The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 63 89 69
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 70 54 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.03% 2.38% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.86% 7.65% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 57
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,405 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.99% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
710 706 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.72% 31.10% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 386 547 424
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
Berkshire

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Security
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Reading

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 66 (48.53%) Telecoms
2 63 (46.32%) Cisco
3 60 (44.12%) Firewall
4 43 (31.62%) F5
5 41 (30.15%) CheckPoint
6 31 (22.79%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (21.32%) VPN
8 27 (19.85%) Juniper
9 26 (19.12%) Internet
9 26 (19.12%) OSPF
9 26 (19.12%) TCP/IP
9 26 (19.12%) IPv6
10 25 (18.38%) IPsec
11 24 (17.65%) CCNP
12 23 (16.91%) Marketing
13 22 (16.18%) Network Design
13 22 (16.18%) Broadband
14 21 (15.44%) Linux
14 21 (15.44%) Windows
14 21 (15.44%) Smartphone
14 21 (15.44%) CCSA
15 20 (14.71%) CCSE
16 19 (13.97%) Blue Coat
16 19 (13.97%) BGP
17 18 (13.24%) LAN
17 18 (13.24%) Degree
18 17 (12.50%) VoIP
19 16 (11.76%) SNMP
19 16 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
20 15 (11.03%) Cisco Nexus

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (5.88%) IIS
2 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.15%) MS Office
1 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) SaaS
2 3 (2.21%) IaaS
3 2 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (44.12%) Firewall
2 29 (21.32%) VPN
3 26 (19.12%) Internet
3 26 (19.12%) OSPF
3 26 (19.12%) TCP/IP
3 26 (19.12%) IPv6
4 25 (18.38%) IPsec
5 22 (16.18%) Broadband
6 19 (13.97%) BGP
7 18 (13.24%) LAN
8 17 (12.50%) VoIP
9 16 (11.76%) SNMP
9 16 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (11.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (10.29%) MPLS
12 13 (9.56%) DNS
12 13 (9.56%) WLAN
12 13 (9.56%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (8.09%) WAN
13 11 (8.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.47%) Big Data
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 66 (48.53%) Telecoms
2 23 (16.91%) Marketing
3 8 (5.88%) Billing
4 7 (5.15%) Retail
5 5 (3.68%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.68%) Banking
6 3 (2.21%) Finance
6 3 (2.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (29.41%) Consultant
2 34 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 31 (22.79%) Network Engineer
4 23 (16.91%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (9.56%) Architect
5 13 (9.56%) Network Consultant
6 11 (8.09%) Security Consultant
6 11 (8.09%) Security Architect
6 11 (8.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) Cloud Consultant
8 9 (6.62%) IP Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Network Architect
8 9 (6.62%) Design Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Senior Security Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Network Design Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Network Security Consultant
8 9 (6.62%) Senior Design Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) .NET
2 3 (2.21%) JSP
3 2 (1.47%) Qt
3 2 (1.47%) JSON
4 1 (0.74%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.44%) Smartphone
2 11 (8.09%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.35%) Mainframe
4 8 (5.88%) Economics
5 4 (2.94%) CLARiiON
5 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.21%) SCADA
7 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.47%) SecurID
7 2 (1.47%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) DTV
8 1 (0.74%) GIS
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.44%) Linux
1 21 (15.44%) Windows
2 4 (2.94%) UNIX
3 2 (1.47%) Android
3 2 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.74%) AIX
4 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.18%) Network Design
2 12 (8.82%) Project Management
3 11 (8.09%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (5.88%) Network Management
4 8 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 8 (5.88%) SWOT Analysis
4 8 (5.88%) Business Development
4 8 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 8 (5.88%) Validation
5 7 (5.15%) Cyber Security
6 6 (4.41%) Information Security
6 6 (4.41%) Migration
6 6 (4.41%) Change Management
7 5 (3.68%) ITIL
7 5 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.68%) Business Continuity
7 5 (3.68%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.68%) Performance Management
8 4 (2.94%) Security Architecture
8 4 (2.94%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.68%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.94%) Ruby
2 4 (2.94%) Python
3 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.74%) C++
4 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.74%) SQL
4 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (22.79%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (17.65%) CCNP
3 21 (15.44%) CCSA
4 20 (14.71%) CCSE
5 18 (13.24%) Degree
6 14 (10.29%) CISSP
7 9 (6.62%) CCIE
8 8 (5.88%) CCNA
9 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.21%) CISA
10 3 (2.21%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.21%) CITP
10 3 (2.21%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.47%) CCDP
11 2 (1.47%) CCSP
11 2 (1.47%) MBA
11 2 (1.47%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.21%) COBIT
3 3 (2.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (7.35%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.94%) Snort
2 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.94%) ISA Server
2 4 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.94%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.47%) Cacti
3 2 (1.47%) Nagios
3 2 (1.47%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 63 (46.32%) Cisco
2 43 (31.62%) F5
3 41 (30.15%) CheckPoint
4 27 (19.85%) Juniper
5 19 (13.97%) Blue Coat
6 12 (8.82%) Nokia
7 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
7 11 (8.09%) Fortinet
8 10 (7.35%) Riverbed
9 9 (6.62%) Huawei
10 7 (5.15%) Websense
10 7 (5.15%) HP
11 6 (4.41%) EMC
11 6 (4.41%) McAfee
11 6 (4.41%) Avaya
12 4 (2.94%) NetScout
12 4 (2.94%) VMware
12 4 (2.94%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.47%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.47%) Tufin
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