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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 28 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 411 436 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.48% 8.23% 5.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.48% 28.86% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 317 371 242
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £30,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
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
1613 1511 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.35% 28.52% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1090 1140
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -4 185 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Newbury +22 69 £38,000 -15.55% 4
Bracknell -6 45 £41,000 +7.89% 1
Slough -21 32 £45,000 - 1
Maidenhead -5 30 £55,000 - 9
Windsor -25 2 £45,000 -7.69% 3
Thatcham - 1 £33,500 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 424 (52.48%) Cisco
2 320 (39.60%) Windows
3 252 (31.19%) TCP/IP
4 243 (30.07%) VPN
4 243 (30.07%) Cisco Certification
4 243 (30.07%) Juniper
5 232 (28.71%) Linux
6 223 (27.60%) VMware
7 198 (24.50%) Network Security
8 177 (21.91%) WAN
9 174 (21.53%) LAN
10 172 (21.29%) DNS
11 166 (20.54%) Microsoft
12 159 (19.68%) F5
13 155 (19.18%) CCNP
14 148 (18.32%) Active Directory
15 143 (17.70%) BGP
16 140 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
17 139 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 136 (16.83%) OSPF
19 133 (16.46%) CheckPoint
20 128 (15.84%) CCNA
21 126 (15.59%) MPLS
22 125 (15.47%) SSL
23 120 (14.85%) ITIL
24 109 (13.49%) SQL
25 103 (12.75%) SAN
26 102 (12.62%) UNIX
27 101 (12.50%) Telecoms
28 99 (12.25%) IPsec

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 81 (10.02%) MS Exchange
2 43 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (4.33%) IIS
5 34 (4.21%) Lync
6 30 (3.71%) Apache
7 26 (3.22%) SharePoint
8 20 (2.48%) WebSphere
9 19 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 18 (2.23%) Tomcat
11 14 (1.73%) JBoss
12 10 (1.24%) WebLogic
13 9 (1.11%) IBM HTTP Server
14 7 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 5 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.37%) Confluence
16 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
16 3 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 90 (11.14%) MS Excel
2 61 (7.55%) MS Office
3 13 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.11%) Oracle BRM
2 7 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.48%) SaaS
2 13 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.36%) Office 365
4 10 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.24%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.37%) PaaS
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 252 (31.19%) TCP/IP
2 243 (30.07%) VPN
3 198 (24.50%) Network Security
4 177 (21.91%) WAN
5 174 (21.53%) LAN
6 172 (21.29%) DNS
7 143 (17.70%) BGP
8 140 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
9 136 (16.83%) OSPF
10 126 (15.59%) MPLS
11 125 (15.47%) SSL
12 103 (12.75%) SAN
13 99 (12.25%) IPsec
14 88 (10.89%) Wireless
15 75 (9.28%) VoIP
16 61 (7.55%) DHCP
16 61 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
17 55 (6.81%) Internet
18 44 (5.45%) EIGRP
19 41 (5.07%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.22%) MySQL
3 17 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.24%) Redis
7 10 (1.24%) Big Data
7 10 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.87%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.62%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.25%) DB2
11 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.37%) Subversion
4 2 (0.25%) Selenium
4 2 (0.25%) TestComplete
4 2 (0.25%) NUnit
4 2 (0.25%) Moq
5 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 101 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 62 (7.67%) Finance
3 21 (2.60%) Marketing
4 18 (2.23%) Retail
5 16 (1.98%) Banking
6 8 (0.99%) Legal
7 6 (0.74%) German Language
8 3 (0.37%) French Language
8 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.25%) Publishing
9 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.25%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.12%) Billing
10 1 (0.12%) Military
10 1 (0.12%) Back Office
10 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 172 (21.29%) Network Engineer
2 133 (16.46%) Support Engineer
3 89 (11.01%) Consultant
4 84 (10.40%) Security Engineer
5 61 (7.55%) Architect
6 53 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 52 (6.44%) Analyst
8 46 (5.69%) Security Consultant
9 44 (5.45%) Technical Support
10 41 (5.07%) Technical Engineer
11 36 (4.46%) Technical Support Engineer
11 36 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
12 35 (4.33%) Network Architect
13 33 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
14 29 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support
14 29 (3.59%) Network Consultant
15 26 (3.22%) Security Analyst
16 24 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support
16 24 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 24 (2.97%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.72%) Regular Expression
2 19 (2.35%) .NET
3 18 (2.23%) HTML
4 17 (2.10%) Web Services
5 13 (1.61%) MAPI
6 6 (0.74%) LAMP
7 3 (0.37%) Lucene
7 3 (0.37%) XMPP
8 2 (0.25%) XML
8 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.25%) CGI
8 2 (0.25%) Ajax
9 1 (0.12%) J2EE
9 1 (0.12%) CSS
9 1 (0.12%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.85%) Video Conferencing
5 21 (2.60%) Open Source
6 15 (1.86%) PKI
7 11 (1.36%) CESG
7 11 (1.36%) Clustering
8 9 (1.11%) Celerra
8 9 (1.11%) Blackberry
9 6 (0.74%) e-Health
9 6 (0.74%) Economics
9 6 (0.74%) FlexPod
9 6 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.74%) EqualLogic
10 5 (0.62%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.62%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.50%) PMI
12 3 (0.37%) Kindle
12 3 (0.37%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 320 (39.60%) Windows
2 232 (28.71%) Linux
3 102 (12.62%) UNIX
4 85 (10.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (6.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (6.68%) Solaris
8 35 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (4.21%) Windows 7
10 18 (2.23%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.73%) CentOS
12 13 (1.61%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.61%) Windows 2000
13 10 (1.24%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.24%) Amazon Linux
14 9 (1.11%) Android
15 6 (0.74%) AIX
15 6 (0.74%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.50%) Debian
17 2 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (14.85%) ITIL
2 78 (9.65%) Network Design
3 72 (8.91%) Load Balancing
4 70 (8.66%) SIEM
5 69 (8.54%) Project Management
6 57 (7.05%) Information Security
7 47 (5.82%) Network Management
8 40 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (4.95%) Mentoring
9 37 (4.58%) Problem Management
10 34 (4.21%) Change Management
11 26 (3.22%) Cyber Security
12 25 (3.09%) Kalman Filter
12 25 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
13 24 (2.97%) Change Control
13 24 (2.97%) Coaching
14 23 (2.85%) Security Architecture
15 21 (2.60%) Incident Management
15 21 (2.60%) Service Delivery
16 18 (2.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 109 (13.49%) SQL
2 37 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 23 (2.85%) PHP
4 20 (2.48%) Perl
5 15 (1.86%) Java
5 15 (1.86%) C
6 10 (1.24%) Python
6 10 (1.24%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.11%) Bash Shell
8 8 (0.99%) C++
9 7 (0.87%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.62%) Tcl
10 5 (0.62%) C#
11 3 (0.37%) VBScript
12 2 (0.25%) VB
12 2 (0.25%) Erlang
12 2 (0.25%) Ruby
13 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 243 (30.07%) Cisco Certification
2 155 (19.18%) CCNP
3 128 (15.84%) CCNA
4 90 (11.14%) CISSP
4 90 (11.14%) Security Cleared
5 79 (9.78%) Degree
6 62 (7.67%) SC Cleared
7 56 (6.93%) CCIE
8 37 (4.58%) CCSE
9 30 (3.71%) CISM
10 29 (3.59%) CCSA
11 28 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (3.09%) JNCIA
13 23 (2.85%) MCSE
14 19 (2.35%) CCSP
15 16 (1.98%) CCDP
16 15 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (1.73%) CISA
17 14 (1.73%) DV Cleared
18 13 (1.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (8.17%) SLA
2 61 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (6.81%) PCI DSS
4 38 (4.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (1.98%) COBIT
6 7 (0.87%) QA
7 6 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.74%) GPG13
8 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 148 (18.32%) Active Directory
2 139 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (9.90%) Hyper-V
4 55 (6.81%) vSphere
5 51 (6.31%) VMware ESX
6 48 (5.94%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (3.84%) XenApp
8 14 (1.73%) VMware Server
9 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (0.99%) ProxySG
11 7 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.74%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.37%) Nmap
13 3 (0.37%) Samba
14 2 (0.25%) Firmware
14 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.25%) pfSense
14 2 (0.25%) XenServer
15 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (1.86%) Backup Exec
1 15 (1.86%) ARCserve
2 14 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.61%) FortiGate
4 12 (1.49%) Puppet
5 11 (1.36%) Zenoss
5 11 (1.36%) Nagios
6 10 (1.24%) SCCM
6 10 (1.24%) logstash
7 9 (1.11%) Legato
8 8 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (0.99%) WSUS
9 7 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.87%) OpenAM
9 7 (0.87%) SCOM
10 4 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 424 (52.48%) Cisco
2 243 (30.07%) Juniper
3 223 (27.60%) VMware
4 166 (20.54%) Microsoft
5 159 (19.68%) F5
6 133 (16.46%) CheckPoint
7 96 (11.88%) HP
8 65 (8.04%) Oracle
9 62 (7.67%) Citrix
10 38 (4.70%) Blue Coat
11 29 (3.59%) Avaya
12 28 (3.47%) Huawei
13 25 (3.09%) IBM
14 24 (2.97%) Nokia
14 24 (2.97%) Sourcefire
15 23 (2.85%) Red Hat
15 23 (2.85%) NetApp
16 22 (2.72%) Symantec
17 21 (2.60%) EMC
18 20 (2.48%) Sun
Windsor, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Commission
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Gym, Pension,Days Out
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Viewdata Recruitment
Salary: Subject to experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + On-Call
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago