The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 20 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 152 261 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.30% 10.67% 8.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.29% 38.50% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 109 222 155
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
519 678 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.74% 27.73% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 327 500 478
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 178 (54.10%) Cisco
2 134 (40.73%) Windows
3 130 (39.51%) Linux
4 125 (37.99%) CheckPoint
5 117 (35.56%) TCP/IP
6 102 (31.00%) Cisco Certification
6 102 (31.00%) Juniper
7 88 (26.75%) F5
8 87 (26.44%) CCNP
9 84 (25.53%) Palo Alto
10 83 (25.23%) Unix
11 80 (24.32%) VPN
12 71 (21.58%) ITIL
13 64 (19.45%) Network Design
14 63 (19.15%) BGP
15 61 (18.54%) Network Security
16 58 (17.63%) MPLS
17 57 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
18 54 (16.41%) CCIE
19 52 (15.81%) VMware
20 49 (14.89%) SaaS
21 47 (14.29%) OSPF
22 43 (13.07%) Presales
23 42 (12.77%) Data Centre
23 42 (12.77%) MS Excel
23 42 (12.77%) Blue Coat
24 41 (12.46%) VMware Infrastructure
25 40 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
26 39 (11.85%) DNS
26 39 (11.85%) Solaris

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (9.73%) Apache
2 28 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 24 (7.29%) WebLogic
3 24 (7.29%) WebSphere
4 20 (6.08%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (5.47%) JBoss
5 18 (5.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 17 (5.17%) IIS
7 9 (2.74%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.82%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.91%) SAS
10 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.61%) Confluence
11 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.30%) CMS
12 1 (0.30%) Moodle
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.90%) MS Office
2 26 (7.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.89%) SaaS
2 22 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.26%) Office 365
4 5 (1.52%) IaaS
4 5 (1.52%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.91%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 117 (35.56%) TCP/IP
2 80 (24.32%) VPN
3 63 (19.15%) BGP
4 61 (18.54%) Network Security
5 58 (17.63%) MPLS
6 47 (14.29%) OSPF
7 39 (11.85%) DNS
8 36 (10.94%) WAN
9 35 (10.64%) Wireless
10 34 (10.33%) LAN
11 33 (10.03%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (10.03%) SAN
12 30 (9.12%) SSL
13 28 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (8.51%) HTTP
14 26 (7.90%) BIG-IP
15 25 (7.60%) IPv6
16 24 (7.29%) Multicast
17 22 (6.69%) VLAN
18 21 (6.38%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.60%) MySQL
3 18 (5.47%) RDBMS
3 18 (5.47%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.91%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.61%) Big Data
6 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.61%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 37 (11.25%) Telecoms
2 35 (10.64%) German Language
3 27 (8.21%) Finance
4 24 (7.29%) Marketing
5 18 (5.47%) French Language
6 4 (1.22%) Legal
6 4 (1.22%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.91%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (0.91%) Retail
8 2 (0.61%) Back Office
8 2 (0.61%) Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 87 (26.44%) Network Engineer
2 68 (20.67%) Security Engineer
3 59 (17.93%) Linux Engineer
3 59 (17.93%) Support Engineer
4 36 (10.94%) Analyst
4 36 (10.94%) Juniper Engineer
5 32 (9.73%) Cloud Engineer
6 26 (7.90%) Cisco Engineer
7 25 (7.60%) Network Security Engineer
7 25 (7.60%) Security Analyst
8 24 (7.29%) Linux Support
8 24 (7.29%) Senior Network Engineer
9 23 (6.99%) Applications Support
9 23 (6.99%) IP Engineer
9 23 (6.99%) Lead Network Engineer
9 23 (6.99%) Network Support
10 22 (6.69%) Network Support Engineer
11 21 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (6.08%) Architect
13 19 (5.78%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.60%) Web Services
2 19 (5.78%) LAMP
3 18 (5.47%) Middleware
4 4 (1.22%) .NET
5 3 (0.91%) HTML
6 2 (0.61%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.61%) CSS
6 2 (0.61%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.30%) CGI
7 1 (0.30%) WAP
7 1 (0.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (5.78%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.47%) PKI
5 17 (5.17%) Clustering
6 16 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (3.04%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (2.43%) Replication
11 5 (1.52%) EMC VNX
11 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.22%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.22%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.61%) Social Network
15 1 (0.30%) e-Learning
15 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 134 (40.73%) Windows
2 130 (39.51%) Linux
3 83 (25.23%) Unix
4 57 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (11.85%) Solaris
7 38 (11.55%) Windows 2000
8 25 (7.60%) Windows Server
9 23 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (6.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (3.34%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.82%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.22%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.91%) CentOS
15 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.61%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.58%) ITIL
2 64 (19.45%) Network Design
3 43 (13.07%) Presales
4 39 (11.85%) Change Management
5 30 (9.12%) Information Security
6 29 (8.81%) Migration
7 27 (8.21%) Network Monitoring
8 26 (7.90%) Risk Management
9 25 (7.60%) Problem Management
10 24 (7.29%) Security Operations
11 23 (6.99%) Network Architecture
12 22 (6.69%) Incident Management
13 21 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
14 19 (5.78%) Network Planning
14 19 (5.78%) Service Delivery
15 18 (5.47%) Web Operations
16 17 (5.17%) Security Architecture
17 15 (4.56%) Mentoring
17 15 (4.56%) Network Management
18 14 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.12%) Perl
2 28 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 20 (6.08%) Bash Shell
4 18 (5.47%) SQL
5 17 (5.17%) C
6 13 (3.95%) Java
6 13 (3.95%) Python
7 5 (1.52%) Ruby
7 5 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.22%) PHP
9 3 (0.91%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.30%) C#
11 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (31.00%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (26.44%) CCNP
3 54 (16.41%) CCIE
4 35 (10.64%) CCNA
5 31 (9.42%) CCIP
6 25 (7.60%) CCSP
6 25 (7.60%) Degree
7 10 (3.04%) CISSP
7 10 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (3.04%) JNCIP
7 10 (3.04%) JNCIS
7 10 (3.04%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.04%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (2.43%) CCSA
9 8 (2.43%) CCSE
9 8 (2.43%) MCP
10 7 (2.13%) JNCIE
11 6 (1.82%) CEH
12 5 (1.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.25%) SLA
2 11 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.43%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.52%) QA
5 3 (0.91%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 41 (12.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (9.42%) Active Directory
3 18 (5.47%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.95%) Firmware
6 10 (3.04%) VMware ESX
6 10 (3.04%) vSphere
7 8 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.82%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.52%) vCloud
10 4 (1.22%) DFS Replication
10 4 (1.22%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.91%) XenApp
11 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.91%) XenServer
12 2 (0.61%) KVM
12 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (6.08%) Puppet
2 18 (5.47%) OpenAM
3 14 (4.26%) WSUS
4 9 (2.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (1.82%) Nessus
5 6 (1.82%) Nmap
5 6 (1.82%) SCCM
6 5 (1.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (1.22%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.22%) vMotion
8 3 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.91%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.61%) Cisco CME
9 2 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.30%) EnCase
10 1 (0.30%) Graphite
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 178 (54.10%) Cisco
2 125 (37.99%) CheckPoint
3 102 (31.00%) Juniper
4 88 (26.75%) F5
5 84 (25.53%) Palo Alto
6 52 (15.81%) VMware
7 42 (12.77%) Blue Coat
8 39 (11.85%) Oracle
9 37 (11.25%) Sourcefire
10 33 (10.03%) Sun
11 32 (9.73%) HP
11 32 (9.73%) Microsoft
11 32 (9.73%) Red Hat
12 31 (9.42%) Crossbeam
13 28 (8.51%) ArcSight
14 23 (6.99%) Huawei
15 21 (6.38%) Symantec
16 18 (5.47%) Citrix
16 18 (5.47%) Fortinet
17 13 (3.95%) IBM
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