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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 34 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1372 1218 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.28% 5.62% 4.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.18% 26.47% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1022 980
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 £27,000 £25,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
4869 4602 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.28% 21.25% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3627 3536 4585
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £64,000
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 19 December 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 December 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 -7 466 £42,000 -11.57% 24
Hampshire +2 271 £40,000 +5.26% 35
Surrey +3 256 £40,000 - 24
Kent +24 107 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Buckinghamshire +30 103 £37,500 -6.25% 8
West Sussex +11 57 £38,500 +1.31% 5
East Sussex +25 49 £40,250 +11.03% 1
Oxfordshire -20 34 £31,250 -10.71% 7
Middlesex -15 11 £45,000 - 1
M4 Corridor +2 5 £52,500 +40.00%
Sussex +5 2 £65,000 +33.33%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1373 (52.38%) Cisco
2 1368 (52.19%) Windows
3 909 (34.68%) VMware
4 897 (34.22%) Microsoft
5 822 (31.36%) Cisco Certification
6 694 (26.48%) WAN
7 674 (25.72%) TCP/IP
8 670 (25.56%) Active Directory
9 649 (24.76%) VPN
10 601 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 599 (22.85%) LAN
12 585 (22.32%) Linux
13 576 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 571 (21.79%) Juniper
15 554 (21.14%) DNS
16 524 (19.99%) MS Exchange
17 497 (18.96%) CCNA
18 491 (18.73%) ITIL
19 475 (18.12%) CCNP
20 451 (17.21%) Network Security
20 451 (17.21%) CheckPoint
21 450 (17.17%) MS Excel
22 415 (15.83%) Cisco ASA
23 411 (15.68%) Citrix
24 402 (15.34%) SAN
25 383 (14.61%) SQL
26 364 (13.89%) SQL Server
27 359 (13.70%) F5
28 345 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
29 332 (12.67%) Windows Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 524 (19.99%) MS Exchange
2 224 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 160 (6.10%) IIS
4 151 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 142 (5.42%) SharePoint
6 137 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 111 (4.24%) Apache
8 100 (3.82%) Lync
9 77 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 46 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 45 (1.72%) WebLogic
12 43 (1.64%) Tomcat
13 34 (1.30%) WebSphere
14 32 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
15 20 (0.76%) JBoss
16 15 (0.57%) Moodle
17 13 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
17 13 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
19 11 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 450 (17.17%) MS Excel
2 263 (10.03%) MS Office
3 26 (0.99%) MS Project
4 17 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.23%) FastStats
7 2 (0.076%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.27%) Oracle BRM
4 6 (0.23%) SalesLogix
5 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.15%) GoldMine
7 3 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.076%) Compiere
8 2 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.038%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 71 (2.71%) Office 365
2 51 (1.95%) IaaS
3 47 (1.79%) SaaS
4 40 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (0.88%) PaaS
6 20 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.076%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.038%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 694 (26.48%) WAN
2 674 (25.72%) TCP/IP
3 649 (24.76%) VPN
4 599 (22.85%) LAN
5 554 (21.14%) DNS
6 451 (17.21%) Network Security
7 415 (15.83%) Cisco ASA
8 402 (15.34%) SAN
9 302 (11.52%) MPLS
10 291 (11.10%) BGP
11 284 (10.84%) VoIP
12 276 (10.53%) OSPF
13 251 (9.58%) DHCP
14 241 (9.19%) Wireless
15 217 (8.28%) SSL
16 209 (7.97%) VLAN
17 201 (7.67%) IPsec
18 171 (6.52%) Internet
19 131 (5.00%) Ethernet
20 107 (4.08%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 115 (4.39%) MySQL
3 70 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (1.07%) Oracle Database
6 23 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
9 14 (0.53%) Big Data
10 12 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.38%) DB2
12 8 (0.31%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.19%) Relational Database
15 4 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.11%) Redis
17 2 (0.076%) Crystal Reports
17 2 (0.076%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.076%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 26 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (0.34%) Subversion
5 8 (0.31%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.31%) RequisitePro
5 8 (0.31%) CaliberRM
5 8 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.23%) WebLOAD
7 6 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.15%) Ant
8 4 (0.15%) JIRA
8 4 (0.15%) Moq
8 4 (0.15%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.11%) Selenium
9 3 (0.11%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.038%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.038%) MSI
General
1 260 (9.92%) Finance
2 220 (8.39%) Telecoms
3 37 (1.41%) Banking
4 32 (1.22%) Marketing
5 31 (1.18%) Retail
6 25 (0.95%) German Language
7 20 (0.76%) Legal
8 16 (0.61%) French Language
9 13 (0.50%) Advertising
10 11 (0.42%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.42%) Back Office
11 8 (0.31%) Electronics
12 7 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.19%) Publishing
13 5 (0.19%) Military
13 5 (0.19%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.19%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.15%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 524 (19.99%) Network Engineer
2 393 (14.99%) Support Engineer
3 303 (11.56%) Analyst
4 237 (9.04%) Consultant
5 207 (7.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 194 (7.40%) Security Engineer
7 155 (5.91%) Senior Network Engineer
8 149 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 135 (5.15%) Technical Support
10 125 (4.77%) IT Support
11 123 (4.69%) Administrator
11 123 (4.69%) Architect
12 102 (3.89%) Team Leader
13 101 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
14 96 (3.66%) Security Analyst
15 95 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
15 95 (3.62%) Support Analyst
16 94 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support
17 91 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 77 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (2.06%) HTML
2 46 (1.76%) .NET
3 40 (1.53%) LAMP
4 35 (1.34%) CSS
5 28 (1.07%) Web Services
6 26 (0.99%) Ajax
7 24 (0.92%) Regular Expression
8 21 (0.80%) jQuery
9 16 (0.61%) MAPI
10 15 (0.57%) XML
11 13 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (0.38%) Middleware
12 10 (0.38%) COM+
13 7 (0.27%) RSS
14 6 (0.23%) YAML
15 5 (0.19%) .NET Framework
15 5 (0.19%) ASP.NET
16 4 (0.15%) COM
16 4 (0.15%) Lucene
17 3 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 174 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 100 (3.82%) Clustering
4 85 (3.24%) Blackberry
5 82 (3.13%) Thin Client
5 82 (3.13%) Fat Client
6 64 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
7 57 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 50 (1.91%) PKI
9 33 (1.26%) Replication
10 31 (1.18%) Open Source
11 23 (0.88%) EqualLogic
12 22 (0.84%) CMDB
13 20 (0.76%) iPhone
14 17 (0.65%) Visualisation
15 12 (0.46%) CESG
16 11 (0.42%) VLE
16 11 (0.42%) iPad
16 11 (0.42%) iSeries
17 9 (0.34%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1368 (52.19%) Windows
2 585 (22.32%) Linux
3 576 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 345 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 332 (12.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 271 (10.34%) UNIX
7 230 (8.78%) Windows 7
8 156 (5.95%) Windows 8
9 93 (3.55%) Windows Vista
10 90 (3.43%) Solaris
11 84 (3.20%) Windows XP
12 62 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 55 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
13 55 (2.10%) AIX
14 49 (1.87%) CentOS
15 48 (1.83%) Mac OS X
16 38 (1.45%) Apple iOS
17 37 (1.41%) Ubuntu
18 24 (0.92%) Windows 2000
19 22 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (18.73%) ITIL
2 188 (7.17%) Load Balancing
3 165 (6.30%) Information Security
4 159 (6.07%) Change Management
5 149 (5.68%) Project Management
6 146 (5.57%) Network Design
7 138 (5.27%) Kalman Filter
8 130 (4.96%) SIEM
9 128 (4.88%) Service Delivery
10 109 (4.16%) Mentoring
11 106 (4.04%) Problem Management
12 99 (3.78%) Network Monitoring
13 98 (3.74%) Network Management
14 92 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
15 86 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
16 80 (3.05%) Penetration Testing
17 77 (2.94%) Incident Management
18 76 (2.90%) Security Architecture
18 76 (2.90%) Migration
19 71 (2.71%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 383 (14.61%) SQL
2 89 (3.40%) PHP
3 73 (2.79%) PowerShell
4 67 (2.56%) Perl
5 65 (2.48%) Shell Script
6 61 (2.33%) C
7 60 (2.29%) C++
8 48 (1.83%) Java
9 46 (1.76%) JavaScript
10 39 (1.49%) Python
11 37 (1.41%) C#
12 35 (1.34%) Bash Shell
13 25 (0.95%) Ruby
14 21 (0.80%) PHP5
15 16 (0.61%) VBScript
16 8 (0.31%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.19%) Tcl
18 4 (0.15%) VB
19 3 (0.11%) Embedded C++
19 3 (0.11%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 822 (31.36%) Cisco Certification
2 497 (18.96%) CCNA
3 475 (18.12%) CCNP
4 301 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 294 (11.22%) Security Cleared
6 256 (9.77%) Degree
7 243 (9.27%) MCSE
8 213 (8.13%) SC Cleared
9 162 (6.18%) CISSP
10 146 (5.57%) CCIE
11 135 (5.15%) MCITP
12 108 (4.12%) CCSE
13 100 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 87 (3.32%) CCSA
15 70 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
16 68 (2.59%) DV Cleared
17 64 (2.44%) JNCIA
18 63 (2.40%) CCA
19 55 (2.10%) MCSA
19 55 (2.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (9.04%) SLA
2 161 (6.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 130 (4.96%) PCI DSS
4 41 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 30 (1.14%) COBIT
6 23 (0.88%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.53%) QA
8 10 (0.38%) GPG13
9 5 (0.19%) COSO
10 2 (0.076%) HL7
10 2 (0.076%) DICOM
11 1 (0.038%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.038%) BS25999
11 1 (0.038%) BS7799
System Software
1 670 (25.56%) Active Directory
2 601 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 277 (10.57%) Hyper-V
4 166 (6.33%) XenApp
5 160 (6.10%) vSphere
6 119 (4.54%) VMware ESXi
7 94 (3.59%) VMware ESX
8 65 (2.48%) Terminal Services
9 46 (1.76%) XenDesktop
10 29 (1.11%) VMware Server
11 28 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 26 (0.99%) ISA Server
13 25 (0.95%) Firmware
14 22 (0.84%) vCloud
15 21 (0.80%) Terminal Server
16 16 (0.61%) MetaFrame
17 15 (0.57%) NFS
17 15 (0.57%) Snort
18 13 (0.50%) ProxySG
18 13 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 112 (4.27%) Backup Exec
2 87 (3.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 74 (2.82%) SCCM
4 46 (1.76%) SCOM
5 32 (1.22%) FortiGate
6 29 (1.11%) Puppet
6 29 (1.11%) NetBackup
7 25 (0.95%) Nagios
8 24 (0.92%) WSUS
9 20 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
10 19 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
11 17 (0.65%) Zenoss
12 16 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 15 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
14 14 (0.53%) Legato
14 14 (0.53%) HP SIM
15 13 (0.50%) SCVMM
16 12 (0.46%) Tivoli
16 12 (0.46%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1373 (52.38%) Cisco
2 909 (34.68%) VMware
3 897 (34.22%) Microsoft
4 571 (21.79%) Juniper
5 451 (17.21%) CheckPoint
6 411 (15.68%) Citrix
7 359 (13.70%) F5
8 289 (11.03%) HP
9 153 (5.84%) Oracle
9 153 (5.84%) Symantec
10 112 (4.27%) Avaya
11 104 (3.97%) Dell
12 95 (3.62%) Blue Coat
13 94 (3.59%) McAfee
14 90 (3.43%) Apple
15 87 (3.32%) Red Hat
16 81 (3.09%) Websense
16 81 (3.09%) SonicWALL
17 72 (2.75%) SolarWinds
18 65 (2.48%) Veeam
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Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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