The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 199 213 166
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -47
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 31 20 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 0.34% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.44% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 54
Average salary £74,525 £53,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.65% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,750 £55,000 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
Cyber Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4708 4554 4185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.48% 77.66% 76.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3145 3392 3365
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Berkshire region.

Cyber Security Salary Trend in Berkshire

Cyber Security
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Cyber Security
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 11 £80,000 +45.45% 2
Bracknell - 5 £79,050 -
Maidenhead -17 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £65,000 - 1
Slough - 1 £87,500 -
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
3 14 (28.57%) SIEM
4 13 (26.53%) Security Architecture
5 11 (22.45%) Information Security
5 11 (22.45%) CISSP
6 9 (18.37%) C
6 9 (18.37%) Windows
7 8 (16.33%) DV Cleared
7 8 (16.33%) Linux
7 8 (16.33%) CISM
7 8 (16.33%) Finance
8 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 7 (14.29%) Java
8 7 (14.29%) ITIL
9 6 (12.24%) Network Design
10 5 (10.20%) Snort
10 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (10.20%) Device Driver
10 5 (10.20%) HTML5
10 5 (10.20%) Information Assurance
10 5 (10.20%) RMADS
10 5 (10.20%) PCI DSS
10 5 (10.20%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (10.20%) Internet
10 5 (10.20%) Project Management
10 5 (10.20%) Flash
10 5 (10.20%) HTML
10 5 (10.20%) UNIX

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Internet
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) WAN
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) Wireless
2 4 (8.16%) Network Security
2 4 (8.16%) Wireshark
3 3 (6.12%) LAN
3 3 (6.12%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.04%) VLAN
4 1 (2.04%) IPsec
4 1 (2.04%) MPLS
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) GDB
1 2 (4.08%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Military
5 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Consultant
2 16 (32.65%) Security Consultant
3 14 (28.57%) Architect
3 14 (28.57%) Security Architect
4 9 (18.37%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Sales Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Security Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Head of IT Security
9 2 (4.08%) Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Junior
9 2 (4.08%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) HTML5
1 5 (10.20%) Flash
1 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Device Driver
1 5 (10.20%) RMADS
2 2 (4.08%) Open Source
2 2 (4.08%) SCADA
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) SIEM
2 13 (26.53%) Security Architecture
3 11 (22.45%) Information Security
4 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 6 (12.24%) Network Design
6 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (10.20%) Information Assurance
6 5 (10.20%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) Analytics
7 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.16%) SABSA
7 4 (8.16%) PRINCE
7 4 (8.16%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.08%) Service Continuity Management
8 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) C
2 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 7 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Perl
3 4 (8.16%) Ruby
4 2 (4.08%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) PHP
4 2 (4.08%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.45%) CISSP
4 8 (16.33%) DV Cleared
4 8 (16.33%) CISM
5 4 (8.16%) Degree
6 3 (6.12%) GCIA
6 3 (6.12%) GCIH
6 3 (6.12%) SSCP
7 2 (4.08%) CISA
7 2 (4.08%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.04%) PMP
8 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.16%) COBIT
3 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (4.08%) SLA
4 2 (4.08%) HIPAA
5 1 (2.04%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Snort
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Cisco
1 2 (4.08%) IBM
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.08%) HP
1 2 (4.08%) Dell
1 2 (4.08%) Juniper
1 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
1 2 (4.08%) McAfee
1 2 (4.08%) Websense
1 2 (4.08%) Symantec
1 2 (4.08%) VMware
1 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
1 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
1 2 (4.08%) Sourcefire
Newbury, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £500 to £600 per day good bonus and benefits offered
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus full benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Full benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + £20K OTE + Car + Bens
Posted: 21 days ago