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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 39 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 37 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.83% 5.81% 9.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.74% 23.27% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 53
Average salary £38,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.64% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
137 159 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.01% 24.96% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 122 106 122
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £47,500 £65,000
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 8 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Slough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 51 (62.20%) Cisco
2 44 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (48.78%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (35.37%) VPN
5 27 (32.93%) CCIE
6 25 (30.49%) SLA
6 25 (30.49%) Windows
7 24 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (26.83%) NetApp
9 21 (25.61%) CCNP
9 21 (25.61%) VMware
10 20 (24.39%) IaaS
10 20 (24.39%) SaaS
11 18 (21.95%) ITIL
12 17 (20.73%) Wireless
12 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
12 17 (20.73%) Windows Server
13 16 (19.51%) Juniper
13 16 (19.51%) CCNA
13 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
14 15 (18.29%) CheckPoint
14 15 (18.29%) vSphere
14 15 (18.29%) PCI DSS
15 14 (17.07%) Driving Licence
15 14 (17.07%) LAN
15 14 (17.07%) WAN
16 13 (15.85%) Linux
16 13 (15.85%) DNS
16 13 (15.85%) Risk Analysis
16 13 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (10.98%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.39%) IaaS
1 20 (24.39%) SaaS
2 6 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (48.78%) Cisco ASA
2 29 (35.37%) VPN
3 24 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (20.73%) Wireless
5 14 (17.07%) LAN
5 14 (17.07%) WAN
6 13 (15.85%) DNS
7 10 (12.20%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (10.98%) Network Security
9 8 (9.76%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (8.54%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (8.54%) VoIP
11 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
11 6 (7.32%) VLAN
12 5 (6.10%) Ethernet
12 5 (6.10%) SAN
13 4 (4.88%) DHCP
13 4 (4.88%) FCoE
13 4 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) MySQL
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Advertising
3 5 (6.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (36.59%) Network Engineer
2 26 (31.71%) Architect
3 25 (30.49%) Network Architect
4 15 (18.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (18.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (18.29%) Support Engineer
5 13 (15.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (14.63%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 12 (14.63%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (10.98%) Cisco Architect
7 9 (10.98%) Cisco Network Architect
7 9 (10.98%) Network Support
7 9 (10.98%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 7 (8.54%) Field Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) Server Support
10 6 (7.32%) Junior Field Engineer
10 6 (7.32%) Mac Administrator
10 6 (7.32%) Network Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.07%) Driving Licence
3 11 (13.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (7.32%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.32%) Client/Server
4 6 (7.32%) Handset
4 6 (7.32%) iPhone
5 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.88%) e-Health
6 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (4.88%) FlexPod
7 2 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Windows
2 17 (20.73%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.85%) Linux
4 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.32%) Android
5 6 (7.32%) Mac OS X
6 5 (6.10%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) ITIL
2 13 (15.85%) Risk Analysis
3 11 (13.41%) Presales
3 11 (13.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (12.20%) Demand Management
5 8 (9.76%) Information Security
6 5 (6.10%) Change Management
6 5 (6.10%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (6.10%) Network Architecture
7 4 (4.88%) Migration
7 4 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (4.88%) Security Management
8 3 (3.66%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.44%) OpenUP
9 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.44%) SIEM
9 2 (2.44%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
1 3 (3.66%) Perl
1 3 (3.66%) PHP
1 3 (3.66%) Python
1 3 (3.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (32.93%) CCIE
3 21 (25.61%) CCNP
4 16 (19.51%) CCNA
5 10 (12.20%) CCSA
5 10 (12.20%) CCSE
6 8 (9.76%) CISSP
7 4 (4.88%) CEH
7 4 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.66%) CEPT
8 3 (3.66%) CHFI
8 3 (3.66%) CISM
8 3 (3.66%) GCFA
8 3 (3.66%) GCFE
8 3 (3.66%) GREM
9 2 (2.44%) Degree
9 2 (2.44%) GIAC
9 2 (2.44%) SSCP
10 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (30.49%) SLA
2 15 (18.29%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (3.66%) HIPAA
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.29%) vSphere
3 13 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 51 (62.20%) Cisco
2 22 (26.83%) NetApp
3 21 (25.61%) VMware
4 16 (19.51%) Juniper
5 15 (18.29%) CheckPoint
6 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
7 7 (8.54%) Citrix
7 7 (8.54%) IBM
8 6 (7.32%) Adobe
8 6 (7.32%) Apple
8 6 (7.32%) CA
9 4 (4.88%) Forcepoint
9 4 (4.88%) HP
9 4 (4.88%) Qualys
9 4 (4.88%) Symantec
10 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.22%) Aruba
11 1 (1.22%) Dell
11 1 (1.22%) Supermicro
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