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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 54 57 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4907 4660 3901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.73% 4.29% 3.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.16% 23.60% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4212 3931 3340
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
17427 19744 17808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 18.16% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14555 15719 14467
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +3 1944 £50,000 - 170
South East +9 1395 £42,500 +6.25% 108
Yorkshire -11 353 £39,966 -0.08% 41
South West +18 316 £36,000 +23.07% 46
West Midlands +6 281 £41,500 +7.79% 30
East of England -17 273 £42,500 - 43
North West +21 224 £38,500 +10.00% 35
East Midlands +31 121 £37,500 - 21
North East -9 10 £33,750 +4.65% 5
Firewall
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5178 (53.34%) Cisco
2 4318 (44.48%) Windows
3 3143 (32.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3054 (31.46%) VMware
5 2801 (28.86%) LAN
6 2732 (28.14%) WAN
7 2695 (27.76%) Microsoft
8 2348 (24.19%) Active Directory
9 2290 (23.59%) Linux
10 2265 (23.33%) VPN
11 2185 (22.51%) TCP/IP
12 2165 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2099 (21.62%) DNS
14 2062 (21.24%) CheckPoint
15 1924 (19.82%) CCNP
16 1872 (19.29%) CCNA
17 1801 (18.55%) MS Exchange
18 1769 (18.22%) Juniper
19 1676 (17.27%) ITIL
20 1673 (17.23%) Data Centre
21 1639 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
22 1624 (16.73%) Cisco ASA
23 1593 (16.41%) Network Security
24 1539 (15.85%) Finance
25 1463 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
26 1219 (12.56%) F5
27 1208 (12.44%) SAN
28 1199 (12.35%) Citrix
29 1194 (12.30%) DHCP
30 1161 (11.96%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1801 (18.55%) MS Exchange
2 987 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 585 (6.03%) IIS
4 574 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 485 (5.00%) Apache
6 475 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 428 (4.41%) SharePoint
8 408 (4.20%) Lync
9 282 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 230 (2.37%) Tomcat
11 172 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 135 (1.39%) nginx
13 83 (0.86%) OpenStack
14 71 (0.73%) WebSphere
15 68 (0.70%) JBoss
16 60 (0.62%) WebLogic
17 48 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
18 47 (0.48%) Confluence
18 47 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
19 45 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1161 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 724 (7.46%) MS Office
3 147 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 58 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.24%) MS Project
6 7 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.052%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.041%) Solid Edge
8 4 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.031%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.031%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.010%) InDesign
10 1 (0.010%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 38 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.10%) Magento
7 9 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.072%) Infor CRM
9 6 (0.062%) Sage 50
10 5 (0.052%) Summit
11 4 (0.041%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.031%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.031%) MFGPRO
13 2 (0.021%) Sentinel
13 2 (0.021%) Cognos Controller
13 2 (0.021%) Oracle Payables
13 2 (0.021%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.021%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 519 (5.35%) Office 365
2 398 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 202 (2.08%) SaaS
4 188 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 125 (1.29%) IaaS
6 120 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 108 (1.11%) PaaS
8 58 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (0.40%) Mimecast
10 37 (0.38%) Amazon S3
11 29 (0.30%) Google Apps
12 26 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 23 (0.24%) Route 53
14 20 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 19 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
16 18 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
17 13 (0.13%) Responsys
17 13 (0.13%) Taleo
18 9 (0.093%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 2801 (28.86%) LAN
2 2732 (28.14%) WAN
3 2265 (23.33%) VPN
4 2185 (22.51%) TCP/IP
5 2099 (21.62%) DNS
6 1624 (16.73%) Cisco ASA
7 1593 (16.41%) Network Security
8 1208 (12.44%) SAN
9 1194 (12.30%) DHCP
10 1104 (11.37%) Wireless
11 1085 (11.18%) BGP
12 1024 (10.55%) VoIP
13 988 (10.18%) OSPF
14 986 (10.16%) MPLS
15 813 (8.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 786 (8.10%) VLAN
17 653 (6.73%) Internet
18 639 (6.58%) SSL
19 568 (5.85%) IPsec
20 492 (5.07%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1068 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 455 (4.69%) MySQL
3 207 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 137 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 132 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 102 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 99 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 84 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 68 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 60 (0.62%) Big Data
10 60 (0.62%) NoSQL
11 57 (0.59%) Hadoop
12 44 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
13 41 (0.42%) Redis
13 41 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
14 40 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
14 40 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
15 34 (0.35%) DB2
16 32 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
17 29 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 163 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 115 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 109 (1.12%) Subversion
4 87 (0.90%) JIRA
5 53 (0.55%) Hudson
6 45 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (0.42%) Visual Studio
8 37 (0.38%) Metasploit
9 33 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 31 (0.32%) TeamCity
11 22 (0.23%) Selenium
12 19 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
13 17 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 16 (0.16%) MSBuild
14 16 (0.16%) NUnit
15 13 (0.13%) Maven
16 12 (0.12%) Ant
17 10 (0.10%) JUnit
18 9 (0.093%) MSI
19 8 (0.082%) HP UFT
General
1 1539 (15.85%) Finance
2 693 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 433 (4.46%) Banking
4 218 (2.25%) Retail
5 164 (1.69%) Marketing
6 128 (1.32%) Legal
7 104 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 103 (1.06%) Advertising
9 102 (1.05%) Law
10 88 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 83 (0.86%) Games
12 79 (0.81%) Electronics
13 57 (0.59%) Back Office
14 45 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 38 (0.39%) Aerospace
16 33 (0.34%) Multimedia
17 30 (0.31%) Publishing
18 29 (0.30%) French Language
19 28 (0.29%) German Language
20 20 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2321 (23.91%) Network Engineer
2 1109 (11.42%) Analyst
3 1064 (10.96%) Support Engineer
4 695 (7.16%) Consultant
5 677 (6.97%) Administrator
6 652 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 616 (6.35%) Security Engineer
8 599 (6.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 545 (5.61%) Architect
10 501 (5.16%) Systems Administrator
11 402 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
12 386 (3.98%) Security Analyst
13 336 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support
14 330 (3.40%) Network Security Engineer
15 318 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
16 294 (3.03%) Support Analyst
17 279 (2.87%) IT Support
18 269 (2.77%) Network Analyst
19 268 (2.76%) Network Support
20 239 (2.46%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (3.27%) Web Services
2 169 (1.74%) .NET
3 137 (1.41%) 802.1X
4 133 (1.37%) LAMP
5 122 (1.26%) CSS
6 115 (1.18%) HTML
7 113 (1.16%) Middleware
8 91 (0.94%) XML
9 52 (0.54%) SOAP
10 48 (0.49%) RESTful
11 38 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
12 37 (0.38%) Ajax
12 37 (0.38%) Java EE
13 35 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
14 32 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
15 31 (0.32%) J2EE
16 28 (0.29%) REST
17 25 (0.26%) ASP.NET
17 25 (0.26%) STL
18 24 (0.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1673 (17.23%) Data Centre
2 705 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 514 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 333 (3.43%) Computer Science
5 314 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 240 (2.47%) Clustering
7 205 (2.11%) Replication
8 152 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 147 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
10 142 (1.46%) PKI
11 130 (1.34%) Fat Client
11 130 (1.34%) Thin Client
12 95 (0.98%) EqualLogic
13 89 (0.92%) Hedge funds
14 85 (0.88%) Statistics
15 80 (0.82%) CESG
16 75 (0.77%) Public Cloud
17 71 (0.73%) Online Banking
18 64 (0.66%) iPhone
19 60 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4318 (44.48%) Windows
2 2290 (23.59%) Linux
3 1639 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1463 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 929 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 844 (8.69%) UNIX
7 595 (6.13%) Windows 7
8 472 (4.86%) Windows 8
9 329 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 315 (3.25%) Windows XP
11 269 (2.77%) CentOS
12 262 (2.70%) Solaris
13 196 (2.02%) Ubuntu
14 176 (1.81%) Mac OS X
15 149 (1.53%) Debian
16 137 (1.41%) Android
17 131 (1.35%) Windows Vista
18 96 (0.99%) Mac OS
19 92 (0.95%) Windows 2000
20 79 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1676 (17.27%) ITIL
2 937 (9.65%) Information Security
3 889 (9.16%) Load Balancing
4 648 (6.68%) Project Management
5 578 (5.95%) Network Design
6 566 (5.83%) SIEM
7 553 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 474 (4.88%) Incident Management
9 469 (4.83%) Migration
10 444 (4.57%) Change Management
11 421 (4.34%) Mentoring
12 419 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
13 396 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
14 392 (4.04%) Service Delivery
15 380 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
16 322 (3.32%) Network Monitoring
17 319 (3.29%) DevOps
18 318 (3.28%) Network Management
19 296 (3.05%) Capacity Planning
20 294 (3.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1113 (11.47%) SQL
2 490 (5.05%) Perl
3 409 (4.21%) Python
4 402 (4.14%) PowerShell
5 362 (3.73%) Java
6 333 (3.43%) Bash Shell
7 262 (2.70%) PHP
8 205 (2.11%) C
9 177 (1.82%) Ruby
10 166 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 152 (1.57%) JavaScript
12 92 (0.95%) C#
13 76 (0.78%) C++
14 51 (0.53%) VB
15 42 (0.43%) VBScript
16 25 (0.26%) Objective-C
17 23 (0.24%) Tcl
17 23 (0.24%) VBA
17 23 (0.24%) T-SQL
18 21 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3143 (32.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1924 (19.82%) CCNP
3 1872 (19.29%) CCNA
4 906 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 883 (9.10%) Degree
6 694 (7.15%) Security Cleared
7 658 (6.78%) MCSE
8 578 (5.95%) CCIE
9 555 (5.72%) CISSP
10 459 (4.73%) SC Cleared
11 434 (4.47%) CCSA
12 417 (4.30%) CCSE
13 296 (3.05%) MCSA
14 294 (3.03%) MCP
15 287 (2.96%) MCITP
16 244 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 209 (2.15%) CISM
18 187 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
19 174 (1.79%) CCDP
20 122 (1.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 710 (7.31%) SLA
2 482 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 376 (3.87%) PCI DSS
4 133 (1.37%) QA
5 69 (0.71%) COBIT
6 59 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 37 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 34 (0.35%) HIPAA
9 14 (0.14%) FISMA
10 12 (0.12%) GPG13
11 7 (0.072%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 5 (0.052%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.041%) COSO
14 3 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 2 (0.021%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.021%) BS7799
15 2 (0.021%) HMG Infosec
16 1 (0.010%) JTAG
16 1 (0.010%) HL7
16 1 (0.010%) DICOM
System Software
1 2348 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 2165 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1096 (11.29%) Hyper-V
4 575 (5.92%) vSphere
5 378 (3.89%) XenApp
6 360 (3.71%) VMware ESX
7 244 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
8 179 (1.84%) Terminal Services
9 138 (1.42%) XenServer
10 133 (1.37%) KVM
11 101 (1.04%) XenDesktop
12 93 (0.96%) vCloud
13 87 (0.90%) Xen
14 64 (0.66%) iptables
15 59 (0.61%) ISA Server
15 59 (0.61%) Firmware
16 54 (0.56%) Snort
17 52 (0.54%) Postfix
17 52 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
18 50 (0.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 359 (3.70%) Puppet
2 350 (3.61%) SCCM
3 318 (3.28%) Backup Exec
4 210 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
5 203 (2.09%) Nagios
6 169 (1.74%) SCOM
7 158 (1.63%) FortiGate
8 150 (1.55%) WSUS
9 134 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
10 122 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
11 118 (1.22%) Nessus
12 104 (1.07%) NetBackup
13 97 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
14 96 (0.99%) Ansible
15 86 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
16 73 (0.75%) ZABBIX
17 72 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
18 61 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 59 (0.61%) Cacti
20 51 (0.53%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5178 (53.34%) Cisco
2 3054 (31.46%) VMware
3 2695 (27.76%) Microsoft
4 2062 (21.24%) CheckPoint
5 1769 (18.22%) Juniper
6 1219 (12.56%) F5
7 1199 (12.35%) Citrix
8 1001 (10.31%) HP
9 485 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 442 (4.55%) Oracle
11 423 (4.36%) Fortinet
12 406 (4.18%) Symantec
13 362 (3.73%) NetApp
14 337 (3.47%) Dell
15 329 (3.39%) Blue Coat
16 320 (3.30%) Avaya
17 293 (3.02%) McAfee
18 270 (2.78%) SolarWinds
19 269 (2.77%) SonicWALL
20 226 (2.33%) Apple
South East
HP
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Shares
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 minutes ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38154 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Iter8
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent benefits - share options,
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £29000 per annum + Company Vehicle
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £28000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 40,000
Posted: 3 hours ago