The median annual salary for a Network Security Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security Consultant
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 128 150
Rank change year-on-year +19 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Consultant 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.17% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1268 1704 2206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.02% 96.43% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1350 1656
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Network Security Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Consultant in Reading

Network Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Consultant in Reading.

Salary trend for Network Security Consultant in Reading

Network Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Consultant in Reading over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security Consultant in Reading

Network Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Network Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Network Security Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Business Development
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Network Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Development
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint