 64 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 56 (4.58%) Hedge funds
3 56 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (4.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 39 (3.19%) Blackberry
5 26 (2.12%) Replication
6 24 (1.96%) Cryptography
7 22 (1.80%) IPTV
8 21 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
8 21 (1.72%) PKI
9 16 (1.31%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.14%) Open Source
10 14 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
11 13 (1.06%) Clustering
12 12 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 11 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.74%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 314 (25.65%) Windows
2 188 (15.36%) Linux
3 84 (6.86%) UNIX
4 50 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (2.37%) CentOS
8 24 (1.96%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (1.39%) Debian
11 12 (0.98%) Windows XP
11 12 (0.98%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.74%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.41%) zOS
14 5 (0.41%) Solaris
15 4 (0.33%) Android
16 3 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
18 1 (0.082%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (17.24%) ITIL
2 183 (14.95%) Information Security
3 156 (12.75%) Load Balancing
4 106 (8.66%) SIEM
5 103 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 96 (7.84%) Project Management
7 84 (6.86%) Network Design
8 77 (6.29%) Migration
9 76 (6.21%) Cyber Security
10 75 (6.13%) Penetration Testing
11 65 (5.31%) Security Architecture
12 53 (4.33%) Network Monitoring
13 52 (4.25%) E-Commerce
14 51 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
15 45 (3.68%) Network Management
16 44 (3.59%) Vulnerability Management
17 43 (3.51%) Identity Management
17 43 (3.51%) Risk Management
18 42 (3.43%) PRINCE2
19 40 (3.27%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 109 (8.91%) SQL
2 62 (5.07%) PowerShell
2 62 (5.07%) Perl
3 52 (4.25%) Python
4 43 (3.51%) Java
5 36 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 30 (2.45%) PHP
7 22 (1.80%) Ruby
8 18 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 15 (1.23%) C++
10 13 (1.06%) C#
11 10 (0.82%) C
12 6 (0.49%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.49%) AWK
12 6 (0.49%) sed
13 5 (0.41%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.16%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.16%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.16%) Groovy
15 1 (0.082%) Go
Qualifications
1 442 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
2 274 (22.39%) CCNP
3 252 (20.59%) CCNA
4 219 (17.89%) Degree
5 161 (13.15%) CISSP
6 106 (8.66%) CCIE
7 69 (5.64%) CCSA
8 61 (4.98%) CISM
9 52 (4.25%) CCSE
10 43 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 41 (3.35%) Security Cleared
12 39 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
13 32 (2.61%) MCSE
14 31 (2.53%) SC Cleared
14 31 (2.53%) CCDP
14 31 (2.53%) JNCIA
14 31 (2.53%) CEH
15 25 (2.04%) CISA
16 17 (1.39%) MCSA
17 16 (1.31%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 41 (3.35%) SLA
4 14 (1.14%) QA
5 13 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.74%) COBIT
7 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.16%) BS7799
9 1 (0.082%) GPG13
9 1 (0.082%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 196 (16.01%) Active Directory
2 110 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (3.84%) Hyper-V
4 32 (2.61%) vSphere
5 24 (1.96%) XenServer
6 17 (1.39%) Snort
7 16 (1.31%) Samba
7 16 (1.31%) iptables
8 11 (0.90%) XenApp
9 10 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.82%) Xen
10 9 (0.74%) Postfix
11 8 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.57%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.49%) Firmware
13 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.41%) vCloud
14 5 (0.41%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.33%) ProxySG
15 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (2.61%) Puppet
2 27 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
2 27 (2.21%) Cisco CUCM
3 23 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
5 16 (1.31%) ZABBIX
5 16 (1.31%) FortiGate
6 15 (1.23%) TrustSec
7 13 (1.06%) Nessus
8 9 (0.74%) WSUS
8 9 (0.74%) Nagios
9 8 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (0.65%) Cisco LMS
10 7 (0.57%) Salt
10 7 (0.57%) Cacti
10 7 (0.57%) OpenNMS
11 6 (0.49%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.49%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 671 (54.82%) Cisco
2 354 (28.92%) CheckPoint
3 201 (16.42%) F5
4 181 (14.79%) Microsoft
5 180 (14.71%) Juniper
6 159 (12.99%) VMware
7 156 (12.75%) Citrix
8 111 (9.07%) HP
9 63 (5.15%) Blue Coat
10 60 (4.90%) McAfee
10 60 (4.90%) SolarWinds
11 55 (4.49%) Fortinet
12 51 (4.17%) Avaya
13 44 (3.59%) Riverbed
14 33 (2.70%) Oracle
15 27 (2.21%) SonicWALL
15 27 (2.21%) NetApp
15 27 (2.21%) Red Hat
15 27 (2.21%) Symantec
16 25 (2.04%) Sourcefire
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + health, bonus, pension, shares
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & on-call allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Great perks and bonus potential
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
JM
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 50K to 60K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 55K to 65K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k plus competitive package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27500 - £34000 per annum + Benefits, Overtime, On Call
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + pension, 30 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago