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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
South East / Berkshire
Rank 79 105 81
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 103 129 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.83% 2.47% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.70% 9.61% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 65 84 124
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,450 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,100 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
880 1343 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.18% 25.72% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 638 1069 1030
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +12 50 £56,250 -6.25% 1
Maidenhead +8 14 £63,750 +21.42%
Slough +36 11 £61,250 +8.88% 3
Bracknell +7 7 £31,750 -26.16%
Newbury +8 1 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 120 (60.00%) Firewall
2 83 (41.50%) Cisco
3 75 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 73 (36.50%) Windows
5 69 (34.50%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (33.50%) Linux
7 61 (30.50%) Juniper
8 55 (27.50%) Information Security
9 49 (24.50%) TCP/IP
10 45 (22.50%) VPN
11 42 (21.00%) CCNP
12 40 (20.00%) Management Information System
12 40 (20.00%) Palo Alto
13 38 (19.00%) CCIE
13 38 (19.00%) Network Design
14 37 (18.50%) Active Directory
14 37 (18.50%) Data Centre
15 35 (17.50%) CCNA
16 34 (17.00%) Microsoft
16 34 (17.00%) Risk Management
16 34 (17.00%) F5
17 33 (16.50%) HP
18 31 (15.50%) Wireless
19 30 (15.00%) CISSP
19 30 (15.00%) CCSP
19 30 (15.00%) Blue Coat
19 30 (15.00%) Network Management
19 30 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
20 28 (14.00%) Security Monitoring
21 27 (13.50%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (10.50%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.50%) MS Office
2 13 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (6.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.50%) SaaS
2 11 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.50%) Office 365
4 5 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.50%) IaaS
5 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (60.00%) Firewall
2 49 (24.50%) TCP/IP
3 45 (22.50%) VPN
4 31 (15.50%) Wireless
5 27 (13.50%) DNS
6 22 (11.00%) Internet
7 21 (10.50%) LAN
8 20 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
9 19 (9.50%) WAN
10 17 (8.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (8.50%) Wireshark
11 16 (8.00%) BGP
11 16 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (7.50%) MPLS
12 15 (7.50%) OSPF
13 13 (6.50%) VoIP
14 11 (5.50%) SSL
15 10 (5.00%) EIGRP
15 10 (5.00%) SAN
16 8 (4.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.50%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.50%) InfluxDB
5 8 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.00%) Big Data
7 4 (2.00%) DB2
7 4 (2.00%) MySQL
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (3.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (3.50%) Vagrant
2 5 (2.50%) WinDbg
General
1 20 (10.00%) Games
2 13 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.50%) Finance
4 6 (3.00%) Marketing
5 5 (2.50%) Back Office
6 3 (1.50%) Legal
7 2 (1.00%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (25.50%) Network Engineer
2 47 (23.50%) Security Engineer
3 30 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 28 (14.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 22 (11.00%) Analyst
5 22 (11.00%) Security Analyst
6 20 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
6 20 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
7 18 (9.00%) Consultant
8 17 (8.50%) Architect
8 17 (8.50%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (8.00%) Network Support
10 15 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (7.50%) Data Centre Engineer
10 15 (7.50%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
10 15 (7.50%) Data Network Engineer
10 15 (7.50%) Juniper Engineer
10 15 (7.50%) Network Operations Engineer
10 15 (7.50%) Network Support Engineer
11 10 (5.00%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.50%) Web Services
2 5 (2.50%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.50%) ODBC
4 2 (1.00%) CSS
5 1 (0.50%) .NET
5 1 (0.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 37 (18.50%) Data Centre
3 20 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 19 (9.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.00%) e-Health
7 7 (3.50%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.00%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.50%) PKI
10 4 (2.00%) CCTV
10 4 (2.00%) Clustering
10 4 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (2.00%) iPad
10 4 (2.00%) Private Cloud
10 4 (2.00%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.50%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.50%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 73 (36.50%) Windows
2 67 (33.50%) Linux
3 27 (13.50%) Windows Server
4 23 (11.50%) Unix
5 21 (10.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.00%) CentOS
9 5 (2.50%) Solaris
10 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.00%) CatOS
11 2 (1.00%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (27.50%) Information Security
2 38 (19.00%) Network Design
3 34 (17.00%) Risk Management
4 30 (15.00%) Network Management
4 30 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
5 28 (14.00%) Security Monitoring
6 27 (13.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 25 (12.50%) Presales
8 24 (12.00%) Security Operations
9 18 (9.00%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (9.00%) Network Architecture
9 18 (9.00%) SIEM
10 17 (8.50%) ITIL
11 16 (8.00%) Security Management
12 15 (7.50%) Network Planning
13 14 (7.00%) Content Management
14 13 (6.50%) Change Management
14 13 (6.50%) Service Delivery
15 12 (6.00%) Mentoring
16 10 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.50%) Java
2 7 (3.50%) Python
3 6 (3.00%) VBScript
4 3 (1.50%) SQL
5 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 69 (34.50%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (21.00%) CCNP
3 38 (19.00%) CCIE
4 35 (17.50%) CCNA
5 30 (15.00%) CCSP
5 30 (15.00%) CISSP
6 24 (12.00%) Degree
7 21 (10.50%) CISA
8 19 (9.50%) CEH
9 18 (9.00%) JNCIS
10 16 (8.00%) CCSE
10 16 (8.00%) MCP
11 15 (7.50%) CCIP
12 13 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (6.00%) MCSE
14 11 (5.50%) SC Cleared
14 11 (5.50%) Security Cleared
15 10 (5.00%) GCIH
16 9 (4.50%) DV Cleared
17 7 (3.50%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.50%) SLA
2 13 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.00%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.00%) QA
5 1 (0.50%) COBIT
5 1 (0.50%) COSO
System Software
1 37 (18.50%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.00%) ProxySG
3 21 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.50%) ISA Server
5 5 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.00%) Firmware
6 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.00%) vSphere
7 1 (0.50%) Docker
7 1 (0.50%) iptables
7 1 (0.50%) Snort
7 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (11.50%) Nessus
2 19 (9.50%) SCCM
3 7 (3.50%) Ansible
3 7 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.50%) Puppet
3 7 (3.50%) Salt
4 6 (3.00%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (2.00%) SCOM
6 3 (1.50%) Grafana
6 3 (1.50%) Graphite
6 3 (1.50%) Kibana
7 1 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 83 (41.50%) Cisco
2 75 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 61 (30.50%) Juniper
4 40 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 34 (17.00%) F5
5 34 (17.00%) Microsoft
6 33 (16.50%) HP
7 30 (15.00%) Blue Coat
8 25 (12.50%) Fortinet
9 23 (11.50%) VMware
10 18 (9.00%) Imperva
11 16 (8.00%) Intel Security
12 15 (7.50%) Sourcefire
13 14 (7.00%) Proofpoint
13 14 (7.00%) TippingPoint
14 13 (6.50%) LogRhythm
15 12 (6.00%) Red Hat
16 6 (3.00%) EMC
16 6 (3.00%) NetApp
17 5 (2.50%) Dell
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 to £80,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Posted: 6 days ago