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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 29 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 39 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 7.78% 5.84% 5.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.71% 24.49% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 29
Average salary £37,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.95% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
123 147 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.55% 23.86% 23.94%
Number of salaries quoted 99 114 117
Average salary £42,000 £44,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.14% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Slough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 63 (71.59%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (63.64%) CCNA
3 54 (61.36%) Cisco
4 42 (47.73%) Linux
5 34 (38.64%) Microsoft
5 34 (38.64%) VPN
6 32 (36.36%) Windows
7 27 (30.68%) OSPF
8 26 (29.55%) BGP
9 25 (28.41%) Degree
10 24 (27.27%) VMware
11 23 (26.14%) IPsec
11 23 (26.14%) MPLS
11 23 (26.14%) DNS
11 23 (26.14%) CCNP
12 22 (25.00%) SSL
13 21 (23.86%) Video Conferencing
13 21 (23.86%) Network Management
14 20 (22.73%) Security Cleared
14 20 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 20 (22.73%) SLA
15 19 (21.59%) TCP/IP
15 19 (21.59%) LAN
15 19 (21.59%) Juniper
16 18 (20.45%) CheckPoint
16 18 (20.45%) Zenoss
16 18 (20.45%) vSphere
17 17 (19.32%) VMware ESXi
17 17 (19.32%) Multicast
17 17 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 16 (18.18%) Lync
2 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.55%) IIS
2 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.27%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.27%) Apache
3 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Office
2 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (38.64%) VPN
2 27 (30.68%) OSPF
3 26 (29.55%) BGP
4 23 (26.14%) MPLS
4 23 (26.14%) IPsec
4 23 (26.14%) DNS
5 22 (25.00%) SSL
6 19 (21.59%) LAN
6 19 (21.59%) TCP/IP
7 17 (19.32%) Multicast
8 15 (17.05%) Network Security
9 14 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (15.91%) WAN
10 10 (11.36%) tcpdump
11 8 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (7.95%) HTTP
13 6 (6.82%) VoIP
13 6 (6.82%) Internet
13 6 (6.82%) Cisco PIX
14 5 (5.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.27%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Marketing
3 1 (1.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Analyst
2 14 (15.91%) NOC Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Network Consultant
5 7 (7.95%) Consultant
5 7 (7.95%) Team Leader
6 6 (6.82%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.82%) Graduate
7 5 (5.68%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Network Security Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Graduate Network Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.27%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.27%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.14%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 42 (47.73%) Linux
2 32 (36.36%) Windows
3 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.82%) UNIX
7 4 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.55%) CentOS
8 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.27%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.14%) Solaris
9 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Network Management
2 16 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 14 (15.91%) SIEM
4 7 (7.95%) Information Security
5 5 (5.68%) Change Management
5 5 (5.68%) Data Security
5 5 (5.68%) Change Control
6 4 (4.55%) Network Design
6 4 (4.55%) ITIL
7 3 (3.41%) Project Management
7 3 (3.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.27%) Cyber Security
8 2 (2.27%) Migration
8 2 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.27%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (2.27%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.27%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.27%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) Perl
2 9 (10.23%) Bash Shell
3 8 (9.09%) SQL
4 6 (6.82%) Python
4 6 (6.82%) Ruby
4 6 (6.82%) PHP
5 2 (2.27%) C
5 2 (2.27%) C#
5 2 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (71.59%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (63.64%) CCNA
3 25 (28.41%) Degree
4 23 (26.14%) CCNP
5 20 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (9.09%) MCSE
8 7 (7.95%) CEH
8 7 (7.95%) MCITP
9 6 (6.82%) MCSA
9 6 (6.82%) CISSP
10 5 (5.68%) OSCE
11 4 (4.55%) OSCP
11 4 (4.55%) CCSP
11 4 (4.55%) JNCIA
12 2 (2.27%) CCSA
12 2 (2.27%) CCSE
13 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.14%) CCDA
13 1 (1.14%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 20 (22.73%) SLA
2 16 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 10 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (6.82%) HIPAA
5 5 (5.68%) GPG13
System Software
1 18 (20.45%) vSphere
2 17 (19.32%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.05%) Snort
3 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 12 (13.64%) Nmap
5 5 (5.68%) Squid
5 5 (5.68%) vCloud
6 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.27%) Samba
8 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (20.45%) Zenoss
2 12 (13.64%) Nessus
3 3 (3.41%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (3.41%) Nagios
4 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.14%) WSUS
4 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 54 (61.36%) Cisco
2 34 (38.64%) Microsoft
3 24 (27.27%) VMware
4 19 (21.59%) Juniper
5 18 (20.45%) CheckPoint
6 12 (13.64%) Polycom
7 10 (11.36%) Imperva
7 10 (11.36%) Sophos
8 6 (6.82%) Splunk
9 5 (5.68%) ServiceNow
9 5 (5.68%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.68%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.68%) Sourcefire
9 5 (5.68%) Websense
9 5 (5.68%) Avaya
10 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.41%) HP
11 3 (3.41%) NetApp
11 3 (3.41%) Nokia
12 2 (2.27%) Novell
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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