The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 31 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 153 125 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.49% 5.51% 6.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.02% 17.53% 24.92%
Number of salaries quoted 93 100 132
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% -4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,300 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
728 713 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.90% 31.44% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 402 558 446
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Berkshire

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 11 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (58.38%) Cisco
2 133 (33.76%) OSPF
3 130 (32.99%) BGP
3 130 (32.99%) Windows
4 129 (32.74%) Telecoms
5 123 (31.22%) MPLS
6 119 (30.20%) F5
7 118 (29.95%) Juniper
8 111 (28.17%) DNS
9 101 (25.63%) Internet
10 100 (25.38%) CheckPoint
11 98 (24.87%) SNMP
12 95 (24.11%) Microsoft
13 94 (23.86%) Network Management
14 93 (23.60%) VoIP
15 91 (23.10%) Cisco Certification
16 78 (19.80%) TCP/IP
16 78 (19.80%) Linux
17 73 (18.53%) CCNP
18 71 (18.02%) VPN
18 71 (18.02%) WAN
19 69 (17.51%) Active Directory
20 67 (17.01%) Broadband
21 66 (16.75%) Cisco Nexus
21 66 (16.75%) Smartphone
22 64 (16.24%) Degree
23 63 (15.99%) Network Security
23 63 (15.99%) Windows Server 2008
23 63 (15.99%) VMware
24 61 (15.48%) Network Design

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 48 (12.18%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.11%) IIS
3 25 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 22 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (4.57%) WebSphere
5 18 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (4.31%) Lync
7 11 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.78%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.02%) GroupWise
10 4 (1.02%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.76%) Apache
11 3 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.76%) WordPress
12 1 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.82%) MS Office
3 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.02%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.79%) SaaS
2 7 (1.78%) Office 365
3 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (33.76%) OSPF
2 130 (32.99%) BGP
3 123 (31.22%) MPLS
4 111 (28.17%) DNS
5 101 (25.63%) Internet
6 98 (24.87%) SNMP
7 93 (23.60%) VoIP
8 78 (19.80%) TCP/IP
9 71 (18.02%) VPN
9 71 (18.02%) WAN
10 67 (17.01%) Broadband
11 66 (16.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 63 (15.99%) Network Security
13 56 (14.21%) LAN
14 43 (10.91%) SMTP
14 43 (10.91%) SSL
15 41 (10.41%) SAN
16 40 (10.15%) IPsec
17 36 (9.14%) VLAN
18 34 (8.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.02%) MaxDB
3 4 (1.02%) DB2
3 4 (1.02%) Informix
3 4 (1.02%) MySQL
4 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (6.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 129 (32.74%) Telecoms
2 60 (15.23%) Billing
3 55 (13.96%) Finance
3 55 (13.96%) Retail
4 10 (2.54%) Marketing
5 7 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.27%) Legal
6 5 (1.27%) Back Office
7 4 (1.02%) French Language
7 4 (1.02%) German Language
8 3 (0.76%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.76%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.76%) Electronics
8 3 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (19.80%) Network Engineer
2 61 (15.48%) Security Engineer
3 57 (14.47%) Consultant
3 57 (14.47%) IP Engineer
4 55 (13.96%) Design Engineer
5 52 (13.20%) Senior Design Engineer
6 43 (10.91%) Senior IP Engineer
7 34 (8.63%) Senior Security Engineer
8 32 (8.12%) Support Engineer
9 24 (6.09%) Security Consultant
10 23 (5.84%) Network Security Engineer
11 21 (5.33%) Support Consultant
12 20 (5.08%) Technical Support
12 20 (5.08%) Firewall Engineer
13 19 (4.82%) Technical Design Authority
13 19 (4.82%) Architect
14 18 (4.57%) Senior Network Engineer
15 17 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (4.06%) Network Consultant
16 16 (4.06%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.57%) SOAP
2 12 (3.05%) .NET
3 4 (1.02%) ODBC
4 3 (0.76%) Silverlight
5 2 (0.51%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.25%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.25%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) OLE
6 1 (0.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.75%) Smartphone
2 38 (9.64%) Replication
3 20 (5.08%) Celerra
4 7 (1.78%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.78%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.78%) PKI
5 6 (1.52%) iPhone
5 6 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.27%) Clustering
7 4 (1.02%) Firmware
8 3 (0.76%) DTV
8 3 (0.76%) CMDB
8 3 (0.76%) FMCG
9 2 (0.51%) Open Source
9 2 (0.51%) iPad
9 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.51%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.51%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.51%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 130 (32.99%) Windows
2 78 (19.80%) Linux
3 63 (15.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (13.45%) UNIX
5 37 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (6.85%) Windows 7
8 15 (3.81%) Solaris
9 12 (3.05%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.79%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.03%) SUSE
11 8 (2.03%) AIX
11 8 (2.03%) HPUX
12 7 (1.78%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.52%) Android
14 4 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (1.02%) VMS
15 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.86%) Network Management
2 61 (15.48%) Network Design
3 58 (14.72%) Load Balancing
4 33 (8.38%) ITIL
5 32 (8.12%) Capacity Management
6 28 (7.11%) Time Management
7 22 (5.58%) Validation
8 17 (4.31%) Data Security
8 17 (4.31%) Information Management
9 14 (3.55%) Change Management
10 13 (3.30%) Service Delivery
11 11 (2.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (2.79%) Problem Management
12 9 (2.28%) Release Management
12 9 (2.28%) Demand Forecasting
12 9 (2.28%) Project Management
12 9 (2.28%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (2.28%) Information Security
13 8 (2.03%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (1.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.91%) SQL
2 22 (5.58%) Perl
3 14 (3.55%) Shell Script
4 13 (3.30%) Python
5 8 (2.03%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.52%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.27%) Java
8 4 (1.02%) Ruby
9 2 (0.51%) C#
10 1 (0.25%) VBScript
10 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 91 (23.10%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (18.53%) CCNP
3 64 (16.24%) Degree
4 48 (12.18%) CCNA
5 41 (10.41%) Security Cleared
6 34 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (7.87%) SC Cleared
8 26 (6.60%) MCSE
8 26 (6.60%) CCIE
9 21 (5.33%) MCSA
9 21 (5.33%) MCITP
10 15 (3.81%) CCSA
10 15 (3.81%) CCSE
10 15 (3.81%) CISSP
11 12 (3.05%) MCP
12 8 (2.03%) JNCIA
12 8 (2.03%) MCTS
13 7 (1.78%) CCSP
14 6 (1.52%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.52%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.58%) SLA
2 8 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (17.51%) Active Directory
2 41 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (10.15%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.84%) Xen
5 21 (5.33%) ProxySG
6 9 (2.28%) vSphere
7 8 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (2.03%) DFS Replication
8 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.51%) Squid
10 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.51%) qmail
10 2 (0.51%) Postfix
10 2 (0.51%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.51%) XenApp
11 1 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 38 (9.64%) ARCserve
2 31 (7.87%) Legato
3 18 (4.57%) CiscoWorks
3 18 (4.57%) HP NNM
4 12 (3.05%) Backup Exec
4 12 (3.05%) FortiGate
5 8 (2.03%) SCCM
5 8 (2.03%) SCOM
5 8 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.03%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.02%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.76%) WSUS
8 2 (0.51%) Nagios
8 2 (0.51%) SmokePing
8 2 (0.51%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.51%) Cacti
9 1 (0.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 230 (58.38%) Cisco
2 119 (30.20%) F5
3 118 (29.95%) Juniper
4 100 (25.38%) CheckPoint
5 95 (24.11%) Microsoft
6 63 (15.99%) VMware
7 51 (12.94%) HP
8 42 (10.66%) Veritas
9 38 (9.64%) Nokia
10 35 (8.88%) Oracle
11 32 (8.12%) Huawei
12 31 (7.87%) EMC
13 29 (7.36%) NetApp
14 28 (7.11%) Blue Coat
15 22 (5.58%) Websense
16 21 (5.33%) Sourcefire
17 20 (5.08%) Fortinet
17 20 (5.08%) Citrix
18 15 (3.81%) Sun
19 10 (2.54%) McAfee
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £56000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum (Maybe more for the right candidate)
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago