The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 65 38 62
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 61 97 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.95% 5.32% 4.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.77% 24.87% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43 83 59
Average salary £40,000 £35,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.88% -0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Firewall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
325 390 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.70% 21.37% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 240 296 378
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -21 34 £46,500 +35.76% 5
High Wycombe -12 8 £22,250 -42.20% 1
Amersham +2 3 £37,500 +53.06%
Marlow -4 2 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Beaconsfield -8 1 £43,000 +14.66%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 69 (54.33%) Windows
2 56 (44.09%) Microsoft
2 56 (44.09%) Cisco
3 46 (36.22%) VMware
4 43 (33.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (33.07%) MS Exchange
6 37 (29.13%) Active Directory
7 36 (28.35%) DNS
8 33 (25.98%) DHCP
8 33 (25.98%) Wireless
9 32 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 30 (23.62%) Citrix
11 29 (22.83%) XenApp
12 28 (22.05%) XenDesktop
12 28 (22.05%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (21.26%) ITIL
14 26 (20.47%) VLAN
15 25 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2007
15 25 (19.69%) VMware ESXi
16 24 (18.90%) WatchGuard
16 24 (18.90%) TCP/IP
16 24 (18.90%) VPN
17 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (17.32%) LAN
18 22 (17.32%) CCNP
18 22 (17.32%) Network Security
19 21 (16.54%) WAN
19 21 (16.54%) Juniper
20 20 (15.75%) CCNA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (33.07%) MS Exchange
2 32 (25.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.72%) IIS
6 2 (1.57%) Apache
6 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.57%) Lync
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.79%) nginx
7 1 (0.79%) Liferay
7 1 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.72%) MS Office
3 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.35%) DNS
2 33 (25.98%) DHCP
2 33 (25.98%) Wireless
3 26 (20.47%) VLAN
4 24 (18.90%) TCP/IP
4 24 (18.90%) VPN
5 22 (17.32%) LAN
5 22 (17.32%) Network Security
6 21 (16.54%) WAN
7 13 (10.24%) SAN
7 13 (10.24%) MPLS
8 11 (8.66%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (7.87%) Internet
9 10 (7.87%) VoIP
10 7 (5.51%) IPsec
11 6 (4.72%) BGP
12 5 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (3.94%) OSPF
12 5 (3.94%) SSL
13 4 (3.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Introscope
1 1 (0.79%) Subversion
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (9.45%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.09%) Finance
3 3 (2.36%) Retail
3 3 (2.36%) French Language
4 2 (1.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (22.83%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.17%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.45%) Architect
4 10 (7.87%) Consultant
4 10 (7.87%) Network Support Engineer
4 10 (7.87%) Network Support
5 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Analyst
6 8 (6.30%) Field Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Network Architect
7 7 (5.51%) IT Support
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Network Architect
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Architect
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (4.72%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Security Consultant
9 5 (3.94%) Administrator
9 5 (3.94%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.57%) COM
1 2 (1.57%) Web Services
1 2 (1.57%) Middleware
1 2 (1.57%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.79%) WebCenter
2 1 (0.79%) EJB
2 1 (0.79%) .NET
2 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.94%) EPoS
3 4 (3.15%) CCTV
4 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.36%) Replication
4 3 (2.36%) Clustering
5 2 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.57%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) SecurID
6 1 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (54.33%) Windows
2 43 (33.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (12.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.24%) Linux
6 10 (7.87%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.72%) UNIX
9 5 (3.94%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.15%) Android
11 2 (1.57%) AIX
11 2 (1.57%) Solaris
11 2 (1.57%) CentOS
12 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.79%) uClinux
12 1 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.26%) ITIL
2 12 (9.45%) Load Balancing
3 10 (7.87%) Information Security
4 8 (6.30%) Network Design
4 8 (6.30%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (6.30%) Network Management
5 6 (4.72%) Security Architecture
5 6 (4.72%) Project Management
5 6 (4.72%) Risk Management
6 5 (3.94%) Configuration Management
6 5 (3.94%) Change Control
6 5 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (3.94%) TOGAF
6 5 (3.94%) Incident Management
6 5 (3.94%) SABSA
7 4 (3.15%) Migration
8 3 (2.36%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.36%) Time Management
9 2 (1.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.75%) SQL
2 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.15%) C
4 1 (0.79%) C++
4 1 (0.79%) Java
4 1 (0.79%) PHP
4 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.79%) VBScript
4 1 (0.79%) VB
4 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (22.05%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (17.32%) CCNP
3 20 (15.75%) CCNA
4 19 (14.96%) Security Cleared
5 17 (13.39%) SC Cleared
5 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.30%) MCSA
6 8 (6.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.72%) Degree
7 6 (4.72%) MCSE
8 4 (3.15%) CCDP
8 4 (3.15%) CCSA
8 4 (3.15%) JNCIA
8 4 (3.15%) CCIE
9 3 (2.36%) MCDST
9 3 (2.36%) CCSE
9 3 (2.36%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.57%) MCP
10 2 (1.57%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) COBIT
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (29.13%) Active Directory
2 32 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (22.83%) XenApp
4 28 (22.05%) XenDesktop
5 25 (19.69%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (14.17%) Hyper-V
7 7 (5.51%) VMware Server
8 6 (4.72%) UAG
9 5 (3.94%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (3.15%) vSphere
11 2 (1.57%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) WSUS
1 3 (2.36%) SCCM
1 3 (2.36%) SCOM
2 2 (1.57%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.57%) OpenView
2 2 (1.57%) Netcool
2 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.79%) Nagios
3 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.79%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (44.09%) Cisco
1 56 (44.09%) Microsoft
2 46 (36.22%) VMware
3 30 (23.62%) Citrix
4 24 (18.90%) WatchGuard
5 21 (16.54%) Juniper
6 20 (15.75%) Veeam
7 16 (12.60%) CheckPoint
8 12 (9.45%) HP
8 12 (9.45%) F5
9 10 (7.87%) Symantec
10 7 (5.51%) NetApp
11 5 (3.94%) Remedy
11 5 (3.94%) Dell
11 5 (3.94%) IBM
11 5 (3.94%) Websense
12 4 (3.15%) Spiceworks
12 4 (3.15%) Cognos
12 4 (3.15%) EMC
13 2 (1.57%) Adobe
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