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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 28 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 374 339 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.36% 5.79% 5.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.81% 19.29% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 285 230 235
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1298 1757 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.53% 30.00% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 916 981 1104
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 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 28 August 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 +5 192 £45,000 - 18
Bracknell +23 43 £38,000 +1.33%
Slough -2 43 £45,000 +23.28% 2
Maidenhead +16 21 £42,000 +12.00% 2
Newbury -15 15 £52,500 -25.00% 2
Windsor - 10 £47,500 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 480 (60.84%) Cisco
2 294 (37.26%) Windows
3 291 (36.88%) Cisco Certification
4 234 (29.66%) Juniper
5 230 (29.15%) TCP/IP
6 228 (28.90%) LAN
7 221 (28.01%) WAN
8 217 (27.50%) VMware
9 208 (26.36%) CheckPoint
10 205 (25.98%) Linux
11 179 (22.69%) F5
12 175 (22.18%) Cisco ASA
13 173 (21.93%) CCNA
14 166 (21.04%) VPN
15 152 (19.26%) CCNP
16 141 (17.87%) Data Centre
17 133 (16.86%) VMware Infrastructure
18 128 (16.22%) Telecoms
19 127 (16.10%) Active Directory
19 127 (16.10%) Microsoft
20 120 (15.21%) DNS
21 117 (14.83%) Network Security
22 115 (14.58%) ITIL
23 113 (14.32%) UNIX
24 106 (13.43%) BGP
25 99 (12.55%) MPLS
26 98 (12.42%) Degree
27 97 (12.29%) SQL
28 92 (11.66%) Wireless
29 91 (11.53%) OSPF

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (9.00%) MS Exchange
2 51 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (3.42%) IIS
5 26 (3.30%) Lync
6 19 (2.41%) SharePoint
7 17 (2.15%) Apache
8 13 (1.65%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.65%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.01%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.01%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.76%) JBoss
10 6 (0.76%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 55 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.17%) MS Office
3 4 (0.51%) MS Project
3 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.04%) SaaS
2 13 (1.65%) Taleo
2 13 (1.65%) Responsys
3 12 (1.52%) Office 365
3 12 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.14%) PaaS
5 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.13%) Nimbula
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 230 (29.15%) TCP/IP
2 228 (28.90%) LAN
3 221 (28.01%) WAN
4 175 (22.18%) Cisco ASA
5 166 (21.04%) VPN
6 120 (15.21%) DNS
7 117 (14.83%) Network Security
8 106 (13.43%) BGP
9 99 (12.55%) MPLS
10 92 (11.66%) Wireless
11 91 (11.53%) OSPF
12 77 (9.76%) Cisco PIX
13 76 (9.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 73 (9.25%) Cisco Nexus
15 60 (7.60%) IPsec
16 58 (7.35%) SSL
17 56 (7.10%) VoIP
18 54 (6.84%) Internet
18 54 (6.84%) VLAN
19 53 (6.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.82%) MySQL
3 22 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.03%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.27%) DB2
8 9 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.01%) Big Data
10 6 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.76%) Informix
10 6 (0.76%) MaxDB
11 4 (0.51%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (1.65%) Git (software)
1 13 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.25%) Moq
2 2 (0.25%) NUnit
2 2 (0.25%) Selenium
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 128 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 66 (8.37%) Finance
3 29 (3.68%) Banking
4 24 (3.04%) Marketing
5 20 (2.53%) German Language
6 13 (1.65%) French Language
7 8 (1.01%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.76%) Back Office
8 6 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.63%) Electronics
9 5 (0.63%) Retail
10 4 (0.51%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.51%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.51%) Legal
11 3 (0.38%) Advertising
11 3 (0.38%) Billing
12 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Military
13 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 192 (24.33%) Network Engineer
2 113 (14.32%) Support Engineer
3 102 (12.93%) Consultant
4 76 (9.63%) Security Engineer
5 69 (8.75%) Analyst
6 53 (6.72%) Security Consultant
6 53 (6.72%) Administrator
7 52 (6.59%) Technical Engineer
8 49 (6.21%) Senior Network Engineer
9 48 (6.08%) Technical Support
9 48 (6.08%) Systems Administrator
10 42 (5.32%) Security Analyst
11 39 (4.94%) Technical Support Engineer
12 38 (4.82%) Architect
13 36 (4.56%) Senior Consultant
14 34 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 29 (3.68%) Technical Consultant
15 29 (3.68%) Network Security Engineer
16 27 (3.42%) Senior Security Consultant
17 25 (3.17%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.17%) CSS
1 25 (3.17%) 802.1X
2 16 (2.03%) Web Services
3 15 (1.90%) LAMP
4 11 (1.39%) Regular Expression
5 9 (1.14%) CGI
5 9 (1.14%) Middleware
6 6 (0.76%) HTML
6 6 (0.76%) .NET
6 6 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (0.76%) WebCenter
6 6 (0.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 5 (0.63%) ODBC
8 3 (0.38%) SOAP
8 3 (0.38%) MAPI
9 2 (0.25%) Lucene
9 2 (0.25%) Ajax
9 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.25%) XML
9 2 (0.25%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 141 (17.87%) Data Centre
2 70 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (6.46%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.06%) Statistics
5 31 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 15 (1.90%) Replication
7 14 (1.77%) FlexPod
8 12 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
10 10 (1.27%) e-Health
11 9 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.01%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.01%) Thin Client
13 7 (0.89%) Clustering
13 7 (0.89%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.89%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.76%) Celerra
14 6 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 294 (37.26%) Windows
2 205 (25.98%) Linux
3 113 (14.32%) UNIX
4 77 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (5.32%) Solaris
8 23 (2.92%) Windows 7
9 20 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
10 19 (2.41%) Windows 2000
11 17 (2.15%) CentOS
12 15 (1.90%) Windows 8
13 14 (1.77%) Data ONTAP
13 14 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (1.52%) SUSE
15 11 (1.39%) AIX
16 10 (1.27%) HPUX
16 10 (1.27%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (14.58%) ITIL
2 78 (9.89%) Information Security
3 65 (8.24%) Load Balancing
4 53 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (6.59%) Network Design
6 51 (6.46%) SIEM
7 49 (6.21%) Project Management
8 34 (4.31%) Incident Management
9 33 (4.18%) Service Delivery
9 33 (4.18%) Change Management
10 31 (3.93%) Network Management
11 28 (3.55%) Cyber Security
11 28 (3.55%) Mentoring
11 28 (3.55%) Kalman Filter
12 25 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
13 24 (3.04%) Vulnerability Management
13 24 (3.04%) Security Management
14 22 (2.79%) Penetration Testing
14 22 (2.79%) Change Control
14 22 (2.79%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 97 (12.29%) SQL
2 69 (8.75%) Perl
3 49 (6.21%) Python
4 30 (3.80%) Java
5 26 (3.30%) PHP
6 24 (3.04%) Shell Script
7 16 (2.03%) Ruby
8 14 (1.77%) PowerShell
8 14 (1.77%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.39%) C
10 4 (0.51%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.51%) VB
11 3 (0.38%) C++
11 3 (0.38%) VBScript
12 1 (0.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 291 (36.88%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (21.93%) CCNA
3 152 (19.26%) CCNP
4 98 (12.42%) Degree
5 81 (10.27%) CCIE
6 80 (10.14%) Security Cleared
7 75 (9.51%) CISSP
8 59 (7.48%) CCSE
9 58 (7.35%) SC Cleared
10 38 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (4.06%) CCSA
12 29 (3.68%) MCSE
13 22 (2.79%) CISM
13 22 (2.79%) JNCIS
14 21 (2.66%) CEH
15 19 (2.41%) Check Point Certification
16 17 (2.15%) CISA
16 17 (2.15%) JNCIA
17 15 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (1.90%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.21%) SLA
2 46 (5.83%) PCI DSS
3 31 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.14%) HIPAA
6 6 (0.76%) GPG13
7 5 (0.63%) QA
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 133 (16.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 127 (16.10%) Active Directory
3 63 (7.98%) vSphere
4 56 (7.10%) VMware ESX
5 54 (6.84%) Hyper-V
6 26 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (2.92%) Firmware
8 18 (2.28%) XenApp
9 13 (1.65%) ProxySG
10 9 (1.14%) KVM
11 8 (1.01%) VirtualBox
11 8 (1.01%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.76%) vCloud
13 3 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.38%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.38%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.25%) Snort
14 2 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (4.69%) FortiGate
2 16 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (1.90%) Puppet
4 13 (1.65%) Graphite
5 12 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (1.14%) Nmap
6 9 (1.14%) SCCM
6 9 (1.14%) Nagios
7 8 (1.01%) Vagrant
7 8 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (0.89%) WSUS
9 6 (0.76%) ARCserve
9 6 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (0.76%) Legato
9 6 (0.76%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.76%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.76%) SnapMirror
9 6 (0.76%) SnapVault
10 5 (0.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 480 (60.84%) Cisco
2 234 (29.66%) Juniper
3 217 (27.50%) VMware
4 208 (26.36%) CheckPoint
5 179 (22.69%) F5
6 127 (16.10%) Microsoft
7 81 (10.27%) Blue Coat
8 69 (8.75%) HP
9 62 (7.86%) Oracle
10 55 (6.97%) Fortinet
11 40 (5.07%) Red Hat
12 34 (4.31%) Sourcefire
13 30 (3.80%) McAfee
13 30 (3.80%) CA
13 30 (3.80%) Citrix
14 29 (3.68%) NetApp
14 29 (3.68%) Websense
15 25 (3.17%) Nokia
15 25 (3.17%) Sun
16 23 (2.92%) ProCurve
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car & healthcare package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + £2k shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Certifications, training
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago