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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 51 53 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5014 5174 4300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.18% 5.00% 3.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.75% 27.18% 22.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4257 4161 3594
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
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
16852 19037 19362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.40% 18.39% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14112 15181 15386
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,945 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,950 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 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
(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 -8 1897 £52,500 +5.00% 169
South East +6 1419 £45,000 +5.88% 108
East of England +16 430 £40,500 -4.70% 34
Yorkshire +8 345 £40,000 -11.11% 46
South West +5 320 £33,500 -10.06% 40
West Midlands +3 285 £40,000 -5.88% 52
North West -15 176 £38,000 -5.00% 43
East Midlands -13 112 £37,000 -12.94% 13
North East +9 24 £38,500 +28.33% 17
Midlands - 6 £56,250 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5046 (52.68%) Cisco
2 4380 (45.73%) Windows
3 3146 (32.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2991 (31.23%) VMware
5 2886 (30.13%) Microsoft
6 2814 (29.38%) WAN
7 2681 (27.99%) LAN
8 2664 (27.81%) Linux
9 2463 (25.72%) Active Directory
10 2458 (25.66%) VPN
11 2337 (24.40%) Windows Server
12 2065 (21.56%) CCNP
13 2005 (20.93%) TCP/IP
14 1945 (20.31%) DNS
15 1925 (20.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 1863 (19.45%) CCNA
17 1812 (18.92%) CheckPoint
18 1801 (18.80%) ITIL
19 1700 (17.75%) Network Security
20 1661 (17.34%) Cisco ASA
21 1623 (16.95%) Juniper
22 1617 (16.88%) MS Exchange
23 1452 (15.16%) Windows Server 2008
23 1452 (15.16%) Data Centre
24 1376 (14.37%) SAN
25 1329 (13.88%) Windows Server 2012
26 1291 (13.48%) Finance
27 1275 (13.31%) Wireless
28 1231 (12.85%) SQL
29 1195 (12.48%) F5

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1617 (16.88%) MS Exchange
2 823 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 580 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 550 (5.74%) IIS
5 478 (4.99%) Apache
6 373 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 353 (3.69%) SharePoint
7 353 (3.69%) Skype for Business
8 317 (3.31%) Tomcat
9 223 (2.33%) JBoss
10 217 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 155 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 142 (1.48%) OpenStack
13 141 (1.47%) WebLogic
14 117 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 111 (1.16%) nginx
16 80 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
17 71 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
17 71 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
18 67 (0.70%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1169 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 660 (6.89%) MS Office
3 130 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 62 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.26%) MS Project
6 17 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.063%) Revit
9 4 (0.042%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.021%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.010%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.010%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.010%) HipChat
12 1 (0.010%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.010%) Maya
Business Applications
1 36 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.17%) Magento
5 12 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.073%) Sentinel
7 6 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.052%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.042%) Infor M3
9 4 (0.042%) SystmOne
10 3 (0.031%) FastStats
10 3 (0.031%) Line 500
10 3 (0.031%) MetaTrader
11 2 (0.021%) Bankmaster
11 2 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.021%) Sage 200
12 1 (0.010%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.010%) FLEXCUBE
12 1 (0.010%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 771 (8.05%) Office 365
2 720 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
3 478 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 257 (2.68%) SaaS
5 156 (1.63%) IaaS
6 128 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 72 (0.75%) PaaS
8 67 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 55 (0.57%) Google Apps
10 47 (0.49%) Mimecast
11 37 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
12 36 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
13 30 (0.31%) OpenShift
14 20 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 20 (0.21%) Yammer
15 19 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (0.19%) Joyent
17 9 (0.094%) Rackspace Cloud
18 8 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 6 (0.063%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2814 (29.38%) WAN
2 2681 (27.99%) LAN
3 2458 (25.66%) VPN
4 2005 (20.93%) TCP/IP
5 1945 (20.31%) DNS
6 1700 (17.75%) Network Security
7 1661 (17.34%) Cisco ASA
8 1376 (14.37%) SAN
9 1275 (13.31%) Wireless
10 1149 (12.00%) MPLS
11 1051 (10.97%) VoIP
12 1025 (10.70%) DHCP
13 964 (10.06%) BGP
14 929 (9.70%) OSPF
15 906 (9.46%) VLAN
16 819 (8.55%) Cisco Nexus
17 784 (8.19%) SSL
18 731 (7.63%) Internet
19 600 (6.26%) IPsec
20 454 (4.74%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1149 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 500 (5.22%) MySQL
3 231 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 136 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 133 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 114 (1.19%) Big Data
7 110 (1.15%) Hadoop
8 98 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 85 (0.89%) MongoDB
10 80 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 74 (0.77%) Redis
12 61 (0.64%) NoSQL
13 56 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 45 (0.47%) Oracle Database
15 42 (0.44%) Apache Hive
16 39 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
17 34 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
18 29 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
19 25 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 21 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 216 (2.26%) Git (software)
2 212 (2.21%) Jenkins
3 89 (0.93%) JIRA
4 73 (0.76%) TeamCity
5 60 (0.63%) Subversion
6 53 (0.55%) Metasploit
7 39 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 39 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 38 (0.40%) Visual Studio
9 30 (0.31%) Selenium
10 29 (0.30%) Vagrant
11 24 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (0.22%) Travis CI
13 20 (0.21%) Firebug
14 17 (0.18%) Burp Suite
15 12 (0.13%) Fiddler
16 11 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 9 (0.094%) AppScan
17 9 (0.094%) NUnit
General
1 1291 (13.48%) Finance
2 724 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 305 (3.18%) Banking
4 230 (2.40%) Retail
5 162 (1.69%) Legal
6 136 (1.42%) Law
7 112 (1.17%) Marketing
8 105 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 85 (0.89%) Advertising
10 82 (0.86%) Publishing
11 75 (0.78%) German Language
12 72 (0.75%) Games
13 67 (0.70%) Electronics
14 59 (0.62%) Back Office
14 59 (0.62%) Financial Institution
15 54 (0.56%) Investment Banking
16 44 (0.46%) French Language
17 36 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 31 (0.32%) Billing
19 27 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2469 (25.78%) Network Engineer
2 1261 (13.17%) Analyst
3 1086 (11.34%) Support Engineer
4 955 (9.97%) Cisco Engineer
5 867 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 828 (8.64%) Security Engineer
7 822 (8.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 662 (6.91%) Administrator
9 638 (6.66%) Senior Network Engineer
10 523 (5.46%) Network Security Engineer
11 515 (5.38%) Consultant
12 506 (5.28%) IT Engineer
13 499 (5.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 481 (5.02%) Architect
15 451 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
16 443 (4.63%) Support Analyst
17 434 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
18 433 (4.52%) Security Analyst
19 368 (3.84%) IT Support
20 338 (3.53%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (3.65%) Web Services
2 242 (2.53%) LAMP
3 228 (2.38%) .NET
4 150 (1.57%) 802.1X
5 130 (1.36%) Middleware
6 122 (1.27%) HTML
7 105 (1.10%) CSS
8 78 (0.81%) XML
9 65 (0.68%) XMPP
10 60 (0.63%) SOAP
11 57 (0.60%) LEMP Stack
12 43 (0.45%) ASP.NET
13 36 (0.38%) Java EE
13 36 (0.38%) REST
14 35 (0.37%) JSON
15 32 (0.33%) STL
16 27 (0.28%) MAPI
17 26 (0.27%) .NET Framework
17 26 (0.27%) J2EE
18 25 (0.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1452 (15.16%) Data Centre
2 644 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 486 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 320 (3.34%) Computer Science
5 289 (3.02%) Replication
6 263 (2.75%) Clustering
7 246 (2.57%) Blackberry
8 181 (1.89%) Driving Licence
9 174 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 166 (1.73%) PKI
11 132 (1.38%) EqualLogic
12 127 (1.33%) Private Cloud
12 127 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
13 125 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
14 103 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
15 78 (0.81%) iPad
16 76 (0.79%) Fat Client
16 76 (0.79%) Statistics
16 76 (0.79%) Thin Client
17 74 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4380 (45.73%) Windows
2 2664 (27.81%) Linux
3 2337 (24.40%) Windows Server
4 1452 (15.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1329 (13.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 984 (10.27%) Unix
7 707 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 617 (6.44%) Windows 7
9 447 (4.67%) Windows 8
10 438 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 261 (2.72%) CentOS
12 243 (2.54%) Windows XP
13 242 (2.53%) Solaris
14 225 (2.35%) Android
15 217 (2.27%) Windows 10
16 206 (2.15%) Ubuntu
17 133 (1.39%) Mac OS X
18 107 (1.12%) Windows Vista
19 99 (1.03%) Apple iOS
20 94 (0.98%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1801 (18.80%) ITIL
2 918 (9.58%) Information Security
3 895 (9.34%) Load Balancing
4 644 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 601 (6.27%) SIEM
6 539 (5.63%) Network Design
7 492 (5.14%) DevOps
8 487 (5.08%) Presales
9 485 (5.06%) Cybersecurity
10 463 (4.83%) Project Management
11 426 (4.45%) Network Monitoring
12 421 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
13 420 (4.39%) High Availability
14 417 (4.35%) Mentoring
14 417 (4.35%) Service Delivery
15 391 (4.08%) Change Management
16 365 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
17 356 (3.72%) Migration
18 353 (3.69%) Network Management
19 348 (3.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1231 (12.85%) SQL
2 581 (6.07%) PowerShell
3 563 (5.88%) Python
4 476 (4.97%) Bash Shell
5 427 (4.46%) Perl
6 404 (4.22%) Java
7 352 (3.68%) Ruby
8 232 (2.42%) Shell Script
9 221 (2.31%) C
10 148 (1.55%) PHP
11 143 (1.49%) JavaScript
12 106 (1.11%) C#
13 88 (0.92%) C++
14 74 (0.77%) VBScript
15 52 (0.54%) VB
16 32 (0.33%) Objective-C
17 29 (0.30%) T-SQL
18 15 (0.16%) VBA
19 14 (0.15%) Tcl
20 8 (0.084%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3146 (32.85%) Cisco Certification
2 2065 (21.56%) CCNP
3 1863 (19.45%) CCNA
4 856 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 846 (8.83%) Degree
6 741 (7.74%) Security Cleared
7 660 (6.89%) CCIE
8 625 (6.53%) CISSP
9 614 (6.41%) MCSE
10 570 (5.95%) SC Cleared
11 330 (3.45%) CCSE
12 309 (3.23%) MCSA
13 283 (2.95%) CCSA
14 269 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 241 (2.52%) CISM
16 200 (2.09%) CCDP
17 193 (2.02%) MCITP
18 176 (1.84%) CCSP
19 162 (1.69%) MCP
20 161 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 661 (6.90%) SLA
2 574 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 392 (4.09%) PCI DSS
4 125 (1.31%) QA
5 106 (1.11%) COBIT
6 70 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 38 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 32 (0.33%) ISO27002
9 19 (0.20%) HIPAA
10 15 (0.16%) SSAE 16
11 14 (0.15%) COSO
11 14 (0.15%) FISMA
12 10 (0.10%) ISO22301
13 9 (0.094%) DICOM
14 8 (0.084%) RMADS
15 7 (0.073%) ISO 9000
16 6 (0.063%) ISO 8583
17 5 (0.052%) Data Quality
17 5 (0.052%) HMG Infosec
17 5 (0.052%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2463 (25.72%) Active Directory
2 1925 (20.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1078 (11.25%) Hyper-V
4 706 (7.37%) vSphere
5 400 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
6 366 (3.82%) XenApp
7 210 (2.19%) VMware ESX
8 204 (2.13%) Xen
9 186 (1.94%) Terminal Services
10 173 (1.81%) XenServer
11 141 (1.47%) XenDesktop
12 136 (1.42%) NFS
13 115 (1.20%) Docker
14 75 (0.78%) Snort
15 74 (0.77%) Firmware
16 65 (0.68%) vCloud
17 62 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
18 54 (0.56%) KVM
19 48 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 47 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 515 (5.38%) Puppet
2 433 (4.52%) SCCM
3 297 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
4 242 (2.53%) Nagios
5 230 (2.40%) SCOM
6 221 (2.31%) Backup Exec
7 206 (2.15%) Ansible
8 183 (1.91%) WSUS
9 141 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
10 140 (1.46%) FortiGate
11 136 (1.42%) Nessus
12 109 (1.14%) Cacti
13 91 (0.95%) Salt
14 81 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
15 75 (0.78%) Tivoli
16 73 (0.76%) Cobbler
17 71 (0.74%) NetBackup
17 71 (0.74%) Nmap
17 71 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
18 70 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 5046 (52.68%) Cisco
2 2991 (31.23%) VMware
3 2886 (30.13%) Microsoft
4 1812 (18.92%) CheckPoint
5 1623 (16.95%) Juniper
6 1195 (12.48%) F5
7 1084 (11.32%) Citrix
8 1002 (10.46%) HP
9 752 (7.85%) Palo Alto
10 600 (6.26%) Oracle
11 537 (5.61%) Red Hat
12 477 (4.98%) Dell
13 347 (3.62%) SolarWinds
14 332 (3.47%) Fortinet
15 306 (3.19%) Avaya
16 304 (3.17%) NetApp
17 249 (2.60%) Blue Coat
18 242 (2.53%) Symantec
19 240 (2.51%) SonicWALL
20 235 (2.45%) Apple
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £23K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Pension, Holidays, Life Assurance, Training Fund
Posted: 12 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
East Riding
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28500.00 - £35000.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefit and bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £78000 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus/benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £44500 - £48200 per annum + 35 days annual leave + bank holidays
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum + Significant bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
RDK Consulting
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago