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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 25 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 425 418 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.39% 7.43% 6.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.37% 25.14% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 292 296 287
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
1313 1663 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.91% 29.55% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 841 1058 1169
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 £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +4 224 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Bracknell +2 43 £33,000 -17.50%
Slough -13 35 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Maidenhead +18 28 £37,500 +13.63% 9
Newbury -1 27 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Windsor -6 3 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Wokingham -10 1 £46,000 -3.15%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 469 (56.10%) Cisco
2 346 (41.39%) Windows
3 302 (36.12%) Cisco Certification
4 271 (32.42%) Linux
5 251 (30.02%) TCP/IP
6 242 (28.95%) Juniper
6 242 (28.95%) VMware
7 218 (26.08%) CheckPoint
8 195 (23.33%) WAN
9 194 (23.21%) LAN
9 194 (23.21%) F5
10 177 (21.17%) CCNP
11 176 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
12 171 (20.45%) CCNA
13 161 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 152 (18.18%) VPN
15 146 (17.46%) Microsoft
16 144 (17.22%) UNIX
17 138 (16.51%) Network Security
18 131 (15.67%) Data Centre
18 131 (15.67%) Telecoms
19 125 (14.95%) DNS
20 123 (14.71%) Active Directory
21 119 (14.23%) ITIL
22 118 (14.11%) BGP
23 114 (13.64%) SQL
24 113 (13.52%) MPLS
25 105 (12.56%) HP
26 103 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
27 99 (11.84%) Security Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 70 (8.37%) MS Exchange
2 47 (5.62%) IIS
3 44 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (4.90%) Lync
5 37 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (4.31%) Apache
7 34 (4.07%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.91%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (1.56%) JBoss
11 10 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.08%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.96%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
15 6 (0.72%) GlassFish
16 5 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
17 4 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 66 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.31%) MS Office
3 5 (0.60%) MS Project
4 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.67%) SaaS
2 22 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.79%) Office 365
4 13 (1.56%) PaaS
5 10 (1.20%) Taleo
5 10 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.20%) Responsys
6 8 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.60%) IaaS
8 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.12%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 251 (30.02%) TCP/IP
2 195 (23.33%) WAN
3 194 (23.21%) LAN
4 176 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
5 152 (18.18%) VPN
6 138 (16.51%) Network Security
7 125 (14.95%) DNS
8 118 (14.11%) BGP
9 113 (13.52%) MPLS
10 97 (11.60%) OSPF
11 88 (10.53%) Wireless
12 83 (9.93%) SAN
13 75 (8.97%) Cisco Nexus
14 74 (8.85%) Cisco PIX
15 68 (8.13%) VLAN
16 66 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 65 (7.78%) SSL
18 61 (7.30%) Internet
19 57 (6.82%) DHCP
20 56 (6.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 62 (7.42%) MySQL
3 24 (2.87%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.79%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.44%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.32%) DB2
11 10 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.20%) Big Data
12 8 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (0.96%) Redis
13 6 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (0.72%) Informix
13 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.72%) MaxDB
14 4 (0.48%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 13 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.36%) Moq
2 3 (0.36%) Hudson
2 3 (0.36%) NUnit
2 3 (0.36%) Subversion
2 3 (0.36%) JIRA
2 3 (0.36%) Selenium
3 1 (0.12%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 131 (15.67%) Telecoms
2 52 (6.22%) Finance
3 37 (4.43%) Marketing
4 27 (3.23%) Banking
5 19 (2.27%) German Language
6 13 (1.56%) French Language
7 8 (0.96%) Legal
8 6 (0.72%) Billing
9 5 (0.60%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.60%) Retail
9 5 (0.60%) Back Office
10 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.48%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.36%) Military
12 2 (0.24%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Advertising
13 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 189 (22.61%) Network Engineer
2 113 (13.52%) Support Engineer
3 111 (13.28%) Consultant
4 98 (11.72%) Security Engineer
5 58 (6.94%) Security Consultant
6 52 (6.22%) Analyst
7 51 (6.10%) Senior Network Engineer
8 45 (5.38%) Architect
9 43 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 40 (4.78%) Technical Engineer
11 39 (4.67%) Security Analyst
12 35 (4.19%) Technical Support
13 32 (3.83%) Administrator
13 32 (3.83%) Senior Consultant
14 31 (3.71%) Network Security Engineer
15 28 (3.35%) Network Architect
16 27 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
16 27 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
17 24 (2.87%) Technical Consultant
17 24 (2.87%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.59%) LAMP
2 24 (2.87%) Web Services
3 20 (2.39%) CSS
4 15 (1.79%) Regular Expression
5 13 (1.56%) .NET
6 11 (1.32%) HTML
7 8 (0.96%) Middleware
7 8 (0.96%) MAPI
8 7 (0.84%) ODBC
9 6 (0.72%) CGI
9 6 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (0.72%) WebCenter
9 6 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (0.48%) WAP
11 3 (0.36%) XML
11 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.36%) Ajax
12 2 (0.24%) ZeroMQ
12 2 (0.24%) SOAP
13 1 (0.12%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 131 (15.67%) Data Centre
2 58 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 49 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (5.02%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.23%) Statistics
6 18 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 15 (1.79%) FlexPod
7 15 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.44%) e-Health
8 12 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
9 10 (1.20%) Replication
10 9 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (0.84%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.84%) Thin Client
11 7 (0.84%) Smartphone
11 7 (0.84%) Fat Client
11 7 (0.84%) Celerra
12 6 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.72%) Oracle Exalogic
12 6 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 346 (41.39%) Windows
2 271 (32.42%) Linux
3 144 (17.22%) UNIX
4 103 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (5.86%) Solaris
8 41 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (3.83%) CentOS
10 29 (3.47%) Windows 7
11 21 (2.51%) Windows 2000
12 17 (2.03%) Windows XP
12 17 (2.03%) Oracle Linux
13 15 (1.79%) Windows 8
13 15 (1.79%) Data ONTAP
14 11 (1.32%) AIX
14 11 (1.32%) HPUX
14 11 (1.32%) SUSE
15 8 (0.96%) Debian
15 8 (0.96%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (14.23%) ITIL
2 87 (10.41%) Load Balancing
3 83 (9.93%) Information Security
4 75 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (8.25%) SIEM
6 59 (7.06%) Project Management
7 50 (5.98%) Network Design
8 40 (4.78%) Incident Management
9 39 (4.67%) Cyber Security
9 39 (4.67%) Mentoring
10 38 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
11 33 (3.95%) Coaching
12 32 (3.83%) Change Control
12 32 (3.83%) Service Delivery
13 29 (3.47%) Kalman Filter
14 28 (3.35%) Open Source
15 26 (3.11%) Network Management
15 26 (3.11%) Change Management
15 26 (3.11%) Migration
16 24 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 114 (13.64%) SQL
2 64 (7.66%) Perl
3 44 (5.26%) Python
4 38 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 38 (4.55%) PHP
5 29 (3.47%) Java
6 19 (2.27%) Ruby
7 16 (1.91%) Bash Shell
7 16 (1.91%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.32%) C
9 6 (0.72%) VB
10 5 (0.60%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.60%) VBScript
11 4 (0.48%) C++
12 2 (0.24%) Google Apps Script
12 2 (0.24%) Erlang
13 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 302 (36.12%) Cisco Certification
2 177 (21.17%) CCNP
3 171 (20.45%) CCNA
4 99 (11.84%) CCIE
4 99 (11.84%) Security Cleared
5 90 (10.77%) Degree
6 88 (10.53%) CISSP
7 70 (8.37%) CCSE
8 69 (8.25%) SC Cleared
9 43 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 41 (4.90%) CCSA
11 31 (3.71%) MCSE
12 27 (3.23%) JNCIS
13 26 (3.11%) CISA
14 25 (2.99%) CEH
15 24 (2.87%) CISM
16 17 (2.03%) CCSP
16 17 (2.03%) JNCIA
16 17 (2.03%) JNCIE
17 15 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (7.66%) SLA
2 58 (6.94%) PCI DSS
3 41 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (2.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.20%) HIPAA
6 8 (0.96%) GPG13
7 5 (0.60%) COBIT
8 4 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 161 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (14.71%) Active Directory
3 79 (9.45%) Hyper-V
4 49 (5.86%) VMware ESX
4 49 (5.86%) vSphere
5 34 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (2.15%) XenApp
7 14 (1.67%) KVM
8 13 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (1.20%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.96%) ProxySG
10 8 (0.96%) Firmware
11 7 (0.84%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.84%) Samba
12 6 (0.72%) vCloud
13 5 (0.60%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.48%) XenServer
15 3 (0.36%) Postfix
15 3 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 29 (3.47%) FortiGate
2 22 (2.63%) Puppet
3 17 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (2.03%) WSUS
4 15 (1.79%) Nagios
4 15 (1.79%) SCCM
5 14 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 11 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.20%) Graphite
8 9 (1.08%) Nmap
9 8 (0.96%) ARCserve
9 8 (0.96%) logstash
10 7 (0.84%) OpenAM
10 7 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.84%) CiscoWorks
10 7 (0.84%) Legato
11 6 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.72%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.72%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 469 (56.10%) Cisco
2 242 (28.95%) Juniper
2 242 (28.95%) VMware
3 218 (26.08%) CheckPoint
4 194 (23.21%) F5
5 146 (17.46%) Microsoft
6 105 (12.56%) HP
7 80 (9.57%) Blue Coat
8 69 (8.25%) Oracle
9 62 (7.42%) Fortinet
10 58 (6.94%) Red Hat
11 36 (4.31%) Sourcefire
12 31 (3.71%) McAfee
13 30 (3.59%) Citrix
14 29 (3.47%) Nokia
15 28 (3.35%) NetApp
15 28 (3.35%) IBM
16 25 (2.99%) Sun
16 25 (2.99%) Symantec
17 24 (2.87%) CA
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Company Bonus Scheme
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Company Pension scheme, Life Insuran
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Windsor
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £45k - £50k basic salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago