Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 192 262
Rank change year-on-year -68 +70 +43
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 982 1334 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.31% 1.76% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.05% 11.08% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 826 1129 936
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +6.98%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £51,500 £51,820 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.62% +3.64% +5.26%

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 10846 12041 14180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.46% 15.88% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8859 10276 12015
London median annual salary £54,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.93% +7.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -8 170 £60,000 -4.00% 16
West London -71 31 £47,500 - 4
South London -42 19 £52,500 +10.53% 3
East London -1 11 £65,000 +20.37% 1
North London -12 4 £47,500 -13.64%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 544 (55.40%) Firewall
2 431 (43.89%) Cisco
3 309 (31.47%) Cisco Certification
4 276 (28.11%) Finance
5 268 (27.29%) Information Security
6 262 (26.68%) CheckPoint
7 261 (26.58%) CCNP
8 236 (24.03%) Windows
9 231 (23.52%) WAN
10 215 (21.89%) SIEM
11 198 (20.16%) LAN
12 193 (19.65%) Cybersecurity
13 188 (19.14%) VPN
14 187 (19.04%) CISSP
15 176 (17.92%) Linux
15 176 (17.92%) Palo Alto
16 166 (16.90%) Data Centre
17 148 (15.07%) Microsoft
17 148 (15.07%) Wireless
18 147 (14.97%) CCNA
19 145 (14.77%) BGP
20 142 (14.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 140 (14.26%) MPLS
22 138 (14.05%) TCP/IP
23 135 (13.75%) ITIL
24 134 (13.65%) OSPF
25 130 (13.24%) Juniper
26 128 (13.03%) Penetration Testing
27 125 (12.73%) DNS
28 122 (12.42%) CCIE

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 36 (3.67%) Apache
2 34 (3.46%) CMS
3 33 (3.36%) MS Exchange
4 20 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (1.93%) SharePoint
6 17 (1.73%) nginx
7 15 (1.53%) IIS
8 12 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.12%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.71%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.61%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.31%) SAS
15 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
16 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) Magento
2 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.95%) Office 365
4 19 (1.93%) IaaS
5 15 (1.53%) PaaS
6 14 (1.43%) SaaS
7 11 (1.12%) Cloudflare
8 8 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.51%) GitHub
12 4 (0.41%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.31%) Datadog
13 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
13 3 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 544 (55.40%) Firewall
2 231 (23.52%) WAN
3 198 (20.16%) LAN
4 188 (19.14%) VPN
5 148 (15.07%) Wireless
6 145 (14.77%) BGP
7 140 (14.26%) MPLS
8 138 (14.05%) TCP/IP
9 134 (13.65%) OSPF
10 125 (12.73%) DNS
11 117 (11.91%) Cisco ASA
12 95 (9.67%) EIGRP
13 91 (9.27%) IPsec
14 88 (8.96%) Cisco Nexus
15 85 (8.66%) Cisco IOS
16 77 (7.84%) VoIP
17 74 (7.54%) Internet
18 68 (6.92%) Unified Communications
19 61 (6.21%) DHCP
19 61 (6.21%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.34%) MySQL
3 21 (2.14%) Big Data
4 10 (1.02%) Hadoop
5 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.31%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.20%) DB2
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.20%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.10%) HBase
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.93%) Metasploit
3 13 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.92%) JIRA
5 8 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (0.71%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.51%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.51%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.41%) AppScan
8 4 (0.41%) Burp Suite
8 4 (0.41%) Paros
8 4 (0.41%) Subversion
8 4 (0.41%) WebScarab
9 3 (0.31%) NuGet
9 3 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.20%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.10%) CruiseControl
General
1 276 (28.11%) Finance
2 99 (10.08%) Banking
3 70 (7.13%) Law
4 42 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 37 (3.77%) Legal
6 26 (2.65%) Retail
7 17 (1.73%) Games
8 14 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.81%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.51%) Advertising
11 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Back Office
12 3 (0.31%) Publishing
13 2 (0.20%) German Language
14 1 (0.10%) Electronics
14 1 (0.10%) Front Office
14 1 (0.10%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 264 (26.88%) Analyst
2 218 (22.20%) Network Engineer
3 182 (18.53%) Security Analyst
4 142 (14.46%) Security Engineer
5 115 (11.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 101 (10.29%) Network Analyst
7 96 (9.78%) Consultant
8 95 (9.67%) Network Security Analyst
9 83 (8.45%) Security Consultant
10 63 (6.42%) Architect
11 58 (5.91%) Cisco Engineer
12 56 (5.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 56 (5.70%) Security Manager
13 55 (5.60%) Senior Network Engineer
14 38 (3.87%) Cisco Analyst
15 37 (3.77%) Cisco Security Analyst
15 37 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 36 (3.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
17 35 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
17 35 (3.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.18%) XMPP
2 27 (2.75%) Web Services
3 23 (2.34%) .NET
4 19 (1.93%) LAMP
5 17 (1.73%) LEMP Stack
6 14 (1.43%) HTML
7 13 (1.32%) XML
8 10 (1.02%) CGI
9 9 (0.92%) Regular Expression
10 8 (0.81%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (0.51%) JSON
11 5 (0.51%) Middleware
12 4 (0.41%) Node.js
13 3 (0.31%) 802.1X
13 3 (0.31%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.31%) PCRE
14 2 (0.20%) ActiveMQ
14 2 (0.20%) Ajax
14 2 (0.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 166 (16.90%) Data Centre
2 93 (9.47%) Management Information System
3 80 (8.15%) Computer Science
4 69 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (4.38%) Clustering
5 43 (4.38%) Cyberthreat
5 43 (4.38%) Security Operations Centre
6 40 (4.07%) PKI
7 29 (2.95%) Cyber Attack
7 29 (2.95%) Video Conferencing
8 26 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 20 (2.04%) Fintech
10 18 (1.83%) Digital Media
11 15 (1.53%) CESG
11 15 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.43%) Blackberry
12 14 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
13 13 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (1.02%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.92%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 236 (24.03%) Windows
2 176 (17.92%) Linux
3 77 (7.84%) Windows Server
4 76 (7.74%) Unix
5 35 (3.56%) CentOS
6 30 (3.05%) Ubuntu
7 22 (2.24%) Windows 10
7 22 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.73%) Windows 7
10 15 (1.53%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.43%) Android
12 11 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.02%) Kali Linux
14 9 (0.92%) Debian
15 7 (0.71%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.61%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.41%) VMS
18 3 (0.31%) Solaris
19 2 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (27.29%) Information Security
2 215 (21.89%) SIEM
3 193 (19.65%) Cybersecurity
4 135 (13.75%) ITIL
5 128 (13.03%) Penetration Testing
6 121 (12.32%) Security Operations
7 116 (11.81%) Vulnerability Management
8 86 (8.76%) Security Architecture
9 72 (7.33%) Network Design
10 71 (7.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 70 (7.13%) Mentoring
12 69 (7.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 63 (6.42%) Incident Management
14 56 (5.70%) Network Management
15 54 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
15 54 (5.50%) Risk Assessment
15 54 (5.50%) Security Monitoring
16 53 (5.40%) Risk Management
17 52 (5.30%) Line Management
18 50 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 97 (9.88%) Python
2 49 (4.99%) SQL
3 45 (4.58%) Java
4 34 (3.46%) Perl
5 27 (2.75%) C#
5 27 (2.75%) JavaScript
5 27 (2.75%) PowerShell
6 23 (2.34%) C
6 23 (2.34%) PHP
7 22 (2.24%) Ruby
8 21 (2.14%) Bash Shell
9 18 (1.83%) C++
10 6 (0.61%) C-shell
10 6 (0.61%) Korn
11 5 (0.51%) Go
12 4 (0.41%) Tcl
13 3 (0.31%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.31%) R
13 3 (0.31%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 309 (31.47%) Cisco Certification
2 261 (26.58%) CCNP
3 187 (19.04%) CISSP
4 147 (14.97%) CCNA
5 122 (12.42%) CCIE
6 113 (11.51%) Degree
7 95 (9.67%) CISM
8 91 (9.27%) GIAC
9 71 (7.23%) CCSA
9 71 (7.23%) CCSE
10 62 (6.31%) CEH
11 59 (6.01%) GCIH
12 47 (4.79%) Check Point Certification
13 44 (4.48%) GCIA
14 38 (3.87%) CREST Certified
15 34 (3.46%) CCVP
16 33 (3.36%) SANS
17 32 (3.26%) JNCIP
17 32 (3.26%) JNCIS
18 31 (3.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (14.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (6.21%) PCI DSS
3 36 (3.67%) SLA
4 28 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 22 (2.24%) Cyber Essentials
6 18 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (1.73%) GDPR
8 13 (1.32%) PMO
9 9 (0.92%) COBIT
10 7 (0.71%) QA
11 6 (0.61%) ISO 22301
11 6 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 5 (0.51%) SSAE 16
13 4 (0.41%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.31%) GPG13
15 2 (0.20%) GCP
15 2 (0.20%) NIST 800
16 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
16 1 (0.10%) RMADS
System Software
1 114 (11.61%) Active Directory
2 45 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
4 31 (3.16%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.32%) Snort
7 11 (1.12%) Docker
8 7 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.71%) pfSense
8 7 (0.71%) XenApp
8 7 (0.71%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.61%) iptables
9 6 (0.61%) KVM
9 6 (0.61%) vSphere
10 4 (0.41%) Ceph
10 4 (0.41%) Firmware
10 4 (0.41%) HDFS
10 4 (0.41%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.31%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.31%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 53 (5.40%) CSIRT
2 52 (5.30%) Nessus
3 46 (4.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 46 (4.68%) QRadar
4 36 (3.67%) Cisco UCCX
5 34 (3.46%) Cisco UCCE
6 27 (2.75%) Ansible
7 22 (2.24%) FortiGate
8 16 (1.63%) Nagios
9 14 (1.43%) Cacti
10 13 (1.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 13 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 13 (1.32%) Puppet
10 13 (1.32%) SCOM
10 13 (1.32%) vCenter Server
11 12 (1.22%) SCCM
12 9 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.92%) Suricata
13 8 (0.81%) Kubernetes
14 7 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 431 (43.89%) Cisco
2 262 (26.68%) CheckPoint
3 176 (17.92%) Palo Alto
4 148 (15.07%) Microsoft
5 130 (13.24%) Juniper
6 122 (12.42%) F5
7 74 (7.54%) VMware
8 69 (7.03%) Fortinet
8 69 (7.03%) Riverbed
9 43 (4.38%) Oracle
10 38 (3.87%) HP
11 35 (3.56%) SolarWinds
12 33 (3.36%) Citrix
13 29 (2.95%) BeyondTrust
14 26 (2.65%) Qualys
15 23 (2.34%) Splunk
16 20 (2.04%) McAfee
17 19 (1.93%) ArcSight
18 16 (1.63%) Sourcefire
18 16 (1.63%) Symantec