The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 26 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 184 156 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.24% 6.20% 5.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.72% 20.63% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 151 109 102
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £60,000
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
599 756 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.81% 30.05% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 415 429 503
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Firewall
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Reading

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 264 (64.39%) Cisco
2 148 (36.10%) TCP/IP
2 148 (36.10%) Cisco Certification
3 138 (33.66%) Windows
3 138 (33.66%) F5
4 132 (32.20%) Juniper
5 131 (31.95%) LAN
6 124 (30.24%) WAN
7 116 (28.29%) Linux
7 116 (28.29%) CheckPoint
8 106 (25.85%) VMware
9 101 (24.63%) VPN
10 94 (22.93%) CCNP
11 93 (22.68%) CCNA
12 84 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 81 (19.76%) Telecoms
14 74 (18.05%) UNIX
15 71 (17.32%) MPLS
16 66 (16.10%) BGP
17 65 (15.85%) Degree
18 64 (15.61%) DNS
19 62 (15.12%) Network Security
20 60 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
20 60 (14.63%) ITIL
21 58 (14.15%) OSPF
21 58 (14.15%) Data Centre
22 53 (12.93%) Blue Coat
23 52 (12.68%) HP
24 51 (12.44%) Oracle
24 51 (12.44%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (6.83%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.12%) IIS
3 17 (4.15%) Apache
4 16 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (3.17%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.93%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.44%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.20%) Lync
8 9 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.95%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.71%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.46%) JBoss
11 6 (1.46%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.46%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 32 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.39%) SaaS
2 13 (3.17%) Taleo
2 13 (3.17%) Responsys
3 8 (1.95%) PaaS
4 6 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.98%) Office 365
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Nimbula
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (36.10%) TCP/IP
2 131 (31.95%) LAN
3 124 (30.24%) WAN
4 101 (24.63%) VPN
5 71 (17.32%) MPLS
6 66 (16.10%) BGP
7 64 (15.61%) DNS
8 62 (15.12%) Network Security
9 60 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
10 58 (14.15%) OSPF
11 51 (12.44%) Wireless
12 48 (11.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 41 (10.00%) VLAN
14 32 (7.80%) Cisco Nexus
15 30 (7.32%) VPLS
16 29 (7.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 28 (6.83%) Cisco IOS
17 28 (6.83%) IPsec
17 28 (6.83%) SNMP
17 28 (6.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.05%) MySQL
2 21 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.12%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (3.90%) Hadoop
4 10 (2.44%) DB2
5 8 (1.95%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.46%) MaxDB
6 6 (1.46%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.46%) Informix
7 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (3.17%) Git (software)
1 13 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 81 (19.76%) Telecoms
2 37 (9.02%) Finance
3 21 (5.12%) Marketing
4 16 (3.90%) German Language
5 10 (2.44%) Banking
6 9 (2.20%) French Language
7 8 (1.95%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Retail
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 130 (31.71%) Network Engineer
2 47 (11.46%) Consultant
3 46 (11.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 44 (10.73%) Support Engineer
5 38 (9.27%) Analyst
6 34 (8.29%) Security Engineer
7 29 (7.07%) Administrator
8 27 (6.59%) Architect
9 24 (5.85%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (5.61%) Technical Consultant
11 22 (5.37%) Security Consultant
12 20 (4.88%) Sales Consultant
12 20 (4.88%) Technical Support
12 20 (4.88%) Network Architect
13 19 (4.63%) Technical Sales Consultant
14 18 (4.39%) Security Analyst
15 16 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (3.90%) Technical Engineer
15 16 (3.90%) Network Security Engineer
16 14 (3.41%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.10%) CSS
2 15 (3.66%) LAMP
3 12 (2.93%) Web Services
4 9 (2.20%) CGI
5 6 (1.46%) Middleware
5 6 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (1.46%) WebCenter
5 6 (1.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (0.73%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.49%) SOAP
8 1 (0.24%) WAP
8 1 (0.24%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.15%) Data Centre
2 43 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (8.54%) Computer Science
4 29 (7.07%) Statistics
5 15 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.68%) Replication
7 9 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.71%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.71%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.46%) Celerra
9 6 (1.46%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (1.46%) Oracle Exalogic
9 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.22%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.22%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.98%) Clustering
12 3 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.49%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 138 (33.66%) Windows
2 116 (28.29%) Linux
3 74 (18.05%) UNIX
4 49 (11.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (7.32%) Solaris
6 28 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
9 17 (4.15%) Windows 2000
10 15 (3.66%) CentOS
11 12 (2.93%) SUSE
11 12 (2.93%) Windows 7
12 10 (2.44%) AIX
12 10 (2.44%) HPUX
13 8 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (1.95%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.46%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.22%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.98%) Android
16 4 (0.98%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (14.63%) ITIL
2 47 (11.46%) Load Balancing
3 43 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (9.76%) Network Design
5 38 (9.27%) Information Security
6 26 (6.34%) Network Management
7 21 (5.12%) Change Control
8 20 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
9 19 (4.63%) Change Management
10 18 (4.39%) Security Management
11 17 (4.15%) SIEM
12 16 (3.90%) Migration
13 15 (3.66%) Service Delivery
13 15 (3.66%) Project Management
13 15 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (3.66%) Network Monitoring
14 13 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (3.17%) Identity Management
14 13 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (3.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.71%) Perl
2 34 (8.29%) SQL
3 30 (7.32%) Python
4 24 (5.85%) Shell Script
5 22 (5.37%) Java
6 10 (2.44%) PHP
7 7 (1.71%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.46%) C
9 5 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.49%) C++
10 2 (0.49%) VBScript
10 2 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 148 (36.10%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (22.93%) CCNP
3 93 (22.68%) CCNA
4 65 (15.85%) Degree
5 49 (11.95%) Security Cleared
6 40 (9.76%) SC Cleared
7 29 (7.07%) CCIE
8 27 (6.59%) CISSP
9 19 (4.63%) Check Point Certification
10 15 (3.66%) CEH
11 14 (3.41%) CCSA
11 14 (3.41%) CCSE
12 12 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (2.93%) CCSP
12 12 (2.93%) CCIP
13 9 (2.20%) MCSE
14 7 (1.71%) MCP
14 7 (1.71%) CCDP
15 6 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.46%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.61%) SLA
2 4 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.73%) QA
3 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 84 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (11.22%) Active Directory
3 32 (7.80%) Hyper-V
4 29 (7.07%) VMware ESX
5 21 (5.12%) vSphere
6 18 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (3.66%) XenApp
8 9 (2.20%) KVM
9 8 (1.95%) VirtualBox
10 6 (1.46%) ProxySG
10 6 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.22%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.73%) Firmware
13 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.24%) vCloud
14 1 (0.24%) VMFS
14 1 (0.24%) Snort
14 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (5.61%) FortiGate
2 16 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (3.17%) Puppet
3 13 (3.17%) Graphite
4 9 (2.20%) Nmap
5 8 (1.95%) Nagios
5 8 (1.95%) Vagrant
6 7 (1.71%) SCCM
7 6 (1.46%) SnapMirror
7 6 (1.46%) SnapVault
7 6 (1.46%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.46%) ARCserve
7 6 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (1.46%) Legato
7 6 (1.46%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.98%) WSUS
9 2 (0.49%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.49%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 264 (64.39%) Cisco
2 138 (33.66%) F5
3 132 (32.20%) Juniper
4 116 (28.29%) CheckPoint
5 106 (25.85%) VMware
6 53 (12.93%) Blue Coat
7 52 (12.68%) HP
8 51 (12.44%) Oracle
9 49 (11.95%) Microsoft
10 29 (7.07%) Fortinet
11 28 (6.83%) Red Hat
12 26 (6.34%) Sourcefire
13 21 (5.12%) ProCurve
13 21 (5.12%) Websense
13 21 (5.12%) EMC
13 21 (5.12%) Citrix
14 20 (4.88%) CA
15 19 (4.63%) Riverbed
15 19 (4.63%) NetScout
16 18 (4.39%) McAfee
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Daisy Group
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Deerfoot IT
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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