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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 64 66 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.08% 2.68% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.47% 16.92% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 26
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Firewall
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
177 201 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.33% 15.81% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 141 148 157
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 49 (60.49%) Windows
2 44 (54.32%) Cisco
3 37 (45.68%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
5 33 (40.74%) LAN
6 29 (35.80%) CCNP
7 28 (34.57%) WAN
8 20 (24.69%) CheckPoint
8 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (23.46%) HP
10 18 (22.22%) SAN
10 18 (22.22%) CCSA
11 17 (20.99%) Wireless
11 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
12 16 (19.75%) VPN
13 15 (18.52%) CCNA
13 15 (18.52%) Juniper
14 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
14 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
14 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (17.28%) VMware
15 13 (16.05%) ITIL
15 13 (16.05%) Network Security
16 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (14.81%) Linux
16 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
17 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
17 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
17 11 (13.58%) JNCIA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.47%) nginx
4 2 (2.47%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (1.23%) MFGPRO
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (40.74%) LAN
2 28 (34.57%) WAN
3 18 (22.22%) SAN
4 17 (20.99%) Wireless
5 16 (19.75%) VPN
6 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
7 13 (16.05%) Network Security
8 10 (12.35%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (12.35%) DSL
8 10 (12.35%) DNS
8 10 (12.35%) SSL
9 8 (9.88%) DHCP
10 7 (8.64%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (7.41%) 802.11
11 6 (7.41%) OSPF
11 6 (7.41%) BGP
12 4 (4.94%) MPLS
12 4 (4.94%) IPsec
12 4 (4.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.47%) Subversion
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.94%) French Language
2 4 (4.94%) German Language
2 4 (4.94%) Italian Language
2 4 (4.94%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Network Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Analyst
3 10 (12.35%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Network Support
5 4 (4.94%) Support Manager
5 4 (4.94%) Security Architect
5 4 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (4.94%) Architect
5 4 (4.94%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (4.94%) Network Analyst
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.70%) Data Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Data Centre Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) LAMP
2 1 (1.23%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Replication
1 10 (12.35%) e-Health
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.41%) PKI
4 6 (7.41%) Clustering
4 6 (7.41%) EqualLogic
5 4 (4.94%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.70%) FMCG
7 2 (2.47%) NHS
7 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.23%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 49 (60.49%) Windows
2 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (14.81%) Linux
4 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) ITIL
2 10 (12.35%) Network Load Balancing
3 9 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 6 (7.41%) OO
5 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.94%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.94%) Web Development
6 4 (4.94%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.94%) Fault Management
6 4 (4.94%) Network Management
7 3 (3.70%) Coaching
7 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.47%) Line Management
8 2 (2.47%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) Java
3 4 (4.94%) Ruby
4 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.47%) PHP
4 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (45.68%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (35.80%) CCNP
3 18 (22.22%) CCSA
4 15 (18.52%) CCNA
5 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (13.58%) JNCIA
6 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
7 9 (11.11%) CCSE
8 8 (9.88%) Degree
9 6 (7.41%) CWNA
9 6 (7.41%) CCDP
10 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.70%) MCDST
11 3 (3.70%) MCSE
12 2 (2.47%) MCSA
12 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.23%) MCP
13 1 (1.23%) CCIE
13 1 (1.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
1 5 (6.17%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
2 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.47%) XenApp
4 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.47%) vSphere
4 2 (2.47%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.47%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) CA Spectrum
2 9 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (6.17%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (4.94%) Puppet
4 4 (4.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.94%) Nagios
4 4 (4.94%) Opsview
4 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.23%) Cacti
6 1 (1.23%) WSUS
6 1 (1.23%) SCCM
6 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (54.32%) Cisco
2 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
3 20 (24.69%) CheckPoint
4 19 (23.46%) HP
5 15 (18.52%) Juniper
6 14 (17.28%) VMware
7 10 (12.35%) CA
8 6 (7.41%) Citrix
8 6 (7.41%) SonicWALL
9 5 (6.17%) 3PAR
9 5 (6.17%) F5
9 5 (6.17%) McAfee
10 4 (4.94%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.70%) Remedy
12 2 (2.47%) Nokia
12 2 (2.47%) Symantec
12 2 (2.47%) Websense
12 2 (2.47%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.23%) Meraki
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