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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 54 53 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 316 350 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.27% 4.40% 3.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.56% 21.93% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 235 288 244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,950 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
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
1341 1596 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.12% 20.08% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1302 1257
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +23 161 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Cambridgeshire +3 53 £41,250 -8.33% 14
Essex -26 43 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Bedfordshire -22 40 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Suffolk -19 14 £27,500 -38.88%
Norfolk -3 5 £30,000 -11.11% 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 363 (51.20%) Cisco
2 338 (47.67%) Windows
3 276 (38.93%) Active Directory
4 268 (37.80%) VMware
5 249 (35.12%) Microsoft
6 216 (30.47%) WAN
7 206 (29.06%) LAN
7 206 (29.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 204 (28.77%) DNS
9 199 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
10 189 (26.66%) MS Exchange
11 185 (26.09%) ITIL
12 180 (25.39%) Linux
13 158 (22.28%) Data Centre
14 157 (22.14%) CheckPoint
15 144 (20.31%) Citrix
16 143 (20.17%) TCP/IP
17 136 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
18 135 (19.04%) CCNP
19 133 (18.76%) DHCP
20 132 (18.62%) VPN
21 119 (16.78%) Windows Server 2012
22 116 (16.36%) SQL
23 112 (15.80%) SQL Server
23 112 (15.80%) SAN
24 110 (15.51%) CCNA
25 108 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2010
26 97 (13.68%) Juniper
27 95 (13.40%) Network Security
28 94 (13.26%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 189 (26.66%) MS Exchange
2 108 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (11.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 64 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 54 (7.62%) Apache
6 52 (7.33%) SharePoint
7 44 (6.21%) IIS
8 37 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 29 (4.09%) Tomcat
10 24 (3.39%) Lync
11 19 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 17 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
13 15 (2.12%) nginx
14 9 (1.27%) Zope
15 8 (1.13%) Plone
15 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2000
15 8 (1.13%) CMS
16 6 (0.85%) Joomla!
16 6 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 94 (13.26%) MS Excel
2 52 (7.33%) MS Office
3 27 (3.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.13%) Magento
2 5 (0.71%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 90 (12.69%) Office 365
2 42 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (2.54%) PaaS
6 14 (1.97%) Mimecast
6 14 (1.97%) SaaS
7 5 (0.71%) IaaS
8 2 (0.28%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.28%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.14%) Symantec.cloud
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 216 (30.47%) WAN
2 206 (29.06%) LAN
3 204 (28.77%) DNS
4 143 (20.17%) TCP/IP
5 133 (18.76%) DHCP
6 132 (18.62%) VPN
7 112 (15.80%) SAN
8 95 (13.40%) Network Security
9 85 (11.99%) BGP
10 84 (11.85%) SSL
11 82 (11.57%) OSPF
12 75 (10.58%) Cisco Nexus
13 68 (9.59%) Wireless
14 63 (8.89%) VLAN
15 57 (8.04%) Cisco ASA
16 51 (7.19%) MPLS
17 39 (5.50%) VoIP
18 33 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
19 32 (4.51%) IP Telephony
20 31 (4.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (4.80%) MySQL
4 23 (3.24%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.27%) MariaDB
7 4 (0.56%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.42%) DB2
8 3 (0.42%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.28%) dBASE
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.14%) OLAP
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (1.69%) Subversion
2 8 (1.13%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.42%) Ant
5 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.14%) TestLink
6 1 (0.14%) JIRA
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
General
1 75 (10.58%) Finance
2 38 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.09%) Marketing
4 16 (2.26%) Advertising
5 13 (1.83%) Retail
6 11 (1.55%) Publishing
7 8 (1.13%) Games
7 8 (1.13%) Banking
8 5 (0.71%) Automotive
8 5 (0.71%) Legal
9 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.42%) Back Office
10 2 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 104 (14.67%) Network Engineer
2 80 (11.28%) Analyst
3 70 (9.87%) Consultant
4 64 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 61 (8.60%) Administrator
6 59 (8.32%) Systems Administrator
7 43 (6.06%) Architect
7 43 (6.06%) Security Consultant
8 42 (5.92%) Support Engineer
9 38 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
10 33 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 31 (4.37%) Network Consultant
11 31 (4.37%) Security Engineer
11 31 (4.37%) Linux Administrator
12 28 (3.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 25 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
13 25 (3.53%) Senior Network Engineer
14 24 (3.39%) Security Analyst
15 22 (3.10%) Infrastructure Manager
15 22 (3.10%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.94%) Web Services
2 17 (2.40%) .NET
3 15 (2.12%) CSS
4 13 (1.83%) HTML
5 10 (1.41%) WCF
6 9 (1.27%) LAMP
6 9 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.99%) SOAP
7 7 (0.99%) XML
7 7 (0.99%) jQuery
8 6 (0.85%) Alternative PHP Cache
9 2 (0.28%) ISAPI
9 2 (0.28%) COM
9 2 (0.28%) J2EE
10 1 (0.14%) Flash
10 1 (0.14%) Middleware
10 1 (0.14%) ISPF
10 1 (0.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 158 (22.28%) Data Centre
2 71 (10.01%) Management Information System
3 59 (8.32%) Blackberry
4 48 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (5.92%) Fat Client
5 42 (5.92%) Thin Client
6 38 (5.36%) Clustering
7 33 (4.65%) Replication
8 20 (2.82%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.12%) FMCG
9 15 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (1.55%) BYOD
11 11 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (1.13%) PKI
12 8 (1.13%) Statistics
13 7 (0.99%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.85%) e-Health
14 6 (0.85%) HP Storage
14 6 (0.85%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 338 (47.67%) Windows
2 180 (25.39%) Linux
3 136 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 119 (16.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (11.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (6.63%) UNIX
7 38 (5.36%) Windows 7
8 31 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (4.37%) Windows XP
9 28 (3.95%) CentOS
10 26 (3.67%) Windows 8
11 22 (3.10%) Windows 2000
12 13 (1.83%) Ubuntu
13 10 (1.41%) Debian
14 7 (0.99%) AIX
14 7 (0.99%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.85%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.85%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (26.09%) ITIL
2 84 (11.85%) Load Balancing
3 73 (10.30%) Information Security
4 72 (10.16%) Project Management
5 67 (9.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 61 (8.60%) Network Design
7 53 (7.48%) Change Management
8 45 (6.35%) Network Management
9 39 (5.50%) SIEM
9 39 (5.50%) Penetration Testing
10 34 (4.80%) Kalman Filter
11 33 (4.65%) PRINCE2
12 29 (4.09%) Security Management
12 29 (4.09%) Incident Management
13 24 (3.39%) Migration
13 24 (3.39%) Mentoring
14 23 (3.24%) Service Delivery
15 22 (3.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 22 (3.10%) Problem Management
15 22 (3.10%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 116 (16.36%) SQL
2 48 (6.77%) Perl
3 43 (6.06%) Python
4 32 (4.51%) Java
5 29 (4.09%) Bash Shell
6 28 (3.95%) PowerShell
7 20 (2.82%) PHP
8 15 (2.12%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.55%) C#
10 10 (1.41%) C
11 9 (1.27%) JavaScript
12 8 (1.13%) VB
13 7 (0.99%) VBScript
13 7 (0.99%) C++
14 6 (0.85%) VBA
15 2 (0.28%) Jython
15 2 (0.28%) Ruby
16 1 (0.14%) Tcl
16 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 199 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (19.04%) CCNP
3 110 (15.51%) CCNA
4 83 (11.71%) Degree
5 63 (8.89%) CISSP
6 58 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (7.05%) MCSE
8 39 (5.50%) CCSA
8 39 (5.50%) CISM
9 37 (5.22%) Security Cleared
10 32 (4.51%) CCDP
11 30 (4.23%) MCSA
11 30 (4.23%) CCSE
12 26 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
12 26 (3.67%) MCP
12 26 (3.67%) SC Cleared
13 23 (3.24%) CCIE
14 20 (2.82%) SSCP
15 19 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (2.12%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 32 (4.51%) SLA
4 20 (2.82%) QA
5 14 (1.97%) COBIT
System Software
1 276 (38.93%) Active Directory
2 206 (29.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (11.57%) Hyper-V
4 71 (10.01%) vSphere
5 51 (7.19%) VMware ESX
6 47 (6.63%) XenApp
7 34 (4.80%) XenDesktop
8 33 (4.65%) Terminal Services
9 28 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (3.10%) vCloud
11 14 (1.97%) Varnish
12 12 (1.69%) iptables
13 11 (1.55%) Xen
14 10 (1.41%) qmail
14 10 (1.41%) Postfix
15 9 (1.27%) VirtualBox
16 8 (1.13%) Terminal Server
17 7 (0.99%) ISA Server
18 6 (0.85%) Sendmail
18 6 (0.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 49 (6.91%) Backup Exec
2 38 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 27 (3.81%) Nagios
4 22 (3.10%) NetBackup
5 21 (2.96%) SCCM
6 13 (1.83%) SCOM
7 12 (1.69%) Nessus
8 10 (1.41%) HP NNM
9 9 (1.27%) WSUS
9 9 (1.27%) Cacti
9 9 (1.27%) Puppet
10 8 (1.13%) HAProxy
10 8 (1.13%) systemd
11 7 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
12 6 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
12 6 (0.85%) cPanel
13 4 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
13 4 (0.56%) ARCserve
14 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
15 2 (0.28%) Opsview
Vendors
1 363 (51.20%) Cisco
2 268 (37.80%) VMware
3 249 (35.12%) Microsoft
4 157 (22.14%) CheckPoint
5 144 (20.31%) Citrix
6 97 (13.68%) Juniper
7 93 (13.12%) HP
8 76 (10.72%) F5
9 52 (7.33%) Red Hat
10 49 (6.91%) Symantec
11 42 (5.92%) Sophos
12 35 (4.94%) Oracle
13 31 (4.37%) NetApp
14 28 (3.95%) Apple
14 28 (3.95%) Dell
14 28 (3.95%) SonicWALL
15 27 (3.81%) Websense
16 22 (3.10%) Veritas
17 21 (2.96%) SolarWinds
18 19 (2.68%) Fortinet
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 55 minutes ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 10K)
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum On-call allowance, overtime, and ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus c.£10,000 shift allowances
Posted: 4 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
jft maintenance
Salary: From £23,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent bens, International Compan
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
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East Anglia
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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GMSL
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
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Colchester, Essex
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
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