The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 84 104 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 50 45 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.89% 1.97% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.75% 6.84% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 42
Median salary £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,200 £63,750 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
513 658 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.64% 28.73% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 413 369 454
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 94 (77.69%) Firewall
2 90 (74.38%) Cisco
3 65 (53.72%) CheckPoint
4 59 (48.76%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
6 51 (42.15%) CCNP
7 50 (41.32%) F5
8 41 (33.88%) CCIE
9 40 (33.06%) Data Centre
10 39 (32.23%) Juniper
10 39 (32.23%) Wireless
11 37 (30.58%) Presales
12 31 (25.62%) Windows
13 28 (23.14%) Network Design
14 25 (20.66%) Linux
14 25 (20.66%) Palo Alto
15 23 (19.01%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (18.18%) VPN
17 21 (17.36%) SSL
17 21 (17.36%) OSPF
17 21 (17.36%) BGP
17 21 (17.36%) Blue Coat
17 21 (17.36%) Network Monitoring
18 20 (16.53%) Cisco PIX
18 20 (16.53%) CCNA
18 20 (16.53%) LAN
19 19 (15.70%) WAN
19 19 (15.70%) VMware
20 18 (14.88%) Network Planning
20 18 (14.88%) Degree

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.26%) IBM Domino
2 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.83%) CloudStack
Applications
1 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) GitHub
2 1 (0.83%) IaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (77.69%) Firewall
2 55 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 39 (32.23%) Wireless
4 23 (19.01%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (18.18%) VPN
6 21 (17.36%) BGP
6 21 (17.36%) OSPF
6 21 (17.36%) SSL
7 20 (16.53%) Cisco PIX
7 20 (16.53%) LAN
8 19 (15.70%) WAN
9 17 (14.05%) MPLS
9 17 (14.05%) VLAN
10 16 (13.22%) DNS
11 14 (11.57%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (11.57%) SAN
11 14 (11.57%) VoIP
12 13 (10.74%) HTTP
13 12 (9.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 11 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (2.48%) DB2
3 3 (2.48%) MySQL
4 2 (1.65%) Big Data
4 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (4.13%) Billing
1 5 (4.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Back Office
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 41 (33.88%) Security Engineer
3 33 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
4 26 (21.49%) Consultant
5 17 (14.05%) Network Consultant
5 17 (14.05%) Security Consultant
6 16 (13.22%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (13.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (13.22%) Network Operations Engineer
7 12 (9.92%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 12 (9.92%) Lead Network Engineer
7 12 (9.92%) Support Engineer
8 11 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 11 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (9.09%) Sales Engineer
9 10 (8.26%) Check Point Support
9 10 (8.26%) Network Security Consultant
10 9 (7.44%) Cisco Consultant
10 9 (7.44%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.48%) CSS
2 3 (2.48%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 40 (33.06%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.44%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.44%) Replication
3 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.48%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.48%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.48%) Statistics
5 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.62%) Windows
2 25 (20.66%) Linux
3 9 (7.44%) Unix
4 8 (6.61%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.13%) Windows 2000
6 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.31%) Windows NT
7 3 (2.48%) Debian
7 3 (2.48%) Fedora
7 3 (2.48%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.58%) Presales
2 28 (23.14%) Network Design
3 21 (17.36%) Network Monitoring
4 18 (14.88%) Network Planning
5 14 (11.57%) ITIL
5 14 (11.57%) Network Management
5 14 (11.57%) SIEM
6 13 (10.74%) Product Management
7 12 (9.92%) Network Architecture
8 11 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 11 (9.09%) Migration
9 10 (8.26%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (7.44%) Project Management
11 8 (6.61%) Information Security
12 7 (5.79%) Competitor Analysis
12 7 (5.79%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (5.79%) Malware Analysis
12 7 (5.79%) Open Source
12 7 (5.79%) SWOT Analysis
12 7 (5.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.96%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.48%) C
2 3 (2.48%) Perl
3 2 (1.65%) SQL
3 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.83%) C#
4 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 59 (48.76%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (42.15%) CCNP
3 41 (33.88%) CCIE
4 20 (16.53%) CCNA
5 18 (14.88%) Degree
6 15 (12.40%) CISSP
7 13 (10.74%) CCIP
8 12 (9.92%) CCSE
8 12 (9.92%) CCSP
9 8 (6.61%) CompTIA Security+
9 8 (6.61%) Security+ Certification
10 7 (5.79%) CISM
11 5 (4.13%) CCSA
11 5 (4.13%) CEH
11 5 (4.13%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (4.13%) SANS
12 4 (3.31%) CCDP
12 4 (3.31%) CISA
13 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.31%) SLA
3 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) COBIT
4 1 (0.83%) COSO
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.44%) NFS
4 7 (5.79%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.31%) ISA Server
5 4 (3.31%) NDS
5 4 (3.31%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 4 (3.31%) Squid
6 3 (2.48%) Snort
7 1 (0.83%) KVM
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.83%) Xen
7 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) SCCM
2 6 (4.96%) Cacti
2 6 (4.96%) Nagios
2 6 (4.96%) SmokePing
3 3 (2.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.83%) Nmap
5 1 (0.83%) QRadar
5 1 (0.83%) Simpana
Vendors
1 90 (74.38%) Cisco
2 65 (53.72%) CheckPoint
3 50 (41.32%) F5
4 39 (32.23%) Juniper
5 25 (20.66%) Palo Alto
6 21 (17.36%) Blue Coat
7 19 (15.70%) VMware
8 17 (14.05%) ArcSight
9 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.26%) Aruba
10 10 (8.26%) Forcepoint
11 9 (7.44%) Fortinet
12 8 (6.61%) Citrix
12 8 (6.61%) Sourcefire
13 7 (5.79%) GFI Software
13 7 (5.79%) HP
13 7 (5.79%) Red Hat
13 7 (5.79%) Remedy
14 6 (4.96%) Riverbed
14 6 (4.96%) Stonesoft
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £5000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago