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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 83 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 63 66 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.54% 2.72% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.32% 8.87% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 59
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
757 744 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.52% 30.66% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 404 495 663
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 76 (66.09%) Firewall
2 72 (62.61%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (57.39%) Cisco
4 53 (46.09%) CCNP
5 39 (33.91%) VPN
6 34 (29.57%) WAN
7 33 (28.70%) TCP/IP
7 33 (28.70%) Juniper
8 32 (27.83%) DNS
8 32 (27.83%) Project Management
9 29 (25.22%) CheckPoint
10 28 (24.35%) Telecoms
11 27 (23.48%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (22.61%) MPLS
13 25 (21.74%) BGP
13 25 (21.74%) F5
14 23 (20.00%) IPsec
14 23 (20.00%) CCNA
14 23 (20.00%) Linux
15 22 (19.13%) LAN
16 21 (18.26%) Network Design
17 20 (17.39%) DHCP
18 19 (16.52%) Cisco Nexus
19 18 (15.65%) VLAN
19 18 (15.65%) CCIE
20 17 (14.78%) SLA
20 17 (14.78%) OSPF
20 17 (14.78%) Windows
21 16 (13.91%) Change Management
21 16 (13.91%) Intrusion Detection

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (1.74%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.87%) Apache
2 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (12.17%) MS Office
2 12 (10.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) PaaS
2 1 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (66.09%) Firewall
2 39 (33.91%) VPN
3 34 (29.57%) WAN
4 33 (28.70%) TCP/IP
5 32 (27.83%) DNS
6 27 (23.48%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (22.61%) MPLS
8 25 (21.74%) BGP
9 23 (20.00%) IPsec
10 22 (19.13%) LAN
11 20 (17.39%) DHCP
12 19 (16.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (15.65%) VLAN
14 17 (14.78%) OSPF
15 16 (13.91%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (11.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 13 (11.30%) Internet
17 12 (10.43%) IPv6
17 12 (10.43%) SSL
17 12 (10.43%) BIG-IP
General
1 28 (24.35%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.96%) Legal
3 6 (5.22%) Finance
3 6 (5.22%) Banking
4 3 (2.61%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (34.78%) Security Engineer
2 36 (31.30%) Network Engineer
3 24 (20.87%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (16.52%) Consultant
5 12 (10.43%) Architect
5 12 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (10.43%) Network Architect
6 10 (8.70%) Network Consultant
7 9 (7.83%) Network Manager
7 9 (7.83%) Security Specialist
7 9 (7.83%) Security Manager
7 9 (7.83%) Network Security Manager
7 9 (7.83%) IT Security Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Monitoring Specialist
9 7 (6.09%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (6.09%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (6.09%) Service Manager
10 6 (5.22%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Management Information System
1 13 (11.30%) Open Source
2 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.35%) User Experience
4 3 (2.61%) PKI
5 2 (1.74%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.74%) FMCG
6 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.87%) Replication
6 1 (0.87%) Economics
6 1 (0.87%) Statistics
6 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.00%) Linux
2 17 (14.78%) Windows
3 4 (3.48%) UNIX
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.87%) Solaris
5 1 (0.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.83%) Project Management
2 21 (18.26%) Network Design
3 16 (13.91%) Change Management
3 16 (13.91%) SIEM
4 14 (12.17%) Cyber Security
4 14 (12.17%) Information Security
5 12 (10.43%) ITIL
6 9 (7.83%) Incident Management
6 9 (7.83%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.09%) Load Balancing
7 7 (6.09%) Problem Management
7 7 (6.09%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (5.22%) Database Security
8 6 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (5.22%) Service Management
9 5 (4.35%) Network Management
9 5 (4.35%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.48%) Software Deployment
10 4 (3.48%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.74%) Perl
1 2 (1.74%) SQL
1 2 (1.74%) Python
2 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.87%) PHP
2 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 72 (62.61%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (46.09%) CCNP
3 23 (20.00%) CCNA
4 18 (15.65%) CCIE
5 15 (13.04%) CISSP
6 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
7 10 (8.70%) CCSA
7 10 (8.70%) CCSE
8 9 (7.83%) CCDP
9 7 (6.09%) CCDA
10 6 (5.22%) CEH
10 6 (5.22%) GIAC
10 6 (5.22%) Degree
11 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
11 5 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (3.48%) Linux+ Certification
12 4 (3.48%) SSCP
12 4 (3.48%) CCSP
13 2 (1.74%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.74%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.87%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.74%) Nagios
2 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 66 (57.39%) Cisco
2 33 (28.70%) Juniper
3 29 (25.22%) CheckPoint
4 25 (21.74%) F5
5 9 (7.83%) Nokia
5 9 (7.83%) Blue Coat
5 9 (7.83%) Citrix
6 8 (6.96%) HP
7 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.48%) IBM
8 4 (3.48%) Intel
8 4 (3.48%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.48%) Huawei
8 4 (3.48%) Aruba
8 4 (3.48%) McAfee
9 3 (2.61%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.74%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.74%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.74%) Websense
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletec
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletec
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 18 days ago