The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 20 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.67% - 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% - 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £35,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
Firewall
West Sussex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 27.62% 16.50% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 10
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Firewall
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Gatwick

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) LANDesk
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
5 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (25.00%) VCAP
6 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) ISDN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) RTP
4 1 (12.50%) SS7
4 1 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Operations Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (25.00%) VCAP
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) Sophos
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec