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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 132 193 224
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +31
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 102 34 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.85% 0.59% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 0.77% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 76 19 4
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £66,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
4460 4394 4007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.89% 76.28% 73.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3190 3142 3035
Average salary £53,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.18% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +18 49 £62,500 +25.00% 13
Maidenhead - 27 £55,000 - 3
Slough - 10 £52,500 - 4
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 85 (50.90%) Security Cleared
2 74 (44.31%) SC Cleared
3 69 (41.32%) Windows
4 65 (38.92%) Linux
5 55 (32.93%) CISSP
5 55 (32.93%) SIEM
6 54 (32.34%) Firewall
7 50 (29.94%) Information Security
8 47 (28.14%) SQL
8 47 (28.14%) PCI DSS
9 43 (25.75%) Finance
10 37 (22.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 30 (17.96%) Network Security
12 29 (17.37%) SQL Server
12 29 (17.37%) Active Directory
13 27 (16.17%) CISM
14 26 (15.57%) Telecoms
14 26 (15.57%) Network Design
15 23 (13.77%) Data Protection
16 22 (13.17%) Analytics
17 21 (12.57%) Security Architecture
18 20 (11.98%) Project Management
18 20 (11.98%) Security Management
18 20 (11.98%) DV Cleared
19 19 (11.38%) Big Data
19 19 (11.38%) Change Management
19 19 (11.38%) SLA
19 19 (11.38%) ITIL
19 19 (11.38%) UNIX
20 18 (10.78%) Python

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (9.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (32.34%) Firewall
2 30 (17.96%) Network Security
3 15 (8.98%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.38%) WAN
5 13 (7.78%) VPN
5 13 (7.78%) DNS
6 12 (7.19%) DHCP
6 12 (7.19%) IPsec
6 12 (7.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (7.19%) VLAN
6 12 (7.19%) MPLS
7 8 (4.79%) Internet
8 5 (2.99%) SNMP
9 2 (1.20%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.60%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.60%) WebEx
10 1 (0.60%) Broadband
10 1 (0.60%) LAN
10 1 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.38%) Big Data
3 9 (5.39%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.40%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.20%) Data Mining
General
1 43 (25.75%) Finance
2 26 (15.57%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.98%) Marketing
4 14 (8.38%) German Language
5 13 (7.78%) Retail
6 10 (5.99%) Legal
7 9 (5.39%) Banking
8 7 (4.19%) Advertising
8 7 (4.19%) French Language
8 7 (4.19%) Arabic Language
9 6 (3.59%) Cantonese Language
9 6 (3.59%) Manufacturing
9 6 (3.59%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (1.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (28.14%) Consultant
2 30 (17.96%) Security Engineer
3 29 (17.37%) Security Consultant
4 21 (12.57%) Architect
4 21 (12.57%) Security Manager
5 17 (10.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (8.38%) Security Architect
7 13 (7.78%) Analyst
8 12 (7.19%) Support Engineer
8 12 (7.19%) IT Security Engineer
8 12 (7.19%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 11 (6.59%) Senior Manager
10 10 (5.99%) Information Security Consultant
11 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Information Architect
11 9 (5.39%) Applications Support
11 9 (5.39%) Information Security Architect
12 8 (4.79%) Security Analyst
12 8 (4.79%) Information Security Manager
12 8 (4.79%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.38%) Regular Expression
2 9 (5.39%) .NET
3 5 (2.99%) ODBC
4 1 (0.60%) Spring
4 1 (0.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.78%) Data Protection Act
2 16 (9.58%) Computer Science
3 15 (8.98%) RMADS
3 15 (8.98%) Management Information System
3 15 (8.98%) Open Source
4 9 (5.39%) Machine to Machine
4 9 (5.39%) Blog
5 7 (4.19%) CESG
5 7 (4.19%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (3.59%) Internet of Things
7 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.99%) PKI
8 3 (1.80%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.80%) User Experience
9 2 (1.20%) SCADA
9 2 (1.20%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.20%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.20%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.20%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 69 (41.32%) Windows
2 65 (38.92%) Linux
3 19 (11.38%) UNIX
4 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.99%) CentOS
4 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.60%) Android
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.93%) SIEM
2 50 (29.94%) Information Security
3 26 (15.57%) Network Design
4 23 (13.77%) Data Protection
5 22 (13.17%) Analytics
6 21 (12.57%) Security Architecture
7 20 (11.98%) Security Management
7 20 (11.98%) Project Management
8 19 (11.38%) ITIL
8 19 (11.38%) Change Management
9 18 (10.78%) Information Assurance
10 17 (10.18%) ISMS
10 17 (10.18%) Information Security Management
10 17 (10.18%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (8.98%) Reverse Engineering
12 13 (7.78%) Matrix Management
12 13 (7.78%) Malware Analysis
12 13 (7.78%) Ethical Hacking
13 11 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (5.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (28.14%) SQL
2 18 (10.78%) Python
3 15 (8.98%) Perl
3 15 (8.98%) Bash Shell
4 12 (7.19%) PHP
4 12 (7.19%) Ruby
5 7 (4.19%) C
5 7 (4.19%) Java
6 3 (1.80%) C++
7 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (50.90%) Security Cleared
2 74 (44.31%) SC Cleared
3 55 (32.93%) CISSP
4 27 (16.17%) CISM
5 20 (11.98%) DV Cleared
6 18 (10.78%) Degree
7 17 (10.18%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (9.58%) CISA
9 13 (7.78%) CCNA
10 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (5.99%) MCSE
12 9 (5.39%) MCITP
13 6 (3.59%) CRISC
14 5 (2.99%) GIAC
15 4 (2.40%) CISMP
15 4 (2.40%) CCIE
15 4 (2.40%) MBCS
15 4 (2.40%) CITP
16 3 (1.80%) CNA
16 3 (1.80%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (28.14%) PCI DSS
2 37 (22.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (11.38%) SLA
4 12 (7.19%) HIPAA
5 9 (5.39%) GPG13
6 7 (4.19%) Data Quality
7 5 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.80%) COBIT
8 3 (1.80%) FISMA
9 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 29 (17.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (5.39%) Cisco
2 8 (4.79%) Juniper
3 7 (4.19%) Citrix
4 6 (3.59%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.99%) Huawei
6 3 (1.80%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.60%) Sun
7 1 (0.60%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) Dell
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.60%) IBM
7 1 (0.60%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.60%) Splunk
7 1 (0.60%) Symantec
7 1 (0.60%) McAfee
7 1 (0.60%) Websense
7 1 (0.60%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.60%) Sourcefire
Reading
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £24k - 30k per year + excellent bens
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Reading
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
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Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more.
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Slough
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Windsor
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50k - 65k per year + benefits
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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