The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 35 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 343 351 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.80% 6.23% 5.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.31% 21.91% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 248 254 302
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
Firewall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1776 1602 1444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.04% 28.44% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1134 1137
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Berkshire region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Berkshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 161 £47,500 +1.60% 13
Newbury +10 40 £62,500 +60.25% 2
Slough +3 38 £36,750 -14.53% 6
Bracknell +5 32 £32,500 +1.56% 3
Maidenhead -15 15 £55,000 +4.76%
Wokingham - 2 £36,750 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 421 (55.61%) Cisco
2 260 (34.35%) Windows
3 239 (31.57%) Cisco Certification
4 236 (31.18%) Juniper
5 233 (30.78%) TCP/IP
6 221 (29.19%) DNS
7 205 (27.08%) VMware
8 199 (26.29%) Microsoft
9 187 (24.70%) VPN
10 181 (23.91%) F5
11 172 (22.72%) OSPF
12 167 (22.06%) BGP
13 163 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 159 (21.00%) CCNP
15 157 (20.74%) CheckPoint
16 151 (19.95%) Linux
17 148 (19.55%) Network Security
18 147 (19.42%) MPLS
19 142 (18.76%) CCNA
20 137 (18.10%) WAN
20 137 (18.10%) Telecoms
21 121 (15.98%) Active Directory
22 119 (15.72%) Internet
23 115 (15.19%) LAN
24 113 (14.93%) VoIP
25 106 (14.00%) SNMP
25 106 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
26 105 (13.87%) Network Management
27 98 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
27 98 (12.95%) SSL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 96 (12.68%) MS Exchange
2 55 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 41 (5.42%) Lync
5 36 (4.76%) IIS
6 29 (3.83%) SharePoint
7 28 (3.70%) WebSphere
8 20 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (2.25%) Apache
10 16 (2.11%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
12 8 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
12 8 (1.06%) GroupWise
13 7 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (8.19%) MS Office
2 42 (5.55%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Sage 200
1 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.25%) Office 365
2 12 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (1.59%) SaaS
3 7 (0.92%) Google Apps
3 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 233 (30.78%) TCP/IP
2 221 (29.19%) DNS
3 187 (24.70%) VPN
4 172 (22.72%) OSPF
5 167 (22.06%) BGP
6 148 (19.55%) Network Security
7 147 (19.42%) MPLS
8 137 (18.10%) WAN
9 119 (15.72%) Internet
10 115 (15.19%) LAN
11 113 (14.93%) VoIP
12 106 (14.00%) SNMP
12 106 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
13 98 (12.95%) SSL
14 93 (12.29%) DHCP
15 79 (10.44%) SAN
16 78 (10.30%) IPsec
17 72 (9.51%) Cisco Nexus
18 68 (8.98%) Wireless
19 64 (8.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.32%) MySQL
2 10 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (1.45%) Metasploit
2 8 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 137 (18.10%) Telecoms
2 69 (9.11%) Finance
3 42 (5.55%) Retail
4 41 (5.42%) Billing
5 31 (4.10%) German Language
6 13 (1.72%) French Language
7 11 (1.45%) Marketing
8 10 (1.32%) Legal
8 10 (1.32%) Banking
9 9 (1.19%) Back Office
10 7 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.53%) Electronics
11 4 (0.53%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 163 (21.53%) Network Engineer
2 92 (12.15%) Security Engineer
3 85 (11.23%) Consultant
3 85 (11.23%) Support Engineer
4 50 (6.61%) Design Engineer
5 46 (6.08%) Security Consultant
5 46 (6.08%) Network Consultant
6 44 (5.81%) IP Engineer
7 43 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 43 (5.68%) Analyst
8 41 (5.42%) Senior Design Engineer
9 38 (5.02%) Senior Network Engineer
10 32 (4.23%) Network Security Engineer
11 31 (4.10%) Team Leader
11 31 (4.10%) Senior IP Engineer
12 30 (3.96%) Senior Security Engineer
13 29 (3.83%) Technical Support
13 29 (3.83%) Network Security Consultant
14 26 (3.43%) Technical Engineer
15 25 (3.30%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.51%) HTML
2 17 (2.25%) .NET
3 15 (1.98%) SOAP
4 8 (1.06%) MAPI
5 7 (0.92%) Web Services
5 7 (0.92%) XML
5 7 (0.92%) J2EE
6 6 (0.79%) Regular Expression
7 5 (0.66%) XSLT
8 4 (0.53%) CGI
8 4 (0.53%) ODBC
8 4 (0.53%) Servlets
8 4 (0.53%) Flash
8 4 (0.53%) XHTML
8 4 (0.53%) SAML
8 4 (0.53%) Ajax
9 3 (0.40%) XMPP
10 2 (0.26%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.26%) Lucene
10 2 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.61%) Smartphone
2 41 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.96%) Video Conferencing
4 28 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.25%) Clustering
