The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 92 81 115
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +34
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 140 171 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.38% 3.21% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.43% 10.01% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 93 141 97
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -4.02%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1660 1709 1689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.22% 32.11% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1265 1367
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 69 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Slough -10 16 £41,000 -36.92% 3
Maidenhead -5 11 £51,250 -
Bracknell +3 8 £47,500 +39.70%
Newbury -6 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Windsor - 2 £35,000 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 166 (63.85%) Firewall
2 152 (58.46%) Cisco
3 94 (36.15%) Juniper
3 94 (36.15%) CheckPoint
4 82 (31.54%) VPN
5 81 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
6 78 (30.00%) F5
7 75 (28.85%) TCP/IP
8 73 (28.08%) Cisco ASA
9 67 (25.77%) Telecoms
10 64 (24.62%) Windows
11 61 (23.46%) LAN
12 53 (20.38%) OSPF
13 52 (20.00%) BGP
14 49 (18.85%) IPsec
15 48 (18.46%) WAN
16 45 (17.31%) VoIP
17 43 (16.54%) DNS
17 43 (16.54%) CCNP
17 43 (16.54%) Blue Coat
18 42 (16.15%) CCNA
19 41 (15.77%) Microsoft
19 41 (15.77%) SSL
20 39 (15.00%) PCI DSS
21 35 (13.46%) EIGRP
22 34 (13.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
22 34 (13.08%) Internet
22 34 (13.08%) CISSP
22 34 (13.08%) Network Design
23 33 (12.69%) Wireless

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (8.08%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.31%) IIS
3 13 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.92%) Lync
5 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.54%) Apache
6 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.15%) MS Office
3 12 (4.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.62%) SaaS
2 2 (0.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 166 (63.85%) Firewall
2 82 (31.54%) VPN
3 75 (28.85%) TCP/IP
4 73 (28.08%) Cisco ASA
5 61 (23.46%) LAN
6 53 (20.38%) OSPF
7 52 (20.00%) BGP
8 49 (18.85%) IPsec
9 48 (18.46%) WAN
10 45 (17.31%) VoIP
11 43 (16.54%) DNS
12 41 (15.77%) SSL
13 35 (13.46%) EIGRP
14 34 (13.08%) Internet
15 33 (12.69%) Wireless
16 32 (12.31%) Cisco IOS
17 30 (11.54%) DHCP
17 30 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
18 28 (10.77%) SNMP
19 23 (8.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) MySQL
4 1 (0.38%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.38%) StarTeam
General
1 67 (25.77%) Telecoms
2 32 (12.31%) Marketing
3 31 (11.92%) Finance
4 15 (5.77%) Retail
4 15 (5.77%) Billing
5 13 (5.00%) Back Office
6 11 (4.23%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.31%) Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.77%) Law
8 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Military
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 73 (28.08%) Network Engineer
2 57 (21.92%) Consultant
2 57 (21.92%) Security Engineer
3 33 (12.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 27 (10.38%) Architect
5 23 (8.85%) Security Consultant
6 21 (8.08%) Security Architect
6 21 (8.08%) Network Consultant
7 20 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 18 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (6.54%) Network Architect
10 16 (6.15%) Network Security Consultant
11 14 (5.38%) IP Engineer
12 13 (5.00%) Analyst
12 13 (5.00%) Support Engineer
13 12 (4.62%) Network Security Architect
14 11 (4.23%) Senior Security Engineer
14 11 (4.23%) Security Specialist
15 9 (3.46%) Security Support Engineer
15 9 (3.46%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.85%) Regular Expression
2 7 (2.69%) .NET
3 3 (1.15%) JSP
4 2 (0.77%) CGI
4 2 (0.77%) CSS
4 2 (0.77%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.23%) PKI
2 8 (3.08%) Smartphone
3 7 (2.69%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.69%) Replication
4 6 (2.31%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.31%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.31%) Economics
5 4 (1.54%) Clustering
6 3 (1.15%) Open Source
6 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.15%) SCADA
6 3 (1.15%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.77%) HP StorageWorks
7 2 (0.77%) SecurID
8 1 (0.38%) iSeries
8 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.38%) DTV
8 1 (0.38%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 64 (24.62%) Windows
2 30 (11.54%) Linux
3 22 (8.46%) UNIX
4 8 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.31%) AIX
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.15%) CentOS
7 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.77%) Debian
8 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.77%) Solaris
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.08%) Network Design
2 33 (12.69%) Change Management
3 29 (11.15%) Data Security
4 24 (9.23%) Network Management
5 22 (8.46%) Information Security
6 21 (8.08%) SIEM
7 19 (7.31%) ITIL
8 15 (5.77%) Load Balancing
9 13 (5.00%) Change Control
9 13 (5.00%) Project Management
10 12 (4.62%) Migration
10 12 (4.62%) CRM
11 11 (4.23%) Business Development
11 11 (4.23%) Risk Management
12 10 (3.85%) BCP
12 10 (3.85%) Network Architecture
12 10 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (3.46%) Security Architecture
13 9 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (3.46%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.77%) SQL
2 6 (2.31%) Perl
3 3 (1.15%) Python
3 3 (1.15%) Java
3 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.38%) Ruby
5 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.38%) PHP
5 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 81 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (16.54%) CCNP
3 42 (16.15%) CCNA
4 34 (13.08%) CISSP
5 32 (12.31%) JNCIA
6 27 (10.38%) Degree
7 26 (10.00%) CCSE
8 25 (9.62%) CCSA
9 18 (6.92%) CCSP
10 14 (5.38%) CCIE
10 14 (5.38%) Security Cleared
11 12 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (4.62%) SC Cleared
12 9 (3.46%) CISM
13 8 (3.08%) MCSE
14 7 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.92%) JNCIS
15 5 (1.92%) OSCP
15 5 (1.92%) CISA
16 4 (1.54%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 34 (13.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.92%) QA
3 5 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.54%) SLA
5 3 (1.15%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.15%) COBIT
5 3 (1.15%) GPG13
6 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.38%) HIPAA
System Software
1 30 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.00%) ISA Server
3 13 (5.00%) ProxySG
4 9 (3.46%) KVM
4 9 (3.46%) Snort
5 8 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.15%) Squid
6 3 (1.15%) vSphere
7 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.77%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.77%) UAG
7 2 (0.77%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.38%) Xen
8 1 (0.38%) vCloud
8 1 (0.38%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 14 (5.38%) SCCM
2 11 (4.23%) ARCserve
3 3 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.15%) Nessus
4 2 (0.77%) Nagios
4 2 (0.77%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.38%) Cacti
5 1 (0.38%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.38%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 152 (58.46%) Cisco
2 94 (36.15%) Juniper
2 94 (36.15%) CheckPoint
3 78 (30.00%) F5
4 43 (16.54%) Blue Coat
5 41 (15.77%) Microsoft
6 31 (11.92%) Avaya
7 29 (11.15%) ServiceNow
8 24 (9.23%) Websense
9 23 (8.85%) HP
10 19 (7.31%) VMware
11 16 (6.15%) McAfee
12 13 (5.00%) Sourcefire
13 12 (4.62%) Nokia
14 11 (4.23%) Huawei
15 10 (3.85%) Fortinet
16 8 (3.08%) Riverbed
17 7 (2.69%) BT
18 6 (2.31%) Splunk
18 6 (2.31%) SolarWinds
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