Period
to 28 January 2021

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 28 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 192 172
Rank change year-on-year +68 -20 +57
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 89 124 178
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.03% 1.35% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.06% 10.62% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 89 116 168
Median annual salary £75,000 £66,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% +6.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £49,000 £50,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,875 £86,625
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -

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 467 1,168 1,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.66% 12.76% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 409 1,034 1,171
Median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £40,625 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £55,138 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.89% +0.25% +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 28 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Network Security in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2021, 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 (61.80%) Azure
2 42 (47.19%) Firewall
3 38 (42.70%) Finance
3 38 (42.70%) Cisco
3 38 (42.70%) AWS
4 34 (38.20%) Microsoft
4 34 (38.20%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (33.71%) DevOps
6 29 (32.58%) VPN
7 26 (29.21%) Network Virtualisation
8 25 (28.09%) WAN
9 24 (26.97%) LAN
9 24 (26.97%) CCNA
9 24 (26.97%) Meraki
10 23 (25.84%) Office 365
10 23 (25.84%) CheckPoint
11 22 (24.72%) GCP
12 21 (23.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 21 (23.60%) Banking
13 20 (22.47%) Blue Coat
13 20 (22.47%) PBX
13 20 (22.47%) Python
14 19 (21.35%) Degree
15 18 (20.22%) Security Architecture
15 18 (20.22%) Ansible
15 18 (20.22%) Linux
16 17 (19.10%) Terraform
17 16 (17.98%) Zscaler
17 16 (17.98%) Active Directory
17 16 (17.98%) Information Security

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 5 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.37%) Confluence
2 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 55 (61.80%) Azure
2 38 (42.70%) AWS
3 23 (25.84%) Office 365
4 22 (24.72%) GCP
5 21 (23.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 10 (11.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (6.74%) IaaS
8 5 (5.62%) PaaS
8 5 (5.62%) SaaS
9 4 (4.49%) Serverless
10 2 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (1.12%) Azure Functions
11 1 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (47.19%) Firewall
2 29 (32.58%) VPN
3 25 (28.09%) WAN
4 24 (26.97%) LAN
5 20 (22.47%) PBX
6 12 (13.48%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (12.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (11.24%) Wireless
9 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
10 7 (7.87%) BGP
10 7 (7.87%) Cisco Firepower
10 7 (7.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (7.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (7.87%) OSPF
11 6 (6.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (6.74%) MPLS
11 6 (6.74%) Multicast
12 5 (5.62%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (4.49%) Cisco Wireless
14 3 (3.37%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.12%) HBase
1 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.74%) JIRA
3 3 (3.37%) GitLab
4 2 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (42.70%) Finance
2 21 (23.60%) Banking
3 13 (14.61%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Advertising
5 3 (3.37%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.12%) German Language
6 1 (1.12%) International Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Network Engineer
2 22 (24.72%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (16.85%) Architect
3 15 (16.85%) Security Architect
4 14 (15.73%) Azure Engineer
5 13 (14.61%) Security Engineer
6 12 (13.48%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (13.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (11.24%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (10.11%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (8.99%) Analyst
9 8 (8.99%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (8.99%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 8 (8.99%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 8 (8.99%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 8 (8.99%) Senior Security Engineer
10 7 (7.87%) Azure Specialist
10 7 (7.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (7.87%) Network Specialist
11 6 (6.74%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) Sensu
1 4 (4.49%) Web Services
2 2 (2.25%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.25%) JSON
2 2 (2.25%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.25%) YAML
3 1 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.12%) LDAP
3 1 (1.12%) OAuth
3 1 (1.12%) SAML
3 1 (1.12%) Spring
3 1 (1.12%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.24%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Virtual Team
4 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.37%) Clustering
5 3 (3.37%) Replication
6 2 (2.25%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.25%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.12%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Windows
3 4 (4.49%) Unix
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.37%) Mac OS
4 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.37%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) DevOps
2 26 (29.21%) Network Virtualisation
3 18 (20.22%) Security Architecture
4 16 (17.98%) Information Security
5 15 (16.85%) Data Security
6 14 (15.73%) Migration
6 14 (15.73%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (12.36%) Fintech
7 11 (12.36%) Statistics
7 11 (12.36%) Strategic Roadmap
8 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.24%) Change Management
8 10 (11.24%) Proactive Monitoring
8 10 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (10.11%) Business Continuity
9 9 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (10.11%) SIEM
10 8 (8.99%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (7.87%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (7.87%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) Python
2 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.49%) Go
3 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.37%) PHP
4 3 (3.37%) R
5 2 (2.25%) Java
5 2 (2.25%) Perl
6 1 (1.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (38.20%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (26.97%) CCNA
3 19 (21.35%) Degree
4 14 (15.73%) CCNP
5 9 (10.11%) CISSP
6 6 (6.74%) CCIE
6 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.62%) AWS Certification
8 4 (4.49%) CISM
8 4 (4.49%) GSEC
8 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.12%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.25%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (17.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.36%) Docker
3 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.25%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.12%) HDFS
5 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (20.22%) Ansible
2 17 (19.10%) Terraform
3 11 (12.36%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (10.11%) Kubernetes
5 6 (6.74%) Puppet
5 6 (6.74%) QRadar
6 4 (4.49%) Grafana
6 4 (4.49%) Prometheus
7 3 (3.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (3.37%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (3.37%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (3.37%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (3.37%) Kibana
7 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (3.37%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.12%) Ambari
8 1 (1.12%) Cacti
8 1 (1.12%) Nagios
8 1 (1.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (42.70%) Cisco
2 34 (38.20%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.97%) Meraki
4 23 (25.84%) CheckPoint
5 20 (22.47%) Blue Coat
6 16 (17.98%) Zscaler
7 15 (16.85%) Netskope
8 8 (8.99%) F5
8 8 (8.99%) Splunk
9 6 (6.74%) AlienVault
9 6 (6.74%) LogRhythm
9 6 (6.74%) Palo Alto
9 6 (6.74%) SolarWinds
9 6 (6.74%) VMware
10 3 (3.37%) Aruba
10 3 (3.37%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (3.37%) ExtraHop
10 3 (3.37%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.37%) Radianz
10 3 (3.37%) Synology