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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 60 31 58
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +27
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 8 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.27% 6.63% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 25.19% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 30 10
Average salary £39,000 £58,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.61% +23.68%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
172 135 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.34% 26.32% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 135 121 108
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Slough

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) CCNP
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) CISSP
5 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (33.33%) BGP
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 6 (28.57%) F5
6 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 6 (28.57%) Network Design
6 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) CCIE
8 4 (19.05%) OSPF
8 4 (19.05%) Information Security
8 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (19.05%) BIG-IP
8 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (19.05%) Cyber Security
8 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (19.05%) WAAS
9 3 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (14.29%) VPLS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (33.33%) BGP
4 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (19.05%) WAAS
4 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (19.05%) BIG-IP
4 4 (19.05%) OSPF
5 3 (14.29%) VPLS
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (9.52%) Junos
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.76%) VPN
7 1 (4.76%) SSL
7 1 (4.76%) SAN
7 1 (4.76%) LDAP
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Military
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Security Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Network Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) IT Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 2 (9.52%) Online Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Network Design
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) Cyber Security
3 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Management
4 2 (9.52%) Security Management
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
4 2 (9.52%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) SIEM
5 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) PHP
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) Ruby
1 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (42.86%) CCNP
3 7 (33.33%) CISSP
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) CCIE
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) CCSE
7 3 (14.29%) CISM
7 3 (14.29%) CCSA
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (4.76%) GCIH
9 1 (4.76%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) HIPAA
3 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (28.57%) F5
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) Nokia
6 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) CA
7 1 (4.76%) Tripwire
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee
7 1 (4.76%) Radware
7 1 (4.76%) Crossbeam