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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 10 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 5.88% 2.33% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £50,000
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
7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 20.59% 4.65% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £27,500 - £50,000
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 27 January 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 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Websense
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 2 (66.67%) Squid
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (66.67%) GPG13
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
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%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
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%) Control-M

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
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%) Project Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
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 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (66.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Squid
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
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
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Websense
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
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