Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 34 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 364 454 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.42% 6.45% 9.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.87% 31.29% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 266 291 528
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,125 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £46,250 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.54% +8.24% -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 1,044 1,451 1,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.42% 20.60% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 794 1,010 1,285
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,425 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -1.73%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +11 168 £46,000 +8.24% 1
Maidenhead -12 79 £63,750 +2.00%
Slough 0 35 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Bracknell -25 24 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Newbury +1 11 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Wokingham +2 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Crowthorne - 2 £45,000 -
Ascot +22 1 £56,645 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 162 (44.51%) Windows
2 144 (39.56%) Cisco
3 127 (34.89%) TCP/IP
4 118 (32.42%) Linux
5 113 (31.04%) Microsoft
6 95 (26.10%) Active Directory
7 93 (25.55%) Cisco Certification
8 92 (25.27%) VMware
9 85 (23.35%) WAN
10 79 (21.70%) VPN
10 79 (21.70%) Microsoft Azure
10 79 (21.70%) Windows Server
11 77 (21.15%) Office 365
12 76 (20.88%) Degree
13 74 (20.33%) ITIL
13 74 (20.33%) Information Security
14 72 (19.78%) Management Information System
15 71 (19.51%) LAN
16 69 (18.96%) Network Security
17 64 (17.58%) SQL
18 63 (17.31%) Hyper-V
19 61 (16.76%) PowerShell
20 60 (16.48%) Cybersecurity
20 60 (16.48%) DNS
21 57 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
22 55 (15.11%) CISSP
23 52 (14.29%) CCNA
23 52 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
23 52 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 51 (14.01%) CCNP

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 40 (10.99%) IIS
2 28 (7.69%) Apache
3 22 (6.04%) MS Exchange
3 22 (6.04%) Tomcat
4 16 (4.40%) JBoss
4 16 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.40%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.47%) nginx
5 9 (2.47%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.27%) iPlanet
Applications
1 8 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 79 (21.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (21.15%) Office 365
3 48 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (11.54%) SaaS
5 32 (8.79%) IaaS
6 20 (5.49%) PaaS
7 11 (3.02%) OpenShift
8 10 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (2.20%) Mimecast
10 6 (1.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.27%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.27%) G Suite
13 1 (0.27%) GitHub
13 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 127 (34.89%) TCP/IP
2 85 (23.35%) WAN
3 79 (21.70%) VPN
4 71 (19.51%) LAN
5 69 (18.96%) Network Security
6 60 (16.48%) DNS
7 46 (12.64%) Wireless
8 44 (12.09%) DHCP
9 42 (11.54%) SNMP
10 38 (10.44%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (8.79%) MPLS
12 31 (8.52%) BGP
13 27 (7.42%) Internet
14 22 (6.04%) IPsec
14 22 (6.04%) SSL
14 22 (6.04%) VoIP
15 21 (5.77%) Ethernet
16 19 (5.22%) HTTP
16 19 (5.22%) VLAN
17 17 (4.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.22%) MySQL
3 16 (4.40%) RDBMS
3 16 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.02%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.92%) Big Data
8 6 (1.65%) Cognos Impromptu
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.27%) DB2
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (1.37%) JIRA
2 5 (1.37%) Redmine
2 5 (1.37%) Robot Framework
2 5 (1.37%) Selenium
3 1 (0.27%) GitLab
3 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (10.16%) Marketing
2 22 (6.04%) Finance
3 16 (4.40%) Retail
4 15 (4.12%) Legal
4 15 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.47%) Electronics
6 7 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.10%) Banking
8 3 (0.82%) Advertising
8 3 (0.82%) Military
9 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 80 (21.98%) Network Engineer
2 43 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (11.54%) Analyst
4 31 (8.52%) Support Engineer
5 29 (7.97%) Security Engineer
6 24 (6.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 23 (6.32%) Account Manager
7 23 (6.32%) Security Analyst
7 23 (6.32%) Technical Manager
8 22 (6.04%) Administrator
8 22 (6.04%) Senior Analyst
8 22 (6.04%) Systems Administrator
9 19 (5.22%) Consultant
9 19 (5.22%) Linux Engineer
10 18 (4.95%) Technical Account Manager
11 17 (4.67%) Architect
11 17 (4.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 17 (4.67%) Sales Manager
11 17 (4.67%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
11 17 (4.67%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.95%) LDAP
2 15 (4.12%) Middleware
3 9 (2.47%) LAMP
4 7 (1.92%) 802.1X
5 5 (1.37%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (1.10%) CGI
6 4 (1.10%) JSON
6 4 (1.10%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (0.82%) .NET
7 3 (0.82%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.27%) Kafka
8 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 72 (19.78%) Management Information System
2 40 (10.99%) Data Centre
3 36 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (8.52%) Security Operations Centre
5 26 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (5.49%) Driving Licence
7 17 (4.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 17 (4.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (3.30%) Private Cloud
10 11 (3.02%) e-Health
11 8 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (2.20%) Public Cloud
11 8 (2.20%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.37%) EPoS
13 5 (1.37%) Replication
14 4 (1.10%) Clustering
14 4 (1.10%) NHS
15 3 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 162 (44.51%) Windows
2 118 (32.42%) Linux
3 79 (21.70%) Windows Server
4 37 (10.16%) Windows 10
5 26 (7.14%) Unix
6 23 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.40%) CentOS
7 16 (4.40%) Windows 7
7 16 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.47%) VMS
10 5 (1.37%) Debian
10 5 (1.37%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.82%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Check Point GAiA
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (20.33%) Information Security
1 74 (20.33%) ITIL
2 60 (16.48%) Cybersecurity
3 52 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 52 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 48 (13.19%) DevOps
5 46 (12.64%) Logistics
6 45 (12.36%) Change Management
7 41 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (10.71%) SIEM
9 38 (10.44%) Security Operations
10 37 (10.16%) Customer Requirements
11 36 (9.89%) Service Management
12 35 (9.62%) Presales
13 32 (8.79%) Incident Management
13 32 (8.79%) Project Management
13 32 (8.79%) Service Delivery
14 30 (8.24%) CRM
15 28 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
15 28 (7.69%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (17.58%) SQL
2 61 (16.76%) PowerShell
3 46 (12.64%) Bash Shell
4 43 (11.81%) Python
5 22 (6.04%) Java
6 19 (5.22%) Perl
7 15 (4.12%) Ruby
8 10 (2.75%) PHP
8 10 (2.75%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.47%) Go
10 7 (1.92%) C
11 5 (1.37%) C++
11 5 (1.37%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.55%) Korn
13 1 (0.27%) C#
13 1 (0.27%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 93 (25.55%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (20.88%) Degree
3 55 (15.11%) CISSP
4 52 (14.29%) CCNA
5 51 (14.01%) CCNP
6 34 (9.34%) Security Cleared
7 27 (7.42%) CISM
8 23 (6.32%) SC Cleared
9 22 (6.04%) CISA
9 22 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 22 (6.04%) OSCP
9 22 (6.04%) SANS
10 19 (5.22%) CRISC
11 18 (4.95%) CCIE
11 18 (4.95%) CCSP
12 17 (4.67%) CEH
13 16 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (4.12%) MCSE
15 12 (3.30%) CREST Certified
16 10 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.69%) SLA
2 18 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.02%) ISO 9001
3 11 (3.02%) PMO
4 10 (2.75%) QA
5 5 (1.37%) GDPR
5 5 (1.37%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 95 (26.10%) Active Directory
2 63 (17.31%) Hyper-V
3 57 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (6.32%) Docker
5 20 (5.49%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (3.57%) VirtualBox
8 13 (3.57%) vSphere
9 12 (3.30%) iptables
10 9 (2.47%) Xen
11 8 (2.20%) NFS
12 5 (1.37%) Samba
12 5 (1.37%) VMware NSX
12 5 (1.37%) XenApp
13 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.10%) Snort
13 4 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (1.10%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 24 (6.59%) Ansible
1 24 (6.59%) Puppet
2 19 (5.22%) SCOM
3 17 (4.67%) CSIRT
3 17 (4.67%) SCCM
4 14 (3.85%) Nagios
5 13 (3.57%) Kubernetes
5 13 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (3.02%) Terraform
8 9 (2.47%) Graphite
8 9 (2.47%) Kibana
9 8 (2.20%) SELinux
9 8 (2.20%) vCenter Server
9 8 (2.20%) ZABBIX
10 7 (1.92%) Data Guard
11 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (1.37%) Ambari
13 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (1.10%) QRadar
Vendors
1 144 (39.56%) Cisco
2 113 (31.04%) Microsoft
3 92 (25.27%) VMware
4 50 (13.74%) Juniper
5 38 (10.44%) CheckPoint
5 38 (10.44%) Oracle
6 32 (8.79%) Palo Alto
7 27 (7.42%) Citrix
8 26 (7.14%) F5
9 22 (6.04%) SolarWinds
10 20 (5.49%) HP
10 20 (5.49%) Red Hat
11 15 (4.12%) Riverbed
12 14 (3.85%) Symantec
13 13 (3.57%) ServiceNow
14 12 (3.30%) EMC
15 11 (3.02%) Google
15 11 (3.02%) Meraki
16 10 (2.75%) Blue Coat
16 10 (2.75%) Fortinet