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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 88 100 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 53 41 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.21% 1.81% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.10% 5.75% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 40
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
747 713 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.16% 31.44% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 416 512 529
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 108 (71.05%) Firewall
2 99 (65.13%) Cisco
3 76 (50.00%) Juniper
4 73 (48.03%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (46.05%) VPN
6 55 (36.18%) CCNP
7 52 (34.21%) TCP/IP
8 49 (32.24%) DNS
9 47 (30.92%) CheckPoint
9 47 (30.92%) F5
10 41 (26.97%) Telecoms
11 39 (25.66%) Network Design
12 38 (25.00%) BGP
13 37 (24.34%) OSPF
14 36 (23.68%) SSL
15 31 (20.39%) MPLS
16 29 (19.08%) EIGRP
17 28 (18.42%) WAN
18 26 (17.11%) IPsec
19 25 (16.45%) Windows
20 24 (15.79%) Project Management
20 24 (15.79%) Problem Management
20 24 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
21 23 (15.13%) CCNA
21 23 (15.13%) IPv6
22 22 (14.47%) LAN
22 22 (14.47%) VLAN
23 21 (13.82%) DHCP
23 21 (13.82%) Linux
24 20 (13.16%) CCIE

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.66%) WordPress
2 1 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
1 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 108 (71.05%) Firewall
2 70 (46.05%) VPN
3 52 (34.21%) TCP/IP
4 49 (32.24%) DNS
5 38 (25.00%) BGP
6 37 (24.34%) OSPF
7 36 (23.68%) SSL
8 31 (20.39%) MPLS
9 29 (19.08%) EIGRP
10 28 (18.42%) WAN
11 26 (17.11%) IPsec
12 24 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (15.13%) IPv6
14 22 (14.47%) LAN
14 22 (14.47%) VLAN
15 21 (13.82%) DHCP
16 19 (12.50%) BIG-IP
17 16 (10.53%) WLAN
18 14 (9.21%) Intrusion Detection
19 13 (8.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
General
1 41 (26.97%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.21%) Marketing
3 6 (3.95%) Finance
3 6 (3.95%) Legal
4 4 (2.63%) German Language
4 4 (2.63%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.66%) French Language
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (38.82%) Network Engineer
2 57 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 44 (28.95%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (12.50%) Architect
5 18 (11.84%) Network Architect
6 16 (10.53%) Consultant
7 13 (8.55%) Security Architect
7 13 (8.55%) Network Security Architect
8 12 (7.89%) Designer
8 12 (7.89%) Network Designer
8 12 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (7.24%) Network Consultant
10 10 (6.58%) Security Designer
11 9 (5.92%) IT Security Engineer
11 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) Lead Network Engineer
13 5 (3.29%) Security Consultant
13 5 (3.29%) Network Manager
13 5 (3.29%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.66%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) Open Source
2 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.24%) Economics
4 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.32%) Replication
6 2 (1.32%) iPhone
6 2 (1.32%) PKI
7 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.66%) CESG
7 1 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.66%) RMADS
7 1 (0.66%) FMCG
7 1 (0.66%) User Experience
7 1 (0.66%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.45%) Windows
2 21 (13.82%) Linux
3 6 (3.95%) UNIX
4 3 (1.97%) Android
4 3 (1.97%) Solaris
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.66%) Network Design
2 24 (15.79%) Project Management
2 24 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 15 (9.87%) Cyber Security
4 14 (9.21%) Change Management
4 14 (9.21%) Information Security
5 13 (8.55%) Network Architecture
6 11 (7.24%) SWOT Analysis
6 11 (7.24%) SIEM
7 10 (6.58%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.92%) Line Management
9 8 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (4.61%) ITIL
11 6 (3.95%) Load Balancing
12 5 (3.29%) Incident Management
12 5 (3.29%) Coaching
12 5 (3.29%) Service Delivery
13 4 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
13 4 (2.63%) Database Security
13 4 (2.63%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
1 1 (0.66%) C
1 1 (0.66%) PHP
1 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (48.03%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (36.18%) CCNP
3 23 (15.13%) CCNA
4 20 (13.16%) CCIE
5 18 (11.84%) CISSP
6 16 (10.53%) CCDP
7 14 (9.21%) Degree
8 13 (8.55%) Security Cleared
9 12 (7.89%) CCSA
10 11 (7.24%) CCDA
10 11 (7.24%) CCSE
11 6 (3.95%) SC Cleared
11 6 (3.95%) JNCIE
12 5 (3.29%) JNCIA
12 5 (3.29%) Security+ Certification
12 5 (3.29%) CCIP
13 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.63%) GIAC
13 4 (2.63%) JNCIS
13 4 (2.63%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.50%) SLA
2 10 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.61%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.95%) COBIT
5 3 (1.97%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) pfSense
2 2 (1.32%) Snort
3 1 (0.66%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 99 (65.13%) Cisco
2 76 (50.00%) Juniper
3 47 (30.92%) CheckPoint
3 47 (30.92%) F5
4 14 (9.21%) HP
5 10 (6.58%) Blue Coat
5 10 (6.58%) Citrix
6 9 (5.92%) Avaya
6 9 (5.92%) NetScout
7 7 (4.61%) Nokia
8 6 (3.95%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.29%) Huawei
9 5 (3.29%) Aruba
10 4 (2.63%) McAfee
10 4 (2.63%) Websense
10 4 (2.63%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.97%) Brocade
11 3 (1.97%) Symantec
11 3 (1.97%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.32%) Intel
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 85000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent package - full details upon request
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
iKonnect
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago