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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 115 73 99
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 107 199 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.08% 3.39% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 11.29% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 69 127 115
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £36,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
1311 1762 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.48% 30.03% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 925 984 1103
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -30 52 £45,000 -12.19% 3
Slough -29 9 £39,000 -35.00% 1
Maidenhead +10 6 £37,500 -
Newbury -12 6 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Windsor - 2 £52,500 -
Hungerford - 1 - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 117 (59.09%) Firewall
2 114 (57.58%) Cisco
3 81 (40.91%) Telecoms
4 73 (36.87%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (31.31%) CheckPoint
6 59 (29.80%) CCNP
7 55 (27.78%) TCP/IP
8 50 (25.25%) Cisco ASA
9 47 (23.74%) BGP
10 46 (23.23%) F5
11 44 (22.22%) CISSP
11 44 (22.22%) Windows
12 41 (20.71%) Juniper
13 39 (19.70%) MPLS
14 37 (18.69%) Cisco PIX
15 35 (17.68%) OSPF
15 35 (17.68%) Linux
15 35 (17.68%) LAN
16 34 (17.17%) WAN
17 33 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 32 (16.16%) DNS
19 31 (15.66%) BIG-IP
19 31 (15.66%) Data Centre
20 30 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
20 30 (15.15%) Degree
20 30 (15.15%) Information Security
21 29 (14.65%) CCIE
22 28 (14.14%) Network Design
22 28 (14.14%) FortiGate
23 27 (13.64%) Security Cleared

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (5.05%) IIS
2 5 (2.53%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.02%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.02%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.02%) Apache
4 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.51%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.51%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.02%) SaaS
2 3 (1.52%) PaaS
2 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.01%) IaaS
3 2 (1.01%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 117 (59.09%) Firewall
2 55 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 50 (25.25%) Cisco ASA
4 47 (23.74%) BGP
5 39 (19.70%) MPLS
6 37 (18.69%) Cisco PIX
7 35 (17.68%) OSPF
7 35 (17.68%) LAN
8 34 (17.17%) WAN
9 33 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 32 (16.16%) DNS
11 31 (15.66%) BIG-IP
12 30 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (12.63%) VPN
14 23 (11.62%) 3G
15 20 (10.10%) Broadband
16 17 (8.59%) RIP
16 17 (8.59%) IPsec
17 16 (8.08%) 4G
18 15 (7.58%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 6 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 81 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 14 (7.07%) Banking
3 13 (6.57%) Finance
4 9 (4.55%) Marketing
5 5 (2.53%) Back Office
6 4 (2.02%) Retail
7 3 (1.52%) Advertising
8 2 (1.01%) Legal
8 2 (1.01%) Electronics
8 2 (1.01%) Billing
8 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.01%) Military
9 1 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (21.72%) Security Engineer
2 38 (19.19%) Network Engineer
3 36 (18.18%) Consultant
4 28 (14.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 21 (10.61%) Analyst
6 18 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 16 (8.08%) Network Consultant
8 13 (6.57%) Architect
8 13 (6.57%) Security Specialist
9 10 (5.05%) Network Architect
9 10 (5.05%) Security Analyst
9 10 (5.05%) Network Security Consultant
10 8 (4.04%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (3.54%) Administrator
11 7 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.54%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (3.54%) Information Security Engineer
12 6 (3.03%) IP Engineer
12 6 (3.03%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.03%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.03%) Web Services
2 5 (2.53%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.51%) SAML
3 1 (0.51%) XMPP
3 1 (0.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.66%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.10%) Management Information System
3 17 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.54%) Smartphone
5 7 (3.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.52%) Replication
7 2 (1.01%) Clustering
7 2 (1.01%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.01%) PKI
7 2 (1.01%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.01%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (22.22%) Windows
2 35 (17.68%) Linux
3 9 (4.55%) UNIX
4 7 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.02%) CentOS
6 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.15%) Information Security
2 28 (14.14%) Network Design
3 19 (9.60%) Network Management
4 15 (7.58%) Security Architecture
4 15 (7.58%) ITIL
5 14 (7.07%) SIEM
6 13 (6.57%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (5.56%) SDLC
8 10 (5.05%) Cyber Security
8 10 (5.05%) Risk Management
8 10 (5.05%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.04%) Workflow
10 7 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.03%) Data Analysis
11 6 (3.03%) Project Management
11 6 (3.03%) Database Security
12 5 (2.53%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (2.53%) DDoS Mitigation
12 5 (2.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.05%) SQL
2 9 (4.55%) Perl
3 8 (4.04%) Python
3 8 (4.04%) Java
3 8 (4.04%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.53%) C
5 3 (1.52%) PHP
6 2 (1.01%) C++
6 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.01%) Ruby
7 1 (0.51%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 73 (36.87%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (29.80%) CCNP
3 44 (22.22%) CISSP
4 30 (15.15%) Degree
5 29 (14.65%) CCIE
6 27 (13.64%) Security Cleared
7 25 (12.63%) CCSE
7 25 (12.63%) CCSA
8 18 (9.09%) CISM
8 18 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 10 (5.05%) CCNA
9 10 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (4.04%) CCDP
10 8 (4.04%) CEH
11 7 (3.54%) CISA
12 6 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
12 6 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (3.03%) GSEC
12 6 (3.03%) A+ Certification
13 4 (2.02%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.05%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.04%) SLA
4 5 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.52%) QA
6 2 (1.01%) HIPAA
System Software
1 17 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.56%) ProxySG
3 9 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.02%) vSphere
6 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.01%) XenApp
6 2 (1.01%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (14.14%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.02%) Nagios
4 2 (1.01%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.01%) SCOM
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 114 (57.58%) Cisco
2 62 (31.31%) CheckPoint
3 46 (23.23%) F5
4 41 (20.71%) Juniper
5 22 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 20 (10.10%) VMware
7 18 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 15 (7.58%) Nokia
9 10 (5.05%) HP
9 10 (5.05%) Fortinet
10 9 (4.55%) ION Trading
11 8 (4.04%) Citrix
12 7 (3.54%) Avaya
12 7 (3.54%) Websense
13 6 (3.03%) Altiris
13 6 (3.03%) Sourcefire
13 6 (3.03%) CA
13 6 (3.03%) NetApp
14 5 (2.53%) Symantec
14 5 (2.53%) McAfee
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago