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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 53 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4860 4545 4142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.76% 4.15% 4.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.11% 23.27% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4126 3831 3494
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
17290 19530 18855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.94% 17.85% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14315 15685 15222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +9 1842 £50,000 - 172
South East +11 1476 £42,500 +6.25% 129
Yorkshire -10 338 £39,750 -0.62% 55
East of England +4 316 £42,500 +6.25% 36
South West +18 294 £37,500 +7.14% 45
West Midlands +10 277 £42,500 +10.38% 33
North West +19 213 £39,000 +20.00% 47
East Midlands +11 112 £39,000 +2.63% 25
North East -8 12 £33,750 +10.65% 4
Firewall
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5372 (54.12%) Cisco
2 4402 (44.35%) Windows
3 3222 (32.46%) Cisco Certification
4 3158 (31.82%) VMware
5 2853 (28.74%) LAN
6 2840 (28.61%) WAN
7 2775 (27.96%) Microsoft
8 2407 (24.25%) Active Directory
9 2320 (23.37%) Linux
10 2293 (23.10%) VPN
11 2196 (22.12%) TCP/IP
12 2195 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2129 (21.45%) CheckPoint
14 2079 (20.94%) DNS
15 1974 (19.89%) CCNP
16 1919 (19.33%) CCNA
17 1842 (18.56%) MS Exchange
18 1804 (18.17%) Juniper
19 1770 (17.83%) Data Centre
20 1744 (17.57%) ITIL
21 1716 (17.29%) Cisco ASA
22 1636 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
23 1615 (16.27%) Network Security
24 1498 (15.09%) Finance
25 1425 (14.36%) Windows Server 2012
26 1308 (13.18%) Citrix
27 1282 (12.92%) SAN
27 1282 (12.92%) F5
28 1227 (12.36%) MS Excel
29 1200 (12.09%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1842 (18.56%) MS Exchange
2 1012 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 605 (6.10%) IIS
4 561 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 521 (5.25%) Apache
6 514 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 430 (4.33%) SharePoint
8 402 (4.05%) Lync
9 296 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 238 (2.40%) Tomcat
11 204 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 142 (1.43%) nginx
13 94 (0.95%) OpenStack
14 70 (0.71%) JBoss
15 61 (0.61%) WebSphere
16 49 (0.49%) WebLogic
17 47 (0.47%) CMS
17 47 (0.47%) Confluence
18 46 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
19 45 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1227 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 734 (7.39%) MS Office
3 158 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 61 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.27%) MS Project
6 7 (0.071%) SOLIDWORKS
7 6 (0.060%) Solid Edge
8 5 (0.050%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.020%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.010%) InDesign
10 1 (0.010%) SmartSuite
10 1 (0.010%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.010%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 32 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.10%) Magento
7 8 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
7 8 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.071%) Infor CRM
8 7 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.060%) Sage 50
10 5 (0.050%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.040%) ION MarketView
12 3 (0.030%) MFGPRO
12 3 (0.030%) Summit
13 2 (0.020%) Sentinel
13 2 (0.020%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.020%) SAP CRM
13 2 (0.020%) Line 500
13 2 (0.020%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 479 (4.83%) Office 365
2 378 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 214 (2.16%) SaaS
4 170 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 138 (1.39%) IaaS
6 132 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 121 (1.22%) PaaS
8 56 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 38 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 37 (0.37%) Mimecast
11 27 (0.27%) Google Apps
12 23 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 23 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (0.20%) Route 53
14 18 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
16 12 (0.12%) Taleo
16 12 (0.12%) Responsys
17 10 (0.10%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2853 (28.74%) LAN
2 2840 (28.61%) WAN
3 2293 (23.10%) VPN
4 2196 (22.12%) TCP/IP
5 2079 (20.94%) DNS
6 1716 (17.29%) Cisco ASA
7 1615 (16.27%) Network Security
8 1282 (12.92%) SAN
9 1194 (12.03%) DHCP
10 1191 (12.00%) BGP
11 1133 (11.41%) Wireless
12 1082 (10.90%) MPLS
13 1043 (10.51%) OSPF
14 1029 (10.37%) VoIP
15 883 (8.90%) Cisco Nexus
16 844 (8.50%) VLAN
17 662 (6.67%) Internet
18 634 (6.39%) SSL
19 581 (5.85%) EIGRP
20 559 (5.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1113 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 461 (4.64%) MySQL
3 220 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 136 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 124 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 105 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 102 (1.03%) MongoDB
7 102 (1.03%) Relational Database
8 71 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 70 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 49 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
11 48 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
12 42 (0.42%) DB2
13 41 (0.41%) Redis
14 37 (0.37%) Hadoop
14 37 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
15 36 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
15 36 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
16 32 (0.32%) Big Data
17 31 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 155 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 118 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 102 (1.03%) Subversion
4 71 (0.72%) JIRA
5 52 (0.52%) Hudson
6 40 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (0.36%) Metasploit
8 32 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 30 (0.30%) Visual Studio
10 26 (0.26%) TeamCity
11 24 (0.24%) Selenium
12 23 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
13 15 (0.15%) NUnit
14 14 (0.14%) Ant
15 13 (0.13%) MSBuild
16 11 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 10 (0.10%) JUnit
17 10 (0.10%) Maven
18 9 (0.091%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 8 (0.081%) HP UFT
General
1 1498 (15.09%) Finance
2 685 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 402 (4.05%) Banking
4 220 (2.22%) Retail
5 173 (1.74%) Marketing
6 134 (1.35%) Legal
7 129 (1.30%) Law
8 114 (1.15%) Advertising
9 110 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 89 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 85 (0.86%) Electronics
11 85 (0.86%) Games
12 62 (0.62%) Back Office
13 44 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 35 (0.35%) Multimedia
15 34 (0.34%) Publishing
16 33 (0.33%) French Language
17 31 (0.31%) Aerospace
18 27 (0.27%) German Language
19 22 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2418 (24.36%) Network Engineer
2 1095 (11.03%) Support Engineer
3 1084 (10.92%) Analyst
4 708 (7.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 706 (7.11%) Consultant
6 628 (6.33%) Administrator
7 624 (6.29%) Security Engineer
8 604 (6.09%) Senior Network Engineer
9 576 (5.80%) Architect
10 473 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
11 416 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
12 374 (3.77%) Security Analyst
13 362 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
14 340 (3.43%) Network Security Engineer
15 319 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
16 303 (3.05%) IT Support
17 299 (3.01%) Support Analyst
18 293 (2.95%) Network Support
19 249 (2.51%) Network Analyst
20 241 (2.43%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (3.16%) Web Services
2 174 (1.75%) .NET
3 143 (1.44%) LAMP
4 130 (1.31%) 802.1X
5 126 (1.27%) CSS
6 121 (1.22%) Middleware
7 118 (1.19%) HTML
8 87 (0.88%) XML
9 51 (0.51%) RESTful
10 49 (0.49%) SOAP
11 37 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
12 32 (0.32%) REST
13 31 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
14 28 (0.28%) Ajax
15 27 (0.27%) ISPF
15 27 (0.27%) J2EE
16 26 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
17 24 (0.24%) CGI
18 23 (0.23%) COM
18 23 (0.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1770 (17.83%) Data Centre
2 674 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 545 (5.49%) Management Information System
4 351 (3.54%) Blackberry
5 338 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 266 (2.68%) Clustering
7 198 (1.99%) Replication
8 157 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 152 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
10 147 (1.48%) Thin Client
10 147 (1.48%) Fat Client
11 140 (1.41%) PKI
12 97 (0.98%) EqualLogic
13 92 (0.93%) Statistics
14 91 (0.92%) Hedge funds
15 83 (0.84%) Public Cloud
16 75 (0.76%) iPhone
17 74 (0.75%) CESG
18 69 (0.70%) Online Banking
18 69 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4402 (44.35%) Windows
2 2320 (23.37%) Linux
3 1636 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 1425 (14.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 965 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 873 (8.80%) UNIX
7 541 (5.45%) Windows 7
8 464 (4.67%) Windows 8
9 372 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 343 (3.46%) Windows XP
11 306 (3.08%) CentOS
12 251 (2.53%) Solaris
13 211 (2.13%) Ubuntu
14 169 (1.70%) Mac OS X
15 159 (1.60%) Windows Vista
16 153 (1.54%) Debian
17 113 (1.14%) Android
18 96 (0.97%) Windows 2000
19 82 (0.83%) Mac OS
20 79 (0.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1744 (17.57%) ITIL
2 941 (9.48%) Load Balancing
3 934 (9.41%) Information Security
4 675 (6.80%) Project Management
5 640 (6.45%) Network Design
6 553 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 530 (5.34%) SIEM
8 461 (4.64%) Incident Management
9 459 (4.62%) Migration
10 447 (4.50%) Change Management
11 416 (4.19%) Service Delivery
12 409 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
13 395 (3.98%) Kalman Filter
14 387 (3.90%) Mentoring
15 356 (3.59%) Penetration Testing
16 344 (3.47%) Network Monitoring
17 307 (3.09%) DevOps
18 298 (3.00%) Network Management
19 296 (2.98%) E-Commerce
20 285 (2.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1200 (12.09%) SQL
2 482 (4.86%) Perl
3 427 (4.30%) Python
4 383 (3.86%) PowerShell
5 342 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 337 (3.40%) Java
7 284 (2.86%) PHP
8 193 (1.94%) Ruby
9 181 (1.82%) C
10 170 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 155 (1.56%) JavaScript
12 64 (0.64%) C#
13 51 (0.51%) C++
14 50 (0.50%) VB
15 49 (0.49%) VBScript
16 28 (0.28%) Korn
17 25 (0.25%) Tcl
18 21 (0.21%) VBA
19 20 (0.20%) T-SQL
20 16 (0.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3222 (32.46%) Cisco Certification
2 1974 (19.89%) CCNP
3 1919 (19.33%) CCNA
4 923 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 921 (9.28%) Degree
6 709 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 674 (6.79%) MCSE
8 603 (6.07%) CCIE
9 542 (5.46%) CISSP
10 479 (4.83%) SC Cleared
11 462 (4.65%) CCSA
12 426 (4.29%) CCSE
13 290 (2.92%) MCSA
14 278 (2.80%) MCITP
15 263 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 262 (2.64%) MCP
17 211 (2.13%) CISM
18 190 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
19 177 (1.78%) CCDP
20 121 (1.22%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 753 (7.59%) SLA
2 512 (5.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 414 (4.17%) PCI DSS
4 136 (1.37%) QA
5 77 (0.78%) COBIT
6 65 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 47 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 28 (0.28%) HIPAA
9 23 (0.23%) GPG13
10 10 (0.10%) FISMA
11 7 (0.071%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.060%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 3 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 2 (0.020%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.020%) BS7799
14 2 (0.020%) HL7
14 2 (0.020%) DICOM
14 2 (0.020%) HMG Infosec
15 1 (0.010%) JTAG
15 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2407 (24.25%) Active Directory
2 2195 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1104 (11.12%) Hyper-V
4 586 (5.90%) vSphere
5 415 (4.18%) XenApp
6 361 (3.64%) VMware ESX
7 262 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
8 182 (1.83%) Terminal Services
9 150 (1.51%) XenServer
10 130 (1.31%) XenDesktop
11 117 (1.18%) KVM
12 85 (0.86%) vCloud
13 80 (0.81%) Xen
14 59 (0.59%) iptables
15 56 (0.56%) ISA Server
16 53 (0.53%) Postfix
17 51 (0.51%) Terminal Server
17 51 (0.51%) Varnish
18 48 (0.48%) Samba
18 48 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 359 (3.62%) Puppet
2 340 (3.43%) Backup Exec
3 336 (3.39%) SCCM
4 229 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
5 205 (2.07%) Nagios
6 157 (1.58%) FortiGate
7 156 (1.57%) SCOM
8 149 (1.50%) WSUS
9 124 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
10 116 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
11 96 (0.97%) Nessus
12 94 (0.95%) NetBackup
12 94 (0.95%) Ansible
13 90 (0.91%) CiscoWorks
14 77 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
15 76 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
16 68 (0.69%) ZABBIX
17 59 (0.59%) Cacti
18 53 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 51 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5372 (54.12%) Cisco
2 3158 (31.82%) VMware
3 2775 (27.96%) Microsoft
4 2129 (21.45%) CheckPoint
5 1804 (18.17%) Juniper
6 1308 (13.18%) Citrix
7 1282 (12.92%) F5
8 1107 (11.15%) HP
9 522 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 454 (4.57%) Oracle
11 423 (4.26%) Symantec
12 410 (4.13%) Fortinet
13 366 (3.69%) NetApp
14 343 (3.46%) Dell
15 336 (3.39%) Blue Coat
16 331 (3.33%) Avaya
17 291 (2.93%) SolarWinds
18 265 (2.67%) McAfee
19 244 (2.46%) SonicWALL
20 224 (2.26%) Apple
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Salary: £62000 - £73500 per annum
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