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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 38 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1272 1144 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.64% 5.38% 5.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.32% 24.21% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1042 956 1156
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 £57,000 £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
5023 4726 5273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.26% 22.24% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 3655 4307
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
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
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +2 358 £40,000 - 21
Berkshire -3 344 £42,500 -5.55% 25
Hampshire +4 249 £42,500 +8.97% 22
Kent +28 128 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Buckinghamshire -27 61 £40,000 +11.88% 8
West Sussex +21 49 £37,500 +20.96% 6
Oxfordshire -34 38 £37,500 - 8
East Sussex -46 23 £40,000 +17.64% 5
Middlesex -13 12 £38,500 -14.44%
Home Counties +9 2 £35,000 -46.15%
M4 Corridor +3 1 £40,000 -
Sussex -2 1 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1276 (51.60%) Cisco
2 1213 (49.05%) Windows
3 827 (33.44%) Microsoft
4 753 (30.45%) Cisco Certification
5 701 (28.35%) VMware
6 602 (24.34%) WAN
7 595 (24.06%) TCP/IP
8 592 (23.94%) Active Directory
9 559 (22.60%) Juniper
10 557 (22.52%) DNS
11 554 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 527 (21.31%) VPN
13 520 (21.03%) Linux
14 514 (20.78%) MS Exchange
15 509 (20.58%) LAN
16 503 (20.34%) CCNA
17 479 (19.37%) VMware Infrastructure
18 470 (19.01%) ITIL
19 458 (18.52%) CheckPoint
20 444 (17.95%) CCNP
21 399 (16.13%) Network Security
22 361 (14.60%) MS Excel
23 357 (14.44%) F5
24 350 (14.15%) Cisco ASA
25 346 (13.99%) SAN
26 335 (13.55%) SQL Server
27 329 (13.30%) SQL
28 325 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
29 306 (12.37%) Windows Server 2012
30 301 (12.17%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 514 (20.78%) MS Exchange
2 286 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 182 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 143 (5.78%) IIS
5 123 (4.97%) SharePoint
6 114 (4.61%) Lync
7 113 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 111 (4.49%) Apache
9 104 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 57 (2.30%) Tomcat
11 46 (1.86%) WebSphere
12 43 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 39 (1.58%) WebLogic
14 31 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2000
15 19 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
16 17 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
18 11 (0.44%) GroupWise
18 11 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
19 8 (0.32%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 361 (14.60%) MS Excel
2 212 (8.57%) MS Office
3 18 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.40%) FastStats
6 9 (0.36%) MS Project
7 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.53%) 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
6 3 (0.12%) RMDS
7 2 (0.081%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.040%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.02%) Office 365
2 28 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (1.09%) SaaS
4 23 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (0.73%) IaaS
7 9 (0.36%) Google Apps
8 7 (0.28%) PaaS
9 2 (0.081%) Route 53
9 2 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 602 (24.34%) WAN
2 595 (24.06%) TCP/IP
3 557 (22.52%) DNS
4 527 (21.31%) VPN
5 509 (20.58%) LAN
6 399 (16.13%) Network Security
7 350 (14.15%) Cisco ASA
8 346 (13.99%) SAN
9 282 (11.40%) VoIP
10 261 (10.55%) Internet
11 249 (10.07%) MPLS
12 244 (9.87%) DHCP
13 242 (9.79%) BGP
14 241 (9.75%) OSPF
15 191 (7.72%) Wireless
16 182 (7.36%) SSL
17 166 (6.71%) VLAN
18 162 (6.55%) IPsec
19 145 (5.86%) SNMP
20 119 (4.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 111 (4.49%) MySQL
3 54 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (1.13%) Oracle Database
6 22 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (0.69%) Relational Database
8 16 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.24%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.20%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.20%) OLTP
14 4 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.16%) Big Data
15 3 (0.12%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.53%) Metasploit
3 10 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.32%) WebLOAD
5 7 (0.28%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.20%) Subversion
8 3 (0.12%) Ant
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.12%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.12%) NuGet
8 3 (0.12%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.081%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.040%) Hudson
10 1 (0.040%) GDB
10 1 (0.040%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.040%) Introscope
10 1 (0.040%) JIRA
10 1 (0.040%) Selenium
General
1 297 (12.01%) Finance
2 295 (11.93%) Telecoms
3 65 (2.63%) Retail
4 50 (2.02%) Billing
5 35 (1.42%) Marketing
5 35 (1.42%) German Language
6 30 (1.21%) Banking
7 24 (0.97%) Electronics
8 21 (0.85%) Legal
9 18 (0.73%) French Language
10 13 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.53%) Back Office
11 7 (0.28%) Publishing
12 5 (0.20%) Advertising
12 5 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.20%) Automotive
12 5 (0.20%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.16%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.16%) Military
13 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 492 (19.89%) Network Engineer
2 340 (13.75%) Support Engineer
3 311 (12.58%) Analyst
4 273 (11.04%) Consultant
5 239 (9.66%) Security Engineer
6 168 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 148 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 118 (4.77%) Support Analyst
9 107 (4.33%) Administrator
9 107 (4.33%) Senior Network Engineer
10 104 (4.21%) Security Analyst
11 94 (3.80%) Technical Support
11 94 (3.80%) IT Support
12 90 (3.64%) Security Consultant
13 89 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
13 89 (3.60%) Network Security Engineer
14 87 (3.52%) Network Consultant
15 86 (3.48%) Architect
16 75 (3.03%) Network Support
17 74 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (2.35%) .NET
2 52 (2.10%) HTML
3 36 (1.46%) LAMP
4 29 (1.17%) Ajax
5 27 (1.09%) CSS
5 27 (1.09%) Web Services
6 25 (1.01%) jQuery
7 24 (0.97%) XML
8 17 (0.69%) SOAP
9 13 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (0.40%) Regular Expression
11 9 (0.36%) J2EE
12 8 (0.32%) Middleware
13 7 (0.28%) XSLT
13 7 (0.28%) ODBC
14 6 (0.24%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.24%) ActiveMQ
14 6 (0.24%) YAML
15 5 (0.20%) .NET Framework
15 5 (0.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 102 (4.12%) Management Information System
2 85 (3.44%) Blackberry
3 66 (2.67%) Clustering
4 62 (2.51%) Replication
5 59 (2.39%) Smartphone
6 48 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 45 (1.82%) Fat Client
7 45 (1.82%) Firmware
7 45 (1.82%) Thin Client
8 35 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
9 27 (1.09%) PKI
10 24 (0.97%) iPhone
11 19 (0.77%) Open Source
12 17 (0.69%) EqualLogic
13 14 (0.57%) iPad
13 14 (0.57%) CMDB
14 13 (0.53%) iSeries
15 12 (0.49%) DTV
16 10 (0.40%) Celerra
17 9 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1213 (49.05%) Windows
2 554 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 520 (21.03%) Linux
4 325 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 306 (12.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 300 (12.13%) UNIX
7 196 (7.93%) Windows 7
8 122 (4.93%) Windows 8
9 98 (3.96%) Windows XP
10 65 (2.63%) Windows Vista
11 63 (2.55%) Solaris
12 52 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 40 (1.62%) CentOS
13 40 (1.62%) Mac OS X
14 36 (1.46%) AIX
15 34 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
16 32 (1.29%) Apple iOS
17 28 (1.13%) Ubuntu
17 28 (1.13%) Debian
18 24 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (19.01%) ITIL
2 226 (9.14%) Load Balancing
3 198 (8.01%) Network Management
4 165 (6.67%) Network Design
5 150 (6.07%) Project Management
6 148 (5.98%) Information Security
7 133 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
8 130 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 117 (4.73%) SIEM
10 113 (4.57%) Change Management
10 113 (4.57%) PRINCE2
11 91 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 83 (3.36%) Change Control
13 75 (3.03%) Problem Management
14 74 (2.99%) Service Management
15 65 (2.63%) Incident Management
16 62 (2.51%) E-Commerce
16 62 (2.51%) Penetration Testing
17 61 (2.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 56 (2.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 329 (13.30%) SQL
2 94 (3.80%) PHP
3 79 (3.19%) PowerShell
4 66 (2.67%) Perl
5 59 (2.39%) Java
6 53 (2.14%) C
7 52 (2.10%) C++
8 48 (1.94%) JavaScript
8 48 (1.94%) Python
8 48 (1.94%) Shell Script
9 40 (1.62%) Bash Shell
10 38 (1.54%) C#
11 30 (1.21%) Ruby
12 25 (1.01%) PHP5
13 15 (0.61%) VBScript
14 10 (0.40%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.32%) VB
16 5 (0.20%) Google Apps Script
17 4 (0.16%) Korn
17 4 (0.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 753 (30.45%) Cisco Certification
2 503 (20.34%) CCNA
3 444 (17.95%) CCNP
4 298 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 276 (11.16%) Degree
6 267 (10.80%) Security Cleared
7 209 (8.45%) MCSE
8 198 (8.01%) SC Cleared
9 148 (5.98%) MCITP
10 125 (5.05%) CISSP
11 106 (4.29%) CCSA
12 105 (4.25%) CCSE
13 104 (4.21%) CCIE
14 103 (4.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 88 (3.56%) MCSA
16 68 (2.75%) JNCIA
17 59 (2.39%) Citrix Certification
18 50 (2.02%) CCA
19 48 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
19 48 (1.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (8.05%) SLA
2 117 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 98 (3.96%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.01%) COBIT
5 23 (0.93%) QA
6 18 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.44%) GPG13
8 9 (0.36%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.20%) COSO
10 2 (0.081%) BS7799
System Software
1 592 (23.94%) Active Directory
2 479 (19.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 250 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 132 (5.34%) vSphere
5 125 (5.05%) XenApp
6 88 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
7 77 (3.11%) XenDesktop
8 63 (2.55%) VMware ESX
9 49 (1.98%) UAG
10 45 (1.82%) Terminal Services
11 39 (1.58%) Snort
12 32 (1.29%) ISA Server
13 30 (1.21%) ProxySG
14 27 (1.09%) Xen
14 27 (1.09%) XenServer
15 26 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
16 25 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 23 (0.93%) Terminal Server
18 18 (0.73%) Nmap
19 16 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 106 (4.29%) Backup Exec
2 75 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 67 (2.71%) SCCM
4 47 (1.90%) SCOM
5 35 (1.42%) WSUS
6 33 (1.33%) NetBackup
7 28 (1.13%) Puppet
8 27 (1.09%) FortiGate
9 23 (0.93%) Nagios
9 23 (0.93%) Zenoss
10 20 (0.81%) Nessus
11 19 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
12 17 (0.69%) HP NNM
12 17 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
13 15 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (0.61%) SCSM
14 14 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 14 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
15 13 (0.53%) HP SIM
15 13 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1276 (51.60%) Cisco
2 827 (33.44%) Microsoft
3 701 (28.35%) VMware
4 559 (22.60%) Juniper
5 458 (18.52%) CheckPoint
6 357 (14.44%) F5
7 301 (12.17%) Citrix
8 255 (10.31%) HP
9 159 (6.43%) Symantec
10 123 (4.97%) Oracle
11 121 (4.89%) Blue Coat
12 94 (3.80%) McAfee
13 92 (3.72%) Dell
14 86 (3.48%) Red Hat
15 79 (3.19%) Avaya
16 76 (3.07%) IBM
17 73 (2.95%) Websense
18 66 (2.67%) Veeam
19 60 (2.43%) WatchGuard
19 60 (2.43%) Nokia
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits.
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