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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 53 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 14 7 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.63% 1.53% 5.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 4.29% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 24
Average salary £53,100 £47,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.78% +27.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £52,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
140 163 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.27% 35.67% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 95 121 130
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 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 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) Firewall
3 15 (40.54%) VPN
4 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
4 14 (37.84%) Juniper
5 12 (32.43%) OSPF
5 12 (32.43%) BGP
6 11 (29.73%) Windows
7 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
7 10 (27.03%) IPsec
8 9 (24.32%) UNIX
9 8 (21.62%) Linux
9 8 (21.62%) Degree
10 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Network Design
10 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
10 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
10 7 (18.92%) QA
10 7 (18.92%) EIGRP
10 7 (18.92%) HP
10 7 (18.92%) WLAN
10 7 (18.92%) DNS
11 6 (16.22%) WAN
11 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (16.22%) Avaya
11 6 (16.22%) MPLS
11 6 (16.22%) Marketing
12 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (13.51%) Fortinet
12 5 (13.51%) Network Architecture

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 15 (40.54%) VPN
3 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
4 12 (32.43%) OSPF
4 12 (32.43%) BGP
5 10 (27.03%) IPsec
6 7 (18.92%) EIGRP
6 7 (18.92%) DNS
6 7 (18.92%) WLAN
7 6 (16.22%) WAN
7 6 (16.22%) MPLS
8 5 (13.51%) DHCP
8 5 (13.51%) LAN
8 5 (13.51%) RIP
8 5 (13.51%) IGRP
9 4 (10.81%) VoIP
9 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
9 4 (10.81%) DSL
9 4 (10.81%) SSL
10 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
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%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Consultant
1 8 (21.62%) Security Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) QA Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Network Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) NOC Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
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
1 1 (2.70%) WCF
1 1 (2.70%) WPF
1 1 (2.70%) HTML5
1 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) UNIX
3 8 (21.62%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Network Design
1 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
2 5 (13.51%) Network Architecture
2 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.81%) Information Security
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security Management
4 3 (8.11%) Security Management
4 3 (8.11%) SIEM
4 3 (8.11%) ISMS
4 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.70%) Coaching
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) OO
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) OOD
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.51%) CCIE
4 2 (5.41%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CISM
5 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 14 (37.84%) Juniper
3 10 (27.03%) 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%) Qualys
8 2 (5.41%) Proofpoint
8 2 (5.41%) F5
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.41%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) Sophos
8 2 (5.41%) VMware
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix
9 1 (2.70%) Nokia