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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 51 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 19 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.38% 1.18% 5.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.45% 3.01% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 27
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,100 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
166 166 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 29.54% 39.15% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 117 115 122
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £30,500
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 4 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 22 (59.46%) Cisco
2 16 (43.24%) VPN
2 16 (43.24%) Firewall
3 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
4 12 (32.43%) Juniper
4 12 (32.43%) OSPF
4 12 (32.43%) BGP
5 10 (27.03%) IPsec
6 9 (24.32%) UNIX
6 9 (24.32%) Windows
7 8 (21.62%) Linux
7 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (21.62%) Degree
8 7 (18.92%) Network Design
8 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
8 7 (18.92%) QA
8 7 (18.92%) EIGRP
8 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
8 7 (18.92%) HP
8 7 (18.92%) DNS
8 7 (18.92%) WLAN
9 6 (16.22%) WAN
9 6 (16.22%) Avaya
9 6 (16.22%) MPLS
9 6 (16.22%) Marketing
10 5 (13.51%) Fortinet
10 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) VPN
1 16 (43.24%) Firewall
2 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
3 12 (32.43%) OSPF
3 12 (32.43%) BGP
4 10 (27.03%) IPsec
5 7 (18.92%) EIGRP
5 7 (18.92%) DNS
5 7 (18.92%) WLAN
6 6 (16.22%) WAN
6 6 (16.22%) MPLS
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (13.51%) IGRP
7 5 (13.51%) DHCP
7 5 (13.51%) LAN
7 5 (13.51%) RIP
8 4 (10.81%) SSL
8 4 (10.81%) VoIP
8 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
8 4 (10.81%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) QA Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Network Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Network Support
6 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) NOC Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) WCF
1 1 (2.70%) WPF
1 1 (2.70%) REST
1 1 (2.70%) HTML5
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) SOAP
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) UNIX
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Network Design
1 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
2 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (13.51%) Network Architecture
3 4 (10.81%) Information Security
4 3 (8.11%) ISMS
4 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.11%) SIEM
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security Management
4 3 (8.11%) Security Management
5 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Coaching
6 1 (2.70%) Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) OO
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) C++
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) CCIE
3 3 (8.11%) CCNP
3 3 (8.11%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco
2 12 (32.43%) Juniper
3 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
4 7 (18.92%) HP
5 6 (16.22%) Avaya
6 5 (13.51%) Fortinet
7 3 (8.11%) LogRhythm
8 2 (5.41%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) F5
8 2 (5.41%) Qualys
8 2 (5.41%) Proofpoint
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix
9 1 (2.70%) Nokia
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft