Period
to 22 January 2020

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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 257 270 249
Rank change year-on-year +13 -21 -63
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 659 797 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.28% 1.26% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.71% 9.52% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 528 666 821
London median annual salary £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £39,438 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £92,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.14%

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 6,786 8,372 9,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.22% 13.26% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5,598 6,807 8,311
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 2020. 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 +14 165 £65,000 +8.33% 26
South London +21 28 £50,000 - 4
West London +13 28 £60,000 +20.00% 19
East London +8 6 £35,876 -42.60% 9
North London -3 2 £57,500 -28.13%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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.

1 388 (58.88%) Firewall
2 317 (48.10%) Cisco
3 292 (44.31%) Cisco Certification
4 242 (36.72%) WAN
5 238 (36.12%) LAN
6 205 (31.11%) CCNP
7 168 (25.49%) VPN
8 149 (22.61%) Finance
9 142 (21.55%) CCNA
10 141 (21.40%) Azure
11 138 (20.94%) Palo Alto
12 122 (18.51%) AWS
13 109 (16.54%) Cybersecurity
14 108 (16.39%) BGP
15 103 (15.63%) Wireless
15 103 (15.63%) VMware
16 101 (15.33%) OSPF
17 100 (15.17%) TCP/IP
18 99 (15.02%) Cisco ASA
19 97 (14.72%) MPLS
20 95 (14.42%) CheckPoint
21 92 (13.96%) Juniper
22 87 (13.20%) DNS
22 87 (13.20%) Data Centre
23 83 (12.59%) Information Security
24 80 (12.14%) Microsoft
24 80 (12.14%) Intrusion Detection
25 79 (11.99%) VoIP
25 79 (11.99%) SIEM
26 78 (11.84%) IPsec

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 32 (4.86%) Skype for Business
2 10 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (1.52%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
2 10 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (1.52%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.06%) OpenStack
4 6 (0.91%) IIS
5 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.61%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) Apache
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.12%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.52%) HFM
1 10 (1.52%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 141 (21.40%) Azure
2 122 (18.51%) AWS
3 57 (8.65%) Office 365
4 29 (4.40%) GCP
5 28 (4.25%) IaaS
6 20 (3.03%) PaaS
7 16 (2.43%) SaaS
8 11 (1.67%) OpenShift
9 9 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.76%) Serverless
13 4 (0.61%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.46%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.46%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 3 (0.46%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 388 (58.88%) Firewall
2 242 (36.72%) WAN
3 238 (36.12%) LAN
4 168 (25.49%) VPN
5 108 (16.39%) BGP
6 103 (15.63%) Wireless
7 101 (15.33%) OSPF
8 100 (15.17%) TCP/IP
9 99 (15.02%) Cisco ASA
10 97 (14.72%) MPLS
11 87 (13.20%) DNS
12 80 (12.14%) Intrusion Detection
13 79 (11.99%) VoIP
14 78 (11.84%) IPsec
15 68 (10.32%) DHCP
16 67 (10.17%) Internet
17 60 (9.10%) WLAN
18 53 (8.04%) Cisco Nexus
18 53 (8.04%) EIGRP
19 52 (7.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (0.91%) RDBMS
2 6 (0.91%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.15%) Big Data
5 1 (0.15%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.76%) Fiddler
3 4 (0.61%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.30%) JIRA
5 1 (0.15%) Babel
5 1 (0.15%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.15%) Maven
5 1 (0.15%) Subversion
5 1 (0.15%) webpack
General
1 149 (22.61%) Finance
2 46 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.55%) Law
4 25 (3.79%) Retail
5 22 (3.34%) Banking
6 17 (2.58%) Public Sector
7 16 (2.43%) Legal
8 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.91%) Police
9 5 (0.76%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.76%) Japanese Language
10 4 (0.61%) Marketing
11 3 (0.46%) Back Office
11 3 (0.46%) Games
11 3 (0.46%) Local Government
11 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 246 (37.33%) Network Engineer
2 146 (22.15%) Security Engineer
3 105 (15.93%) Network Security Engineer
4 80 (12.14%) Analyst
5 71 (10.77%) Senior Network Engineer
6 52 (7.89%) Consultant
7 50 (7.59%) Architect
8 39 (5.92%) Cisco Engineer
9 38 (5.77%) Network Analyst
9 38 (5.77%) Security Analyst
10 36 (5.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 36 (5.46%) Network Consultant
11 27 (4.10%) Senior Security Engineer
12 26 (3.95%) Security Architect
13 24 (3.64%) Security Consultant
14 22 (3.34%) Network Security Analyst
14 22 (3.34%) Security Specialist
15 19 (2.88%) Network Architect
15 19 (2.88%) Network Specialist
16 18 (2.73%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.58%) Web Services
2 15 (2.28%) 802.1X
3 12 (1.82%) Middleware
4 11 (1.67%) REST
4 11 (1.67%) XML
5 10 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (1.52%) SOAP
5 10 (1.52%) XML Messaging
6 7 (1.06%) Kafka
7 6 (0.91%) XMPP
8 4 (0.61%) React
9 3 (0.46%) RESTful
10 2 (0.30%) .NET
10 2 (0.30%) CSS
10 2 (0.30%) Node.js
10 2 (0.30%) NumPy
10 2 (0.30%) Spring
10 2 (0.30%) Spring Boot
11 1 (0.15%) HTML
11 1 (0.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.20%) Data Centre
2 51 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (7.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 35 (5.31%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.43%) Security Operations Centre
6 14 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (1.97%) CCTV
7 13 (1.97%) Public Cloud
7 13 (1.97%) User Experience
8 12 (1.82%) Driving Licence
8 12 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.37%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.21%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.21%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.21%) Smartphone
12 7 (1.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 5 (0.76%) CESG
13 5 (0.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 77 (11.68%) Windows
2 67 (10.17%) Linux
3 20 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 16 (2.43%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.28%) Unix
6 14 (2.12%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.61%) Android
11 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.30%) Solaris
12 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.15%) CentOS
13 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (16.54%) Cybersecurity
2 83 (12.59%) Information Security
3 79 (11.99%) SIEM
4 71 (10.77%) Load Balancing
5 64 (9.71%) ITIL
5 64 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
6 61 (9.26%) Network Monitoring
7 52 (7.89%) Network Design
8 44 (6.68%) DDoS Mitigation
8 44 (6.68%) Security Operations
9 42 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 41 (6.22%) Computer Science
11 39 (5.92%) Vulnerability Management
12 37 (5.61%) DevOps
13 33 (5.01%) Kalman Filter
13 33 (5.01%) Migration
13 33 (5.01%) Technical Leadership
14 32 (4.86%) Project Delivery
15 30 (4.55%) Patch Management
15 30 (4.55%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 25 (3.79%) Python
2 15 (2.28%) PowerShell
3 13 (1.97%) Java
4 11 (1.67%) C
5 9 (1.37%) Scala
6 7 (1.06%) Go
6 7 (1.06%) SQL
7 6 (0.91%) C++
8 5 (0.76%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.46%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.46%) Perl
10 2 (0.30%) C#
10 2 (0.30%) Clojure
10 2 (0.30%) Haskell
11 1 (0.15%) Groovy
11 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.15%) PHP
11 1 (0.15%) Ruby
11 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 292 (44.31%) Cisco Certification
2 205 (31.11%) CCNP
3 142 (21.55%) CCNA
4 72 (10.93%) Degree
5 45 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (6.22%) CCIE
7 39 (5.92%) CISSP
8 34 (5.16%) CCSA
9 33 (5.01%) JNCIP
10 28 (4.25%) MCSE
11 26 (3.95%) CISM
12 23 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
13 19 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (2.58%) CCDP
15 16 (2.43%) CCSE
16 15 (2.28%) JNCIE
17 13 (1.97%) CCSP
17 13 (1.97%) GIAC
18 12 (1.82%) CompTIA Security+
18 12 (1.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (5.46%) SLA
3 24 (3.64%) NIST
4 20 (3.03%) GDPR
5 18 (2.73%) Cyber Essentials
6 13 (1.97%) NIST 800
6 13 (1.97%) PCI DSS
7 8 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 7 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (1.06%) QA
8 7 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.76%) COBIT
10 3 (0.46%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.30%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.30%) FISMA
11 2 (0.30%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.30%) NCSC
12 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 63 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 59 (8.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.58%) Docker
4 13 (1.97%) BIND 9
5 9 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.21%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.06%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.06%) ProxySG
7 7 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.91%) vSphere
9 4 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.61%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.30%) Firmware
11 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 23 (3.49%) FortiGate
2 19 (2.88%) SCCM
3 17 (2.58%) Kubernetes
4 13 (1.97%) RANCID
5 11 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (1.52%) Nessus
6 10 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Management
7 8 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (1.21%) CSIRT
7 8 (1.21%) SolarWinds Orion
7 8 (1.21%) Stealthwatch
8 7 (1.06%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 7 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
9 6 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.76%) Ansible
10 5 (0.76%) SCOM
11 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.61%) QRadar
11 4 (0.61%) Suricata
11 4 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 317 (48.10%) Cisco
2 138 (20.94%) Palo Alto
3 103 (15.63%) VMware
4 95 (14.42%) CheckPoint
5 92 (13.96%) Juniper
6 80 (12.14%) Microsoft
7 77 (11.68%) F5
8 60 (9.10%) HP
9 46 (6.98%) Meraki
10 44 (6.68%) Citrix
11 42 (6.37%) SolarWinds
12 38 (5.77%) Fortinet
13 26 (3.95%) NetApp
14 20 (3.03%) Zscaler
15 18 (2.73%) Arista
15 18 (2.73%) Symantec
16 17 (2.58%) Blue Coat
16 17 (2.58%) Riverbed
17 16 (2.43%) Aruba
17 16 (2.43%) Nimble Storage