The table below looks at the statistics for FirePass skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FirePass over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks FirePass
Rank - 856 873
Permanent jobs citing FirePass 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.006% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £42,500 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £17,000
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%
FirePass
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19088 17400 21205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.34% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15191 14220 17495
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FirePass
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FirePass across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FirePass Jobs Demand Trend in England

FirePass
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FirePass across the England region.

FirePass Salary Trend in England

FirePass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing FirePass 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 FirePass.

1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

FirePass
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing FirePass 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 FirePass. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Websense