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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 29 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1519 1287 1237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.25% 5.62% 5.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.05% 26.22% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1039 1028
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,700 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.59%
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
4461 4908 5219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.28% 21.43% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3491 3831 4155
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +12 420 £42,500 +6.25% 41
Berkshire +4 414 £45,000 - 33
Hampshire -3 239 £40,000 - 27
West Sussex +20 125 £45,000 +52.54% 6
Buckinghamshire +36 119 £45,000 - 18
Kent -12 77 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Oxfordshire +39 62 £40,000 +6.66% 7
East Sussex +37 30 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Middlesex +11 26 £46,500 -2.10% 2
Sussex +3 6 £40,000 -
Thames Valley - 1 £80,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £55,500 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1600 (55.23%) Cisco
2 1388 (47.91%) Windows
3 1058 (36.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1043 (36.00%) VMware
5 1007 (34.76%) WAN
6 976 (33.69%) LAN
7 908 (31.34%) Microsoft
8 736 (25.41%) TCP/IP
9 719 (24.82%) Linux
10 699 (24.13%) Active Directory
11 696 (24.02%) VMware Infrastructure
12 676 (23.33%) VPN
13 622 (21.47%) CCNP
14 615 (21.23%) CCNA
15 597 (20.61%) DNS
16 577 (19.92%) CheckPoint
17 560 (19.33%) ITIL
18 545 (18.81%) Juniper
19 539 (18.61%) Cisco ASA
20 537 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
21 526 (18.16%) MS Exchange
22 484 (16.71%) Data Centre
23 440 (15.19%) MS Excel
24 434 (14.98%) F5
25 422 (14.57%) Windows Server 2012
26 418 (14.43%) SAN
27 407 (14.05%) Hyper-V
28 404 (13.95%) Network Security
29 396 (13.67%) SQL Server
30 372 (12.84%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 526 (18.16%) MS Exchange
2 305 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 228 (7.87%) IIS
4 171 (5.90%) Lync
5 149 (5.14%) SharePoint
6 148 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 129 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 110 (3.80%) Apache
9 99 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 64 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 35 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2000
11 35 (1.21%) Tomcat
12 23 (0.79%) IBM Notes
13 20 (0.69%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.66%) WebSphere
15 17 (0.59%) nginx
16 16 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
16 16 (0.55%) JBoss
16 16 (0.55%) WebLogic
17 11 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 440 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 235 (8.11%) MS Office
3 27 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.35%) MS Project
6 8 (0.28%) Solid Edge
6 8 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.069%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.069%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.035%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.035%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.035%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.035%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.035%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 106 (3.66%) Office 365
2 89 (3.07%) SaaS
3 66 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
4 64 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
5 58 (2.00%) IaaS
6 39 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 31 (1.07%) PaaS
8 11 (0.38%) Taleo
8 11 (0.38%) Responsys
9 9 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.17%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.14%) Symantec.cloud
12 4 (0.14%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.035%) Nimbula
13 1 (0.035%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1007 (34.76%) WAN
2 976 (33.69%) LAN
3 736 (25.41%) TCP/IP
4 676 (23.33%) VPN
5 597 (20.61%) DNS
6 539 (18.61%) Cisco ASA
7 418 (14.43%) SAN
8 404 (13.95%) Network Security
9 344 (11.87%) DHCP
10 325 (11.22%) VoIP
11 322 (11.11%) MPLS
12 316 (10.91%) Wireless
13 284 (9.80%) BGP
14 256 (8.84%) VLAN
15 235 (8.11%) OSPF
16 209 (7.21%) IPsec
17 204 (7.04%) Cisco Nexus
18 198 (6.83%) SSL
19 180 (6.21%) Internet
20 165 (5.70%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 124 (4.28%) MySQL
3 77 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 58 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (1.21%) Redis
7 34 (1.17%) Relational Database
8 29 (1.00%) Oracle Database
9 26 (0.90%) DB2
10 25 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
11 21 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (0.62%) Hadoop
12 18 (0.62%) Big Data
13 13 (0.45%) MongoDB
13 13 (0.45%) NoSQL
14 11 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (0.28%) MS Access
16 7 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (0.21%) Informix
17 6 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 18 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 13 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.45%) Subversion
4 9 (0.31%) JIRA
5 5 (0.17%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (0.14%) Selenium
6 4 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.14%) NUnit
7 3 (0.10%) MSI
7 3 (0.10%) Moq
7 3 (0.10%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.10%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.10%) Hudson
8 2 (0.069%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.069%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.069%) CaliberRM
8 2 (0.069%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.035%) JMeter
9 1 (0.035%) NetBeans
General
1 252 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 252 (8.70%) Finance
2 50 (1.73%) Marketing
3 44 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 43 (1.48%) Retail
5 39 (1.35%) Electronics
5 39 (1.35%) Banking
6 23 (0.79%) Legal
7 22 (0.76%) German Language
8 16 (0.55%) Advertising
8 16 (0.55%) Back Office
9 15 (0.52%) French Language
10 11 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.31%) Billing
12 7 (0.24%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.24%) Law
13 6 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.21%) Automotive
14 5 (0.17%) Publishing
15 4 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 652 (22.51%) Network Engineer
2 436 (15.05%) Support Engineer
3 244 (8.42%) Analyst
4 240 (8.28%) Consultant
5 219 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 197 (6.80%) Security Engineer
7 180 (6.21%) Administrator
8 166 (5.73%) Senior Network Engineer
9 150 (5.18%) Architect
10 136 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
11 131 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
12 125 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
13 106 (3.66%) IT Support
14 95 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
15 93 (3.21%) Network Security Engineer
15 93 (3.21%) Technical Support
16 92 (3.18%) Technical Engineer
17 86 (2.97%) Network Support
18 82 (2.83%) Security Analyst
19 81 (2.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (3.14%) Web Services
2 58 (2.00%) .NET
3 40 (1.38%) LAMP
4 34 (1.17%) CSS
5 30 (1.04%) HTML
6 21 (0.72%) MAPI
6 21 (0.72%) Regular Expression
7 19 (0.66%) TAPI
7 19 (0.66%) JTAPI
8 17 (0.59%) Ajax
9 14 (0.48%) VXML
9 14 (0.48%) CCXML
10 13 (0.45%) XML
11 12 (0.41%) Middleware
12 8 (0.28%) ODBC
12 8 (0.28%) RESTful
13 7 (0.24%) CGI
14 6 (0.21%) EDI
14 6 (0.21%) SOAP
14 6 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 484 (16.71%) Data Centre
2 178 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 138 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 110 (3.80%) Blackberry
6 97 (3.35%) Clustering
7 60 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 54 (1.86%) Statistics
8 54 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
9 53 (1.83%) Replication
10 48 (1.66%) EqualLogic
11 46 (1.59%) Fat Client
11 46 (1.59%) Thin Client
12 44 (1.52%) PKI
13 31 (1.07%) e-Health
14 30 (1.04%) IVR
15 29 (1.00%) CESG
16 27 (0.93%) Client/Server
17 26 (0.90%) HP Storage
18 20 (0.69%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1388 (47.91%) Windows
2 719 (24.82%) Linux
3 537 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 422 (14.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 328 (11.32%) UNIX
6 281 (9.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 160 (5.52%) Windows 7
8 138 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 123 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 102 (3.52%) Solaris
11 83 (2.87%) Windows XP
12 70 (2.42%) Mac OS X
13 59 (2.04%) CentOS
14 56 (1.93%) Windows Vista
15 51 (1.76%) AIX
16 38 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
17 35 (1.21%) Mac OS
17 35 (1.21%) Windows 2000
18 33 (1.14%) Android
19 22 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (19.33%) ITIL
2 303 (10.46%) Load Balancing
3 249 (8.60%) Information Security
4 179 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
4 179 (6.18%) Project Management
5 162 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 156 (5.38%) Incident Management
7 154 (5.32%) Migration
8 151 (5.21%) Network Design
9 131 (4.52%) Service Delivery
10 130 (4.49%) Network Monitoring
11 128 (4.42%) Change Management
12 126 (4.35%) SIEM
13 111 (3.83%) Mentoring
14 104 (3.59%) Kalman Filter
15 94 (3.24%) Problem Management
16 90 (3.11%) Network Management
17 84 (2.90%) Penetration Testing
18 83 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
19 79 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 366 (12.63%) SQL
2 137 (4.73%) PowerShell
3 105 (3.62%) Perl
4 91 (3.14%) Python
5 65 (2.24%) Java
6 64 (2.21%) Bash Shell
7 60 (2.07%) PHP
8 58 (2.00%) C
9 44 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 35 (1.21%) Ruby
11 23 (0.79%) JavaScript
12 16 (0.55%) VBScript
13 14 (0.48%) C++
14 13 (0.45%) VB
15 7 (0.24%) C#
16 6 (0.21%) Tcl
17 4 (0.14%) Ada
18 2 (0.069%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.069%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.069%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 1058 (36.52%) Cisco Certification
2 622 (21.47%) CCNP
3 615 (21.23%) CCNA
4 333 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 288 (9.94%) Security Cleared
6 266 (9.18%) Degree
7 249 (8.60%) MCSE
8 243 (8.39%) CCIE
9 199 (6.87%) SC Cleared
10 177 (6.11%) CISSP
11 143 (4.94%) MCITP
11 143 (4.94%) CCSE
12 106 (3.66%) CCSA
13 103 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 97 (3.35%) MCP
15 62 (2.14%) MCSA
16 59 (2.04%) CEH
17 51 (1.76%) CISM
18 49 (1.69%) CCDP
19 47 (1.62%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (9.73%) SLA
2 170 (5.87%) PCI DSS
3 124 (4.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 36 (1.24%) QA
6 28 (0.97%) GPG13
7 17 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.35%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.17%) COBIT
10 4 (0.14%) HL7
10 4 (0.14%) DICOM
11 1 (0.035%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.035%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.035%) FISMA
11 1 (0.035%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.035%) BS7799
System Software
1 699 (24.13%) Active Directory
2 696 (24.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 407 (14.05%) Hyper-V
4 213 (7.35%) vSphere
5 140 (4.83%) XenApp
6 106 (3.66%) VMware ESX
7 100 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (1.62%) XenDesktop
9 37 (1.28%) Terminal Services
10 34 (1.17%) vCloud
11 27 (0.93%) KVM
11 27 (0.93%) Terminal Server
11 27 (0.93%) XenServer
12 24 (0.83%) ISA Server
13 23 (0.79%) Firmware
13 23 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
14 19 (0.66%) Squid
14 19 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
15 16 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
16 13 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 141 (4.87%) SCCM
2 121 (4.18%) Backup Exec
3 83 (2.87%) WSUS
4 76 (2.62%) SCOM
5 65 (2.24%) Puppet
6 61 (2.11%) FortiGate
7 52 (1.79%) CiscoWorks
8 37 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
9 36 (1.24%) Nagios
10 33 (1.14%) NetBackup
11 31 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
12 30 (1.04%) HP SIM
12 30 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
13 27 (0.93%) ARCserve
14 26 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
14 26 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 23 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
16 21 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
17 19 (0.66%) SCVMM
17 19 (0.66%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1600 (55.23%) Cisco
2 1043 (36.00%) VMware
3 908 (31.34%) Microsoft
4 577 (19.92%) CheckPoint
5 545 (18.81%) Juniper
6 434 (14.98%) F5
7 372 (12.84%) Citrix
8 346 (11.94%) HP
9 157 (5.42%) Blue Coat
10 155 (5.35%) Avaya
11 148 (5.11%) Symantec
12 138 (4.76%) Red Hat
13 133 (4.59%) Oracle
14 123 (4.25%) Fortinet
15 104 (3.59%) Dell
16 93 (3.21%) NetApp
17 88 (3.04%) McAfee
18 75 (2.59%) SolarWinds
19 73 (2.52%) Websense
20 68 (2.35%) Apple
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package (Bonus, Pension)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35k - £45k+ Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Hyphen
Posted: 22 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
West Byfleet, Surrey
Bowerford Associates Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £28,000 per annum Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
2Source Talent
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago