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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 35 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 35 41 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.79% 8.37% 7.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.47% 26.45% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 24
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £23,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
171 155 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.26% 31.63% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 123 137 106
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Slough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (66.25%) Linux
2 49 (61.25%) Windows
3 42 (52.50%) Cisco
4 31 (38.75%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (33.75%) PCI DSS
5 27 (33.75%) ITIL
6 25 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 23 (28.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (26.25%) vSphere
9 20 (25.00%) Juniper
9 20 (25.00%) SAN
9 20 (25.00%) VMware
10 19 (23.75%) Information Security
10 19 (23.75%) UNIX
10 19 (23.75%) F5
11 18 (22.50%) Data Centre
11 18 (22.50%) CheckPoint
12 17 (21.25%) SLA
12 17 (21.25%) Active Directory
12 17 (21.25%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
13 16 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (20.00%) NetApp
14 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (18.75%) Data ONTAP
14 15 (18.75%) FlexPod
14 15 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
15 14 (17.50%) Perl
16 13 (16.25%) PHP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (3.75%) Lync
2 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Project
1 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.75%) Cisco ASA
2 25 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 23 (28.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (25.00%) SAN
5 15 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (16.25%) Network Security
6 13 (16.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (15.00%) Ethernet
7 12 (15.00%) FCoE
8 11 (13.75%) VPN
9 10 (12.50%) LAN
10 9 (11.25%) WAN
11 8 (10.00%) DNS
11 8 (10.00%) Internet
11 8 (10.00%) BGP
12 7 (8.75%) VLAN
13 5 (6.25%) VPLS
13 5 (6.25%) BIG-IP
13 5 (6.25%) DHCP
13 5 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
3 2 (2.50%) Military
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Security Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 14 (17.50%) Network Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Consultant
5 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Security Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Security Consultant
7 6 (7.50%) Network Support
8 5 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Security Manager
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Security Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) HTML
1 2 (2.50%) MAPI
2 1 (1.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 15 (18.75%) FlexPod
3 12 (15.00%) e-Health
3 12 (15.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 11 (13.75%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) iSeries
7 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 53 (66.25%) Linux
2 49 (61.25%) Windows
3 19 (23.75%) UNIX
4 15 (18.75%) Data ONTAP
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.00%) Solaris
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) ITIL
2 19 (23.75%) Information Security
3 17 (21.25%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (16.25%) Problem Management
7 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
8 12 (15.00%) Coaching
8 12 (15.00%) Project Management
9 11 (13.75%) SIEM
10 9 (11.25%) Incident Management
11 8 (10.00%) Service Management
11 8 (10.00%) Change Management
11 8 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (10.00%) Capacity Management
11 8 (10.00%) Cyber Security
12 7 (8.75%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (7.50%) Reverse Engineering
14 5 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.50%) Perl
2 13 (16.25%) PHP
2 13 (16.25%) Python
2 13 (16.25%) Ruby
3 9 (11.25%) SQL
4 8 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.25%) C
6 1 (1.25%) C++
6 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 11 (13.75%) CCIE
3 11 (13.75%) CCNP
4 8 (10.00%) CCSA
4 8 (10.00%) CCSE
4 8 (10.00%) CISSP
4 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.75%) Degree
6 3 (3.75%) CCNA
7 2 (2.50%) MCSE
7 2 (2.50%) MCSA
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.50%) CISM
7 2 (2.50%) GCIA
7 2 (2.50%) GCIH
8 1 (1.25%) CEH
8 1 (1.25%) NCDA
8 1 (1.25%) GIAC
8 1 (1.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (33.75%) PCI DSS
2 17 (21.25%) SLA
3 11 (13.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (13.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (10.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 21 (26.25%) vSphere
2 17 (21.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.75%) XenApp
5 3 (3.75%) Samba
6 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.25%) Snort
7 1 (1.25%) Xen
7 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.25%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Nessus
2 3 (3.75%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (52.50%) Cisco
2 20 (25.00%) Juniper
2 20 (25.00%) VMware
3 19 (23.75%) F5
4 18 (22.50%) CheckPoint
5 16 (20.00%) NetApp
6 13 (16.25%) IBM
7 12 (15.00%) CA
8 11 (13.75%) Sourcefire
9 8 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 8 (10.00%) Fortinet
9 8 (10.00%) Nokia
10 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
11 6 (7.50%) McAfee
11 6 (7.50%) Websense
11 6 (7.50%) Crossbeam
12 5 (6.25%) Citrix
12 5 (6.25%) LogLogic
13 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds
14 3 (3.75%) 3PAR
Slough
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago