Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
London > Central London
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 199 203
Rank change year-on-year +61 +4 +30
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 102 166 195
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.99% 1.45% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.51% 10.76% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 107 157 191
Median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £87,500
London median annual salary £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +4.17%

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 551 1,543 1,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.76% 13.46% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 489 1,368 1,467
Median annual salary £65,000 £56,820 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.40% +3.31% +4.76%
10th Percentile £39,475 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,000 £87,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% - -

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 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
City of London +59 90 £75,000 +13.21% 13
West End of London +10 1 £55,000 -45.00%
Camden +9 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Network Security
London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 57 (55.88%) Azure
2 50 (49.02%) Firewall
3 49 (48.04%) Cisco
4 47 (46.08%) Finance
5 43 (42.16%) AWS
6 37 (36.27%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 31 (30.39%) CheckPoint
8 31 (30.39%) Meraki
8 31 (30.39%) DevOps
9 30 (29.41%) VPN
10 26 (25.49%) Network Virtualisation
11 25 (24.51%) WAN
11 25 (24.51%) Office 365
12 24 (23.53%) LAN
12 24 (23.53%) CCNA
13 23 (22.55%) GCP
14 21 (20.59%) Banking
14 21 (20.59%) Python
14 21 (20.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 20 (19.61%) PBX
15 20 (19.61%) Blue Coat
16 19 (18.63%) Linux
16 19 (18.63%) Degree
16 19 (18.63%) Ansible
17 18 (17.65%) Terraform
17 18 (17.65%) Security Architecture
17 18 (17.65%) Information Security
18 17 (16.67%) CCNP
19 16 (15.69%) Active Directory

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 5 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 57 (55.88%) Azure
2 43 (42.16%) AWS
3 25 (24.51%) Office 365
4 23 (22.55%) GCP
5 21 (20.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 10 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (6.86%) IaaS
8 6 (5.88%) PaaS
8 6 (5.88%) SaaS
9 5 (4.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (3.92%) Serverless
11 2 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.96%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.98%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 50 (49.02%) Firewall
2 30 (29.41%) VPN
3 25 (24.51%) WAN
4 24 (23.53%) LAN
5 20 (19.61%) PBX
6 15 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 11 (10.78%) BGP
8 11 (10.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (10.78%) OSPF
9 10 (9.80%) Wireless
10 8 (7.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (6.86%) Cisco Firepower
11 7 (6.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (6.86%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (5.88%) DNS
12 6 (5.88%) MPLS
12 6 (5.88%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
1 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.98%) HBase
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.98%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.88%) JIRA
3 3 (2.94%) GitLab
4 2 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (46.08%) Finance
2 21 (20.59%) Banking
3 13 (12.75%) Retail Banking
4 6 (5.88%) Legal
5 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.94%) Advertising
7 2 (1.96%) Law
8 1 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.98%) German Language
8 1 (0.98%) International Banking
8 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.98%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (28.43%) Network Engineer
2 22 (21.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (14.71%) Architect
3 15 (14.71%) Security Architect
4 14 (13.73%) Azure Engineer
5 13 (12.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (12.75%) Security Engineer
6 12 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (10.78%) Analyst
8 10 (9.80%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Senior Security Engineer
10 7 (6.86%) Azure Specialist
10 7 (6.86%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) Sensu
2 4 (3.92%) Web Services
3 2 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.96%) JSON
3 2 (1.96%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.96%) YAML
4 1 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.98%) LDAP
4 1 (0.98%) OAuth
4 1 (0.98%) SAML
4 1 (0.98%) Spring
4 1 (0.98%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.78%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.88%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.94%) Clustering
6 3 (2.94%) Replication
6 3 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.96%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.96%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.98%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Linux
2 12 (11.76%) Windows
3 4 (3.92%) Unix
3 4 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.94%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) DevOps
2 26 (25.49%) Network Virtualisation
3 18 (17.65%) Information Security
3 18 (17.65%) Security Architecture
4 15 (14.71%) Data Security
5 14 (13.73%) Migration
5 14 (13.73%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (11.76%) Fintech
7 11 (10.78%) SIEM
7 11 (10.78%) Statistics
7 11 (10.78%) Strategic Roadmap
8 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.80%) Change Management
8 10 (9.80%) Proactive Monitoring
8 10 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (8.82%) Business Continuity
9 9 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (8.82%) Security Operations
10 8 (7.84%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.59%) Python
2 6 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 5 (4.90%) C
3 5 (4.90%) Go
4 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.94%) PHP
5 3 (2.94%) R
6 2 (1.96%) Java
6 2 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (36.27%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (23.53%) CCNA
3 19 (18.63%) Degree
4 17 (16.67%) CCNP
5 12 (11.76%) CISSP
6 9 (8.82%) CCIE
7 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (4.90%) AWS Certification
9 4 (3.92%) CISM
9 4 (3.92%) GSEC
9 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.98%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) SLA
2 4 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.98%) COBIT
5 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.76%) Docker
3 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.96%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.98%) HDFS
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (18.63%) Ansible
2 18 (17.65%) Terraform
3 12 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (9.80%) Kubernetes
5 7 (6.86%) Puppet
6 6 (5.88%) QRadar
7 5 (4.90%) Grafana
7 5 (4.90%) Prometheus
8 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (2.94%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (2.94%) Kibana
9 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (2.94%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.98%) Cacti
10 1 (0.98%) Nagios
10 1 (0.98%) Nessus
10 1 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (48.04%) Cisco
2 34 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 31 (30.39%) CheckPoint
3 31 (30.39%) Meraki
4 20 (19.61%) Blue Coat
5 16 (15.69%) Zscaler
6 15 (14.71%) Netskope
7 13 (12.75%) F5
8 11 (10.78%) Palo Alto
9 9 (8.82%) SolarWinds
10 8 (7.84%) Splunk
11 6 (5.88%) AlienVault
11 6 (5.88%) LogRhythm
11 6 (5.88%) Tufin
11 6 (5.88%) VMware
12 3 (2.94%) Aruba
12 3 (2.94%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.94%) HP
12 3 (2.94%) Radianz
12 3 (2.94%) Synology