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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 39 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1249 1166 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.68% 5.52% 5.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.19% 25.09% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1055 978 1145
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
4959 4648 5336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.54% 22.00% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3653 3619 4358
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -4 343 £42,000 -6.66% 29
Surrey +3 335 £40,000 -3.61% 26
Hampshire -4 248 £42,500 +8.97% 31
Kent +26 121 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Buckinghamshire -23 57 £40,000 +14.28% 11
West Sussex +16 46 £40,000 +29.03% 5
Oxfordshire -18 43 £34,500 -4.16% 1
East Sussex -33 27 £44,500 +30.88% 5
Middlesex -9 10 £38,500 -14.44%
M4 Corridor +5 5 £75,000 -
Home Counties +10 3 £35,000 -46.15%
Sussex +3 1 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1326 (52.33%) Cisco
2 1269 (50.08%) Windows
3 848 (33.46%) Microsoft
4 794 (31.33%) Cisco Certification
5 746 (29.44%) VMware
6 643 (25.37%) WAN
7 619 (24.43%) Active Directory
8 613 (24.19%) TCP/IP
9 581 (22.93%) Juniper
10 564 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 561 (22.14%) DNS
12 545 (21.51%) LAN
13 544 (21.47%) VPN
14 530 (20.92%) Linux
15 526 (20.76%) MS Exchange
16 515 (20.32%) CCNA
17 505 (19.93%) VMware Infrastructure
18 492 (19.42%) ITIL
19 476 (18.78%) CCNP
20 458 (18.07%) CheckPoint
21 395 (15.59%) Network Security
22 376 (14.84%) MS Excel
23 367 (14.48%) Cisco ASA
24 363 (14.33%) SAN
24 363 (14.33%) F5
25 341 (13.46%) SQL Server
26 339 (13.38%) SQL
27 329 (12.98%) Windows Server 2003
28 322 (12.71%) Citrix
29 320 (12.63%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 526 (20.76%) MS Exchange
2 269 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 175 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 139 (5.49%) IIS
5 122 (4.81%) SharePoint
6 120 (4.74%) Lync
7 114 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 109 (4.30%) Apache
9 104 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 49 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 45 (1.78%) Tomcat
11 45 (1.78%) WebSphere
12 36 (1.42%) WebLogic
13 35 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2000
14 15 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
14 15 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
16 11 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
16 11 (0.43%) GroupWise
17 10 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 376 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 235 (9.27%) MS Office
3 15 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.36%) FastStats
5 9 (0.36%) MS Project
6 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.24%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.16%) Compiere
4 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.079%) RMDS
6 2 (0.079%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.039%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.09%) Office 365
2 37 (1.46%) SaaS
3 29 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (1.07%) IaaS
5 24 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (0.51%) PaaS
8 7 (0.28%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.079%) Route 53
9 2 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.079%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 643 (25.37%) WAN
2 613 (24.19%) TCP/IP
3 561 (22.14%) DNS
4 545 (21.51%) LAN
5 544 (21.47%) VPN
6 395 (15.59%) Network Security
7 367 (14.48%) Cisco ASA
8 363 (14.33%) SAN
9 294 (11.60%) VoIP
10 264 (10.42%) MPLS
11 255 (10.06%) BGP
12 250 (9.87%) Internet
13 247 (9.75%) OSPF
14 246 (9.71%) DHCP
15 207 (8.17%) Wireless
16 195 (7.70%) SSL
17 170 (6.71%) IPsec
18 166 (6.55%) VLAN
19 140 (5.52%) SNMP
20 127 (5.01%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 115 (4.54%) MySQL
3 50 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (1.07%) Oracle Database
6 26 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.24%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.20%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.20%) Big Data
14 4 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.12%) Ingres
15 3 (0.12%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.43%) Metasploit
4 9 (0.36%) WebLOAD
5 8 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.24%) Subversion
7 5 (0.20%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.12%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.12%) NuGet
8 3 (0.12%) Ant
8 3 (0.12%) JIRA
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.079%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.039%) GDB
10 1 (0.039%) Introscope
10 1 (0.039%) Oracle APEX
General
1 293 (11.56%) Finance
2 285 (11.25%) Telecoms
3 61 (2.41%) Retail
4 44 (1.74%) Billing
5 34 (1.34%) German Language
5 34 (1.34%) Banking
6 28 (1.10%) Marketing
7 20 (0.79%) Legal
7 20 (0.79%) Electronics
8 17 (0.67%) French Language
9 13 (0.51%) Back Office
10 10 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.24%) Advertising
12 6 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.20%) Publishing
13 5 (0.20%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.16%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 508 (20.05%) Network Engineer
2 373 (14.72%) Support Engineer
3 321 (12.67%) Analyst
4 268 (10.58%) Consultant
5 226 (8.92%) Security Engineer
6 166 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 160 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support
8 122 (4.81%) Senior Network Engineer
9 120 (4.74%) Support Analyst
10 110 (4.34%) Administrator
11 105 (4.14%) IT Support
12 96 (3.79%) Security Analyst
13 95 (3.75%) Technical Support
14 94 (3.71%) 2nd Line Support
14 94 (3.71%) Architect
15 89 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 87 (3.43%) Network Consultant
17 84 (3.31%) Network Security Engineer
17 84 (3.31%) Security Consultant
18 80 (3.16%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (2.13%) .NET
2 52 (2.05%) HTML
3 35 (1.38%) LAMP
4 29 (1.14%) CSS
4 29 (1.14%) Web Services
5 26 (1.03%) Ajax
6 22 (0.87%) XML
6 22 (0.87%) jQuery
7 15 (0.59%) SOAP
8 10 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (0.32%) Middleware
9 8 (0.32%) Regular Expression
10 7 (0.28%) ODBC
10 7 (0.28%) MAPI
10 7 (0.28%) J2EE
11 6 (0.24%) COM+
11 6 (0.24%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (0.24%) YAML
12 5 (0.20%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 125 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 91 (3.59%) Blackberry
4 70 (2.76%) Clustering
5 59 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 59 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 55 (2.17%) Replication
7 54 (2.13%) Smartphone
8 45 (1.78%) Computer Science
9 43 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
9 43 (1.70%) Firmware
10 29 (1.14%) PKI
11 24 (0.95%) iPhone
12 17 (0.67%) Open Source
12 17 (0.67%) EqualLogic
13 15 (0.59%) CMDB
14 14 (0.55%) iPad
15 12 (0.47%) iSeries
16 10 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
17 9 (0.36%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1269 (50.08%) Windows
2 564 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 530 (20.92%) Linux
4 329 (12.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 320 (12.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 286 (11.29%) UNIX
7 213 (8.41%) Windows 7
8 147 (5.80%) Windows 8
9 97 (3.83%) Windows XP
10 73 (2.88%) Windows Vista
11 71 (2.80%) Solaris
12 60 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 47 (1.85%) CentOS
14 45 (1.78%) Mac OS X
15 42 (1.66%) AIX
16 38 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
17 32 (1.26%) Ubuntu
18 29 (1.14%) Apple iOS
19 24 (0.95%) Android
20 23 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (19.42%) ITIL
2 220 (8.68%) Load Balancing
3 184 (7.26%) Network Management
4 157 (6.20%) Network Design
5 153 (6.04%) Project Management
6 152 (6.00%) Information Security
7 136 (5.37%) Service Delivery
7 136 (5.37%) Kalman Filter
8 113 (4.46%) Change Management
8 113 (4.46%) SIEM
9 109 (4.30%) PRINCE2
10 92 (3.63%) Mentoring
11 90 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 80 (3.16%) Change Control
13 76 (3.00%) Problem Management
13 76 (3.00%) Service Management
14 70 (2.76%) Incident Management
15 65 (2.57%) Penetration Testing
16 59 (2.33%) E-Commerce
16 59 (2.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 339 (13.38%) SQL
2 101 (3.99%) PHP
3 81 (3.20%) PowerShell
4 70 (2.76%) Perl
5 60 (2.37%) Java
6 59 (2.33%) C
7 58 (2.29%) Shell Script
8 57 (2.25%) C++
9 48 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 48 (1.89%) Python
10 43 (1.70%) Bash Shell
11 39 (1.54%) C#
12 34 (1.34%) Ruby
13 22 (0.87%) PHP5
14 17 (0.67%) VBScript
15 9 (0.36%) VB
16 8 (0.32%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.16%) AWK
18 3 (0.12%) Korn
18 3 (0.12%) sed
Qualifications
1 794 (31.33%) Cisco Certification
2 515 (20.32%) CCNA
3 476 (18.78%) CCNP
4 290 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 274 (10.81%) Degree
6 270 (10.66%) Security Cleared
7 213 (8.41%) MCSE
8 203 (8.01%) SC Cleared
9 154 (6.08%) MCITP
10 128 (5.05%) CISSP
11 118 (4.66%) CCIE
12 112 (4.42%) CCSE
13 110 (4.34%) CCSA
14 101 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 81 (3.20%) MCSA
16 73 (2.88%) JNCIA
17 64 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
18 55 (2.17%) CCA
19 50 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
20 48 (1.89%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (8.37%) SLA
2 125 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 115 (4.54%) PCI DSS
4 30 (1.18%) COBIT
5 23 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (0.87%) QA
7 19 (0.75%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.43%) GPG13
9 7 (0.28%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.20%) COSO
11 1 (0.039%) BS7799
System Software
1 619 (24.43%) Active Directory
2 505 (19.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 245 (9.67%) Hyper-V
4 134 (5.29%) vSphere
5 124 (4.89%) XenApp
6 91 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
7 67 (2.64%) XenDesktop
8 64 (2.53%) VMware ESX
9 54 (2.13%) Terminal Services
10 42 (1.66%) UAG
11 39 (1.54%) Snort
12 30 (1.18%) ProxySG
12 30 (1.18%) XenServer
13 28 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 28 (1.10%) Terminal Server
14 25 (0.99%) ISA Server
15 23 (0.91%) VMware Server
16 21 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
16 21 (0.83%) Xen
17 19 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 108 (4.26%) Backup Exec
2 79 (3.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 65 (2.57%) SCCM
4 43 (1.70%) SCOM
5 37 (1.46%) WSUS
6 35 (1.38%) NetBackup
7 32 (1.26%) FortiGate
8 31 (1.22%) Puppet
9 23 (0.91%) CiscoWorks
9 23 (0.91%) Zenoss
10 20 (0.79%) Nagios
11 18 (0.71%) Nessus
11 18 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 16 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
13 15 (0.59%) HP NNM
13 15 (0.59%) HP SIM
13 15 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
14 14 (0.55%) SCSM
15 13 (0.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1326 (52.33%) Cisco
2 848 (33.46%) Microsoft
3 746 (29.44%) VMware
4 581 (22.93%) Juniper
5 458 (18.07%) CheckPoint
6 363 (14.33%) F5
7 322 (12.71%) Citrix
8 254 (10.02%) HP
9 168 (6.63%) Symantec
10 124 (4.89%) Oracle
11 122 (4.81%) Blue Coat
12 92 (3.63%) McAfee
12 92 (3.63%) Dell
13 85 (3.35%) Red Hat
14 82 (3.24%) Avaya
15 81 (3.20%) Websense
16 72 (2.84%) IBM
17 68 (2.68%) Veeam
18 65 (2.57%) Apple
19 62 (2.45%) SolarWinds
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £62,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
Liphook, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical Cover
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago