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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 37 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1275 1148 1287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.69% 5.36% 5.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.48% 24.20% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 958 1154
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £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
5004 4743 5296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.31% 22.16% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3721 3667 4315
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 2 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 2 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
Surrey +3 363 £40,000 - 18
Berkshire -2 340 £42,500 -5.55% 26
Hampshire +5 247 £42,500 +8.97% 23
Kent +32 124 £41,000 +9.33% 5
Buckinghamshire -29 62 £40,000 +12.67% 7
West Sussex +17 49 £37,500 +20.96% 4
Oxfordshire -25 42 £37,000 +2.77% 8
East Sussex -41 25 £40,000 +17.64% 4
Middlesex -11 12 £38,500 -16.75% 1
Home Counties +8 2 £35,000 -46.15%
M4 Corridor +2 1 £40,000 -
Sussex -3 1 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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 1298 (51.86%) Cisco
2 1236 (49.38%) Windows
3 841 (33.60%) Microsoft
4 763 (30.48%) Cisco Certification
5 716 (28.61%) VMware
6 616 (24.61%) WAN
7 605 (24.17%) TCP/IP
8 601 (24.01%) Active Directory
9 565 (22.57%) Juniper
9 565 (22.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 564 (22.53%) DNS
11 535 (21.37%) VPN
12 525 (20.97%) MS Exchange
12 525 (20.97%) Linux
13 523 (20.89%) LAN
14 509 (20.34%) CCNA
15 490 (19.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 480 (19.18%) ITIL
17 461 (18.42%) CheckPoint
18 451 (18.02%) CCNP
19 402 (16.06%) Network Security
20 368 (14.70%) MS Excel
21 359 (14.34%) F5
22 356 (14.22%) Cisco ASA
23 352 (14.06%) SAN
24 341 (13.62%) SQL Server
25 336 (13.42%) SQL
26 329 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
27 311 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
28 308 (12.31%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 525 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 290 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 187 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 148 (5.91%) IIS
5 127 (5.07%) SharePoint
6 116 (4.63%) Lync
7 114 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 111 (4.43%) Apache
9 108 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 56 (2.24%) Tomcat
11 46 (1.84%) WebSphere
12 44 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 39 (1.56%) WebLogic
14 32 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2000
15 19 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
16 17 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
18 11 (0.44%) GroupWise
18 11 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
19 7 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 368 (14.70%) MS Excel
2 220 (8.79%) MS Office
3 19 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.40%) FastStats
6 9 (0.36%) MS Project
7 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.28%) Sage 200
4 6 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.16%) Compiere
5 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.080%) RMDS
7 2 (0.080%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.040%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.00%) Office 365
2 28 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (1.08%) SaaS
4 23 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (0.76%) IaaS
6 9 (0.36%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.28%) PaaS
8 2 (0.080%) Route 53
8 2 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.080%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 616 (24.61%) WAN
2 605 (24.17%) TCP/IP
3 564 (22.53%) DNS
4 535 (21.37%) VPN
5 523 (20.89%) LAN
6 402 (16.06%) Network Security
7 356 (14.22%) Cisco ASA
8 352 (14.06%) SAN
9 285 (11.39%) VoIP
10 263 (10.51%) Internet
11 254 (10.15%) MPLS
12 248 (9.91%) BGP
13 246 (9.83%) OSPF
14 244 (9.75%) DHCP
15 194 (7.75%) Wireless
16 185 (7.39%) SSL
17 166 (6.63%) VLAN
18 164 (6.55%) IPsec
19 147 (5.87%) SNMP
20 123 (4.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 113 (4.51%) MySQL
3 56 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 24 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 16 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.24%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.20%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.20%) OLTP
15 4 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
15 4 (0.16%) Big Data
16 3 (0.12%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.52%) Metasploit
3 10 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.32%) WebLOAD
5 8 (0.32%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.24%) Subversion
6 6 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.12%) Ant
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.12%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.12%) NuGet
7 3 (0.12%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.080%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.040%) Hudson
9 1 (0.040%) GDB
9 1 (0.040%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.040%) Introscope
9 1 (0.040%) JIRA
9 1 (0.040%) Selenium
General
1 298 (11.91%) Telecoms
2 297 (11.87%) Finance
3 65 (2.60%) Retail
4 50 (2.00%) Billing
5 35 (1.40%) Marketing
6 34 (1.36%) German Language
7 30 (1.20%) Banking
8 24 (0.96%) Electronics
9 21 (0.84%) Legal
10 18 (0.72%) French Language
11 13 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.52%) Back Office
12 7 (0.28%) Publishing
13 5 (0.20%) Advertising
13 5 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.20%) Automotive
13 5 (0.20%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.16%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.16%) Military
14 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 498 (19.90%) Network Engineer
2 350 (13.98%) Support Engineer
3 316 (12.62%) Analyst
4 270 (10.79%) Consultant
5 239 (9.55%) Security Engineer
6 171 (6.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 153 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 121 (4.83%) Support Analyst
9 111 (4.43%) Senior Network Engineer
10 107 (4.27%) Administrator
11 103 (4.12%) Security Analyst
12 97 (3.88%) IT Support
13 96 (3.84%) Technical Support
14 91 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
15 90 (3.60%) Security Consultant
15 90 (3.60%) Network Security Engineer
16 87 (3.48%) Network Consultant
16 87 (3.48%) Architect
17 77 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 76 (3.04%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (2.36%) .NET
2 53 (2.12%) HTML
3 37 (1.48%) LAMP
4 29 (1.16%) Ajax
5 28 (1.12%) Web Services
6 27 (1.08%) CSS
7 26 (1.04%) XML
8 25 (1.00%) jQuery
9 17 (0.68%) SOAP
10 13 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (0.40%) Regular Expression
12 9 (0.36%) J2EE
13 8 (0.32%) Middleware
14 7 (0.28%) XSLT
14 7 (0.28%) ODBC
15 6 (0.24%) ASP.NET
15 6 (0.24%) ActiveMQ
15 6 (0.24%) YAML
16 5 (0.20%) .NET Framework
16 5 (0.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 103 (4.12%) Management Information System
2 86 (3.44%) Blackberry
3 68 (2.72%) Clustering
4 62 (2.48%) Replication
5 59 (2.36%) Smartphone
6 48 (1.92%) Thin Client
6 48 (1.92%) Fat Client
7 47 (1.88%) Computer Science
8 45 (1.80%) Firmware
9 35 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
10 29 (1.16%) PKI
11 24 (0.96%) iPhone
12 20 (0.80%) Open Source
13 16 (0.64%) EqualLogic
14 14 (0.56%) iPad
14 14 (0.56%) CMDB
15 13 (0.52%) iSeries
16 12 (0.48%) DTV
17 10 (0.40%) Celerra
18 9 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1236 (49.38%) Windows
2 565 (22.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 525 (20.97%) Linux
4 329 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 311 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 297 (11.87%) UNIX
7 200 (7.99%) Windows 7
8 128 (5.11%) Windows 8
9 100 (4.00%) Windows XP
10 68 (2.72%) Windows Vista
11 63 (2.52%) Solaris
12 54 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 42 (1.68%) CentOS
14 41 (1.64%) Mac OS X
15 36 (1.44%) AIX
16 35 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
17 32 (1.28%) Apple iOS
18 29 (1.16%) Ubuntu
19 28 (1.12%) Debian
20 24 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (19.18%) ITIL
2 227 (9.07%) Load Balancing
3 199 (7.95%) Network Management
4 166 (6.63%) Network Design
5 150 (5.99%) Project Management
6 149 (5.95%) Information Security
7 135 (5.39%) Kalman Filter
8 133 (5.31%) Service Delivery
9 117 (4.67%) SIEM
10 113 (4.51%) PRINCE2
11 112 (4.47%) Change Management
12 92 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 84 (3.36%) Change Control
13 84 (3.36%) Mentoring
14 77 (3.08%) Problem Management
15 73 (2.92%) Service Management
16 66 (2.64%) Incident Management
17 63 (2.52%) Penetration Testing
18 61 (2.44%) E-Commerce
19 60 (2.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 336 (13.42%) SQL
2 96 (3.84%) PHP
3 81 (3.24%) PowerShell
4 68 (2.72%) Perl
5 59 (2.36%) Java
6 53 (2.12%) C
7 52 (2.08%) C++
8 50 (2.00%) Python
9 49 (1.96%) Shell Script
9 49 (1.96%) JavaScript
10 41 (1.64%) Bash Shell
11 39 (1.56%) C#
12 31 (1.24%) Ruby
13 25 (1.00%) PHP5
14 16 (0.64%) VBScript
15 10 (0.40%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.32%) VB
17 5 (0.20%) Google Apps Script
18 4 (0.16%) Korn
18 4 (0.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 763 (30.48%) Cisco Certification
2 509 (20.34%) CCNA
3 451 (18.02%) CCNP
4 303 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 277 (11.07%) Degree
6 269 (10.75%) Security Cleared
7 213 (8.51%) MCSE
8 199 (7.95%) SC Cleared
9 152 (6.07%) MCITP
10 126 (5.03%) CISSP
11 107 (4.27%) CCSA
12 106 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 106 (4.23%) CCSE
13 105 (4.19%) CCIE
14 90 (3.60%) MCSA
15 68 (2.72%) JNCIA
16 61 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
17 52 (2.08%) CCA
18 49 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
18 49 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (8.11%) SLA
2 119 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 99 (3.96%) PCI DSS
4 26 (1.04%) COBIT
5 23 (0.92%) QA
6 18 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.44%) GPG13
8 9 (0.36%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.20%) COSO
10 2 (0.080%) BS7799
System Software
1 601 (24.01%) Active Directory
2 490 (19.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 252 (10.07%) Hyper-V
4 134 (5.35%) vSphere
5 128 (5.11%) XenApp
6 89 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
7 78 (3.12%) XenDesktop
8 63 (2.52%) VMware ESX
9 49 (1.96%) UAG
10 47 (1.88%) Terminal Services
11 40 (1.60%) Snort
12 31 (1.24%) ISA Server
13 30 (1.20%) ProxySG
14 27 (1.08%) Xen
14 27 (1.08%) XenServer
15 26 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
15 26 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 25 (1.00%) Terminal Server
17 18 (0.72%) Nmap
18 16 (0.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 108 (4.31%) Backup Exec
2 76 (3.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 67 (2.68%) SCCM
4 47 (1.88%) SCOM
5 35 (1.40%) WSUS
6 34 (1.36%) NetBackup
7 29 (1.16%) Puppet
8 28 (1.12%) FortiGate
9 23 (0.92%) Nagios
9 23 (0.92%) Zenoss
10 20 (0.80%) CiscoWorks
10 20 (0.80%) Nessus
11 19 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
12 17 (0.68%) HP NNM
13 15 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 15 (0.60%) SCSM
14 14 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
14 14 (0.56%) HP SIM
15 13 (0.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1298 (51.86%) Cisco
2 841 (33.60%) Microsoft
3 716 (28.61%) VMware
4 565 (22.57%) Juniper
5 461 (18.42%) CheckPoint
6 359 (14.34%) F5
7 308 (12.31%) Citrix
8 256 (10.23%) HP
9 162 (6.47%) Symantec
10 123 (4.91%) Oracle
11 120 (4.79%) Blue Coat
12 94 (3.76%) McAfee
13 91 (3.64%) Dell
14 86 (3.44%) Red Hat
15 81 (3.24%) Avaya
16 74 (2.96%) IBM
16 74 (2.96%) Websense
17 67 (2.68%) Veeam
18 60 (2.40%) WatchGuard
19 59 (2.36%) SolarWinds
Hampton, Middlesex
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
NST Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £47k - 64k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Posted: 4 days ago