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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 155 198 205
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +7
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 54 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 13
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £47,800 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £87,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
4016 4321 4205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.61% 77.04% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 2911 3250
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 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 31 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 +24 25 £51,250 +2.50% 4
Maidenhead - 12 £42,500 - 1
Slough -7 3 £55,000 -37.14%
Bracknell - 3 £50,000 - 2
Newbury - 1 £55,000 - 1
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 75 (47.77%) Security Cleared
2 62 (39.49%) Information Security
3 53 (33.76%) SC Cleared
4 52 (33.12%) Windows
5 49 (31.21%) SIEM
6 48 (30.57%) Linux
7 46 (29.30%) CISSP
8 40 (25.48%) SQL
9 37 (23.57%) Finance
10 36 (22.93%) PCI DSS
11 35 (22.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 34 (21.66%) Firewall
13 29 (18.47%) SQL Server
14 27 (17.20%) Information Assurance
15 25 (15.92%) Data Protection
16 23 (14.65%) CISM
17 22 (14.01%) Telecoms
17 22 (14.01%) Active Directory
17 22 (14.01%) ITIL
17 22 (14.01%) Analytics
17 22 (14.01%) Malware Analysis
18 20 (12.74%) Security Architecture
19 19 (12.10%) Management Information System
20 18 (11.46%) Security Management
20 18 (11.46%) RMADS
20 18 (11.46%) Network Design
20 18 (11.46%) Degree
21 17 (10.83%) Penetration Testing
21 17 (10.83%) Big Data
21 17 (10.83%) Python

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.64%) IIS
2 1 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.66%) Firewall
2 13 (8.28%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.01%) Network Security
4 10 (6.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.82%) Internet
6 5 (3.18%) DNS
6 5 (3.18%) WAN
7 4 (2.55%) DHCP
7 4 (2.55%) LAN
8 3 (1.91%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.91%) WebEx
9 2 (1.27%) SNMP
10 1 (0.64%) Broadband
10 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.64%) SSL
10 1 (0.64%) VPN
10 1 (0.64%) MPLS
10 1 (0.64%) IPsec
10 1 (0.64%) VLAN
10 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.83%) Big Data
3 14 (8.92%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.55%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.91%) Hadoop
General
1 37 (23.57%) Finance
2 22 (14.01%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.92%) German Language
4 8 (5.10%) Marketing
5 7 (4.46%) Arabic Language
5 7 (4.46%) French Language
5 7 (4.46%) Banking
6 6 (3.82%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.82%) Advertising
6 6 (3.82%) Publishing
6 6 (3.82%) Cantonese Language
6 6 (3.82%) Mandarin Language
7 4 (2.55%) Retail
8 3 (1.91%) Legal
9 2 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (31.21%) Consultant
2 27 (17.20%) Security Consultant
3 25 (15.92%) Architect
3 25 (15.92%) Security Manager
4 19 (12.10%) Security Architect
5 15 (9.55%) Analyst
5 15 (9.55%) Applications Support
6 14 (8.92%) Information Architect
6 14 (8.92%) Information Security Consultant
6 14 (8.92%) Information Security Architect
7 13 (8.28%) Support Engineer
8 12 (7.64%) Security Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (5.73%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 8 (5.10%) Security Analyst
11 7 (4.46%) Senior Manager
11 7 (4.46%) Information Manager
11 7 (4.46%) Information Security Manager
11 7 (4.46%) Applications Support Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.37%) Regular Expression
2 6 (3.82%) ZeroMQ
2 6 (3.82%) .NET
3 5 (3.18%) ODBC
4 1 (0.64%) Spring
4 1 (0.64%) J2EE
4 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.10%) Management Information System
2 18 (11.46%) RMADS
3 16 (10.19%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (8.92%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.37%) CESG
6 9 (5.73%) PKI
7 7 (4.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (3.82%) Data Centre
8 6 (3.82%) Internet of Things
8 6 (3.82%) Machine to Machine
9 4 (2.55%) Taxonomies
9 4 (2.55%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (2.55%) Economics
9 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.91%) User Experience
11 2 (1.27%) Blog
11 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.64%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 52 (33.12%) Windows
2 48 (30.57%) Linux
3 12 (7.64%) UNIX
4 8 (5.10%) CentOS
5 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.49%) Information Security
2 49 (31.21%) SIEM
3 27 (17.20%) Information Assurance
4 25 (15.92%) Data Protection
5 22 (14.01%) Analytics
5 22 (14.01%) Malware Analysis
5 22 (14.01%) ITIL
6 20 (12.74%) Security Architecture
7 18 (11.46%) Security Management
7 18 (11.46%) Network Design
8 17 (10.83%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (9.55%) ISMS
10 15 (9.55%) Information Security Management
10 15 (9.55%) Reverse Engineering
11 14 (8.92%) Ethical Hacking
12 13 (8.28%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (7.64%) Project Management
14 11 (7.01%) Matrix Management
15 10 (6.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.48%) SQL
2 17 (10.83%) Python
3 16 (10.19%) Java
4 15 (9.55%) Perl
4 15 (9.55%) Bash Shell
5 11 (7.01%) Ruby
5 11 (7.01%) PHP
6 9 (5.73%) C
7 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.27%) C++
8 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (47.77%) Security Cleared
2 53 (33.76%) SC Cleared
3 46 (29.30%) CISSP
4 23 (14.65%) CISM
5 18 (11.46%) Degree
6 16 (10.19%) DV Cleared
7 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (5.10%) MCSE
8 8 (5.10%) GCIH
9 7 (4.46%) MCITP
10 6 (3.82%) GCIA
10 6 (3.82%) CISA
11 5 (3.18%) VTSP
12 4 (2.55%) CISMP
12 4 (2.55%) MBCS
12 4 (2.55%) CITP
12 4 (2.55%) GIAC
12 4 (2.55%) CEH
12 4 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.91%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (22.93%) PCI DSS
2 35 (22.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (7.01%) HIPAA
4 10 (6.37%) SLA
5 6 (3.82%) GPG13
6 3 (1.91%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (14.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Snort
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) vSphere
2 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.64%) vCloud
Vendors
1 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.10%) Cisco
3 7 (4.46%) Juniper
4 6 (3.82%) CheckPoint
4 6 (3.82%) Oracle
5 3 (1.91%) Splunk
6 2 (1.27%) Sun
7 1 (0.64%) HP
7 1 (0.64%) Dell
7 1 (0.64%) Apple
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) Symantec
7 1 (0.64%) McAfee
7 1 (0.64%) Websense
7 1 (0.64%) VMware
7 1 (0.64%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.64%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.64%) Huawei
7 1 (0.64%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.64%) FireEye
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