Period
to 23 March 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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 204 165
Rank change year-on-year +50 -39 +47
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 206 144 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.97% 1.34% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.44% 8.85% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 190 121 163
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - +1.77%
10th Percentile £43,650 £41,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £87,625 £80,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +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 1,334 1,628 1,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.78% 15.19% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,200 1,468 1,539
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,425 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £53,730 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.36% +2.34% -

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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
Moorgate - 2 £40,000 -
Network Security
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 161 (78.16%) Firewall
2 115 (55.83%) Cisco
3 114 (55.34%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (51.46%) CCNP
5 100 (48.54%) CheckPoint
6 79 (38.35%) Finance
7 76 (36.89%) Windows
8 65 (31.55%) CCIE
9 63 (30.58%) WAN
10 56 (27.18%) VPN
11 54 (26.21%) NetScaler
12 51 (24.76%) Windows Server
13 50 (24.27%) MPLS
14 48 (23.30%) F5
15 46 (22.33%) CCNA
16 44 (21.36%) Information Security
16 44 (21.36%) Law
17 43 (20.87%) Cisco ASA
18 42 (20.39%) Cisco Nexus
19 41 (19.90%) SIEM
20 40 (19.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 39 (18.93%) Juniper
22 38 (18.45%) Legal
22 38 (18.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 38 (18.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
23 36 (17.48%) Cisco IOS
24 35 (16.99%) VPLS
24 35 (16.99%) Problem-Solving
24 35 (16.99%) NX-OS
25 34 (16.50%) OSPF

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 7 (3.40%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.94%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.49%) IIS
4 1 (0.49%) nginx
4 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.31%) Office 365
4 12 (5.83%) IaaS
5 6 (2.91%) PaaS
6 5 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 161 (78.16%) Firewall
2 63 (30.58%) WAN
3 56 (27.18%) VPN
4 54 (26.21%) NetScaler
5 50 (24.27%) MPLS
6 43 (20.87%) Cisco ASA
7 42 (20.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 38 (18.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 38 (18.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 36 (17.48%) Cisco IOS
10 35 (16.99%) NX-OS
10 35 (16.99%) VPLS
11 34 (16.50%) BGP
11 34 (16.50%) OSPF
12 32 (15.53%) LAN
13 30 (14.56%) Intrusion Detection
14 23 (11.17%) Internet
15 22 (10.68%) TCP/IP
15 22 (10.68%) Wireless
16 12 (5.83%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.49%) Power BI
4 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.49%) Babel
3 1 (0.49%) Grunt
3 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.49%) Mocha
3 1 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 79 (38.35%) Finance
2 44 (21.36%) Law
3 38 (18.45%) Legal
4 9 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.91%) Banking
6 2 (0.97%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (33.50%) Security Engineer
2 55 (26.70%) Analyst
2 55 (26.70%) Network Engineer
3 51 (24.76%) Security Analyst
4 40 (19.42%) Network Security Engineer
5 38 (18.45%) Cisco Analyst
5 38 (18.45%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 37 (17.96%) IT Analyst
6 37 (17.96%) IT Security Analyst
7 35 (16.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 29 (14.08%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 27 (13.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 26 (12.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (12.62%) Senior Network Engineer
10 26 (12.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 26 (12.62%) Senior Security Engineer
11 23 (11.17%) Network Analyst
12 21 (10.19%) Network Security Analyst
13 16 (7.77%) Cisco Network Analyst
14 13 (6.31%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.40%) .NET
2 6 (2.91%) JSON
3 4 (1.94%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.46%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.97%) YAML
6 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Wicket
6 1 (0.49%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.49%) Enzyme
6 1 (0.49%) Express
6 1 (0.49%) hapi
6 1 (0.49%) LESS
6 1 (0.49%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (0.49%) Memcached
6 1 (0.49%) Node.js
6 1 (0.49%) React
6 1 (0.49%) Sass
6 1 (0.49%) Semantic UI
6 1 (0.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.02%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.71%) Data Centre
3 15 (7.28%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.94%) Fintech
6 3 (1.46%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.49%) AS400
8 1 (0.49%) BYOD
8 1 (0.49%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (36.89%) Windows
2 51 (24.76%) Windows Server
3 20 (9.71%) Linux
4 15 (7.28%) Unix
5 3 (1.46%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.36%) Information Security
2 41 (19.90%) SIEM
3 40 (19.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 35 (16.99%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (13.11%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (12.14%) Security Architecture
7 20 (9.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 17 (8.25%) Vulnerability Management
9 16 (7.77%) ITIL
9 16 (7.77%) Threat Modelling
10 15 (7.28%) DevOps
11 14 (6.80%) Data Loss Prevention
11 14 (6.80%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (5.83%) Computer Science
12 12 (5.83%) Presales
13 11 (5.34%) High Availability
13 11 (5.34%) Identity Access Management
13 11 (5.34%) Project Management
13 11 (5.34%) Security Operations
14 10 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.80%) Python
2 10 (4.85%) SQL
3 7 (3.40%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.91%) C#
5 5 (2.43%) C++
5 5 (2.43%) Perl
5 5 (2.43%) PHP
6 4 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.46%) C
7 3 (1.46%) Java
8 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 114 (55.34%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (51.46%) CCNP
3 65 (31.55%) CCIE
4 46 (22.33%) CCNA
5 29 (14.08%) GIAC
6 27 (13.11%) CISSP
7 26 (12.62%) CCIE Security
8 22 (10.68%) CEH
8 22 (10.68%) Degree
8 22 (10.68%) GSEC
9 17 (8.25%) SSCP
10 7 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (3.40%) GCIA
10 7 (3.40%) GPEN
11 4 (1.94%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 4 (1.94%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (1.46%) CSSLP
12 3 (1.46%) GWAPT
13 2 (0.97%) CHECK Team Leader
13 2 (0.97%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (11.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (3.40%) GDPR
4 4 (1.94%) PMO
4 4 (1.94%) QA
5 3 (1.46%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (14.08%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.85%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.40%) XenApp
5 5 (2.43%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.46%) Docker
6 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.49%) KVM
8 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (6.31%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (5.34%) Ansible
2 11 (5.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (4.85%) CASB
3 10 (4.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.97%) QRadar
5 2 (0.97%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.49%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.49%) Nagios
6 1 (0.49%) Nessus
6 1 (0.49%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.49%) Puppet
6 1 (0.49%) SCCM
6 1 (0.49%) SCOM
6 1 (0.49%) Terraform
6 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (55.83%) Cisco
2 100 (48.54%) CheckPoint
3 48 (23.30%) F5
4 39 (18.93%) Juniper
5 30 (14.56%) Microsoft
6 24 (11.65%) Palo Alto
7 17 (8.25%) VMware
8 16 (7.77%) Splunk
9 13 (6.31%) McAfee
10 11 (5.34%) Zscaler
11 10 (4.85%) Citrix
11 10 (4.85%) Forcepoint
11 10 (4.85%) Symantec
11 10 (4.85%) Trend Micro
12 7 (3.40%) IronPort
13 6 (2.91%) HP
13 6 (2.91%) NetApp
14 4 (1.94%) Fortinet
15 3 (1.46%) Aruba
15 3 (1.46%) SolarWinds