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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 86 93 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 58 48 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.38% 2.05% 3.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.91% 6.98% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 59
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,500 £65,000
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
733 688 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.13% 29.39% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 395 485 613
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 105 (70.95%) Firewall
2 92 (62.16%) Cisco
3 81 (54.73%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (43.24%) VPN
5 58 (39.19%) Juniper
5 58 (39.19%) CCNP
6 50 (33.78%) TCP/IP
6 50 (33.78%) DNS
7 41 (27.70%) Telecoms
8 40 (27.03%) BGP
9 36 (24.32%) WAN
10 34 (22.97%) Network Design
10 34 (22.97%) F5
11 33 (22.30%) OSPF
11 33 (22.30%) Project Management
12 32 (21.62%) CheckPoint
13 31 (20.95%) MPLS
14 29 (19.59%) IPsec
15 28 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (18.24%) CCNA
16 27 (18.24%) SSL
17 26 (17.57%) LAN
18 25 (16.89%) Linux
18 25 (16.89%) EIGRP
19 24 (16.22%) Windows
20 23 (15.54%) DHCP
20 23 (15.54%) CCIE
21 21 (14.19%) VLAN
21 21 (14.19%) Problem Management
22 20 (13.51%) SLA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.11%) MS Office
3 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (70.95%) Firewall
2 64 (43.24%) VPN
3 50 (33.78%) DNS
3 50 (33.78%) TCP/IP
4 40 (27.03%) BGP
5 36 (24.32%) WAN
6 33 (22.30%) OSPF
7 31 (20.95%) MPLS
8 29 (19.59%) IPsec
9 28 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (18.24%) SSL
11 26 (17.57%) LAN
12 25 (16.89%) EIGRP
13 23 (15.54%) DHCP
14 21 (14.19%) VLAN
15 19 (12.84%) BIG-IP
15 19 (12.84%) IPv6
16 17 (11.49%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
18 12 (8.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 41 (27.70%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.08%) Marketing
3 8 (5.41%) Legal
4 6 (4.05%) Finance
4 6 (4.05%) Banking
5 3 (2.03%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.35%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (38.51%) Security Engineer
2 52 (35.14%) Network Engineer
3 40 (27.03%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (12.84%) Consultant
5 14 (9.46%) Architect
6 13 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.78%) Network Architect
7 10 (6.76%) Security Architect
7 10 (6.76%) IT Security Engineer
7 10 (6.76%) Network Security Architect
7 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Network Consultant
9 8 (5.41%) Network Manager
9 8 (5.41%) Security Specialist
10 7 (4.73%) Security Manager
10 7 (4.73%) Network Security Manager
10 7 (4.73%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Services Delivery Manager
11 6 (4.05%) Service Manager
11 6 (4.05%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) Open Source
2 13 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.05%) User Experience
5 5 (3.38%) Economics
6 3 (2.03%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.35%) FMCG
7 2 (1.35%) iPhone
7 2 (1.35%) PKI
7 2 (1.35%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) CESG
8 1 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) RMADS
8 1 (0.68%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.89%) Linux
2 24 (16.22%) Windows
3 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.03%) Solaris
4 3 (2.03%) UNIX
4 3 (2.03%) Android
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.97%) Network Design
2 33 (22.30%) Project Management
3 21 (14.19%) Problem Management
4 17 (11.49%) Change Management
5 15 (10.14%) Cyber Security
6 14 (9.46%) SIEM
6 14 (9.46%) ITIL
7 13 (8.78%) Information Security
8 8 (5.41%) Load Balancing
9 7 (4.73%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.73%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (4.73%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.05%) Line Management
10 6 (4.05%) Database Security
10 6 (4.05%) Service Management
10 6 (4.05%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.05%) Network Architecture
10 6 (4.05%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (3.38%) SWOT Analysis
11 5 (3.38%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.03%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.68%) C
2 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (54.73%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (39.19%) CCNP
3 27 (18.24%) CCNA
4 23 (15.54%) CCIE
5 16 (10.81%) CISSP
6 14 (9.46%) Security Cleared
7 13 (8.78%) Degree
7 13 (8.78%) CCDP
8 7 (4.73%) CCDA
8 7 (4.73%) CCSA
8 7 (4.73%) CCSE
8 7 (4.73%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (4.05%) GIAC
9 6 (4.05%) CEH
10 5 (3.38%) JNCIE
10 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.70%) Linux+ Certification
11 4 (2.70%) JNCIS
11 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) COBIT
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.35%) pfSense
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.68%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 92 (62.16%) Cisco
2 58 (39.19%) Juniper
3 34 (22.97%) F5
4 32 (21.62%) CheckPoint
5 14 (9.46%) HP
6 10 (6.76%) Citrix
7 9 (6.08%) Avaya
7 9 (6.08%) Blue Coat
8 8 (5.41%) Nokia
9 7 (4.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (3.38%) NetScout
10 5 (3.38%) Huawei
11 4 (2.70%) Aruba
11 4 (2.70%) IBM
11 4 (2.70%) Intel
11 4 (2.70%) Sourcefire
11 4 (2.70%) Symantec
11 4 (2.70%) McAfee
12 3 (2.03%) Websense
12 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
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