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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 48 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4795 4063 4234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.94% 4.18% 4.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.31% 24.10% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4111 3371 3526
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £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
17557 16858 20674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.07% 17.34% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14352 13311 17265
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 £27,000 £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 January 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 29 January 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 +26 1974 £46,500 -2.10% 246
South East +7 1244 £40,000 -5.88% 139
South West +25 322 £38,000 +1.33% 71
Yorkshire -8 316 £42,500 +21.42% 55
East of England -15 295 £40,000 - 38
North West +32 255 £37,500 -4.45% 38
West Midlands -5 235 £37,500 -6.25% 32
East Midlands +10 107 £35,000 -12.50% 13
North East +24 41 £28,750 -11.53% 2
Midlands -16 3 £35,000 -41.66%
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5317 (54.98%) Cisco
2 4823 (49.88%) Windows
3 3412 (35.28%) VMware
4 3164 (32.72%) Cisco Certification
5 2987 (30.89%) Microsoft
6 2755 (28.49%) Active Directory
7 2693 (27.85%) WAN
8 2558 (26.45%) VPN
9 2403 (24.85%) LAN
10 2288 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2252 (23.29%) TCP/IP
12 2173 (22.47%) Linux
13 2023 (20.92%) DNS
14 2020 (20.89%) CheckPoint
15 2006 (20.74%) CCNP
16 1994 (20.62%) Juniper
17 1963 (20.30%) MS Exchange
18 1814 (18.76%) Windows Server 2008
19 1806 (18.68%) CCNA
20 1748 (18.08%) ITIL
21 1657 (17.14%) Network Security
22 1651 (17.07%) SAN
23 1552 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
24 1513 (15.65%) Citrix
25 1509 (15.60%) Finance
26 1413 (14.61%) MS Excel
27 1341 (13.87%) MPLS
28 1293 (13.37%) SQL Server
29 1274 (13.17%) Windows Server 2012
30 1264 (13.07%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1963 (20.30%) MS Exchange
2 901 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 664 (6.87%) IIS
4 553 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 531 (5.49%) SharePoint
6 527 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 439 (4.54%) Apache
8 401 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 396 (4.10%) Lync
10 270 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 231 (2.39%) Tomcat
12 81 (0.84%) nginx
13 60 (0.62%) JBoss
14 51 (0.53%) WebSphere
15 48 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
16 46 (0.48%) WebLogic
17 43 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
18 41 (0.42%) OpenStack
19 39 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
20 37 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1413 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 883 (9.13%) MS Office
3 190 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 64 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (0.43%) MS Project
6 10 (0.10%) PowerPivot
7 7 (0.072%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.052%) SmartSuite
8 5 (0.052%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.041%) S-PLUS
9 4 (0.041%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.021%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.021%) Revit
10 2 (0.021%) Solid Edge
10 2 (0.021%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.010%) FastStats
11 1 (0.010%) Maya
11 1 (0.010%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 74 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 23 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.10%) Fredhopper
6 9 (0.093%) Oracle BRM
6 9 (0.093%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.083%) RiskWrite
8 7 (0.072%) SalesLogix
9 6 (0.062%) SAP Business One
10 5 (0.052%) RMDS
10 5 (0.052%) assyst
11 4 (0.041%) Dynamics GP
11 4 (0.041%) GoldMine
11 4 (0.041%) Advent Moxy
12 3 (0.031%) Sage 50
12 3 (0.031%) Eikon
12 3 (0.031%) Front Arena
13 2 (0.021%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 350 (3.62%) Office 365
2 206 (2.13%) SaaS
3 175 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
4 150 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 142 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 142 (1.47%) IaaS
6 76 (0.79%) PaaS
7 50 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 34 (0.35%) Google Apps
9 21 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
11 14 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
12 12 (0.12%) Terremark
13 10 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.062%) GitHub
15 5 (0.052%) Joyent
15 5 (0.052%) OpenShift
16 4 (0.041%) Heroku
16 4 (0.041%) Engine Yard
16 4 (0.041%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2693 (27.85%) WAN
2 2558 (26.45%) VPN
3 2403 (24.85%) LAN
4 2252 (23.29%) TCP/IP
5 2023 (20.92%) DNS
6 1657 (17.14%) Network Security
7 1651 (17.07%) SAN
8 1552 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
9 1341 (13.87%) MPLS
10 1242 (12.84%) DHCP
11 1241 (12.83%) Wireless
12 1192 (12.33%) BGP
13 1039 (10.74%) OSPF
14 1016 (10.51%) VoIP
15 813 (8.41%) VLAN
16 794 (8.21%) Internet
17 748 (7.74%) SSL
18 697 (7.21%) Cisco Nexus
19 538 (5.56%) EIGRP
20 477 (4.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1293 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 444 (4.59%) MySQL
3 301 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 170 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 132 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 82 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 77 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
8 75 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 75 (0.78%) MongoDB
9 71 (0.73%) NoSQL
10 68 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 37 (0.38%) RDBMS
12 35 (0.36%) Big Data
13 27 (0.28%) Redis
14 25 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 21 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
19 19 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 119 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 109 (1.13%) Git (software)
3 83 (0.86%) JIRA
4 75 (0.78%) Subversion
5 45 (0.47%) Hudson
6 42 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 38 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 36 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 19 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (0.14%) RequisitePro
12 11 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
12 11 (0.11%) CaliberRM
12 11 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (0.11%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.10%) Metasploit
14 8 (0.083%) Bugzilla
14 8 (0.083%) MSI
14 8 (0.083%) Ant
15 7 (0.072%) Selenium
General
1 1509 (15.60%) Finance
2 667 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 296 (3.06%) Banking
4 216 (2.23%) Law
5 181 (1.87%) Retail
6 147 (1.52%) Legal
7 111 (1.15%) Marketing
8 102 (1.05%) Advertising
9 89 (0.92%) Back Office
10 82 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 75 (0.78%) Games
12 65 (0.67%) Manufacturing
13 61 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 55 (0.57%) Electronics
15 50 (0.52%) Aerospace
16 35 (0.36%) Front Office
17 31 (0.32%) Publishing
18 24 (0.25%) Billing
19 22 (0.23%) German Language
20 21 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2384 (24.65%) Network Engineer
2 1231 (12.73%) Support Engineer
3 1177 (12.17%) Analyst
4 714 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 709 (7.33%) Consultant
6 596 (6.16%) Security Engineer
7 586 (6.06%) Architect
8 575 (5.95%) Administrator
9 501 (5.18%) Senior Network Engineer
10 447 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
11 434 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
12 378 (3.91%) Security Analyst
13 369 (3.82%) Support Analyst
14 365 (3.77%) Network Security Engineer
15 348 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
16 314 (3.25%) IT Support
17 311 (3.22%) Technical Support
18 286 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
19 273 (2.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 253 (2.62%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (2.42%) Web Services
2 204 (2.11%) .NET
3 130 (1.34%) LAMP
4 117 (1.21%) CSS
5 103 (1.07%) HTML
6 91 (0.94%) XML
7 71 (0.73%) Middleware
8 40 (0.41%) JSON
9 39 (0.40%) Regular Expression
10 36 (0.37%) SOAP
11 31 (0.32%) J2EE
12 29 (0.30%) Ajax
13 27 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
14 26 (0.27%) jQuery
14 26 (0.27%) REST
15 24 (0.25%) ASP.NET
16 23 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
17 22 (0.23%) MAPI
18 21 (0.22%) RESTful
19 19 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 571 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
2 438 (4.53%) Blackberry
3 429 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 376 (3.89%) Clustering
5 287 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 216 (2.23%) Open Source
7 206 (2.13%) Replication
8 150 (1.55%) Thin Client
8 150 (1.55%) Fat Client
9 137 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
10 136 (1.41%) Hedge funds
11 119 (1.23%) PKI
12 76 (0.79%) iPhone
13 74 (0.77%) Client/Server
14 66 (0.68%) CESG
15 58 (0.60%) CMDB
16 56 (0.58%) Statistics
17 52 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
17 52 (0.54%) EqualLogic
18 45 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4823 (49.88%) Windows
2 2173 (22.47%) Linux
3 1814 (18.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1274 (13.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1204 (12.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 875 (9.05%) UNIX
7 705 (7.29%) Windows 7
8 601 (6.22%) Windows 8
9 453 (4.68%) Windows XP
10 279 (2.89%) Solaris
11 251 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 242 (2.50%) Windows Vista
13 229 (2.37%) CentOS
14 202 (2.09%) Mac OS X
15 188 (1.94%) Ubuntu
16 118 (1.22%) Android
17 100 (1.03%) AIX
18 97 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
19 91 (0.94%) Apple iOS
20 79 (0.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1748 (18.08%) ITIL
2 863 (8.92%) Load Balancing
3 797 (8.24%) Information Security
4 602 (6.23%) Project Management
5 585 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 565 (5.84%) Network Design
7 444 (4.59%) Change Management
8 423 (4.37%) Kalman Filter
9 407 (4.21%) Migration
10 402 (4.16%) Service Delivery
11 400 (4.14%) Network Monitoring
12 386 (3.99%) SIEM
13 360 (3.72%) E-Commerce
14 358 (3.70%) Service Management
15 348 (3.60%) Network Management
16 339 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
17 336 (3.47%) Incident Management
18 334 (3.45%) Mentoring
19 274 (2.83%) Configuration Management
20 257 (2.66%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1264 (13.07%) SQL
2 412 (4.26%) Perl
3 409 (4.23%) PowerShell
4 304 (3.14%) Java
5 299 (3.09%) Python
6 262 (2.71%) Bash Shell
7 250 (2.59%) PHP
8 247 (2.55%) Shell Script
9 156 (1.61%) C
10 141 (1.46%) Ruby
11 123 (1.27%) JavaScript
12 96 (0.99%) C#
13 85 (0.88%) C++
14 70 (0.72%) VBScript
15 52 (0.54%) T-SQL
16 37 (0.38%) VB
17 33 (0.34%) Tcl
18 20 (0.21%) Lisp
19 18 (0.19%) PHP5
20 13 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 3164 (32.72%) Cisco Certification
2 2006 (20.74%) CCNP
3 1806 (18.68%) CCNA
4 966 (9.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 865 (8.95%) Degree
6 830 (8.58%) Security Cleared
7 712 (7.36%) MCSE
8 633 (6.55%) SC Cleared
9 557 (5.76%) CISSP
10 508 (5.25%) CCIE
11 322 (3.33%) CCSE
12 314 (3.25%) CCSA
13 306 (3.16%) MCITP
14 302 (3.12%) MCSA
15 281 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 276 (2.85%) MCP
17 206 (2.13%) CISM
18 185 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
19 177 (1.83%) CCDP
20 153 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 680 (7.03%) SLA
2 417 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 392 (4.05%) PCI DSS
4 114 (1.18%) QA
5 81 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 75 (0.78%) COBIT
7 47 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 25 (0.26%) GPG13
9 10 (0.10%) JSP 440
10 9 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 4 (0.041%) BS7799
11 4 (0.041%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.031%) HMG Infosec
12 3 (0.031%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.031%) HL7
12 3 (0.031%) DICOM
13 1 (0.010%) BS25999
13 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2755 (28.49%) Active Directory
2 2288 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 987 (10.21%) Hyper-V
4 610 (6.31%) vSphere
5 546 (5.65%) XenApp
6 317 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 314 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
8 221 (2.29%) Terminal Services
9 207 (2.14%) XenServer
10 186 (1.92%) XenDesktop
11 84 (0.87%) NFS
12 81 (0.84%) Firmware
12 81 (0.84%) vCloud
13 74 (0.77%) Xen
14 61 (0.63%) Terminal Server
15 53 (0.55%) MetaFrame
16 52 (0.54%) VMware Server
17 49 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 48 (0.50%) Samba
19 47 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 357 (3.69%) Backup Exec
2 269 (2.78%) Puppet
3 267 (2.76%) Nagios
4 253 (2.62%) SCCM
5 244 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 189 (1.95%) SCOM
7 188 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
8 156 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
9 123 (1.27%) FortiGate
9 123 (1.27%) WSUS
10 112 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
11 111 (1.15%) NetBackup
12 104 (1.08%) Cacti
13 68 (0.70%) OpenView
14 53 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
15 52 (0.54%) SCVMM
15 52 (0.54%) ZABBIX
16 51 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
17 42 (0.43%) ARCserve
18 38 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5317 (54.98%) Cisco
2 3412 (35.28%) VMware
3 2987 (30.89%) Microsoft
4 2020 (20.89%) CheckPoint
5 1994 (20.62%) Juniper
6 1513 (15.65%) Citrix
7 1135 (11.74%) F5
8 1103 (11.41%) HP
9 553 (5.72%) Symantec
10 461 (4.77%) Red Hat
11 407 (4.21%) Oracle
12 405 (4.19%) NetApp
13 390 (4.03%) SolarWinds
13 390 (4.03%) Blue Coat
14 383 (3.96%) Dell
15 329 (3.40%) Avaya
16 276 (2.85%) Fortinet
17 258 (2.67%) Apple
18 246 (2.54%) EMC
19 234 (2.42%) McAfee
Crawley, West Sussex
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £47000 - £52500 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bonus+bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent +bonus+ bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + On call + healthcare + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, on call
Posted: 16 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 55000 plus benefits and training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
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CCity IT
Posted: 17 hours ago
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set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum with added bonus and pension
Posted: 17 hours ago