Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 268 271
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 -53
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 733 891 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.30% 1.28% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.39% 9.10% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 538 741 845
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -0.99%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,055 9,788 11,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.48% 14.05% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,719 7,985 9,161
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,972 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.22% +5.56% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in London

Network Security
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security in London.

Salary trend for Network Security in London

Network Security
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in London over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Security in London

Network Security
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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
Central London -6 160 £65,000 +8.33% 24
West London +5 30 £60,000 +6.67% 21
South London +28 28 £50,000 +17.65% 4
East London +25 5 £50,000 -4.76% 7
North London +1 5 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 444 (60.57%) Firewall
2 300 (40.93%) Cisco Certification
3 299 (40.79%) Cisco
4 249 (33.97%) WAN
5 213 (29.06%) LAN
6 211 (28.79%) CCNP
7 183 (24.97%) VPN
8 178 (24.28%) CCNA
9 165 (22.51%) Windows
10 154 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
11 150 (20.46%) Finance
12 143 (19.51%) Microsoft
12 143 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
13 142 (19.37%) Data Centre
14 140 (19.10%) VMware
15 139 (18.96%) Linux
15 139 (18.96%) Cybersecurity
16 135 (18.42%) CheckPoint
17 129 (17.60%) Active Directory
18 124 (16.92%) MPLS
19 113 (15.42%) Cisco ASA
20 112 (15.28%) F5
21 108 (14.73%) ITIL
22 105 (14.32%) Internet
22 105 (14.32%) Juniper
23 104 (14.19%) Office 365
24 102 (13.92%) Presales
25 101 (13.78%) Wireless
26 89 (12.14%) DNS
27 88 (12.01%) TCP/IP

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 69 (9.41%) Skype for Business
2 29 (3.96%) Apache
3 25 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 23 (3.14%) MS Exchange
5 19 (2.59%) IIS
6 17 (2.32%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.23%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.95%) nginx
11 5 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (6.68%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (0.82%) CINEMA 4D
2 6 (0.82%) Maya
2 6 (0.82%) MODO
2 6 (0.82%) NUKE
3 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.95%) Q-Pulse
1 7 (0.95%) Sage CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Magento
2 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 154 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (14.19%) Office 365
4 34 (4.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (3.00%) IaaS
5 22 (3.00%) SaaS
6 20 (2.73%) OpenShift
7 15 (2.05%) PaaS
8 11 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.09%) GitHub
11 6 (0.82%) Dropbox
11 6 (0.82%) G Suite
11 6 (0.82%) Power Platform
12 5 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.68%) Serverless
12 5 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.55%) Amazon ECS
14 3 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 444 (60.57%) Firewall
2 249 (33.97%) WAN
3 213 (29.06%) LAN
4 183 (24.97%) VPN
5 124 (16.92%) MPLS
6 113 (15.42%) Cisco ASA
7 105 (14.32%) Internet
8 101 (13.78%) Wireless
9 89 (12.14%) DNS
10 88 (12.01%) TCP/IP
11 86 (11.73%) WLAN
12 75 (10.23%) Cisco Nexus
13 66 (9.00%) Skype
14 59 (8.05%) DHCP
15 55 (7.50%) BGP
16 54 (7.37%) Cisco Firepower
17 53 (7.23%) OSPF
18 46 (6.28%) Intrusion Detection
19 45 (6.14%) VoIP
20 41 (5.59%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.59%) MySQL
3 14 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (1.09%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2017
8 6 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (0.82%) Power BI
8 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.41%) Big Data
11 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.41%) Redis
11 3 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (2.32%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.23%) JIRA
3 8 (1.09%) Bitbucket
4 7 (0.95%) AdminStudio
4 7 (0.95%) InstallShield
4 7 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (0.82%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.68%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.55%) Bitbucket Server
7 4 (0.55%) Burp Suite
7 4 (0.55%) GoCD
8 3 (0.41%) AppScan
8 3 (0.41%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.41%) Paros
8 3 (0.41%) WebScarab
9 2 (0.27%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 150 (20.46%) Finance
2 57 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 33 (4.50%) Retail
4 30 (4.09%) Law
5 22 (3.00%) Banking
5 22 (3.00%) Legal
6 12 (1.64%) Back Office
7 6 (0.82%) Billing
7 6 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.82%) Marketing
8 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.27%) Military
10 2 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 198 (27.01%) Network Engineer
2 129 (17.60%) Security Engineer
3 99 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 98 (13.37%) Analyst
5 93 (12.69%) Architect
6 83 (11.32%) Consultant
7 73 (9.96%) Network Consultant
8 56 (7.64%) Security Architect
9 50 (6.82%) Security Analyst
10 49 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 47 (6.41%) Cisco Engineer
11 47 (6.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 45 (6.14%) Network Architect
13 42 (5.73%) Senior Network Engineer
14 38 (5.18%) Network Analyst
15 31 (4.23%) Network Security Analyst
16 28 (3.82%) Security Consultant
17 26 (3.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
18 25 (3.41%) Senior Consultant
18 25 (3.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.00%) .NET
2 15 (2.05%) Web Services
3 10 (1.36%) CGI
4 6 (0.82%) 802.1X
4 6 (0.82%) HTML
4 6 (0.82%) LAMP
4 6 (0.82%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (0.82%) XML
4 6 (0.82%) XMPP
5 5 (0.68%) Kafka
5 5 (0.68%) Sensu
6 3 (0.41%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.41%) Memcached
6 3 (0.41%) Node.js
6 3 (0.41%) NumPy
6 3 (0.41%) REST
6 3 (0.41%) RESTful
6 3 (0.41%) Spring
6 3 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 142 (19.37%) Data Centre
2 77 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (9.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 48 (6.55%) Management Information System
5 31 (4.23%) Public Cloud
6 23 (3.14%) Private Cloud
7 18 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 17 (2.32%) User Experience
9 15 (2.05%) Smartphone
10 14 (1.91%) Security Operations Centre
11 12 (1.64%) PKI
12 11 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (1.23%) Blackberry
14 8 (1.09%) Cyberattack
14 8 (1.09%) iPhone
14 8 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (0.95%) BYOD
15 7 (0.95%) iPad
15 7 (0.95%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 165 (22.51%) Windows
2 139 (18.96%) Linux
3 63 (8.59%) Windows Server
4 37 (5.05%) Windows 10
5 34 (4.64%) Windows 7
6 31 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (3.27%) Unix
8 15 (2.05%) Mac OS
8 15 (2.05%) Ubuntu
8 15 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.50%) Android
11 7 (0.95%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.82%) CentOS
13 5 (0.68%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.14%) Debian
16 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (18.96%) Cybersecurity
2 108 (14.73%) ITIL
3 102 (13.92%) Presales
4 88 (12.01%) Problem-Solving
5 78 (10.64%) Information Security
6 71 (9.69%) Network Monitoring
7 69 (9.41%) DevOps
7 69 (9.41%) Service Management
8 67 (9.14%) DDoS Mitigation
9 62 (8.46%) SIEM
10 57 (7.78%) Project Management
11 54 (7.37%) Network Management
11 54 (7.37%) Security Architecture
12 53 (7.23%) Network Design
13 51 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 47 (6.41%) Kalman Filter
15 45 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (6.14%) Change Management
16 44 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
17 40 (5.46%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 68 (9.28%) Python
2 32 (4.37%) SQL
3 25 (3.41%) PowerShell
4 24 (3.27%) Java
5 20 (2.73%) Bash Shell
6 14 (1.91%) R
6 14 (1.91%) Ruby
7 10 (1.36%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.09%) Scala
9 7 (0.95%) C
9 7 (0.95%) C#
9 7 (0.95%) C++
9 7 (0.95%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.82%) Perl
11 5 (0.68%) Clojure
12 3 (0.41%) Go
13 2 (0.27%) Java 8
13 2 (0.27%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.14%) Groovy
14 1 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 300 (40.93%) Cisco Certification
2 211 (28.79%) CCNP
3 178 (24.28%) CCNA
4 80 (10.91%) Degree
5 64 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (8.19%) CCIE
7 49 (6.68%) CISSP
8 44 (6.00%) CCSA
9 41 (5.59%) MCSE
9 41 (5.59%) Security Cleared
10 30 (4.09%) JNCIP
11 29 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (3.27%) CISM
13 23 (3.14%) JNCIE
13 23 (3.14%) SC Cleared
14 18 (2.46%) CCSE
15 17 (2.32%) CEH
16 16 (2.18%) CISA
17 14 (1.91%) MCSA
18 13 (1.77%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (3.96%) SLA
3 18 (2.46%) GDPR
3 18 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 18 (2.46%) NIST
4 16 (2.18%) PCI DSS
5 15 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.82%) COBIT
9 4 (0.55%) MiFID
9 4 (0.55%) QA
10 2 (0.27%) NIST 800
System Software
1 129 (17.60%) Active Directory
2 85 (11.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (6.28%) Docker
4 29 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.73%) BIND 9
6 18 (2.46%) XenDesktop
7 17 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (1.91%) BitLocker
8 14 (1.91%) XenApp
9 8 (1.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 6 (0.82%) KVM
10 6 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.55%) Firmware
12 3 (0.41%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.41%) vSphere
13 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 41 (5.59%) Kubernetes
2 37 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (4.91%) SCCM
4 33 (4.50%) Cisco Prime
5 31 (4.23%) Nagios
6 22 (3.00%) Ansible
7 21 (2.86%) FortiGate
8 20 (2.73%) Puppet
8 20 (2.73%) RANCID
8 20 (2.73%) Terraform
9 18 (2.46%) Nessus
10 15 (2.05%) Stealthwatch
11 13 (1.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 11 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 8 (1.09%) WSUS
14 7 (0.95%) Backup Exec
15 6 (0.82%) AirWatch
16 5 (0.68%) Graphite
16 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 299 (40.79%) Cisco
2 143 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 140 (19.10%) VMware
4 135 (18.42%) CheckPoint
5 112 (15.28%) F5
6 105 (14.32%) Juniper
7 85 (11.60%) Palo Alto
8 55 (7.50%) HP
9 52 (7.09%) SolarWinds
10 51 (6.96%) Meraki
11 45 (6.14%) Citrix
12 32 (4.37%) Fortinet
13 30 (4.09%) Symantec
14 26 (3.55%) NetApp
14 26 (3.55%) Red Hat
15 22 (3.00%) Blue Coat
15 22 (3.00%) Zscaler
16 21 (2.86%) Avaya
16 21 (2.86%) EMC
17 20 (2.73%) Nimble Storage