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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 34 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 350 335 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.27% 6.08% 7.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.19% 22.13% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 235 255 380
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1652 1514 1605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.60% 27.47% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1128 1248
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -1 148 £48,500 +7.18% 11
Newbury +13 50 £30,000 -23.07% 2
Bracknell -7 45 £40,000 +31.14% 2
Slough -2 43 £36,000 -20.00% 6
Maidenhead -6 16 £37,500 -48.27% 4
Wokingham - 4 £35,000 -
Windsor -6 2 £36,250 -26.76%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 414 (53.63%) Cisco
2 305 (39.51%) Windows
3 233 (30.18%) Cisco Certification
4 223 (28.89%) DNS
5 221 (28.63%) Juniper
6 220 (28.50%) TCP/IP
7 212 (27.46%) VMware
8 211 (27.33%) Microsoft
9 174 (22.54%) F5
10 165 (21.37%) VPN
11 164 (21.24%) Telecoms
12 160 (20.73%) OSPF
12 160 (20.73%) CCNP
13 159 (20.60%) Linux
13 159 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 158 (20.47%) CheckPoint
15 157 (20.34%) BGP
16 155 (20.08%) CCNA
17 148 (19.17%) Active Directory
18 140 (18.13%) MPLS
18 140 (18.13%) Internet
19 134 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
20 130 (16.84%) Network Security
21 122 (15.80%) WAN
21 122 (15.80%) MS Exchange
22 121 (15.67%) SNMP
23 120 (15.54%) VoIP
24 102 (13.21%) Load Balancing
24 102 (13.21%) Network Management
25 101 (13.08%) Cisco ASA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 122 (15.80%) MS Exchange
2 72 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (6.09%) IIS
5 40 (5.18%) SharePoint
6 37 (4.79%) Lync
7 22 (2.85%) WebSphere
8 20 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (2.46%) Tomcat
10 18 (2.33%) Apache
11 16 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
13 8 (1.04%) GroupWise
14 4 (0.52%) CMS
14 4 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.39%) WordPress
15 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 55 (7.12%) MS Office
2 46 (5.96%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.91%) Sage 200
2 7 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 18 (2.33%) Office 365
2 10 (1.30%) Google Apps
3 9 (1.17%) SaaS
4 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 223 (28.89%) DNS
2 220 (28.50%) TCP/IP
3 165 (21.37%) VPN
4 160 (20.73%) OSPF
5 157 (20.34%) BGP
6 140 (18.13%) MPLS
6 140 (18.13%) Internet
7 130 (16.84%) Network Security
8 122 (15.80%) WAN
9 121 (15.67%) SNMP
10 120 (15.54%) VoIP
11 101 (13.08%) Cisco ASA
12 95 (12.31%) DHCP
13 92 (11.92%) SAN
14 91 (11.79%) LAN
15 82 (10.62%) SSL
16 72 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
17 70 (9.07%) VLAN
18 67 (8.68%) IPsec
19 66 (8.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.33%) MySQL
3 15 (1.94%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.91%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.52%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.39%) DB2
10 3 (0.39%) Informix
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.39%) MaxDB
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 17 (2.20%) Metasploit
3 5 (0.65%) Selenium
4 4 (0.52%) TestComplete
4 4 (0.52%) NUnit
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.13%) Hudson
6 1 (0.13%) Gradle
6 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.13%) Ant
6 1 (0.13%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.13%) Subversion
6 1 (0.13%) JIRA
General
1 164 (21.24%) Telecoms
2 81 (10.49%) Finance
3 57 (7.38%) Billing
4 54 (6.99%) Retail
5 28 (3.63%) German Language
6 17 (2.20%) Marketing
7 13 (1.68%) Legal
8 12 (1.55%) French Language
9 9 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.17%) Back Office
10 8 (1.04%) Banking
11 7 (0.91%) Electronics
12 4 (0.52%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.26%) Law
15 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 160 (20.73%) Network Engineer
2 108 (13.99%) Security Engineer
3 93 (12.05%) Consultant
4 80 (10.36%) Support Engineer
5 62 (8.03%) IP Engineer
6 57 (7.38%) Design Engineer
7 53 (6.87%) Analyst
8 51 (6.61%) Senior Design Engineer
9 43 (5.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 42 (5.44%) Security Consultant
10 42 (5.44%) Senior IP Engineer
11 40 (5.18%) Senior Security Engineer
12 39 (5.05%) Technical Support
13 36 (4.66%) Network Security Engineer
13 36 (4.66%) Network Consultant
14 29 (3.76%) Senior Network Engineer
15 28 (3.63%) Support Analyst
16 27 (3.50%) Technical Engineer
17 25 (3.24%) Technical Support Engineer
18 24 (3.11%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.59%) HTML
1 20 (2.59%) .NET
1 20 (2.59%) SOAP
2 13 (1.68%) XML
3 9 (1.17%) J2EE
4 8 (1.04%) Ajax
5 7 (0.91%) XSLT
6 6 (0.78%) Web Services
6 6 (0.78%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.52%) Spring
7 4 (0.52%) Hibernate
7 4 (0.52%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.52%) Servlets
7 4 (0.52%) ODBC
7 4 (0.52%) Flash
7 4 (0.52%) XHTML
7 4 (0.52%) MAPI
7 4 (0.52%) CGI
7 4 (0.52%) SAML
8 2 (0.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.29%) Smartphone
2 33 (4.27%) Replication
3 26 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 19 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.33%) Celerra
6 17 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (2.07%) Clustering
8 8 (1.04%) PKI
9 7 (0.91%) Blackberry
9 7 (0.91%) DTV
10 6 (0.78%) Firmware
10 6 (0.78%) Open Source
11 5 (0.65%) PMI
11 5 (0.65%) SecurID
12 4 (0.52%) iPhone
12 4 (0.52%) HP StorageWorks
13 3 (0.39%) EqualLogic
13 3 (0.39%) FMCG
13 3 (0.39%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 305 (39.51%) Windows
2 159 (20.60%) Linux
3 134 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (11.66%) UNIX
5 86 (11.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (5.96%) Windows 7
8 27 (3.50%) Solaris
9 18 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 17 (2.20%) Windows XP
11 14 (1.81%) CentOS
11 14 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.55%) Ubuntu
13 10 (1.30%) Windows 2000
14 9 (1.17%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.78%) AIX
16 5 (0.65%) HPUX
16 5 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.65%) SUSE
16 5 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (13.21%) Load Balancing
1 102 (13.21%) Network Management
2 82 (10.62%) Network Design
3 76 (9.84%) ITIL
4 36 (4.66%) Information Security
4 36 (4.66%) Capacity Management
5 32 (4.15%) Project Management
6 31 (4.02%) SIEM
7 29 (3.76%) Validation
8 28 (3.63%) Time Management
9 24 (3.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 23 (2.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (2.20%) Information Management
12 16 (2.07%) Migration
12 16 (2.07%) Service Delivery
12 16 (2.07%) Change Management
12 16 (2.07%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (1.81%) PRINCE2
13 14 (1.81%) Data Security
13 14 (1.81%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (12.95%) SQL
2 43 (5.57%) Perl
3 30 (3.89%) Python
4 28 (3.63%) Bash Shell
5 22 (2.85%) PowerShell
6 21 (2.72%) PHP
7 20 (2.59%) Java
8 17 (2.20%) Ruby
9 15 (1.94%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.55%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.91%) VB
12 6 (0.78%) VBScript
12 6 (0.78%) Google Apps Script
13 4 (0.52%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.39%) C
15 2 (0.26%) C#
16 1 (0.13%) Korn
16 1 (0.13%) C-shell
16 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 233 (30.18%) Cisco Certification
2 160 (20.73%) CCNP
3 155 (20.08%) CCNA
4 100 (12.95%) Degree
5 77 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 58 (7.51%) Security Cleared
7 49 (6.35%) MCSE
8 47 (6.09%) CISSP
9 41 (5.31%) MCITP
10 40 (5.18%) SC Cleared
11 38 (4.92%) MCSA
12 31 (4.02%) CCSA
12 31 (4.02%) CCSE
13 30 (3.89%) CCIE
14 21 (2.72%) CCIP
14 21 (2.72%) JNCIA
15 20 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (1.94%) MCP
17 12 (1.55%) CEH
17 12 (1.55%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.70%) SLA
2 36 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (3.89%) PCI DSS
4 18 (2.33%) QA
5 15 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (1.68%) HIPAA
7 8 (1.04%) GPG13
8 3 (0.39%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 159 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 148 (19.17%) Active Directory
3 72 (9.33%) Hyper-V
4 45 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (4.79%) XenApp
6 29 (3.76%) Xen
6 29 (3.76%) VMware ESX
7 28 (3.63%) XenDesktop
8 27 (3.50%) vSphere
9 24 (3.11%) Snort
10 20 (2.59%) ProxySG
11 18 (2.33%) Nmap
12 9 (1.17%) Squid
13 8 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.91%) UAG
14 7 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.91%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.78%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 26 (3.37%) ARCserve
2 22 (2.85%) Legato
3 20 (2.59%) CiscoWorks
3 20 (2.59%) HP NNM
4 19 (2.46%) Nessus
5 16 (2.07%) FortiGate
6 13 (1.68%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.30%) Nagios
7 10 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (1.04%) Zenoss
9 7 (0.91%) SCOM
10 6 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.65%) SCCM
11 5 (0.65%) Puppet
12 4 (0.52%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (0.39%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.39%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.39%) WSUS
13 3 (0.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 414 (53.63%) Cisco
2 221 (28.63%) Juniper
3 212 (27.46%) VMware
4 211 (27.33%) Microsoft
5 174 (22.54%) F5
6 158 (20.47%) CheckPoint
7 91 (11.79%) HP
8 76 (9.84%) Citrix
9 55 (7.12%) Blue Coat
10 48 (6.22%) Oracle
11 38 (4.92%) Nokia
12 35 (4.53%) Veritas
12 35 (4.53%) Sourcefire
13 33 (4.27%) Huawei
14 30 (3.89%) NetApp
14 30 (3.89%) EMC
15 25 (3.24%) WatchGuard
16 24 (3.11%) Veeam
16 24 (3.11%) Red Hat
17 22 (2.85%) Fortinet
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 20K bonus + car
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-50,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 10K bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60,000 - £70,000 per annum (dependi
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SITA (UK) LTD
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus 10% bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + up to 20K comission
Posted: 20 days ago