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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 45 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 394 445 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.21% 5.17% 4.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.05% 24.90% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 286 376 346
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +3.94%
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
1573 1787 1885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.80% 20.75% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1385 1546
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 152 £43,250 +6.79% 15
Cambridgeshire +25 95 £41,250 +3.12% 11
Essex +1 94 £44,500 -1.11% 3
Bedfordshire -22 39 £48,000 +37.14%
Suffolk -20 12 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Norfolk -3 8 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 389 (55.73%) Cisco
2 312 (44.70%) Windows
3 270 (38.68%) Active Directory
4 259 (37.11%) VMware
5 243 (34.81%) Microsoft
6 224 (32.09%) Cisco Certification
7 201 (28.80%) WAN
8 190 (27.22%) MS Exchange
9 179 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 175 (25.07%) DNS
11 174 (24.93%) VPN
12 172 (24.64%) LAN
13 152 (21.78%) CCNP
14 150 (21.49%) Citrix
15 149 (21.35%) ITIL
16 145 (20.77%) Linux
17 140 (20.06%) Windows Server 2008
18 138 (19.77%) SQL Server
18 138 (19.77%) CheckPoint
19 137 (19.63%) SAN
20 134 (19.20%) Network Security
21 126 (18.05%) Exchange Server 2010
22 120 (17.19%) Juniper
23 118 (16.91%) DHCP
24 115 (16.48%) TCP/IP
25 113 (16.19%) CCNA
26 110 (15.76%) SQL
27 108 (15.47%) Windows Server 2012
28 99 (14.18%) SSL
29 97 (13.90%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 190 (27.22%) MS Exchange
2 126 (18.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (11.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 76 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 65 (9.31%) SharePoint
6 58 (8.31%) IIS
7 28 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (3.87%) Lync
9 26 (3.72%) Apache
10 19 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (2.29%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2000
14 6 (0.86%) JBoss
14 6 (0.86%) nginx
15 4 (0.57%) CMS
16 3 (0.43%) Zope
16 3 (0.43%) Plone
16 3 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 78 (11.17%) MS Excel
2 45 (6.45%) MS Office
3 35 (5.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) SAP Business One
2 4 (0.57%) Magento
3 3 (0.43%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 67 (9.60%) Office 365
2 39 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.58%) SaaS
6 5 (0.72%) PaaS
6 5 (0.72%) IaaS
6 5 (0.72%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 201 (28.80%) WAN
2 175 (25.07%) DNS
3 174 (24.93%) VPN
4 172 (24.64%) LAN
5 137 (19.63%) SAN
6 134 (19.20%) Network Security
7 118 (16.91%) DHCP
8 115 (16.48%) TCP/IP
9 99 (14.18%) SSL
10 97 (13.90%) BGP
11 83 (11.89%) OSPF
12 82 (11.75%) MPLS
13 75 (10.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 74 (10.60%) Wireless
15 61 (8.74%) Cisco ASA
16 60 (8.60%) VLAN
17 51 (7.31%) VoIP
18 48 (6.88%) EIGRP
19 43 (6.16%) Cisco IOS
20 42 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (4.87%) SQL Server 2000
4 26 (3.72%) MySQL
5 14 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.00%) Big Data
8 6 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.43%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.43%) Text Mining
11 3 (0.43%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.43%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.29%) dBASE
12 2 (0.29%) DB2
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.14%) MS Access
13 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.57%) Subversion
4 2 (0.29%) Ant
5 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.14%) TestLink
5 1 (0.14%) JIRA
5 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
General
1 80 (11.46%) Finance
2 37 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.01%) Retail
4 16 (2.29%) Banking
5 14 (2.01%) Back Office
6 13 (1.86%) Advertising
7 11 (1.58%) Marketing
8 10 (1.43%) Legal
9 8 (1.15%) Automotive
10 7 (1.00%) Games
11 5 (0.72%) Publishing
12 3 (0.43%) Law
12 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 161 (23.07%) Network Engineer
2 79 (11.32%) Analyst
3 74 (10.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 58 (8.31%) Administrator
5 55 (7.88%) Consultant
6 51 (7.31%) Support Engineer
7 40 (5.73%) Systems Administrator
8 38 (5.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 37 (5.30%) Senior Network Engineer
10 36 (5.16%) Architect
11 35 (5.01%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 35 (5.01%) Security Engineer
12 30 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
13 29 (4.15%) Network Security Engineer
13 29 (4.15%) Head of IT
14 26 (3.72%) Network Specialist
14 26 (3.72%) Support Analyst
14 26 (3.72%) Security Consultant
15 24 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support
16 22 (3.15%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.01%) Web Services
2 22 (3.15%) CSS
3 19 (2.72%) .NET
4 17 (2.44%) HTML
5 15 (2.15%) LAMP
6 14 (2.01%) XML
7 12 (1.72%) WCF
8 9 (1.29%) SOAP
9 8 (1.15%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.15%) jQuery
10 6 (0.86%) JSON
11 5 (0.72%) Middleware
11 5 (0.72%) J2EE
12 3 (0.43%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.43%) Alternative PHP Cache
13 2 (0.29%) CSS3
13 2 (0.29%) RESTful
13 2 (0.29%) HTML5
14 1 (0.14%) REST
14 1 (0.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.60%) Blackberry
2 60 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 54 (7.74%) Clustering
4 39 (5.59%) Thin Client
4 39 (5.59%) Fat Client
5 34 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (4.01%) FMCG
7 20 (2.87%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (1.72%) PKI
9 12 (1.72%) Replication
9 12 (1.72%) BYOD
10 10 (1.43%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.86%) e-Health
12 6 (0.86%) CCTV
12 6 (0.86%) Statistics
12 6 (0.86%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.72%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 312 (44.70%) Windows
2 145 (20.77%) Linux
3 140 (20.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 108 (15.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (9.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (7.31%) Windows 7
7 46 (6.59%) Windows 8
8 36 (5.16%) UNIX
8 36 (5.16%) Windows XP
9 35 (5.01%) Windows 2000
10 16 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.29%) CentOS
12 7 (1.00%) Debian
13 6 (0.86%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.57%) Android
16 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (21.35%) ITIL
2 84 (12.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 67 (9.60%) Load Balancing
4 65 (9.31%) Project Management
5 56 (8.02%) Network Management
6 47 (6.73%) Penetration Testing
7 38 (5.44%) Network Design
7 38 (5.44%) Change Management
8 35 (5.01%) Service Delivery
9 34 (4.87%) Information Security
10 32 (4.58%) PRINCE2
11 31 (4.44%) Asset Management
11 31 (4.44%) SIEM
12 29 (4.15%) Change Control
13 28 (4.01%) Problem Management
14 26 (3.72%) Business Continuity
15 22 (3.15%) Incident Management
15 22 (3.15%) Network Monitoring
16 21 (3.01%) Security Architecture
17 18 (2.58%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (15.76%) SQL
2 32 (4.58%) Perl
3 30 (4.30%) Python
4 29 (4.15%) PowerShell
5 24 (3.44%) Java
6 23 (3.30%) JavaScript
7 22 (3.15%) Shell Script
8 17 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 15 (2.15%) VBScript
10 14 (2.01%) PHP
11 12 (1.72%) C
11 12 (1.72%) C#
12 8 (1.15%) C++
13 6 (0.86%) VB
14 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.14%) VBA
14 1 (0.14%) Jython
14 1 (0.14%) Tcl
14 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 224 (32.09%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (21.78%) CCNP
3 113 (16.19%) CCNA
4 85 (12.18%) Degree
5 77 (11.03%) Security Cleared
6 66 (9.46%) SC Cleared
7 62 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 45 (6.45%) CCSA
9 42 (6.02%) CISSP
10 40 (5.73%) MCSE
11 29 (4.15%) CCDP
12 28 (4.01%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (3.58%) CISM
13 25 (3.58%) CCSE
13 25 (3.58%) MCSA
14 23 (3.30%) CCIE
15 21 (3.01%) MCP
16 18 (2.58%) SSCP
17 12 (1.72%) Check Point Certification
17 12 (1.72%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (6.30%) SLA
3 29 (4.15%) PCI DSS
4 14 (2.01%) COBIT
5 11 (1.58%) QA
6 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 270 (38.68%) Active Directory
2 179 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (11.03%) Hyper-V
4 58 (8.31%) vSphere
5 51 (7.31%) VMware ESX
6 44 (6.30%) XenApp
7 37 (5.30%) XenDesktop
8 35 (5.01%) vCloud
9 18 (2.58%) Xen
9 18 (2.58%) Terminal Services
10 13 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (1.29%) Varnish
12 6 (0.86%) NLBS
13 5 (0.72%) Sendmail
14 4 (0.57%) iptables
14 4 (0.57%) XenServer
15 3 (0.43%) qmail
15 3 (0.43%) Postfix
15 3 (0.43%) Snort
15 3 (0.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 66 (9.46%) Backup Exec
2 42 (6.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 34 (4.87%) NetBackup
4 20 (2.87%) WSUS
5 18 (2.58%) Nagios
6 16 (2.29%) HP NNM
7 12 (1.72%) Puppet
7 12 (1.72%) Cacti
8 11 (1.58%) SCCM
9 9 (1.29%) SCOM
10 7 (1.00%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.86%) CA Spectrum
11 6 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (0.86%) Opsview
12 5 (0.72%) Ansible
12 5 (0.72%) ARCserve
13 4 (0.57%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.43%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.43%) systemd
Vendors
1 389 (55.73%) Cisco
2 259 (37.11%) VMware
3 243 (34.81%) Microsoft
4 150 (21.49%) Citrix
5 138 (19.77%) CheckPoint
6 120 (17.19%) Juniper
7 93 (13.32%) HP
8 74 (10.60%) F5
9 68 (9.74%) Symantec
10 40 (5.73%) Sophos
11 37 (5.30%) NetApp
12 34 (4.87%) Veritas
13 29 (4.15%) Dell
13 29 (4.15%) Oracle
13 29 (4.15%) SolarWinds
14 28 (4.01%) Red Hat
15 23 (3.30%) SonicWALL
16 20 (2.87%) Fortinet
17 15 (2.15%) WatchGuard
17 15 (2.15%) CA
Basildon, Essex
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 +Bonus +On-Call Allowance +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Eye, Suffolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified TSE/DUB
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Pension + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + 5% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Base+Top Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Up to £40,000 + car & comprehensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hockley, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago