The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 24 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 437 322 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.43% 6.05% 6.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.33% 18.84% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 331 261 327
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1660 1709 1689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.22% 32.11% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1265 1367
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 239 £47,500 +7.95% 21
Slough +17 35 £42,500 - 9
Bracknell -10 35 £42,500 +28.78% 2
Newbury +1 25 £35,000 -20.45% 5
Maidenhead +6 23 £30,000 +30.43% 2
Wokingham - 3 £47,500 -
Windsor +3 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 434 (49.60%) Cisco
2 413 (47.20%) Windows
3 255 (29.14%) Cisco Certification
4 247 (28.23%) VMware
5 243 (27.77%) Microsoft
6 211 (24.11%) DNS
7 202 (23.09%) VPN
8 201 (22.97%) Active Directory
9 200 (22.86%) Linux
10 197 (22.51%) CCNA
10 197 (22.51%) TCP/IP
11 189 (21.60%) SQL
12 188 (21.49%) Juniper
13 181 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 168 (19.20%) WAN
15 166 (18.97%) Network Security
16 163 (18.63%) LAN
17 161 (18.40%) CheckPoint
18 159 (18.17%) VMware Infrastructure
19 157 (17.94%) VoIP
20 154 (17.60%) Telecoms
21 150 (17.14%) F5
22 149 (17.03%) MS Exchange
23 148 (16.91%) BGP
24 145 (16.57%) Degree
25 140 (16.00%) CCNP
26 139 (15.89%) OSPF
27 136 (15.54%) Cisco ASA
28 133 (15.20%) SAN
29 132 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 149 (17.03%) MS Exchange
2 74 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 73 (8.34%) IIS
4 71 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 40 (4.57%) Lync
7 30 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 26 (2.97%) Apache
9 22 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 21 (2.40%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.37%) WebSphere
12 11 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
13 9 (1.03%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
15 5 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.57%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.46%) CMS
17 3 (0.34%) Confluence
17 3 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 106 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 52 (5.94%) MS Office
3 12 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (2.51%) Oracle BRM
2 11 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.57%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.29%) Office 365
2 12 (1.37%) SaaS
3 9 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.69%) Google Apps
5 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 211 (24.11%) DNS
2 202 (23.09%) VPN
3 197 (22.51%) TCP/IP
4 168 (19.20%) WAN
5 166 (18.97%) Network Security
6 163 (18.63%) LAN
7 157 (17.94%) VoIP
8 148 (16.91%) BGP
9 139 (15.89%) OSPF
10 136 (15.54%) Cisco ASA
11 133 (15.20%) SAN
12 128 (14.63%) Internet
12 128 (14.63%) MPLS
13 105 (12.00%) DHCP
14 104 (11.89%) SNMP
15 89 (10.17%) SSL
16 78 (8.91%) IPsec
17 74 (8.46%) Wireless
18 65 (7.43%) Broadband
19 63 (7.20%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (11.09%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.80%) Relational Database
3 19 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 19 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (2.06%) MySQL
5 16 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 15 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.46%) DB2
7 4 (0.46%) Informix
7 4 (0.46%) MaxDB
7 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.23%) MS Access
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.11%) Big Data
9 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.11%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 20 (2.29%) Metasploit
3 8 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (0.80%) Selenium
5 4 (0.46%) NUnit
5 4 (0.46%) TestComplete
6 3 (0.34%) Hudson
6 3 (0.34%) Gradle
6 3 (0.34%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.34%) IntelliJ
6 3 (0.34%) Ant
6 3 (0.34%) Subversion
6 3 (0.34%) JIRA
7 1 (0.11%) StarTeam
General
1 154 (17.60%) Telecoms
2 108 (12.34%) Finance
3 67 (7.66%) Billing
4 62 (7.09%) Retail
5 33 (3.77%) Marketing
6 20 (2.29%) Back Office
7 16 (1.83%) German Language
8 12 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.14%) Legal
10 8 (0.91%) French Language
10 8 (0.91%) Electronics
11 7 (0.80%) Publishing
12 5 (0.57%) Banking
12 5 (0.57%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Games
14 1 (0.11%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) Military
14 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 162 (18.51%) Network Engineer
2 131 (14.97%) Security Engineer
3 107 (12.23%) Consultant
4 79 (9.03%) Support Engineer
5 60 (6.86%) Analyst
5 60 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 57 (6.51%) IP Engineer
7 46 (5.26%) Architect
8 43 (4.91%) Security Consultant
9 42 (4.80%) Technical Support
10 38 (4.34%) Design Engineer
11 35 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
12 34 (3.89%) Support Consultant
13 33 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
13 33 (3.77%) Senior Design Engineer
14 31 (3.54%) Senior IP Engineer
15 30 (3.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 25 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
16 25 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
17 24 (2.74%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.66%) Regular Expression
2 26 (2.97%) HTML
