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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 52 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4912 4488 4183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.82% 4.01% 4.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.14% 22.88% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4061 3757 3458
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -2.59%
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
17458 19618 19492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.15% 17.51% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14284 15811 15886
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +18 1828 £50,000 - 194
South East +10 1507 £42,500 +6.25% 150
East of England +12 372 £42,500 +10.38% 36
South West +11 310 £36,000 +2.85% 37
Yorkshire -11 298 £40,000 - 38
West Midlands +36 293 £43,500 +16.00% 30
North West +9 212 £41,250 +26.92% 43
East Midlands -7 107 £39,500 +17.91% 14
North East +2 15 £32,500 +6.55% 3
Firewall
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 5503 (54.28%) Cisco
2 4609 (45.46%) Windows
3 3318 (32.73%) VMware
4 3314 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2964 (29.23%) Microsoft
6 2920 (28.80%) WAN
7 2870 (28.31%) LAN
8 2545 (25.10%) Active Directory
9 2337 (23.05%) Linux
10 2314 (22.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2283 (22.52%) VPN
12 2260 (22.29%) TCP/IP
13 2185 (21.55%) CheckPoint
14 2110 (20.81%) DNS
15 2019 (19.91%) CCNP
16 1989 (19.62%) CCNA
17 1954 (19.27%) MS Exchange
18 1860 (18.35%) Juniper
19 1768 (17.44%) ITIL
20 1765 (17.41%) Data Centre
21 1742 (17.18%) Cisco ASA
22 1696 (16.73%) Windows Server 2008
23 1662 (16.39%) Network Security
24 1490 (14.70%) Finance
25 1434 (14.14%) Citrix
26 1398 (13.79%) SAN
27 1396 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
28 1318 (13.00%) MS Excel
29 1304 (12.86%) F5
30 1299 (12.81%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1954 (19.27%) MS Exchange
2 1005 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 669 (6.60%) IIS
4 564 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 523 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 522 (5.15%) Apache
7 444 (4.38%) SharePoint
8 427 (4.21%) Lync
9 328 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 257 (2.53%) Tomcat
11 246 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 144 (1.42%) nginx
13 95 (0.94%) OpenStack
14 77 (0.76%) JBoss
15 56 (0.55%) WebSphere
16 48 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
17 46 (0.45%) CMS
18 45 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
19 44 (0.43%) WebLogic
20 42 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 1318 (13.00%) MS Excel
2 779 (7.68%) MS Office
3 162 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 61 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.29%) MS Project
6 9 (0.089%) SOLIDWORKS
7 8 (0.079%) Solid Edge
8 5 (0.049%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.049%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.020%) SmartSuite
10 2 (0.020%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.010%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.010%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 40 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 16 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.099%) Dynamics GP
7 8 (0.079%) Magento
8 7 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.059%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.059%) Sage 50
10 5 (0.049%) SAP Business One
10 5 (0.049%) Infor CRM
11 2 (0.020%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.020%) MFGPRO
11 2 (0.020%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.020%) RMDS
11 2 (0.020%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.020%) Line 500
11 2 (0.020%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 463 (4.57%) Office 365
2 395 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 225 (2.22%) SaaS
4 169 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 160 (1.58%) IaaS
6 147 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 129 (1.27%) PaaS
8 68 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 52 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 36 (0.36%) Mimecast
11 31 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 30 (0.30%) Google Apps
13 23 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
14 22 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
15 21 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
16 20 (0.20%) Route 53
17 18 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 14 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
19 13 (0.13%) Terremark
20 11 (0.11%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 2920 (28.80%) WAN
2 2870 (28.31%) LAN
3 2283 (22.52%) VPN
4 2260 (22.29%) TCP/IP
5 2110 (20.81%) DNS
6 1742 (17.18%) Cisco ASA
7 1662 (16.39%) Network Security
8 1398 (13.79%) SAN
9 1249 (12.32%) DHCP
10 1211 (11.94%) Wireless
11 1198 (11.82%) BGP
12 1137 (11.21%) MPLS
13 1042 (10.28%) OSPF
14 1038 (10.24%) VoIP
15 878 (8.66%) Cisco Nexus
16 851 (8.39%) VLAN
17 678 (6.69%) SSL
18 647 (6.38%) Internet
19 614 (6.06%) EIGRP
20 536 (5.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1192 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 473 (4.67%) MySQL
3 239 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 133 (1.31%) Oracle Database
5 116 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 111 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 105 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 102 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 77 (0.76%) NoSQL
10 74 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
11 66 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
12 55 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
13 45 (0.44%) Redis
14 44 (0.43%) DB2
15 41 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
16 36 (0.36%) Hadoop
16 36 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
17 34 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
18 33 (0.33%) Big Data
19 32 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 151 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 121 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 104 (1.03%) Subversion
4 62 (0.61%) JIRA
5 46 (0.45%) Hudson
6 37 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 34 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (0.31%) Metasploit
9 30 (0.30%) TeamCity
10 25 (0.25%) Selenium
11 24 (0.24%) Visual Studio
12 20 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
13 17 (0.17%) NUnit
14 12 (0.12%) Ant
14 12 (0.12%) MSBuild
15 10 (0.099%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (0.079%) JUnit
16 8 (0.079%) HP UFT
17 7 (0.069%) RequisitePro
17 7 (0.069%) Maven
General
1 1490 (14.70%) Finance
2 670 (6.61%) Telecoms
3 363 (3.58%) Banking
4 232 (2.29%) Retail
5 172 (1.70%) Marketing
6 163 (1.61%) Law
7 143 (1.41%) Legal
8 119 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 118 (1.16%) Advertising
10 81 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 81 (0.80%) Games
11 79 (0.78%) Electronics
12 75 (0.74%) Back Office
13 43 (0.42%) Investment Banking
14 35 (0.35%) French Language
15 33 (0.33%) Publishing
16 27 (0.27%) Aerospace
17 26 (0.26%) German Language
18 23 (0.23%) Automotive
19 22 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2385 (23.52%) Network Engineer
2 1173 (11.57%) Support Engineer
3 1065 (10.50%) Analyst
4 773 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 765 (7.55%) Consultant
6 626 (6.17%) Architect
7 622 (6.13%) Security Engineer
8 618 (6.10%) Administrator
9 580 (5.72%) Senior Network Engineer
10 468 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
11 397 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
12 377 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
13 354 (3.49%) Security Analyst
14 337 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support
15 334 (3.29%) Network Security Engineer
16 325 (3.21%) Support Analyst
17 313 (3.09%) IT Support
18 302 (2.98%) Network Support
19 271 (2.67%) Security Consultant
20 248 (2.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (3.41%) Web Services
2 192 (1.89%) .NET
3 159 (1.57%) LAMP
4 130 (1.28%) CSS
5 125 (1.23%) HTML
6 120 (1.18%) Middleware
7 80 (0.79%) XML
8 48 (0.47%) RESTful
9 44 (0.43%) SOAP
10 33 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 29 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
11 29 (0.29%) REST
12 28 (0.28%) XMPP
13 27 (0.27%) ISPF
14 26 (0.26%) J2EE
14 26 (0.26%) MAPI
14 26 (0.26%) Regular Expression
15 25 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
16 24 (0.24%) ASP.NET
17 22 (0.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1765 (17.41%) Data Centre
2 639 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 541 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 392 (3.87%) Blackberry
5 369 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 324 (3.20%) Clustering
7 196 (1.93%) Replication
8 173 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 168 (1.66%) Thin Client
9 168 (1.66%) Fat Client
10 145 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
11 138 (1.36%) PKI
12 108 (1.07%) Hedge funds
13 100 (0.99%) EqualLogic
14 90 (0.89%) Statistics
15 88 (0.87%) Public Cloud
16 83 (0.82%) iPhone
17 75 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
18 74 (0.73%) CESG
19 72 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4609 (45.46%) Windows
2 2337 (23.05%) Linux
3 1696 (16.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 1396 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1015 (10.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 887 (8.75%) UNIX
7 539 (5.32%) Windows 7
8 495 (4.88%) Windows 8
9 385 (3.80%) Windows XP
10 372 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 320 (3.16%) CentOS
12 261 (2.57%) Solaris
13 213 (2.10%) Ubuntu
14 193 (1.90%) Windows Vista
15 192 (1.89%) Mac OS X
16 121 (1.19%) Debian
17 120 (1.18%) Android
18 85 (0.84%) Windows 2000
19 80 (0.79%) Mac OS
20 79 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1768 (17.44%) ITIL
2 967 (9.54%) Load Balancing
3 896 (8.84%) Information Security
4 645 (6.36%) Network Design
4 645 (6.36%) Project Management
5 585 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 502 (4.95%) SIEM
7 467 (4.61%) Incident Management
8 459 (4.53%) Service Delivery
9 453 (4.47%) Migration
10 416 (4.10%) Change Management
11 414 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
12 393 (3.88%) Mentoring
13 383 (3.78%) Kalman Filter
14 346 (3.41%) Network Monitoring
15 331 (3.26%) E-Commerce
16 316 (3.12%) Penetration Testing
17 309 (3.05%) DevOps
18 293 (2.89%) Network Management
19 291 (2.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1299 (12.81%) SQL
2 455 (4.49%) Perl
3 424 (4.18%) Python
4 403 (3.97%) PowerShell
5 347 (3.42%) Bash Shell
6 329 (3.24%) Java
7 280 (2.76%) PHP
8 195 (1.92%) Ruby
9 183 (1.80%) C
10 182 (1.80%) Shell Script
11 155 (1.53%) JavaScript
12 63 (0.62%) C#
13 54 (0.53%) VBScript
14 50 (0.49%) VB
15 46 (0.45%) C++
16 26 (0.26%) Korn
17 24 (0.24%) Tcl
18 23 (0.23%) T-SQL
19 19 (0.19%) VBA
20 12 (0.12%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3314 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2019 (19.91%) CCNP
3 1989 (19.62%) CCNA
4 981 (9.68%) Degree
5 949 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 748 (7.38%) Security Cleared
7 701 (6.91%) MCSE
8 612 (6.04%) CCIE
9 572 (5.64%) CISSP
10 516 (5.09%) SC Cleared
11 478 (4.71%) CCSA
12 438 (4.32%) CCSE
13 282 (2.78%) MCSA
14 281 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 278 (2.74%) MCITP
16 233 (2.30%) MCP
17 222 (2.19%) CISM
18 197 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
19 182 (1.80%) CCDP
20 127 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 756 (7.46%) SLA
2 484 (4.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 426 (4.20%) PCI DSS
4 131 (1.29%) QA
5 77 (0.76%) COBIT
6 76 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 45 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 34 (0.34%) GPG13
9 25 (0.25%) HIPAA
10 9 (0.089%) JSP 440
11 6 (0.059%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 4 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 4 (0.039%) HL7
12 4 (0.039%) DICOM
12 4 (0.039%) FISMA
13 2 (0.020%) HMG Infosec
13 2 (0.020%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.020%) BS7799
14 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.010%) JTAG
System Software
1 2545 (25.10%) Active Directory
2 2314 (22.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1123 (11.08%) Hyper-V
4 604 (5.96%) vSphere
5 443 (4.37%) XenApp
6 383 (3.78%) VMware ESX
7 260 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
8 212 (2.09%) Terminal Services
9 183 (1.80%) XenServer
10 155 (1.53%) XenDesktop
11 97 (0.96%) KVM
12 86 (0.85%) vCloud
13 71 (0.70%) Xen
14 59 (0.58%) Terminal Server
15 53 (0.52%) Varnish
16 52 (0.51%) Snort
16 52 (0.51%) Postfix
17 51 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
18 49 (0.48%) iptables
19 48 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 347 (3.42%) Puppet
2 344 (3.39%) Backup Exec
3 325 (3.21%) SCCM
4 236 (2.33%) Nagios
5 224 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
6 173 (1.71%) SCOM
7 160 (1.58%) WSUS
8 147 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 136 (1.34%) FortiGate
10 102 (1.01%) NetBackup
11 100 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
12 98 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
13 78 (0.77%) Cacti
13 78 (0.77%) Ansible
14 75 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
15 67 (0.66%) Nessus
16 59 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
17 58 (0.57%) ZABBIX
18 56 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
19 49 (0.48%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5503 (54.28%) Cisco
2 3318 (32.73%) VMware
3 2964 (29.23%) Microsoft
4 2185 (21.55%) CheckPoint
5 1860 (18.35%) Juniper
6 1434 (14.14%) Citrix
7 1304 (12.86%) F5
8 1208 (11.91%) HP
9 540 (5.33%) Red Hat
10 472 (4.66%) Oracle
11 461 (4.55%) Symantec
12 419 (4.13%) NetApp
13 389 (3.84%) Fortinet
14 367 (3.62%) Dell
15 364 (3.59%) Blue Coat
16 345 (3.40%) Avaya
17 309 (3.05%) SolarWinds
18 275 (2.71%) McAfee
19 240 (2.37%) Apple
20 220 (2.17%) SonicWALL
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