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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 33 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1421 1157 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.62% 4.94% 5.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.13% 23.84% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 955 959
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
4717 4854 5317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.99% 20.72% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3551 3779 4236
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +4 462 £46,500 +3.33% 59
Surrey +35 313 £40,000 -5.88% 28
Hampshire +5 254 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Kent -1 105 £41,750 +28.46% 3
Buckinghamshire +26 102 £45,000 +12.50% 16
West Sussex +12 90 £42,500 +41.66% 9
Oxfordshire +49 79 £40,000 +14.28% 16
East Sussex - 30 £42,500 - 10
Middlesex +2 19 £37,500 -21.05%
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1442 (53.53%) Cisco
2 1324 (49.15%) Windows
3 972 (36.08%) VMware
4 919 (34.11%) Cisco Certification
5 912 (33.85%) Microsoft
6 814 (30.22%) WAN
7 729 (27.06%) TCP/IP
8 727 (26.99%) LAN
9 660 (24.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 654 (24.28%) Linux
11 623 (23.13%) Active Directory
12 592 (21.97%) VPN
13 561 (20.82%) CCNA
14 557 (20.68%) CCNP
15 548 (20.34%) CheckPoint
16 531 (19.71%) ITIL
17 512 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
18 509 (18.89%) DNS
19 505 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
20 495 (18.37%) Juniper
21 477 (17.71%) MS Exchange
22 449 (16.67%) MS Excel
23 408 (15.14%) SAN
24 400 (14.85%) SQL
25 399 (14.81%) Network Security
26 391 (14.51%) Citrix
27 389 (14.44%) F5
28 361 (13.40%) MPLS
29 360 (13.36%) Windows Server 2012
30 355 (13.18%) SQL Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 477 (17.71%) MS Exchange
2 227 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 173 (6.42%) IIS
4 168 (6.24%) SharePoint
5 141 (5.23%) Lync
6 126 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 125 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 99 (3.67%) Apache
9 85 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 61 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 39 (1.45%) Tomcat
12 32 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
13 23 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 22 (0.82%) Apache Solr
15 19 (0.71%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.56%) JBoss
17 14 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
18 13 (0.48%) CMS
19 12 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
19 12 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 449 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 233 (8.65%) MS Office
3 25 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.59%) MS Project
5 12 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
6 7 (0.26%) Solid Edge
7 2 (0.074%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.33%) Oracle BRM
3 8 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.074%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.074%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.074%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.037%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.037%) RMDS
6 1 (0.037%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 97 (3.60%) Office 365
2 75 (2.78%) SaaS
3 72 (2.67%) IaaS
4 65 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
5 62 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (1.08%) PaaS
8 12 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.19%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.15%) GitHub
12 3 (0.11%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.074%) Taleo
13 2 (0.074%) Responsys
14 1 (0.037%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 814 (30.22%) WAN
2 729 (27.06%) TCP/IP
3 727 (26.99%) LAN
4 592 (21.97%) VPN
5 509 (18.89%) DNS
6 505 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 408 (15.14%) SAN
8 399 (14.81%) Network Security
9 361 (13.40%) MPLS
10 309 (11.47%) DHCP
11 302 (11.21%) Wireless
12 284 (10.54%) BGP
13 281 (10.43%) VoIP
14 256 (9.50%) OSPF
15 233 (8.65%) VLAN
16 190 (7.05%) SSL
17 169 (6.27%) IPsec
18 159 (5.90%) Cisco Nexus
19 154 (5.72%) Cisco PIX
20 144 (5.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 104 (3.86%) MySQL
3 64 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 37 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (1.22%) DB2
7 28 (1.04%) Oracle Database
8 25 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
9 23 (0.85%) Big Data
10 22 (0.82%) Relational Database
11 19 (0.71%) Redis
12 12 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (0.45%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.33%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (0.26%) MS Access
16 6 (0.22%) Data Mining
17 5 (0.19%) Informix
17 5 (0.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (0.33%) RequisitePro
5 9 (0.33%) CaliberRM
6 8 (0.30%) NUnit
6 8 (0.30%) Subversion
7 7 (0.26%) Selenium
8 6 (0.22%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.22%) Moq
8 6 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.19%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.15%) JIRA
10 4 (0.15%) MSI
11 3 (0.11%) Hudson
12 2 (0.074%) Apache Ivy
12 2 (0.074%) TestComplete
12 2 (0.074%) Metasploit
General
1 224 (8.31%) Telecoms
2 220 (8.17%) Finance
3 49 (1.82%) Retail
4 38 (1.41%) Marketing
5 34 (1.26%) Banking
6 31 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 21 (0.78%) Advertising
7 21 (0.78%) Electronics
8 19 (0.71%) Legal
9 13 (0.48%) Back Office
10 12 (0.45%) German Language
11 8 (0.30%) French Language
12 7 (0.26%) Billing
12 7 (0.26%) Law
12 7 (0.26%) Publishing
13 6 (0.22%) Military
14 5 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.19%) Automotive
15 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 581 (21.57%) Network Engineer
2 377 (13.99%) Support Engineer
3 267 (9.91%) Analyst
4 251 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 225 (8.35%) Consultant
6 185 (6.87%) Security Engineer
7 145 (5.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 117 (4.34%) Architect
9 116 (4.31%) Administrator
10 111 (4.12%) Technical Support
11 107 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support
11 107 (3.97%) IT Support
12 97 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
13 95 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
14 90 (3.34%) Systems Administrator
15 84 (3.12%) Team Leader
16 82 (3.04%) Security Analyst
17 80 (2.97%) Technical Engineer
18 76 (2.82%) Network Security Engineer
18 76 (2.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (2.08%) Web Services
2 53 (1.97%) .NET
3 43 (1.60%) LAMP
4 37 (1.37%) HTML
5 31 (1.15%) CSS
5 31 (1.15%) Regular Expression
6 30 (1.11%) MAPI
7 16 (0.59%) Ajax
8 9 (0.33%) XML
8 9 (0.33%) jQuery
9 8 (0.30%) ODBC
9 8 (0.30%) .NET Framework
9 8 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (0.26%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.19%) EDI
11 5 (0.19%) WAP
11 5 (0.19%) Middleware
11 5 (0.19%) JTAPI
11 5 (0.19%) TAPI
12 4 (0.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 165 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (5.53%) Management Information System
3 115 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 105 (3.90%) Blackberry
5 82 (3.04%) Clustering
6 76 (2.82%) Open Source
7 70 (2.60%) Fat Client
7 70 (2.60%) Thin Client
8 37 (1.37%) PKI
9 34 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 33 (1.22%) Statistics
10 33 (1.22%) Replication
11 26 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 26 (0.97%) CESG
11 26 (0.97%) BYOD
12 25 (0.93%) iPhone
13 24 (0.89%) iSeries
13 24 (0.89%) e-Health
14 21 (0.78%) EqualLogic
15 20 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1324 (49.15%) Windows
2 654 (24.28%) Linux
3 512 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 360 (13.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 292 (10.84%) UNIX
6 276 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 164 (6.09%) Windows 7
8 120 (4.45%) Windows 8
9 110 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 100 (3.71%) Solaris
11 89 (3.30%) Windows XP
12 86 (3.19%) Windows Vista
13 57 (2.12%) CentOS
14 55 (2.04%) Mac OS X
15 51 (1.89%) AIX
16 44 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
17 33 (1.22%) Android
18 29 (1.08%) Mac OS
18 29 (1.08%) Ubuntu
19 28 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (19.71%) ITIL
2 248 (9.21%) Load Balancing
3 191 (7.09%) Project Management
4 190 (7.05%) Information Security
5 183 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
6 145 (5.38%) Network Monitoring
7 144 (5.35%) SIEM
8 142 (5.27%) Service Delivery
9 136 (5.05%) Change Management
10 133 (4.94%) Incident Management
11 132 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 129 (4.79%) Network Design
13 128 (4.75%) Migration
14 125 (4.64%) Kalman Filter
15 123 (4.57%) Mentoring
16 91 (3.38%) Problem Management
17 87 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
18 85 (3.16%) Cyber Security
19 82 (3.04%) Security Architecture
20 74 (2.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 400 (14.85%) SQL
2 123 (4.57%) PowerShell
3 80 (2.97%) Perl
4 54 (2.00%) C
5 53 (1.97%) PHP
5 53 (1.97%) Bash Shell
6 52 (1.93%) Python
7 42 (1.56%) Java
8 31 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 28 (1.04%) Ruby
10 22 (0.82%) JavaScript
11 21 (0.78%) C++
12 15 (0.56%) C#
13 13 (0.48%) VBScript
13 13 (0.48%) VB
14 8 (0.30%) PHP5
15 4 (0.15%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.11%) Ada
16 3 (0.11%) Tcl
17 2 (0.074%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 919 (34.11%) Cisco Certification
2 561 (20.82%) CCNA
3 557 (20.68%) CCNP
4 315 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 283 (10.50%) Security Cleared
6 252 (9.35%) MCSE
7 251 (9.32%) Degree
8 204 (7.57%) SC Cleared
9 187 (6.94%) CISSP
10 184 (6.83%) CCIE
11 137 (5.09%) CCSE
12 120 (4.45%) MCITP
13 103 (3.82%) CCSA
14 86 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 84 (3.12%) MCP
16 63 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
17 53 (1.97%) CCA
17 53 (1.97%) CISM
18 49 (1.82%) DV Cleared
19 48 (1.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (10.02%) SLA
2 152 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 146 (5.42%) PCI DSS
4 54 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 32 (1.19%) GPG13
6 26 (0.97%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.63%) QA
8 10 (0.37%) HIPAA
9 7 (0.26%) COBIT
10 5 (0.19%) HL7
10 5 (0.19%) DICOM
11 3 (0.11%) FISMA
12 1 (0.037%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.037%) BS25999
12 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.037%) BS7799
System Software
1 660 (24.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 623 (23.13%) Active Directory
3 343 (12.73%) Hyper-V
4 188 (6.98%) vSphere
5 164 (6.09%) XenApp
6 84 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
6 84 (3.12%) VMware ESX
7 66 (2.45%) XenDesktop
8 45 (1.67%) Terminal Services
9 27 (1.00%) Terminal Server
10 20 (0.74%) Squid
11 17 (0.63%) XenServer
12 15 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
12 15 (0.56%) KVM
13 14 (0.52%) vCloud
14 13 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 12 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (0.45%) ISA Server
16 11 (0.41%) Firmware
17 8 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 108 (4.01%) Backup Exec
2 102 (3.79%) SCCM
3 56 (2.08%) WSUS
4 49 (1.82%) SCOM
5 48 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 45 (1.67%) Puppet
7 38 (1.41%) Nagios
8 30 (1.11%) ARCserve
8 30 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
9 29 (1.08%) NetBackup
9 29 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
9 29 (1.08%) FortiGate
9 29 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (0.89%) HP SIM
11 23 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 19 (0.71%) Legato
13 18 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
14 17 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
15 14 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
16 13 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1442 (53.53%) Cisco
2 972 (36.08%) VMware
3 912 (33.85%) Microsoft
4 548 (20.34%) CheckPoint
5 495 (18.37%) Juniper
6 391 (14.51%) Citrix
7 389 (14.44%) F5
8 340 (12.62%) HP
9 154 (5.72%) Symantec
10 146 (5.42%) Oracle
11 130 (4.83%) Red Hat
11 130 (4.83%) Blue Coat
12 124 (4.60%) Avaya
13 96 (3.56%) Dell
14 91 (3.38%) McAfee
15 90 (3.34%) IBM
16 79 (2.93%) NetApp
17 77 (2.86%) SolarWinds
18 74 (2.75%) Apple
18 74 (2.75%) Websense
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Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
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