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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 19 17 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 249 224 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.30% 9.29% 5.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.88% 30.90% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 172 148 93
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 £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,150 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
735 725 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.40% 30.06% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 382 481 640
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 237 (54.99%) Cisco
2 171 (39.68%) Windows
3 160 (37.12%) Cisco Certification
4 144 (33.41%) Linux
5 140 (32.48%) F5
6 134 (31.09%) Juniper
7 126 (29.23%) TCP/IP
8 120 (27.84%) VMware
9 107 (24.83%) CCNP
9 107 (24.83%) WAN
10 105 (24.36%) VPN
11 102 (23.67%) CCNA
11 102 (23.67%) CheckPoint
11 102 (23.67%) LAN
12 93 (21.58%) Telecoms
13 92 (21.35%) UNIX
14 83 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 81 (18.79%) HP
15 81 (18.79%) Microsoft
16 80 (18.56%) MPLS
17 76 (17.63%) DNS
18 70 (16.24%) Network Security
19 69 (16.01%) SAN
19 69 (16.01%) ITIL
20 68 (15.78%) Oracle
21 66 (15.31%) Security Cleared
22 61 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
23 58 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
24 57 (13.23%) Cisco ASA
25 54 (12.53%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 33 (7.66%) Apache
2 30 (6.96%) IIS
3 26 (6.03%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.94%) Lync
5 16 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.71%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.48%) WebSphere
7 13 (3.02%) Tomcat
7 13 (3.02%) JBoss
8 11 (2.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 11 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.62%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.46%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 54 (12.53%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.19%) MS Office
3 8 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.09%) Oracle BRM
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.03%) SaaS
2 11 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.09%) PaaS
4 7 (1.62%) Office 365
5 3 (0.70%) IaaS
6 2 (0.46%) Responsys
6 2 (0.46%) Taleo
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 126 (29.23%) TCP/IP
2 107 (24.83%) WAN
3 105 (24.36%) VPN
4 102 (23.67%) LAN
5 80 (18.56%) MPLS
6 76 (17.63%) DNS
7 70 (16.24%) Network Security
8 69 (16.01%) SAN
9 57 (13.23%) Cisco ASA
10 53 (12.30%) BGP
11 49 (11.37%) Wireless
12 43 (9.98%) VoIP
12 43 (9.98%) IPsec
13 41 (9.51%) OSPF
14 37 (8.58%) DHCP
15 34 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
16 32 (7.42%) VLAN
17 31 (7.19%) SSL
18 26 (6.03%) Internet
18 26 (6.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.12%) MySQL
3 13 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.32%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.09%) DB2
7 5 (1.16%) Informix
7 5 (1.16%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.16%) MaxDB
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (2.09%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.46%) Subversion
2 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
General
1 93 (21.58%) Telecoms
2 31 (7.19%) Finance
3 26 (6.03%) Marketing
4 12 (2.78%) Banking
5 7 (1.62%) Legal
5 7 (1.62%) German Language
6 4 (0.93%) French Language
6 4 (0.93%) Billing
7 3 (0.70%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.46%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (21.35%) Network Engineer
2 65 (15.08%) Security Engineer
3 51 (11.83%) Support Engineer
4 35 (8.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (7.66%) Architect
6 31 (7.19%) Consultant
7 24 (5.57%) Network Architect
8 21 (4.87%) Network Security Engineer
9 19 (4.41%) Senior Network Engineer
9 19 (4.41%) Technical Engineer
9 19 (4.41%) Technical Support
9 19 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
9 19 (4.41%) Senior Manager
9 19 (4.41%) Marketing Manager
10 17 (3.94%) Analyst
10 17 (3.94%) Technical Support Engineer
11 14 (3.25%) IT Support
11 14 (3.25%) IT Support Engineer
11 14 (3.25%) Security Consultant
12 11 (2.55%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.64%) LAMP
2 12 (2.78%) .NET
3 9 (2.09%) CSS
4 7 (1.62%) Web Services
5 4 (0.93%) WAP
6 3 (0.70%) CGI
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.46%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.46%) Middleware
8 1 (0.23%) MAPI
8 1 (0.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.80%) Open Source
4 16 (3.71%) Statistics
5 15 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.25%) Celerra
7 11 (2.55%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.09%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.39%) PKI
9 6 (1.39%) Replication
10 4 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.93%) CESG
10 4 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (0.93%) Clustering
11 3 (0.70%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.46%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.46%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.46%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 171 (39.68%) Windows
2 144 (33.41%) Linux
3 92 (21.35%) UNIX
4 61 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (10.21%) Solaris
6 37 (8.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (6.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (5.34%) Windows 7
10 22 (5.10%) Windows 2000
11 17 (3.94%) CentOS
12 15 (3.48%) Windows XP
13 9 (2.09%) AIX
13 9 (2.09%) HPUX
13 9 (2.09%) SUSE
14 7 (1.62%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.16%) Debian
15 5 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.70%) Android
17 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (16.01%) ITIL
2 58 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (11.14%) Load Balancing
3 48 (11.14%) Project Management
4 39 (9.05%) Network Design
5 33 (7.66%) Information Security
6 29 (6.73%) Change Control
7 23 (5.34%) Mentoring
8 22 (5.10%) Cyber Security
8 22 (5.10%) Change Management
9 20 (4.64%) Migration
10 19 (4.41%) SIEM
11 17 (3.94%) Kalman Filter
12 16 (3.71%) Network Management
13 15 (3.48%) Network Monitoring
13 15 (3.48%) Coaching
14 14 (3.25%) Service Delivery
15 13 (3.02%) Project Planning
15 13 (3.02%) Data Management
15 13 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (10.44%) SQL
2 29 (6.73%) Perl
3 28 (6.50%) PowerShell
4 17 (3.94%) PHP
5 13 (3.02%) Java
6 12 (2.78%) Python
7 6 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.93%) C
9 3 (0.70%) VBScript
10 2 (0.46%) Ruby
10 2 (0.46%) VB
10 2 (0.46%) C++
11 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 160 (37.12%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (24.83%) CCNP
3 102 (23.67%) CCNA
4 66 (15.31%) Security Cleared
5 53 (12.30%) SC Cleared
6 45 (10.44%) Degree
7 32 (7.42%) CISSP
8 29 (6.73%) CCIE
9 16 (3.71%) CCSA
9 16 (3.71%) CCSP
10 15 (3.48%) CCSE
11 13 (3.02%) CEH
12 12 (2.78%) JNCIE
13 11 (2.55%) CCDP
14 10 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (2.32%) Sun Certification
15 9 (2.09%) JNCIA
16 8 (1.86%) SCSA
16 8 (1.86%) GIAC
16 8 (1.86%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.98%) SLA
2 12 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.86%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 83 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (10.67%) Hyper-V
3 45 (10.44%) Active Directory
4 23 (5.34%) VMware ESX
5 17 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (3.71%) XenApp
7 14 (3.25%) vSphere
8 13 (3.02%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (2.55%) KVM
10 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.23%) Firmware
11 1 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (3.25%) ARCserve
1 14 (3.25%) Legato
2 13 (3.02%) Backup Exec
2 13 (3.02%) Puppet
3 12 (2.78%) WSUS
4 11 (2.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 11 (2.55%) OpenAM
5 10 (2.32%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.16%) Nagios
6 5 (1.16%) SCCM
7 4 (0.93%) Nmap
8 3 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.46%) Graphite
9 2 (0.46%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 237 (54.99%) Cisco
2 140 (32.48%) F5
3 134 (31.09%) Juniper
4 120 (27.84%) VMware
5 102 (23.67%) CheckPoint
6 81 (18.79%) HP
6 81 (18.79%) Microsoft
7 68 (15.78%) Oracle
8 49 (11.37%) Blue Coat
9 40 (9.28%) Red Hat
10 28 (6.50%) Sourcefire
11 27 (6.26%) Citrix
12 26 (6.03%) IBM
13 23 (5.34%) Fortinet
13 23 (5.34%) EMC
13 23 (5.34%) Veritas
14 22 (5.10%) Crossbeam
15 21 (4.87%) Symantec
15 21 (4.87%) McAfee
16 20 (4.64%) Sun
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading OR Manchester
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car allowance and bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £44000 - £47000 per annum + +Full Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago