Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 132 117
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15 +25
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 188 144 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.78% 2.18% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.91% 9.33% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 117 107 178
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,950 £35,875
90th Percentile £90,500 £72,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.02% -6.00% +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 1,352 1,544 2,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.97% 23.35% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1,199 1,941
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.08%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +6 53 £60,000 +6.67% 4
Bracknell +12 47 £45,000 +21.62% 2
Maidenhead -19 42 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Slough 0 6 £60,000 +26.32%
Wokingham - 2 £48,750 - 1
Newbury -14 1 - -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 91 (48.40%) Cisco
2 78 (41.49%) CheckPoint
3 69 (36.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 67 (35.64%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (35.64%) Firewall
5 57 (30.32%) Presales
6 55 (29.26%) SIEM
7 49 (26.06%) WAN
7 49 (26.06%) Cisco ASA
8 48 (25.53%) CCNP
9 46 (24.47%) Juniper
9 46 (24.47%) Amazon AWS
10 45 (23.94%) ITIL
11 41 (21.81%) Security Cleared
12 40 (21.28%) WLAN
13 39 (20.74%) Linux
13 39 (20.74%) Data Centre
14 38 (20.21%) LAN
14 38 (20.21%) Fortinet
15 36 (19.15%) CCDP
16 35 (18.62%) VPN
17 34 (18.09%) CISSP
17 34 (18.09%) Load Balancing
18 32 (17.02%) CCIE
19 31 (16.49%) ITIL V3
20 30 (15.96%) F5
20 30 (15.96%) HP
20 30 (15.96%) VMware
21 29 (15.43%) Migration
22 27 (14.36%) Aruba

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 17 (9.04%) IIS
2 10 (5.32%) OpenStack
3 8 (4.26%) Apache
4 4 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.06%) nginx
6 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (9.57%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 69 (36.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (24.47%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (9.57%) Office 365
4 16 (8.51%) Amazon S3
5 14 (7.45%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (6.38%) SaaS
7 8 (4.26%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (4.26%) Amazon Glacier
7 8 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (3.19%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (3.19%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (3.19%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (3.19%) Serverless
9 5 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (2.66%) IaaS
9 5 (2.66%) PaaS
10 2 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 67 (35.64%) Firewall
2 49 (26.06%) Cisco ASA
2 49 (26.06%) WAN
3 40 (21.28%) WLAN
4 38 (20.21%) LAN
5 35 (18.62%) VPN
6 25 (13.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (13.30%) TCP/IP
7 22 (11.70%) DNS
8 21 (11.17%) Wireless
9 20 (10.64%) BGP
9 20 (10.64%) OSPF
10 19 (10.11%) Cisco Firepower
10 19 (10.11%) SNMP
10 19 (10.11%) SSL
11 18 (9.57%) Cisco ISE
11 18 (9.57%) DHCP
11 18 (9.57%) MPLS
12 17 (9.04%) VLAN
13 16 (8.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.51%) NoSQL
2 15 (7.98%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.91%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (6.91%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (3.19%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (3.19%) Cosmos DB
4 6 (3.19%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.06%) MySQL
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Eclipse
1 8 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.26%) IntelliJ
1 8 (4.26%) Jenkins
1 8 (4.26%) Selenium
1 8 (4.26%) Subversion
2 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.53%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Maven
General
1 14 (7.45%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.79%) Finance
3 7 (3.72%) Legal
4 5 (2.66%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Automotive
5 1 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (35.11%) Architect
2 46 (24.47%) Security Architect
3 37 (19.68%) Solutions Architect
4 32 (17.02%) Network Engineer
5 31 (16.49%) Security Solutions Architect
6 22 (11.70%) Network Architect
7 19 (10.11%) Network Security Engineer
7 19 (10.11%) Security Engineer
8 18 (9.57%) Network Security Architect
9 16 (8.51%) Analyst
9 16 (8.51%) Presales Solution Architect
10 15 (7.98%) Consultant
11 13 (6.91%) Cloud Architect
11 13 (6.91%) Security Consultant
12 12 (6.38%) Network Consultant
12 12 (6.38%) Security Analyst
12 12 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
13 11 (5.85%) Developer
13 11 (5.85%) Network Security Consultant
13 11 (5.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.85%) SOAP
2 10 (5.32%) Middleware
3 8 (4.26%) Hibernate
3 8 (4.26%) Java EE
3 8 (4.26%) JMS
3 8 (4.26%) MEAP
3 8 (4.26%) REST
3 8 (4.26%) Spring
4 6 (3.19%) .NET
4 6 (3.19%) Web Services
5 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.06%) Ajax
6 2 (1.06%) CSS
6 2 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.06%) HTML
6 2 (1.06%) Laravel
6 2 (1.06%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.06%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.74%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.04%) Cyberthreat
2 17 (9.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 16 (8.51%) FlexPod
4 8 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.19%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.66%) SCADA
7 3 (1.60%) Handset
7 3 (1.60%) PKI
8 2 (1.06%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.74%) Linux
2 21 (11.17%) Windows
3 16 (8.51%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.32%) Ubuntu
4 10 (5.32%) Unix
4 10 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.26%) Android
6 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.66%) CentOS
7 5 (2.66%) DC/OS
7 5 (2.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.32%) Presales
2 55 (29.26%) SIEM
3 45 (23.94%) ITIL
4 34 (18.09%) Load Balancing
5 31 (16.49%) ITIL V3
6 29 (15.43%) Migration
7 21 (11.17%) Security Architecture
8 20 (10.64%) Information Security
8 20 (10.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (9.57%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (9.57%) Project Management
10 17 (9.04%) DevOps
10 17 (9.04%) Network Design
10 17 (9.04%) Value Proposition
11 16 (8.51%) Application Performance Management
11 16 (8.51%) Converged Infrastructure
11 16 (8.51%) DNA
11 16 (8.51%) Performance Management
11 16 (8.51%) Security Management
12 15 (7.98%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.57%) Python
2 14 (7.45%) SQL
3 11 (5.85%) Java
4 7 (3.72%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.19%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.19%) Perl
6 3 (1.60%) C#
6 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.60%) Scala
6 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (35.64%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (25.53%) CCNP
3 41 (21.81%) Security Cleared
4 36 (19.15%) CCDP
5 34 (18.09%) CISSP
6 32 (17.02%) CCIE
7 20 (10.64%) MCSE
7 20 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (10.11%) SC Cleared
9 18 (9.57%) CCSE
10 16 (8.51%) JNCIP
11 15 (7.98%) CCNA
11 15 (7.98%) IISP
11 15 (7.98%) ISSAP
12 14 (7.45%) Degree
13 12 (6.38%) DV Cleared
14 9 (4.79%) CCIE Security
14 9 (4.79%) MCP
15 8 (4.26%) CISM
16 6 (3.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.51%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (6.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.66%) PMO
4 4 (2.13%) SLA
5 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.53%) GDPR
6 1 (0.53%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.53%) PSD2
6 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.17%) Active Directory
3 16 (8.51%) VMware NSX
4 9 (4.79%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.19%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.66%) Docker
6 5 (2.66%) Firmware
7 2 (1.06%) Snort
8 1 (0.53%) NFS
8 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (12.77%) CASB
2 17 (9.04%) Cisco Prime
3 15 (7.98%) QRadar
4 13 (6.91%) Ansible
5 5 (2.66%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (2.66%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.06%) Kibana
7 2 (1.06%) logstash
8 1 (0.53%) Cacti
8 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 91 (48.40%) Cisco
2 78 (41.49%) CheckPoint
3 46 (24.47%) Juniper
4 38 (20.21%) Fortinet
5 30 (15.96%) F5
5 30 (15.96%) HP
5 30 (15.96%) VMware
6 27 (14.36%) Aruba
7 26 (13.83%) Microsoft
8 23 (12.23%) IBM
8 23 (12.23%) Palo Alto
9 21 (11.17%) Meraki
10 19 (10.11%) LogRhythm
11 18 (9.57%) McAfee
12 16 (8.51%) Forcepoint
12 16 (8.51%) Infoblox
12 16 (8.51%) Riverbed
12 16 (8.51%) SolarWinds
12 16 (8.51%) Sophos
12 16 (8.51%) Splunk