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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 75 88 107
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +19
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 187 172 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.12% 2.94% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.24% 10.05% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 134 126 115
Average salary £50,000 £52,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.30% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1826 1711 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.50% 29.24% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1186 1106
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +15 97 £50,000 - 5
Slough +6 30 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Bracknell -13 11 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Newbury +6 9 £66,250 +23.25%
Wokingham - 7 £130,000 -
Maidenhead -27 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 190 (53.37%) Cisco
2 173 (48.60%) Firewall
3 145 (40.73%) Juniper
4 117 (32.87%) CheckPoint
5 116 (32.58%) Cisco Certification
6 107 (30.06%) VPN
7 105 (29.49%) F5
8 97 (27.25%) Telecoms
9 96 (26.97%) TCP/IP
10 94 (26.40%) Windows
11 85 (23.88%) CCNP
12 65 (18.26%) DNS
13 62 (17.42%) LAN
14 60 (16.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 60 (16.85%) PCI DSS
15 57 (16.01%) Cisco ASA
16 56 (15.73%) SSL
17 55 (15.45%) OSPF
18 53 (14.89%) CISSP
19 52 (14.61%) BGP
19 52 (14.61%) WAN
19 52 (14.61%) IPsec
20 48 (13.48%) CCSE
21 46 (12.92%) Internet
21 46 (12.92%) Cisco Nexus
22 44 (12.36%) IPv6
22 44 (12.36%) CCSA
23 43 (12.08%) Finance
23 43 (12.08%) CCIE
24 42 (11.80%) Network Design

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 17 (4.78%) IIS
2 8 (2.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (1.40%) Apache
5 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (3.93%) MS Office
2 13 (3.65%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.12%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) PaaS
3 2 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 173 (48.60%) Firewall
2 107 (30.06%) VPN
3 96 (26.97%) TCP/IP
4 65 (18.26%) DNS
5 62 (17.42%) LAN
6 57 (16.01%) Cisco ASA
7 56 (15.73%) SSL
8 55 (15.45%) OSPF
9 52 (14.61%) BGP
9 52 (14.61%) IPsec
9 52 (14.61%) WAN
10 46 (12.92%) Internet
10 46 (12.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 44 (12.36%) IPv6
12 37 (10.39%) VoIP
13 36 (10.11%) DHCP
14 31 (8.71%) Broadband
14 31 (8.71%) BIG-IP
15 30 (8.43%) MPLS
16 26 (7.30%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.56%) Big Data
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.56%) MySQL
2 2 (0.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.56%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 97 (27.25%) Telecoms
2 43 (12.08%) Finance
3 39 (10.96%) Marketing
4 12 (3.37%) German Language
5 9 (2.53%) Retail
6 5 (1.40%) Banking
7 4 (1.12%) Billing
8 3 (0.84%) French Language
9 2 (0.56%) Legal
9 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (22.19%) Consultant
1 79 (22.19%) Network Engineer
2 69 (19.38%) Security Engineer
3 50 (14.04%) Network Security Engineer
4 46 (12.92%) Architect
5 40 (11.24%) Security Consultant
6 36 (10.11%) Network Consultant
7 34 (9.55%) Network Architect
8 22 (6.18%) Network Security Consultant
9 18 (5.06%) Security Architect
10 17 (4.78%) Support Engineer
10 17 (4.78%) Cloud Consultant
11 15 (4.21%) Network Security Architect
12 13 (3.65%) Designer
12 13 (3.65%) Business Consultant
13 12 (3.37%) Operations Manager
13 12 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (3.09%) IT Consultant
14 11 (3.09%) IT Security Consultant
15 10 (2.81%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.84%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.56%) Qt
2 2 (0.56%) Web Services
2 2 (0.56%) JSON
3 1 (0.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.06%) Client/Server
1 18 (5.06%) Smartphone
1 18 (5.06%) User Experience
2 17 (4.78%) Mainframe
3 14 (3.93%) Economics
3 14 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.12%) PKI
6 4 (1.12%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.12%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.84%) SecurID
7 3 (0.84%) Open Source
7 3 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.56%) iPhone
8 2 (0.56%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.56%) Clustering
8 2 (0.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 94 (26.40%) Windows
2 37 (10.39%) Linux
3 31 (8.71%) UNIX
4 24 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.12%) Android
8 3 (0.84%) CentOS
9 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.56%) Debian
9 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.56%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.56%) Solaris
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (11.80%) Network Design
2 37 (10.39%) ITIL
2 37 (10.39%) Data Security
3 32 (8.99%) Project Management
4 30 (8.43%) Change Management
4 30 (8.43%) Kalman Filter
5 25 (7.02%) Mentoring
5 25 (7.02%) Network Management
6 19 (5.34%) Network Architecture
7 17 (4.78%) Information Security
7 17 (4.78%) Security Architecture
8 16 (4.49%) PRINCE2
8 16 (4.49%) Change Control
8 16 (4.49%) Business Development
9 15 (4.21%) Problem Management
9 15 (4.21%) Coaching
10 14 (3.93%) Load Balancing
10 14 (3.93%) SWOT Analysis
11 12 (3.37%) Marketing Strategy
11 12 (3.37%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.25%) SQL
2 7 (1.97%) Python
3 6 (1.69%) Ruby
4 5 (1.40%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.84%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.84%) Perl
5 3 (0.84%) PHP
6 2 (0.56%) C
6 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.56%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.28%) VBScript
7 1 (0.28%) C++
7 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 116 (32.58%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (23.88%) CCNP
3 53 (14.89%) CISSP
4 48 (13.48%) CCSE
5 44 (12.36%) CCSA
6 43 (12.08%) CCIE
7 41 (11.52%) CCNA
8 22 (6.18%) JNCIA
8 22 (6.18%) Degree
9 19 (5.34%) CISM
10 17 (4.78%) Security Cleared
11 16 (4.49%) SC Cleared
12 15 (4.21%) CCDP
13 13 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (3.65%) CISA
14 11 (3.09%) CCSP
14 11 (3.09%) PCI QSA
15 8 (2.25%) JNCIS
16 7 (1.97%) CCDA
17 5 (1.40%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (16.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 60 (16.85%) PCI DSS
2 28 (7.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (5.34%) COBIT
4 4 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.12%) SLA
4 4 (1.12%) GPG13
5 3 (0.84%) QA
6 2 (0.56%) HIPAA
System Software
1 41 (11.52%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.90%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (3.37%) ISA Server
4 11 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.81%) ProxySG
6 9 (2.53%) Snort
7 8 (2.25%) KVM
8 4 (1.12%) Nmap
8 4 (1.12%) Squid
9 3 (0.84%) vSphere
10 2 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.56%) vCloud
10 2 (0.56%) pfSense
10 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.56%) XenApp
10 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.56%) Samba
10 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (8.71%) SCCM
2 13 (3.65%) ARCserve
3 9 (2.53%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.12%) Nessus
5 2 (0.56%) Nagios
5 2 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.56%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) Cacti
6 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.28%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 190 (53.37%) Cisco
2 145 (40.73%) Juniper
3 117 (32.87%) CheckPoint
4 105 (29.49%) F5
5 39 (10.96%) Blue Coat
6 30 (8.43%) Websense
7 29 (8.15%) HP
8 27 (7.58%) ServiceNow
9 19 (5.34%) Avaya
10 18 (5.06%) Nokia
10 18 (5.06%) Oracle
10 18 (5.06%) McAfee
11 16 (4.49%) Brocade
12 15 (4.21%) Fortinet
13 14 (3.93%) Huawei
13 14 (3.93%) Microsoft
14 12 (3.37%) VMware
14 12 (3.37%) SolarWinds
15 10 (2.81%) NetScout
16 9 (2.53%) EMC
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum 10% Bonus + 7% Oncall + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £78000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and car
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + up to £20,000 in bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago