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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 199 196 172
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 24 26 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.46% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.60% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 55
Average salary £80,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £93,750 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
4589 4299 4280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.61% 76.33% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3058 3215 3522
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -16 11 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Slough - 2 £87,500 -
Maidenhead -15 1 - -
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 23 (46.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (30.00%) Information Security
4 12 (24.00%) Security Architecture
5 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (22.00%) C
5 11 (22.00%) ITIL
6 10 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 10 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 9 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (18.00%) SIEM
7 9 (18.00%) Java
7 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
7 9 (18.00%) Finance
8 8 (16.00%) Windows
9 7 (14.00%) Linux
9 7 (14.00%) Flash
9 7 (14.00%) CISSP
9 7 (14.00%) HTML
9 7 (14.00%) Internet
9 7 (14.00%) Device Driver
9 7 (14.00%) HTML5
9 7 (14.00%) Snort
9 7 (14.00%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (12.00%) Wireshark
10 6 (12.00%) RMADS
10 6 (12.00%) Information Assurance
10 6 (12.00%) CISM
10 6 (12.00%) Network Design
11 5 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Internet
2 6 (12.00%) Wireshark
3 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.00%) tcpdump
3 5 (10.00%) Network Security
4 4 (8.00%) Wireless
5 3 (6.00%) Firewall
5 3 (6.00%) LAN
5 3 (6.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) GDB
1 2 (4.00%) WinDbg
General
1 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Military
5 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Consultant
2 16 (32.00%) Security Consultant
3 11 (22.00%) Security Architect
3 11 (22.00%) Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Security Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Security Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Sales Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Ethical Hacker
9 2 (4.00%) Head of IT
9 2 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Head of IT Security
9 2 (4.00%) Head of Security
9 2 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Flash
1 7 (14.00%) HTML
1 7 (14.00%) HTML5
2 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Device Driver
2 6 (12.00%) RMADS
3 5 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.00%) SCADA
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Information Security
2 12 (24.00%) Security Architecture
3 11 (22.00%) ITIL
4 9 (18.00%) SIEM
5 7 (14.00%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (12.00%) Information Assurance
6 6 (12.00%) Network Design
7 5 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (10.00%) Information Security Management
7 5 (10.00%) Security Management
7 5 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (10.00%) ISMS
8 4 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Matrix Management
8 4 (8.00%) SABSA
8 4 (8.00%) PRINCE
8 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) C
2 9 (18.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.00%) Ruby
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
4 2 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (14.00%) CISSP
5 6 (12.00%) CISM
6 4 (8.00%) Degree
7 3 (6.00%) GCIA
7 3 (6.00%) GCIH
7 3 (6.00%) SSCP
8 2 (4.00%) BC Cleared
8 2 (4.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.00%) COBIT
4 2 (4.00%) HIPAA
5 1 (2.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Snort
2 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Huawei
2 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (4.00%) Juniper
2 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.00%) Symantec
2 2 (4.00%) McAfee
2 2 (4.00%) Websense
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco
2 2 (4.00%) IBM
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) HP
2 2 (4.00%) Dell
2 2 (4.00%) VMware
2 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (4.00%) Sourcefire
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