Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 130 106
Rank change year-on-year +13 -24 +28
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 143 135 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.53% 2.08% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.33% 10.35% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 141 85 134
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,300 £32,375
90th Percentile £95,000 £77,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%

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 998 1,304 1,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.64% 20.14% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 718 954 1,374
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,850 £26,000 £28,650
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £76,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -17 52 £45,000 - 1
Reading +7 32 £77,500 +29.17% 5
Maidenhead -14 17 £60,000 -14.29% 4
Slough -16 4 £57,500 - 6
Crowthorne - 2 £45,000 -
Newbury - 1 £20,500 - 1
Windsor - 1 £80,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £52,500 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 (42.66%) Cisco
2 51 (35.66%) Firewall
3 50 (34.97%) Microsoft
4 45 (31.47%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (30.07%) Presales
6 42 (29.37%) CISSP
7 41 (28.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 41 (28.67%) Amazon AWS
8 40 (27.97%) Security Cleared
9 39 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 34 (23.78%) Relational Database
10 34 (23.78%) Thought Leadership
11 33 (23.08%) Office 365
11 33 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 33 (23.08%) MCSE
12 32 (22.38%) Vendor Relationship Management
13 31 (21.68%) Identity Access Management
13 31 (21.68%) MCSA
13 31 (21.68%) Amazon S3
13 31 (21.68%) Amazon SQS
14 30 (20.98%) Amazon EC2
14 30 (20.98%) Web Services
14 30 (20.98%) RDBMS
14 30 (20.98%) AWS Lambda
14 30 (20.98%) Azure Active Directory
14 30 (20.98%) Cosmos DB
14 30 (20.98%) Amazon Redshift
14 30 (20.98%) Amazon Kinesis
14 30 (20.98%) Amazon EMR
14 30 (20.98%) Amazon RDS

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 5 (3.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.80%) IIS
3 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (28.67%) Amazon AWS
1 41 (28.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (23.08%) Office 365
3 31 (21.68%) Amazon S3
3 31 (21.68%) Amazon SQS
4 30 (20.98%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (20.98%) Amazon EMR
4 30 (20.98%) Amazon Kinesis
4 30 (20.98%) AWS Lambda
4 30 (20.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 30 (20.98%) Serverless
5 4 (2.80%) SaaS
6 3 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.10%) IaaS
6 3 (2.10%) PaaS
7 2 (1.40%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.70%) GitHub
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (35.66%) Firewall
2 21 (14.69%) VPN
3 17 (11.89%) Wireless
4 16 (11.19%) LAN
5 15 (10.49%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (9.79%) SSL
7 13 (9.09%) DNS
8 11 (7.69%) WAN
8 11 (7.69%) WLAN
9 10 (6.99%) Cisco Firepower
9 10 (6.99%) IPsec
9 10 (6.99%) NetScaler
9 10 (6.99%) SNMP
10 9 (6.29%) BGP
10 9 (6.29%) TCP/IP
11 8 (5.59%) DHCP
11 8 (5.59%) Internet
11 8 (5.59%) OSPF
12 7 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (4.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.78%) Relational Database
2 30 (20.98%) Amazon RDS
2 30 (20.98%) Amazon Redshift
2 30 (20.98%) Cosmos DB
2 30 (20.98%) RDBMS
3 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.50%) Data Lake
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.10%) Big Data
6 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Maven
General
1 15 (10.49%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.80%) Finance
3 3 (2.10%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (37.06%) Architect
2 43 (30.07%) Network Engineer
3 41 (28.67%) Security Engineer
4 39 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
5 37 (25.87%) Network Security Engineer
6 35 (24.48%) Cloud Architect
7 32 (22.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 29 (20.28%) Lead Architect
9 26 (18.18%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 18 (12.59%) Security Architect
11 10 (6.99%) Consultant
11 10 (6.99%) Security Consultant
12 8 (5.59%) Network Consultant
12 8 (5.59%) Network Security Consultant
13 7 (4.90%) Analyst
13 7 (4.90%) Network Architect
13 7 (4.90%) Support Engineer
13 7 (4.90%) Technical Engineer
13 7 (4.90%) Technical Support
13 7 (4.90%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.98%) Web Services
2 28 (19.58%) .NET
3 26 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 24 (16.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (2.80%) Kafka
6 3 (2.10%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.10%) Middleware
7 2 (1.40%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.40%) SOAP
8 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.70%) Ajax
8 1 (0.70%) CSS
8 1 (0.70%) HTML
8 1 (0.70%) jQuery
8 1 (0.70%) Laravel
8 1 (0.70%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.70%) OAuth
8 1 (0.70%) OpenID
8 1 (0.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 13 (9.09%) PKI
2 11 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.29%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (6.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (4.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.20%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.40%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.70%) Handset
7 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.48%) Windows
2 19 (13.29%) Linux
3 9 (6.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.50%) Unix
4 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.80%) CentOS
5 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.80%) Solaris
6 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.07%) Presales
2 34 (23.78%) Thought Leadership
3 32 (22.38%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 31 (21.68%) Identity Access Management
5 29 (20.28%) Enterprise Architecture
5 29 (20.28%) Project Management
5 29 (20.28%) Security Architecture
5 29 (20.28%) SIEM
6 26 (18.18%) Information Security
7 15 (10.49%) TOGAF
8 14 (9.79%) Data Protection
9 12 (8.39%) SABSA
9 12 (8.39%) Security Operations
10 10 (6.99%) Validation
11 9 (6.29%) ITIL
11 9 (6.29%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (5.59%) Change Management
12 8 (5.59%) Incident Management
12 8 (5.59%) Software Audit
13 7 (4.90%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.58%) Java
2 24 (16.78%) PL/SQL
2 24 (16.78%) Python
2 24 (16.78%) Scala
2 24 (16.78%) Shell Script
2 24 (16.78%) SQL
3 4 (2.80%) C#
4 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (31.47%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (29.37%) CISSP
3 40 (27.97%) Security Cleared
4 33 (23.08%) MCSE
4 33 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (21.68%) MCSA
6 28 (19.58%) CCNP
7 23 (16.08%) CCDP
8 19 (13.29%) CEH
9 18 (12.59%) GIAC
9 18 (12.59%) SSCP
10 15 (10.49%) CCSP
11 13 (9.09%) SC Cleared
12 7 (4.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 6 (4.20%) CCSA
13 6 (4.20%) Degree
14 5 (3.50%) CCSE
14 5 (3.50%) CISM
15 4 (2.80%) ISSAP
15 4 (2.80%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.49%) GDPR
2 14 (9.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.59%) SLA
4 6 (4.20%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.80%) FISMA
6 2 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.70%) COBIT
7 1 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.80%) Docker
4 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.40%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.70%) Firmware
5 1 (0.70%) Snort
5 1 (0.70%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.90%) QRadar
2 4 (2.80%) Kibana
3 3 (2.10%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.10%) Grafana
3 3 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.70%) Cacti
5 1 (0.70%) CASB
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.70%) Graphite
5 1 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.70%) logstash
5 1 (0.70%) Nagios
5 1 (0.70%) Nessus
5 1 (0.70%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (42.66%) Cisco
2 50 (34.97%) Microsoft
3 27 (18.88%) CheckPoint
4 26 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 24 (16.78%) F5
6 13 (9.09%) Juniper
7 12 (8.39%) Fortinet
8 10 (6.99%) LogRhythm
9 8 (5.59%) Splunk
10 6 (4.20%) Google
10 6 (4.20%) Meraki
10 6 (4.20%) VMware
11 5 (3.50%) IBM
11 5 (3.50%) McAfee
11 5 (3.50%) Sophos
11 5 (3.50%) Trend Micro
12 4 (2.80%) Citrix
12 4 (2.80%) Symantec
12 4 (2.80%) Tufin
12 4 (2.80%) Zscaler