The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 45 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1197 1133 1229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.98% 5.05% 5.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.08% 21.37% 22.04%
Number of salaries quoted 997 956 1043
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,025 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4971 5301 5575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.68% 23.62% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3868 4225 4687
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +10 437 £45,000 +18.42% 37
Hampshire +1 231 £35,500 -11.25% 19
Surrey -12 206 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Kent +14 137 £30,000 -29.41% 14
West Sussex +22 71 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 67 £40,000 - 7
Oxfordshire -43 36 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Middlesex +2 26 £47,500 +11.76%
M4 Corridor -8 5 £26,000 -35.00%
Sussex -3 2 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1181 (51.24%) Windows
2 1147 (49.76%) Cisco
3 798 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 724 (31.41%) Cisco Certification
5 704 (30.54%) VMware
6 629 (27.29%) Active Directory
7 603 (26.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 562 (24.38%) TCP/IP
9 558 (24.21%) DNS
10 542 (23.51%) WAN
11 522 (22.65%) CCNA
12 519 (22.52%) VPN
13 512 (22.21%) MS Exchange
14 511 (22.17%) LAN
15 472 (20.48%) Linux
16 448 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
17 447 (19.39%) Juniper
18 433 (18.79%) Windows Server 2003
19 428 (18.57%) CheckPoint
20 413 (17.92%) SQL
21 397 (17.22%) ITIL
22 391 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
23 374 (16.23%) CCNP
24 371 (16.10%) MS Excel
25 355 (15.40%) Network Security
26 330 (14.32%) SAN
27 321 (13.93%) SQL Server
28 302 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
29 301 (13.06%) DHCP
30 298 (12.93%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 512 (22.21%) MS Exchange
2 276 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 197 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 186 (8.07%) IIS
5 146 (6.33%) SharePoint
6 137 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 95 (4.12%) Lync
8 84 (3.64%) Apache
9 65 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 56 (2.43%) Tomcat
11 51 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 26 (1.13%) WebSphere
13 24 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
14 19 (0.82%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
16 17 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
17 15 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
18 14 (0.61%) CMS
19 13 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 371 (16.10%) MS Excel
2 184 (7.98%) MS Office
3 34 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.43%) Acrobat
6 8 (0.35%) FrameMaker
6 8 (0.35%) FastStats
7 4 (0.17%) MS Project
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (0.95%) Oracle BRM
2 12 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.22%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.17%) RMDS
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.087%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.043%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.043%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.30%) Office 365
2 25 (1.08%) SaaS
3 17 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.26%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.17%) Heroku
7 4 (0.17%) Engine Yard
7 4 (0.17%) Route 53
8 3 (0.13%) IaaS
9 1 (0.043%) Joyent
9 1 (0.043%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 562 (24.38%) TCP/IP
2 558 (24.21%) DNS
3 542 (23.51%) WAN
4 519 (22.52%) VPN
5 511 (22.17%) LAN
6 355 (15.40%) Network Security
7 330 (14.32%) SAN
8 302 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
9 301 (13.06%) DHCP
10 276 (11.97%) VoIP
11 255 (11.06%) Internet
12 209 (9.07%) BGP
13 198 (8.59%) MPLS
14 194 (8.42%) OSPF
15 175 (7.59%) VLAN
16 172 (7.46%) Wireless
17 149 (6.46%) SSL
18 136 (5.90%) IPsec
19 125 (5.42%) SNMP
20 118 (5.12%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 88 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 69 (2.99%) MySQL
4 64 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 59 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 38 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 24 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 24 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
10 20 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.26%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.22%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.17%) OLTP
15 4 (0.17%) Informix
15 4 (0.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 53 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 20 (0.87%) Metasploit
3 15 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (0.61%) Selenium
5 11 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.48%) Subversion
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.30%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.17%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.17%) Ant
8 4 (0.17%) TestComplete
8 4 (0.17%) NUnit
8 4 (0.17%) JIRA
8 4 (0.17%) Gradle
9 3 (0.13%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.13%) NuGet
9 3 (0.13%) Hudson
9 3 (0.13%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (0.13%) MSI
9 3 (0.13%) IntelliJ
General
1 268 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 257 (11.15%) Finance
3 93 (4.03%) Retail
4 68 (2.95%) Billing
5 48 (2.08%) Marketing
6 35 (1.52%) Back Office
7 20 (0.87%) Electronics
7 20 (0.87%) Legal
8 19 (0.82%) Banking
8 19 (0.82%) German Language
9 17 (0.74%) Publishing
10 16 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.56%) French Language
11 13 (0.56%) Games
12 8 (0.35%) Advertising
13 6 (0.26%) Law
14 5 (0.22%) Military
15 4 (0.17%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.17%) Automotive
15 4 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 452 (19.61%) Network Engineer
2 252 (10.93%) Consultant
3 251 (10.89%) Support Engineer
4 250 (10.85%) Analyst
5 215 (9.33%) Security Engineer
6 136 (5.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 130 (5.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 110 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
9 100 (4.34%) Administrator
10 97 (4.21%) Support Analyst
11 91 (3.95%) Network Support
12 90 (3.90%) Technical Support
13 82 (3.56%) Architect
13 82 (3.56%) Senior Network Engineer
14 76 (3.30%) Security Consultant
15 73 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
16 71 (3.08%) Network Security Engineer
17 70 (3.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 68 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
19 66 (2.86%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (3.86%) .NET
2 52 (2.26%) HTML
3 34 (1.48%) XML
4 32 (1.39%) Regular Expression
5 23 (1.00%) Web Services
6 21 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 21 (0.91%) CSS
7 17 (0.74%) Ajax
8 16 (0.69%) SOAP
9 14 (0.61%) J2EE
9 14 (0.61%) LAMP
10 13 (0.56%) jQuery
10 13 (0.56%) XSLT
11 10 (0.43%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.39%) MSMQ
13 8 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (0.35%) Middleware
14 6 (0.26%) ADSI
14 6 (0.26%) ODBC
14 6 (0.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 119 (5.16%) Clustering
2 92 (3.99%) Replication
3 71 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 68 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 57 (2.47%) Smartphone
6 56 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 50 (2.17%) Firmware
8 41 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
9 34 (1.48%) PKI
10 31 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.26%) iPhone
12 28 (1.21%) Open Source
13 25 (1.08%) Fat Client
13 25 (1.08%) Thin Client
14 19 (0.82%) iPad
15 17 (0.74%) iSeries
16 16 (0.69%) Celerra
17 15 (0.65%) Client/Server
18 11 (0.48%) Cryptography
18 11 (0.48%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1181 (51.24%) Windows
2 603 (26.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 472 (20.48%) Linux
4 433 (18.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 241 (10.46%) UNIX
6 202 (8.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 173 (7.51%) Windows 7
8 106 (4.60%) Windows XP
9 90 (3.90%) Windows 8
10 74 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 73 (3.17%) Windows Vista
12 67 (2.91%) Solaris
13 56 (2.43%) CentOS
14 40 (1.74%) Ubuntu
15 31 (1.34%) Mac OS X
16 29 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
17 27 (1.17%) AIX
18 26 (1.13%) Windows 2000
18 26 (1.13%) Android
19 17 (0.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (17.22%) ITIL
2 178 (7.72%) Network Management
3 174 (7.55%) Load Balancing
4 137 (5.94%) SIEM
5 135 (5.86%) Information Security
6 130 (5.64%) Project Management
7 121 (5.25%) Network Design
8 117 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 107 (4.64%) Service Delivery
10 105 (4.56%) Change Management
11 100 (4.34%) Change Control
12 92 (3.99%) Problem Management
13 81 (3.51%) Time Management
14 76 (3.30%) Service Management
15 71 (3.08%) Incident Management
16 60 (2.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 56 (2.43%) Business Continuity
18 52 (2.26%) Network Monitoring
18 52 (2.26%) Migration
19 48 (2.08%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 413 (17.92%) SQL
2 91 (3.95%) PowerShell
3 89 (3.86%) Perl
4 65 (2.82%) PHP
5 64 (2.78%) Java
6 61 (2.65%) Python
7 59 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 40 (1.74%) C
9 39 (1.69%) JavaScript
10 37 (1.61%) Ruby
11 28 (1.21%) Shell Script
12 26 (1.13%) T-SQL
13 23 (1.00%) C#
13 23 (1.00%) C++
13 23 (1.00%) VB.NET
14 17 (0.74%) VBScript
15 14 (0.61%) VB
16 11 (0.48%) PHP5
17 8 (0.35%) Korn
18 5 (0.22%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 724 (31.41%) Cisco Certification
2 522 (22.65%) CCNA
3 391 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 374 (16.23%) CCNP
5 291 (12.62%) MCSE
6 270 (11.71%) Degree
7 198 (8.59%) Security Cleared
8 181 (7.85%) MCITP
9 155 (6.72%) MCSA
10 147 (6.38%) SC Cleared
11 132 (5.73%) CISSP
12 117 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 91 (3.95%) CCIE
14 69 (2.99%) CCSA
15 67 (2.91%) DV Cleared
15 67 (2.91%) MCP
16 61 (2.65%) JNCIA
17 55 (2.39%) Citrix Certification
18 48 (2.08%) CCSP
19 43 (1.87%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (10.11%) SLA
2 99 (4.30%) PCI DSS
3 79 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.65%) QA
5 28 (1.21%) GPG13
6 27 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.87%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.87%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.087%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.087%) BS7799
8 2 (0.087%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.043%) COBIT
9 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.043%) DICOM
System Software
1 629 (27.29%) Active Directory
2 448 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 253 (10.98%) Hyper-V
4 163 (7.07%) vSphere
5 151 (6.55%) XenApp
6 92 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
7 84 (3.64%) XenDesktop
8 80 (3.47%) VMware ESX
9 71 (3.08%) Terminal Services
10 49 (2.13%) Xen
11 37 (1.61%) Snort
12 35 (1.52%) ProxySG
13 32 (1.39%) XenServer
14 27 (1.17%) UAG
15 25 (1.08%) ISA Server
16 20 (0.87%) Nmap
17 18 (0.78%) Terminal Server
18 16 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 14 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
20 13 (0.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 128 (5.55%) Backup Exec
2 86 (3.73%) SCCM
3 64 (2.78%) WSUS
4 61 (2.65%) ARCserve
5 55 (2.39%) Legato
6 46 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 46 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
7 43 (1.87%) SCOM
8 39 (1.69%) NetBackup
9 37 (1.61%) Nagios
10 34 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
11 24 (1.04%) Nessus
12 22 (0.95%) Puppet
13 21 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
14 20 (0.87%) HP SIM
15 17 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 17 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
16 16 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
18 13 (0.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1147 (49.76%) Cisco
2 798 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 704 (30.54%) VMware
4 447 (19.39%) Juniper
5 428 (18.57%) CheckPoint
6 298 (12.93%) Citrix
7 285 (12.36%) HP
8 277 (12.02%) F5
9 156 (6.77%) Oracle
10 146 (6.33%) Symantec
11 124 (5.38%) NetApp
12 119 (5.16%) Red Hat
13 109 (4.73%) McAfee
14 103 (4.47%) Blue Coat
15 96 (4.16%) EMC
16 89 (3.86%) Dell
17 82 (3.56%) Avaya
18 81 (3.51%) SolarWinds
19 78 (3.38%) Veritas
20 71 (3.08%) IBM
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