The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 33 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 14 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 5.49% 4.98% 5.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.84% 34.04% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 19
Average salary £25,250 £40,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.03% +29.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 47 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 14.51% 14.64% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 51
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
London

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 18 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Croydon

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (64.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (56.76%) SQL
6 19 (51.35%) MS Exchange
7 17 (45.95%) Citrix
8 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
9 14 (37.84%) Terminal Services
9 14 (37.84%) NetScreen
9 14 (37.84%) Network Architecture
10 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
11 12 (32.43%) DNS
11 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
12 11 (29.73%) SSL
13 10 (27.03%) VMware
14 9 (24.32%) Finance
15 7 (18.92%) VPN
15 7 (18.92%) Internet
15 7 (18.92%) SLA
15 7 (18.92%) Cisco
15 7 (18.92%) UNIX
15 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
15 7 (18.92%) IIS
15 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (16.22%) Degree
16 6 (16.22%) ITIL
16 6 (16.22%) Linux
16 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
17 5 (13.51%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (51.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (8.11%) Lync
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) NetScreen
2 12 (32.43%) DNS
3 11 (29.73%) SSL
4 7 (18.92%) VPN
4 7 (18.92%) Internet
5 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.51%) Wireless
6 5 (13.51%) IPsec
7 4 (10.81%) NAS
7 4 (10.81%) Network Security
7 4 (10.81%) LDAP
7 4 (10.81%) HTTPS
7 4 (10.81%) FTP
7 4 (10.81%) HTTP
8 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.41%) VoIP
8 2 (5.41%) WAN
8 2 (5.41%) DHCP
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) IT Support
2 13 (35.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) IT Support Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Support Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (21.62%) Support Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) IT Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Account Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Server Support
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Technical Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Server Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) Statistics
4 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (64.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.92%) UNIX
6 6 (16.22%) Linux
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Network Architecture
2 12 (32.43%) Load Balancing
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.81%) BCP
4 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.81%) Capacity Management
4 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) Perl
3 4 (10.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) HND
2 4 (10.81%) CCNA
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.11%) CCEE
3 3 (8.11%) CCAA
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Terminal Services
2 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.81%) Samba
6 3 (8.11%) XenApp
6 3 (8.11%) XenServer
6 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
6 3 (8.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) WSUS
2 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Citrix
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) VMware
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco
5 5 (13.51%) HP
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle
6 4 (10.81%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) Symantec
7 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.11%) Dell
7 3 (8.11%) Veeam
8 2 (5.41%) F5
8 2 (5.41%) WatchGuard
8 2 (5.41%) Avaya
9 1 (2.70%) Juniper
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds