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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 49 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5147 4317 4207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.97% 3.88% 4.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.23% 22.39% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4144 3607 3383
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
18905 19281 20757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.26% 17.31% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15075 15316 16887
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 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 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 28 April 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 +30 2031 £50,000 +5.26% 197
South East +14 1428 £42,500 +6.25% 155
East of England 0 396 £42,500 +6.25% 43
Yorkshire +3 362 £45,000 +28.57% 46
South West +28 308 £37,500 -2.59% 53
North West +23 261 £40,000 +14.28% 41
West Midlands +7 244 £42,500 +6.25% 39
East Midlands +32 151 £42,500 +13.33% 21
North East -3 20 £30,000 +4.76% 2
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5477 (54.70%) Cisco
2 4748 (47.42%) Windows
3 3482 (34.77%) VMware
4 3315 (33.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3128 (31.24%) Microsoft
6 2857 (28.53%) WAN
7 2675 (26.72%) Active Directory
8 2637 (26.34%) LAN
9 2424 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2383 (23.80%) VPN
11 2215 (22.12%) Linux
12 2181 (21.78%) TCP/IP
13 2090 (20.87%) CheckPoint
14 2062 (20.59%) CCNP
15 2053 (20.50%) DNS
16 2009 (20.06%) MS Exchange
17 1990 (19.87%) CCNA
18 1879 (18.77%) Juniper
19 1825 (18.23%) ITIL
20 1780 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
21 1665 (16.63%) Cisco ASA
22 1635 (16.33%) Network Security
23 1538 (15.36%) Finance
24 1537 (15.35%) SAN
25 1518 (15.16%) Citrix
26 1445 (14.43%) MS Excel
27 1425 (14.23%) SQL
28 1351 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
29 1301 (12.99%) DHCP
30 1295 (12.93%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2009 (20.06%) MS Exchange
2 973 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 670 (6.69%) IIS
4 558 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 531 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 530 (5.29%) SharePoint
7 496 (4.95%) Apache
8 433 (4.32%) Lync
9 393 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 278 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 272 (2.72%) Tomcat
12 115 (1.15%) nginx
13 64 (0.64%) JBoss
14 61 (0.61%) OpenStack
15 46 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
16 45 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
16 45 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
17 43 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
18 41 (0.41%) WebSphere
19 38 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 1445 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 878 (8.77%) MS Office
3 170 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 54 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (0.31%) MS Project
6 9 (0.090%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.090%) SOLIDWORKS
7 8 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.080%) Solid Edge
8 6 (0.060%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.050%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.040%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.030%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.030%) SmartSuite
11 3 (0.030%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.010%) InDesign
12 1 (0.010%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.010%) Revit
12 1 (0.010%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.010%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 56 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 18 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
8 9 (0.090%) Oracle BRM
9 6 (0.060%) Sage 50
9 6 (0.060%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.050%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.040%) MIS ActiveH
11 4 (0.040%) Magento
12 3 (0.030%) Fredhopper
12 3 (0.030%) Eikon
12 3 (0.030%) Front Arena
12 3 (0.030%) RMDS
13 2 (0.020%) Cognos TM1
13 2 (0.020%) MFGPRO
13 2 (0.020%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 452 (4.51%) Office 365
2 327 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 212 (2.12%) SaaS
4 177 (1.77%) IaaS
5 167 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 141 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 98 (0.98%) PaaS
8 53 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 46 (0.46%) Amazon S3
10 40 (0.40%) Mimecast
11 34 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 29 (0.29%) Google Apps
13 27 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
15 17 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 16 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
17 13 (0.13%) Terremark
17 13 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
17 13 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
18 10 (0.100%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2857 (28.53%) WAN
2 2637 (26.34%) LAN
3 2383 (23.80%) VPN
4 2181 (21.78%) TCP/IP
5 2053 (20.50%) DNS
6 1665 (16.63%) Cisco ASA
7 1635 (16.33%) Network Security
8 1537 (15.35%) SAN
9 1301 (12.99%) DHCP
10 1295 (12.93%) Wireless
11 1259 (12.57%) MPLS
12 1194 (11.92%) BGP
13 1026 (10.25%) VoIP
14 1025 (10.24%) OSPF
15 872 (8.71%) VLAN
16 817 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
17 708 (7.07%) SSL
18 671 (6.70%) Internet
19 643 (6.42%) EIGRP
20 494 (4.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1283 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 468 (4.67%) MySQL
3 285 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 153 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 130 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 99 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 94 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 90 (0.90%) Relational Database
9 78 (0.78%) MongoDB
10 65 (0.65%) NoSQL
11 62 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
12 54 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
13 44 (0.44%) DB2
14 38 (0.38%) Big Data
15 33 (0.33%) RDBMS
16 32 (0.32%) Redis
17 24 (0.24%) Data Mining
17 24 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
18 20 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
19 19 (0.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 110 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 100 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 84 (0.84%) Subversion
4 59 (0.59%) JIRA
5 42 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (0.40%) Visual Studio
7 39 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 39 (0.39%) Hudson
8 28 (0.28%) TeamCity
9 24 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
10 22 (0.22%) Selenium
11 16 (0.16%) NUnit
12 15 (0.15%) Metasploit
13 14 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (0.14%) RequisitePro
14 13 (0.13%) MSI
15 11 (0.11%) MSBuild
16 9 (0.090%) Ant
16 9 (0.090%) CaliberRM
16 9 (0.090%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1538 (15.36%) Finance
2 636 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 333 (3.33%) Banking
4 203 (2.03%) Retail
5 199 (1.99%) Law
6 154 (1.54%) Legal
7 135 (1.35%) Marketing
8 118 (1.18%) Advertising
9 100 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 99 (0.99%) Back Office
11 85 (0.85%) Games
12 77 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 69 (0.69%) Electronics
14 51 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 32 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 28 (0.28%) Publishing
17 25 (0.25%) French Language
18 21 (0.21%) Local Government
18 21 (0.21%) Billing
19 19 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2347 (23.44%) Network Engineer
2 1197 (11.95%) Support Engineer
3 1139 (11.38%) Analyst
4 798 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 731 (7.30%) Consultant
6 596 (5.95%) Security Engineer
7 585 (5.84%) Architect
8 584 (5.83%) Administrator
9 550 (5.49%) Senior Network Engineer
10 443 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
11 396 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
12 370 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
12 370 (3.70%) Support Analyst
13 355 (3.55%) Security Analyst
14 344 (3.44%) Systems Engineer
15 340 (3.40%) Network Security Engineer
16 328 (3.28%) IT Support
17 295 (2.95%) Technical Support
18 245 (2.45%) Network Support
19 239 (2.39%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (2.89%) Web Services
2 194 (1.94%) .NET
3 161 (1.61%) LAMP
4 118 (1.18%) HTML
5 115 (1.15%) CSS
6 89 (0.89%) Middleware
7 75 (0.75%) XML
8 49 (0.49%) RESTful
9 38 (0.38%) Regular Expression
10 34 (0.34%) SOAP
11 32 (0.32%) MAPI
12 29 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
13 28 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
13 28 (0.28%) REST
14 24 (0.24%) ISPF
15 23 (0.23%) J2EE
15 23 (0.23%) ASP.NET
16 21 (0.21%) jQuery
17 20 (0.20%) Ajax
17 20 (0.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 606 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
2 526 (5.25%) Management Information System
3 436 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 357 (3.57%) Clustering
5 337 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 222 (2.22%) Open Source
7 210 (2.10%) Replication
8 170 (1.70%) Thin Client
8 170 (1.70%) Fat Client
9 152 (1.52%) Hedge funds
10 116 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
11 108 (1.08%) PKI
12 92 (0.92%) Client/Server
13 85 (0.85%) Public Cloud
14 82 (0.82%) Statistics
15 81 (0.81%) iPhone
16 71 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
17 67 (0.67%) CESG
18 66 (0.66%) Private Cloud
19 64 (0.64%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4748 (47.42%) Windows
2 2215 (22.12%) Linux
3 1780 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1351 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 1107 (11.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 852 (8.51%) UNIX
7 627 (6.26%) Windows 7
8 560 (5.59%) Windows 8
9 426 (4.25%) Windows XP
10 320 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 290 (2.90%) CentOS
12 257 (2.57%) Solaris
13 240 (2.40%) Windows Vista
14 194 (1.94%) Ubuntu
15 172 (1.72%) Mac OS X
16 118 (1.18%) Android
17 105 (1.05%) Debian
18 86 (0.86%) Windows 2000
19 85 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
20 79 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1825 (18.23%) ITIL
2 939 (9.38%) Load Balancing
3 829 (8.28%) Information Security
4 642 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 632 (6.31%) Project Management
6 621 (6.20%) Network Design
7 472 (4.71%) Service Delivery
8 433 (4.32%) SIEM
9 430 (4.29%) Migration
10 419 (4.18%) Change Management
11 395 (3.94%) Incident Management
12 393 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
13 391 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
14 372 (3.72%) Mentoring
15 360 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
16 349 (3.49%) E-Commerce
17 310 (3.10%) Service Management
18 300 (3.00%) Network Management
19 297 (2.97%) Penetration Testing
20 289 (2.89%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1425 (14.23%) SQL
2 458 (4.57%) Perl
3 442 (4.41%) PowerShell
4 378 (3.78%) Python
5 345 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 298 (2.98%) Java
7 234 (2.34%) PHP
8 205 (2.05%) Shell Script
9 171 (1.71%) Ruby
10 169 (1.69%) C
11 118 (1.18%) JavaScript
12 80 (0.80%) VBScript
13 71 (0.71%) C#
14 49 (0.49%) C++
15 45 (0.45%) VB
15 45 (0.45%) T-SQL
16 19 (0.19%) Korn
16 19 (0.19%) Tcl
17 18 (0.18%) VBA
18 11 (0.11%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3315 (33.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2062 (20.59%) CCNP
3 1990 (19.87%) CCNA
4 1010 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 976 (9.75%) Degree
6 837 (8.36%) Security Cleared
7 767 (7.66%) MCSE
8 616 (6.15%) CISSP
9 603 (6.02%) SC Cleared
10 537 (5.36%) CCIE
11 435 (4.34%) CCSA
12 420 (4.19%) CCSE
13 292 (2.92%) MCSA
14 282 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 280 (2.80%) MCITP
16 260 (2.60%) MCP
17 226 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
18 223 (2.23%) CISM
19 169 (1.69%) CCDP
20 159 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 749 (7.48%) SLA
2 473 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 447 (4.46%) PCI DSS
4 122 (1.22%) QA
5 94 (0.94%) COBIT
6 80 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 48 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 41 (0.41%) GPG13
9 15 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 7 (0.070%) JSP 440
12 5 (0.050%) HL7
12 5 (0.050%) DICOM
13 3 (0.030%) FISMA
14 2 (0.020%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 1 (0.010%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.010%) BS7799
15 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.010%) HMG Infosec
15 1 (0.010%) BS25999
System Software
1 2675 (26.72%) Active Directory
2 2424 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1104 (11.03%) Hyper-V
4 627 (6.26%) vSphere
5 522 (5.21%) XenApp
6 350 (3.50%) VMware ESX
7 270 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 228 (2.28%) Terminal Services
9 208 (2.08%) XenServer
10 194 (1.94%) XenDesktop
11 86 (0.86%) vCloud
12 79 (0.79%) Xen
13 67 (0.67%) Terminal Server
13 67 (0.67%) KVM
14 55 (0.55%) NFS
15 51 (0.51%) Squid
16 49 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 48 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
17 48 (0.48%) Snort
17 48 (0.48%) iptables
Systems Management
1 374 (3.74%) Backup Exec
2 293 (2.93%) Puppet
3 284 (2.84%) SCCM
4 277 (2.77%) Nagios
5 197 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
6 183 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 166 (1.66%) SCOM
8 158 (1.58%) WSUS
9 133 (1.33%) FortiGate
10 109 (1.09%) NetBackup
11 103 (1.03%) Cacti
12 97 (0.97%) CiscoWorks
13 92 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
14 72 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
15 70 (0.70%) ZABBIX
16 65 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
17 60 (0.60%) OpenView
18 54 (0.54%) ARCserve
18 54 (0.54%) Ansible
19 48 (0.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 5477 (54.70%) Cisco
2 3482 (34.77%) VMware
3 3128 (31.24%) Microsoft
4 2090 (20.87%) CheckPoint
5 1879 (18.77%) Juniper
6 1518 (15.16%) Citrix
7 1240 (12.38%) HP
8 1233 (12.31%) F5
9 530 (5.29%) Red Hat
10 519 (5.18%) Symantec
11 451 (4.50%) Oracle
12 438 (4.37%) NetApp
13 383 (3.83%) SolarWinds
14 373 (3.73%) Dell
15 361 (3.61%) Blue Coat
16 333 (3.33%) Avaya
17 320 (3.20%) Fortinet
18 268 (2.68%) Apple
19 253 (2.53%) McAfee
20 210 (2.10%) EMC
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive - depending on qualifications and experience.
Posted: 41 minutes ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Typical good graduate salary on offer
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Goole, North Humberside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus generous benefits and relocation package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60k plus Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: circa £80K, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Wavex
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Goole, North Humberside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Frieze
Salary: £50K per annum, depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago