The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 66 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 180 126 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.19% 2.28% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.69% 8.31% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 108 96 164
Average salary £52,500 £49,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.52% +7.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £29,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1684 1517 1566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.85% 27.40% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1125 1215
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
South East

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 July 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 31 July 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 +21 77 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Slough +20 33 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Newbury +5 24 £41,250 -20.67% 2
Bracknell -5 15 £45,000 -5.26%
Maidenhead -6 4 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Wokingham +4 1 £34,000 -24.44%
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 143 (45.25%) Cisco
2 132 (41.77%) Firewall
3 108 (34.18%) Juniper
4 105 (33.23%) Telecoms
5 99 (31.33%) F5
6 95 (30.06%) CheckPoint
7 92 (29.11%) Windows
8 81 (25.63%) TCP/IP
9 75 (23.73%) Cisco Certification
10 69 (21.84%) VPN
11 56 (17.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 54 (17.09%) CCNP
13 52 (16.46%) PCI DSS
14 51 (16.14%) Internet
15 47 (14.87%) Blue Coat
16 46 (14.56%) CISSP
16 46 (14.56%) DNS
17 45 (14.24%) LAN
17 45 (14.24%) CCSE
17 45 (14.24%) Cisco ASA
18 44 (13.92%) Active Directory
19 43 (13.61%) IPv6
20 41 (12.97%) IPsec
21 40 (12.66%) Linux
22 39 (12.34%) Websense
22 39 (12.34%) CCSA
22 39 (12.34%) Marketing
23 38 (12.03%) Finance
24 37 (11.71%) Broadband
25 35 (11.08%) WAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (8.23%) IIS
2 16 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 16 (5.06%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.32%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (7.28%) MS Office
2 22 (6.96%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.85%) SaaS
2 3 (0.95%) IaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (41.77%) Firewall
2 81 (25.63%) TCP/IP
3 69 (21.84%) VPN
4 51 (16.14%) Internet
5 46 (14.56%) DNS
6 45 (14.24%) LAN
6 45 (14.24%) Cisco ASA
7 43 (13.61%) IPv6
8 41 (12.97%) IPsec
9 37 (11.71%) Broadband
10 35 (11.08%) WAN
10 35 (11.08%) OSPF
11 33 (10.44%) SSL
12 32 (10.13%) DHCP
13 29 (9.18%) BGP
14 28 (8.86%) VoIP
15 27 (8.54%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (7.28%) MPLS
16 23 (7.28%) SNMP
17 22 (6.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.16%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.63%) Big Data
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) Redis
4 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 105 (33.23%) Telecoms
2 39 (12.34%) Marketing
3 38 (12.03%) Finance
4 10 (3.16%) Banking
5 9 (2.85%) German Language
5 9 (2.85%) Retail
6 8 (2.53%) Billing
6 8 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.95%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 93 (29.43%) Consultant
2 64 (20.25%) Security Engineer
3 55 (17.41%) Network Engineer
4 46 (14.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 41 (12.97%) Security Consultant
6 35 (11.08%) Network Consultant
7 33 (10.44%) Architect
8 26 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (7.91%) Network Security Consultant
10 20 (6.33%) Cloud Consultant
11 19 (6.01%) Security Architect
12 16 (5.06%) Network Architect
13 15 (4.75%) Server Engineer
14 14 (4.43%) Business Consultant
15 11 (3.48%) Senior Network Engineer
16 10 (3.16%) IT Security Consultant
16 10 (3.16%) Design Engineer
16 10 (3.16%) IT Consultant
17 9 (2.85%) Network Security Architect
17 9 (2.85%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.27%) .NET
2 2 (0.63%) JSP
2 2 (0.63%) JSON
2 2 (0.63%) Qt
3 1 (0.32%) jQuery
3 1 (0.32%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.23%) Smartphone
2 21 (6.65%) Client/Server
3 20 (6.33%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.85%) PKI
5 8 (2.53%) Economics
6 7 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.58%) SecurID
8 4 (1.27%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.95%) Open Source
9 3 (0.95%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.63%) Replication
10 2 (0.63%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.63%) SCADA
10 2 (0.63%) HP StorageWorks
11 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.32%) DTV
11 1 (0.32%) GIS
11 1 (0.32%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 92 (29.11%) Windows
2 40 (12.66%) Linux
3 25 (7.91%) UNIX
3 25 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (6.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.58%) CentOS
5 5 (1.58%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.63%) Android
6 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.32%) VMS
7 1 (0.32%) AIX
7 1 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (10.76%) Data Security
2 33 (10.44%) Network Design
3 31 (9.81%) ITIL
4 28 (8.86%) Change Management
5 25 (7.91%) Project Management
6 21 (6.65%) Business Development
7 19 (6.01%) Information Security
8 18 (5.70%) Load Balancing
8 18 (5.70%) Security Architecture
9 14 (4.43%) Change Control
10 13 (4.11%) Marketing Strategy
10 13 (4.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
10 13 (4.11%) PRINCE2
11 12 (3.80%) Risk Management
11 12 (3.80%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (3.48%) Strategic Planning
13 10 (3.16%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (3.16%) Validation
14 9 (2.85%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.53%) Python
2 7 (2.22%) Ruby
3 5 (1.58%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.27%) Perl
4 4 (1.27%) SQL
4 4 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.95%) PHP
6 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.32%) C
7 1 (0.32%) C++
7 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (23.73%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (17.09%) CCNP
3 46 (14.56%) CISSP
4 45 (14.24%) CCSE
5 39 (12.34%) CCSA
6 25 (7.91%) CCNA
7 24 (7.59%) CISM
8 23 (7.28%) Degree
9 18 (5.70%) CCIE
10 14 (4.43%) CISA
11 13 (4.11%) JNCIA
12 12 (3.80%) Security Cleared
12 12 (3.80%) SC Cleared
13 10 (3.16%) PCI QSA
14 8 (2.53%) JNCIS
14 8 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.27%) CCSP
16 3 (0.95%) CCDP
16 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (0.95%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (17.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 52 (16.46%) PCI DSS
3 17 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (4.43%) COBIT
5 7 (2.22%) GPG13
6 3 (0.95%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.95%) QA
7 2 (0.63%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (13.92%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.96%) ISA Server
3 18 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (5.06%) KVM
5 14 (4.43%) Snort
6 10 (3.16%) ProxySG
7 7 (2.22%) Squid
8 4 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.95%) Nmap
10 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.63%) vCloud
10 2 (0.63%) vSphere
10 2 (0.63%) UAG
Systems Management
1 34 (10.76%) SCCM
2 20 (6.33%) ARCserve
3 9 (2.85%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.58%) Nessus
5 2 (0.63%) Nagios
5 2 (0.63%) SmokePing
5 2 (0.63%) Cacti
6 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 143 (45.25%) Cisco
2 108 (34.18%) Juniper
3 99 (31.33%) F5
4 95 (30.06%) CheckPoint
5 47 (14.87%) Blue Coat
6 39 (12.34%) Websense
7 26 (8.23%) ServiceNow
8 23 (7.28%) McAfee
9 21 (6.65%) Microsoft
9 21 (6.65%) HP
9 21 (6.65%) Fortinet
10 19 (6.01%) Nokia
10 19 (6.01%) Huawei
11 17 (5.38%) VMware
12 14 (4.43%) Riverbed
13 10 (3.16%) Oracle
14 9 (2.85%) Tufin
14 9 (2.85%) Avaya
14 9 (2.85%) Sourcefire
15 7 (2.22%) IronPort
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Full Bens + On call
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Maidenhead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + up to 20K comission
Posted: 23 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 23 days ago