The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 20 31 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +32
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 45 37 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 7.81% 6.89% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% 25.87% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 41 33 16
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £26,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
117 143 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.31% 26.63% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 98 123 130
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Firewall
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Slough region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Slough

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Slough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 44 (57.14%) Cisco
2 40 (51.95%) Linux
3 39 (50.65%) Windows
4 35 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (38.96%) Juniper
6 26 (33.77%) CheckPoint
7 25 (32.47%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
8 24 (31.17%) F5
9 23 (29.87%) PCI DSS
10 22 (28.57%) Network Security
11 21 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (25.97%) SLA
12 20 (25.97%) CCIE
13 19 (24.68%) CCNP
14 18 (23.38%) SAN
14 18 (23.38%) ITIL
14 18 (23.38%) VMware
15 17 (22.08%) BGP
15 17 (22.08%) vSphere
16 16 (20.78%) Fibre Channel
16 16 (20.78%) CCSA
16 16 (20.78%) CCSE
16 16 (20.78%) Nokia
17 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (18.18%) Project Management
18 13 (16.88%) Risk Analysis
18 13 (16.88%) Root Cause Analysis
19 12 (15.58%) FlexPod
19 12 (15.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (5.19%) Lync
2 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Project
1 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
3 22 (28.57%) Network Security
4 21 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (23.38%) SAN
6 17 (22.08%) BGP
7 16 (20.78%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (15.58%) FCoE
8 12 (15.58%) OSPF
8 12 (15.58%) Ethernet
9 11 (14.29%) MPLS
10 10 (12.99%) VPN
10 10 (12.99%) VLAN
11 7 (9.09%) DNS
11 7 (9.09%) LAN
12 6 (7.79%) DHCP
13 5 (6.49%) WAN
13 5 (6.49%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (6.49%) BIG-IP
13 5 (6.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
General
1 3 (3.90%) Military
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Consultant
3 12 (15.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Support Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Security Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Security Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Incident Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Incident Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Integration Consultant
9 2 (2.60%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) HTML
1 4 (5.19%) MAPI
2 2 (2.60%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) e-Health
1 12 (15.58%) FlexPod
2 11 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.95%) Linux
2 39 (50.65%) Windows
3 12 (15.58%) UNIX
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.19%) Solaris
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) Debian
7 1 (1.30%) CentOS
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) ITIL
2 14 (18.18%) Project Management
2 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.88%) Risk Analysis
3 13 (16.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
4 12 (15.58%) Coaching
4 12 (15.58%) Problem Management
5 9 (11.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (11.69%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (11.69%) Cyber Security
6 8 (10.39%) Information Security
7 7 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (7.79%) Product Management
8 6 (7.79%) Service Management
8 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
9 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.49%) Change Management
9 5 (6.49%) Security Architecture
9 5 (6.49%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) SQL
2 10 (12.99%) Python
2 10 (12.99%) Perl
3 9 (11.69%) PHP
4 8 (10.39%) Ruby
4 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.60%) Java
7 1 (1.30%) C
7 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (25.97%) CCIE
3 19 (24.68%) CCNP
4 16 (20.78%) CCSA
4 16 (20.78%) CCSE
5 12 (15.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (14.29%) Degree
7 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 5 (6.49%) CCNA
8 5 (6.49%) CISSP
8 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (5.19%) MCSE
10 3 (3.90%) MCSA
10 3 (3.90%) CISM
11 2 (2.60%) CISA
12 1 (1.30%) CCSP
12 1 (1.30%) MCP
12 1 (1.30%) GCIA
12 1 (1.30%) GCIH
12 1 (1.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.87%) PCI DSS
2 20 (25.97%) SLA
3 9 (11.69%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) vSphere
2 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.19%) XenApp
4 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.19%) Samba
5 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.30%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (57.14%) Cisco
2 30 (38.96%) Juniper
3 26 (33.77%) CheckPoint
4 24 (31.17%) F5
5 18 (23.38%) VMware
6 16 (20.78%) Nokia
7 12 (15.58%) CA
7 12 (15.58%) IBM
8 10 (12.99%) NetApp
8 10 (12.99%) Fortinet
9 7 (9.09%) Sourcefire
9 7 (9.09%) HP
10 6 (7.79%) Blue Coat
10 6 (7.79%) SolarWinds
11 4 (5.19%) 3PAR
11 4 (5.19%) ProCurve
11 4 (5.19%) Brocade
11 4 (5.19%) Citrix
12 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.90%) BT
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