The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 52 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4482 4559 4830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.00% 4.47% 4.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.44% 26.71% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3753 3905 4108
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Firewall
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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
15226 17070 19702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.99% 16.75% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12570 14266 15625
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in England

Firewall
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 1643 £55,000 +10.00% 153
South East +6 1137 £43,000 +1.17% 108
South West +7 344 £35,718 +2.05% 26
West Midlands +9 320 £40,000 +2.56% 48
East of England +19 290 £42,500 -5.55% 26
North West +32 271 £40,000 - 52
Yorkshire -1 264 £40,000 - 37
East Midlands +25 177 £42,500 +13.33% 16
North East +27 30 £38,500 +26.22% 9
Midlands - 4 £72,500 - 1
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4712 (52.72%) Cisco
2 3844 (43.01%) Windows
3 2806 (31.40%) Cisco Certification
4 2742 (30.68%) VMware
5 2483 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 2416 (27.03%) WAN
7 2347 (26.26%) Active Directory
8 2305 (25.79%) LAN
9 2288 (25.60%) Linux
10 2081 (23.29%) VPN
11 1991 (22.28%) Windows Server
12 1954 (21.86%) TCP/IP
13 1943 (21.74%) DNS
14 1846 (20.66%) ITIL
15 1800 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 1785 (19.97%) CCNA
17 1781 (19.93%) Network Security
18 1780 (19.92%) CheckPoint
19 1763 (19.73%) CCNP
20 1529 (17.11%) Cisco ASA
21 1347 (15.07%) Finance
22 1344 (15.04%) MS Exchange
23 1324 (14.81%) Juniper
24 1274 (14.26%) SAN
25 1260 (14.10%) Data Centre
26 1212 (13.56%) Wireless
27 1089 (12.19%) DHCP
28 1071 (11.98%) SQL
29 1047 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
30 1036 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1344 (15.04%) MS Exchange
2 584 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 525 (5.87%) IIS
4 421 (4.71%) Apache
5 408 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 345 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 319 (3.57%) SharePoint
8 254 (2.84%) Skype for Business
9 235 (2.63%) Tomcat
10 200 (2.24%) JBoss
11 188 (2.10%) WebLogic
12 183 (2.05%) WebSphere
13 157 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
14 146 (1.63%) OpenStack
15 108 (1.21%) nginx
16 87 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
17 85 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
18 82 (0.92%) CloudStack
19 70 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
20 61 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 869 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 513 (5.74%) MS Office
3 112 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 59 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (0.38%) MS Project
6 8 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.067%) Final Cut Pro
9 4 (0.045%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 3 (0.034%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.022%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.022%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.022%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.011%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.18%) Sentinel
4 10 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.11%) SAP BPC
5 7 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.067%) Infor M3
7 5 (0.056%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.045%) SystmOne
8 4 (0.045%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.034%) Misys Opics
9 3 (0.034%) RMDS
10 2 (0.022%) assyst
10 2 (0.022%) Bankmaster
10 2 (0.022%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.011%) FastStats
11 1 (0.011%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.011%) Magento
11 1 (0.011%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.011%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 701 (7.84%) Office 365
2 608 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
3 419 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 250 (2.80%) SaaS
5 115 (1.29%) IaaS
6 96 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 68 (0.76%) PaaS
8 48 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (0.44%) Mimecast
10 32 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 32 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 31 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 26 (0.29%) Google Apps
13 25 (0.28%) OpenShift
14 22 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
15 21 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
16 17 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
17 15 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
18 12 (0.13%) GitHub
19 10 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2416 (27.03%) WAN
2 2305 (25.79%) LAN
3 2081 (23.29%) VPN
4 1954 (21.86%) TCP/IP
5 1943 (21.74%) DNS
6 1781 (19.93%) Network Security
7 1529 (17.11%) Cisco ASA
8 1274 (14.26%) SAN
9 1212 (13.56%) Wireless
10 1089 (12.19%) DHCP
11 1021 (11.42%) MPLS
12 989 (11.07%) VoIP
13 870 (9.73%) BGP
14 802 (8.97%) OSPF
15 790 (8.84%) VLAN
16 732 (8.19%) Cisco Nexus
17 721 (8.07%) Internet
18 551 (6.17%) SSL
19 451 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
20 437 (4.89%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1000 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 364 (4.07%) MySQL
3 178 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 117 (1.31%) Relational Database
5 111 (1.24%) Big Data
6 90 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 76 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
8 75 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 67 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 60 (0.67%) NoSQL
11 57 (0.64%) MongoDB
12 50 (0.56%) Hadoop
13 45 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
13 45 (0.50%) Oracle Database
14 28 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
15 26 (0.29%) Redis
16 25 (0.28%) Apache Hive
16 25 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
17 24 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (0.20%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 140 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 122 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 96 (1.07%) JIRA
4 56 (0.63%) TeamCity
5 48 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 47 (0.53%) Subversion
7 44 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (0.46%) Selenium
9 34 (0.38%) Metasploit
10 32 (0.36%) JMeter
10 32 (0.36%) LoadRunner
11 30 (0.34%) Vagrant
12 28 (0.31%) Gatling
13 27 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 26 (0.29%) TestNG
15 22 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
16 21 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
17 17 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 16 (0.18%) Burp Suite
19 14 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1347 (15.07%) Finance
2 708 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 350 (3.92%) Retail
4 325 (3.64%) Banking
5 164 (1.84%) Law
6 147 (1.64%) Legal
7 128 (1.43%) Games
8 112 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 111 (1.24%) Marketing
10 100 (1.12%) Publishing
11 93 (1.04%) Back Office
12 67 (0.75%) French Language
13 63 (0.70%) Advertising
14 62 (0.69%) German Language
15 60 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
16 54 (0.60%) Investment Banking
17 47 (0.53%) Electronics
18 37 (0.41%) Financial Institution
19 21 (0.23%) Spanish Language
20 18 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2450 (27.41%) Network Engineer
2 1157 (12.95%) Analyst
3 979 (10.95%) Support Engineer
4 841 (9.41%) Security Engineer
5 793 (8.87%) Cisco Engineer
6 788 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 726 (8.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 629 (7.04%) Senior Network Engineer
9 528 (5.91%) Administrator
10 520 (5.82%) Network Security Engineer
11 469 (5.25%) Consultant
12 426 (4.77%) IT Engineer
13 410 (4.59%) Security Analyst
14 393 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 387 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
16 369 (4.13%) Support Analyst
17 356 (3.98%) Architect
18 355 (3.97%) IT Support
19 346 (3.87%) Network Support
20 338 (3.78%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (3.40%) Web Services
2 246 (2.75%) .NET
3 173 (1.94%) LAMP
4 166 (1.86%) 802.1X
5 114 (1.28%) Middleware
6 111 (1.24%) HTML
7 72 (0.81%) XML
8 66 (0.74%) ASP.NET
9 55 (0.62%) CSS
10 40 (0.45%) SOAP
11 38 (0.43%) LEMP Stack
11 38 (0.43%) Regular Expression
12 37 (0.41%) Ajax
12 37 (0.41%) JSON
13 36 (0.40%) REST
14 31 (0.35%) ZeroMQ
15 30 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
16 28 (0.31%) LAPP Stack
17 27 (0.30%) J2EE
18 19 (0.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1260 (14.10%) Data Centre
2 514 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 465 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 432 (4.83%) Computer Science
5 239 (2.67%) PKI
6 227 (2.54%) Clustering
7 212 (2.37%) Driving Licence
8 189 (2.11%) Replication
9 175 (1.96%) Blackberry
9 175 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 135 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
11 134 (1.50%) Security Operations Centre
12 109 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
13 94 (1.05%) Cryptography
14 87 (0.97%) Virtual Team
15 82 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
16 78 (0.87%) Mathematics
16 78 (0.87%) Private Cloud
16 78 (0.87%) RSA SecurID
17 75 (0.84%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3844 (43.01%) Windows
2 2288 (25.60%) Linux
3 1991 (22.28%) Windows Server
4 1047 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 1036 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 790 (8.84%) Unix
7 529 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 480 (5.37%) Windows 7
9 360 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 345 (3.86%) Windows 8
11 277 (3.10%) Windows 10
12 231 (2.58%) CentOS
13 217 (2.43%) Solaris
14 184 (2.06%) Mac OS X
15 166 (1.86%) Windows XP
16 145 (1.62%) Ubuntu
17 134 (1.50%) Android
18 115 (1.29%) Apple iOS
19 72 (0.81%) Mac OS
20 65 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1846 (20.66%) ITIL
2 930 (10.41%) Information Security
3 734 (8.21%) SIEM
4 688 (7.70%) Load Balancing
5 618 (6.92%) Cybersecurity
6 606 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 542 (6.06%) Network Design
8 509 (5.70%) Project Management
9 488 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
10 484 (5.42%) Service Delivery
11 480 (5.37%) Presales
12 433 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
13 412 (4.61%) DevOps
14 396 (4.43%) Mentoring
15 395 (4.42%) Network Management
16 383 (4.29%) Configuration Management
17 380 (4.25%) Penetration Testing
18 376 (4.21%) Network Monitoring
19 371 (4.15%) Change Management
20 361 (4.04%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1071 (11.98%) SQL
2 639 (7.15%) PowerShell
3 518 (5.80%) Python
4 410 (4.59%) Bash Shell
5 401 (4.49%) Perl
6 270 (3.02%) Ruby
7 246 (2.75%) Java
8 216 (2.42%) C
9 188 (2.10%) Shell Script
10 142 (1.59%) PHP
11 103 (1.15%) VB
12 101 (1.13%) JavaScript
13 82 (0.92%) C++
14 75 (0.84%) C#
15 74 (0.83%) VBScript
16 46 (0.51%) T-SQL
17 20 (0.22%) Objective-C
18 15 (0.17%) VB.NET
19 13 (0.15%) VBA
20 10 (0.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2806 (31.40%) Cisco Certification
2 1785 (19.97%) CCNA
3 1763 (19.73%) CCNP
4 937 (10.48%) Degree
5 767 (8.58%) Security Cleared
6 730 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 682 (7.63%) CISSP
8 532 (5.95%) MCSE
9 524 (5.86%) SC Cleared
10 423 (4.73%) CCIE
11 328 (3.67%) CISM
12 298 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 265 (2.97%) CCSE
14 255 (2.85%) MCSA
15 231 (2.58%) CEH
16 215 (2.41%) CCSA
17 202 (2.26%) DV Cleared
18 190 (2.13%) MCITP
19 175 (1.96%) SANS
20 170 (1.90%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 585 (6.55%) SLA
3 454 (5.08%) PCI DSS
4 114 (1.28%) QA
5 60 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 52 (0.58%) COBIT
7 36 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 28 (0.31%) GPG13
9 27 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
10 20 (0.22%) FISMA
11 17 (0.19%) HIPAA
12 13 (0.15%) ISO27002
13 8 (0.090%) RMADS
14 6 (0.067%) PA-DSS
15 5 (0.056%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 5 (0.056%) ISO 8583
16 4 (0.045%) COSO
17 3 (0.034%) SAS 70
18 2 (0.022%) ISAE 3402
18 2 (0.022%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2347 (26.26%) Active Directory
2 1800 (20.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 982 (10.99%) Hyper-V
4 604 (6.76%) vSphere
5 297 (3.32%) XenApp
6 268 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
7 241 (2.70%) VMware ESX
8 163 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
9 158 (1.77%) Xen
10 152 (1.70%) Terminal Services
11 151 (1.69%) Firmware
12 141 (1.58%) XenServer
13 118 (1.32%) NFS
14 104 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
15 88 (0.98%) XenDesktop
16 85 (0.95%) Snort
17 80 (0.90%) KVM
18 79 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 70 (0.78%) Docker
20 68 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 518 (5.80%) Puppet
2 299 (3.35%) SCCM
3 256 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 225 (2.52%) Nagios
5 212 (2.37%) FortiGate
6 202 (2.26%) Backup Exec
7 191 (2.14%) Ansible
8 182 (2.04%) SCOM
9 149 (1.67%) WSUS
10 130 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
11 127 (1.42%) Nessus
12 124 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
13 116 (1.30%) Tivoli
14 106 (1.19%) Cobbler
15 103 (1.15%) NetBackup
16 85 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
17 77 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
18 66 (0.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 66 (0.74%) OpenAM
19 61 (0.68%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4712 (52.72%) Cisco
2 2742 (30.68%) VMware
3 2483 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 1780 (19.92%) CheckPoint
5 1324 (14.81%) Juniper
6 953 (10.66%) F5
7 918 (10.27%) HP
8 853 (9.54%) Citrix
9 835 (9.34%) Palo Alto
10 523 (5.85%) Oracle
11 438 (4.90%) Red Hat
12 397 (4.44%) Dell
13 380 (4.25%) Fortinet
14 331 (3.70%) SolarWinds
15 297 (3.32%) NetApp
16 275 (3.08%) Veeam
17 253 (2.83%) Symantec
18 241 (2.70%) Intel Security
19 238 (2.66%) EMC
20 229 (2.56%) Apple
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus + excellent benefits pack
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pack
Posted: Yesterday
Tyneside
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Extensive Benefits and Annual Bonus
Posted: Yesterday