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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 28 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 458 469 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.96% 8.11% 5.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.56% 27.51% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 351 359 277
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1792 1705 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.14% 29.48% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 1173 1162
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 209 £42,750 -14.50% 6
Bracknell +6 60 £36,500 +4.28%
Newbury +22 58 £42,000 -14.28% 5
Slough -25 30 £42,000 -6.66% 3
Maidenhead -7 27 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Wokingham -1 1 £53,000 +60.60%
Windsor -30 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Thatcham - 1 £33,500 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 429 (54.10%) Cisco
2 279 (35.18%) Windows
3 252 (31.78%) VPN
3 252 (31.78%) Juniper
4 250 (31.53%) TCP/IP
5 246 (31.02%) Cisco Certification
6 213 (26.86%) VMware
7 201 (25.35%) Linux
8 198 (24.97%) Network Security
9 178 (22.45%) DNS
10 172 (21.69%) Microsoft
11 169 (21.31%) WAN
12 166 (20.93%) LAN
13 160 (20.18%) F5
14 155 (19.55%) CCNP
15 152 (19.17%) BGP
16 150 (18.92%) OSPF
17 141 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 136 (17.15%) Active Directory
18 136 (17.15%) CheckPoint
19 134 (16.90%) Cisco ASA
20 130 (16.39%) CCNA
21 127 (16.02%) MPLS
22 116 (14.63%) Telecoms
23 114 (14.38%) SSL
24 111 (14.00%) ITIL
25 104 (13.11%) IPsec
26 99 (12.48%) SAN
27 91 (11.48%) Security Cleared
28 90 (11.35%) UNIX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 81 (10.21%) MS Exchange
2 40 (5.04%) Lync
2 40 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (3.03%) IIS
5 22 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 22 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (2.52%) Apache
7 18 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 14 (1.77%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.51%) JBoss
10 10 (1.26%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.26%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.38%) Confluence
13 3 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 81 (10.21%) MS Excel
2 64 (8.07%) MS Office
3 12 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.88%) Oracle BRM
2 6 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.26%) SaaS
2 7 (0.88%) Office 365
2 7 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.50%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 252 (31.78%) VPN
2 250 (31.53%) TCP/IP
3 198 (24.97%) Network Security
4 178 (22.45%) DNS
5 169 (21.31%) WAN
6 166 (20.93%) LAN
7 152 (19.17%) BGP
8 150 (18.92%) OSPF
9 134 (16.90%) Cisco ASA
10 127 (16.02%) MPLS
11 114 (14.38%) SSL
12 104 (13.11%) IPsec
13 99 (12.48%) SAN
14 81 (10.21%) VoIP
14 81 (10.21%) Wireless
15 63 (7.94%) DHCP
16 60 (7.57%) Cisco Nexus
17 55 (6.94%) Internet
18 45 (5.67%) EIGRP
19 43 (5.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.39%) MySQL
3 9 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (1.13%) Big Data
3 9 (1.13%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.63%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.50%) Redis
6 4 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.25%) DB2
7 2 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.38%) Subversion
3 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.13%) Moq
4 1 (0.13%) Selenium
4 1 (0.13%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.13%) NUnit
General
1 116 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 69 (8.70%) Finance
3 20 (2.52%) Marketing
4 18 (2.27%) Retail
5 17 (2.14%) Banking
6 12 (1.51%) German Language
7 8 (1.01%) Legal
8 6 (0.76%) Back Office
8 6 (0.76%) French Language
9 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.25%) Publishing
10 2 (0.25%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 173 (21.82%) Network Engineer
2 131 (16.52%) Support Engineer
3 80 (10.09%) Consultant
4 78 (9.84%) Security Engineer
5 53 (6.68%) Architect
6 51 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 46 (5.80%) Analyst
8 43 (5.42%) Technical Support
9 41 (5.17%) Security Consultant
9 41 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
10 37 (4.67%) Technical Support Engineer
10 37 (4.67%) Network Consultant
11 34 (4.29%) Network Security Engineer
11 34 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
11 34 (4.29%) Network Architect
12 29 (3.66%) Team Leader
12 29 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
13 27 (3.40%) IT Support
14 26 (3.28%) Help Desk Support
15 25 (3.15%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.65%) Regular Expression
2 15 (1.89%) HTML
2 15 (1.89%) .NET
3 10 (1.26%) MAPI
4 8 (1.01%) Web Services
5 4 (0.50%) Lucene
6 3 (0.38%) XMPP
7 2 (0.25%) SOAP
7 2 (0.25%) CGI
7 2 (0.25%) J2EE
8 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.13%) CSS
8 1 (0.13%) LAMP
8 1 (0.13%) XML
8 1 (0.13%) ODBC
8 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.78%) Management Information System
2 30 (3.78%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (2.14%) Open Source
5 16 (2.02%) Clustering
6 12 (1.51%) PKI
7 11 (1.39%) CESG
8 9 (1.13%) Blackberry
9 7 (0.88%) Smartphone
9 7 (0.88%) Celerra
10 6 (0.76%) Replication
10 6 (0.76%) Economics
11 5 (0.63%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.50%) PMI
13 3 (0.38%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.38%) HP StorageWorks
13 3 (0.38%) Kindle
13 3 (0.38%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.25%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 279 (35.18%) Windows
2 201 (25.35%) Linux
3 90 (11.35%) UNIX
4 80 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (6.56%) Solaris
7 49 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (4.29%) Windows 7
9 22 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.52%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.77%) Windows 2000
12 10 (1.26%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.76%) AIX
13 6 (0.76%) CentOS
13 6 (0.76%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.76%) Android
14 5 (0.63%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.50%) Debian
15 4 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (14.00%) ITIL
2 88 (11.10%) Network Design
3 63 (7.94%) Load Balancing
3 63 (7.94%) Project Management
4 58 (7.31%) Network Management
5 54 (6.81%) SIEM
6 50 (6.31%) Information Security
7 36 (4.54%) Mentoring
8 34 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (4.04%) Problem Management
10 31 (3.91%) Change Management
11 24 (3.03%) Security Architecture
12 23 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
13 22 (2.77%) Root Cause Analysis
14 21 (2.65%) Cyber Security
14 21 (2.65%) Service Delivery
15 20 (2.52%) Coaching
16 18 (2.27%) Change Control
16 18 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (2.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (11.22%) SQL
2 26 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 19 (2.40%) PHP
4 14 (1.77%) C
5 13 (1.64%) Java
5 13 (1.64%) Perl
6 9 (1.13%) Bash Shell
6 9 (1.13%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.88%) Python
7 7 (0.88%) C++
8 6 (0.76%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.76%) C#
9 5 (0.63%) Tcl
10 4 (0.50%) VBScript
11 1 (0.13%) VB
11 1 (0.13%) Ruby
11 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 246 (31.02%) Cisco Certification
2 155 (19.55%) CCNP
3 130 (16.39%) CCNA
4 91 (11.48%) Security Cleared
5 89 (11.22%) CISSP
6 82 (10.34%) Degree
7 62 (7.82%) SC Cleared
8 51 (6.43%) CCIE
9 37 (4.67%) CCSE
10 34 (4.29%) CCSA
11 29 (3.66%) CISM
12 26 (3.28%) JNCIA
13 25 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (2.40%) MCSE
15 18 (2.27%) CCSP
16 17 (2.14%) CCDP
17 16 (2.02%) DV Cleared
18 15 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
19 13 (1.64%) Sun Certification
20 12 (1.51%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.21%) SLA
2 67 (8.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (6.94%) PCI DSS
4 35 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.51%) COBIT
6 9 (1.13%) QA
6 9 (1.13%) GPG13
7 7 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 141 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (17.15%) Active Directory
3 67 (8.45%) Hyper-V
4 54 (6.81%) vSphere
4 54 (6.81%) VMware ESXi
5 50 (6.31%) VMware ESX
6 32 (4.04%) XenApp
7 17 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 15 (1.89%) VMware Server
9 11 (1.39%) ProxySG
10 6 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.76%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.63%) Firmware
12 4 (0.50%) Nmap
13 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.25%) Snort
14 2 (0.25%) Samba
14 2 (0.25%) Squid
14 2 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (2.14%) FortiGate
2 16 (2.02%) Zenoss
3 12 (1.51%) ARCserve
4 11 (1.39%) Backup Exec
5 8 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.01%) Puppet
6 7 (0.88%) SCCM
6 7 (0.88%) SCOM
6 7 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.88%) Legato
7 6 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
8 5 (0.63%) Nagios
9 4 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.50%) logstash
10 3 (0.38%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.38%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.38%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 429 (54.10%) Cisco
2 252 (31.78%) Juniper
3 213 (26.86%) VMware
4 172 (21.69%) Microsoft
5 160 (20.18%) F5
6 136 (17.15%) CheckPoint
7 90 (11.35%) HP
8 63 (7.94%) Citrix
9 59 (7.44%) Oracle
10 43 (5.42%) Blue Coat
11 36 (4.54%) Huawei
12 29 (3.66%) Nokia
13 28 (3.53%) Avaya
14 25 (3.15%) Sourcefire
15 20 (2.52%) NetApp
15 20 (2.52%) Sun
16 19 (2.40%) EMC
16 19 (2.40%) SolarWinds
17 18 (2.27%) Veritas
18 17 (2.14%) IBM
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus+Bens+Stock Options
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more.
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + On-Call
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum Plus Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car + Stock (Pre-IPO)
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago