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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 25 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 457 433 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.21% 7.37% 6.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.51% 26.13% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 348 331 261
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
1498 1657 1706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.90% 28.19% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1120 1266
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -3 251 £47,500 - 27
Slough +19 47 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Maidenhead +10 39 £55,000 +83.33% 4
Bracknell +5 32 £42,000 -1.17% 1
Newbury +12 29 £32,500 -4.41% 6
Windsor -12 2 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Wokingham +12 1 £46,000 -3.15%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 457 (52.17%) Cisco
2 378 (43.15%) Windows
3 293 (33.45%) Linux
4 290 (33.11%) Cisco Certification
5 257 (29.34%) VMware
6 248 (28.31%) TCP/IP
7 244 (27.85%) Juniper
8 201 (22.95%) VPN
9 190 (21.69%) CCNP
10 181 (20.66%) WAN
11 175 (19.98%) CheckPoint
12 172 (19.63%) Microsoft
12 172 (19.63%) F5
13 170 (19.41%) CCNA
14 165 (18.84%) LAN
15 164 (18.72%) Cisco ASA
16 162 (18.49%) Network Security
17 158 (18.04%) VMware Infrastructure
18 155 (17.69%) Active Directory
19 145 (16.55%) DNS
20 137 (15.64%) UNIX
20 137 (15.64%) SQL
21 131 (14.95%) Telecoms
22 125 (14.27%) ITIL
23 124 (14.16%) HP
24 120 (13.70%) MPLS
25 119 (13.58%) SAN
26 112 (12.79%) BGP
26 112 (12.79%) Security Cleared
27 102 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 78 (8.90%) MS Exchange
2 46 (5.25%) IIS
3 41 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (4.57%) Lync
4 40 (4.57%) SharePoint
5 37 (4.22%) Apache
5 37 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.37%) JBoss
8 12 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (0.80%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.68%) Confluence
12 5 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.57%) CMS
13 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 100 (11.42%) MS Excel
2 61 (6.96%) MS Office
3 15 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.03%) Oracle BRM
2 7 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.42%) SaaS
2 17 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (1.83%) Office 365
4 12 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
4 12 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 12 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.37%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.91%) PaaS
6 5 (0.57%) IaaS
7 3 (0.34%) Dropbox
7 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.11%) Responsys
9 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 248 (28.31%) TCP/IP
2 201 (22.95%) VPN
3 181 (20.66%) WAN
4 165 (18.84%) LAN
5 164 (18.72%) Cisco ASA
6 162 (18.49%) Network Security
7 145 (16.55%) DNS
8 120 (13.70%) MPLS
9 119 (13.58%) SAN
10 112 (12.79%) BGP
11 100 (11.42%) Wireless
12 95 (10.84%) OSPF
13 80 (9.13%) SSL
14 74 (8.45%) IPsec
15 69 (7.88%) DHCP
16 67 (7.65%) Cisco Nexus
17 64 (7.31%) VoIP
18 61 (6.96%) VLAN
19 54 (6.16%) Internet
20 50 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.05%) MySQL
3 26 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.05%) Big Data
8 12 (1.37%) Redis
8 12 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (1.26%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.26%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.14%) DB2
11 9 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.57%) Informix
12 5 (0.57%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.57%) MaxDB
13 3 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.57%) Subversion
4 4 (0.46%) NUnit
4 4 (0.46%) Selenium
4 4 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.46%) Moq
4 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.34%) Hudson
5 3 (0.34%) JIRA
6 2 (0.23%) TestComplete
General
1 131 (14.95%) Telecoms
2 66 (7.53%) Finance
3 35 (4.00%) Marketing
4 24 (2.74%) Banking
5 13 (1.48%) Retail
6 9 (1.03%) Legal
7 6 (0.68%) Billing
8 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.34%) Back Office
8 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.34%) Military
8 3 (0.34%) German Language
9 2 (0.23%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.23%) Publishing
9 2 (0.23%) Electronics
9 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.11%) Advertising
10 1 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 185 (21.12%) Network Engineer
2 113 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 102 (11.64%) Security Engineer
4 97 (11.07%) Consultant
5 65 (7.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 59 (6.74%) Architect
7 54 (6.16%) Analyst
8 41 (4.68%) Security Consultant
9 36 (4.11%) Senior Network Engineer
10 33 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
10 33 (3.77%) Network Architect
11 30 (3.42%) Security Analyst
11 30 (3.42%) Technical Support
11 30 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
12 28 (3.20%) IT Support
13 23 (2.63%) Security Architect
14 22 (2.51%) Network Support
14 22 (2.51%) Senior Manager
14 22 (2.51%) Technical Consultant
14 22 (2.51%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.31%) Regular Expression
2 22 (2.51%) LAMP
3 19 (2.17%) .NET
3 19 (2.17%) Web Services
4 15 (1.71%) HTML
5 12 (1.37%) MAPI
6 8 (0.91%) CSS
6 8 (0.91%) ODBC
7 4 (0.46%) WAP
7 4 (0.46%) XML
7 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.46%) Ajax
8 3 (0.34%) CGI
9 2 (0.23%) Lucene
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.11%) Middleware
10 1 (0.11%) SAP XI
10 1 (0.11%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.11%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 48 (5.48%) Computer Science
2 47 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.02%) Management Information System
4 39 (4.45%) Open Source
5 15 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 14 (1.60%) Celerra
6 14 (1.60%) Statistics
7 12 (1.37%) e-Health
7 12 (1.37%) FlexPod
8 11 (1.26%) Enterprise Cloud
9 10 (1.14%) CESG
10 8 (0.91%) PKI
11 7 (0.80%) Blackberry
11 7 (0.80%) Replication
11 7 (0.80%) Clustering
11 7 (0.80%) EqualLogic
12 6 (0.68%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.68%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 378 (43.15%) Windows
2 293 (33.45%) Linux
3 137 (15.64%) UNIX
4 102 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 54 (6.16%) Solaris
8 47 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (3.88%) Windows 7
10 27 (3.08%) CentOS
11 16 (1.83%) Windows 2000
11 16 (1.83%) Windows XP
12 12 (1.37%) AIX
12 12 (1.37%) Amazon Linux
13 11 (1.26%) Windows 8
14 10 (1.14%) SUSE
14 10 (1.14%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.03%) Debian
15 9 (1.03%) HPUX
15 9 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (14.27%) ITIL
2 96 (10.96%) Load Balancing
3 82 (9.36%) SIEM
4 80 (9.13%) Project Management
5 75 (8.56%) Information Security
6 72 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (7.42%) Network Design
8 51 (5.82%) Cyber Security
9 45 (5.14%) Mentoring
10 38 (4.34%) Root Cause Analysis
11 33 (3.77%) Change Management
12 31 (3.54%) Change Control
13 30 (3.42%) Service Delivery
13 30 (3.42%) Incident Management
14 29 (3.31%) Problem Management
14 29 (3.31%) Coaching
15 28 (3.20%) Security Architecture
16 26 (2.97%) Network Monitoring
17 25 (2.85%) Kalman Filter
18 21 (2.40%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (15.64%) SQL
2 55 (6.28%) PowerShell
3 44 (5.02%) Perl
4 29 (3.31%) PHP
5 24 (2.74%) Python
6 19 (2.17%) Java
7 15 (1.71%) Bash Shell
8 14 (1.60%) Ruby
9 8 (0.91%) C
10 7 (0.80%) VBScript
10 7 (0.80%) VB
11 5 (0.57%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.46%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.34%) C++
14 2 (0.23%) Erlang
14 2 (0.23%) Google Apps Script
15 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 290 (33.11%) Cisco Certification
2 190 (21.69%) CCNP
3 170 (19.41%) CCNA
4 112 (12.79%) Security Cleared
5 98 (11.19%) CISSP
6 83 (9.47%) SC Cleared
7 80 (9.13%) CCIE
8 79 (9.02%) Degree
9 55 (6.28%) CCSE
10 42 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (4.11%) CCSA
12 35 (4.00%) MCSE
13 29 (3.31%) CISM
14 24 (2.74%) CISA
15 21 (2.40%) JNCIA
16 20 (2.28%) CCSP
17 19 (2.17%) JNCIE
17 19 (2.17%) CEH
18 17 (1.94%) JNCIS
19 15 (1.71%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.56%) SLA
2 62 (7.08%) PCI DSS
3 55 (6.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (3.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.48%) GPG13
6 8 (0.91%) HIPAA
6 8 (0.91%) COBIT
6 8 (0.91%) QA
7 2 (0.23%) FISMA
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 158 (18.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 155 (17.69%) Active Directory
3 101 (11.53%) Hyper-V
4 47 (5.37%) VMware ESX
5 44 (5.02%) vSphere
6 30 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (3.20%) XenApp
8 12 (1.37%) XenDesktop
8 12 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (1.14%) KVM
10 7 (0.80%) Samba
11 6 (0.68%) ProxySG
12 5 (0.57%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.57%) XenServer
13 3 (0.34%) Postfix
13 3 (0.34%) iptables
14 2 (0.23%) Firmware
15 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.11%) Snort
15 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (2.40%) Puppet
2 19 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 18 (2.05%) ARCserve
4 17 (1.94%) WSUS
4 17 (1.94%) SCCM
5 14 (1.60%) Legato
5 14 (1.60%) Nagios
6 12 (1.37%) logstash
7 11 (1.26%) OpenAM
7 11 (1.26%) FortiGate
8 10 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.68%) SCOM
10 6 (0.68%) CiscoWorks
11 5 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.34%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
12 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 457 (52.17%) Cisco
2 257 (29.34%) VMware
3 244 (27.85%) Juniper
4 175 (19.98%) CheckPoint
5 172 (19.63%) Microsoft
5 172 (19.63%) F5
6 124 (14.16%) HP
7 83 (9.47%) Oracle
8 55 (6.28%) Blue Coat
9 53 (6.05%) Citrix
10 50 (5.71%) Red Hat
11 40 (4.57%) IBM
12 38 (4.34%) Fortinet
13 32 (3.65%) Nokia
14 31 (3.54%) Symantec
15 29 (3.31%) Sourcefire
16 28 (3.20%) NetApp
17 27 (3.08%) EMC
18 26 (2.97%) Veritas
19 24 (2.74%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: car allowance, excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car allowance and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 6 days ago