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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 34 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.64% 4.60% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 35.29% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 12
Average salary £40,000 £29,750 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.45% -30.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £23,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £59,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
43 34 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.50% 13.03% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 38
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) IIS
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (55.56%) vSphere
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) Dell
3 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 10 (55.56%) Internet
3 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 9 (50.00%) Back Office
4 9 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (50.00%) Marketing
4 9 (50.00%) Email Marketing
4 9 (50.00%) MPLS
4 9 (50.00%) Apple
4 9 (50.00%) WAN
4 9 (50.00%) Adobe
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) CRM
4 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 9 (50.00%) SaaS
4 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (50.00%) Lync
4 9 (50.00%) ZABBIX
4 9 (50.00%) CentOS
4 9 (50.00%) Data Protection

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (66.67%) IIS
2 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 9 (50.00%) Lync
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) SaaS
1 9 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Internet
2 9 (50.00%) MPLS
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) PABX
4 4 (22.22%) Wireless
4 4 (22.22%) PBX
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) VoIP
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) NetScreen
6 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (50.00%) Back Office
1 9 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Supervisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) COM
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) CentOS
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Email Marketing
1 9 (50.00%) CRM
1 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
1 9 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) R
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (55.56%) vSphere
2 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Dell
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Apple
3 9 (50.00%) Adobe
4 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 5 (27.78%) Avaya
5 4 (22.22%) Meraki
5 4 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.56%) Veeam
7 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard