The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 11 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 43 37 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 12.22% 7.05% 4.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.81% 18.88% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 14
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,650 £52,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Firewall
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 196 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.68% 37.33% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 90 111 125
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Firewall
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bracknell region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Bracknell

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 51 (66.23%) Cisco
2 50 (64.94%) Windows
2 50 (64.94%) Juniper
3 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
4 36 (46.75%) VMware
5 34 (44.16%) LAN
5 34 (44.16%) WAN
6 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
7 28 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 28 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (36.36%) Data Centre
8 27 (35.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (33.77%) SQL
10 25 (32.47%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (31.17%) VMware ESX
12 20 (25.97%) CCNA
13 19 (24.68%) vSphere
14 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
15 14 (18.18%) Linux
16 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (15.58%) CheckPoint
18 11 (14.29%) Solaris
19 10 (12.99%) UNIX
19 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
19 10 (12.99%) JNCIA
19 10 (12.99%) Cisco ASA
19 10 (12.99%) Lync
19 10 (12.99%) Kalman Filter
20 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 28 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 28 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 27 (35.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.99%) Lync
4 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.60%) Apache
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
1 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (44.16%) LAN
1 34 (44.16%) WAN
2 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.99%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (11.69%) VPN
5 8 (10.39%) DHCP
6 7 (9.09%) DNS
7 6 (7.79%) NetScreen
7 6 (7.79%) Unified Communications
8 5 (6.49%) Internet
8 5 (6.49%) MPLS
9 4 (5.19%) OSPF
9 4 (5.19%) BGP
9 4 (5.19%) SSL
9 4 (5.19%) IPsec
10 3 (3.90%) HSRP
10 3 (3.90%) VLAN
10 3 (3.90%) VRRP
10 3 (3.90%) IPv4
10 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
1 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) Redis
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.30%) MySQL
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (5.19%) French Language
1 4 (5.19%) German Language
1 4 (5.19%) Italian Language
1 4 (5.19%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (49.35%) Support Engineer
2 22 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 22 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 20 (25.97%) Technical Support Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Security Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Field Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Security Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.79%) Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Security Operations Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Hardware Support Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Hardware Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Field Service Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.90%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) Statistics
5 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (64.94%) Windows
2 28 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (18.18%) Linux
4 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.29%) Solaris
6 10 (12.99%) UNIX
6 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.49%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.60%) SUSE
8 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.60%) CentOS
9 1 (1.30%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.99%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.39%) ITIL
4 6 (7.79%) Information Security
4 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.49%) Identity Management
6 4 (5.19%) Time Management
7 2 (2.60%) Migration
7 2 (2.60%) Logistics
7 2 (2.60%) Network Design
7 2 (2.60%) Application Performance Management
7 2 (2.60%) System Testing
7 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.60%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.30%) Server Hardening
8 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.30%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) C
2 2 (2.60%) Perl
2 2 (2.60%) Python
2 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (25.97%) CCNA
3 10 (12.99%) JNCIA
4 9 (11.69%) CCNP
5 8 (10.39%) Degree
6 7 (9.09%) MCP
7 5 (6.49%) CCSA
7 5 (6.49%) CCSE
7 5 (6.49%) JNCIE
8 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (5.19%) MCSE
8 4 (5.19%) MCSA
8 4 (5.19%) MCDBA
9 3 (3.90%) CCIE
10 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.60%) CISSP
11 1 (1.30%) CCVP
11 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (37.66%) Active Directory
2 24 (31.17%) VMware ESX
3 19 (24.68%) vSphere
4 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.90%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (3.90%) logstash
1 3 (3.90%) Nagios
2 2 (2.60%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 51 (66.23%) Cisco
2 50 (64.94%) Juniper
3 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
4 36 (46.75%) VMware
5 12 (15.58%) CheckPoint
6 9 (11.69%) Sourcefire
7 6 (7.79%) F5
8 5 (6.49%) Crossbeam
8 5 (6.49%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.19%) Sophos
9 4 (5.19%) HP
9 4 (5.19%) Sun
9 4 (5.19%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.60%) Intel
10 2 (2.60%) Websense
10 2 (2.60%) BT
10 2 (2.60%) Draytek
10 2 (2.60%) ZyXEL
10 2 (2.60%) Ipanema Technologies