The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 19 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 66 43 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 10.06% 6.49% 5.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.05% 28.67% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 58 39 35
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,500 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Firewall
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
169 150 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 25.76% 22.62% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 150 137 132
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Firewall
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Guildford region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Guildford

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Guildford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 85 (66.93%) Cisco
2 73 (57.48%) LAN
2 73 (57.48%) WAN
3 61 (48.03%) Windows
4 54 (42.52%) VMware
5 51 (40.16%) VPN
6 49 (38.58%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
7 43 (33.86%) CCNP
8 42 (33.07%) DNS
9 38 (29.92%) Active Directory
10 36 (28.35%) Hyper-V
11 32 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (24.41%) MS Exchange
13 27 (21.26%) Juniper
14 26 (20.47%) TCP/IP
15 25 (19.69%) Wireless
15 25 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2010
15 25 (19.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 24 (18.90%) VLAN
16 24 (18.90%) SAN
16 24 (18.90%) DHCP
16 24 (18.90%) MS Excel
17 22 (17.32%) CCIE
18 21 (16.54%) CheckPoint
18 21 (16.54%) IPsec
18 21 (16.54%) Penetration Testing
18 21 (16.54%) Network Security
18 21 (16.54%) Data Centre
18 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 31 (24.41%) MS Exchange
2 25 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.15%) IIS
5 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (18.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.96%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (10.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (57.48%) LAN
1 73 (57.48%) WAN
2 51 (40.16%) VPN
3 42 (33.07%) DNS
4 26 (20.47%) TCP/IP
5 25 (19.69%) Wireless
6 24 (18.90%) VLAN
6 24 (18.90%) SAN
6 24 (18.90%) DHCP
7 21 (16.54%) IPsec
7 21 (16.54%) Network Security
8 20 (15.75%) VoIP
9 19 (14.96%) Wireless Security
10 18 (14.17%) SSH
11 16 (12.60%) HTTP
11 16 (12.60%) LDAP
11 16 (12.60%) HTTPS
12 14 (11.02%) RTP
12 14 (11.02%) PBX
12 14 (11.02%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (13.39%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.72%) Finance
3 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.15%) Marketing
3 4 (3.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (29.13%) Network Engineer
2 35 (27.56%) Architect
3 29 (22.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 23 (18.11%) Support Engineer
5 19 (14.96%) Network Architect
6 17 (13.39%) Security Engineer
6 17 (13.39%) Senior Security Engineer
6 17 (13.39%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 17 (13.39%) Network Security Engineer
7 16 (12.60%) Technical Architect
7 16 (12.60%) Senior Network Architect
7 16 (12.60%) Senior Security Architect
7 16 (12.60%) Senior Architect
7 16 (12.60%) Security Architect
7 16 (12.60%) Network Security Architect
8 13 (10.24%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (8.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (7.09%) Network Manager
11 9 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.96%) 802.1X
2 16 (12.60%) HTML
2 16 (12.60%) Ajax
3 15 (11.81%) .NET
3 15 (11.81%) Web Services
4 13 (10.24%) VXML
4 13 (10.24%) JTAPI
4 13 (10.24%) TAPI
4 13 (10.24%) CCXML
5 2 (1.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 21 (16.54%) Data Centre
3 18 (14.17%) PKI
4 13 (10.24%) IVR
5 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.15%) DTV
7 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.36%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.36%) Tandem
8 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.79%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 61 (48.03%) Windows
2 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (14.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.45%) Linux
4 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.51%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.51%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.15%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (14.96%) Ethical Hacking
2 19 (14.96%) ITIL
2 19 (14.96%) Security Hardening
3 13 (10.24%) CRM
3 13 (10.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (8.66%) Cyber Security
5 8 (6.30%) Change Management
6 7 (5.51%) Security Management
7 6 (4.72%) DDoS Mitigation
8 5 (3.94%) Business Continuity
8 5 (3.94%) Programme Management
8 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.15%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.15%) Project Management
9 4 (3.15%) Process Management
9 4 (3.15%) Information Security
9 4 (3.15%) Migration
9 4 (3.15%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (2.36%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.60%) JavaScript
2 15 (11.81%) Java
3 13 (10.24%) SQL
4 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.57%) VBScript
5 2 (1.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (38.58%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (33.86%) CCNP
3 22 (17.32%) CCIE
4 17 (13.39%) CCNA
5 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.30%) MCSE
7 7 (5.51%) CCDA
8 6 (4.72%) CCDP
9 5 (3.94%) MCSA
9 5 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.94%) Degree
10 3 (2.36%) VCP4
10 3 (2.36%) VCP5
10 3 (2.36%) MCITP
11 2 (1.57%) MCTS
11 2 (1.57%) CCSA
11 2 (1.57%) CCSE
11 2 (1.57%) MCP
12 1 (0.79%) CISSP
12 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.02%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (29.92%) Active Directory
2 36 (28.35%) Hyper-V
3 32 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (8.66%) vSphere
5 6 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.36%) vCloud
7 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (12.60%) SCCM
1 16 (12.60%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.36%) WSUS
3 2 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.57%) WMI
4 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.79%) vMotion
4 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 85 (66.93%) Cisco
2 54 (42.52%) VMware
3 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
4 27 (21.26%) Juniper
5 21 (16.54%) CheckPoint
6 17 (13.39%) HP
7 16 (12.60%) Fortinet
8 13 (10.24%) Nortel
8 13 (10.24%) Genesys
8 13 (10.24%) Avaya
9 8 (6.30%) Blue Coat
10 7 (5.51%) F5
11 6 (4.72%) Citrix
12 4 (3.15%) SAP
12 4 (3.15%) Symantec
13 3 (2.36%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.57%) WatchGuard
14 2 (1.57%) Kaspersky
14 2 (1.57%) McAfee
14 2 (1.57%) AppSense
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