Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 114 122
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 -51
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 36 79 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.55% 2.28% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.73% 7.47% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 30 69 60
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £75,125 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -13.04% +9.52% -

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 535 1057 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.04% 30.51% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 398 701 859
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Reading

Network Security
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Reading

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 28 (77.78%) Firewall
2 27 (75.00%) Cisco
3 23 (63.89%) MPLS
4 21 (58.33%) Juniper
4 21 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (52.78%) CCNP
7 16 (44.44%) F5
8 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
9 14 (38.89%) OSPF
9 14 (38.89%) WAN
10 13 (36.11%) BGP
11 12 (33.33%) Load Balancing
12 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
12 10 (27.78%) NetScout
12 10 (27.78%) Wireshark
12 10 (27.78%) tcpdump
12 10 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
13 8 (22.22%) Palo Alto
14 7 (19.44%) IPsec
14 7 (19.44%) Degree
15 6 (16.67%) Wireless
15 6 (16.67%) BIG-IP
16 5 (13.89%) Network Design
16 5 (13.89%) Information Security
16 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
16 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
16 5 (13.89%) SAN

Network Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (77.78%) Firewall
2 23 (63.89%) MPLS
3 21 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (38.89%) OSPF
4 14 (38.89%) WAN
5 13 (36.11%) BGP
6 10 (27.78%) tcpdump
6 10 (27.78%) Wireshark
7 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 7 (19.44%) IPsec
9 6 (16.67%) BIG-IP
9 6 (16.67%) Wireless
10 5 (13.89%) SAN
10 5 (13.89%) VPN
11 4 (11.11%) DNS
11 4 (11.11%) Internet
12 3 (8.33%) FTP
12 3 (8.33%) HTTP
12 3 (8.33%) Intranet
12 3 (8.33%) SSL
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 15 (41.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) Network Support
4 9 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) Security Support Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Administrator
6 4 (11.11%) Network Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Network Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Network Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Network Design Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) POSIX
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.56%) CESG
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Unix
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 10 (27.78%) Incident Management
2 10 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (13.89%) Information Security
3 5 (13.89%) Network Design
4 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Presales
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (5.56%) ISMS
5 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) C++
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (52.78%) CCNP
3 7 (19.44%) Degree
4 5 (13.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (11.11%) CCIE
5 4 (11.11%) CCNA
6 2 (5.56%) CCDA
6 2 (5.56%) CCDP
6 2 (5.56%) CREST Certified
6 2 (5.56%) JNCIE
6 2 (5.56%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.56%) OSCP
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) NFS
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Cisco
2 21 (58.33%) Juniper
3 16 (44.44%) F5
4 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 10 (27.78%) NetScout
6 8 (22.22%) Palo Alto
7 4 (11.11%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.56%) Avaya
8 2 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.56%) SAP
8 2 (5.56%) VMware
9 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire