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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 37 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1288 1235 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.71% 5.57% 5.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.25% 24.01% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1030 1139
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4907 5143 5181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.75% 23.18% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3754 4026 4286
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +7 374 £40,000 +2.56% 33
Berkshire +3 356 £40,000 -5.88% 33
Hampshire +8 259 £40,000 +2.56% 24
Kent +17 129 £37,500 -11.76% 8
West Sussex +30 66 £30,000 -13.04% 7
Buckinghamshire -40 57 £43,750 +19.86% 5
Oxfordshire -42 32 £37,500 +2.88% 5
Middlesex -6 20 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East Sussex -48 17 £35,000 +6.87% 3
Home Counties +4 2 £35,000 -46.15%
Sussex -3 1 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1263 (51.13%) Cisco
2 1195 (48.38%) Windows
3 816 (33.04%) Microsoft
4 768 (31.09%) Cisco Certification
5 668 (27.04%) VMware
6 606 (24.53%) WAN
7 589 (23.85%) Active Directory
8 551 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 542 (21.94%) Juniper
10 540 (21.86%) DNS
11 539 (21.82%) CCNA
12 535 (21.66%) TCP/IP
13 520 (21.05%) LAN
14 514 (20.81%) VPN
15 512 (20.73%) MS Exchange
16 492 (19.92%) Linux
17 458 (18.54%) CheckPoint
18 452 (18.30%) CCNP
19 441 (17.85%) ITIL
20 428 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
21 368 (14.90%) Network Security
22 354 (14.33%) SAN
23 338 (13.68%) F5
24 334 (13.52%) Windows Server 2003
24 334 (13.52%) MS Excel
24 334 (13.52%) Cisco ASA
25 327 (13.24%) SQL
26 314 (12.71%) Telecoms
27 310 (12.55%) Microsoft Certification
28 309 (12.51%) SQL Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (20.73%) MS Exchange
2 293 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 179 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 139 (5.63%) IIS
5 125 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 120 (4.86%) SharePoint
7 115 (4.66%) Lync
8 95 (3.85%) Apache
9 82 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 59 (2.39%) Tomcat
11 51 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 36 (1.46%) WebSphere
13 33 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2000
14 23 (0.93%) WebLogic
15 19 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
17 13 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
17 13 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
18 11 (0.45%) Apache Solr
19 10 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 334 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 200 (8.10%) MS Office
3 33 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.40%) FastStats
6 6 (0.24%) MS Project
7 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.28%) Sage 200
4 6 (0.24%) RMDS
5 4 (0.16%) Compiere
5 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.081%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.040%) Magento
8 1 (0.040%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.90%) Office 365
2 26 (1.05%) SaaS
2 26 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.53%) IaaS
6 10 (0.40%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.20%) PaaS
8 4 (0.16%) Route 53
8 4 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 606 (24.53%) WAN
2 540 (21.86%) DNS
3 535 (21.66%) TCP/IP
4 520 (21.05%) LAN
5 514 (20.81%) VPN
6 368 (14.90%) Network Security
7 354 (14.33%) SAN
8 334 (13.52%) Cisco ASA
9 286 (11.58%) VoIP
10 281 (11.38%) Internet
11 254 (10.28%) DHCP
12 234 (9.47%) BGP
13 225 (9.11%) OSPF
14 223 (9.03%) MPLS
15 171 (6.92%) VLAN
16 170 (6.88%) SSL
17 166 (6.72%) Wireless
18 148 (5.99%) SNMP
19 144 (5.83%) IPsec
20 119 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (12.51%) SQL Server
2 103 (4.17%) MySQL
3 55 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 24 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 21 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (0.40%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.20%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.20%) OLTP
13 4 (0.16%) Informix
13 4 (0.16%) DB2
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 18 (0.73%) Metasploit
3 9 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.28%) Selenium
5 6 (0.24%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.16%) NUnit
7 4 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.16%) TestComplete
7 4 (0.16%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.12%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.12%) NuGet
8 3 (0.12%) WebLOAD
9 2 (0.081%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.081%) Subversion
9 2 (0.081%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.040%) Ant
10 1 (0.040%) JIRA
10 1 (0.040%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.040%) Introscope
General
1 314 (12.71%) Telecoms
2 297 (12.02%) Finance
3 82 (3.32%) Retail
4 60 (2.43%) Billing
5 35 (1.42%) Marketing
6 29 (1.17%) German Language
7 28 (1.13%) Banking
8 27 (1.09%) Electronics
9 26 (1.05%) Legal
10 20 (0.81%) Back Office
11 14 (0.57%) French Language
12 13 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.28%) Military
13 7 (0.28%) Publishing
14 5 (0.20%) Games
14 5 (0.20%) Advertising
14 5 (0.20%) Automotive
14 5 (0.20%) Italian Language
15 4 (0.16%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 520 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 336 (13.60%) Support Engineer
3 316 (12.79%) Analyst
4 283 (11.46%) Consultant
5 234 (9.47%) Security Engineer
6 147 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
6 147 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 118 (4.78%) Support Analyst
8 105 (4.25%) Administrator
9 102 (4.13%) Senior Network Engineer
10 99 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support
11 98 (3.97%) Security Analyst
12 93 (3.77%) Network Support
12 93 (3.77%) Technical Support
13 92 (3.72%) Network Security Engineer
14 90 (3.64%) Security Consultant
15 84 (3.40%) IT Support
16 80 (3.24%) Network Consultant
17 73 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 71 (2.87%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (2.83%) .NET
2 52 (2.11%) HTML
3 32 (1.30%) Ajax
4 28 (1.13%) LAMP
4 28 (1.13%) CSS
5 24 (0.97%) jQuery
6 20 (0.81%) XML
7 18 (0.73%) SOAP
8 17 (0.69%) Web Services
9 12 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (0.49%) Middleware
10 11 (0.45%) .NET Framework
11 10 (0.40%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.36%) J2EE
13 7 (0.28%) XSLT
13 7 (0.28%) Regular Expression
14 6 (0.24%) ODBC
14 6 (0.24%) MSMQ
14 6 (0.24%) ActiveMQ
14 6 (0.24%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 92 (3.72%) Management Information System
2 86 (3.48%) Blackberry
3 85 (3.44%) Replication
4 82 (3.32%) Clustering
5 69 (2.79%) Smartphone
6 54 (2.19%) Firmware
7 48 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 31 (1.26%) Thin Client
8 31 (1.26%) Fat Client
9 28 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
10 25 (1.01%) iPhone
11 23 (0.93%) Open Source
12 20 (0.81%) EqualLogic
12 20 (0.81%) Celerra
12 20 (0.81%) PKI
13 16 (0.65%) iPad
14 14 (0.57%) iSeries
14 14 (0.57%) CMDB
15 13 (0.53%) DTV
16 12 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1195 (48.38%) Windows
2 551 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 492 (19.92%) Linux
4 334 (13.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 298 (12.06%) UNIX
6 280 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 189 (7.65%) Windows 7
8 115 (4.66%) Windows 8
9 95 (3.85%) Windows XP
10 64 (2.59%) Solaris
11 60 (2.43%) Windows Vista
12 53 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 45 (1.82%) CentOS
14 42 (1.70%) Mac OS X
15 38 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
16 36 (1.46%) AIX
17 28 (1.13%) Ubuntu
18 27 (1.09%) Apple iOS
19 20 (0.81%) Android
20 19 (0.77%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (17.85%) ITIL
2 253 (10.24%) Load Balancing
3 218 (8.83%) Network Management
4 158 (6.40%) Network Design
5 145 (5.87%) Project Management
6 144 (5.83%) Information Security
7 127 (5.14%) SIEM
8 123 (4.98%) Service Delivery
9 120 (4.86%) Change Management
10 102 (4.13%) PRINCE2
11 97 (3.93%) Change Control
12 92 (3.72%) Problem Management
13 83 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
14 71 (2.87%) Service Management
15 70 (2.83%) Incident Management
16 67 (2.71%) E-Commerce
17 63 (2.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 61 (2.47%) Penetration Testing
19 57 (2.31%) Security Management
20 53 (2.15%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 327 (13.24%) SQL
2 82 (3.32%) PHP
3 77 (3.12%) Perl
4 76 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 52 (2.11%) Java
5 52 (2.11%) Python
6 48 (1.94%) Bash Shell
7 47 (1.90%) JavaScript
8 46 (1.86%) C
9 41 (1.66%) C++
10 33 (1.34%) C#
11 31 (1.26%) Ruby
12 30 (1.21%) Shell Script
13 24 (0.97%) PHP5
14 16 (0.65%) VB
14 16 (0.65%) T-SQL
15 14 (0.57%) VBScript
16 10 (0.40%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.24%) Google Apps Script
18 4 (0.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 768 (31.09%) Cisco Certification
2 539 (21.82%) CCNA
3 452 (18.30%) CCNP
4 310 (12.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 276 (11.17%) Degree
6 231 (9.35%) Security Cleared
7 216 (8.74%) MCSE
8 168 (6.80%) SC Cleared
9 146 (5.91%) MCITP
10 120 (4.86%) MCSA
11 104 (4.21%) CISSP
12 97 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 95 (3.85%) CCSA
13 95 (3.85%) CCIE
14 81 (3.28%) CCSE
15 61 (2.47%) JNCIA
16 55 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
17 52 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
18 50 (2.02%) MCP
19 44 (1.78%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (7.77%) SLA
2 97 (3.93%) PCI DSS
3 89 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (1.30%) QA
5 18 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.61%) HIPAA
7 14 (0.57%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.53%) COBIT
9 12 (0.49%) GPG13
10 5 (0.20%) COSO
11 2 (0.081%) BS7799
12 1 (0.040%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.040%) DICOM
System Software
1 589 (23.85%) Active Directory
2 428 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 250 (10.12%) Hyper-V
4 130 (5.26%) vSphere
5 125 (5.06%) XenApp
6 87 (3.52%) XenDesktop
7 82 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
8 74 (3.00%) VMware ESX
9 54 (2.19%) UAG
10 44 (1.78%) Snort
11 39 (1.58%) Xen
12 36 (1.46%) Terminal Services
13 34 (1.38%) ProxySG
14 32 (1.30%) ISA Server
14 32 (1.30%) XenServer
15 30 (1.21%) Forefront TMG
16 23 (0.93%) Terminal Server
17 18 (0.73%) Nmap
18 14 (0.57%) vCloud
19 11 (0.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 118 (4.78%) Backup Exec
2 64 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 59 (2.39%) SCCM
4 44 (1.78%) SCOM
5 38 (1.54%) WSUS
6 31 (1.26%) NetBackup
7 30 (1.21%) ARCserve
7 30 (1.21%) FortiGate
8 25 (1.01%) Puppet
9 24 (0.97%) Legato
10 22 (0.89%) Nagios
10 22 (0.89%) Nessus
11 19 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
12 18 (0.73%) HP NNM
12 18 (0.73%) CiscoWorks
12 18 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
13 17 (0.69%) OpenView
13 17 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
14 15 (0.61%) SCSM
15 14 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1263 (51.13%) Cisco
2 816 (33.04%) Microsoft
3 668 (27.04%) VMware
4 542 (21.94%) Juniper
5 458 (18.54%) CheckPoint
6 338 (13.68%) F5
7 287 (11.62%) Citrix
8 258 (10.45%) HP
9 151 (6.11%) Symantec
10 128 (5.18%) Oracle
11 112 (4.53%) Blue Coat
12 99 (4.01%) Red Hat
13 95 (3.85%) McAfee
14 93 (3.77%) Dell
15 87 (3.52%) Avaya
16 73 (2.96%) NetApp
17 70 (2.83%) IBM
18 67 (2.71%) Websense
19 65 (2.63%) Veeam
19 65 (2.63%) WatchGuard
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Generous Shift allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago