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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 145 202 215
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +13
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 82 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.48% 0.43% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.54% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 57 19 0
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
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
4467 4243 3976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.87% 78.60% 76.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3291 3057 3112
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +20 39 £62,500 +26.90% 5
Maidenhead +14 25 £65,000 +23.80% 11
Slough - 1 - - 1
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 66 (51.56%) Security Cleared
2 64 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 46 (35.94%) SIEM
4 45 (35.16%) CISSP
5 43 (33.59%) Windows
6 40 (31.25%) Finance
7 39 (30.47%) Linux
8 36 (28.13%) Information Security
9 32 (25.00%) Firewall
10 27 (21.09%) PCI DSS
10 27 (21.09%) Network Security
10 27 (21.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 23 (17.97%) CISM
12 22 (17.19%) Network Design
13 20 (15.63%) Security Architecture
13 20 (15.63%) SQL
14 18 (14.06%) Change Management
14 18 (14.06%) ITIL
14 18 (14.06%) Data Protection
15 17 (13.28%) Project Management
15 17 (13.28%) Telecoms
16 16 (12.50%) Active Directory
16 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
17 15 (11.72%) SLA
17 15 (11.72%) Security Management
17 15 (11.72%) DV Cleared
18 14 (10.94%) Data Protection Act
18 14 (10.94%) ISMS
18 14 (10.94%) Open Source
18 14 (10.94%) Information Security Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.00%) Firewall
2 27 (21.09%) Network Security
3 13 (10.16%) WAN
3 13 (10.16%) VPN
4 12 (9.38%) DNS
4 12 (9.38%) MPLS
4 12 (9.38%) DHCP
4 12 (9.38%) IPsec
4 12 (9.38%) VLAN
5 9 (7.03%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.13%) Internet
6 4 (3.13%) SNMP
6 4 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.56%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.56%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.78%) Broadband
8 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) Big Data
3 5 (3.91%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 40 (31.25%) Finance
2 17 (13.28%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.94%) Retail
4 11 (8.59%) Marketing
5 8 (6.25%) Legal
6 6 (4.69%) Banking
7 5 (3.91%) Advertising
8 4 (3.13%) German Language
9 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.56%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (1.56%) Arabic Language
9 2 (1.56%) Cantonese Language
9 2 (1.56%) French Language
10 1 (0.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (31.25%) Consultant
2 28 (21.88%) Security Consultant
3 22 (17.19%) Architect
3 22 (17.19%) Security Engineer
4 19 (14.84%) Security Architect
5 15 (11.72%) Security Manager
6 14 (10.94%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 12 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) IT Security Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Information Manager
10 7 (5.47%) Information Security Manager
11 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Senior Manager
12 5 (3.91%) Security Analyst
12 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Architect
12 5 (3.91%) Information Security Consultant
12 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Security Architect
13 4 (3.13%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.03%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.34%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) J2EE
3 1 (0.78%) ODBC
3 1 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Data Protection Act
1 14 (10.94%) Open Source
2 11 (8.59%) RMADS
2 11 (8.59%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.03%) Blog
4 7 (5.47%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.69%) CESG
5 6 (4.69%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (3.91%) Machine to Machine
7 4 (3.13%) PKI
8 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.34%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.56%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.56%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.56%) SCADA
9 2 (1.56%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.59%) Windows
2 39 (30.47%) Linux
3 11 (8.59%) UNIX
4 4 (3.13%) CentOS
5 2 (1.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.94%) SIEM
2 36 (28.13%) Information Security
3 22 (17.19%) Network Design
4 20 (15.63%) Security Architecture
5 18 (14.06%) Data Protection
5 18 (14.06%) ITIL
5 18 (14.06%) Change Management
6 17 (13.28%) Project Management
7 15 (11.72%) Security Management
8 14 (10.94%) Information Security Management
8 14 (10.94%) ISMS
9 12 (9.38%) Information Assurance
9 12 (9.38%) Risk Management
10 11 (8.59%) Matrix Management
10 11 (8.59%) Analytics
11 8 (6.25%) OWASP
12 7 (5.47%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
13 6 (4.69%) Identity Management
14 5 (3.91%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.63%) SQL
2 6 (4.69%) Python
2 6 (4.69%) Java
3 5 (3.91%) C
4 3 (2.34%) C++
4 3 (2.34%) Perl
4 3 (2.34%) PHP
4 3 (2.34%) Ruby
4 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (51.56%) Security Cleared
2 64 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 45 (35.16%) CISSP
4 23 (17.97%) CISM
5 15 (11.72%) DV Cleared
6 14 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (10.16%) CCNA
8 12 (9.38%) CISA
9 11 (8.59%) Degree
10 6 (4.69%) CRISC
11 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (3.13%) MCSE
12 4 (3.13%) GIAC
12 4 (3.13%) MCITP
13 3 (2.34%) MBCS
13 3 (2.34%) CISMP
13 3 (2.34%) CITP
14 2 (1.56%) VCP4
14 2 (1.56%) CNA
14 2 (1.56%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 27 (21.09%) PCI DSS
2 15 (11.72%) SLA
3 5 (3.91%) COBIT
3 5 (3.91%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.91%) GPG13
4 4 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.34%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 16 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.56%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (5.47%) Citrix
2 4 (3.13%) Cisco
2 4 (3.13%) Huawei
3 3 (2.34%) Juniper
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.78%) Sun
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, bonus & more
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+Bens+Stock Options
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: 23 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car + Stock
Posted: 24 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: 27 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+Bens+Stock Options
Posted: 27 days ago