The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 71 68 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +41
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 69 72 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.76% 3.37% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.03% 8.60% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 42 61 26
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -4.02%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
764 837 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.61% 39.20% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 512 641 508
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 72 (61.54%) Cisco
2 71 (60.68%) Firewall
3 48 (41.03%) Telecoms
4 46 (39.32%) F5
5 41 (35.04%) CheckPoint
6 35 (29.91%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (24.79%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (23.08%) Juniper
8 27 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 25 (21.37%) VPN
9 25 (21.37%) DNS
10 24 (20.51%) LAN
11 23 (19.66%) CCNP
12 22 (18.80%) Linux
12 22 (18.80%) OSPF
12 22 (18.80%) Blue Coat
12 22 (18.80%) Marketing
13 21 (17.95%) Network Design
13 21 (17.95%) SNMP
13 21 (17.95%) DHCP
14 20 (17.09%) BGP
14 20 (17.09%) Degree
14 20 (17.09%) Cisco PIX
14 20 (17.09%) FWSM
15 18 (15.38%) IPv6
16 17 (14.53%) BIG-IP
16 17 (14.53%) IPsec
17 16 (13.68%) SMTP
18 15 (12.82%) WLAN
18 15 (12.82%) WAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (7.69%) IIS
2 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.56%) Apache
4 2 (1.71%) Lync
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.13%) MS Office
3 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) PaaS
2 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (60.68%) Firewall
2 35 (29.91%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 25 (21.37%) VPN
4 25 (21.37%) DNS
5 24 (20.51%) LAN
6 22 (18.80%) OSPF
7 21 (17.95%) SNMP
7 21 (17.95%) DHCP
8 20 (17.09%) BGP
8 20 (17.09%) Cisco PIX
8 20 (17.09%) FWSM
9 18 (15.38%) IPv6
10 17 (14.53%) BIG-IP
10 17 (14.53%) IPsec
11 16 (13.68%) SMTP
12 15 (12.82%) WLAN
12 15 (12.82%) WAN
12 15 (12.82%) Broadband
13 14 (11.97%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQLPlus
General
1 48 (41.03%) Telecoms
2 22 (18.80%) Marketing
3 15 (12.82%) Retail
3 15 (12.82%) Billing
4 13 (11.11%) Back Office
5 8 (6.84%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.27%) Banking
6 5 (4.27%) Finance
7 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) Publishing
8 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (29.91%) Consultant
2 33 (28.21%) Security Engineer
3 26 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 19 (16.24%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Architect
5 14 (11.97%) IP Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) Security Architect
7 12 (10.26%) Network Consultant
8 11 (9.40%) Security Consultant
9 10 (8.55%) Network Architect
9 10 (8.55%) Network Security Architect
10 9 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
11 6 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Network Operator
12 5 (4.27%) Operations Consultant
12 5 (4.27%) Cloud Consultant
12 5 (4.27%) Business Consultant
13 4 (3.42%) Sales Consultant
13 4 (3.42%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 4 (3.42%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) .NET
2 3 (2.56%) JSP
3 2 (1.71%) HTML
3 2 (1.71%) CSS
3 2 (1.71%) CGI
3 2 (1.71%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.13%) Economics
2 6 (5.13%) Replication
3 5 (4.27%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.27%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.56%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.56%) SCADA
4 3 (2.56%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.71%) Open Source
6 1 (0.85%) DTV
6 1 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.80%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Windows
3 9 (7.69%) UNIX
4 2 (1.71%) Solaris
4 2 (1.71%) Debian
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) VMS
5 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.95%) Network Design
2 11 (9.40%) CRM
3 10 (8.55%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (7.69%) Network Management
4 9 (7.69%) Information Security
4 9 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 9 (7.69%) Business Development
4 9 (7.69%) Project Management
5 8 (6.84%) Migration
5 8 (6.84%) Network Architecture
6 7 (5.98%) ITIL
6 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.13%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.13%) SWOT Analysis
7 6 (5.13%) Cyber Security
7 6 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (4.27%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (4.27%) Business Continuity
8 5 (4.27%) Change Management
8 5 (4.27%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.55%) SQL
2 5 (4.27%) Perl
3 3 (2.56%) Java
3 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.71%) Python
4 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (24.79%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (19.66%) CCNP
3 20 (17.09%) Degree
4 13 (11.11%) CCSA
5 12 (10.26%) CCSE
5 12 (10.26%) CCNA
6 8 (6.84%) CCIE
7 6 (5.13%) CISSP
8 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) CITP
8 3 (2.56%) CCDP
8 3 (2.56%) CISA
9 2 (1.71%) CCIP
9 2 (1.71%) MBA
9 2 (1.71%) GCIA
9 2 (1.71%) GCIH
9 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.56%) JSP 440
3 3 (2.56%) COBIT
3 3 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.71%) SLA
4 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.11%) ProxySG
2 9 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.27%) Snort
4 4 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.56%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.71%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.85%) KVM
7 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (2.56%) SCCM
1 3 (2.56%) ARCserve
2 2 (1.71%) Nagios
2 2 (1.71%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.85%) Cacti
3 1 (0.85%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 72 (61.54%) Cisco
2 46 (39.32%) F5
3 41 (35.04%) CheckPoint
4 27 (23.08%) Juniper
5 22 (18.80%) Blue Coat
6 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 13 (11.11%) HP
8 11 (9.40%) Nokia
9 10 (8.55%) Huawei
10 9 (7.69%) Sourcefire
10 9 (7.69%) Websense
11 7 (5.98%) Riverbed
11 7 (5.98%) Avaya
11 7 (5.98%) McAfee
12 5 (4.27%) VMware
13 4 (3.42%) Symantec
13 4 (3.42%) EMC
13 4 (3.42%) IBM
13 4 (3.42%) Fortinet
14 3 (2.56%) Aruba
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £75000 per annum + bens/training etc
Posted: 4 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago