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 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 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 30 48 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.08% 8.79% 15.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.52% 25.40% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 26 42 78
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,075 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
109 189 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.71% 34.62% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 77 147 163
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (51.67%) Juniper
2 29 (48.33%) Cisco
2 29 (48.33%) Linux
3 22 (36.67%) Windows
4 16 (26.67%) SSL
4 16 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (25.00%) VMware
5 15 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 14 (23.33%) CCNA
7 13 (21.67%) UNIX
7 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (20.00%) MySQL
8 12 (20.00%) Web Services
8 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (20.00%) WAN
8 12 (20.00%) Nagios
8 12 (20.00%) Degree
8 12 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (20.00%) Amazon S3
8 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (20.00%) Redis
8 12 (20.00%) OpenVPN
8 12 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
8 12 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (20.00%) logstash

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 12 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) SSL
2 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (20.00%) WAN
2 12 (20.00%) OpenVPN
3 10 (16.67%) LAN
4 7 (11.67%) VPN
5 6 (10.00%) DNS
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (8.33%) Network Security
6 5 (8.33%) Internet
6 5 (8.33%) MPLS
6 5 (8.33%) NetScreen
7 4 (6.67%) OSPF
7 4 (6.67%) DHCP
7 4 (6.67%) BGP
7 4 (6.67%) VLAN
8 2 (3.33%) Wireless
8 2 (3.33%) IPsec
8 2 (3.33%) WLAN
8 2 (3.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) MySQL
1 12 (20.00%) Redis
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (6.67%) French Language
1 4 (6.67%) German Language
1 4 (6.67%) Italian Language
1 4 (6.67%) Spanish Language
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Support Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 12 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 8 (13.33%) Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Security Consultant
6 6 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Security Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Linux
2 22 (36.67%) Windows
3 13 (21.67%) UNIX
4 12 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (20.00%) Amazon Linux
5 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 6 (10.00%) Android
8 5 (8.33%) Solaris
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.67%) Information Security
4 6 (10.00%) Project Management
4 6 (10.00%) Product Management
5 4 (6.67%) Time Management
6 3 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL
6 3 (5.00%) Network Design
7 2 (3.33%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.67%) Network Management
8 1 (1.67%) SIEM
8 1 (1.67%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) Java
2 2 (3.33%) Python
2 2 (3.33%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (23.33%) CCNA
3 12 (20.00%) Degree
4 7 (11.67%) MCP
5 6 (10.00%) JNCIA
5 6 (10.00%) CCNP
6 4 (6.67%) CCSA
6 4 (6.67%) CCSE
6 4 (6.67%) JNCIE
6 4 (6.67%) MCSE
6 4 (6.67%) MCSA
6 4 (6.67%) MCDBA
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.33%) CCIE
7 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.33%) CISSP
8 1 (1.67%) ISEB
8 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.67%) CCIP
8 1 (1.67%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Nagios
1 12 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (20.00%) logstash
2 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Juniper
2 29 (48.33%) Cisco
3 16 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (25.00%) VMware
5 9 (15.00%) Fortinet
6 8 (13.33%) F5
7 7 (11.67%) Sourcefire
8 6 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 4 (6.67%) Sun
9 4 (6.67%) HP
9 4 (6.67%) LANDesk
10 3 (5.00%) Websense
11 2 (3.33%) Sophos
11 2 (3.33%) Google
11 2 (3.33%) Nokia
11 2 (3.33%) Symantec
11 2 (3.33%) Citrix
12 1 (1.67%) ScanSafe
12 1 (1.67%) Proofpoint
Bracknell, Berkshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: up to £50K (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago