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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 40 26 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 43 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.83% 8.37% 4.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.64% 26.54% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21 39 22
Average salary £48,000 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
110 162 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.45% 31.52% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 73 139 119
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Slough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 43 (56.58%) Linux
2 42 (55.26%) Cisco
3 41 (53.95%) Windows
4 33 (43.42%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (35.53%) Juniper
6 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
7 24 (31.58%) CheckPoint
8 23 (30.26%) F5
8 23 (30.26%) PCI DSS
9 22 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (26.32%) SLA
10 20 (26.32%) Network Security
10 20 (26.32%) Data Centre
11 19 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (25.00%) CCIE
11 19 (25.00%) SAN
11 19 (25.00%) ITIL
11 19 (25.00%) VMware
12 18 (23.68%) vSphere
13 16 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (21.05%) CCNP
14 15 (19.74%) Nokia
14 15 (19.74%) BGP
14 15 (19.74%) CCSA
14 15 (19.74%) CCSE
15 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
15 14 (18.42%) Risk Analysis
16 13 (17.11%) Problem Management
16 13 (17.11%) FlexPod

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.26%) Lync
2 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Project
1 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (43.42%) Cisco ASA
2 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
3 20 (26.32%) Network Security
4 19 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (25.00%) SAN
5 16 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
6 15 (19.74%) BGP
7 12 (15.79%) Ethernet
7 12 (15.79%) FCoE
8 10 (13.16%) MPLS
8 10 (13.16%) OSPF
8 10 (13.16%) VLAN
9 9 (11.84%) VPN
10 8 (10.53%) DNS
11 7 (9.21%) DHCP
12 6 (7.89%) LAN
12 6 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (6.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (6.58%) VPLS
13 5 (6.58%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 3 (3.95%) Military
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.42%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Consultant
3 13 (17.11%) Security Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Security Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Incident Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Incident Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) HTML
1 4 (5.26%) MAPI
2 2 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 13 (17.11%) FlexPod
3 12 (15.79%) e-Health
3 12 (15.79%) Enterprise Cloud
4 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 43 (56.58%) Linux
2 41 (53.95%) Windows
3 13 (17.11%) UNIX
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.26%) Solaris
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) ITIL
2 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (18.42%) Risk Analysis
3 13 (17.11%) Problem Management
3 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
3 13 (17.11%) Coaching
3 13 (17.11%) Project Management
4 10 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (11.84%) Cyber Security
5 9 (11.84%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (11.84%) Information Security
6 7 (9.21%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (7.89%) Service Management
7 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.89%) Product Management
7 6 (7.89%) SIEM
8 5 (6.58%) DDoS Mitigation
8 5 (6.58%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) Python
1 11 (14.47%) Perl
1 11 (14.47%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) PHP
3 9 (11.84%) Ruby
4 8 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.63%) Java
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (25.00%) CCIE
3 16 (21.05%) CCNP
4 15 (19.74%) CCSA
4 15 (19.74%) CCSE
5 12 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (14.47%) Degree
7 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
8 6 (7.89%) CISSP
9 4 (5.26%) MCSE
9 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.95%) CISM
10 3 (3.95%) CCNA
10 3 (3.95%) MCSA
11 2 (2.63%) CISA
12 1 (1.32%) CHFI
12 1 (1.32%) CEH
12 1 (1.32%) GCIA
12 1 (1.32%) GCIH
12 1 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (30.26%) PCI DSS
2 20 (26.32%) SLA
3 9 (11.84%) HIPAA
4 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (23.68%) vSphere
2 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.58%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.26%) Samba
5 4 (5.26%) XenApp
5 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.32%) pfSense
7 1 (1.32%) Xen
7 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) WSUS
2 1 (1.32%) Nessus
2 1 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Cisco
2 27 (35.53%) Juniper
3 24 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 23 (30.26%) F5
5 19 (25.00%) VMware
6 15 (19.74%) Nokia
7 12 (15.79%) CA
7 12 (15.79%) IBM
8 11 (14.47%) NetApp
9 10 (13.16%) Fortinet
10 7 (9.21%) Sourcefire
10 7 (9.21%) HP
11 6 (7.89%) Blue Coat
12 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
13 4 (5.26%) Citrix
13 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
13 4 (5.26%) ProCurve
13 4 (5.26%) Brocade
13 4 (5.26%) 3PAR
14 3 (3.95%) BT
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