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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 38 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1280 1232 1290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.69% 5.62% 5.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.95% 24.41% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 1022 1164
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4932 5047 5218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.92% 23.03% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3716 3913 4320
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 1 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 1 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 +3 372 £40,000 +2.56% 31
Berkshire 0 345 £40,000 -5.88% 31
Hampshire +4 256 £42,500 +8.97% 32
Kent +20 133 £37,500 -11.76% 10
West Sussex +24 63 £29,500 -14.49% 9
Buckinghamshire -34 61 £39,500 +8.21% 8
Oxfordshire -47 28 £37,500 +2.88% 8
Middlesex -6 19 £45,000 +5.88%
East Sussex -54 18 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Home Counties +4 2 £35,000 -46.15%
Sussex -2 1 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 1264 (51.49%) Cisco
2 1196 (48.72%) Windows
3 811 (33.03%) Microsoft
4 753 (30.67%) Cisco Certification
5 658 (26.80%) VMware
6 601 (24.48%) WAN
7 579 (23.58%) Active Directory
8 551 (22.44%) TCP/IP
9 549 (22.36%) Juniper
10 544 (22.16%) DNS
11 533 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 525 (21.38%) CCNA
13 512 (20.86%) VPN
13 512 (20.86%) LAN
14 505 (20.57%) MS Exchange
15 502 (20.45%) Linux
16 462 (18.82%) CheckPoint
17 445 (18.13%) ITIL
18 439 (17.88%) CCNP
19 435 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
20 373 (15.19%) Network Security
21 349 (14.22%) SAN
22 345 (14.05%) F5
23 339 (13.81%) MS Excel
24 337 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
25 331 (13.48%) SQL
26 324 (13.20%) Windows Server 2003
27 305 (12.42%) SQL Server
28 304 (12.38%) Telecoms
29 303 (12.34%) UNIX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 505 (20.57%) MS Exchange
2 284 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 182 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 139 (5.66%) IIS
5 120 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 114 (4.64%) SharePoint
7 110 (4.48%) Lync
8 105 (4.28%) Apache
9 86 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 62 (2.53%) Tomcat
11 48 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 42 (1.71%) WebSphere
13 32 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2000
14 29 (1.18%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
17 12 (0.49%) Apache Solr
18 11 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
18 11 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
19 10 (0.41%) GroupWise
Applications
1 339 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 200 (8.15%) MS Office
3 32 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.37%) FastStats
6 6 (0.24%) MS Project
7 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.29%) Sage 200
5 6 (0.24%) RMDS
6 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.16%) Compiere
6 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.081%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.041%) Magento
9 1 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.041%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.83%) Office 365
2 27 (1.10%) SaaS
2 27 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.65%) IaaS
5 15 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.41%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.24%) PaaS
8 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 601 (24.48%) WAN
2 551 (22.44%) TCP/IP
3 544 (22.16%) DNS
4 512 (20.86%) VPN
4 512 (20.86%) LAN
5 373 (15.19%) Network Security
6 349 (14.22%) SAN
7 337 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
8 284 (11.57%) Internet
9 280 (11.41%) VoIP
10 247 (10.06%) DHCP
11 234 (9.53%) BGP
12 227 (9.25%) MPLS
12 227 (9.25%) OSPF
13 176 (7.17%) SSL
14 171 (6.97%) Wireless
15 169 (6.88%) VLAN
