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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 120 72 113
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +41
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 100 170 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.98% 3.10% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 10.47% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 58 102 86
Average salary £53,750 £50,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.96% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £67,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
1311 1623 1536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.90% 29.61% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1021 1172
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 -40 41 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Slough -21 13 £62,500 +4.16% 3
Maidenhead +8 11 £42,500 - 1
Newbury -8 6 £65,000 +136.36% 2
Bracknell -1 1 £72,500 +61.11%
Hungerford - 1 - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (58.90%) Cisco
2 136 (57.63%) Firewall
3 114 (48.31%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (37.29%) CCNP
5 83 (35.17%) CheckPoint
6 74 (31.36%) BGP
7 73 (30.93%) Cisco ASA
8 70 (29.66%) TCP/IP
9 69 (29.24%) Telecoms
10 57 (24.15%) OSPF
11 56 (23.73%) F5
12 54 (22.88%) CCIE
13 52 (22.03%) Juniper
14 48 (20.34%) CISSP
15 47 (19.92%) Linux
16 46 (19.49%) Windows
16 46 (19.49%) WAN
16 46 (19.49%) Data Centre
17 42 (17.80%) LAN
17 42 (17.80%) DNS
17 42 (17.80%) MPLS
18 41 (17.37%) VPN
19 40 (16.95%) Cisco Nexus
20 38 (16.10%) Cisco PIX
21 35 (14.83%) BIG-IP
21 35 (14.83%) CCSE
22 33 (13.98%) CCSA
22 33 (13.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 31 (13.14%) Information Security
24 29 (12.29%) Network Design

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.69%) Apache
3 3 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.27%) nginx
3 3 (1.27%) Confluence
3 3 (1.27%) MediaWiki
4 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.42%) IIS
5 1 (0.42%) Lync
5 1 (0.42%) WordPress
5 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (7.20%) MS Office
2 9 (3.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.54%) IaaS
2 6 (2.54%) IBM PureFlex
3 3 (1.27%) SaaS
3 3 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (57.63%) Firewall
2 74 (31.36%) BGP
3 73 (30.93%) Cisco ASA
4 70 (29.66%) TCP/IP
5 57 (24.15%) OSPF
6 46 (19.49%) WAN
7 42 (17.80%) LAN
7 42 (17.80%) DNS
7 42 (17.80%) MPLS
8 41 (17.37%) VPN
9 40 (16.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 38 (16.10%) Cisco PIX
11 35 (14.83%) BIG-IP
12 33 (13.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 24 (10.17%) IPsec
14 23 (9.75%) Intrusion Detection
14 23 (9.75%) Internet
15 22 (9.32%) Broadband
16 20 (8.47%) DHCP
17 19 (8.05%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.54%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.27%) MySQL
4 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Subversion
1 3 (1.27%) JIRA
1 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.27%) Hudson
1 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.85%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (29.24%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.20%) Finance
3 14 (5.93%) Banking
4 10 (4.24%) Marketing
5 6 (2.54%) Retail
5 6 (2.54%) Legal
6 5 (2.12%) Back Office
7 3 (1.27%) Military
7 3 (1.27%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.27%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.85%) Billing
8 2 (0.85%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (23.73%) Security Engineer
2 55 (23.31%) Consultant
2 55 (23.31%) Network Engineer
3 34 (14.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 27 (11.44%) Network Consultant
5 23 (9.75%) Architect
5 23 (9.75%) Security Consultant
6 16 (6.78%) Security Specialist
6 16 (6.78%) Network Architect
7 14 (5.93%) Analyst
8 13 (5.51%) Senior Consultant
8 13 (5.51%) Network Security Consultant
9 12 (5.08%) Security Analyst
9 12 (5.08%) Network Manager
10 11 (4.66%) Security Manager
11 10 (4.24%) Network Security Manager
11 10 (4.24%) Security Architect
12 9 (3.81%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (3.81%) Monitoring Specialist
13 8 (3.39%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.12%) ZeroMQ
2 4 (1.69%) LAMP
3 2 (0.85%) RESTful
4 1 (0.42%) HTML5
4 1 (0.42%) REST
4 1 (0.42%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.42%) XMPP
4 1 (0.42%) WCF
4 1 (0.42%) WPF
4 1 (0.42%) HTML
4 1 (0.42%) .NET
4 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.42%) SOAP
4 1 (0.42%) Web Services
4 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.49%) Data Centre
2 26 (11.02%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.97%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.12%) User Experience
8 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.27%) Replication
9 3 (1.27%) Clustering
9 3 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.27%) PKI
9 3 (1.27%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.27%) Wiki
10 2 (0.85%) Blog
10 2 (0.85%) FMCG
10 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.42%) Statistics
11 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.92%) Linux
2 46 (19.49%) Windows
3 20 (8.47%) UNIX
4 6 (2.54%) CentOS
4 6 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.27%) Debian
7 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.14%) Information Security
2 29 (12.29%) Network Design
3 26 (11.02%) SIEM
4 25 (10.59%) ITIL
5 21 (8.90%) Security Architecture
6 20 (8.47%) Project Management
7 18 (7.63%) Service Delivery
7 18 (7.63%) Incident Management
8 14 (5.93%) Cyber Security
9 12 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.66%) Network Management
11 10 (4.24%) Load Balancing
12 9 (3.81%) Database Security
12 9 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (3.81%) SDLC
13 8 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.39%) Risk Management
13 8 (3.39%) Network Architecture
14 7 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.20%) SQL
2 14 (5.93%) Perl
3 11 (4.66%) Python
4 10 (4.24%) Java
5 9 (3.81%) PHP
6 8 (3.39%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.97%) Ruby
8 5 (2.12%) C
9 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.27%) C++
10 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.42%) C#
11 1 (0.42%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 114 (48.31%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (37.29%) CCNP
3 54 (22.88%) CCIE
4 48 (20.34%) CISSP
5 35 (14.83%) CCSE
6 33 (13.98%) CCSA
7 27 (11.44%) Degree
8 23 (9.75%) Security Cleared
9 20 (8.47%) CCNA
10 19 (8.05%) CISM
11 14 (5.93%) SC Cleared
12 9 (3.81%) CCDP
13 8 (3.39%) GIAC
14 7 (2.97%) CEH
15 6 (2.54%) JNCIS
15 6 (2.54%) CCSP
15 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (2.12%) CISA
16 5 (2.12%) Security+ Certification
17 4 (1.69%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.78%) PCI DSS
2 13 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.81%) SLA
4 6 (2.54%) QA
5 5 (2.12%) HIPAA
5 5 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.27%) COBIT
7 2 (0.85%) FISMA
System Software
1 16 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.39%) ProxySG
4 4 (1.69%) vSphere
5 3 (1.27%) iptables
5 3 (1.27%) Samba
5 3 (1.27%) Postfix
5 3 (1.27%) XenServer
6 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.85%) Snort
6 2 (0.85%) Xen
6 2 (0.85%) KVM
6 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.85%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.42%) vCloud
7 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (10.59%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.69%) Nagios
3 3 (1.27%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.27%) Puppet
3 3 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.27%) Salt
4 2 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.85%) Nessus
4 2 (0.85%) Nmap
5 1 (0.42%) SCOM
5 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 139 (58.90%) Cisco
2 83 (35.17%) CheckPoint
3 56 (23.73%) F5
4 52 (22.03%) Juniper
5 25 (10.59%) Nokia
5 25 (10.59%) Blue Coat
6 17 (7.20%) VMware
7 16 (6.78%) Fortinet
8 14 (5.93%) Microsoft
9 13 (5.51%) HP
10 10 (4.24%) Citrix
11 9 (3.81%) IBM
12 7 (2.97%) CA
12 7 (2.97%) Sourcefire
13 6 (2.54%) McAfee
13 6 (2.54%) NetApp
13 6 (2.54%) Avaya
13 6 (2.54%) IronPort
14 5 (2.12%) Tufin
14 5 (2.12%) Aruba
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 24 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago