The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 10 46 19
Rank change year-on-year +36 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 37 23 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 11.53% 3.63% 7.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.57% 17.04% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 42
Median salary £48,750 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 Slough with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 89 135 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 27.73% 21.29% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 75 111 107
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Firewall
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Slough

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Slough over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Slough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 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 Slough region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 47 (61.84%) Windows
2 38 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 34 (44.74%) Windows Server
4 32 (42.11%) Linux
5 27 (35.53%) Cisco
6 25 (32.89%) TCP/IP
7 21 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (27.63%) VMware
8 20 (26.32%) SQL
9 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 19 (25.00%) CCNP
9 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
11 17 (22.37%) HP
11 17 (22.37%) MS Exchange
12 16 (21.05%) DNS
12 16 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (21.05%) iPad
13 15 (19.74%) Network Security
13 15 (19.74%) VPN
13 15 (19.74%) SAN
14 13 (17.11%) Juniper
14 13 (17.11%) Wireless
14 13 (17.11%) Hyper-V
15 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
15 12 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
15 12 (15.79%) Server Building

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 17 (22.37%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.58%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.63%) Apache
6 2 (2.63%) IIS
6 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.32%) CMS
7 1 (1.32%) JBoss
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.58%) Office 365
3 4 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.32%) IaaS
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) TCP/IP
2 16 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (21.05%) DNS
3 15 (19.74%) Network Security
3 15 (19.74%) SAN
3 15 (19.74%) VPN
4 13 (17.11%) Wireless
5 12 (15.79%) VoIP
6 11 (14.47%) WAN
7 10 (13.16%) MPLS
8 9 (11.84%) BGP
8 9 (11.84%) DHCP
8 9 (11.84%) EIGRP
8 9 (11.84%) OSPF
9 8 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
9 8 (10.53%) LAN
9 8 (10.53%) SMTP
10 7 (9.21%) NAS
10 7 (9.21%) SNMP
11 4 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (10.53%) Back Office
2 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Legal
4 2 (2.63%) Finance
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Support Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) IT Manager
4 12 (15.79%) Systems Manager
5 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) IT Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (9.21%) IT Support
7 7 (9.21%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Junior
9 5 (6.58%) Linux Support
9 5 (6.58%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Network Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) Middleware
2 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) iPad
2 9 (11.84%) Driving Licence
3 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (3.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.95%) iPhone
6 3 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.63%) PKI
7 2 (2.63%) User Experience
8 1 (1.32%) Clustering
8 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (61.84%) Windows
2 34 (44.74%) Windows Server
3 32 (42.11%) Linux
4 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.21%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.95%) Android
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Phone
8 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (15.79%) Server Building
1 12 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
2 9 (11.84%) High Availability
3 7 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.58%) B2B
5 5 (6.58%) Security Operations
5 5 (6.58%) SIEM
5 5 (6.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (5.26%) DevOps
6 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.26%) Information Security
6 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.26%) Migration
6 4 (5.26%) Open Source
7 3 (3.95%) Change Management
7 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
7 3 (3.95%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (3.95%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) SQL
2 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.21%) VBScript
5 1 (1.32%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (25.00%) CCNP
3 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (14.47%) CCVP
5 9 (11.84%) MCSE
6 7 (9.21%) CCNA
7 6 (7.89%) CCSP
8 5 (6.58%) CISA
8 5 (6.58%) CISM
9 4 (5.26%) CISSP
10 2 (2.63%) IISP
11 1 (1.32%) CCIE
11 1 (1.32%) MCP
11 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (11.84%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.11%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.21%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.63%) vSphere
6 1 (1.32%) Firmware
6 1 (1.32%) KVM
6 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.26%) Ansible
3 2 (2.63%) Nessus
3 2 (2.63%) WSUS
4 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) Cisco
2 21 (27.63%) VMware
3 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 17 (22.37%) HP
5 13 (17.11%) Juniper
6 11 (14.47%) Dell
7 10 (13.16%) IBM
8 6 (7.89%) Palo Alto
9 5 (6.58%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.26%) ArcSight
10 4 (5.26%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.95%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.95%) Kaspersky
11 3 (3.95%) Xerox
12 2 (2.63%) AlienVault
12 2 (2.63%) F5
12 2 (2.63%) LogRhythm
12 2 (2.63%) NetApp
12 2 (2.63%) Qualys
12 2 (2.63%) Splunk
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Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Polycom
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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