Period
to 18 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 215 214
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 129 137 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 1.24% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.02% 9.53% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 95 124 102
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,750 £37,000
90th Percentile £82,000 £82,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -5.14%

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 1,287 1,438 1,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.92% 13.01% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 1,272 1,321
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £56,820 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.31% +4.76% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Security in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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 88 (68.22%) Firewall
2 56 (43.41%) Cisco
3 52 (40.31%) LAN
3 52 (40.31%) WAN
4 44 (34.11%) AWS
5 41 (31.78%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (29.46%) Azure
7 35 (27.13%) CCNP
7 35 (27.13%) Finance
8 34 (26.36%) Cybersecurity
9 29 (22.48%) SIEM
10 28 (21.71%) MPLS
11 27 (20.93%) Windows
12 25 (19.38%) BGP
13 24 (18.60%) Juniper
13 24 (18.60%) Security Architecture
14 23 (17.83%) OSPF
15 22 (17.05%) Citrix
15 22 (17.05%) Wireless
16 21 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (15.50%) Intrusion Detection
17 20 (15.50%) Information Security
17 20 (15.50%) VoIP
18 19 (14.73%) VPN
18 19 (14.73%) CCNA
18 19 (14.73%) Palo Alto
19 18 (13.95%) Active Directory
19 18 (13.95%) Configuration Management
20 17 (13.18%) WLAN
20 17 (13.18%) ITIL

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 8 (6.20%) OpenStack
2 6 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (3.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 44 (34.11%) AWS
2 38 (29.46%) Azure
3 10 (7.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (6.98%) IaaS
4 9 (6.98%) PaaS
5 6 (4.65%) GitHub
5 6 (4.65%) Office 365
5 6 (4.65%) Power Platform
6 5 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (3.10%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.10%) Serverless
8 3 (2.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 88 (68.22%) Firewall
2 52 (40.31%) LAN
2 52 (40.31%) WAN
3 28 (21.71%) MPLS
4 25 (19.38%) BGP
5 23 (17.83%) OSPF
6 22 (17.05%) Wireless
7 21 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (15.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (15.50%) VoIP
9 19 (14.73%) VPN
10 17 (13.18%) NetScaler
10 17 (13.18%) WLAN
11 16 (12.40%) TCP/IP
12 15 (11.63%) Internet
12 15 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (9.30%) Cisco Firepower
13 12 (9.30%) DNS
13 12 (9.30%) VPLS
14 9 (6.98%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 6 (4.65%) MySQL
1 6 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (4.65%) Power BI
1 6 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (4.65%) Bitbucket
1 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.55%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.55%) JIRA
4 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 35 (27.13%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.43%) Law
4 6 (4.65%) Banking
5 4 (3.10%) Legal
5 4 (3.10%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.55%) Electronics
6 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.55%) Marketing
6 2 (1.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (36.43%) Network Engineer
2 27 (20.93%) Analyst
3 25 (19.38%) Security Engineer
4 19 (14.73%) Architect
4 19 (14.73%) Network Security Engineer
5 18 (13.95%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (13.18%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (11.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (11.63%) Network Analyst
8 13 (10.08%) Security Analyst
9 11 (8.53%) Security Architect
10 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (6.20%) Azure Engineer
11 8 (6.20%) Network Security Analyst
12 7 (5.43%) Support Analyst
13 6 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
13 6 (4.65%) Database Engineer
13 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Security Architect
13 6 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
13 6 (4.65%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.55%) XMPP
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.78%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) HTML
2 1 (0.78%) Node.js
2 1 (0.78%) React
2 1 (0.78%) SVG
2 1 (0.78%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (8.53%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.75%) Public Cloud
5 7 (5.43%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (4.65%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.65%) Private Cloud
6 6 (4.65%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.10%) User Experience
8 3 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.55%) CESG
10 1 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.93%) Windows
2 15 (11.63%) Linux
3 10 (7.75%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.20%) Unix
5 6 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.36%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (22.48%) SIEM
3 24 (18.60%) Security Architecture
4 20 (15.50%) Information Security
5 18 (13.95%) Configuration Management
6 17 (13.18%) ITIL
7 15 (11.63%) DevOps
7 15 (11.63%) Load Balancing
7 15 (11.63%) Project Delivery
8 14 (10.85%) Security Monitoring
8 14 (10.85%) TOGAF
9 13 (10.08%) Identity Access Management
9 13 (10.08%) SABSA
9 13 (10.08%) Security Operations
10 12 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (9.30%) Network Management
11 11 (8.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (7.75%) Infrastructure as Code
13 9 (6.98%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.98%) Python
2 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.65%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (0.78%) Java
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (31.78%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (27.13%) CCNP
3 19 (14.73%) CCNA
4 16 (12.40%) CISSP
4 16 (12.40%) Degree
5 10 (7.75%) TOGAF Certification
6 6 (4.65%) MCDST
6 6 (4.65%) MCP
6 6 (4.65%) MCSE
6 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.10%) CCDA
7 4 (3.10%) CCDP
7 4 (3.10%) CCIE
7 4 (3.10%) CISM
7 4 (3.10%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.33%) CCSA
8 3 (2.33%) CCSE
8 3 (2.33%) CEH
8 3 (2.33%) ISSAP
9 2 (1.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) GDPR
2 2 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.78%) NIST
3 1 (0.78%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.53%) Docker
3 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (4.65%) XenApp
5 3 (2.33%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (5.43%) Ansible
2 7 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.65%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.65%) Puppet
3 6 (4.65%) SCCM
3 6 (4.65%) Terraform
4 2 (1.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 56 (43.41%) Cisco
2 24 (18.60%) Juniper
3 22 (17.05%) Citrix
4 19 (14.73%) Palo Alto
5 17 (13.18%) VMware
6 14 (10.85%) CheckPoint
7 13 (10.08%) HP
8 11 (8.53%) F5
9 10 (7.75%) Microsoft
10 8 (6.20%) Meraki
11 7 (5.43%) Arista
11 7 (5.43%) Zscaler
12 6 (4.65%) Atlassian
12 6 (4.65%) Veeam
13 4 (3.10%) Huawei
14 3 (2.33%) Blue Coat
14 3 (2.33%) FireEye
14 3 (2.33%) Riverbed
14 3 (2.33%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.55%) SAP