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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 17 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 166 155 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.89% 6.95% 6.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.80% 27.68% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 122 133 119
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £27,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £64,500 £65,400
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
522 560 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.09% 25.11% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 344 417 420
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,800 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 190 (52.05%) Cisco
2 165 (45.21%) Linux
3 157 (43.01%) Windows
4 156 (42.74%) CheckPoint
5 141 (38.63%) TCP/IP
6 117 (32.05%) F5
7 113 (30.96%) Juniper
8 111 (30.41%) Cisco Certification
9 105 (28.77%) Unix
10 100 (27.40%) CCNP
11 85 (23.29%) Palo Alto
12 83 (22.74%) ITIL
13 76 (20.82%) VPN
14 69 (18.90%) BGP
15 65 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
16 61 (16.71%) MPLS
16 61 (16.71%) Oracle
17 60 (16.44%) Network Security
17 60 (16.44%) SaaS
18 59 (16.16%) VMware
19 58 (15.89%) SAN
20 54 (14.79%) Apache
21 52 (14.25%) SQL Server
21 52 (14.25%) OSPF
21 52 (14.25%) Cisco ASA
21 52 (14.25%) Network Design
22 51 (13.97%) Sun
23 49 (13.42%) Red Hat
23 49 (13.42%) Solaris
23 49 (13.42%) Wireless

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 54 (14.79%) Apache
2 46 (12.60%) Tomcat
3 45 (12.33%) WebLogic
4 43 (11.78%) WebSphere
5 38 (10.41%) JBoss
6 34 (9.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 30 (8.22%) BizTalk Server
8 22 (6.03%) IIS
9 10 (2.74%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.82%) SAS
11 3 (0.82%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.55%) Confluence
12 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.56%) MS Office
3 9 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 60 (16.44%) SaaS
2 40 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.74%) Office 365
4 8 (2.19%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (38.63%) TCP/IP
2 76 (20.82%) VPN
3 69 (18.90%) BGP
4 61 (16.71%) MPLS
5 60 (16.44%) Network Security
6 58 (15.89%) SAN
7 52 (14.25%) Cisco ASA
7 52 (14.25%) OSPF
8 49 (13.42%) Wireless
9 48 (13.15%) HTTP
10 44 (12.05%) WAN
11 39 (10.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 38 (10.41%) LDAP
13 37 (10.14%) BIG-IP
13 37 (10.14%) DNS
13 37 (10.14%) NAS
14 31 (8.49%) LAN
15 25 (6.85%) VoIP
16 23 (6.30%) SSL
17 20 (5.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.96%) MySQL
3 34 (9.32%) Relational Database
4 33 (9.04%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.10%) Big Data
6 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (0.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 44 (12.05%) German Language
2 32 (8.77%) French Language
3 28 (7.67%) Finance
4 25 (6.85%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.84%) Marketing
6 4 (1.10%) Back Office
7 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.82%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (0.82%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (29.59%) Network Engineer
2 82 (22.47%) Support Engineer
3 75 (20.55%) Linux Engineer
4 73 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 43 (11.78%) Juniper Engineer
6 36 (9.86%) Linux Support
7 34 (9.32%) Applications Support
7 34 (9.32%) Senior Network Engineer
8 32 (8.77%) Analyst
8 32 (8.77%) Cisco Engineer
8 32 (8.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 32 (8.77%) Consultant
9 29 (7.95%) Network Support
9 29 (7.95%) Network Support Engineer
10 28 (7.67%) Linux Support Engineer
11 26 (7.12%) Applications Engineer
11 26 (7.12%) Applications Support Engineer
11 26 (7.12%) Web Applications Support
12 25 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 25 (6.85%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.14%) Web Services
2 33 (9.04%) LAMP
3 24 (6.58%) Middleware
4 20 (5.48%) .NET
5 8 (2.19%) 802.1X
6 6 (1.64%) HTML
6 6 (1.64%) Regular Expression
7 4 (1.10%) CSS
8 3 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.27%) CGI
9 1 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.60%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.66%) Clustering
3 17 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.56%) Virtual Team
6 11 (3.01%) PKI
7 9 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (2.47%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.19%) EMC VNX
8 8 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.64%) Replication
11 4 (1.10%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.10%) Statistics
11 4 (1.10%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.55%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.27%) Learning Management System
13 1 (0.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 165 (45.21%) Linux
2 157 (43.01%) Windows
3 105 (28.77%) Unix
4 65 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (13.42%) Solaris
6 47 (12.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (12.33%) Windows 2000
8 38 (10.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (8.49%) Windows Server
10 16 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.92%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.37%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.10%) CentOS
14 1 (0.27%) Android
14 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.74%) ITIL
2 52 (14.25%) Network Design
3 37 (10.14%) Information Security
3 37 (10.14%) Presales
4 33 (9.04%) Network Monitoring
4 33 (9.04%) Web Operations
5 27 (7.40%) Service Delivery
6 26 (7.12%) Change Management
7 25 (6.85%) Incident Management
7 25 (6.85%) SIEM
8 21 (5.75%) Network Planning
9 20 (5.48%) Migration
10 19 (5.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (4.66%) Network Architecture
11 17 (4.66%) Problem Management
12 16 (4.38%) Infrastructure Management
12 16 (4.38%) Load Balancing
13 15 (4.11%) Risk Management
13 15 (4.11%) Security Operations
14 14 (3.84%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.88%) Perl
2 43 (11.78%) PowerShell
3 28 (7.67%) Bash Shell
4 18 (4.93%) C
5 16 (4.38%) SQL
6 15 (4.11%) Python
7 11 (3.01%) Java
8 9 (2.47%) Ruby
9 8 (2.19%) PHP
10 6 (1.64%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.27%) C#
13 1 (0.27%) C++
13 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (30.41%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (27.40%) CCNP
3 47 (12.88%) CCIE
4 40 (10.96%) CCNA
5 32 (8.77%) Degree
6 25 (6.85%) CCIP
7 19 (5.21%) CISSP
8 15 (4.11%) CCSP
9 14 (3.84%) CEH
9 14 (3.84%) SC Cleared
9 14 (3.84%) Security Cleared
10 10 (2.74%) CCSA
10 10 (2.74%) JNCIP
11 9 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.92%) JNCIE
13 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (1.37%) CISM
14 5 (1.37%) GCIA
14 5 (1.37%) GCIH
14 5 (1.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.32%) SLA
2 13 (3.56%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.19%) QA
5 4 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.82%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (9.04%) Oracle RAC
3 21 (5.75%) Active Directory
4 16 (4.38%) Firmware
4 16 (4.38%) vSphere
5 14 (3.84%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.47%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.37%) vCloud
8 5 (1.37%) XenApp
9 4 (1.10%) DFS Replication
9 4 (1.10%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.10%) XenServer
10 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.27%) Docker
12 1 (0.27%) KVM
12 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (8.22%) OpenAM
1 30 (8.22%) Puppet
2 13 (3.56%) WSUS
3 8 (2.19%) Nagios
3 8 (2.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 8 (2.19%) SCCM
4 6 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.64%) Cacti
4 6 (1.64%) Nmap
4 6 (1.64%) SmokePing
5 5 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.37%) Nessus
6 4 (1.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.55%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.55%) vMotion
8 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 190 (52.05%) Cisco
2 156 (42.74%) CheckPoint
3 117 (32.05%) F5
4 113 (30.96%) Juniper
5 85 (23.29%) Palo Alto
6 61 (16.71%) Oracle
7 59 (16.16%) VMware
8 51 (13.97%) Sun
9 49 (13.42%) Red Hat
10 37 (10.14%) Blue Coat
11 33 (9.04%) Microsoft
12 30 (8.22%) Sourcefire
13 29 (7.95%) Crossbeam
14 25 (6.85%) HP
15 24 (6.58%) Citrix
16 20 (5.48%) NetScout
17 16 (4.38%) IBM
18 15 (4.11%) Huawei
19 14 (3.84%) ArcSight
19 14 (3.84%) Fortinet
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