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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 163 202 199
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 48 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.49% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 16
Average salary £60,000 £75,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
4072 4651 4279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.05% 78.39% 77.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3151 3113 3239
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 September 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 +26 24 £50,000 -37.50% 8
Maidenhead +18 7 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £47,500 -
Slough -2 1 £51,500 -41.14% 1
Windsor - 1 - -
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 53 (40.46%) Security Cleared
2 42 (32.06%) Information Security
3 41 (31.30%) SIEM
4 40 (30.53%) CISSP
5 39 (29.77%) Linux
6 37 (28.24%) Windows
7 36 (27.48%) SC Cleared
8 29 (22.14%) SQL
9 26 (19.85%) Firewall
10 23 (17.56%) CISM
10 23 (17.56%) Finance
11 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
12 21 (16.03%) Information Assurance
12 21 (16.03%) Analytics
12 21 (16.03%) Malware Analysis
13 20 (15.27%) Security Architecture
14 19 (14.50%) PCI DSS
14 19 (14.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 18 (13.74%) TCP/IP
15 18 (13.74%) Python
15 18 (13.74%) Active Directory
16 17 (12.98%) Management Information System
16 17 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (12.21%) Java
18 14 (10.69%) Degree
18 14 (10.69%) Penetration Testing
18 14 (10.69%) Data Protection
18 14 (10.69%) NoSQL
19 13 (9.92%) Big Data
19 13 (9.92%) Reverse Engineering

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (6.11%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.76%) IIS
3 1 (0.76%) nginx
3 1 (0.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Heroku
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.85%) Firewall
2 18 (13.74%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (7.63%) Network Security
4 6 (4.58%) SSL
5 5 (3.82%) Internet
5 5 (3.82%) HTTP
6 4 (3.05%) LAN
6 4 (3.05%) WAN
6 4 (3.05%) DNS
7 3 (2.29%) DHCP
7 3 (2.29%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.29%) WebEx
8 2 (1.53%) IPsec
8 2 (1.53%) MPLS
8 2 (1.53%) OSPF
8 2 (1.53%) BGP
8 2 (1.53%) SNMP
8 2 (1.53%) VPN
9 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.69%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.92%) Big Data
4 6 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.05%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.29%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.76%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.76%) Redis
General
1 23 (17.56%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.58%) Publishing
3 6 (4.58%) Banking
3 6 (4.58%) German Language
4 4 (3.05%) Marketing
5 3 (2.29%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (2.29%) Retail
5 3 (2.29%) Cantonese Language
5 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.53%) Advertising
6 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) Military
6 2 (1.53%) French Language
6 2 (1.53%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (37.40%) Consultant
2 30 (22.90%) Security Consultant
3 19 (14.50%) Architect
4 16 (12.21%) Security Architect
5 15 (11.45%) Analyst
6 11 (8.40%) Security Manager
7 10 (7.63%) Information Security Consultant
7 10 (7.63%) Information Architect
7 10 (7.63%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (7.63%) Applications Support
7 10 (7.63%) Information Security Architect
8 9 (6.87%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 9 (6.87%) Senior Manager
9 8 (6.11%) IT Consultant
10 7 (5.34%) Security Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) Security Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) IT Security Consultant
10 7 (5.34%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) IT Programme Manager
11 6 (4.58%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) Regular Expression
2 6 (4.58%) ZeroMQ
3 4 (3.05%) ODBC
4 3 (2.29%) .NET
5 1 (0.76%) CSS
5 1 (0.76%) XML
5 1 (0.76%) HTML5
5 1 (0.76%) HTML
5 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.16%) RMADS
3 11 (8.40%) PKI
4 9 (6.87%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (5.34%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.58%) CESG
7 4 (3.05%) Economics
7 4 (3.05%) Taxonomies
7 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.29%) Internet of Things
8 3 (2.29%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (2.29%) User Experience
9 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.77%) Linux
2 37 (28.24%) Windows
3 10 (7.63%) CentOS
4 9 (6.87%) UNIX
5 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.06%) Information Security
2 41 (31.30%) SIEM
3 21 (16.03%) Analytics
3 21 (16.03%) Information Assurance
3 21 (16.03%) Malware Analysis
4 20 (15.27%) Security Architecture
5 17 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.69%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (10.69%) Data Protection
7 13 (9.92%) Reverse Engineering
8 12 (9.16%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (9.16%) Network Design
9 11 (8.40%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (8.40%) Project Management
9 11 (8.40%) Identity Management
10 10 (7.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (6.87%) ITIL
12 7 (5.34%) Risk Management
12 7 (5.34%) Programme Management
13 6 (4.58%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.14%) SQL
2 18 (13.74%) Python
3 16 (12.21%) Java
4 12 (9.16%) Perl
4 12 (9.16%) Bash Shell
5 10 (7.63%) Ruby
6 9 (6.87%) PHP
7 8 (6.11%) C
8 5 (3.82%) C++
9 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (40.46%) Security Cleared
2 40 (30.53%) CISSP
3 36 (27.48%) SC Cleared
4 23 (17.56%) CISM
5 14 (10.69%) Degree
6 11 (8.40%) DV Cleared
7 8 (6.11%) GCIH
8 7 (5.34%) MCSE
8 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (4.58%) CISA
9 6 (4.58%) GCIA
10 5 (3.82%) MCITP
10 5 (3.82%) VTSP
11 4 (3.05%) GIAC
11 4 (3.05%) CEH
12 3 (2.29%) SSCP
12 3 (2.29%) CCIE
12 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (1.53%) GCFA
13 2 (1.53%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (14.50%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.87%) HIPAA
3 8 (6.11%) SLA
4 5 (3.82%) GPG13
5 4 (3.05%) QA
6 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (13.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Snort
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) vSphere
2 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.76%) vCloud
2 1 (0.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (7.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.87%) Cisco
3 8 (6.11%) Juniper
4 6 (4.58%) Oracle
5 5 (3.82%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.82%) Websense
6 3 (2.29%) Splunk
7 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.76%) Apple
8 1 (0.76%) IBM
8 1 (0.76%) Sun
8 1 (0.76%) HP
8 1 (0.76%) Dell
8 1 (0.76%) VMware
8 1 (0.76%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.76%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.76%) Huawei
8 1 (0.76%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.76%) Symantec
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