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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 100 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 44 74 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.97% 3.10% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.35% 9.99% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 37
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 £27,500 £41,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £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
599 741 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.78% 31.06% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 381 407 546
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 27 July 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 68 (64.15%) Firewall
2 62 (58.49%) Cisco
3 46 (43.40%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (37.74%) CCNP
5 37 (34.91%) Telecoms
6 31 (29.25%) TCP/IP
7 30 (28.30%) CheckPoint
8 27 (25.47%) F5
9 24 (22.64%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (21.70%) VPN
10 23 (21.70%) DNS
11 21 (19.81%) LAN
11 21 (19.81%) WAN
12 20 (18.87%) Linux
13 19 (17.92%) Internet
13 19 (17.92%) CISSP
14 18 (16.98%) Intrusion Detection
14 18 (16.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 18 (16.98%) Data Centre
15 17 (16.04%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (16.04%) BIG-IP
15 17 (16.04%) Information Security
15 17 (16.04%) BGP
15 17 (16.04%) Windows
16 16 (15.09%) Broadband
16 16 (15.09%) CCSA
16 16 (15.09%) CCSE
16 16 (15.09%) Network Design
16 16 (15.09%) FortiGate
17 15 (14.15%) IPsec

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 4 (3.77%) IIS
2 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (12.26%) MS Office
2 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.94%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.94%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) PaaS
2 1 (0.94%) IaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (64.15%) Firewall
2 31 (29.25%) TCP/IP
3 24 (22.64%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (21.70%) VPN
4 23 (21.70%) DNS
5 21 (19.81%) LAN
5 21 (19.81%) WAN
6 19 (17.92%) Internet
7 18 (16.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (16.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 17 (16.04%) BIG-IP
8 17 (16.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (16.04%) BGP
9 16 (15.09%) Broadband
10 15 (14.15%) IPsec
11 14 (13.21%) Cisco PIX
12 12 (11.32%) MPLS
13 11 (10.38%) DHCP
14 9 (8.49%) SMTP
14 9 (8.49%) VoIP
General
1 37 (34.91%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.55%) Marketing
3 4 (3.77%) Banking
3 4 (3.77%) Finance
4 3 (2.83%) Legal
4 3 (2.83%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (21.70%) Network Engineer
1 23 (21.70%) Security Engineer
2 19 (17.92%) Consultant
3 18 (16.98%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (11.32%) Analyst
5 11 (10.38%) Architect
6 9 (8.49%) Network Manager
6 9 (8.49%) Security Specialist
6 9 (8.49%) Network Architect
7 8 (7.55%) Security Manager
7 8 (7.55%) Network Security Manager
7 8 (7.55%) Network Consultant
7 8 (7.55%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (7.55%) Monitoring Specialist
8 7 (6.60%) Security Analyst
8 7 (6.60%) Administrator
9 6 (5.66%) Service Manager
9 6 (5.66%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.72%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) Web Services
2 1 (0.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.21%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.60%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.72%) User Experience
6 3 (2.83%) Replication
6 3 (2.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.94%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.94%) Statistics
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.94%) FMCG
7 1 (0.94%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.87%) Linux
2 17 (16.04%) Windows
3 9 (8.49%) UNIX
4 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) Information Security
2 16 (15.09%) Network Design
3 14 (13.21%) Project Management
4 11 (10.38%) ITIL
5 10 (9.43%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.55%) Incident Management
6 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.55%) SIEM
7 7 (6.60%) Network Management
8 6 (5.66%) Service Management
9 5 (4.72%) Workflow
9 5 (4.72%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.77%) Database Security
10 4 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.77%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.77%) Change Management
10 4 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.83%) Software Deployment
11 3 (2.83%) Performance Management
11 3 (2.83%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.66%) Perl
1 6 (5.66%) SQL
1 6 (5.66%) Python
2 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.83%) C
4 2 (1.89%) C++
4 2 (1.89%) Java
4 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (43.40%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (37.74%) CCNP
3 19 (17.92%) CISSP
4 16 (15.09%) CCSA
4 16 (15.09%) CCSE
5 13 (12.26%) Degree
5 13 (12.26%) CCIE
6 9 (8.49%) CCNA
7 7 (6.60%) Security+ Certification
8 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.72%) CCDP
10 4 (3.77%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (3.77%) GIAC
10 4 (3.77%) CCDA
10 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.77%) A+ Certification
10 4 (3.77%) CEH
11 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.83%) CCSP
11 3 (2.83%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.72%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.77%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (15.09%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.77%) Nagios
2 4 (3.77%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.94%) SCOM
3 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 62 (58.49%) Cisco
2 30 (28.30%) CheckPoint
3 27 (25.47%) F5
4 15 (14.15%) Juniper
5 12 (11.32%) Blue Coat
6 11 (10.38%) HP
7 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
8 9 (8.49%) Nokia
9 7 (6.60%) VMware
10 6 (5.66%) Sourcefire
10 6 (5.66%) Websense
11 5 (4.72%) Citrix
11 5 (4.72%) Avaya
12 4 (3.77%) McAfee
12 4 (3.77%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.77%) Altiris
13 3 (2.83%) Aruba
13 3 (2.83%) Intel
13 3 (2.83%) IBM
14 2 (1.89%) ProCurve
Reading, Berkshire
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