The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 51 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4800 4259 4135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.85% 3.89% 4.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.40% 22.42% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3890 3593 3373
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,472
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.52%
Firewall
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
17518 18997 19629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.69% 17.37% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14165 15232 16009
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 June 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in England

Firewall
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the England region over the 3 months to 1 June 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
London +24 1824 £50,000 - 187
South East +13 1397 £42,500 +6.25% 167
East of England +7 382 £42,500 +13.33% 46
Yorkshire -3 329 £45,000 +20.00% 35
South West +15 284 £35,000 -4.10% 64
West Midlands +22 245 £41,250 +3.12% 47
North West +26 225 £42,500 +30.76% 41
East Midlands +6 134 £41,500 +18.57% 13
North East +6 20 £31,500 +10.00% 6
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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 5296 (54.65%) Cisco
2 4518 (46.63%) Windows
3 3266 (33.70%) VMware
4 3199 (33.01%) Cisco Certification
5 2943 (30.37%) Microsoft
6 2792 (28.81%) WAN
7 2672 (27.57%) LAN
8 2516 (25.96%) Active Directory
9 2287 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2222 (22.93%) VPN
11 2176 (22.46%) Linux
12 2101 (21.68%) TCP/IP
13 2078 (21.44%) CheckPoint
14 1999 (20.63%) DNS
15 1959 (20.22%) CCNP
16 1943 (20.05%) MS Exchange
17 1934 (19.96%) CCNA
18 1817 (18.75%) Juniper
19 1759 (18.15%) ITIL
20 1691 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
21 1686 (17.40%) Data Centre
22 1627 (16.79%) Cisco ASA
23 1569 (16.19%) Network Security
24 1429 (14.75%) Finance
25 1415 (14.60%) SAN
25 1415 (14.60%) Citrix
26 1343 (13.86%) MS Excel
27 1330 (13.73%) SQL
28 1327 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
29 1257 (12.97%) F5

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1943 (20.05%) MS Exchange
2 967 (9.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 667 (6.88%) IIS
4 553 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 503 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 485 (5.01%) Apache
7 465 (4.80%) SharePoint
8 436 (4.50%) Lync
9 365 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 256 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 248 (2.56%) Tomcat
12 123 (1.27%) nginx
13 74 (0.76%) OpenStack
14 64 (0.66%) JBoss
15 48 (0.50%) WebSphere
16 47 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
17 43 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
18 42 (0.43%) CMS
19 39 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
20 38 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1343 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 785 (8.10%) MS Office
3 164 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 54 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.30%) MS Project
6 9 (0.093%) SOLIDWORKS
7 8 (0.083%) Solid Edge
8 6 (0.062%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.052%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.021%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.021%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.021%) SmartSuite
12 1 (0.010%) InDesign
12 1 (0.010%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 45 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 20 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
7 6 (0.062%) Sage 50
7 6 (0.062%) Magento
7 6 (0.062%) ION MarketView
7 6 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.052%) Oracle BRM
8 5 (0.052%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.041%) MIS ActiveH
9 4 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.031%) RMDS
10 3 (0.031%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.021%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.021%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.021%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.021%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 424 (4.38%) Office 365
2 356 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 224 (2.31%) SaaS
4 176 (1.82%) IaaS
5 164 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 143 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
7 109 (1.12%) PaaS
8 62 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 51 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 39 (0.40%) Mimecast
11 34 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 30 (0.31%) Google Apps
13 22 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
15 19 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
16 18 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 15 (0.15%) Terremark
18 14 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
19 13 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
20 12 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2792 (28.81%) WAN
2 2672 (27.57%) LAN
3 2222 (22.93%) VPN
4 2101 (21.68%) TCP/IP
5 1999 (20.63%) DNS
6 1627 (16.79%) Cisco ASA
7 1569 (16.19%) Network Security
8 1415 (14.60%) SAN
9 1213 (12.52%) DHCP
10 1190 (12.28%) Wireless
11 1144 (11.81%) MPLS
12 1131 (11.67%) BGP
13 998 (10.30%) VoIP
14 977 (10.08%) OSPF
15 827 (8.53%) VLAN
16 810 (8.36%) Cisco Nexus
17 673 (6.95%) SSL
18 629 (6.49%) Internet
19 594 (6.13%) EIGRP
20 480 (4.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1183 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 433 (4.47%) MySQL
3 261 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 123 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 122 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 114 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 95 (0.98%) Relational Database
8 87 (0.90%) MongoDB
9 78 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
10 67 (0.69%) NoSQL
11 65 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
12 54 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
13 47 (0.49%) DB2
14 36 (0.37%) Redis
15 33 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (0.28%) RDBMS
16 27 (0.28%) Big Data
17 26 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
18 25 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
19 23 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 116 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 102 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 83 (0.86%) Subversion
4 56 (0.58%) JIRA
5 43 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 43 (0.44%) Hudson
6 36 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (0.33%) Visual Studio
8 28 (0.29%) TeamCity
9 25 (0.26%) Selenium
10 20 (0.21%) Metasploit
11 19 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
12 15 (0.15%) NUnit
13 12 (0.12%) Ant
14 11 (0.11%) MSI
15 10 (0.10%) MSBuild
15 10 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.10%) RequisitePro
16 8 (0.083%) QuickTest Pro
17 7 (0.072%) InstallShield
General
1 1429 (14.75%) Finance
2 624 (6.44%) Telecoms
3 329 (3.40%) Banking
4 205 (2.12%) Retail
5 175 (1.81%) Law
6 142 (1.47%) Marketing
7 135 (1.39%) Legal
8 110 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 100 (1.03%) Advertising
10 78 (0.80%) Back Office
10 78 (0.80%) Games
11 73 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 68 (0.70%) Electronics
13 44 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 33 (0.34%) French Language
15 28 (0.29%) Publishing
16 24 (0.25%) German Language
16 24 (0.25%) Local Government
17 23 (0.24%) Automotive
18 21 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2243 (23.15%) Network Engineer
2 1182 (12.20%) Support Engineer
3 1036 (10.69%) Analyst
4 783 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 741 (7.65%) Consultant
6 570 (5.88%) Architect
7 565 (5.83%) Security Engineer
8 561 (5.79%) Administrator
9 526 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
10 433 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
11 394 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
12 349 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
13 343 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
14 331 (3.42%) Support Analyst
15 320 (3.30%) Security Analyst
16 314 (3.24%) Network Security Engineer
17 300 (3.10%) IT Support
18 275 (2.84%) Network Support
19 274 (2.83%) Technical Support
20 247 (2.55%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (3.20%) Web Services
2 198 (2.04%) .NET
3 154 (1.59%) LAMP
4 111 (1.15%) HTML
5 110 (1.14%) CSS
6 94 (0.97%) Middleware
7 76 (0.78%) XML
8 48 (0.50%) RESTful
9 39 (0.40%) SOAP
10 32 (0.33%) MAPI
11 30 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
12 29 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
13 27 (0.28%) ISPF
13 27 (0.28%) Regular Expression
14 25 (0.26%) REST
15 23 (0.24%) ASP.NET
16 21 (0.22%) jQuery
17 20 (0.21%) WCF
17 20 (0.21%) XMPP
18 19 (0.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1686 (17.40%) Data Centre
2 583 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 504 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 412 (4.25%) Blackberry
5 330 (3.41%) Clustering
6 328 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 193 (1.99%) Replication
8 162 (1.67%) Thin Client
8 162 (1.67%) Fat Client
9 160 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 127 (1.31%) Hedge funds
10 127 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
11 118 (1.22%) PKI
12 86 (0.89%) Public Cloud
13 82 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 82 (0.85%) iPhone
14 80 (0.83%) Statistics
15 75 (0.77%) EqualLogic
16 72 (0.74%) CESG
17 65 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4518 (46.63%) Windows
2 2176 (22.46%) Linux
3 1691 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1327 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1019 (10.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 832 (8.59%) UNIX
7 543 (5.60%) Windows 7
8 487 (5.03%) Windows 8
9 378 (3.90%) Windows XP
10 325 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 293 (3.02%) CentOS
12 239 (2.47%) Solaris
13 203 (2.09%) Ubuntu
14 201 (2.07%) Windows Vista
15 171 (1.76%) Mac OS X
16 121 (1.25%) Android
17 109 (1.12%) Debian
18 80 (0.83%) Windows 2000
19 76 (0.78%) Mac OS
20 75 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1759 (18.15%) ITIL
2 940 (9.70%) Load Balancing
3 805 (8.31%) Information Security
4 627 (6.47%) Network Design
5 619 (6.39%) Project Management
6 559 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 455 (4.70%) Service Delivery
8 437 (4.51%) SIEM
9 425 (4.39%) Migration
10 416 (4.29%) Incident Management
11 396 (4.09%) Change Management
12 371 (3.83%) Kalman Filter
13 370 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
14 364 (3.76%) Mentoring
15 359 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
16 323 (3.33%) E-Commerce
17 294 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
18 282 (2.91%) Network Management
19 276 (2.85%) Configuration Management
20 270 (2.79%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1330 (13.73%) SQL
2 426 (4.40%) Perl
3 406 (4.19%) PowerShell
4 356 (3.67%) Python
5 331 (3.42%) Bash Shell
6 292 (3.01%) Java
7 234 (2.41%) PHP
8 172 (1.78%) Ruby
9 170 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 163 (1.68%) C
11 133 (1.37%) JavaScript
12 73 (0.75%) VBScript
13 69 (0.71%) C#
14 49 (0.51%) C++
15 45 (0.46%) VB
16 25 (0.26%) T-SQL
17 21 (0.22%) Tcl
18 19 (0.20%) Korn
18 19 (0.20%) VBA
19 11 (0.11%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3199 (33.01%) Cisco Certification
2 1959 (20.22%) CCNP
3 1934 (19.96%) CCNA
4 961 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 939 (9.69%) Degree
6 751 (7.75%) Security Cleared
7 723 (7.46%) MCSE
8 567 (5.85%) CISSP
9 559 (5.77%) CCIE
10 529 (5.46%) SC Cleared
11 453 (4.67%) CCSA
12 428 (4.42%) CCSE
13 277 (2.86%) MCSA
14 274 (2.83%) MCITP
15 273 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 250 (2.58%) MCP
17 214 (2.21%) CISM
18 204 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
19 164 (1.69%) CCDP
20 130 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 734 (7.57%) SLA
2 457 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 417 (4.30%) PCI DSS
4 119 (1.23%) QA
5 78 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 76 (0.78%) COBIT
7 46 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 37 (0.38%) GPG13
9 19 (0.20%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.083%) JSP 440
11 7 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 4 (0.041%) HL7
12 4 (0.041%) DICOM
13 3 (0.031%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 2 (0.021%) FISMA
14 2 (0.021%) HMG Infosec
14 2 (0.021%) BS7799
15 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.010%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.010%) JTAG
System Software
1 2516 (25.96%) Active Directory
2 2287 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1066 (11.00%) Hyper-V
4 564 (5.82%) vSphere
5 437 (4.51%) XenApp
6 361 (3.73%) VMware ESX
7 260 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
8 202 (2.08%) Terminal Services
9 186 (1.92%) XenServer
10 166 (1.71%) XenDesktop
11 81 (0.84%) vCloud
12 70 (0.72%) Xen
13 69 (0.71%) KVM
14 66 (0.68%) Terminal Server
15 52 (0.54%) iptables
16 51 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
17 50 (0.52%) Squid
18 49 (0.51%) Snort
19 44 (0.45%) ISA Server
20 43 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 335 (3.46%) Backup Exec
2 311 (3.21%) SCCM
3 296 (3.05%) Puppet
4 242 (2.50%) Nagios
5 204 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
6 175 (1.81%) SCOM
7 165 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 159 (1.64%) WSUS
9 128 (1.32%) FortiGate
10 98 (1.01%) NetBackup
11 86 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
11 86 (0.89%) Cacti
12 84 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
13 65 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
14 63 (0.65%) ZABBIX
14 63 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
15 56 (0.58%) Ansible
16 53 (0.55%) ARCserve
17 47 (0.49%) OpenView
18 46 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5296 (54.65%) Cisco
2 3266 (33.70%) VMware
3 2943 (30.37%) Microsoft
4 2078 (21.44%) CheckPoint
5 1817 (18.75%) Juniper
6 1415 (14.60%) Citrix
7 1257 (12.97%) F5
8 1166 (12.03%) HP
9 497 (5.13%) Red Hat
10 475 (4.90%) Symantec
11 437 (4.51%) Oracle
12 415 (4.28%) NetApp
13 358 (3.69%) Fortinet
14 355 (3.66%) Dell
14 355 (3.66%) Blue Coat
15 335 (3.46%) SolarWinds
16 334 (3.45%) Avaya
17 250 (2.58%) Apple
18 241 (2.49%) McAfee
19 207 (2.14%) EMC
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: car, Benefits, bonus,
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: good Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + training, excellent progression!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On application
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Home Based
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension & Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago