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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 28 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 402 401 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.33% 7.36% 5.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.24% 26.72% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 307 343 237
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1532 1501 1583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.93% 27.57% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1057 1206
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 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 3 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 0 193 £47,500 +1.06% 14
Newbury +19 58 £32,500 -16.12% 1
Slough +2 50 £46,500 +3.33% 5
Maidenhead +1 34 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Bracknell -3 28 £45,000 +9.75%
Windsor -28 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 457 (53.45%) Cisco
2 359 (41.99%) Windows
3 267 (31.23%) Linux
4 261 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
5 257 (30.06%) TCP/IP
6 253 (29.59%) Juniper
7 248 (29.01%) VMware
8 240 (28.07%) VPN
9 203 (23.74%) Network Security
10 197 (23.04%) WAN
11 183 (21.40%) LAN
12 174 (20.35%) CCNP
13 168 (19.65%) F5
14 164 (19.18%) Cisco ASA
15 162 (18.95%) DNS
16 161 (18.83%) Microsoft
17 152 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 149 (17.43%) Active Directory
19 140 (16.37%) CheckPoint
20 139 (16.26%) BGP
21 138 (16.14%) CCNA
22 129 (15.09%) ITIL
23 127 (14.85%) SAN
24 125 (14.62%) SQL
25 124 (14.50%) OSPF
26 123 (14.39%) MPLS
27 119 (13.92%) Telecoms
27 119 (13.92%) SSL
28 116 (13.57%) UNIX
29 114 (13.33%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 83 (9.71%) MS Exchange
2 44 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 41 (4.80%) IIS
4 39 (4.56%) Apache
5 35 (4.09%) Lync
6 31 (3.63%) SharePoint
7 18 (2.11%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (1.87%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.52%) JBoss
11 11 (1.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 11 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.70%) Confluence
13 5 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (0.47%) CMS
14 4 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.47%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.47%) nginx
14 4 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 99 (11.58%) MS Excel
2 55 (6.43%) MS Office
3 13 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.05%) Oracle BRM
2 7 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.39%) SaaS
2 16 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
4 11 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.29%) Amazon S3
4 11 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (1.17%) Office 365
6 5 (0.58%) PaaS
7 4 (0.47%) IaaS
8 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 257 (30.06%) TCP/IP
2 240 (28.07%) VPN
3 203 (23.74%) Network Security
4 197 (23.04%) WAN
5 183 (21.40%) LAN
6 164 (19.18%) Cisco ASA
7 162 (18.95%) DNS
8 139 (16.26%) BGP
9 127 (14.85%) SAN
10 124 (14.50%) OSPF
11 123 (14.39%) MPLS
12 119 (13.92%) SSL
13 98 (11.46%) IPsec
14 91 (10.64%) Wireless
15 72 (8.42%) VoIP
16 66 (7.72%) Cisco Nexus
17 59 (6.90%) DHCP
18 54 (6.32%) Internet
19 51 (5.96%) VLAN
20 50 (5.85%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.15%) MySQL
3 23 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.40%) Big Data
8 11 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (1.29%) Redis
9 10 (1.17%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.35%) DB2
11 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.70%) Subversion
4 4 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.35%) JIRA
5 3 (0.35%) Hudson
5 3 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.23%) Selenium
6 2 (0.23%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.23%) Moq
6 2 (0.23%) NUnit
General
1 119 (13.92%) Telecoms
2 59 (6.90%) Finance
3 31 (3.63%) Marketing
4 17 (1.99%) Banking
4 17 (1.99%) Retail
5 9 (1.05%) Legal
6 6 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.47%) Billing
8 3 (0.35%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.23%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.12%) Military
10 1 (0.12%) Back Office
10 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 182 (21.29%) Network Engineer
2 136 (15.91%) Support Engineer
3 94 (10.99%) Security Engineer
4 89 (10.41%) Consultant
5 63 (7.37%) Architect
6 60 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 57 (6.67%) Analyst
8 42 (4.91%) Technical Support
9 41 (4.80%) Security Consultant
10 39 (4.56%) Technical Engineer
11 37 (4.33%) Network Security Engineer
12 35 (4.09%) Network Architect
13 34 (3.98%) Senior Network Engineer
14 31 (3.63%) Technical Support Engineer
15 30 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
15 30 (3.51%) Security Analyst
16 29 (3.39%) Security Architect
17 26 (3.04%) IT Support
18 25 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 24 (2.81%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.46%) Regular Expression
2 19 (2.22%) LAMP
2 19 (2.22%) HTML
2 19 (2.22%) .NET
3 15 (1.75%) Web Services
3 15 (1.75%) MAPI
4 3 (0.35%) ODBC
4 3 (0.35%) WAP
4 3 (0.35%) XMPP
5 2 (0.23%) Lucene
5 2 (0.23%) Ajax
5 2 (0.23%) CGI
5 2 (0.23%) XML
5 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 26 (3.04%) Open Source
5 15 (1.75%) CESG
6 14 (1.64%) PKI
7 12 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.17%) FlexPod
8 10 (1.17%) e-Health
9 9 (1.05%) Celerra
9 9 (1.05%) Clustering
10 7 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.82%) Blackberry
10 7 (0.82%) EqualLogic
11 6 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.70%) Economics
12 5 (0.58%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.47%) PMI
13 4 (0.47%) CESG CLAS
14 3 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 359 (41.99%) Windows
2 267 (31.23%) Linux
3 116 (13.57%) UNIX
4 92 (10.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (7.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (6.67%) Solaris
8 51 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (4.09%) Windows 7
10 26 (3.04%) CentOS
11 17 (1.99%) Windows 8
12 15 (1.75%) Windows 2000
13 14 (1.64%) Windows XP
14 11 (1.29%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.29%) Amazon Linux
15 9 (1.05%) Android
16 8 (0.94%) Debian
17 6 (0.70%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.58%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (15.09%) ITIL
2 91 (10.64%) Load Balancing
3 81 (9.47%) Project Management
4 77 (9.01%) Network Design
4 77 (9.01%) SIEM
5 73 (8.54%) Information Security
6 56 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (4.80%) Problem Management
8 40 (4.68%) Mentoring
9 37 (4.33%) Change Management
10 36 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 33 (3.86%) Cyber Security
12 32 (3.74%) Network Management
13 26 (3.04%) Change Control
13 26 (3.04%) Kalman Filter
13 26 (3.04%) Security Architecture
14 24 (2.81%) Coaching
15 19 (2.22%) Service Delivery
16 18 (2.11%) Migration
16 18 (2.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (14.62%) SQL
2 45 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 31 (3.63%) PHP
4 27 (3.16%) Perl
5 20 (2.34%) Java
6 13 (1.52%) C
7 12 (1.40%) Python
8 11 (1.29%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.17%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.94%) C++
11 7 (0.82%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.58%) C#
12 5 (0.58%) Ruby
12 5 (0.58%) Tcl
13 4 (0.47%) VBScript
14 3 (0.35%) VB
15 2 (0.23%) Erlang
15 2 (0.23%) Google Apps Script
16 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 261 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
2 174 (20.35%) CCNP
3 138 (16.14%) CCNA
4 89 (10.41%) CISSP
5 87 (10.18%) Security Cleared
6 81 (9.47%) Degree
7 71 (8.30%) CCIE
8 60 (7.02%) SC Cleared
9 39 (4.56%) CCSE
10 30 (3.51%) CISM
10 30 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (3.39%) CCSA
12 25 (2.92%) MCSE
13 21 (2.46%) CCSP
14 20 (2.34%) JNCIA
15 19 (2.22%) VCP4
16 18 (2.11%) CCDP
17 17 (1.99%) CISA
18 15 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
19 14 (1.64%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.07%) SLA
2 64 (7.49%) PCI DSS
3 59 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (4.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.52%) COBIT
6 7 (0.82%) QA
6 7 (0.82%) GPG13
7 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 152 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 149 (17.43%) Active Directory
3 94 (10.99%) Hyper-V
4 52 (6.08%) VMware ESX
5 51 (5.96%) vSphere
6 47 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (3.98%) XenApp
8 14 (1.64%) VMware Server
9 11 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (1.17%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.82%) Samba
12 6 (0.70%) ProxySG
13 5 (0.58%) XenServer
13 5 (0.58%) KVM
14 3 (0.35%) Postfix
15 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
15 2 (0.23%) Firmware
15 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.23%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 19 (2.22%) Puppet
2 18 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.87%) Backup Exec
4 15 (1.75%) ARCserve
5 14 (1.64%) SCCM
6 13 (1.52%) Nagios
7 12 (1.40%) WSUS
7 12 (1.40%) FortiGate
8 11 (1.29%) OpenAM
8 11 (1.29%) logstash
9 9 (1.05%) Legato
10 7 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.58%) SCOM
12 5 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
13 4 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 3 (0.35%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
14 3 (0.35%) Salt
14 3 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 457 (53.45%) Cisco
2 253 (29.59%) Juniper
3 248 (29.01%) VMware
4 168 (19.65%) F5
5 161 (18.83%) Microsoft
6 140 (16.37%) CheckPoint
7 114 (13.33%) HP
8 68 (7.95%) Oracle
9 60 (7.02%) Citrix
10 42 (4.91%) Red Hat
11 40 (4.68%) Blue Coat
12 35 (4.09%) IBM
13 31 (3.63%) Avaya
14 28 (3.27%) Sourcefire
15 26 (3.04%) Nokia
16 24 (2.81%) NetApp
16 24 (2.81%) Symantec
16 24 (2.81%) Huawei
17 23 (2.69%) SolarWinds
18 22 (2.57%) Fortinet
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Gym, Pension,Days Out
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £42,500 per annum £42,500 + Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bell Integration
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 20 days ago