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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 34 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 33 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.04% 3.48% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.26% 15.33% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 13
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £36,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
136 137 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.91% 22.68% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 88 115 106
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
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 24 October 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Slough

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 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 50 (76.92%) Cisco
2 48 (73.85%) Juniper
3 43 (66.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 43 (66.15%) PCI DSS
4 39 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (58.46%) Data Security
6 33 (50.77%) Windows
7 32 (49.23%) Finance
8 30 (46.15%) Active Directory
9 29 (44.62%) Change Management
9 29 (44.62%) SCCM
9 29 (44.62%) ServiceNow
10 25 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (35.38%) CCNA
11 23 (35.38%) Websense
11 23 (35.38%) DNS
12 22 (33.85%) CCNP
13 21 (32.31%) DHCP
13 21 (32.31%) VMware ESXi
13 21 (32.31%) F5
14 20 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (29.23%) Firewall
15 19 (29.23%) Kalman Filter
16 18 (27.69%) CheckPoint
17 17 (26.15%) SSL
18 16 (24.62%) IIS
19 14 (21.54%) CCIE
20 13 (20.00%) UNIX
20 13 (20.00%) ITIL
20 13 (20.00%) Oracle

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 16 (24.62%) IIS
2 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Office
1 12 (18.46%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 23 (35.38%) DNS
3 21 (32.31%) DHCP
4 20 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (29.23%) Firewall
6 17 (26.15%) SSL
7 11 (16.92%) VPN
8 10 (15.38%) VoIP
8 10 (15.38%) OSPF
8 10 (15.38%) BGP
8 10 (15.38%) IPsec
8 10 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (13.85%) Wireless
9 9 (13.85%) WAN
9 9 (13.85%) LAN
10 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
11 4 (6.15%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (6.15%) NetScreen
12 2 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (3.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (49.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Architect
2 13 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (12.31%) Consultant
4 8 (12.31%) Network Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Principle Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Operations Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.62%) Server Support
8 3 (4.62%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
1 2 (3.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) CLARiiON
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.77%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) UNIX
3 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.08%) Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Windows NT
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Data Security
2 29 (44.62%) Change Management
3 19 (29.23%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (20.00%) ITIL
5 10 (15.38%) Change Control
6 9 (13.85%) Network Management
6 9 (13.85%) Supplier Management
7 7 (10.77%) Project Management
8 5 (7.69%) Information Security
9 4 (6.15%) ITIL V3
10 3 (4.62%) Security Architecture
11 2 (3.08%) SIEM
11 2 (3.08%) Brand Management
11 2 (3.08%) Customer Engagement
12 1 (1.54%) Data Management
12 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
12 1 (1.54%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (35.38%) CCNA
3 22 (33.85%) CCNP
4 14 (21.54%) CCIE
5 9 (13.85%) CCSP
5 9 (13.85%) JNCIA
6 7 (10.77%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (6.15%) CCSA
7 4 (6.15%) CCSE
8 3 (4.62%) CISSP
9 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.08%) MCSE
9 2 (3.08%) CEH
9 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.54%) CISA
10 1 (1.54%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (66.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 43 (66.15%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.15%) GPG13
3 1 (1.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 21 (32.31%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (18.46%) ISA Server
4 8 (12.31%) KVM
5 4 (6.15%) Squid
5 4 (6.15%) Snort
6 2 (3.08%) Nmap
6 2 (3.08%) Samba
7 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (44.62%) SCCM
2 13 (20.00%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 50 (76.92%) Cisco
2 48 (73.85%) Juniper
3 29 (44.62%) ServiceNow
4 23 (35.38%) Websense
5 21 (32.31%) F5
6 18 (27.69%) CheckPoint
7 13 (20.00%) Oracle
8 12 (18.46%) McAfee
8 12 (18.46%) HP
8 12 (18.46%) Brocade
9 10 (15.38%) Avaya
10 9 (13.85%) SolarWinds
11 4 (6.15%) Blue Coat
11 4 (6.15%) Sourcefire
11 4 (6.15%) EMC
11 4 (6.15%) Nokia
12 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
13 2 (3.08%) Novell
13 2 (3.08%) Lotus
14 1 (1.54%) VMware
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