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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 26 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 391 349 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.85% 6.22% 6.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.08% 20.92% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 285 234 259
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
1300 1668 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 29.74% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 886 948 1139
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +12 202 £45,000 -7.21% 27
Bracknell +12 43 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Slough -10 35 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Newbury -7 23 £45,000 +50.00% 6
Maidenhead +9 22 £37,500 - 6
Windsor +11 7 £47,500 +31.03%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 507 (59.44%) Cisco
2 340 (39.86%) Windows
3 308 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
4 254 (29.78%) Linux
5 252 (29.54%) VMware
6 248 (29.07%) Juniper
7 246 (28.84%) TCP/IP
8 225 (26.38%) WAN
9 221 (25.91%) LAN
10 219 (25.67%) CheckPoint
11 195 (22.86%) F5
12 191 (22.39%) Cisco ASA
13 180 (21.10%) CCNA
14 173 (20.28%) CCNP
15 161 (18.87%) VPN
16 157 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
17 145 (17.00%) Microsoft
18 142 (16.65%) Data Centre
19 139 (16.30%) Telecoms
20 135 (15.83%) UNIX
21 132 (15.47%) Active Directory
22 128 (15.01%) Network Security
23 126 (14.77%) DNS
24 122 (14.30%) ITIL
25 121 (14.19%) SQL
26 115 (13.48%) BGP
27 103 (12.08%) MPLS
28 96 (11.25%) HP
28 96 (11.25%) CCIE
29 95 (11.14%) Security Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 77 (9.03%) MS Exchange
2 52 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 38 (4.45%) IIS
5 36 (4.22%) Lync
6 27 (3.17%) Apache
7 25 (2.93%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (1.17%) JBoss
11 8 (0.94%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.94%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
13 6 (0.70%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.59%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 3 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 65 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.28%) MS Office
3 4 (0.47%) MS Project
4 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.75%) SaaS
2 20 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.41%) Taleo
3 12 (1.41%) Office 365
3 12 (1.41%) Responsys
4 11 (1.29%) PaaS
5 4 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.35%) IaaS
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.12%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 246 (28.84%) TCP/IP
2 225 (26.38%) WAN
3 221 (25.91%) LAN
4 191 (22.39%) Cisco ASA
5 161 (18.87%) VPN
6 128 (15.01%) Network Security
7 126 (14.77%) DNS
8 115 (13.48%) BGP
9 103 (12.08%) MPLS
10 94 (11.02%) OSPF
11 89 (10.43%) Wireless
12 81 (9.50%) Cisco PIX
13 80 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
14 79 (9.26%) SAN
15 75 (8.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 65 (7.62%) VLAN
17 60 (7.03%) IPsec
18 58 (6.80%) Internet
19 56 (6.57%) SSL
20 55 (6.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.57%) MySQL
3 24 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (1.76%) Hadoop
6 12 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.29%) DB2
8 10 (1.17%) Big Data
9 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.70%) MaxDB
10 6 (0.70%) Informix
10 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (0.47%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (1.76%) Git (software)
1 15 (1.76%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.35%) Hudson
2 3 (0.35%) Subversion
2 3 (0.35%) JIRA
3 2 (0.23%) Selenium
3 2 (0.23%) NUnit
3 2 (0.23%) Moq
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 139 (16.30%) Telecoms
2 62 (7.27%) Finance
3 36 (4.22%) Marketing
4 29 (3.40%) Banking
5 20 (2.34%) German Language
6 13 (1.52%) French Language
7 7 (0.82%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.70%) Billing
8 6 (0.70%) Legal
8 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.59%) Back Office
9 5 (0.59%) Retail
10 4 (0.47%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.23%) Military
11 2 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Advertising
12 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 202 (23.68%) Network Engineer
2 118 (13.83%) Support Engineer
3 106 (12.43%) Consultant
4 92 (10.79%) Security Engineer
5 58 (6.80%) Analyst
6 52 (6.10%) Security Consultant
7 48 (5.63%) Technical Engineer
8 47 (5.51%) Senior Network Engineer
9 44 (5.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 44 (5.16%) Administrator
10 41 (4.81%) Security Analyst
11 40 (4.69%) Architect
12 39 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
13 38 (4.45%) Technical Support
14 34 (3.99%) Senior Consultant
15 32 (3.75%) Technical Support Engineer
16 31 (3.63%) Network Security Engineer
17 28 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
18 27 (3.17%) Network Architect
19 25 (2.93%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.40%) LAMP
2 21 (2.46%) CSS
3 18 (2.11%) 802.1X
4 16 (1.88%) Web Services
5 13 (1.52%) Regular Expression
6 9 (1.06%) Middleware
6 9 (1.06%) .NET
7 8 (0.94%) CGI
8 7 (0.82%) HTML
8 7 (0.82%) ODBC
9 6 (0.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 6 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (0.70%) WebCenter
10 5 (0.59%) MAPI
11 4 (0.47%) WAP
12 3 (0.35%) SOAP
13 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.23%) XML
13 2 (0.23%) ZeroMQ
13 2 (0.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 142 (16.65%) Data Centre
2 62 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.21%) Computer Science
4 39 (4.57%) Management Information System
5 30 (3.52%) Statistics
6 16 (1.88%) FlexPod
7 15 (1.76%) Replication
7 15 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
9 12 (1.41%) e-Health
10 11 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (0.94%) Fat Client
12 8 (0.94%) Thin Client
13 7 (0.82%) Clustering
13 7 (0.82%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.82%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
14 6 (0.70%) Oracle Exalogic
14 6 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 340 (39.86%) Windows
2 254 (29.78%) Linux
3 135 (15.83%) UNIX
4 92 (10.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (8.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (5.39%) Solaris
8 33 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (3.40%) CentOS
10 27 (3.17%) Windows 7
11 22 (2.58%) Windows 2000
12 19 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
13 17 (1.99%) Windows 8
14 16 (1.88%) Data ONTAP
15 15 (1.76%) Windows XP
16 12 (1.41%) AIX
17 11 (1.29%) HPUX
17 11 (1.29%) SUSE
18 8 (0.94%) Debian
19 5 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (14.30%) ITIL
2 89 (10.43%) Information Security
3 77 (9.03%) Load Balancing
4 69 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (7.03%) SIEM
6 58 (6.80%) Project Management
7 56 (6.57%) Network Design
8 35 (4.10%) Incident Management
8 35 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
8 35 (4.10%) Mentoring
9 34 (3.99%) Cyber Security
10 32 (3.75%) Change Management
11 31 (3.63%) Service Delivery
12 30 (3.52%) Kalman Filter
13 29 (3.40%) Coaching
14 28 (3.28%) Change Control
15 27 (3.17%) Network Management
15 27 (3.17%) Security Management
16 25 (2.93%) Open Source
17 24 (2.81%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (14.19%) SQL
2 67 (7.85%) Perl
3 46 (5.39%) Python
4 38 (4.45%) PHP
5 32 (3.75%) Java
6 25 (2.93%) PowerShell
7 21 (2.46%) Shell Script
8 19 (2.23%) Ruby
9 15 (1.76%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.29%) C
11 5 (0.59%) VBScript
11 5 (0.59%) VB
12 4 (0.47%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.35%) C++
14 2 (0.23%) Google Apps Script
15 1 (0.12%) Tcl
15 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 308 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
2 180 (21.10%) CCNA
3 173 (20.28%) CCNP
4 96 (11.25%) CCIE
5 95 (11.14%) Security Cleared
6 93 (10.90%) Degree
7 84 (9.85%) CISSP
8 68 (7.97%) CCSE
9 65 (7.62%) SC Cleared
10 45 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 38 (4.45%) CCSA
12 34 (3.99%) MCSE
13 26 (3.05%) JNCIS
14 25 (2.93%) CEH
15 21 (2.46%) CISA
15 21 (2.46%) CISM
16 17 (1.99%) MCITP
17 16 (1.88%) JNCIE
17 16 (1.88%) Check Point Certification
18 15 (1.76%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.39%) SLA
2 58 (6.80%) PCI DSS
3 44 (5.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (2.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.06%) HIPAA
6 8 (0.94%) GPG13
7 5 (0.59%) QA
8 3 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 157 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (15.47%) Active Directory
3 76 (8.91%) Hyper-V
4 63 (7.39%) vSphere
5 58 (6.80%) VMware ESX
6 36 (4.22%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (2.70%) XenApp
8 15 (1.76%) Firmware
9 14 (1.64%) KVM
10 12 (1.41%) ProxySG
11 10 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (1.06%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.94%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.82%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.70%) vCloud
15 6 (0.70%) Samba
16 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.35%) XenServer
17 3 (0.35%) Postfix
17 3 (0.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 36 (4.22%) FortiGate
2 21 (2.46%) Puppet
3 17 (1.99%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (1.52%) SCCM
5 12 (1.41%) Graphite
6 11 (1.29%) WSUS
7 9 (1.06%) Nmap
7 9 (1.06%) Nagios
7 9 (1.06%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.82%) Vagrant
10 6 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.70%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.70%) ARCserve
10 6 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.70%) CiscoWorks
10 6 (0.70%) Legato
10 6 (0.70%) SnapMirror
10 6 (0.70%) SnapVault
11 5 (0.59%) Nessus
Vendors
1 507 (59.44%) Cisco
2 252 (29.54%) VMware
3 248 (29.07%) Juniper
4 219 (25.67%) CheckPoint
5 195 (22.86%) F5
6 145 (17.00%) Microsoft
7 96 (11.25%) HP
8 86 (10.08%) Blue Coat
9 71 (8.32%) Oracle
10 60 (7.03%) Fortinet
11 59 (6.92%) Red Hat
12 38 (4.45%) Sourcefire
13 37 (4.34%) Citrix
14 31 (3.63%) McAfee
14 31 (3.63%) Nokia
15 30 (3.52%) CA
16 27 (3.17%) NetApp
16 27 (3.17%) IBM
17 26 (3.05%) Sun
18 24 (2.81%) Websense
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Gd benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 plus excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits (Please see bel
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £39,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits (Please see bel
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Ricoh UK
Salary: £37 - £42k plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago