The first table below looks at the demand for Network 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 Network Security over the 3 months to 24 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 Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 66 104 82
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -22
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 177 121 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.15% 2.21% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.65% 8.00% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 109 89 167
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.99% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1662 1513 1613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.60% 27.60% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1135 1252
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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 +13 74 £52,500 +10.52% 7
Slough +24 32 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Newbury +12 22 £41,250 -13.15% 2
Bracknell -5 16 £45,000 -5.26%
Maidenhead -9 4 £37,500 -28.57% 3
Wokingham +5 1 £34,000 -24.44%
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network 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 Network Security.

1 139 (45.28%) Cisco
2 130 (42.35%) Firewall
3 104 (33.88%) Juniper
4 102 (33.22%) Telecoms
5 95 (30.94%) F5
6 92 (29.97%) CheckPoint
7 87 (28.34%) Windows
8 79 (25.73%) TCP/IP
9 77 (25.08%) Cisco Certification
10 68 (22.15%) VPN
11 54 (17.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 54 (17.59%) CCNP
12 51 (16.61%) PCI DSS
13 48 (15.64%) Internet
14 46 (14.98%) Cisco ASA
15 45 (14.66%) Blue Coat
16 43 (14.01%) Active Directory
16 43 (14.01%) CISSP
16 43 (14.01%) DNS
16 43 (14.01%) LAN
17 42 (13.68%) CCSE
17 42 (13.68%) IPsec
18 40 (13.03%) IPv6
19 39 (12.70%) Linux
19 39 (12.70%) Marketing
20 38 (12.38%) Websense
21 36 (11.73%) Finance
21 36 (11.73%) CCSA
21 36 (11.73%) OSPF
22 35 (11.40%) Broadband

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network 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 Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (8.14%) IIS
2 16 (5.21%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (7.49%) MS Office
2 22 (7.17%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.93%) SaaS
2 3 (0.98%) IaaS
3 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (42.35%) Firewall
2 79 (25.73%) TCP/IP
3 68 (22.15%) VPN
4 48 (15.64%) Internet
5 46 (14.98%) Cisco ASA
6 43 (14.01%) DNS
6 43 (14.01%) LAN
7 42 (13.68%) IPsec
8 40 (13.03%) IPv6
9 36 (11.73%) OSPF
10 35 (11.40%) Broadband
10 35 (11.40%) WAN
11 34 (11.07%) SSL
12 30 (9.77%) BGP
13 29 (9.45%) DHCP
14 28 (9.12%) VoIP
15 27 (8.79%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (7.17%) SNMP
17 21 (6.84%) MPLS
17 21 (6.84%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.93%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.65%) Big Data
3 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.33%) Redis
4 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 102 (33.22%) Telecoms
2 39 (12.70%) Marketing
3 36 (11.73%) Finance
4 10 (3.26%) Banking
5 9 (2.93%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.61%) Retail
6 8 (2.61%) Billing
6 8 (2.61%) German Language
7 3 (0.98%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 87 (28.34%) Consultant
2 64 (20.85%) Security Engineer
3 57 (18.57%) Network Engineer
4 47 (15.31%) Network Security Engineer
5 38 (12.38%) Security Consultant
6 33 (10.75%) Architect
7 32 (10.42%) Network Consultant
8 26 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (7.49%) Network Security Consultant
10 19 (6.19%) Security Architect
11 18 (5.86%) Cloud Consultant
12 16 (5.21%) Network Architect
13 15 (4.89%) Server Engineer
14 12 (3.91%) Senior Network Engineer
14 12 (3.91%) Business Consultant
15 9 (2.93%) Senior Design Engineer
15 9 (2.93%) Network Security Architect
15 9 (2.93%) IP Engineer
15 9 (2.93%) IT Security Consultant
15 9 (2.93%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.30%) .NET
2 3 (0.98%) JSP
3 2 (0.65%) Qt
3 2 (0.65%) JSON
4 1 (0.33%) jQuery
4 1 (0.33%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.47%) Smartphone
2 19 (6.19%) Client/Server
3 18 (5.86%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.93%) PKI
5 8 (2.61%) Economics
6 7 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.63%) SecurID
8 4 (1.30%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.98%) SCADA
9 3 (0.98%) Open Source
10 2 (0.65%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.65%) Replication
10 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.65%) HP StorageWorks
11 1 (0.33%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.33%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.33%) GIS
11 1 (0.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 87 (28.34%) Windows
2 39 (12.70%) Linux
3 25 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (6.84%) UNIX
4 21 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.63%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.63%) CentOS
5 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.65%) Android
6 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.33%) Debian
7 1 (0.33%) VMS
7 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.07%) Data Security
2 33 (10.75%) Network Design
3 29 (9.45%) Change Management
4 27 (8.79%) ITIL
5 24 (7.82%) Project Management
6 19 (6.19%) Business Development
6 19 (6.19%) Information Security
7 18 (5.86%) Load Balancing
8 17 (5.54%) Security Architecture
9 14 (4.56%) Change Control
10 13 (4.23%) Risk Management
11 12 (3.91%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (3.91%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (3.58%) Marketing Strategy
12 11 (3.58%) PRINCE2
13 10 (3.26%) Validation
14 9 (2.93%) Strategic Planning
14 9 (2.93%) Network Management
14 9 (2.93%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.61%) Python
2 7 (2.28%) Ruby
3 5 (1.63%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.30%) Perl
4 4 (1.30%) SQL
4 4 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.98%) PHP
6 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.33%) C
7 1 (0.33%) C++
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (25.08%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (17.59%) CCNP
3 43 (14.01%) CISSP
4 42 (13.68%) CCSE
5 36 (11.73%) CCSA
6 27 (8.79%) CCNA
7 23 (7.49%) Degree
8 22 (7.17%) CISM
9 18 (5.86%) CCIE
10 13 (4.23%) JNCIA
10 13 (4.23%) CISA
11 11 (3.58%) SC Cleared
11 11 (3.58%) Security Cleared
12 9 (2.93%) PCI QSA
13 8 (2.61%) JNCIS
14 7 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.63%) CCSP
16 3 (0.98%) Chartered Engineer
16 3 (0.98%) CITP
16 3 (0.98%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (17.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 51 (16.61%) PCI DSS
3 16 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (4.23%) COBIT
5 7 (2.28%) GPG13
6 3 (0.98%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.98%) QA
6 3 (0.98%) HIPAA
System Software
1 43 (14.01%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.17%) ISA Server
3 16 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.21%) KVM
4 14 (4.56%) Snort
5 10 (3.26%) ProxySG
6 7 (2.28%) Squid
7 4 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.98%) Nmap
9 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.65%) vCloud
9 2 (0.65%) vSphere
9 2 (0.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 32 (10.42%) SCCM
2 19 (6.19%) ARCserve
3 9 (2.93%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.63%) Nessus
5 2 (0.65%) Nagios
5 2 (0.65%) SmokePing
5 2 (0.65%) Cacti
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 139 (45.28%) Cisco
2 104 (33.88%) Juniper
3 95 (30.94%) F5
4 92 (29.97%) CheckPoint
5 45 (14.66%) Blue Coat
6 38 (12.38%) Websense
7 27 (8.79%) ServiceNow
8 23 (7.49%) McAfee
9 21 (6.84%) HP
9 21 (6.84%) Microsoft
9 21 (6.84%) Fortinet
10 18 (5.86%) Nokia
11 17 (5.54%) Huawei
11 17 (5.54%) VMware
12 14 (4.56%) Riverbed
13 12 (3.91%) Avaya
14 9 (2.93%) Tufin
15 8 (2.61%) Oracle
15 8 (2.61%) Sourcefire
16 7 (2.28%) IronPort
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6K Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 20K bonus + car
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Full Bens + On call
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + up to 20K comission
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + up to 20K comission
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidenhead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £84000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car + 5% Cash
Posted: 21 days ago