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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 19 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 180 215 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.60% 9.08% 4.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.39% 29.05% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 132 176 73
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,250 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
738 740 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.17% 31.24% 32.60%
Number of salaries quoted 408 529 512
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 211 (58.61%) Cisco
2 141 (39.17%) Juniper
3 124 (34.44%) TCP/IP
4 123 (34.17%) Cisco Certification
5 121 (33.61%) F5
6 115 (31.94%) Windows
7 114 (31.67%) VPN
8 105 (29.17%) Network Security
9 99 (27.50%) DNS
10 92 (25.56%) CCNP
11 82 (22.78%) Linux
12 74 (20.56%) WAN
12 74 (20.56%) BGP
13 73 (20.28%) OSPF
14 71 (19.72%) CheckPoint
15 70 (19.44%) MPLS
16 68 (18.89%) LAN
17 65 (18.06%) ITIL
17 65 (18.06%) Telecoms
18 61 (16.94%) SSL
19 58 (16.11%) Network Design
20 57 (15.83%) HP
20 57 (15.83%) UNIX
21 56 (15.56%) Microsoft
22 54 (15.00%) VMware
23 51 (14.17%) Cisco ASA
24 49 (13.61%) CCNA
25 46 (12.78%) IPsec
25 46 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
26 43 (11.94%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (3.89%) MS Exchange
1 14 (3.89%) WebSphere
2 13 (3.61%) Apache
3 9 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.94%) IIS
5 7 (1.94%) JBoss
5 7 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.39%) Lync
8 3 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 42 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.11%) MS Office
3 11 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.50%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.33%) SaaS
2 5 (1.39%) Office 365
3 3 (0.83%) PaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 124 (34.44%) TCP/IP
2 114 (31.67%) VPN
3 105 (29.17%) Network Security
4 99 (27.50%) DNS
5 74 (20.56%) WAN
5 74 (20.56%) BGP
6 73 (20.28%) OSPF
7 70 (19.44%) MPLS
8 68 (18.89%) LAN
9 61 (16.94%) SSL
10 51 (14.17%) Cisco ASA
11 46 (12.78%) IPsec
12 43 (11.94%) Wireless
12 43 (11.94%) EIGRP
12 43 (11.94%) VoIP
13 36 (10.00%) SAN
14 32 (8.89%) DHCP
15 26 (7.22%) SNMP
15 26 (7.22%) VLAN
16 25 (6.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.50%) MySQL
3 8 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.28%) DB2
6 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.56%) Subversion
3 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (18.06%) Telecoms
2 25 (6.94%) Finance
3 9 (2.50%) Marketing
4 7 (1.94%) German Language
5 5 (1.39%) French Language
6 4 (1.11%) Legal
6 4 (1.11%) Banking
7 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.56%) Back Office
8 2 (0.56%) Publishing
8 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (26.39%) Network Engineer
2 63 (17.50%) Security Engineer
3 47 (13.06%) Support Engineer
4 39 (10.83%) Consultant
5 34 (9.44%) Architect
6 33 (9.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 31 (8.61%) Network Architect
8 25 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (6.67%) Technical Support
9 24 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
10 22 (6.11%) Technical Support Engineer
11 20 (5.56%) Security Consultant
12 18 (5.00%) Technical Design Authority
13 17 (4.72%) Senior Architect
13 17 (4.72%) Senior Network Architect
13 17 (4.72%) Network Consultant
13 17 (4.72%) Senior Network Engineer
14 15 (4.17%) Team Leader
15 13 (3.61%) Network Team Leader
16 12 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.94%) .NET
2 6 (1.67%) HTML
3 3 (0.83%) Web Services
3 3 (0.83%) XMPP
4 2 (0.56%) CGI
4 2 (0.56%) SOAP
5 1 (0.28%) J2EE
5 1 (0.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.33%) Open Source
3 11 (3.06%) PKI
4 9 (2.50%) Celerra
5 6 (1.67%) Economics
5 6 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.39%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.11%) Replication
7 4 (1.11%) Clustering
7 4 (1.11%) CESG
7 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.83%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.83%) Kindle
9 2 (0.56%) iPhone
9 2 (0.56%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.28%) RMADS
10 1 (0.28%) EPoS
10 1 (0.28%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 115 (31.94%) Windows
2 82 (22.78%) Linux
3 57 (15.83%) UNIX
4 32 (8.89%) Solaris
5 31 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (4.72%) Windows 7
8 13 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.06%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.94%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.94%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.11%) CentOS
12 3 (0.83%) AIX
12 3 (0.83%) Android
13 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.56%) VMS
13 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.56%) Debian
13 2 (0.56%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (18.06%) ITIL
2 58 (16.11%) Network Design
3 27 (7.50%) Problem Management
4 25 (6.94%) Information Security
5 23 (6.39%) Project Management
5 23 (6.39%) Network Management
5 23 (6.39%) SIEM
6 22 (6.11%) Mentoring
6 22 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (5.83%) Kalman Filter
8 19 (5.28%) Load Balancing
9 17 (4.72%) Change Management
10 16 (4.44%) Coaching
11 15 (4.17%) Cyber Security
12 13 (3.61%) Change Control
13 12 (3.33%) Migration
13 12 (3.33%) Service Delivery
14 10 (2.78%) Data Management
14 10 (2.78%) Network Architecture
14 10 (2.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.39%) SQL
2 16 (4.44%) Perl
3 15 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.61%) Java
5 10 (2.78%) PHP
6 9 (2.50%) C
6 9 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 9 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.94%) Python
7 7 (1.94%) C++
8 5 (1.39%) Tcl
8 5 (1.39%) C#
8 5 (1.39%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.56%) Ruby
10 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (34.17%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (25.56%) CCNP
3 49 (13.61%) CCNA
4 40 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 34 (9.44%) SC Cleared
6 31 (8.61%) Degree
7 28 (7.78%) CISSP
8 25 (6.94%) CCIE
9 20 (5.56%) CCSA
10 16 (4.44%) CCSE
11 13 (3.61%) CCDP
11 13 (3.61%) Sun Certification
12 12 (3.33%) JNCIA
13 11 (3.06%) SCSA
13 11 (3.06%) CCIP
14 8 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (2.22%) JNCIS
15 7 (1.94%) JNCIE
16 6 (1.67%) CCSP
17 5 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.89%) SLA
2 18 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.89%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.22%) COBIT
4 8 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (9.72%) Active Directory
3 24 (6.67%) XenApp
4 18 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 17 (4.72%) vSphere
6 16 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (3.61%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.67%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.56%) Nmap
10 2 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.56%) Firmware
10 2 (0.56%) pfSense
11 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (3.06%) FortiGate
2 9 (2.50%) Legato
2 9 (2.50%) ARCserve
3 7 (1.94%) OpenAM
3 7 (1.94%) Puppet
4 6 (1.67%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.11%) WSUS
6 3 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.56%) HP NNM
7 2 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.28%) SCCM
8 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 211 (58.61%) Cisco
2 141 (39.17%) Juniper
3 121 (33.61%) F5
4 71 (19.72%) CheckPoint
5 57 (15.83%) HP
6 56 (15.56%) Microsoft
7 54 (15.00%) VMware
8 39 (10.83%) Oracle
9 37 (10.28%) Citrix
10 34 (9.44%) Blue Coat
11 28 (7.78%) Huawei
12 20 (5.56%) Sourcefire
12 20 (5.56%) Veritas
13 18 (5.00%) Sun
14 16 (4.44%) Red Hat
15 15 (4.17%) IBM
16 12 (3.33%) EMC
17 11 (3.06%) NetApp
17 11 (3.06%) Nokia
17 11 (3.06%) McAfee
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £47000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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