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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 124 186 211
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +25
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 93 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.85% 0.59% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 0.78% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 67 17 8
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,400 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
4069 4126 3826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.91% 75.58% 73.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2963 2942 2954
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +8 41 £57,500 +15.00% 11
Maidenhead - 22 £55,000 - 6
Slough +16 13 £55,000 +96.42% 4
Bracknell - 2 £53,750 - 2
Newbury - 1 £55,000 - 3
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 78 (45.35%) Security Cleared
2 68 (39.53%) Windows
3 66 (38.37%) SC Cleared
4 64 (37.21%) Linux
5 61 (35.47%) SIEM
6 54 (31.40%) CISSP
7 52 (30.23%) Information Security
8 49 (28.49%) Firewall
9 45 (26.16%) Finance
10 44 (25.58%) SQL
10 44 (25.58%) PCI DSS
11 33 (19.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 32 (18.60%) SQL Server
13 28 (16.28%) Active Directory
13 28 (16.28%) Network Design
14 26 (15.12%) Telecoms
14 26 (15.12%) Network Security
14 26 (15.12%) Analytics
15 24 (13.95%) Data Protection
15 24 (13.95%) ITIL
16 23 (13.37%) CISM
17 21 (12.21%) Information Assurance
17 21 (12.21%) Security Architecture
18 19 (11.05%) Penetration Testing
18 19 (11.05%) Big Data
18 19 (11.05%) Python
18 19 (11.05%) Security Management
18 19 (11.05%) Malware Analysis
19 18 (10.47%) Management Information System
19 18 (10.47%) Change Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (28.49%) Firewall
2 26 (15.12%) Network Security
3 14 (8.14%) TCP/IP
4 13 (7.56%) WAN
5 12 (6.98%) VPN
5 12 (6.98%) DNS
5 12 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (6.40%) VLAN
6 11 (6.40%) IPsec
6 11 (6.40%) DHCP
6 11 (6.40%) MPLS
7 8 (4.65%) Internet
8 5 (2.91%) SNMP
9 4 (2.33%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.58%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.58%) Broadband
10 1 (0.58%) LAN
10 1 (0.58%) VoIP
10 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.05%) Big Data
3 11 (6.40%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 45 (26.16%) Finance
2 26 (15.12%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.14%) German Language
4 12 (6.98%) Marketing
5 11 (6.40%) Banking
6 10 (5.81%) Legal
6 10 (5.81%) Retail
7 7 (4.07%) French Language
7 7 (4.07%) Arabic Language
7 7 (4.07%) Advertising
8 6 (3.49%) Manufacturing
8 6 (3.49%) Cantonese Language
8 6 (3.49%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (1.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (26.16%) Consultant
2 27 (15.70%) Security Engineer
3 26 (15.12%) Security Consultant
4 21 (12.21%) Architect
4 21 (12.21%) Security Manager
5 16 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (8.14%) Analyst
6 14 (8.14%) Security Architect
6 14 (8.14%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.98%) Applications Support
7 12 (6.98%) Information Security Consultant
8 11 (6.40%) Senior Manager
8 11 (6.40%) Information Architect
8 11 (6.40%) Information Security Architect
9 10 (5.81%) IT Security Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) Information Security Manager
10 8 (4.65%) Information Manager
10 8 (4.65%) Security Analyst
10 8 (4.65%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.40%) Regular Expression
2 9 (5.23%) .NET
3 5 (2.91%) ODBC
4 3 (1.74%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (0.58%) Spring
5 1 (0.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.47%) Management Information System
1 18 (10.47%) RMADS
1 18 (10.47%) Data Protection Act
2 16 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.14%) Open Source
4 9 (5.23%) Machine to Machine
5 7 (4.07%) PKI
5 7 (4.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (3.49%) Internet of Things
6 6 (3.49%) Blog
7 5 (2.91%) CESG
7 5 (2.91%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.74%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.74%) User Experience
10 2 (1.16%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.16%) Economics
10 2 (1.16%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 68 (39.53%) Windows
2 64 (37.21%) Linux
3 17 (9.88%) UNIX
4 9 (5.23%) CentOS
5 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.47%) SIEM
2 52 (30.23%) Information Security
3 28 (16.28%) Network Design
4 26 (15.12%) Analytics
5 24 (13.95%) Data Protection
5 24 (13.95%) ITIL
6 21 (12.21%) Information Assurance
6 21 (12.21%) Security Architecture
7 19 (11.05%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (11.05%) Security Management
7 19 (11.05%) Malware Analysis
8 18 (10.47%) Change Management
8 18 (10.47%) Project Management
8 18 (10.47%) Reverse Engineering
9 17 (9.88%) ISMS
9 17 (9.88%) Information Security Management
10 15 (8.72%) Ethical Hacking
11 13 (7.56%) Matrix Management
12 10 (5.81%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.58%) SQL
2 19 (11.05%) Python
3 15 (8.72%) Bash Shell
3 15 (8.72%) Perl
4 12 (6.98%) PHP
4 12 (6.98%) Java
4 12 (6.98%) Ruby
5 9 (5.23%) C
6 4 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.74%) C++
8 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (45.35%) Security Cleared
2 66 (38.37%) SC Cleared
3 54 (31.40%) CISSP
4 23 (13.37%) CISM
5 18 (10.47%) Degree
6 17 (9.88%) DV Cleared
7 16 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (6.98%) CCNA
9 11 (6.40%) CISA
10 9 (5.23%) GCIH
10 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (4.65%) MCSE
12 7 (4.07%) MCITP
12 7 (4.07%) GCIA
13 6 (3.49%) GIAC
14 5 (2.91%) VTSP
15 4 (2.33%) CCIE
15 4 (2.33%) CISMP
15 4 (2.33%) MBCS
15 4 (2.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (25.58%) PCI DSS
2 33 (19.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (10.47%) SLA
4 12 (6.98%) HIPAA
5 7 (4.07%) GPG13
5 7 (4.07%) Data Quality
6 5 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.16%) FISMA
7 2 (1.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.16%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (5.23%) Juniper
2 8 (4.65%) Cisco
2 8 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.07%) Citrix
4 6 (3.49%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.91%) Huawei
6 3 (1.74%) Splunk
7 1 (0.58%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.58%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.58%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.58%) Symantec
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.58%) HP
7 1 (0.58%) Dell
7 1 (0.58%) McAfee
7 1 (0.58%) Websense
7 1 (0.58%) Sun
7 1 (0.58%) IBM
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thatcham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Windsor
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + RSU + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + RSU + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 17 days ago