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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 35 68 40
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 104 60 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.34% 3.24% 6.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.52% 17.09% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 76 53 115
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,100 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
330 351 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.93% 18.94% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 235 237 416
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £56,500 £60,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +7 44 £37,500 -9.09% 5
High Wycombe +20 28 £26,000 -16.12% 1
Marlow 0 7 - -
Buckingham - 4 £40,000 -
Beaconsfield +7 3 £50,000 +53.84%
Chesham - 1 £32,500 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 85 (53.80%) Windows
2 80 (50.63%) Cisco
3 68 (43.04%) Microsoft
4 51 (32.28%) VMware
5 50 (31.65%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (25.95%) LAN
6 41 (25.95%) Network Security
7 39 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 38 (24.05%) MS Exchange
8 38 (24.05%) TCP/IP
9 37 (23.42%) WAN
10 36 (22.78%) SQL
11 33 (20.89%) CheckPoint
11 33 (20.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (18.99%) Hyper-V
12 30 (18.99%) F5
13 29 (18.35%) Active Directory
14 26 (16.46%) ITIL
14 26 (16.46%) CCNP
14 26 (16.46%) Citrix
14 26 (16.46%) SAN
14 26 (16.46%) Wireless
14 26 (16.46%) CCSE
15 25 (15.82%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (15.19%) SQL Server
16 24 (15.19%) MS Excel
17 22 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (13.29%) CCIE
18 21 (13.29%) Juniper
19 20 (12.66%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 38 (24.05%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.43%) IIS
5 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.27%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.63%) nginx
7 1 (0.63%) Liferay
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 24 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.43%) MS Office
3 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
1 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (25.95%) LAN
1 41 (25.95%) Network Security
2 38 (24.05%) TCP/IP
3 37 (23.42%) WAN
4 26 (16.46%) SAN
4 26 (16.46%) Wireless
5 25 (15.82%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (12.66%) Cisco PIX
6 20 (12.66%) VPN
7 19 (12.03%) DNS
8 15 (9.49%) DHCP
8 15 (9.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (5.70%) VoIP
9 9 (5.70%) SSL
10 8 (5.06%) VLAN
11 7 (4.43%) Internet
12 6 (3.80%) MPLS
12 6 (3.80%) ADSL
12 6 (3.80%) NAS
12 6 (3.80%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MSI
1 1 (0.63%) Introscope
1 1 (0.63%) Subversion
1 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (12.03%) Finance
2 12 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.16%) French Language
4 4 (2.53%) German Language
4 4 (2.53%) Italian Language
4 4 (2.53%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (23.42%) Network Engineer
2 27 (17.09%) Analyst
3 25 (15.82%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.23%) Technical Support
5 13 (8.23%) Security Engineer
6 12 (7.59%) Consultant
7 11 (6.96%) Security Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) Network Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (6.33%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (5.70%) Architect
9 9 (5.70%) Network Support
9 9 (5.70%) Network Support Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) IT Support
10 8 (5.06%) Senior Security Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.63%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.63%) COM
2 1 (0.63%) Web Services
2 1 (0.63%) Middleware
2 1 (0.63%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) Clustering
2 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.80%) Replication
4 5 (3.16%) EqualLogic
4 5 (3.16%) EPoS
5 4 (2.53%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.53%) PKI
6 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.27%) FMCG
7 2 (1.27%) PACS
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) CESG
8 1 (0.63%) CCTV
8 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 85 (53.80%) Windows
2 33 (20.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (12.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (7.59%) Linux
6 7 (4.43%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.53%) UNIX
7 4 (2.53%) Android
7 4 (2.53%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.90%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.90%) AIX
8 3 (1.90%) Solaris
9 2 (1.27%) CentOS
9 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.46%) ITIL
2 12 (7.59%) Load Balancing
3 11 (6.96%) Network Design
4 8 (5.06%) Project Management
4 8 (5.06%) Network Load Balancing
4 8 (5.06%) Change Control
5 7 (4.43%) Incident Management
5 7 (4.43%) PRINCE2
5 7 (4.43%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (4.43%) Network Management
6 6 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (3.80%) Information Security
7 5 (3.16%) Migration
7 5 (3.16%) OO
7 5 (3.16%) Change Management
7 5 (3.16%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.16%) Time Management
7 5 (3.16%) Network Architecture
8 4 (2.53%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.78%) SQL
2 5 (3.16%) Java
2 5 (3.16%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.63%) C
3 1 (0.63%) PHP
3 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.63%) VBScript
3 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (31.65%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (16.46%) CCNP
2 26 (16.46%) CCSE
3 22 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (13.29%) CCIE
5 16 (10.13%) CCNA
6 15 (9.49%) SC Cleared
6 15 (9.49%) Security Cleared
7 10 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (6.33%) CCSA
7 10 (6.33%) MCSE
7 10 (6.33%) MCSA
7 10 (6.33%) CCDP
8 8 (5.06%) MCP
9 6 (3.80%) CCA
9 6 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (3.80%) CCEA
10 5 (3.16%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.90%) MCDST
11 3 (1.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) SLA
2 11 (6.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.27%) HL7
4 2 (1.27%) DICOM
5 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (18.99%) Hyper-V
3 29 (18.35%) Active Directory
4 10 (6.33%) XenApp
4 10 (6.33%) XenDesktop
4 10 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.53%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (2.53%) UAG
6 3 (1.90%) vSphere
6 3 (1.90%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.63%) Varnish
7 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.27%) WSUS
3 2 (1.27%) SCCM
3 2 (1.27%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.63%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.63%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) Nagios
4 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 80 (50.63%) Cisco
2 68 (43.04%) Microsoft
3 51 (32.28%) VMware
4 33 (20.89%) CheckPoint
5 30 (18.99%) F5
6 26 (16.46%) Citrix
7 21 (13.29%) Juniper
8 17 (10.76%) HP
9 10 (6.33%) Symantec
10 8 (5.06%) Dell
11 6 (3.80%) NetApp
11 6 (3.80%) SonicWALL
11 6 (3.80%) Veeam
12 5 (3.16%) WatchGuard
12 5 (3.16%) IBM
13 4 (2.53%) Cognos
13 4 (2.53%) EMC
13 4 (2.53%) Remedy
13 4 (2.53%) Spiceworks
13 4 (2.53%) Blue Coat
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum + 7K bonus + more benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum £30,000 - £38,000 + Certification Tr
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Travel Expenses
Posted: 9 days ago