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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 59 92 100
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 89 56 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.48% 2.25% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 7.15% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 58 32 29
Average salary £50,000 £53,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
890 783 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.85% 31.47% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 450 536 505
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
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 24 December 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 109 (67.70%) Firewall
2 102 (63.35%) Cisco
3 80 (49.69%) Juniper
4 74 (45.96%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (42.24%) VPN
6 55 (34.16%) CCNP
7 54 (33.54%) CheckPoint
7 54 (33.54%) F5
8 50 (31.06%) TCP/IP
9 49 (30.43%) Telecoms
10 47 (29.19%) DNS
11 39 (24.22%) Network Design
12 38 (23.60%) OSPF
12 38 (23.60%) BGP
13 34 (21.12%) SSL
14 33 (20.50%) MPLS
15 31 (19.25%) Windows
16 28 (17.39%) IPv6
17 27 (16.77%) EIGRP
17 27 (16.77%) IPsec
18 26 (16.15%) CCIE
19 25 (15.53%) WAN
20 23 (14.29%) VLAN
21 22 (13.66%) CCNA
21 22 (13.66%) Problem Management
22 21 (13.04%) CISSP
22 21 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
23 20 (12.42%) Linux
23 20 (12.42%) LAN
23 20 (12.42%) DHCP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (67.70%) Firewall
2 68 (42.24%) VPN
3 50 (31.06%) TCP/IP
4 47 (29.19%) DNS
5 38 (23.60%) OSPF
5 38 (23.60%) BGP
6 34 (21.12%) SSL
7 33 (20.50%) MPLS
8 28 (17.39%) IPv6
9 27 (16.77%) EIGRP
9 27 (16.77%) IPsec
10 25 (15.53%) WAN
11 23 (14.29%) VLAN
12 21 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (12.42%) DHCP
13 20 (12.42%) LAN
14 19 (11.80%) Internet
14 19 (11.80%) BIG-IP
15 17 (10.56%) WLAN
16 16 (9.94%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
General
1 49 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 19 (11.80%) Marketing
3 6 (3.73%) German Language
4 5 (3.11%) Finance
5 4 (2.48%) Legal
6 2 (1.24%) French Language
6 2 (1.24%) Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (34.78%) Security Engineer
2 55 (34.16%) Network Engineer
3 42 (26.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 23 (14.29%) Architect
5 22 (13.66%) Network Architect
6 18 (11.18%) Consultant
7 16 (9.94%) Security Architect
7 16 (9.94%) Network Security Architect
8 13 (8.07%) Designer
8 13 (8.07%) Network Consultant
9 12 (7.45%) Network Designer
9 12 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) Security Designer
11 9 (5.59%) IT Security Engineer
11 9 (5.59%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 8 (4.97%) Security Consultant
13 7 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
14 6 (3.73%) Network Security Consultant
14 6 (3.73%) Lead Network Engineer
15 5 (3.11%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Economics
2 12 (7.45%) Open Source
3 9 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.48%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.86%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.24%) Replication
6 2 (1.24%) SecurID
6 2 (1.24%) PKI
6 2 (1.24%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.24%) iPhone
7 1 (0.62%) RMADS
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) EPoS
7 1 (0.62%) CESG
7 1 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.25%) Windows
2 20 (12.42%) Linux
3 9 (5.59%) UNIX
4 3 (1.86%) Solaris
4 3 (1.86%) Android
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.22%) Network Design
2 22 (13.66%) Problem Management
3 19 (11.80%) Project Management
4 18 (11.18%) Network Architecture
5 16 (9.94%) SWOT Analysis
6 15 (9.32%) Cyber Security
6 15 (9.32%) Mentoring
7 12 (7.45%) Change Management
8 10 (6.21%) Information Security
9 9 (5.59%) SIEM
10 8 (4.97%) Coaching
10 8 (4.97%) Line Management
11 7 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (4.35%) ITIL
12 5 (3.11%) Load Balancing
12 5 (3.11%) Change Control
13 4 (2.48%) Incident Management
13 4 (2.48%) Service Delivery
14 2 (1.24%) Validation
14 2 (1.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.62%) C
1 1 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (45.96%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (34.16%) CCNP
3 26 (16.15%) CCIE
4 22 (13.66%) CCNA
5 21 (13.04%) CISSP
6 18 (11.18%) CCDP
7 17 (10.56%) CCSA
7 17 (10.56%) Degree
8 16 (9.94%) CCSE
9 14 (8.70%) Security Cleared
10 11 (6.83%) CCDA
11 8 (4.97%) SC Cleared
11 8 (4.97%) JNCIA
12 6 (3.73%) JNCIE
13 5 (3.11%) CCIP
14 4 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.86%) Security+ Certification
15 3 (1.86%) JNCIS
15 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
16 2 (1.24%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.80%) SLA
2 11 (6.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (6.21%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.73%) COBIT
5 4 (2.48%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.86%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.24%) Snort
2 2 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (1.24%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 2 (1.24%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 102 (63.35%) Cisco
2 80 (49.69%) Juniper
3 54 (33.54%) CheckPoint
3 54 (33.54%) F5
4 14 (8.70%) Blue Coat
5 13 (8.07%) HP
6 10 (6.21%) Citrix
7 9 (5.59%) Avaya
8 8 (4.97%) NetScout
9 7 (4.35%) Microsoft
9 7 (4.35%) Nokia
10 6 (3.73%) McAfee
10 6 (3.73%) Websense
11 5 (3.11%) Huawei
11 5 (3.11%) Aruba
12 4 (2.48%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.86%) Brocade
13 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.86%) EMC
14 2 (1.24%) Symantec
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