The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills 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 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 36 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1255 1102 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.05% 5.54% 5.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.59% 26.49% 21.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 965 932
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £57,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4548 4160 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.93% 20.90% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3480 3276 4296
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Firewall
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Firewall Salary Trend in the South East

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in the South East

Firewall
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Berkshire -5 411 £45,000 -4.25% 43
Hampshire 0 249 £36,000 -10.00% 34
Surrey +12 246 £40,000 - 34
Kent +8 105 £45,000 +38.46% 10
Buckinghamshire +25 87 £37,500 -6.25% 8
West Sussex +10 58 £38,500 +2.66% 6
East Sussex +19 43 £38,000 +14.28% 1
Oxfordshire -12 37 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Middlesex -7 12 £50,000 +11.11%
Home Counties +5 2 £47,500 -
Sussex -5 2 £65,000 +36.84%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1359 (53.48%) Cisco
2 1342 (52.81%) Windows
3 939 (36.95%) VMware
4 896 (35.26%) Microsoft
5 815 (32.07%) Cisco Certification
6 711 (27.98%) WAN
7 678 (26.68%) TCP/IP
8 657 (25.86%) Active Directory
9 624 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 618 (24.32%) VPN
11 611 (24.05%) LAN
12 568 (22.35%) Linux
13 556 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 528 (20.78%) MS Exchange
14 528 (20.78%) Juniper
15 517 (20.35%) DNS
16 502 (19.76%) CCNA
17 473 (18.61%) ITIL
18 471 (18.54%) CCNP
19 462 (18.18%) MS Excel
20 444 (17.47%) CheckPoint
21 435 (17.12%) Network Security
22 429 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
23 428 (16.84%) Citrix
24 392 (15.43%) SAN
25 387 (15.23%) SQL
26 361 (14.21%) SQL Server
27 359 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
28 333 (13.11%) F5
29 328 (12.91%) MPLS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 528 (20.78%) MS Exchange
2 220 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 164 (6.45%) IIS
4 160 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 146 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 145 (5.71%) SharePoint
7 103 (4.05%) Lync
8 99 (3.90%) Apache
9 75 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 58 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 41 (1.61%) WebLogic
12 35 (1.38%) Tomcat
13 33 (1.30%) WebSphere
13 33 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2000
14 17 (0.67%) JBoss
15 15 (0.59%) Moodle
15 15 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
16 13 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
17 11 (0.43%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 462 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 260 (10.23%) MS Office
3 23 (0.91%) MS Project
4 20 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.079%) Solid Edge
6 2 (0.079%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.039%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 11 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.35%) Oracle BRM
3 6 (0.24%) SalesLogix
4 5 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.16%) GoldMine
6 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.039%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.039%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.039%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 85 (3.35%) Office 365
2 64 (2.52%) IaaS
3 61 (2.40%) SaaS
4 43 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (1.18%) PaaS
6 27 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.16%) GitHub
10 2 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.039%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 711 (27.98%) WAN
2 678 (26.68%) TCP/IP
3 618 (24.32%) VPN
4 611 (24.05%) LAN
5 517 (20.35%) DNS
6 435 (17.12%) Network Security
7 429 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
8 392 (15.43%) SAN
9 328 (12.91%) MPLS
10 296 (11.65%) BGP
11 281 (11.06%) OSPF
12 266 (10.47%) VoIP
13 255 (10.04%) DHCP
14 238 (9.37%) Wireless
15 226 (8.89%) SSL
16 211 (8.30%) VLAN
17 191 (7.52%) IPsec
18 145 (5.71%) Internet
19 134 (5.27%) Ethernet
20 114 (4.49%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 110 (4.33%) MySQL
3 79 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 66 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 16 (0.63%) Big Data
8 15 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 14 (0.55%) DB2
9 14 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (0.47%) Relational Database
11 10 (0.39%) Redis
12 8 (0.31%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.20%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.12%) MongoDB
16 2 (0.079%) MS Access
16 2 (0.079%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (0.43%) RequisitePro
4 11 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
4 11 (0.43%) CaliberRM
5 9 (0.35%) Subversion
6 7 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.24%) NUnit
7 6 (0.24%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.20%) Moq
8 5 (0.20%) WebLOAD
9 4 (0.16%) JIRA
9 4 (0.16%) Selenium
9 4 (0.16%) Ant
9 4 (0.16%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.12%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 205 (8.07%) Finance
2 179 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 32 (1.26%) Banking
4 30 (1.18%) Marketing
5 29 (1.14%) Retail
6 18 (0.71%) German Language
7 16 (0.63%) Legal
8 14 (0.55%) Advertising
9 13 (0.51%) French Language
10 9 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.24%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.24%) Electronics
12 5 (0.20%) Law
12 5 (0.20%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.16%) Military
13 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.079%) Polish Language
14 2 (0.079%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 514 (20.23%) Network Engineer
2 383 (15.07%) Support Engineer
3 274 (10.78%) Analyst
4 228 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 215 (8.46%) Consultant
6 185 (7.28%) Security Engineer
7 157 (6.18%) Senior Network Engineer
8 145 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
9 139 (5.47%) Technical Support
10 132 (5.19%) Architect
11 112 (4.41%) Administrator
12 108 (4.25%) IT Support
13 103 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
14 97 (3.82%) Technical Engineer
15 91 (3.58%) Team Leader
16 90 (3.54%) Security Analyst
16 90 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
17 89 (3.50%) Support Analyst
18 88 (3.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 77 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (2.09%) HTML
2 45 (1.77%) .NET
3 42 (1.65%) LAMP
4 41 (1.61%) Web Services
5 30 (1.18%) CSS
6 26 (1.02%) Regular Expression
7 22 (0.87%) Ajax
7 22 (0.87%) MAPI
8 18 (0.71%) XML
9 17 (0.67%) jQuery
10 13 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (0.39%) COM+
12 7 (0.28%) RSS
13 6 (0.24%) ASP.NET
14 5 (0.20%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.16%) XMPP
15 4 (0.16%) Middleware
16 3 (0.12%) KnockoutJS
16 3 (0.12%) REST
16 3 (0.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 169 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 104 (4.09%) Clustering
4 86 (3.38%) Blackberry
5 85 (3.35%) Thin Client
5 85 (3.35%) Fat Client
6 73 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 65 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
8 47 (1.85%) PKI
9 46 (1.81%) Open Source
10 25 (0.98%) iPhone
11 24 (0.94%) EqualLogic
12 21 (0.83%) Visualisation
13 19 (0.75%) Replication
14 17 (0.67%) CMDB
15 13 (0.51%) VLE
15 13 (0.51%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.51%) iPad
16 12 (0.47%) iSeries
17 11 (0.43%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1342 (52.81%) Windows
2 568 (22.35%) Linux
3 556 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 359 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 321 (12.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 246 (9.68%) UNIX
7 213 (8.38%) Windows 7
8 165 (6.49%) Windows 8
9 97 (3.82%) Windows Vista
10 93 (3.66%) Windows XP
11 90 (3.54%) Solaris
12 72 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 59 (2.32%) Windows 2000 Server
14 55 (2.16%) Mac OS X
15 52 (2.05%) CentOS
16 47 (1.85%) AIX
17 37 (1.46%) Apple iOS
18 32 (1.26%) Ubuntu
19 27 (1.06%) Windows 2000
20 26 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (18.61%) ITIL
2 185 (7.28%) Load Balancing
3 159 (6.26%) Information Security
4 151 (5.94%) Project Management
5 143 (5.63%) SIEM
6 140 (5.51%) Change Management
6 140 (5.51%) Kalman Filter
7 126 (4.96%) Network Design
8 123 (4.84%) Service Delivery
9 119 (4.68%) Network Monitoring
10 113 (4.45%) Agile Software Development
11 109 (4.29%) Problem Management
12 106 (4.17%) Mentoring
13 97 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 95 (3.74%) Migration
15 91 (3.58%) Incident Management
16 84 (3.31%) Security Architecture
17 81 (3.19%) Penetration Testing
18 76 (2.99%) Network Management
19 73 (2.87%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 387 (15.23%) SQL
2 97 (3.82%) PowerShell
3 75 (2.95%) PHP
4 66 (2.60%) Perl
5 59 (2.32%) C
6 56 (2.20%) Shell Script
7 49 (1.93%) C++
8 44 (1.73%) Java
9 41 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 39 (1.53%) Python
11 34 (1.34%) Bash Shell
12 32 (1.26%) C#
13 23 (0.91%) Ruby
14 17 (0.67%) PHP5
15 15 (0.59%) VBScript
16 8 (0.31%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.20%) VB
17 5 (0.20%) Tcl
18 3 (0.12%) Delphi
18 3 (0.12%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 815 (32.07%) Cisco Certification
2 502 (19.76%) CCNA
3 471 (18.54%) CCNP
4 320 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 267 (10.51%) Security Cleared
6 263 (10.35%) MCSE
7 249 (9.80%) Degree
8 193 (7.60%) SC Cleared
9 160 (6.30%) CISSP
10 146 (5.75%) CCIE
11 128 (5.04%) MCITP
12 107 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 99 (3.90%) CCSE
14 73 (2.87%) CCSA
15 67 (2.64%) MCP
16 66 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
17 61 (2.40%) CCA
18 59 (2.32%) DV Cleared
19 54 (2.13%) MCSA
20 49 (1.93%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (9.17%) SLA
2 143 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 124 (4.88%) PCI DSS
4 49 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (0.94%) COBIT
5 24 (0.94%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.51%) QA
7 12 (0.47%) GPG13
8 3 (0.12%) HL7
8 3 (0.12%) DICOM
9 1 (0.039%) BS7799
9 1 (0.039%) BS25999
9 1 (0.039%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.039%) HIPAA
System Software
1 657 (25.86%) Active Directory
2 624 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 305 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 174 (6.85%) XenApp
5 162 (6.38%) vSphere
6 106 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 92 (3.62%) VMware ESX
8 65 (2.56%) Terminal Services
9 53 (2.09%) XenDesktop
10 27 (1.06%) VMware Server
11 23 (0.91%) Terminal Server
12 22 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 20 (0.79%) vCloud
14 16 (0.63%) MetaFrame
14 16 (0.63%) ISA Server
14 16 (0.63%) Firmware
15 13 (0.51%) Snort
16 12 (0.47%) NFS
17 11 (0.43%) Squid
18 10 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 108 (4.25%) Backup Exec
2 88 (3.46%) SCCM
3 85 (3.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 50 (1.97%) SCOM
5 35 (1.38%) Nagios
6 33 (1.30%) Puppet
7 31 (1.22%) WSUS
8 25 (0.98%) NetBackup
9 24 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
9 24 (0.94%) FortiGate
10 22 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
12 19 (0.75%) ARCserve
13 17 (0.67%) SCVMM
14 16 (0.63%) Legato
14 16 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 14 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
15 14 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
15 14 (0.55%) HP SIM
15 14 (0.55%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1359 (53.48%) Cisco
2 939 (36.95%) VMware
3 896 (35.26%) Microsoft
4 528 (20.78%) Juniper
5 444 (17.47%) CheckPoint
6 428 (16.84%) Citrix
7 333 (13.11%) F5
8 281 (11.06%) HP
9 158 (6.22%) Symantec
10 141 (5.55%) Oracle
11 117 (4.60%) Avaya
12 99 (3.90%) Dell
13 97 (3.82%) McAfee
13 97 (3.82%) Blue Coat
14 93 (3.66%) Websense
15 86 (3.38%) Apple
16 83 (3.27%) Red Hat
17 76 (2.99%) SonicWALL
18 73 (2.87%) SolarWinds
19 67 (2.64%) IBM
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Commission
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Gym, Pension,Days Out
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Great bens
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone Group
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum up to £40k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday