Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 175 227
Rank change year-on-year -2 +52 -55
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 124 176 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 1.71% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% 13.51% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 103 166 92
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -1.64%
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,750 £42,800
90th Percentile £89,750 £86,875 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -1.64%

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 1,184 1,303 1,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.88% 12.64% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 1,160 1,362
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £32,050
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 96 (77.42%) Firewall
2 64 (51.61%) Cisco
3 49 (39.52%) WAN
4 48 (38.71%) LAN
4 48 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (35.48%) Finance
6 41 (33.06%) CCNP
7 37 (29.84%) Azure
8 35 (28.23%) AWS
8 35 (28.23%) MPLS
9 31 (25.00%) VPN
9 31 (25.00%) BGP
10 30 (24.19%) OSPF
11 28 (22.58%) Juniper
11 28 (22.58%) Wireless
12 27 (21.77%) VoIP
13 26 (20.97%) Cybersecurity
14 25 (20.16%) Information Security
15 24 (19.35%) SIEM
16 23 (18.55%) TCP/IP
16 23 (18.55%) Intrusion Detection
17 22 (17.74%) Palo Alto
18 21 (16.94%) Cisco ASA
19 20 (16.13%) Internet
19 20 (16.13%) NetScaler
20 19 (15.32%) Data Centre
20 19 (15.32%) CCNA
21 17 (13.71%) Wi-Fi
21 17 (13.71%) WLAN
21 17 (13.71%) Security Architecture

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 (5.65%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.42%) IIS
3 2 (1.61%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (8.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 10 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (29.84%) Azure
2 35 (28.23%) AWS
3 9 (7.26%) IaaS
4 8 (6.45%) PaaS
5 5 (4.03%) GCP
5 5 (4.03%) Office 365
6 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (77.42%) Firewall
2 49 (39.52%) WAN
3 48 (38.71%) LAN
4 35 (28.23%) MPLS
5 31 (25.00%) BGP
5 31 (25.00%) VPN
6 30 (24.19%) OSPF
7 28 (22.58%) Wireless
8 27 (21.77%) VoIP
9 23 (18.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 23 (18.55%) TCP/IP
10 21 (16.94%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (16.13%) Internet
11 20 (16.13%) NetScaler
12 17 (13.71%) VLAN
12 17 (13.71%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (13.71%) WLAN
13 15 (12.10%) DNS
14 13 (10.48%) Ethernet
15 12 (9.68%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.61%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.81%) Maven
3 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 44 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Banking
3 5 (4.03%) Law
3 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.23%) Legal
4 4 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.61%) Electronics
6 2 (1.61%) Games
6 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 26 (20.97%) Security Engineer
3 24 (19.35%) Senior Network Engineer
4 21 (16.94%) Network Security Engineer
5 19 (15.32%) Architect
6 18 (14.52%) Analyst
7 16 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (11.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 14 (11.29%) Network Analyst
9 10 (8.06%) Security Architect
10 9 (7.26%) Security Analyst
11 8 (6.45%) Network Security Analyst
12 6 (4.84%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 6 (4.84%) Network Architect
12 6 (4.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 6 (4.84%) Senior Security Engineer
13 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Architect
14 4 (3.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 4 (3.23%) Operations Analyst
14 4 (3.23%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) Middleware
1 2 (1.61%) Node.js
1 2 (1.61%) XMPP
2 1 (0.81%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.81%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.81%) CSS
2 1 (0.81%) HTML
2 1 (0.81%) J2EE
2 1 (0.81%) Kafka
2 1 (0.81%) React
2 1 (0.81%) SVG
2 1 (0.81%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.32%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.65%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.03%) Public Cloud
5 5 (4.03%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.23%) User Experience
7 3 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.42%) NHS
8 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.61%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.81%) CESG
9 1 (0.81%) Handset
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.10%) Linux
1 15 (12.10%) Windows
2 10 (8.06%) Unix
3 2 (1.61%) Android
3 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.97%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (20.16%) Information Security
3 24 (19.35%) SIEM
4 17 (13.71%) Security Architecture
5 16 (12.90%) Load Balancing
6 15 (12.10%) Project Delivery
7 14 (11.29%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (9.68%) DDoS Mitigation
8 12 (9.68%) Security Operations
8 12 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (8.87%) Security Monitoring
9 11 (8.87%) TOGAF
10 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.06%) SABSA
11 9 (7.26%) ITIL
11 9 (7.26%) Network Management
12 8 (6.45%) Computer Science
12 8 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (6.45%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (6.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.61%) Java
2 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.61%) Python
3 1 (0.81%) AWK
3 1 (0.81%) Groovy
3 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (33.06%) CCNP
3 19 (15.32%) CCNA
4 16 (12.90%) CISSP
5 15 (12.10%) Degree
6 9 (7.26%) CCDA
6 9 (7.26%) CCDP
6 9 (7.26%) JNCIA
6 9 (7.26%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (4.03%) CCIE
7 5 (4.03%) CISM
8 4 (3.23%) CEH
8 4 (3.23%) GIAC
9 3 (2.42%) CCSA
9 3 (2.42%) CCSE
9 3 (2.42%) CISA
9 3 (2.42%) IISP
10 2 (1.61%) CCSP
10 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.42%) SLA
3 2 (1.61%) GDPR
4 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.81%) NIST
4 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.81%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.42%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.61%) SCCM
4 1 (0.81%) Ansible
4 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.81%) NetMRI
4 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (51.61%) Cisco
2 28 (22.58%) Juniper
3 22 (17.74%) Palo Alto
4 16 (12.90%) HP
5 14 (11.29%) CheckPoint
5 14 (11.29%) Citrix
6 13 (10.48%) F5
7 9 (7.26%) Huawei
7 9 (7.26%) Meraki
8 8 (6.45%) Arista
8 8 (6.45%) Zscaler
9 7 (5.65%) VMware
10 5 (4.03%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.03%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.42%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.42%) FireEye
12 3 (2.42%) Forcepoint
13 2 (1.61%) Facebook
13 2 (1.61%) SAP