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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 82 138 86
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -52
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 164 87 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.97% 1.61% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.43% 5.79% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 113 70 126
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1572 1502 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.46% 27.83% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1058 1186
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +24 58 £52,500 +10.52% 6
Slough +11 25 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Newbury +10 18 £50,000 -5.66%
Bracknell +3 18 £55,000 +10.00%
Maidenhead -1 15 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Ascot - 1 £60,000 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 208 (58.26%) Cisco
2 202 (56.58%) Firewall
3 163 (45.66%) Cisco Certification
4 144 (40.34%) Juniper
5 127 (35.57%) VPN
6 122 (34.17%) CCNP
7 103 (28.85%) CheckPoint
8 100 (28.01%) TCP/IP
9 95 (26.61%) BGP
10 87 (24.37%) OSPF
11 86 (24.09%) Cisco ASA
12 78 (21.85%) Windows
13 77 (21.57%) DNS
14 74 (20.73%) WAN
14 74 (20.73%) CCIE
15 73 (20.45%) F5
16 69 (19.33%) Telecoms
17 67 (18.77%) Linux
18 63 (17.65%) LAN
19 61 (17.09%) MPLS
20 60 (16.81%) IPsec
21 57 (15.97%) Cisco Nexus
22 54 (15.13%) Network Design
22 54 (15.13%) CISSP
23 53 (14.85%) Project Management
24 52 (14.57%) CCNA
25 51 (14.29%) SSL
26 43 (12.04%) PCI DSS
27 41 (11.48%) DHCP
28 40 (11.20%) EIGRP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 14 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.08%) IIS
2 11 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (1.96%) Apache
5 4 (1.12%) nginx
6 3 (0.84%) Confluence
6 3 (0.84%) MediaWiki
7 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (8.40%) MS Office
2 16 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.68%) IaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 202 (56.58%) Firewall
2 127 (35.57%) VPN
3 100 (28.01%) TCP/IP
4 95 (26.61%) BGP
5 87 (24.37%) OSPF
6 86 (24.09%) Cisco ASA
7 77 (21.57%) DNS
8 74 (20.73%) WAN
9 63 (17.65%) LAN
10 61 (17.09%) MPLS
11 60 (16.81%) IPsec
12 57 (15.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 51 (14.29%) SSL
14 41 (11.48%) DHCP
15 40 (11.20%) EIGRP
16 34 (9.52%) Wireless
17 32 (8.96%) VoIP
18 27 (7.56%) WLAN
18 27 (7.56%) VLAN
19 25 (7.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.12%) MySQL
3 4 (1.12%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.12%) Big Data
4 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.28%) DB2
6 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Subversion
1 4 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.84%) Hudson
2 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.84%) JIRA
3 2 (0.56%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (19.33%) Telecoms
2 35 (9.80%) Finance
3 29 (8.12%) Marketing
4 10 (2.80%) Banking
4 10 (2.80%) Legal
5 9 (2.52%) Retail
6 3 (0.84%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.56%) Polish Language
7 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Military
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (30.53%) Network Engineer
2 82 (22.97%) Security Engineer
3 67 (18.77%) Consultant
4 50 (14.01%) Network Security Engineer
5 35 (9.80%) Architect
6 32 (8.96%) Network Consultant
7 28 (7.84%) Security Consultant
7 28 (7.84%) Network Architect
8 26 (7.28%) Senior Network Engineer
9 20 (5.60%) Security Architect
10 19 (5.32%) Network Security Architect
11 13 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.64%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.08%) Technical Manager
12 11 (3.08%) Security Specialist
12 11 (3.08%) Network Security Consultant
13 10 (2.80%) IT Security Engineer
13 10 (2.80%) Designer
13 10 (2.80%) Network Manager
13 10 (2.80%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.52%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.12%) LAMP
3 2 (0.56%) RESTful
4 1 (0.28%) HTML5
4 1 (0.28%) REST
4 1 (0.28%) WCF
4 1 (0.28%) WPF
4 1 (0.28%) HTML
4 1 (0.28%) .NET
4 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.28%) SOAP
4 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.20%) Open Source
5 9 (2.52%) Economics
5 9 (2.52%) CLARiiON
6 6 (1.68%) Blog
7 5 (1.40%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.12%) PMI
8 4 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (1.12%) User Experience
9 3 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.84%) Wiki
9 3 (0.84%) Replication
10 2 (0.56%) PKI
10 2 (0.56%) EPoS
10 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.56%) FMCG
10 2 (0.56%) iPhone
10 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 78 (21.85%) Windows
2 67 (18.77%) Linux
3 19 (5.32%) UNIX
4 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.40%) CentOS
5 5 (1.40%) Debian
5 5 (1.40%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.84%) Android
7 3 (0.84%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.84%) Solaris
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
9 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.13%) Network Design
2 53 (14.85%) Project Management
3 39 (10.92%) SIEM
4 38 (10.64%) Change Management
5 33 (9.24%) ITIL
5 33 (9.24%) Information Security
6 27 (7.56%) Cyber Security
7 25 (7.00%) Problem Management
8 22 (6.16%) Data Security
8 22 (6.16%) Kalman Filter
9 20 (5.60%) Load Balancing
10 19 (5.32%) PRINCE2
10 19 (5.32%) Network Management
11 18 (5.04%) Change Control
11 18 (5.04%) Security Architecture
12 17 (4.76%) Network Architecture
12 17 (4.76%) Mentoring
13 16 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.68%) SQL
2 7 (1.96%) PHP
3 6 (1.68%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.40%) Python
4 5 (1.40%) Ruby
4 5 (1.40%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.40%) Perl
5 4 (1.12%) C
6 3 (0.84%) Java
7 2 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.28%) C#
8 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 163 (45.66%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (34.17%) CCNP
3 74 (20.73%) CCIE
4 54 (15.13%) CISSP
5 52 (14.57%) CCNA
6 37 (10.36%) Security Cleared
7 32 (8.96%) Degree
8 28 (7.84%) CCSA
8 28 (7.84%) CCSE
9 25 (7.00%) SC Cleared
10 23 (6.44%) CISM
11 21 (5.88%) CCSP
12 20 (5.60%) CCDP
13 17 (4.76%) CISA
14 13 (3.64%) PCI QSA
15 12 (3.36%) DV Cleared
15 12 (3.36%) JNCIA
16 9 (2.52%) JNCIS
16 9 (2.52%) CEH
16 9 (2.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.04%) PCI DSS
2 38 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 27 (7.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (5.88%) SLA
5 16 (4.48%) COBIT
6 14 (3.92%) QA
7 3 (0.84%) HIPAA
System Software
1 23 (6.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.80%) ISA Server
2 10 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.12%) Snort
4 4 (1.12%) vSphere
5 3 (0.84%) Samba
5 3 (0.84%) Postfix
5 3 (0.84%) XenServer
6 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.56%) pfSense
6 2 (0.56%) KVM
6 2 (0.56%) Nmap
6 2 (0.56%) Xen
7 1 (0.28%) Firmware
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (2.80%) SCCM
2 9 (2.52%) ARCserve
3 4 (1.12%) Puppet
4 3 (0.84%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.84%) Salt
5 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.56%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.56%) Nessus
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 208 (58.26%) Cisco
2 144 (40.34%) Juniper
3 103 (28.85%) CheckPoint
4 73 (20.45%) F5
5 38 (10.64%) HP
6 30 (8.40%) Avaya
7 27 (7.56%) Nokia
8 22 (6.16%) Microsoft
9 21 (5.88%) ServiceNow
10 20 (5.60%) Citrix
11 17 (4.76%) Brocade
12 14 (3.92%) SolarWinds
13 13 (3.64%) McAfee
13 13 (3.64%) Websense
13 13 (3.64%) VMware
14 12 (3.36%) Blue Coat
14 12 (3.36%) Oracle
14 12 (3.36%) IBM
15 11 (3.08%) EMC
16 9 (2.52%) NetScout
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