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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 42 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 382 350 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.94% 4.24% 4.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.89% 21.51% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 268 287 281
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
1535 1627 1667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.85% 19.70% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1280 1323
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,007 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +26 196 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Cambridgeshire +26 80 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Essex -12 51 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Bedfordshire -27 33 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Suffolk -2 17 £27,500 -31.25% 4
Norfolk -9 5 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 364 (49.46%) Cisco
2 341 (46.33%) Windows
3 295 (40.08%) Active Directory
4 280 (38.04%) VMware
5 264 (35.87%) Microsoft
6 236 (32.07%) WAN
7 214 (29.08%) MS Exchange
8 213 (28.94%) LAN
9 208 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 205 (27.85%) Cisco Certification
11 203 (27.58%) DNS
12 183 (24.86%) ITIL
13 180 (24.46%) Linux
14 159 (21.60%) CheckPoint
15 154 (20.92%) Data Centre
16 152 (20.65%) Citrix
17 148 (20.11%) VPN
18 140 (19.02%) Windows Server 2008
19 137 (18.61%) CCNP
20 133 (18.07%) TCP/IP
20 133 (18.07%) DHCP
21 129 (17.53%) SQL Server
22 128 (17.39%) SQL
23 125 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
24 122 (16.58%) Windows Server 2012
25 120 (16.30%) SAN
26 110 (14.95%) CCNA
27 106 (14.40%) Juniper
27 106 (14.40%) Network Security
28 100 (13.59%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 214 (29.08%) MS Exchange
2 125 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 68 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 51 (6.93%) SharePoint
6 50 (6.79%) IIS
7 47 (6.39%) Apache
8 39 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (3.67%) Lync
10 23 (3.13%) Tomcat
11 22 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 16 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
13 11 (1.49%) nginx
14 9 (1.22%) CMS
14 9 (1.22%) Zope
15 8 (1.09%) Plone
15 8 (1.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 8 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (0.54%) JBoss
17 3 (0.41%) Joomla!
Applications
1 100 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 47 (6.39%) MS Office
3 30 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) SAP Business One
1 5 (0.68%) Magento
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.14%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 92 (12.50%) Office 365
2 45 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (2.45%) PaaS
6 13 (1.77%) Mimecast
7 12 (1.63%) SaaS
8 5 (0.68%) IaaS
9 2 (0.27%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 236 (32.07%) WAN
2 213 (28.94%) LAN
3 203 (27.58%) DNS
4 148 (20.11%) VPN
5 133 (18.07%) TCP/IP
5 133 (18.07%) DHCP
6 120 (16.30%) SAN
7 106 (14.40%) Network Security
8 93 (12.64%) BGP
8 93 (12.64%) SSL
9 83 (11.28%) OSPF
10 77 (10.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 71 (9.65%) Wireless
12 68 (9.24%) VLAN
13 67 (9.10%) MPLS
14 55 (7.47%) Cisco ASA
15 43 (5.84%) VoIP
16 41 (5.57%) Wi-Fi
17 40 (5.43%) EIGRP
18 31 (4.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (4.08%) MySQL
4 26 (3.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 16 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.22%) MariaDB
8 7 (0.95%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.54%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.41%) DB2
11 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.27%) dBASE
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.14%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (1.63%) Subversion
2 10 (1.36%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.41%) Ant
4 3 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.14%) TestLink
6 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.14%) JIRA
General
1 73 (9.92%) Finance
2 40 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 31 (4.21%) Marketing
4 20 (2.72%) Retail
5 15 (2.04%) Advertising
6 11 (1.49%) Publishing
7 8 (1.09%) Games
8 7 (0.95%) Automotive
8 7 (0.95%) Back Office
9 6 (0.82%) Legal
9 6 (0.82%) Banking
10 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 109 (14.81%) Network Engineer
2 76 (10.33%) Analyst
3 74 (10.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 69 (9.38%) Consultant
5 59 (8.02%) Administrator
6 55 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
7 47 (6.39%) Support Engineer
8 42 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
8 42 (5.71%) Architect
9 40 (5.43%) Security Consultant
10 36 (4.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 32 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 31 (4.21%) Security Engineer
13 29 (3.94%) Head of IT
14 27 (3.67%) Senior Network Engineer
15 26 (3.53%) Network Consultant
15 26 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
16 25 (3.40%) Linux Administrator
17 23 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
18 22 (2.99%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.76%) Web Services
2 22 (2.99%) .NET
3 21 (2.85%) CSS
4 18 (2.45%) HTML
5 13 (1.77%) WCF
6 11 (1.49%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.22%) SOAP
7 9 (1.22%) XML
7 9 (1.22%) jQuery
8 7 (0.95%) LAMP
9 3 (0.41%) Alternative PHP Cache
9 3 (0.41%) J2EE
10 2 (0.27%) COM
10 2 (0.27%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.27%) ISAPI
11 1 (0.14%) Middleware
11 1 (0.14%) ISPF
11 1 (0.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 154 (20.92%) Data Centre
2 66 (8.97%) Blackberry
2 66 (8.97%) Management Information System
3 50 (6.79%) Thin Client
3 50 (6.79%) Fat Client
3 50 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.89%) Clustering
5 26 (3.53%) FMCG
6 23 (3.13%) Replication
7 22 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 15 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (1.77%) BYOD
11 10 (1.36%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.09%) HP Storage
12 8 (1.09%) PKI
12 8 (1.09%) Statistics
13 7 (0.95%) EqualLogic
14 6 (0.82%) CCTV
14 6 (0.82%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 341 (46.33%) Windows
2 180 (24.46%) Linux
3 140 (19.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 122 (16.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (10.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (5.84%) UNIX
7 37 (5.03%) Windows 7
8 34 (4.62%) Windows XP
9 33 (4.48%) Windows 8
10 27 (3.67%) Windows 2000
11 24 (3.26%) CentOS
11 24 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.49%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.09%) Debian
14 6 (0.82%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.68%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.68%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.54%) AIX
17 3 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (24.86%) ITIL
2 74 (10.05%) Load Balancing
3 72 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 66 (8.97%) Information Security
5 65 (8.83%) Project Management
6 56 (7.61%) Network Design
7 46 (6.25%) Change Management
8 45 (6.11%) Network Management
9 43 (5.84%) SIEM
10 40 (5.43%) Penetration Testing
11 36 (4.89%) Kalman Filter
12 35 (4.76%) PRINCE2
13 27 (3.67%) Security Management
13 27 (3.67%) Problem Management
14 26 (3.53%) Incident Management
14 26 (3.53%) Security Architecture
15 25 (3.40%) Service Delivery
15 25 (3.40%) Mentoring
16 22 (2.99%) DDoS Mitigation
17 20 (2.72%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 128 (17.39%) SQL
2 45 (6.11%) Perl
3 43 (5.84%) Python
4 30 (4.08%) Java
5 27 (3.67%) PowerShell
6 21 (2.85%) Shell Script
7 20 (2.72%) Bash Shell
8 17 (2.31%) PHP
9 16 (2.17%) JavaScript
10 14 (1.90%) C#
11 11 (1.49%) C
12 9 (1.22%) VBScript
13 8 (1.09%) C++
14 7 (0.95%) VB
15 5 (0.68%) VBA
16 2 (0.27%) Jython
17 1 (0.14%) Ruby
17 1 (0.14%) Tcl
17 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 205 (27.85%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (18.61%) CCNP
3 110 (14.95%) CCNA
4 84 (11.41%) Degree
5 63 (8.56%) CISSP
6 59 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (6.25%) MCSE
8 43 (5.84%) CCSA
8 43 (5.84%) Security Cleared
9 42 (5.71%) CISM
10 35 (4.76%) CCDP
11 34 (4.62%) SC Cleared
12 33 (4.48%) MCSA
13 31 (4.21%) CCSE
14 27 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
15 25 (3.40%) CCIE
16 22 (2.99%) SSCP
17 21 (2.85%) MCP
18 17 (2.31%) Check Point Certification
19 15 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 30 (4.08%) SLA
4 20 (2.72%) QA
5 15 (2.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 295 (40.08%) Active Directory
2 208 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (10.19%) Hyper-V
4 67 (9.10%) vSphere
5 55 (7.47%) VMware ESX
6 49 (6.66%) XenApp
7 35 (4.76%) Terminal Services
8 34 (4.62%) XenDesktop
9 26 (3.53%) vCloud
10 24 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (1.90%) Varnish
11 14 (1.90%) Xen
12 10 (1.36%) qmail
12 10 (1.36%) Postfix
13 9 (1.22%) iptables
14 8 (1.09%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.95%) ISA Server
15 7 (0.95%) Terminal Server
16 5 (0.68%) Sendmail
16 5 (0.68%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 54 (7.34%) Backup Exec
2 42 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 26 (3.53%) NetBackup
4 24 (3.26%) Nagios
5 21 (2.85%) SCCM
6 16 (2.17%) WSUS
7 15 (2.04%) SCOM
8 10 (1.36%) Cacti
8 10 (1.36%) HP NNM
8 10 (1.36%) Nessus
9 8 (1.09%) HAProxy
9 8 (1.09%) systemd
10 7 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
12 5 (0.68%) Opsview
12 5 (0.68%) ARCserve
12 5 (0.68%) Puppet
13 4 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
14 3 (0.41%) cPanel
15 2 (0.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 364 (49.46%) Cisco
2 280 (38.04%) VMware
3 264 (35.87%) Microsoft
4 159 (21.60%) CheckPoint
5 152 (20.65%) Citrix
6 106 (14.40%) Juniper
7 97 (13.18%) HP
8 70 (9.51%) F5
9 58 (7.88%) Symantec
10 44 (5.98%) Red Hat
10 44 (5.98%) Sophos
11 36 (4.89%) NetApp
12 31 (4.21%) Oracle
13 28 (3.80%) Dell
14 27 (3.67%) Websense
15 26 (3.53%) Veritas
15 26 (3.53%) SonicWALL
16 25 (3.40%) Apple
17 23 (3.13%) Fortinet
18 20 (2.72%) SolarWinds
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 10K)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 6,900 car allowance + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + + quarterly bonus (OTE £50,000)
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £4.5k Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car and O-T
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 6 days ago