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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 4 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 38.89% - 25.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 87.50% - 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 21
Average salary £75,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
8 5 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 44.44% 27.78% 71.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 31
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 30 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in the M4 Corridor

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
4 6 (60.00%) Apache
4 6 (60.00%) UNIX
5 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 5 (50.00%) OSPF
5 5 (50.00%) BGP
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Banking
5 5 (50.00%) CCNP
5 5 (50.00%) CCNA
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) CentOS
6 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (40.00%) Postfix
6 4 (40.00%) XenServer
6 4 (40.00%) nginx
6 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (40.00%) Ruby
6 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (40.00%) JIRA
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (40.00%) Puppet
6 4 (40.00%) Build Automation

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) nginx
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (20.00%) ADSL
4 2 (20.00%) Broadband
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) FWSM
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) German Language
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) iPhone
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) SUSE
4 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (40.00%) CentOS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (40.00%) Build Automation
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CEH
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Postfix
2 4 (40.00%) XenServer
2 4 (40.00%) Samba
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (20.00%) UAG
3 2 (20.00%) Nmap
4 1 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) EMC