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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 38 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 26 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.19% 1.94% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.14% 8.00% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 17
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £43,500 £42,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +1.76%
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
123 150 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.55% 24.27% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 98 117 118
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 1 October 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Slough

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 38 (71.70%) Cisco
1 38 (71.70%) Juniper
1 38 (71.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 38 (71.70%) PCI DSS
2 33 (62.26%) Data Security
3 32 (60.38%) Windows
4 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
4 28 (52.83%) SCCM
5 27 (50.94%) Finance
5 27 (50.94%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (43.40%) Change Management
6 23 (43.40%) ServiceNow
7 22 (41.51%) Websense
8 21 (39.62%) DNS
9 19 (35.85%) DHCP
9 19 (35.85%) F5
10 18 (33.96%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (33.96%) Kalman Filter
11 17 (32.08%) CCNA
12 14 (26.42%) IIS
12 14 (26.42%) Firewall
13 13 (24.53%) Oracle
13 13 (24.53%) UNIX
13 13 (24.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (22.64%) ITIL
14 12 (22.64%) CCNP
14 12 (22.64%) ARCserve
15 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (20.75%) ISA Server

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (26.42%) IIS
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Visio
1 11 (20.75%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) DNS
2 19 (35.85%) DHCP
3 14 (26.42%) Firewall
4 13 (24.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (20.75%) SSL
6 7 (13.21%) WAN
6 7 (13.21%) LAN
6 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
7 6 (11.32%) BGP
7 6 (11.32%) IPsec
8 5 (9.43%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (9.43%) OSPF
8 5 (9.43%) VPN
8 5 (9.43%) VoIP
9 4 (7.55%) NetScreen
9 4 (7.55%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (7.55%) Wireless
10 2 (3.77%) Internet
10 2 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 27 (50.94%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Architect
2 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Server Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (15.09%) Network Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Network Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Principle Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Operations Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Network Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Security Technical Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Regular Expression
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.89%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (60.38%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) UNIX
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Windows NT
5 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Data Security
2 23 (43.40%) Change Management
3 18 (33.96%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (22.64%) ITIL
5 9 (16.98%) Supplier Management
6 8 (15.09%) Change Control
7 5 (9.43%) Information Security
7 5 (9.43%) Network Management
8 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
9 3 (5.66%) Project Management
9 3 (5.66%) Security Architecture
10 2 (3.77%) SIEM
10 2 (3.77%) Brand Management
10 2 (3.77%) Customer Engagement
11 1 (1.89%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.89%) Data Management
11 1 (1.89%) Process Management
11 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (32.08%) CCNA
3 12 (22.64%) CCNP
4 8 (15.09%) CCIE
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (7.55%) CCSP
6 4 (7.55%) JNCIA
7 3 (5.66%) CISSP
8 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.77%) MCSE
8 2 (3.77%) CCSE
8 2 (3.77%) CEH
8 2 (3.77%) CCSA
8 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.89%) CISA
9 1 (1.89%) CISM
9 1 (1.89%) ISEB
9 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (71.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 38 (71.70%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.55%) GPG13
3 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 18 (33.96%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (20.75%) ISA Server
4 10 (18.87%) KVM
5 4 (7.55%) Squid
5 4 (7.55%) Snort
6 2 (3.77%) Samba
6 2 (3.77%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 28 (52.83%) SCCM
2 12 (22.64%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.77%) Nessus
4 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Cisco
1 38 (71.70%) Juniper
2 23 (43.40%) ServiceNow
3 22 (41.51%) Websense
4 19 (35.85%) F5
5 13 (24.53%) Oracle
6 11 (20.75%) McAfee
7 10 (18.87%) CheckPoint
8 9 (16.98%) HP
9 8 (15.09%) Brocade
10 5 (9.43%) SolarWinds
10 5 (9.43%) Avaya
11 4 (7.55%) Sourcefire
11 4 (7.55%) Blue Coat
12 2 (3.77%) Nokia
12 2 (3.77%) Novell
12 2 (3.77%) Lotus
12 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
13 1 (1.89%) EMC
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 7% On-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and car
Posted: 5 days ago