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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 38 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1197 1035 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.00% 5.03% 5.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.68% 24.78% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 960 902 867
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
4324 4176 4990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.66% 20.28% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3328 3255 3995
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 6 March 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 March 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
Berkshire -3 381 £45,000 - 32
Surrey +29 254 £40,000 -1.23% 36
Hampshire +5 238 £34,000 -12.82% 21
Kent +2 106 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Buckinghamshire +24 78 £39,000 -1.88% 16
West Sussex +2 50 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Oxfordshire +28 48 £41,000 +34.42% 12
East Sussex - 38 £38,250 - 4
Middlesex +5 17 £44,250 +18.00% 2
Home Counties - 2 £47,500 -
Sussex -4 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1386 (53.49%) Cisco
2 1331 (51.37%) Windows
3 945 (36.47%) VMware
4 897 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 868 (33.50%) Cisco Certification
6 736 (28.41%) WAN
7 679 (26.21%) TCP/IP
8 655 (25.28%) Active Directory
9 626 (24.16%) VPN
10 623 (24.04%) LAN
11 619 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 583 (22.50%) Linux
13 540 (20.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 534 (20.61%) CCNA
15 515 (19.88%) CCNP
16 504 (19.45%) MS Exchange
17 491 (18.95%) Juniper
18 488 (18.83%) DNS
19 469 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
20 468 (18.06%) ITIL
21 462 (17.83%) CheckPoint
22 453 (17.48%) MS Excel
23 428 (16.52%) Network Security
24 424 (16.36%) SAN
24 424 (16.36%) Citrix
25 389 (15.01%) SQL
26 370 (14.28%) Windows Server 2012
27 358 (13.82%) SQL Server
28 340 (13.12%) MPLS
28 340 (13.12%) F5

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 504 (19.45%) MS Exchange
2 215 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 155 (5.98%) IIS
4 151 (5.83%) SharePoint
5 136 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 130 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 110 (4.25%) Lync
8 90 (3.47%) Apache
9 72 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 65 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 34 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2000
12 32 (1.24%) Tomcat
13 28 (1.08%) WebLogic
14 27 (1.04%) WebSphere
15 16 (0.62%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
17 13 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (0.46%) JBoss
18 12 (0.46%) Moodle
19 11 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 453 (17.48%) MS Excel
2 238 (9.19%) MS Office
3 21 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.77%) MS Project
5 8 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.15%) Solid Edge
7 2 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.077%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.35%) Oracle BRM
3 6 (0.23%) SalesLogix
3 6 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.15%) GoldMine
5 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.039%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.039%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 84 (3.24%) Office 365
2 72 (2.78%) SaaS
3 70 (2.70%) IaaS
4 52 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 32 (1.24%) PaaS
7 15 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.15%) GitHub
10 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 736 (28.41%) WAN
2 679 (26.21%) TCP/IP
3 626 (24.16%) VPN
4 623 (24.04%) LAN
5 488 (18.83%) DNS
6 469 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
7 428 (16.52%) Network Security
8 424 (16.36%) SAN
9 340 (13.12%) MPLS
10 288 (11.12%) BGP
11 275 (10.61%) DHCP
12 259 (10.00%) VoIP
12 259 (10.00%) OSPF
13 246 (9.49%) Wireless
14 234 (9.03%) VLAN
15 224 (8.65%) SSL
16 191 (7.37%) IPsec
17 161 (6.21%) Internet
18 129 (4.98%) Cisco Nexus
19 123 (4.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 106 (4.09%) MySQL
3 81 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 70 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 19 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
7 19 (0.73%) DB2
8 18 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 15 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
9 15 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (0.58%) Redis
10 14 (0.54%) Big Data
11 10 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.35%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.19%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.19%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.15%) MS Access
14 4 (0.15%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.077%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (0.42%) RequisitePro
3 11 (0.42%) CaliberRM
3 11 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.27%) Subversion
6 6 (0.23%) JIRA
6 6 (0.23%) NUnit
6 6 (0.23%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.23%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.19%) Moq
7 5 (0.19%) Selenium
8 3 (0.12%) MSI
8 3 (0.12%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.12%) Hudson
9 2 (0.077%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.077%) TestComplete
General
1 198 (7.64%) Finance
2 194 (7.49%) Telecoms
3 39 (1.51%) Marketing
4 32 (1.24%) Banking
4 32 (1.24%) Retail
5 20 (0.77%) Legal
6 19 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 17 (0.66%) Advertising
8 10 (0.39%) French Language
8 10 (0.39%) German Language
9 9 (0.35%) Law
9 9 (0.35%) Electronics
10 8 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.23%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.15%) Military
12 4 (0.15%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.15%) Billing
13 3 (0.12%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 540 (20.84%) Network Engineer
2 387 (14.94%) Support Engineer
3 279 (10.77%) Analyst
4 239 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 211 (8.14%) Consultant
6 181 (6.99%) Security Engineer
7 150 (5.79%) Senior Network Engineer
8 134 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 130 (5.02%) Technical Support
10 127 (4.90%) Architect
11 112 (4.32%) IT Support
12 110 (4.25%) Administrator
13 106 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
14 95 (3.67%) Technical Engineer
15 91 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
16 89 (3.43%) Security Analyst
17 85 (3.28%) Support Analyst
18 80 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 78 (3.01%) Network Security Engineer
20 73 (2.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (1.85%) HTML
2 47 (1.81%) .NET
2 47 (1.81%) LAMP
3 35 (1.35%) Web Services
4 29 (1.12%) MAPI
5 26 (1.00%) CSS
6 25 (0.96%) Regular Expression
7 19 (0.73%) Ajax
8 14 (0.54%) jQuery
9 12 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (0.39%) XML
11 8 (0.31%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.27%) RSS
13 6 (0.23%) COM+
14 5 (0.19%) ASP.NET
15 4 (0.15%) JSP
15 4 (0.15%) Servlets
15 4 (0.15%) SOAP
15 4 (0.15%) EJB
15 4 (0.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 156 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (5.09%) Management Information System
3 105 (4.05%) Clustering
4 94 (3.63%) Blackberry
5 85 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 79 (3.05%) Fat Client
6 79 (3.05%) Thin Client
7 55 (2.12%) Open Source
8 50 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
9 42 (1.62%) PKI
10 26 (1.00%) iPhone
11 24 (0.93%) EqualLogic
12 21 (0.81%) CMDB
13 18 (0.69%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.69%) Visualisation
14 17 (0.66%) CESG
15 16 (0.62%) iSeries
16 15 (0.58%) Replication
17 13 (0.50%) e-Health
17 13 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1331 (51.37%) Windows
2 583 (22.50%) Linux
3 540 (20.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 370 (14.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 315 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 254 (9.80%) UNIX
7 189 (7.29%) Windows 7
8 147 (5.67%) Windows 8
9 98 (3.78%) Solaris
10 96 (3.71%) Windows Vista
11 90 (3.47%) Windows XP
11 90 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 64 (2.47%) CentOS
13 59 (2.28%) Windows 2000 Server
14 54 (2.08%) Mac OS X
15 48 (1.85%) AIX
16 29 (1.12%) Windows 2000
16 29 (1.12%) Apple iOS
17 25 (0.96%) Ubuntu
18 24 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (18.06%) ITIL
2 228 (8.80%) Load Balancing
3 188 (7.26%) Information Security
4 171 (6.60%) Project Management
5 152 (5.87%) SIEM
6 142 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
7 135 (5.21%) Change Management
8 132 (5.09%) Kalman Filter
9 129 (4.98%) Network Monitoring
10 123 (4.75%) Service Delivery
11 118 (4.55%) Network Design
12 113 (4.36%) Problem Management
13 108 (4.17%) Migration
14 107 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
15 102 (3.94%) Mentoring
16 101 (3.90%) Incident Management
17 90 (3.47%) Security Architecture
18 82 (3.16%) Penetration Testing
19 74 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
20 67 (2.59%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 389 (15.01%) SQL
2 110 (4.25%) PowerShell
3 67 (2.59%) Perl
4 59 (2.28%) PHP
4 59 (2.28%) C
5 44 (1.70%) Bash Shell
6 38 (1.47%) Java
6 38 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 37 (1.43%) C++
7 37 (1.43%) Python
8 32 (1.24%) JavaScript
9 23 (0.89%) C#
10 20 (0.77%) Ruby
11 14 (0.54%) PHP5
12 12 (0.46%) VBScript
13 8 (0.31%) VB
13 8 (0.31%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.15%) Tcl
15 3 (0.12%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.12%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 868 (33.50%) Cisco Certification
2 534 (20.61%) CCNA
3 515 (19.88%) CCNP
4 325 (12.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 265 (10.23%) MCSE
6 244 (9.42%) Degree
7 243 (9.38%) Security Cleared
8 173 (6.68%) SC Cleared
9 169 (6.52%) CCIE
10 167 (6.45%) CISSP
11 129 (4.98%) MCITP
12 106 (4.09%) CCSE
13 94 (3.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 87 (3.36%) VCP4
15 81 (3.13%) CCSA
16 72 (2.78%) MCP
17 69 (2.66%) Citrix Certification
18 62 (2.39%) MCSA
19 61 (2.35%) CCA
20 50 (1.93%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (9.53%) SLA
2 150 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 143 (5.52%) PCI DSS
4 62 (2.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (0.93%) GPG13
6 22 (0.85%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.54%) COBIT
8 13 (0.50%) QA
9 5 (0.19%) HL7
9 5 (0.19%) DICOM
10 1 (0.039%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.039%) BS25999
10 1 (0.039%) BS7799
10 1 (0.039%) HIPAA
System Software
1 655 (25.28%) Active Directory
2 619 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 319 (12.31%) Hyper-V
4 174 (6.72%) XenApp
5 160 (6.18%) vSphere
6 103 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
7 98 (3.78%) VMware ESX
8 61 (2.35%) XenDesktop
9 56 (2.16%) Terminal Services
10 20 (0.77%) Terminal Server
10 20 (0.77%) Squid
10 20 (0.77%) vCloud
11 19 (0.73%) VMware Server
12 16 (0.62%) Firmware
13 13 (0.50%) XenServer
14 12 (0.46%) MetaFrame
15 11 (0.42%) ISA Server
15 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 11 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
16 10 (0.39%) Samba
Systems Management
1 109 (4.21%) Backup Exec
2 94 (3.63%) SCCM
3 71 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 48 (1.85%) SCOM
5 39 (1.51%) WSUS
6 38 (1.47%) Puppet
7 34 (1.31%) Nagios
8 31 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
9 25 (0.96%) NetBackup
10 24 (0.93%) ARCserve
10 24 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
11 23 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
12 20 (0.77%) FortiGate
13 19 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
14 18 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 17 (0.66%) HP SIM
16 16 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
17 15 (0.58%) Legato
18 14 (0.54%) SCDPM
19 12 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1386 (53.49%) Cisco
2 945 (36.47%) VMware
3 897 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 491 (18.95%) Juniper
5 462 (17.83%) CheckPoint
6 424 (16.36%) Citrix
7 340 (13.12%) F5
8 302 (11.66%) HP
9 150 (5.79%) Symantec
10 138 (5.33%) Oracle
11 130 (5.02%) Avaya
12 110 (4.25%) Red Hat
13 100 (3.86%) Blue Coat
14 99 (3.82%) Dell
15 88 (3.40%) McAfee
16 85 (3.28%) Websense
16 85 (3.28%) Apple
17 78 (3.01%) IBM
18 76 (2.93%) SolarWinds
19 66 (2.55%) SonicWALL
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