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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 88 92 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 41 51 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.42% 2.31% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.75% 8.99% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 53
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £27,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,700 £57,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +11.36%
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
529 567 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.28% 25.73% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 359 416 420
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 64 (79.01%) Firewall
2 61 (75.31%) Cisco
3 43 (53.09%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (51.85%) CCNP
5 41 (50.62%) CheckPoint
6 40 (49.38%) Juniper
7 35 (43.21%) VPN
8 30 (37.04%) F5
9 28 (34.57%) Network Design
10 27 (33.33%) Wireless
11 26 (32.10%) Data Centre
12 23 (28.40%) MPLS
12 23 (28.40%) Palo Alto
13 21 (25.93%) BIG-IP
14 20 (24.69%) OSPF
14 20 (24.69%) BGP
14 20 (24.69%) Windows
15 18 (22.22%) LAN
15 18 (22.22%) TCP/IP
15 18 (22.22%) CCIE
16 17 (20.99%) WAN
16 17 (20.99%) Network Monitoring
17 16 (19.75%) DNS
18 15 (18.52%) Linux
18 15 (18.52%) CCNA
18 15 (18.52%) Network Planning
19 14 (17.28%) SaaS
19 14 (17.28%) EIGRP
19 14 (17.28%) SSL
20 13 (16.05%) Cisco ASA

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 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
1 3 (3.70%) SAS
2 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.23%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (79.01%) Firewall
2 35 (43.21%) VPN
3 27 (33.33%) Wireless
4 23 (28.40%) MPLS
5 21 (25.93%) BIG-IP
6 20 (24.69%) BGP
6 20 (24.69%) OSPF
7 18 (22.22%) LAN
7 18 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 17 (20.99%) WAN
9 16 (19.75%) DNS
10 14 (17.28%) EIGRP
10 14 (17.28%) SSL
11 13 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (13.58%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (13.58%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (12.35%) snoop
13 10 (12.35%) tcpdump
13 10 (12.35%) Wireshark
14 9 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Big Data
3 2 (2.47%) DB2
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.94%) Back Office
2 4 (4.94%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 50 (61.73%) Network Engineer
2 25 (30.86%) Security Engineer
3 23 (28.40%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (18.52%) Lead Network Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Consultant
6 12 (14.81%) Support Engineer
7 11 (13.58%) Network Operations Engineer
8 10 (12.35%) Network Support
8 10 (12.35%) Network Support Engineer
8 10 (12.35%) Security Support Engineer
9 9 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
9 9 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
9 9 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
10 8 (9.88%) NOC Engineer
10 8 (9.88%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (6.17%) Architect
11 5 (6.17%) Firewall Engineer
11 5 (6.17%) Security Consultant
12 4 (4.94%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) 802.1X
2 6 (7.41%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.94%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.70%) Clustering
7 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.47%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.47%) Statistics
8 1 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.23%) iPad
8 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Windows
2 15 (18.52%) Linux
3 12 (14.81%) Unix
4 11 (13.58%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.70%) Solaris
5 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Network Design
2 17 (20.99%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (18.52%) Network Planning
4 12 (14.81%) Network Management
4 12 (14.81%) Presales
5 11 (13.58%) Change Management
5 11 (13.58%) ITIL
5 11 (13.58%) Service Delivery
6 10 (12.35%) Problem Management
6 10 (12.35%) Trend Analysis
7 9 (11.11%) Network Architecture
8 7 (8.64%) Migration
9 6 (7.41%) Change Control
9 6 (7.41%) Project Management
10 5 (6.17%) Capacity Management
10 5 (6.17%) DDoS Mitigation
10 5 (6.17%) Information Security
10 5 (6.17%) SIEM
11 4 (4.94%) CRM
11 4 (4.94%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.47%) C
2 2 (2.47%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (53.09%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (51.85%) CCNP
3 18 (22.22%) CCIE
4 15 (18.52%) CCNA
5 10 (12.35%) Degree
6 9 (11.11%) CCIP
6 9 (11.11%) CCSP
7 7 (8.64%) JNCIP
8 6 (7.41%) CISSP
8 6 (7.41%) JNCIE
8 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
8 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.70%) CISM
9 3 (3.70%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.47%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (2.47%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.47%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (1.23%) CREST Certified
11 1 (1.23%) GREM
11 1 (1.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SAS 70
2 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) COBIT
3 1 (1.23%) COSO
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.47%) vSphere
4 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.23%) KVM
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.23%) Xen
4 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Cacti
1 6 (7.41%) Nagios
1 6 (7.41%) SmokePing
2 2 (2.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.23%) Nessus
3 1 (1.23%) QRadar
3 1 (1.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 61 (75.31%) Cisco
2 41 (50.62%) CheckPoint
3 40 (49.38%) Juniper
4 30 (37.04%) F5
5 23 (28.40%) Palo Alto
6 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
6 10 (12.35%) NetScout
7 9 (11.11%) VMware
8 6 (7.41%) Aruba
8 6 (7.41%) Fortinet
8 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 6 (7.41%) Riverbed
8 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds
8 6 (7.41%) Stonesoft
9 5 (6.17%) Blue Coat
9 5 (6.17%) Citrix
10 3 (3.70%) HP
10 3 (3.70%) Huawei
10 3 (3.70%) NetApp
10 3 (3.70%) Nortel
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