The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 9 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 43 33 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 13.35% 5.04% 7.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.24% 25.38% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 43
Median salary £48,750 £36,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
93 130 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.88% 19.85% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 79 112 114
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Slough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 48 (64.86%) Windows
2 37 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 34 (45.95%) Windows Server
4 31 (41.89%) Linux
5 26 (35.14%) Cisco
6 23 (31.08%) TCP/IP
6 23 (31.08%) VMware
7 21 (28.38%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (25.68%) SAN
8 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
8 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
9 17 (22.97%) SQL
9 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (21.62%) HP
11 15 (20.27%) CCNP
11 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
12 14 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (17.57%) Hyper-V
13 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (17.57%) iPad
13 13 (17.57%) Network Security
13 13 (17.57%) DNS
13 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (17.57%) Juniper
14 12 (16.22%) VPN
14 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
15 11 (14.86%) WAN
15 11 (14.86%) IBM
15 11 (14.86%) CCNA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.05%) IIS
7 2 (2.70%) CMS
7 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.81%) Office 365
3 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.08%) TCP/IP
2 19 (25.68%) SAN
3 14 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (17.57%) DNS
4 13 (17.57%) Network Security
5 12 (16.22%) VPN
6 11 (14.86%) WAN
7 10 (13.51%) VoIP
7 10 (13.51%) Wireless
8 8 (10.81%) LAN
8 8 (10.81%) MPLS
9 7 (9.46%) BGP
9 7 (9.46%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (9.46%) EIGRP
9 7 (9.46%) OSPF
10 6 (8.11%) DHCP
10 6 (8.11%) NAS
10 6 (8.11%) SMTP
11 5 (6.76%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (6.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (8.11%) Back Office
2 3 (4.05%) Legal
2 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Support Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Network Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) IT Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) IT Manager
4 10 (13.51%) Systems Manager
5 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (9.46%) IT Support
6 7 (9.46%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Network Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) Middleware
2 2 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) iPad
2 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.46%) Driving Licence
4 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.76%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (4.05%) iPhone
5 3 (4.05%) PKI
5 3 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.70%) User Experience
7 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.86%) Windows
2 34 (45.95%) Windows Server
3 31 (41.89%) Linux
4 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.46%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.05%) Android
7 3 (4.05%) CentOS
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Phone
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (13.51%) Server Building
1 10 (13.51%) Technical Analysis
2 9 (12.16%) High Availability
3 7 (9.46%) ITIL
4 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.11%) Security Operations
4 6 (8.11%) SIEM
4 6 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (6.76%) B2B
5 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.76%) Information Security
5 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.41%) DevOps
6 4 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.41%) Migration
6 4 (5.41%) Open Source
7 3 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (4.05%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (4.05%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
3 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.27%) CCNP
3 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (14.86%) CCNA
5 10 (13.51%) MCSE
6 8 (10.81%) CCVP
7 6 (8.11%) CISA
7 6 (8.11%) CISM
8 5 (6.76%) CISSP
9 3 (4.05%) CCSP
9 3 (4.05%) IISP
9 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.35%) CCIE
10 1 (1.35%) Degree
10 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.35%) MCP
10 1 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) PCI DSS
2 6 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.76%) ISA Server
5 3 (4.05%) vSphere
6 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.35%) Firmware
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.41%) Ansible
3 3 (4.05%) Nessus
3 3 (4.05%) WSUS
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Cisco
2 23 (31.08%) VMware
3 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
4 16 (21.62%) HP
5 13 (17.57%) Juniper
6 11 (14.86%) Dell
6 11 (14.86%) IBM
7 5 (6.76%) ArcSight
7 5 (6.76%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.76%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.41%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.41%) NetApp
8 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.05%) Kaspersky
9 3 (4.05%) Qualys
9 3 (4.05%) Splunk
9 3 (4.05%) Veeam
9 3 (4.05%) Xerox
10 2 (2.70%) AlienVault
10 2 (2.70%) LogRhythm
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago