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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 107 86 125
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +39
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 132 165 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.56% 2.97% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.75% 10.26% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 86 118 80
Average salary £58,750 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
1354 1608 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.27% 28.96% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 1055 1113
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +31 82 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Bracknell +3 12 £43,000 +7.50%
Slough -19 9 £57,500 -4.16% 5
Maidenhead -17 8 £52,500 -19.23%
Newbury +1 1 £41,500 -17.00%
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 144 (56.92%) Cisco
2 140 (55.34%) Firewall
3 102 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (33.20%) CheckPoint
5 79 (31.23%) CCNP
6 72 (28.46%) Windows
7 69 (27.27%) Linux
8 65 (25.69%) Presales
9 63 (24.90%) Cisco ASA
10 62 (24.51%) Juniper
11 61 (24.11%) F5
12 52 (20.55%) CISSP
12 52 (20.55%) Data Centre
13 51 (20.16%) CCIE
14 49 (19.37%) Telecoms
14 49 (19.37%) Degree
15 44 (17.39%) VMware
16 42 (16.60%) MPLS
17 40 (15.81%) Wireless
18 39 (15.42%) Network Design
18 39 (15.42%) Cisco Nexus
19 38 (15.02%) Information Security
19 38 (15.02%) ITIL
20 36 (14.23%) SAN
21 35 (13.83%) CEH
22 34 (13.44%) Palo Alto
23 31 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
23 31 (12.25%) BGP
23 31 (12.25%) LAN
24 30 (11.86%) Active Directory

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (3.16%) MS Exchange
1 8 (3.16%) OpenStack
2 7 (2.77%) IBM Domino
3 6 (2.37%) IIS
4 5 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.19%) Apache
6 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.95%) SaaS
2 4 (1.58%) IaaS
2 4 (1.58%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) GitHub
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 140 (55.34%) Firewall
2 63 (24.90%) Cisco ASA
3 42 (16.60%) MPLS
4 40 (15.81%) Wireless
5 39 (15.42%) Cisco Nexus
6 36 (14.23%) SAN
7 31 (12.25%) BGP
7 31 (12.25%) LAN
8 29 (11.46%) Internet
8 29 (11.46%) TCP/IP
9 28 (11.07%) VPN
10 26 (10.28%) OSPF
11 22 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
11 22 (8.70%) WAN
12 21 (8.30%) DNS
13 20 (7.91%) SSL
14 19 (7.51%) Intrusion Detection
14 19 (7.51%) WLAN
15 17 (6.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 17 (6.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.53%) MySQL
3 13 (5.14%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.95%) DB2
5 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.58%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) ANTLR
2 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
General
1 49 (19.37%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.91%) Finance
3 13 (5.14%) Retail
4 12 (4.74%) Marketing
5 8 (3.16%) Legal
6 5 (1.98%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (1.58%) Advertising
8 3 (1.19%) Billing
8 3 (1.19%) Electronics
8 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 88 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 86 (33.99%) Security Engineer
3 53 (20.95%) Network Security Engineer
4 29 (11.46%) Consultant
5 27 (10.67%) Support Engineer
6 25 (9.88%) Senior Security Engineer
7 24 (9.49%) Architect
8 20 (7.91%) Cisco Engineer
8 20 (7.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 20 (7.91%) Information Security Engineer
8 20 (7.91%) Network Support
8 20 (7.91%) Security Consultant
9 18 (7.11%) Senior Network Engineer
10 17 (6.72%) Network Support Engineer
11 16 (6.32%) IT Engineer
12 15 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 15 (5.93%) Network Security Consultant
13 14 (5.53%) Analyst
13 14 (5.53%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.98%) ZeroMQ
2 4 (1.58%) CSS
3 2 (0.79%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.79%) Web Services
3 2 (0.79%) XML
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.55%) Data Centre
2 26 (10.28%) Computer Science
3 22 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 17 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (3.95%) Private Cloud
6 10 (3.95%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.16%) Replication
8 7 (2.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (2.77%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.58%) Statistics
11 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.19%) Handset
11 3 (1.19%) NHS
12 2 (0.79%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.40%) Smartcard
13 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (28.46%) Windows
2 69 (27.27%) Linux
3 15 (5.93%) Unix
4 13 (5.14%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.16%) Debian
6 8 (3.16%) Fedora
6 8 (3.16%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.98%) CentOS
7 5 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.98%) Windows 2000
7 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.58%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.69%) Presales
2 39 (15.42%) Network Design
3 38 (15.02%) Information Security
3 38 (15.02%) ITIL
4 23 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (8.70%) Migration
6 21 (8.30%) SIEM
7 20 (7.91%) Load Balancing
8 17 (6.72%) Vulnerability Management
9 16 (6.32%) Change Management
10 14 (5.53%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (5.53%) Identity Access Management
11 13 (5.14%) CRM
11 13 (5.14%) ERP
12 12 (4.74%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (4.74%) Product Management
13 11 (4.35%) Analytics
13 11 (4.35%) Web Analytics
14 10 (3.95%) Network Management
14 10 (3.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.72%) Perl
2 13 (5.14%) Python
3 12 (4.74%) Bash Shell
4 11 (4.35%) Ruby
5 8 (3.16%) SQL
6 7 (2.77%) C
7 6 (2.37%) Java
7 6 (2.37%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.98%) C++
9 4 (1.58%) PHP
10 2 (0.79%) C#
10 2 (0.79%) Prolog
11 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 102 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (31.23%) CCNP
3 52 (20.55%) CISSP
4 51 (20.16%) CCIE
5 49 (19.37%) Degree
6 35 (13.83%) CEH
7 29 (11.46%) CCNA
8 22 (8.70%) CISA
9 21 (8.30%) GSEC
10 19 (7.51%) SC Cleared
10 19 (7.51%) Security Cleared
11 14 (5.53%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (5.14%) CCSE
13 11 (4.35%) SANS
14 10 (3.95%) CCDP
15 9 (3.56%) CCIP
16 7 (2.77%) CISM
17 6 (2.37%) CCSA
17 6 (2.37%) CompTIA Security+
17 6 (2.37%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.14%) SLA
2 4 (1.58%) COBIT
2 4 (1.58%) HIPAA
2 4 (1.58%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.19%) COSO
3 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) FISMA
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (11.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.74%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.56%) NFS
5 4 (1.58%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.58%) NDS
5 4 (1.58%) Novell eDirectory
5 4 (1.58%) Squid
6 3 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.79%) iptables
7 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.79%) vSphere
7 2 (0.79%) XenApp
8 1 (0.40%) Snort
8 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (4.35%) Endace
2 7 (2.77%) SCCM
3 6 (2.37%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.19%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.79%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.40%) Nessus
6 1 (0.40%) Nmap
6 1 (0.40%) SCOM
6 1 (0.40%) Simpana
6 1 (0.40%) vRealize
Vendors
1 144 (56.92%) Cisco
2 84 (33.20%) CheckPoint
3 62 (24.51%) Juniper
4 61 (24.11%) F5
5 44 (17.39%) VMware
6 34 (13.44%) Palo Alto
7 30 (11.86%) HP
8 26 (10.28%) Blue Coat
9 21 (8.30%) Microsoft
10 17 (6.72%) EMC
11 16 (6.32%) Citrix
11 16 (6.32%) NetApp
12 15 (5.93%) Forcepoint
13 14 (5.53%) ArcSight
13 14 (5.53%) Oracle
14 12 (4.74%) Fortinet
14 12 (4.74%) LogRhythm
14 12 (4.74%) Red Hat
15 11 (4.35%) SolarWinds
15 11 (4.35%) Sourcefire
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