Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 26 32
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 45 59 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 6.46% 7.31% 6.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.32% 28.10% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32 61 102
Slough median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.67% +21.62%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,250 £33,775
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,750 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.05% +16.67% +7.14%

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 193 210 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 27.69% 26.02% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 170 194 316
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09% +25.00%
10th Percentile £25,725 £28,950 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £92,500 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +6.67%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 26 (57.78%) Linux
1 26 (57.78%) Cisco
2 19 (42.22%) VPN
3 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 16 (35.56%) Apache
4 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 16 (35.56%) MySQL
4 16 (35.56%) Wireless
5 15 (33.33%) Juniper
5 15 (33.33%) Brocade
5 15 (33.33%) DevOps
6 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
6 13 (28.89%) HP
6 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (28.89%) WAN
7 12 (26.67%) LAN
7 12 (26.67%) Dell
7 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
8 11 (24.44%) Windows
9 10 (22.22%) DNS
9 10 (22.22%) CCNA
9 10 (22.22%) VMware
10 9 (20.00%) MPLS
10 9 (20.00%) DHCP
10 9 (20.00%) SNMP
10 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Co-occurring 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 16 (35.56%) Apache
2 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon ELB
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon S3
2 8 (17.78%) Route 53
3 4 (8.89%) Office 365
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.22%) IaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) VPN
2 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (35.56%) Wireless
4 13 (28.89%) WAN
5 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (26.67%) LAN
6 10 (22.22%) DNS
7 9 (20.00%) DHCP
7 9 (20.00%) MPLS
7 9 (20.00%) SNMP
8 8 (17.78%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (17.78%) FTP
8 8 (17.78%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (17.78%) SSL
8 8 (17.78%) VLAN
9 6 (13.33%) Internet
10 3 (6.67%) BGP
10 3 (6.67%) Network Security
11 2 (4.44%) Multicast
11 2 (4.44%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) MySQL
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (17.78%) DB2
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Ant
1 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
1 8 (17.78%) Maven
1 8 (17.78%) Sonatype Nexus
1 8 (17.78%) Toad
General
1 8 (17.78%) Back Office
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
1 8 (17.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (15.56%) Electronics
2 7 (15.56%) Manufacturing
2 7 (15.56%) Marketing
2 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Field Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) Linux Support
2 8 (17.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) Network Field Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Linux Support
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Support Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) Systems Support Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) DevOps Administrator
3 7 (15.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) CSS
1 8 (17.78%) HTML
1 8 (17.78%) LAMP
1 8 (17.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.22%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) DevOps
2 8 (17.78%) Continuous Deployment
2 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
3 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (15.56%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
4 4 (8.89%) Data Management
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL
6 2 (4.44%) Network Design
6 2 (4.44%) OpenUP
6 2 (4.44%) Security Operations
6 2 (4.44%) SIEM
7 1 (2.22%) Change Control
7 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.22%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
3 8 (17.78%) Java
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) PHP
3 8 (17.78%) Python
3 8 (17.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (22.22%) CCNA
3 4 (8.89%) CCNP
4 2 (4.44%) CCIE
5 1 (2.22%) CCSP
5 1 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.22%) CISM
5 1 (2.22%) CISSP
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GDPR
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.78%) KVM
3 8 (17.78%) Terminal Services
3 8 (17.78%) VMware Workstation
3 8 (17.78%) XenApp
3 8 (17.78%) XenServer
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (17.78%) Puppet
1 8 (17.78%) WSUS
1 8 (17.78%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.22%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Cisco
2 15 (33.33%) Brocade
2 15 (33.33%) Juniper
3 13 (28.89%) HP
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 12 (26.67%) Dell
5 10 (22.22%) VMware
6 9 (20.00%) F5
7 8 (17.78%) Citrix
7 8 (17.78%) McAfee
7 8 (17.78%) Oracle
8 7 (15.56%) SAP
9 4 (8.89%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (8.89%) Palo Alto
10 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.22%) Apple
11 1 (2.22%) Avaya
11 1 (2.22%) BT
11 1 (2.22%) CA
11 1 (2.22%) Sun