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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 55 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4660 3901 4428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.29% 3.92% 4.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.85% 22.10% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3931 3340 3888
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,300 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
19538 17652 20409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.73% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15610 14350 16905
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 +14 1813 £50,000 - 189
South East +2 1272 £40,000 - 108
Yorkshire +19 418 £40,000 +6.66% 24
East of England +8 365 £42,500 +13.33% 39
West Midlands -1 258 £38,500 -6.09% 30
South West -8 228 £29,250 -22.00% 49
North West -37 180 £35,000 -7.89% 30
East Midlands -23 79 £37,500 -6.25% 8
North East -15 13 £32,250 -19.37% 1
Midlands +8 1 £55,500 +26.85%
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4589 (51.45%) Cisco
2 4466 (50.07%) Windows
3 2846 (31.91%) VMware
4 2703 (30.31%) Cisco Certification
5 2578 (28.90%) Microsoft
6 2469 (27.68%) Active Directory
7 2229 (24.99%) WAN
8 2154 (24.15%) Linux
9 2120 (23.77%) TCP/IP
10 2114 (23.70%) DNS
11 2089 (23.42%) VPN
12 2021 (22.66%) LAN
13 1959 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 1901 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1871 (20.98%) MS Exchange
16 1783 (19.99%) CheckPoint
17 1670 (18.72%) Juniper
18 1634 (18.32%) CCNA
19 1594 (17.87%) ITIL
20 1575 (17.66%) CCNP
21 1511 (16.94%) Finance
22 1496 (16.77%) SAN
23 1446 (16.21%) Network Security
24 1282 (14.37%) Citrix
25 1235 (13.85%) MS Excel
26 1219 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
27 1210 (13.57%) Cisco ASA
28 1205 (13.51%) SQL Server
29 1151 (12.91%) DHCP
30 1149 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1871 (20.98%) MS Exchange
2 1003 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 647 (7.25%) IIS
4 538 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 513 (5.75%) Apache
5 513 (5.75%) SharePoint
6 418 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 378 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 360 (4.04%) Lync
9 305 (3.42%) Tomcat
10 243 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 89 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 80 (0.90%) nginx
13 73 (0.82%) CMS
14 66 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
15 62 (0.70%) WebLogic
16 56 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
17 54 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
18 49 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
19 43 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1235 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 741 (8.31%) MS Office
3 113 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 51 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.33%) MS Project
6 11 (0.12%) FastStats
7 8 (0.090%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.067%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.056%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.034%) SmartSuite
11 3 (0.034%) Maya
11 3 (0.034%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.022%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 19 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.15%) WebTrends
7 12 (0.13%) assyst
7 12 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
8 11 (0.12%) Magento
9 9 (0.10%) Sage 200
10 6 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.056%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.056%) Summit
12 4 (0.045%) Sentinel
12 4 (0.045%) RMDS
12 4 (0.045%) Compiere
12 4 (0.045%) Dynamics GP
12 4 (0.045%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 279 (3.13%) Office 365
2 188 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 160 (1.79%) SaaS
4 109 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 105 (1.18%) IaaS
6 78 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 67 (0.75%) PaaS
8 60 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 41 (0.46%) Joyent
10 34 (0.38%) Google Apps
11 17 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
12 15 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
13 12 (0.13%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.090%) Route 53
15 6 (0.067%) GitHub
16 1 (0.011%) IBM SmartCloud
16 1 (0.011%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2229 (24.99%) WAN
2 2120 (23.77%) TCP/IP
3 2114 (23.70%) DNS
4 2089 (23.42%) VPN
5 2021 (22.66%) LAN
6 1496 (16.77%) SAN
7 1446 (16.21%) Network Security
8 1210 (13.57%) Cisco ASA
9 1151 (12.91%) DHCP
10 1021 (11.45%) MPLS
11 891 (9.99%) BGP
12 890 (9.98%) Internet
13 888 (9.96%) VoIP
14 834 (9.35%) Wireless
15 772 (8.66%) OSPF
16 660 (7.40%) SSL
17 586 (6.57%) VLAN
18 490 (5.49%) IPsec
19 441 (4.94%) Cisco Nexus
20 402 (4.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1205 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 466 (5.22%) MySQL
3 213 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 98 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 98 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 97 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 95 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 74 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 45 (0.50%) Redis
9 42 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 40 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (0.44%) MongoDB
12 38 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
13 37 (0.41%) NoSQL
14 33 (0.37%) RDBMS
14 33 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 32 (0.36%) Big Data
16 28 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
17 23 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 23 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 117 (1.31%) Git (software)
2 102 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 91 (1.02%) Subversion
4 87 (0.98%) JIRA
5 37 (0.41%) Hudson
6 35 (0.39%) TeamCity
7 25 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (0.28%) Firebug
8 24 (0.27%) Visual Studio
9 23 (0.26%) Metasploit
10 20 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (0.21%) Maven
12 14 (0.16%) MSBuild
12 14 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 14 (0.16%) JMeter
13 10 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (0.10%) Bugzilla
14 9 (0.10%) JUnit
14 9 (0.10%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.090%) Ant
General
1 1511 (16.94%) Finance
2 708 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 318 (3.57%) Banking
4 275 (3.08%) Retail
5 169 (1.89%) Law
6 141 (1.58%) Legal
7 127 (1.42%) Marketing
8 86 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 82 (0.92%) Publishing
10 76 (0.85%) Billing
11 72 (0.81%) Advertising
12 59 (0.66%) Electronics
13 58 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 57 (0.64%) Games
14 57 (0.64%) Back Office
15 45 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 43 (0.48%) German Language
17 29 (0.33%) French Language
17 29 (0.33%) Front Office
18 20 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1892 (21.21%) Network Engineer
2 1274 (14.28%) Analyst
3 1047 (11.74%) Support Engineer
4 687 (7.70%) Consultant
5 615 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 608 (6.82%) Administrator
7 548 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 477 (5.35%) Architect
9 470 (5.27%) Support Analyst
10 460 (5.16%) Systems Administrator
10 460 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
11 412 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
12 401 (4.50%) Security Analyst
13 322 (3.61%) IT Support
14 306 (3.43%) Network Analyst
15 304 (3.41%) Network Security Engineer
16 273 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
17 266 (2.98%) Network Support
18 261 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support
19 243 (2.72%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (2.80%) .NET
1 250 (2.80%) Web Services
2 157 (1.76%) HTML
3 153 (1.72%) XML
4 148 (1.66%) CSS
5 108 (1.21%) Middleware
6 97 (1.09%) LAMP
7 77 (0.86%) Ajax
8 51 (0.57%) JSON
9 50 (0.56%) SOAP
10 38 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
11 37 (0.41%) J2EE
12 30 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
13 29 (0.33%) jQuery
13 29 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
14 27 (0.30%) COM
15 25 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
16 23 (0.26%) XSLT
17 22 (0.25%) XHTML
18 21 (0.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 400 (4.48%) Blackberry
2 382 (4.28%) Management Information System
3 289 (3.24%) Clustering
4 242 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 235 (2.63%) Replication
6 152 (1.70%) Open Source
7 120 (1.35%) Hedge funds
8 119 (1.33%) PKI
9 115 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
10 106 (1.19%) Fat Client
10 106 (1.19%) Thin Client
11 104 (1.17%) SecurID
12 90 (1.01%) iPhone
13 80 (0.90%) Firmware
14 74 (0.83%) Smartphone
15 69 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
16 66 (0.74%) Statistics
16 66 (0.74%) Client/Server
17 62 (0.70%) EqualLogic
18 59 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4466 (50.07%) Windows
2 2154 (24.15%) Linux
3 1959 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1219 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1024 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1008 (11.30%) UNIX
7 664 (7.44%) Windows 7
8 402 (4.51%) Windows XP
9 370 (4.15%) Windows 8
10 332 (3.72%) Solaris
11 282 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 182 (2.04%) Mac OS X
13 175 (1.96%) Ubuntu
14 168 (1.88%) Windows Vista
15 164 (1.84%) CentOS
16 109 (1.22%) Debian
17 100 (1.12%) Mac OS
17 100 (1.12%) Android
18 94 (1.05%) AIX
19 71 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1594 (17.87%) ITIL
2 842 (9.44%) Load Balancing
3 695 (7.79%) Information Security
4 548 (6.14%) Project Management
5 524 (5.88%) Network Design
6 468 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 424 (4.75%) Network Management
8 409 (4.59%) Change Management
9 379 (4.25%) E-Commerce
10 355 (3.98%) Kalman Filter
11 348 (3.90%) Service Delivery
12 335 (3.76%) Incident Management
13 327 (3.67%) SIEM
14 307 (3.44%) Migration
15 271 (3.04%) PRINCE2
16 259 (2.90%) Business Continuity
17 250 (2.80%) Service Management
18 249 (2.79%) Change Control
19 235 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
20 227 (2.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1148 (12.87%) SQL
2 457 (5.12%) Java
3 440 (4.93%) Perl
4 387 (4.34%) PowerShell
5 302 (3.39%) PHP
6 279 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 243 (2.72%) Shell Script
8 224 (2.51%) Python
9 172 (1.93%) JavaScript
10 167 (1.87%) C
11 162 (1.82%) Ruby
12 98 (1.10%) C#
13 79 (0.89%) C++
14 61 (0.68%) VB
15 51 (0.57%) Lisp
16 44 (0.49%) T-SQL
17 33 (0.37%) VBScript
18 30 (0.34%) VB.NET
19 26 (0.29%) AWK
20 25 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2703 (30.31%) Cisco Certification
2 1634 (18.32%) CCNA
3 1575 (17.66%) CCNP
4 1149 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 869 (9.74%) Degree
6 821 (9.21%) MCSE
7 595 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 499 (5.59%) CISSP
9 435 (4.88%) SC Cleared
10 420 (4.71%) MCITP
11 404 (4.53%) MCSA
12 371 (4.16%) CCIE
13 318 (3.57%) CCSE
14 286 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 285 (3.20%) CCSA
16 234 (2.62%) MCP
17 176 (1.97%) CCSP
18 149 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
19 143 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
20 124 (1.39%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 528 (5.92%) SLA
2 386 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 308 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 116 (1.30%) QA
5 56 (0.63%) COBIT
6 47 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 41 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 21 (0.24%) GPG13
9 13 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
10 12 (0.13%) JSP 440
11 10 (0.11%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.067%) BS7799
13 5 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 5 (0.056%) COSO
14 4 (0.045%) ISO 8583
15 3 (0.034%) Data Quality
16 1 (0.011%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 1 (0.011%) GAMP
16 1 (0.011%) ISO 9000
16 1 (0.011%) GxP
System Software
1 2469 (27.68%) Active Directory
2 1901 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 883 (9.90%) Hyper-V
4 552 (6.19%) vSphere
5 430 (4.82%) XenApp
6 307 (3.44%) VMware ESX
7 258 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
8 211 (2.37%) XenDesktop
9 169 (1.89%) XenServer
10 163 (1.83%) Terminal Services
11 117 (1.31%) UAG
12 111 (1.24%) Xen
13 94 (1.05%) NFS
14 81 (0.91%) ISA Server
15 75 (0.84%) Snort
16 73 (0.82%) KVM
17 71 (0.80%) ProxySG
18 65 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
19 59 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
20 51 (0.57%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 400 (4.48%) Backup Exec
2 274 (3.07%) Puppet
3 225 (2.52%) SCCM
4 220 (2.47%) Nagios
5 203 (2.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 155 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
7 141 (1.58%) WSUS
8 127 (1.42%) SCOM
9 125 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
10 92 (1.03%) Cacti
11 89 (1.00%) FortiGate
12 82 (0.92%) NetBackup
13 69 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
14 59 (0.66%) Nessus
15 58 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
16 54 (0.61%) OpenView
17 51 (0.57%) HP NNM
18 50 (0.56%) ZABBIX
19 42 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
20 40 (0.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4589 (51.45%) Cisco
2 2846 (31.91%) VMware
3 2578 (28.90%) Microsoft
4 1783 (19.99%) CheckPoint
5 1670 (18.72%) Juniper
6 1282 (14.37%) Citrix
7 1057 (11.85%) HP
8 962 (10.79%) F5
9 585 (6.56%) Oracle
10 521 (5.84%) Symantec
11 449 (5.03%) Red Hat
12 372 (4.17%) NetApp
13 361 (4.05%) Dell
13 361 (4.05%) Blue Coat
14 271 (3.04%) McAfee
15 252 (2.83%) SolarWinds
16 243 (2.72%) Avaya
17 221 (2.48%) IBM
18 217 (2.43%) EMC
19 203 (2.28%) Veeam
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Vehicle
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package in additio
Posted: 17 hours ago