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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 99 132
Rank change year-on-year -9 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 79 117 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.38% 2.63% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.86% 10.46% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 56
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 801 1119 1336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.13% 25.11% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 626 867 862
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,615 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 June 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 June 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 +12 32 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Bracknell +24 12 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Maidenhead +13 8 £62,500 +66.66% 2
Slough -3 5 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Newbury -6 4 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 105 (66.04%) Firewall
2 72 (45.28%) Cisco
3 54 (33.96%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (33.96%) Palo Alto
4 53 (33.33%) Juniper
5 48 (30.19%) CheckPoint
6 46 (28.93%) VPN
7 45 (28.30%) Microsoft
8 43 (27.04%) F5
9 42 (26.42%) Windows
10 38 (23.90%) HP
10 38 (23.90%) Information Security
11 35 (22.01%) Risk Management
11 35 (22.01%) Fortinet
12 33 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (20.13%) Security Operations
13 32 (20.13%) CCNP
13 32 (20.13%) Linux
14 31 (19.50%) Blue Coat
15 30 (18.87%) Kalman Filter
16 27 (16.98%) Security Management
17 26 (16.35%) Imperva
18 25 (15.72%) Data Centre
18 25 (15.72%) Internet
18 25 (15.72%) Active Directory
19 24 (15.09%) CCSP
19 24 (15.09%) McAfee
19 24 (15.09%) Sourcefire
20 23 (14.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 23 (14.47%) DNS

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 20 (12.58%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (12.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (12.58%) Microsoft Office
1 20 (12.58%) MS Visio
2 19 (11.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) Office 365
2 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (66.04%) Firewall
2 46 (28.93%) VPN
3 33 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (15.72%) Internet
5 23 (14.47%) DNS
6 20 (12.58%) MPLS
6 20 (12.58%) TCP/IP
7 18 (11.32%) WAN
8 17 (10.69%) DHCP
8 17 (10.69%) SNMP
8 17 (10.69%) SSL
9 16 (10.06%) BGP
9 16 (10.06%) SAN
9 16 (10.06%) Wireless
10 15 (9.43%) NAS
10 15 (9.43%) VoIP
11 14 (8.81%) OSPF
12 13 (8.18%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (6.92%) IPsec
13 11 (6.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (6.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.40%) Big Data
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.63%) DataStax
4 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.63%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.92%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.63%) Maven
2 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (14.47%) Digital Economy
2 11 (6.92%) Back Office
3 10 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.66%) Finance
5 5 (3.14%) Billing
6 4 (2.52%) Legal
7 3 (1.89%) Marketing
8 2 (1.26%) Retail
9 1 (0.63%) Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Games
9 1 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (35.85%) Security Engineer
2 36 (22.64%) Network Engineer
3 33 (20.75%) Senior Security Engineer
4 25 (15.72%) Juniper Engineer
5 24 (15.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (9.43%) Consultant
7 13 (8.18%) Architect
7 13 (8.18%) Security Manager
8 11 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Security Architect
9 10 (6.29%) Network Consultant
10 9 (5.66%) IT Manager
10 9 (5.66%) IT Security Manager
10 9 (5.66%) Security Consultant
11 8 (5.03%) Network Security Consultant
12 7 (4.40%) Cisco Architect
12 7 (4.40%) Cisco Security Architect
12 7 (4.40%) Network Architect
12 7 (4.40%) Network Security Architect
13 6 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.89%) POSIX
2 2 (1.26%) WAP
2 2 (1.26%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) SAML
3 1 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.72%) Data Centre
2 23 (14.47%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (5.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (5.03%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.77%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.52%) PKI
8 3 (1.89%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.63%) CCTV
9 1 (0.63%) CESG
9 1 (0.63%) e-Health
9 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.42%) Windows
2 32 (20.13%) Linux
3 23 (14.47%) Windows Server
4 21 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (11.32%) Unix
6 13 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.90%) Information Security
2 35 (22.01%) Risk Management
3 32 (20.13%) Security Operations
4 30 (18.87%) Kalman Filter
5 27 (16.98%) Security Management
6 19 (11.95%) Content Management
7 18 (11.32%) ITIL
8 15 (9.43%) Migration
8 15 (9.43%) Security Architecture
8 15 (9.43%) SIEM
9 12 (7.55%) High Availability
10 11 (6.92%) Business Continuity
10 11 (6.92%) Identity Access Management
10 11 (6.92%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (6.92%) Presales
10 11 (6.92%) Service Delivery
10 11 (6.92%) Threat Management
11 10 (6.29%) Analytics
12 9 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (5.66%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.18%) PowerShell
2 12 (7.55%) VBScript
3 4 (2.52%) SQL
4 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.89%) Java
5 2 (1.26%) C
6 1 (0.63%) C#
6 1 (0.63%) C++
6 1 (0.63%) Python
6 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (33.96%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (20.13%) CCNP
3 24 (15.09%) CCSP
4 21 (13.21%) CCIE
4 21 (13.21%) CCSE
4 21 (13.21%) JNCIS
5 20 (12.58%) CISSP
6 19 (11.95%) CCIE Service Provider
7 17 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (8.81%) MCSE
9 11 (6.92%) CCVP
10 10 (6.29%) Security Cleared
11 8 (5.03%) Degree
12 7 (4.40%) CCNA
12 7 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (3.77%) DV Cleared
13 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
14 4 (2.52%) CISM
15 3 (1.89%) CEH
16 2 (1.26%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (11.95%) SLA
3 16 (10.06%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.77%) ISO 9001
5 4 (2.52%) QA
5 4 (2.52%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 25 (15.72%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.21%) ProxySG
3 11 (6.92%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.92%) ISA Server
4 10 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.52%) NFS
7 1 (0.63%) Firmware
7 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (1.89%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) Grafana
3 1 (0.63%) Graphite
3 1 (0.63%) Kibana
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) QRadar
3 1 (0.63%) Salt
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
3 1 (0.63%) Simpana
3 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (45.28%) Cisco
2 54 (33.96%) Palo Alto
3 53 (33.33%) Juniper
4 48 (30.19%) CheckPoint
5 45 (28.30%) Microsoft
6 43 (27.04%) F5
7 38 (23.90%) HP
8 35 (22.01%) Fortinet
9 31 (19.50%) Blue Coat
10 26 (16.35%) Imperva
11 24 (15.09%) McAfee
11 24 (15.09%) Sourcefire
12 19 (11.95%) Proofpoint
12 19 (11.95%) TippingPoint
13 13 (8.18%) VMware
14 12 (7.55%) Dell
15 8 (5.03%) Riverbed
16 7 (4.40%) LogLogic
17 5 (3.14%) Aruba
17 5 (3.14%) SolarWinds
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 150,000 - 180,000 Basic + Excellent benefits and package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + £150 per day chargeable consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70k + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 12 days ago