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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 52 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 355 288 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.49% 3.94% 4.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.05% 18.41% 21.68%
Number of salaries quoted 293 250 329
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
1610 1564 1730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.37% 21.41% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1246 1411
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +20 98 £42,500 +17.24% 17
Essex +5 74 £40,500 -14.73% 4
Cambridgeshire -29 70 £46,000 +31.42% 21
Bedfordshire +25 68 £38,000 +1.33% 7
Suffolk +34 36 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Norfolk +14 9 £37,900 +26.33%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 410 (55.18%) Windows
2 370 (49.80%) Cisco
3 292 (39.30%) VMware
4 258 (34.72%) WAN
5 246 (33.11%) VPN
6 242 (32.57%) LAN
7 229 (30.82%) Cisco Certification
8 221 (29.74%) DNS
9 211 (28.40%) Microsoft
10 208 (27.99%) Active Directory
10 208 (27.99%) Linux
11 202 (27.19%) TCP/IP
12 197 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 195 (26.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 174 (23.42%) SAN
15 163 (21.94%) Microsoft Certification
16 151 (20.32%) MS Excel
17 149 (20.05%) DHCP
18 148 (19.92%) MS Exchange
19 138 (18.57%) CCNP
20 134 (18.03%) CheckPoint
21 133 (17.90%) CCNA
22 132 (17.77%) ITIL
23 131 (17.63%) Windows Server 2003
24 122 (16.42%) HP
25 120 (16.15%) Citrix
26 119 (16.02%) Network Security
27 116 (15.61%) MCSE
28 113 (15.21%) Finance
29 109 (14.67%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 148 (19.92%) MS Exchange
2 92 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 74 (9.96%) IIS
4 54 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 53 (7.13%) SharePoint
6 45 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 41 (5.52%) Lync
8 37 (4.98%) Lotus Domino
9 27 (3.63%) SharePoint Server
10 23 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
11 21 (2.83%) Apache
12 20 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (1.48%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.94%) SAS
15 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.67%) CMS
17 3 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
17 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
18 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
18 2 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 151 (20.32%) MS Excel
2 76 (10.23%) MS Office
3 21 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (1.21%) Magento
2 9 (1.21%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.23%) PaaS
2 24 (3.23%) Office 365
3 14 (1.88%) IaaS
3 14 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.48%) SaaS
5 8 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.40%) Route 53
8 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 258 (34.72%) WAN
2 246 (33.11%) VPN
3 242 (32.57%) LAN
4 221 (29.74%) DNS
5 202 (27.19%) TCP/IP
6 174 (23.42%) SAN
7 149 (20.05%) DHCP
8 119 (16.02%) Network Security
9 84 (11.31%) MPLS
10 75 (10.09%) SSL
11 69 (9.29%) BGP
11 69 (9.29%) OSPF
12 66 (8.88%) VoIP
13 64 (8.61%) VLAN
14 61 (8.21%) Wireless
15 58 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
16 48 (6.46%) Internet
16 48 (6.46%) Cisco ASA
17 35 (4.71%) NAS
18 31 (4.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.35%) MySQL
5 9 (1.21%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.40%) Text Mining
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.27%) Big Data
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.13%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 9 (1.21%) Subversion
2 7 (0.94%) JIRA
3 5 (0.67%) Bugzilla
3 5 (0.67%) Maven
4 3 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.40%) VisualVM
4 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.27%) Ant
5 2 (0.27%) JUnit
5 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 113 (15.21%) Finance
2 36 (4.85%) Retail
3 24 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.42%) Marketing
5 14 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.21%) Banking
7 8 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.94%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.54%) Electronics
10 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.40%) Law
11 2 (0.27%) Games
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Advertising
11 2 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 183 (24.63%) Network Engineer
2 119 (16.02%) Administrator
3 106 (14.27%) Support Engineer
4 97 (13.06%) Systems Administrator
5 85 (11.44%) Analyst
6 71 (9.56%) Architect
7 63 (8.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 55 (7.40%) Network Support
9 49 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 45 (6.06%) Support Analyst
11 42 (5.65%) Consultant
11 42 (5.65%) Security Engineer
12 40 (5.38%) Linux Administrator
13 38 (5.11%) PC Support
14 37 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
15 35 (4.71%) Network Analyst
16 33 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
17 31 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
18 29 (3.90%) PC Engineer
19 27 (3.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.85%) Web Services
2 23 (3.10%) .NET
3 20 (2.69%) XML
4 13 (1.75%) JSON
5 10 (1.35%) Middleware
6 7 (0.94%) ADSI
6 7 (0.94%) WSH
6 7 (0.94%) HTML
7 5 (0.67%) CSS
8 4 (0.54%) LAMP
8 4 (0.54%) COM
9 3 (0.40%) COM+
9 3 (0.40%) EDI
9 3 (0.40%) SOAP
10 2 (0.27%) XMPP
10 2 (0.27%) Google Maps API
10 2 (0.27%) jQuery
10 2 (0.27%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.27%) JSP
10 2 (0.27%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.67%) Blackberry
2 42 (5.65%) SecurID
3 35 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 33 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.83%) Replication
6 20 (2.69%) Clustering
7 19 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 18 (2.42%) PKI
8 18 (2.42%) Visualisation
9 15 (2.02%) Statistics
10 14 (1.88%) Firmware
11 12 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (1.35%) Physics
12 10 (1.35%) Handset
13 9 (1.21%) IPTV
14 7 (0.94%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.67%) Equities
15 5 (0.67%) Streaming Media
16 4 (0.54%) Fat Client
16 4 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 410 (55.18%) Windows
2 208 (27.99%) Linux
3 197 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 131 (17.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (11.17%) UNIX
6 80 (10.77%) Windows 7
7 59 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (5.25%) Windows XP
9 36 (4.85%) Android
9 36 (4.85%) VMS
10 35 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (4.71%) Windows Phone 8
10 35 (4.71%) Windows Phone
11 25 (3.36%) Windows 8
12 18 (2.42%) Windows Vista
13 14 (1.88%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.35%) CentOS
14 10 (1.35%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.81%) Debian
15 6 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (17.77%) ITIL
2 57 (7.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 50 (6.73%) Network Management
3 50 (6.73%) Change Management
4 49 (6.59%) Network Design
5 47 (6.33%) Information Security
6 44 (5.92%) Project Management
7 42 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
8 40 (5.38%) Load Balancing
9 38 (5.11%) Migration
10 35 (4.71%) Incident Management
11 34 (4.58%) Service Delivery
11 34 (4.58%) PRINCE2
12 33 (4.44%) E-Commerce
13 24 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
13 24 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
14 22 (2.96%) SIEM
15 20 (2.69%) Time Management
16 19 (2.56%) Configuration Management
17 18 (2.42%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 102 (13.73%) SQL
2 51 (6.86%) PowerShell
3 43 (5.79%) Bash Shell
3 43 (5.79%) Shell Script
4 35 (4.71%) Java
5 33 (4.44%) Python
6 32 (4.31%) Perl
7 16 (2.15%) PHP
7 16 (2.15%) C
8 12 (1.62%) Korn
8 12 (1.62%) AWK
9 8 (1.08%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.54%) Ruby
10 4 (0.54%) C#
10 4 (0.54%) C++
11 3 (0.40%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.40%) VBA
12 2 (0.27%) Ada
12 2 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 229 (30.82%) Cisco Certification
2 163 (21.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 138 (18.57%) CCNP
4 133 (17.90%) CCNA
5 116 (15.61%) MCSE
6 95 (12.79%) Degree
7 50 (6.73%) MCITP
8 49 (6.59%) MCP
9 37 (4.98%) Security Cleared
10 32 (4.31%) MCSA
11 31 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (3.50%) CCSE
13 24 (3.23%) SC Cleared
13 24 (3.23%) CCIE
14 21 (2.83%) CCSA
15 18 (2.42%) CCIP
15 18 (2.42%) CCDP
15 18 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (2.29%) CCSP
17 13 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.04%) SLA
2 15 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.35%) QA
5 5 (0.67%) COBIT
6 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 208 (27.99%) Active Directory
2 195 (26.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (14.67%) Hyper-V
4 77 (10.36%) vSphere
5 44 (5.92%) XenApp
6 36 (4.85%) Xen
6 36 (4.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 32 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (3.90%) VMware ESX
9 28 (3.77%) KVM
10 24 (3.23%) XenDesktop
11 23 (3.10%) Terminal Services
12 15 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
12 15 (2.02%) UAG
13 14 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
14 13 (1.75%) ISA Server
15 11 (1.48%) XenServer
16 10 (1.35%) NFS
17 3 (0.40%) vCloud
18 2 (0.27%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 64 (8.61%) Backup Exec
2 42 (5.65%) McAfee ePO
3 31 (4.17%) Puppet
4 25 (3.36%) SCCM
5 24 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.15%) HP NNM
7 14 (1.88%) FortiGate
8 13 (1.75%) SCOM
9 12 (1.62%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (1.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 8 (1.08%) Nagios
10 8 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.81%) Opsview
13 5 (0.67%) HP SIM
13 5 (0.67%) MOM
14 4 (0.54%) WSUS
14 4 (0.54%) NetBackup
14 4 (0.54%) SCDPM
15 3 (0.40%) Cacti
Vendors
1 370 (49.80%) Cisco
2 292 (39.30%) VMware
3 211 (28.40%) Microsoft
4 134 (18.03%) CheckPoint
5 122 (16.42%) HP
6 120 (16.15%) Citrix
7 97 (13.06%) Juniper
8 59 (7.94%) F5
9 53 (7.13%) Symantec
10 50 (6.73%) Red Hat
11 46 (6.19%) McAfee
12 42 (5.65%) NetApp
13 39 (5.25%) Dell
14 37 (4.98%) Lotus
14 37 (4.98%) Clearswift
15 33 (4.44%) Oracle
16 27 (3.63%) IBM
17 21 (2.83%) Fortinet
18 19 (2.56%) Aruba
19 18 (2.42%) ProCurve
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £44,000
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Bens, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package, extensive package.
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £29,000 per annum circa £29,000 plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23k - 33k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £42000 to £50000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago