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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 45 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 29 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 4.99% 4.77% 5.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 24.16% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 33
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £51,700 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
116 149 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 19.97% 19.76% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 107 125 119
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Guildford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 32 (42.67%) Cisco
2 30 (40.00%) Windows
3 24 (32.00%) Linux
4 19 (25.33%) TCP/IP
4 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (25.33%) VMware
5 17 (22.67%) SAN
6 16 (21.33%) ITIL
6 16 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (21.33%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (20.00%) CCNA
8 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
8 14 (18.67%) WAN
8 14 (18.67%) Service Delivery
9 13 (17.33%) Telecoms
9 13 (17.33%) VoIP
10 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (16.00%) Finance
11 11 (14.67%) VPN
11 11 (14.67%) Juniper
11 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (14.67%) Lync
11 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
11 11 (14.67%) System Testing
12 10 (13.33%) Load Balancing
13 9 (12.00%) CMDB
13 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 11 (14.67%) Lync
1 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.33%) TCP/IP
2 17 (22.67%) SAN
3 16 (21.33%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (18.67%) WAN
5 13 (17.33%) VoIP
6 11 (14.67%) VPN
7 9 (12.00%) Network Security
8 8 (10.67%) MPLS
8 8 (10.67%) BGP
8 8 (10.67%) ADSL
9 7 (9.33%) DNS
10 6 (8.00%) LAN
11 5 (6.67%) PBX
11 5 (6.67%) SSL
12 4 (5.33%) ATM
12 4 (5.33%) SMTP
12 4 (5.33%) IPsec
12 4 (5.33%) BIG-IP
12 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (17.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (42.67%) Support Engineer
2 19 (25.33%) Network Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Service Manager
4 9 (12.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Technical Services Manager
5 8 (10.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Technical Manager
5 8 (10.67%) Network Support
5 8 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (10.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Linux Support
8 5 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Technician
9 4 (5.33%) Network Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) CMDB
2 8 (10.67%) PKI
2 8 (10.67%) Replication
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Clustering
4 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.67%) iSeries
5 1 (1.33%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.33%) IPTV
5 1 (1.33%) DTV
5 1 (1.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Windows
2 24 (32.00%) Linux
3 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.00%) VMS
7 4 (5.33%) UNIX
8 3 (4.00%) CentOS
9 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) ITIL
2 14 (18.67%) Service Delivery
3 11 (14.67%) System Testing
4 10 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.33%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.67%) Product Management
7 5 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.33%) Service Management
8 4 (5.33%) Information Security
9 3 (4.00%) Migration
9 3 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.67%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (2.67%) Kanban
10 2 (2.67%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.67%) SQL
3 7 (9.33%) Java
3 7 (9.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.67%) C++
4 2 (2.67%) VB
5 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.00%) CCNA
3 8 (10.67%) Degree
4 7 (9.33%) CCNP
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.33%) MCITP
6 3 (4.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (4.00%) MCSE
6 3 (4.00%) MCSA
7 2 (2.67%) HND
7 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.67%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.33%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.33%) MCTS
8 1 (1.33%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.33%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.00%) vSphere
5 2 (2.67%) vCloud
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.33%) UAG
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) SCOM
2 2 (2.67%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Cisco
2 19 (25.33%) VMware
3 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.67%) Juniper
5 9 (12.00%) Veeam
5 9 (12.00%) F5
6 8 (10.67%) Symantec
7 4 (5.33%) BT
7 4 (5.33%) Citrix
8 3 (4.00%) IBM
8 3 (4.00%) CommVault
9 2 (2.67%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.67%) Mitel
9 2 (2.67%) Altiris
10 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.33%) Avaya
10 1 (1.33%) SunGard
10 1 (1.33%) HP
10 1 (1.33%) Dell