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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 92 104 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -32
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 42 44 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.33% 1.94% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 7.14% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 31
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £27,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,650 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,405
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.68%
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
500 616 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.76% 27.16% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 372 386 386
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 78 (76.47%) Firewall
2 74 (72.55%) Cisco
3 49 (48.04%) CheckPoint
4 46 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (43.14%) CCNP
6 42 (41.18%) Juniper
7 37 (36.27%) VPN
7 37 (36.27%) F5
8 33 (32.35%) Data Centre
8 33 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (30.39%) Wireless
10 29 (28.43%) Palo Alto
11 26 (25.49%) Presales
12 25 (24.51%) Windows
13 23 (22.55%) SSL
14 22 (21.57%) MPLS
15 20 (19.61%) CCIE
15 20 (19.61%) Linux
15 20 (19.61%) LAN
15 20 (19.61%) Network Design
16 18 (17.65%) WAN
16 18 (17.65%) OSPF
16 18 (17.65%) BGP
17 17 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
18 16 (15.69%) CISSP
18 16 (15.69%) BIG-IP
18 16 (15.69%) Degree
19 15 (14.71%) TCP/IP
19 15 (14.71%) CCNA
20 14 (13.73%) VoIP

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 5 (4.90%) IBM Domino
2 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.94%) SAS
4 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.98%) CloudStack
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.98%) GitHub
2 1 (0.98%) IaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (76.47%) Firewall
2 37 (36.27%) VPN
3 33 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
4 31 (30.39%) Wireless
5 23 (22.55%) SSL
6 22 (21.57%) MPLS
7 20 (19.61%) LAN
8 18 (17.65%) BGP
8 18 (17.65%) OSPF
8 18 (17.65%) WAN
9 16 (15.69%) BIG-IP
10 15 (14.71%) TCP/IP
11 14 (13.73%) VoIP
12 12 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
12 12 (11.76%) EIGRP
13 11 (10.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (10.78%) DNS
14 10 (9.80%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (9.80%) IPsec
15 8 (7.84%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.96%) Big Data
3 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.98%) DB2
4 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.92%) Back Office
2 4 (3.92%) Billing
2 4 (3.92%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.98%) French Language
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (46.08%) Network Engineer
2 33 (32.35%) Security Engineer
3 29 (28.43%) Network Security Engineer
4 28 (27.45%) Consultant
5 16 (15.69%) Security Consultant
6 15 (14.71%) Network Consultant
7 12 (11.76%) Network Operations Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Cisco Consultant
8 8 (7.84%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 8 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Data Centre Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Data Network Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Lead Network Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Network Security Consultant
8 8 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) Juniper Consultant
9 7 (6.86%) Presales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) 802.1X
1 6 (5.88%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (0.98%) .NET
3 1 (0.98%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.35%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.92%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.94%) Replication
5 3 (2.94%) Statistics
6 1 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.51%) Windows
2 20 (19.61%) Linux
3 11 (10.78%) Unix
4 8 (7.84%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.92%) Windows 2000
6 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.94%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) Presales
2 20 (19.61%) Network Design
3 17 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (13.73%) Network Planning
5 12 (11.76%) ITIL
5 12 (11.76%) Project Management
5 12 (11.76%) SIEM
6 10 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (8.82%) Information Security
8 8 (7.84%) Change Management
8 8 (7.84%) Migration
8 8 (7.84%) Network Architecture
8 8 (7.84%) Network Management
9 7 (6.86%) Product Management
10 6 (5.88%) Change Control
11 5 (4.90%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (4.90%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.90%) Trend Analysis
12 4 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.96%) C
2 2 (1.96%) SQL
2 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.98%) C#
3 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (43.14%) CCNP
3 20 (19.61%) CCIE
4 16 (15.69%) CISSP
4 16 (15.69%) Degree
5 15 (14.71%) CCNA
6 10 (9.80%) CISM
7 9 (8.82%) CCIP
8 8 (7.84%) CCSP
8 8 (7.84%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (7.84%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
10 5 (4.90%) CEH
10 5 (4.90%) SANS
11 4 (3.92%) CISA
12 3 (2.94%) CCSA
12 3 (2.94%) CCSE
13 2 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.94%) SAS 70
3 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.98%) COBIT
4 1 (0.98%) COSO
4 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.92%) NFS
4 3 (2.94%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.94%) NDS
4 3 (2.94%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 3 (2.94%) Snort
4 3 (2.94%) Squid
5 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.98%) KVM
6 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.98%) Xen
6 1 (0.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Cacti
1 6 (5.88%) Nagios
1 6 (5.88%) SmokePing
2 3 (2.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.96%) SCCM
4 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.98%) Nessus
4 1 (0.98%) Nmap
4 1 (0.98%) QRadar
4 1 (0.98%) Simpana
4 1 (0.98%) vMotion
Vendors
1 74 (72.55%) Cisco
2 49 (48.04%) CheckPoint
3 42 (41.18%) Juniper
4 37 (36.27%) F5
5 29 (28.43%) Palo Alto
6 14 (13.73%) Blue Coat
7 11 (10.78%) Fortinet
7 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (7.84%) ArcSight
8 8 (7.84%) Aruba
9 7 (6.86%) Citrix
9 7 (6.86%) VMware
10 6 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.88%) Riverbed
10 6 (5.88%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.88%) Stonesoft
11 5 (4.90%) Forcepoint
11 5 (4.90%) Intel Security
11 5 (4.90%) NetScout
11 5 (4.90%) Sourcefire
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