The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 11 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 14.13% 4.76% 4.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 68.42% 40.91% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 11
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 22 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 20.65% 11.64% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 55
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Firewall
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Farnborough region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Farnborough

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 28 (51.85%) VMware
3 26 (48.15%) Linux
4 24 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (37.04%) CCNA
5 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
5 20 (37.04%) MPLS
6 18 (33.33%) VPN
7 17 (31.48%) IPsec
8 15 (27.78%) WAN
8 15 (27.78%) Cisco
8 15 (27.78%) CheckPoint
8 15 (27.78%) CCNP
9 14 (25.93%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (25.93%) ITIL
9 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
9 14 (25.93%) OSPF
9 14 (25.93%) BGP
10 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
11 12 (22.22%) McAfee
11 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 12 (22.22%) HSRP
11 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (20.37%) SQL
13 10 (18.52%) SaaS
13 10 (18.52%) PaaS
13 10 (18.52%) IaaS
14 9 (16.67%) vSphere
15 8 (14.81%) PKI
15 8 (14.81%) Video Conferencing

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) Lync
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (18.52%) SaaS
2 10 (18.52%) PaaS
2 10 (18.52%) IaaS
3 3 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) MPLS
2 18 (33.33%) VPN
3 17 (31.48%) IPsec
4 15 (27.78%) WAN
5 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
5 14 (25.93%) OSPF
5 14 (25.93%) BGP
6 12 (22.22%) HSRP
7 8 (14.81%) SAN
8 7 (12.96%) HTTP
8 7 (12.96%) NAS
9 4 (7.41%) SSL
10 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (3.70%) tcpdump
11 2 (3.70%) Multicast
11 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
11 2 (3.70%) Internet
11 2 (3.70%) IPv4
11 2 (3.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Network Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.96%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Head of IT
6 3 (5.56%) Head of Operations
7 2 (3.70%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (3.70%) C++ Team Leader
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.85%) Systems Test Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Technical Account Manager
8 1 (1.85%) IT Administrator
8 1 (1.85%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) HTML
1 7 (12.96%) XML
2 6 (11.11%) RSS
2 6 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) PKI
1 8 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.70%) SCADA
3 2 (3.70%) RMADS
4 1 (1.85%) CESG
4 1 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (12.96%) Change Management
4 5 (9.26%) Information Security
4 5 (9.26%) Information Assurance
4 5 (9.26%) Line Management
5 3 (5.56%) Cyber Security
5 3 (5.56%) OO
6 2 (3.70%) UML
6 2 (3.70%) OOP
6 2 (3.70%) OOD
6 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.70%) Network Management
6 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.85%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.85%) Security Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.96%) C#
4 3 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (3.70%) C
5 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (37.04%) CCNA
2 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 15 (27.78%) CCNP
4 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.41%) CCIE
6 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.67%) vSphere
3 7 (12.96%) vCloud
4 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) VMware
2 15 (27.78%) Cisco
2 15 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 12 (22.22%) McAfee
3 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.81%) Polycom
4 8 (14.81%) Tandberg
5 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.56%) Citrix
5 3 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (3.70%) Novell
6 2 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Juniper