Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 120 100
Rank change year-on-year +39 -20 +29
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 40 134 188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.36% 2.34% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.93% 15.06% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 115 164
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £68,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -8.09% +23.64%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £80,000 £95,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% -6.67% +26.32%

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 366 890 1,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.61% 15.57% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 254 623 912
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,800 £28,550 £27,000
90th Percentile £74,625 £80,000 £72,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Berkshire

Network Security
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Security in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Network Security in Berkshire

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

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 18 September 2020. 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 +50 23 £60,000 +17.07% 2
Bracknell +28 10 £66,250 -1.85%
Newbury +39 1 £50,000 +85.19%
Wokingham - 1 £57,500 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 18 (45.00%) C++
2 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (37.50%) Python
4 14 (35.00%) Information Security
5 13 (32.50%) QA
6 12 (30.00%) C
6 12 (30.00%) Linux
7 11 (27.50%) UML
7 11 (27.50%) Firewall
7 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
7 11 (27.50%) AWS
7 11 (27.50%) SIEM
8 10 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
9 9 (22.50%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (22.50%) Azure
10 8 (20.00%) LogRhythm
10 8 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (20.00%) Degree
10 8 (20.00%) CEH
11 7 (17.50%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
11 7 (17.50%) Security Testing
11 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.50%) VMware
11 7 (17.50%) H.323

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 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) AWS
2 10 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (22.50%) Azure
4 4 (10.00%) IaaS
5 3 (7.50%) GCP
5 3 (7.50%) SaaS
6 2 (5.00%) PaaS
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.50%) Serverless
7 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
2 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.50%) H.323
4 6 (15.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.00%) HTTP
6 2 (5.00%) SSL
7 1 (2.50%) LAN
7 1 (2.50%) MPLS
7 1 (2.50%) SNMP
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) WAN
7 1 (2.50%) Wireless
7 1 (2.50%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Military
3 2 (5.00%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Network Support
6 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Graduate Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Graduate Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Python Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) CSS
1 7 (17.50%) HTML
1 7 (17.50%) WebRTC
2 5 (12.50%) pytest
3 2 (5.00%) GStreamer
3 2 (5.00%) ModSecurity
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) COM
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.50%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (15.00%) User Experience
4 5 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (12.50%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.50%) Cyberattack
6 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.00%) Information Security
3 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (27.50%) SIEM
3 11 (27.50%) UML
4 9 (22.50%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
6 7 (17.50%) DevOps
6 7 (17.50%) Email Filtering
6 7 (17.50%) OO
6 7 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) Security Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Web Filtering
7 6 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (15.00%) Cryptography
7 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Automation
7 6 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (15.00%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) C++
2 15 (37.50%) Python
3 12 (30.00%) C
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) Go
5 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) CEH
2 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 6 (15.00%) GSEC
4 2 (5.00%) CISA
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) GIAC
4 2 (5.00%) ISEB
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.00%) OSCE
4 2 (5.00%) OSCP
5 1 (2.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.00%) JSP 440
3 2 (5.00%) NIST
4 1 (2.50%) GDPR
4 1 (2.50%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Docker
1 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (12.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Terraform
2 2 (5.00%) HP ALM
2 2 (5.00%) HP Fortify
2 2 (5.00%) WebInspect
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) CASB
3 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Packer
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) LogRhythm
2 7 (17.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.00%) Black Duck
5 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.00%) Google
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Juniper
5 2 (5.00%) Micro Focus
5 2 (5.00%) Qualys
5 2 (5.00%) Sonatype
5 2 (5.00%) Splunk
5 2 (5.00%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.50%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.50%) TOWER Software