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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 16 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.76% 1.05% 9.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.11% 20.00% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 13
Average salary £37,500 £62,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 5 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 23.17% 5.26% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 29
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +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 30 January 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 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
3 9 (47.37%) CCNP
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Apache
4 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
4 8 (42.11%) MySQL
4 8 (42.11%) UNIX
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco
4 8 (42.11%) BIG-IP
4 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
4 8 (42.11%) Apache Solr
4 8 (42.11%) vSphere
4 8 (42.11%) hybris
4 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (36.84%) CCNA
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) Citrix
6 6 (31.58%) Juniper
6 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) Supplier Management
6 6 (31.58%) Fortinet
7 5 (26.32%) LAN
8 4 (21.05%) VPN
9 3 (15.79%) VoIP
9 3 (15.79%) WAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (42.11%) Apache
1 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
1 8 (42.11%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) BIG-IP
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 3 (15.79%) VoIP
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) MPLS
4 3 (15.79%) RTP
4 3 (15.79%) SS7
4 3 (15.79%) ISDN
4 3 (15.79%) SIGTRAN
4 3 (15.79%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (10.53%) SSH
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) IPsec
5 2 (10.53%) HTTP
5 2 (10.53%) SNMP
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
5 2 (10.53%) PBX
5 2 (10.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Administrator
1 8 (42.11%) UNIX Administrator
1 8 (42.11%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (42.11%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) Operations Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
1 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (31.58%) Supplier Management
2 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (10.53%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CCNP
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) vSphere
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) hybris
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
4 6 (31.58%) Fortinet
5 2 (10.53%) Infoblox
5 2 (10.53%) Aruba