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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 69 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 198 144 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.35% 2.55% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 9.38% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 120 117 130
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
1782 1535 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.12% 27.20% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1121 1136
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +20 84 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Slough +31 34 £58,750 +30.55%
Newbury +6 27 £55,000 +5.76% 1
Bracknell -8 13 £37,500 -9.09%
Maidenhead -12 8 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Wokingham 0 3 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 165 (47.14%) Cisco
2 151 (43.14%) Firewall
3 122 (34.86%) Juniper
4 111 (31.71%) F5
5 110 (31.43%) CheckPoint
6 106 (30.29%) Windows
6 106 (30.29%) Telecoms
7 90 (25.71%) TCP/IP
8 82 (23.43%) Cisco Certification
9 74 (21.14%) VPN
10 60 (17.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 58 (16.57%) CCNP
11 58 (16.57%) Internet
12 57 (16.29%) CISSP
13 56 (16.00%) PCI DSS
14 54 (15.43%) DNS
15 53 (15.14%) CCSE
16 52 (14.86%) LAN
17 51 (14.57%) Blue Coat
18 50 (14.29%) Active Directory
18 50 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
19 47 (13.43%) IPv6
20 46 (13.14%) CCSA
21 44 (12.57%) IPsec
22 43 (12.29%) Linux
23 42 (12.00%) Marketing
23 42 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
24 40 (11.43%) Websense
24 40 (11.43%) Broadband
24 40 (11.43%) Finance

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (8.86%) IIS
2 16 (4.57%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.86%) Apache
6 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (6.57%) MS Office
2 22 (6.29%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.00%) SaaS
2 3 (0.86%) IaaS
3 2 (0.57%) PaaS
3 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 151 (43.14%) Firewall
2 90 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 74 (21.14%) VPN
4 58 (16.57%) Internet
5 54 (15.43%) DNS
6 52 (14.86%) LAN
7 50 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 47 (13.43%) IPv6
9 44 (12.57%) IPsec
10 40 (11.43%) Broadband
11 39 (11.14%) WAN
12 38 (10.86%) DHCP
12 38 (10.86%) OSPF
13 37 (10.57%) SSL
14 32 (9.14%) BGP
14 32 (9.14%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (8.86%) VoIP
16 26 (7.43%) MPLS
16 26 (7.43%) SNMP
17 25 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.57%) Big Data
3 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.29%) Redis
4 1 (0.29%) MySQL
4 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
General
1 106 (30.29%) Telecoms
2 42 (12.00%) Marketing
3 40 (11.43%) Finance
4 12 (3.43%) German Language
5 11 (3.14%) Banking
6 9 (2.57%) Retail
7 8 (2.29%) Billing
8 6 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.86%) French Language
9 3 (0.86%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 106 (30.29%) Consultant
2 67 (19.14%) Security Engineer
3 57 (16.29%) Network Engineer
4 48 (13.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 48 (13.71%) Security Consultant
5 42 (12.00%) Network Consultant
6 35 (10.00%) Architect
7 29 (8.29%) Network Security Consultant
8 26 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (6.57%) Cloud Consultant
10 17 (4.86%) Business Consultant
10 17 (4.86%) Security Architect
10 17 (4.86%) Network Architect
11 15 (4.29%) Server Engineer
12 12 (3.43%) Operations Manager
13 11 (3.14%) Design Engineer
13 11 (3.14%) Senior Network Engineer
13 11 (3.14%) IT Security Consultant
13 11 (3.14%) IT Consultant
14 9 (2.57%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.14%) .NET
2 3 (0.86%) Regular Expression
2 3 (0.86%) Web Services
3 2 (0.57%) JSP
3 2 (0.57%) Qt
3 2 (0.57%) JSON
4 1 (0.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.43%) Smartphone
2 24 (6.86%) Client/Server
3 23 (6.57%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.57%) PKI
4 9 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.71%) Economics
7 5 (1.43%) SecurID
8 4 (1.14%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.14%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.86%) Open Source
