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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 43 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 28 44 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.75% 7.93% 4.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.79% 33.08% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 23
Average salary £42,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
149 133 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.25% 23.96% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 91 106 110
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 November 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Slough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (76.81%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (69.57%) Cisco
2 48 (69.57%) CCNA
3 40 (57.97%) VPN
4 33 (47.83%) OSPF
5 32 (46.38%) SSL
6 31 (44.93%) BGP
7 30 (43.48%) IPsec
8 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 26 (37.68%) Network Management
10 23 (33.33%) DNS
10 23 (33.33%) VMware
10 23 (33.33%) MPLS
11 22 (31.88%) LAN
11 22 (31.88%) Linux
12 21 (30.43%) SLA
12 21 (30.43%) Juniper
12 21 (30.43%) Degree
13 20 (28.99%) vSphere
13 20 (28.99%) Network Security
13 20 (28.99%) Video Conferencing
13 20 (28.99%) CCNP
14 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
14 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (27.54%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (27.54%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (27.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 19 (27.54%) Multicast
15 17 (24.64%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (24.64%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 15 (21.74%) Lync
2 6 (8.70%) IIS
3 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (57.97%) VPN
2 33 (47.83%) OSPF
3 32 (46.38%) SSL
4 31 (44.93%) BGP
5 30 (43.48%) IPsec
6 23 (33.33%) MPLS
6 23 (33.33%) DNS
7 22 (31.88%) LAN
8 20 (28.99%) Network Security
9 19 (27.54%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (27.54%) Multicast
10 17 (24.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
12 13 (18.84%) WAN
13 11 (15.94%) VoIP
13 11 (15.94%) Wireless
13 11 (15.94%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (10.14%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (8.70%) Internet
16 4 (5.80%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.90%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Network Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) NOC Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.25%) Security Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Network Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Graduate Network Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Graduate
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.35%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.90%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) PKI
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.35%) UNIX
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) CentOS
6 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.90%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.45%) Solaris
7 1 (1.45%) Debian
7 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Network Management
2 12 (17.39%) Change Management
3 10 (14.49%) Data Security
3 10 (14.49%) Change Control
4 8 (11.59%) Project Management
5 7 (10.14%) SIEM
6 5 (7.25%) OpenUP
6 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) ITIL
7 3 (4.35%) Information Security
8 2 (2.90%) Network Design
8 2 (2.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.90%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.90%) Migration
9 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) C
2 2 (2.90%) C#
2 2 (2.90%) Java
2 2 (2.90%) Perl
3 1 (1.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.45%) C++
3 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.45%) Python
3 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.45%) Ruby
3 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (76.81%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (69.57%) CCNA
3 21 (30.43%) Degree
4 20 (28.99%) CCNP
5 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
6 10 (14.49%) JNCIA
6 10 (14.49%) CCSP
7 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.35%) CCSA
8 3 (4.35%) CCSE
8 3 (4.35%) CEH
8 3 (4.35%) MCSE
8 3 (4.35%) CISSP
9 1 (1.45%) MCSA
9 1 (1.45%) CCIE
9 1 (1.45%) MCITP
9 1 (1.45%) CCDA
9 1 (1.45%) CCDP
9 1 (1.45%) OSCP
9 1 (1.45%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.43%) SLA
2 19 (27.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (20.29%) PCI DSS
4 13 (18.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (4.35%) GPG13
6 1 (1.45%) HIPAA
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) vSphere
2 19 (27.54%) VMware ESXi
2 19 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (7.25%) Snort
5 4 (5.80%) Nmap
6 3 (4.35%) Squid
7 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.90%) Samba
7 2 (2.90%) vCloud
8 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) Zenoss
2 4 (5.80%) Nessus
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (69.57%) Cisco
2 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 23 (33.33%) VMware
4 21 (30.43%) Juniper
5 17 (24.64%) CheckPoint
6 14 (20.29%) Polycom
7 11 (15.94%) Avaya
7 11 (15.94%) ServiceNow
8 10 (14.49%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.25%) ArcSight
10 4 (5.80%) Nokia
11 3 (4.35%) NetApp
11 3 (4.35%) Websense
11 3 (4.35%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.35%) Sourcefire
12 2 (2.90%) Novell
12 2 (2.90%) Lotus
12 2 (2.90%) Imperva
12 2 (2.90%) F5
12 2 (2.90%) Oracle
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Posted: Yesterday
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