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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 50 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 348 413 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.77% 5.19% 4.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.23% 24.85% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 270 353 319
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
1498 1662 1850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.53% 20.87% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 1325 1508
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -5 120 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Essex +6 91 £44,500 -1.11% 6
Cambridgeshire +18 82 £41,250 +3.12% 10
Bedfordshire -25 38 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Norfolk +5 12 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Suffolk -20 11 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 375 (55.64%) Cisco
2 312 (46.29%) Windows
3 261 (38.72%) Active Directory
4 257 (38.13%) VMware
5 233 (34.57%) Microsoft
6 218 (32.34%) Cisco Certification
7 183 (27.15%) WAN
8 182 (27.00%) MS Exchange
9 174 (25.82%) VPN
10 170 (25.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 163 (24.18%) DNS
12 159 (23.59%) SAN
13 156 (23.15%) LAN
14 149 (22.11%) CCNP
15 143 (21.22%) Linux
16 141 (20.92%) Citrix
17 140 (20.77%) SQL Server
18 126 (18.69%) Windows Server 2008
19 123 (18.25%) Network Security
20 118 (17.51%) TCP/IP
20 118 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2010
21 117 (17.36%) Juniper
22 116 (17.21%) DHCP
23 113 (16.77%) ITIL
24 112 (16.62%) CheckPoint
25 102 (15.13%) BGP
25 102 (15.13%) SQL
26 99 (14.69%) CCNA
27 98 (14.54%) SSL
28 92 (13.65%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 182 (27.00%) MS Exchange
2 118 (17.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 69 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 62 (9.20%) IIS
6 61 (9.05%) SharePoint
7 25 (3.71%) Lync
7 25 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 20 (2.97%) Apache
10 11 (1.63%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.04%) JBoss
13 4 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.45%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.45%) WorkSite
14 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.45%) Moodle
Applications
1 70 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 43 (6.38%) MS Office
3 37 (5.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) SAP Business One
2 4 (0.59%) Magento
2 4 (0.59%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.16%) Office 365
2 16 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.34%) SaaS
5 6 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) IaaS
7 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 183 (27.15%) WAN
2 174 (25.82%) VPN
3 163 (24.18%) DNS
4 159 (23.59%) SAN
5 156 (23.15%) LAN
6 123 (18.25%) Network Security
7 118 (17.51%) TCP/IP
8 116 (17.21%) DHCP
9 102 (15.13%) BGP
10 98 (14.54%) SSL
11 92 (13.65%) MPLS
12 88 (13.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 87 (12.91%) OSPF
14 80 (11.87%) Wireless
15 57 (8.46%) Cisco ASA
16 56 (8.31%) VoIP
17 53 (7.86%) Cisco IOS
17 53 (7.86%) VLAN
18 51 (7.57%) EIGRP
19 33 (4.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (5.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 23 (3.41%) MySQL
5 13 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.34%) Big Data
8 7 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.74%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.59%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.59%) Text Mining
10 4 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.59%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.30%) DB2
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.15%) MS Access
12 1 (0.15%) dBASE
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.30%) Ant
4 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 86 (12.76%) Finance
2 32 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.86%) Banking
4 22 (3.26%) Retail
5 13 (1.93%) Back Office
6 9 (1.34%) Legal
7 8 (1.19%) Automotive
8 7 (1.04%) Games
9 6 (0.89%) Advertising
10 5 (0.74%) Law
10 5 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Marketing
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 172 (25.52%) Network Engineer
2 73 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 64 (9.50%) Analyst
4 61 (9.05%) Support Engineer
5 60 (8.90%) Administrator
6 46 (6.82%) Consultant
7 41 (6.08%) Systems Administrator
8 39 (5.79%) Architect
9 37 (5.49%) Network Specialist
10 35 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
11 34 (5.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 34 (5.04%) Security Engineer
12 31 (4.60%) Network Security Engineer
13 30 (4.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 29 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
15 24 (3.56%) Head of IT
16 23 (3.41%) Support Analyst
17 20 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
17 20 (2.97%) Network Administrator
17 20 (2.97%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.75%) Web Services
2 22 (3.26%) .NET
3 19 (2.82%) CSS
4 17 (2.52%) XML
5 14 (2.08%) HTML
6 13 (1.93%) LAMP
7 12 (1.78%) WCF
7 12 (1.78%) SOAP
8 9 (1.34%) Middleware
8 9 (1.34%) JSON
9 8 (1.19%) jQuery
9 8 (1.19%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.89%) J2EE
10 6 (0.89%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.59%) REST
12 3 (0.45%) Alternative PHP Cache
13 2 (0.30%) CSS3
13 2 (0.30%) RESTful
13 2 (0.30%) HTML5
14 1 (0.15%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.68%) Blackberry
2 59 (8.75%) Clustering
3 52 (7.72%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.01%) Thin Client
4 27 (4.01%) Fat Client
5 26 (3.86%) FMCG
6 21 (3.12%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (2.37%) Replication
9 15 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (2.08%) PKI
11 11 (1.63%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.04%) EqualLogic
13 7 (1.04%) CCTV
14 6 (0.89%) e-Health
14 6 (0.89%) Open Source
15 5 (0.74%) Statistics
15 5 (0.74%) Streaming Music
16 4 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 312 (46.29%) Windows
2 143 (21.22%) Linux
3 126 (18.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (13.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (8.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (7.27%) Windows 7
7 47 (6.97%) Windows 8
8 38 (5.64%) UNIX
9 35 (5.19%) Windows 2000
10 34 (5.04%) Windows XP
11 14 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.89%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.74%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.74%) Debian
14 4 (0.59%) Android
14 4 (0.59%) CentOS
15 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.45%) AIX
16 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (16.77%) ITIL
2 90 (13.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 61 (9.05%) Load Balancing
3 61 (9.05%) Network Management
4 48 (7.12%) Project Management
5 44 (6.53%) Penetration Testing
6 41 (6.08%) Asset Management
7 37 (5.49%) Service Delivery
8 33 (4.90%) Change Management
9 32 (4.75%) SIEM
10 31 (4.60%) PRINCE2
10 31 (4.60%) Network Design
11 30 (4.45%) Change Control
12 29 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
13 25 (3.71%) Problem Management
14 24 (3.56%) Security Architecture
14 24 (3.56%) Business Continuity
15 23 (3.41%) Configuration Management
16 21 (3.12%) Mentoring
17 20 (2.97%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 102 (15.13%) SQL
2 35 (5.19%) PowerShell
3 28 (4.15%) Python
4 26 (3.86%) Perl
5 24 (3.56%) Shell Script
5 24 (3.56%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.26%) Java
7 17 (2.52%) Bash Shell
8 15 (2.23%) C#
8 15 (2.23%) VBScript
9 13 (1.93%) PHP
10 12 (1.78%) C
11 8 (1.19%) C++
12 6 (0.89%) VB
13 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.15%) VBA
13 1 (0.15%) Jython
13 1 (0.15%) Ruby
13 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 218 (32.34%) Cisco Certification
2 149 (22.11%) CCNP
3 99 (14.69%) CCNA
4 86 (12.76%) Security Cleared
5 74 (10.98%) SC Cleared
6 72 (10.68%) Degree
7 62 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (6.08%) CCSA
9 38 (5.64%) MCSE
10 33 (4.90%) CISSP
11 29 (4.30%) CCDP
12 26 (3.86%) MCSA
13 25 (3.71%) CCIE
13 25 (3.71%) CCSE
14 21 (3.12%) MCP
15 16 (2.37%) CISM
16 14 (2.08%) SSCP
17 13 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
18 12 (1.78%) JNCIA
18 12 (1.78%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.27%) SLA
2 37 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (4.01%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.48%) COBIT
5 7 (1.04%) QA
6 5 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 261 (38.72%) Active Directory
2 170 (25.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (9.64%) Hyper-V
4 55 (8.16%) vSphere
5 49 (7.27%) VMware ESX
6 43 (6.38%) XenApp
7 36 (5.34%) vCloud
8 35 (5.19%) XenDesktop
9 22 (3.26%) Xen
10 18 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (2.37%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.89%) NLBS
12 6 (0.89%) Varnish
13 5 (0.74%) iptables
13 5 (0.74%) Sendmail
14 4 (0.59%) XenServer
15 3 (0.45%) UAG
15 3 (0.45%) Snort
15 3 (0.45%) Squid
16 2 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 63 (9.35%) Backup Exec
2 36 (5.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 34 (5.04%) NetBackup
4 20 (2.97%) HP NNM
4 20 (2.97%) WSUS
5 15 (2.23%) Nagios
6 13 (1.93%) Cacti
6 13 (1.93%) Puppet
6 13 (1.93%) FortiGate
7 10 (1.48%) SCCM
8 8 (1.19%) SCOM
8 8 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.04%) Opsview
10 6 (0.89%) CA Spectrum
10 6 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (0.74%) Ansible
12 4 (0.59%) ARCserve
13 3 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.45%) cPanel
14 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 375 (55.64%) Cisco
2 257 (38.13%) VMware
3 233 (34.57%) Microsoft
4 141 (20.92%) Citrix
5 117 (17.36%) Juniper
6 112 (16.62%) CheckPoint
7 92 (13.65%) HP
8 78 (11.57%) F5
9 63 (9.35%) Symantec
10 41 (6.08%) Sophos
11 34 (5.04%) Veritas
12 31 (4.60%) NetApp
13 29 (4.30%) Dell
13 29 (4.30%) Oracle
14 26 (3.86%) Fortinet
15 24 (3.56%) SolarWinds
16 19 (2.82%) SonicWALL
16 19 (2.82%) Red Hat
17 17 (2.52%) WatchGuard
18 14 (2.08%) LogRhythm
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £46,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £47,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Base+Top Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
ACS Performance
Salary: £21000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £45k - 48k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
@ITS
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago