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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 71 73 91
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 40 73 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.21% 3.75% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.30% 12.81% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 49 31
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £42,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £66,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 354 570 722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.43% 29.31% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 234 465 382
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 57 (67.06%) Firewall
2 48 (56.47%) Cisco
2 48 (56.47%) CheckPoint
3 37 (43.53%) Palo Alto
4 35 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (41.18%) Juniper
5 34 (40.00%) CCIE
6 33 (38.82%) CCSP
7 31 (36.47%) Internet
8 30 (35.29%) Fortinet
9 29 (34.12%) F5
10 28 (32.94%) Security Operations
10 28 (32.94%) Microsoft
10 28 (32.94%) VPN
11 27 (31.76%) Blue Coat
11 27 (31.76%) Information Security
12 26 (30.59%) HP
12 26 (30.59%) Security Operations Centre
13 23 (27.06%) Kalman Filter
13 23 (27.06%) Imperva
13 23 (27.06%) MS Excel
13 23 (27.06%) Security Management
14 22 (25.88%) Risk Management
14 22 (25.88%) CCSE
14 22 (25.88%) Sourcefire
14 22 (25.88%) SLA
14 22 (25.88%) Intel Security
15 21 (24.71%) MS Visio
15 21 (24.71%) MS Office
15 21 (24.71%) Content Management

Network Security
Top Related 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 3 (3.53%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (27.06%) MS Excel
2 21 (24.71%) MS Office
2 21 (24.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 21 (24.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) SaaS
2 6 (7.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (67.06%) Firewall
2 31 (36.47%) Internet
3 28 (32.94%) VPN
4 13 (15.29%) Cisco IOS
4 13 (15.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (15.29%) Wireless
5 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 9 (10.59%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (10.59%) DNS
7 6 (7.06%) BGP
7 6 (7.06%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (5.88%) OSPF
8 5 (5.88%) VLAN
9 4 (4.71%) Intranet
9 4 (4.71%) Kerberos
9 4 (4.71%) MPLS
9 4 (4.71%) NAS
9 4 (4.71%) SAN
9 4 (4.71%) SSH
9 4 (4.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) DB2
2 3 (3.53%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
3 1 (1.18%) DataStax
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Maven
General
1 6 (7.06%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Marketing
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Security Engineer
2 35 (41.18%) Senior Security Engineer
3 21 (24.71%) Juniper Engineer
4 19 (22.35%) Network Engineer
5 14 (16.47%) Architect
6 12 (14.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (14.12%) Data Centre Engineer
6 12 (14.12%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
6 12 (14.12%) Data Network Engineer
6 12 (14.12%) Lead Network Engineer
6 12 (14.12%) Network Operations Engineer
7 11 (12.94%) Security Architect
8 10 (11.76%) NOC Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Administrator
9 7 (8.24%) Consultant
10 6 (7.06%) Cisco Architect
10 6 (7.06%) Cisco Network Architect
10 6 (7.06%) Network Architect
10 6 (7.06%) Network Security Architect
10 6 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) POSIX
2 1 (1.18%) Middleware
2 1 (1.18%) SOAP
2 1 (1.18%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.59%) Security Operations Centre
2 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) PKI
4 3 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.53%) iPad
4 3 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.53%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.18%) Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Unix
2 10 (11.76%) Windows
3 8 (9.41%) Linux
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.35%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.35%) Solaris
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Security Operations
2 27 (31.76%) Information Security
3 23 (27.06%) Kalman Filter
3 23 (27.06%) Security Management
4 22 (25.88%) Risk Management
5 21 (24.71%) Content Management
6 16 (18.82%) Network Design
7 14 (16.47%) Presales
8 13 (15.29%) Network Architecture
8 13 (15.29%) Network Management
8 13 (15.29%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (14.12%) Network Planning
10 5 (5.88%) ITIL
10 5 (5.88%) Migration
11 4 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (4.71%) Global Marketing
11 4 (4.71%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (4.71%) Process Improvement
11 4 (4.71%) Product Management
11 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (40.00%) CCIE
3 33 (38.82%) CCSP
4 22 (25.88%) CCSE
5 21 (24.71%) JNCIS
6 14 (16.47%) CCNP
7 13 (15.29%) CCNA
8 12 (14.12%) CCIP
9 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.18%) CCSA
10 1 (1.18%) CISSP
10 1 (1.18%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.18%) Degree
10 1 (1.18%) GCIA
10 1 (1.18%) GIAC
10 1 (1.18%) GREM
10 1 (1.18%) MCP
10 1 (1.18%) MCTS
10 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) COBIT
2 1 (1.18%) COSO
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) ProxySG
2 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.71%) NFS
5 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.18%) Simpana
3 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (56.47%) CheckPoint
1 48 (56.47%) Cisco
2 37 (43.53%) Palo Alto
3 35 (41.18%) Juniper
4 30 (35.29%) Fortinet
5 29 (34.12%) F5
6 28 (32.94%) Microsoft
7 27 (31.76%) Blue Coat
8 26 (30.59%) HP
9 23 (27.06%) Imperva
10 22 (25.88%) Intel Security
10 22 (25.88%) Sourcefire
11 21 (24.71%) Proofpoint
11 21 (24.71%) TippingPoint
12 10 (11.76%) VMware
13 4 (4.71%) Forcepoint
13 4 (4.71%) Stonesoft
14 3 (3.53%) EMC
14 3 (3.53%) NetApp
14 3 (3.53%) Oracle
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