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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 79 90 101
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 169 150 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.86% 2.67% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.55% 9.43% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 110 116 132
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
1769 1591 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.98% 28.31% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1130 1131
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +5 77 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Slough +21 27 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Newbury +7 17 £70,000 +34.61%
Maidenhead -20 9 £37,500 -31.81%
Bracknell -13 7 £37,500 +3.44%
Wokingham - 7 £130,000 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (47.97%) Cisco
2 147 (42.73%) Firewall
3 124 (36.05%) Juniper
4 118 (34.30%) CheckPoint
5 113 (32.85%) F5
6 99 (28.78%) Telecoms
7 93 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
7 93 (27.03%) Windows
8 82 (23.84%) TCP/IP
9 77 (22.38%) VPN
10 69 (20.06%) CCNP
11 60 (17.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 60 (17.44%) PCI DSS
12 56 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
12 56 (16.28%) LAN
13 54 (15.70%) Internet
13 54 (15.70%) CCSE
14 53 (15.41%) CISSP
14 53 (15.41%) DNS
15 49 (14.24%) Blue Coat
16 48 (13.95%) CCSA
17 47 (13.66%) IPv6
18 45 (13.08%) WAN
19 44 (12.79%) Active Directory
20 43 (12.50%) SSL
21 39 (11.34%) OSPF
21 39 (11.34%) Finance
22 38 (11.05%) IPsec
23 37 (10.76%) DHCP
23 37 (10.76%) Broadband

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (6.40%) IIS
2 9 (2.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.87%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.87%) Apache
5 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (4.94%) MS Office
1 17 (4.94%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.74%) SaaS
2 2 (0.58%) PaaS
2 2 (0.58%) IaaS
2 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 147 (42.73%) Firewall
2 82 (23.84%) TCP/IP
3 77 (22.38%) VPN
4 56 (16.28%) LAN
4 56 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
5 54 (15.70%) Internet
6 53 (15.41%) DNS
7 47 (13.66%) IPv6
8 45 (13.08%) WAN
9 43 (12.50%) SSL
10 39 (11.34%) OSPF
11 38 (11.05%) IPsec
12 37 (10.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 37 (10.76%) DHCP
12 37 (10.76%) Broadband
13 33 (9.59%) VoIP
13 33 (9.59%) BGP
14 25 (7.27%) MPLS
14 25 (7.27%) SNMP
15 21 (6.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.20%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.58%) Big Data
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.29%) Redis
3 1 (0.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
General
1 99 (28.78%) Telecoms
2 39 (11.34%) Finance
3 37 (10.76%) Marketing
4 12 (3.49%) German Language
5 10 (2.91%) Retail
6 8 (2.33%) Billing
6 8 (2.33%) Banking
7 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.87%) Legal
8 3 (0.87%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 96 (27.91%) Consultant
2 65 (18.90%) Network Engineer
2 65 (18.90%) Security Engineer
3 47 (13.66%) Security Consultant
4 46 (13.37%) Network Security Engineer
5 43 (12.50%) Architect
5 43 (12.50%) Network Consultant
6 28 (8.14%) Network Architect
6 28 (8.14%) Network Security Consultant
7 21 (6.10%) Cloud Consultant
8 18 (5.23%) Security Architect
8 18 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (4.07%) Business Consultant
10 12 (3.49%) Operations Manager
10 12 (3.49%) Network Security Architect
11 11 (3.20%) Designer
11 11 (3.20%) Design Engineer
11 11 (3.20%) IT Consultant
11 11 (3.20%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (3.20%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.87%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.58%) Qt
2 2 (0.58%) .NET
2 2 (0.58%) Web Services
2 2 (0.58%) JSON
3 1 (0.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.27%) Smartphone
2 22 (6.40%) Client/Server
3 21 (6.10%) Mainframe
3 21 (6.10%) User Experience
4 11 (3.20%) Economics
5 10 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.62%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.03%) PKI
9 5 (1.45%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.16%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.87%) Open Source
11 3 (0.87%) SecurID
12 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.58%) Clustering
12 2 (0.58%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.58%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.58%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.58%) Replication
13 1 (0.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 93 (27.03%) Windows
2 37 (10.76%) Linux
3 32 (9.30%) UNIX
4 24 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.16%) CentOS
8 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.58%) Android
8 2 (0.58%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.29%) VMS
9 1 (0.29%) Debian
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (10.76%) Kalman Filter
2 35 (10.17%) Data Security
2 35 (10.17%) Network Design
3 34 (9.88%) ITIL
4 29 (8.43%) Mentoring
5 28 (8.14%) Project Management
6 27 (7.85%) Change Management
7 23 (6.69%) Information Security
8 22 (6.40%) Business Development
9 21 (6.10%) Network Management
10 19 (5.52%) Coaching
11 18 (5.23%) Security Architecture
12 16 (4.65%) Change Control
12 16 (4.65%) Load Balancing
12 16 (4.65%) PRINCE2
13 15 (4.36%) Network Architecture
13 15 (4.36%) Network Monitoring
14 14 (4.07%) Marketing Strategy
14 14 (4.07%) Strategic Planning
15 13 (3.78%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.33%) Python
2 7 (2.03%) Ruby
3 6 (1.74%) SQL
4 5 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.16%) Perl
6 3 (0.87%) PHP
7 2 (0.58%) C
7 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.58%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.29%) VBScript
8 1 (0.29%) C++
8 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 93 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (20.06%) CCNP
3 54 (15.70%) CCSE
4 53 (15.41%) CISSP
5 48 (13.95%) CCSA
6 30 (8.72%) CCIE
6 30 (8.72%) CCNA
7 23 (6.69%) CISM
8 19 (5.52%) JNCIA
9 16 (4.65%) Degree
9 16 (4.65%) SC Cleared
9 16 (4.65%) Security Cleared
10 13 (3.78%) CISA
11 11 (3.20%) PCI QSA
12 9 (2.62%) JNCIS
12 9 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.62%) CCDP
13 5 (1.45%) CCDA
13 5 (1.45%) CCSP
13 5 (1.45%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (17.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 60 (17.44%) PCI DSS
2 27 (7.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (5.52%) COBIT
4 6 (1.74%) GPG13
5 4 (1.16%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.87%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.87%) QA
7 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (12.79%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (4.36%) ISA Server
4 14 (4.07%) Snort
4 14 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (3.20%) KVM
5 11 (3.20%) ProxySG
6 6 (1.74%) Squid
7 5 (1.45%) Nmap
8 2 (0.58%) Samba
8 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.58%) vCloud
8 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.58%) XenApp
8 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.58%) vSphere
8 2 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 34 (9.88%) SCCM
2 16 (4.65%) ARCserve
3 9 (2.62%) FortiGate
4 6 (1.74%) Nessus
5 2 (0.58%) Nagios
5 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.58%) SCOM
5 2 (0.58%) Cacti
5 2 (0.58%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 165 (47.97%) Cisco
2 124 (36.05%) Juniper
3 118 (34.30%) CheckPoint
4 113 (32.85%) F5
5 49 (14.24%) Blue Coat
6 35 (10.17%) Websense
7 25 (7.27%) ServiceNow
8 23 (6.69%) Nokia
9 21 (6.10%) McAfee
10 20 (5.81%) Fortinet
10 20 (5.81%) HP
11 18 (5.23%) Huawei
12 17 (4.94%) Microsoft
13 16 (4.65%) Oracle
14 15 (4.36%) VMware
15 11 (3.20%) Brocade
15 11 (3.20%) Riverbed
16 10 (2.91%) Sourcefire
16 10 (2.91%) EMC
17 9 (2.62%) Tufin
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