Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 245 275 265
Rank change year-on-year +30 -10 -65
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 762 846 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.40% 1.26% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.52% 9.45% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 589 698 827
London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -
10th Percentile £39,733 £41,250 £40,450
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% -

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 7,243 8,951 10,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.27% 13.37% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5,957 7,313 8,766
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +2.86%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,099
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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +41 182 £60,000 -7.69% 28
West London +17 41 £60,000 +14.29% 20
South London +31 35 £50,000 - 3
North London +1 5 £57,500 -28.13% 1
East London +21 3 £57,500 +0.88% 6
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 440 (57.74%) Firewall
2 330 (43.31%) Cisco
3 303 (39.76%) Cisco Certification
4 271 (35.56%) WAN
5 267 (35.04%) LAN
6 207 (27.17%) CCNP
7 173 (22.70%) AWS
8 169 (22.18%) VPN
9 167 (21.92%) CCNA
9 167 (21.92%) Azure
10 151 (19.82%) Cybersecurity
11 149 (19.55%) Finance
12 142 (18.64%) VMware
13 130 (17.06%) CheckPoint
13 130 (17.06%) Palo Alto
14 121 (15.88%) Data Centre
15 120 (15.75%) Windows
16 113 (14.83%) MPLS
17 109 (14.30%) Wireless
18 108 (14.17%) Microsoft
18 108 (14.17%) Cisco ASA
19 107 (14.04%) Active Directory
20 106 (13.91%) Linux
21 104 (13.65%) Juniper
22 102 (13.39%) SIEM
23 97 (12.73%) Internet
23 97 (12.73%) ITIL
24 93 (12.20%) DNS
25 90 (11.81%) F5
25 90 (11.81%) Office 365

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 61 (8.01%) Skype for Business
2 13 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.05%) OpenStack
6 7 (0.92%) Apache
6 7 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.79%) IIS
8 5 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.66%) CINEMA 4D
4 5 (0.66%) Maya
4 5 (0.66%) MODO
4 5 (0.66%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) HFM
1 4 (0.52%) Oracle FAH
2 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) Q-Pulse
2 3 (0.39%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 173 (22.70%) AWS
2 167 (21.92%) Azure
3 90 (11.81%) Office 365
4 32 (4.20%) GCP
5 28 (3.67%) IaaS
6 26 (3.41%) SaaS
7 15 (1.97%) OpenShift
8 14 (1.84%) PaaS
9 12 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 11 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.79%) GitHub
11 6 (0.79%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.79%) Power Platform
11 6 (0.79%) Serverless
12 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.66%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 440 (57.74%) Firewall
2 271 (35.56%) WAN
3 267 (35.04%) LAN
4 169 (22.18%) VPN
5 113 (14.83%) MPLS
6 109 (14.30%) Wireless
7 108 (14.17%) Cisco ASA
8 97 (12.73%) Internet
9 93 (12.20%) DNS
10 87 (11.42%) WLAN
11 84 (11.02%) BGP
11 84 (11.02%) TCP/IP
12 82 (10.76%) OSPF
13 78 (10.24%) Intrusion Detection
14 74 (9.71%) DHCP
15 72 (9.45%) VoIP
16 59 (7.74%) Skype
17 58 (7.61%) IPsec
18 52 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
18 52 (6.82%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (1.18%) MySQL
3 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (0.79%) Power BI
4 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (0.66%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.39%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 16 (2.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (0.79%) Bitbucket
4 5 (0.66%) Fiddler
4 5 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.52%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.26%) JIRA
8 1 (0.13%) Babel
8 1 (0.13%) Subversion
8 1 (0.13%) webpack
General
1 149 (19.55%) Finance
2 52 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.72%) Public Sector
4 33 (4.33%) Retail
5 32 (4.20%) Law
6 30 (3.94%) Banking
7 16 (2.10%) Legal
8 8 (1.05%) Back Office
8 8 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.79%) Marketing
9 6 (0.79%) Police
10 5 (0.66%) Local Government
11 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Games
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 230 (30.18%) Network Engineer
2 143 (18.77%) Security Engineer
3 100 (13.12%) Analyst
4 95 (12.47%) Network Security Engineer
5 76 (9.97%) Architect
6 68 (8.92%) Consultant
7 64 (8.40%) Senior Network Engineer
8 57 (7.48%) Network Consultant
9 48 (6.30%) Security Analyst
10 46 (6.04%) Cisco Engineer
11 44 (5.77%) Network Analyst
12 43 (5.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 39 (5.12%) Security Architect
14 33 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 32 (4.20%) Network Architect
16 31 (4.07%) Network Security Analyst
16 31 (4.07%) Senior Security Engineer
17 28 (3.67%) Support Analyst
18 27 (3.54%) Security Specialist
19 26 (3.41%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.97%) Web Services
2 9 (1.18%) .NET
3 7 (0.92%) XMPP
4 5 (0.66%) CGI
4 5 (0.66%) Kafka
4 5 (0.66%) REST
4 5 (0.66%) XML
5 4 (0.52%) Middleware
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.52%) React
5 4 (0.52%) RESTful
5 4 (0.52%) Sensu
5 4 (0.52%) SOAP
5 4 (0.52%) XML Messaging
6 3 (0.39%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.39%) NumPy
7 2 (0.26%) Memcached
7 2 (0.26%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.26%) Spring
7 2 (0.26%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 121 (15.88%) Data Centre
2 74 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (9.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 50 (6.56%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.67%) Private Cloud
6 25 (3.28%) Public Cloud
7 22 (2.89%) Security Operations Centre
8 19 (2.49%) User Experience
9 17 (2.23%) CCTV
10 16 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
11 15 (1.97%) Smartphone
12 13 (1.71%) Blackberry
13 12 (1.57%) Driving Licence
14 11 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
16 8 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
17 7 (0.92%) Hedge funds
18 6 (0.79%) Replication
18 6 (0.79%) Virtual Team
19 5 (0.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 120 (15.75%) Windows
2 106 (13.91%) Linux
3 29 (3.81%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.02%) Windows 10
5 21 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.23%) Unix
8 13 (1.71%) Mac OS
9 10 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.05%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.79%) Android
12 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.52%) CentOS
14 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.26%) Solaris
15 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.13%) VMS
16 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (19.82%) Cybersecurity
2 102 (13.39%) SIEM
3 97 (12.73%) ITIL
4 88 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
5 80 (10.50%) Information Security
6 64 (8.40%) Network Monitoring
7 61 (8.01%) DDoS Mitigation
8 60 (7.87%) Network Design
9 56 (7.35%) Load Balancing
10 55 (7.22%) Service Management
11 52 (6.82%) Change Management
12 51 (6.69%) Presales
13 49 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 47 (6.17%) Security Architecture
15 46 (6.04%) DevOps
16 45 (5.91%) Security Operations
17 39 (5.12%) Kalman Filter
18 38 (4.99%) Business Continuity
19 37 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 35 (4.59%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (4.99%) Python
2 21 (2.76%) SQL
3 20 (2.62%) PowerShell
4 16 (2.10%) Java
5 13 (1.71%) C
6 8 (1.05%) Ruby
6 8 (1.05%) Scala
7 7 (0.92%) Bash Shell
7 7 (0.92%) Go
8 6 (0.79%) C++
9 5 (0.66%) R
10 3 (0.39%) Clojure
10 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.26%) C#
11 2 (0.26%) Haskell
11 2 (0.26%) Java 8
11 2 (0.26%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.13%) Perl
12 1 (0.13%) PHP
12 1 (0.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 303 (39.76%) Cisco Certification
2 207 (27.17%) CCNP
3 167 (21.92%) CCNA
4 86 (11.29%) Degree
5 68 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 51 (6.69%) CISSP
7 45 (5.91%) CCSA
8 42 (5.51%) CCIE
9 41 (5.38%) MCSE
10 35 (4.59%) JNCIP
11 29 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (3.41%) CISM
13 22 (2.89%) Security Cleared
14 21 (2.76%) CCSE
15 20 (2.62%) SC Cleared
16 19 (2.49%) JNCIE
17 17 (2.23%) CISA
17 17 (2.23%) MCSA
18 14 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
19 13 (1.71%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (9.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (4.99%) SLA
3 22 (2.89%) NIST
4 21 (2.76%) GDPR
5 19 (2.49%) PCI DSS
6 16 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (1.31%) NIST 800
9 9 (1.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 7 (0.92%) QA
11 6 (0.79%) COBIT
11 6 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.52%) MiFID
13 3 (0.39%) ISO 31000
14 2 (0.26%) NCSC
15 1 (0.13%) FedRAMP
15 1 (0.13%) FISMA
15 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 107 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 89 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (4.20%) Docker
4 24 (3.15%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.97%) BIND 9
7 10 (1.31%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.18%) XenApp
9 6 (0.79%) ProxySG
9 6 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.66%) vSphere
11 4 (0.52%) Firmware
11 4 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.52%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.39%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 36 (4.72%) FortiGate
2 30 (3.94%) SCCM
3 28 (3.67%) Kubernetes
4 17 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.10%) Nessus
6 15 (1.97%) RANCID
6 15 (1.97%) Stealthwatch
7 14 (1.84%) Cisco CUCM
8 13 (1.71%) Ansible
9 12 (1.57%) Terraform
10 11 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
10 11 (1.44%) Puppet
11 10 (1.31%) CSIRT
12 9 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
13 8 (1.05%) Nagios
14 7 (0.92%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
15 6 (0.79%) WhatsUp Gold
16 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
16 5 (0.66%) WSUS
17 4 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 330 (43.31%) Cisco
2 142 (18.64%) VMware
3 130 (17.06%) CheckPoint
3 130 (17.06%) Palo Alto
4 108 (14.17%) Microsoft
5 104 (13.65%) Juniper
6 90 (11.81%) F5
7 74 (9.71%) HP
8 54 (7.09%) Citrix
9 48 (6.30%) SolarWinds
10 47 (6.17%) Fortinet
11 39 (5.12%) Meraki
12 33 (4.33%) NetApp
13 26 (3.41%) Zscaler
14 23 (3.02%) Symantec
15 21 (2.76%) Aruba
16 20 (2.62%) Blue Coat
16 20 (2.62%) Nimble Storage
17 17 (2.23%) Qualys
18 16 (2.10%) ProCurve