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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 27 25 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 411 404 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.51% 7.22% 5.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.81% 26.41% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 318 329 240
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
1478 1530 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.02% 27.34% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1073 1245
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 0 219 £45,000 -4.25% 18
Slough +15 46 £46,500 +3.33% 6
Maidenhead +5 39 £55,000 +59.42% 13
Newbury +16 33 £32,500 -1.51% 5
Bracknell -12 25 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Windsor -16 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 461 (52.81%) Cisco
2 364 (41.70%) Windows
3 286 (32.76%) Cisco Certification
4 281 (32.19%) Linux
5 249 (28.52%) TCP/IP
5 249 (28.52%) Juniper
6 247 (28.29%) VMware
7 235 (26.92%) VPN
8 198 (22.68%) Network Security
9 192 (21.99%) WAN
10 185 (21.19%) CCNP
11 178 (20.39%) LAN
12 170 (19.47%) F5
13 165 (18.90%) CCNA
14 164 (18.79%) Microsoft
15 163 (18.67%) Cisco ASA
16 157 (17.98%) CheckPoint
17 154 (17.64%) DNS
18 153 (17.53%) Active Directory
19 148 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
20 139 (15.92%) Telecoms
21 134 (15.35%) BGP
22 128 (14.66%) SQL
23 126 (14.43%) MPLS
24 124 (14.20%) ITIL
25 122 (13.97%) UNIX
26 121 (13.86%) HP
27 119 (13.63%) OSPF
28 116 (13.29%) SAN
29 109 (12.49%) Security Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 79 (9.05%) MS Exchange
2 45 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (4.81%) IIS
4 38 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 37 (4.24%) Apache
6 36 (4.12%) Lync
7 34 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (1.72%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (1.49%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 11 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (1.26%) JBoss
12 6 (0.69%) Confluence
13 5 (0.57%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.46%) CMS
14 4 (0.46%) nginx
14 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 101 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 56 (6.41%) MS Office
3 15 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.03%) Oracle BRM
2 7 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.86%) SaaS
2 20 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.37%) Office 365
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
4 12 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (0.80%) PaaS
6 5 (0.57%) IaaS
7 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 249 (28.52%) TCP/IP
2 235 (26.92%) VPN
3 198 (22.68%) Network Security
4 192 (21.99%) WAN
5 178 (20.39%) LAN
6 163 (18.67%) Cisco ASA
7 154 (17.64%) DNS
8 134 (15.35%) BGP
9 126 (14.43%) MPLS
10 119 (13.63%) OSPF
11 116 (13.29%) SAN
12 104 (11.91%) Wireless
13 102 (11.68%) SSL
14 98 (11.23%) IPsec
15 75 (8.59%) VoIP
16 69 (7.90%) Cisco Nexus
17 65 (7.45%) DHCP
18 54 (6.19%) VLAN
19 53 (6.07%) Internet
20 52 (5.96%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.96%) MySQL
3 24 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.83%) Big Data
8 12 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.37%) Redis
9 9 (1.03%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.80%) DB2
10 7 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.46%) Informix
11 4 (0.46%) MaxDB
12 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.69%) Subversion
4 4 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.34%) JIRA
5 3 (0.34%) Hudson
5 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.23%) Selenium
6 2 (0.23%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.23%) Moq
6 2 (0.23%) NUnit
General
1 139 (15.92%) Telecoms
2 64 (7.33%) Finance
3 41 (4.70%) Marketing
4 22 (2.52%) Banking
5 19 (2.18%) Retail
6 8 (0.92%) Legal
7 6 (0.69%) Billing
8 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.34%) Back Office
9 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.23%) Publishing
9 2 (0.23%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.11%) Military
10 1 (0.11%) Electronics
10 1 (0.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 187 (21.42%) Network Engineer
2 122 (13.97%) Support Engineer
3 102 (11.68%) Security Engineer
4 93 (10.65%) Consultant
5 64 (7.33%) Architect
6 62 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 54 (6.19%) Analyst
8 39 (4.47%) Security Consultant
9 38 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
10 36 (4.12%) Technical Support
11 35 (4.01%) Network Architect
11 35 (4.01%) Technical Engineer
12 32 (3.67%) Senior Network Engineer
13 30 (3.44%) Security Architect
14 28 (3.21%) Security Analyst
15 27 (3.09%) IT Support
16 25 (2.86%) Technical Support Engineer
17 21 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support
17 21 (2.41%) Network Support
18 20 (2.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.09%) Regular Expression
2 21 (2.41%) LAMP
3 17 (1.95%) .NET
3 17 (1.95%) Web Services
4 13 (1.49%) HTML
4 13 (1.49%) MAPI
5 6 (0.69%) ODBC
6 4 (0.46%) WAP
6 4 (0.46%) XML
6 4 (0.46%) CSS
7 3 (0.34%) CGI
8 2 (0.23%) Lucene
8 2 (0.23%) Ajax
8 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.11%) FreeSWITCH
9 1 (0.11%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.61%) Management Information System
2 47 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 33 (3.78%) Open Source
5 15 (1.72%) CESG
6 13 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 13 (1.49%) Celerra
7 10 (1.15%) FlexPod
7 10 (1.15%) e-Health
7 10 (1.15%) PKI
8 8 (0.92%) Blackberry
8 8 (0.92%) Clustering
8 8 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (0.80%) Statistics
10 6 (0.69%) Replication
10 6 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.69%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.57%) CESG CLAS
11 5 (0.57%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.57%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 364 (41.70%) Windows
2 281 (32.19%) Linux
3 122 (13.97%) UNIX
4 96 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 62 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (6.07%) Solaris
7 48 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (4.01%) Windows 7
9 27 (3.09%) CentOS
10 17 (1.95%) Windows XP
11 13 (1.49%) Windows 2000
11 13 (1.49%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.37%) Amazon Linux
13 11 (1.26%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.15%) Android
15 9 (1.03%) AIX
16 8 (0.92%) Debian
17 7 (0.80%) SUSE
18 6 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (14.20%) ITIL
2 99 (11.34%) Load Balancing
3 82 (9.39%) Project Management
3 82 (9.39%) SIEM
4 76 (8.71%) Network Design
5 70 (8.02%) Information Security
6 62 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (5.04%) Cyber Security
8 39 (4.47%) Mentoring
9 38 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 37 (4.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 34 (3.89%) Change Control
11 34 (3.89%) Change Management
12 28 (3.21%) Security Architecture
13 25 (2.86%) Network Management
13 25 (2.86%) Coaching
14 24 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
15 23 (2.63%) Migration
15 23 (2.63%) Incident Management
16 22 (2.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 128 (14.66%) SQL
2 51 (5.84%) PowerShell
3 32 (3.67%) Perl
4 27 (3.09%) PHP
5 18 (2.06%) Java
5 18 (2.06%) Python
6 10 (1.15%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.03%) Ruby
8 8 (0.92%) C
9 6 (0.69%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.57%) VBScript
11 4 (0.46%) VB
12 3 (0.34%) C++
12 3 (0.34%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.23%) Erlang
13 2 (0.23%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.11%) Tcl
14 1 (0.11%) C#
14 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 286 (32.76%) Cisco Certification
2 185 (21.19%) CCNP
3 165 (18.90%) CCNA
4 109 (12.49%) Security Cleared
5 93 (10.65%) CISSP
6 85 (9.74%) Degree
7 81 (9.28%) SC Cleared
8 79 (9.05%) CCIE
9 46 (5.27%) CCSE
10 39 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (3.67%) MCSE
12 30 (3.44%) CCSA
13 29 (3.32%) CISM
14 24 (2.75%) CCSP
15 21 (2.41%) CISA
16 17 (1.95%) CCDP
16 17 (1.95%) JNCIA
16 17 (1.95%) JNCIS
16 17 (1.95%) JNCIE
17 16 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.02%) SLA
2 59 (6.76%) PCI DSS
3 57 (6.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (4.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.26%) GPG13
6 8 (0.92%) COBIT
7 7 (0.80%) QA
8 4 (0.46%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.23%) FISMA
System Software
1 153 (17.53%) Active Directory
2 148 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (10.54%) Hyper-V
4 53 (6.07%) VMware ESX
5 44 (5.04%) vSphere
6 35 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (3.32%) XenApp
8 11 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (1.15%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.03%) KVM
11 7 (0.80%) Samba
12 6 (0.69%) ProxySG
13 5 (0.57%) XenServer
14 3 (0.34%) Postfix
14 3 (0.34%) iptables
15 2 (0.23%) pfSense
15 2 (0.23%) Firmware
15 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (2.29%) Puppet
2 19 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (2.18%) Backup Exec
3 17 (1.95%) WSUS
3 17 (1.95%) ARCserve
4 15 (1.72%) Nagios
5 14 (1.60%) SCCM
6 13 (1.49%) Legato
7 12 (1.37%) logstash
8 11 (1.26%) OpenAM
9 10 (1.15%) FortiGate
10 8 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
11 6 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.57%) SCOM
12 5 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.34%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 461 (52.81%) Cisco
2 249 (28.52%) Juniper
3 247 (28.29%) VMware
4 170 (19.47%) F5
5 164 (18.79%) Microsoft
6 157 (17.98%) CheckPoint
7 121 (13.86%) HP
8 77 (8.82%) Oracle
9 54 (6.19%) Citrix
10 49 (5.61%) Blue Coat
11 47 (5.38%) Red Hat
12 37 (4.24%) Fortinet
13 35 (4.01%) IBM
14 31 (3.55%) Symantec
15 28 (3.21%) NetApp
15 28 (3.21%) Nokia
16 27 (3.09%) Avaya
17 25 (2.86%) Veritas
17 25 (2.86%) Sourcefire
18 23 (2.63%) Brocade
Reading, Berkshire
Mills Goodwin Talent Network
Salary: pension, BUPA etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Careerwise
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mills Goodwin Talent Network
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + pension, BUPA etc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Commission
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life Assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 4 days ago