The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 51 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 20 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.59% 2.09% 5.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.75% 5.41% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 30
Average salary £47,500 £52,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £21,650 £36,575
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Network Security
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 148 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 33.39% 38.74% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 129 109 129
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Network Security
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bracknell region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Bracknell

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 19 (55.88%) Cisco
2 18 (52.94%) Firewall
3 16 (47.06%) VPN
4 12 (35.29%) Juniper
4 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 10 (29.41%) IPsec
6 9 (26.47%) BGP
6 9 (26.47%) OSPF
7 8 (23.53%) Windows
8 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
8 7 (20.59%) Degree
9 6 (17.65%) Marketing
9 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
9 6 (17.65%) QA
9 6 (17.65%) Network Design
9 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Linux
9 6 (17.65%) UNIX
9 6 (17.65%) WLAN
9 6 (17.65%) HP
9 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (17.65%) Avaya
10 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
10 5 (14.71%) DNS
10 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
10 5 (14.71%) MPLS
11 4 (11.76%) DSL
11 4 (11.76%) SSL
11 4 (11.76%) WAN
11 4 (11.76%) Ethernet

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 2 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) Firewall
2 16 (47.06%) VPN
3 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 10 (29.41%) IPsec
5 9 (26.47%) OSPF
5 9 (26.47%) BGP
6 6 (17.65%) WLAN
7 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
7 5 (14.71%) DNS
7 5 (14.71%) MPLS
8 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (11.76%) SSL
8 4 (11.76%) DSL
8 4 (11.76%) WAN
8 4 (11.76%) LAN
8 4 (11.76%) VoIP
8 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.82%) RIP
9 3 (8.82%) DHCP
9 3 (8.82%) IGRP
General
1 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Test Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) QA Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Network Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Network Support
5 3 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Support
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Network Design
1 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
2 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
2 3 (8.82%) Network Architecture
2 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (8.82%) Information Security
3 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.88%) Content Management
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Information Security Management
3 2 (5.88%) Security Management
3 2 (5.88%) ISMS
3 2 (5.88%) SIEM
3 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) Coaching
4 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Network Management
4 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) CCIE
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) CISM
5 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.88%) XenApp
1 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) Juniper
3 6 (17.65%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) Avaya
4 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.76%) Symantec
6 3 (8.82%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.88%) Qualys
7 2 (5.88%) Proofpoint
7 2 (5.88%) F5
7 2 (5.88%) LogRhythm
7 2 (5.88%) VMware
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix