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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 21 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 306 406 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.22% 9.11% 8.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.20% 36.28% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 240 335 300
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% -1.19%  

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 801 1119 1336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.13% 25.11% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 626 867 862
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,615 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -3 150 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Maidenhead +1 31 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Slough +5 24 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Newbury +1 20 £44,000 -2.22%
Bracknell -13 15 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Wokingham +28 7 £38,000 -5.59% 1
Windsor -7 7 £40,000 -46.66%
Thatcham -7 1 £28,000 -50.22%
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 363 (59.31%) Cisco
2 263 (42.97%) Windows
3 230 (37.58%) Cisco Certification
4 226 (36.93%) Linux
5 214 (34.97%) Juniper
6 189 (30.88%) TCP/IP
7 168 (27.45%) F5
8 148 (24.18%) CCNP
9 146 (23.86%) CheckPoint
10 141 (23.04%) Cisco ASA
11 136 (22.22%) VMware
12 135 (22.06%) VPN
13 132 (21.57%) Palo Alto
14 128 (20.92%) WAN
15 119 (19.44%) Unix
16 118 (19.28%) Microsoft
17 110 (17.97%) MPLS
18 105 (17.16%) Network Security
19 101 (16.50%) Active Directory
20 98 (16.01%) LAN
21 96 (15.69%) ITIL
22 90 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
23 88 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
23 88 (14.38%) DNS
24 82 (13.40%) SQL Server
24 82 (13.40%) Windows Server
25 79 (12.91%) Blue Coat
26 72 (11.76%) CCNA
26 72 (11.76%) Data Centre
27 71 (11.60%) HP

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 42 (6.86%) MS Exchange
2 38 (6.21%) Apache
3 30 (4.90%) Tomcat
4 28 (4.58%) IIS
5 15 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (2.29%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.63%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.47%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.14%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.14%) JBoss
10 7 (1.14%) nginx
11 6 (0.98%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.82%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 19 (3.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.49%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 48 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.21%) Office 365
3 23 (3.76%) SaaS
4 21 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (2.12%) PaaS
6 11 (1.80%) IaaS
6 11 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.47%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (1.14%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.33%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.33%) G Suite
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 189 (30.88%) TCP/IP
2 141 (23.04%) Cisco ASA
3 135 (22.06%) VPN
4 128 (20.92%) WAN
5 110 (17.97%) MPLS
6 105 (17.16%) Network Security
7 98 (16.01%) LAN
8 88 (14.38%) DNS
9 70 (11.44%) Wireless
10 64 (10.46%) Cisco PIX
11 62 (10.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 62 (10.13%) IPsec
12 60 (9.80%) DHCP
12 60 (9.80%) SAN
13 54 (8.82%) BGP
13 54 (8.82%) OSPF
14 53 (8.66%) SSL
15 43 (7.03%) Internet
16 36 (5.88%) VoIP
17 35 (5.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.56%) MySQL
3 28 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.31%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.14%) Big Data
10 7 (1.14%) DB2
11 5 (0.82%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.65%) Informix
12 4 (0.65%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.33%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.33%) MaxDB
14 2 (0.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.80%) WinDbg
3 10 (1.63%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.14%) JIRA
4 7 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.49%) Redmine
5 3 (0.49%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (9.64%) Digital Economy
2 48 (7.84%) Finance
3 41 (6.70%) Telecoms
4 40 (6.54%) German Language
5 25 (4.08%) French Language
6 24 (3.92%) Back Office
7 21 (3.43%) Legal
8 17 (2.78%) Marketing
9 14 (2.29%) Retail
10 12 (1.96%) Electronics
10 12 (1.96%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.31%) Games
12 5 (0.82%) Automotive
13 4 (0.65%) Portuguese Language
13 4 (0.65%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.49%) Local Government
15 2 (0.33%) Publishing
16 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.16%) Front Office
16 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 182 (29.74%) Network Engineer
2 132 (21.57%) Security Engineer
3 92 (15.03%) Cisco Engineer
4 81 (13.24%) Juniper Engineer
5 77 (12.58%) Support Engineer
6 67 (10.95%) Senior Security Engineer
7 54 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 51 (8.33%) Administrator
9 45 (7.35%) Analyst
9 45 (7.35%) Consultant
10 38 (6.21%) Architect
11 37 (6.05%) Network Security Engineer
12 35 (5.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 34 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 31 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
15 30 (4.90%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 30 (4.90%) Network Support
15 30 (4.90%) Senior Network Engineer
16 29 (4.74%) IT Engineer
17 28 (4.58%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.43%) Middleware
2 16 (2.61%) .NET
3 9 (1.47%) REST
3 9 (1.47%) Web Services
4 8 (1.31%) HTML
4 8 (1.31%) JSON
4 8 (1.31%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (1.14%) Kafka
6 6 (0.98%) .NET Framework
6 6 (0.98%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.98%) Node.js
7 5 (0.82%) CSS
7 5 (0.82%) LAMP
7 5 (0.82%) Regular Expression
8 4 (0.65%) Ajax
9 3 (0.49%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.49%) J2EE
9 3 (0.49%) POSIX
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 36 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
3 25 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.78%) PKI
5 16 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 16 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 15 (2.45%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.96%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.80%) iPad
10 10 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
10 10 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.31%) Cybercrime
11 8 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.98%) Cyber Attack
13 5 (0.82%) Clustering
13 5 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.82%) iSeries
14 4 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 263 (42.97%) Windows
2 226 (36.93%) Linux
3 119 (19.44%) Unix
4 88 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (13.40%) Windows Server
6 70 (11.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (7.35%) Solaris
9 33 (5.39%) Windows 2000
10 19 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (2.61%) CentOS
12 11 (1.80%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.98%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.82%) AIX
14 5 (0.82%) HPUX
14 5 (0.82%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.65%) SUSE
15 4 (0.65%) Windows NT
15 4 (0.65%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (15.69%) ITIL
2 68 (11.11%) Information Security
3 63 (10.29%) Mentoring
4 62 (10.13%) Risk Management
5 57 (9.31%) Kalman Filter
6 47 (7.68%) Network Design
6 47 (7.68%) SIEM
7 45 (7.35%) Security Operations
8 37 (6.05%) Presales
9 35 (5.72%) Analytics
9 35 (5.72%) High Availability
10 34 (5.56%) Project Management
11 32 (5.23%) Cybersecurity
12 31 (5.07%) Load Balancing
13 27 (4.41%) Migration
14 25 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (4.08%) Change Management
14 25 (4.08%) Content Management
15 23 (3.76%) Security Architecture
15 23 (3.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (8.99%) SQL
2 49 (8.01%) PowerShell
3 38 (6.21%) Bash Shell
4 37 (6.05%) Python
5 27 (4.41%) Java
6 18 (2.94%) Ruby
7 16 (2.61%) Perl
8 12 (1.96%) PHP
9 11 (1.80%) Korn
9 11 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.80%) VBScript
10 9 (1.47%) C
11 7 (1.14%) VB
12 6 (0.98%) C++
13 3 (0.49%) C#
13 3 (0.49%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 230 (37.58%) Cisco Certification
2 148 (24.18%) CCNP
3 72 (11.76%) CCNA
4 65 (10.62%) Security Cleared
5 63 (10.29%) CCIE
6 51 (8.33%) CISSP
7 45 (7.35%) SC Cleared
8 38 (6.21%) Degree
8 38 (6.21%) JNCIS
9 37 (6.05%) CCSP
10 33 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (4.58%) MCSE
12 25 (4.08%) DV Cleared
13 20 (3.27%) CCSE
13 20 (3.27%) CEH
14 19 (3.10%) CCIE Service Provider
15 18 (2.94%) JNCIA
16 17 (2.78%) CCIP
16 17 (2.78%) CISM
17 16 (2.61%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (11.27%) SLA
2 29 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (4.08%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.98%) QA
5 4 (0.65%) COBIT
6 2 (0.33%) BS7799
7 1 (0.16%) GDPR
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 101 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 90 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (10.62%) Hyper-V
4 38 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (3.92%) vSphere
6 21 (3.43%) ProxySG
7 16 (2.61%) KVM
7 16 (2.61%) VMware Workstation
8 13 (2.12%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.12%) XenApp
9 12 (1.96%) XenServer
10 11 (1.80%) Docker
10 11 (1.80%) ISA Server
10 11 (1.80%) NFS
11 7 (1.14%) Samba
11 7 (1.14%) Varnish
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.33%) NDS
13 2 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (4.41%) Puppet
2 21 (3.43%) vCenter Server
3 19 (3.10%) ZABBIX
4 18 (2.94%) WSUS
5 16 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (1.47%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.31%) Kibana
9 7 (1.14%) Ansible
9 7 (1.14%) HAProxy
9 7 (1.14%) logstash
9 7 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (1.14%) vMotion
10 6 (0.98%) cPanel
10 6 (0.98%) Nagios
10 6 (0.98%) Plesk
11 5 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.82%) Nmap
11 5 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 363 (59.31%) Cisco
2 214 (34.97%) Juniper
3 168 (27.45%) F5
4 146 (23.86%) CheckPoint
5 136 (22.22%) VMware
6 132 (21.57%) Palo Alto
7 118 (19.28%) Microsoft
8 79 (12.91%) Blue Coat
9 71 (11.60%) HP
10 48 (7.84%) Sourcefire
11 40 (6.54%) Fortinet
11 40 (6.54%) McAfee
12 34 (5.56%) Dell
13 32 (5.23%) Oracle
14 31 (5.07%) Crossbeam
14 31 (5.07%) Imperva
15 24 (3.92%) Red Hat
16 19 (3.10%) Proofpoint
16 19 (3.10%) TippingPoint
17 17 (2.78%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
LogRhythm
Salary: Up to £40kpa + 5% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£80,000 to £90,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandhurst, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago