The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 35 52 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 35 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.32% 2.31% 6.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.18% 10.53% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 36
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £55,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 152 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.09% 21.90% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 120 129 183
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Slough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 58 (62.37%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (58.06%) CCNA
3 52 (55.91%) Windows
4 42 (45.16%) Cisco
5 39 (41.94%) PCI DSS
6 31 (33.33%) CISSP
6 31 (33.33%) Linux
7 30 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (31.18%) VPN
8 29 (31.18%) Red Hat
9 28 (30.11%) SIEM
10 27 (29.03%) Network Security
10 27 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (27.96%) CEH
11 26 (27.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 25 (26.88%) Ubuntu
13 24 (25.81%) IPsec
13 24 (25.81%) VoIP
13 24 (25.81%) SSL
14 23 (24.73%) LAN
14 23 (24.73%) PHP
15 22 (23.66%) SQL
15 22 (23.66%) Perl
15 22 (23.66%) WAN
15 22 (23.66%) Finance
15 22 (23.66%) Ruby
15 22 (23.66%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (23.66%) CentOS
15 22 (23.66%) Bash Shell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.38%) Lync
3 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.30%) Apache
5 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.23%) Confluence
6 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.18%) VPN
2 27 (29.03%) Network Security
2 27 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (25.81%) IPsec
3 24 (25.81%) VoIP
3 24 (25.81%) SSL
4 23 (24.73%) LAN
5 22 (23.66%) WAN
5 22 (23.66%) Cisco IOS
6 21 (22.58%) BGP
7 20 (21.51%) OSPF
8 19 (20.43%) tcpdump
9 18 (19.35%) Wireless
10 16 (17.20%) EIGRP
10 16 (17.20%) IGRP
11 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
12 10 (10.75%) DNS
13 8 (8.60%) SAN
14 7 (7.53%) DHCP
15 5 (5.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Metasploit
2 3 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.23%) Ant
2 3 (3.23%) IntelliJ
2 3 (3.23%) Subversion
2 3 (3.23%) JIRA
2 3 (3.23%) Selenium
2 3 (3.23%) Hudson
2 3 (3.23%) Gradle
2 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.23%) Apache Ivy
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.38%) Legal
4 4 (4.30%) Marketing
5 3 (3.23%) German Language
6 2 (2.15%) Retail
7 1 (1.08%) Electronics
7 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (29.03%) Security Engineer
2 20 (21.51%) Network Engineer
3 15 (16.13%) Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (7.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Administrator
6 6 (6.45%) Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.38%) Network Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.30%) Network Team Leader
8 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Account Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Support Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) X-Windows
1 3 (3.23%) CPAN
1 3 (3.23%) .NET
1 3 (3.23%) J2EE
1 3 (3.23%) Flash
1 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.23%) Java EE
1 3 (3.23%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.23%) Replication
2 3 (3.23%) Clustering
2 3 (3.23%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.23%) PKI
2 3 (3.23%) Wiki
2 3 (3.23%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.08%) NHS
3 1 (1.08%) DTV
3 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 52 (55.91%) Windows
2 31 (33.33%) Linux
3 30 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (26.88%) Ubuntu
6 22 (23.66%) CentOS
7 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
10 7 (7.53%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.23%) AIX
11 3 (3.23%) Solaris
11 3 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) SIEM
2 26 (27.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (20.43%) Change Management
3 19 (20.43%) Data Security
4 15 (16.13%) Information Security
5 8 (8.60%) ITIL
6 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.45%) Migration
8 5 (5.38%) Change Control
9 3 (3.23%) Project Management
9 3 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.23%) Data Management
9 3 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (3.23%) Kanban
9 3 (3.23%) OWASP
9 3 (3.23%) Network Management
9 3 (3.23%) Static Code Analysis
9 3 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.15%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (2.15%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.73%) PHP
2 22 (23.66%) SQL
2 22 (23.66%) Perl
2 22 (23.66%) Ruby
2 22 (23.66%) Bash Shell
3 19 (20.43%) Python
4 6 (6.45%) Java
4 6 (6.45%) C
5 3 (3.23%) PowerHouse
5 3 (3.23%) C++
5 3 (3.23%) ActionScript
5 3 (3.23%) Korn
5 3 (3.23%) C-shell
6 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (62.37%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (58.06%) CCNA
3 31 (33.33%) CISSP
4 26 (27.96%) CEH
5 20 (21.51%) OSCE
6 19 (20.43%) JNCIA
6 19 (20.43%) OSCP
7 16 (17.20%) CCSP
8 12 (12.90%) Degree
9 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (10.75%) CCNP
9 10 (10.75%) MCITP
10 7 (7.53%) MCSA
11 6 (6.45%) MCSE
12 5 (5.38%) RHCE
13 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (3.23%) VCP5
14 1 (1.08%) CCIE
14 1 (1.08%) ISEB
14 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (41.94%) PCI DSS
2 20 (21.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (20.43%) HIPAA
4 16 (17.20%) SLA
5 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.08%) QA
6 1 (1.08%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (21.51%) Snort
2 19 (20.43%) Nmap
3 17 (18.28%) Active Directory
4 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (9.68%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.45%) Xen
7 3 (3.23%) NFS
7 3 (3.23%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.08%) Squid
8 1 (1.08%) vSphere
8 1 (1.08%) XenApp
8 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (20.43%) Nessus
2 6 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.23%) Nagios
3 3 (3.23%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.23%) Puppet
3 3 (3.23%) YUM
4 2 (2.15%) SCCM
5 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.08%) Plesk
5 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 42 (45.16%) Cisco
2 29 (31.18%) Red Hat
3 20 (21.51%) Juniper
3 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
4 19 (20.43%) Imperva
4 19 (20.43%) Avaya
4 19 (20.43%) Sophos
5 18 (19.35%) ServiceNow
6 14 (15.05%) VMware
7 13 (13.98%) HP
8 11 (11.83%) Dell
9 7 (7.53%) CheckPoint
10 6 (6.45%) Oracle
11 4 (4.30%) Symantec
11 4 (4.30%) NetApp
12 3 (3.23%) Veritas
12 3 (3.23%) CA
12 3 (3.23%) BEA
12 3 (3.23%) Vignette
12 3 (3.23%) EMC
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
O2
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
IT HR
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
Virtustream
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago