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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 30 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 37 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.96% 8.24% 5.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.29% 32.56% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 16
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £24,700 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
166 129 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.73% 25.29% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 134 114 109
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £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 3 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Slough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 49 (71.01%) Linux
2 47 (68.12%) Windows
3 30 (43.48%) Cisco
4 27 (39.13%) ITIL
5 25 (36.23%) PCI DSS
6 24 (34.78%) TCP/IP
7 22 (31.88%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (28.99%) Information Security
9 19 (27.54%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (26.09%) Data Centre
11 17 (24.64%) vSphere
12 16 (23.19%) VMware
12 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
12 16 (23.19%) NetApp
12 16 (23.19%) Perl
13 15 (21.74%) UNIX
13 15 (21.74%) Python
13 15 (21.74%) SAN
14 13 (18.84%) PHP
14 13 (18.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 13 (18.84%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (18.84%) Ruby
14 13 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 13 (18.84%) Data ONTAP
14 13 (18.84%) FlexPod
15 12 (17.39%) CheckPoint
16 11 (15.94%) IBM
16 11 (15.94%) SIEM
16 11 (15.94%) F5

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (2.90%) Apache
1 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Project
1 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 22 (31.88%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (21.74%) SAN
5 13 (18.84%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (14.49%) LAN
6 10 (14.49%) Ethernet
6 10 (14.49%) FCoE
6 10 (14.49%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (13.04%) VPN
7 9 (13.04%) WAN
8 8 (11.59%) Network Security
9 7 (10.14%) Internet
9 7 (10.14%) DNS
10 5 (7.25%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (4.35%) LDAP
11 3 (4.35%) BGP
11 3 (4.35%) BIG-IP
11 3 (4.35%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
3 2 (2.90%) Military
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Security Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Security Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Technical Security Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.80%) Network Support
8 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) FlexPod Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) MAPI
2 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 13 (18.84%) FlexPod
3 10 (14.49%) Enterprise Cloud
3 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
3 10 (14.49%) e-Health
4 6 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) iSeries
6 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (71.01%) Linux
2 47 (68.12%) Windows
3 15 (21.74%) UNIX
4 13 (18.84%) Data ONTAP
5 10 (14.49%) Solaris
6 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.25%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.90%) CentOS
10 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.90%) SUSE
10 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) ITIL
2 20 (28.99%) Information Security
3 19 (27.54%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (15.94%) Risk Analysis
4 11 (15.94%) SIEM
5 10 (14.49%) Incident Management
6 9 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 9 (13.04%) Problem Management
7 8 (11.59%) Coaching
7 8 (11.59%) Cyber Security
7 8 (11.59%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (11.59%) Project Management
7 8 (11.59%) Service Management
7 8 (11.59%) Change Management
7 8 (11.59%) Capacity Management
8 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering
10 5 (7.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) Perl
2 15 (21.74%) Python
3 13 (18.84%) Ruby
3 13 (18.84%) PHP
4 10 (14.49%) Bash Shell
5 9 (13.04%) SQL
6 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (14.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (11.59%) CISSP
3 7 (10.14%) CCNP
3 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) CCSA
4 5 (7.25%) CCSE
4 5 (7.25%) CCIE
5 3 (4.35%) CCNA
5 3 (4.35%) Degree
6 2 (2.90%) NCDA
6 2 (2.90%) GCIA
6 2 (2.90%) GCIH
6 2 (2.90%) CISM
7 1 (1.45%) GIAC
7 1 (1.45%) CISA
7 1 (1.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (36.23%) PCI DSS
2 13 (18.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (14.49%) SLA
4 8 (11.59%) HIPAA
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) vSphere
2 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.45%) Snort
5 1 (1.45%) Xen
5 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.45%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Nessus
2 2 (2.90%) WSUS
2 2 (2.90%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.90%) logstash
2 2 (2.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) Cisco
2 16 (23.19%) NetApp
2 16 (23.19%) VMware
3 12 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 11 (15.94%) IBM
4 11 (15.94%) F5
5 10 (14.49%) Juniper
5 10 (14.49%) CA
6 9 (13.04%) Sourcefire
7 7 (10.14%) Crossbeam
7 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.14%) Websense
8 6 (8.70%) McAfee
9 5 (7.25%) Symantec
9 5 (7.25%) Qualys
9 5 (7.25%) LogLogic
9 5 (7.25%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.35%) Nokia
11 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.90%) Sophos
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago