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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 30 23 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 175 201 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.78% 8.13% 4.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.01% 25.84% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 135 152 89
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £32,050 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,200 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
795 778 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.78% 31.46% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 432 544 412
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 24 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 211 (64.13%) Cisco
2 139 (42.25%) Juniper
3 119 (36.17%) F5
4 110 (33.43%) TCP/IP
5 106 (32.22%) Cisco Certification
6 103 (31.31%) OSPF
7 98 (29.79%) Network Security
8 97 (29.48%) BGP
9 89 (27.05%) VPN
10 87 (26.44%) DNS
11 83 (25.23%) CCNP
12 81 (24.62%) CheckPoint
13 80 (24.32%) Windows
14 76 (23.10%) MPLS
15 68 (20.67%) Telecoms
16 59 (17.93%) SSL
17 56 (17.02%) SNMP
17 56 (17.02%) Network Design
18 54 (16.41%) WAN
19 52 (15.81%) Microsoft
20 50 (15.20%) ITIL
21 48 (14.59%) Linux
22 46 (13.98%) Internet
23 45 (13.68%) LAN
24 44 (13.37%) VoIP
25 42 (12.77%) UNIX
25 42 (12.77%) IPsec
25 42 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
25 42 (12.77%) Network Management
26 40 (12.16%) EIGRP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 23 (6.99%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.65%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.34%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.43%) Lync
6 7 (2.13%) IIS
7 3 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.61%) Apache
8 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.61%) GroupWise
8 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 15 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) Office 365
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (33.43%) TCP/IP
2 103 (31.31%) OSPF
3 98 (29.79%) Network Security
4 97 (29.48%) BGP
5 89 (27.05%) VPN
6 87 (26.44%) DNS
7 76 (23.10%) MPLS
8 59 (17.93%) SSL
9 56 (17.02%) SNMP
10 54 (16.41%) WAN
11 46 (13.98%) Internet
12 45 (13.68%) LAN
13 44 (13.37%) VoIP
14 42 (12.77%) IPsec
14 42 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
15 40 (12.16%) EIGRP
16 33 (10.03%) Wireless
16 33 (10.03%) Cisco Nexus
17 27 (8.21%) BIG-IP
18 24 (7.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 68 (20.67%) Telecoms
2 30 (9.12%) Finance
3 13 (3.95%) German Language
4 8 (2.43%) French Language
5 7 (2.13%) Marketing
6 6 (1.82%) Back Office
7 5 (1.52%) Retail
8 4 (1.22%) Billing
9 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.61%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.61%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (26.14%) Network Engineer
2 53 (16.11%) Security Engineer
3 34 (10.33%) Consultant
4 31 (9.42%) Support Engineer
5 29 (8.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 26 (7.90%) Architect
6 26 (7.90%) Network Architect
7 25 (7.60%) IP Engineer
8 24 (7.29%) Team Leader
9 22 (6.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 22 (6.69%) Design Engineer
10 20 (6.08%) Security Consultant
11 19 (5.78%) Senior Design Engineer
12 16 (4.86%) Network Consultant
12 16 (4.86%) Technical Support
13 15 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (4.56%) Senior Network Architect
13 15 (4.56%) Senior Architect
14 14 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
15 13 (3.95%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.74%) SOAP
2 7 (2.13%) HTML
3 3 (0.91%) XMPP
4 2 (0.61%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.61%) .NET
4 2 (0.61%) J2EE
4 2 (0.61%) ODBC
5 1 (0.30%) OLE
5 1 (0.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.26%) Smartphone
3 8 (2.43%) Replication
3 8 (2.43%) Clustering
4 7 (2.13%) PKI
5 6 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.52%) Economics
7 4 (1.22%) Celerra
7 4 (1.22%) CESG
7 4 (1.22%) iPhone
8 3 (0.91%) HP StorageWorks
8 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.61%) SecurID
9 2 (0.61%) CMDB
9 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.30%) EPoS
10 1 (0.30%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.30%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.32%) Windows
2 48 (14.59%) Linux
3 42 (12.77%) UNIX
4 29 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (4.86%) Windows 7
7 15 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.65%) Solaris
9 11 (3.34%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.52%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.52%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.22%) Android
13 3 (0.91%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.91%) VMS
14 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.61%) AIX
14 2 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.02%) Network Design
2 50 (15.20%) ITIL
3 42 (12.77%) Network Management
4 37 (11.25%) Load Balancing
5 24 (7.29%) Capacity Management
6 21 (6.38%) Problem Management
7 20 (6.08%) Mentoring
8 18 (5.47%) Information Security
8 18 (5.47%) Validation
9 16 (4.86%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (3.65%) Service Delivery
11 11 (3.34%) Change Management
12 10 (3.04%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (3.04%) Demand Forecasting
12 10 (3.04%) Coaching
12 10 (3.04%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (3.04%) SIEM
13 9 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (2.74%) Deep Packet Inspection
14 8 (2.43%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.38%) SQL
2 12 (3.65%) Shell Script
3 11 (3.34%) Bash Shell
4 8 (2.43%) PHP
5 7 (2.13%) C#
5 7 (2.13%) Java
6 6 (1.82%) Perl
7 5 (1.52%) C
7 5 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.52%) C++
7 5 (1.52%) Tcl
7 5 (1.52%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.22%) Python
9 2 (0.61%) Ruby
9 2 (0.61%) VBScript
10 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 106 (32.22%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (25.23%) CCNP
3 31 (9.42%) CISSP
4 30 (9.12%) Degree
5 29 (8.81%) Security Cleared
5 29 (8.81%) CCNA
6 27 (8.21%) CCIE
7 26 (7.90%) SC Cleared
8 25 (7.60%) CCSA
9 22 (6.69%) CCSE
10 13 (3.95%) JNCIA
11 11 (3.34%) CCDP
12 9 (2.74%) CCIP
13 7 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (2.13%) JNCIS
13 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.82%) JNCIE
14 6 (1.82%) CCSP
14 6 (1.82%) MCSE
15 4 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.29%) SLA
2 15 (4.56%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.43%) COBIT
5 5 (1.52%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.86%) ProxySG
4 13 (3.95%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.43%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.13%) XenApp
8 6 (1.82%) vSphere
8 6 (1.82%) Firmware
8 6 (1.82%) Xen
9 4 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.61%) qmail
11 2 (0.61%) Postfix
11 2 (0.61%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.61%) Nmap
11 2 (0.61%) Squid
11 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.61%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 22 (6.69%) FortiGate
2 9 (2.74%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (2.74%) HP NNM
3 6 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.22%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.22%) Legato
4 4 (1.22%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.30%) Netcool
Vendors
1 211 (64.13%) Cisco
2 139 (42.25%) Juniper
3 119 (36.17%) F5
4 81 (24.62%) CheckPoint
5 52 (15.81%) Microsoft
6 40 (12.16%) HP
7 34 (10.33%) Blue Coat
7 34 (10.33%) Huawei
8 30 (9.12%) VMware
9 16 (4.86%) Citrix
9 16 (4.86%) Oracle
10 15 (4.56%) Sourcefire
10 15 (4.56%) Nokia
11 13 (3.95%) Fortinet
12 10 (3.04%) NetScout
13 8 (2.43%) McAfee
14 7 (2.13%) Symantec
14 7 (2.13%) Veritas
14 7 (2.13%) Red Hat
14 7 (2.13%) NetApp
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + £2,000 Shift Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30K to 41K + Benefits + 10K OTE
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
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Groveland
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + 25% Shift Allowance
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Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: - Salary excellent + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 4 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + good benefits
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CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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