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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 35 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 429 396 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.13% 5.19% 5.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.46% 24.98% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 349 291 372
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
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
1245 1585 1813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.80% 20.79% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1205 1406
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +13 175 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Cambridgeshire +8 106 £40,500 -1.81% 10
Bedfordshire +26 74 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Essex -4 64 £31,500 -29.21% 3
Suffolk +22 30 £35,000 -9.09% 3
Norfolk +20 9 £49,350 +64.50%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 477 (56.65%) Cisco
2 418 (49.64%) Windows
3 301 (35.75%) Microsoft
4 293 (34.80%) WAN
5 288 (34.20%) LAN
6 284 (33.73%) TCP/IP
7 283 (33.61%) VPN
8 278 (33.02%) Cisco Certification
9 266 (31.59%) VMware
10 233 (27.67%) Windows Server
11 224 (26.60%) Linux
12 213 (25.30%) Active Directory
13 201 (23.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 194 (23.04%) MS Exchange
15 190 (22.57%) CCNP
16 179 (21.26%) Network Security
17 177 (21.02%) DNS
18 168 (19.95%) ITIL
19 162 (19.24%) SQL Server
20 159 (18.88%) MS Excel
21 155 (18.41%) SAN
22 149 (17.70%) DHCP
23 143 (16.98%) Juniper
23 143 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
24 140 (16.63%) CheckPoint
25 129 (15.32%) Hyper-V
26 128 (15.20%) OSPF
27 127 (15.08%) F5
28 126 (14.96%) Wireless
29 121 (14.37%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 194 (23.04%) MS Exchange
2 94 (11.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 81 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 54 (6.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 43 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 32 (3.80%) IIS
6 32 (3.80%) SharePoint
7 24 (2.85%) Apache
7 24 (2.85%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.83%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.48%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.48%) Moodle
10 4 (0.48%) nginx
10 4 (0.48%) WordPress
11 2 (0.24%) Confluence
11 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 159 (18.88%) MS Excel
2 111 (13.18%) MS Office
3 45 (5.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Magento
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 109 (12.95%) Office 365
2 46 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (3.56%) SaaS
5 6 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.59%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.48%) IaaS
7 4 (0.48%) PaaS
8 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 293 (34.80%) WAN
2 288 (34.20%) LAN
3 284 (33.73%) TCP/IP
4 283 (33.61%) VPN
5 179 (21.26%) Network Security
6 177 (21.02%) DNS
7 155 (18.41%) SAN
8 149 (17.70%) DHCP
9 128 (15.20%) OSPF
10 126 (14.96%) Wireless
11 113 (13.42%) SSL
12 112 (13.30%) BGP
13 104 (12.35%) VLAN
14 93 (11.05%) VoIP
15 89 (10.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 77 (9.14%) Cisco ASA
16 77 (9.14%) MPLS
17 62 (7.36%) NAS
18 53 (6.29%) Spanning Tree
19 43 (5.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (19.24%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 29 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (2.14%) Big Data
6 9 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.07%) MySQL
7 8 (0.95%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.83%) Apache Hive
8 7 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.12%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.12%) IBM BigInsights
11 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.12%) MS Access
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (1.43%) Selenium
2 5 (0.59%) AppScan
2 5 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.59%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.24%) JIRA
5 1 (0.12%) Ant
5 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.12%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.12%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.12%) Subversion
5 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (13.78%) Finance
2 52 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 43 (5.11%) Banking
4 33 (3.92%) Legal
5 21 (2.49%) Retail
6 16 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.83%) Marketing
9 6 (0.71%) Publishing
10 5 (0.59%) Games
11 4 (0.48%) French Language
11 4 (0.48%) German Language
11 4 (0.48%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.24%) Advertising
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 182 (21.62%) Network Engineer
2 116 (13.78%) Support Engineer
3 70 (8.31%) 3rd Line Support
3 70 (8.31%) Analyst
4 67 (7.96%) Architect
5 65 (7.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 60 (7.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 58 (6.89%) Administrator
8 55 (6.53%) Consultant
8 55 (6.53%) Network Support
9 53 (6.29%) Systems Administrator
10 51 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
11 45 (5.34%) Network Support Engineer
12 43 (5.11%) Security Engineer
13 39 (4.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 39 (4.63%) IT Engineer
13 39 (4.63%) Security Specialist
14 35 (4.16%) Network Security Engineer
15 34 (4.04%) IT Support
15 34 (4.04%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.21%) MAPI
2 18 (2.14%) .NET
3 17 (2.02%) HTML
4 14 (1.66%) CSS
5 13 (1.54%) Web Services
6 10 (1.19%) XML
7 8 (0.95%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.83%) Java EE
8 7 (0.83%) STL
9 6 (0.71%) LAMP
9 6 (0.71%) LAPP Stack
9 6 (0.71%) Regular Expression
10 5 (0.59%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.48%) Alternative PHP Cache
11 4 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
12 2 (0.24%) HTML5
12 2 (0.24%) JSON
12 2 (0.24%) Middleware
13 1 (0.12%) Classic ASP
13 1 (0.12%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 121 (14.37%) Data Centre
2 65 (7.72%) Replication
3 59 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (6.53%) Blackberry
5 29 (3.44%) e-Health
6 28 (3.33%) Clustering
6 28 (3.33%) Driving Licence
7 27 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
7 27 (3.21%) iPhone
7 27 (3.21%) PDA
8 25 (2.97%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.97%) Mathematics
9 18 (2.14%) EqualLogic
9 18 (2.14%) Fat Client
9 18 (2.14%) Thin Client
10 17 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 17 (2.02%) Physics
11 13 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
13 10 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 418 (49.64%) Windows
2 233 (27.67%) Windows Server
3 224 (26.60%) Linux
4 143 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 105 (12.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (9.26%) Windows 7
7 74 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 69 (8.19%) Unix
9 49 (5.82%) Windows 10
9 49 (5.82%) Windows 8
10 35 (4.16%) Android
11 33 (3.92%) Windows XP
12 28 (3.33%) Windows Vista
13 10 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.95%) CentOS
14 8 (0.95%) Solaris
15 7 (0.83%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.36%) Debian
17 3 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (19.95%) ITIL
2 100 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 92 (10.93%) Information Security
4 86 (10.21%) Network Design
5 84 (9.98%) Load Balancing
6 74 (8.79%) Network Management
7 69 (8.19%) Presales
8 66 (7.84%) High Availability
9 60 (7.13%) Data Protection
10 46 (5.46%) Mentoring
10 46 (5.46%) Penetration Testing
11 43 (5.11%) Network Monitoring
12 42 (4.99%) Service Delivery
13 41 (4.87%) Change Management
13 41 (4.87%) Data Security
14 40 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (4.75%) Information Governance
15 36 (4.28%) Cybersecurity
16 33 (3.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 32 (3.80%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 102 (12.11%) SQL
2 60 (7.13%) PowerShell
3 31 (3.68%) Python
4 27 (3.21%) C
5 24 (2.85%) Bash Shell
6 22 (2.61%) Perl
7 21 (2.49%) Java
7 21 (2.49%) VBScript
8 14 (1.66%) C#
8 14 (1.66%) C++
8 14 (1.66%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.07%) VBA
10 8 (0.95%) Ruby
11 7 (0.83%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.71%) PHP
13 2 (0.24%) Tcl
13 2 (0.24%) VB
14 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 278 (33.02%) Cisco Certification
2 190 (22.57%) CCNP
3 110 (13.06%) CCNA
4 84 (9.98%) Degree
5 76 (9.03%) Security Cleared
6 72 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 67 (7.96%) CCDP
8 64 (7.60%) SC Cleared
9 58 (6.89%) CISSP
10 47 (5.58%) CCSE
11 42 (4.99%) MCSE
12 41 (4.87%) DV Cleared
13 40 (4.75%) JNCIE
13 40 (4.75%) JNCIP
14 39 (4.63%) JNCIA
15 38 (4.51%) CCSA
16 35 (4.16%) CCIE
17 32 (3.80%) MCSA
18 31 (3.68%) JNCIS
19 27 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (11.28%) SLA
2 71 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (5.46%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.31%) HIPAA
5 7 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.71%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.36%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.36%) QA
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) ISO27002
System Software
1 213 (25.30%) Active Directory
2 201 (23.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (15.32%) Hyper-V
4 67 (7.96%) vSphere
5 41 (4.87%) XenApp
6 40 (4.75%) Xen
7 34 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (3.56%) Terminal Services
9 22 (2.61%) NFS
10 16 (1.90%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.71%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.59%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.48%) iptables
13 4 (0.48%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.48%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.48%) Varnish
13 4 (0.48%) XenServer
14 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.24%) Docker
15 2 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 33 (3.92%) Backup Exec
2 27 (3.21%) SCCM
3 24 (2.85%) WSUS
4 22 (2.61%) FortiGate
4 22 (2.61%) Nessus
5 19 (2.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 17 (2.02%) HP NNM
7 15 (1.78%) SCDPM
8 11 (1.31%) SCOM
9 10 (1.19%) Puppet
10 9 (1.07%) Nmap
11 7 (0.83%) Nagios
12 6 (0.71%) Salt
13 5 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.48%) Cacti
14 4 (0.48%) cPanel
15 3 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
15 3 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
15 3 (0.36%) CiscoWorks
15 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 477 (56.65%) Cisco
2 301 (35.75%) Microsoft
3 266 (31.59%) VMware
4 143 (16.98%) Juniper
5 140 (16.63%) CheckPoint
6 127 (15.08%) F5
7 109 (12.95%) HP
8 102 (12.11%) Citrix
9 61 (7.24%) Apple
10 56 (6.65%) Dell
11 54 (6.41%) Palo Alto
12 46 (5.46%) Avaya
13 44 (5.23%) Oracle
14 38 (4.51%) SonicWALL
15 37 (4.39%) Veeam
16 29 (3.44%) Draytek
17 27 (3.21%) Fujitsu
18 20 (2.38%) 3PAR
19 17 (2.02%) Red Hat
20 13 (1.54%) Brocade
Ongar, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30,000 - £35,000 +Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
LA International
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus of 10-18k per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £48000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Suffolk
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + £15k benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: Competitive Salary + excellent benefits.
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
365 Media
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Omniledger Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Posted: 24 days ago
Colchester
Pertemps IT
Salary: Up to £45k p.a. plus excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Watford
Langley James Limited
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago