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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 94 92 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 44 51 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.42% 2.34% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 8.43% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 54
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £27,950 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +11.76%
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
550 605 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.30% 27.80% 30.78%
Number of salaries quoted 375 405 425
Median salary £53,000 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 August 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 73 (76.04%) Firewall
2 71 (73.96%) Cisco
3 48 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (48.96%) CheckPoint
5 46 (47.92%) CCNP
6 44 (45.83%) Juniper
7 36 (37.50%) VPN
8 32 (33.33%) Wireless
8 32 (33.33%) F5
8 32 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 28 (29.17%) Palo Alto
10 26 (27.08%) Network Design
11 24 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (23.96%) MPLS
13 22 (22.92%) CCIE
13 22 (22.92%) Windows
14 21 (21.88%) LAN
15 20 (20.83%) WAN
15 20 (20.83%) OSPF
15 20 (20.83%) BGP
15 20 (20.83%) BIG-IP
16 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
16 19 (19.79%) SSL
16 19 (19.79%) Network Monitoring
17 18 (18.75%) Presales
18 17 (17.71%) Linux
19 16 (16.67%) CCNA
19 16 (16.67%) Network Planning
20 15 (15.63%) DNS
21 14 (14.58%) CISSP

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 (3.13%) IBM Domino
1 3 (3.13%) OpenStack
1 3 (3.13%) SAS
2 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.04%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.04%) IaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (76.04%) Firewall
2 36 (37.50%) VPN
3 32 (33.33%) Wireless
4 24 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (23.96%) MPLS
6 21 (21.88%) LAN
7 20 (20.83%) BGP
7 20 (20.83%) BIG-IP
7 20 (20.83%) OSPF
7 20 (20.83%) WAN
8 19 (19.79%) SSL
8 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
9 15 (15.63%) DNS
10 14 (14.58%) EIGRP
11 13 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (12.50%) VoIP
13 9 (9.38%) tcpdump
13 9 (9.38%) Wireshark
14 8 (8.33%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) Big Data
3 2 (2.08%) DB2
3 2 (2.08%) MySQL
3 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.17%) Back Office
2 4 (4.17%) Billing
3 3 (3.13%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.04%) French Language
Job Titles
1 50 (52.08%) Network Engineer
2 26 (27.08%) Security Engineer
3 25 (26.04%) Consultant
4 24 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (14.58%) Lead Network Engineer
5 14 (14.58%) Security Consultant
6 13 (13.54%) Network Operations Engineer
7 11 (11.46%) Network Consultant
8 10 (10.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (10.42%) Data Centre Engineer
8 10 (10.42%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
8 10 (10.42%) Data Network Engineer
9 9 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (9.38%) Support Engineer
10 8 (8.33%) Network Support
10 8 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (8.33%) Security Support Engineer
11 7 (7.29%) NOC Engineer
11 7 (7.29%) Presales Engineer
12 6 (6.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) 802.1X
2 6 (6.25%) Regular Expression
3 3 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (1.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.17%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Statistics
6 2 (2.08%) Clustering
6 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Linux
3 14 (14.58%) Unix
4 10 (10.42%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.08%) Solaris
6 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.08%) Network Design
2 19 (19.79%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (18.75%) Presales
4 16 (16.67%) Network Planning
5 13 (13.54%) ITIL
6 12 (12.50%) Network Management
6 12 (12.50%) SIEM
7 10 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (10.42%) Network Architecture
7 10 (10.42%) Project Management
8 9 (9.38%) Change Management
8 9 (9.38%) Information Security
8 9 (9.38%) Migration
9 8 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 8 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
10 6 (6.25%) Change Control
11 5 (5.21%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (5.21%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.08%) C
2 2 (2.08%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (47.92%) CCNP
3 22 (22.92%) CCIE
4 16 (16.67%) CCNA
5 14 (14.58%) CISSP
6 11 (11.46%) CCIP
6 11 (11.46%) Degree
7 10 (10.42%) CCSP
7 10 (10.42%) CISM
8 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.21%) CEH
9 5 (5.21%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (5.21%) JNCIE
9 5 (5.21%) JNCIP
9 5 (5.21%) SANS
9 5 (5.21%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (4.17%) CISA
11 2 (2.08%) GCIH
11 2 (2.08%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.13%) SAS 70
3 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.04%) COBIT
4 1 (1.04%) COSO
4 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.13%) Snort
4 2 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.04%) KVM
5 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.04%) Xen
5 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Cacti
1 6 (6.25%) Nagios
1 6 (6.25%) SmokePing
2 3 (3.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.04%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.04%) Nessus
3 1 (1.04%) Nmap
3 1 (1.04%) QRadar
3 1 (1.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 71 (73.96%) Cisco
2 47 (48.96%) CheckPoint
3 44 (45.83%) Juniper
4 32 (33.33%) F5
5 28 (29.17%) Palo Alto
6 10 (10.42%) Fortinet
7 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.33%) Aruba
8 8 (8.33%) Blue Coat
8 8 (8.33%) NetScout
8 8 (8.33%) VMware
9 6 (6.25%) ArcSight
9 6 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 6 (6.25%) SolarWinds
9 6 (6.25%) Stonesoft
10 5 (5.21%) Citrix
10 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
10 5 (5.21%) Sourcefire
11 4 (4.17%) Intel
11 4 (4.17%) Intel Security
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