Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 210 202
Rank change year-on-year +67 -8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 85 133 155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.70% 1.30% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.37% 10.16% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 78 103 143
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £48,697 £41,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £90,375 £81,250 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% +14.29%

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 687 1,309 1,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.76% 12.81% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 611 1,178 1,479
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +15.00%

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 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Security in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 51 (60.00%) Firewall
2 44 (51.76%) Cisco
3 39 (45.88%) Finance
4 31 (36.47%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (36.47%) Azure
5 24 (28.24%) CheckPoint
6 23 (27.06%) VPN
7 21 (24.71%) WAN
7 21 (24.71%) Network Virtualisation
8 20 (23.53%) CCNP
9 18 (21.18%) CCNA
9 18 (21.18%) LAN
9 18 (21.18%) Banking
10 17 (20.00%) AWS
10 17 (20.00%) Python
10 17 (20.00%) Meraki
11 16 (18.82%) Palo Alto
12 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 15 (17.65%) F5
12 15 (17.65%) Office 365
13 14 (16.47%) Juniper
13 14 (16.47%) DevOps
13 14 (16.47%) Network Monitoring
14 13 (15.29%) MPLS
14 13 (15.29%) Windows
14 13 (15.29%) TCP/IP
15 12 (14.12%) DNS
15 12 (14.12%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (14.12%) Investment Banking
15 12 (14.12%) Data Centre

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 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.18%) Confluence
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.47%) Azure
2 17 (20.00%) AWS
3 15 (17.65%) Office 365
4 10 (11.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 5 (5.88%) IaaS
6 4 (4.71%) PaaS
7 3 (3.53%) GCP
8 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.35%) SaaS
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.18%) Azure Functions
9 1 (1.18%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.18%) Serverless
9 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (60.00%) Firewall
2 23 (27.06%) VPN
3 21 (24.71%) WAN
4 18 (21.18%) LAN
5 13 (15.29%) MPLS
5 13 (15.29%) TCP/IP
6 12 (14.12%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (14.12%) DNS
7 11 (12.94%) BGP
7 11 (12.94%) DHCP
7 11 (12.94%) OSPF
7 11 (12.94%) Wireless
8 10 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (10.59%) PBX
9 9 (10.59%) VoIP
10 7 (8.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (8.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (8.24%) Internet
11 6 (7.06%) SNMP
11 6 (7.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.53%) Maven
2 3 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (45.88%) Finance
2 18 (21.18%) Banking
3 12 (14.12%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.53%) Billing
6 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.35%) International Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Retail
7 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 25 (29.41%) Security Engineer
3 23 (27.06%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (15.29%) Architect
4 13 (15.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Engineering Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Network Engineering Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Network Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) 802.1X
1 4 (4.71%) JSON
2 3 (3.53%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (3.53%) Apache Camel
2 3 (3.53%) Kafka
2 3 (3.53%) Node.js
2 3 (3.53%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.53%) YAML
3 2 (2.35%) Middleware
3 2 (2.35%) Sensu
4 1 (1.18%) LDAP
4 1 (1.18%) OAuth
4 1 (1.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.24%) Public Cloud
3 6 (7.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) Handset
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.35%) User Experience
6 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.18%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Linux
3 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.88%) Unix
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Network Virtualisation
2 14 (16.47%) DevOps
2 14 (16.47%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (12.94%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (10.59%) Change Management
4 9 (10.59%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (9.41%) Software-Defined Architecture
6 7 (8.24%) Data Security
6 7 (8.24%) Migration
6 7 (8.24%) Network Architecture
6 7 (8.24%) Security Architecture
7 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
7 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.06%) Information Security
7 6 (7.06%) Security Operations
7 6 (7.06%) SIEM
8 5 (5.88%) Fintech
8 5 (5.88%) ITIL
9 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) Python
2 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.88%) Java
4 3 (3.53%) AWK
4 3 (3.53%) Groovy
4 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.53%) Scala
5 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.35%) C
5 2 (2.35%) Go
5 2 (2.35%) SQL
6 1 (1.18%) C#
6 1 (1.18%) Perl
6 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (36.47%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (23.53%) CCNP
3 18 (21.18%) CCNA
4 7 (8.24%) CCDA
4 7 (8.24%) CCDP
5 5 (5.88%) Degree
5 5 (5.88%) JNCIA
6 4 (4.71%) CISSP
7 3 (3.53%) CISM
7 3 (3.53%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (2.35%) GIAC
8 2 (2.35%) IISP
9 1 (1.18%) CCDE
9 1 (1.18%) CCIE
9 1 (1.18%) CCSA
9 1 (1.18%) CCSE
9 1 (1.18%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) COBIT
2 2 (2.35%) GDPR
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.35%) NIST
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.41%) Docker
3 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Ansible
1 6 (7.06%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.71%) Terraform
3 3 (3.53%) Puppet
3 3 (3.53%) QRadar
4 2 (2.35%) Grafana
4 2 (2.35%) MaaS360
4 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.35%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.18%) Netcool
5 1 (1.18%) Salt
5 1 (1.18%) SCCM
5 1 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 44 (51.76%) Cisco
2 24 (28.24%) CheckPoint
3 17 (20.00%) Meraki
4 16 (18.82%) Palo Alto
5 15 (17.65%) F5
5 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 14 (16.47%) Juniper
7 9 (10.59%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.59%) Netskope
7 9 (10.59%) Zscaler
8 8 (9.41%) HP
9 7 (8.24%) Arista
9 7 (8.24%) Huawei
9 7 (8.24%) VMware
10 6 (7.06%) Citrix
10 6 (7.06%) Splunk
11 5 (5.88%) Riverbed
12 3 (3.53%) Fortinet
12 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.53%) Tufin