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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 119 71 106
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +35
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 93 176 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.87% 3.14% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.15% 10.55% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 57 107 96
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,600 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
1300 1668 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 29.74% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 886 948 1139
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 31 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 -25 42 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Maidenhead +9 10 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Slough -30 9 £50,750 -15.41% 1
Newbury -4 5 £65,000 +57.57% 3
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 31 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.

1 128 (58.72%) Cisco
1 128 (58.72%) Firewall
2 94 (43.12%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (35.78%) CCNP
4 77 (35.32%) CheckPoint
5 75 (34.40%) Telecoms
6 66 (30.28%) Cisco ASA
7 65 (29.82%) BGP
8 64 (29.36%) TCP/IP
9 56 (25.69%) F5
10 48 (22.02%) OSPF
11 44 (20.18%) Windows
12 42 (19.27%) Juniper
12 42 (19.27%) CCIE
12 42 (19.27%) Cisco PIX
13 41 (18.81%) DNS
14 40 (18.35%) CISSP
14 40 (18.35%) Data Centre
15 39 (17.89%) WAN
16 38 (17.43%) Linux
16 38 (17.43%) MPLS
16 38 (17.43%) Cisco Nexus
17 37 (16.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 37 (16.97%) BIG-IP
18 36 (16.51%) LAN
19 33 (15.14%) VPN
19 33 (15.14%) CCSE
20 32 (14.68%) CCSA
21 31 (14.22%) Information Security
21 31 (14.22%) Network Design

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.83%) IIS
3 3 (1.38%) Apache
3 3 (1.38%) MediaWiki
3 3 (1.38%) nginx
3 3 (1.38%) Confluence
4 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.46%) Lync
5 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (5.96%) MS Office
2 9 (4.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.46%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.46%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.83%) SaaS
3 3 (1.38%) PaaS
3 3 (1.38%) IaaS
3 3 (1.38%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 128 (58.72%) Firewall
2 66 (30.28%) Cisco ASA
3 65 (29.82%) BGP
4 64 (29.36%) TCP/IP
5 48 (22.02%) OSPF
6 42 (19.27%) Cisco PIX
7 41 (18.81%) DNS
8 39 (17.89%) WAN
9 38 (17.43%) MPLS
9 38 (17.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 37 (16.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 37 (16.97%) BIG-IP
11 36 (16.51%) LAN
12 33 (15.14%) VPN
13 22 (10.09%) Internet
13 22 (10.09%) Broadband
13 22 (10.09%) IPsec
14 21 (9.63%) Intrusion Detection
15 19 (8.72%) VPLS
15 19 (8.72%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.75%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Subversion
1 3 (1.38%) JIRA
1 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.38%) Hudson
1 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (34.40%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.88%) Finance
3 14 (6.42%) Banking
4 9 (4.13%) Marketing
5 6 (2.75%) Retail
6 5 (2.29%) Back Office
7 4 (1.83%) Legal
8 3 (1.38%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.92%) Billing
9 2 (0.92%) Military
9 2 (0.92%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (22.02%) Network Engineer
2 47 (21.56%) Security Engineer
3 45 (20.64%) Consultant
4 32 (14.68%) Network Security Engineer
5 23 (10.55%) Network Consultant
6 19 (8.72%) Security Consultant
7 18 (8.26%) Architect
8 17 (7.80%) Analyst
8 17 (7.80%) Security Specialist
9 13 (5.96%) Network Architect
10 12 (5.50%) Network Security Consultant
10 12 (5.50%) Senior Consultant
11 11 (5.05%) Security Analyst
12 10 (4.59%) Network Manager
13 9 (4.13%) Security Manager
14 8 (3.67%) Network Security Manager
14 8 (3.67%) Monitoring Specialist
15 7 (3.21%) Service Manager
15 7 (3.21%) Administrator
16 6 (2.75%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.29%) ZeroMQ
2 4 (1.83%) Web Services
3 3 (1.38%) LAMP
4 1 (0.46%) XMPP
4 1 (0.46%) WCF
4 1 (0.46%) WPF
4 1 (0.46%) RESTful
4 1 (0.46%) HTML5
4 1 (0.46%) REST
4 1 (0.46%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) .NET
4 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.46%) SOAP
4 1 (0.46%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) SAML
4 1 (0.46%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.35%) Data Centre
2 24 (11.01%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (3.21%) Smartphone
5 6 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.29%) User Experience
7 4 (1.83%) Replication
7 4 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.38%) Clustering
8 3 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.38%) PKI
8 3 (1.38%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.38%) Wiki
9 1 (0.46%) FMCG
9 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.46%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.46%) Statistics
9 1 (0.46%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.18%) Windows
2 38 (17.43%) Linux
3 15 (6.88%) UNIX
4 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.75%) CentOS
6 5 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.38%) Debian
7 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.22%) Information Security
1 31 (14.22%) Network Design
2 22 (10.09%) ITIL
2 22 (10.09%) SIEM
3 19 (8.72%) Security Architecture
4 17 (7.80%) Service Delivery
5 15 (6.88%) Project Management
5 15 (6.88%) Incident Management
6 14 (6.42%) Network Management
7 11 (5.05%) Cyber Security
7 11 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (4.59%) SDLC
9 9 (4.13%) Risk Management
9 9 (4.13%) Database Security
10 7 (3.21%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (2.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.75%) Network Architecture
11 6 (2.75%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.75%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.88%) SQL
2 12 (5.50%) Perl
3 10 (4.59%) Java
4 8 (3.67%) Python
5 6 (2.75%) PHP
5 6 (2.75%) C
6 5 (2.29%) Ruby
6 5 (2.29%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.38%) C++
8 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.46%) C#
9 1 (0.46%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 94 (43.12%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (35.78%) CCNP
3 42 (19.27%) CCIE
4 40 (18.35%) CISSP
5 33 (15.14%) CCSE
6 32 (14.68%) CCSA
7 26 (11.93%) Degree
8 24 (11.01%) Security Cleared
9 16 (7.34%) CCNA
10 14 (6.42%) CISM
10 14 (6.42%) SC Cleared
11 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (3.67%) CCDP
12 6 (2.75%) Security+ Certification
12 6 (2.75%) GIAC
13 5 (2.29%) CEH
14 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.83%) MCITP
14 4 (1.83%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (1.83%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.50%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.59%) SLA
4 5 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.83%) QA
6 2 (0.92%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.05%) ProxySG
2 11 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.29%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.83%) vSphere
5 3 (1.38%) XenServer
5 3 (1.38%) iptables
5 3 (1.38%) Postfix
5 3 (1.38%) Samba
6 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.46%) vCloud
7 1 (0.46%) KVM
7 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.46%) XenApp
7 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (13.30%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.83%) Nagios
2 4 (1.83%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.38%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.38%) Salt
3 3 (1.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 128 (58.72%) Cisco
2 77 (35.32%) CheckPoint
3 56 (25.69%) F5
4 42 (19.27%) Juniper
5 26 (11.93%) Blue Coat
6 24 (11.01%) Nokia
7 20 (9.17%) VMware
8 18 (8.26%) Microsoft
9 14 (6.42%) Fortinet
10 12 (5.50%) HP
11 10 (4.59%) Citrix
12 7 (3.21%) Sourcefire
13 6 (2.75%) Websense
13 6 (2.75%) IronPort
14 5 (2.29%) Tufin
14 5 (2.29%) McAfee
14 5 (2.29%) Huawei
14 5 (2.29%) ION Trading
14 5 (2.29%) Avaya
14 5 (2.29%) CA
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Gd benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 days ago
London or Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago