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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 32 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1378 1196 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.69% 5.24% 5.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.88% 24.76% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1000 1003
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
4463 4831 5271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.66% 21.17% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3392 3805 4243
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +6 416 £47,500 +5.55% 31
Surrey +17 329 £42,500 - 37
Hampshire -1 245 £40,000 +14.28% 29
Buckinghamshire +24 110 £45,000 +1.12% 21
West Sussex +21 102 £42,500 +44.06% 8
Kent -9 78 £35,000 -2.77% 6
Oxfordshire +37 63 £40,000 +14.28% 5
East Sussex +31 31 £43,750 +25.00% 4
Middlesex 0 16 £47,000 -1.05%
Sussex - 2 £40,000 - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1415 (53.52%) Cisco
2 1308 (49.47%) Windows
3 950 (35.93%) VMware
4 918 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
5 887 (33.55%) Microsoft
6 848 (32.07%) WAN
7 778 (29.43%) LAN
8 715 (27.04%) TCP/IP
9 654 (24.74%) Linux
10 644 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 608 (23.00%) VPN
12 607 (22.96%) Active Directory
13 553 (20.92%) CCNA
14 547 (20.69%) CheckPoint
15 544 (20.57%) CCNP
16 529 (20.01%) ITIL
17 517 (19.55%) DNS
18 510 (19.29%) Windows Server 2008
19 501 (18.95%) Juniper
20 486 (18.38%) Cisco ASA
21 477 (18.04%) MS Exchange
22 439 (16.60%) MS Excel
23 413 (15.62%) F5
24 389 (14.71%) SAN
25 385 (14.56%) Windows Server 2012
26 382 (14.45%) Network Security
27 367 (13.88%) SQL
28 359 (13.58%) SQL Server
29 355 (13.43%) Citrix
30 343 (12.97%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 477 (18.04%) MS Exchange
2 248 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 206 (7.79%) IIS
4 148 (5.60%) SharePoint
4 148 (5.60%) Lync
5 133 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 121 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 102 (3.86%) Apache
8 90 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 62 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 35 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 30 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2000
12 20 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 19 (0.72%) Apache Solr
14 15 (0.57%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.53%) JBoss
15 14 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.45%) CMS
17 11 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
18 10 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 439 (16.60%) MS Excel
2 219 (8.28%) MS Office
3 26 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.38%) MS Project
6 8 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
6 8 (0.30%) Solid Edge
7 2 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.076%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.23%) Oracle BRM
5 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.076%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.038%) RMDS
8 1 (0.038%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.038%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.038%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 88 (3.33%) Office 365
2 82 (3.10%) SaaS
3 75 (2.84%) IaaS
4 68 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
5 65 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 30 (1.13%) PaaS
8 13 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
9 12 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.19%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.15%) GitHub
13 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.076%) Responsys
14 2 (0.076%) Symantec.cloud
14 2 (0.076%) Dropbox
14 2 (0.076%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 848 (32.07%) WAN
2 778 (29.43%) LAN
3 715 (27.04%) TCP/IP
4 608 (23.00%) VPN
5 517 (19.55%) DNS
6 486 (18.38%) Cisco ASA
7 389 (14.71%) SAN
8 382 (14.45%) Network Security
9 335 (12.67%) MPLS
10 302 (11.42%) DHCP
11 299 (11.31%) Wireless
12 294 (11.12%) VoIP
13 267 (10.10%) BGP
14 234 (8.85%) VLAN
15 230 (8.70%) OSPF
16 191 (7.22%) SSL
17 175 (6.62%) IPsec
18 167 (6.32%) Cisco Nexus
19 157 (5.94%) Internet
20 156 (5.90%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 97 (3.67%) MySQL
3 70 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (1.13%) DB2
7 29 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 29 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 28 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
9 24 (0.91%) Redis
10 16 (0.61%) Big Data
11 10 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.34%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.30%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.30%) MS Access
14 7 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (0.23%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.38%) Subversion
2 10 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.26%) NUnit
3 7 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (0.23%) RequisitePro
4 6 (0.23%) TeamCity
4 6 (0.23%) CaliberRM
5 5 (0.19%) Selenium
5 5 (0.19%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.19%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (0.15%) JIRA
7 3 (0.11%) MSI
7 3 (0.11%) Hudson
7 3 (0.11%) Moq
8 2 (0.076%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.038%) TestComplete
General
1 221 (8.36%) Telecoms
2 215 (8.13%) Finance
3 46 (1.74%) Retail
4 42 (1.59%) Marketing
5 38 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 33 (1.25%) Banking
7 27 (1.02%) Electronics
8 21 (0.79%) Legal
9 19 (0.72%) German Language
10 17 (0.64%) Advertising
11 16 (0.61%) French Language
12 14 (0.53%) Back Office
13 8 (0.30%) Law
14 7 (0.26%) Billing
14 7 (0.26%) Publishing
15 6 (0.23%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.19%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.19%) Automotive
17 4 (0.15%) Military
17 4 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 572 (21.63%) Network Engineer
2 390 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 256 (9.68%) Analyst
4 238 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 221 (8.36%) Consultant
6 180 (6.81%) Security Engineer
7 146 (5.52%) Senior Network Engineer
8 129 (4.88%) Administrator
9 118 (4.46%) Architect
10 111 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
11 107 (4.05%) Technical Support
12 102 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
13 98 (3.71%) IT Support
14 95 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
15 89 (3.37%) Technical Engineer
16 84 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support
17 80 (3.03%) Security Analyst
18 74 (2.80%) Team Leader
18 74 (2.80%) Network Security Engineer
19 73 (2.76%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (2.91%) Web Services
2 59 (2.23%) .NET
3 36 (1.36%) LAMP
4 33 (1.25%) HTML
5 29 (1.10%) MAPI
6 28 (1.06%) CSS
7 18 (0.68%) Regular Expression
8 15 (0.57%) Ajax
9 13 (0.49%) TAPI
9 13 (0.49%) JTAPI
10 12 (0.45%) XML
11 8 (0.30%) VXML
11 8 (0.30%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.30%) CCXML
11 8 (0.30%) RESTful
12 7 (0.26%) ODBC
13 6 (0.23%) SOAP
13 6 (0.23%) jQuery
14 5 (0.19%) LINQ
14 5 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 153 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 115 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 105 (3.97%) Blackberry
5 83 (3.14%) Clustering
6 70 (2.65%) Open Source
7 59 (2.23%) Thin Client
7 59 (2.23%) Fat Client
8 49 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 42 (1.59%) Replication
9 42 (1.59%) Statistics
10 36 (1.36%) PKI
10 36 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
11 30 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 29 (1.10%) EqualLogic
13 28 (1.06%) e-Health
14 26 (0.98%) CESG
15 24 (0.91%) BYOD
16 23 (0.87%) iPhone
17 22 (0.83%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1308 (49.47%) Windows
2 654 (24.74%) Linux
3 510 (19.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 385 (14.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 305 (11.54%) UNIX
6 267 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 151 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 117 (4.43%) Windows 8
9 113 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 108 (4.08%) Solaris
11 84 (3.18%) Windows XP
12 77 (2.91%) Windows Vista
13 55 (2.08%) Mac OS X
14 50 (1.89%) AIX
15 48 (1.82%) CentOS
16 39 (1.48%) Android
17 35 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
18 30 (1.13%) Windows 2000
18 30 (1.13%) Mac OS
19 26 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (20.01%) ITIL
2 267 (10.10%) Load Balancing
3 204 (7.72%) Information Security
4 185 (7.00%) Project Management
5 183 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (5.64%) Incident Management
7 140 (5.30%) Service Delivery
8 138 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 135 (5.11%) Network Monitoring
10 134 (5.07%) Network Design
11 132 (4.99%) Migration
12 129 (4.88%) Change Management
13 127 (4.80%) SIEM
14 111 (4.20%) Mentoring
15 108 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
16 87 (3.29%) Cyber Security
16 87 (3.29%) Penetration Testing
17 80 (3.03%) Problem Management
18 73 (2.76%) Service Management
19 71 (2.69%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 367 (13.88%) SQL
2 135 (5.11%) PowerShell
3 79 (2.99%) Perl
4 56 (2.12%) Python
5 53 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 51 (1.93%) PHP
7 48 (1.82%) Java
8 47 (1.78%) C
9 28 (1.06%) Ruby
10 26 (0.98%) Shell Script
11 20 (0.76%) JavaScript
12 17 (0.64%) C++
13 14 (0.53%) VBScript
14 13 (0.49%) VB
15 11 (0.42%) C#
16 5 (0.19%) PHP5
17 4 (0.15%) Ada
18 3 (0.11%) Tcl
18 3 (0.11%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.076%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 918 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
2 553 (20.92%) CCNA
3 544 (20.57%) CCNP
4 295 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 262 (9.91%) Security Cleared
6 244 (9.23%) Degree
7 232 (8.77%) MCSE
8 206 (7.79%) CCIE
9 182 (6.88%) SC Cleared
10 173 (6.54%) CISSP
11 133 (5.03%) CCSE
12 117 (4.43%) MCITP
13 95 (3.59%) CCSA
14 92 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 89 (3.37%) MCP
16 51 (1.93%) CISM
17 48 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
18 46 (1.74%) CEH
19 45 (1.70%) MCSA
20 42 (1.59%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (10.70%) SLA
2 146 (5.52%) PCI DSS
3 135 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 28 (1.06%) GPG13
6 24 (0.91%) QA
7 23 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.38%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.23%) COBIT
10 4 (0.15%) HL7
10 4 (0.15%) DICOM
11 2 (0.076%) FISMA
12 1 (0.038%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.038%) BS25999
12 1 (0.038%) BS7799
12 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.038%) PMBOK
System Software
1 644 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 607 (22.96%) Active Directory
3 343 (12.97%) Hyper-V
4 183 (6.92%) vSphere
5 130 (4.92%) XenApp
6 83 (3.14%) VMware ESX
7 77 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
8 55 (2.08%) XenDesktop
9 37 (1.40%) Terminal Services
10 33 (1.25%) Terminal Server
11 21 (0.79%) XenServer
12 20 (0.76%) ISA Server
13 19 (0.72%) Squid
14 18 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
15 17 (0.64%) vCloud
16 16 (0.61%) KVM
16 16 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
17 13 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
18 12 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 11 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 114 (4.31%) SCCM
2 110 (4.16%) Backup Exec
3 66 (2.50%) WSUS
4 59 (2.23%) SCOM
5 46 (1.74%) Puppet
6 41 (1.55%) FortiGate
7 38 (1.44%) Nagios
8 36 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 36 (1.36%) CiscoWorks
9 32 (1.21%) ARCserve
9 32 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
10 31 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
11 30 (1.13%) NetBackup
12 26 (0.98%) HP SIM
13 25 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 18 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
15 17 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
15 17 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
16 16 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
16 16 (0.61%) Legato
Vendors
1 1415 (53.52%) Cisco
2 950 (35.93%) VMware
3 887 (33.55%) Microsoft
4 547 (20.69%) CheckPoint
5 501 (18.95%) Juniper
6 413 (15.62%) F5
7 355 (13.43%) Citrix
8 335 (12.67%) HP
9 153 (5.79%) Symantec
10 136 (5.14%) Blue Coat
11 133 (5.03%) Oracle
12 129 (4.88%) Avaya
13 119 (4.50%) Red Hat
14 94 (3.56%) Dell
15 88 (3.33%) Fortinet
16 85 (3.21%) McAfee
17 83 (3.14%) IBM
18 77 (2.91%) SolarWinds
19 76 (2.87%) NetApp
20 69 (2.61%) Websense
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
WA Consultants
Posted: 11 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 11 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £42,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
New Milton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago