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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 170 192 219
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +27
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 60 30 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 0.56% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.70% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 3
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -12.00%
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
4390 4266 4033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.86% 79.19% 77.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3176 3114 3243
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +11 28 £55,000 - 8
Maidenhead +11 20 £65,000 +33.33% 6
Bracknell - 2 £75,000 -
Slough - 1 - - 1
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 43 (43.88%) SC Cleared
1 43 (43.88%) Security Cleared
2 41 (41.84%) SIEM
3 36 (36.73%) CISSP
4 34 (34.69%) Windows
5 31 (31.63%) Linux
6 26 (26.53%) Firewall
6 26 (26.53%) Network Security
7 24 (24.49%) Finance
8 20 (20.41%) CISM
9 18 (18.37%) Network Design
10 17 (17.35%) Change Management
10 17 (17.35%) Project Management
11 16 (16.33%) Information Security
11 16 (16.33%) Security Architecture
12 15 (15.31%) WAN
13 14 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (14.29%) Active Directory
13 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 14 (14.29%) Open Source
13 14 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 13 (13.27%) PCI DSS
14 13 (13.27%) VPN
14 13 (13.27%) SLA
14 13 (13.27%) CCNA
14 13 (13.27%) Retail
15 12 (12.24%) IPsec
15 12 (12.24%) MPLS
15 12 (12.24%) DHCP
15 12 (12.24%) DNS

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.53%) Firewall
1 26 (26.53%) Network Security
2 15 (15.31%) WAN
3 13 (13.27%) VPN
4 12 (12.24%) DNS
4 12 (12.24%) MPLS
4 12 (12.24%) DHCP
4 12 (12.24%) VLAN
4 12 (12.24%) IPsec
5 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.08%) SNMP
6 4 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.04%) Wireless
7 2 (2.04%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.04%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.04%) LAN
7 2 (2.04%) Internet
8 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) Big Data
3 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Retail
3 11 (11.22%) Marketing
4 7 (7.14%) Legal
5 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.10%) Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (40.82%) Consultant
2 27 (27.55%) Security Consultant
3 19 (19.39%) Security Engineer
4 16 (16.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 16 (16.33%) Architect
5 15 (15.31%) Security Architect
6 12 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (11.22%) IT Security Engineer
8 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 6 (6.12%) Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Sales Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) Security Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 4 (4.08%) Senior Manager
12 3 (3.06%) Junior
12 3 (3.06%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (3.06%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Open Source
2 7 (7.14%) Blog
3 6 (6.12%) RMADS
3 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.08%) SCADA
6 3 (3.06%) CESG
6 3 (3.06%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (3.06%) PKI
6 3 (3.06%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.04%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.02%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.69%) Windows
2 31 (31.63%) Linux
3 10 (10.20%) UNIX
4 4 (4.08%) CentOS
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.84%) SIEM
2 18 (18.37%) Network Design
3 17 (17.35%) Project Management
3 17 (17.35%) Change Management
4 16 (16.33%) Information Security
4 16 (16.33%) Security Architecture
5 12 (12.24%) Analytics
6 11 (11.22%) Risk Management
7 9 (9.18%) ITIL
8 7 (7.14%) Information Assurance
9 6 (6.12%) SABSA
9 6 (6.12%) OWASP
9 6 (6.12%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.10%) Identity Management
10 5 (5.10%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (5.10%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.08%) Data Management
11 4 (4.08%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (4.08%) Quality Management
11 4 (4.08%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.24%) SQL
2 5 (5.10%) C
3 4 (4.08%) Java
4 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.06%) Ruby
5 2 (2.04%) Python
5 2 (2.04%) Perl
5 2 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (1.02%) C++
6 1 (1.02%) PHP
6 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (43.88%) SC Cleared
1 43 (43.88%) Security Cleared
2 36 (36.73%) CISSP
3 20 (20.41%) CISM
4 14 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (13.27%) CCNA
6 11 (11.22%) CISA
7 10 (10.20%) DV Cleared
8 9 (9.18%) Degree
9 6 (6.12%) CRISC
10 4 (4.08%) GIAC
11 3 (3.06%) GCIA
11 3 (3.06%) GCIH
11 3 (3.06%) MCSE
11 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (2.04%) SSCP
12 2 (2.04%) MCITP
12 2 (2.04%) BC Cleared
13 1 (1.02%) CHFI
13 1 (1.02%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.27%) SLA
2 13 (13.27%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.12%) COBIT
4 4 (4.08%) Data Quality
4 4 (4.08%) GPG13
5 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.02%) QA
6 1 (1.02%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.08%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Citrix
2 5 (5.10%) Cisco
3 4 (4.08%) Juniper
3 4 (4.08%) Huawei
4 2 (2.04%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.04%) IBM
4 2 (2.04%) HP
4 2 (2.04%) Dell
4 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.04%) Symantec
4 2 (2.04%) McAfee
4 2 (2.04%) Websense
4 2 (2.04%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.04%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
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