2 26 (2.97%) .NET
3 20 (2.29%) XML
4 12 (1.37%) XSLT
5 11 (1.26%) SOAP
6 10 (1.14%) ASP.NET
7 8 (0.91%) J2EE
8 5 (0.57%) Web Services
8 5 (0.57%) Ajax
9 4 (0.46%) Spring
9 4 (0.46%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.46%) ODBC
9 4 (0.46%) COM
9 4 (0.46%) Flash
10 3 (0.34%) Silverlight
10 3 (0.34%) Apache Flex
10 3 (0.34%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.34%) CPAN
10 3 (0.34%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.17%) Smartphone
2 48 (5.49%) Replication
3 34 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.94%) Open Source
6 16 (1.83%) PKI
6 16 (1.83%) Clustering
6 16 (1.83%) Celerra
7 14 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.14%) Cryptography
9 9 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.91%) DTV
10 8 (0.91%) iPhone
11 6 (0.69%) iPad
12 5 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.57%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.46%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.34%) EqualLogic
14 3 (0.34%) FMCG
14 3 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 413 (47.20%) Windows
2 200 (22.86%) Linux
3 181 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 115 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 108 (12.34%) UNIX
6 73 (8.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 41 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (4.23%) Solaris
10 27 (3.09%) Ubuntu
11 24 (2.74%) CentOS
12 21 (2.40%) Windows XP
13 17 (1.94%) Windows 8
14 16 (1.83%) AIX
15 13 (1.49%) Windows 2000
16 10 (1.14%) Windows Vista
16 10 (1.14%) Android
17 9 (1.03%) HPUX
18 8 (0.91%) SUSE
19 7 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (9.60%) Network Management
2 79 (9.03%) ITIL
3 78 (8.91%) SIEM
4 67 (7.66%) Information Security
5 65 (7.43%) Load Balancing
5 65 (7.43%) Time Management
6 62 (7.09%) Network Design
7 43 (4.91%) Project Management
8 40 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 40 (4.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 37 (4.23%) Information Management
10 36 (4.11%) Data Security
11 33 (3.77%) Change Management
12 31 (3.54%) Change Control
13 30 (3.43%) Business Continuity
14 29 (3.31%) CRM
15 28 (3.20%) Migration
15 28 (3.20%) Service Delivery
16 24 (2.74%) Capacity Management
17 20 (2.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (21.60%) SQL
2 52 (5.94%) Perl
3 35 (4.00%) Python
4 33 (3.77%) Java
5 30 (3.43%) PHP
6 29 (3.31%) PowerShell
6 29 (3.31%) Bash Shell
7 27 (3.09%) Ruby
8 14 (1.60%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.37%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.03%) VBScript
11 7 (0.80%) VB
11 7 (0.80%) C
12 6 (0.69%) C++
13 5 (0.57%) Google Apps Script
14 4 (0.46%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.34%) C-shell
15 3 (0.34%) PowerHouse
15 3 (0.34%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 255 (29.14%) Cisco Certification
2 197 (22.51%) CCNA
3 145 (16.57%) Degree
4 140 (16.00%) CCNP
5 132 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 92 (10.51%) MCSE
7 76 (8.69%) MCITP
8 74 (8.46%) CISSP
9 73 (8.34%) Security Cleared
10 58 (6.63%) MCSA
11 57 (6.51%) SC Cleared
12 49 (5.60%) JNCIA
13 43 (4.91%) CCIE
14 36 (4.11%) CCSP
15 30 (3.43%) CEH
15 30 (3.43%) MCP
16 29 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 26 (2.97%) CCSA
18 25 (2.86%) CCSE
18 25 (2.86%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.09%) PCI DSS
2 56 (6.40%) SLA
3 33 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (2.29%) HIPAA
6 19 (2.17%) GPG13
7 13 (1.49%) QA
8 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 201 (22.97%) Active Directory
2 159 (18.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (11.09%) Hyper-V
4 49 (5.60%) XenApp
5 43 (4.91%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (4.46%) vSphere
7 32 (3.66%) Xen
8 27 (3.09%) ProxySG
9 26 (2.97%) Snort
10 24 (2.74%) XenDesktop
11 20 (2.29%) VMware ESX
11 20 (2.29%) Nmap
12 13 (1.49%) DFS Replication
12 13 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.69%) UAG
15 5 (0.57%) vCloud
15 5 (0.57%) KVM
16 3 (0.34%) Novell eDirectory
16 3 (0.34%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 61 (6.97%) ARCserve
2 54 (6.17%) Legato
3 28 (3.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 25 (2.86%) SCCM
5 24 (2.74%) Backup Exec
6 22 (2.51%) Nessus
7 17 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
8 15 (1.71%) WSUS
9 13 (1.49%) SCOM
9 13 (1.49%) SCDPM
10 11 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
10 11 (1.26%) CiscoWorks
10 11 (1.26%) Nagios
10 11 (1.26%) HP NNM
11 7 (0.80%) Puppet
11 7 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
12 5 (0.57%) Netcool
13 4 (0.46%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 434 (49.60%) Cisco
2 247 (28.23%) VMware
3 243 (27.77%) Microsoft
4 188 (21.49%) Juniper
5 161 (18.40%) CheckPoint
6 150 (17.14%) F5
7 102 (11.66%) HP
8 91 (10.40%) Oracle
9 88 (10.06%) Citrix
10 74 (8.46%) Veritas
11 67 (7.66%) EMC
12 59 (6.74%) NetApp
13 57 (6.51%) Blue Coat
14 56 (6.40%) Red Hat
15 40 (4.57%) Sourcefire
16 38 (4.34%) Avaya
17 35 (4.00%) Nokia
18 34 (3.89%) Sun
19 30 (3.43%) IBM
20 26 (2.97%) Websense
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Virtustream
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Abscissa.Com Limited
Salary: Competitive. Benefits inc: Cash Health Plan, Staff Discount
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: car allowance + 20% bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
O2
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago