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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 178 206 191
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 46 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 0.50% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.64% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 37
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £59,000 £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
4557 4693 4215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.60% 78.20% 77.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3053 3479 3403
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 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 0 17 £77,500 +40.90% 4
Maidenhead -2 8 £57,500 +24.32% 6
Bracknell - 8 £75,000 -
Newbury - 2 £67,000 -
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 27 (40.30%) Security Cleared
2 26 (38.81%) CISSP
3 25 (37.31%) SC Cleared
3 25 (37.31%) SIEM
4 19 (28.36%) CISM
5 15 (22.39%) Windows
6 14 (20.90%) Security Architecture
7 13 (19.40%) Information Security
7 13 (19.40%) Linux
8 12 (17.91%) Finance
8 12 (17.91%) Network Security
9 10 (14.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (14.93%) Firewall
10 9 (13.43%) Project Management
10 9 (13.43%) Network Design
10 9 (13.43%) Risk Management
10 9 (13.43%) CISA
10 9 (13.43%) Retail
11 8 (11.94%) Degree
11 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
11 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
11 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
12 7 (10.45%) PCI DSS
12 7 (10.45%) Analytics
12 7 (10.45%) WAN
12 7 (10.45%) ITIL
12 7 (10.45%) UNIX
12 7 (10.45%) Marketing
13 6 (8.96%) COBIT
13 6 (8.96%) SQL

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) Network Security
2 10 (14.93%) Firewall
3 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.45%) WAN
5 4 (5.97%) DHCP
5 4 (5.97%) MPLS
5 4 (5.97%) VPN
5 4 (5.97%) DNS
5 4 (5.97%) Wireless
5 4 (5.97%) IPsec
5 4 (5.97%) VLAN
6 3 (4.48%) Wireshark
6 3 (4.48%) tcpdump
6 3 (4.48%) LAN
7 1 (1.49%) Internet
7 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.97%) Big Data
2 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) WinDbg
1 2 (2.99%) GDB
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Retail
3 7 (10.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Military
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Consultant
2 24 (35.82%) Security Consultant
3 16 (23.88%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 15 (22.39%) Architect
4 15 (22.39%) Security Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Security Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Sales Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (5.97%) IT Security Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Security Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) Flash
2 1 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Open Source
2 5 (7.46%) RMADS
3 4 (5.97%) SCADA
4 3 (4.48%) CESG
4 3 (4.48%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (4.48%) Blog
5 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Linux
3 7 (10.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) SIEM
2 14 (20.90%) Security Architecture
3 13 (19.40%) Information Security
4 9 (13.43%) Network Design
4 9 (13.43%) Project Management
4 9 (13.43%) Risk Management
5 7 (10.45%) ITIL
5 7 (10.45%) Analytics
6 5 (7.46%) SABSA
6 5 (7.46%) Change Management
6 5 (7.46%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.46%) Information Assurance
7 4 (5.97%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (5.97%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (5.97%) PRINCE
7 4 (5.97%) Identity Management
8 3 (4.48%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.48%) Database Security
9 2 (2.99%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) C
3 3 (4.48%) Java
3 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.99%) Ruby
4 2 (2.99%) Perl
4 2 (2.99%) C#
4 2 (2.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) Security Cleared
2 26 (38.81%) CISSP
3 25 (37.31%) SC Cleared
4 19 (28.36%) CISM
5 9 (13.43%) CISA
6 8 (11.94%) Degree
6 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.97%) CRISC
7 4 (5.97%) GIAC
7 4 (5.97%) CCNA
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.48%) SSCP
8 3 (4.48%) GCIA
8 3 (4.48%) GCIH
9 2 (2.99%) MCITP
9 2 (2.99%) BC Cleared
9 2 (2.99%) MCSE
9 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.49%) PMP
10 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.45%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.96%) COBIT
4 5 (7.46%) SLA
5 3 (4.48%) GPG13
6 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.46%) Snort
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Cisco
2 2 (2.99%) IBM
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) HP
2 2 (2.99%) Dell
2 2 (2.99%) Citrix
2 2 (2.99%) Juniper
2 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
2 2 (2.99%) Symantec
2 2 (2.99%) McAfee
2 2 (2.99%) Websense
2 2 (2.99%) VMware
2 2 (2.99%) Blue Coat
2 2 (2.99%) Sourcefire
2 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.49%) Huawei
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Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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