10 2 (0.57%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.57%) Clustering
10 2 (0.57%) Replication
10 2 (0.57%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.57%) SCADA
11 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.29%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 106 (30.29%) Windows
2 43 (12.29%) Linux
3 34 (9.71%) UNIX
4 28 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.14%) CentOS
7 4 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.57%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.57%) Android
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) VMS
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
2 37 (10.57%) Data Security
3 36 (10.29%) Network Design
4 34 (9.71%) ITIL
5 29 (8.29%) Project Management
5 29 (8.29%) Change Management
6 24 (6.86%) Business Development
7 20 (5.71%) Security Architecture
8 19 (5.43%) Information Security
9 18 (5.14%) Load Balancing
9 18 (5.14%) Change Control
10 16 (4.57%) Marketing Strategy
11 15 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
12 14 (4.00%) Risk Management
12 14 (4.00%) PRINCE2
12 14 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
13 13 (3.71%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (3.71%) Vulnerability Management
14 11 (3.14%) Network Management
14 11 (3.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.29%) Python
2 7 (2.00%) Ruby
3 6 (1.71%) SQL
4 5 (1.43%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.14%) Perl
5 4 (1.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.86%) PHP
7 2 (0.57%) PowerHouse
7 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.29%) C
8 1 (0.29%) C++
8 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 82 (23.43%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (16.57%) CCNP
3 57 (16.29%) CISSP
4 53 (15.14%) CCSE
5 46 (13.14%) CCSA
6 28 (8.00%) CCNA
7 27 (7.71%) CISM
8 24 (6.86%) Degree
9 23 (6.57%) CCIE
10 17 (4.86%) JNCIA
11 16 (4.57%) Security Cleared
11 16 (4.57%) SC Cleared
12 15 (4.29%) CISA
13 11 (3.14%) PCI QSA
14 9 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (2.29%) JNCIS
16 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 4 (1.14%) CCSP
17 4 (1.14%) CCIP
18 3 (0.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (17.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 56 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 23 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (4.57%) COBIT
5 6 (1.71%) GPG13
6 4 (1.14%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.86%) QA
7 3 (0.86%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.57%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.29%) ISA Server
3 21 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (4.57%) KVM
6 13 (3.71%) Snort
7 11 (3.14%) ProxySG
8 6 (1.71%) Squid
9 5 (1.43%) Nmap
10 4 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.57%) Samba
11 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.57%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.57%) vCloud
11 2 (0.57%) vSphere
11 2 (0.57%) UAG
11 2 (0.57%) XenApp
11 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 39 (11.14%) SCCM
2 21 (6.00%) ARCserve
3 9 (2.57%) FortiGate
4 6 (1.71%) Nessus
5 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.57%) Nagios
5 2 (0.57%) SmokePing
5 2 (0.57%) Cacti
5 2 (0.57%) SCOM
6 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 165 (47.14%) Cisco
2 122 (34.86%) Juniper
3 111 (31.71%) F5
4 110 (31.43%) CheckPoint
5 51 (14.57%) Blue Coat
6 40 (11.43%) Websense
7 27 (7.71%) ServiceNow
8 25 (7.14%) McAfee
9 23 (6.57%) Microsoft
10 22 (6.29%) HP
10 22 (6.29%) Nokia
10 22 (6.29%) Huawei
11 20 (5.71%) Fortinet
12 19 (5.43%) VMware
13 15 (4.29%) Oracle
14 14 (4.00%) Riverbed
15 9 (2.57%) Tufin
15 9 (2.57%) Avaya
15 9 (2.57%) Sourcefire
16 8 (2.29%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus, car, other benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £77000.00 per annum + bonus, car
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6K Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Full Bens + On call
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus, car
Posted: 14 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £60,000 - £140,000 per annum + car allowance and pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: NEG
Posted: 21 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago