The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 52 44 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 327 375 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.48% 5.33% 3.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.79% 26.08% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 273 304 257
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1501 1438 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.54% 20.42% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1116 1416
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Firewall
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Firewall Salary Trend in the East of England

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in the East of England

Firewall
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Hertfordshire -8 111 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Essex +5 91 £44,500 -3.78% 6
Cambridgeshire -11 69 £40,000 - 6
Bedfordshire -27 31 £45,500 +18.18% 3
Norfolk +16 17 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Suffolk -14 13 £40,500 -11.95%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 385 (55.32%) Cisco
2 329 (47.27%) Windows
3 266 (38.22%) Active Directory
4 245 (35.20%) VMware
5 233 (33.48%) Cisco Certification
6 215 (30.89%) Microsoft
7 197 (28.30%) VPN
8 181 (26.01%) WAN
9 167 (23.99%) SAN
10 165 (23.71%) MS Exchange
11 162 (23.28%) CCNP
12 156 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 149 (21.41%) LAN
14 146 (20.98%) DNS
15 140 (20.11%) Linux
16 124 (17.82%) SQL Server
17 123 (17.67%) Citrix
17 123 (17.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 121 (17.39%) TCP/IP
19 120 (17.24%) Juniper
20 117 (16.81%) ITIL
21 116 (16.67%) MPLS
22 113 (16.24%) BGP
23 110 (15.80%) Network Security
24 102 (14.66%) DHCP
25 101 (14.51%) CCNA
25 101 (14.51%) Exchange Server 2010
26 98 (14.08%) OSPF
27 95 (13.65%) CheckPoint
28 92 (13.22%) Security Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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
1 165 (23.71%) MS Exchange
2 101 (14.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 59 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 58 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 58 (8.33%) IIS
6 24 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (3.02%) Lync
7 21 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (2.30%) Apache
9 13 (1.87%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.44%) JBoss
11 7 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.43%) WorkSite
13 3 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 68 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 46 (6.61%) MS Office
3 32 (4.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.01%) RiskWrite
2 4 (0.57%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.75%) Office 365
2 13 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.72%) SaaS
4 11 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.72%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.29%) IaaS
6 2 (0.29%) Terremark
6 2 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (28.30%) VPN
2 181 (26.01%) WAN
3 167 (23.99%) SAN
4 149 (21.41%) LAN
5 146 (20.98%) DNS
6 121 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 116 (16.67%) MPLS
8 113 (16.24%) BGP
9 110 (15.80%) Network Security
10 102 (14.66%) DHCP
11 98 (14.08%) OSPF
12 90 (12.93%) SSL
13 88 (12.64%) Cisco Nexus
14 81 (11.64%) Wireless
15 73 (10.49%) VoIP
16 60 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
17 59 (8.48%) Cisco IOS
18 51 (7.33%) EIGRP
19 50 (7.18%) VLAN
20 33 (4.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (4.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (1.72%) MySQL
5 11 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.44%) Big Data
6 10 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.15%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.01%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.01%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.72%) Text Mining
10 4 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.43%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.29%) DB2
13 1 (0.14%) MS Access
13 1 (0.14%) dBASE
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.29%) Ant
3 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 81 (11.64%) Finance
2 34 (4.89%) Telecoms
3 32 (4.60%) Banking
4 25 (3.59%) Retail
5 11 (1.58%) Back Office
6 9 (1.29%) Law
7 8 (1.15%) Legal
7 8 (1.15%) Automotive
8 6 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.72%) Advertising
10 3 (0.43%) Games
10 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.29%) Marketing
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 209 (30.03%) Network Engineer
2 78 (11.21%) Support Engineer
2 78 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 60 (8.62%) Administrator
4 59 (8.48%) Analyst
5 44 (6.32%) Architect
5 44 (6.32%) Senior Network Engineer
6 42 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
7 39 (5.60%) Network Specialist
8 37 (5.32%) Consultant
9 32 (4.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 31 (4.45%) Security Engineer
11 29 (4.17%) Network Support
12 28 (4.02%) Network Security Engineer
12 28 (4.02%) Support Analyst
13 27 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 22 (3.16%) Network Administrator
16 21 (3.02%) 3rd Line Support
16 21 (3.02%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.88%) Web Services
2 23 (3.30%) .NET
3 20 (2.87%) XML
4 18 (2.59%) CSS
5 15 (2.16%) HTML
6 12 (1.72%) JSON
6 12 (1.72%) WCF
6 12 (1.72%) SOAP
7 11 (1.58%) LAMP
8 10 (1.44%) Middleware
9 9 (1.29%) J2EE
10 8 (1.15%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.15%) jQuery
11 6 (0.86%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.57%) RESTful
12 4 (0.57%) REST
13 3 (0.43%) X-Windows
14 2 (0.29%) HTML5
14 2 (0.29%) CSS3
15 1 (0.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.63%) Blackberry
2 51 (7.33%) Clustering
3 38 (5.46%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.59%) FMCG
5 23 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.02%) Thin Client
6 21 (3.02%) Fat Client
7 18 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (1.87%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.72%) Replication
11 9 (1.29%) Open Source
11 9 (1.29%) EqualLogic
12 8 (1.15%) PKI
13 7 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.86%) Physics
14 6 (0.86%) CCTV
15 5 (0.72%) Statistics
16 4 (0.57%) Streaming Music
16 4 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 329 (47.27%) Windows
2 140 (20.11%) Linux
3 123 (17.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (7.18%) UNIX
7 48 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 43 (6.18%) Windows 7
9 39 (5.60%) Windows XP
10 31 (4.45%) Windows 2000
11 14 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.15%) Debian
13 6 (0.86%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.86%) Android
14 4 (0.57%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.43%) AIX
16 2 (0.29%) VMS
16 2 (0.29%) CentOS
16 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (16.81%) ITIL
2 89 (12.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 53 (7.61%) Load Balancing
4 52 (7.47%) Network Management
5 47 (6.75%) Project Management
6 42 (6.03%) Asset Management
7 41 (5.89%) PRINCE2
8 38 (5.46%) Service Delivery
9 37 (5.32%) Penetration Testing
10 34 (4.89%) Change Management
11 33 (4.74%) Change Control
11 33 (4.74%) Network Monitoring
12 30 (4.31%) SIEM
13 26 (3.74%) Network Design
14 23 (3.30%) Problem Management
14 23 (3.30%) Mentoring
15 22 (3.16%) Security Architecture
15 22 (3.16%) Business Continuity
16 21 (3.02%) Configuration Management
17 20 (2.87%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (12.36%) SQL
2 38 (5.46%) PowerShell
3 29 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 28 (4.02%) Python
4 28 (4.02%) Java
5 25 (3.59%) JavaScript
6 17 (2.44%) Perl
6 17 (2.44%) C#
7 15 (2.16%) VBScript
8 12 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.72%) C
9 9 (1.29%) C++
10 6 (0.86%) PHP
11 5 (0.72%) VB
12 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.14%) Ada
12 1 (0.14%) Jython
12 1 (0.14%) Ruby
12 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 233 (33.48%) Cisco Certification
2 162 (23.28%) CCNP
3 101 (14.51%) CCNA
4 92 (13.22%) Security Cleared
5 75 (10.78%) Degree
6 73 (10.49%) SC Cleared
7 54 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (4.60%) CCIE
8 32 (4.60%) MCP
9 29 (4.17%) CCSA
10 27 (3.88%) MCSE
10 27 (3.88%) CISSP
11 25 (3.59%) CCDP
12 20 (2.87%) MCSA
13 17 (2.44%) CCSE
13 17 (2.44%) VCP4
14 14 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (1.72%) CISM
16 10 (1.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.18%) SLA
2 28 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.30%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.58%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.72%) COBIT
6 4 (0.57%) QA
6 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) GPG13
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 266 (38.22%) Active Directory
2 156 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (7.76%) vSphere
4 45 (6.47%) Hyper-V
5 38 (5.46%) VMware ESX
6 35 (5.03%) XenApp
7 33 (4.74%) vCloud
8 29 (4.17%) XenDesktop
9 21 (3.02%) Xen
10 15 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.58%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.86%) NLBS
13 4 (0.57%) Squid
13 4 (0.57%) XenServer
14 3 (0.43%) Snort
14 3 (0.43%) Varnish
15 2 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.29%) Firmware
15 2 (0.29%) Sendmail
15 2 (0.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 56 (8.05%) Backup Exec
2 32 (4.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 31 (4.45%) NetBackup
4 21 (3.02%) HP NNM
5 20 (2.87%) WSUS
6 16 (2.30%) Puppet
7 15 (2.16%) FortiGate
8 12 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (1.29%) Cacti
10 8 (1.15%) SCOM
11 7 (1.01%) SCCM
12 6 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.86%) Nagios
12 6 (0.86%) Opsview
13 5 (0.72%) Ansible
14 3 (0.43%) MIMEsweeper
14 3 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
14 3 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
15 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
15 2 (0.29%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 385 (55.32%) Cisco
2 245 (35.20%) VMware
3 215 (30.89%) Microsoft
4 123 (17.67%) Citrix
5 120 (17.24%) Juniper
6 95 (13.65%) CheckPoint
7 86 (12.36%) HP
8 80 (11.49%) F5
9 62 (8.91%) Symantec
10 37 (5.32%) SolarWinds
11 34 (4.89%) Sophos
12 31 (4.45%) Veritas
13 30 (4.31%) Fortinet
14 29 (4.17%) Dell
15 27 (3.88%) Oracle
16 24 (3.45%) NetApp
17 22 (3.16%) Mitel
18 15 (2.16%) Red Hat
19 14 (2.01%) Sourcefire
19 14 (2.01%) WatchGuard
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich
Blue Town Online
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Explore Group
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Broxbourne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £41,300 to £46,500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago