The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 3 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 31.25% 5.56% 18.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 83.33% 16.67% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 16
Average salary £75,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
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 M4 Corridor region.

Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 6 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 37.50% 33.33% 68.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 27
Average salary £75,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Firewall
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the M4 Corridor region.

Firewall Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the M4 Corridor region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in the M4 Corridor

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) Apple
5 4 (40.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (40.00%) OSPF
5 4 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) ADSL
5 4 (40.00%) Broadband
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) nginx
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (40.00%) ADSL
3 4 (40.00%) Broadband
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
5 1 (10.00%) FWSM
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (40.00%) iPhone
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) CentOS
4 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (30.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CEH
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) UAG
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Postfix
2 3 (30.00%) XenServer
2 3 (30.00%) Samba
3 2 (20.00%) Nmap
4 1 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Apple
2 4 (40.00%) Avaya
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint