The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Support
Rank 439 467 460
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Support 12 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.037% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.039% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 15
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +67.44%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +81.81%
Firewall Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18697 20699 22804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.93% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15911 16566 18209
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Support in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Firewall Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Firewall Support Salary Trend in the South East

Firewall Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Firewall Support Salary Histogram in the South East

Firewall Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent -4 6 £40,000 +83.90%
Surrey +12 4 £28,000 -32.93%
Berkshire +16 2 £34,000 -5.55%
Firewall Support
England

Firewall Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Firewall Support in their job title 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 with Firewall Support in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco
3 18 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (78.26%) Juniper
4 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
5 13 (56.52%) CCNA
6 12 (52.17%) CCNP
7 11 (47.83%) OSPF
7 11 (47.83%) WAN
8 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (34.78%) F5
9 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
10 7 (30.43%) MPLS
10 7 (30.43%) BGP
10 7 (30.43%) Wireless
10 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
11 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (26.09%) DSL
11 6 (26.09%) VPN
12 5 (21.74%) C
12 5 (21.74%) LAN
12 5 (21.74%) HSRP
12 5 (21.74%) Network Security
12 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
13 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
13 4 (17.39%) Trapeze
13 4 (17.39%) Cisco Prime
13 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
13 4 (17.39%) Blue Coat
13 4 (17.39%) VLAN

Firewall Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Firewall Support in their job title 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 with Firewall Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) OSPF
2 11 (47.83%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) BGP
5 7 (30.43%) MPLS
5 7 (30.43%) Wireless
6 6 (26.09%) DSL
6 6 (26.09%) VPN
7 5 (21.74%) HSRP
7 5 (21.74%) LAN
7 5 (21.74%) Network Security
8 4 (17.39%) VLAN
8 4 (17.39%) WLAN
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (8.70%) Multicast
11 1 (4.35%) FWSM
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (56.52%) CCNA
3 12 (52.17%) CCNP
4 4 (17.39%) CCIE
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.70%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 18 (78.26%) Juniper
3 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
4 8 (34.78%) F5
5 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
6 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
7 4 (17.39%) Blue Coat
7 4 (17.39%) Forcepoint
7 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
7 4 (17.39%) Trapeze
8 2 (8.70%) Brocade
8 2 (8.70%) HP
9 1 (4.35%) Aruba
9 1 (4.35%) Nokia
9 1 (4.35%) Radware
9 1 (4.35%) Remedy