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

Firewall
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 145 206 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.27% 11.37% 9.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.50% 41.53% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 96 162 154
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £37,750 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20%  

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 358 496 592
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.82% 27.37% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 268 381 361
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 195 (70.14%) Cisco
2 156 (56.12%) Juniper
3 119 (42.81%) F5
4 115 (41.37%) CheckPoint
5 110 (39.57%) Cisco Certification
6 108 (38.85%) Linux
7 106 (38.13%) Windows
8 101 (36.33%) TCP/IP
9 95 (34.17%) Palo Alto
10 87 (31.29%) Unix
11 74 (26.62%) Blue Coat
12 68 (24.46%) ITIL
13 61 (21.94%) Risk Management
13 61 (21.94%) Digital Economy
14 59 (21.22%) CCNP
15 57 (20.50%) VPN
15 57 (20.50%) SLA
16 52 (18.71%) Cisco ASA
17 51 (18.35%) WAN
18 50 (17.99%) Sourcefire
19 47 (16.91%) VMware
19 47 (16.91%) Microsoft
20 45 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
20 45 (16.19%) Security Cleared
20 45 (16.19%) Network Security
21 43 (15.47%) Kalman Filter
22 42 (15.11%) Solaris
23 41 (14.75%) Mentoring
24 38 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
25 37 (13.31%) German Language

