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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 38 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.69% 5.70% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 20.00% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 5
Average salary £46,250 £41,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.44% +38.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Firewall
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 65 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 18.99% 28.51% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 39 62 37
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Firewall
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Croydon

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Croydon

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco
4 8 (47.06%) Citrix
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) Wireless
6 6 (35.29%) DNS
6 6 (35.29%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) WAN
7 5 (29.41%) SLA
7 5 (29.41%) CCNA
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Terminal Services
7 5 (29.41%) NetScreen
7 5 (29.41%) Network Architecture
7 5 (29.41%) Office 365
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) WSUS
8 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
9 3 (17.65%) Replication
9 3 (17.65%) Symantec
9 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
9 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (17.65%) Lync
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.88%) Maya
3 1 (5.88%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Wireless
2 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) NetScreen
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 2 (11.76%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) VoIP
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.88%) NAS
7 1 (5.88%) FWSM
7 1 (5.88%) VLAN
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Games
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) IT Support
2 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) IT Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Account Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Account Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Technical Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Account Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Support Manager
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNA
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) CCEE
3 3 (17.65%) CCAA
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Terminal Services
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
2 3 (17.65%) XenServer
2 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) WSUS
2 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
1 8 (47.06%) Citrix
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Dell
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 3 (17.65%) Symantec
4 3 (17.65%) Veeam
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Acronis
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.88%) Perforce
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
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