Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 140 110
Rank change year-on-year +18 -30 +28
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 146 121 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.36% 1.91% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.40% 9.10% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 147 77 163
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -13.04% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,400 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £70,000 £74,500
South East median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% -

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,014 1,329 2,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.38% 20.99% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 765 1,008 1,560
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,588 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,700 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.14%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Berkshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Berkshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Berkshire

Network Security
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -21 43 £72,500 +61.11% 1
Reading +14 39 £77,500 +19.23% 5
Maidenhead -20 20 £65,000 +4.00% 5
Slough -7 3 £60,000 -
Wokingham - 3 £52,500 -
Newbury +10 1 - -
Crowthorne - 1 £45,000 -
Windsor - 1 £80,000 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 61 (41.78%) Cisco
2 52 (35.62%) Presales
3 50 (34.25%) Microsoft
4 49 (33.56%) Firewall
5 46 (31.51%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (31.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 41 (28.08%) Security Cleared
7 40 (27.40%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (25.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (25.34%) MCSE
9 36 (24.66%) Active Directory
9 36 (24.66%) CheckPoint
9 36 (24.66%) CISSP
10 34 (23.29%) Vendor Relationship Management
11 33 (22.60%) Office 365
12 30 (20.55%) CCNP
13 29 (19.86%) MCSA
13 29 (19.86%) Project Management
13 29 (19.86%) F5
13 29 (19.86%) Identity Access Management
14 28 (19.18%) AWS Lambda
14 28 (19.18%) Amazon Kinesis
14 28 (19.18%) Azure Active Directory
14 28 (19.18%) Relational Database
14 28 (19.18%) Amazon Redshift
14 28 (19.18%) Amazon EMR
14 28 (19.18%) Amazon RDS
14 28 (19.18%) Security Architecture
14 28 (19.18%) Amazon SQS
14 28 (19.18%) Serverless

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.74%) IIS
3 3 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (15.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 46 (31.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (27.40%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (22.60%) Office 365
4 28 (19.18%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (19.18%) Amazon EMR
4 28 (19.18%) Amazon Kinesis
4 28 (19.18%) Amazon S3
4 28 (19.18%) Amazon SQS
4 28 (19.18%) AWS Lambda
4 28 (19.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 28 (19.18%) Serverless
5 6 (4.11%) IaaS
5 6 (4.11%) PaaS
5 6 (4.11%) SaaS
6 3 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.37%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (33.56%) Firewall
2 22 (15.07%) LAN
3 21 (14.38%) VPN
4 19 (13.01%) WAN
5 18 (12.33%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (10.96%) Wireless
7 15 (10.27%) WLAN
8 13 (8.90%) DNS
9 12 (8.22%) Cisco Firepower
9 12 (8.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (8.22%) TCP/IP
10 11 (7.53%) IPsec
10 11 (7.53%) NetScaler
10 11 (7.53%) SNMP
10 11 (7.53%) SSL
11 10 (6.85%) BGP
11 10 (6.85%) OSPF
12 7 (4.79%) DHCP
12 7 (4.79%) Internet
12 7 (4.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.18%) Amazon RDS
1 28 (19.18%) Amazon Redshift
1 28 (19.18%) Cosmos DB
1 28 (19.18%) RDBMS
1 28 (19.18%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.42%) Data Lake
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.05%) Big Data
6 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Maven
2 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 16 (10.96%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.74%) Finance
3 3 (2.05%) Retail
4 2 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (45.89%) Architect
2 39 (26.71%) Solutions Architect
3 38 (26.03%) Cloud Architect
4 32 (21.92%) Network Engineer
5 31 (21.23%) Lead Architect
5 31 (21.23%) Security Engineer
6 29 (19.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 27 (18.49%) Network Security Engineer
8 26 (17.81%) Security Architect
9 23 (15.75%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 14 (9.59%) Network Architect
11 12 (8.22%) Consultant
12 11 (7.53%) Network Consultant
12 11 (7.53%) Network Security Consultant
12 11 (7.53%) Security Consultant
13 10 (6.85%) Network Security Architect
14 9 (6.16%) Security Solutions Architect
14 9 (6.16%) Support Engineer
15 8 (5.48%) Technical Engineer
15 8 (5.48%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.18%) Web Services
2 21 (14.38%) .NET
3 19 (13.01%) ASP.NET
3 19 (13.01%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.05%) Middleware
5 2 (1.37%) .NET Core
5 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.37%) SOAP
6 1 (0.68%) LAMP
6 1 (0.68%) LDAP
6 1 (0.68%) OAuth
6 1 (0.68%) OpenID
6 1 (0.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) PKI
2 13 (8.90%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.16%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (6.16%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.48%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (4.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.37%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.37%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.68%) Handset
9 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.38%) Windows
2 12 (8.22%) Linux
3 9 (6.16%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.74%) CentOS
5 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.74%) Solaris
6 2 (1.37%) Unix
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.62%) Presales
2 34 (23.29%) Vendor Relationship Management
3 29 (19.86%) Identity Access Management
3 29 (19.86%) Project Management
4 28 (19.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 28 (19.18%) Security Architecture
5 27 (18.49%) SIEM
6 21 (14.38%) Information Security
7 19 (13.01%) TOGAF
8 16 (10.96%) SABSA
9 11 (7.53%) ITIL
10 10 (6.85%) Load Balancing
10 10 (6.85%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.85%) Security Operations
11 9 (6.16%) Migration
12 8 (5.48%) Customer Engagement
13 7 (4.79%) Incident Management
13 7 (4.79%) ITIL V3
14 6 (4.11%) Threat Analysis
14 6 (4.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.38%) SQL
2 20 (13.70%) Python
3 19 (13.01%) Java
3 19 (13.01%) PL/SQL
3 19 (13.01%) Scala
3 19 (13.01%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.37%) C#
5 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (31.51%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (28.08%) Security Cleared
3 37 (25.34%) MCSE
3 37 (25.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (24.66%) CISSP
5 30 (20.55%) CCNP
6 29 (19.86%) MCSA
7 22 (15.07%) CCDP
8 16 (10.96%) SC Cleared
9 15 (10.27%) GIAC
10 13 (8.90%) CEH
10 13 (8.90%) SSCP
11 11 (7.53%) CCSP
12 9 (6.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 9 (6.16%) CCNA
13 8 (5.48%) CCIE
13 8 (5.48%) CISM
14 7 (4.79%) CCSA
15 6 (4.11%) CCSE
15 6 (4.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.53%) SLA
3 6 (4.11%) GDPR
3 6 (4.11%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.74%) FISMA
5 3 (2.05%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.68%) COBIT
7 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (24.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.05%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.05%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.37%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.68%) Firmware
5 1 (0.68%) Snort
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) QRadar
2 3 (2.05%) CASB
2 3 (2.05%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.05%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.05%) Grafana
2 3 (2.05%) Kibana
2 3 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.68%) Cacti
4 1 (0.68%) Graphite
4 1 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.68%) Nagios
4 1 (0.68%) Nessus
4 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.68%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (41.78%) Cisco
2 50 (34.25%) Microsoft
3 36 (24.66%) CheckPoint
4 29 (19.86%) F5
5 20 (13.70%) Palo Alto
6 19 (13.01%) Juniper
7 18 (12.33%) Fortinet
8 10 (6.85%) LogRhythm
9 9 (6.16%) Google
9 9 (6.16%) Meraki
10 8 (5.48%) Splunk
10 8 (5.48%) VMware
11 6 (4.11%) HP
11 6 (4.11%) McAfee
11 6 (4.11%) Sophos
12 5 (3.42%) Aruba
13 4 (2.74%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.74%) Symantec
13 4 (2.74%) Trend Micro
13 4 (2.74%) Tufin