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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 37 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 342 376 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.85% 6.60% 5.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.25% 23.07% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 258 272 281
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
1777 1630 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.37% 28.60% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1143 1098
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -1 162 £47,500 - 13
Slough +4 39 £37,000 -13.45% 10
Newbury +1 33 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Bracknell 0 28 £32,500 +1.56% 2
Maidenhead -19 13 £61,250 +32.43% 1
Wokingham - 3 £37,500 - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 413 (54.85%) Cisco
2 254 (33.73%) Windows
3 242 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
4 237 (31.47%) Juniper
5 234 (31.08%) TCP/IP
6 212 (28.15%) DNS
7 198 (26.29%) VMware
8 196 (26.03%) VPN
9 188 (24.97%) Microsoft
10 177 (23.51%) F5
11 168 (22.31%) OSPF
12 164 (21.78%) BGP
13 162 (21.51%) CCNP
14 156 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
15 153 (20.32%) Network Security
16 152 (20.19%) CheckPoint
17 148 (19.65%) Linux
18 141 (18.73%) WAN
19 139 (18.46%) CCNA
20 138 (18.33%) MPLS
21 128 (17.00%) Telecoms
22 126 (16.73%) LAN
23 112 (14.87%) Active Directory
24 111 (14.74%) Cisco ASA
25 106 (14.08%) Internet
26 105 (13.94%) SSL
27 103 (13.68%) VoIP
28 95 (12.62%) Network Management
29 93 (12.35%) ITIL
30 91 (12.08%) MS Exchange

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 91 (12.08%) MS Exchange
2 50 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 39 (5.18%) Lync
5 31 (4.12%) IIS
6 26 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 26 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 20 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (1.99%) Apache
9 11 (1.46%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
10 10 (1.33%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.06%) GroupWise
11 8 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
12 6 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 60 (7.97%) MS Office
2 41 (5.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.53%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.73%) Office 365
2 12 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.33%) SaaS
4 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.93%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 234 (31.08%) TCP/IP
2 212 (28.15%) DNS
3 196 (26.03%) VPN
4 168 (22.31%) OSPF
5 164 (21.78%) BGP
6 153 (20.32%) Network Security
7 141 (18.73%) WAN
8 138 (18.33%) MPLS
9 126 (16.73%) LAN
10 111 (14.74%) Cisco ASA
11 106 (14.08%) Internet
12 105 (13.94%) SSL
13 103 (13.68%) VoIP
14 91 (12.08%) SNMP
15 86 (11.42%) DHCP
16 84 (11.16%) IPsec
17 74 (9.83%) SAN
18 70 (9.30%) Wireless
19 69 (9.16%) Cisco Nexus
20 58 (7.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.33%) Oracle Database
2 10 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (1.06%) MySQL
4 7 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.80%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (1.33%) Metasploit
2 6 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (17.00%) Telecoms
2 66 (8.76%) Finance
3 37 (4.91%) Retail
4 30 (3.98%) Billing
5 29 (3.85%) German Language
6 11 (1.46%) Legal
6 11 (1.46%) French Language
7 10 (1.33%) Marketing
8 9 (1.20%) Back Office
8 9 (1.20%) Banking
9 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.53%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.40%) Electronics
11 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 162 (21.51%) Network Engineer
2 91 (12.08%) Support Engineer
3 86 (11.42%) Security Engineer
4 84 (11.16%) Consultant
5 45 (5.98%) Analyst
5 45 (5.98%) Design Engineer
6 44 (5.84%) Network Consultant
6 44 (5.84%) Security Consultant
7 41 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 39 (5.18%) Senior Network Engineer
8 39 (5.18%) IP Engineer
9 36 (4.78%) Senior Design Engineer
10 32 (4.25%) Technical Support
11 31 (4.12%) Team Leader
11 31 (4.12%) Technical Engineer
11 31 (4.12%) Architect
12 30 (3.98%) Network Security Engineer
13 29 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
14 27 (3.59%) Senior Security Engineer
15 26 (3.45%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.39%) HTML
2 14 (1.86%) .NET
3 13 (1.73%) SOAP
4 8 (1.06%) MAPI
5 6 (0.80%) J2EE
6 5 (0.66%) Web Services
6 5 (0.66%) XML
6 5 (0.66%) XSLT
6 5 (0.66%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.53%) Ajax
7 4 (0.53%) SAML
7 4 (0.53%) Flash
7 4 (0.53%) XHTML
7 4 (0.53%) ODBC
7 4 (0.53%) Servlets
7 4 (0.53%) CGI
8 3 (0.40%) XMPP
9 2 (0.27%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.27%) Lucene
10 1 (0.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.31%) Smartphone
3 31 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
4 27 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.12%) Clustering
7 13 (1.73%) Replication
8 9 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.20%) PKI
9 6 (0.80%) Celerra
10 5 (0.66%) PMI
10 5 (0.66%) iPhone
11 4 (0.53%) HP StorageWorks
11 4 (0.53%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.40%) DTV
12 3 (0.40%) Handset
12 3 (0.40%) CMDB
12 3 (0.40%) SecurID
13 2 (0.27%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 254 (33.73%) Windows
2 148 (19.65%) Linux
3 90 (11.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (9.96%) UNIX
5 60 (7.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (6.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (4.91%) Windows 7
8 29 (3.85%) Solaris
9 23 (3.05%) Windows 8
10 16 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.73%) Windows 2000
12 11 (1.46%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.93%) CentOS
14 5 (0.66%) Android
14 5 (0.66%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.66%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.53%) VMS
16 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (12.62%) Network Management
2 93 (12.35%) ITIL
3 84 (11.16%) Load Balancing
4 72 (9.56%) Network Design
5 45 (5.98%) Project Management
6 36 (4.78%) Information Security
7 33 (4.38%) Mentoring
8 32 (4.25%) Capacity Management
9 27 (3.59%) SIEM
10 25 (3.32%) Validation
11 24 (3.19%) Migration
12 23 (3.05%) Kalman Filter
13 21 (2.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 20 (2.66%) Coaching
15 19 (2.52%) Service Delivery
15 19 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (2.39%) Change Management
16 18 (2.39%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (2.39%) PRINCE2
17 17 (2.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 78 (10.36%) SQL
2 23 (3.05%) PHP
3 21 (2.79%) Bash Shell
4 20 (2.66%) PowerShell
5 18 (2.39%) Perl
6 15 (1.99%) Python
6 15 (1.99%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.59%) Java
8 10 (1.33%) Ruby
8 10 (1.33%) C
9 8 (1.06%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.80%) C#
11 5 (0.66%) C++
12 4 (0.53%) Tcl
13 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.40%) VBScript
13 3 (0.40%) Google Apps Script
14 2 (0.27%) PowerHouse
14 2 (0.27%) VB
15 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 242 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 162 (21.51%) CCNP
3 139 (18.46%) CCNA
4 79 (10.49%) Degree
5 71 (9.43%) Security Cleared
6 63 (8.37%) CISSP
7 48 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 43 (5.71%) SC Cleared
9 42 (5.58%) CCSA
10 41 (5.44%) CCIE
11 40 (5.31%) CCSE
12 33 (4.38%) MCSE
13 29 (3.85%) JNCIA
14 24 (3.19%) MCITP
14 24 (3.19%) CCIP
15 21 (2.79%) MCSA
16 16 (2.12%) CISM
17 14 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 12 (1.59%) CCSP
18 12 (1.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.84%) SLA
2 55 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (5.71%) PCI DSS
4 23 (3.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.73%) COBIT
6 10 (1.33%) QA
7 7 (0.93%) GPG13
8 6 (0.80%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 156 (20.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (14.87%) Active Directory
3 51 (6.77%) VMware ESXi
3 51 (6.77%) Hyper-V
4 37 (4.91%) vSphere
5 32 (4.25%) XenApp
5 32 (4.25%) VMware ESX
6 21 (2.79%) ProxySG
7 20 (2.66%) XenDesktop
8 18 (2.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 15 (1.99%) VMware Server
9 15 (1.99%) Snort
10 14 (1.86%) Nmap
11 10 (1.33%) Xen
12 8 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.93%) Squid
14 6 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.80%) Firmware
15 5 (0.66%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (3.19%) FortiGate
2 18 (2.39%) Zenoss
3 15 (1.99%) CiscoWorks
4 13 (1.73%) HP NNM
4 13 (1.73%) Nessus
5 8 (1.06%) Backup Exec
5 8 (1.06%) ARCserve
6 6 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (0.80%) SCOM
6 6 (0.80%) Legato
7 5 (0.66%) Nagios
7 5 (0.66%) SCCM
8 4 (0.53%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.40%) WSUS
9 3 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.40%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.27%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 413 (54.85%) Cisco
2 237 (31.47%) Juniper
3 198 (26.29%) VMware
4 188 (24.97%) Microsoft
5 177 (23.51%) F5
6 152 (20.19%) CheckPoint
7 76 (10.09%) HP
8 63 (8.37%) Blue Coat
9 59 (7.84%) Citrix
10 38 (5.05%) Oracle
11 35 (4.65%) Huawei
12 32 (4.25%) Nokia
13 29 (3.85%) Sourcefire
14 21 (2.79%) Veeam
15 19 (2.52%) WatchGuard
16 18 (2.39%) EMC
17 17 (2.26%) NetApp
17 17 (2.26%) Fortinet
18 16 (2.12%) Imperva
18 16 (2.12%) Polycom
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Salary: From £30,400 to £32,500 per annum plus generous pension and holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £45000 - £61000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Names.co.uk
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago