The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 190 200 208
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 17 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.45% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 22
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £50,000 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £81,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4014 3974 4447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.44% 72.69% 73.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2746 3107 3751
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Cyber Security
South East

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 July 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 22 July 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 +6 8 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Slough - 3 £28,000 - 2
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 29 (55.77%) Security Cleared
2 27 (51.92%) SC Cleared
3 22 (42.31%) Information Security
4 16 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 16 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (26.92%) PCI DSS
5 14 (26.92%) ITIL
6 13 (25.00%) Internet
7 12 (23.08%) CISSP
7 12 (23.08%) Security Architecture
7 12 (23.08%) DV Cleared
8 11 (21.15%) ISMS
8 11 (21.15%) Data Protection
8 11 (21.15%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (21.15%) Java
8 11 (21.15%) Information Security Management
8 11 (21.15%) Security Management
9 10 (19.23%) Finance
9 10 (19.23%) C
9 10 (19.23%) Windows
10 9 (17.31%) HTML
10 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
10 9 (17.31%) Flash
10 9 (17.31%) Device Driver
10 9 (17.31%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (17.31%) HTML5
10 9 (17.31%) SIEM
11 8 (15.38%) Information Assurance
11 8 (15.38%) Degree
12 7 (13.46%) UNIX

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) Internet
2 7 (13.46%) Firewall
2 7 (13.46%) Network Security
3 6 (11.54%) Wireshark
4 4 (7.69%) tcpdump
5 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.85%) Wireless
6 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) GDB
1 2 (3.85%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.92%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Military
5 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Consultant
2 18 (34.62%) Security Consultant
3 11 (21.15%) Security Manager
4 10 (19.23%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 8 (15.38%) Security Architect
5 8 (15.38%) Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Head of Security
9 1 (1.92%) Security Tester
9 1 (1.92%) Senior SQL Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Information Security Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Configuration Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Sales Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) HTML
1 9 (17.31%) Flash
1 9 (17.31%) HTML5
2 3 (5.77%) JSP
3 1 (1.92%) CGI
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (17.31%) Device Driver
3 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.62%) RMADS
5 4 (7.69%) PKI
6 3 (5.77%) SCADA
7 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.85%) Open Source
8 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) UNIX
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Information Security
2 14 (26.92%) ITIL
3 12 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 11 (21.15%) ISMS
4 11 (21.15%) Data Protection
4 11 (21.15%) Information Security Management
4 11 (21.15%) Security Management
5 9 (17.31%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (17.31%) SIEM
6 8 (15.38%) Information Assurance
7 7 (13.46%) Matrix Management
8 5 (9.62%) Network Design
9 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.77%) MODAF
10 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (5.77%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (5.77%) TOGAF
10 3 (5.77%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) Java
2 10 (19.23%) C
3 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.62%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby
5 3 (5.77%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) Security Cleared
2 27 (51.92%) SC Cleared
3 12 (23.08%) CISSP
3 12 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 8 (15.38%) Degree
5 7 (13.46%) CISA
6 5 (9.62%) CISM
7 3 (5.77%) CRISC
7 3 (5.77%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) CITP
8 1 (1.92%) OSCP
8 1 (1.92%) OSCE
8 1 (1.92%) OSWP
8 1 (1.92%) GCIA
8 1 (1.92%) GCIH
8 1 (1.92%) SSCP
8 1 (1.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (26.92%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.77%) COBIT
3 3 (5.77%) JSP 440
4 2 (3.85%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) Snort
3 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Huawei
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
Slough, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago