The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 103 128 88
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -40
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 115 96 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.57% 1.89% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.42% 7.03% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82 55 95
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Network Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1221 1365 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.28% 26.94% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 968 849 1054
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Berkshire region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Berkshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 50 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Slough +5 15 £56,250 -2.17% 2
Bracknell +4 12 £50,000 -11.11% 3
Maidenhead +9 5 £37,500 -44.44% 2
Newbury +4 5 £55,000 - 1
Windsor - 5 £60,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £38,500 - 1
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 166 (70.34%) Cisco
2 159 (67.37%) Firewall
3 124 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
4 100 (42.37%) CCNP
5 88 (37.29%) Cisco ASA
6 85 (36.02%) CheckPoint
7 78 (33.05%) Juniper
8 71 (30.08%) F5
9 63 (26.69%) Wireless
10 62 (26.27%) CCNA
10 62 (26.27%) Data Centre
11 61 (25.85%) Windows
12 56 (23.73%) Presales
13 51 (21.61%) Linux
14 49 (20.76%) CCIE
15 46 (19.49%) LAN
16 45 (19.07%) Cisco Nexus
17 44 (18.64%) CISSP
18 43 (18.22%) Network Monitoring
19 41 (17.37%) WAN
20 40 (16.95%) VPN
20 40 (16.95%) Cisco PIX
21 39 (16.53%) Palo Alto
22 37 (15.68%) BGP
22 37 (15.68%) OSPF
22 37 (15.68%) ITIL
23 36 (15.25%) VMware
24 34 (14.41%) Network Design
24 34 (14.41%) MPLS
25 31 (13.14%) Degree

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.24%) IBM Domino
2 6 (2.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.54%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.27%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.42%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.93%) SaaS
2 5 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.85%) IaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.85%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) GitHub
4 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 159 (67.37%) Firewall
2 88 (37.29%) Cisco ASA
3 63 (26.69%) Wireless
4 46 (19.49%) LAN
5 45 (19.07%) Cisco Nexus
6 41 (17.37%) WAN
7 40 (16.95%) Cisco PIX
7 40 (16.95%) VPN
8 37 (15.68%) BGP
8 37 (15.68%) OSPF
9 34 (14.41%) MPLS
10 29 (12.29%) SSL
11 25 (10.59%) TCP/IP
12 21 (8.90%) SAN
12 21 (8.90%) VoIP
13 19 (8.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 19 (8.05%) VLAN
14 18 (7.63%) Cisco Wireless
14 18 (7.63%) EIGRP
15 17 (7.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.97%) MySQL
2 7 (2.97%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.54%) DB2
4 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.27%) Big Data
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.42%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.42%) MSI
1 1 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (9.32%) Finance
2 20 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.97%) Marketing
4 6 (2.54%) Billing
4 6 (2.54%) Legal
5 3 (1.27%) Back Office
5 3 (1.27%) Banking
5 3 (1.27%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (43.22%) Network Engineer
2 75 (31.78%) Security Engineer
3 55 (23.31%) Network Security Engineer
4 39 (16.53%) Consultant
5 35 (14.83%) Cisco Engineer
5 35 (14.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 26 (11.02%) Network Consultant
6 26 (11.02%) Security Consultant
7 24 (10.17%) Support Engineer
8 23 (9.75%) Senior Network Engineer
9 19 (8.05%) Network Operations Engineer
10 18 (7.63%) Network Security Consultant
11 17 (7.20%) Senior Security Engineer
12 16 (6.78%) Lead Network Engineer
12 16 (6.78%) Network Support
12 16 (6.78%) Network Support Engineer
12 16 (6.78%) Sales Engineer
13 15 (6.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 15 (6.36%) Analyst
13 15 (6.36%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.36%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.54%) CSS
2 6 (2.54%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.85%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (0.42%) .NET
