The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 6 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 13.64% 20.00% 7.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.00% 40.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £65,000 £35,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.71% -46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Firewall
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 22.73% 50.00% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Average salary £55,500 £35,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.57% -46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Firewall
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Firewall Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (66.67%) Reference Data
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
1 2 (66.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Kofax
3 1 (33.33%) ReadSoft
3 1 (33.33%) OpenText
3 1 (33.33%) SAP