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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 10 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.09% 2.70% 4.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% 21.43% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
18 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 20.45% 12.61% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 31
Average salary £27,000 £33,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.79% -21.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 18 (81.82%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) Red Hat
3 13 (59.09%) MySQL
3 13 (59.09%) UNIX
3 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 13 (59.09%) Apache
3 13 (59.09%) Tomcat
3 13 (59.09%) BIG-IP
3 13 (59.09%) PCI DSS
3 13 (59.09%) Apache Solr
3 13 (59.09%) vSphere
3 13 (59.09%) hybris
4 6 (27.27%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) VPN
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) CCNP
5 4 (18.18%) CCNA
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 4 (18.18%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) VLAN
5 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) Juniper

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 13 (59.09%) Apache
1 13 (59.09%) Tomcat
1 13 (59.09%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) BIG-IP
2 6 (27.27%) VPN
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
3 4 (18.18%) VoIP
3 4 (18.18%) WAN
3 4 (18.18%) MPLS
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) VLAN
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
5 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 2 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (9.09%) HSRP
5 2 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (9.09%) OSPF
5 2 (9.09%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Administrator
1 13 (59.09%) UNIX Administrator
1 13 (59.09%) Linux Engineer
1 13 (59.09%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (45.45%) UNIX Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) UNIX
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
2 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (9.09%) High Availability
2 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Release Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CCNP
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) vSphere
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) Red Hat
3 13 (59.09%) hybris
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.09%) Infoblox
6 2 (9.09%) Aruba