Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 126 125
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 176 141 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.73% 2.24% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.43% 10.11% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 156 93 160
Berkshire median annual salary £68,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.64% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £72,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% +5.26%

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 1,141 1,394 2,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.69% 22.18% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1,062 1,660
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £29,675
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Reading +10 52 £77,500 +34.78% 9
Bracknell -9 50 £77,500 +108.05% 6
Maidenhead -24 25 £65,000 +4.00% 5
Slough -5 3 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Wokingham - 3 £52,500 -
Newbury -5 1 - -
Windsor -11 1 £80,000 +64.95%
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 84 (47.73%) Cisco
2 62 (35.23%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (35.23%) Presales
3 61 (34.66%) Firewall
4 58 (32.95%) CheckPoint
4 58 (32.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 48 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 43 (24.43%) Microsoft
7 42 (23.86%) CCNP
7 42 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
8 39 (22.16%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (22.16%) SIEM
9 38 (21.59%) WAN
10 36 (20.45%) Juniper
11 34 (19.32%) CISSP
12 33 (18.75%) LAN
12 33 (18.75%) F5
13 32 (18.18%) MCSE
13 32 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 32 (18.18%) Fortinet
14 31 (17.61%) Active Directory
14 31 (17.61%) WLAN
14 31 (17.61%) VPN
15 30 (17.05%) CCDP
16 28 (15.91%) ITIL
16 28 (15.91%) Office 365
16 28 (15.91%) Data Centre
16 28 (15.91%) Vendor Relationship Management
17 26 (14.77%) Security Architecture
17 26 (14.77%) Project Management

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 10 (5.68%) IIS
2 7 (3.98%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.27%) Apache
3 4 (2.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 58 (32.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (15.91%) Office 365
4 21 (11.93%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (11.93%) Amazon S3
5 17 (9.66%) Amazon EMR
5 17 (9.66%) Amazon Kinesis
5 17 (9.66%) Amazon SQS
5 17 (9.66%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (9.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (9.66%) Serverless
6 10 (5.68%) SaaS
7 6 (3.41%) IaaS
7 6 (3.41%) PaaS
8 5 (2.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (2.27%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 61 (34.66%) Firewall
2 39 (22.16%) Cisco ASA
3 38 (21.59%) WAN
4 33 (18.75%) LAN
5 31 (17.61%) VPN
5 31 (17.61%) WLAN
6 23 (13.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 22 (12.50%) Wireless
8 21 (11.93%) DNS
9 17 (9.66%) Cisco Firepower
9 17 (9.66%) TCP/IP
10 16 (9.09%) SSL
11 15 (8.52%) BGP
11 15 (8.52%) OSPF
11 15 (8.52%) SNMP
12 14 (7.95%) DHCP
12 14 (7.95%) VLAN
13 11 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
13 11 (6.25%) Ethernet
13 11 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.66%) Amazon RDS
1 17 (9.66%) Amazon Redshift
1 17 (9.66%) Cosmos DB
1 17 (9.66%) RDBMS
1 17 (9.66%) Relational Database
2 13 (7.39%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.11%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.70%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.70%) IntelliJ
1 3 (1.70%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.70%) Maven
1 3 (1.70%) Selenium
1 3 (1.70%) Subversion
2 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 14 (7.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.41%) Finance
3 3 (1.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (42.61%) Architect
2 41 (23.30%) Solutions Architect
3 39 (22.16%) Security Architect
4 38 (21.59%) Network Engineer
5 30 (17.05%) Security Engineer
6 27 (15.34%) Cloud Architect
7 26 (14.77%) Network Security Engineer
8 22 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
9 21 (11.93%) Lead Architect
9 21 (11.93%) Network Architect
10 18 (10.23%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 16 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
12 13 (7.39%) Consultant
12 13 (7.39%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 12 (6.82%) Analyst
13 12 (6.82%) Security Consultant
14 11 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
14 11 (6.25%) Technical Architect
15 10 (5.68%) Network Consultant
15 10 (5.68%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.66%) Web Services
2 15 (8.52%) .NET
3 10 (5.68%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (4.55%) Middleware
4 8 (4.55%) SOAP
5 5 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (1.70%) .NET Core
6 3 (1.70%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.70%) Java EE
6 3 (1.70%) JMS
6 3 (1.70%) MEAP
6 3 (1.70%) REST
6 3 (1.70%) Spring
7 1 (0.57%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.57%) LAMP
7 1 (0.57%) LDAP
7 1 (0.57%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (6.82%) PKI
3 11 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (5.11%) FlexPod
4 9 (5.11%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.70%) Handset
8 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.14%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.57%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.57%) SCADA
9 1 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.07%) Windows
2 21 (11.93%) Linux
3 13 (7.39%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.41%) Unix
5 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.27%) Solaris
7 3 (1.70%) Android
7 3 (1.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.57%) CentOS
8 1 (0.57%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.23%) Presales
2 39 (22.16%) SIEM
3 28 (15.91%) ITIL
3 28 (15.91%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 26 (14.77%) Project Management
4 26 (14.77%) Security Architecture
5 24 (13.64%) Load Balancing
6 23 (13.07%) Enterprise Architecture
7 20 (11.36%) ITIL V3
7 20 (11.36%) Migration
8 18 (10.23%) Identity Access Management
8 18 (10.23%) Information Security
8 18 (10.23%) TOGAF
9 15 (8.52%) SABSA
10 12 (6.82%) Network Design
11 11 (6.25%) DevOps
11 11 (6.25%) Incident Management
11 11 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (5.68%) Application Performance Management
12 10 (5.68%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.66%) Python
2 16 (9.09%) SQL
3 13 (7.39%) Java
4 10 (5.68%) PL/SQL
4 10 (5.68%) Scala
4 10 (5.68%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.84%) C#
5 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 62 (35.23%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 42 (23.86%) CCNP
4 34 (19.32%) CISSP
5 32 (18.18%) MCSE
5 32 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (17.05%) CCDP
7 23 (13.07%) SC Cleared
8 21 (11.93%) CCIE
9 18 (10.23%) MCSA
10 16 (9.09%) CCNA
11 13 (7.39%) CCSE
12 11 (6.25%) GIAC
12 11 (6.25%) JNCIP
12 11 (6.25%) MCP
13 10 (5.68%) IISP
13 10 (5.68%) ISSAP
14 9 (5.11%) CCSP
14 9 (5.11%) CEH
15 8 (4.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.68%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (3.41%) SLA
4 4 (2.27%) FISMA
4 4 (2.27%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.70%) GDPR
6 2 (1.14%) PMO
6 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.57%) COBIT
7 1 (0.57%) PSD2
System Software
1 31 (17.61%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.68%) VMware NSX
4 6 (3.41%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.84%) Firmware
6 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.14%) Snort
8 1 (0.57%) Docker
8 1 (0.57%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (6.82%) QRadar
2 11 (6.25%) CASB
3 10 (5.68%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (3.41%) Ansible
5 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.57%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 84 (47.73%) Cisco
2 58 (32.95%) CheckPoint
3 43 (24.43%) Microsoft
4 36 (20.45%) Juniper
5 33 (18.75%) F5
6 32 (18.18%) Fortinet
7 25 (14.20%) Palo Alto
8 22 (12.50%) HP
9 19 (10.80%) Meraki
9 19 (10.80%) VMware
10 18 (10.23%) Aruba
11 14 (7.95%) LogRhythm
12 13 (7.39%) IBM
12 13 (7.39%) Splunk
13 12 (6.82%) Citrix
13 12 (6.82%) McAfee
13 12 (6.82%) Sophos
14 10 (5.68%) Forcepoint
14 10 (5.68%) Google
14 10 (5.68%) Riverbed