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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 66 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 57 89 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.92% 4.76% 4.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.15% 22.70% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 82 67
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.22%
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
314 392 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.09% 20.96% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 222 299 411
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -22 29 £47,750 +42.53% 5
High Wycombe -9 7 £22,500 -43.75% 2
Amersham +3 3 £37,500 +53.06%
Marlow -2 2 £52,500 +61.53%
Beaconsfield -5 1 £43,000 +14.66%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 66 (52.80%) Windows
2 55 (44.00%) Cisco
3 54 (43.20%) Microsoft
4 44 (35.20%) VMware
5 40 (32.00%) MS Exchange
6 39 (31.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (27.20%) Active Directory
8 33 (26.40%) Wireless
9 32 (25.60%) DNS
10 30 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 29 (23.20%) DHCP
12 28 (22.40%) ITIL
12 28 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (21.60%) Citrix
13 27 (21.60%) XenApp
14 26 (20.80%) XenDesktop
15 25 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
15 25 (20.00%) VLAN
15 25 (20.00%) Network Security
16 24 (19.20%) TCP/IP
16 24 (19.20%) Exchange Server 2007
16 24 (19.20%) VMware ESXi
17 23 (18.40%) LAN
17 23 (18.40%) VPN
17 23 (18.40%) WatchGuard
18 21 (16.80%) WAN
18 21 (16.80%) CCNP
19 20 (16.00%) SQL
19 20 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (15.20%) Juniper

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 40 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 30 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (19.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.00%) IIS
6 2 (1.60%) Apache
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.80%) nginx
7 1 (0.80%) Liferay
7 1 (0.80%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.40%) MS Office
3 6 (4.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.40%) Wireless
2 32 (25.60%) DNS
3 29 (23.20%) DHCP
4 25 (20.00%) VLAN
4 25 (20.00%) Network Security
5 24 (19.20%) TCP/IP
6 23 (18.40%) VPN
6 23 (18.40%) LAN
7 21 (16.80%) WAN
8 16 (12.80%) MPLS
9 12 (9.60%) Internet
9 12 (9.60%) SAN
10 11 (8.80%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (5.60%) IPsec
11 7 (5.60%) VoIP
12 6 (4.80%) ADSL
12 6 (4.80%) BGP
13 5 (4.00%) NetScreen
13 5 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (4.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Introscope
1 1 (0.80%) Subversion
1 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (12.80%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.20%) Finance
3 3 (2.40%) French Language
4 2 (1.60%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (22.40%) Network Engineer
2 19 (15.20%) Support Engineer
3 13 (10.40%) Architect
4 11 (8.80%) Network Support Engineer
4 11 (8.80%) Network Support
5 10 (8.00%) Consultant
6 9 (7.20%) Analyst
6 9 (7.20%) Field Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (6.40%) Network Architect
7 8 (6.40%) IT Support
8 7 (5.60%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Support Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Architect
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Network Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Security Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Security Consultant
10 5 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) COM
1 2 (1.60%) Web Services
1 2 (1.60%) Middleware
1 2 (1.60%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.80%) WebCenter
2 1 (0.80%) EJB
2 1 (0.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.80%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.00%) EPoS
2 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.20%) CCTV
4 3 (2.40%) Replication
4 3 (2.40%) Clustering
5 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.60%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) SecurID
6 1 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 66 (52.80%) Windows
2 39 (31.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (11.20%) Linux
6 10 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 8 (6.40%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.60%) UNIX
9 5 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.20%) Android
11 3 (2.40%) AIX
11 3 (2.40%) Solaris
12 2 (1.60%) CentOS
13 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.80%) uClinux
13 1 (0.80%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.40%) ITIL
2 10 (8.00%) Information Security
2 10 (8.00%) Network Design
3 9 (7.20%) Load Balancing
3 9 (7.20%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (6.40%) Network Management
5 7 (5.60%) Project Management
6 6 (4.80%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.80%) Migration
6 6 (4.80%) Security Architecture
7 5 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 5 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.00%) Change Control
7 5 (4.00%) SABSA
8 4 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.20%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.20%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.20%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.00%) SQL
2 6 (4.80%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.20%) C
4 1 (0.80%) C++
4 1 (0.80%) Java
4 1 (0.80%) PHP
4 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.80%) VBScript
4 1 (0.80%) VB
4 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (16.80%) CCNP
3 18 (14.40%) Security Cleared
4 16 (12.80%) SC Cleared
5 15 (12.00%) CCNA
6 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.60%) MCSA
8 6 (4.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.00%) JNCIA
9 5 (4.00%) Degree
9 5 (4.00%) MCSE
9 5 (4.00%) CCDP
10 4 (3.20%) CCSA
10 4 (3.20%) CCIE
11 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (2.40%) CCSE
11 3 (2.40%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.60%) CCDA
12 2 (1.60%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.80%) COBIT
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (27.20%) Active Directory
2 28 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (21.60%) XenApp
4 26 (20.80%) XenDesktop
5 24 (19.20%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (12.80%) Hyper-V
7 8 (6.40%) VMware Server
8 5 (4.00%) UAG
9 4 (3.20%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.40%) vSphere
11 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.80%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) WSUS
1 3 (2.40%) SCCM
1 3 (2.40%) SCOM
2 2 (1.60%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.60%) OpenView
2 2 (1.60%) Netcool
2 2 (1.60%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.80%) Nagios
3 1 (0.80%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (44.00%) Cisco
2 54 (43.20%) Microsoft
3 44 (35.20%) VMware
4 27 (21.60%) Citrix
5 23 (18.40%) WatchGuard
6 19 (15.20%) Veeam
6 19 (15.20%) Juniper
7 17 (13.60%) CheckPoint
8 13 (10.40%) HP
9 12 (9.60%) F5
10 8 (6.40%) Symantec
10 8 (6.40%) NetApp
11 6 (4.80%) IBM
12 5 (4.00%) EMC
13 4 (3.20%) Websense
13 4 (3.20%) Spiceworks
13 4 (3.20%) Cognos
13 4 (3.20%) Dell
13 4 (3.20%) Remedy
14 3 (2.40%) Brocade
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + OT + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 per annum + OT + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Blue Town Online
Salary: £47k - 64k per year
Posted: 15 days ago