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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 28 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1476 1284 1241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.12% 5.68% 5.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.66% 25.71% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1037 1033
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,050 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
4385 4995 5112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 22.08% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3522 3745 3977
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Surrey +7 412 £42,500 +6.25% 26
Berkshire +9 395 £42,500 +6.25% 35
Hampshire -1 240 £42,500 - 20
West Sussex +21 122 £45,000 +55.17% 5
Buckinghamshire +32 115 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Kent -15 76 £38,500 +2.66% 9
Oxfordshire +37 57 £37,500 - 11
East Sussex +30 26 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Middlesex +10 23 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Sussex +10 15 £40,000 - 2
Home Counties -2 3 £65,000 +85.71%
Thames Valley - 2 £80,000 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1602 (55.36%) Cisco
2 1388 (47.96%) Windows
3 1065 (36.80%) Cisco Certification
4 1050 (36.28%) WAN
5 1043 (36.04%) LAN
6 1040 (35.94%) VMware
7 884 (30.55%) Microsoft
8 715 (24.71%) Linux
9 712 (24.60%) Active Directory
10 703 (24.29%) VPN
11 691 (23.88%) TCP/IP
12 684 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 634 (21.91%) DNS
14 629 (21.73%) CCNP
15 614 (21.22%) CCNA
16 570 (19.70%) ITIL
17 550 (19.00%) CheckPoint
18 549 (18.97%) Juniper
19 543 (18.76%) Windows Server 2008
20 540 (18.66%) MS Exchange
21 527 (18.21%) Cisco ASA
22 518 (17.90%) Data Centre
23 459 (15.86%) Windows Server 2012
24 434 (15.00%) F5
25 433 (14.96%) MS Excel
26 418 (14.44%) Hyper-V
27 408 (14.10%) Network Security
28 397 (13.72%) SAN
29 393 (13.58%) SQL Server
30 361 (12.47%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 540 (18.66%) MS Exchange
2 332 (11.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 236 (8.15%) IIS
4 161 (5.56%) Lync
5 148 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 144 (4.98%) SharePoint
7 133 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 106 (3.66%) Apache
9 97 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 65 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 35 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2000
11 35 (1.21%) Tomcat
12 31 (1.07%) IBM Notes
13 23 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
14 22 (0.76%) Apache Solr
15 21 (0.73%) nginx
16 17 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
17 15 (0.52%) WebSphere
18 14 (0.48%) JBoss
19 13 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 433 (14.96%) MS Excel
2 249 (8.60%) MS Office
3 33 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.48%) MS Project
6 6 (0.21%) Solid Edge
6 6 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.10%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.069%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.069%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 120 (4.15%) Office 365
2 84 (2.90%) SaaS
3 62 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
4 57 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
5 52 (1.80%) IaaS
6 39 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (1.11%) PaaS
8 12 (0.41%) Taleo
8 12 (0.41%) Responsys
9 10 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.24%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.14%) Symantec.cloud
11 4 (0.14%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.069%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.035%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.035%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.035%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.035%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 1050 (36.28%) WAN
2 1043 (36.04%) LAN
3 703 (24.29%) VPN
4 691 (23.88%) TCP/IP
5 634 (21.91%) DNS
6 527 (18.21%) Cisco ASA
7 408 (14.10%) Network Security
8 397 (13.72%) SAN
9 350 (12.09%) DHCP
9 350 (12.09%) VoIP
10 317 (10.95%) Wireless
11 303 (10.47%) MPLS
12 277 (9.57%) BGP
13 254 (8.78%) VLAN
14 222 (7.67%) OSPF
15 215 (7.43%) Cisco Nexus
16 208 (7.19%) IPsec
17 202 (6.98%) Internet
18 180 (6.22%) SSL
19 158 (5.46%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 124 (4.28%) MySQL
3 81 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 70 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (1.11%) Redis
6 32 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 30 (1.04%) Oracle Database
8 24 (0.83%) DB2
9 20 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (0.69%) Big Data
10 18 (0.62%) MongoDB
11 16 (0.55%) NoSQL
12 15 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 11 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.21%) MS Access
15 6 (0.21%) Informix
15 6 (0.21%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 28 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 19 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 13 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.45%) Subversion
4 9 (0.31%) JIRA
5 5 (0.17%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (0.14%) Selenium
7 3 (0.10%) Hudson
8 2 (0.069%) NUnit
8 2 (0.069%) Moq
9 1 (0.035%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.035%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.035%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.035%) Ant
9 1 (0.035%) JUnit
9 1 (0.035%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.035%) MSI
9 1 (0.035%) JMeter
General
1 293 (10.12%) Finance
2 266 (9.19%) Telecoms
3 47 (1.62%) Marketing
4 43 (1.49%) Electronics
5 42 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 41 (1.42%) Banking
7 40 (1.38%) Retail
8 22 (0.76%) German Language
9 21 (0.73%) Legal
10 19 (0.66%) Back Office
11 15 (0.52%) French Language
12 14 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.48%) Advertising
13 9 (0.31%) Billing
14 8 (0.28%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.24%) Games
15 7 (0.24%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.24%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.21%) Publishing
17 5 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 663 (22.91%) Network Engineer
2 423 (14.62%) Support Engineer
3 246 (8.50%) Analyst
4 238 (8.22%) Consultant
5 200 (6.91%) Administrator
6 198 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 189 (6.53%) Security Engineer
8 161 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
9 153 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
10 143 (4.94%) Architect
11 141 (4.87%) Systems Administrator
12 127 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
13 97 (3.35%) Network Security Engineer
14 96 (3.32%) IT Support
15 93 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
15 93 (3.21%) Technical Engineer
16 87 (3.01%) Technical Support
17 83 (2.87%) Network Support
17 83 (2.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 76 (2.63%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (2.94%) Web Services
2 55 (1.90%) .NET
3 52 (1.80%) 802.1X
4 35 (1.21%) CSS
5 34 (1.17%) LAMP
6 23 (0.79%) HTML
7 20 (0.69%) Regular Expression
8 19 (0.66%) TAPI
8 19 (0.66%) JTAPI
9 15 (0.52%) MAPI
9 15 (0.52%) Ajax
10 14 (0.48%) VXML
10 14 (0.48%) CCXML
11 13 (0.45%) Middleware
11 13 (0.45%) XML
12 8 (0.28%) ODBC
12 8 (0.28%) CGI
12 8 (0.28%) RESTful
13 6 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (0.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 518 (17.90%) Data Centre
2 198 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 142 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 125 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 108 (3.73%) Blackberry
6 92 (3.18%) Clustering
7 62 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
8 59 (2.04%) Replication
9 58 (2.00%) Statistics
10 55 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 47 (1.62%) EqualLogic
12 41 (1.42%) PKI
13 38 (1.31%) Thin Client
13 38 (1.31%) Fat Client
14 33 (1.14%) e-Health
15 32 (1.11%) CESG
15 32 (1.11%) IVR
16 24 (0.83%) HP Storage
17 23 (0.79%) Client/Server
18 19 (0.66%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1388 (47.96%) Windows
2 715 (24.71%) Linux
3 543 (18.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 459 (15.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 320 (11.06%) UNIX
6 288 (9.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 175 (6.05%) Windows 7
8 144 (4.98%) Windows 8
9 106 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 92 (3.18%) Solaris
11 76 (2.63%) Windows XP
12 60 (2.07%) Mac OS X
13 59 (2.04%) CentOS
14 47 (1.62%) Windows 2000
15 42 (1.45%) AIX
15 42 (1.45%) Windows Vista
16 36 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
17 34 (1.17%) Mac OS
18 30 (1.04%) Android
19 26 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (19.70%) ITIL
2 299 (10.33%) Load Balancing
3 253 (8.74%) Information Security
4 182 (6.29%) Project Management
5 175 (6.05%) Network Design
6 171 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
7 164 (5.67%) Migration
8 160 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 145 (5.01%) Change Management
10 136 (4.70%) Incident Management
11 131 (4.53%) Network Monitoring
12 120 (4.15%) Service Delivery
13 116 (4.01%) SIEM
14 107 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
15 104 (3.59%) Network Management
16 98 (3.39%) Mentoring
17 86 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
17 86 (2.97%) Problem Management
18 83 (2.87%) Penetration Testing
19 80 (2.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 353 (12.20%) SQL
2 114 (3.94%) Perl
3 112 (3.87%) PowerShell
4 99 (3.42%) Python
5 67 (2.32%) Bash Shell
6 65 (2.25%) Java
7 61 (2.11%) PHP
8 54 (1.87%) C
9 48 (1.66%) Shell Script
10 38 (1.31%) Ruby
11 22 (0.76%) JavaScript
12 17 (0.59%) VBScript
13 14 (0.48%) C++
14 12 (0.41%) VB
15 7 (0.24%) Tcl
16 5 (0.17%) C#
17 4 (0.14%) Ada
18 3 (0.10%) Go
19 2 (0.069%) Google Apps Script
19 2 (0.069%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1065 (36.80%) Cisco Certification
2 629 (21.73%) CCNP
3 614 (21.22%) CCNA
4 342 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 288 (9.95%) Security Cleared
6 255 (8.81%) MCSE
6 255 (8.81%) Degree
7 238 (8.22%) CCIE
8 194 (6.70%) SC Cleared
9 165 (5.70%) CISSP
10 149 (5.15%) MCITP
11 138 (4.77%) CCSE
12 111 (3.84%) MCP
13 102 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 100 (3.46%) CCSA
15 74 (2.56%) MCSA
16 51 (1.76%) CEH
17 48 (1.66%) CCDP
18 41 (1.42%) CISM
19 39 (1.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (9.36%) SLA
2 166 (5.74%) PCI DSS
3 124 (4.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.38%) QA
5 38 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.69%) GPG13
7 14 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.31%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.10%) COBIT
10 2 (0.069%) HL7
10 2 (0.069%) DICOM
10 2 (0.069%) FISMA
11 1 (0.035%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.035%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.035%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.035%) BS7799
System Software
1 712 (24.60%) Active Directory
2 684 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 418 (14.44%) Hyper-V
4 224 (7.74%) vSphere
5 140 (4.84%) XenApp
6 111 (3.84%) VMware ESX
7 110 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (1.24%) XenDesktop
8 36 (1.24%) Terminal Services
9 34 (1.17%) Firmware
9 34 (1.17%) vCloud
10 31 (1.07%) KVM
11 29 (1.00%) ISA Server
12 28 (0.97%) XenServer
13 26 (0.90%) Terminal Server
14 23 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
15 17 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
16 16 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
17 13 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 12 (0.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 152 (5.25%) SCCM
2 127 (4.39%) Backup Exec
3 82 (2.83%) WSUS
4 76 (2.63%) FortiGate
5 72 (2.49%) SCOM
6 67 (2.32%) Puppet
7 59 (2.04%) CiscoWorks
8 36 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
9 33 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
10 31 (1.07%) Nagios
11 29 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
12 26 (0.90%) HP SIM
12 26 (0.90%) NetBackup
13 25 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
14 24 (0.83%) Cisco LMS
14 24 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
15 23 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
15 23 (0.79%) ARCserve
16 22 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 20 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1602 (55.36%) Cisco
2 1040 (35.94%) VMware
3 884 (30.55%) Microsoft
4 550 (19.00%) CheckPoint
5 549 (18.97%) Juniper
6 434 (15.00%) F5
7 361 (12.47%) Citrix
8 320 (11.06%) HP
9 167 (5.77%) Avaya
10 147 (5.08%) Blue Coat
11 145 (5.01%) Symantec
12 135 (4.66%) Red Hat
13 127 (4.39%) Fortinet
14 125 (4.32%) Oracle
15 94 (3.25%) Dell
16 91 (3.14%) NetApp
17 81 (2.80%) McAfee
18 75 (2.59%) SolarWinds
19 66 (2.28%) Websense
19 66 (2.28%) Apple
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum +Company Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sussex
24/7 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
New Wave Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
Sussex
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Salary: Comp+bens+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35k - £45k+ Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £43k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
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Salary: From £43,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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