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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 62 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.50% 3.61% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.70% 10.22% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 10
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
194 186 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 37.38% 35.36% 33.68%
Number of salaries quoted 110 131 131
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 22 August 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 18 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 18 (66.67%) VPN
3 16 (59.26%) Juniper
3 16 (59.26%) Load Balancing
4 13 (48.15%) Cisco
4 13 (48.15%) DNS
4 13 (48.15%) SSL
5 12 (44.44%) F5
6 11 (40.74%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) WAN
8 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (33.33%) VMware
9 8 (29.63%) IPsec
9 8 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (29.63%) SMTP
10 7 (25.93%) ATM
10 7 (25.93%) SAN
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (25.93%) BIG-IP
11 6 (22.22%) Internet
11 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 5 (18.52%) CCNP
12 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
12 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (18.52%) HTTPS
12 5 (18.52%) HTTP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 18 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 18 (66.67%) VPN
3 13 (48.15%) DNS
3 13 (48.15%) SSL
4 10 (37.04%) WAN
5 8 (29.63%) IPsec
5 8 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (29.63%) SMTP
6 7 (25.93%) ATM
6 7 (25.93%) SAN
6 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (25.93%) BIG-IP
7 6 (22.22%) Internet
8 5 (18.52%) HTTPS
8 5 (18.52%) HTTP
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (14.81%) LAN
9 4 (14.81%) VoIP
10 3 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Redis
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Security Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.11%) SecurID
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.41%) Content Management
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) Python
1 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CCNP
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCIP
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.41%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (7.41%) UAG
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
3 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
1 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Juniper
2 13 (48.15%) Cisco
3 12 (44.44%) F5
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
8 2 (7.41%) Citrix
8 2 (7.41%) Symantec
9 1 (3.70%) Riverbed