The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 64 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4473 4361 3903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.91% 4.11% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.89% 20.55% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3725 3501 3348
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19540 21218 21275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.09% 20.02% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15531 17216 17879
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -5 1657 £47,500 -5.00% 203
South East -4 1196 £40,000 - 115
East of England +16 462 £40,000 - 32
Yorkshire -7 381 £35,000 +2.94% 35
North West +16 229 £37,500 +5.63% 35
South West -26 205 £38,500 -1.28% 38
West Midlands +2 198 £40,000 +10.34% 19
East Midlands -18 120 £40,000 +23.07% 14
North East -33 14 £28,636 -21.00% 5
Midlands +2 12 £56,750 +3.18%
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4372 (51.81%) Cisco
2 4253 (50.40%) Windows
3 2654 (31.45%) VMware
4 2619 (31.04%) Microsoft
5 2540 (30.10%) Cisco Certification
6 2433 (28.83%) Active Directory
7 2232 (26.45%) WAN
8 2193 (25.99%) VPN
9 2135 (25.30%) DNS
10 2122 (25.15%) Linux
11 2105 (24.95%) LAN
12 2087 (24.73%) TCP/IP
13 2060 (24.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 1802 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1755 (20.80%) MS Exchange
16 1747 (20.70%) CheckPoint
17 1592 (18.87%) CCNA
18 1444 (17.11%) CCNP
19 1428 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
20 1411 (16.72%) Network Security
21 1354 (16.05%) SAN
22 1347 (15.96%) Juniper
23 1312 (15.55%) ITIL
24 1292 (15.31%) Finance
25 1275 (15.11%) SQL
26 1253 (14.85%) Citrix
27 1218 (14.43%) SQL Server
28 1211 (14.35%) MS Excel
29 1173 (13.90%) DHCP
30 1145 (13.57%) Cisco ASA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1755 (20.80%) MS Exchange
2 885 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 741 (8.78%) IIS
4 587 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 485 (5.75%) SharePoint
5 485 (5.75%) Apache
6 450 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 302 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 273 (3.24%) Tomcat
9 257 (3.05%) Lync
10 233 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 112 (1.33%) WebSphere
12 77 (0.91%) CMS
13 73 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
14 64 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
15 59 (0.70%) WebLogic
16 52 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
17 45 (0.53%) nginx
18 42 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
19 37 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1211 (14.35%) MS Excel
2 618 (7.32%) MS Office
3 74 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 65 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.19%) Acrobat
5 16 (0.19%) MS Project
6 8 (0.095%) FrameMaker
7 7 (0.083%) FastStats
8 4 (0.047%) RoboHelp
8 4 (0.047%) PaintShop Pro
8 4 (0.047%) Maya
9 2 (0.024%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.024%) SPSS
9 2 (0.024%) Windchill
10 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 59 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.31%) Oracle BRM
3 19 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 14 (0.17%) Summit
5 13 (0.15%) RMDS
5 13 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.12%) Magento
6 10 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
7 7 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.071%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.071%) Sage 200
8 6 (0.071%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.047%) SunGard AvantGard
10 2 (0.024%) Bond Adapt
10 2 (0.024%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.024%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.024%) IntelliMatch
10 2 (0.024%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 207 (2.45%) Office 365
2 196 (2.32%) SaaS
3 156 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 82 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 77 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 70 (0.83%) IaaS
7 45 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (0.33%) Joyent
9 27 (0.32%) PaaS
10 18 (0.21%) Google Apps
11 16 (0.19%) Heroku
11 16 (0.19%) Engine Yard
12 13 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (0.12%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.11%) Route 53
15 4 (0.047%) Rackspace Cloud
16 1 (0.012%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2232 (26.45%) WAN
2 2193 (25.99%) VPN
3 2135 (25.30%) DNS
4 2105 (24.95%) LAN
5 2087 (24.73%) TCP/IP
6 1411 (16.72%) Network Security
7 1354 (16.05%) SAN
8 1173 (13.90%) DHCP
9 1145 (13.57%) Cisco ASA
10 1023 (12.12%) VoIP
11 910 (10.78%) Internet
12 906 (10.74%) MPLS
13 884 (10.48%) BGP
14 865 (10.25%) Wireless
15 795 (9.42%) OSPF
16 719 (8.52%) VLAN
17 675 (8.00%) SSL
18 551 (6.53%) IPsec
19 414 (4.91%) Cisco Nexus
20 403 (4.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1218 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 400 (4.74%) MySQL
3 350 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 189 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 134 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 127 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 113 (1.34%) Oracle Database
8 79 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 71 (0.84%) RDBMS
10 61 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
11 55 (0.65%) NoSQL
12 43 (0.51%) MongoDB
12 43 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 37 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
14 33 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
16 23 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 21 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 118 (1.40%) Subversion
2 94 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 86 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 63 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 60 (0.71%) JIRA
6 44 (0.52%) Hudson
7 34 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (0.30%) Selenium
8 25 (0.30%) Visual Studio
8 25 (0.30%) Maven
9 23 (0.27%) InstallShield
9 23 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (0.27%) Metasploit
10 17 (0.20%) FishEye
11 10 (0.12%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.11%) MSI
12 9 (0.11%) JUnit
13 8 (0.095%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (0.083%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.083%) Ant
General
1 1292 (15.31%) Finance
2 617 (7.31%) Telecoms
3 260 (3.08%) Banking
4 208 (2.47%) Retail
5 181 (2.15%) Law
6 138 (1.64%) Legal
7 136 (1.61%) Advertising
8 127 (1.51%) Marketing
9 89 (1.05%) Billing
10 87 (1.03%) Games
11 82 (0.97%) Back Office
12 66 (0.78%) Publishing
13 60 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 53 (0.63%) Investment Banking
15 42 (0.50%) Electronics
15 42 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 33 (0.39%) French Language
17 31 (0.37%) German Language
18 22 (0.26%) Local Government
19 19 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1680 (19.91%) Network Engineer
2 1045 (12.38%) Analyst
3 883 (10.46%) Support Engineer
4 707 (8.38%) Consultant
5 626 (7.42%) Administrator
6 572 (6.78%) Security Engineer
7 522 (6.19%) Architect
8 464 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 459 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
10 442 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support
11 403 (4.78%) Support Analyst
12 355 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
13 301 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
14 298 (3.53%) Network Support
15 273 (3.24%) Network Security Engineer
16 267 (3.16%) Network Analyst
16 267 (3.16%) Security Analyst
16 267 (3.16%) Senior Network Engineer
17 266 (3.15%) IT Support
18 237 (2.81%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (3.58%) .NET
2 252 (2.99%) Web Services
3 180 (2.13%) XML
4 140 (1.66%) HTML
5 125 (1.48%) CSS
6 113 (1.34%) SOAP
7 97 (1.15%) Middleware
8 71 (0.84%) LAMP
9 62 (0.73%) ASP.NET
10 59 (0.70%) J2EE
11 53 (0.63%) JSON
12 49 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
13 38 (0.45%) Ajax
13 38 (0.45%) COM
14 34 (0.40%) Regular Expression
15 29 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
16 28 (0.33%) .NET Framework
17 27 (0.32%) WSDL
18 26 (0.31%) XSLT
19 25 (0.30%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 393 (4.66%) Clustering
2 343 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 337 (3.99%) Blackberry
4 245 (2.90%) Replication
5 240 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 195 (2.31%) Open Source
7 125 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
8 119 (1.41%) Hedge funds
9 115 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
10 111 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 108 (1.28%) PKI
12 99 (1.17%) Fat Client
12 99 (1.17%) Thin Client
13 93 (1.10%) Firmware
14 66 (0.78%) iPhone
15 65 (0.77%) Client/Server
16 64 (0.76%) SecurID
17 63 (0.75%) iPad
18 61 (0.72%) Smartphone
19 48 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4253 (50.40%) Windows
2 2122 (25.15%) Linux
3 2060 (24.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1428 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 949 (11.25%) UNIX
6 784 (9.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 679 (8.05%) Windows 7
8 389 (4.61%) Windows XP
9 346 (4.10%) Solaris
10 298 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 292 (3.46%) Windows 8
12 235 (2.79%) CentOS
13 232 (2.75%) Ubuntu
14 184 (2.18%) Windows Vista
15 152 (1.80%) Mac OS X
16 116 (1.37%) Android
17 112 (1.33%) Debian
18 91 (1.08%) Mac OS
19 78 (0.92%) AIX
20 63 (0.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1312 (15.55%) ITIL
2 791 (9.37%) Load Balancing
3 585 (6.93%) Information Security
4 507 (6.01%) Project Management
5 477 (5.65%) Network Design
6 470 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 462 (5.48%) Network Management
8 391 (4.63%) Service Delivery
9 359 (4.25%) SIEM
10 340 (4.03%) E-Commerce
11 326 (3.86%) Change Management
11 326 (3.86%) Service Management
12 323 (3.83%) Migration
13 284 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
14 264 (3.13%) Incident Management
15 260 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
16 242 (2.87%) Change Control
17 235 (2.79%) Problem Management
18 233 (2.76%) Time Management
18 233 (2.76%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1275 (15.11%) SQL
2 441 (5.23%) Perl
3 440 (5.21%) Java
4 420 (4.98%) PowerShell
5 277 (3.28%) Bash Shell
6 273 (3.24%) Python
7 267 (3.16%) Shell Script
8 242 (2.87%) PHP
9 158 (1.87%) C
10 154 (1.83%) Ruby
11 149 (1.77%) JavaScript
12 79 (0.94%) C#
13 78 (0.92%) VB
14 71 (0.84%) T-SQL
15 64 (0.76%) C++
16 55 (0.65%) VBScript
17 51 (0.60%) VB.NET
18 36 (0.43%) Korn
19 24 (0.28%) AWK
20 18 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2540 (30.10%) Cisco Certification
2 1592 (18.87%) CCNA
3 1444 (17.11%) CCNP
4 1114 (13.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 870 (10.31%) Degree
6 780 (9.24%) MCSE
7 511 (6.06%) CISSP
8 475 (5.63%) Security Cleared
9 413 (4.89%) MCITP
10 407 (4.82%) CCIE
11 362 (4.29%) MCSA
12 303 (3.59%) SC Cleared
13 279 (3.31%) MCP
14 262 (3.11%) CCSA
15 259 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 245 (2.90%) CCSE
17 219 (2.60%) CCSP
18 160 (1.90%) CISM
19 147 (1.74%) MCTS
20 142 (1.68%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 575 (6.81%) SLA
2 330 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 299 (3.54%) PCI DSS
4 156 (1.85%) QA
5 66 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 33 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 29 (0.34%) GPG13
8 28 (0.33%) HIPAA
9 22 (0.26%) COBIT
10 13 (0.15%) BS7799
11 8 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 8 (0.095%) HMG Infosec
12 7 (0.083%) JSP 440
12 7 (0.083%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.024%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.012%) ISO 8583
15 1 (0.012%) GAMP
15 1 (0.012%) GxP
15 1 (0.012%) DICOM
System Software
1 2433 (28.83%) Active Directory
2 1802 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 787 (9.33%) Hyper-V
4 540 (6.40%) vSphere
5 495 (5.87%) XenApp
6 324 (3.84%) VMware ESX
7 279 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
8 234 (2.77%) Terminal Services
9 190 (2.25%) XenDesktop
10 182 (2.16%) XenServer
11 107 (1.27%) KVM
12 106 (1.26%) UAG
13 103 (1.22%) Xen
14 80 (0.95%) ISA Server
15 77 (0.91%) MetaFrame
16 76 (0.90%) NFS
17 75 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
18 70 (0.83%) ProxySG
19 60 (0.71%) Snort
20 40 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 349 (4.14%) Backup Exec
2 274 (3.25%) Puppet
3 259 (3.07%) SCCM
4 248 (2.94%) Nagios
5 200 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 184 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
7 181 (2.15%) SCOM
8 176 (2.09%) WSUS
9 141 (1.67%) CiscoWorks
10 133 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
11 113 (1.34%) NetBackup
12 110 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
13 83 (0.98%) ARCserve
14 78 (0.92%) HP NNM
15 73 (0.87%) Nessus
15 73 (0.87%) Cacti
16 61 (0.72%) Legato
16 61 (0.72%) OpenView
17 57 (0.68%) FortiGate
18 52 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4372 (51.81%) Cisco
2 2654 (31.45%) VMware
3 2619 (31.04%) Microsoft
4 1747 (20.70%) CheckPoint
5 1347 (15.96%) Juniper
6 1253 (14.85%) Citrix
7 1076 (12.75%) HP
8 849 (10.06%) F5
9 590 (6.99%) Oracle
10 523 (6.20%) Red Hat
11 489 (5.80%) Symantec
12 442 (5.24%) NetApp
13 410 (4.86%) Blue Coat
14 351 (4.16%) McAfee
15 325 (3.85%) Dell
16 290 (3.44%) EMC
17 260 (3.08%) SolarWinds
18 232 (2.75%) Avaya
19 211 (2.50%) Fortinet
20 197 (2.33%) WatchGuard
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Holiday, Healthcare options
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance, plus bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Somerset
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Propel
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Enderby, Leicestershire
Easy Web recruitment - Next Retail
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 12.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 12.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago