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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 21 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 416 408 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.27% 7.47% 6.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.07% 25.90% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 294 308 279
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
1339 1575 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.63% 28.85% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1030 1246
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +3 228 £47,500 -2.06% 13
Maidenhead +19 35 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Bracknell +3 30 £34,000 -15.00%
Newbury +10 29 £41,750 +19.28% 5
Slough -7 28 £48,000 +35.21% 5
Windsor -14 2 £43,750 +19.86%
Wokingham +1 1 £46,000 -3.15%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 431 (51.93%) Cisco
2 360 (43.37%) Windows
3 297 (35.78%) Cisco Certification
4 282 (33.98%) Linux
5 248 (29.88%) TCP/IP
6 233 (28.07%) VMware
7 227 (27.35%) Juniper
8 216 (26.02%) CheckPoint
9 197 (23.73%) F5
10 186 (22.41%) CCNP
11 176 (21.20%) WAN
12 168 (20.24%) CCNA
13 167 (20.12%) VPN
14 161 (19.40%) Microsoft
15 160 (19.28%) LAN
16 153 (18.43%) Cisco ASA
17 148 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
18 147 (17.71%) Network Security
19 143 (17.23%) UNIX
20 139 (16.75%) DNS
21 128 (15.42%) Active Directory
22 125 (15.06%) SQL
23 124 (14.94%) Telecoms
24 122 (14.70%) ITIL
25 112 (13.49%) MPLS
26 111 (13.37%) HP
27 109 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
28 102 (12.29%) Security Cleared
29 98 (11.81%) SAN
30 97 (11.69%) CISSP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 67 (8.07%) MS Exchange
2 51 (6.14%) IIS
3 39 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (4.70%) Apache
3 39 (4.70%) SharePoint
4 38 (4.58%) Lync
5 34 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (1.81%) WebSphere
6 15 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.45%) JBoss
9 10 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (0.84%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.60%) Confluence
13 4 (0.48%) CMS
14 3 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 88 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 51 (6.14%) MS Office
3 10 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.72%) MS Project
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.72%) Oracle BRM
2 5 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.22%) SaaS
2 20 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.93%) Office 365
5 12 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (1.08%) PaaS
7 5 (0.60%) IaaS
8 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.24%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.24%) Responsys
9 2 (0.24%) Taleo
10 1 (0.12%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 248 (29.88%) TCP/IP
2 176 (21.20%) WAN
3 167 (20.12%) VPN
4 160 (19.28%) LAN
5 153 (18.43%) Cisco ASA
6 147 (17.71%) Network Security
7 139 (16.75%) DNS
8 112 (13.49%) MPLS
9 98 (11.81%) SAN
10 97 (11.69%) BGP
11 87 (10.48%) Wireless
12 75 (9.04%) OSPF
13 68 (8.19%) DHCP
13 68 (8.19%) VLAN
13 68 (8.19%) Cisco Nexus
14 67 (8.07%) SSL
15 65 (7.83%) Cisco PIX
16 60 (7.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 59 (7.11%) Internet
18 55 (6.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.87%) MySQL
3 24 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (2.77%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (1.45%) Redis
8 11 (1.33%) Big Data
9 10 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.08%) DB2
10 9 (1.08%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.84%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.84%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.60%) Informix
12 5 (0.60%) MaxDB
13 4 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.48%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.60%) Subversion
3 5 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.36%) NUnit
4 3 (0.36%) JIRA
4 3 (0.36%) Selenium
4 3 (0.36%) Moq
4 3 (0.36%) Hudson
5 1 (0.12%) TestComplete
General
1 124 (14.94%) Telecoms
2 53 (6.39%) Finance
3 31 (3.73%) Marketing
4 24 (2.89%) Banking
5 15 (1.81%) German Language
6 12 (1.45%) French Language
7 9 (1.08%) Legal
8 8 (0.96%) Retail
9 7 (0.84%) Billing
10 6 (0.72%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.48%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.48%) Back Office
12 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.36%) Military
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
13 2 (0.24%) Electronics
14 1 (0.12%) Advertising
14 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 171 (20.60%) Network Engineer
2 105 (12.65%) Consultant
3 103 (12.41%) Security Engineer
4 101 (12.17%) Support Engineer
5 63 (7.59%) Analyst
6 58 (6.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 52 (6.27%) Security Consultant
8 45 (5.42%) Architect
9 41 (4.94%) Senior Network Engineer
10 40 (4.82%) Security Analyst
11 37 (4.46%) Technical Engineer
12 32 (3.86%) Technical Support
13 28 (3.37%) Network Security Engineer
14 26 (3.13%) Network Architect
14 26 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
15 24 (2.89%) Senior Consultant
15 24 (2.89%) Technical Consultant
16 23 (2.77%) Senior Manager
17 22 (2.65%) IT Support
18 19 (2.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.89%) Web Services
2 22 (2.65%) LAMP
3 17 (2.05%) .NET
4 16 (1.93%) Regular Expression
5 13 (1.57%) CSS
5 13 (1.57%) HTML
6 10 (1.20%) MAPI
7 7 (0.84%) ODBC
8 4 (0.48%) XML
8 4 (0.48%) WAP
9 3 (0.36%) CGI
9 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.36%) Ajax
10 2 (0.24%) WebCenter
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (0.24%) Middleware
11 1 (0.12%) SOAP
11 1 (0.12%) SAP XI
11 1 (0.12%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.02%) Computer Science
2 42 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 39 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (4.46%) Open Source
5 22 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 18 (2.17%) Statistics
7 15 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.45%) FlexPod
8 12 (1.45%) e-Health
9 11 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
9 11 (1.33%) Celerra
10 8 (0.96%) Smartphone
10 8 (0.96%) Replication
10 8 (0.96%) Clustering
11 7 (0.84%) CESG
11 7 (0.84%) EqualLogic
12 6 (0.72%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.72%) PKI
13 5 (0.60%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 360 (43.37%) Windows
2 282 (33.98%) Linux
3 143 (17.23%) UNIX
4 109 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (8.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 57 (6.87%) Solaris
8 48 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (3.61%) Windows 7
10 28 (3.37%) CentOS
11 22 (2.65%) Windows 2000
12 15 (1.81%) Windows XP
13 12 (1.45%) Amazon Linux
14 11 (1.33%) Windows 8
15 10 (1.20%) Android
15 10 (1.20%) Debian
16 9 (1.08%) AIX
16 9 (1.08%) HPUX
16 9 (1.08%) SUSE
17 8 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (14.70%) ITIL
2 90 (10.84%) Load Balancing
3 82 (9.88%) Information Security
4 79 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (9.16%) SIEM
6 71 (8.55%) Project Management
7 54 (6.51%) Network Design
8 49 (5.90%) Cyber Security
9 39 (4.70%) Mentoring
10 35 (4.22%) Incident Management
11 34 (4.10%) Coaching
12 33 (3.98%) Root Cause Analysis
13 32 (3.86%) Service Delivery
14 29 (3.49%) Change Control
14 29 (3.49%) Change Management
15 28 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
16 24 (2.89%) Security Management
17 23 (2.77%) Security Architecture
17 23 (2.77%) Network Monitoring
18 22 (2.65%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (15.06%) SQL
2 52 (6.27%) Perl
3 49 (5.90%) PowerShell
4 33 (3.98%) PHP
5 31 (3.73%) Python
6 22 (2.65%) Java
7 18 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 17 (2.05%) Ruby
9 8 (0.96%) C
10 7 (0.84%) VBScript
11 6 (0.72%) VB
12 5 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.48%) C++
14 3 (0.36%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.24%) Google Apps Script
15 2 (0.24%) Erlang
16 1 (0.12%) Tcl
16 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 297 (35.78%) Cisco Certification
2 186 (22.41%) CCNP
3 168 (20.24%) CCNA
4 102 (12.29%) Security Cleared
5 97 (11.69%) CISSP
6 95 (11.45%) CCIE
7 74 (8.92%) Degree
8 72 (8.67%) CCSE
8 72 (8.67%) SC Cleared
9 45 (5.42%) CCSA
10 40 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 33 (3.98%) MCSE
12 28 (3.37%) CISM
13 26 (3.13%) CISA
14 23 (2.77%) CEH
15 22 (2.65%) JNCIS
16 17 (2.05%) CCSP
17 16 (1.93%) JNCIA
17 16 (1.93%) JNCIE
18 14 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (9.16%) SLA
2 57 (6.87%) PCI DSS
3 46 (5.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.20%) HIPAA
6 9 (1.08%) GPG13
7 7 (0.84%) QA
8 6 (0.72%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) FISMA
System Software
1 148 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (15.42%) Active Directory
3 85 (10.24%) Hyper-V
4 40 (4.82%) vSphere
5 37 (4.46%) VMware ESX
6 27 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (2.29%) XenApp
8 12 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (1.33%) KVM
9 11 (1.33%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.84%) Samba
11 6 (0.72%) ProxySG
11 6 (0.72%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.60%) XenServer
13 3 (0.36%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.36%) Firmware
13 3 (0.36%) iptables
13 3 (0.36%) Postfix
13 3 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (2.53%) FortiGate
2 20 (2.41%) Puppet
3 19 (2.29%) Backup Exec
4 18 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.17%) SCCM
5 17 (2.05%) Nagios
5 17 (2.05%) WSUS
6 15 (1.81%) ARCserve
7 12 (1.45%) logstash
8 11 (1.33%) Legato
8 11 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (1.20%) OpenAM
10 6 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.72%) Nmap
10 6 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
10 6 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.48%) SCOM
13 3 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 431 (51.93%) Cisco
2 233 (28.07%) VMware
3 227 (27.35%) Juniper
4 216 (26.02%) CheckPoint
5 197 (23.73%) F5
6 161 (19.40%) Microsoft
7 111 (13.37%) HP
8 74 (8.92%) Oracle
9 73 (8.80%) Blue Coat
10 51 (6.14%) Fortinet
11 50 (6.02%) Red Hat
12 43 (5.18%) Citrix
13 36 (4.34%) Sourcefire
13 36 (4.34%) Nokia
14 33 (3.98%) IBM
15 29 (3.49%) Symantec
16 27 (3.25%) McAfee
17 26 (3.13%) EMC
17 26 (3.13%) NetApp
18 25 (3.01%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 5 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Very Competitive + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Ricoh
Salary: £37 - £42k plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus(OTE £50-55K) + 5k car allowance
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago