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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
South East / Berkshire
Rank 100 105 86
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 87 121 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.52% 2.35% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.92% 9.03% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 55 84 114
Median salary £55,000 £58,750 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,450 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
797 1340 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.09% 26.08% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 596 1087 1023
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +19 44 £56,250 -6.25% 1
Slough +35 13 £50,000 -14.89%
Maidenhead +6 9 £70,000 +33.33%
Bracknell -2 4 £45,000 +4.65%
Newbury +7 2 £46,250 +11.44%
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 123 (59.71%) Firewall
2 82 (39.81%) Cisco
3 80 (38.83%) Windows
4 74 (35.92%) CheckPoint
5 67 (32.52%) Linux
6 63 (30.58%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (29.13%) Information Security
8 56 (27.18%) Juniper
9 49 (23.79%) VPN
10 46 (22.33%) Palo Alto
11 45 (21.84%) Microsoft
12 42 (20.39%) Active Directory
13 41 (19.90%) Data Centre
14 40 (19.42%) TCP/IP
15 38 (18.45%) Risk Management
16 37 (17.96%) CCIE
17 36 (17.48%) HP
17 36 (17.48%) Management Information System
18 34 (16.50%) Blue Coat
18 34 (16.50%) Network Design
19 33 (16.02%) CCNP
19 33 (16.02%) CCNA
19 33 (16.02%) F5
20 32 (15.53%) Windows Server
20 32 (15.53%) CCSP
21 30 (14.56%) Fortinet
22 29 (14.08%) MS Excel
22 29 (14.08%) Wireless
22 29 (14.08%) Security Operations
22 29 (14.08%) Network Monitoring

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 14 (6.80%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.94%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.25%) MS Office
2 17 (8.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 17 (8.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.74%) SaaS
2 14 (6.80%) Office 365
3 11 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.46%) IaaS
5 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (59.71%) Firewall
2 49 (23.79%) VPN
3 40 (19.42%) TCP/IP
4 29 (14.08%) Wireless
5 26 (12.62%) Internet
6 21 (10.19%) DNS
7 20 (9.71%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (9.22%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (8.74%) LAN
10 17 (8.25%) WAN
11 16 (7.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (7.28%) Wireshark
13 12 (5.83%) BGP
13 12 (5.83%) SSL
13 12 (5.83%) VoIP
14 11 (5.34%) MPLS
14 11 (5.34%) OSPF
14 11 (5.34%) SAN
15 9 (4.37%) Intrusion Detection
16 8 (3.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.25%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.34%) InfluxDB
5 8 (3.88%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.94%) DB2
7 4 (1.94%) MySQL
8 3 (1.46%) Big Data
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (3.40%) Jenkins
1 7 (3.40%) Vagrant
2 5 (2.43%) WinDbg
General
1 20 (9.71%) Games
2 12 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.40%) Finance
4 6 (2.91%) Marketing
5 5 (2.43%) Back Office
6 3 (1.46%) Legal
7 2 (0.97%) Retail
8 1 (0.49%) Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (24.27%) Security Engineer
2 42 (20.39%) Network Engineer
3 31 (15.05%) Senior Security Engineer
4 27 (13.11%) Support Engineer
5 24 (11.65%) Architect
6 21 (10.19%) Analyst
6 21 (10.19%) Security Analyst
7 19 (9.22%) Juniper Engineer
8 18 (8.74%) Consultant
8 18 (8.74%) NOC Engineer
9 15 (7.28%) Lead Network Engineer
9 15 (7.28%) Security Architect
10 14 (6.80%) Cloud Engineer
10 14 (6.80%) Data Centre Engineer
10 14 (6.80%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
10 14 (6.80%) Data Network Engineer
10 14 (6.80%) Network Operations Engineer
10 14 (6.80%) Network Security Engineer
11 13 (6.31%) Network Support
12 12 (5.83%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.40%) Web Services
2 3 (1.46%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.97%) CSS
4 1 (0.49%) .NET
4 1 (0.49%) POSIX
4 1 (0.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.90%) Data Centre
2 36 (17.48%) Management Information System
3 23 (11.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 18 (8.74%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (3.88%) e-Health
7 7 (3.40%) Driving Licence
7 7 (3.40%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.91%) PKI
9 5 (2.43%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.94%) CCTV
10 4 (1.94%) iPad
10 4 (1.94%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.94%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.46%) Clustering
11 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 80 (38.83%) Windows
2 67 (32.52%) Linux
3 32 (15.53%) Windows Server
4 26 (12.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (11.65%) Unix
6 16 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.88%) CentOS
9 4 (1.94%) Solaris
10 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.97%) CatOS
10 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.13%) Information Security
2 38 (18.45%) Risk Management
3 34 (16.50%) Network Design
4 29 (14.08%) Network Monitoring
4 29 (14.08%) Security Operations
5 27 (13.11%) Security Monitoring
5 27 (13.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 26 (12.62%) Network Management
6 26 (12.62%) Presales
7 25 (12.14%) Kalman Filter
8 20 (9.71%) Security Management
9 18 (8.74%) Content Management
9 18 (8.74%) ITIL
9 18 (8.74%) Network Architecture
10 15 (7.28%) SIEM
11 14 (6.80%) Network Planning
12 10 (4.85%) Change Management
12 10 (4.85%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.85%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (4.37%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.88%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.40%) Java
2 7 (3.40%) Python
3 6 (2.91%) VBScript
4 4 (1.94%) SQL
5 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (30.58%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (17.96%) CCIE
3 33 (16.02%) CCNA
3 33 (16.02%) CCNP
4 32 (15.53%) CCSP
5 28 (13.59%) CISSP
6 22 (10.68%) Degree
6 22 (10.68%) JNCIS
7 21 (10.19%) CCSE
8 19 (9.22%) CEH
9 18 (8.74%) CISA
10 14 (6.80%) CCIP
10 14 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (6.31%) MCP
12 12 (5.83%) Security Cleared
13 11 (5.34%) SC Cleared
14 10 (4.85%) DV Cleared
14 10 (4.85%) MCSE
15 9 (4.37%) GCIH
16 7 (3.40%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.22%) SLA
2 13 (6.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.88%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.97%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.97%) QA
6 1 (0.49%) COBIT
6 1 (0.49%) COSO
6 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 42 (20.39%) Active Directory
2 26 (12.62%) ProxySG
3 23 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (8.25%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.88%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.43%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.97%) vSphere
9 1 (0.49%) Docker
9 1 (0.49%) Firmware
9 1 (0.49%) NFS
9 1 (0.49%) Snort
9 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (11.17%) Nessus
2 19 (9.22%) SCCM
3 7 (3.40%) Ansible
3 7 (3.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.40%) Puppet
3 7 (3.40%) Salt
4 6 (2.91%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.94%) SCOM
6 3 (1.46%) Grafana
6 3 (1.46%) Graphite
6 3 (1.46%) Kibana
7 1 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) QRadar
7 1 (0.49%) Simpana
7 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 82 (39.81%) Cisco
2 74 (35.92%) CheckPoint
3 56 (27.18%) Juniper
4 46 (22.33%) Palo Alto
5 45 (21.84%) Microsoft
6 36 (17.48%) HP
7 34 (16.50%) Blue Coat
8 33 (16.02%) F5
9 30 (14.56%) Fortinet
10 26 (12.62%) VMware
11 25 (12.14%) Imperva
12 21 (10.19%) Intel Security
13 19 (9.22%) Sourcefire
14 18 (8.74%) Proofpoint
14 18 (8.74%) TippingPoint
15 11 (5.34%) LogRhythm
15 11 (5.34%) Red Hat
16 7 (3.40%) LogLogic
17 6 (2.91%) Forcepoint
17 6 (2.91%) NetApp
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