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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 105 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 116 123 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.39% 2.24% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.68% 8.16% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 89 76 82
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +8.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1337 1508 1654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.50% 27.43% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1091 933 1096
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +18 57 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Slough -2 13 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Bracknell 0 11 £50,000 -5.83% 3
Windsor - 7 £60,000 -
Maidenhead +2 5 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Newbury -2 5 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Wokingham - 3 £38,500 - 1
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 176 (69.84%) Cisco
2 164 (65.08%) Firewall
3 130 (51.59%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (42.06%) CCNP
5 92 (36.51%) CheckPoint
6 89 (35.32%) Cisco ASA
7 78 (30.95%) Data Centre
7 78 (30.95%) Juniper
8 71 (28.17%) F5
9 70 (27.78%) Presales
10 63 (25.00%) Wireless
11 59 (23.41%) CCNA
11 59 (23.41%) Windows
12 57 (22.62%) CCIE
13 51 (20.24%) Linux
14 50 (19.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 49 (19.44%) CISSP
15 49 (19.44%) VMware
16 46 (18.25%) LAN
17 43 (17.06%) MPLS
17 43 (17.06%) Network Design
18 42 (16.67%) ITIL
18 42 (16.67%) VPN
19 39 (15.48%) OSPF
19 39 (15.48%) BGP
20 38 (15.08%) Palo Alto
20 38 (15.08%) Cisco PIX
21 36 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
22 35 (13.89%) Degree
22 35 (13.89%) WAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 10 (3.97%) IBM Domino
3 5 (1.98%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.19%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.79%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.95%) SaaS
2 6 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.19%) IaaS
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.19%) PaaS
4 2 (0.79%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 164 (65.08%) Firewall
2 89 (35.32%) Cisco ASA
3 63 (25.00%) Wireless
4 50 (19.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 46 (18.25%) LAN
6 43 (17.06%) MPLS
7 42 (16.67%) VPN
8 39 (15.48%) BGP
8 39 (15.48%) OSPF
9 38 (15.08%) Cisco PIX
10 35 (13.89%) WAN
11 31 (12.30%) SSL
12 28 (11.11%) SAN
13 23 (9.13%) TCP/IP
13 23 (9.13%) VoIP
14 20 (7.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 20 (7.94%) VPLS
15 19 (7.54%) VLAN
16 18 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
16 18 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.56%) MySQL
3 13 (5.16%) DB2
4 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) Big Data
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.40%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.40%) MSI
1 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (12.30%) Telecoms
2 22 (8.73%) Finance
3 13 (5.16%) Marketing
4 8 (3.17%) Legal
5 5 (1.98%) Billing
5 5 (1.98%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (1.19%) Advertising
6 3 (1.19%) Banking
6 3 (1.19%) Retail
7 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 108 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 73 (28.97%) Security Engineer
3 57 (22.62%) Network Security Engineer
4 40 (15.87%) Consultant
5 34 (13.49%) Cisco Engineer
5 34 (13.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 26 (10.32%) Network Consultant
6 26 (10.32%) Security Consultant
6 26 (10.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 23 (9.13%) Support Engineer
8 20 (7.94%) Architect
8 20 (7.94%) Network Operations Engineer
9 19 (7.54%) Network Security Consultant
10 17 (6.75%) Lead Network Engineer
10 17 (6.75%) Senior Security Engineer
11 16 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 16 (6.35%) Network Support
11 16 (6.35%) Network Support Engineer
11 16 (6.35%) Sales Engineer
12 15 (5.95%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.78%) CSS
3 3 (1.19%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.79%) Web Services
4 2 (0.79%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (0.40%) .NET
5 1 (0.40%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 78 (30.95%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.16%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (5.16%) Private Cloud
3 13 (5.16%) Public Cloud
4 12 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.37%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.97%) NHS
7 9 (3.57%) Replication
8 7 (2.78%) EMC VNX
8 7 (2.78%) Statistics
9 4 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.59%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.19%) BBC
10 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.19%) IPTV
10 3 (1.19%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (1.19%) STB
10 3 (1.19%) Symmetrix DMX
10 3 (1.19%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.41%) Windows
2 51 (20.24%) Linux
3 22 (8.73%) Unix
4 13 (5.16%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.57%) CentOS
5 9 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.78%) Debian
6 7 (2.78%) Fedora
6 7 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.59%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.59%) Windows NT
8 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.78%) Presales
2 43 (17.06%) Network Design
3 42 (16.67%) ITIL
4 36 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 27 (10.71%) Migration
6 25 (9.92%) SIEM
7 24 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (9.52%) Information Security
8 22 (8.73%) Network Management
9 20 (7.94%) Load Balancing
10 18 (7.14%) CRM
10 18 (7.14%) Network Planning
11 16 (6.35%) Product Management
12 15 (5.95%) Project Management
13 13 (5.16%) ERP
13 13 (5.16%) Network Architecture
14 12 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (4.37%) eTOM
16 9 (3.57%) Validation
16 9 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.57%) Perl
2 8 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.38%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.38%) Python
3 6 (2.38%) SQL
4 5 (1.98%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.59%) C
6 3 (1.19%) Ruby
7 2 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 130 (51.59%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (42.06%) CCNP
3 59 (23.41%) CCNA
4 57 (22.62%) CCIE
5 49 (19.44%) CISSP
6 35 (13.89%) Degree
7 25 (9.92%) CEH
8 22 (8.73%) Security Cleared
9 20 (7.94%) SANS
10 18 (7.14%) CCIP
11 17 (6.75%) CCSP
12 16 (6.35%) SC Cleared
13 14 (5.56%) CCSE
14 11 (4.37%) CISM
14 11 (4.37%) DV Cleared
15 10 (3.97%) CISA
15 10 (3.97%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (3.97%) Security+ Certification
16 7 (2.78%) CCSA
16 7 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.78%) SLA
4 5 (1.98%) COBIT
5 2 (0.79%) COSO
5 2 (0.79%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.57%) NFS
4 9 (3.57%) vSphere
5 6 (2.38%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.59%) NDS
6 4 (1.59%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 4 (1.59%) Squid
7 3 (1.19%) Snort
8 2 (0.79%) vCloud
8 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.40%) Firmware
9 1 (0.40%) KVM
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.40%) Xen
9 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (3.57%) Endace
2 8 (3.17%) SCCM
3 5 (1.98%) Cacti
3 5 (1.98%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (1.98%) Nagios
3 5 (1.98%) SmokePing
4 3 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.79%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.79%) QRadar
5 2 (0.79%) vRealize
6 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.40%) Nessus
6 1 (0.40%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.40%) Nmap
6 1 (0.40%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.40%) Simpana
6 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 176 (69.84%) Cisco
2 92 (36.51%) CheckPoint
3 78 (30.95%) Juniper
4 71 (28.17%) F5
5 49 (19.44%) VMware
6 38 (15.08%) Palo Alto
7 31 (12.30%) HP
8 30 (11.90%) EMC
9 29 (11.51%) Blue Coat
10 20 (7.94%) Red Hat
11 19 (7.54%) ArcSight
12 18 (7.14%) Microsoft
13 16 (6.35%) NetApp
14 15 (5.95%) Aruba
14 15 (5.95%) Fortinet
15 13 (5.16%) Citrix
15 13 (5.16%) Oracle
16 12 (4.76%) Forcepoint
16 12 (4.76%) Sourcefire
17 11 (4.37%) SolarWinds
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £50000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive Base plus Bonus, 28 days hols, pension sheme, share scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive Base plus Bonus, 28 days hols, pension sheme, share scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £750000 per annum, Benefits plus personal OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Polycom
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bracknell
aap3
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago