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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 9 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 304 184 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.39% 7.66% 9.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.64% 25.59% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 250 140 174
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,350 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
625 719 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.59% 29.95% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 477 406 526
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 348 (68.91%) Cisco
2 206 (40.79%) CheckPoint
3 201 (39.80%) Linux
4 196 (38.81%) F5
5 190 (37.62%) Cisco Certification
6 189 (37.43%) Windows
7 172 (34.06%) Juniper
8 154 (30.50%) CCNP
9 140 (27.72%) ITIL
9 140 (27.72%) VMware
10 139 (27.52%) TCP/IP
11 110 (21.78%) Unix
12 106 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 103 (20.40%) VPN
13 103 (20.40%) WAN
13 103 (20.40%) Cisco Nexus
13 103 (20.40%) Data Centre
14 97 (19.21%) Palo Alto
15 96 (19.01%) MPLS
16 95 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
17 88 (17.43%) Network Security
18 86 (17.03%) Blue Coat
19 85 (16.83%) LAN
19 85 (16.83%) Perl
20 79 (15.64%) Cisco ASA
21 78 (15.45%) BGP
22 74 (14.65%) Information Security
22 74 (14.65%) Finance
22 74 (14.65%) DNS
22 74 (14.65%) Sourcefire

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 31 (6.14%) IIS
2 29 (5.74%) MS Exchange
3 28 (5.54%) Apache
4 20 (3.96%) OpenStack
4 20 (3.96%) Tomcat
4 20 (3.96%) WebSphere
5 18 (3.56%) JBoss
6 14 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.77%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.38%) nginx
8 10 (1.98%) IBM Domino
9 7 (1.39%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.91%) SaaS
2 28 (5.54%) OpenShift
3 14 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.98%) Office 365
6 7 (1.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Responsys
7 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 139 (27.52%) TCP/IP
2 103 (20.40%) Cisco Nexus
2 103 (20.40%) VPN
2 103 (20.40%) WAN
3 96 (19.01%) MPLS
4 88 (17.43%) Network Security
5 85 (16.83%) LAN
6 79 (15.64%) Cisco ASA
7 78 (15.45%) BGP
8 74 (14.65%) DNS
9 64 (12.67%) Wireless
10 60 (11.88%) OSPF
11 57 (11.29%) Cisco IOS
12 44 (8.71%) VoIP
13 43 (8.51%) VLAN
14 42 (8.32%) IPv4
15 41 (8.12%) SAN
16 34 (6.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 34 (6.73%) IPv6
17 29 (5.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.17%) MySQL
3 13 (2.57%) Hadoop
4 12 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (2.57%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.40%) ANTLR
3 2 (0.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 74 (14.65%) Finance
2 72 (14.26%) German Language
3 54 (10.69%) Telecoms
4 49 (9.70%) French Language
5 16 (3.17%) Marketing
6 6 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.99%) Brand Awareness
7 5 (0.99%) Retail
8 3 (0.59%) Advertising
8 3 (0.59%) Banking
8 3 (0.59%) Legal
8 3 (0.59%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (0.59%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 162 (32.08%) Network Engineer
2 100 (19.80%) Cisco Engineer
3 91 (18.02%) Security Engineer
4 87 (17.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 80 (15.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 64 (12.67%) Support Engineer
7 48 (9.50%) Linux Engineer
8 47 (9.31%) Analyst
9 45 (8.91%) Consultant
10 38 (7.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 38 (7.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 35 (6.93%) Technical Engineer
11 35 (6.93%) Technical Support
12 34 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 34 (6.73%) Juniper Engineer
12 34 (6.73%) Network Support
13 33 (6.53%) Network Security Engineer
14 31 (6.14%) VMware Engineer
15 30 (5.94%) Network Support Engineer
16 27 (5.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.37%) Web Services
2 9 (1.78%) CSS
3 6 (1.19%) .NET
3 6 (1.19%) LAMP
4 4 (0.79%) Sass
5 3 (0.59%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.40%) POSIX
6 2 (0.40%) XML
7 1 (0.20%) CGI
7 1 (0.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 103 (20.40%) Data Centre
2 40 (7.92%) EMC VNX
3 32 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.37%) Replication
5 16 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.77%) Private Cloud
7 12 (2.38%) Visualisation
8 5 (0.99%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.99%) Statistics
9 3 (0.59%) Clustering
10 2 (0.40%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.40%) Physics
10 2 (0.40%) PKI
11 1 (0.20%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.20%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.20%) e-Health
11 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 201 (39.80%) Linux
2 189 (37.43%) Windows
3 110 (21.78%) Unix
4 95 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 71 (14.06%) Solaris
7 69 (13.66%) Windows 2000
8 51 (10.10%) Windows Server
9 24 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (2.97%) CentOS
11 13 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.39%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.39%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.99%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.20%) Android
15 1 (0.20%) BlackBerry OS
15 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (27.72%) ITIL
2 74 (14.65%) Information Security
3 72 (14.26%) Presales
4 64 (12.67%) Risk Management
5 60 (11.88%) Mentoring
6 49 (9.70%) Load Balancing
7 46 (9.11%) Capacity Planning
8 40 (7.92%) Network Design
9 26 (5.15%) Migration
10 23 (4.55%) Network Management
11 22 (4.36%) Coaching
12 20 (3.96%) Case Management
12 20 (3.96%) Performance Improvement
13 19 (3.76%) Service Management
14 18 (3.56%) Vulnerability Management
15 17 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (3.37%) SIEM
16 16 (3.17%) Data Protection
16 16 (3.17%) Network Architecture
17 15 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (16.83%) Perl
2 64 (12.67%) Python
3 56 (11.09%) Ruby
4 52 (10.30%) PowerShell
5 41 (8.12%) Java
6 24 (4.75%) Shell Script
6 24 (4.75%) SQL
7 14 (2.77%) C
8 7 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.99%) C++
10 2 (0.40%) PHP
10 2 (0.40%) Prolog
11 1 (0.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 190 (37.62%) Cisco Certification
2 154 (30.50%) CCNP
3 71 (14.06%) CCNA
4 67 (13.27%) CCIE
5 57 (11.29%) Degree
6 29 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
7 22 (4.36%) CCSE
8 21 (4.16%) Security Cleared
9 20 (3.96%) SC Cleared
10 18 (3.56%) CCIP
11 16 (3.17%) CISSP
12 15 (2.97%) CCSP
12 15 (2.97%) Check Point Certification
13 12 (2.38%) CCVP
14 10 (1.98%) CCDP
14 10 (1.98%) CCNP Voice
14 10 (1.98%) CCSA
15 8 (1.58%) JNCIP
16 7 (1.39%) CEH
16 7 (1.39%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.93%) SLA
2 31 (6.14%) QA
3 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) SAS 70
System Software
1 106 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (12.87%) Active Directory
3 53 (10.50%) Hyper-V
4 35 (6.93%) vSphere
5 34 (6.73%) VMware ESX
6 19 (3.76%) Docker
7 13 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.78%) NFS
9 6 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.19%) XenServer
10 4 (0.79%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.79%) NDS
10 4 (0.79%) Novell eDirectory
10 4 (0.79%) Squid
11 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.59%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.40%) iptables
12 2 (0.40%) Xen
13 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 58 (11.49%) SCCM
2 42 (8.32%) WSUS
3 40 (7.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 12 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.78%) Puppet
6 6 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.19%) Cisco UCCE
6 6 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (1.19%) Nmap
6 6 (1.19%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.79%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.79%) Nessus
8 3 (0.59%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.59%) Simpana
8 3 (0.59%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.40%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.40%) EnCase
9 2 (0.40%) FTK
9 2 (0.40%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 348 (68.91%) Cisco
2 206 (40.79%) CheckPoint
3 196 (38.81%) F5
4 172 (34.06%) Juniper
5 140 (27.72%) VMware
6 97 (19.21%) Palo Alto
7 86 (17.03%) Blue Coat
8 74 (14.65%) Sourcefire
9 67 (13.27%) Red Hat
10 63 (12.48%) Crossbeam
11 62 (12.28%) Microsoft
12 48 (9.50%) EMC
13 40 (7.92%) Qualys
14 37 (7.33%) Citrix
15 36 (7.13%) Forcepoint
16 25 (4.95%) HP
17 22 (4.36%) Oracle
18 18 (3.56%) Nokia
19 16 (3.17%) Intel
19 16 (3.17%) Sun
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