The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
UK / England
Rank 64 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3617 4902 4925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.64% 5.11% 4.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.61% 29.60% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2984 4200 4156
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
12644 16562 18439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.21% 17.26% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10343 13865 14987
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in England

Firewall
Salary Trend in England

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

Firewall Salary Trend in England

Firewall
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in England

Firewall
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 1508 £52,500 +5.00% 171
South East -5 865 £42,500 -5.55% 81
West Midlands +16 278 £42,500 - 43
North West +18 227 £40,000 - 32
East of England -34 220 £40,750 -4.11% 35
Yorkshire -15 214 £37,500 -11.76% 32
South West -44 167 £36,000 -9.43% 37
East Midlands -4 112 £42,500 +6.25% 16
North East +20 25 £30,000 +11.11% 5
Midlands +10 1 - - 1
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4182 (52.26%) Cisco
2 3203 (40.02%) Windows
3 2703 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
4 2188 (27.34%) VMware
5 2139 (26.73%) WAN
6 2025 (25.30%) Microsoft
7 2019 (25.23%) LAN
8 1938 (24.22%) Active Directory
9 1852 (23.14%) Linux
10 1821 (22.75%) CCNP
11 1816 (22.69%) Network Security
12 1793 (22.40%) VPN
13 1711 (21.38%) DNS
14 1707 (21.33%) Windows Server
15 1618 (20.22%) TCP/IP
16 1538 (19.22%) CheckPoint
17 1535 (19.18%) CCNA
18 1510 (18.87%) ITIL
19 1461 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
20 1421 (17.76%) Data Centre
21 1388 (17.34%) Juniper
22 1332 (16.64%) Cisco ASA
23 1208 (15.09%) Finance
24 1158 (14.47%) Wireless
25 1029 (12.86%) Palo Alto
26 1010 (12.62%) MPLS
27 989 (12.36%) DHCP
28 977 (12.21%) MS Exchange
29 965 (12.06%) OSPF
29 965 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 977 (12.21%) MS Exchange
2 419 (5.24%) IIS
3 366 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 322 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 268 (3.35%) Apache
6 259 (3.24%) SharePoint
7 229 (2.86%) Skype for Business
8 192 (2.40%) Tomcat
9 146 (1.82%) JBoss
9 146 (1.82%) WebLogic
10 137 (1.71%) WebSphere
11 126 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 113 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
13 106 (1.32%) OpenStack
14 73 (0.91%) CloudStack
15 66 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
16 58 (0.72%) nginx
17 41 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 39 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 30 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 773 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 478 (5.97%) MS Office
3 85 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 54 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.15%) MS Project
6 8 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.087%) SOLIDWORKS
8 5 (0.062%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.062%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.025%) Autodesk Smoke
9 2 (0.025%) Baselight
9 2 (0.025%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.012%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.012%) SmartSuite
10 1 (0.012%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 23 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.075%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.062%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.050%) Infor CRM
5 4 (0.050%) Maximo
5 4 (0.050%) Northgate Housing
5 4 (0.050%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.050%) Workfront
6 3 (0.037%) Bankmaster
6 3 (0.037%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.037%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.037%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.037%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.025%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.025%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.025%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.012%) assyst
8 1 (0.012%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 726 (9.07%) Office 365
2 569 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
3 478 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 166 (2.07%) SaaS
5 108 (1.35%) IaaS
6 100 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 87 (1.09%) PaaS
8 48 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 45 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 44 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 42 (0.52%) Mimecast
12 27 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 22 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
14 20 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
15 19 (0.24%) G Suite
15 19 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
16 17 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
18 10 (0.12%) SoftLayer
19 8 (0.100%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2139 (26.73%) WAN
2 2019 (25.23%) LAN
3 1816 (22.69%) Network Security
4 1793 (22.40%) VPN
5 1711 (21.38%) DNS
6 1618 (20.22%) TCP/IP
7 1332 (16.64%) Cisco ASA
8 1158 (14.47%) Wireless
9 1010 (12.62%) MPLS
10 989 (12.36%) DHCP
11 965 (12.06%) OSPF
12 961 (12.01%) BGP
13 818 (10.22%) VoIP
14 797 (9.96%) SAN
15 722 (9.02%) VLAN
16 617 (7.71%) Internet
17 610 (7.62%) Cisco Nexus
18 489 (6.11%) SSL
19 440 (5.50%) Intrusion Detection
20 384 (4.80%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 828 (10.35%) SQL Server
2 232 (2.90%) MySQL
3 151 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 75 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 61 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 58 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 54 (0.67%) Big Data
8 48 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 44 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
10 36 (0.45%) NoSQL
11 28 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
12 25 (0.31%) RDBMS
13 24 (0.30%) Hadoop
13 24 (0.30%) MongoDB
13 24 (0.30%) Redis
14 23 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
17 19 (0.24%) GIS
18 14 (0.17%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 158 (1.97%) Jenkins
2 154 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 76 (0.95%) JIRA
4 69 (0.86%) TeamCity
5 67 (0.84%) Subversion
6 24 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (0.29%) Vagrant
8 20 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 18 (0.22%) Selenium
10 17 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (0.17%) Burp Suite
12 14 (0.17%) MSI
13 13 (0.16%) Bitbucket
13 13 (0.16%) Visual Studio
14 12 (0.15%) Fiddler
14 12 (0.15%) Maven
15 9 (0.11%) JMeter
16 8 (0.100%) Metasploit
General
1 1208 (15.09%) Finance
2 587 (7.33%) Telecoms
3 255 (3.19%) Retail
4 221 (2.76%) Banking
5 148 (1.85%) Legal
6 141 (1.76%) Marketing
7 93 (1.16%) Publishing
8 84 (1.05%) Games
9 83 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 78 (0.97%) Law
11 63 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 61 (0.76%) Back Office
13 43 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 36 (0.45%) Advertising
14 36 (0.45%) Electronics
15 35 (0.44%) Investment Banking
16 34 (0.42%) German Language
17 26 (0.32%) French Language
18 24 (0.30%) Military
19 20 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2345 (29.30%) Network Engineer
2 1095 (13.68%) Analyst
3 868 (10.85%) Support Engineer
4 780 (9.75%) Security Engineer
5 630 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 628 (7.85%) Cisco Engineer
7 577 (7.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 549 (6.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 498 (6.22%) Security Analyst
10 461 (5.76%) Network Security Engineer
11 457 (5.71%) Administrator
12 411 (5.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 395 (4.94%) Consultant
14 379 (4.74%) IT Engineer
15 353 (4.41%) IT Support
16 348 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
17 330 (4.12%) Architect
18 288 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
19 262 (3.27%) Network Support
20 260 (3.25%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (3.69%) Web Services
2 238 (2.97%) .NET
3 159 (1.99%) 802.1X
4 120 (1.50%) Middleware
5 118 (1.47%) LAMP
6 107 (1.34%) HTML
7 61 (0.76%) SOAP
8 52 (0.65%) XML
9 43 (0.54%) J2EE
10 42 (0.52%) REST
11 40 (0.50%) CSS
12 37 (0.46%) LEMP Stack
13 27 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
14 26 (0.32%) Ajax
14 26 (0.32%) ASP.NET
14 26 (0.32%) Regular Expression
15 25 (0.31%) SAML
16 23 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
17 21 (0.26%) Node.js
18 20 (0.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1421 (17.76%) Data Centre
2 471 (5.89%) Management Information System
3 423 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 388 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 267 (3.34%) Driving Licence
6 169 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 154 (1.92%) Clustering
8 153 (1.91%) PKI
9 144 (1.80%) Security Operations Centre
10 127 (1.59%) Replication
11 111 (1.39%) Blackberry
12 101 (1.26%) iPad
13 92 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
14 91 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
15 77 (0.96%) Client/Server
16 69 (0.86%) Public Cloud
17 66 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
18 64 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
19 57 (0.71%) CMDB
19 57 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3203 (40.02%) Windows
2 1852 (23.14%) Linux
3 1707 (21.33%) Windows Server
4 965 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 892 (11.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 637 (7.96%) Unix
7 454 (5.67%) Windows 7
8 369 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 301 (3.76%) Windows 10
10 277 (3.46%) Windows 8
11 205 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 173 (2.16%) Mac OS X
13 167 (2.09%) Solaris
14 151 (1.89%) Ubuntu
15 125 (1.56%) CentOS
16 100 (1.25%) Windows XP
17 87 (1.09%) Debian
18 84 (1.05%) Android
18 84 (1.05%) Apple iOS
19 77 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1510 (18.87%) ITIL
2 922 (11.52%) Information Security
3 682 (8.52%) SIEM
4 652 (8.15%) Network Design
5 617 (7.71%) Cybersecurity
6 596 (7.45%) Load Balancing
7 557 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 433 (5.41%) Presales
9 429 (5.36%) Project Management
10 414 (5.17%) Network Management
11 391 (4.89%) Service Delivery
12 386 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
13 385 (4.81%) High Availability
14 383 (4.79%) Penetration Testing
15 379 (4.74%) Mentoring
16 374 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
17 363 (4.54%) DevOps
18 350 (4.37%) Change Management
19 334 (4.17%) Security Operations
20 302 (3.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 894 (11.17%) SQL
2 444 (5.55%) PowerShell
3 417 (5.21%) Python
4 305 (3.81%) Bash Shell
5 273 (3.41%) Java
6 231 (2.89%) Perl
7 182 (2.27%) Ruby
8 160 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 142 (1.77%) C
10 123 (1.54%) PHP
11 115 (1.44%) C#
12 97 (1.21%) JavaScript
13 63 (0.79%) C++
14 49 (0.61%) VB
15 31 (0.39%) VBScript
16 25 (0.31%) T-SQL
17 20 (0.25%) Go
17 20 (0.25%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.16%) Korn
19 12 (0.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2703 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
2 1821 (22.75%) CCNP
3 1535 (19.18%) CCNA
4 931 (11.63%) Degree
5 614 (7.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 613 (7.66%) CISSP
7 533 (6.66%) Security Cleared
8 488 (6.10%) CCIE
9 446 (5.57%) MCSE
10 381 (4.76%) CISM
11 326 (4.07%) SC Cleared
12 240 (3.00%) CCSA
13 218 (2.72%) MCSA
14 206 (2.57%) CCSE
15 188 (2.35%) CEH
16 184 (2.30%) MCP
17 166 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
18 157 (1.96%) CISA
19 155 (1.94%) GIAC
20 153 (1.91%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 529 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 432 (5.40%) SLA
3 380 (4.75%) PCI DSS
4 62 (0.77%) QA
5 61 (0.76%) COBIT
6 60 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
7 50 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 44 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 36 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
10 35 (0.44%) GPG13
11 22 (0.27%) PMO
12 19 (0.24%) GDPR
12 19 (0.24%) ISO22301
13 16 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 15 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 13 (0.16%) ISO 9001
16 11 (0.14%) HIPAA
16 11 (0.14%) ISO27002
17 10 (0.12%) FISMA
18 8 (0.100%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1938 (24.22%) Active Directory
2 1461 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 881 (11.01%) Hyper-V
4 431 (5.39%) vSphere
5 209 (2.61%) XenApp
6 186 (2.32%) VMware ESX
7 154 (1.92%) Xen
8 144 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
9 131 (1.64%) XenServer
10 111 (1.39%) Firmware
11 109 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
12 104 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
13 91 (1.14%) Terminal Services
14 75 (0.94%) Docker
14 75 (0.94%) XenDesktop
15 61 (0.76%) KVM
16 60 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
17 53 (0.66%) ProxySG
18 46 (0.57%) NFS
19 45 (0.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 388 (4.85%) Puppet
2 248 (3.10%) FortiGate
3 233 (2.91%) Nagios
4 224 (2.80%) SCCM
5 214 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
6 201 (2.51%) Ansible
7 168 (2.10%) Backup Exec
8 156 (1.95%) SCOM
9 126 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
10 111 (1.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 110 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
12 107 (1.34%) WSUS
13 84 (1.05%) NetBackup
14 80 (1.00%) Nessus
15 73 (0.91%) QRadar
16 70 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
17 65 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
18 61 (0.76%) Salt
19 53 (0.66%) Tivoli
20 48 (0.60%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4182 (52.26%) Cisco
2 2188 (27.34%) VMware
3 2025 (25.30%) Microsoft
4 1538 (19.22%) CheckPoint
5 1388 (17.34%) Juniper
6 1029 (12.86%) Palo Alto
7 873 (10.91%) F5
8 746 (9.32%) HP
9 665 (8.31%) Citrix
10 474 (5.92%) Fortinet
11 342 (4.27%) SolarWinds
12 336 (4.20%) Oracle
13 320 (4.00%) Red Hat
14 304 (3.80%) Dell
15 283 (3.54%) SonicWALL
16 265 (3.31%) NetApp
17 214 (2.67%) Avaya
18 203 (2.54%) Apple
19 201 (2.51%) Intel Security
20 196 (2.45%) Blue Coat
Kent
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £33000 Per Annum Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum c£60K
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 2 days ago