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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 174 201 203
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 55 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.49% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.62% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 19
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,810 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
4642 4661 4187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.87% 79.03% 76.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3183 3376 3399
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +10 25 £65,000 +18.18% 6
Maidenhead +7 12 £67,500 +42.10% 6
Bracknell - 8 £75,000 - 1
Newbury - 2 £67,000 -
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (42.50%) SIEM
2 29 (36.25%) CISSP
2 29 (36.25%) SC Cleared
2 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
3 24 (30.00%) Windows
4 23 (28.75%) Network Security
5 20 (25.00%) Firewall
5 20 (25.00%) Linux
6 19 (23.75%) CISM
7 16 (20.00%) Project Management
8 15 (18.75%) Network Design
8 15 (18.75%) WAN
9 14 (17.50%) Open Source
9 14 (17.50%) Change Management
9 14 (17.50%) Finance
10 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
10 13 (16.25%) Security Architecture
11 12 (15.00%) Information Security
11 12 (15.00%) CCNA
11 12 (15.00%) SLA
11 12 (15.00%) VPN
11 12 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (13.75%) MPLS
12 11 (13.75%) IPsec
12 11 (13.75%) VLAN
12 11 (13.75%) DNS
12 11 (13.75%) DHCP
12 11 (13.75%) CISA
12 11 (13.75%) Retail
13 10 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.75%) Network Security
2 20 (25.00%) Firewall
3 15 (18.75%) WAN
4 12 (15.00%) VPN
5 11 (13.75%) DNS
5 11 (13.75%) DHCP
5 11 (13.75%) MPLS
5 11 (13.75%) IPsec
5 11 (13.75%) VLAN
6 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.75%) LAN
7 3 (3.75%) Wireshark
7 3 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.75%) tcpdump
8 2 (2.50%) Wireless
9 1 (1.25%) Internet
9 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.25%) Big Data
2 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Retail
3 8 (10.00%) Marketing
4 5 (6.25%) Legal
5 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (42.50%) Consultant
2 24 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 16 (20.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 14 (17.50%) Security Architect
4 14 (17.50%) Security Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) Architect
5 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) IT Security Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Sales Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Security Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Senior Architect
11 3 (3.75%) Technical Manager
11 3 (3.75%) Senior Security Architect
11 3 (3.75%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Open Source
2 4 (5.00%) SCADA
2 4 (5.00%) Blog
2 4 (5.00%) RMADS
3 3 (3.75%) CESG
3 3 (3.75%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Windows
2 20 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) SIEM
2 16 (20.00%) Project Management
3 15 (18.75%) Network Design
4 14 (17.50%) Change Management
5 13 (16.25%) Security Architecture
6 12 (15.00%) Information Security
7 10 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 10 (12.50%) Analytics
8 7 (8.75%) ITIL
9 5 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.25%) SABSA
10 4 (5.00%) Database Security
10 4 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (5.00%) Identity Management
10 4 (5.00%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.00%) Information Assurance
10 4 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (3.75%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (3.75%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (3.75%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) SQL
2 3 (3.75%) C
3 2 (2.50%) C#
3 2 (2.50%) Java
3 2 (2.50%) Perl
3 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.50%) Ruby
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.25%) Python
4 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) CISSP
1 29 (36.25%) SC Cleared
1 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
2 19 (23.75%) CISM
3 12 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (15.00%) CCNA
4 11 (13.75%) CISA
5 8 (10.00%) Degree
5 8 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (6.25%) CRISC
7 4 (5.00%) GIAC
7 4 (5.00%) GCIA
7 4 (5.00%) GCIH
8 3 (3.75%) SSCP
9 2 (2.50%) MCSE
9 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.50%) MCITP
9 2 (2.50%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.25%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) SLA
2 10 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (11.25%) PCI DSS
4 6 (7.50%) COBIT
5 3 (3.75%) GPG13
6 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.25%) QA
7 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) Citrix
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco
3 3 (3.75%) Huawei
3 3 (3.75%) Juniper
4 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.50%) Symantec
4 2 (2.50%) McAfee
4 2 (2.50%) Websense
4 2 (2.50%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.50%) Sourcefire
4 2 (2.50%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.50%) IBM
4 2 (2.50%) HP
4 2 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 66,300 - 91,800 + car + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus+Bens+Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bens inc bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Stock Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 60000
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car + Stock (Pre-IPO)
Posted: 8 days ago
Windsor
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock
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Reading
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits package +
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Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock
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