Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Security Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Monitoring over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 179 215
Rank change year-on-year +53 +36 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 25 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.03% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Reading median annual salary £90,000 £53,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.81% -7.83% -
10th Percentile £85,000 £45,450 £44,375
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,850 £68,125
Berkshire median annual salary £47,000 £62,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year -24.80% +16.28% -18.87%

Security Monitoring is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2068 2925 3957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 84.93% 87.73% 86.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1672 2151 3137
Reading median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +2.04% -1.01%
10th Percentile £29,145 £28,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Security Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Monitoring in Reading

Security Monitoring
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Security Monitoring in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Security Monitoring 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 Security Monitoring.

1 25 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 23 (92.00%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (92.00%) Security Operations
3 22 (88.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 22 (88.00%) Network Packet Capture
3 22 (88.00%) Open Source
3 22 (88.00%) Linux
3 22 (88.00%) TCP/IP
4 18 (72.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (72.00%) Degree
4 18 (72.00%) Computer Science
4 18 (72.00%) Malware Analysis
4 18 (72.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (24.00%) CISSP
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) CCNA
6 5 (20.00%) CISA
6 5 (20.00%) CISM
6 5 (20.00%) SIEM
7 4 (16.00%) Analytics
7 4 (16.00%) LogRhythm
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.00%) RSA Security Analytics
7 4 (16.00%) RSA enVision
7 4 (16.00%) Juniper STRM
7 4 (16.00%) QRadar
7 4 (16.00%) SANS

Security Monitoring
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 4 (16.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (72.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Analyst
1 23 (92.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Radar Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Head of Information
3 1 (4.00%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (4.00%) Head of Security
3 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 23 (92.00%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (88.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (72.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) FreeBSD
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (92.00%) Security Operations
3 22 (88.00%) Network Packet Capture
3 22 (88.00%) Open Source
4 18 (72.00%) Malware Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) SIEM
6 4 (16.00%) Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (4.00%) Database Security
9 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
9 1 (4.00%) Information Security Governance
9 1 (4.00%) ISMS
9 1 (4.00%) Presales
9 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.00%) SABSA
9 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 18 (72.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) CISSP
3 5 (20.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.00%) CISA
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.00%) CISM
4 4 (16.00%) CCSA
4 4 (16.00%) GIAC
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (16.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) RMADS
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Juniper STRM
1 4 (16.00%) QRadar
1 4 (16.00%) RSA enVision
1 4 (16.00%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco
1 4 (16.00%) IBM
1 4 (16.00%) Juniper
1 4 (16.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (16.00%) Sun
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft