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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 49 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4904 4051 4224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.93% 4.08% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.16% 23.73% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4121 3339 3425
Average salary £43,900 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.29% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
18053 17069 20486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.15% 17.17% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14575 13443 16821
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +31 2034 £47,500 - 210
South East +14 1263 £41,500 -1.19% 132
Yorkshire -11 331 £42,500 +21.42% 48
East of England -15 324 £42,500 +6.25% 22
South West +27 318 £37,500 -4.45% 70
North West +32 262 £37,500 -2.59% 52
West Midlands -11 237 £40,000 - 36
East Midlands +42 119 £39,500 -1.25% 25
North East +16 34 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Firewall
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5517 (55.02%) Cisco
2 4951 (49.38%) Windows
3 3595 (35.85%) VMware
4 3307 (32.98%) Cisco Certification
5 3148 (31.40%) Microsoft
6 2848 (28.40%) WAN
7 2840 (28.32%) Active Directory
8 2650 (26.43%) VPN
9 2531 (25.24%) LAN
10 2418 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2257 (22.51%) TCP/IP
12 2244 (22.38%) Linux
13 2110 (21.04%) CCNP
14 2074 (20.68%) MS Exchange
15 2066 (20.60%) DNS
16 2009 (20.04%) CheckPoint
17 1983 (19.78%) Juniper
18 1920 (19.15%) CCNA
19 1829 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
20 1769 (17.64%) ITIL
21 1722 (17.17%) SAN
22 1652 (16.48%) Network Security
23 1643 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
24 1614 (16.10%) Citrix
25 1485 (14.81%) Finance
26 1469 (14.65%) MS Excel
27 1390 (13.86%) MPLS
28 1360 (13.56%) SQL
29 1334 (13.30%) SQL Server
29 1334 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2074 (20.68%) MS Exchange
2 953 (9.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 684 (6.82%) IIS
4 572 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 541 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 527 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 461 (4.60%) Apache
8 410 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 407 (4.06%) Lync
10 301 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 243 (2.42%) Tomcat
12 93 (0.93%) nginx
13 63 (0.63%) JBoss
14 56 (0.56%) OpenStack
15 51 (0.51%) WebSphere
16 44 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
16 44 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
17 39 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
18 37 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
18 37 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1469 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 899 (8.97%) MS Office
3 186 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 64 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (0.40%) MS Project
6 9 (0.090%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.080%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.050%) SmartSuite
8 5 (0.050%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.040%) S-PLUS
9 4 (0.040%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.040%) Solid Edge
10 3 (0.030%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.020%) Revit
11 2 (0.020%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.010%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.010%) InDesign
12 1 (0.010%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 79 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 24 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.100%) SAP Business One
6 10 (0.100%) Fredhopper
7 9 (0.090%) Oracle BRM
8 7 (0.070%) RiskWrite
8 7 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
8 7 (0.070%) SalesLogix
9 6 (0.060%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.050%) RMDS
11 4 (0.040%) GoldMine
11 4 (0.040%) Advent Moxy
12 3 (0.030%) Sage 50
12 3 (0.030%) Eikon
12 3 (0.030%) Front Arena
12 3 (0.030%) Oracle Applications
13 2 (0.020%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 381 (3.80%) Office 365
2 214 (2.13%) SaaS
3 185 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 163 (1.63%) IaaS
5 157 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 144 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
7 89 (0.89%) PaaS
8 54 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 34 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 32 (0.32%) Google Apps
11 17 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
12 16 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
13 14 (0.14%) Terremark
14 11 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (0.100%) Heroku
15 10 (0.100%) Engine Yard
16 7 (0.070%) CloudFront
17 5 (0.050%) OpenShift
17 5 (0.050%) GitHub
17 5 (0.050%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 2848 (28.40%) WAN
2 2650 (26.43%) VPN
3 2531 (25.24%) LAN
4 2257 (22.51%) TCP/IP
5 2066 (20.60%) DNS
6 1722 (17.17%) SAN
7 1652 (16.48%) Network Security
8 1643 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
9 1390 (13.86%) MPLS
10 1323 (13.19%) Wireless
11 1289 (12.86%) DHCP
12 1280 (12.77%) BGP
13 1077 (10.74%) OSPF
14 1031 (10.28%) VoIP
15 896 (8.94%) VLAN
16 815 (8.13%) Internet
17 792 (7.90%) Cisco Nexus
18 767 (7.65%) SSL
19 627 (6.25%) EIGRP
20 504 (5.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1334 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 462 (4.61%) MySQL
3 310 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 178 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 143 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 92 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 90 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
8 77 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
9 76 (0.76%) NoSQL
10 72 (0.72%) MongoDB
11 71 (0.71%) Oracle Database
12 41 (0.41%) RDBMS
13 34 (0.34%) Big Data
14 32 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
15 30 (0.30%) Redis
16 26 (0.26%) DB2
17 21 (0.21%) Data Mining
18 20 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
18 20 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 20 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 120 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 107 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 82 (0.82%) Subversion
4 73 (0.73%) JIRA
5 47 (0.47%) Hudson
6 38 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (0.37%) Visual Studio
8 35 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 31 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 16 (0.16%) RequisitePro
11 15 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
11 15 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (0.11%) CaliberRM
12 11 (0.11%) Metasploit
12 11 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
13 9 (0.090%) Selenium
13 9 (0.090%) MSI
14 8 (0.080%) NUnit
14 8 (0.080%) Ant
15 7 (0.070%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1485 (14.81%) Finance
2 665 (6.63%) Telecoms
3 305 (3.04%) Banking
4 217 (2.16%) Law
5 181 (1.81%) Retail
6 150 (1.50%) Legal
7 126 (1.26%) Marketing
8 121 (1.21%) Advertising
9 97 (0.97%) Back Office
10 83 (0.83%) Games
11 81 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 74 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 70 (0.70%) Investment Banking
14 65 (0.65%) Electronics
15 46 (0.46%) Aerospace
16 30 (0.30%) Billing
17 26 (0.26%) Publishing
18 24 (0.24%) Front Office
19 22 (0.22%) French Language
20 21 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2499 (24.92%) Network Engineer
2 1264 (12.61%) Support Engineer
3 1186 (11.83%) Analyst
4 789 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 717 (7.15%) Consultant
6 589 (5.87%) Security Engineer
7 583 (5.81%) Architect
8 575 (5.73%) Administrator
9 530 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
10 449 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
11 431 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
12 382 (3.81%) Support Analyst
13 378 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
14 368 (3.67%) Security Analyst
15 348 (3.47%) Network Security Engineer
16 341 (3.40%) IT Support
17 316 (3.15%) Technical Support
18 314 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
19 265 (2.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 240 (2.39%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (2.40%) Web Services
2 216 (2.15%) .NET
3 140 (1.40%) LAMP
4 122 (1.22%) CSS
5 105 (1.05%) HTML
6 82 (0.82%) XML
7 79 (0.79%) Middleware
8 39 (0.39%) SOAP
9 37 (0.37%) JSON
10 36 (0.36%) Regular Expression
11 31 (0.31%) RESTful
11 31 (0.31%) J2EE
12 30 (0.30%) REST
13 28 (0.28%) MAPI
14 26 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
15 24 (0.24%) ASP.NET
16 23 (0.23%) jQuery
16 23 (0.23%) Ajax
16 23 (0.23%) XMPP
17 20 (0.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 573 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 476 (4.75%) Management Information System
3 468 (4.67%) Blackberry
4 405 (4.04%) Clustering
5 296 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 224 (2.23%) Open Source
7 200 (1.99%) Replication
8 171 (1.71%) Thin Client
8 171 (1.71%) Fat Client
9 128 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 124 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
11 110 (1.10%) PKI
12 80 (0.80%) iPhone
13 77 (0.77%) Client/Server
14 67 (0.67%) CESG
15 64 (0.64%) Statistics
15 64 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
16 62 (0.62%) CMDB
17 55 (0.55%) EqualLogic
18 51 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4951 (49.38%) Windows
2 2244 (22.38%) Linux
3 1829 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 1334 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1228 (12.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 864 (8.62%) UNIX
7 698 (6.96%) Windows 7
8 643 (6.41%) Windows 8
9 481 (4.80%) Windows XP
10 297 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 284 (2.83%) CentOS
12 273 (2.72%) Solaris
13 267 (2.66%) Windows Vista
14 201 (2.00%) Mac OS X
15 192 (1.91%) Ubuntu
16 113 (1.13%) Android
17 110 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
18 92 (0.92%) AIX
19 86 (0.86%) Debian
20 85 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1769 (17.64%) ITIL
2 926 (9.24%) Load Balancing
3 839 (8.37%) Information Security
4 638 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 619 (6.17%) Project Management
6 601 (5.99%) Network Design
7 447 (4.46%) Change Management
8 445 (4.44%) Service Delivery
9 437 (4.36%) Network Monitoring
10 419 (4.18%) SIEM
11 418 (4.17%) Migration
12 412 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
13 370 (3.69%) E-Commerce
14 362 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
15 353 (3.52%) Incident Management
16 346 (3.45%) Mentoring
17 344 (3.43%) Service Management
18 327 (3.26%) Network Management
19 301 (3.00%) Configuration Management
20 277 (2.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1360 (13.56%) SQL
2 427 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 419 (4.18%) Perl
4 342 (3.41%) Python
5 299 (2.98%) Bash Shell
6 287 (2.86%) Java
7 260 (2.59%) PHP
8 226 (2.25%) Shell Script
9 158 (1.58%) C
10 149 (1.49%) Ruby
11 130 (1.30%) JavaScript
12 93 (0.93%) C#
13 83 (0.83%) VBScript
14 67 (0.67%) C++
15 49 (0.49%) T-SQL
16 40 (0.40%) VB
17 26 (0.26%) Tcl
18 18 (0.18%) Korn
19 14 (0.14%) PHP5
20 12 (0.12%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 3307 (32.98%) Cisco Certification
2 2110 (21.04%) CCNP
3 1920 (19.15%) CCNA
4 995 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 929 (9.26%) Degree
6 808 (8.06%) Security Cleared
7 752 (7.50%) MCSE
8 592 (5.90%) SC Cleared
9 574 (5.72%) CISSP
10 522 (5.21%) CCIE
11 332 (3.31%) CCSE
12 331 (3.30%) CCSA
13 305 (3.04%) MCSA
14 299 (2.98%) MCITP
15 294 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 266 (2.65%) MCP
17 222 (2.21%) CISM
18 202 (2.01%) VCP4
19 199 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
20 190 (1.89%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 720 (7.18%) SLA
2 442 (4.41%) PCI DSS
3 437 (4.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 118 (1.18%) QA
5 95 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 77 (0.77%) COBIT
7 48 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 36 (0.36%) GPG13
9 6 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 6 (0.060%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.050%) HL7
10 5 (0.050%) DICOM
11 4 (0.040%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.030%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.030%) BS7799
13 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.010%) BS25999
13 1 (0.010%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 2840 (28.32%) Active Directory
2 2418 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1034 (10.31%) Hyper-V
4 638 (6.36%) vSphere
5 573 (5.71%) XenApp
6 339 (3.38%) VMware ESX
7 312 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
8 234 (2.33%) Terminal Services
9 214 (2.13%) XenServer
10 197 (1.96%) XenDesktop
11 88 (0.88%) vCloud
12 84 (0.84%) Xen
13 80 (0.80%) NFS
14 73 (0.73%) Firmware
15 65 (0.65%) Terminal Server
16 57 (0.57%) VMware Server
17 54 (0.54%) Samba
18 52 (0.52%) Snort
19 49 (0.49%) KVM
20 48 (0.48%) Squid
Systems Management
1 377 (3.76%) Backup Exec
2 295 (2.94%) Puppet
3 290 (2.89%) Nagios
4 278 (2.77%) SCCM
5 227 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 199 (1.98%) SCOM
7 198 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
8 144 (1.44%) WSUS
9 139 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
10 134 (1.34%) FortiGate
11 124 (1.24%) CiscoWorks
12 120 (1.20%) NetBackup
13 113 (1.13%) Cacti
14 74 (0.74%) OpenView
15 69 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
16 63 (0.63%) ZABBIX
17 61 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
18 52 (0.52%) SCVMM
19 50 (0.50%) Ansible
20 47 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5517 (55.02%) Cisco
2 3595 (35.85%) VMware
3 3148 (31.40%) Microsoft
4 2009 (20.04%) CheckPoint
5 1983 (19.78%) Juniper
6 1614 (16.10%) Citrix
7 1209 (12.06%) HP
8 1193 (11.90%) F5
9 562 (5.60%) Symantec
10 510 (5.09%) Red Hat
11 428 (4.27%) Oracle
12 423 (4.22%) NetApp
13 420 (4.19%) SolarWinds
14 398 (3.97%) Dell
15 366 (3.65%) Blue Coat
16 360 (3.59%) Avaya
17 289 (2.88%) Fortinet
18 281 (2.80%) Apple
19 247 (2.46%) EMC
20 227 (2.26%) McAfee
Chessington, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £12,000 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-45,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + On call (£3K), Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West London
asos
Salary: + Flexi Cash allowance + Bonus + Healthcare + Insurance + More
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £55000 - £59000 per annum + personal bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + On Call, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car, fuel card
Posted: 10 hours ago
Goole, North Humberside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago