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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 72 96 109
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 78 51 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.68% 2.15% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.64% 7.22% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 48 27 15
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £35,000 £43,300
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
617 706 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.13% 29.71% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 477 389 514
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 88 (66.17%) Cisco
1 88 (66.17%) Firewall
2 55 (41.35%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (40.60%) CheckPoint
4 49 (36.84%) Presales
5 46 (34.59%) CCNP
6 45 (33.83%) F5
7 40 (30.08%) Data Centre
7 40 (30.08%) CCIE
8 37 (27.82%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (26.32%) Juniper
10 34 (25.56%) Telecoms
10 34 (25.56%) Network Design
11 32 (24.06%) Linux
12 29 (21.80%) VMware
13 27 (20.30%) Windows
14 26 (19.55%) Palo Alto
15 25 (18.80%) MPLS
15 25 (18.80%) Degree
16 24 (18.05%) HP
17 21 (15.79%) Migration
18 20 (15.04%) Blue Coat
18 20 (15.04%) VPN
18 20 (15.04%) SAN
19 19 (14.29%) WLAN
19 19 (14.29%) LAN
19 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
19 19 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (12.78%) ITIL
20 17 (12.78%) DNS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (6.02%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.26%) IBM Domino
3 5 (3.76%) IIS
3 5 (3.76%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.50%) Apache
5 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) GitHub
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 88 (66.17%) Firewall
2 37 (27.82%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (18.80%) MPLS
4 20 (15.04%) SAN
4 20 (15.04%) VPN
5 19 (14.29%) LAN
5 19 (14.29%) WLAN
6 17 (12.78%) DNS
7 15 (11.28%) VLAN
7 15 (11.28%) Wireless
8 13 (9.77%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (9.02%) VPLS
9 12 (9.02%) WAN
10 11 (8.27%) SSL
11 10 (7.52%) BGP
11 10 (7.52%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (7.52%) HTTP
12 9 (6.77%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (6.77%) OSPF
12 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.53%) MySQL
3 10 (7.52%) DB2
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) ANTLR
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (25.56%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.02%) Marketing
3 9 (6.77%) Finance
4 5 (3.76%) Brand Awareness
5 4 (3.01%) Advertising
6 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.50%) Billing
7 2 (1.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 47 (35.34%) Security Engineer
3 40 (30.08%) Network Security Engineer
4 18 (13.53%) Architect
5 17 (12.78%) Consultant
6 13 (9.77%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (9.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (9.77%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (8.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) Check Point Support
7 11 (8.27%) Presales Manager
7 11 (8.27%) Sales Engineer
8 10 (7.52%) Network Support
9 9 (6.77%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Data Centre Architect
9 9 (6.77%) Security Consultant
9 9 (6.77%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.02%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.50%) Web Services
1 2 (1.50%) XML
2 1 (0.75%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.08%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (7.52%) Private Cloud
3 10 (7.52%) Public Cloud
4 9 (6.77%) Replication
5 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.26%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.26%) Handset
7 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.06%) Linux
2 27 (20.30%) Windows
3 10 (7.52%) Unix
4 8 (6.02%) Debian
4 8 (6.02%) Fedora
4 8 (6.02%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.76%) Windows 2000
6 4 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.01%) Windows NT
6 4 (3.01%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.84%) Presales
2 34 (25.56%) Network Design
3 21 (15.79%) Migration
4 17 (12.78%) ITIL
5 12 (9.02%) ERP
6 11 (8.27%) CRM
6 11 (8.27%) Load Balancing
6 11 (8.27%) Product Management
7 10 (7.52%) Workflow
8 8 (6.02%) eTOM
8 8 (6.02%) SIEM
9 7 (5.26%) Competitor Analysis
9 7 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (5.26%) Malware Analysis
9 7 (5.26%) Network Management
9 7 (5.26%) Open Source
9 7 (5.26%) SWOT Analysis
10 6 (4.51%) Network Architecture
10 6 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (4.51%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.26%) C
1 7 (5.26%) Perl
2 6 (4.51%) Python
2 6 (4.51%) SQL
3 5 (3.76%) Bash Shell
3 5 (3.76%) C++
4 4 (3.01%) Ruby
5 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.50%) C#
6 2 (1.50%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 55 (41.35%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (34.59%) CCNP
3 40 (30.08%) CCIE
4 25 (18.80%) Degree
5 13 (9.77%) CCSE
6 10 (7.52%) CCNA
7 9 (6.77%) CCDP
8 8 (6.02%) CISSP
9 6 (4.51%) CCSA
9 6 (4.51%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (4.51%) Security+ Certification
10 5 (3.76%) CCIP
10 5 (3.76%) CCSP
10 5 (3.76%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (3.01%) CCDA
12 2 (1.50%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.50%) CEH
12 2 (1.50%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.03%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.77%) NFS
4 8 (6.02%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.01%) ISA Server
5 4 (3.01%) NDS
5 4 (3.01%) Novell eDirectory
5 4 (3.01%) Squid
6 2 (1.50%) iptables
6 2 (1.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (1.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.75%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) Simpana
3 1 (0.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 88 (66.17%) Cisco
2 54 (40.60%) CheckPoint
3 45 (33.83%) F5
4 35 (26.32%) Juniper
5 29 (21.80%) VMware
6 26 (19.55%) Palo Alto
7 24 (18.05%) HP
8 20 (15.04%) Blue Coat
9 15 (11.28%) NetApp
10 14 (10.53%) EMC
10 14 (10.53%) Oracle
11 13 (9.77%) ArcSight
11 13 (9.77%) Forcepoint
12 12 (9.02%) Red Hat
13 10 (7.52%) Citrix
13 10 (7.52%) Huawei
14 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
15 7 (5.26%) GFI Software
15 7 (5.26%) Remedy
16 6 (4.51%) Nokia
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