4 1 (0.42%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 62 (26.27%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.81%) NHS
4 9 (3.81%) Replication
5 7 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.97%) EMC VNX
6 6 (2.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.54%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.54%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.54%) Statistics
7 4 (1.69%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.27%) BBC
8 3 (1.27%) IPTV
8 3 (1.27%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.27%) STB
8 3 (1.27%) Symmetrix DMX
8 3 (1.27%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.85%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.85%) Windows
2 51 (21.61%) Linux
3 16 (6.78%) Unix
4 13 (5.51%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.81%) CentOS
6 7 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.12%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.69%) Windows NT
8 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.27%) Debian
9 3 (1.27%) Fedora
9 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.27%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.42%) SUSE
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.73%) Presales
2 43 (18.22%) Network Monitoring
3 37 (15.68%) ITIL
4 34 (14.41%) Network Design
5 28 (11.86%) SIEM
6 27 (11.44%) Network Management
7 26 (11.02%) Information Security
8 25 (10.59%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (8.05%) Network Planning
10 18 (7.63%) Load Balancing
11 16 (6.78%) Migration
11 16 (6.78%) Product Management
12 14 (5.93%) Network Architecture
12 14 (5.93%) Project Management
13 10 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (4.24%) CRM
13 10 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (4.24%) Identity Access Management
13 10 (4.24%) Validation
14 9 (3.81%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.54%) Perl
1 6 (2.54%) Shell Script
1 6 (2.54%) SQL
2 5 (2.12%) C
2 5 (2.12%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.69%) Python
4 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.42%) C#
5 1 (0.42%) PHP
5 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 124 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (42.37%) CCNP
3 62 (26.27%) CCNA
4 49 (20.76%) CCIE
5 44 (18.64%) CISSP
6 31 (13.14%) Degree
7 24 (10.17%) Security Cleared
8 22 (9.32%) CEH
9 19 (8.05%) CCSP
10 18 (7.63%) SANS
11 17 (7.20%) CCIP
12 16 (6.78%) SC Cleared
13 14 (5.93%) CCSE
14 12 (5.08%) DV Cleared
15 10 (4.24%) CISM
16 9 (3.81%) CISA
16 9 (3.81%) CompTIA Security+
16 9 (3.81%) Security+ Certification
17 8 (3.39%) CCVP
18 7 (2.97%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.54%) SLA
4 4 (1.69%) COBIT
5 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.42%) COSO
6 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 23 (9.75%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.66%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.81%) NFS
4 9 (3.81%) vSphere
5 7 (2.97%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.69%) NDS
6 4 (1.69%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 4 (1.69%) Squid
7 3 (1.27%) Firmware
7 3 (1.27%) Snort
8 1 (0.42%) KVM
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.42%) vCloud
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.42%) Xen
8 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (3.81%) SCCM
2 6 (2.54%) Cacti
2 6 (2.54%) Endace
2 6 (2.54%) Nagios
2 6 (2.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (2.54%) SmokePing
3 5 (2.12%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (2.12%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.27%) Nessus
4 3 (1.27%) QRadar
5 2 (0.85%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.85%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.42%) Nmap
6 1 (0.42%) Simpana
6 1 (0.42%) vRealize
6 1 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 166 (70.34%) Cisco
2 85 (36.02%) CheckPoint
3 78 (33.05%) Juniper
4 71 (30.08%) F5
5 39 (16.53%) Palo Alto
6 36 (15.25%) VMware
7 29 (12.29%) Blue Coat
8 21 (8.90%) EMC
9 19 (8.05%) ArcSight
10 17 (7.20%) Microsoft
11 16 (6.78%) Fortinet
11 16 (6.78%) HP
11 16 (6.78%) Red Hat
12 15 (6.36%) Aruba
13 13 (5.51%) Sourcefire
14 12 (5.08%) Forcepoint
15 11 (4.66%) SolarWinds
16 9 (3.81%) Citrix
16 9 (3.81%) Intel Security
16 9 (3.81%) Riverbed
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
Capita plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago