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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 20 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 218 185 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.66% 7.55% 5.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.07% 24.15% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 150 116 100
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £70,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -2.59%
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
588 766 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.05% 31.28% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 357 448 573
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 268 (59.69%) Cisco
2 167 (37.19%) Windows
3 161 (35.86%) Cisco Certification
4 155 (34.52%) TCP/IP
5 151 (33.63%) Linux
6 147 (32.74%) F5
7 142 (31.63%) Juniper
8 133 (29.62%) VMware
9 129 (28.73%) LAN
10 125 (27.84%) WAN
11 115 (25.61%) CheckPoint
12 107 (23.83%) CCNA
13 102 (22.72%) CCNP
14 99 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 98 (21.83%) VPN
16 96 (21.38%) UNIX
17 87 (19.38%) Telecoms
18 78 (17.37%) MPLS
19 76 (16.93%) HP
20 71 (15.81%) Microsoft
21 67 (14.92%) DNS
22 65 (14.48%) Network Security
23 64 (14.25%) Cisco ASA
23 64 (14.25%) BGP
24 63 (14.03%) ITIL
25 62 (13.81%) Oracle
25 62 (13.81%) Degree
26 61 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
27 59 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
28 57 (12.69%) Security Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 35 (7.80%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.57%) IIS
3 31 (6.90%) Apache
4 20 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.56%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.56%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.12%) Lync
7 13 (2.90%) JBoss
8 10 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.78%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.78%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.78%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.34%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (1.34%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.13%) SaaS
2 13 (2.90%) PaaS
2 13 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.45%) Taleo
3 11 (2.45%) Responsys
4 7 (1.56%) Office 365
5 3 (0.67%) IaaS
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.22%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 155 (34.52%) TCP/IP
2 129 (28.73%) LAN
3 125 (27.84%) WAN
4 98 (21.83%) VPN
5 78 (17.37%) MPLS
6 67 (14.92%) DNS
7 65 (14.48%) Network Security
8 64 (14.25%) BGP
8 64 (14.25%) Cisco ASA
9 50 (11.14%) OSPF
9 50 (11.14%) SAN
10 48 (10.69%) Wireless
11 39 (8.69%) VLAN
12 38 (8.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 34 (7.57%) IPsec
14 33 (7.35%) Cisco Nexus
15 32 (7.13%) SSL
16 30 (6.68%) Intrusion Detection
17 28 (6.24%) EIGRP
18 26 (5.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.91%) MySQL
3 20 (4.45%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (3.12%) Hadoop
5 13 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.45%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.45%) DB2
7 8 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.34%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (1.34%) MaxDB
9 6 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.34%) Informix
10 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (2.45%) Git (software)
1 11 (2.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 87 (19.38%) Telecoms
2 33 (7.35%) Finance
3 32 (7.13%) Marketing
4 16 (3.56%) German Language
5 13 (2.90%) Banking
6 9 (2.00%) French Language
7 4 (0.89%) Billing
7 4 (0.89%) Legal
8 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.67%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.22%) Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 119 (26.50%) Network Engineer
2 51 (11.36%) Support Engineer
2 51 (11.36%) Security Engineer
3 41 (9.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 40 (8.91%) Consultant
5 34 (7.57%) Architect
6 27 (6.01%) Administrator
7 25 (5.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (5.12%) Network Architect
9 22 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (4.68%) Analyst
11 19 (4.23%) Security Consultant
11 19 (4.23%) Senior Manager
11 19 (4.23%) Network Security Engineer
11 19 (4.23%) Marketing Manager
12 16 (3.56%) Technical Consultant
12 16 (3.56%) Technical Support
12 16 (3.56%) Security Analyst
13 15 (3.34%) Technical Engineer
13 15 (3.34%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.24%) LAMP
2 20 (4.45%) CSS
3 15 (3.34%) Web Services
4 8 (1.78%) .NET
5 7 (1.56%) CGI
6 6 (1.34%) Middleware
6 6 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (1.34%) WebCenter
6 6 (1.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 4 (0.89%) WAP
8 2 (0.45%) SOAP
9 1 (0.22%) HTML
9 1 (0.22%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.24%) Data Centre
2 39 (8.69%) Computer Science
3 37 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.01%) Statistics
5 20 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.45%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.78%) Replication
9 7 (1.56%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.56%) Celerra
9 7 (1.56%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (1.34%) Oracle Exalogic
10 6 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.11%) Clustering
12 4 (0.89%) CESG
12 4 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (0.89%) PKI
12 4 (0.89%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.89%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 167 (37.19%) Windows
2 151 (33.63%) Linux
3 96 (21.38%) UNIX
4 59 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (7.57%) Solaris
6 31 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (5.35%) CentOS
9 20 (4.45%) Windows 2000
10 19 (4.23%) Windows 7
11 18 (4.01%) Oracle Linux
12 17 (3.79%) Windows XP
13 11 (2.45%) SUSE
13 11 (2.45%) AIX
13 11 (2.45%) HPUX
14 8 (1.78%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.11%) Debian
16 4 (0.89%) Android
17 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (14.03%) ITIL
2 61 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (12.25%) Load Balancing
4 39 (8.69%) Project Management
5 36 (8.02%) Network Design
5 36 (8.02%) Information Security
6 32 (7.13%) Change Control
7 25 (5.57%) Migration
8 23 (5.12%) Network Management
9 20 (4.45%) Security Management
10 19 (4.23%) Open Source
11 18 (4.01%) Change Management
12 17 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (3.56%) Network Monitoring
13 16 (3.56%) Mentoring
14 15 (3.34%) Service Delivery
15 14 (3.12%) SIEM
15 14 (3.12%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (3.12%) Performance Management
16 13 (2.90%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (10.02%) SQL
2 41 (9.13%) Perl
3 24 (5.35%) Python
3 24 (5.35%) PowerShell
4 21 (4.68%) Java
4 21 (4.68%) PHP
5 17 (3.79%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.34%) C
7 4 (0.89%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.67%) C++
8 3 (0.67%) VBScript
9 2 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 161 (35.86%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (23.83%) CCNA
3 102 (22.72%) CCNP
4 62 (13.81%) Degree
5 57 (12.69%) Security Cleared
6 45 (10.02%) SC Cleared
7 36 (8.02%) CISSP
8 32 (7.13%) CCIE
9 17 (3.79%) CEH
10 16 (3.56%) CCSE
10 16 (3.56%) CCSA
11 15 (3.34%) CCSP
11 15 (3.34%) Check Point Certification
12 12 (2.67%) JNCIE
13 11 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (2.23%) CCDP
15 8 (1.78%) MCSE
15 8 (1.78%) CCIP
15 8 (1.78%) JNCIA
16 6 (1.34%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.90%) SLA
2 11 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (2.45%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.67%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 99 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (11.14%) Active Directory
3 48 (10.69%) Hyper-V
4 37 (8.24%) VMware ESX
5 23 (5.12%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.79%) vSphere
7 14 (3.12%) KVM
8 13 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (2.45%) XenApp
10 6 (1.34%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.89%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.67%) Firmware
13 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.22%) Snort
13 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.22%) VMFS
13 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (4.01%) Puppet
1 18 (4.01%) FortiGate
2 17 (3.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (2.90%) Backup Exec
4 12 (2.67%) WSUS
5 11 (2.45%) Graphite
6 9 (2.00%) Nmap
7 7 (1.56%) Legato
7 7 (1.56%) Nagios
7 7 (1.56%) ARCserve
7 7 (1.56%) OpenAM
8 6 (1.34%) SnapMirror
8 6 (1.34%) SnapVault
8 6 (1.34%) Vagrant
8 6 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (1.34%) SCCM
8 6 (1.34%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.45%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 268 (59.69%) Cisco
2 147 (32.74%) F5
3 142 (31.63%) Juniper
4 133 (29.62%) VMware
5 115 (25.61%) CheckPoint
6 76 (16.93%) HP
7 71 (15.81%) Microsoft
8 62 (13.81%) Oracle
9 51 (11.36%) Blue Coat
10 48 (10.69%) Red Hat
11 30 (6.68%) Fortinet
12 27 (6.01%) Sourcefire
13 23 (5.12%) Symantec
14 20 (4.45%) EMC
14 20 (4.45%) Crossbeam
15 19 (4.23%) McAfee
16 18 (4.01%) Citrix
17 17 (3.79%) Websense
17 17 (3.79%) ProCurve
18 16 (3.56%) Sun
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