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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / South East
Rank 36 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 967 1330 1275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.44% 6.82% 6.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.33% 33.95% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 798 1165 1032
Median salary £44,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
3188 3918 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.22% 20.09% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2567 3302 3453
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -1 319 £55,000 +10.00% 22
Surrey 0 221 £41,000 -1.20% 18
Hampshire -5 154 £38,750 -13.88% 13
Oxfordshire +30 73 £40,000 -5.88% 14
East Sussex +47 61 £40,000 -42.85% 4
Kent +1 60 £42,500 - 6
Buckinghamshire -19 40 £42,500 - 6
West Sussex -11 27 £35,750 -20.55% 2
Middlesex -8 3 £50,000 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 1152 (54.96%) Cisco
2 847 (40.41%) Windows
3 792 (37.79%) Cisco Certification
4 577 (27.53%) VMware
5 563 (26.86%) WAN
6 549 (26.19%) TCP/IP
7 545 (26.00%) CCNP
8 526 (25.10%) LAN
9 520 (24.81%) VPN
10 517 (24.67%) Linux
11 508 (24.24%) CCNA
12 499 (23.81%) DNS
13 498 (23.76%) Active Directory
14 492 (23.47%) Juniper
15 476 (22.71%) Microsoft
16 470 (22.42%) CheckPoint
17 411 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
18 405 (19.32%) Windows Server
19 392 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
20 390 (18.61%) Network Security
21 356 (16.98%) ITIL
22 328 (15.65%) Palo Alto
23 290 (13.84%) MPLS
24 284 (13.55%) F5
24 284 (13.55%) Data Centre
25 276 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
25 276 (13.17%) Wireless
26 258 (12.31%) Network Design
27 246 (11.74%) Hyper-V
28 244 (11.64%) BGP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 235 (11.21%) MS Exchange
2 116 (5.53%) IIS
3 79 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 78 (3.72%) Apache
5 75 (3.58%) Tomcat
6 72 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 51 (2.43%) SharePoint
7 51 (2.43%) WebLogic
8 42 (2.00%) Skype for Business
9 37 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
10 35 (1.67%) JBoss
11 33 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 33 (1.57%) WebSphere
12 23 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 15 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (0.72%) nginx
16 12 (0.57%) CMS
16 12 (0.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 227 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 132 (6.30%) MS Office
3 38 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.24%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.19%) Infor CRM
2 4 (0.19%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.048%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 160 (7.63%) Office 365
2 113 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
4 73 (3.48%) SaaS
5 30 (1.43%) IaaS
5 30 (1.43%) PaaS
6 24 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.24%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.19%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle CX
9 2 (0.095%) G Suite
9 2 (0.095%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.095%) Yammer
10 1 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.048%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.048%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.048%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 563 (26.86%) WAN
2 549 (26.19%) TCP/IP
3 526 (25.10%) LAN
4 520 (24.81%) VPN
5 499 (23.81%) DNS
6 411 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
7 390 (18.61%) Network Security
8 290 (13.84%) MPLS
9 276 (13.17%) Wireless
10 244 (11.64%) BGP
11 234 (11.16%) DHCP
12 226 (10.78%) OSPF
13 225 (10.73%) SAN
14 222 (10.59%) VoIP
15 182 (8.68%) VLAN
16 150 (7.16%) Cisco Nexus
17 143 (6.82%) Internet
18 124 (5.92%) SSL
19 117 (5.58%) IPsec
20 102 (4.87%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 81 (3.86%) MySQL
3 53 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (1.34%) Relational Database
5 22 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 15 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 14 (0.67%) InfluxDB
9 13 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (0.52%) Big Data
11 10 (0.48%) Redis
12 9 (0.43%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.38%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.33%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (0.24%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (1.00%) JIRA
2 19 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 19 (0.91%) Vagrant
3 12 (0.57%) Selenium
4 10 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.43%) Gatling
5 9 (0.43%) JMeter
5 9 (0.43%) LoadRunner
5 9 (0.43%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.33%) TestNG
7 6 (0.29%) Android Studio
8 5 (0.24%) Subversion
9 4 (0.19%) Bower
9 4 (0.19%) gulp
9 4 (0.19%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.19%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.14%) Burp Suite
10 3 (0.14%) Maven
10 3 (0.14%) Metasploit
10 3 (0.14%) Trac
General
1 228 (10.88%) Finance
2 165 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 60 (2.86%) Marketing
4 36 (1.72%) Retail
5 35 (1.67%) Legal
6 33 (1.57%) German Language
7 20 (0.95%) Banking
8 18 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.76%) French Language
10 15 (0.72%) Electronics
11 13 (0.62%) Back Office
12 11 (0.52%) Games
13 10 (0.48%) Law
14 8 (0.38%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.33%) Military
15 7 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
16 6 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.14%) Advertising
19 2 (0.095%) Billing
Job Titles
1 626 (29.87%) Network Engineer
2 388 (18.51%) Support Engineer
3 222 (10.59%) Analyst
4 199 (9.49%) Security Engineer
5 186 (8.87%) Cisco Engineer
6 176 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 155 (7.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 148 (7.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 134 (6.39%) Network Support
10 128 (6.11%) Senior Network Engineer
11 127 (6.06%) Juniper Engineer
12 126 (6.01%) Administrator
13 107 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
14 99 (4.72%) Firewall Engineer
15 94 (4.48%) Network Support Engineer
16 92 (4.39%) Network Security Engineer
17 91 (4.34%) Consultant
17 91 (4.34%) IT Engineer
18 90 (4.29%) IT Support
19 86 (4.10%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (3.20%) Web Services
2 46 (2.19%) .NET
2 46 (2.19%) Middleware
3 31 (1.48%) LAMP
4 30 (1.43%) HTML
5 28 (1.34%) 802.1X
6 19 (0.91%) ASP.NET
7 13 (0.62%) J2EE
7 13 (0.62%) Regular Expression
7 13 (0.62%) REST
8 12 (0.57%) Ajax
9 10 (0.48%) CSS
10 9 (0.43%) jQuery
11 8 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (0.38%) SOAP
11 8 (0.38%) Spring
12 7 (0.33%) iBATIS
13 6 (0.29%) AngularJS
13 6 (0.29%) WebSockets
14 5 (0.24%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 284 (13.55%) Data Centre
2 115 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 107 (5.10%) PKI
4 88 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (4.06%) Management Information System
6 55 (2.62%) Clustering
7 50 (2.39%) Driving Licence
8 46 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
9 42 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 34 (1.62%) Replication
11 33 (1.57%) Blackberry
12 32 (1.53%) iPad
13 29 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
14 24 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
15 21 (1.00%) Mathematics
16 18 (0.86%) Cryptography
17 17 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
18 16 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
19 13 (0.62%) Private Cloud
20 12 (0.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 847 (40.41%) Windows
2 517 (24.67%) Linux
3 405 (19.32%) Windows Server
4 276 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 240 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 174 (8.30%) Unix
7 108 (5.15%) Windows 7
8 98 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 96 (4.58%) Windows 8
10 89 (4.25%) Windows 10
11 59 (2.81%) Solaris
12 50 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 39 (1.86%) CentOS
14 34 (1.62%) Windows 2000
15 28 (1.34%) Mac OS
15 28 (1.34%) Mac OS X
16 26 (1.24%) Windows XP
17 25 (1.19%) Android
18 19 (0.91%) Apple iOS
19 13 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (16.98%) ITIL
2 258 (12.31%) Network Design
3 175 (8.35%) Load Balancing
4 139 (6.63%) SIEM
5 138 (6.58%) Information Security
6 122 (5.82%) Kalman Filter
7 119 (5.68%) Presales
8 112 (5.34%) Network Monitoring
9 93 (4.44%) Change Management
9 93 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 92 (4.39%) Service Delivery
11 88 (4.20%) High Availability
11 88 (4.20%) Risk Management
12 84 (4.01%) Cybersecurity
12 84 (4.01%) DevOps
13 83 (3.96%) Mentoring
13 83 (3.96%) Project Management
14 81 (3.86%) Security Operations
15 78 (3.72%) Incident Management
16 73 (3.48%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (8.30%) SQL
2 105 (5.01%) PowerShell
3 77 (3.67%) Python
4 70 (3.34%) Bash Shell
5 66 (3.15%) Java
6 60 (2.86%) Perl
7 52 (2.48%) C
8 45 (2.15%) Ruby
9 35 (1.67%) JavaScript
10 24 (1.15%) C++
11 23 (1.10%) VB
12 16 (0.76%) C#
12 16 (0.76%) PHP
13 13 (0.62%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 12 (0.57%) VBScript
15 7 (0.33%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.29%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.14%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.095%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 792 (37.79%) Cisco Certification
2 545 (26.00%) CCNP
3 508 (24.24%) CCNA
4 214 (10.21%) Degree
5 211 (10.07%) Security Cleared
6 185 (8.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 173 (8.25%) SC Cleared
8 172 (8.21%) CCIE
9 141 (6.73%) MCSE
10 97 (4.63%) CISSP
11 73 (3.48%) CCSE
12 68 (3.24%) CEH
13 58 (2.77%) MCSA
14 55 (2.62%) DV Cleared
15 54 (2.58%) CCSA
15 54 (2.58%) JNCIS
16 51 (2.43%) MCITP
16 51 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 50 (2.39%) CCDP
17 50 (2.39%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (6.63%) SLA
2 98 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (3.24%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.95%) QA
5 11 (0.52%) FISMA
6 10 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 10 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.38%) Def Stans
8 5 (0.24%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.14%) COBIT
11 2 (0.095%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.048%) GPG13
12 1 (0.048%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.048%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.048%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.048%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.048%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 498 (23.76%) Active Directory
2 392 (18.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 246 (11.74%) Hyper-V
4 82 (3.91%) vSphere
5 71 (3.39%) VMware ESX
6 52 (2.48%) Firmware
7 46 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
8 41 (1.96%) XenApp
9 39 (1.86%) Forefront TMG
9 39 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
10 32 (1.53%) ISA Server
11 30 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 26 (1.24%) ProxySG
13 22 (1.05%) Docker
14 20 (0.95%) Xen
15 19 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
16 18 (0.86%) KVM
17 13 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
17 13 (0.62%) vCloud
17 13 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 73 (3.48%) Puppet
2 72 (3.44%) Nagios
3 43 (2.05%) Nessus
4 34 (1.62%) Backup Exec
4 34 (1.62%) FortiGate
5 33 (1.57%) SCOM
6 32 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (1.53%) SCCM
7 28 (1.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 23 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
9 22 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
9 22 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
10 21 (1.00%) vMotion
10 21 (1.00%) WSUS
11 19 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
12 14 (0.67%) Nmap
13 13 (0.62%) OpenAM
14 12 (0.57%) Graphite
14 12 (0.57%) Opsview
15 11 (0.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1152 (54.96%) Cisco
2 577 (27.53%) VMware
3 492 (23.47%) Juniper
4 476 (22.71%) Microsoft
5 470 (22.42%) CheckPoint
6 328 (15.65%) Palo Alto
7 284 (13.55%) F5
8 173 (8.25%) HP
9 133 (6.35%) Citrix
10 119 (5.68%) Oracle
11 93 (4.44%) Blue Coat
12 89 (4.25%) SolarWinds
13 88 (4.20%) Red Hat
14 79 (3.77%) Dell
15 78 (3.72%) Fortinet
16 63 (3.01%) Extreme Networks
17 61 (2.91%) Riverbed
18 58 (2.77%) ArcSight
19 54 (2.58%) IBM
19 54 (2.58%) Symantec
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + flexi- working,26 hols, pen
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 17,500-20,000+Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cloudscope
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £27,000 to £28,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: £32,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: £32,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 6 days ago