The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 18 11 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 129 274 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.36% 14.09% 8.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.44% 48.84% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75 241 163
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,800
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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 354 561 716
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.43% 28.84% 30.27%
Number of salaries quoted 234 459 382
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Firewall
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Reading

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Salary histogram for Firewall in Reading

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 162 (58.48%) Cisco
2 115 (41.52%) Windows
3 113 (40.79%) CheckPoint
4 105 (37.91%) Linux
5 101 (36.46%) Juniper
6 91 (32.85%) TCP/IP
7 82 (29.60%) Cisco Certification
8 77 (27.80%) Palo Alto
9 76 (27.44%) Unix
10 74 (26.71%) F5
11 73 (26.35%) VPN
12 63 (22.74%) Blue Coat
13 59 (21.30%) ITIL
14 57 (20.58%) Network Security
15 53 (19.13%) Kalman Filter
16 51 (18.41%) Risk Management
16 51 (18.41%) Microsoft
17 50 (18.05%) Network Design
17 50 (18.05%) Sourcefire
18 49 (17.69%) MS Excel
19 48 (17.33%) CCIE
20 46 (16.61%) SLA
21 44 (15.88%) CCNP
22 43 (15.52%) CCNA
22 43 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
23 42 (15.16%) Data Centre
23 42 (15.16%) CCSP
23 42 (15.16%) HP
23 42 (15.16%) VMware
24 39 (14.08%) Security Operations

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 21 (7.58%) IIS
2 19 (6.86%) Apache
3 13 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.53%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.81%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.81%) nginx
7 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.44%) JBoss
7 4 (1.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.44%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (17.69%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.55%) MS Office
2 32 (11.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (7.58%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.55%) SaaS
2 15 (5.42%) Office 365
3 9 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.89%) IaaS
5 7 (2.53%) PaaS
6 5 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.81%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (1.81%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.81%) Google App Engine
6 5 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.81%) Oracle CX
7 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 91 (32.85%) TCP/IP
2 73 (26.35%) VPN
3 57 (20.58%) Network Security
4 34 (12.27%) SAN
4 34 (12.27%) WAN
5 32 (11.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 32 (11.55%) Internet
6 29 (10.47%) BGP
7 26 (9.39%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (9.39%) DNS
7 26 (9.39%) LAN
8 25 (9.03%) Wireless
9 23 (8.30%) OSPF
9 23 (8.30%) SSL
10 20 (7.22%) MPLS
11 18 (6.50%) Intrusion Detection
12 17 (6.14%) VLAN
13 14 (5.05%) NAS
14 12 (4.33%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (4.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.58%) MySQL
3 7 (2.53%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.81%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.44%) DB2
6 4 (1.44%) Informix
6 4 (1.44%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.72%) Big Data
7 2 (0.72%) MaxDB
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (3.61%) Git (software)
1 10 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (11.19%) Finance
2 19 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.50%) German Language
4 15 (5.42%) Marketing
5 7 (2.53%) French Language
6 5 (1.81%) Legal
6 5 (1.81%) Retail
7 2 (0.72%) Law
7 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 72 (25.99%) Security Engineer
2 59 (21.30%) Network Engineer
3 57 (20.58%) Senior Security Engineer
4 52 (18.77%) Juniper Engineer
5 44 (15.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 36 (13.00%) Support Engineer
7 28 (10.11%) Analyst
8 27 (9.75%) Administrator
9 26 (9.39%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 22 (7.94%) Lead Network Engineer
10 22 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
11 21 (7.58%) Blue Coat Engineer
11 21 (7.58%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 19 (6.86%) Architect
12 19 (6.86%) Network Support
13 17 (6.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 17 (6.14%) Cloud Engineer
13 17 (6.14%) Technical Support
14 16 (5.78%) Network Support Engineer
15 14 (5.05%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.25%) LAMP
2 6 (2.17%) .NET
2 6 (2.17%) Web Services
3 5 (1.81%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (1.81%) HTML
3 5 (1.81%) Kafka
3 5 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (1.44%) Ajax
4 4 (1.44%) Middleware
5 3 (1.08%) POSIX
6 1 (0.36%) CSS
6 1 (0.36%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.16%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.75%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (4.33%) PKI
5 11 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.97%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.25%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.53%) Replication
8 6 (2.17%) Clustering
9 5 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (1.08%) HP StoreVirtual
11 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.72%) Celerra
12 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.72%) e-Health
12 2 (0.72%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 115 (41.52%) Windows
2 105 (37.91%) Linux
3 76 (27.44%) Unix
4 43 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (13.36%) Solaris
6 31 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (10.11%) Windows 2000
8 27 (9.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (9.39%) Windows Server
10 14 (5.05%) CentOS
11 6 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.81%) AIX
12 5 (1.81%) HPUX
12 5 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.81%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.44%) SUSE
14 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.30%) ITIL
2 53 (19.13%) Kalman Filter
3 51 (18.41%) Risk Management
4 50 (18.05%) Network Design
5 39 (14.08%) Security Operations
6 38 (13.72%) Information Security
7 32 (11.55%) Mentoring
8 31 (11.19%) Network Monitoring
9 27 (9.75%) Change Management
10 25 (9.03%) Presales
11 24 (8.66%) Identity Management
12 23 (8.30%) Network Architecture
13 22 (7.94%) Coaching
14 21 (7.58%) Content Management
14 21 (7.58%) Network Planning
14 21 (7.58%) Security Management
15 17 (6.14%) Migration
16 16 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (5.78%) High Availability
16 16 (5.78%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.94%) Bash Shell
2 16 (5.78%) Java
3 14 (5.05%) SQL
4 12 (4.33%) PowerShell
4 12 (4.33%) Python
5 11 (3.97%) Perl
6 10 (3.61%) PHP
7 9 (3.25%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.44%) Ruby
9 3 (1.08%) C
9 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.72%) C#
11 1 (0.36%) C++
11 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (29.60%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (17.33%) CCIE
3 44 (15.88%) CCNP
4 43 (15.52%) CCNA
5 42 (15.16%) CCSP
6 24 (8.66%) CCIP
7 22 (7.94%) CCSE
8 21 (7.58%) JNCIS
9 16 (5.78%) Security Cleared
10 15 (5.42%) Degree
11 14 (5.05%) SC Cleared
12 10 (3.61%) CCSA
13 8 (2.89%) CISSP
13 8 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (2.53%) CISM
14 7 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.81%) CISA
15 5 (1.81%) JNCIA
15 5 (1.81%) MCP
15 5 (1.81%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (16.61%) SLA
2 5 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 36 (13.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.03%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.58%) ProxySG
5 12 (4.33%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.89%) NFS
7 6 (2.17%) KVM
8 5 (1.81%) Docker
8 5 (1.81%) Varnish
8 5 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.81%) vSphere
9 4 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.36%) Firmware
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (5.42%) Puppet
2 12 (4.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (1.81%) Graphite
3 5 (1.81%) HAProxy
3 5 (1.81%) Kibana
3 5 (1.81%) logstash
3 5 (1.81%) WSUS
3 5 (1.81%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.44%) OpenAM
4 4 (1.44%) vMotion
5 3 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.08%) SCCM
5 3 (1.08%) SCOM
6 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco CME
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.72%) SnapMirror
6 2 (0.72%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 162 (58.48%) Cisco
2 113 (40.79%) CheckPoint
3 101 (36.46%) Juniper
4 77 (27.80%) Palo Alto
5 74 (26.71%) F5
6 63 (22.74%) Blue Coat
7 51 (18.41%) Microsoft
8 50 (18.05%) Sourcefire
9 42 (15.16%) HP
9 42 (15.16%) VMware
10 33 (11.91%) Fortinet
11 30 (10.83%) Imperva
12 29 (10.47%) Crossbeam
13 23 (8.30%) Intel Security
14 21 (7.58%) Proofpoint
14 21 (7.58%) TippingPoint
15 18 (6.50%) ArcSight
16 17 (6.14%) Red Hat
17 15 (5.42%) Oracle
18 13 (4.69%) Dell
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