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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 34 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.38% 1.78% 5.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 9.52% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 12
Average salary £48,750 £46,250 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +20.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,550 £38,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £61,250 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
25 42 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 14.88% 18.67% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 63
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Croydon

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) SonicWALL
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) WatchGuard
4 4 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) BGP
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) NetScreen
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) Veeam
6 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
3 3 (37.50%) NetScreen
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
2 1 (12.50%) Samba
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) SonicWALL
3 4 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (50.00%) WatchGuard
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) Avaya
5 2 (25.00%) Veeam
5 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Motorola
6 1 (12.50%) Mitel