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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 26 18 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 196 234 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.47% 8.97% 4.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.27% 28.64% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 146 176 86
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
880 817 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.52% 31.31% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 457 573 467
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £70,000
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 21 November 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 230 (64.79%) Cisco
2 150 (42.25%) Juniper
3 124 (34.93%) TCP/IP
4 123 (34.65%) F5
5 114 (32.11%) Cisco Certification
6 107 (30.14%) Network Security
7 103 (29.01%) OSPF
8 98 (27.61%) BGP
9 97 (27.32%) VPN
10 92 (25.92%) DNS
11 91 (25.63%) CCNP
12 90 (25.35%) Windows
13 83 (23.38%) CheckPoint
14 78 (21.97%) MPLS
15 77 (21.69%) Telecoms
16 60 (16.90%) SSL
17 59 (16.62%) ITIL
17 59 (16.62%) WAN
18 57 (16.06%) LAN
18 57 (16.06%) Network Design
19 53 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
19 53 (14.93%) Linux
20 51 (14.37%) Microsoft
20 51 (14.37%) HP
21 50 (14.08%) SNMP
22 49 (13.80%) VoIP
23 47 (13.24%) EIGRP
24 46 (12.96%) UNIX
25 44 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
26 43 (12.11%) Internet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (5.35%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.38%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (2.25%) Lync
5 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.97%) IIS
7 3 (0.85%) Apache
7 3 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 23 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.23%) MS Office
3 5 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) SaaS
1 2 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 124 (34.93%) TCP/IP
2 107 (30.14%) Network Security
3 103 (29.01%) OSPF
4 98 (27.61%) BGP
5 97 (27.32%) VPN
6 92 (25.92%) DNS
7 78 (21.97%) MPLS
8 60 (16.90%) SSL
9 59 (16.62%) WAN
10 57 (16.06%) LAN
11 53 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
12 50 (14.08%) SNMP
13 49 (13.80%) VoIP
14 47 (13.24%) EIGRP
15 43 (12.11%) Internet
16 38 (10.70%) IPsec
17 36 (10.14%) Wireless
18 31 (8.73%) Cisco Nexus
19 28 (7.89%) BIG-IP
20 25 (7.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.54%) Oracle Database
2 8 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.28%) MySQL
6 1 (0.28%) DB2
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (21.69%) Telecoms
2 30 (8.45%) Finance
3 11 (3.10%) German Language
4 9 (2.54%) Marketing
5 6 (1.69%) French Language
6 5 (1.41%) Back Office
7 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.56%) Retail
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (26.48%) Network Engineer
2 58 (16.34%) Security Engineer
3 46 (12.96%) Support Engineer
4 33 (9.30%) Consultant
5 30 (8.45%) Architect
5 30 (8.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 30 (8.45%) Network Architect
6 24 (6.76%) Team Leader
7 23 (6.48%) IP Engineer
8 22 (6.20%) Technical Engineer
8 22 (6.20%) Technical Support
9 20 (5.63%) Technical Support Engineer
10 19 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (5.35%) Security Consultant
10 19 (5.35%) Network Consultant
10 19 (5.35%) Senior Network Engineer
11 17 (4.79%) Design Engineer
11 17 (4.79%) Senior Architect
11 17 (4.79%) Senior Network Architect
12 16 (4.51%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.25%) SOAP
2 7 (1.97%) HTML
3 3 (0.85%) .NET
3 3 (0.85%) XMPP
4 2 (0.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.56%) J2EE
5 1 (0.28%) OLE
5 1 (0.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.94%) Smartphone
3 7 (1.97%) Clustering
4 6 (1.69%) Economics
4 6 (1.69%) PKI
5 5 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.13%) CESG
6 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.85%) Replication
7 3 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.85%) Celerra
7 3 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.85%) HP StorageWorks
8 2 (0.56%) Kindle
8 2 (0.56%) iPhone
8 2 (0.56%) Open Source
8 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.56%) SecurID
9 1 (0.28%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.28%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 90 (25.35%) Windows
2 53 (14.93%) Linux
3 46 (12.96%) UNIX
4 31 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (5.92%) Solaris
7 18 (5.07%) Windows 7
8 16 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.38%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.25%) Windows 2000
11 7 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.85%) VMS
12 3 (0.85%) AIX
13 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.56%) Android
13 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.56%) CentOS
14 1 (0.28%) SUSE
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.62%) ITIL
2 57 (16.06%) Network Design
3 40 (11.27%) Network Management
4 30 (8.45%) Load Balancing
5 25 (7.04%) Problem Management
6 22 (6.20%) Mentoring
7 21 (5.92%) Capacity Management
8 18 (5.07%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (5.07%) Information Security
9 15 (4.23%) Validation
9 15 (4.23%) Service Delivery
10 13 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (3.38%) SIEM
11 12 (3.38%) Coaching
12 11 (3.10%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (2.54%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 9 (2.54%) Line Management
13 9 (2.54%) Change Management
14 8 (2.25%) Asset Management
14 8 (2.25%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.92%) SQL
2 8 (2.25%) PHP
2 8 (2.25%) Shell Script
2 8 (2.25%) Bash Shell
3 7 (1.97%) C#
3 7 (1.97%) Java
4 5 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.41%) C++
4 5 (1.41%) C
4 5 (1.41%) Tcl
5 4 (1.13%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.85%) Perl
7 2 (0.56%) VBScript
8 1 (0.28%) Python
8 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 114 (32.11%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (25.63%) CCNP
3 32 (9.01%) CISSP
3 32 (9.01%) Security Cleared
4 30 (8.45%) SC Cleared
5 29 (8.17%) CCNA
6 28 (7.89%) CCIE
7 27 (7.61%) Degree
7 27 (7.61%) CCSA
8 23 (6.48%) CCSE
9 14 (3.94%) CCDP
10 10 (2.82%) JNCIA
11 9 (2.54%) CCIP
12 7 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.97%) JNCIS
13 6 (1.69%) JNCIE
14 5 (1.41%) SCSA
14 5 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (1.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.04%) SLA
2 15 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (4.23%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.25%) COBIT
4 6 (1.69%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.07%) XenApp
4 16 (4.51%) ProxySG
5 15 (4.23%) Hyper-V
6 14 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (3.66%) vSphere
8 8 (2.25%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.41%) Firmware
9 5 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.56%) pfSense
11 2 (0.56%) Nmap
11 2 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.28%) qmail
12 1 (0.28%) Postfix
12 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (6.48%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (2.25%) HP NNM
3 6 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.13%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.85%) Legato
5 3 (0.85%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.28%) Puppet
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.28%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 230 (64.79%) Cisco
2 150 (42.25%) Juniper
3 123 (34.65%) F5
4 83 (23.38%) CheckPoint
5 51 (14.37%) Microsoft
5 51 (14.37%) HP
6 38 (10.70%) VMware
7 36 (10.14%) Blue Coat
7 36 (10.14%) Huawei
8 27 (7.61%) Oracle
9 24 (6.76%) Citrix
10 17 (4.79%) Sourcefire
11 14 (3.94%) Nokia
12 12 (3.38%) Sun
13 11 (3.10%) NetScout
13 11 (3.10%) Fortinet
14 10 (2.82%) Veritas
14 10 (2.82%) Red Hat
14 10 (2.82%) McAfee
15 9 (2.54%) IBM
Reading
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £45k - £60k + Bens + RSUs
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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