6 16 (2.11%) Replication
7 15 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.06%) Celerra
9 7 (0.92%) PKI
10 6 (0.79%) Firmware
11 5 (0.66%) PMI
12 4 (0.53%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.53%) DTV
12 4 (0.53%) iPhone
12 4 (0.53%) HP StorageWorks
13 3 (0.40%) EqualLogic
13 3 (0.40%) Handset
13 3 (0.40%) CMDB
13 3 (0.40%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 260 (34.35%) Windows
2 151 (19.95%) Linux
3 98 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (10.57%) UNIX
5 64 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (5.02%) Windows 7
8 28 (3.70%) Solaris
9 23 (3.04%) Windows 8
10 15 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.72%) Windows 2000
12 12 (1.59%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.06%) CentOS
14 6 (0.79%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.79%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.53%) VMS
15 4 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.53%) Android
16 3 (0.40%) Debian
17 2 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (13.87%) Network Management
2 93 (12.29%) ITIL
3 87 (11.49%) Load Balancing
4 71 (9.38%) Network Design
5 41 (5.42%) Project Management
6 34 (4.49%) Capacity Management
7 33 (4.36%) Mentoring
8 31 (4.10%) Information Security
9 24 (3.17%) Validation
10 23 (3.04%) SIEM
10 23 (3.04%) Kalman Filter
11 22 (2.91%) Migration
12 20 (2.64%) Coaching
13 19 (2.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 19 (2.51%) Service Delivery
13 19 (2.51%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (2.38%) Change Management
14 18 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (2.25%) Time Management
15 17 (2.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 78 (10.30%) SQL
2 25 (3.30%) PHP
3 22 (2.91%) Perl
3 22 (2.91%) Bash Shell
4 21 (2.77%) PowerShell
5 18 (2.38%) Python
6 16 (2.11%) Shell Script
7 13 (1.72%) Java
8 11 (1.45%) Ruby
9 9 (1.19%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.19%) C
10 5 (0.66%) C#
11 4 (0.53%) C++
12 3 (0.40%) Google Apps Script
12 3 (0.40%) Tcl
12 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.40%) VBScript
13 2 (0.26%) VB
13 2 (0.26%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 239 (31.57%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (21.00%) CCNP
3 142 (18.76%) CCNA
4 81 (10.70%) Degree
5 67 (8.85%) Security Cleared
6 57 (7.53%) CISSP
7 56 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (5.55%) CCSA
8 42 (5.55%) SC Cleared
9 41 (5.42%) CCSE
10 38 (5.02%) MCSE
11 36 (4.76%) CCIE
12 30 (3.96%) MCITP
13 29 (3.83%) JNCIA
14 25 (3.30%) MCSA
15 23 (3.04%) CCIP
16 16 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (1.72%) CISM
18 12 (1.59%) DV Cleared
19 10 (1.32%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.53%) SLA
2 54 (7.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (5.42%) PCI DSS
4 22 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.59%) COBIT
6 10 (1.32%) QA
7 8 (1.06%) GPG13
8 7 (0.92%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 163 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (15.98%) Active Directory
3 58 (7.66%) Hyper-V
4 49 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (4.23%) XenApp
5 32 (4.23%) vSphere
6 31 (4.10%) VMware ESX
7 23 (3.04%) XenDesktop
8 20 (2.64%) ProxySG
9 19 (2.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 17 (2.25%) Snort
11 15 (1.98%) Nmap
12 14 (1.85%) Xen
13 11 (1.45%) VMware Server
14 8 (1.06%) Squid
14 8 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.66%) vCloud
16 5 (0.66%) ISA Server
17 4 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (2.77%) FortiGate
2 18 (2.38%) Zenoss
3 17 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
4 15 (1.98%) HP NNM
5 14 (1.85%) Nessus
6 10 (1.32%) ARCserve
7 8 (1.06%) Legato
7 8 (1.06%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.79%) Nagios
8 6 (0.79%) SCOM
8 6 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.66%) SCCM
10 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.53%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.40%) WhatsUp Gold
11 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.40%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.40%) WSUS
12 2 (0.26%) Cacti
Vendors
1 421 (55.61%) Cisco
2 236 (31.18%) Juniper
3 205 (27.08%) VMware
4 199 (26.29%) Microsoft
5 181 (23.91%) F5
6 157 (20.74%) CheckPoint
7 81 (10.70%) HP
8 63 (8.32%) Citrix
8 63 (8.32%) Blue Coat
9 38 (5.02%) Oracle
10 36 (4.76%) Huawei
11 35 (4.62%) Nokia
12 30 (3.96%) Sourcefire
13 23 (3.04%) Veeam
14 21 (2.77%) WatchGuard
14 21 (2.77%) EMC
15 18 (2.38%) NetApp
15 18 (2.38%) Fortinet
16 17 (2.25%) Dell
17 16 (2.11%) Websense
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Argyll Scott
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits and training
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £80k OTE
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago