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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 108 94 82
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 118 138 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.19% 2.45% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.03% 8.64% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 69 88 127
Average salary £57,500 £50,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.86% +12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.24%
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
1470 1598 1668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.33% 28.38% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1073 1261
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -20 58 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Slough +8 18 £58,750 +39.88% 1
Bracknell +2 7 £55,800 +17.47%
Maidenhead -4 7 £63,750 -8.92% 1
Newbury +5 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 154 (54.61%) Cisco
2 149 (52.84%) Firewall
3 143 (50.71%) Cisco Certification
4 107 (37.94%) CCNP
5 98 (34.75%) CheckPoint
6 83 (29.43%) Cisco ASA
7 82 (29.08%) Juniper
8 80 (28.37%) TCP/IP
9 71 (25.18%) BGP
10 69 (24.47%) CCIE
10 69 (24.47%) F5
11 67 (23.76%) Windows
12 66 (23.40%) WAN
13 62 (21.99%) Linux
14 61 (21.63%) CISSP
15 58 (20.57%) VPN
16 56 (19.86%) OSPF
17 54 (19.15%) Telecoms
18 53 (18.79%) DNS
19 49 (17.38%) LAN
19 49 (17.38%) MPLS
20 48 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
21 42 (14.89%) Project Management
22 41 (14.54%) CCSE
23 39 (13.83%) CCSA
24 37 (13.12%) SIEM
25 35 (12.41%) ITIL
26 34 (12.06%) Security Cleared
27 32 (11.35%) Network Design
27 32 (11.35%) DHCP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (1.42%) IIS
2 4 (1.42%) Apache
2 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.06%) MediaWiki
3 3 (1.06%) nginx
3 3 (1.06%) Confluence
4 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (10.28%) MS Office
2 14 (4.96%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.84%) IaaS
2 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.06%) PaaS
4 2 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 149 (52.84%) Firewall
2 83 (29.43%) Cisco ASA
3 80 (28.37%) TCP/IP
4 71 (25.18%) BGP
5 66 (23.40%) WAN
6 58 (20.57%) VPN
7 56 (19.86%) OSPF
8 53 (18.79%) DNS
9 49 (17.38%) MPLS
9 49 (17.38%) LAN
10 48 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 32 (11.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 32 (11.35%) DHCP
11 32 (11.35%) BIG-IP
12 29 (10.28%) Cisco PIX
13 27 (9.57%) IPsec
14 23 (8.16%) EIGRP
14 23 (8.16%) Broadband
15 22 (7.80%) Wireless
15 22 (7.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.96%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.06%) MySQL
4 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.35%) Big Data
5 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Subversion
1 3 (1.06%) JIRA
1 3 (1.06%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.06%) Hudson
1 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.71%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 21 (7.45%) Finance
3 16 (5.67%) Banking
4 9 (3.19%) Marketing
4 9 (3.19%) Legal
5 8 (2.84%) Retail
6 3 (1.06%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.06%) Billing
6 3 (1.06%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.06%) Advertising
6 3 (1.06%) Military
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (26.60%) Security Engineer
2 70 (24.82%) Network Engineer
3 67 (23.76%) Consultant
4 38 (13.48%) Network Security Engineer
5 33 (11.70%) Network Consultant
6 30 (10.64%) Security Consultant
7 20 (7.09%) Architect
7 20 (7.09%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (5.32%) Network Architect
8 15 (5.32%) Security Specialist
9 14 (4.96%) Network Manager
10 13 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (3.90%) Security Manager
11 11 (3.90%) Network Security Consultant
12 10 (3.55%) Network Security Manager
12 10 (3.55%) Senior Consultant
12 10 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (3.55%) Security Architect
13 9 (3.19%) Technical Manager
13 9 (3.19%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.42%) LAMP
1 4 (1.42%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.71%) RESTful
3 1 (0.35%) HTML5
3 1 (0.35%) REST
3 1 (0.35%) WCF
3 1 (0.35%) WPF
3 1 (0.35%) HTML
3 1 (0.35%) .NET
3 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.35%) SOAP
3 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.96%) Open Source
5 6 (2.13%) Blog
5 6 (2.13%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.77%) User Experience
7 4 (1.42%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.42%) PMI
8 3 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.06%) PKI
8 3 (1.06%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.06%) Wiki
8 3 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.71%) FMCG
9 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.71%) Replication
10 1 (0.35%) Clustering
10 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 67 (23.76%) Windows
2 62 (21.99%) Linux
3 21 (7.45%) UNIX
4 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.42%) Debian
5 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.42%) CentOS
6 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.89%) Project Management
2 37 (13.12%) SIEM
3 35 (12.41%) ITIL
4 32 (11.35%) Network Design
5 29 (10.28%) Information Security
6 27 (9.57%) Cyber Security
7 21 (7.45%) Change Management
8 20 (7.09%) Security Architecture
9 18 (6.38%) Load Balancing
9 18 (6.38%) PRINCE2
10 17 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (5.67%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (5.67%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (4.96%) Database Security
12 14 (4.96%) Incident Management
13 13 (4.61%) Service Delivery
14 12 (4.26%) Vulnerability Management
14 12 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
15 11 (3.90%) Enterprise Architecture
16 10 (3.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.22%) SQL
2 10 (3.55%) Perl
3 9 (3.19%) PHP
3 9 (3.19%) Python
4 8 (2.84%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.48%) Ruby
6 4 (1.42%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.06%) C
7 3 (1.06%) Java
8 2 (0.71%) C++
9 1 (0.35%) C#
9 1 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 143 (50.71%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (37.94%) CCNP
3 69 (24.47%) CCIE
4 61 (21.63%) CISSP
5 41 (14.54%) CCSE
6 39 (13.83%) CCSA
7 34 (12.06%) Security Cleared
8 32 (11.35%) CCNA
9 28 (9.93%) CISM
10 22 (7.80%) SC Cleared
11 18 (6.38%) Degree
12 16 (5.67%) CISA
13 12 (4.26%) PCI QSA
14 10 (3.55%) DV Cleared
15 9 (3.19%) CEH
15 9 (3.19%) GIAC
15 9 (3.19%) CCSP
16 8 (2.84%) CCDP
16 8 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (2.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 26 (9.22%) PCI DSS
2 22 (7.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (7.09%) SLA
4 14 (4.96%) QA
5 12 (4.26%) COBIT
6 5 (1.77%) HIPAA
7 4 (1.42%) FISMA
System Software
1 14 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.13%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.77%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.06%) Samba
5 3 (1.06%) Postfix
5 3 (1.06%) XenServer
5 3 (1.06%) Snort
5 3 (1.06%) iptables
6 2 (0.71%) Xen
6 2 (0.71%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.71%) KVM
6 2 (0.71%) vSphere
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (5.67%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.77%) SCCM
3 4 (1.42%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.06%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.06%) Salt
4 3 (1.06%) Puppet
5 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.71%) Nessus
5 2 (0.71%) Nmap
5 2 (0.71%) Nagios
6 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 154 (54.61%) Cisco
2 98 (34.75%) CheckPoint
3 82 (29.08%) Juniper
4 69 (24.47%) F5
5 32 (11.35%) Nokia
6 22 (7.80%) Blue Coat
7 19 (6.74%) Microsoft
8 18 (6.38%) Citrix
9 16 (5.67%) HP
10 15 (5.32%) Fortinet
11 11 (3.90%) IBM
12 10 (3.55%) VMware
13 9 (3.19%) Huawei
13 9 (3.19%) McAfee
14 8 (2.84%) Brocade
14 8 (2.84%) Oracle
14 8 (2.84%) CA
14 8 (2.84%) NetApp
15 7 (2.48%) BMC
15 7 (2.48%) Websense
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletec
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Continued training, progression, ben
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more.
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
iKonnect
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 27 days ago