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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 104 64 86
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +22
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 41 81 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.80% 3.37% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.86% 10.69% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 34
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £62,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
598 758 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.21% 31.50% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 364 442 569
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 65 (63.73%) Firewall
2 61 (59.80%) Cisco
3 49 (48.04%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (41.18%) CCNP
5 34 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 29 (28.43%) TCP/IP
7 28 (27.45%) CheckPoint
8 25 (24.51%) VPN
8 25 (24.51%) F5
9 24 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (19.61%) WAN
11 19 (18.63%) LAN
11 19 (18.63%) DNS
11 19 (18.63%) Internet
11 19 (18.63%) BGP
12 18 (17.65%) Juniper
12 18 (17.65%) CISSP
12 18 (17.65%) Data Centre
13 17 (16.67%) Linux
13 17 (16.67%) Project Management
13 17 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
13 17 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (15.69%) BIG-IP
14 16 (15.69%) IPsec
14 16 (15.69%) Broadband
15 15 (14.71%) MS Office
15 15 (14.71%) Information Security
15 15 (14.71%) Management Information System
15 15 (14.71%) Network Design
15 15 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.98%) WordPress
2 1 (0.98%) IIS
2 1 (0.98%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Office
2 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
2 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.98%) PaaS
3 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (63.73%) Firewall
2 29 (28.43%) TCP/IP
3 25 (24.51%) VPN
4 24 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (19.61%) WAN
6 19 (18.63%) LAN
6 19 (18.63%) DNS
6 19 (18.63%) Internet
6 19 (18.63%) BGP
7 17 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (15.69%) BIG-IP
8 16 (15.69%) IPsec
8 16 (15.69%) Broadband
9 15 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (13.73%) MPLS
11 11 (10.78%) VoIP
11 11 (10.78%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (9.80%) OSPF
13 9 (8.82%) Wireless
General
1 34 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.86%) Marketing
3 4 (3.92%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Legal
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 23 (22.55%) Security Engineer
3 19 (18.63%) Consultant
4 18 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (11.76%) Architect
6 10 (9.80%) Analyst
6 10 (9.80%) Network Manager
6 10 (9.80%) Security Specialist
6 10 (9.80%) Network Architect
7 9 (8.82%) Security Manager
7 9 (8.82%) Network Security Manager
7 9 (8.82%) Monitoring Specialist
8 8 (7.84%) Security Analyst
8 8 (7.84%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (7.84%) Network Consultant
9 7 (6.86%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (6.86%) Service Manager
9 7 (6.86%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (5.88%) Security Architect
11 5 (4.90%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) Web Services
1 1 (0.98%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 15 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.86%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.90%) User Experience
6 3 (2.94%) PKI
7 2 (1.96%) FMCG
7 2 (1.96%) Replication
8 1 (0.98%) Statistics
8 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Windows
3 8 (7.84%) UNIX
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.67%) Project Management
2 15 (14.71%) Network Design
2 15 (14.71%) Information Security
3 12 (11.76%) ITIL
4 11 (10.78%) Service Delivery
5 10 (9.80%) Incident Management
6 9 (8.82%) SIEM
7 8 (7.84%) Network Management
7 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.86%) Service Management
9 5 (4.90%) Change Management
9 5 (4.90%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.92%) Software Deployment
10 4 (3.92%) Database Security
10 4 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.92%) Security Architecture
10 4 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.94%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.94%) Performance Management
11 3 (2.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.88%) Perl
1 6 (5.88%) Python
2 3 (2.94%) SQL
3 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.96%) C
3 2 (1.96%) C++
3 2 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (0.98%) PHP
4 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (48.04%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (41.18%) CCNP
3 18 (17.65%) CISSP
4 14 (13.73%) CCSA
4 14 (13.73%) CCSE
5 13 (12.75%) CCIE
6 12 (11.76%) Degree
7 10 (9.80%) CCNA
8 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.90%) CCDP
9 5 (4.90%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (3.92%) Linux+ Certification
10 4 (3.92%) GIAC
10 4 (3.92%) SSCP
10 4 (3.92%) CCDA
10 4 (3.92%) CCSP
10 4 (3.92%) CEH
11 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.96%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.98%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (12.75%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.92%) Nagios
3 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (59.80%) Cisco
2 28 (27.45%) CheckPoint
3 25 (24.51%) F5
4 18 (17.65%) Juniper
5 11 (10.78%) HP
6 9 (8.82%) Blue Coat
7 8 (7.84%) Nokia
8 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.88%) Sourcefire
9 5 (4.90%) McAfee
10 4 (3.92%) Websense
10 4 (3.92%) IBM
10 4 (3.92%) Intel
10 4 (3.92%) Avaya
11 3 (2.94%) Citrix
11 3 (2.94%) VMware
11 3 (2.94%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.94%) Aruba
12 2 (1.96%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.96%) Riverbed
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 22 days ago