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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 3 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 7.69% 7.46% 11.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 71.43% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 15.38% 10.45% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Average salary £27,500 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.69% +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 October 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) YAML
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Control-M
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Project Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle