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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 19 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.77% 0.99% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 5.88% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £35,500 £34,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.89% -21.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £34,500 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £34,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
28 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 26.42% 16.83% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 11
Average salary £35,500 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% -14.70%
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 28 August 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 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) SCOM
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) VCAP
4 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) RTP
4 1 (16.67%) SS7
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) ISDN
4 1 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) VCAP
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) hybris