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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 45 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 387 297 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.08% 4.19% 4.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.84% 19.69% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 320 262 346
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
1558 1508 1881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.45% 21.27% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1234 1501
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +27 124 £42,500 +21.42% 13
Cambridgeshire -14 82 £44,000 +25.71% 17
Bedfordshire +12 75 £37,500 +2.73% 7
Essex +7 72 £39,500 -16.84% 6
Suffolk +32 34 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Norfolk +18 6 £37,900 +43.01% 4
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 402 (54.25%) Windows
2 376 (50.74%) Cisco
3 275 (37.11%) VMware
4 251 (33.87%) WAN
5 236 (31.85%) VPN
6 232 (31.31%) LAN
6 232 (31.31%) Cisco Certification
7 225 (30.36%) Active Directory
8 197 (26.59%) TCP/IP
9 196 (26.45%) Linux
10 190 (25.64%) DNS
10 190 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 187 (25.24%) Microsoft
12 178 (24.02%) VMware Infrastructure
13 150 (20.24%) ITIL
13 150 (20.24%) SAN
14 148 (19.97%) CCNP
15 134 (18.08%) MS Excel
16 131 (17.68%) Microsoft Certification
17 125 (16.87%) DHCP
18 123 (16.60%) MS Exchange
18 123 (16.60%) Windows Server 2003
19 119 (16.06%) CCNA
20 116 (15.65%) CheckPoint
21 113 (15.25%) MPLS
21 113 (15.25%) Finance
22 112 (15.11%) HP
23 104 (14.04%) Citrix
24 100 (13.50%) Juniper
25 99 (13.36%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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
1 123 (16.60%) MS Exchange
2 74 (9.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (8.50%) IIS
4 48 (6.48%) SharePoint
5 43 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 41 (5.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 35 (4.72%) Lotus Domino
7 35 (4.72%) Lync
8 24 (3.24%) Apache
8 24 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (1.62%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.67%) CMS
12 5 (0.67%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.40%) SAS
15 2 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 134 (18.08%) MS Excel
2 81 (10.93%) MS Office
3 29 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.94%) Magento
2 7 (0.94%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.54%) RiskWrite
4 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.64%) PaaS
2 23 (3.10%) Office 365
3 22 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.29%) IaaS
5 15 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (1.89%) SaaS
7 11 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.81%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.40%) Route 53
9 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 251 (33.87%) WAN
2 236 (31.85%) VPN
3 232 (31.31%) LAN
4 197 (26.59%) TCP/IP
5 190 (25.64%) DNS
6 150 (20.24%) SAN
7 125 (16.87%) DHCP
8 113 (15.25%) MPLS
9 99 (13.36%) Network Security
10 87 (11.74%) OSPF
10 87 (11.74%) BGP
11 76 (10.26%) Wireless
12 73 (9.85%) SSL
13 71 (9.58%) VoIP
14 59 (7.96%) Wi-Fi
15 49 (6.61%) VLAN
16 44 (5.94%) Internet
17 42 (5.67%) Cisco ASA
18 37 (4.99%) EIGRP
19 32 (4.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (0.81%) MySQL
6 5 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.54%) Text Mining
7 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.54%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.27%) Big Data
9 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Subversion
1 7 (0.94%) JIRA
2 5 (0.67%) Maven
2 5 (0.67%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.40%) VisualVM
3 3 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.27%) Ant
4 2 (0.27%) JUnit
4 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
General
1 113 (15.25%) Finance
2 39 (5.26%) Retail
3 22 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.02%) Banking
5 14 (1.89%) Marketing
6 13 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.21%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.81%) Law
9 3 (0.40%) Electronics
9 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.27%) Legal
10 2 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 205 (27.67%) Network Engineer
2 105 (14.17%) Administrator
3 100 (13.50%) Support Engineer
4 86 (11.61%) Systems Administrator
5 81 (10.93%) Analyst
6 75 (10.12%) Architect
7 59 (7.96%) Network Support
8 50 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 46 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 44 (5.94%) Support Analyst
11 43 (5.80%) Consultant
12 36 (4.86%) Network Support Engineer
13 34 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
14 33 (4.45%) Network Analyst
15 32 (4.32%) Linux Administrator
16 31 (4.18%) Senior Network Engineer
17 30 (4.05%) Security Engineer
18 29 (3.91%) PC Support
19 27 (3.64%) Network Security Engineer
20 23 (3.10%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.37%) Web Services
2 23 (3.10%) .NET
3 15 (2.02%) XML
4 11 (1.48%) Middleware
5 9 (1.21%) JSON
6 7 (0.94%) LAMP
6 7 (0.94%) WSH
6 7 (0.94%) HTML
7 5 (0.67%) RESTful
8 4 (0.54%) CSS
8 4 (0.54%) J2EE
8 4 (0.54%) COM
8 4 (0.54%) ADSI
9 3 (0.40%) COM+
9 3 (0.40%) SOAP
10 2 (0.27%) JSP
10 2 (0.27%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.27%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.27%) EDI
10 2 (0.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.56%) Blackberry
2 40 (5.40%) SecurID
3 39 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 33 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.10%) Clustering
7 19 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 18 (2.43%) Visualisation
8 18 (2.43%) PKI
9 13 (1.75%) Statistics
10 11 (1.48%) Handset
10 11 (1.48%) Replication
10 11 (1.48%) Physics
11 10 (1.35%) Firmware
12 9 (1.21%) IPTV
13 7 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (0.67%) Streaming Media
15 5 (0.67%) Equities
15 5 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 402 (54.25%) Windows
2 196 (26.45%) Linux
3 190 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 123 (16.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 80 (10.80%) UNIX
6 71 (9.58%) Windows 7
7 63 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (4.99%) Windows XP
10 33 (4.45%) Android
11 32 (4.32%) VMS
11 32 (4.32%) Windows Phone 8
11 32 (4.32%) Windows Phone
12 30 (4.05%) Windows 8
13 12 (1.62%) Windows Vista
13 12 (1.62%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.08%) CentOS
14 8 (1.08%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.67%) Debian
16 4 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (20.24%) ITIL
2 58 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 55 (7.42%) PRINCE2
4 52 (7.02%) Network Management
5 51 (6.88%) Change Management
6 49 (6.61%) Project Management
7 45 (6.07%) Network Design
8 44 (5.94%) Load Balancing
9 41 (5.53%) Service Delivery
10 39 (5.26%) Information Security
11 38 (5.13%) Mentoring
12 34 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
13 33 (4.45%) Migration
14 32 (4.32%) Incident Management
15 30 (4.05%) E-Commerce
16 26 (3.51%) Technical Analysis
17 23 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (2.97%) DevOps
19 19 (2.56%) TOGAF
19 19 (2.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 81 (10.93%) SQL
2 38 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 36 (4.86%) Bash Shell
4 31 (4.18%) Java
5 30 (4.05%) Python
6 29 (3.91%) Shell Script
7 27 (3.64%) Perl
8 13 (1.75%) PHP
9 11 (1.48%) C
10 10 (1.35%) AWK
10 10 (1.35%) Korn
11 7 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.67%) C++
13 4 (0.54%) Ruby
13 4 (0.54%) C#
14 3 (0.40%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.40%) Ada
15 2 (0.27%) VBA
15 2 (0.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 232 (31.31%) Cisco Certification
2 148 (19.97%) CCNP
3 131 (17.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 119 (16.06%) CCNA
5 95 (12.82%) Degree
6 90 (12.15%) MCSE
7 46 (6.21%) MCITP
8 45 (6.07%) MCP
9 44 (5.94%) Security Cleared
10 31 (4.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (3.91%) CCIE
12 27 (3.64%) SC Cleared
13 24 (3.24%) MCSA
14 21 (2.83%) CCSE
15 19 (2.56%) CCSA
15 19 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (2.43%) CCDP
17 14 (1.89%) CCIP
18 13 (1.75%) CCSP
19 12 (1.62%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.99%) SLA
2 13 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.67%) QA
6 3 (0.40%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 225 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 178 (24.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (11.07%) Hyper-V
4 63 (8.50%) vSphere
5 39 (5.26%) XenApp
6 37 (4.99%) Xen
7 33 (4.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 27 (3.64%) VMware ESX
9 19 (2.56%) XenDesktop
9 19 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (2.29%) Terminal Services
11 13 (1.75%) KVM
12 11 (1.48%) XenServer
13 10 (1.35%) ISA Server
13 10 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
14 9 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (1.08%) UAG
16 7 (0.94%) NFS
17 2 (0.27%) Squid
17 2 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 56 (7.56%) Backup Exec
2 36 (4.86%) McAfee ePO
3 25 (3.37%) Puppet
4 22 (2.97%) SCCM
4 22 (2.97%) HP NNM
5 20 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.02%) FortiGate
7 10 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
7 10 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 10 (1.35%) SCOM
8 8 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.81%) Nagios
10 6 (0.81%) Opsview
11 5 (0.67%) MOM
11 5 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.67%) HP SIM
12 4 (0.54%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.54%) WSUS
12 4 (0.54%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 376 (50.74%) Cisco
2 275 (37.11%) VMware
3 187 (25.24%) Microsoft
4 116 (15.65%) CheckPoint
5 112 (15.11%) HP
6 104 (14.04%) Citrix
7 100 (13.50%) Juniper
8 64 (8.64%) F5
9 51 (6.88%) Symantec
10 48 (6.48%) Red Hat
11 41 (5.53%) McAfee
12 39 (5.26%) Dell
13 35 (4.72%) Oracle
13 35 (4.72%) Lotus
14 34 (4.59%) Clearswift
15 33 (4.45%) NetApp
16 28 (3.78%) SolarWinds
17 26 (3.51%) Mitel
17 26 (3.51%) IBM
18 25 (3.37%) Fortinet
Watford, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £42000 to £50000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Up to £60K + excellent bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Overtime, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lumesse
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + pension, bonus, medical, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £44,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Talent International
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: Lucrative Package - tired of the London commute? Call me 01473 276178
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Building Society
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago