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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 21 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 202 150 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.12% 6.32% 5.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.78% 19.95% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 155 100 103
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,250 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
598 752 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.99% 31.69% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 389 403 542
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,700
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 31 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 285 (62.23%) Cisco
2 167 (36.46%) Windows
3 159 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
4 157 (34.28%) TCP/IP
5 150 (32.75%) Linux
6 149 (32.53%) F5
7 145 (31.66%) Juniper
8 133 (29.04%) LAN
9 132 (28.82%) VMware
10 131 (28.60%) WAN
11 119 (25.98%) CheckPoint
12 106 (23.14%) CCNA
13 101 (22.05%) CCNP
13 101 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 98 (21.40%) VPN
15 94 (20.52%) UNIX
16 91 (19.87%) Telecoms
17 74 (16.16%) MPLS
17 74 (16.16%) Cisco ASA
18 72 (15.72%) HP
19 68 (14.85%) DNS
20 67 (14.63%) Microsoft
21 66 (14.41%) BGP
22 65 (14.19%) Network Security
22 65 (14.19%) Degree
23 64 (13.97%) ITIL
24 59 (12.88%) Oracle
24 59 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
25 58 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
26 57 (12.45%) Blue Coat

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (7.21%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.11%) IIS
3 24 (5.24%) Apache
4 18 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.62%) Lync
5 12 (2.62%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (2.18%) JBoss
6 10 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.75%) IBM Notes
8 7 (1.53%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.31%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (1.31%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 44 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.46%) SaaS
2 12 (2.62%) Taleo
2 12 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (2.62%) Responsys
3 10 (2.18%) PaaS
4 4 (0.87%) Office 365
5 3 (0.66%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Nimbula
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (34.28%) TCP/IP
2 133 (29.04%) LAN
3 131 (28.60%) WAN
4 98 (21.40%) VPN
5 74 (16.16%) MPLS
5 74 (16.16%) Cisco ASA
6 68 (14.85%) DNS
7 66 (14.41%) BGP
8 65 (14.19%) Network Security
9 54 (11.79%) OSPF
10 50 (10.92%) Wireless
11 45 (9.83%) SAN
12 44 (9.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 42 (9.17%) VLAN
14 33 (7.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (6.77%) IPsec
15 31 (6.77%) SNMP
16 29 (6.33%) Intrusion Detection
16 29 (6.33%) SSL
17 28 (6.11%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.48%) MySQL
2 41 (8.95%) SQL Server
3 19 (4.15%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (3.28%) Hadoop
5 11 (2.40%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.40%) DB2
6 10 (2.18%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.31%) MaxDB
7 6 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.31%) Informix
8 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (2.62%) Git (software)
1 12 (2.62%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 91 (19.87%) Telecoms
2 38 (8.30%) Finance
3 33 (7.21%) Marketing
4 16 (3.49%) German Language
5 12 (2.62%) Banking
6 9 (1.97%) French Language
7 7 (1.53%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.87%) Billing
8 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 132 (28.82%) Network Engineer
2 49 (10.70%) Support Engineer
2 49 (10.70%) Security Engineer
3 42 (9.17%) Consultant
3 42 (9.17%) Senior Network Engineer
4 31 (6.77%) Architect
5 30 (6.55%) Analyst
6 29 (6.33%) Administrator
7 24 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
8 23 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (4.80%) Network Architect
10 21 (4.59%) Technical Consultant
11 19 (4.15%) Senior Manager
11 19 (4.15%) Network Security Engineer
11 19 (4.15%) Marketing Manager
12 18 (3.93%) Sales Consultant
12 18 (3.93%) Security Consultant
13 17 (3.71%) Security Analyst
13 17 (3.71%) Technical Sales Consultant
14 14 (3.06%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.68%) LAMP
2 21 (4.59%) CSS
3 12 (2.62%) Web Services
4 8 (1.75%) CGI
5 6 (1.31%) Middleware
5 6 (1.31%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (1.31%) WebCenter
5 6 (1.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 5 (1.09%) .NET
7 4 (0.87%) WAP
8 3 (0.66%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.44%) SOAP
10 1 (0.22%) HTML
10 1 (0.22%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.57%) Data Centre
2 39 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (8.30%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.11%) Statistics
5 19 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.18%) Replication
7 9 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.53%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.53%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.31%) Celerra
9 6 (1.31%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (1.31%) Oracle Exalogic
9 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.09%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.09%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.09%) Clustering
11 4 (0.87%) CESG
11 4 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 167 (36.46%) Windows
2 150 (32.75%) Linux
3 94 (20.52%) UNIX
4 59 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (7.42%) Solaris
6 33 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (5.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (5.02%) CentOS
10 21 (4.59%) Windows 2000
11 19 (4.15%) Oracle Linux
12 16 (3.49%) Windows 7
13 13 (2.84%) Windows XP
14 11 (2.40%) SUSE
14 11 (2.40%) AIX
14 11 (2.40%) HPUX
15 8 (1.75%) Windows 8
16 5 (1.09%) Debian
16 5 (1.09%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (13.97%) ITIL
2 58 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (11.79%) Load Balancing
4 42 (9.17%) Network Design
5 40 (8.73%) Information Security
6 33 (7.21%) Project Management
7 27 (5.90%) Change Control
8 24 (5.24%) Network Management
8 24 (5.24%) Security Management
9 21 (4.59%) Migration
9 21 (4.59%) Change Management
10 18 (3.93%) Open Source
10 18 (3.93%) WAN Optimisation
11 17 (3.71%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
12 16 (3.49%) Mentoring
13 15 (3.28%) SIEM
13 15 (3.28%) Performance Management
14 14 (3.06%) Service Delivery
15 13 (2.84%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.04%) SQL
2 43 (9.39%) Perl
3 25 (5.46%) Python
4 21 (4.59%) Shell Script
4 21 (4.59%) Java
5 19 (4.15%) PHP
6 15 (3.28%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.31%) C
8 3 (0.66%) VBScript
8 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.44%) VB
9 2 (0.44%) C++
10 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 159 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (23.14%) CCNA
3 101 (22.05%) CCNP
4 65 (14.19%) Degree
5 56 (12.23%) Security Cleared
6 45 (9.83%) SC Cleared
7 34 (7.42%) CISSP
8 33 (7.21%) CCIE
9 17 (3.71%) CCSA
9 17 (3.71%) CCSE
10 16 (3.49%) CEH
10 16 (3.49%) Check Point Certification
11 13 (2.84%) CCSP
12 12 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (2.40%) JNCIE
14 9 (1.97%) CCDP
14 9 (1.97%) CCIP
14 9 (1.97%) MCSE
15 6 (1.31%) MCP
15 6 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.99%) SLA
2 8 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 101 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (10.92%) Hyper-V
3 48 (10.48%) Active Directory
4 36 (7.86%) VMware ESX
5 27 (5.90%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (4.59%) vSphere
7 15 (3.28%) XenApp
8 14 (3.06%) KVM
9 10 (2.18%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (1.53%) VirtualBox
11 5 (1.09%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.09%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.66%) Firmware
13 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.22%) Snort
14 1 (0.22%) VMFS
14 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (5.02%) FortiGate
2 17 (3.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (3.49%) Puppet
4 12 (2.62%) Graphite
5 9 (1.97%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.97%) Nmap
6 8 (1.75%) WSUS
7 7 (1.53%) Nagios
7 7 (1.53%) Vagrant
8 6 (1.31%) SnapMirror
8 6 (1.31%) SnapVault
8 6 (1.31%) ARCserve
8 6 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (1.31%) Legato
8 6 (1.31%) SCCM
8 6 (1.31%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.87%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.44%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.44%) HP NNM
10 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 285 (62.23%) Cisco
2 149 (32.53%) F5
3 145 (31.66%) Juniper
4 132 (28.82%) VMware
5 119 (25.98%) CheckPoint
6 72 (15.72%) HP
7 67 (14.63%) Microsoft
8 59 (12.88%) Oracle
9 57 (12.45%) Blue Coat
10 44 (9.61%) Red Hat
11 29 (6.33%) Sourcefire
11 29 (6.33%) Fortinet
12 22 (4.80%) Citrix
13 21 (4.59%) Crossbeam
14 20 (4.37%) Symantec
15 19 (4.15%) EMC
15 19 (4.15%) ProCurve
16 18 (3.93%) Riverbed
16 18 (3.93%) McAfee
16 18 (3.93%) CA
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Gd benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 plus excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits (Please see bel
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £39,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits (Please see bel
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London or Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London or Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London or Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago