Period
to 17 September 2019

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 6 months to 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 51 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -31 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 272 310 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.74% 4.76% 8.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.53% 26.18% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 214 244 445
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,000 £32,600
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -5.56%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 891 1,184 1,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.54% 18.18% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 622 909 1,069
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,525 £27,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -4.49%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 17 September 2019.

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 6 months to 17 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 134 £47,500 +21.79% 26
Bracknell +10 29 £39,500 -24.76% 9
Maidenhead -9 25 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Slough +1 16 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Newbury +13 12 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 138 (50.74%) Cisco
2 98 (36.03%) Windows
3 83 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (29.78%) Azure
5 80 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 75 (27.57%) Linux
7 73 (26.84%) LAN
7 73 (26.84%) Network Security
8 71 (26.10%) VMware
9 67 (24.63%) WAN
9 67 (24.63%) Microsoft
10 66 (24.26%) VPN
11 64 (23.53%) ITIL
12 54 (19.85%) Management Information System
13 53 (19.49%) DevOps
14 51 (18.75%) CCNP
15 50 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
16 49 (18.01%) Data Centre
17 48 (17.65%) DNS
18 46 (16.91%) Windows Server
19 45 (16.54%) Office 365
19 45 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
19 45 (16.54%) Cisco ASA
20 43 (15.81%) AWS
21 41 (15.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 39 (14.34%) Python
22 39 (14.34%) SQL
23 38 (13.97%) SQL Server
23 38 (13.97%) Hyper-V
24 37 (13.60%) ISO/IEC 27001

Firewall
Co-occurring 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 23 (8.46%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.09%) Tomcat
3 20 (7.35%) JBoss
4 19 (6.99%) WebLogic
5 13 (4.78%) IIS
6 8 (2.94%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.57%) Apache
8 6 (2.21%) nginx
9 4 (1.47%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.10%) Confluence
10 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 25 (9.19%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 81 (29.78%) Azure
2 45 (16.54%) Office 365
3 43 (15.81%) AWS
4 28 (10.29%) SaaS
5 16 (5.88%) OpenShift
6 12 (4.41%) IaaS
6 12 (4.41%) PaaS
7 8 (2.94%) GCP
8 6 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.84%) G Suite
9 5 (1.84%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.47%) Serverless
11 2 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 80 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 73 (26.84%) LAN
2 73 (26.84%) Network Security
3 67 (24.63%) WAN
4 66 (24.26%) VPN
5 48 (17.65%) DNS
6 45 (16.54%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (11.76%) DHCP
8 25 (9.19%) VoIP
9 24 (8.82%) SSL
10 19 (6.99%) Wireless
11 16 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (5.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 15 (5.51%) MPLS
12 15 (5.51%) OSPF
12 15 (5.51%) WLAN
13 14 (5.15%) BGP
14 11 (4.04%) SAN
14 11 (4.04%) VLAN
15 9 (3.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.82%) MySQL
3 19 (6.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (6.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 17 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 16 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.10%) Big Data
6 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.74%) Redis
8 1 (0.37%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 15 (5.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.10%) IDA Disassembler
4 3 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.10%) JIRA
4 3 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.10%) Robot Framework
4 3 (1.10%) Selenium
5 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (8.09%) Finance
2 18 (6.62%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.78%) Legal
4 11 (4.04%) Retail
5 9 (3.31%) Marketing
6 7 (2.57%) Banking
7 6 (2.21%) Electronics
7 6 (2.21%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.74%) Automotive
9 2 (0.74%) Military
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 71 (26.10%) Network Engineer
2 36 (13.24%) Security Engineer
3 35 (12.87%) Network Security Engineer
4 33 (12.13%) Consultant
5 31 (11.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (9.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (8.09%) Security Consultant
7 22 (8.09%) Solutions Consultant
7 22 (8.09%) Support Engineer
8 20 (7.35%) Architect
9 19 (6.99%) IT Engineer
9 19 (6.99%) Linux Engineer
10 16 (5.88%) Administrator
10 16 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (5.51%) Azure Engineer
11 15 (5.51%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 14 (5.15%) Cisco Engineer
12 14 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (4.78%) Systems Engineer
14 12 (4.41%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.68%) LDAP
2 8 (2.94%) OAuth
2 8 (2.94%) OAuth2
2 8 (2.94%) OpenID
2 8 (2.94%) XACML
3 5 (1.84%) .NET
4 4 (1.47%) Middleware
5 3 (1.10%) Apache NiFi
5 3 (1.10%) OLE
5 3 (1.10%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.74%) CSS
6 2 (0.74%) HTML
6 2 (0.74%) REST
6 2 (0.74%) SOAP
7 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.85%) Management Information System
2 49 (18.01%) Data Centre
3 20 (7.35%) Private Cloud
4 13 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.41%) Public Cloud
6 9 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.94%) PKI
7 8 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 6 (2.21%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.84%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 4 (1.47%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.47%) IVR
11 4 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (36.03%) Windows
2 75 (27.57%) Linux
3 46 (16.91%) Windows Server
4 22 (8.09%) Unix
5 21 (7.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 10 (3.68%) CentOS
7 10 (3.68%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.21%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.21%) VMS
11 3 (1.10%) Debian
12 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.37%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.53%) ITIL
2 53 (19.49%) DevOps
3 50 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (15.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 37 (13.60%) Information Security
6 35 (12.87%) Presales
7 31 (11.40%) Customer Requirements
8 30 (11.03%) IT Strategy
9 26 (9.56%) Change Management
9 26 (9.56%) Product Management
10 25 (9.19%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (9.19%) Technical Leadership
11 24 (8.82%) Time Management
12 22 (8.09%) Customer-Centricity
12 22 (8.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 22 (8.09%) Strategic Roadmap
12 22 (8.09%) Validation
13 21 (7.72%) Software Audit
14 18 (6.62%) Network Design
14 18 (6.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.34%) Python
1 39 (14.34%) SQL
2 29 (10.66%) Java
3 22 (8.09%) PowerShell
3 22 (8.09%) Ruby
4 21 (7.72%) Bash Shell
5 20 (7.35%) Perl
6 6 (2.21%) Go
6 6 (2.21%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.84%) Google Apps Script
8 4 (1.47%) C#
9 3 (1.10%) C++
10 2 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 83 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (18.75%) CCNP
3 35 (12.87%) Degree
4 29 (10.66%) CISSP
5 26 (9.56%) Security Cleared
6 21 (7.72%) CCSP
7 18 (6.62%) CCNA
8 11 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (3.68%) SC Cleared
10 9 (3.31%) TOGAF Certification
11 8 (2.94%) MCSE
12 7 (2.57%) CCDP
12 7 (2.57%) CISA
12 7 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.84%) MCSA
15 4 (1.47%) CCIE
15 4 (1.47%) CEH
15 4 (1.47%) CISM
15 4 (1.47%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (8.46%) ISO 9001
3 22 (8.09%) ISO 22301
4 16 (5.88%) GDPR
5 14 (5.15%) PCI DSS
6 13 (4.78%) NIST
7 12 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (3.31%) COBIT
9 8 (2.94%) SLA
10 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 45 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (13.97%) Hyper-V
3 36 (13.24%) Active Directory
4 30 (11.03%) Docker
5 20 (7.35%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.68%) iptables
7 10 (3.68%) VMware NSX
7 10 (3.68%) vSphere
8 9 (3.31%) vCloud
9 7 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (2.21%) VirtualBox
10 6 (2.21%) Xen
11 4 (1.47%) ProxySG
12 3 (1.10%) Snort
13 2 (0.74%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 34 (12.50%) Puppet
2 27 (9.93%) Ansible
3 25 (9.19%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.25%) Kubernetes
5 14 (5.15%) Nagios
6 8 (2.94%) Cacti
7 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (2.57%) vCenter Server
8 6 (2.21%) Graphite
8 6 (2.21%) Kibana
8 6 (2.21%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.47%) Avamar
9 4 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.47%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (1.47%) CSIRT
9 4 (1.47%) QRadar
9 4 (1.47%) Terraform
9 4 (1.47%) vMotion
10 3 (1.10%) Grafana
Vendors
1 138 (50.74%) Cisco
2 71 (26.10%) VMware
3 67 (24.63%) Microsoft
4 34 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 33 (12.13%) Palo Alto
6 30 (11.03%) Brocade
7 27 (9.93%) Meraki
7 27 (9.93%) Oracle
8 26 (9.56%) Juniper
9 24 (8.82%) CheckPoint
10 23 (8.46%) Huawei
11 22 (8.09%) Ruckus Wireless
12 20 (7.35%) F5
13 15 (5.51%) HP
14 13 (4.78%) Google
15 12 (4.41%) Sun
16 9 (3.31%) SolarWinds
17 7 (2.57%) Dell
17 7 (2.57%) SonicWALL
18 6 (2.21%) SAP