The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 25 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 34 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.60% 1.72% 4.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.46% 7.64% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 23
Average salary £58,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 144 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.99% 22.54% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 125 108 143
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
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 Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Network Security
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Slough region.

Network Security Salary Trend in Slough

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Slough region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Slough

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 39 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 39 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 37 (71.15%) Windows
3 33 (63.46%) Active Directory
3 33 (63.46%) SCCM
3 33 (63.46%) Data Security
4 32 (61.54%) Cisco
4 32 (61.54%) Juniper
5 29 (55.77%) Finance
6 28 (53.85%) Websense
7 24 (46.15%) F5
8 23 (44.23%) ServiceNow
8 23 (44.23%) Change Management
8 23 (44.23%) Kalman Filter
9 21 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (38.46%) DNS
11 19 (36.54%) IIS
12 18 (34.62%) DHCP
13 17 (32.69%) ARCserve
13 17 (32.69%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (30.77%) McAfee
14 16 (30.77%) ISA Server
14 16 (30.77%) MS Visio
14 16 (30.77%) MS Office
14 16 (30.77%) KVM
15 13 (25.00%) Oracle
15 13 (25.00%) UNIX
15 13 (25.00%) CCNA
16 12 (23.08%) ITIL
17 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 19 (36.54%) IIS
2 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Visio
1 16 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) DNS
2 18 (34.62%) DHCP
3 10 (19.23%) Firewall
4 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (11.54%) SSL
7 5 (9.62%) NetScreen
7 5 (9.62%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (3.85%) Internet
8 2 (3.85%) LAN
8 2 (3.85%) WAN
8 2 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.92%) 2G
9 1 (1.92%) IPsec
9 1 (1.92%) IPv4
9 1 (1.92%) IPv6
9 1 (1.92%) BGP
9 1 (1.92%) 3G
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (28.85%) Server Engineer
3 13 (25.00%) Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (13.46%) Network Consultant
5 7 (13.46%) Consultant
6 6 (11.54%) Network Architect
6 6 (11.54%) Principle Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Security Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Operations Manager
7 5 (9.62%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) IT Manager
10 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Technical Support
10 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Technical Design Authority
10 2 (3.85%) Sales Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Technical Design Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Technical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
1 2 (3.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) UNIX
3 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.85%) Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Windows NT
5 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) Data Security
2 23 (44.23%) Change Management
2 23 (44.23%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (23.08%) ITIL
4 10 (19.23%) Change Control
5 9 (17.31%) Supplier Management
6 6 (11.54%) Information Security
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.77%) Security Architecture
9 2 (3.85%) SIEM
9 2 (3.85%) Brand Management
9 2 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (1.92%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Data Management
10 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.92%) Process Management
10 1 (1.92%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.00%) CCNA
3 7 (13.46%) CCNP
3 7 (13.46%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (11.54%) CCIE
5 3 (5.77%) CISSP
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.85%) MCSE
6 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) CCSE
6 2 (3.85%) CEH
6 2 (3.85%) CCSA
7 1 (1.92%) ISEB
7 1 (1.92%) CISA
7 1 (1.92%) CISM
7 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 39 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.62%) GPG13
3 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 33 (63.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.69%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (30.77%) ISA Server
3 16 (30.77%) KVM
4 5 (9.62%) Snort
4 5 (9.62%) Squid
5 2 (3.85%) Nmap
5 2 (3.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (63.46%) SCCM
2 17 (32.69%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.85%) Nessus
4 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) Cisco
1 32 (61.54%) Juniper
2 28 (53.85%) Websense
3 24 (46.15%) F5
4 23 (44.23%) ServiceNow
5 16 (30.77%) McAfee
6 13 (25.00%) Oracle
7 7 (13.46%) HP
7 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
8 6 (11.54%) Brocade
9 5 (9.62%) Blue Coat
9 5 (9.62%) Sourcefire
10 2 (3.85%) Nokia
10 2 (3.85%) Novell
10 2 (3.85%) Lotus
10 2 (3.85%) Microsoft