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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 72 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 175 128 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.20% 2.34% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.79% 8.17% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 126 91 136
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
1622 1566 1417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.67% 28.60% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1124 1142
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +10 52 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Slough +13 35 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Newbury +9 22 £50,000 -5.66% 1
Maidenhead +13 21 £57,500 -8.00% 4
Bracknell +1 21 £47,500 -12.03%
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 217 (59.13%) Cisco
2 196 (53.41%) Firewall
3 163 (44.41%) Juniper
4 151 (41.14%) Cisco Certification
5 123 (33.51%) VPN
6 114 (31.06%) CheckPoint
7 110 (29.97%) CCNP
8 92 (25.07%) TCP/IP
9 90 (24.52%) Windows
10 86 (23.43%) F5
11 78 (21.25%) BGP
12 77 (20.98%) DNS
13 76 (20.71%) Cisco ASA
14 75 (20.44%) Telecoms
14 75 (20.44%) OSPF
15 69 (18.80%) WAN
16 67 (18.26%) LAN
17 66 (17.98%) CCIE
18 62 (16.89%) CISSP
18 62 (16.89%) Linux
19 57 (15.53%) IPsec
20 56 (15.26%) Network Design
20 56 (15.26%) Cisco Nexus
21 53 (14.44%) MPLS
22 52 (14.17%) SSL
23 51 (13.90%) Project Management
23 51 (13.90%) PCI DSS
24 50 (13.62%) CCNA
25 49 (13.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
26 44 (11.99%) DHCP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (4.90%) IIS
2 12 (3.27%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.36%) Apache
6 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (5.99%) MS Office
2 17 (4.63%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 196 (53.41%) Firewall
2 123 (33.51%) VPN
3 92 (25.07%) TCP/IP
4 78 (21.25%) BGP
5 77 (20.98%) DNS
6 76 (20.71%) Cisco ASA
7 75 (20.44%) OSPF
8 69 (18.80%) WAN
9 67 (18.26%) LAN
10 57 (15.53%) IPsec
11 56 (15.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 53 (14.44%) MPLS
13 52 (14.17%) SSL
14 44 (11.99%) DHCP
15 36 (9.81%) EIGRP
16 35 (9.54%) VoIP
17 30 (8.17%) WLAN
17 30 (8.17%) IPv6
18 29 (7.90%) Wireless
19 27 (7.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.81%) SQL Server
1 14 (3.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.09%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.09%) Big Data
3 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.27%) DB2
5 1 (0.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 75 (20.44%) Telecoms
2 39 (10.63%) Marketing
3 37 (10.08%) Finance
4 8 (2.18%) Banking
4 8 (2.18%) Retail
5 7 (1.91%) Legal
6 5 (1.36%) German Language
7 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.54%) Polish Language
7 2 (0.54%) French Language
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Military
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 101 (27.52%) Network Engineer
2 77 (20.98%) Security Engineer
3 74 (20.16%) Consultant
4 48 (13.08%) Network Security Engineer
5 38 (10.35%) Architect
6 36 (9.81%) Network Consultant
6 36 (9.81%) Security Consultant
7 31 (8.45%) Network Architect
8 21 (5.72%) Senior Network Engineer
9 20 (5.45%) Security Architect
10 17 (4.63%) Network Security Architect
11 14 (3.81%) Support Engineer
11 14 (3.81%) Network Security Consultant
12 13 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (3.27%) Network Designer
13 12 (3.27%) Infrastructure Manager
13 12 (3.27%) Designer
14 11 (3.00%) Technical Manager
15 10 (2.72%) Security Designer
15 10 (2.72%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.63%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.81%) Open Source
4 13 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.27%) Economics
6 9 (2.45%) CLARiiON
7 7 (1.91%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.91%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.63%) User Experience
8 6 (1.63%) Blog
9 5 (1.36%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.09%) PMI
10 4 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.82%) PKI
11 3 (0.82%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.54%) Clustering
12 2 (0.54%) Replication
12 2 (0.54%) EPoS
12 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 90 (24.52%) Windows
2 62 (16.89%) Linux
3 28 (7.63%) UNIX
4 8 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.82%) Android
8 3 (0.82%) Solaris
8 3 (0.82%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.54%) Debian
9 2 (0.54%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.54%) CentOS
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.27%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.26%) Network Design
2 51 (13.90%) Project Management
3 37 (10.08%) Change Management
3 37 (10.08%) ITIL
4 34 (9.26%) SIEM
5 28 (7.63%) Data Security
6 26 (7.08%) Cyber Security
7 25 (6.81%) Problem Management
8 24 (6.54%) Mentoring
8 24 (6.54%) Information Security
9 23 (6.27%) PRINCE2
9 23 (6.27%) Kalman Filter
9 23 (6.27%) Network Management
10 22 (5.99%) Change Control
11 20 (5.45%) Network Architecture
12 18 (4.90%) Load Balancing
13 17 (4.63%) Network Monitoring
14 16 (4.36%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (4.36%) Security Architecture
15 15 (4.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.08%) SQL
2 5 (1.36%) PowerShell
2 5 (1.36%) Python
3 4 (1.09%) C
4 3 (0.82%) PHP
5 2 (0.54%) Perl
5 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.54%) Ruby
6 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.27%) C++
6 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 151 (41.14%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (29.97%) CCNP
3 66 (17.98%) CCIE
4 62 (16.89%) CISSP
5 50 (13.62%) CCNA
6 42 (11.44%) Security Cleared
7 32 (8.72%) CCSE
7 32 (8.72%) CCSA
8 31 (8.45%) Degree
8 31 (8.45%) SC Cleared
9 28 (7.63%) CISM
10 20 (5.45%) CISA
10 20 (5.45%) CCDP
11 19 (5.18%) JNCIA
12 17 (4.63%) CCSP
13 15 (4.09%) PCI QSA
14 11 (3.00%) DV Cleared
14 11 (3.00%) CCDA
14 11 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (2.45%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.90%) PCI DSS
2 49 (13.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 35 (9.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (5.72%) COBIT
5 20 (5.45%) SLA
6 13 (3.54%) QA
7 4 (1.09%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.82%) HIPAA
System Software
1 29 (7.90%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (2.72%) ISA Server
4 5 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.09%) Nmap
5 4 (1.09%) Snort
6 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.54%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.54%) Samba
7 2 (0.54%) vSphere
7 2 (0.54%) pfSense
7 2 (0.54%) Xen
7 2 (0.54%) XenApp
7 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.27%) Varnish
8 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (4.90%) SCCM
2 12 (3.27%) ARCserve
3 4 (1.09%) Nessus
4 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.54%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 217 (59.13%) Cisco
2 163 (44.41%) Juniper
3 114 (31.06%) CheckPoint
4 86 (23.43%) F5
5 40 (10.90%) HP
6 30 (8.17%) Avaya
7 24 (6.54%) ServiceNow
8 22 (5.99%) Nokia
9 21 (5.72%) Oracle
9 21 (5.72%) Microsoft
10 20 (5.45%) Brocade
11 19 (5.18%) Citrix
12 18 (4.90%) Websense
13 15 (4.09%) McAfee
14 14 (3.81%) Blue Coat
14 14 (3.81%) EMC
15 13 (3.54%) SolarWinds
16 10 (2.72%) Huawei
17 9 (2.45%) NetScout
17 9 (2.45%) IBM
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package !!! Full details on request
Posted: 4 days ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent package - full details upon request
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car, pen, health
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Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock Options
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Maidenhead
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car + Stock
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Fenwick Ryan Ltd
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Berkshire
iKonnect
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Package
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Maidenhead
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