Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Network Security
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 115 138
Rank change year-on-year -22 +23 -59
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 125 231 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.00% 2.67% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.54% 10.67% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 83 166 143
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £34,200 £31,250 £28,100
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +1.52%

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 1310 2165 2681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.01% 25.01% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1558 1999
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,925 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,950
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +38 56 £45,000 +41.73% 4
Reading -7 36 £60,000 - 2
Maidenhead +7 9 £62,500 +50.60%
Slough -13 5 £60,000 +14.29%
Newbury -14 1 £60,000 +41.18%
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 74 (59.20%) Cisco
2 65 (52.00%) Firewall
3 56 (44.80%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (38.40%) CCNP
4 48 (38.40%) Cisco ASA
5 39 (31.20%) MPLS
6 38 (30.40%) Juniper
7 33 (26.40%) Presales
8 32 (25.60%) F5
8 32 (25.60%) VPN
9 30 (24.00%) IPsec
10 29 (23.20%) CheckPoint
11 28 (22.40%) OSPF
11 28 (22.40%) Project Management
12 27 (21.60%) BGP
12 27 (21.60%) SSL
13 26 (20.80%) Security Cleared
13 26 (20.80%) SIEM
14 25 (20.00%) Data Centre
14 25 (20.00%) Load Balancing
14 25 (20.00%) Time Management
14 25 (20.00%) Wireless
15 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
15 23 (18.40%) TCP/IP
16 22 (17.60%) WAN
17 21 (16.80%) CEH
17 21 (16.80%) Palo Alto
18 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 20 (16.00%) ITIL
18 20 (16.00%) Security Management

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 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
1 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.80%) IIS
2 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.40%) Office 365
3 7 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.20%) SaaS
5 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.80%) Akamai
6 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (52.00%) Firewall
2 48 (38.40%) Cisco ASA
3 39 (31.20%) MPLS
4 32 (25.60%) VPN
5 30 (24.00%) IPsec
6 28 (22.40%) OSPF
7 27 (21.60%) BGP
7 27 (21.60%) SSL
8 25 (20.00%) Wireless
9 23 (18.40%) TCP/IP
10 22 (17.60%) WAN
11 15 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (12.00%) VLAN
12 14 (11.20%) Cisco ISE
12 14 (11.20%) SNMP
13 13 (10.40%) Ethernet
14 10 (8.00%) tcpdump
14 10 (8.00%) Wireshark
15 8 (6.40%) NetScreen
16 7 (5.60%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.80%) MySQL
General
1 13 (10.40%) Billing
2 11 (8.80%) Finance
3 10 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.80%) Marketing
5 3 (2.40%) Electronics
5 3 (2.40%) Legal
5 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.60%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.80%) Games
7 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (32.80%) Security Engineer
2 39 (31.20%) Network Engineer
3 31 (24.80%) Network Security Engineer
4 18 (14.40%) Architect
5 14 (11.20%) Analyst
6 13 (10.40%) Lead Architect
7 10 (8.00%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Network Support
8 9 (7.20%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Operations Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Security Support Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Security Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (4.80%) Consultant
11 6 (4.80%) Security Manager
12 5 (4.00%) Administrator
12 5 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
12 5 (4.00%) IT Manager
12 5 (4.00%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) POSIX
2 3 (2.40%) ModSecurity
3 2 (1.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.40%) FlexPod
3 12 (9.60%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.60%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.20%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.60%) CESG
7 2 (1.60%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.60%) Replication
8 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.80%) CCTV
8 1 (0.80%) Clustering
8 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.40%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) Linux
3 4 (3.20%) Unix
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.40%) Presales
2 28 (22.40%) Project Management
3 26 (20.80%) SIEM
4 25 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 25 (20.00%) Time Management
5 20 (16.00%) ITIL
5 20 (16.00%) Security Management
6 19 (15.20%) Kalman Filter
6 19 (15.20%) Network Design
7 18 (14.40%) Migration
8 16 (12.80%) Web Filtering
9 15 (12.00%) Incident Management
9 15 (12.00%) Security Operations
10 14 (11.20%) Service Delivery
11 13 (10.40%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (10.40%) Information Security
11 13 (10.40%) Line Management
11 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
11 13 (10.40%) Performance Management
11 13 (10.40%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.60%) C#
2 2 (1.60%) C++
2 2 (1.60%) Java
2 2 (1.60%) SQL
2 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (44.80%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (38.40%) CCNP
3 26 (20.80%) Security Cleared
4 21 (16.80%) CEH
5 19 (15.20%) CISSP
6 16 (12.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (12.00%) MCSE
8 14 (11.20%) CCDP
9 13 (10.40%) CCNA
9 13 (10.40%) Degree
9 13 (10.40%) SC Cleared
10 12 (9.60%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (9.60%) GIAC
10 12 (9.60%) MCP
10 12 (9.60%) SSCP
11 11 (8.80%) DV Cleared
12 9 (7.20%) CompTIA Security+
12 9 (7.20%) GSEC
12 9 (7.20%) Security+ Certification
13 8 (6.40%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) QA
2 6 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.80%) GDPR
5 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.20%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.20%) NFS
2 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (6.40%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.80%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.80%) vMotion
Vendors
1 74 (59.20%) Cisco
2 38 (30.40%) Juniper
3 32 (25.60%) F5
4 29 (23.20%) CheckPoint
5 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
6 21 (16.80%) Palo Alto
7 19 (15.20%) Fortinet
8 18 (14.40%) HP
9 14 (11.20%) Aruba
9 14 (11.20%) Sourcefire
10 13 (10.40%) Brocade
10 13 (10.40%) Meraki
10 13 (10.40%) SolarWinds
11 10 (8.00%) NetScout
12 8 (6.40%) LogRhythm
13 7 (5.60%) VMware
14 5 (4.00%) Blue Coat
15 4 (3.20%) Riverbed
16 3 (2.40%) SAP
16 3 (2.40%) ScanSafe