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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 34 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 28 27 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.53% 4.97% 8.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.14% 23.68% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 39
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £40,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
139 114 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.47% 20.99% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 115 76 139
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 May 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Slough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 30 (54.55%) Cisco
2 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (50.91%) Windows
3 25 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (30.91%) VMware
4 17 (30.91%) ITIL
4 17 (30.91%) CCNP
4 17 (30.91%) CCNA
4 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
5 15 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 14 (25.45%) VPN
6 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
7 13 (23.64%) Wireless
7 13 (23.64%) Network Security
8 12 (21.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (21.82%) MS Office
8 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
8 12 (21.82%) Juniper
8 12 (21.82%) SAN
9 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 11 (20.00%) SLA
9 11 (20.00%) Linux
9 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 11 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
10 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (18.18%) Office 365
10 10 (18.18%) PCI DSS
10 10 (18.18%) LAN
11 9 (16.36%) WAN
11 9 (16.36%) 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 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Office
2 6 (10.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (25.45%) VPN
3 13 (23.64%) Network Security
3 13 (23.64%) Wireless
4 12 (21.82%) SAN
5 11 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 10 (18.18%) LAN
7 9 (16.36%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
7 9 (16.36%) WAN
8 8 (14.55%) VoIP
9 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (12.73%) DNS
9 7 (12.73%) Internet
10 6 (10.91%) BGP
10 6 (10.91%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (10.91%) MPLS
10 6 (10.91%) OSPF
11 5 (9.09%) EIGRP
11 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
General
1 6 (10.91%) Advertising
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Support Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (12.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Network Support
4 7 (12.73%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Security Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Server Support
5 6 (10.91%) Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Mac Administrator
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Server Administrator
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.64%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
3 9 (16.36%) Driving Licence
4 6 (10.91%) Blackberry
4 6 (10.91%) Client/Server
4 6 (10.91%) Handset
4 6 (10.91%) iPhone
5 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.27%) e-Health
5 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (7.27%) EqualLogic
5 4 (7.27%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.00%) Linux
4 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.91%) Android
5 6 (10.91%) Mac OS X
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.27%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) SIEM
3 7 (12.73%) Change Management
3 7 (12.73%) Information Security
4 6 (10.91%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (10.91%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (9.09%) High Availability
5 5 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 5 (9.09%) Security Operations
5 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.27%) Data Security
6 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Server Building
7 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.45%) CRM
7 3 (5.45%) Information Security Management
7 3 (5.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.45%) Python
3 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.64%) Perl
3 2 (3.64%) SQL
4 1 (1.82%) C
4 1 (1.82%) C++
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (30.91%) CCNA
2 17 (30.91%) CCNP
3 9 (16.36%) Degree
4 8 (14.55%) CISSP
5 6 (10.91%) CCIE
5 6 (10.91%) CCVP
6 5 (9.09%) CCSP
6 5 (9.09%) GIAC
6 5 (9.09%) MCSE
6 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.27%) CCSA
7 4 (7.27%) CCSE
7 4 (7.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (7.27%) MCITP
7 4 (7.27%) VCP5
7 4 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (5.45%) CISM
9 2 (3.64%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (20.00%) SLA
3 10 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.45%) COBIT
5 2 (3.64%) ISO 14001
5 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.82%) HIPAA
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) vSphere
4 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.45%) Firmware
6 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.82%) Squid
7 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (7.27%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.64%) Nessus
4 2 (3.64%) Nexpose
4 2 (3.64%) RSA Archer
4 2 (3.64%) WSUS
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Cisco
2 17 (30.91%) VMware
3 12 (21.82%) Juniper
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.55%) CA
4 8 (14.55%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.73%) Citrix
6 6 (10.91%) Adobe
6 6 (10.91%) Apple
6 6 (10.91%) Dell
6 6 (10.91%) F5
6 6 (10.91%) HP
6 6 (10.91%) NetApp
7 5 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 5 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.27%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (7.27%) IBM
9 3 (5.45%) Veeam
10 1 (1.82%) Supermicro