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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 13 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 261 254 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.77% 10.29% 9.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.63% 33.25% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 236 183 148
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £65,000 £57,150
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
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
572 764 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.17% 30.94% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 465 404 490
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 364 (65.59%) Cisco
2 247 (44.50%) Linux
3 239 (43.06%) CheckPoint
4 221 (39.82%) Windows
5 214 (38.56%) Cisco Certification
6 208 (37.48%) F5
7 181 (32.61%) CCNP
7 181 (32.61%) Juniper
7 181 (32.61%) TCP/IP
8 151 (27.21%) VMware
9 149 (26.85%) Data Centre
10 127 (22.88%) VPN
11 126 (22.70%) Unix
12 120 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 119 (21.44%) Cisco ASA
13 119 (21.44%) MPLS
14 115 (20.72%) WAN
15 111 (20.00%) ITIL
16 104 (18.74%) Wireless
17 103 (18.56%) BGP
17 103 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
18 100 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
19 99 (17.84%) DNS
20 98 (17.66%) CCNA
20 98 (17.66%) Network Security
21 94 (16.94%) Palo Alto
22 92 (16.58%) CCIE
22 92 (16.58%) Perl
23 85 (15.32%) Red Hat
24 79 (14.23%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 52 (9.37%) Apache
2 51 (9.19%) JBoss
3 42 (7.57%) Tomcat
4 41 (7.39%) WebSphere
5 40 (7.21%) OpenStack
6 37 (6.67%) IIS
7 27 (4.86%) MS Exchange
7 27 (4.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 26 (4.68%) BizTalk Server
9 25 (4.50%) WebLogic
10 24 (4.32%) nginx
11 13 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (2.34%) IBM Domino
12 8 (1.44%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.18%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 61 (10.99%) SaaS
2 51 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.70%) Office 365
4 15 (2.70%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (32.61%) TCP/IP
2 127 (22.88%) VPN
3 120 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 119 (21.44%) Cisco ASA
4 119 (21.44%) MPLS
5 115 (20.72%) WAN
6 104 (18.74%) Wireless
7 103 (18.56%) BGP
8 99 (17.84%) DNS
9 98 (17.66%) Network Security
10 79 (14.23%) SAN
11 74 (13.33%) OSPF
12 66 (11.89%) LAN
13 53 (9.55%) VoIP
14 50 (9.01%) IPv4
15 47 (8.47%) SSL
16 45 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
17 43 (7.75%) HTTP
18 41 (7.39%) BIG-IP
18 41 (7.39%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.03%) MySQL
3 27 (4.86%) Relational Database
4 26 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (4.32%) Hadoop
6 22 (3.96%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 24 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 24 (4.32%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.26%) Burp Suite
2 7 (1.26%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.36%) Subversion
4 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 74 (13.33%) Finance
2 65 (11.71%) German Language
3 42 (7.57%) Telecoms
4 32 (5.77%) French Language
5 12 (2.16%) Retail
6 9 (1.62%) Marketing
7 5 (0.90%) Brand Awareness
8 3 (0.54%) Banking
8 3 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 205 (36.94%) Network Engineer
2 132 (23.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 115 (20.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 100 (18.02%) Support Engineer
5 88 (15.86%) Senior Network Engineer
6 82 (14.77%) Security Engineer
7 53 (9.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 53 (9.55%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 50 (9.01%) Network Support
9 49 (8.83%) Analyst
9 49 (8.83%) Network Support Engineer
10 42 (7.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 41 (7.39%) Juniper Engineer
12 39 (7.03%) Consultant
13 35 (6.31%) Network Security Engineer
13 35 (6.31%) Technical Engineer
13 35 (6.31%) Technical Support
14 34 (6.13%) Senior Network Support
14 34 (6.13%) Senior Network Support Engineer
15 33 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.83%) Web Services
2 27 (4.86%) .NET
3 23 (4.14%) LAMP
4 14 (2.52%) 802.1X
5 4 (0.72%) Sass
6 3 (0.54%) CSS
6 3 (0.54%) POSIX
7 1 (0.18%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 149 (26.85%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.23%) EMC VNX
3 28 (5.05%) Private Cloud
4 27 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.68%) Replication
6 24 (4.32%) Computer Science
6 24 (4.32%) Visualisation
7 12 (2.16%) Clustering
8 10 (1.80%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.62%) Statistics
10 7 (1.26%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.90%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.54%) PKI
14 2 (0.36%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.36%) Physics
15 1 (0.18%) Cyberthreat
15 1 (0.18%) e-Health
15 1 (0.18%) FlexPod
15 1 (0.18%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 247 (44.50%) Linux
2 221 (39.82%) Windows
3 126 (22.70%) Unix
4 100 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (12.07%) Windows Server
6 65 (11.71%) Solaris
7 60 (10.81%) Windows 2000
7 60 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (3.96%) CentOS
11 12 (2.16%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.90%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.90%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.72%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.72%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (20.00%) ITIL
2 70 (12.61%) Presales
3 57 (10.27%) Network Design
4 52 (9.37%) Load Balancing
5 50 (9.01%) Information Security
6 49 (8.83%) Migration
7 47 (8.47%) Mentoring
7 47 (8.47%) Risk Management
8 42 (7.57%) Network Monitoring
9 35 (6.31%) Capacity Planning
10 33 (5.95%) Network Planning
11 30 (5.41%) Network Architecture
12 29 (5.23%) DevOps
13 28 (5.05%) Fault Management
14 27 (4.86%) Data Protection
15 26 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (4.50%) Web Operations
17 24 (4.32%) Customer Engagement
17 24 (4.32%) Data Visualisation
17 24 (4.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 92 (16.58%) Perl
2 69 (12.43%) PowerShell
3 60 (10.81%) Python
4 53 (9.55%) Ruby
5 32 (5.77%) Java
6 30 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 30 (5.41%) SQL
7 15 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 13 (2.34%) C
9 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 214 (38.56%) Cisco Certification
2 181 (32.61%) CCNP
3 98 (17.66%) CCNA
4 92 (16.58%) CCIE
5 50 (9.01%) Degree
6 35 (6.31%) CCIP
7 33 (5.95%) CCSP
8 26 (4.68%) CCSE
9 24 (4.32%) CCSA
10 20 (3.60%) Security Cleared
11 19 (3.42%) SC Cleared
12 17 (3.06%) CISSP
13 15 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.80%) CCDP
15 9 (1.62%) Check Point Certification
16 7 (1.26%) CEH
16 7 (1.26%) CISM
16 7 (1.26%) CompTIA Security+
16 7 (1.26%) CREST Certified
16 7 (1.26%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.03%) SLA
2 26 (4.68%) QA
3 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.18%) SAS 70
System Software
1 103 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (11.35%) Active Directory
3 53 (9.55%) Hyper-V
4 37 (6.67%) vSphere
5 28 (5.05%) VMware ESX
6 27 (4.86%) Docker
6 27 (4.86%) Oracle RAC
7 19 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.80%) NFS
8 10 (1.80%) XenServer
9 4 (0.72%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.72%) Firmware
9 4 (0.72%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.72%) NDS
9 4 (0.72%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 4 (0.72%) Snort
9 4 (0.72%) Squid
10 3 (0.54%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.54%) Xen
11 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 52 (9.37%) SCCM
2 33 (5.95%) Puppet
3 31 (5.59%) WSUS
4 29 (5.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 28 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (4.68%) OpenAM
7 12 (2.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 12 (2.16%) Nmap
8 10 (1.80%) Backup Exec
9 9 (1.62%) Nessus
10 7 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (1.26%) Nagios
11 6 (1.08%) CFEngine
12 5 (0.90%) Cacti
12 5 (0.90%) SCOM
12 5 (0.90%) Simpana
12 5 (0.90%) SmokePing
13 4 (0.72%) SCDPM
14 3 (0.54%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.54%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 364 (65.59%) Cisco
2 239 (43.06%) CheckPoint
3 208 (37.48%) F5
4 181 (32.61%) Juniper
5 151 (27.21%) VMware
6 94 (16.94%) Palo Alto
7 85 (15.32%) Red Hat
8 77 (13.87%) Microsoft
9 66 (11.89%) Blue Coat
10 50 (9.01%) Sourcefire
11 47 (8.47%) Citrix
12 45 (8.11%) Crossbeam
12 45 (8.11%) Oracle
13 34 (6.13%) EMC
13 34 (6.13%) Sun
14 29 (5.23%) Qualys
15 27 (4.86%) HP
16 26 (4.68%) Forcepoint
17 21 (3.78%) NetScout
18 19 (3.42%) Fortinet
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