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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 18 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 573 412 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.12% 7.42% 7.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.32% 25.62% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 487 318 371
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1354 1608 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.27% 28.96% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 1055 1113
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +13 305 £50,000 - 27
Bracknell +37 91 £45,750 +1.66% 4
Maidenhead +16 75 £60,000 +6.66% 2
Slough -4 36 £36,000 -20.00% 7
Newbury -15 16 £47,750 +27.33% 1
Windsor +10 1 - - 3
Ascot - 1 - -
Hungerford - 1 £50,000 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 583 (61.30%) Cisco
2 387 (40.69%) Windows
3 340 (35.75%) VMware
4 337 (35.44%) Cisco Certification
5 333 (35.02%) WAN
6 318 (33.44%) Linux
7 316 (33.23%) LAN
8 287 (30.18%) CheckPoint
9 257 (27.02%) Juniper
10 246 (25.87%) ITIL
11 245 (25.76%) Active Directory
12 239 (25.13%) F5
13 235 (24.71%) CCNP
14 225 (23.66%) Data Centre
15 208 (21.87%) Microsoft
16 206 (21.66%) Windows Server
17 204 (21.45%) VMware Infrastructure
18 199 (20.93%) TCP/IP
19 192 (20.19%) Cisco ASA
20 187 (19.66%) VPN
21 168 (17.67%) Cisco Nexus
22 166 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
23 148 (15.56%) Wireless
24 140 (14.72%) Network Security
25 138 (14.51%) CCNA
26 133 (13.99%) MPLS
27 131 (13.77%) Windows Server 2003
27 131 (13.77%) CCIE
27 131 (13.77%) Unix
28 126 (13.25%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 125 (13.14%) MS Exchange
2 107 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (4.21%) IIS
5 30 (3.15%) Skype for Business
6 29 (3.05%) Apache
7 25 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 20 (2.10%) OpenStack
8 20 (2.10%) WebSphere
9 18 (1.89%) JBoss
10 14 (1.47%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.26%) nginx
12 10 (1.05%) IBM Domino
13 6 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.53%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
16 3 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
17 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 113 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.05%) MS Office
3 6 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 76 (7.99%) SaaS
2 74 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (3.89%) IaaS
5 29 (3.05%) OpenShift
6 20 (2.10%) Office 365
7 13 (1.37%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.11%) Responsys
8 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 333 (35.02%) WAN
2 316 (33.23%) LAN
3 199 (20.93%) TCP/IP
4 192 (20.19%) Cisco ASA
5 187 (19.66%) VPN
6 168 (17.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 148 (15.56%) Wireless
8 140 (14.72%) Network Security
9 133 (13.99%) MPLS
10 124 (13.04%) DNS
11 121 (12.72%) BGP
12 99 (10.41%) OSPF
13 84 (8.83%) VoIP
14 70 (7.36%) SAN
15 67 (7.05%) VLAN
16 62 (6.52%) SSL
17 61 (6.41%) Cisco IOS
18 58 (6.10%) Cisco PIX
19 56 (5.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 53 (5.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.21%) MySQL
3 13 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 12 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.32%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.21%) Big Data
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 12 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.21%) ANTLR
3 2 (0.21%) Subversion
4 1 (0.11%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 106 (11.15%) Finance
2 72 (7.57%) German Language
3 71 (7.47%) Telecoms
4 49 (5.15%) French Language
5 19 (2.00%) Retail
6 18 (1.89%) Marketing
7 10 (1.05%) Legal
7 10 (1.05%) Publishing
8 9 (0.95%) Advertising
9 8 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.63%) Electronics
11 5 (0.53%) Brand Awareness
11 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.42%) Banking
13 3 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.32%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.11%) Billing
14 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 261 (27.44%) Network Engineer
2 146 (15.35%) Support Engineer
3 129 (13.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 124 (13.04%) Security Engineer
5 116 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 106 (11.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 83 (8.73%) VMware Engineer
8 81 (8.52%) Architect
9 80 (8.41%) Analyst
10 66 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 65 (6.83%) Technical Engineer
12 63 (6.62%) Technical Support
13 61 (6.41%) Consultant
14 56 (5.89%) Administrator
14 56 (5.89%) Network Security Engineer
15 50 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
15 50 (5.26%) Network Architect
16 48 (5.05%) Network Support
16 48 (5.05%) Senior Cisco Engineer
16 48 (5.05%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.21%) Middleware
2 21 (2.21%) Web Services
3 13 (1.37%) 802.1X
3 13 (1.37%) CSS
4 7 (0.74%) .NET
5 6 (0.63%) LAMP
5 6 (0.63%) XMPP
6 4 (0.42%) Sass
7 3 (0.32%) XML
7 3 (0.32%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (0.21%) POSIX
9 1 (0.11%) CGI
9 1 (0.11%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.11%) HTML
9 1 (0.11%) JSON
9 1 (0.11%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.11%) RSS
9 1 (0.11%) SAML
9 1 (0.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 225 (23.66%) Data Centre
2 68 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.42%) EMC VNX
4 37 (3.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 23 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.42%) Driving Licence
6 19 (2.00%) Replication
7 16 (1.68%) Private Cloud
8 13 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.26%) Visualisation
10 11 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (1.05%) PKI
12 9 (0.95%) Blackberry
12 9 (0.95%) Data Integration
12 9 (0.95%) Statistics
13 6 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.63%) Handset
13 6 (0.63%) iPhone
14 5 (0.53%) Clustering
14 5 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 387 (40.69%) Windows
2 318 (33.44%) Linux
3 206 (21.66%) Windows Server
4 166 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 131 (13.77%) Unix
5 131 (13.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 126 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 74 (7.78%) Solaris
8 69 (7.26%) Windows 2000
9 49 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.89%) CentOS
11 14 (1.47%) Windows 7
12 10 (1.05%) Windows NT
13 9 (0.95%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.84%) Android
15 7 (0.74%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.63%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.53%) Debian
18 4 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (25.87%) ITIL
2 104 (10.94%) Information Security
3 103 (10.83%) Presales
4 80 (8.41%) Load Balancing
5 73 (7.68%) Mentoring
6 68 (7.15%) Risk Management
7 65 (6.83%) Migration
8 60 (6.31%) Capacity Planning
9 55 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 42 (4.42%) Network Design
11 40 (4.21%) Coaching
11 40 (4.21%) Service Management
12 33 (3.47%) Change Management
13 32 (3.36%) Risk Analysis
14 31 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
15 28 (2.94%) Open Source
15 28 (2.94%) Service Delivery
15 28 (2.94%) SIEM
16 27 (2.84%) Network Architecture
17 26 (2.73%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (12.20%) SQL
2 93 (9.78%) Perl
3 92 (9.67%) Ruby
4 90 (9.46%) PowerShell
5 72 (7.57%) Python
6 45 (4.73%) Java
7 26 (2.73%) Shell Script
8 16 (1.68%) C
9 10 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.53%) C++
10 5 (0.53%) PHP
11 2 (0.21%) Prolog
12 1 (0.11%) C#
12 1 (0.11%) Google Apps Script
12 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 337 (35.44%) Cisco Certification
2 235 (24.71%) CCNP
3 138 (14.51%) CCNA
4 131 (13.77%) CCIE
5 65 (6.83%) Degree
6 50 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
7 47 (4.94%) CCSE
8 43 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 37 (3.89%) CISSP
10 34 (3.58%) Security Cleared
11 30 (3.15%) SC Cleared
12 25 (2.63%) MCSE
13 24 (2.52%) CCIP
14 21 (2.21%) CCSA
14 21 (2.21%) MCSD
15 20 (2.10%) MCSA
16 19 (2.00%) CCVP
16 19 (2.00%) CEH
17 16 (1.68%) CCSP
18 15 (1.58%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (10.52%) SLA
2 32 (3.36%) QA
3 29 (3.05%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.42%) COBIT
6 4 (0.42%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.32%) COSO
8 1 (0.11%) FISMA
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) SAS 70
System Software
1 245 (25.76%) Active Directory
2 204 (21.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (13.25%) Hyper-V
4 84 (8.83%) vSphere
5 79 (8.31%) VMware ESXi
6 63 (6.62%) VMware ESX
7 19 (2.00%) Docker
8 10 (1.05%) XenApp
9 9 (0.95%) NFS
10 7 (0.74%) Firmware
10 7 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.63%) XenServer
12 5 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.53%) Squid
12 5 (0.53%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.42%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.42%) NDS
13 4 (0.42%) Novell eDirectory
13 4 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 95 (9.99%) SCCM
2 44 (4.63%) WSUS
3 41 (4.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 39 (4.10%) Puppet
5 30 (3.15%) SCOM
6 24 (2.52%) SCVMM
7 23 (2.42%) Windows Intune
8 14 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (1.16%) Cacti
10 11 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
11 10 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
11 10 (1.05%) CiscoWorks
12 8 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (0.74%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 6 (0.63%) Nmap
14 6 (0.63%) OpenAM
15 5 (0.53%) Backup Exec
16 4 (0.42%) Nessus
Vendors
1 583 (61.30%) Cisco
2 340 (35.75%) VMware
3 287 (30.18%) CheckPoint
4 257 (27.02%) Juniper
5 239 (25.13%) F5
6 208 (21.87%) Microsoft
7 117 (12.30%) Palo Alto
8 95 (9.99%) Red Hat
9 91 (9.57%) Blue Coat
10 75 (7.89%) Sourcefire
11 68 (7.15%) HP
12 66 (6.94%) Oracle
13 63 (6.62%) Crossbeam
14 61 (6.41%) Citrix
15 53 (5.57%) EMC
16 48 (5.05%) Qualys
17 42 (4.42%) Forcepoint
18 36 (3.79%) Fortinet
19 30 (3.15%) RightScale
20 29 (3.05%) NetApp
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
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Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Flexi
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
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