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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 94 103
Rank change year-on-year +20 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 32 42 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.47% 2.35% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 8.59% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 14
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £76,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 368 489 612
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.37% 27.39% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 276 372 372
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 47 (65.28%) Firewall
2 43 (59.72%) Cisco
3 40 (55.56%) Palo Alto
4 33 (45.83%) Juniper
5 31 (43.06%) CheckPoint
6 30 (41.67%) F5
7 28 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (36.11%) Internet
8 26 (36.11%) Information Security
8 26 (36.11%) Fortinet
9 25 (34.72%) VPN
10 24 (33.33%) Security Management
10 24 (33.33%) Risk Management
10 24 (33.33%) Blue Coat
10 24 (33.33%) Digital Economy
11 23 (31.94%) Security Operations
11 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
12 22 (30.56%) CCIE
12 22 (30.56%) HP
12 22 (30.56%) Sourcefire
12 22 (30.56%) Security Operations Centre
12 22 (30.56%) Kalman Filter
12 22 (30.56%) Imperva
13 21 (29.17%) McAfee
14 20 (27.78%) CCSP
14 20 (27.78%) SLA
14 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
14 20 (27.78%) MS Visio
14 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
14 20 (27.78%) ProxySG

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 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 20 (27.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (65.28%) Firewall
2 26 (36.11%) Internet
3 25 (34.72%) VPN
4 15 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 9 (12.50%) MPLS
7 8 (11.11%) DNS
8 7 (9.72%) BGP
8 7 (9.72%) OSPF
9 6 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (6.94%) Wireless
11 4 (5.56%) FTP
11 4 (5.56%) Intranet
11 4 (5.56%) iSCSI
11 4 (5.56%) NAS
11 4 (5.56%) SAN
11 4 (5.56%) SSH
12 3 (4.17%) DHCP
12 3 (4.17%) HTTP
12 3 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.39%) DataStax
1 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Maven
General
1 24 (33.33%) Digital Economy
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Billing
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (55.56%) Security Engineer
2 34 (47.22%) Senior Security Engineer
3 20 (27.78%) Juniper Engineer
4 13 (18.06%) Network Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Architect
6 8 (11.11%) Security Architect
7 7 (9.72%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Cisco Network Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Cisco Security Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Network Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
9 5 (6.94%) Network Consultant
9 5 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Administrator
10 4 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.17%) Network Administrator
11 3 (4.17%) Security Consultant
11 3 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) POSIX
2 2 (2.78%) WAP
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.56%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.39%) CESG
6 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) PKI
6 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Unix
2 11 (15.28%) Windows
3 10 (13.89%) Linux
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) Information Security
2 24 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 24 (33.33%) Security Management
3 23 (31.94%) Security Operations
4 22 (30.56%) Kalman Filter
5 20 (27.78%) Content Management
6 7 (9.72%) Migration
6 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.33%) Presales
7 6 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 6 (8.33%) Threat Management
8 5 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.94%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (5.56%) Information Security Management
9 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (5.56%) Service Design
9 4 (5.56%) Service Management
9 4 (5.56%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (1.39%) C#
3 1 (1.39%) C++
3 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (30.56%) CCIE
3 20 (27.78%) CCIE Service Provider
3 20 (27.78%) CCSE
3 20 (27.78%) CCSP
3 20 (27.78%) JNCIS
4 8 (11.11%) CCNP
5 5 (6.94%) CISSP
6 4 (5.56%) CISM
7 3 (4.17%) CCNA
7 3 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (4.17%) Degree
8 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.39%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.39%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.78%) SLA
2 4 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.56%) SSAE 16
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) ProxySG
2 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) NFS
3 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
1 2 (2.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.39%) Simpana
2 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (59.72%) Cisco
2 40 (55.56%) Palo Alto
3 33 (45.83%) Juniper
4 31 (43.06%) CheckPoint
5 30 (41.67%) F5
6 26 (36.11%) Fortinet
7 24 (33.33%) Blue Coat
8 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
9 22 (30.56%) HP
9 22 (30.56%) Imperva
9 22 (30.56%) Sourcefire
10 21 (29.17%) McAfee
11 20 (27.78%) Proofpoint
11 20 (27.78%) TippingPoint
12 3 (4.17%) Forcepoint
12 3 (4.17%) Stonesoft
12 3 (4.17%) VMware
13 2 (2.78%) Crossbeam
13 2 (2.78%) LogLogic
14 1 (1.39%) Aruba
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 10 days ago