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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 36 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 340 311 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.80% 5.67% 6.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.33% 20.58% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 231 235 312
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
1759 1511 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.98% 27.56% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1091 1120
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 156 £45,000 -2.17% 10
Newbury +2 43 £70,000 +79.48% 2
Slough +11 42 £36,250 -17.61% 8
Bracknell +14 37 £37,500 +4.16% 2
Maidenhead -9 16 £37,500 -20.21% 2
Wokingham - 4 £35,000 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 426 (56.13%) Cisco
2 279 (36.76%) Windows
3 245 (32.28%) Cisco Certification
4 233 (30.70%) Juniper
5 229 (30.17%) TCP/IP
6 228 (30.04%) DNS
7 211 (27.80%) Microsoft
8 208 (27.40%) VMware
9 186 (24.51%) VPN
10 177 (23.32%) OSPF
10 177 (23.32%) F5
11 169 (22.27%) BGP
12 167 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 159 (20.95%) CheckPoint
14 156 (20.55%) CCNA
15 155 (20.42%) CCNP
16 153 (20.16%) MPLS
16 153 (20.16%) Telecoms
17 152 (20.03%) Linux
17 152 (20.03%) Network Security
18 132 (17.39%) Internet
19 130 (17.13%) Active Directory
20 126 (16.60%) WAN
21 118 (15.55%) Windows Server 2008
22 115 (15.15%) VoIP
23 114 (15.02%) SNMP
24 109 (14.36%) MS Exchange
24 109 (14.36%) Network Management
25 105 (13.83%) Cisco ASA
26 98 (12.91%) LAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 109 (14.36%) MS Exchange
2 68 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 48 (6.32%) IIS
5 41 (5.40%) Lync
6 36 (4.74%) SharePoint
7 25 (3.29%) WebSphere
8 22 (2.90%) Apache
9 21 (2.77%) Tomcat
10 16 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (1.19%) WebLogic
13 8 (1.05%) GroupWise
13 8 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
13 8 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
15 4 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.40%) WordPress
17 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 60 (7.91%) MS Office
2 45 (5.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.92%) Sage 200
1 7 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.77%) Office 365
2 16 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.32%) Google Apps
4 8 (1.05%) SaaS
5 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 229 (30.17%) TCP/IP
2 228 (30.04%) DNS
3 186 (24.51%) VPN
4 177 (23.32%) OSPF
5 169 (22.27%) BGP
6 153 (20.16%) MPLS
7 152 (20.03%) Network Security
8 132 (17.39%) Internet
9 126 (16.60%) WAN
10 115 (15.15%) VoIP
11 114 (15.02%) SNMP
12 105 (13.83%) Cisco ASA
13 98 (12.91%) LAN
13 98 (12.91%) DHCP
14 90 (11.86%) SSL
15 83 (10.94%) IPsec
16 76 (10.01%) SAN
17 72 (9.49%) Cisco Nexus
18 67 (8.83%) VLAN
18 67 (8.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.84%) MySQL
3 13 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.58%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.79%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (1.71%) Metasploit
2 11 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.13%) Gradle
5 1 (0.13%) Hudson
5 1 (0.13%) JIRA
5 1 (0.13%) Selenium
5 1 (0.13%) Subversion
5 1 (0.13%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 153 (20.16%) Telecoms
2 74 (9.75%) Finance
3 50 (6.59%) Billing
4 48 (6.32%) Retail
5 33 (4.35%) German Language
6 18 (2.37%) Marketing
7 14 (1.84%) French Language
8 11 (1.45%) Legal
9 9 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.19%) Banking
9 9 (1.19%) Back Office
10 7 (0.92%) Electronics
11 4 (0.53%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.26%) Law
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 160 (21.08%) Network Engineer
2 102 (13.44%) Security Engineer
3 89 (11.73%) Consultant
4 73 (9.62%) Support Engineer
5 52 (6.85%) Design Engineer
6 48 (6.32%) IP Engineer
7 47 (6.19%) Security Consultant
8 45 (5.93%) Network Consultant
8 45 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 44 (5.80%) Senior Design Engineer
10 43 (5.67%) Analyst
11 38 (5.01%) Network Security Engineer
12 35 (4.61%) Senior IP Engineer
13 34 (4.48%) Senior Security Engineer
14 33 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
14 33 (4.35%) Technical Support
15 29 (3.82%) Network Security Consultant
16 28 (3.69%) Team Leader
17 26 (3.43%) NOC Engineer
18 24 (3.16%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.37%) .NET
2 17 (2.24%) SOAP
3 16 (2.11%) HTML
4 11 (1.45%) XML
5 9 (1.19%) Web Services
5 9 (1.19%) J2EE
6 8 (1.05%) Regular Expression
7 7 (0.92%) XSLT
8 4 (0.53%) SAML
8 4 (0.53%) ODBC
8 4 (0.53%) Servlets
8 4 (0.53%) Flash
8 4 (0.53%) XHTML
8 4 (0.53%) MAPI
8 4 (0.53%) CGI
8 4 (0.53%) Spring
8 4 (0.53%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.53%) Ajax
9 2 (0.26%) Lucene
9 2 (0.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.51%) Smartphone
2 29 (3.82%) Computer Science
3 26 (3.43%) Video Conferencing
4 22 (2.90%) Replication
5 16 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 15 (1.98%) Clustering
7 11 (1.45%) Celerra
8 9 (1.19%) Blackberry
9 7 (0.92%) PKI
9 7 (0.92%) DTV
10 6 (0.79%) Firmware
11 5 (0.66%) SecurID
11 5 (0.66%) PMI
12 4 (0.53%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.53%) HP StorageWorks
12 4 (0.53%) iPhone
13 3 (0.40%) EqualLogic
13 3 (0.40%) CMDB
13 3 (0.40%) Handset
14 2 (0.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 279 (36.76%) Windows
2 152 (20.03%) Linux
3 118 (15.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (10.28%) UNIX
5 76 (10.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 61 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (5.27%) Windows 7
8 20 (2.64%) Windows 8
9 19 (2.50%) Solaris
10 17 (2.24%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.58%) Windows 2000
12 10 (1.32%) CentOS
12 10 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.19%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.53%) VMS
15 4 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.53%) Android
16 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (14.36%) Network Management
2 92 (12.12%) Load Balancing
3 81 (10.67%) Network Design
4 80 (10.54%) ITIL
5 36 (4.74%) Project Management
6 33 (4.35%) Capacity Management
7 28 (3.69%) Information Security
7 28 (3.69%) Validation
8 26 (3.43%) Kalman Filter
9 23 (3.03%) SIEM
10 21 (2.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (2.64%) Migration
11 20 (2.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 20 (2.64%) Time Management
12 18 (2.37%) Change Management
13 17 (2.24%) Service Delivery
13 17 (2.24%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (2.11%) PRINCE2
15 14 (1.84%) Information Management
16 13 (1.71%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (10.94%) SQL
2 28 (3.69%) Perl
3 24 (3.16%) Python
3 24 (3.16%) Bash Shell
4 22 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 21 (2.77%) PHP
6 16 (2.11%) Java
7 14 (1.84%) Shell Script
8 13 (1.71%) Ruby
9 8 (1.05%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.79%) Google Apps Script
11 5 (0.66%) C
12 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.40%) VBScript
13 2 (0.26%) PowerHouse
13 2 (0.26%) VB
13 2 (0.26%) C#
14 1 (0.13%) C-shell
14 1 (0.13%) R
14 1 (0.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 245 (32.28%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (20.55%) CCNA
3 155 (20.42%) CCNP
4 88 (11.59%) Degree
5 70 (9.22%) Security Cleared
6 66 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (6.98%) CISSP
8 45 (5.93%) MCSE
9 43 (5.67%) SC Cleared
10 40 (5.27%) CCSE
11 39 (5.14%) CCSA
12 37 (4.87%) MCITP
13 31 (4.08%) CCIE
14 28 (3.69%) MCSA
15 27 (3.56%) JNCIA
16 23 (3.03%) CCIP
17 19 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 12 (1.58%) DV Cleared
19 11 (1.45%) MCP
19 11 (1.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.11%) SLA
2 50 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (3.95%) PCI DSS
4 16 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.32%) QA
6 9 (1.19%) HIPAA
7 8 (1.05%) COBIT
7 8 (1.05%) GPG13
8 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 167 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (17.13%) Active Directory
3 63 (8.30%) Hyper-V
4 47 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (4.74%) XenApp
6 31 (4.08%) VMware ESX
7 30 (3.95%) vSphere
8 27 (3.56%) XenDesktop
9 20 (2.64%) ProxySG
9 20 (2.64%) Xen
10 19 (2.50%) Snort
11 17 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 17 (2.24%) Nmap
12 8 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (1.05%) Squid
12 8 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.92%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.79%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.66%) UAG
15 5 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (2.37%) CiscoWorks
1 18 (2.37%) FortiGate
1 18 (2.37%) Zenoss
2 17 (2.24%) HP NNM
3 16 (2.11%) Nessus
4 12 (1.58%) ARCserve
5 11 (1.45%) Legato
6 9 (1.19%) Nagios
7 8 (1.05%) Backup Exec
7 8 (1.05%) SCOM
8 7 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.79%) SCCM
10 5 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.53%) Puppet
11 4 (0.53%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.40%) WhatsUp Gold
12 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.40%) WSUS
12 3 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 426 (56.13%) Cisco
2 233 (30.70%) Juniper
3 211 (27.80%) Microsoft
4 208 (27.40%) VMware
5 177 (23.32%) F5
6 159 (20.95%) CheckPoint
7 87 (11.46%) HP
8 73 (9.62%) Citrix
9 63 (8.30%) Blue Coat
10 40 (5.27%) Oracle
11 36 (4.74%) Nokia
12 34 (4.48%) Huawei
13 29 (3.82%) Sourcefire
14 24 (3.16%) Veeam
15 23 (3.03%) WatchGuard
16 20 (2.64%) NetApp
16 20 (2.64%) Fortinet
17 19 (2.50%) EMC
18 18 (2.37%) Dell
19 16 (2.11%) Websense
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £42000 Per Annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Basic £60-70K + 25% Bonus + £7.2K Car Allowance + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + great opportunity
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £45000 per annum + car and 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £60-70,000 + £10K+ Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £50-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 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
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-50,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £20K Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago