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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 67 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 273 365 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.69% 4.69% 4.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.75% 22.45% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 221 302 256
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1200 1626 1534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.24% 20.89% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1320 1229
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 £57,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 September 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 September 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 +14 127 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Essex -16 50 £36,125 -10.24% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 44 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Bedfordshire -31 33 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Suffolk -22 14 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Norfolk +9 5 £33,750 -10.94% 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 331 (50.53%) Cisco
2 316 (48.24%) Windows
3 241 (36.79%) Active Directory
4 236 (36.03%) VMware
5 233 (35.57%) Microsoft
6 199 (30.38%) DNS
7 194 (29.62%) LAN
8 190 (29.01%) WAN
9 185 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
10 182 (27.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 171 (26.11%) Linux
12 165 (25.19%) MS Exchange
13 164 (25.04%) ITIL
14 149 (22.75%) Data Centre
15 147 (22.44%) TCP/IP
16 144 (21.98%) CheckPoint
17 132 (20.15%) Windows Server 2008
18 128 (19.54%) CCNP
19 126 (19.24%) DHCP
20 125 (19.08%) VPN
21 117 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
22 115 (17.56%) Citrix
23 105 (16.03%) CCNA
24 104 (15.88%) SAN
25 94 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2010
26 93 (14.20%) Juniper
26 93 (14.20%) SQL
27 92 (14.05%) SQL Server
27 92 (14.05%) MS Excel
28 86 (13.13%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 165 (25.19%) MS Exchange
2 94 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 54 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 53 (8.09%) Apache
6 51 (7.79%) SharePoint
7 40 (6.11%) IIS
8 39 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (4.27%) Tomcat
10 25 (3.82%) Lync
11 17 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
11 17 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 14 (2.14%) nginx
13 9 (1.37%) Zope
14 8 (1.22%) Plone
14 8 (1.22%) CMS
15 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
16 5 (0.76%) Joomla!
16 5 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 92 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 46 (7.02%) MS Office
3 22 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.92%) Magento
2 4 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 86 (13.13%) Office 365
2 38 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.75%) PaaS
4 18 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (2.14%) SaaS
5 14 (2.14%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.76%) IaaS
7 3 (0.46%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.31%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.15%) Symantec.cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 199 (30.38%) DNS
2 194 (29.62%) LAN
3 190 (29.01%) WAN
4 147 (22.44%) TCP/IP
5 126 (19.24%) DHCP
6 125 (19.08%) VPN
7 104 (15.88%) SAN
8 79 (12.06%) OSPF
8 79 (12.06%) Network Security
9 78 (11.91%) SSL
10 72 (10.99%) BGP
11 62 (9.47%) Wireless
12 61 (9.31%) VLAN
12 61 (9.31%) Cisco Nexus
13 60 (9.16%) Cisco ASA
14 37 (5.65%) VoIP
15 36 (5.50%) MPLS
16 33 (5.04%) IP Telephony
17 31 (4.73%) VRRP
17 31 (4.73%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (4.73%) MySQL
3 19 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.37%) MariaDB
5 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.61%) Apache Hive
7 4 (0.61%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.61%) Big Data
7 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.31%) dBASE
8 2 (0.31%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (1.68%) Subversion
2 7 (1.07%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.31%) JIRA
5 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.15%) TestLink
5 1 (0.15%) MSI
5 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.15%) Ant
General
1 72 (10.99%) Finance
2 49 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.43%) Marketing
4 16 (2.44%) Advertising
5 14 (2.14%) Retail
6 12 (1.83%) Banking
7 11 (1.68%) Publishing
7 11 (1.68%) Games
8 6 (0.92%) Legal
9 4 (0.61%) Automotive
9 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.46%) Back Office
10 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (13.74%) Network Engineer
2 69 (10.53%) Analyst
3 65 (9.92%) Consultant
4 56 (8.55%) Administrator
5 54 (8.24%) Systems Administrator
6 53 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 44 (6.72%) Architect
8 42 (6.41%) Security Consultant
9 38 (5.80%) Support Engineer
9 38 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
10 29 (4.43%) Security Engineer
11 28 (4.27%) Linux Administrator
12 27 (4.12%) Network Consultant
13 26 (3.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 25 (3.82%) Senior Network Engineer
14 25 (3.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
16 21 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
17 19 (2.90%) Security Analyst
17 19 (2.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.73%) Web Services
2 11 (1.68%) HTML
2 11 (1.68%) .NET
3 10 (1.53%) CSS
4 8 (1.22%) LAMP
4 8 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.07%) XML
6 6 (0.92%) SOAP
6 6 (0.92%) WCF
6 6 (0.92%) jQuery
7 5 (0.76%) Alternative PHP Cache
8 4 (0.61%) STL
8 4 (0.61%) Java EE
9 2 (0.31%) ISAPI
9 2 (0.31%) COM
10 1 (0.15%) Middleware
10 1 (0.15%) ISPF
10 1 (0.15%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 149 (22.75%) Data Centre
2 64 (9.77%) Management Information System
3 49 (7.48%) Blackberry
4 45 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (5.34%) Replication
6 33 (5.04%) Clustering
6 33 (5.04%) Thin Client
6 33 (5.04%) Fat Client
7 18 (2.75%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.68%) FMCG
11 9 (1.37%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.22%) PKI
12 8 (1.22%) Statistics
13 7 (1.07%) BYOD
13 7 (1.07%) HP StoreVirtual
14 5 (0.76%) e-Health
14 5 (0.76%) Blog
14 5 (0.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 316 (48.24%) Windows
2 171 (26.11%) Linux
3 132 (20.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 117 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (7.48%) UNIX
7 31 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (4.58%) Windows 7
9 27 (4.12%) CentOS
10 24 (3.66%) Windows 8
11 23 (3.51%) Windows XP
12 18 (2.75%) Windows 2000
13 12 (1.83%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.53%) Debian
15 7 (1.07%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.92%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.92%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.76%) AIX
17 5 (0.76%) Android
18 4 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (25.04%) ITIL
2 70 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 70 (10.69%) Load Balancing
3 69 (10.53%) Information Security
4 63 (9.62%) Project Management
5 62 (9.47%) Network Design
6 52 (7.94%) Change Management
7 46 (7.02%) Network Management
8 38 (5.80%) Penetration Testing
9 32 (4.89%) Incident Management
10 30 (4.58%) PRINCE2
10 30 (4.58%) Kalman Filter
11 29 (4.43%) SIEM
12 25 (3.82%) Security Management
13 24 (3.66%) Migration
13 24 (3.66%) Mentoring
14 22 (3.36%) Service Delivery
15 20 (3.05%) Network Monitoring
16 19 (2.90%) Configuration Management
17 18 (2.75%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (14.20%) SQL
2 50 (7.63%) Perl
3 41 (6.26%) Python
4 36 (5.50%) Java
5 31 (4.73%) Bash Shell
6 28 (4.27%) PowerShell
7 17 (2.60%) C
7 17 (2.60%) PHP
8 14 (2.14%) Shell Script
9 12 (1.83%) C++
10 11 (1.68%) C#
11 7 (1.07%) VBA
12 6 (0.92%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.76%) VBScript
13 5 (0.76%) VB
14 4 (0.61%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.31%) Ruby
16 1 (0.15%) Jython
16 1 (0.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 185 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (19.54%) CCNP
3 105 (16.03%) CCNA
4 70 (10.69%) Degree
5 58 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 53 (8.09%) CISSP
7 50 (7.63%) MCSE
8 38 (5.80%) Security Cleared
9 32 (4.89%) CCDP
9 32 (4.89%) CCSA
10 30 (4.58%) CISM
10 30 (4.58%) MCSA
11 29 (4.43%) CCSE
12 28 (4.27%) MCP
13 25 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (3.82%) SC Cleared
14 18 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (2.44%) SSCP
15 16 (2.44%) CCIE
16 14 (2.14%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (5.04%) SLA
3 27 (4.12%) PCI DSS
4 18 (2.75%) QA
5 10 (1.53%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 241 (36.79%) Active Directory
2 182 (27.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (12.52%) Hyper-V
4 63 (9.62%) vSphere
5 45 (6.87%) VMware ESX
6 41 (6.26%) XenApp
7 31 (4.73%) Terminal Services
8 30 (4.58%) XenDesktop
9 26 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (2.75%) vCloud
11 13 (1.98%) Varnish
12 10 (1.53%) iptables
12 10 (1.53%) qmail
12 10 (1.53%) Postfix
13 9 (1.37%) VirtualBox
14 8 (1.22%) Terminal Server
15 7 (1.07%) ISA Server
15 7 (1.07%) Xen
16 6 (0.92%) KVM
17 5 (0.76%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 39 (5.95%) Backup Exec
2 34 (5.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 24 (3.66%) Nagios
4 20 (3.05%) SCCM
5 18 (2.75%) NetBackup
6 13 (1.98%) HP NNM
7 12 (1.83%) Nessus
7 12 (1.83%) SCOM
8 11 (1.68%) Cacti
9 10 (1.53%) Puppet
10 8 (1.22%) HAProxy
10 8 (1.22%) systemd
11 5 (0.76%) cPanel
12 4 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (0.61%) ARCserve
13 3 (0.46%) WSUS
13 3 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
14 2 (0.31%) Opsview
14 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 331 (50.53%) Cisco
2 236 (36.03%) VMware
3 233 (35.57%) Microsoft
4 144 (21.98%) CheckPoint
5 115 (17.56%) Citrix
6 93 (14.20%) Juniper
7 85 (12.98%) HP
8 77 (11.76%) F5
9 51 (7.79%) Red Hat
10 43 (6.56%) Symantec
11 37 (5.65%) Sophos
12 36 (5.50%) Oracle
13 35 (5.34%) SonicWALL
14 30 (4.58%) Dell
15 29 (4.43%) Apple
16 27 (4.12%) Websense
17 23 (3.51%) SolarWinds
18 21 (3.21%) NetApp
19 18 (2.75%) Veritas
20 17 (2.60%) Fujitsu
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 3 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Shares
Posted: 7 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
GCS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: £Competitive with benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum £100k+ package including bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Pool Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago