Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 189 157 203
Rank change year-on-year -32 +46 -48
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 108 203 148
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.25% 1.97% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.95% 15.31% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 100 188 129
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,850 £42,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +13.04% +4.55%

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 1,085 1,326 1,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.59% 12.85% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1,194 1,482
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £91,250 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Security in the City of London

Network Security
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. 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
London Bridge - 1 £62,500 -
Network Security
Central London

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 72 (66.67%) Firewall
2 48 (44.44%) Cisco
3 38 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (34.26%) Finance
5 32 (29.63%) CCNP
6 31 (28.70%) MPLS
7 29 (26.85%) WAN
8 28 (25.93%) OSPF
9 27 (25.00%) BGP
10 26 (24.07%) Juniper
10 26 (24.07%) Azure
11 25 (23.15%) TCP/IP
11 25 (23.15%) VPN
11 25 (23.15%) Wireless
12 24 (22.22%) Information Security
12 24 (22.22%) VoIP
12 24 (22.22%) LAN
13 22 (20.37%) Cybersecurity
14 21 (19.44%) AWS
15 20 (18.52%) VLAN
16 19 (17.59%) HP
16 19 (17.59%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (16.67%) Internet
17 18 (16.67%) DNS
18 17 (15.74%) Palo Alto
19 16 (14.81%) Data Centre
19 16 (14.81%) DHCP
19 16 (14.81%) Ethernet
19 16 (14.81%) Windows
19 16 (14.81%) CCDA

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 (3.70%) IIS
2 3 (2.78%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (13.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 15 (13.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.07%) Azure
2 21 (19.44%) AWS
3 6 (5.56%) GCP
3 6 (5.56%) IaaS
3 6 (5.56%) Office 365
4 5 (4.63%) PaaS
5 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (66.67%) Firewall
2 31 (28.70%) MPLS
3 29 (26.85%) WAN
4 28 (25.93%) OSPF
5 27 (25.00%) BGP
6 25 (23.15%) TCP/IP
6 25 (23.15%) VPN
6 25 (23.15%) Wireless
7 24 (22.22%) LAN
7 24 (22.22%) VoIP
8 20 (18.52%) VLAN
9 19 (17.59%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (16.67%) DNS
10 18 (16.67%) Internet
11 16 (14.81%) DHCP
11 16 (14.81%) Ethernet
12 14 (12.96%) GPON
12 14 (12.96%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 13 (12.04%) NetScaler
14 12 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Maven
2 3 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.85%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 37 (34.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Billing
3 4 (3.70%) Legal
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Law
4 3 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.85%) Games
5 2 (1.85%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (37.96%) Network Engineer
2 19 (17.59%) Architect
2 19 (17.59%) Security Engineer
2 19 (17.59%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (13.89%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (10.19%) Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Network Architect
6 9 (8.33%) Network Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) Security Architect
7 5 (4.63%) Consultant
7 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (4.63%) Security Consultant
7 5 (4.63%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 4 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (3.70%) Apache Camel
1 4 (3.70%) Kafka
1 4 (3.70%) Node.js
2 3 (2.78%) Middleware
3 2 (1.85%) JSON
4 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.93%) J2EE
4 1 (0.93%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.93%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.63%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.70%) Handset
5 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.78%) NHS
7 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) PKI
8 1 (0.93%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.81%) Windows
2 12 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (3.70%) Unix
3 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.85%) Android
4 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) Information Security
2 22 (20.37%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (13.89%) SIEM
4 12 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 11 (10.19%) DevOps
5 11 (10.19%) Load Balancing
5 11 (10.19%) TOGAF
6 10 (9.26%) DDoS Mitigation
7 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 9 (8.33%) ITIL
7 9 (8.33%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (7.41%) SABSA
9 7 (6.48%) Data Protection
9 7 (6.48%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (6.48%) Network Design
9 7 (6.48%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (5.56%) Migration
10 6 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.56%) Python
3 5 (4.63%) Java
4 4 (3.70%) AWK
4 4 (3.70%) Groovy
4 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.70%) Scala
5 2 (1.85%) SQL
6 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (29.63%) CCNP
3 16 (14.81%) CCDA
3 16 (14.81%) CCDP
4 14 (12.96%) JNCIA
5 12 (11.11%) CCNA
6 11 (10.19%) CISSP
7 10 (9.26%) Degree
8 7 (6.48%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (5.56%) CISM
10 4 (3.70%) CCIE
10 4 (3.70%) GIAC
10 4 (3.70%) IISP
11 3 (2.78%) CEH
12 2 (1.85%) CCSP
12 2 (1.85%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.93%) CCIE Service Provider
13 1 (0.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.70%) GDPR
4 3 (2.78%) NIST
4 3 (2.78%) SLA
5 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.93%) COBIT
6 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.93%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.93%) QA
6 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (2.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.85%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.93%) NetMRI
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (44.44%) Cisco
2 26 (24.07%) Juniper
3 19 (17.59%) HP
4 17 (15.74%) Palo Alto
5 15 (13.89%) Huawei
6 14 (12.96%) F5
7 10 (9.26%) Meraki
8 8 (7.41%) Arista
8 8 (7.41%) Riverbed
9 7 (6.48%) CheckPoint
10 6 (5.56%) VMware
11 5 (4.63%) Citrix
11 5 (4.63%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
13 3 (2.78%) Forcepoint
14 2 (1.85%) CrowdStrike
14 2 (1.85%) Facebook
15 1 (0.93%) ForeScout
15 1 (0.93%) Splunk
15 1 (0.93%) Zscaler