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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 18 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.20% 4.63% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 78.95% 18.52% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% +2.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
19 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.93% 25.00% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 11
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 23 (74.19%) VMware
2 20 (64.52%) Cisco
3 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (45.16%) MySQL
4 14 (45.16%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) Linux
5 13 (41.94%) VPN
5 13 (41.94%) Load Balancing
6 11 (35.48%) CCNP
7 10 (32.26%) UNIX
7 10 (32.26%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) Apache
7 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
7 10 (32.26%) LAN
7 10 (32.26%) BIG-IP
7 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
7 10 (32.26%) PCI DSS
7 10 (32.26%) Apache Solr
7 10 (32.26%) vSphere
7 10 (32.26%) hybris
7 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
8 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (25.81%) Fortinet
9 8 (25.81%) ITIL
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
10 7 (22.58%) CCNA
10 7 (22.58%) Wireless
10 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
11 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (32.26%) Apache
1 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
1 10 (32.26%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) VPN
2 10 (32.26%) LAN
2 10 (32.26%) BIG-IP
3 7 (22.58%) Wireless
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (16.13%) Wireshark
5 5 (16.13%) DNS
6 4 (12.90%) VoIP
6 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 4 (12.90%) OSPF
6 4 (12.90%) BGP
6 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.90%) HSRP
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.68%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (9.68%) Network Security
7 3 (9.68%) VLAN
7 3 (9.68%) PPP
7 3 (9.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) MySQL
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Applications Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) UNIX
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Load Balancing
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Data Management
4 4 (12.90%) Network Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Security Management
5 3 (9.68%) High Availability
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCNP
3 7 (22.58%) CCNA
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (12.90%) MCSE
6 3 (9.68%) MCSA
6 3 (9.68%) CCIE
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) vSphere
2 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) VMware
2 20 (64.52%) Cisco
3 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
3 10 (32.26%) hybris
4 8 (25.81%) Fortinet
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.90%) HP
6 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.90%) NetApp
6 4 (12.90%) BT
7 3 (9.68%) EMC
8 2 (6.45%) F5
9 1 (3.23%) Twitter
9 1 (3.23%) Meraki
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle
9 1 (3.23%) Citrix
9 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.23%) Symantec
9 1 (3.23%) McAfee