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

Network Security
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 198 218
Rank change year-on-year +97 +20 -19
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 90 130 136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.48% 1.30% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.93% 10.12% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 82 95 127
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% - +3.59%
10th Percentile £53,750 £46,250 £42,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £82,000 £83,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year +11.54% +1.96% +6.25%

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 502 1,285 1,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.84% 12.85% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 449 1,120 1,346
Median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,250 £28,475 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.39% +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 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Security in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 55 (61.11%) Azure
2 47 (52.22%) Firewall
3 44 (48.89%) Cisco
4 42 (46.67%) Finance
5 36 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 36 (40.00%) DevOps
6 35 (38.89%) Network Virtualisation
7 34 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (34.44%) VPN
9 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 30 (33.33%) AWS
10 28 (31.11%) CCNA
11 27 (30.00%) Office 365
11 27 (30.00%) Meraki
12 26 (28.89%) LAN
12 26 (28.89%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 25 (27.78%) Python
14 24 (26.67%) PBX
14 24 (26.67%) WAN
15 23 (25.56%) Blue Coat
16 22 (24.44%) Banking
17 20 (22.22%) Zscaler
18 19 (21.11%) Netskope
18 19 (21.11%) Degree
18 19 (21.11%) Linux
18 19 (21.11%) Ansible
19 18 (20.00%) GCP
19 18 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
20 17 (18.89%) Terraform
20 17 (18.89%) Active Directory

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 (7.78%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.33%) Confluence
2 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 55 (61.11%) Azure
2 30 (33.33%) AWS
3 27 (30.00%) Office 365
4 26 (28.89%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 18 (20.00%) GCP
6 8 (8.89%) IaaS
7 7 (7.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (7.78%) PaaS
8 6 (6.67%) SaaS
9 4 (4.44%) Serverless
10 3 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (1.11%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 47 (52.22%) Firewall
2 31 (34.44%) VPN
3 26 (28.89%) LAN
4 24 (26.67%) PBX
4 24 (26.67%) WAN
5 9 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (8.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (8.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (6.67%) Wireless
8 5 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (4.44%) BGP
9 4 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (4.44%) Multicast
9 4 (4.44%) OSPF
9 4 (4.44%) SNMP
9 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.44%) VXLAN
9 4 (4.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.11%) HBase
2 1 (1.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (3.33%) GitLab
3 3 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (46.67%) Finance
2 22 (24.44%) Banking
3 9 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.89%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Advertising
6 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.22%) International Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.11%) German Language
7 1 (1.11%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Network Engineer
2 22 (24.44%) Security Engineer
3 21 (23.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (21.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (15.56%) Azure Engineer
5 14 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Architect
7 10 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (11.11%) Security Architect
8 9 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 9 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (8.89%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 7 (7.78%) Analyst
10 7 (7.78%) Network Specialist
11 6 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (6.67%) IT Manager
11 6 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
11 6 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 6 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) Sensu
2 4 (4.44%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.44%) JSON
2 4 (4.44%) Regular Expression
2 4 (4.44%) YAML
3 2 (2.22%) LDAP
3 2 (2.22%) OAuth
3 2 (2.22%) SAML
4 1 (1.11%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.11%) Middleware
4 1 (1.11%) Spring
4 1 (1.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.67%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.22%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.11%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Linux
2 13 (14.44%) Windows
3 4 (4.44%) Unix
3 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) DevOps
2 35 (38.89%) Network Virtualisation
3 18 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (14.44%) Change Management
4 13 (14.44%) Data Security
4 13 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (14.44%) Fintech
5 12 (13.33%) Business Continuity
5 12 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 12 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (12.22%) Migration
6 11 (12.22%) Statistics
6 11 (12.22%) Strategic Roadmap
7 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
7 10 (11.11%) SIEM
8 8 (8.89%) Load Balancing
8 8 (8.89%) Security Operations
9 7 (7.78%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.78%) Python
2 7 (7.78%) Bash Shell
3 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.56%) Go
5 3 (3.33%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) C
7 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (31.11%) CCNA
3 19 (21.11%) Degree
4 9 (10.00%) CCNP
5 6 (6.67%) AWS Certification
5 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.22%) CISSP
7 1 (1.11%) CCSA
7 1 (1.11%) CCSE
7 1 (1.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) COBIT
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (18.89%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) Docker
3 3 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (1.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (21.11%) Ansible
2 17 (18.89%) Terraform
3 12 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (12.22%) Kubernetes
5 8 (8.89%) Puppet
6 7 (7.78%) QRadar
7 5 (5.56%) Grafana
7 5 (5.56%) Prometheus
8 3 (3.33%) Kibana
9 2 (2.22%) MaaS360
9 2 (2.22%) Salt
9 2 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (1.11%) Ambari
10 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.11%) Oozie
10 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (48.89%) Cisco
2 36 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 27 (30.00%) Meraki
5 23 (25.56%) Blue Coat
6 20 (22.22%) Zscaler
7 19 (21.11%) Netskope
8 13 (14.44%) Palo Alto
9 11 (12.22%) Splunk
10 9 (10.00%) F5
11 7 (7.78%) AlienVault
11 7 (7.78%) LogRhythm
12 5 (5.56%) Arista
13 4 (4.44%) Citrix
13 4 (4.44%) Fortinet
13 4 (4.44%) Juniper
13 4 (4.44%) Riverbed
13 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
13 4 (4.44%) Tufin
14 3 (3.33%) VMware