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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 28 24 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 175 200 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.85% 8.20% 4.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.15% 26.21% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 136 152 87
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £32,050 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
790 763 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.93% 31.27% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 429 538 414
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 22 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 207 (63.89%) Cisco
2 137 (42.28%) Juniper
3 117 (36.11%) F5
4 108 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 103 (31.79%) Cisco Certification
6 101 (31.17%) OSPF
7 96 (29.63%) Network Security
8 95 (29.32%) BGP
9 86 (26.54%) VPN
10 85 (26.23%) DNS
11 81 (25.00%) CCNP
12 80 (24.69%) Windows
13 79 (24.38%) CheckPoint
14 75 (23.15%) MPLS
15 69 (21.30%) Telecoms
16 57 (17.59%) SSL
17 56 (17.28%) SNMP
17 56 (17.28%) Network Design
18 53 (16.36%) WAN
19 51 (15.74%) Microsoft
20 50 (15.43%) ITIL
21 48 (14.81%) Internet
22 47 (14.51%) Linux
23 45 (13.89%) LAN
24 44 (13.58%) VoIP
25 42 (12.96%) Network Management
26 41 (12.65%) UNIX
26 41 (12.65%) IPsec
27 40 (12.35%) Cisco ASA
28 39 (12.04%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 23 (7.10%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.40%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.47%) Lync
6 7 (2.16%) IIS
7 3 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.62%) GroupWise
8 2 (0.62%) Apache
8 2 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) Office 365
2 2 (0.62%) SaaS
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 101 (31.17%) OSPF
3 96 (29.63%) Network Security
4 95 (29.32%) BGP
5 86 (26.54%) VPN
6 85 (26.23%) DNS
7 75 (23.15%) MPLS
8 57 (17.59%) SSL
9 56 (17.28%) SNMP
10 53 (16.36%) WAN
11 48 (14.81%) Internet
12 45 (13.89%) LAN
13 44 (13.58%) VoIP
14 41 (12.65%) IPsec
15 40 (12.35%) Cisco ASA
16 38 (11.73%) EIGRP
17 34 (10.49%) Cisco Nexus
18 33 (10.19%) Wireless
19 27 (8.33%) BIG-IP
20 24 (7.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 69 (21.30%) Telecoms
2 30 (9.26%) Finance
3 13 (4.01%) German Language
4 8 (2.47%) French Language
5 7 (2.16%) Retail
5 7 (2.16%) Marketing
6 6 (1.85%) Back Office
6 6 (1.85%) Billing
7 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.62%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 51 (15.74%) Security Engineer
3 34 (10.49%) Consultant
4 30 (9.26%) Support Engineer
5 27 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 26 (8.02%) IP Engineer
6 26 (8.02%) Architect
6 26 (8.02%) Network Architect
7 24 (7.41%) Team Leader
8 23 (7.10%) Design Engineer
9 22 (6.79%) Senior Network Engineer
10 20 (6.17%) Security Consultant
10 20 (6.17%) Senior Design Engineer
11 16 (4.94%) Network Consultant
12 15 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (4.63%) Technical Support
12 15 (4.63%) Senior Network Architect
12 15 (4.63%) Senior Architect
13 14 (4.32%) Senior IP Engineer
14 13 (4.01%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.78%) SOAP
2 7 (2.16%) HTML
3 3 (0.93%) XMPP
4 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.62%) ODBC
4 2 (0.62%) .NET
4 2 (0.62%) J2EE
5 1 (0.31%) OLE
5 1 (0.31%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.94%) Smartphone
3 8 (2.47%) Replication
3 8 (2.47%) Clustering
4 7 (2.16%) PKI
5 6 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.85%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.54%) Economics
7 4 (1.23%) Celerra
7 4 (1.23%) iPhone
7 4 (1.23%) CESG
8 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.93%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (0.62%) SecurID
9 2 (0.62%) CMDB
9 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.31%) EPoS
10 1 (0.31%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.31%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.69%) Windows
2 47 (14.51%) Linux
3 41 (12.65%) UNIX
4 29 (8.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (4.94%) Windows 7
7 15 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.40%) Solaris
8 11 (3.40%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.54%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.54%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.23%) Android
12 3 (0.93%) VMS
12 3 (0.93%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.62%) CentOS
13 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.62%) AIX
13 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.28%) Network Design
2 50 (15.43%) ITIL
3 42 (12.96%) Network Management
4 37 (11.42%) Load Balancing
5 24 (7.41%) Capacity Management
6 19 (5.86%) Mentoring
6 19 (5.86%) Problem Management
7 18 (5.56%) Validation
7 18 (5.56%) Information Security
8 16 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.40%) Change Management
11 10 (3.09%) SIEM
11 10 (3.09%) Demand Forecasting
11 10 (3.09%) Coaching
11 10 (3.09%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (2.78%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 9 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (2.47%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.17%) SQL
2 12 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 11 (3.40%) Bash Shell
4 8 (2.47%) PHP
5 7 (2.16%) C#
5 7 (2.16%) Java
6 6 (1.85%) Perl
7 5 (1.54%) Tcl
7 5 (1.54%) C
7 5 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.54%) C++
7 5 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.23%) Python
9 2 (0.62%) Ruby
9 2 (0.62%) VBScript
10 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 103 (31.79%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (25.00%) CCNP
3 31 (9.57%) CISSP
4 29 (8.95%) Degree
4 29 (8.95%) Security Cleared
5 27 (8.33%) CCNA
5 27 (8.33%) CCIE
6 26 (8.02%) SC Cleared
7 25 (7.72%) CCSA
8 22 (6.79%) CCSE
9 13 (4.01%) JNCIA
10 11 (3.40%) CCDP
11 9 (2.78%) CCIP
12 7 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.16%) JNCIS
13 6 (1.85%) JNCIE
13 6 (1.85%) MCSE
13 6 (1.85%) CCSP
14 4 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.41%) SLA
2 15 (4.63%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.47%) COBIT
5 5 (1.54%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.94%) ProxySG
4 13 (4.01%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.47%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.16%) XenApp
8 6 (1.85%) vSphere
8 6 (1.85%) Xen
8 6 (1.85%) Firmware
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.62%) pfSense
11 2 (0.62%) qmail
11 2 (0.62%) Postfix
11 2 (0.62%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.62%) Nmap
11 2 (0.62%) Squid
11 2 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.62%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (6.79%) FortiGate
2 9 (2.78%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (2.78%) HP NNM
3 6 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.23%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.23%) Legato
4 4 (1.23%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.31%) Netcool
6 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 207 (63.89%) Cisco
2 137 (42.28%) Juniper
3 117 (36.11%) F5
4 79 (24.38%) CheckPoint
5 51 (15.74%) Microsoft
6 39 (12.04%) HP
7 34 (10.49%) Blue Coat
8 33 (10.19%) Huawei
9 30 (9.26%) VMware
10 16 (4.94%) Citrix
11 15 (4.63%) Oracle
11 15 (4.63%) Nokia
11 15 (4.63%) Sourcefire
12 13 (4.01%) Fortinet
13 10 (3.09%) NetScout
14 8 (2.47%) McAfee
15 7 (2.16%) Avaya
15 7 (2.16%) NetApp
15 7 (2.16%) Red Hat
15 7 (2.16%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: - Salary excellent + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, United Kingdom
Websense
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Names.co.uk
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 27 days ago