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 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
England / London
Rank 214 224 208
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 522 643 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.55% 1.54% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.86% 9.79% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 426 518 517
Median salary £55,000 £57,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.50% -0.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £74,250 £75,000
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5295 6565 7571
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.74% 15.75% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4480 5534 6319
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +39 103 £52,500 -4.54% 11
Canary Wharf -16 16 £60,000 -4.00%
West End of London +14 5 £50,000 -3.84% 2
Croydon +10 5 £52,500 -
Southwark - 5 £27,500 -
Hounslow - 4 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £37,500 - 3
Chiswick - 2 £26,000 -
Heathrow - 2 £47,500 -
Ealing +13 1 £34,000 -49.62%
Hammersmith - 1 £50,000 -
Ruislip - 1 £40,000 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £46,000 -
Teddington - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £80,000 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 London region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 741 (65.40%) Firewall
2 580 (51.19%) Cisco
3 403 (35.57%) Cisco Certification
4 327 (28.86%) Palo Alto
5 324 (28.60%) CCNP
6 310 (27.36%) Juniper
7 308 (27.18%) CheckPoint
8 302 (26.65%) Information Security
9 295 (26.04%) VPN
9 295 (26.04%) Windows
10 263 (23.21%) Data Centre
11 238 (21.01%) Finance
12 234 (20.65%) Wireless
13 227 (20.04%) Cisco ASA
14 219 (19.33%) WAN
15 216 (19.06%) Cybersecurity
16 208 (18.36%) BGP
17 202 (17.83%) F5
18 201 (17.74%) OSPF
19 198 (17.48%) TCP/IP
20 197 (17.39%) LAN
21 190 (16.77%) Degree
22 186 (16.42%) Linux
23 178 (15.71%) CISSP
24 168 (14.83%) DNS
24 168 (14.83%) Network Design
25 167 (14.74%) SIEM
26 146 (12.89%) CCNA
27 143 (12.62%) ITIL
28 142 (12.53%) Microsoft

Network Security
Top Related 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 45 (3.97%) Apache
2 33 (2.91%) Tomcat
3 30 (2.65%) IIS
4 29 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 19 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 17 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.97%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.53%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.44%) JBoss
13 4 (0.35%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.26%) Apache ServiceMix
14 3 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.18%) Confluence
16 1 (0.088%) CMS
16 1 (0.088%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.09%) MS Office
3 11 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.088%) MS Project
5 1 (0.088%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.088%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.82%) Office 365
4 27 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.77%) SaaS
6 17 (1.50%) IaaS
7 6 (0.53%) PaaS
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.088%) Akamai
9 1 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.088%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.088%) GitHub
9 1 (0.088%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.088%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 741 (65.40%) Firewall
2 295 (26.04%) VPN
3 234 (20.65%) Wireless
4 227 (20.04%) Cisco ASA
5 219 (19.33%) WAN
6 208 (18.36%) BGP
7 201 (17.74%) OSPF
8 198 (17.48%) TCP/IP
9 197 (17.39%) LAN
10 168 (14.83%) DNS
11 139 (12.27%) MPLS
12 118 (10.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 98 (8.65%) Intrusion Detection
14 96 (8.47%) Internet
15 95 (8.38%) Cisco IOS
16 76 (6.71%) IPsec
17 75 (6.62%) Cisco Wireless
18 73 (6.44%) VLAN
19 65 (5.74%) HSRP
20 62 (5.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.12%) Big Data
3 22 (1.94%) MySQL
4 20 (1.77%) NoSQL
5 12 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (1.06%) GIS
6 7 (0.62%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.44%) Cognos Impromptu
8 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.35%) Blockchain
9 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.18%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.18%) DocumentDB
12 1 (0.088%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.088%) DB2
12 1 (0.088%) IDMS
12 1 (0.088%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.088%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (1.50%) Jenkins
2 15 (1.32%) Burp Suite
3 12 (1.06%) AppScan
3 12 (1.06%) Paros
3 12 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (1.06%) WebScarab
4 7 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.44%) Metasploit
5 5 (0.44%) Subversion
6 4 (0.35%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.35%) JIRA
6 4 (0.35%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.26%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.26%) JMeter
7 3 (0.26%) Maven
7 3 (0.26%) Selenium
8 2 (0.18%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.18%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.18%) Trac
8 2 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 238 (21.01%) Finance
2 114 (10.06%) Telecoms
3 72 (6.35%) Banking
4 37 (3.27%) Legal
5 28 (2.47%) Retail
6 20 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.59%) Law
7 18 (1.59%) Marketing
8 16 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.97%) Billing
11 7 (0.62%) Advertising
11 7 (0.62%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
12 4 (0.35%) Games
13 3 (0.26%) Electronics
14 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.088%) Back Office
15 1 (0.088%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.088%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 441 (38.92%) Network Engineer
2 327 (28.86%) Security Engineer
3 236 (20.83%) Network Security Engineer
4 175 (15.45%) Analyst
5 113 (9.97%) Security Analyst
6 112 (9.89%) Senior Network Engineer
7 92 (8.12%) Consultant
8 67 (5.91%) Architect
9 65 (5.74%) Cisco Engineer
10 63 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
11 61 (5.38%) Security Consultant
12 56 (4.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 52 (4.59%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 50 (4.41%) Security Architect
15 47 (4.15%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 45 (3.97%) Cisco Security Engineer
17 44 (3.88%) Firewall Engineer
18 42 (3.71%) Network Architect
19 38 (3.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 38 (3.35%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.91%) 802.1X
2 31 (2.74%) Web Services
3 21 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
4 16 (1.41%) .NET
4 16 (1.41%) Regular Expression
5 12 (1.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 12 (1.06%) GWT
6 8 (0.71%) HTML
7 7 (0.62%) CSS
7 7 (0.62%) CSS3
7 7 (0.62%) HTML5
8 6 (0.53%) D3.js
9 5 (0.44%) J2EE
9 5 (0.44%) PCRE
10 3 (0.26%) REST
10 3 (0.26%) Sensu
11 2 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.088%) Ajax
12 1 (0.088%) JSON
12 1 (0.088%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 263 (23.21%) Data Centre
2 103 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (6.53%) Management Information System
4 63 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 50 (4.41%) Security Operations Centre
6 29 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
7 28 (2.47%) BYOD
8 26 (2.29%) Clustering
8 26 (2.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 20 (1.77%) PKI
10 19 (1.68%) RSA SecurID
11 16 (1.41%) Virtual Team
12 15 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
13 13 (1.15%) Smartphone
14 12 (1.06%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.97%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
16 8 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
16 8 (0.71%) Replication
17 7 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 295 (26.04%) Windows
2 186 (16.42%) Linux
3 111 (9.80%) Unix
4 95 (8.38%) Windows Server
5 50 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (2.03%) CentOS
8 19 (1.68%) Ubuntu
9 15 (1.32%) Solaris
9 15 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (1.24%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.97%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.97%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.62%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.44%) Android
14 5 (0.44%) Debian
14 5 (0.44%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (26.65%) Information Security
2 216 (19.06%) Cybersecurity
3 168 (14.83%) Network Design
4 167 (14.74%) SIEM
5 143 (12.62%) ITIL
6 120 (10.59%) Security Operations
7 105 (9.27%) Penetration Testing
8 102 (9.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 96 (8.47%) Security Architecture
10 91 (8.03%) Network Architecture
11 80 (7.06%) Network Management
12 78 (6.88%) Security Monitoring
13 74 (6.53%) Business Continuity
14 72 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 72 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
15 69 (6.09%) Load Balancing
16 61 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
17 57 (5.03%) Risk Management
18 56 (4.94%) Change Management
19 51 (4.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 101 (8.91%) SQL
2 52 (4.59%) Java
2 52 (4.59%) Python
3 34 (3.00%) Bash Shell
3 34 (3.00%) Perl
4 23 (2.03%) C++
5 22 (1.94%) Ruby
6 13 (1.15%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.06%) PHP
8 10 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 9 (0.79%) C#
10 6 (0.53%) C
10 6 (0.53%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.35%) Tcl
12 3 (0.26%) Go
12 3 (0.26%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.26%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.18%) AWK
14 1 (0.088%) sed
Qualifications
1 403 (35.57%) Cisco Certification
2 324 (28.60%) CCNP
3 190 (16.77%) Degree
4 178 (15.71%) CISSP
5 146 (12.89%) CCNA
6 89 (7.86%) CISM
7 76 (6.71%) CCIE
8 53 (4.68%) JNCIS
9 51 (4.50%) GIAC
10 50 (4.41%) SANS
11 46 (4.06%) GCIH
12 43 (3.80%) CEH
13 41 (3.62%) GCIA
14 39 (3.44%) CCSE
15 38 (3.35%) CCSP
16 35 (3.09%) CCSA
17 31 (2.74%) CISA
18 29 (2.56%) Security Cleared
19 28 (2.47%) JNCIA
20 27 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (9.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (4.94%) PCI DSS
3 43 (3.80%) SLA
4 28 (2.47%) QA
5 17 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (1.32%) ISO27002
7 14 (1.24%) COBIT
8 13 (1.15%) PMO
9 8 (0.71%) BS25999
10 6 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.53%) GDPR
10 6 (0.53%) GPG13
11 3 (0.26%) MiFID
12 2 (0.18%) FISMA
13 1 (0.088%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.088%) ISO27005
System Software
1 98 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 91 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (3.71%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.21%) ProxySG
5 23 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (1.85%) vSphere
7 19 (1.68%) XenApp
8 17 (1.50%) Snort
9 16 (1.41%) XenDesktop
10 14 (1.24%) Firmware
11 10 (0.88%) Shibboleth
11 10 (0.88%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.53%) XenServer
14 5 (0.44%) HDFS
15 4 (0.35%) Docker
15 4 (0.35%) KVM
16 2 (0.18%) iptables
16 2 (0.18%) NFS
17 1 (0.088%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 77 (6.80%) FortiGate
2 41 (3.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 40 (3.53%) CSIRT
4 38 (3.35%) SCCM
5 31 (2.74%) Nessus
6 28 (2.47%) QRadar
7 22 (1.94%) Kibana
8 20 (1.77%) Ansible
9 19 (1.68%) Nagios
9 19 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 18 (1.59%) Puppet
11 16 (1.41%) logstash
11 16 (1.41%) WSUS
12 14 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
12 14 (1.24%) HAProxy
13 13 (1.15%) EnCase
13 13 (1.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 12 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
15 10 (0.88%) FTK
16 9 (0.79%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 580 (51.19%) Cisco
2 327 (28.86%) Palo Alto
3 310 (27.36%) Juniper
4 308 (27.18%) CheckPoint
5 202 (17.83%) F5
6 142 (12.53%) Microsoft
7 131 (11.56%) Fortinet
8 125 (11.03%) VMware
9 90 (7.94%) Citrix
10 83 (7.33%) Riverbed
11 76 (6.71%) Extreme Networks
12 69 (6.09%) SolarWinds
13 68 (6.00%) Splunk
14 67 (5.91%) Aruba
15 53 (4.68%) SonicWALL
16 52 (4.59%) WatchGuard
17 48 (4.24%) Sun
18 43 (3.80%) Blue Coat
18 43 (3.80%) Symantec
19 38 (3.35%) ArcSight
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,00 + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dagenham, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £37,256 - 40,483 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus/ Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum 50-62K + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum 27 days annual leave, spot bonuses,
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus package
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent benefits & Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £32,475 - 36,243 per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 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
IPsoft
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 11 days ago
North London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + uncapped Commission, Year 1 OTE c.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vadis People
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 made up of a salary of £40-45,000 + ex bonus and tr
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Spinnaker Red
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Bloomberg
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago