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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 48 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5031 4177 4190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.99% 3.98% 4.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 23.24% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4156 3478 3361
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
18450 17976 20486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.11% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14815 14283 16616
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 30 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 30 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 +27 2079 £50,000 +5.26% 201
South East +12 1292 £42,000 +2.43% 148
Yorkshire -4 375 £45,000 +28.57% 57
East of England -6 348 £43,250 +8.12% 37
South West +28 311 £37,500 -5.06% 75
North West +28 275 £37,500 - 45
West Midlands -2 227 £40,000 - 42
East Midlands +32 135 £45,000 +12.50% 22
North East +6 23 £30,000 +15.08% 4
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 5433 (54.80%) Cisco
2 4786 (48.27%) Windows
3 3527 (35.57%) VMware
4 3316 (33.44%) Cisco Certification
5 3140 (31.67%) Microsoft
6 2812 (28.36%) WAN
7 2761 (27.85%) Active Directory
8 2537 (25.59%) LAN
9 2526 (25.48%) VPN
10 2406 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2227 (22.46%) Linux
12 2174 (21.93%) TCP/IP
13 2090 (21.08%) CCNP
14 2062 (20.80%) DNS
15 2012 (20.29%) MS Exchange
16 1989 (20.06%) CheckPoint
17 1985 (20.02%) CCNA
18 1854 (18.70%) Juniper
19 1789 (18.04%) Windows Server 2008
20 1747 (17.62%) ITIL
21 1643 (16.57%) Network Security
22 1628 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
23 1622 (16.36%) SAN
24 1548 (15.61%) Citrix
25 1532 (15.45%) Finance
26 1468 (14.81%) MS Excel
27 1414 (14.26%) SQL
28 1335 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
29 1325 (13.36%) MPLS
30 1316 (13.27%) SQL Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 2012 (20.29%) MS Exchange
2 961 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 660 (6.66%) IIS
4 529 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 524 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 510 (5.14%) SharePoint
7 463 (4.67%) Apache
8 397 (4.00%) Lync
9 395 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 280 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 250 (2.52%) Tomcat
12 99 (1.00%) nginx
13 60 (0.61%) JBoss
14 57 (0.57%) OpenStack
15 45 (0.45%) Apache Solr
16 44 (0.44%) WebSphere
17 42 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
17 42 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
18 41 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
19 40 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1468 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 912 (9.20%) MS Office
3 187 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 63 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (0.41%) MS Project
6 9 (0.091%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.071%) Solid Edge
9 6 (0.061%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.050%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.050%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.030%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.030%) SmartSuite
11 3 (0.030%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.020%) Revit
13 1 (0.010%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.010%) InDesign
13 1 (0.010%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.010%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 66 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 10 (0.10%) Fredhopper
8 9 (0.091%) Oracle BRM
8 9 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.081%) SAP Business One
10 6 (0.061%) ION MarketView
10 6 (0.061%) Sage 50
10 6 (0.061%) SalesLogix
11 5 (0.050%) RMDS
12 4 (0.040%) GoldMine
12 4 (0.040%) RiskWrite
12 4 (0.040%) Magento
13 3 (0.030%) Eikon
13 3 (0.030%) Front Arena
14 2 (0.020%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 408 (4.11%) Office 365
2 213 (2.15%) SaaS
3 192 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 169 (1.70%) IaaS
5 163 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 140 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 89 (0.90%) PaaS
8 59 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 41 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 34 (0.34%) Google Apps
11 28 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 25 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (0.13%) Terremark
15 12 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
15 12 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (0.10%) Heroku
16 10 (0.10%) Engine Yard
16 10 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2812 (28.36%) WAN
2 2537 (25.59%) LAN
3 2526 (25.48%) VPN
4 2174 (21.93%) TCP/IP
5 2062 (20.80%) DNS
6 1643 (16.57%) Network Security
7 1628 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
8 1622 (16.36%) SAN
9 1325 (13.36%) MPLS
10 1315 (13.26%) Wireless
11 1287 (12.98%) DHCP
12 1250 (12.61%) BGP
13 1061 (10.70%) OSPF
14 1040 (10.49%) VoIP
15 904 (9.12%) VLAN
16 795 (8.02%) Cisco Nexus
17 745 (7.51%) SSL
18 743 (7.49%) Internet
19 641 (6.46%) EIGRP
20 515 (5.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1316 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 473 (4.77%) MySQL
3 302 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 171 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 141 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 95 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
7 94 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 83 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 77 (0.78%) NoSQL
10 76 (0.77%) MongoDB
11 70 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
12 37 (0.37%) DB2
13 36 (0.36%) RDBMS
13 36 (0.36%) Big Data
13 36 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
14 31 (0.31%) Redis
15 24 (0.24%) Data Mining
16 21 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
17 20 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
18 19 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 103 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 99 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 79 (0.80%) Subversion
4 57 (0.57%) JIRA
5 44 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (0.40%) Hudson
7 38 (0.38%) Visual Studio
8 34 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 25 (0.25%) TeamCity
10 19 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
11 16 (0.16%) RequisitePro
12 15 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (0.13%) Metasploit
13 13 (0.13%) MSI
14 12 (0.12%) Selenium
14 12 (0.12%) NUnit
15 11 (0.11%) CaliberRM
15 11 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
16 9 (0.091%) MSBuild
17 8 (0.081%) InstallShield
General
1 1532 (15.45%) Finance
2 666 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 305 (3.08%) Banking
4 189 (1.91%) Retail
4 189 (1.91%) Law
5 148 (1.49%) Legal
6 130 (1.31%) Marketing
7 121 (1.22%) Advertising
8 101 (1.02%) Back Office
9 95 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 79 (0.80%) Games
11 74 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 67 (0.68%) Electronics
13 56 (0.56%) Investment Banking
14 39 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 29 (0.29%) French Language
16 24 (0.24%) Publishing
17 22 (0.22%) Billing
18 21 (0.21%) Local Government
19 20 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2430 (24.51%) Network Engineer
2 1216 (12.26%) Support Engineer
3 1133 (11.43%) Analyst
4 815 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 725 (7.31%) Consultant
6 602 (6.07%) Security Engineer
7 582 (5.87%) Architect
8 566 (5.71%) Administrator
9 550 (5.55%) Senior Network Engineer
10 444 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
11 381 (3.84%) 2nd Line Support
12 379 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
13 364 (3.67%) Support Analyst
14 359 (3.62%) Network Security Engineer
15 346 (3.49%) Security Analyst
16 337 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
17 333 (3.36%) IT Support
18 299 (3.02%) Technical Support
19 235 (2.37%) Technical Engineer
20 231 (2.33%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (2.48%) Web Services
2 200 (2.02%) .NET
3 146 (1.47%) LAMP
4 111 (1.12%) CSS
5 108 (1.09%) HTML
6 81 (0.82%) Middleware
7 75 (0.76%) XML
8 40 (0.40%) Regular Expression
9 37 (0.37%) SOAP
10 36 (0.36%) RESTful
11 32 (0.32%) REST
12 30 (0.30%) J2EE
13 28 (0.28%) MAPI
14 25 (0.25%) ASP.NET
14 25 (0.25%) JSON
15 23 (0.23%) jQuery
16 21 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
16 21 (0.21%) .NET Framework
16 21 (0.21%) Ajax
16 21 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 587 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 497 (5.01%) Management Information System
3 441 (4.45%) Blackberry
4 378 (3.81%) Clustering
5 322 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 214 (2.16%) Open Source
7 211 (2.13%) Replication
8 154 (1.55%) Thin Client
8 154 (1.55%) Fat Client
9 143 (1.44%) Hedge funds
10 118 (1.19%) PKI
11 116 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
12 89 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 81 (0.82%) iPhone
14 77 (0.78%) Public Cloud
15 68 (0.69%) Private Cloud
15 68 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
16 64 (0.65%) CESG
16 64 (0.65%) Statistics
17 61 (0.62%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4786 (48.27%) Windows
2 2227 (22.46%) Linux
3 1789 (18.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1335 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 1155 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 857 (8.64%) UNIX
7 669 (6.75%) Windows 7
8 612 (6.17%) Windows 8
9 460 (4.64%) Windows XP
10 301 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 279 (2.81%) CentOS
12 260 (2.62%) Solaris
13 255 (2.57%) Windows Vista
14 190 (1.92%) Mac OS X
15 185 (1.87%) Ubuntu
16 110 (1.11%) Android
17 100 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
18 91 (0.92%) Debian
19 80 (0.81%) AIX
19 80 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1747 (17.62%) ITIL
2 932 (9.40%) Load Balancing
3 807 (8.14%) Information Security
4 644 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 608 (6.13%) Network Design
6 605 (6.10%) Project Management
7 446 (4.50%) Service Delivery
8 430 (4.34%) Network Monitoring
9 427 (4.31%) Migration
10 421 (4.25%) Change Management
11 418 (4.22%) SIEM
12 403 (4.06%) Kalman Filter
13 360 (3.63%) Mentoring
14 355 (3.58%) E-Commerce
15 347 (3.50%) Incident Management
16 330 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
17 323 (3.26%) Network Management
18 318 (3.21%) Service Management
19 287 (2.89%) Configuration Management
20 280 (2.82%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1414 (14.26%) SQL
2 432 (4.36%) Perl
2 432 (4.36%) PowerShell
3 368 (3.71%) Python
4 320 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 283 (2.85%) Java
6 248 (2.50%) PHP
7 210 (2.12%) Shell Script
8 170 (1.71%) C
9 161 (1.62%) Ruby
10 121 (1.22%) JavaScript
11 83 (0.84%) C#
12 81 (0.82%) VBScript
13 52 (0.52%) C++
14 49 (0.49%) T-SQL
15 40 (0.40%) VB
16 18 (0.18%) Korn
17 17 (0.17%) Tcl
18 16 (0.16%) VBA
19 12 (0.12%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3316 (33.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2090 (21.08%) CCNP
3 1985 (20.02%) CCNA
4 1011 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 954 (9.62%) Degree
6 835 (8.42%) Security Cleared
7 766 (7.73%) MCSE
8 617 (6.22%) SC Cleared
9 593 (5.98%) CISSP
10 512 (5.16%) CCIE
11 375 (3.78%) CCSA
12 363 (3.66%) CCSE
13 311 (3.14%) MCSA
14 288 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 286 (2.88%) MCITP
16 259 (2.61%) MCP
17 210 (2.12%) CISM
18 206 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
19 174 (1.75%) CCDP
20 162 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 713 (7.19%) SLA
2 450 (4.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 437 (4.41%) PCI DSS
4 113 (1.14%) QA
5 93 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 79 (0.80%) COBIT
7 43 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 42 (0.42%) GPG13
9 8 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 6 (0.061%) HL7
10 6 (0.061%) DICOM
10 6 (0.061%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.061%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.040%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.030%) FISMA
13 1 (0.010%) BS25999
13 1 (0.010%) HMG Infosec
13 1 (0.010%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.010%) BS7799
13 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2761 (27.85%) Active Directory
2 2406 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1063 (10.72%) Hyper-V
4 630 (6.35%) vSphere
5 540 (5.45%) XenApp
6 346 (3.49%) VMware ESX
7 293 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
8 220 (2.22%) Terminal Services
9 201 (2.03%) XenServer
10 186 (1.88%) XenDesktop
11 87 (0.88%) Xen
12 86 (0.87%) vCloud
13 67 (0.68%) NFS
14 64 (0.65%) Terminal Server
15 62 (0.63%) Firmware
16 54 (0.54%) Snort
17 53 (0.53%) Squid
17 53 (0.53%) KVM
18 52 (0.52%) Samba
19 46 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 374 (3.77%) Backup Exec
2 278 (2.80%) Nagios
3 275 (2.77%) Puppet
4 274 (2.76%) SCCM
5 203 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 185 (1.87%) SCOM
7 184 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
8 149 (1.50%) WSUS
9 130 (1.31%) FortiGate
10 117 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
11 112 (1.13%) Cacti
12 111 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
12 111 (1.12%) NetBackup
13 72 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
14 70 (0.71%) OpenView
15 68 (0.69%) ZABBIX
16 61 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
17 54 (0.54%) Ansible
18 51 (0.51%) ARCserve
19 47 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 5433 (54.80%) Cisco
2 3527 (35.57%) VMware
3 3140 (31.67%) Microsoft
4 1989 (20.06%) CheckPoint
5 1854 (18.70%) Juniper
6 1548 (15.61%) Citrix
7 1227 (12.38%) HP
8 1166 (11.76%) F5
9 528 (5.33%) Symantec
10 521 (5.25%) Red Hat
11 438 (4.42%) Oracle
12 432 (4.36%) NetApp
13 390 (3.93%) SolarWinds
14 382 (3.85%) Dell
15 344 (3.47%) Blue Coat
16 325 (3.28%) Avaya
17 298 (3.01%) Fortinet
18 268 (2.70%) Apple
19 250 (2.52%) McAfee
20 215 (2.17%) EMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30-40K + Car & Commision
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30-£35K
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Overtime + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Overtime + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wiltshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £37500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £200.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: 3 hours ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: 3 hours ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 50000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 5 hours ago