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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 13 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 207 227 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.72% 9.90% 7.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.49% 37.40% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 163 160 116
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +12.00%
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
476 607 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.95% 26.46% 32.39%
Number of salaries quoted 364 373 455
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 26 June 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 271 (55.76%) Cisco
2 208 (42.80%) Linux
3 206 (42.39%) CheckPoint
4 193 (39.71%) Windows
5 179 (36.83%) Cisco Certification
6 176 (36.21%) F5
7 166 (34.16%) TCP/IP
8 151 (31.07%) CCNP
9 144 (29.63%) Juniper
10 114 (23.46%) VMware
10 114 (23.46%) Cisco ASA
11 111 (22.84%) Data Centre
12 108 (22.22%) VPN
13 101 (20.78%) Unix
14 100 (20.58%) WAN
15 96 (19.75%) BGP
16 95 (19.55%) MPLS
17 91 (18.72%) Wireless
18 88 (18.11%) Network Security
19 87 (17.90%) SAN
20 84 (17.28%) CCNA
20 84 (17.28%) Cisco Nexus
21 82 (16.87%) Palo Alto
22 81 (16.67%) DNS
23 79 (16.26%) Windows Server 2008
24 78 (16.05%) ITIL
25 72 (14.81%) Perl
25 72 (14.81%) Red Hat
26 71 (14.61%) CCIE
27 66 (13.58%) OSPF

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 60 (12.35%) JBoss
2 58 (11.93%) Apache
3 50 (10.29%) Tomcat
4 46 (9.47%) WebSphere
5 38 (7.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 36 (7.41%) WebLogic
7 33 (6.79%) BizTalk Server
8 31 (6.38%) IIS
8 31 (6.38%) OpenStack
9 23 (4.73%) MS Exchange
10 19 (3.91%) nginx
11 11 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (2.06%) IBM Domino
13 8 (1.65%) Skype for Business
14 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
16 3 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
16 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
17 2 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 63 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (11.93%) SaaS
3 25 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.50%) Office 365
5 7 (1.44%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 166 (34.16%) TCP/IP
2 114 (23.46%) Cisco ASA
3 108 (22.22%) VPN
4 100 (20.58%) WAN
5 96 (19.75%) BGP
6 95 (19.55%) MPLS
7 91 (18.72%) Wireless
8 88 (18.11%) Network Security
9 87 (17.90%) SAN
10 84 (17.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 81 (16.67%) DNS
12 66 (13.58%) OSPF
13 58 (11.93%) HTTP
14 52 (10.70%) LAN
15 50 (10.29%) VoIP
16 47 (9.67%) SSL
17 46 (9.47%) LDAP
18 44 (9.05%) NAS
19 43 (8.85%) BIG-IP
20 37 (7.61%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.08%) MySQL
3 38 (7.82%) Relational Database
4 36 (7.41%) RDBMS
5 22 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (3.91%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.62%) Big Data
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 19 (3.91%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.44%) Burp Suite
2 7 (1.44%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 52 (10.70%) Finance
2 42 (8.64%) German Language
3 25 (5.14%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.73%) French Language
5 10 (2.06%) Retail
6 3 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (0.62%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.41%) Back Office
7 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.21%) Banking
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 172 (35.39%) Network Engineer
2 103 (21.19%) Support Engineer
3 100 (20.58%) Cisco Engineer
4 93 (19.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 74 (15.23%) Security Engineer
6 65 (13.37%) Senior Network Engineer
7 51 (10.49%) Consultant
8 43 (8.85%) Analyst
8 43 (8.85%) Network Support
8 43 (8.85%) Network Support Engineer
9 41 (8.44%) Linux Engineer
10 40 (8.23%) Juniper Engineer
11 38 (7.82%) Linux Support
11 38 (7.82%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 38 (7.82%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 35 (7.20%) Applications Support
13 34 (7.00%) Senior Network Support
13 34 (7.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
14 32 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 31 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.73%) Web Services
2 34 (7.00%) .NET
3 33 (6.79%) LAMP
4 14 (2.88%) 802.1X
5 11 (2.26%) Middleware
6 4 (0.82%) CSS
6 4 (0.82%) HTML
6 4 (0.82%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.62%) POSIX
7 3 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.21%) CGI
8 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 111 (22.84%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.35%) Replication
3 22 (4.53%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.53%) Private Cloud
4 21 (4.32%) Virtual Team
5 20 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.91%) Visualisation
7 13 (2.67%) Clustering
7 13 (2.67%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.47%) EMC VNX
9 8 (1.65%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (1.23%) PKI
12 5 (1.03%) Statistics
13 3 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.41%) Fat Client
14 2 (0.41%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 208 (42.80%) Linux
2 193 (39.71%) Windows
3 101 (20.78%) Unix
4 79 (16.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (10.91%) Windows Server
6 45 (9.26%) Solaris
7 42 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (8.23%) Windows 2000
9 39 (8.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (3.09%) CentOS
12 9 (1.85%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.44%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.44%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.03%) Windows NT
15 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.21%) Android
16 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (16.05%) ITIL
2 55 (11.32%) Presales
3 40 (8.23%) Migration
3 40 (8.23%) Network Design
3 40 (8.23%) Network Monitoring
4 38 (7.82%) Load Balancing
5 36 (7.41%) Web Operations
6 33 (6.79%) Information Security
7 29 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (5.76%) Network Planning
9 26 (5.35%) SIEM
10 25 (5.14%) DevOps
11 22 (4.53%) Network Architecture
12 20 (4.12%) Data Protection
12 20 (4.12%) Fault Management
12 20 (4.12%) Service Delivery
13 19 (3.91%) Customer Engagement
13 19 (3.91%) Data Visualisation
13 19 (3.91%) Scrum
14 17 (3.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (14.81%) Perl
2 57 (11.73%) PowerShell
3 35 (7.20%) Python
4 31 (6.38%) Ruby
5 28 (5.76%) SQL
6 27 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 15 (3.09%) Java
8 14 (2.88%) Shell Script
9 13 (2.67%) C
10 7 (1.44%) PHP
11 5 (1.03%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.21%) C++
13 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 179 (36.83%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (31.07%) CCNP
3 84 (17.28%) CCNA
4 71 (14.61%) CCIE
5 34 (7.00%) Degree
6 26 (5.35%) CISSP
7 25 (5.14%) CCIP
7 25 (5.14%) CCSA
7 25 (5.14%) CCSP
7 25 (5.14%) SC Cleared
7 25 (5.14%) Security Cleared
8 20 (4.12%) CCSE
9 16 (3.29%) CEH
10 9 (1.85%) CISM
10 9 (1.85%) CompTIA Security+
10 9 (1.85%) Security+ Certification
11 8 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.44%) CCDP
12 7 (1.44%) CREST Certified
13 6 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.97%) SLA
2 11 (2.26%) QA
3 6 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.41%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (9.67%) Active Directory
3 41 (8.44%) Hyper-V
4 37 (7.61%) Oracle RAC
5 22 (4.53%) vSphere
6 20 (4.12%) Docker
7 12 (2.47%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.85%) NFS
8 9 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.65%) XenServer
10 6 (1.23%) DFS Replication
10 6 (1.23%) Firmware
10 6 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.82%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.82%) NDS
11 4 (0.82%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 4 (0.82%) Squid
12 3 (0.62%) Snort
12 3 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (7.82%) Puppet
2 33 (6.79%) OpenAM
3 31 (6.38%) SCCM
4 23 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (3.29%) WSUS
6 12 (2.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 12 (2.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 11 (2.26%) Nmap
8 10 (2.06%) Backup Exec
9 9 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (1.85%) Nessus
10 8 (1.65%) Nagios
11 6 (1.23%) Cacti
11 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (1.23%) SmokePing
12 5 (1.03%) Simpana
13 4 (0.82%) CFEngine
13 4 (0.82%) SCDPM
13 4 (0.82%) SCOM
14 3 (0.62%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 271 (55.76%) Cisco
2 206 (42.39%) CheckPoint
3 176 (36.21%) F5
4 144 (29.63%) Juniper
5 114 (23.46%) VMware
6 82 (16.87%) Palo Alto
7 72 (14.81%) Red Hat
8 61 (12.55%) Microsoft
9 54 (11.11%) Oracle
10 43 (8.85%) Sun
11 42 (8.64%) Blue Coat
12 35 (7.20%) Citrix
13 24 (4.94%) Fortinet
14 22 (4.53%) NetScout
15 20 (4.12%) Sourcefire
16 18 (3.70%) Crossbeam
17 16 (3.29%) EMC
17 16 (3.29%) Forcepoint
17 16 (3.29%) HP
17 16 (3.29%) Intel Security
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