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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
London / City of London
Rank 120 159 140
Rank change year-on-year +39 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 103 112 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.03% 1.58% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.25% 10.83% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 96 96 165
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 841 1034 2019
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.57% 14.62% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 794 904 1690
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -0.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in the City of London

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 131 (71.58%) Firewall
2 104 (56.83%) Cisco
3 79 (43.17%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (36.07%) Wireless
5 63 (34.43%) Information Security
6 55 (30.05%) Juniper
7 53 (28.96%) CheckPoint
7 53 (28.96%) CCNP
8 51 (27.87%) Finance
9 49 (26.78%) Cisco ASA
10 48 (26.23%) VPN
11 47 (25.68%) F5
12 43 (23.50%) SIEM
13 42 (22.95%) Data Centre
13 42 (22.95%) Palo Alto
14 37 (20.22%) Cybersecurity
15 35 (19.13%) Fortinet
16 33 (18.03%) Linux
17 31 (16.94%) Security Operations
17 31 (16.94%) Security Monitoring
18 30 (16.39%) CCNA
19 29 (15.85%) Cisco Wireless
20 28 (15.30%) ITIL
21 27 (14.75%) Intrusion Detection
22 26 (14.21%) FortiGate
23 24 (13.11%) DNS
24 23 (12.57%) CISSP
24 23 (12.57%) Aruba
25 22 (12.02%) Extreme Networks
25 22 (12.02%) Analytical Skills

Network Security
Top Related 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 (3.83%) Apache
1 7 (3.83%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.64%) JBoss
3 3 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.55%) nginx
5 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) IaaS
2 2 (1.09%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (71.58%) Firewall
2 66 (36.07%) Wireless
3 49 (26.78%) Cisco ASA
4 48 (26.23%) VPN
5 29 (15.85%) Cisco Wireless
6 27 (14.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 24 (13.11%) DNS
8 22 (12.02%) TCP/IP
9 21 (11.48%) MPLS
10 19 (10.38%) LAN
10 19 (10.38%) WAN
11 18 (9.84%) Spanning Tree
12 16 (8.74%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (8.20%) BGP
14 13 (7.10%) BIG-IP
14 13 (7.10%) VPLS
15 12 (6.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 12 (6.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 10 (5.46%) SSL
17 9 (4.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.19%) MySQL
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.55%) Big Data
3 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.64%) Burp Suite
2 3 (1.64%) CruiseControl
2 3 (1.64%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.64%) Metasploit
3 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.09%) JMeter
3 2 (1.09%) Selenium
3 2 (1.09%) Subversion
4 1 (0.55%) Hudson
4 1 (0.55%) JUnit
4 1 (0.55%) Maven
4 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (27.87%) Finance
2 19 (10.38%) Banking
3 7 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.19%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.19%) Law
4 4 (2.19%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (41.53%) Security Engineer
2 72 (39.34%) Network Engineer
3 50 (27.32%) Network Security Engineer
4 27 (14.75%) Analyst
5 20 (10.93%) Information Security Engineer
5 20 (10.93%) Security Analyst
6 19 (10.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (9.84%) Firewall Engineer
8 16 (8.74%) Senior Security Engineer
9 15 (8.20%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 13 (7.10%) Cisco Engineer
11 11 (6.01%) Support Engineer
12 10 (5.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 10 (5.46%) IT Analyst
12 10 (5.46%) IT Security Analyst
13 9 (4.92%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 9 (4.92%) Security Specialist
14 8 (4.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 8 (4.37%) Juniper Engineer
14 8 (4.37%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.01%) 802.1X
1 11 (6.01%) Web Services
2 3 (1.64%) J2EE
2 3 (1.64%) Sensu
3 1 (0.55%) JSON
3 1 (0.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.95%) Data Centre
2 22 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (10.93%) Management Information System
4 18 (9.84%) Computer Science
5 16 (8.74%) Virtual Team
6 14 (7.65%) Clustering
7 6 (3.28%) e-Health
7 6 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.28%) PKI
8 4 (2.19%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.19%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.64%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.09%) Fintech
10 2 (1.09%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.55%) NHS
11 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.03%) Linux
2 20 (10.93%) Windows
3 14 (7.65%) Ubuntu
4 12 (6.56%) CentOS
4 12 (6.56%) Unix
5 11 (6.01%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.43%) Information Security
2 43 (23.50%) SIEM
3 37 (20.22%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (16.94%) Security Monitoring
4 31 (16.94%) Security Operations
5 28 (15.30%) ITIL
6 20 (10.93%) Security Architecture
7 18 (9.84%) SDLC
8 17 (9.29%) Network Design
9 16 (8.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (7.10%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (6.56%) Risk Management
12 10 (5.46%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (4.92%) Configuration Management
13 9 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
14 8 (4.37%) High Availability
14 8 (4.37%) Migration
14 8 (4.37%) Project Management
15 7 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (3.83%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.01%) SQL
2 9 (4.92%) Java
2 9 (4.92%) Python
3 5 (2.73%) PHP
4 4 (2.19%) Perl
4 4 (2.19%) Ruby
5 3 (1.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.09%) C++
7 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 79 (43.17%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (28.96%) CCNP
3 30 (16.39%) CCNA
4 23 (12.57%) CISSP
5 22 (12.02%) Degree
6 18 (9.84%) JNCIA
6 18 (9.84%) JNCIS
7 14 (7.65%) Security Cleared
8 11 (6.01%) CISM
9 7 (3.83%) CCSE
9 7 (3.83%) CCSP
9 7 (3.83%) CISA
9 7 (3.83%) GIAC
10 6 (3.28%) DV Cleared
10 6 (3.28%) JNCIE
10 6 (3.28%) JNCIP
10 6 (3.28%) SANS
10 6 (3.28%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.19%) LPIC
11 4 (2.19%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.28%) QA
3 3 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.64%) SLA
4 2 (1.09%) GDPR
5 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.73%) XenApp
4 5 (2.73%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.64%) vSphere
7 2 (1.09%) Firmware
7 2 (1.09%) Snort
8 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.55%) KVM
8 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 26 (14.21%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.83%) Nessus
3 5 (2.73%) SCCM
4 3 (1.64%) Graphite
4 3 (1.64%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.64%) Nagios
4 3 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.64%) Puppet
4 3 (1.64%) WSUS
5 2 (1.09%) Ansible
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.09%) CSIRT
5 2 (1.09%) OSSEC
5 2 (1.09%) QRadar
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.55%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 104 (56.83%) Cisco
2 55 (30.05%) Juniper
3 53 (28.96%) CheckPoint
4 47 (25.68%) F5
5 42 (22.95%) Palo Alto
6 35 (19.13%) Fortinet
7 23 (12.57%) Aruba
8 22 (12.02%) Extreme Networks
8 22 (12.02%) SonicWALL
8 22 (12.02%) WatchGuard
9 20 (10.93%) Microsoft
9 20 (10.93%) VMware
10 17 (9.29%) Red Hat
11 13 (7.10%) Citrix
12 9 (4.92%) Splunk
13 7 (3.83%) Blue Coat
13 7 (3.83%) Sourcefire
14 5 (2.73%) Riverbed
15 4 (2.19%) Imperva
15 4 (2.19%) Infoblox
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,00 + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Statesman Travel Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago