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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 25 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 43 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.09% 6.76% 8.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.21% 24.02% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 35
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £38,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median 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
112 179 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.23% 28.14% 26.55%
Number of salaries quoted 104 142 119
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 31 August 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Slough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 31 (57.41%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (55.56%) Windows
3 27 (50.00%) Cisco
4 24 (44.44%) VMware
5 23 (42.59%) CCNA
6 22 (40.74%) Data Centre
7 21 (38.89%) Network Security
8 20 (37.04%) LAN
8 20 (37.04%) WAN
9 19 (35.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 18 (33.33%) ITIL
10 18 (33.33%) VPN
10 18 (33.33%) Wireless
11 17 (31.48%) SAN
11 17 (31.48%) Linux
12 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
13 15 (27.78%) Management Information System
14 14 (25.93%) CCNP
14 14 (25.93%) Juniper
14 14 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (24.07%) Degree
15 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
15 13 (24.07%) F5
15 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
15 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
16 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (22.22%) SolarWinds
16 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (20.37%) Network Monitoring
17 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP

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 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) CMS
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) Network Security
2 20 (37.04%) LAN
2 20 (37.04%) WAN
3 18 (33.33%) VPN
3 18 (33.33%) Wireless
4 17 (31.48%) SAN
5 14 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (20.37%) MPLS
6 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
7 10 (18.52%) BGP
7 10 (18.52%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (18.52%) Cisco Wireless
7 10 (18.52%) DNS
7 10 (18.52%) OSPF
8 9 (16.67%) EIGRP
9 7 (12.96%) FWSM
9 7 (12.96%) TACACS
10 6 (11.11%) DHCP
11 5 (9.26%) Internet
11 5 (9.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.70%) Big Data
3 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Data Centre Team Leader
6 3 (5.56%) IT Security Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Field Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.70%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 15 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.70%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Linux
3 13 (24.07%) Windows Server
4 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.41%) CentOS
7 2 (3.70%) Unix
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (18.52%) High Availability
4 8 (14.81%) Change Management
4 8 (14.81%) Data Security
4 8 (14.81%) SIEM
5 7 (12.96%) Information Security
5 7 (12.96%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (12.96%) Network Management
6 5 (9.26%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (9.26%) Security Architecture
6 5 (9.26%) Security Operations
6 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (7.41%) Network Design
8 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.70%) CRM
9 2 (3.70%) Security Management
9 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.70%) C
2 2 (3.70%) C++
2 2 (3.70%) Perl
2 2 (3.70%) Python
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (57.41%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (42.59%) CCNA
3 14 (25.93%) CCNP
4 13 (24.07%) Degree
5 10 (18.52%) CCVP
6 9 (16.67%) CCSP
7 7 (12.96%) CISSP
7 7 (12.96%) MCSE
7 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (9.26%) GIAC
10 4 (7.41%) CCDA
11 3 (5.56%) JNCIA
12 2 (3.70%) CEH
12 2 (3.70%) CISA
12 2 (3.70%) CISM
12 2 (3.70%) IRCA
12 2 (3.70%) MCITP
12 2 (3.70%) VCP5
13 1 (1.85%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.26%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.41%) HIPAA
4 2 (3.70%) COBIT
4 2 (3.70%) ISO 14001
4 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.81%) vSphere
4 7 (12.96%) Firmware
5 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.41%) XenServer
7 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.56%) XenApp
8 2 (3.70%) Squid
9 1 (1.85%) UAG
9 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (7.41%) WSUS
3 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.56%) Nessus
3 3 (5.56%) Nexpose
3 3 (5.56%) RSA Archer
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.70%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Cisco
2 24 (44.44%) VMware
3 14 (25.93%) Juniper
4 13 (24.07%) F5
4 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
5 12 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 9 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 9 (16.67%) Veeam
7 5 (9.26%) Citrix
7 5 (9.26%) Dell
7 5 (9.26%) HP
8 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.41%) NetApp
9 3 (5.56%) Symantec
10 2 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (3.70%) CA
11 1 (1.85%) IBM
11 1 (1.85%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.85%) QNAP
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