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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 32 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 35 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.25% 9.27% 5.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 27.88% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 23
Average salary £49,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,550 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -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
140 165 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.00% 33.27% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 89 148 103
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Slough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 53 (66.25%) Linux
2 46 (57.50%) Cisco
3 45 (56.25%) Windows
4 35 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (33.75%) PCI DSS
6 24 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (28.75%) vSphere
7 23 (28.75%) ITIL
7 23 (28.75%) Juniper
8 22 (27.50%) TCP/IP
8 22 (27.50%) F5
9 21 (26.25%) SAN
9 21 (26.25%) CheckPoint
9 21 (26.25%) VMware
10 20 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (25.00%) UNIX
11 19 (23.75%) SLA
11 19 (23.75%) Data Centre
12 17 (21.25%) Risk Analysis
13 16 (20.00%) NetApp
13 16 (20.00%) Network Security
13 16 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (18.75%) FlexPod
14 15 (18.75%) Data ONTAP
14 15 (18.75%) Mentoring
14 15 (18.75%) Problem Management
14 15 (18.75%) CCIE
14 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (17.50%) Project Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (5.00%) Lync
2 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Project
1 1 (1.25%) MS Office
1 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 22 (27.50%) TCP/IP
4 21 (26.25%) SAN
5 16 (20.00%) Network Security
5 16 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (15.00%) FCoE
6 12 (15.00%) Ethernet
7 11 (13.75%) BGP
7 11 (13.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (12.50%) VLAN
8 10 (12.50%) VPN
9 9 (11.25%) Internet
10 8 (10.00%) DNS
11 7 (8.75%) MPLS
12 6 (7.50%) OSPF
12 6 (7.50%) LAN
12 6 (7.50%) DHCP
13 5 (6.25%) WAN
13 5 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
1 4 (5.00%) Banking
2 3 (3.75%) Military
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Security Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) Support Engineer
3 15 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 11 (13.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (13.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Consultant
6 7 (8.75%) Security Consultant
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Network Support
7 6 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Security Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Incident Manager
10 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) HTML
1 4 (5.00%) MAPI
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Data Centre
2 15 (18.75%) FlexPod
3 12 (15.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 12 (15.00%) e-Health
4 10 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 53 (66.25%) Linux
2 45 (56.25%) Windows
3 20 (25.00%) UNIX
4 15 (18.75%) Data ONTAP
5 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.00%) Solaris
6 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) ITIL
2 17 (21.25%) Risk Analysis
3 16 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 15 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 14 (17.50%) Coaching
5 14 (17.50%) Project Management
6 13 (16.25%) Information Security
6 13 (16.25%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (12.50%) SIEM
8 9 (11.25%) Cyber Security
8 9 (11.25%) Incident Management
8 9 (11.25%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (8.75%) Reverse Engineering
10 6 (7.50%) Product Management
11 5 (6.25%) Security Architecture
11 5 (6.25%) Load Balancing
11 5 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) Perl
2 12 (15.00%) PHP
2 12 (15.00%) Python
2 12 (15.00%) Ruby
3 10 (12.50%) SQL
4 8 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.25%) C
6 1 (1.25%) C++
6 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (18.75%) CCIE
3 13 (16.25%) CCNP
4 12 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (13.75%) CCSA
5 11 (13.75%) CCSE
6 9 (11.25%) Degree
7 8 (10.00%) CISSP
8 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.00%) CCNA
10 3 (3.75%) MCSE
10 3 (3.75%) MCSA
10 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.75%) CISM
11 2 (2.50%) GCIA
11 2 (2.50%) GCIH
12 1 (1.25%) CEH
12 1 (1.25%) CHFI
12 1 (1.25%) GIAC
12 1 (1.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (33.75%) PCI DSS
2 19 (23.75%) SLA
3 9 (11.25%) HIPAA
4 6 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) vSphere
2 13 (16.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.00%) XenApp
5 4 (5.00%) Samba
6 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.25%) Snort
7 1 (1.25%) Xen
7 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.25%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Nessus
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (57.50%) Cisco
2 23 (28.75%) Juniper
3 22 (27.50%) F5
4 21 (26.25%) VMware
4 21 (26.25%) CheckPoint
5 16 (20.00%) NetApp
6 12 (15.00%) CA
6 12 (15.00%) IBM
7 11 (13.75%) Nokia
8 10 (12.50%) Fortinet
9 9 (11.25%) Sourcefire
10 8 (10.00%) Blue Coat
11 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.25%) Citrix
12 5 (6.25%) McAfee
12 5 (6.25%) SolarWinds
13 4 (5.00%) 3PAR
13 4 (5.00%) LogLogic
13 4 (5.00%) Brocade
13 4 (5.00%) Crossbeam
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago