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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 18 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 206 169 180
Rank change year-on-year -37 +11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 76 67 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.04% 1.35% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.69% 14.76% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 66 62 80
10th Percentile £47,500 £50,125 £44,950
25th Percentile £58,242 £57,125 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £77,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.68% +6.90% +11.54%
75th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £79,688
90th Percentile £127,500 £100,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% +7.69%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 711 454 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.73% 9.13% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 538 405 822
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £49,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,152 £64,236 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.36% +11.71% -4.17%
75th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,900 £97,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in the City of London

Network Security
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Security in the City of London.

Salary trend for Network Security in the City of London

Network Security
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Network Security in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 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 City of London region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 39 (51.32%) Azure
2 33 (43.42%) DevOps
3 31 (40.79%) AWS
4 28 (36.84%) Firewall
5 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
6 24 (31.58%) Social Skills
7 21 (27.63%) Windows
8 19 (25.00%) SQL
9 18 (23.68%) Python
9 18 (23.68%) Terraform
10 17 (22.37%) GCP
10 17 (22.37%) Linux
10 17 (22.37%) Cisco
11 16 (21.05%) WAN
11 16 (21.05%) Change Control
12 15 (19.74%) Agile
12 15 (19.74%) CI/CD
13 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure as Code
13 14 (18.42%) SD-WAN
13 14 (18.42%) LAN
13 14 (18.42%) Java
13 14 (18.42%) Ansible
14 13 (17.11%) VPN
15 12 (15.79%) CCNP
15 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
15 12 (15.79%) Finance
15 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Automation
16 11 (14.47%) Hybrid Cloud
16 11 (14.47%) Docker

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Maple
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) SAP GTS
2 4 (5.26%) Sentinel
3 1 (1.32%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (1.32%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 39 (51.32%) Azure
2 31 (40.79%) AWS
3 17 (22.37%) GCP
4 10 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (11.84%) Microsoft 365
6 8 (10.53%) IaaS
7 7 (9.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (9.21%) PaaS
8 6 (7.89%) Power Platform
9 5 (6.58%) Azure App Service
9 5 (6.58%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 5 (6.58%) Azure Key Vault
9 5 (6.58%) Azure Sentinel
9 5 (6.58%) Azure Service Bus
10 2 (2.63%) Lucidchart
10 2 (2.63%) SaaS
11 1 (1.32%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.84%) Firewall
2 16 (21.05%) WAN
3 14 (18.42%) LAN
3 14 (18.42%) SD-WAN
4 13 (17.11%) VPN
5 9 (11.84%) Cisco ISE
5 9 (11.84%) IPsec
5 9 (11.84%) MPLS
5 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
5 9 (11.84%) Wireless
6 7 (9.21%) BGP
6 7 (9.21%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (9.21%) EIGRP
6 7 (9.21%) OSPF
7 6 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (7.89%) VLAN
8 5 (6.58%) HTTPS
8 5 (6.58%) SSL
8 5 (6.58%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.89%) Power BI
4 5 (6.58%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.26%) Data Lake
5 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.63%) QlikView
6 2 (2.63%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) GitLab
1 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (31.58%) Social Skills
2 12 (15.79%) Finance
3 6 (7.89%) Presentation Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 4 (5.26%) Police
6 3 (3.95%) Legal
7 2 (2.63%) Advertising
8 1 (1.32%) Banking
8 1 (1.32%) French Language
8 1 (1.32%) Law
8 1 (1.32%) Marketing
8 1 (1.32%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.42%) Security Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Architect
7 7 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Network Architect
8 6 (7.89%) Security Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) Developer
9 5 (6.58%) ETL Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.58%) SSIS Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) .NET
2 4 (5.26%) EJB
2 4 (5.26%) HTML
2 4 (5.26%) Java EE
2 4 (5.26%) JDBC
2 4 (5.26%) JSF
2 4 (5.26%) JSON
2 4 (5.26%) JSP
2 4 (5.26%) ODBC
2 4 (5.26%) SOAP
2 4 (5.26%) Spring
2 4 (5.26%) XML
3 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.63%) J2EE
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.21%) Cloud Native
4 6 (7.89%) Blog
5 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.58%) Public Cloud
6 4 (5.26%) Cyberattack
6 4 (5.26%) Cybercrime
7 3 (3.95%) FMCG
8 2 (2.63%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.63%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.63%) IVR
9 1 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.32%) Eurex
9 1 (1.32%) Industry 4.0
9 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Windows
2 17 (22.37%) Linux
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.26%) Android
4 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.95%) Unix
6 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.32%) CentOS
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) DevOps
2 16 (21.05%) Change Control
3 15 (19.74%) Agile
3 15 (19.74%) CI/CD
4 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure as Code
5 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Automation
6 10 (13.16%) Business Development
6 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (13.16%) Data Science
6 10 (13.16%) Scrum
6 10 (13.16%) SDLC
6 10 (13.16%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.84%) Business Transformation
7 9 (11.84%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (11.84%) Change Management
7 9 (11.84%) Information Security
8 8 (10.53%) Security Operations
8 8 (10.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) SQL
2 18 (23.68%) Python
3 14 (18.42%) Java
4 11 (14.47%) Bash
5 7 (9.21%) Groovy
5 7 (9.21%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.89%) C#
6 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.26%) C++
7 4 (5.26%) MATLAB
7 4 (5.26%) R
8 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.32%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) CCNP
1 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Degree
4 4 (5.26%) CCNA
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.95%) CCIE
5 3 (3.95%) CISSP
5 3 (3.95%) GIAC
6 2 (2.63%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.63%) Cyber Scheme
6 2 (2.63%) GPEN
6 2 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.63%) Novell Certification
6 2 (2.63%) OSCP
6 2 (2.63%) SANS
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.32%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) ISA99
3 1 (1.32%) NIST
3 1 (1.32%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Docker
2 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.58%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.32%) iptables
5 1 (1.32%) NFS
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) Terraform
2 14 (18.42%) Ansible
3 9 (11.84%) Puppet
4 7 (9.21%) FortiGate
5 6 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (6.58%) Kubernetes
6 5 (6.58%) TrustSec
7 4 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.32%) CASB
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (1.32%) Pingdom
8 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.32%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.37%) Cisco
3 10 (13.16%) Fortinet
3 10 (13.16%) Zscaler
4 8 (10.53%) Google
4 8 (10.53%) SolarWinds
4 8 (10.53%) VMware
5 7 (9.21%) Palo Alto
6 6 (7.89%) Citrix
7 5 (6.58%) Arista
7 5 (6.58%) Oracle
7 5 (6.58%) SAP
8 4 (5.26%) CA
8 4 (5.26%) Juniper
9 3 (3.95%) Aruba
9 3 (3.95%) F5
10 2 (2.63%) Remedy
10 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.32%) Red Hat