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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 30 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1407 1259 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.75% 5.65% 5.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.39% 25.01% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 1032 954
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
4344 5034 4755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.85% 22.61% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3731 3681
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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 £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Surrey +9 390 £41,500 +3.75% 28
Berkshire +10 374 £42,500 - 24
Hampshire -7 208 £42,500 - 21
West Sussex +33 126 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 107 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Kent -12 90 £38,500 -1.91% 10
Oxfordshire +35 76 £39,000 +4.00% 11
Middlesex +16 25 £48,750 +26.62%
Sussex +13 16 £40,000 -
East Sussex +11 15 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Home Counties -4 3 £65,000 +85.71%
Thames Valley - 2 £80,000 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1559 (55.86%) Cisco
2 1345 (48.19%) Windows
3 1042 (37.33%) LAN
4 1032 (36.98%) WAN
5 1030 (36.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1006 (36.04%) VMware
7 850 (30.46%) Microsoft
8 708 (25.37%) VPN
9 691 (24.76%) Active Directory
10 687 (24.61%) Linux
11 673 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 642 (23.00%) TCP/IP
13 627 (22.47%) DNS
14 602 (21.57%) CCNP
15 599 (21.46%) CCNA
16 554 (19.85%) ITIL
17 548 (19.63%) Juniper
18 544 (19.49%) MS Exchange
19 531 (19.03%) CheckPoint
20 529 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
21 516 (18.49%) Data Centre
22 488 (17.48%) Cisco ASA
23 467 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012
24 415 (14.87%) F5
25 413 (14.80%) Hyper-V
26 406 (14.55%) MS Excel
27 397 (14.22%) Network Security
28 367 (13.15%) SQL Server
29 353 (12.65%) SAN
30 350 (12.54%) VoIP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 544 (19.49%) MS Exchange
2 332 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 231 (8.28%) IIS
4 154 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 154 (5.52%) Lync
5 135 (4.84%) SharePoint
6 118 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 92 (3.30%) Apache
8 90 (3.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 71 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 37 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2000
11 33 (1.18%) IBM Notes
12 30 (1.07%) Tomcat
13 23 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
13 23 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
13 23 (0.82%) nginx
14 22 (0.79%) WebLogic
15 17 (0.61%) Apache Solr
15 17 (0.61%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 406 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 266 (9.53%) MS Office
3 32 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.47%) MS Project
6 4 (0.14%) Solid Edge
6 4 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.036%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.11%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.072%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (0.072%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.036%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.036%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.036%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 133 (4.77%) Office 365
2 76 (2.72%) SaaS
3 62 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (1.61%) IaaS
6 44 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (1.15%) PaaS
8 13 (0.47%) Taleo
8 13 (0.47%) Responsys
9 12 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.32%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.14%) Symantec.cloud
11 4 (0.14%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.072%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.036%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.036%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.036%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.036%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 1042 (37.33%) LAN
2 1032 (36.98%) WAN
3 708 (25.37%) VPN
4 642 (23.00%) TCP/IP
5 627 (22.47%) DNS
6 488 (17.48%) Cisco ASA
7 397 (14.22%) Network Security
8 353 (12.65%) SAN
9 350 (12.54%) VoIP
10 340 (12.18%) DHCP
11 316 (11.32%) Wireless
12 276 (9.89%) MPLS
13 261 (9.35%) BGP
14 225 (8.06%) VLAN
15 217 (7.77%) OSPF
16 207 (7.42%) Cisco Nexus
17 206 (7.38%) IPsec
18 197 (7.06%) Internet
19 181 (6.49%) SSL
20 144 (5.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 110 (3.94%) MySQL
3 77 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 32 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (1.07%) Redis
7 27 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 26 (0.93%) Relational Database
9 22 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 22 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
10 21 (0.75%) DB2
10 21 (0.75%) Big Data
11 16 (0.57%) Hadoop
12 15 (0.54%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.21%) Informix
14 6 (0.21%) MaxDB
14 6 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
15 5 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 28 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 11 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.36%) Subversion
5 7 (0.25%) JIRA
6 5 (0.18%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (0.11%) Selenium
8 2 (0.072%) WebLOAD
8 2 (0.072%) AppScan
8 2 (0.072%) Paros
8 2 (0.072%) Moq
8 2 (0.072%) NUnit
9 1 (0.036%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.036%) GCC
9 1 (0.036%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.036%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.036%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.036%) Ant
9 1 (0.036%) JUnit
9 1 (0.036%) Oracle Forms
General
1 308 (11.04%) Finance
2 257 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 44 (1.58%) Electronics
4 40 (1.43%) Banking
5 39 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 37 (1.33%) Marketing
7 35 (1.25%) Retail
8 24 (0.86%) Back Office
9 22 (0.79%) German Language
10 17 (0.61%) Legal
11 15 (0.54%) Advertising
11 15 (0.54%) French Language
12 14 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.29%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.25%) Billing
14 7 (0.25%) Games
14 7 (0.25%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.21%) Publishing
15 6 (0.21%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 640 (22.93%) Network Engineer
2 420 (15.05%) Support Engineer
3 250 (8.96%) Analyst
4 236 (8.46%) Consultant
5 214 (7.67%) Administrator
6 178 (6.38%) Security Engineer
7 175 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 160 (5.73%) Senior Network Engineer
9 152 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
10 147 (5.27%) Systems Engineer
11 143 (5.12%) Architect
12 124 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
13 98 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
14 97 (3.48%) Technical Support
15 95 (3.40%) Network Security Engineer
15 95 (3.40%) Technical Engineer
16 89 (3.19%) IT Support
17 83 (2.97%) Support Analyst
18 79 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 77 (2.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (3.30%) Web Services
2 53 (1.90%) 802.1X
3 46 (1.65%) .NET
4 41 (1.47%) CSS
5 23 (0.82%) HTML
6 21 (0.75%) LAMP
7 19 (0.68%) JTAPI
7 19 (0.68%) TAPI
8 18 (0.64%) Regular Expression
9 17 (0.61%) Ajax
10 14 (0.50%) VXML
10 14 (0.50%) CCXML
11 13 (0.47%) Middleware
12 12 (0.43%) XML
13 10 (0.36%) MAPI
14 9 (0.32%) CGI
15 8 (0.29%) RESTful
16 7 (0.25%) XSLT
17 6 (0.21%) ODBC
17 6 (0.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 516 (18.49%) Data Centre
2 219 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 117 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 106 (3.80%) Blackberry
6 95 (3.40%) Clustering
7 62 (2.22%) Replication
8 60 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
8 60 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 59 (2.11%) Statistics
10 46 (1.65%) EqualLogic
11 41 (1.47%) PKI
12 38 (1.36%) IVR
13 36 (1.29%) Thin Client
13 36 (1.29%) Fat Client
14 33 (1.18%) CESG
15 28 (1.00%) e-Health
16 22 (0.79%) Client/Server
16 22 (0.79%) HP Storage
17 16 (0.57%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1345 (48.19%) Windows
2 687 (24.61%) Linux
3 529 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 467 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 286 (10.25%) UNIX
6 272 (9.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 189 (6.77%) Windows 7
8 155 (5.55%) Windows 8
9 88 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 79 (2.83%) Solaris
10 79 (2.83%) Windows XP
11 69 (2.47%) Mac OS X
12 47 (1.68%) CentOS
13 44 (1.58%) Windows 2000
14 38 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
15 36 (1.29%) AIX
16 35 (1.25%) Mac OS
17 33 (1.18%) Windows Vista
18 29 (1.04%) Android
19 24 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (19.85%) ITIL
2 280 (10.03%) Load Balancing
3 225 (8.06%) Information Security
4 178 (6.38%) Migration
4 178 (6.38%) Project Management
5 163 (5.84%) Network Design
6 153 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 150 (5.37%) Change Management
8 147 (5.27%) Agile Software Development
9 126 (4.51%) Incident Management
10 116 (4.16%) Network Monitoring
11 109 (3.91%) SIEM
12 106 (3.80%) Service Delivery
13 104 (3.73%) Network Management
14 100 (3.58%) Kalman Filter
15 94 (3.37%) Mentoring
16 91 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
17 88 (3.15%) Configuration Management
18 82 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
19 79 (2.83%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 313 (11.21%) SQL
2 113 (4.05%) Perl
3 105 (3.76%) PowerShell
4 103 (3.69%) Python
5 64 (2.29%) Java
6 60 (2.15%) Bash Shell
7 57 (2.04%) PHP
8 53 (1.90%) C
9 50 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 36 (1.29%) Ruby
11 24 (0.86%) JavaScript
12 15 (0.54%) VBScript
13 13 (0.47%) C++
14 9 (0.32%) VB
15 8 (0.29%) Tcl
16 5 (0.18%) C#
17 4 (0.14%) Ada
18 3 (0.11%) Go
19 2 (0.072%) R
19 2 (0.072%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1030 (36.90%) Cisco Certification
2 602 (21.57%) CCNP
3 599 (21.46%) CCNA
4 326 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 283 (10.14%) Security Cleared
6 257 (9.21%) Degree
7 244 (8.74%) MCSE
8 215 (7.70%) CCIE
9 191 (6.84%) SC Cleared
10 152 (5.45%) MCITP
11 143 (5.12%) CISSP
12 126 (4.51%) CCSE
13 124 (4.44%) MCP
14 102 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 90 (3.22%) CCSA
16 78 (2.79%) MCSA
17 43 (1.54%) CEH
18 39 (1.40%) JNCIS
18 39 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
19 38 (1.36%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (8.67%) SLA
2 134 (4.80%) PCI DSS
3 94 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.36%) QA
5 30 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.39%) GPG13
7 10 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.32%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.072%) COBIT
10 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.036%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.036%) BS7799
10 1 (0.036%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.036%) FISMA
10 1 (0.036%) HL7
10 1 (0.036%) DICOM
10 1 (0.036%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 691 (24.76%) Active Directory
2 673 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 413 (14.80%) Hyper-V
4 216 (7.74%) vSphere
5 122 (4.37%) XenApp
6 113 (4.05%) VMware ESX
7 96 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
8 40 (1.43%) Firmware
9 35 (1.25%) vCloud
10 32 (1.15%) KVM
11 30 (1.07%) ISA Server
12 29 (1.04%) Terminal Services
13 28 (1.00%) XenServer
14 24 (0.86%) XenDesktop
15 20 (0.72%) Terminal Server
15 20 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
16 18 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
17 13 (0.47%) ProxySG
18 12 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 12 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 156 (5.59%) SCCM
2 127 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 85 (3.05%) WSUS
4 82 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 79 (2.83%) SCOM
6 68 (2.44%) Puppet
7 55 (1.97%) CiscoWorks
8 46 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
9 42 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
10 33 (1.18%) Nagios
11 30 (1.07%) Cisco LMS
12 28 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
13 24 (0.86%) HP SIM
13 24 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
14 23 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
15 22 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
15 22 (0.79%) NetBackup
16 21 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 19 (0.68%) ARCserve
17 19 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1559 (55.86%) Cisco
2 1006 (36.04%) VMware
3 850 (30.46%) Microsoft
4 548 (19.63%) Juniper
5 531 (19.03%) CheckPoint
6 415 (14.87%) F5
7 342 (12.25%) Citrix
8 284 (10.18%) HP
9 165 (5.91%) Avaya
10 146 (5.23%) Blue Coat
11 145 (5.20%) Symantec
12 126 (4.51%) Fortinet
13 118 (4.23%) Oracle
14 113 (4.05%) Red Hat
15 96 (3.44%) Dell
16 92 (3.30%) NetApp
17 79 (2.83%) McAfee
18 68 (2.44%) SonicWALL
19 67 (2.40%) Apple
20 65 (2.33%) SolarWinds
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Unrivalled benefits package
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Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum
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