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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 23 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 8.44% 8.73% 4.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.79% 37.29% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 10
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £62,800 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +3.94%
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
66 59 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 29.33% 23.41% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57 46 40
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 17 (50.00%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (41.18%) Juniper
3 14 (41.18%) Linux
4 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
4 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (32.35%) Windows
5 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
6 10 (29.41%) MPLS
6 10 (29.41%) CCNA
7 9 (26.47%) WAN
7 9 (26.47%) CCNP
7 9 (26.47%) VMware
7 9 (26.47%) Fortinet
8 8 (23.53%) Information Security
8 8 (23.53%) OSPF
8 8 (23.53%) BGP
8 8 (23.53%) VPN
9 7 (20.59%) Sourcefire
10 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
10 6 (17.65%) Degree
10 6 (17.65%) Product Management
10 6 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (17.65%) F5
10 6 (17.65%) Project Management
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.65%) UNIX
11 5 (14.71%) DNS
11 5 (14.71%) McAfee
11 5 (14.71%) IPsec

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.82%) Lync
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
2 10 (29.41%) MPLS
3 9 (26.47%) WAN
4 8 (23.53%) OSPF
4 8 (23.53%) BGP
4 8 (23.53%) VPN
5 5 (14.71%) DNS
5 5 (14.71%) IPsec
5 5 (14.71%) Network Security
5 5 (14.71%) HSRP
6 4 (11.76%) LAN
6 4 (11.76%) SSL
7 2 (5.88%) VoIP
7 2 (5.88%) Multicast
8 1 (2.94%) tcpdump
8 1 (2.94%) DHCP
8 1 (2.94%) SNMP
8 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.94%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Consultant
1 7 (20.59%) Security Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) CSS
1 3 (8.82%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 6 (17.65%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Information Security
3 6 (17.65%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Product Management
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (8.82%) Network Management
6 2 (5.88%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) Information Assurance
6 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.94%) CRM
7 1 (2.94%) OOD
7 1 (2.94%) UML
7 1 (2.94%) OOP
7 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) CCNA
3 9 (26.47%) CCNP
4 6 (17.65%) Degree
5 4 (11.76%) CCDA
5 4 (11.76%) CCDP
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.88%) MCTS
7 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) MCSE
8 1 (2.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (8.82%) vSphere
2 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) Juniper
3 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
4 9 (26.47%) VMware
4 9 (26.47%) Fortinet
5 7 (20.59%) Sourcefire
6 6 (17.65%) F5
6 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.71%) McAfee
7 5 (14.71%) Polycom
7 5 (14.71%) Tandberg
8 3 (8.82%) Websense