Firewall
Co-occurring 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 (7.55%) IIS
2 15 (5.40%) Apache
3 7 (2.52%) Apache Solr
3 7 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.52%) nginx
3 7 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.44%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.36%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (8.63%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (7.19%) MS Visio
4 19 (6.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.96%) Office 365
3 11 (3.96%) SaaS
4 7 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.52%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (2.52%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.52%) Google App Engine
4 7 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.80%) IaaS
6 4 (1.44%) PaaS
7 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle CX
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (36.33%) TCP/IP
2 57 (20.50%) VPN
3 52 (18.71%) Cisco ASA
4 51 (18.35%) WAN
5 45 (16.19%) Network Security
6 35 (12.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 33 (11.87%) Cisco PIX
8 30 (10.79%) Broadband
8 30 (10.79%) MPLS
9 28 (10.07%) SAN
10 27 (9.71%) Internet
11 26 (9.35%) BGP
11 26 (9.35%) OSPF
12 24 (8.63%) DNS
12 24 (8.63%) SSL
13 23 (8.27%) IPsec
14 21 (7.55%) FWSM
15 19 (6.83%) LAN
16 17 (6.12%) Wireshark
17 14 (5.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.68%) MySQL
3 9 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (2.52%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.44%) DB2
5 4 (1.44%) Informix
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.72%) MaxDB
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.36%) Redis
8 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.24%) Git (software)
1 9 (3.24%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.08%) JIRA
3 3 (1.08%) Redmine
4 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (21.94%) Digital Economy
2 37 (13.31%) German Language
3 21 (7.55%) French Language
4 18 (6.47%) Finance
5 9 (3.24%) Legal
6 6 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.44%) Marketing
7 4 (1.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (31.65%) Security Engineer
2 76 (27.34%) Network Engineer
3 69 (24.82%) Juniper Engineer
4 61 (21.94%) Cisco Engineer
4 61 (21.94%) Senior Security Engineer
5 37 (13.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 30 (10.79%) Support Engineer
7 23 (8.27%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 21 (7.55%) Administrator
9 19 (6.83%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 19 (6.83%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 19 (6.83%) Consultant
10 18 (6.47%) Network Support
10 18 (6.47%) Senior Network Engineer
11 17 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
11 17 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (6.12%) Team Leader
12 16 (5.76%) Technical Engineer
13 15 (5.40%) Implementation Engineer
13 15 (5.40%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.52%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (2.52%) HTML
1 7 (2.52%) Kafka
1 7 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (2.16%) .NET
3 4 (1.44%) Ajax
3 4 (1.44%) REST
4 3 (1.08%) CSS
4 3 (1.08%) JSON
4 3 (1.08%) LAMP
4 3 (1.08%) POSIX
5 2 (0.72%) Django
6 1 (0.36%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.36%) Middleware
6 1 (0.36%) SOAP
6 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.07%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.88%) PKI
5 8 (2.88%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.52%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.16%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.44%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.44%) Replication
9 2 (0.72%) Celerra
9 2 (0.72%) e-Health
9 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Clustering
10 1 (0.36%) Fintech
10 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.36%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 108 (38.85%) Linux
2 106 (38.13%) Windows
3 87 (31.29%) Unix
4 45 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (15.11%) Solaris
6 36 (12.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (11.15%) Windows 2000
8 22 (7.91%) Windows Server
9 21 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (5.40%) CentOS
11 7 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.80%) AIX
12 5 (1.80%) HPUX
13 4 (1.44%) SUSE
14 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.08%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.36%) Debian
16 1 (0.36%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.46%) ITIL
2 61 (21.94%) Risk Management
3 43 (15.47%) Kalman Filter
4 41 (14.75%) Mentoring
5 34 (12.23%) Information Security
6 25 (8.99%) Security Operations
7 21 (7.55%) Coaching
7 21 (7.55%) Security Management
8 20 (7.19%) Identity Management
8 20 (7.19%) Presales
9 19 (6.83%) Content Management
10 17 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (6.12%) Load Balancing
11 14 (5.04%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (4.68%) High Availability
13 12 (4.32%) Network Design
13 12 (4.32%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (3.96%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.83%) Bash Shell
1 19 (6.83%) Python
2 13 (4.68%) Perl
3 12 (4.32%) Java
4 11 (3.96%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.24%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.88%) SQL
7 7 (2.52%) Ruby
8 6 (2.16%) PHP
9 3 (1.08%) C
9 3 (1.08%) C#
9 3 (1.08%) Korn
10 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.36%) C++
11 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 110 (39.57%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (21.22%) CCNP
3 45 (16.19%) Security Cleared
4 37 (13.31%) CCNA
5 36 (12.95%) SC Cleared
6 34 (12.23%) CCIE
6 34 (12.23%) JNCIS
7 26 (9.35%) CCSP
8 19 (6.83%) CCIE Service Provider
8 19 (6.83%) CCSE
9 18 (6.47%) CISSP
10 13 (4.68%) CISM
10 13 (4.68%) Degree
11 12 (4.32%) JNCIA
12 9 (3.24%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.52%) CISA
14 5 (1.80%) MCSE
14 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
16 3 (1.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (20.50%) SLA
2 7 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.72%) BS7799
3 2 (0.72%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 38 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (8.99%) Hyper-V
3 19 (6.83%) Active Directory
3 19 (6.83%) ProxySG
4 14 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (3.96%) NFS
6 10 (3.60%) vSphere
7 7 (2.52%) Docker
7 7 (2.52%) Varnish
8 4 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.08%) Samba
10 2 (0.72%) KVM
10 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.36%) vCloud
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (5.76%) Puppet
2 9 (3.24%) vCenter Server
3 7 (2.52%) HAProxy
3 7 (2.52%) Kibana
3 7 (2.52%) logstash
3 7 (2.52%) ZABBIX
4 5 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (1.80%) Nessus
4 5 (1.80%) Nmap
5 4 (1.44%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.44%) Nagios
6 3 (1.08%) Ansible
6 3 (1.08%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.08%) WSUS
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.72%) SCCM
7 2 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 195 (70.14%) Cisco
2 156 (56.12%) Juniper
3 119 (42.81%) F5
4 115 (41.37%) CheckPoint
5 95 (34.17%) Palo Alto
6 74 (26.62%) Blue Coat
7 50 (17.99%) Sourcefire
8 47 (16.91%) Microsoft
8 47 (16.91%) VMware
9 37 (13.31%) HP
10 33 (11.87%) Crossbeam
11 28 (10.07%) Fortinet
12 23 (8.27%) Imperva
12 23 (8.27%) McAfee
13 19 (6.83%) Proofpoint
13 19 (6.83%) TippingPoint
14 14 (5.04%) Dell
15 12 (4.32%) Red Hat
16 11 (3.96%) EMC
17 10 (3.60%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago