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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 123 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 95 151 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.89% 2.77% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.09% 9.59% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 55 95 114
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £73,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1339 1575 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.63% 28.85% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1030 1246
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -36 47 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Slough +1 13 £57,500 +36.90% 1
Maidenhead -1 6 £67,500 -3.57% 3
Newbury +3 5 £55,000 - 1
Bracknell +5 4 £56,250 +21.62%
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 147 (56.32%) Firewall
2 144 (55.17%) Cisco
3 136 (52.11%) Cisco Certification
4 100 (38.31%) CCNP
5 98 (37.55%) CheckPoint
6 78 (29.89%) Cisco ASA
7 73 (27.97%) TCP/IP
8 71 (27.20%) Juniper
9 68 (26.05%) BGP
10 65 (24.90%) CCIE
11 64 (24.52%) WAN
11 64 (24.52%) F5
12 59 (22.61%) Windows
12 59 (22.61%) Linux
13 58 (22.22%) CISSP
14 57 (21.84%) Telecoms
15 52 (19.92%) OSPF
16 51 (19.54%) VPN
17 48 (18.39%) DNS
18 47 (18.01%) LAN
18 47 (18.01%) MPLS
19 41 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
20 39 (14.94%) CCSE
21 37 (14.18%) CCSA
22 36 (13.79%) Project Management
23 35 (13.41%) SIEM
24 33 (12.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
24 33 (12.64%) BIG-IP
25 32 (12.26%) CCNA
25 32 (12.26%) Cisco PIX

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (1.53%) Apache
2 3 (1.15%) MediaWiki
2 3 (1.15%) nginx
2 3 (1.15%) Confluence
3 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (9.20%) MS Office
2 15 (5.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.07%) IaaS
2 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.15%) PaaS
4 2 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (56.32%) Firewall
2 78 (29.89%) Cisco ASA
3 73 (27.97%) TCP/IP
4 68 (26.05%) BGP
5 64 (24.52%) WAN
6 52 (19.92%) OSPF
7 51 (19.54%) VPN
8 48 (18.39%) DNS
9 47 (18.01%) LAN
9 47 (18.01%) MPLS
10 41 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
11 33 (12.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 33 (12.64%) BIG-IP
12 32 (12.26%) Cisco PIX
13 29 (11.11%) DHCP
14 26 (9.96%) IPsec
15 24 (9.20%) Broadband
16 23 (8.81%) Intrusion Detection
16 23 (8.81%) Wireless
17 22 (8.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.21%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.83%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.15%) MySQL
3 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Subversion
1 3 (1.15%) Hudson
1 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.15%) JIRA
1 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.77%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (21.84%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.90%) Finance
3 16 (6.13%) Banking
4 8 (3.07%) Legal
5 7 (2.68%) Retail
6 5 (1.92%) Marketing
7 3 (1.15%) Back Office
7 3 (1.15%) Advertising
7 3 (1.15%) Military
7 3 (1.15%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.15%) Billing
7 3 (1.15%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (27.20%) Security Engineer
2 63 (24.14%) Consultant
3 62 (23.75%) Network Engineer
4 35 (13.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 33 (12.64%) Network Consultant
6 29 (11.11%) Security Consultant
7 19 (7.28%) Architect
8 15 (5.75%) Senior Network Engineer
9 14 (5.36%) Network Security Consultant
9 14 (5.36%) Security Specialist
9 14 (5.36%) Network Architect
10 13 (4.98%) Network Manager
10 13 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.21%) Analyst
11 11 (4.21%) Security Manager
12 10 (3.83%) Network Security Manager
12 10 (3.83%) Security Analyst
12 10 (3.83%) Security Architect
12 10 (3.83%) Senior Consultant
13 9 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.53%) LAMP
2 2 (0.77%) RESTful
2 2 (0.77%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.77%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (0.38%) HTML
3 1 (0.38%) .NET
3 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.38%) SOAP
3 1 (0.38%) XML
3 1 (0.38%) REST
3 1 (0.38%) WCF
3 1 (0.38%) WPF
3 1 (0.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.20%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.36%) Open Source
4 13 (4.98%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.68%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.92%) User Experience
8 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.15%) Replication
9 3 (1.15%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.15%) Wiki
9 3 (1.15%) Blog
9 3 (1.15%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.15%) PKI
10 2 (0.77%) FMCG
10 2 (0.77%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.77%) PMI
11 1 (0.38%) Clustering
11 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 59 (22.61%) Windows
1 59 (22.61%) Linux
2 20 (7.66%) UNIX
3 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (1.92%) CentOS
4 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.15%) Debian
5 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.15%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (13.79%) Project Management
2 35 (13.41%) SIEM
3 31 (11.88%) ITIL
3 31 (11.88%) Network Design
4 28 (10.73%) Information Security
5 26 (9.96%) Cyber Security
6 20 (7.66%) Security Architecture
7 17 (6.51%) Service Delivery
7 17 (6.51%) Change Management
7 17 (6.51%) Load Balancing
8 16 (6.13%) Incident Management
8 16 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (4.98%) PRINCE2
10 12 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (4.60%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (4.21%) Database Security
11 11 (4.21%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (3.83%) Change Control
12 10 (3.83%) DDoS Mitigation
13 9 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.43%) SQL
2 10 (3.83%) Perl
3 9 (3.45%) PHP
3 9 (3.45%) Python
4 8 (3.07%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.68%) Ruby
6 5 (1.92%) Java
7 3 (1.15%) C
7 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.77%) C++
9 1 (0.38%) Tcl
9 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 136 (52.11%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (38.31%) CCNP
3 65 (24.90%) CCIE
4 58 (22.22%) CISSP
5 39 (14.94%) CCSE
6 37 (14.18%) CCSA
7 32 (12.26%) CCNA
8 27 (10.34%) Security Cleared
9 25 (9.58%) CISM
10 17 (6.51%) SC Cleared
11 16 (6.13%) Degree
12 13 (4.98%) CISA
13 9 (3.45%) GIAC
13 9 (3.45%) CEH
13 9 (3.45%) CCSP
13 9 (3.45%) PCI QSA
14 8 (3.07%) CCDP
15 7 (2.68%) DV Cleared
16 6 (2.30%) JNCIS
16 6 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.43%) PCI DSS
1 22 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (6.90%) SLA
3 15 (5.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (4.21%) QA
5 9 (3.45%) COBIT
6 5 (1.92%) HIPAA
7 3 (1.15%) FISMA
System Software
1 10 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.30%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.15%) Samba
4 3 (1.15%) Snort
4 3 (1.15%) iptables
4 3 (1.15%) XenServer
4 3 (1.15%) Postfix
5 2 (0.77%) vSphere
5 2 (0.77%) Xen
5 2 (0.77%) KVM
5 2 (0.77%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (6.51%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.15%) Puppet
2 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.15%) Salt
2 3 (1.15%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.77%) Nagios
3 2 (0.77%) Nmap
3 2 (0.77%) Nessus
4 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 144 (55.17%) Cisco
2 98 (37.55%) CheckPoint
3 71 (27.20%) Juniper
4 64 (24.52%) F5
5 30 (11.49%) Nokia
6 24 (9.20%) Blue Coat
7 19 (7.28%) Microsoft
8 18 (6.90%) Citrix
9 17 (6.51%) Fortinet
10 12 (4.60%) HP
11 11 (4.21%) IBM
12 10 (3.83%) VMware
13 9 (3.45%) Huawei
14 8 (3.07%) CA
14 8 (3.07%) NetApp
15 6 (2.30%) IronPort
15 6 (2.30%) Oracle
16 5 (1.92%) Sourcefire
16 5 (1.92%) BMC
16 5 (1.92%) Remedy
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago