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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 103 127 89
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -38
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 99 108 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.35% 2.03% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.41% 8.67% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 73 68 104
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £81,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +10.22%
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
1052 1246 1812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.98% 23.40% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 768 923 973
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +18 37 £60,000 +37.14% 5
Maidenhead +5 11 £50,000 -23.07%
Windsor +5 11 £62,500 +19.04%
Slough +17 9 £43,750 +12.17% 1
Bracknell +7 4 - - 2
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 123 (56.42%) Cisco
2 122 (55.96%) Firewall
3 96 (44.04%) Windows
4 90 (41.28%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (37.61%) Linux
6 79 (36.24%) Juniper
7 69 (31.65%) CCNP
8 58 (26.61%) Management Information System
9 57 (26.15%) CheckPoint
10 54 (24.77%) Information Security
11 53 (24.31%) CCNA
12 52 (23.85%) VPN
13 49 (22.48%) TCP/IP
13 49 (22.48%) CISSP
14 48 (22.02%) Wireless
15 46 (21.10%) LAN
16 44 (20.18%) F5
17 42 (19.27%) Network Monitoring
18 41 (18.81%) Nessus
18 41 (18.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 41 (18.81%) Degree
19 38 (17.43%) Data Centre
19 38 (17.43%) WAN
20 34 (15.60%) CEH
21 33 (15.14%) Network Design
21 33 (15.14%) Computer Science
21 33 (15.14%) Network Management
22 32 (14.68%) Palo Alto
23 31 (14.22%) Cisco ASA
23 31 (14.22%) MPLS

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 12 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.38%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.38%) SAS
3 2 (0.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.92%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.46%) CloudStack
Applications
1 10 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) IaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (55.96%) Firewall
2 52 (23.85%) VPN
3 49 (22.48%) TCP/IP
4 48 (22.02%) Wireless
5 46 (21.10%) LAN
6 38 (17.43%) WAN
7 31 (14.22%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (14.22%) MPLS
8 26 (11.93%) BGP
8 26 (11.93%) OSPF
9 22 (10.09%) DNS
9 22 (10.09%) VoIP
10 21 (9.63%) BIG-IP
11 20 (9.17%) EIGRP
12 17 (7.80%) Wireshark
13 16 (7.34%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (6.88%) SSL
15 13 (5.96%) Cisco PIX
16 12 (5.50%) 4G
16 12 (5.50%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.30%) Relational Database
2 16 (7.34%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.75%) Big Data
4 6 (2.75%) InfluxDB
4 6 (2.75%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.92%) DB2
5 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.92%) MySQL
6 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (9.17%) Games
1 20 (9.17%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.67%) Finance
3 6 (2.75%) Back Office
4 3 (1.38%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.38%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.92%) Billing
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) French Language
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (36.70%) Network Engineer
2 63 (28.90%) Security Engineer
3 42 (19.27%) Network Security Engineer
4 41 (18.81%) Analyst
5 36 (16.51%) Security Analyst
6 30 (13.76%) Support Engineer
7 23 (10.55%) NOC Engineer
8 22 (10.09%) Information Analyst
8 22 (10.09%) Information Security Analyst
9 17 (7.80%) Network Support
9 17 (7.80%) Network Support Engineer
10 16 (7.34%) Lead Network Engineer
11 15 (6.88%) Consultant
12 13 (5.96%) Information Security Engineer
13 11 (5.05%) IT Engineer
13 11 (5.05%) IT Security Engineer
13 11 (5.05%) Security Support Engineer
14 9 (4.13%) IT Analyst
14 9 (4.13%) IT Security Analyst
14 9 (4.13%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.88%) 802.1X
2 9 (4.13%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.83%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (1.38%) ODBC
5 2 (0.92%) CSS
6 1 (0.46%) .NET
6 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 58 (26.61%) Management Information System
2 38 (17.43%) Data Centre
3 33 (15.14%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.75%) e-Health
8 4 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.83%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.38%) Clustering
10 2 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.92%) Statistics
11 1 (0.46%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.46%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.46%) iPad
11 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 96 (44.04%) Windows
2 82 (37.61%) Linux
3 23 (10.55%) Windows Server
4 19 (8.72%) Unix
5 12 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.83%) CentOS
8 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.38%) Solaris
9 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.92%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.46%) SUSE
11 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.77%) Information Security
2 42 (19.27%) Network Monitoring
3 41 (18.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 33 (15.14%) Network Design
4 33 (15.14%) Network Management
5 27 (12.39%) ITIL
6 21 (9.63%) Risk Management
7 20 (9.17%) Presales
8 19 (8.72%) SIEM
9 18 (8.26%) Change Management
9 18 (8.26%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (5.96%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (5.50%) Network Architecture
11 12 (5.50%) Network Planning
12 11 (5.05%) Service Delivery
13 10 (4.59%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.59%) Problem Management
13 10 (4.59%) Trend Analysis
13 10 (4.59%) Validation
14 9 (4.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.75%) SQL
2 5 (2.29%) C
2 5 (2.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.92%) Python
3 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 90 (41.28%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (31.65%) CCNP
3 53 (24.31%) CCNA
4 49 (22.48%) CISSP
5 41 (18.81%) Degree
6 34 (15.60%) CEH
7 31 (14.22%) CISA
8 22 (10.09%) Security Cleared
9 18 (8.26%) GSEC
10 17 (7.80%) CCIE
10 17 (7.80%) JNCIP
11 16 (7.34%) JNCIA
12 15 (6.88%) CCSP
12 15 (6.88%) SC Cleared
13 13 (5.96%) DV Cleared
14 10 (4.59%) CCVP
15 9 (4.13%) MCP
16 8 (3.67%) JNCIE
17 7 (3.21%) GCIH
17 7 (3.21%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.05%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.83%) HIPAA
4 3 (1.38%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.46%) COBIT
6 1 (0.46%) COSO
6 1 (0.46%) GPG13
6 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.21%) Firmware
4 6 (2.75%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.38%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.38%) vSphere
6 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.92%) Snort
6 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.46%) iptables
7 1 (0.46%) KVM
7 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.46%) Xen
7 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (18.81%) Nessus
2 30 (13.76%) SCCM
3 6 (2.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (2.29%) Cacti
4 5 (2.29%) Nagios
4 5 (2.29%) SmokePing
5 3 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.38%) Nexpose
5 3 (1.38%) QRadar
5 3 (1.38%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.92%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.46%) Ansible
7 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.46%) Puppet
7 1 (0.46%) Salt
7 1 (0.46%) vMotion
Vendors
1 123 (56.42%) Cisco
2 79 (36.24%) Juniper
3 57 (26.15%) CheckPoint
4 44 (20.18%) F5
5 32 (14.68%) Palo Alto
6 21 (9.63%) Blue Coat
7 16 (7.34%) Fortinet
8 15 (6.88%) VMware
9 11 (5.05%) Microsoft
9 11 (5.05%) SolarWinds
10 10 (4.59%) LogRhythm
10 10 (4.59%) NetScout
11 9 (4.13%) Red Hat
12 8 (3.67%) EMC
13 5 (2.29%) Aruba
13 5 (2.29%) Citrix
13 5 (2.29%) Intel Security
13 5 (2.29%) SevOne
13 5 (2.29%) Sourcefire
13 5 (2.29%) Stonesoft
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