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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank - 14 27
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick - 6.25% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 27.78% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £42,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
27 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 19.85% 22.50% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Terminal Server
3 7 (70.00%) MCP
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (70.00%) MCSE
3 7 (70.00%) MCSA
3 7 (70.00%) MCITP
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (70.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) IT Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) IT Support
2 7 (70.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Network Support
2 7 (70.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Server Support
2 7 (70.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) MCITP
1 7 (70.00%) MCP
1 7 (70.00%) MCSA
1 7 (70.00%) MCSE
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed