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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 33 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1392 1265 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.23% 6.06% 5.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.80% 27.34% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1023 975
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
4000 4627 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.79% 22.17% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3391 3566 3384
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +11 573 £50,000 +11.11% 33
Surrey +14 320 £43,500 +8.75% 46
Hampshire -7 186 £45,000 +26.76% 28
Kent -4 98 £39,000 -13.33% 11
Buckinghamshire -7 81 £42,500 +18.05% 9
Oxfordshire +9 57 £44,000 +25.71% 6
West Sussex -2 57 £45,000 +16.88% 6
East Sussex -14 18 £70,000 +73.91% 6
Middlesex +8 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1391 (52.97%) Cisco
2 1315 (50.08%) Windows
3 991 (37.74%) VMware
4 911 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
5 870 (33.13%) Microsoft
6 852 (32.44%) WAN
7 821 (31.26%) Active Directory
8 786 (29.93%) LAN
9 755 (28.75%) Windows Server
10 731 (27.84%) Linux
11 616 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 592 (22.54%) VPN
13 586 (22.32%) DNS
14 582 (22.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 573 (21.82%) CCNP
16 554 (21.10%) MS Exchange
17 537 (20.45%) Data Centre
18 532 (20.26%) TCP/IP
18 532 (20.26%) ITIL
19 519 (19.76%) Windows Server 2012
20 513 (19.54%) CCNA
21 497 (18.93%) CheckPoint
22 463 (17.63%) Cisco ASA
23 461 (17.56%) Juniper
24 442 (16.83%) Hyper-V
25 407 (15.50%) F5
26 381 (14.51%) Network Security
27 370 (14.09%) MS Excel
28 357 (13.59%) SAN
29 333 (12.68%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 554 (21.10%) MS Exchange
2 332 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 229 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 194 (7.39%) IIS
5 124 (4.72%) Skype for Business
6 97 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 97 (3.69%) SharePoint
7 77 (2.93%) Apache
8 59 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 51 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 42 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2000
11 36 (1.37%) Tomcat
12 35 (1.33%) nginx
13 28 (1.07%) JBoss
14 27 (1.03%) OpenStack
15 24 (0.91%) WebSphere
16 23 (0.88%) WebLogic
17 10 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
17 10 (0.38%) IBM Domino
18 9 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 370 (14.09%) MS Excel
2 184 (7.01%) MS Office
3 14 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.11%) MS Project
7 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.038%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
1 13 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.076%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.076%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.038%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.038%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 172 (6.55%) Office 365
2 169 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 166 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
4 117 (4.46%) SaaS
5 62 (2.36%) IaaS
6 40 (1.52%) PaaS
7 29 (1.10%) OpenShift
8 28 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 23 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (0.65%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.11%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.076%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.038%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.038%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.038%) Responsys
13 1 (0.038%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 852 (32.44%) WAN
2 786 (29.93%) LAN
3 592 (22.54%) VPN
4 586 (22.32%) DNS
5 532 (20.26%) TCP/IP
6 463 (17.63%) Cisco ASA
7 381 (14.51%) Network Security
8 357 (13.59%) SAN
9 333 (12.68%) Wireless
10 261 (9.94%) MPLS
11 256 (9.75%) DHCP
12 245 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 245 (9.33%) VoIP
13 231 (8.80%) BGP
14 213 (8.11%) VLAN
15 210 (8.00%) Internet
16 201 (7.65%) SSL
17 194 (7.39%) OSPF
18 135 (5.14%) IPsec
19 115 (4.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 103 (3.92%) MySQL
3 79 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 33 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (1.07%) Redis
8 23 (0.88%) NoSQL
9 15 (0.57%) Big Data
9 15 (0.57%) Oracle Database
9 15 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (0.50%) Hadoop
11 12 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (0.42%) Relational Database
13 9 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.27%) OLTP
15 5 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 18 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 17 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (0.42%) JIRA
5 7 (0.27%) JUnit
5 7 (0.27%) PHPUnit
5 7 (0.27%) Selenium
5 7 (0.27%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.23%) Mercurial
7 5 (0.19%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.15%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.11%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.11%) Subversion
10 2 (0.076%) ANTLR
10 2 (0.076%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.038%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.038%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.038%) MSI
11 1 (0.038%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.038%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 321 (12.22%) Finance
2 179 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 72 (2.74%) German Language
4 49 (1.87%) French Language
5 41 (1.56%) Retail
6 36 (1.37%) Marketing
7 32 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 31 (1.18%) Electronics
8 31 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.72%) Legal
10 16 (0.61%) Billing
11 15 (0.57%) Aerospace
12 14 (0.53%) Advertising
13 11 (0.42%) Publishing
14 10 (0.38%) Back Office
15 8 (0.30%) Military
16 6 (0.23%) Banking
16 6 (0.23%) Local Government
17 5 (0.19%) Brand Awareness
17 5 (0.19%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 601 (22.89%) Network Engineer
2 415 (15.80%) Support Engineer
3 281 (10.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 242 (9.22%) Analyst
5 225 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 225 (8.57%) Security Engineer
6 214 (8.15%) Administrator
7 203 (7.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 176 (6.70%) Senior Network Engineer
9 174 (6.63%) Consultant
10 170 (6.47%) Architect
11 153 (5.83%) IT Engineer
12 152 (5.79%) IT Support
13 144 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
13 144 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
14 138 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
14 138 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
15 118 (4.49%) Technical Support
16 114 (4.34%) Support Analyst
17 108 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (3.73%) Web Services
2 59 (2.25%) Middleware
3 48 (1.83%) LAMP
4 44 (1.68%) .NET
5 38 (1.45%) 802.1X
6 33 (1.26%) CSS
7 30 (1.14%) HTML
8 20 (0.76%) LEMP Stack
8 20 (0.76%) SOAP
9 19 (0.72%) REST
10 13 (0.50%) ASP.NET
11 12 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (0.42%) .NET Framework
12 11 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (0.42%) Entity Framework
13 9 (0.34%) XML
14 8 (0.30%) WAP
15 7 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (0.27%) Symfony
15 7 (0.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 537 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 224 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (4.11%) Clustering
4 101 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 79 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 66 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 66 (2.51%) PKI
7 61 (2.32%) EqualLogic
7 61 (2.32%) Replication
8 58 (2.21%) Driving Licence
9 44 (1.68%) EMC VNX
10 41 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 37 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
12 32 (1.22%) Private Cloud
13 24 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (0.91%) HP Storage
14 23 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
15 22 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
16 18 (0.69%) Fat Client
16 18 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1315 (50.08%) Windows
2 755 (28.75%) Windows Server
3 731 (27.84%) Linux
4 582 (22.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 519 (19.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 270 (10.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 253 (9.63%) Unix
8 208 (7.92%) Windows 7
9 160 (6.09%) Windows 8
10 121 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 96 (3.66%) Solaris
12 69 (2.63%) Mac OS X
12 69 (2.63%) Windows 2000
13 62 (2.36%) Windows XP
14 59 (2.25%) CentOS
15 46 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
16 33 (1.26%) Windows 10
17 25 (0.95%) Android
18 21 (0.80%) Windows Vista
19 19 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 532 (20.26%) ITIL
2 234 (8.91%) Information Security
3 225 (8.57%) Load Balancing
4 200 (7.62%) Presales
5 170 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 163 (6.21%) Migration
7 157 (5.98%) Project Management
8 132 (5.03%) High Availability
9 126 (4.80%) Capacity Planning
10 123 (4.68%) Service Delivery
11 117 (4.46%) Network Design
12 114 (4.34%) Change Management
12 114 (4.34%) Mentoring
12 114 (4.34%) Network Monitoring
13 108 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
14 102 (3.88%) DevOps
15 97 (3.69%) SIEM
16 90 (3.43%) Risk Management
17 87 (3.31%) Service Management
18 83 (3.16%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 326 (12.41%) SQL
2 186 (7.08%) PowerShell
3 153 (5.83%) Perl
4 135 (5.14%) Python
5 103 (3.92%) Ruby
6 92 (3.50%) Java
7 76 (2.89%) Bash Shell
8 54 (2.06%) PHP
9 47 (1.79%) C
10 43 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 32 (1.22%) C#
12 24 (0.91%) JavaScript
13 18 (0.69%) C++
14 17 (0.65%) VBScript
15 7 (0.27%) PHP 5
16 6 (0.23%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.19%) Bourne shell
18 4 (0.15%) PL/SQL
19 3 (0.11%) VBA
20 2 (0.076%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 911 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
2 573 (21.82%) CCNP
3 513 (19.54%) CCNA
4 302 (11.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 229 (8.72%) MCSE
6 216 (8.23%) CCIE
7 214 (8.15%) Security Cleared
8 178 (6.78%) Degree
9 146 (5.56%) SC Cleared
10 140 (5.33%) MCSA
11 139 (5.29%) MCITP
12 107 (4.07%) MCP
13 102 (3.88%) CISSP
14 81 (3.08%) CCSE
15 77 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 54 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
17 48 (1.83%) CCDA
18 44 (1.68%) CCSA
19 42 (1.60%) CCSP
20 41 (1.56%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (9.56%) SLA
2 88 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 74 (2.82%) PCI DSS
4 47 (1.79%) QA
5 42 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.72%) COBIT
7 17 (0.65%) SSAE 16
8 12 (0.46%) FISMA
9 11 (0.42%) ISO 9000
9 11 (0.42%) ISO27002
10 10 (0.38%) COSO
11 7 (0.27%) Def Stans
12 5 (0.19%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.11%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.076%) RMADS
14 2 (0.076%) SAS 70
15 1 (0.038%) DICOM
15 1 (0.038%) GPG13
15 1 (0.038%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 821 (31.26%) Active Directory
2 616 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 442 (16.83%) Hyper-V
4 209 (7.96%) vSphere
5 123 (4.68%) VMware ESX
6 121 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
7 63 (2.40%) XenApp
8 43 (1.64%) Terminal Services
9 32 (1.22%) Docker
10 31 (1.18%) KVM
11 21 (0.80%) vCloud
12 20 (0.76%) XenDesktop
13 19 (0.72%) ISA Server
14 18 (0.69%) Terminal Server
15 17 (0.65%) Firmware
15 17 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
15 17 (0.65%) Xen
16 13 (0.50%) XenServer
17 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 214 (8.15%) SCCM
2 110 (4.19%) WSUS
3 104 (3.96%) Backup Exec
4 102 (3.88%) SCOM
5 99 (3.77%) Puppet
6 46 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 45 (1.71%) CiscoWorks
8 42 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
9 41 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
10 37 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
11 30 (1.14%) SCVMM
12 29 (1.10%) Nagios
13 28 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 26 (0.99%) NetBackup
15 25 (0.95%) HP SIM
15 25 (0.95%) Windows Intune
16 24 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
17 22 (0.84%) Cisco LMS
17 22 (0.84%) FortiGate
18 21 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1391 (52.97%) Cisco
2 991 (37.74%) VMware
3 870 (33.13%) Microsoft
4 497 (18.93%) CheckPoint
5 461 (17.56%) Juniper
6 407 (15.50%) F5
7 328 (12.49%) Citrix
8 233 (8.87%) Palo Alto
9 228 (8.68%) HP
10 183 (6.97%) Dell
11 159 (6.05%) Red Hat
12 147 (5.60%) Symantec
13 145 (5.52%) Oracle
14 129 (4.91%) Blue Coat
15 104 (3.96%) Avaya
16 98 (3.73%) Fortinet
17 81 (3.08%) Sourcefire
18 75 (2.86%) SolarWinds
19 72 (2.74%) NetApp
20 69 (2.63%) SonicWALL
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits - see advert
Posted: 5 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago