Period
to 18 April 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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > London
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 242 217
Rank change year-on-year -18 -25 +10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 763 1,021 1,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.25% 1.46% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.64% 10.17% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 611 825 948
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £36,199
90th Percentile £91,250 £91,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

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 7,912 10,041 10,866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.01% 14.34% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6,424 8,310 9,166
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 +28 221 £65,000 +13.04% 14
West London +17 19 £50,000 -23.08% 4
South London -4 8 £56,250 +2.27% 2
East London +23 5 £62,500 +32.98% 1
North London +15 1 £62,500 -
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 459 (60.16%) Firewall
2 374 (49.02%) Cisco
3 326 (42.73%) Cisco Certification
4 245 (32.11%) CCNP
5 226 (29.62%) Finance
6 221 (28.96%) WAN
7 212 (27.79%) CheckPoint
8 208 (27.26%) Windows
9 177 (23.20%) VPN
10 156 (20.45%) Microsoft
11 155 (20.31%) LAN
12 149 (19.53%) CCNA
13 139 (18.22%) Data Centre
14 135 (17.69%) F5
15 134 (17.56%) Cybersecurity
16 133 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
17 127 (16.64%) CCIE
18 122 (15.99%) Information Security
18 122 (15.99%) Cisco ASA
19 121 (15.86%) Active Directory
19 121 (15.86%) MPLS
20 118 (15.47%) Linux
20 118 (15.47%) Microsoft Azure
21 115 (15.07%) Palo Alto
21 115 (15.07%) Windows Server
22 113 (14.81%) VMware
23 110 (14.42%) TCP/IP
24 109 (14.29%) Wireless
25 103 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
26 102 (13.37%) Cisco Nexus

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 37 (4.85%) MS Exchange
2 27 (3.54%) Apache
3 23 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (2.49%) nginx
5 13 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (1.57%) IIS
6 12 (1.57%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.31%) CMS
7 10 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.31%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (0.92%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.39%) Confluence
10 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.13%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 133 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (15.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (9.70%) Office 365
4 34 (4.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (2.36%) IaaS
6 13 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (1.70%) PaaS
7 10 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.92%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 4 (0.52%) SaaS
10 3 (0.39%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.26%) Serverless
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.13%) GitHub
12 1 (0.13%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 459 (60.16%) Firewall
2 221 (28.96%) WAN
3 177 (23.20%) VPN
4 155 (20.31%) LAN
5 122 (15.99%) Cisco ASA
6 121 (15.86%) MPLS
7 110 (14.42%) TCP/IP
8 109 (14.29%) Wireless
9 102 (13.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 97 (12.71%) BGP
11 94 (12.32%) Internet
12 93 (12.19%) OSPF
13 61 (7.99%) Cisco IOS
14 60 (7.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 60 (7.86%) VPLS
15 59 (7.73%) DNS
16 57 (7.47%) Intrusion Detection
17 52 (6.82%) NetScaler
18 45 (5.90%) Wi-Fi
19 44 (5.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.36%) MySQL
3 13 (1.70%) Big Data
4 9 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.79%) Blockchain
5 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.26%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.13%) Maltego
9 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.13%) Power BI
9 1 (0.13%) Redis
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 15 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.57%) AdminStudio
4 12 (1.57%) InstallShield
5 10 (1.31%) JIRA
5 10 (1.31%) WinDbg
6 9 (1.18%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.79%) Bitbucket Server
7 6 (0.79%) GoCD
8 5 (0.66%) Burp Suite
9 3 (0.39%) AppScan
9 3 (0.39%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.39%) Gradle
9 3 (0.39%) Paros
9 3 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.39%) WebScarab
10 2 (0.26%) GitLab
10 2 (0.26%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.13%) webpack
General
1 226 (29.62%) Finance
2 69 (9.04%) Law
3 56 (7.34%) Legal
4 43 (5.64%) Banking
5 40 (5.24%) Retail
6 38 (4.98%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.10%) Marketing
8 10 (1.31%) Advertising
9 8 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.05%) Publishing
10 6 (0.79%) Billing
10 6 (0.79%) Front Office
11 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.39%) Back Office
12 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) Greek Language
14 1 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (29.49%) Network Engineer
2 167 (21.89%) Security Engineer
3 117 (15.33%) Analyst
4 115 (15.07%) Network Security Engineer
5 103 (13.50%) Architect
6 89 (11.66%) Security Analyst
7 69 (9.04%) Security Architect
8 58 (7.60%) Consultant
9 57 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 54 (7.08%) IT Analyst
11 53 (6.95%) IT Security Analyst
11 53 (6.95%) Senior Network Engineer
12 44 (5.77%) Network Architect
12 44 (5.77%) Senior Security Engineer
13 43 (5.64%) Cisco Analyst
14 41 (5.37%) Cisco Security Analyst
14 41 (5.37%) Security Consultant
15 38 (4.98%) Network Analyst
15 38 (4.98%) Senior Network Security Engineer
16 37 (4.85%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.36%) LAMP
1 18 (2.36%) LEMP Stack
2 12 (1.57%) .NET
2 12 (1.57%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.57%) XMPP
3 7 (0.92%) JSON
3 7 (0.92%) Web Services
4 6 (0.79%) COM
4 6 (0.79%) HTML
5 5 (0.66%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (0.66%) SailPoint
5 5 (0.66%) XML
6 4 (0.52%) CGI
6 4 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.39%) Middleware
7 3 (0.39%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.39%) SAP Basis
7 3 (0.39%) YAML
8 2 (0.26%) Node.js
8 2 (0.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 139 (18.22%) Data Centre
2 78 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.54%) Public Cloud
5 25 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 25 (3.28%) Fintech
6 22 (2.88%) PKI
7 19 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 18 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (1.97%) Blackberry
10 14 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
11 13 (1.70%) Marketing Technology
12 12 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.44%) Cyberattack
14 10 (1.31%) Clustering
14 10 (1.31%) Fat Client
14 10 (1.31%) Handset
14 10 (1.31%) Thin Client
15 8 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 208 (27.26%) Windows
2 118 (15.47%) Linux
3 115 (15.07%) Windows Server
4 39 (5.11%) Windows 10
5 33 (4.33%) Unix
6 32 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (4.06%) Windows 7
8 22 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (2.10%) CentOS
10 15 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.44%) Android
12 8 (1.05%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.66%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.13%) Debian
16 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.13%) VMS
16 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (17.56%) Cybersecurity
2 122 (15.99%) Information Security
3 103 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
4 100 (13.11%) Presales
5 95 (12.45%) SIEM
6 92 (12.06%) DevOps
7 78 (10.22%) Security Architecture
8 71 (9.31%) ITIL
9 66 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 63 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (8.26%) Kalman Filter
11 49 (6.42%) Penetration Testing
12 46 (6.03%) Project Management
13 42 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 42 (5.50%) TOGAF
14 40 (5.24%) Mentoring
14 40 (5.24%) Network Management
15 39 (5.11%) Security Operations
16 37 (4.85%) Analytics
16 37 (4.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 95 (12.45%) Python
2 51 (6.68%) PowerShell
3 42 (5.50%) Perl
4 31 (4.06%) Bash Shell
5 29 (3.80%) SQL
6 25 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 20 (2.62%) Java
8 18 (2.36%) PHP
8 18 (2.36%) Ruby
9 16 (2.10%) VB
10 13 (1.70%) Bourne shell
10 13 (1.70%) Korn
11 11 (1.44%) C#
11 11 (1.44%) JavaScript
12 10 (1.31%) C
12 10 (1.31%) R
12 10 (1.31%) VBScript
13 9 (1.18%) C++
14 5 (0.66%) Scala
15 4 (0.52%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 326 (42.73%) Cisco Certification
2 245 (32.11%) CCNP
3 149 (19.53%) CCNA
4 127 (16.64%) CCIE
5 77 (10.09%) CISSP
6 76 (9.96%) Degree
7 46 (6.03%) GIAC
8 43 (5.64%) CEH
9 41 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 35 (4.59%) Security Cleared
11 29 (3.80%) CISM
12 28 (3.67%) CCIE Security
13 24 (3.15%) GSEC
14 21 (2.75%) MCSE
15 20 (2.62%) JNCIE
16 19 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 18 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
18 17 (2.23%) CISA
18 17 (2.23%) SANS
18 17 (2.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (5.37%) GDPR
3 27 (3.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 26 (3.41%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.05%) COBIT
5 8 (1.05%) QA
6 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (0.79%) SLA
8 5 (0.66%) SEPA
9 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.39%) PMO
11 2 (0.26%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.26%) FISMA
11 2 (0.26%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.26%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 121 (15.86%) Active Directory
2 69 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.93%) Docker
4 20 (2.62%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.57%) BIND 9
5 12 (1.57%) BitLocker
6 10 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.31%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.92%) XenApp
8 6 (0.79%) VMware NSX
9 5 (0.66%) KVM
9 5 (0.66%) XenServer
10 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.26%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (6.03%) Ansible
2 42 (5.50%) Kubernetes
3 40 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (4.59%) SCCM
5 33 (4.33%) Nagios
6 31 (4.06%) Terraform
7 29 (3.80%) Cisco Prime
8 26 (3.41%) Cisco CUCM
8 26 (3.41%) Puppet
9 22 (2.88%) CASB
10 18 (2.36%) Nessus
11 14 (1.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 14 (1.83%) RANCID
12 10 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
12 10 (1.31%) Perfmon
13 9 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
14 8 (1.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 8 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 374 (49.02%) Cisco
2 212 (27.79%) CheckPoint
3 156 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 135 (17.69%) F5
5 115 (15.07%) Palo Alto
6 113 (14.81%) VMware
7 102 (13.37%) Juniper
8 49 (6.42%) Meraki
9 43 (5.64%) Fortinet
10 38 (4.98%) HP
11 37 (4.85%) Symantec
12 35 (4.59%) Citrix
13 32 (4.19%) Blue Coat
13 32 (4.19%) Splunk
14 31 (4.06%) SolarWinds
15 21 (2.75%) NetApp
15 21 (2.75%) Zscaler
16 19 (2.49%) Dell
16 19 (2.49%) Red Hat
17 17 (2.23%) Nimble Storage