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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 62 106 88
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -18
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 215 140 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.74% 2.42% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 8.21% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 155 88 136
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
1792 1705 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.14% 29.48% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 1173 1162
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +33 89 £50,000 -6.97% 2
Slough +13 45 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Bracknell 0 23 £40,000 -13.51% 4
Maidenhead +16 18 £57,500 -11.53% 3
Newbury +9 17 £50,000 -5.66% 2
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 217 (57.56%) Cisco
2 198 (52.52%) Firewall
3 166 (44.03%) Juniper
4 143 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
5 124 (32.89%) VPN
6 115 (30.50%) CheckPoint
7 109 (28.91%) CCNP
8 95 (25.20%) Windows
9 93 (24.67%) Telecoms
10 90 (23.87%) TCP/IP
10 90 (23.87%) F5
11 77 (20.42%) DNS
12 72 (19.10%) Cisco ASA
13 68 (18.04%) LAN
13 68 (18.04%) BGP
14 66 (17.51%) OSPF
15 61 (16.18%) WAN
16 60 (15.92%) CISSP
16 60 (15.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 59 (15.65%) PCI DSS
18 58 (15.38%) CCIE
18 58 (15.38%) Network Design
19 57 (15.12%) IPsec
20 54 (14.32%) Cisco Nexus
21 53 (14.06%) Project Management
22 52 (13.79%) Linux
23 51 (13.53%) SSL
24 50 (13.26%) CCNA
25 49 (13.00%) MPLS
26 48 (12.73%) Marketing

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (5.84%) IIS
2 12 (3.18%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.33%) Apache
6 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.53%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (5.04%) MS Office
2 17 (4.51%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.53%) IaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 198 (52.52%) Firewall
2 124 (32.89%) VPN
3 90 (23.87%) TCP/IP
4 77 (20.42%) DNS
5 72 (19.10%) Cisco ASA
6 68 (18.04%) BGP
6 68 (18.04%) LAN
7 66 (17.51%) OSPF
8 61 (16.18%) WAN
9 57 (15.12%) IPsec
10 54 (14.32%) Cisco Nexus
11 51 (13.53%) SSL
12 49 (13.00%) MPLS
13 46 (12.20%) DHCP
14 41 (10.88%) IPv6
15 34 (9.02%) VoIP
16 30 (7.96%) EIGRP
17 29 (7.69%) WLAN
18 27 (7.16%) VLAN
19 25 (6.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.71%) Relational Database
2 11 (2.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.06%) Big Data
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.27%) DB2
5 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Subversion
1 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
General
1 93 (24.67%) Telecoms
2 48 (12.73%) Marketing
3 42 (11.14%) Finance
4 9 (2.39%) Banking
5 8 (2.12%) Retail
6 6 (1.59%) German Language
7 5 (1.33%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.53%) Polish Language
8 2 (0.53%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 93 (24.67%) Network Engineer
2 82 (21.75%) Consultant
3 70 (18.57%) Security Engineer
4 45 (11.94%) Network Security Engineer
5 40 (10.61%) Architect
5 40 (10.61%) Network Consultant
6 38 (10.08%) Security Consultant
7 34 (9.02%) Network Architect
8 20 (5.31%) Security Architect
9 18 (4.77%) Senior Network Engineer
9 18 (4.77%) Network Security Architect
10 17 (4.51%) Network Security Consultant
11 15 (3.98%) Designer
12 14 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (3.71%) Infrastructure Manager
13 13 (3.45%) Business Consultant
13 13 (3.45%) Support Engineer
14 12 (3.18%) Network Designer
14 12 (3.18%) Cloud Consultant
15 11 (2.92%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.92%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.24%) Economics
2 14 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.45%) User Experience
3 13 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.18%) Client/Server
4 12 (3.18%) Mainframe
4 12 (3.18%) Open Source
5 9 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.39%) CLARiiON
6 7 (1.86%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.06%) Blog
7 4 (1.06%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.06%) PMI
7 4 (1.06%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.53%) EPoS
8 2 (0.53%) Replication
8 2 (0.53%) Clustering
8 2 (0.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 95 (25.20%) Windows
2 52 (13.79%) Linux
3 28 (7.43%) UNIX
4 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.80%) Android
7 3 (0.80%) Solaris
8 2 (0.53%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.53%) Debian
8 2 (0.53%) CentOS
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.27%) SUSE
9 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (15.38%) Network Design
2 53 (14.06%) Project Management
3 42 (11.14%) ITIL
4 41 (10.88%) Change Management
5 34 (9.02%) Data Security
6 28 (7.43%) SIEM
7 27 (7.16%) Kalman Filter
7 27 (7.16%) Mentoring
8 23 (6.10%) Cyber Security
8 23 (6.10%) PRINCE2
8 23 (6.10%) Information Security
9 22 (5.84%) Network Architecture
9 22 (5.84%) Network Management
9 22 (5.84%) Problem Management
10 18 (4.77%) Change Control
11 17 (4.51%) Security Architecture
12 16 (4.24%) SWOT Analysis
13 15 (3.98%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (3.98%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.04%) SQL
2 4 (1.06%) C
2 4 (1.06%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.53%) Python
4 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.27%) C++
4 1 (0.27%) PHP
4 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (28.91%) CCNP
3 60 (15.92%) CISSP
4 58 (15.38%) CCIE
5 50 (13.26%) CCNA
6 40 (10.61%) Security Cleared
7 35 (9.28%) CCSA
8 34 (9.02%) CCSE
9 30 (7.96%) Degree
9 30 (7.96%) SC Cleared
10 26 (6.90%) CISM
11 21 (5.57%) CCDP
12 18 (4.77%) CISA
12 18 (4.77%) JNCIA
13 17 (4.51%) CCSP
14 15 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (3.98%) PCI QSA
15 12 (3.18%) DV Cleared
16 11 (2.92%) CCDA
17 9 (2.39%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (15.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 59 (15.65%) PCI DSS
3 38 (10.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (5.57%) COBIT
5 20 (5.31%) SLA
6 10 (2.65%) QA
7 4 (1.06%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.53%) GPG13
System Software
1 35 (9.28%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (2.92%) ISA Server
4 6 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.06%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.06%) Snort
6 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.53%) XenApp
7 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.53%) vSphere
7 2 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.53%) pfSense
7 2 (0.53%) Nmap
7 2 (0.53%) Squid
7 2 (0.53%) Samba
7 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.27%) Firmware
8 1 (0.27%) KVM
8 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (6.37%) SCCM
2 16 (4.24%) ARCserve
3 3 (0.80%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.53%) Nessus
4 2 (0.53%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 217 (57.56%) Cisco
2 166 (44.03%) Juniper
3 115 (30.50%) CheckPoint
4 90 (23.87%) F5
5 38 (10.08%) HP
6 29 (7.69%) ServiceNow
7 28 (7.43%) Avaya
8 26 (6.90%) Websense
9 25 (6.63%) Oracle
10 23 (6.10%) Nokia
11 19 (5.04%) Microsoft
11 19 (5.04%) Brocade
12 18 (4.77%) Blue Coat
13 17 (4.51%) McAfee
13 17 (4.51%) Huawei
14 15 (3.98%) EMC
14 15 (3.98%) Citrix
15 12 (3.18%) SolarWinds
16 10 (2.65%) VMware
17 8 (2.12%) NetScout
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock
Posted: 23 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock
Posted: 24 days ago
Bracknell
DP Connect
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus and Pension
Posted: 27 days ago