16 149 (6.07%) SNMP
17 146 (5.95%) IPsec
18 116 (4.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 106 (4.32%) MySQL
3 53 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 21 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 20 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (0.33%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (0.20%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.20%) OLTP
16 4 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
17 3 (0.12%) Ingres
17 3 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 16 (0.65%) Metasploit
3 12 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.24%) Selenium
5 5 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.16%) NUnit
6 4 (0.16%) TestComplete
6 4 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.16%) WebLOAD
7 3 (0.12%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.12%) NuGet
7 3 (0.12%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.081%) Subversion
8 2 (0.081%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.041%) JIRA
9 1 (0.041%) Ant
9 1 (0.041%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.041%) Introscope
General
1 304 (12.38%) Telecoms
2 300 (12.22%) Finance
3 74 (3.01%) Retail
4 57 (2.32%) Billing
5 33 (1.34%) Marketing
6 30 (1.22%) German Language
7 27 (1.10%) Banking
8 26 (1.06%) Electronics
9 23 (0.94%) Legal
10 21 (0.86%) Back Office
11 16 (0.65%) French Language
12 13 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.29%) Publishing
14 6 (0.24%) Military
15 5 (0.20%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.20%) Advertising
15 5 (0.20%) Automotive
16 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.16%) Games
16 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 518 (21.10%) Network Engineer
2 344 (14.01%) Support Engineer
3 314 (12.79%) Analyst
4 277 (11.28%) Consultant
5 232 (9.45%) Security Engineer
6 153 (6.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 151 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
8 114 (4.64%) Support Analyst
9 108 (4.40%) Administrator
10 102 (4.15%) Senior Network Engineer
11 100 (4.07%) Security Analyst
12 94 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
12 94 (3.83%) Technical Support
13 91 (3.71%) Network Security Engineer
13 91 (3.71%) Network Support
13 91 (3.71%) IT Support
14 90 (3.67%) Security Consultant
15 82 (3.34%) Network Consultant
16 78 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 71 (2.89%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (2.81%) .NET
2 50 (2.04%) HTML
3 33 (1.34%) Ajax
4 31 (1.26%) LAMP
5 27 (1.10%) CSS
6 25 (1.02%) jQuery
7 20 (0.81%) SOAP
8 18 (0.73%) XML
9 17 (0.69%) Web Services
10 12 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (0.45%) ASP.NET
12 10 (0.41%) Middleware
13 9 (0.37%) .NET Framework
13 9 (0.37%) J2EE
14 8 (0.33%) Regular Expression
15 7 (0.29%) XSLT
16 6 (0.24%) ODBC
16 6 (0.24%) MSMQ
16 6 (0.24%) Rendezvous
16 6 (0.24%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (3.75%) Management Information System
2 85 (3.46%) Blackberry
3 77 (3.14%) Clustering
4 74 (3.01%) Replication
5 66 (2.69%) Smartphone
6 53 (2.16%) Firmware
7 46 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 32 (1.30%) Thin Client
8 32 (1.30%) Fat Client
9 27 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
10 24 (0.98%) iPhone
11 22 (0.90%) Open Source
12 20 (0.81%) EqualLogic
12 20 (0.81%) PKI
13 16 (0.65%) Celerra
14 15 (0.61%) iPad
15 14 (0.57%) CMDB
16 13 (0.53%) iSeries
17 12 (0.49%) DTV
18 10 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1196 (48.72%) Windows
2 533 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 502 (20.45%) Linux
4 324 (13.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 303 (12.34%) UNIX
6 282 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 184 (7.49%) Windows 7
8 117 (4.77%) Windows 8
9 96 (3.91%) Windows XP
10 60 (2.44%) Windows Vista
11 59 (2.40%) Solaris
12 54 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 45 (1.83%) CentOS
14 40 (1.63%) Mac OS X
15 37 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
16 34 (1.38%) AIX
17 28 (1.14%) Apple iOS
18 27 (1.10%) Ubuntu
19 23 (0.94%) Debian
20 21 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (18.13%) ITIL
2 248 (10.10%) Load Balancing
3 216 (8.80%) Network Management
4 158 (6.44%) Network Design
5 146 (5.95%) Information Security
6 144 (5.87%) Project Management
7 128 (5.21%) SIEM
8 126 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 117 (4.77%) Change Management
10 101 (4.11%) PRINCE2
11 92 (3.75%) Change Control
12 86 (3.50%) Problem Management
13 82 (3.34%) Disaster Recovery
14 73 (2.97%) Service Management
15 68 (2.77%) E-Commerce
15 68 (2.77%) Incident Management
16 62 (2.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 62 (2.53%) Penetration Testing
17 57 (2.32%) Security Management
18 55 (2.24%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 331 (13.48%) SQL
2 87 (3.54%) PHP
3 79 (3.22%) PowerShell
4 72 (2.93%) Perl
5 56 (2.28%) Java
6 49 (2.00%) Python
7 48 (1.96%) C
7 48 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 47 (1.91%) JavaScript
9 44 (1.79%) C++
10 35 (1.43%) C#
11 34 (1.38%) Shell Script
12 29 (1.18%) Ruby
13 25 (1.02%) PHP5
14 16 (0.65%) VB
15 15 (0.61%) T-SQL
15 15 (0.61%) VBScript
16 8 (0.33%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.24%) Google Apps Script
18 4 (0.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 753 (30.67%) Cisco Certification
2 525 (21.38%) CCNA
3 439 (17.88%) CCNP
4 297 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 276 (11.24%) Degree
6 236 (9.61%) Security Cleared
7 209 (8.51%) MCSE
8 173 (7.05%) SC Cleared
9 140 (5.70%) MCITP
10 112 (4.56%) CISSP
11 110 (4.48%) MCSA
12 100 (4.07%) CCSA
13 96 (3.91%) CCIE
14 95 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 88 (3.58%) CCSE
16 59 (2.40%) JNCIA
17 51 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
17 51 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
18 49 (2.00%) MCP
19 43 (1.75%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (7.78%) SLA
2 98 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 93 (3.79%) PCI DSS
4 31 (1.26%) QA
5 16 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.57%) COBIT
7 13 (0.53%) GPG13
8 12 (0.49%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.20%) COSO
10 2 (0.081%) BS7799
11 1 (0.041%) DICOM
System Software
1 579 (23.58%) Active Directory
2 435 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 247 (10.06%) Hyper-V
4 127 (5.17%) vSphere
5 125 (5.09%) XenApp
6 84 (3.42%) XenDesktop
6 84 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
7 69 (2.81%) VMware ESX
8 53 (2.16%) UAG
9 42 (1.71%) Snort
10 37 (1.51%) Terminal Services
11 35 (1.43%) Xen
12 34 (1.38%) ProxySG
13 33 (1.34%) ISA Server
14 32 (1.30%) XenServer
15 29 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
16 24 (0.98%) Terminal Server
17 18 (0.73%) Nmap
18 15 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 15 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 109 (4.44%) Backup Exec
2 68 (2.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 57 (2.32%) SCCM
4 43 (1.75%) SCOM
5 36 (1.47%) WSUS
6 27 (1.10%) NetBackup
6 27 (1.10%) FortiGate
7 25 (1.02%) Puppet
8 22 (0.90%) ARCserve
9 21 (0.86%) Nessus
10 20 (0.81%) Nagios
10 20 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
10 20 (0.81%) HP NNM
11 19 (0.77%) Legato
12 18 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
13 16 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
13 16 (0.65%) OpenView
14 15 (0.61%) Zenoss
14 15 (0.61%) SCSM
15 14 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1264 (51.49%) Cisco
2 811 (33.03%) Microsoft
3 658 (26.80%) VMware
4 549 (22.36%) Juniper
5 462 (18.82%) CheckPoint
6 345 (14.05%) F5
7 286 (11.65%) Citrix
8 256 (10.43%) HP
9 150 (6.11%) Symantec
10 128 (5.21%) Oracle
11 120 (4.89%) Blue Coat
12 97 (3.95%) Red Hat
13 88 (3.58%) Dell
14 86 (3.50%) McAfee
15 81 (3.30%) Avaya
16 69 (2.81%) IBM
17 67 (2.73%) NetApp
18 66 (2.69%) WatchGuard
19 65 (2.65%) Websense
20 64 (2.61%) Veeam
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