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

Firewall
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 32 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 6.78% 5.25% 6.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 20.15% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 26
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £36,300 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £66,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 100 134 127
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 28.25% 26.07% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 92 117 78
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 39 (63.93%) Linux
3 38 (62.30%) Active Directory
4 37 (60.66%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
6 29 (47.54%) Cisco
6 29 (47.54%) DNS
6 29 (47.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (45.90%) VPN
7 28 (45.90%) MS Exchange
7 28 (45.90%) SQL Server
8 26 (42.62%) DHCP
8 26 (42.62%) Windows Server
9 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (40.98%) TCP/IP
9 25 (40.98%) CCNP
10 24 (39.34%) SQL
10 24 (39.34%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (37.70%) MPLS
11 23 (37.70%) Back Office
12 21 (34.43%) VMware
13 18 (29.51%) CCNA
13 18 (29.51%) WAN
14 17 (27.87%) LAN
14 17 (27.87%) Network Security
15 16 (26.23%) Hyper-V
15 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (26.23%) CCVP

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 28 (45.90%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.31%) Apache
2 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
3 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (18.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.48%) Office 365
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (47.54%) DNS
2 28 (45.90%) VPN
3 26 (42.62%) DHCP
4 25 (40.98%) TCP/IP
5 24 (39.34%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (37.70%) MPLS
7 18 (29.51%) WAN
8 17 (27.87%) LAN
8 17 (27.87%) Network Security
9 15 (24.59%) VLAN
10 14 (22.95%) Cisco PIX
11 13 (21.31%) Wireless
12 12 (19.67%) BGP
12 12 (19.67%) OSPF
12 12 (19.67%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (19.67%) SAN
12 12 (19.67%) VoIP
13 11 (18.03%) NAS
13 11 (18.03%) SMTP
13 11 (18.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) SQL Server
2 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (19.67%) MySQL
3 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) WinDbg
General
1 23 (37.70%) Back Office
2 13 (21.31%) Finance
3 11 (18.03%) Electronics
3 11 (18.03%) Manufacturing
3 11 (18.03%) Marketing
3 11 (18.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Linux Support
3 13 (21.31%) Analyst
3 13 (21.31%) Support Analyst
4 12 (19.67%) Administrator
4 12 (19.67%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (19.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 12 (19.67%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (19.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 12 (19.67%) Senior Linux Support
4 12 (19.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 12 (19.67%) Senior Support Analyst
4 12 (19.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 12 (19.67%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (19.67%) Systems Support Analyst
5 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Support Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) DevOps Administrator
6 8 (13.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 8 (13.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Middleware
2 2 (3.28%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) iPad
2 6 (9.84%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 39 (63.93%) Linux
3 29 (47.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (42.62%) Windows Server
5 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) High Availability
1 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
2 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (18.03%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (18.03%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (18.03%) Programme Management
3 10 (16.39%) DevOps
4 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (11.48%) Server Building
4 7 (11.48%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (6.56%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) B2B
7 2 (3.28%) Change Management
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL
7 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.28%) Open Source
7 2 (3.28%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.28%) Project Management
7 2 (3.28%) Security Patching
8 1 (1.64%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
3 11 (18.03%) VBScript
4 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.64%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (40.98%) CCNP
3 18 (29.51%) CCNA
4 16 (26.23%) CCVP
4 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (21.31%) MCSE
6 11 (18.03%) CCSP
7 3 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (4.92%) Degree
8 1 (1.64%) CCIE
8 1 (1.64%) CCIP
8 1 (1.64%) MCP
8 1 (1.64%) MCSA
8 1 (1.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (18.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (62.30%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.23%) Hyper-V
3 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (19.67%) KVM
4 12 (19.67%) Terminal Services
4 12 (19.67%) VMware Workstation
4 12 (19.67%) XenApp
4 12 (19.67%) XenServer
5 11 (18.03%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) WSUS
1 12 (19.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.28%) Ansible
3 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.64%) Cacti
3 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.64%) OpenView
3 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 29 (47.54%) Cisco
3 21 (34.43%) VMware
4 14 (22.95%) HP
5 13 (21.31%) F5
6 12 (19.67%) Citrix
6 12 (19.67%) Dell
6 12 (19.67%) McAfee
7 11 (18.03%) SAP
8 10 (16.39%) Juniper
9 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.28%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.64%) Aruba
10 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.64%) Sophos
10 1 (1.64%) Symantec
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