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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 87 127 80
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -47
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 115 128 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.82% 2.12% 3.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.94% 8.74% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 77 79 147
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
1051 1464 1823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.81% 24.28% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 737 1165 1076
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 38 £57,500 -4.16% 4
Bracknell +22 17 £31,750 -27.84% 1
Maidenhead +8 12 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Slough +21 8 £70,000 +86.66% 2
Windsor +2 7 £67,500 +28.57%
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 127 (54.74%) Firewall
2 108 (46.55%) Cisco
3 94 (40.52%) Windows
4 90 (38.79%) Linux
5 86 (37.07%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (30.17%) Juniper
7 69 (29.74%) CheckPoint
8 62 (26.72%) Information Security
9 59 (25.43%) CCNP
10 56 (24.14%) TCP/IP
10 56 (24.14%) Management Information System
11 50 (21.55%) VPN
12 48 (20.69%) CCNA
13 47 (20.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 45 (19.40%) F5
15 44 (18.97%) Nessus
15 44 (18.97%) CISSP
16 40 (17.24%) Palo Alto
17 39 (16.81%) Data Centre
18 38 (16.38%) Degree
19 37 (15.95%) SCCM
19 37 (15.95%) Network Design
20 36 (15.52%) Wireless
21 34 (14.66%) Risk Management
22 31 (13.36%) Active Directory
23 30 (12.93%) LAN
23 30 (12.93%) CISA
23 30 (12.93%) Computer Science
23 30 (12.93%) Network Management
23 30 (12.93%) Relational Database

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.16%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.29%) SAS
4 2 (0.86%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.16%) MS Office
2 5 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.19%) SaaS
2 8 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.72%) Office 365
4 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.29%) IaaS
5 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (54.74%) Firewall
2 56 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 50 (21.55%) VPN
4 36 (15.52%) Wireless
5 30 (12.93%) LAN
6 29 (12.50%) MPLS
7 28 (12.07%) DNS
8 26 (11.21%) WAN
9 20 (8.62%) BIG-IP
10 19 (8.19%) Wireshark
11 18 (7.76%) BGP
11 18 (7.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (7.33%) OSPF
13 16 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (6.90%) EIGRP
13 16 (6.90%) SSL
14 15 (6.47%) VoIP
15 14 (6.03%) 4G
16 12 (5.17%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.93%) Relational Database
2 20 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.31%) InfluxDB
5 8 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.16%) DB2
6 5 (2.16%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.16%) MySQL
7 3 (1.29%) Big Data
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (12.50%) Games
2 28 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.02%) Finance
4 3 (1.29%) Back Office
5 2 (0.86%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Billing
6 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (32.76%) Network Engineer
2 59 (25.43%) Security Engineer
3 42 (18.10%) Analyst
4 39 (16.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 38 (16.38%) Security Analyst
6 32 (13.79%) Support Engineer
7 28 (12.07%) NOC Engineer
8 22 (9.48%) Information Analyst
8 22 (9.48%) Information Security Analyst
9 20 (8.62%) Architect
10 18 (7.76%) Lead Network Engineer
10 18 (7.76%) Network Support
10 18 (7.76%) Network Support Engineer
11 15 (6.47%) Consultant
12 13 (5.60%) IT Engineer
12 13 (5.60%) Security Support Engineer
13 12 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
13 12 (5.17%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
13 12 (5.17%) Data Network Engineer
13 12 (5.17%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.59%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.72%) Web Services
3 3 (1.29%) ODBC
3 3 (1.29%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.43%) .NET
4 1 (0.43%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 39 (16.81%) Data Centre
3 30 (12.93%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.02%) e-Health
5 7 (3.02%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (3.02%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.59%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.16%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.16%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.72%) CCTV
8 4 (1.72%) iPad
8 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.72%) PKI
9 3 (1.29%) Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 94 (40.52%) Windows
2 90 (38.79%) Linux
3 23 (9.91%) Unix
4 21 (9.05%) Windows Server
5 14 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.59%) CentOS
9 4 (1.72%) Solaris
10 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.72%) Information Security
2 47 (20.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 37 (15.95%) Network Design
4 34 (14.66%) Risk Management
5 30 (12.93%) Network Management
6 29 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 29 (12.50%) Presales
7 23 (9.91%) ITIL
8 18 (7.76%) Network Architecture
8 18 (7.76%) Service Delivery
9 17 (7.33%) SIEM
10 16 (6.90%) Change Management
10 16 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (5.17%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.17%) Network Planning
12 11 (4.74%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.74%) Security Operations
13 10 (4.31%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 10 (4.31%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (4.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.72%) Java
1 4 (1.72%) Python
2 3 (1.29%) SQL
3 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.43%) C
4 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (37.07%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (25.43%) CCNP
3 48 (20.69%) CCNA
4 44 (18.97%) CISSP
5 38 (16.38%) Degree
6 30 (12.93%) CISA
7 29 (12.50%) CCIE
7 29 (12.50%) CEH
8 21 (9.05%) CCSP
9 16 (6.90%) GSEC
10 15 (6.47%) MCP
10 15 (6.47%) Security Cleared
11 14 (6.03%) SC Cleared
12 13 (5.60%) JNCIP
13 12 (5.17%) CCIP
14 11 (4.74%) JNCIA
15 10 (4.31%) GCIH
15 10 (4.31%) JNCIS
16 9 (3.88%) DV Cleared
17 8 (3.45%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.02%) SLA
3 4 (1.72%) HIPAA
3 4 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.29%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.86%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.86%) QA
6 1 (0.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.43%) COSO
System Software
1 31 (13.36%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.03%) ProxySG
4 9 (3.88%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.29%) Firmware
6 2 (0.86%) Snort
6 2 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.43%) Docker
7 1 (0.43%) iptables
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (18.97%) Nessus
2 37 (15.95%) SCCM
3 4 (1.72%) Ansible
3 4 (1.72%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.72%) Puppet
3 4 (1.72%) Salt
3 4 (1.72%) SCOM
4 2 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.86%) Grafana
4 2 (0.86%) Graphite
4 2 (0.86%) Kibana
4 2 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.43%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.43%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 108 (46.55%) Cisco
2 70 (30.17%) Juniper
3 69 (29.74%) CheckPoint
4 45 (19.40%) F5
5 40 (17.24%) Palo Alto
6 28 (12.07%) Blue Coat
7 25 (10.78%) Fortinet
8 21 (9.05%) VMware
9 20 (8.62%) HP
10 17 (7.33%) Microsoft
11 12 (5.17%) LogRhythm
12 11 (4.74%) Red Hat
13 10 (4.31%) NetScout
14 8 (3.45%) Citrix
14 8 (3.45%) Intel Security
14 8 (3.45%) Sourcefire
15 7 (3.02%) EMC
15 7 (3.02%) NetApp
16 6 (2.59%) Oracle
16 6 (2.59%) TippingPoint
Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £5K shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Full corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, life insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago