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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 59 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 85 57 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.38% 2.53% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.26% 8.44% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 54 44 46
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
755 675 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.01% 29.99% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 428 499 401
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 August 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 82 (50.62%) Cisco
2 78 (48.15%) Firewall
3 66 (40.74%) Telecoms
4 62 (38.27%) CheckPoint
4 62 (38.27%) F5
5 44 (27.16%) Juniper
6 38 (23.46%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (23.46%) Internet
6 38 (23.46%) TCP/IP
7 35 (21.60%) VPN
8 32 (19.75%) CCSA
9 31 (19.14%) CCSE
10 30 (18.52%) OSPF
10 30 (18.52%) CCNP
10 30 (18.52%) Windows
11 29 (17.90%) IPv6
11 29 (17.90%) IPsec
12 28 (17.28%) Blue Coat
13 26 (16.05%) Network Design
14 24 (14.81%) VoIP
15 23 (14.20%) BGP
16 22 (13.58%) Broadband
16 22 (13.58%) Marketing
16 22 (13.58%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (12.96%) Smartphone
17 21 (12.96%) Degree
17 21 (12.96%) Linux
18 20 (12.35%) CISSP
18 20 (12.35%) LAN
18 20 (12.35%) SNMP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (4.94%) IIS
2 4 (2.47%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.32%) MS Office
1 7 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) SaaS
2 2 (1.23%) PaaS
2 2 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (48.15%) Firewall
2 38 (23.46%) TCP/IP
2 38 (23.46%) Internet
3 35 (21.60%) VPN
4 30 (18.52%) OSPF
5 29 (17.90%) IPv6
5 29 (17.90%) IPsec
6 24 (14.81%) VoIP
7 23 (14.20%) BGP
8 22 (13.58%) Broadband
8 22 (13.58%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (12.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (12.35%) LAN
9 20 (12.35%) SNMP
10 18 (11.11%) MPLS
11 17 (10.49%) WLAN
11 17 (10.49%) DNS
11 17 (10.49%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (9.88%) SSL
13 15 (9.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.23%) Big Data
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
General
1 66 (40.74%) Telecoms
2 22 (13.58%) Marketing
3 8 (4.94%) Billing
4 7 (4.32%) Retail
5 6 (3.70%) Finance
5 6 (3.70%) German Language
6 4 (2.47%) Banking
7 3 (1.85%) Legal
7 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (29.01%) Consultant
2 37 (22.84%) Security Engineer
3 35 (21.60%) Network Engineer
4 26 (16.05%) Network Security Engineer
5 21 (12.96%) Network Consultant
6 16 (9.88%) Security Consultant
7 14 (8.64%) Network Security Consultant
8 12 (7.41%) Architect
9 11 (6.79%) Network Architect
9 11 (6.79%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) Cloud Consultant
11 9 (5.56%) Senior Design Engineer
11 9 (5.56%) IP Engineer
11 9 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
11 9 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
11 9 (5.56%) Senior Network Design Engineer
11 9 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 9 (5.56%) Design Engineer
12 8 (4.94%) Network Manager
12 8 (4.94%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.47%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) JSON
2 2 (1.23%) Qt
3 1 (0.62%) jQuery
3 1 (0.62%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) Smartphone
2 11 (6.79%) Client/Server
3 10 (6.17%) Mainframe
4 7 (4.32%) Economics
5 4 (2.47%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.23%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.23%) SecurID
6 2 (1.23%) PKI
6 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) SCADA
7 1 (0.62%) Replication
7 1 (0.62%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.52%) Windows
2 21 (12.96%) Linux
3 12 (7.41%) UNIX
4 2 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.23%) Android
4 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.05%) Network Design
2 15 (9.26%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (6.17%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (6.17%) Project Management
4 9 (5.56%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 9 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 8 (4.94%) Business Development
5 8 (4.94%) Network Management
5 8 (4.94%) Validation
6 7 (4.32%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.32%) Change Control
6 7 (4.32%) SWOT Analysis
7 6 (3.70%) Risk Management
7 6 (3.70%) Information Security
7 6 (3.70%) Migration
7 6 (3.70%) Change Management
8 5 (3.09%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.09%) Business Continuity
8 5 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.09%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.47%) Ruby
2 4 (2.47%) Python
3 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.62%) C++
4 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.62%) SQL
4 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (23.46%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (19.75%) CCSA
3 31 (19.14%) CCSE
4 30 (18.52%) CCNP
5 21 (12.96%) Degree
6 20 (12.35%) CISSP
7 13 (8.02%) CCIE
8 11 (6.79%) JNCIA
9 10 (6.17%) CCNA
10 6 (3.70%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.70%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.47%) CCIP
12 3 (1.85%) CCDP
13 2 (1.23%) CCDA
13 2 (1.23%) CCSP
13 2 (1.23%) MBA
13 2 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.62%) CITP
14 1 (0.62%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.47%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.85%) COBIT
5 1 (0.62%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (6.79%) ProxySG
2 5 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.47%) ISA Server
3 4 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.47%) Snort
4 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.23%) vCloud
4 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.47%) ARCserve
2 4 (2.47%) SCCM
3 2 (1.23%) Cacti
3 2 (1.23%) SmokePing
3 2 (1.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 82 (50.62%) Cisco
2 62 (38.27%) CheckPoint
2 62 (38.27%) F5
3 44 (27.16%) Juniper
4 28 (17.28%) Blue Coat
5 15 (9.26%) Nokia
6 13 (8.02%) Microsoft
7 11 (6.79%) Fortinet
8 9 (5.56%) Huawei
8 9 (5.56%) Riverbed
8 9 (5.56%) McAfee
8 9 (5.56%) Websense
9 8 (4.94%) HP
9 8 (4.94%) EMC
10 6 (3.70%) Avaya
11 4 (2.47%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.47%) NetScout
12 3 (1.85%) Citrix
12 3 (1.85%) VMware
13 2 (1.23%) CA
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