The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 35 23 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.10% 5.65% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 17.11% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 7
Average salary £22,250 £38,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.20% +26.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,225 £21,150 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £50,400 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Firewall
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
62 76 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 24.03% 33.04% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 56 63 66
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,400 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Firewall
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Firewall Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Firewall
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) VPN
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Server
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) SLA
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
7 3 (21.43%) CCNA
7 3 (21.43%) MPLS
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) BGP
8 2 (14.29%) TACACS
8 2 (14.29%) IPsec
8 2 (14.29%) French Language
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) VPN
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
3 3 (21.43%) MPLS
3 3 (21.43%) BGP
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) IPsec
4 2 (14.29%) TACACS
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) ATM
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless Security
4 2 (14.29%) xDSL
4 2 (14.29%) DMVPN
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) SNMP
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) IPv6
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL
1 1 (7.14%) Information Security
1 1 (7.14%) Network Design
1 1 (7.14%) Speech Recognition
1 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
1 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
1 1 (7.14%) Time Management
1 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCIE
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Server
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OpenView
1 1 (7.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) F5