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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 154 186 212
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +26
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 64 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 0.49% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.64% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 46 15 7
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £34,800 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
4146 4218 3996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.90% 76.94% 74.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3045 2912 3142
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £73,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +6 27 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Maidenhead - 14 £42,500 - 2
Slough 0 10 £55,000 +96.42% 1
Bracknell - 2 £53,750 -
Newbury - 1 £55,000 -
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 83 (50.30%) Security Cleared
2 63 (38.18%) Information Security
3 61 (36.97%) SC Cleared
4 59 (35.76%) Windows
5 54 (32.73%) Linux
5 54 (32.73%) SIEM
6 49 (29.70%) CISSP
7 44 (26.67%) Finance
8 43 (26.06%) SQL
9 41 (24.85%) PCI DSS
10 39 (23.64%) Firewall
11 38 (23.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 33 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 28 (16.97%) Information Assurance
14 26 (15.76%) Active Directory
15 25 (15.15%) Analytics
16 24 (14.55%) ITIL
16 24 (14.55%) Telecoms
16 24 (14.55%) Data Protection
17 22 (13.33%) Management Information System
17 22 (13.33%) Security Architecture
17 22 (13.33%) Malware Analysis
18 21 (12.73%) CISM
19 19 (11.52%) Security Management
19 19 (11.52%) RMADS
19 19 (11.52%) Network Design
19 19 (11.52%) Penetration Testing
19 19 (11.52%) Degree
20 18 (10.91%) Data Protection Act
20 18 (10.91%) Big Data

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.64%) Firewall
2 15 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 14 (8.48%) Network Security
4 10 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (4.24%) Internet
6 5 (3.03%) DNS
6 5 (3.03%) WAN
7 4 (2.42%) DHCP
7 4 (2.42%) LAN
8 3 (1.82%) SNMP
8 3 (1.82%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.82%) WebEx
9 1 (0.61%) Broadband
9 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.61%) SSL
9 1 (0.61%) VPN
9 1 (0.61%) MPLS
9 1 (0.61%) IPsec
9 1 (0.61%) VLAN
9 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.91%) Big Data
3 15 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.42%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.42%) Data Mining
General
1 44 (26.67%) Finance
2 24 (14.55%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.48%) German Language
4 11 (6.67%) Marketing
5 9 (5.45%) Banking
6 7 (4.24%) Advertising
6 7 (4.24%) Arabic Language
6 7 (4.24%) French Language
7 6 (3.64%) Cantonese Language
7 6 (3.64%) Mandarin Language
7 6 (3.64%) Publishing
7 6 (3.64%) Retail
7 6 (3.64%) Manufacturing
8 5 (3.03%) Legal
9 3 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (27.27%) Consultant
2 27 (16.36%) Security Manager
3 24 (14.55%) Security Consultant
4 23 (13.94%) Architect
5 17 (10.30%) Security Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) Security Architect
7 15 (9.09%) Analyst
7 15 (9.09%) Applications Support
8 14 (8.48%) Support Engineer
8 14 (8.48%) Information Security Consultant
9 13 (7.88%) Information Architect
9 13 (7.88%) Information Security Architect
10 9 (5.45%) Senior Manager
10 9 (5.45%) Security Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (4.85%) Information Security Manager
11 8 (4.85%) Information Manager
11 8 (4.85%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 7 (4.24%) Applications Support Engineer
12 7 (4.24%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.67%) Regular Expression
2 8 (4.85%) .NET
3 6 (3.64%) ZeroMQ
4 5 (3.03%) ODBC
5 1 (0.61%) Spring
5 1 (0.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 19 (11.52%) RMADS
3 18 (10.91%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (9.70%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.06%) CESG
6 7 (4.24%) PKI
6 7 (4.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.64%) Internet of Things
7 6 (3.64%) Machine to Machine
8 5 (3.03%) Blog
9 4 (2.42%) Taxonomies
9 4 (2.42%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (2.42%) Economics
10 3 (1.82%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.82%) User Experience
10 3 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.21%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.61%) BYOD
12 1 (0.61%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.76%) Windows
2 54 (32.73%) Linux
3 16 (9.70%) UNIX
4 9 (5.45%) CentOS
5 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.21%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.18%) Information Security
2 54 (32.73%) SIEM
3 28 (16.97%) Information Assurance
4 25 (15.15%) Analytics
5 24 (14.55%) Data Protection
5 24 (14.55%) ITIL
6 22 (13.33%) Security Architecture
6 22 (13.33%) Malware Analysis
7 19 (11.52%) Security Management
7 19 (11.52%) Network Design
7 19 (11.52%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (10.30%) ISMS
8 17 (10.30%) Information Security Management
9 16 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (9.70%) Reverse Engineering
10 15 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
11 13 (7.88%) Matrix Management
12 12 (7.27%) Project Management
13 11 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
14 9 (5.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.06%) SQL
2 18 (10.91%) Python
3 17 (10.30%) Java
4 15 (9.09%) Perl
4 15 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 12 (7.27%) Ruby
5 12 (7.27%) PHP
6 9 (5.45%) C
7 3 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.21%) C++
8 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (50.30%) Security Cleared
2 61 (36.97%) SC Cleared
3 49 (29.70%) CISSP
4 21 (12.73%) CISM
5 19 (11.52%) Degree
6 17 (10.30%) DV Cleared
7 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (4.85%) MCSE
8 8 (4.85%) GCIH
9 7 (4.24%) CISA
9 7 (4.24%) MCITP
10 6 (3.64%) GCIA
11 5 (3.03%) VTSP
11 5 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (2.42%) CCIE
12 4 (2.42%) GIAC
12 4 (2.42%) CEH
12 4 (2.42%) CISMP
12 4 (2.42%) MBCS
12 4 (2.42%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (24.85%) PCI DSS
2 38 (23.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (7.27%) HIPAA
4 10 (6.06%) SLA
5 7 (4.24%) GPG13
6 5 (3.03%) Data Quality
7 4 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.61%) COBIT
8 1 (0.61%) FISMA
System Software
1 26 (15.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Snort
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) vSphere
2 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.61%) vCloud
Vendors
1 9 (5.45%) Microsoft
1 9 (5.45%) Cisco
2 8 (4.85%) Juniper
3 6 (3.64%) CheckPoint
3 6 (3.64%) Oracle
4 3 (1.82%) Splunk
5 2 (1.21%) Sun
6 1 (0.61%) HP
6 1 (0.61%) Dell
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.61%) Apple
6 1 (0.61%) IBM
6 1 (0.61%) Symantec
6 1 (0.61%) McAfee
6 1 (0.61%) Websense
6 1 (0.61%) VMware
6 1 (0.61%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.61%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.61%) Huawei
6 1 (0.61%) Fortinet
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