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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 58 29 50
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 9 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.48% 6.46% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.23% 19.88% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 30 14
Average salary £50,750 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.41% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
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
172 161 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.20% 32.53% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 123 143 104
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £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 30 July 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Slough

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
3 14 (51.85%) CCNP
3 14 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (48.15%) Firewall
5 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 12 (44.44%) BGP
6 11 (40.74%) F5
7 10 (37.04%) CCIE
8 9 (33.33%) Windows
8 9 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (29.63%) CISSP
9 8 (29.63%) Nokia
9 8 (29.63%) CCSA
9 8 (29.63%) CCSE
10 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
10 7 (25.93%) OSPF
10 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
11 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (22.22%) Juniper
11 6 (22.22%) Network Design
11 6 (22.22%) BIG-IP
11 6 (22.22%) Degree
12 5 (18.52%) VPLS
12 5 (18.52%) Information Security
12 5 (18.52%) VMware
12 5 (18.52%) Linux
12 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
12 5 (18.52%) Cisco PIX

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 12 (44.44%) BGP
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (25.93%) OSPF
6 6 (22.22%) BIG-IP
6 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (18.52%) VPLS
7 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
8 4 (14.81%) WAAS
8 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (11.11%) Internet
9 3 (11.11%) MPLS
10 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (7.41%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (7.41%) Junos
11 1 (3.70%) WPA2
11 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (3.70%) Wireless
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Military
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Security Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Online Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Network Design
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security
3 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Management
5 2 (7.41%) Security Management
5 2 (7.41%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) SIEM
6 1 (3.70%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
1 2 (7.41%) PHP
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
1 2 (7.41%) Python
1 2 (7.41%) Ruby
1 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (51.85%) CCNP
3 10 (37.04%) CCIE
4 8 (29.63%) CCSE
4 8 (29.63%) CISSP
4 8 (29.63%) CCSA
5 6 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (11.11%) CISM
8 1 (3.70%) GIAC
8 1 (3.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 11 (40.74%) F5
4 8 (29.63%) Nokia
5 6 (22.22%) Juniper
6 5 (18.52%) VMware
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.70%) Crossbeam
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix
8 1 (3.70%) CA
8 1 (3.70%) Tripwire
8 1 (3.70%) McAfee
8 1 (3.70%) Radware