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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 31 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 154 139 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.18% 6.15% 5.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.12% 20.72% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 113 112 104
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,600 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,550 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -1.15%
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
729 671 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.24% 29.70% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 415 496 415
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 16 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 240 (66.30%) Cisco
2 150 (41.44%) Juniper
3 143 (39.50%) OSPF
4 134 (37.02%) BGP
5 129 (35.64%) F5
6 113 (31.22%) MPLS
7 105 (29.01%) DNS
8 103 (28.45%) TCP/IP
9 101 (27.90%) Cisco Certification
9 101 (27.90%) CheckPoint
9 101 (27.90%) Telecoms
10 98 (27.07%) SNMP
11 92 (25.41%) Internet
12 88 (24.31%) Windows
12 88 (24.31%) Network Management
13 85 (23.48%) VoIP
14 80 (22.10%) Network Security
15 78 (21.55%) CCNP
16 75 (20.72%) VPN
17 69 (19.06%) WAN
18 67 (18.51%) Microsoft
19 61 (16.85%) Cisco Nexus
20 60 (16.57%) Network Design
21 55 (15.19%) SSL
21 55 (15.19%) Linux
22 54 (14.92%) LAN
23 52 (14.36%) Broadband
23 52 (14.36%) Finance
23 52 (14.36%) Smartphone
24 51 (14.09%) Load Balancing

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 28 (7.73%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.52%) WebSphere
3 17 (4.70%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.59%) IIS
5 12 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.04%) Lync
7 10 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.10%) GroupWise
10 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.55%) Apache
11 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.55%) WordPress
11 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.14%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Sage 200
1 3 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.21%) Office 365
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 143 (39.50%) OSPF
2 134 (37.02%) BGP
3 113 (31.22%) MPLS
4 105 (29.01%) DNS
5 103 (28.45%) TCP/IP
6 98 (27.07%) SNMP
7 92 (25.41%) Internet
8 85 (23.48%) VoIP
9 80 (22.10%) Network Security
10 75 (20.72%) VPN
11 69 (19.06%) WAN
12 61 (16.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 55 (15.19%) SSL
14 54 (14.92%) LAN
15 52 (14.36%) Broadband
16 43 (11.88%) IPsec
17 37 (10.22%) Cisco ASA
17 37 (10.22%) EIGRP
18 36 (9.94%) SMTP
19 35 (9.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.93%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 101 (27.90%) Telecoms
2 52 (14.36%) Finance
3 44 (12.15%) Billing
4 40 (11.05%) Retail
5 14 (3.87%) German Language
6 9 (2.49%) French Language
7 6 (1.66%) Back Office
7 6 (1.66%) Marketing
8 3 (0.83%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.83%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.83%) Electronics
8 3 (0.83%) Legal
8 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (25.97%) Network Engineer
2 59 (16.30%) Security Engineer
3 44 (12.15%) Design Engineer
4 43 (11.88%) IP Engineer
5 41 (11.33%) Senior Design Engineer
5 41 (11.33%) Consultant
6 32 (8.84%) Senior IP Engineer
7 24 (6.63%) Senior Network Engineer
7 24 (6.63%) Team Leader
7 24 (6.63%) Network Security Engineer
7 24 (6.63%) Support Engineer
7 24 (6.63%) Technical Design Authority
8 23 (6.35%) Network Consultant
8 23 (6.35%) Senior Security Engineer
9 22 (6.08%) Security Consultant
10 19 (5.25%) Architect
11 18 (4.97%) Network Architect
11 18 (4.97%) Firewall Engineer
12 15 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (3.87%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.70%) SOAP
2 7 (1.93%) .NET
3 4 (1.10%) ODBC
3 4 (1.10%) HTML
4 2 (0.55%) J2EE
4 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.55%) XMPP
5 1 (0.28%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.28%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.36%) Smartphone
2 31 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.87%) Replication
4 9 (2.49%) Celerra
4 9 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.21%) Clustering
6 6 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.66%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.66%) Firmware
7 4 (1.10%) iPhone
7 4 (1.10%) PKI
8 3 (0.83%) HP StorageWorks
8 3 (0.83%) CMDB
8 3 (0.83%) DTV
9 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.55%) SecurID
10 1 (0.28%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 88 (24.31%) Windows
2 55 (15.19%) Linux
3 50 (13.81%) UNIX
4 39 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.70%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.76%) Windows XP
8 10 (2.76%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.49%) Solaris
10 6 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.66%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.38%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.10%) VMS
12 4 (1.10%) Android
12 4 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.55%) AIX
13 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.55%) CentOS
13 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (24.31%) Network Management
2 60 (16.57%) Network Design
3 51 (14.09%) Load Balancing
4 47 (12.98%) ITIL
5 32 (8.84%) Capacity Management
6 20 (5.52%) Mentoring
7 19 (5.25%) Validation
8 15 (4.14%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (3.87%) Information Security
9 14 (3.87%) Change Management
10 11 (3.04%) Service Delivery
11 10 (2.76%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (2.76%) Time Management
11 10 (2.76%) Demand Forecasting
11 10 (2.76%) Coaching
12 9 (2.49%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 9 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (2.49%) Information Management
12 9 (2.49%) Project Management
13 8 (2.21%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.80%) SQL
2 15 (4.14%) Shell Script
3 12 (3.31%) Perl
4 10 (2.76%) Python
4 10 (2.76%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.93%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.38%) PHP
7 4 (1.10%) C#
7 4 (1.10%) Java
7 4 (1.10%) Ruby
8 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.55%) C++
8 2 (0.55%) VBScript
8 2 (0.55%) C
8 2 (0.55%) Tcl
9 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 101 (27.90%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (21.55%) CCNP
3 39 (10.77%) CCNA
4 36 (9.94%) Degree
5 31 (8.56%) Security Cleared
6 29 (8.01%) CCSA
7 27 (7.46%) CCSE
8 26 (7.18%) CCIE
8 26 (7.18%) SC Cleared
9 22 (6.08%) CISSP
10 15 (4.14%) JNCIA
11 14 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (3.04%) MCITP
12 11 (3.04%) MCSE
13 9 (2.49%) CCIP
14 8 (2.21%) CCSP
15 5 (1.38%) DV Cleared
16 4 (1.10%) MCSA
17 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
17 3 (0.83%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.18%) SLA
2 16 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.76%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.93%) COBIT
5 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (9.67%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.80%) ProxySG
4 17 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.59%) Xen
6 8 (2.21%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.55%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.55%) XenApp
9 2 (0.55%) qmail
9 2 (0.55%) Postfix
9 2 (0.55%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.55%) Nmap
9 2 (0.55%) Squid
9 2 (0.55%) vSphere
10 1 (0.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (4.70%) HP NNM
1 17 (4.70%) FortiGate
1 17 (4.70%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (2.49%) Legato
2 9 (2.49%) ARCserve
3 6 (1.66%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.10%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.55%) Nagios
5 2 (0.55%) Cacti
5 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.55%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.28%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.28%) SCCM
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) Netcool
Vendors
1 240 (66.30%) Cisco
2 150 (41.44%) Juniper
3 129 (35.64%) F5
4 101 (27.90%) CheckPoint
5 67 (18.51%) Microsoft
6 44 (12.15%) HP
6 44 (12.15%) Blue Coat
7 39 (10.77%) VMware
8 35 (9.67%) Huawei
9 27 (7.46%) Nokia
10 18 (4.97%) Citrix
11 17 (4.70%) Oracle
12 16 (4.42%) Fortinet
13 14 (3.87%) EMC
14 13 (3.59%) Sourcefire
15 12 (3.31%) NetApp
16 11 (3.04%) Veritas
17 8 (2.21%) Websense
17 8 (2.21%) McAfee
17 8 (2.21%) NetScout
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Yoh
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