The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / Berkshire
Rank 18 19 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 313 513 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.27% 10.38% 7.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.69% 39.37% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 235 446 307
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £65,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 809 1303 1463
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.96% 26.38% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 618 1071 942
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Berkshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Firewall in Berkshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Berkshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 129 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Slough +32 37 £48,750 -2.50% 5
Bracknell -13 32 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Newbury +24 23 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Maidenhead -18 21 £53,750 -10.41% 8
Wokingham +5 7 £37,000 -3.89% 3
Windsor -17 3 £77,500 +29.16% 1
Ascot -11 2 £60,000 -
Thatcham +2 1 £30,000 -50.00%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 361 (53.96%) Cisco
2 275 (41.11%) Windows
3 215 (32.14%) Linux
4 199 (29.75%) Cisco Certification
5 182 (27.20%) TCP/IP
6 169 (25.26%) Juniper
7 151 (22.57%) CheckPoint
8 148 (22.12%) VPN
9 137 (20.48%) CCNP
9 137 (20.48%) VMware
10 131 (19.58%) Active Directory
10 131 (19.58%) WAN
11 125 (18.68%) LAN
12 118 (17.64%) Network Design
13 117 (17.49%) Network Security
14 115 (17.19%) Palo Alto
15 113 (16.89%) Cisco ASA
16 112 (16.74%) Unix
17 109 (16.29%) Microsoft
18 104 (15.55%) F5
19 97 (14.50%) Windows Server
20 94 (14.05%) ITIL
21 92 (13.75%) Data Centre
22 88 (13.15%) SQL Server
22 88 (13.15%) MPLS
23 84 (12.56%) Information Security
24 82 (12.26%) Wireless
24 82 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
25 80 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
25 80 (11.96%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 42 (6.28%) MS Exchange
2 40 (5.98%) IIS
3 36 (5.38%) Apache
4 31 (4.63%) WebLogic
5 29 (4.33%) Tomcat
6 26 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (2.84%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (1.64%) IBM Notes
11 11 (1.64%) JBoss
12 9 (1.35%) Skype for Business
13 7 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.75%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.75%) nginx
15 5 (0.75%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 75 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.28%) MS Office
3 32 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (3.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (7.03%) Office 365
2 42 (6.28%) SaaS
3 26 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (2.99%) IaaS
6 15 (2.24%) PaaS
7 12 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.05%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.75%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle CX
9 5 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.45%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.45%) Yammer
11 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (0.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 182 (27.20%) TCP/IP
2 148 (22.12%) VPN
3 131 (19.58%) WAN
4 125 (18.68%) LAN
5 117 (17.49%) Network Security
6 113 (16.89%) Cisco ASA
7 88 (13.15%) MPLS
8 82 (12.26%) Wireless
9 78 (11.66%) DNS
10 68 (10.16%) Cisco Nexus
11 63 (9.42%) Intrusion Detection
11 63 (9.42%) SAN
12 53 (7.92%) BGP
13 49 (7.32%) SSL
14 47 (7.03%) OSPF
15 44 (6.58%) Internet
16 35 (5.23%) DHCP
17 34 (5.08%) VoIP
18 32 (4.78%) HTTP
19 29 (4.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.19%) MySQL
3 24 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.20%) InfluxDB
5 8 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.05%) DB2
6 7 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.05%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.60%) Big Data
9 4 (0.60%) Informix
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.35%) JIRA
4 7 (1.05%) WinDbg
5 5 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.30%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (9.12%) Finance
2 40 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.33%) German Language
4 19 (2.84%) Marketing
5 18 (2.69%) French Language
5 18 (2.69%) Legal
5 18 (2.69%) Retail
6 10 (1.49%) Spanish Language
7 9 (1.35%) Portuguese Language
8 8 (1.20%) Back Office
9 7 (1.05%) Games
10 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.45%) Law
11 3 (0.45%) Publishing
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 179 (26.76%) Network Engineer
2 113 (16.89%) Security Engineer
3 100 (14.95%) Support Engineer
4 71 (10.61%) Cisco Engineer
5 63 (9.42%) Juniper Engineer
5 63 (9.42%) Senior Security Engineer
6 59 (8.82%) Analyst
7 53 (7.92%) Architect
8 45 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 39 (5.83%) Consultant
10 37 (5.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 35 (5.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 33 (4.93%) Administrator
12 33 (4.93%) Technical Support
13 32 (4.78%) Network Support
14 31 (4.63%) IT Engineer
15 30 (4.48%) Cisco Security Engineer
16 29 (4.33%) Technical Engineer
17 28 (4.19%) Network Support Engineer
18 27 (4.04%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.28%) Middleware
2 18 (2.69%) Web Services
3 11 (1.64%) .NET
3 11 (1.64%) Regular Expression
4 9 (1.35%) LAMP
5 6 (0.90%) HTML
6 5 (0.75%) 802.1X
6 5 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (0.75%) Kafka
6 5 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.60%) Ajax
7 4 (0.60%) CSS
8 3 (0.45%) J2EE
8 3 (0.45%) POSIX
9 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.30%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.15%) WAP
10 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.75%) Data Centre
2 44 (6.58%) Security Operations Centre
3 35 (5.23%) PKI
4 34 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 32 (4.78%) Driving Licence
6 30 (4.48%) Computer Science
7 22 (3.29%) Management Information System
8 21 (3.14%) iPad
9 15 (2.24%) Clustering
10 13 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.35%) Replication
13 8 (1.20%) e-Health
14 7 (1.05%) Public Cloud
15 6 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.90%) iSeries
16 5 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 4 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 275 (41.11%) Windows
2 215 (32.14%) Linux
3 112 (16.74%) Unix
4 97 (14.50%) Windows Server
5 80 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (6.43%) Solaris
9 32 (4.78%) Windows 2000
10 19 (2.84%) Windows 7
11 15 (2.24%) CentOS
12 11 (1.64%) Mac OS
13 10 (1.49%) Windows 8
14 9 (1.35%) Windows NT
15 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.05%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.90%) AIX
16 6 (0.90%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.75%) Android
17 5 (0.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (17.64%) Network Design
2 94 (14.05%) ITIL
3 84 (12.56%) Information Security
4 69 (10.31%) Kalman Filter
5 64 (9.57%) Security Operations
6 58 (8.67%) Risk Management
7 57 (8.52%) SIEM
8 46 (6.88%) Change Management
8 46 (6.88%) High Availability
8 46 (6.88%) Presales
9 44 (6.58%) Network Monitoring
10 40 (5.98%) Project Management
11 39 (5.83%) Mentoring
12 38 (5.68%) Load Balancing
13 35 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
13 35 (5.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 34 (5.08%) Content Management
15 33 (4.93%) Cybersecurity
16 31 (4.63%) Migration
17 30 (4.48%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (11.21%) SQL
2 49 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 43 (6.43%) Bash Shell
4 24 (3.59%) Java
4 24 (3.59%) Python
5 14 (2.09%) VB
6 13 (1.94%) Perl
7 11 (1.64%) PHP
8 10 (1.49%) C
8 10 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.05%) C++
9 7 (1.05%) VBScript
10 5 (0.75%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.75%) Ruby
11 3 (0.45%) C#
11 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 199 (29.75%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (20.48%) CCNP
3 80 (11.96%) CCIE
4 79 (11.81%) CCNA
5 55 (8.22%) CISSP
6 53 (7.92%) Degree
7 49 (7.32%) CCSP
8 45 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (5.83%) Security Cleared
10 38 (5.68%) CCIP
11 37 (5.53%) MCSE
12 34 (5.08%) SC Cleared
13 27 (4.04%) CEH
14 26 (3.89%) CCSE
15 25 (3.74%) CISM
16 24 (3.59%) DV Cleared
17 23 (3.44%) JNCIS
18 21 (3.14%) CISA
19 18 (2.69%) CCDP
20 16 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.82%) SLA
2 25 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.84%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.05%) QA
5 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.30%) PMO
7 1 (0.15%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 131 (19.58%) Active Directory
2 82 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (8.22%) Hyper-V
4 33 (4.93%) VMware ESX
5 26 (3.89%) vSphere
6 24 (3.59%) ProxySG
7 10 (1.49%) KVM
7 10 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.20%) NFS
8 8 (1.20%) Samba
9 7 (1.05%) ISA Server
9 7 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.90%) Docker
11 5 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.75%) Varnish
12 4 (0.60%) Firmware
13 3 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.30%) NDS
14 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (3.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 18 (2.69%) vMotion
3 17 (2.54%) Puppet
4 11 (1.64%) Endace
4 11 (1.64%) Graphite
5 10 (1.49%) FortiGate
5 10 (1.49%) Nessus
6 8 (1.20%) Kibana
6 8 (1.20%) WSUS
7 7 (1.05%) Ansible
8 6 (0.90%) Grafana
8 6 (0.90%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (0.75%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.75%) logstash
10 4 (0.60%) Nagios
10 4 (0.60%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 361 (53.96%) Cisco
2 169 (25.26%) Juniper
3 151 (22.57%) CheckPoint
4 137 (20.48%) VMware
5 115 (17.19%) Palo Alto
6 109 (16.29%) Microsoft
7 104 (15.55%) F5
8 80 (11.96%) HP
9 71 (10.61%) Blue Coat
10 55 (8.22%) Oracle
11 51 (7.62%) Sourcefire
12 49 (7.32%) Fortinet
13 44 (6.58%) Imperva
14 29 (4.33%) ArcSight
14 29 (4.33%) Crossbeam
15 28 (4.19%) Intel Security
16 27 (4.04%) Dell
17 24 (3.59%) IBM
18 22 (3.29%) LogLogic
18 22 (3.29%) LogRhythm
Bracknell, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + shift bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Personal Development
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + up to 25% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Polycom
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: plus OTE
Posted: 22 days ago