Network Security Jobs with Work from Home Options

Network Security
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 253 235 349
Rank change year-on-year -18 +114 -64
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 406 655 663
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.21% 1.47% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.86% 13.09% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 328 463 496
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £33,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £59,526 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.80% -0.79% +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £89,632 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £59,526 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.80% -0.79% +4.35%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,168 5,004 7,106
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 15.35% 11.24% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,490 3,701 4,815
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £75,500 £73,675
90th Percentile £80,000 £89,852 £87,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%

Network Security
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Network Security trend for jobs with a WFH option

Network Security
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Network Security.

Network Security salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Network Security
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Network Security over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Network Security salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Network Security
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Exchange
2 14 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.97%) Apache
4 5 (1.23%) Confluence
5 4 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) Gunicorn
7 1 (0.25%) IIS
7 1 (0.25%) nginx
7 1 (0.25%) uWSGI
Applications
1 5 (1.23%) FrameMaker
1 5 (1.23%) RoboHelp
2 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 151 (37.19%) Azure
2 62 (15.27%) AWS
3 58 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
4 41 (10.10%) Azure DevOps
5 26 (6.40%) Entra ID
6 24 (5.91%) Power Platform
7 22 (5.42%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (5.42%) SaaS
8 17 (4.19%) Azure Sentinel
9 16 (3.94%) Microsoft Purview
10 13 (3.20%) PaaS
11 12 (2.96%) Serverless
12 10 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (2.46%) Amazon S3
12 10 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (2.46%) Azure Data Factory
12 10 (2.46%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 10 (2.46%) IaaS
13 8 (1.97%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
13 8 (1.97%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 174 (42.86%) Firewall
2 131 (32.27%) LAN
3 125 (30.79%) WAN
4 85 (20.94%) VPN
5 53 (13.05%) TCP/IP
6 51 (12.56%) SD-WAN
7 49 (12.07%) Wi-Fi
8 48 (11.82%) Wireless
9 44 (10.84%) DNS
10 29 (7.14%) WLAN
11 26 (6.40%) Intrusion Detection
12 24 (5.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (5.67%) SAN
14 21 (5.17%) BGP
15 20 (4.93%) MPLS
16 19 (4.68%) DHCP
17 18 (4.43%) OSPF
17 18 (4.43%) VLAN
18 14 (3.45%) Cisco Firepower
19 13 (3.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.43%) Power BI
3 11 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.46%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.97%) Data Lake
5 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.48%) Redis
8 5 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.23%) Flink
8 5 (1.23%) InfluxDB
9 4 (0.99%) Tableau
10 2 (0.49%) Big Data
10 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (3.94%) JIRA
2 12 (2.96%) Git
3 7 (1.72%) Jasmine
3 7 (1.72%) NUnit
3 7 (1.72%) Selenium
3 7 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.72%) TeamCity
3 7 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.72%) Visual Studio Code
4 6 (1.48%) Jenkins
General
1 63 (15.52%) Social Skills
2 56 (13.79%) Finance
3 48 (11.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 34 (8.37%) Public Sector
5 32 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.96%) Games
6 12 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.46%) Legal
7 10 (2.46%) Military
7 10 (2.46%) Presentation Skills
8 9 (2.22%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.97%) Aviation
9 8 (1.97%) Law
9 8 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.72%) Documentation Skills
10 7 (1.72%) Influencing Skills
11 6 (1.48%) Marketing
12 5 (1.23%) Police
13 4 (0.99%) Japanese Language
13 4 (0.99%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 93 (22.91%) Network Engineer
2 92 (22.66%) Senior
3 44 (10.84%) Security Engineer
4 32 (7.88%) Architect
5 31 (7.64%) Analyst
6 29 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (6.90%) Consultant
7 28 (6.90%) IT Engineer
8 27 (6.65%) Lead
9 26 (6.40%) Network Manager
9 26 (6.40%) Software Engineer
10 25 (6.16%) Senior Network Engineer
11 23 (5.67%) Network Security Engineer
11 23 (5.67%) Security Consultant
12 22 (5.42%) Azure Engineer
13 20 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (4.68%) Security Manager
15 16 (3.94%) Network Architect
16 15 (3.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 14 (3.45%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.20%) CSS
2 11 (2.71%) HTML
2 11 (2.71%) RESTful
3 10 (2.46%) LDAP
4 9 (2.22%) .NET
4 9 (2.22%) ARM Templates
5 8 (1.97%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.72%) .NET Core
6 7 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 7 (1.72%) Entity Framework
6 7 (1.72%) HTML5
6 7 (1.72%) OpenID
7 6 (1.48%) 802.1X
8 5 (1.23%) Kafka
8 5 (1.23%) Middleware
8 5 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (1.23%) XMPP
9 4 (0.99%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.99%) Node.js
9 4 (0.99%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.53%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.64%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (3.45%) Security Posture
6 12 (2.96%) Cyber Threat
7 11 (2.71%) Distributed Systems
8 10 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (2.46%) Product Ownership
9 9 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.22%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.97%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.72%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.72%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.48%) PKI
13 5 (1.23%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.23%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 74 (18.23%) Windows
2 51 (12.56%) Linux
3 24 (5.91%) Windows Server
4 19 (4.68%) Apple iOS
5 18 (4.43%) Android
6 15 (3.69%) Unix
7 14 (3.45%) VMS
7 14 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (3.20%) Windows Server 2019
9 12 (2.96%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.99%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (30.05%) Cybersecurity
2 71 (17.49%) DevOps
3 63 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
4 60 (14.78%) Agile
5 55 (13.55%) Cloud Security
6 54 (13.30%) Roadmaps
7 52 (12.81%) Information Security
8 51 (12.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 50 (12.32%) SIEM
10 49 (12.07%) ITIL
11 45 (11.08%) Computer Science
11 45 (11.08%) Zero Trust
12 43 (10.59%) Vulnerability Management
13 42 (10.34%) Software Engineering
14 37 (9.11%) Security Operations
15 36 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (8.37%) Analytics
17 32 (7.88%) Project Management
18 31 (7.64%) Identity Access Management
19 29 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (14.29%) Python
2 40 (9.85%) PowerShell
3 34 (8.37%) SQL
4 16 (3.94%) Java
5 14 (3.45%) C++
6 13 (3.20%) C#
6 13 (3.20%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.46%) C
8 9 (2.22%) Bicep
8 9 (2.22%) Data Analysis Expressions
9 8 (1.97%) U-SQL
10 7 (1.72%) Bash
11 6 (1.48%) Go
11 6 (1.48%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.23%) VBA
13 2 (0.49%) Kusto Query Language
14 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (22.66%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (14.78%) CCNP
3 57 (14.04%) CISSP
4 56 (13.79%) Degree
5 47 (11.58%) Security Cleared
6 37 (9.11%) SC Cleared
7 35 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 34 (8.37%) CCNA
9 26 (6.40%) CCIE
10 25 (6.16%) CCSP
11 24 (5.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 18 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (3.45%) CEH
14 13 (3.20%) SANS
14 13 (3.20%) SSCP
15 12 (2.96%) Azure Certification
16 9 (2.22%) GIAC
17 8 (1.97%) Master's Degree
18 7 (1.72%) CCIE Security
18 7 (1.72%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (13.05%) NIST
2 32 (7.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (5.91%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.71%) NCSC
5 10 (2.46%) SLA
6 8 (1.97%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (1.72%) DO-254
8 6 (1.48%) GDPR
9 5 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (1.23%) GRC
10 4 (0.99%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.74%) COBIT
12 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.49%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.49%) PMO
12 2 (0.49%) SOC 2
13 1 (0.25%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (9.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.68%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (3.45%) Docker
6 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) NFS
7 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (8.62%) WSUS
2 30 (7.39%) Terraform
3 29 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 26 (6.40%) Microsoft Intune
5 17 (4.19%) Ansible
6 13 (3.20%) Nmap
7 12 (2.96%) SCCM
8 11 (2.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 10 (2.46%) Grafana
9 10 (2.46%) Prometheus
10 7 (1.72%) MIIS
11 6 (1.48%) Progress Chef
12 5 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (1.23%) SCOM
13 4 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
13 4 (0.99%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.99%) vRealize
13 4 (0.99%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 3 (0.74%) Nagios
14 3 (0.74%) OfficeScan
Vendors
1 140 (34.48%) Cisco
2 106 (26.11%) Microsoft
3 49 (12.07%) Palo Alto
4 38 (9.36%) Fortinet
5 35 (8.62%) Meraki
6 33 (8.13%) VMware
7 27 (6.65%) Splunk
8 18 (4.43%) CheckPoint
8 18 (4.43%) Juniper
8 18 (4.43%) Qualys
9 17 (4.19%) Zscaler
10 16 (3.94%) SolarWinds
11 14 (3.45%) Aruba
12 13 (3.20%) Rapid7
12 13 (3.20%) Thycotic
13 12 (2.96%) Apple
13 12 (2.96%) HP
14 10 (2.46%) CrowdStrike
14 10 (2.46%) Databricks
15 9 (2.22%) ServiceNow