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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
South East / Berkshire
Rank 104 104 94
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 80 124 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.40% 2.51% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.08% 9.46% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57 92 93
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 794 1311 1474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.82% 26.52% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 609 1074 941
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 39 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Slough +28 13 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Maidenhead +8 7 £72,500 +38.09%
Newbury +12 3 £47,500 -13.63%
Bracknell +7 2 - -
Windsor -14 1 £48,500 -19.16%
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 117 (61.58%) Firewall
2 76 (40.00%) Cisco
3 66 (34.74%) CheckPoint
4 64 (33.68%) Windows
5 58 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (30.00%) Linux
7 54 (28.42%) Information Security
8 51 (26.84%) Juniper
9 50 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 49 (25.79%) Palo Alto
11 47 (24.74%) VPN
12 42 (22.11%) HP
13 38 (20.00%) Risk Management
14 37 (19.47%) Data Centre
15 36 (18.95%) CCIE
16 35 (18.42%) CCSP
16 35 (18.42%) MS Excel
16 35 (18.42%) Active Directory
16 35 (18.42%) Fortinet
16 35 (18.42%) Security Operations
17 34 (17.89%) F5
18 32 (16.84%) Internet
19 31 (16.32%) TCP/IP
20 30 (15.79%) Blue Coat
21 29 (15.26%) Imperva
21 29 (15.26%) Kalman Filter
22 27 (14.21%) Security Operations Centre
22 27 (14.21%) Network Design
23 26 (13.68%) CCNP
24 25 (13.16%) CCNA

Network Security
Top Related 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 15 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.11%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.05%) MS Office
2 21 (11.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 21 (11.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.37%) SaaS
2 13 (6.84%) Office 365
3 12 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.58%) IaaS
7 2 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (61.58%) Firewall
2 47 (24.74%) VPN
3 32 (16.84%) Internet
4 31 (16.32%) TCP/IP
5 22 (11.58%) DNS
5 22 (11.58%) Wireless
6 17 (8.95%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (8.95%) LAN
7 16 (8.42%) WAN
8 15 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (7.89%) SAN
9 14 (7.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (7.37%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (7.37%) VoIP
10 12 (6.32%) NAS
11 10 (5.26%) SSL
12 9 (4.74%) DHCP
12 9 (4.74%) MPLS
13 8 (4.21%) BGP
13 8 (4.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.21%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.63%) InfluxDB
7 4 (2.11%) Big Data
8 3 (1.58%) DB2
8 3 (1.58%) MySQL
9 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.53%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 7 (3.68%) Jenkins
1 7 (3.68%) Vagrant
1 7 (3.68%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.53%) Maven
General
1 14 (7.37%) Games
2 13 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.21%) Finance
4 7 (3.68%) Back Office
5 6 (3.16%) Marketing
6 4 (2.11%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (27.89%) Security Engineer
2 35 (18.42%) Network Engineer
2 35 (18.42%) Senior Security Engineer
3 23 (12.11%) Architect
3 23 (12.11%) Juniper Engineer
4 17 (8.95%) Consultant
5 15 (7.89%) NOC Engineer
5 15 (7.89%) Security Architect
5 15 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 14 (7.37%) Network Security Engineer
7 12 (6.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (6.32%) Data Centre Engineer
7 12 (6.32%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
7 12 (6.32%) Data Network Engineer
7 12 (6.32%) Lead Network Engineer
7 12 (6.32%) Network Operations Engineer
8 11 (5.79%) Analyst
9 10 (5.26%) Network Architect
9 10 (5.26%) Security Analyst
10 9 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.21%) Web Services
2 3 (1.58%) POSIX
3 2 (1.05%) CSS
4 1 (0.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) SAML
4 1 (0.53%) SOAP
4 1 (0.53%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.47%) Data Centre
2 27 (14.21%) Security Operations Centre
3 24 (12.63%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.68%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (3.68%) Driving Licence
6 7 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.68%) PKI
7 6 (3.16%) e-Health
8 4 (2.11%) CCTV
8 4 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.58%) iPad
9 3 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.58%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.58%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.58%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (33.68%) Windows
2 57 (30.00%) Linux
3 25 (13.16%) Windows Server
4 21 (11.05%) Unix
4 21 (11.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.21%) CentOS
6 8 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.05%) CatOS
7 2 (1.05%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.05%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.42%) Information Security
2 38 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 35 (18.42%) Security Operations
4 29 (15.26%) Kalman Filter
5 27 (14.21%) Network Design
6 24 (12.63%) Security Management
7 23 (12.11%) Network Monitoring
7 23 (12.11%) Presales
8 22 (11.58%) Content Management
9 20 (10.53%) Network Management
10 19 (10.00%) ITIL
11 17 (8.95%) Security Monitoring
12 16 (8.42%) Network Architecture
12 16 (8.42%) SIEM
12 16 (8.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 13 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (6.32%) Network Planning
15 10 (5.26%) Migration
15 10 (5.26%) Security Architecture
16 9 (4.74%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 8 (4.21%) Java
2 8 (4.21%) VBScript
3 7 (3.68%) Python
4 5 (2.63%) SQL
5 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.05%) C
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (18.95%) CCIE
3 35 (18.42%) CCSP
4 26 (13.68%) CCNP
5 25 (13.16%) CCNA
5 25 (13.16%) CCSE
6 23 (12.11%) JNCIS
7 17 (8.95%) CISSP
7 17 (8.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (7.37%) Degree
9 13 (6.84%) MCSE
10 12 (6.32%) CCIP
11 11 (5.79%) Security Cleared
12 9 (4.74%) DV Cleared
13 8 (4.21%) SC Cleared
14 7 (3.68%) CCVP
14 7 (3.68%) CEH
14 7 (3.68%) CISA
14 7 (3.68%) MCP
15 3 (1.58%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.11%) SLA
2 18 (9.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.63%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.58%) QA
6 2 (1.05%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.53%) COBIT
7 1 (0.53%) COSO
System Software
1 35 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.63%) ProxySG
3 19 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (8.95%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.21%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.68%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.11%) NFS
8 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.05%) vSphere
9 1 (0.53%) Docker
9 1 (0.53%) Firmware
9 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (7.37%) SCCM
2 11 (5.79%) Nessus
3 7 (3.68%) Ansible
3 7 (3.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.68%) Puppet
3 7 (3.68%) Salt
4 5 (2.63%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.11%) SCOM
6 3 (1.58%) Grafana
6 3 (1.58%) Graphite
6 3 (1.58%) Kibana
7 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) QRadar
7 1 (0.53%) Simpana
7 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 76 (40.00%) Cisco
2 66 (34.74%) CheckPoint
3 51 (26.84%) Juniper
4 50 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 49 (25.79%) Palo Alto
6 42 (22.11%) HP
7 35 (18.42%) Fortinet
8 34 (17.89%) F5
9 30 (15.79%) Blue Coat
10 29 (15.26%) Imperva
11 24 (12.63%) VMware
12 23 (12.11%) Intel Security
12 23 (12.11%) Sourcefire
13 22 (11.58%) Proofpoint
13 22 (11.58%) TippingPoint
14 9 (4.74%) Red Hat
15 8 (4.21%) Dell
16 7 (3.68%) LogLogic
17 5 (2.63%) Citrix
17 5 (2.63%) EMC
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago