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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
London > Central London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 197 172 197
Rank change year-on-year -25 +25 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 93 92 120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.12% 1.51% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.50% 15.28% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 78 85 106
10th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £43,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% +9.80%
75th Percentile £93,625 £85,000 £78,438
90th Percentile £118,750 £99,950 £90,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 886 602 1,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.70% 9.90% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 685 538 1,027
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,861 £33,350
25th Percentile £47,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £88,750
London median annual salary £62,319 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -0.29% +8.70% +4.55%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Central London

Network Security
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Security in Central London.

Salary trend for Network Security in Central London

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in Central London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Central London

Network Security
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Central London region over the 6 months to 24 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
City of London -35 79 £70,000 -9.68% 18
City of Westminster +3 5 £95,000 -
West End of London +6 4 £72,500 +16.00%
Camden -11 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Network Security
London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 47 (50.54%) Azure
2 39 (41.94%) AWS
3 36 (38.71%) Firewall
4 32 (34.41%) DevOps
5 30 (32.26%) Windows
6 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 26 (27.96%) Social Skills
8 22 (23.66%) LAN
8 22 (23.66%) WAN
9 20 (21.51%) Cisco
9 20 (21.51%) SQL
10 19 (20.43%) Linux
11 18 (19.35%) Python
11 18 (19.35%) Terraform
12 17 (18.28%) GCP
12 17 (18.28%) Finance
12 17 (18.28%) Change Control
13 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
13 16 (17.20%) Infrastructure as Code
14 15 (16.13%) SD-WAN
14 15 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (16.13%) VPN
14 15 (16.13%) VMware
14 15 (16.13%) Agile
15 14 (15.05%) Java
15 14 (15.05%) CI/CD
15 14 (15.05%) Ansible
16 13 (13.98%) Cybersecurity
16 13 (13.98%) IaaS
17 12 (12.90%) Microsoft 365

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) Apache
2 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Maple
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) SAP GTS
2 4 (4.30%) Sentinel
3 1 (1.08%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (1.08%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 47 (50.54%) Azure
2 39 (41.94%) AWS
3 17 (18.28%) GCP
4 13 (13.98%) IaaS
5 12 (12.90%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (7.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (7.53%) PaaS
8 6 (6.45%) Power Platform
9 5 (5.38%) Azure App Service
9 5 (5.38%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 5 (5.38%) Azure Key Vault
9 5 (5.38%) Azure Sentinel
9 5 (5.38%) Azure Service Bus
10 2 (2.15%) AWS Direct Connect
10 2 (2.15%) Lucidchart
10 2 (2.15%) SaaS
11 1 (1.08%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 36 (38.71%) Firewall
2 22 (23.66%) LAN
2 22 (23.66%) WAN
3 15 (16.13%) SD-WAN
3 15 (16.13%) VPN
4 12 (12.90%) TCP/IP
5 11 (11.83%) Cisco ISE
5 11 (11.83%) Wireless
6 10 (10.75%) BGP
6 10 (10.75%) MPLS
7 9 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (9.68%) IPsec
8 8 (8.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (8.60%) DNS
8 8 (8.60%) OSPF
9 7 (7.53%) DHCP
9 7 (7.53%) EIGRP
10 6 (6.45%) Cisco Firepower
10 6 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (6.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.45%) Power BI
4 5 (5.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (5.38%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.30%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.15%) QlikView
6 2 (2.15%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) GitLab
2 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (27.96%) Social Skills
2 17 (18.28%) Finance
3 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.45%) Presentation Skills
4 5 (5.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 5 (5.38%) Police
5 3 (3.23%) Legal
6 2 (2.15%) Advertising
6 2 (2.15%) Law
6 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.08%) Banking
7 1 (1.08%) French Language
7 1 (1.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.08%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Network Engineer
2 17 (18.28%) Security Engineer
3 15 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) IT Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Architect
7 8 (8.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Security Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Network Architect
9 5 (5.38%) ETL Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) IT Support
9 5 (5.38%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) .NET
2 5 (5.38%) EJB
2 5 (5.38%) HTML
2 5 (5.38%) Java EE
2 5 (5.38%) JDBC
2 5 (5.38%) JSF
2 5 (5.38%) JSP
2 5 (5.38%) ODBC
2 5 (5.38%) SOAP
2 5 (5.38%) Spring
2 5 (5.38%) XML
3 4 (4.30%) JSON
4 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.15%) J2EE
5 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (7.53%) Cloud Native
3 7 (7.53%) Public Cloud
4 6 (6.45%) Cyberattack
5 5 (5.38%) Blog
5 5 (5.38%) Cybercrime
5 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.23%) FMCG
6 3 (3.23%) PKI
7 2 (2.15%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.15%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.15%) IVR
7 2 (2.15%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.08%) Eurex
8 1 (1.08%) Industry 4.0
8 1 (1.08%) Insider Threat
8 1 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.26%) Windows
2 19 (20.43%) Linux
3 7 (7.53%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.38%) Android
4 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.38%) Mac OS
4 5 (5.38%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.23%) Unix
6 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.08%) CentOS
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) DevOps
2 17 (18.28%) Change Control
3 16 (17.20%) Infrastructure as Code
4 15 (16.13%) Agile
5 14 (15.05%) CI/CD
6 13 (13.98%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Automation
8 11 (11.83%) Information Security
9 10 (10.75%) Change Management
9 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (10.75%) Data Science
9 10 (10.75%) Scrum
9 10 (10.75%) SDLC
9 10 (10.75%) Security Operations
10 9 (9.68%) Business Development
10 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (9.68%) Business Transformation
10 9 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (9.68%) Software Testing
11 8 (8.60%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 18 (19.35%) Python
3 14 (15.05%) Java
4 10 (10.75%) Bash
5 7 (7.53%) C#
5 7 (7.53%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.45%) Groovy
6 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.38%) C++
7 5 (5.38%) MATLAB
7 5 (5.38%) R
8 2 (2.15%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.08%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 15 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (12.90%) CCNP
3 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.38%) CCIE
5 5 (5.38%) CCNA
5 5 (5.38%) Degree
6 4 (4.30%) CISSP
6 4 (4.30%) GIAC
6 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.23%) OSCP
8 2 (2.15%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.15%) Cyber Scheme
8 2 (2.15%) GPEN
8 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.15%) Novell Certification
8 2 (2.15%) SANS
8 2 (2.15%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) NIST
3 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.15%) NIST 800
3 2 (2.15%) SLA
4 1 (1.08%) ISA99
4 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.75%) Docker
3 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.38%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.15%) XenApp
6 1 (1.08%) iptables
6 1 (1.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (19.35%) Terraform
2 14 (15.05%) Ansible
3 8 (8.60%) Puppet
4 7 (7.53%) FortiGate
5 5 (5.38%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (5.38%) TrustSec
6 4 (4.30%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.08%) CASB
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (1.08%) CSIRT
8 1 (1.08%) Pingdom
8 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.08%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.51%) Cisco
3 15 (16.13%) VMware
4 11 (11.83%) Zscaler
5 10 (10.75%) Fortinet
6 8 (8.60%) Citrix
6 8 (8.60%) Google
6 8 (8.60%) Palo Alto
6 8 (8.60%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.45%) Oracle
8 5 (5.38%) Arista
8 5 (5.38%) Juniper
8 5 (5.38%) SAP
9 4 (4.30%) CA
10 3 (3.23%) Aruba
10 3 (3.23%) F5
10 3 (3.23%) Meraki
11 2 (2.15%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.15%) Splunk