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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 55 75 93
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +18
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 101 66 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.91% 2.71% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.61% 8.67% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 76 49 34
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
801 761 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.97% 31.23% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 439 532 407
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 21 October 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 101 (59.76%) Cisco
2 97 (57.40%) Firewall
3 65 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 63 (37.28%) F5
5 62 (36.69%) Telecoms
6 60 (35.50%) Juniper
7 57 (33.73%) Cisco Certification
8 55 (32.54%) VPN
9 51 (30.18%) TCP/IP
10 48 (28.40%) CCNP
11 35 (20.71%) Internet
11 35 (20.71%) OSPF
12 32 (18.93%) DNS
12 32 (18.93%) Network Design
13 31 (18.34%) SSL
13 31 (18.34%) IPv6
13 31 (18.34%) BGP
14 28 (16.57%) Windows
14 28 (16.57%) CCSA
15 27 (15.98%) CCSE
16 25 (14.79%) CISSP
17 24 (14.20%) CCIE
17 24 (14.20%) IPsec
17 24 (14.20%) EIGRP
17 24 (14.20%) BIG-IP
18 21 (12.43%) Blue Coat
18 21 (12.43%) LAN
19 20 (11.83%) MPLS
20 19 (11.24%) Degree
20 19 (11.24%) Cisco ASA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (1.78%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.78%) MS Office
2 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) IaaS
2 2 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (57.40%) Firewall
2 55 (32.54%) VPN
3 51 (30.18%) TCP/IP
4 35 (20.71%) Internet
4 35 (20.71%) OSPF
5 32 (18.93%) DNS
6 31 (18.34%) SSL
6 31 (18.34%) IPv6
6 31 (18.34%) BGP
7 24 (14.20%) IPsec
7 24 (14.20%) EIGRP
7 24 (14.20%) BIG-IP
8 21 (12.43%) LAN
9 20 (11.83%) MPLS
10 19 (11.24%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (11.24%) VoIP
10 19 (11.24%) Broadband
11 17 (10.06%) WLAN
11 17 (10.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (8.88%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) Big Data
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 62 (36.69%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.65%) Marketing
3 6 (3.55%) Retail
3 6 (3.55%) German Language
4 4 (2.37%) Billing
4 4 (2.37%) Finance
5 2 (1.18%) French Language
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (28.40%) Network Engineer
2 46 (27.22%) Security Engineer
3 35 (20.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 26 (15.38%) Consultant
5 21 (12.43%) Architect
6 20 (11.83%) Network Architect
7 15 (8.88%) Network Security Architect
7 15 (8.88%) Security Architect
8 14 (8.28%) Network Consultant
9 12 (7.10%) Security Consultant
10 10 (5.92%) Security Designer
10 10 (5.92%) Designer
11 9 (5.33%) Network Designer
11 9 (5.33%) IP Engineer
11 9 (5.33%) Network Manager
11 9 (5.33%) Network Security Consultant
12 8 (4.73%) Senior Network Engineer
13 7 (4.14%) Operations Manager
13 7 (4.14%) Network Operations Manager
14 6 (3.55%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.18%) Qt
1 2 (1.18%) JSON
2 1 (0.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.65%) Smartphone
2 15 (8.88%) Economics
3 11 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.55%) User Experience
4 6 (3.55%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.96%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.18%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.18%) SecurID
6 2 (1.18%) PKI
6 2 (1.18%) iPhone
6 2 (1.18%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.18%) Replication
6 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.59%) EPoS
7 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.59%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.59%) RMADS
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) Open Source
7 1 (0.59%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.57%) Windows
2 16 (9.47%) Linux
3 9 (5.33%) UNIX
4 4 (2.37%) Android
5 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.18%) Solaris
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.93%) Network Design
2 17 (10.06%) Network Architecture
3 16 (9.47%) Mentoring
4 15 (8.88%) Problem Management
4 15 (8.88%) SWOT Analysis
5 10 (5.92%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (5.33%) Information Security
6 9 (5.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 9 (5.33%) Coaching
7 7 (4.14%) Project Management
7 7 (4.14%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.14%) Line Management
8 6 (3.55%) Change Control
8 6 (3.55%) Network Management
8 6 (3.55%) ITIL
9 4 (2.37%) Cyber Security
9 4 (2.37%) Validation
9 4 (2.37%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.37%) Change Management
10 3 (1.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.96%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.37%) Ruby
2 4 (2.37%) Python
3 2 (1.18%) SQL
4 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.59%) VBScript
4 1 (0.59%) C++
4 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 57 (33.73%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (28.40%) CCNP
3 28 (16.57%) CCSA
4 27 (15.98%) CCSE
5 25 (14.79%) CISSP
6 24 (14.20%) CCIE
7 19 (11.24%) Degree
8 14 (8.28%) CCDP
9 12 (7.10%) CCNA
10 10 (5.92%) JNCIA
11 9 (5.33%) Security Cleared
12 8 (4.73%) SC Cleared
12 8 (4.73%) CCDA
13 5 (2.96%) CCIP
13 5 (2.96%) JNCIE
14 4 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.78%) DV Cleared
15 3 (1.78%) JNCIS
16 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 2 (1.18%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.51%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.55%) COBIT
4 4 (2.37%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.78%) SLA
6 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (5.92%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.78%) Snort
4 2 (1.18%) vCloud
4 2 (1.18%) pfSense
4 2 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.59%) Nagios
2 1 (0.59%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.59%) Cacti
2 1 (0.59%) SmokePing
2 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 101 (59.76%) Cisco
2 65 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 63 (37.28%) F5
4 60 (35.50%) Juniper
5 21 (12.43%) Blue Coat
6 10 (5.92%) HP
6 10 (5.92%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.92%) Nokia
7 9 (5.33%) NetScout
8 8 (4.73%) Fortinet
9 7 (4.14%) Websense
9 7 (4.14%) McAfee
9 7 (4.14%) Avaya
10 4 (2.37%) EMC
11 3 (1.78%) Citrix
11 3 (1.78%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.78%) Aruba
12 2 (1.18%) AlgoSec
12 2 (1.18%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.18%) Huawei
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