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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 42 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1088 1488 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.91% 7.13% 5.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.65% 33.42% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1231 1036
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
3669 4453 4973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.93% 21.35% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 3538 3781
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +2 375 £52,500 +23.52% 15
Hampshire -5 214 £40,000 -5.88% 25
Surrey -20 208 £42,500 - 18
Kent +16 97 £38,000 -1.29% 16
Buckinghamshire -5 71 £42,500 -5.55% 5
West Sussex -28 65 £45,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -34 32 £35,000 -12.50% 10
East Sussex -5 13 £45,500 -4.21% 1
Middlesex -8 5 £50,000 +6.38% 1
Home Counties -1 2 £80,000 +23.07%
Thames Valley +4 1 £57,500 -28.12% 2
Sussex -1 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 1297 (51.55%) Cisco
2 1215 (48.29%) Windows
3 859 (34.14%) Cisco Certification
4 800 (31.80%) VMware
5 740 (29.41%) Linux
6 733 (29.13%) WAN
7 719 (28.58%) Microsoft
8 643 (25.56%) LAN
9 620 (24.64%) Active Directory
10 610 (24.24%) Windows Server
11 607 (24.13%) TCP/IP
12 590 (23.45%) DNS
13 579 (23.01%) CCNP
14 572 (22.73%) VPN
15 560 (22.26%) CCNA
16 529 (21.03%) CheckPoint
17 487 (19.36%) Network Security
18 479 (19.04%) Cisco ASA
19 476 (18.92%) ITIL
20 449 (17.85%) VMware Infrastructure
21 444 (17.65%) F5
22 441 (17.53%) Juniper
23 395 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
24 378 (15.02%) MS Exchange
25 363 (14.43%) SAN
26 355 (14.11%) Data Centre
27 354 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
28 334 (13.28%) SQL Server
29 327 (13.00%) Wireless
30 320 (12.72%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 378 (15.02%) MS Exchange
2 202 (8.03%) IIS
3 162 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 127 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 101 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 94 (3.74%) Apache
7 82 (3.26%) Tomcat
8 73 (2.90%) JBoss
9 61 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
10 58 (2.31%) nginx
11 57 (2.27%) SharePoint
11 57 (2.27%) WebSphere
12 52 (2.07%) Skype for Business
13 48 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
13 48 (1.91%) WebLogic
14 45 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 43 (1.71%) CMS
15 43 (1.71%) OpenStack
16 38 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
17 18 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 320 (12.72%) MS Excel
2 152 (6.04%) MS Office
3 34 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.32%) MS Project
6 6 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.079%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 21 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.079%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.040%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.040%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 206 (8.19%) Office 365
2 148 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 108 (4.29%) SaaS
4 99 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (0.83%) PaaS
6 20 (0.79%) IaaS
7 12 (0.48%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.20%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.079%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.079%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.079%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.040%) Heroku
11 1 (0.040%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 733 (29.13%) WAN
2 643 (25.56%) LAN
3 607 (24.13%) TCP/IP
4 590 (23.45%) DNS
5 572 (22.73%) VPN
6 487 (19.36%) Network Security
7 479 (19.04%) Cisco ASA
8 363 (14.43%) SAN
9 327 (13.00%) Wireless
10 319 (12.68%) MPLS
11 306 (12.16%) DHCP
12 240 (9.54%) OSPF
13 234 (9.30%) BGP
14 233 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
15 229 (9.10%) VoIP
16 221 (8.78%) Internet
17 194 (7.71%) SSL
18 168 (6.68%) IPsec
19 164 (6.52%) VLAN
20 147 (5.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 110 (4.37%) MySQL
3 64 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 50 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (1.91%) Big Data
6 45 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 43 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 41 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (1.39%) Hadoop
10 25 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (0.72%) MongoDB
12 18 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
13 16 (0.64%) Redis
14 11 (0.44%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (0.36%) Data Mining
16 9 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
17 6 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 33 (1.31%) Visual Studio
2 27 (1.07%) Jenkins
3 22 (0.87%) LoadRunner
4 21 (0.83%) Selenium
5 20 (0.79%) Gatling
5 20 (0.79%) JMeter
5 20 (0.79%) TestNG
6 19 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (0.48%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.44%) Burp Suite
8 11 (0.44%) Git (software)
8 11 (0.44%) Metasploit
9 9 (0.36%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.20%) JIRA
13 2 (0.079%) Ant
13 2 (0.079%) Subversion
13 2 (0.079%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 300 (11.92%) Finance
2 224 (8.90%) Telecoms
3 51 (2.03%) German Language
4 50 (1.99%) Manufacturing
4 50 (1.99%) Retail
5 42 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 38 (1.51%) Electronics
7 32 (1.27%) French Language
8 30 (1.19%) Marketing
9 27 (1.07%) Banking
10 20 (0.79%) Games
11 19 (0.76%) Back Office
12 18 (0.72%) Legal
13 16 (0.64%) Law
14 14 (0.56%) Automotive
15 12 (0.48%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.32%) Billing
17 3 (0.12%) Advertising
17 3 (0.12%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 724 (28.78%) Network Engineer
2 387 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 294 (11.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 292 (11.61%) Analyst
5 282 (11.21%) Security Engineer
6 258 (10.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 239 (9.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 194 (7.71%) Senior Network Engineer
9 166 (6.60%) Network Security Engineer
10 150 (5.96%) Consultant
11 147 (5.84%) IT Engineer
12 132 (5.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 128 (5.09%) Support Analyst
14 126 (5.01%) Administrator
15 123 (4.89%) Linux Engineer
16 120 (4.77%) IT Support
17 105 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
18 104 (4.13%) Network Support
19 99 (3.93%) Senior Cisco Engineer
20 98 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (4.41%) Web Services
2 101 (4.01%) .NET
3 60 (2.38%) HTML
4 50 (1.99%) LAMP
5 47 (1.87%) 802.1X
6 42 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 37 (1.47%) Middleware
8 33 (1.31%) ZeroMQ
9 29 (1.15%) Regular Expression
10 28 (1.11%) CSS
11 22 (0.87%) Ajax
12 19 (0.76%) SOAP
12 19 (0.76%) XML
13 18 (0.72%) REST
14 13 (0.52%) LEMP Stack
15 10 (0.40%) AngularJS
15 10 (0.40%) jQuery
15 10 (0.40%) XSLT
16 9 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (0.28%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 355 (14.11%) Data Centre
2 174 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 133 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 131 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 119 (4.73%) Clustering
6 81 (3.22%) PKI
7 71 (2.82%) Replication
8 64 (2.54%) Driving Licence
9 52 (2.07%) Cyberthreat
10 40 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 39 (1.55%) Visualisation
12 32 (1.27%) Blackberry
13 29 (1.15%) Mathematics
14 28 (1.11%) Private Cloud
15 27 (1.07%) CESG
15 27 (1.07%) Cryptography
16 26 (1.03%) EqualLogic
16 26 (1.03%) Virtual Team
17 24 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
18 22 (0.87%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1215 (48.29%) Windows
2 740 (29.41%) Linux
3 610 (24.24%) Windows Server
4 395 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 354 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 252 (10.02%) Unix
7 159 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 140 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 119 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 102 (4.05%) Windows 8
11 94 (3.74%) Solaris
12 78 (3.10%) CentOS
13 62 (2.46%) Windows 10
14 49 (1.95%) Windows XP
15 48 (1.91%) Windows 2000
16 30 (1.19%) Ubuntu
17 23 (0.91%) Windows Vista
18 21 (0.83%) Mac OS
18 21 (0.83%) VMS
19 18 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (18.92%) ITIL
2 213 (8.47%) Information Security
3 211 (8.39%) Load Balancing
4 187 (7.43%) Network Design
5 176 (7.00%) SIEM
6 154 (6.12%) Presales
7 143 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 136 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
9 120 (4.77%) Cybersecurity
10 112 (4.45%) DevOps
11 109 (4.33%) Change Management
12 108 (4.29%) Project Management
13 105 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
14 100 (3.97%) Kalman Filter
15 92 (3.66%) Service Delivery
16 91 (3.62%) Change Control
17 90 (3.58%) Network Architecture
18 88 (3.50%) Mentoring
18 88 (3.50%) Network Management
19 85 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 317 (12.60%) SQL
2 201 (7.99%) PowerShell
3 143 (5.68%) Perl
4 94 (3.74%) Python
5 89 (3.54%) Bash Shell
6 77 (3.06%) Java
7 72 (2.86%) C
8 59 (2.34%) JavaScript
9 53 (2.11%) VBScript
10 51 (2.03%) Ruby
11 31 (1.23%) PHP
12 30 (1.19%) VB
13 24 (0.95%) Shell Script
14 23 (0.91%) C#
15 16 (0.64%) T-SQL
16 12 (0.48%) C++
17 8 (0.32%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.20%) Tcl
19 4 (0.16%) Bourne shell
19 4 (0.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 859 (34.14%) Cisco Certification
2 579 (23.01%) CCNP
3 560 (22.26%) CCNA
4 317 (12.60%) Security Cleared
5 254 (10.10%) SC Cleared
6 241 (9.58%) Degree
7 226 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 176 (7.00%) CCIE
9 173 (6.88%) MCSE
10 150 (5.96%) CISSP
11 132 (5.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 107 (4.25%) CCSE
13 81 (3.22%) MCITP
14 70 (2.78%) MCSA
15 65 (2.58%) CCSA
16 64 (2.54%) CEH
17 61 (2.42%) JNCIP
18 54 (2.15%) CCSP
19 47 (1.87%) JNCIA
20 44 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (7.51%) SLA
2 176 (7.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 109 (4.33%) PCI DSS
4 42 (1.67%) QA
5 31 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.68%) FISMA
7 15 (0.60%) HIPAA
7 15 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.44%) COBIT
8 11 (0.44%) ISO27002
9 8 (0.32%) PA-DSS
10 7 (0.28%) DICOM
11 6 (0.24%) RMADS
12 4 (0.16%) COSO
12 4 (0.16%) GPG13
13 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.12%) SAS 70
14 2 (0.079%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.079%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.040%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 620 (24.64%) Active Directory
2 449 (17.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 318 (12.64%) Hyper-V
4 202 (8.03%) vSphere
5 122 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
6 90 (3.58%) XenApp
7 81 (3.22%) VMware ESX
8 56 (2.23%) Firmware
9 53 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
10 47 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
11 37 (1.47%) Docker
12 35 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 30 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
14 23 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
15 22 (0.87%) vCloud
16 18 (0.72%) XenServer
17 17 (0.68%) ISA Server
17 17 (0.68%) Terminal Services
17 17 (0.68%) Xen
17 17 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 114 (4.53%) SCCM
2 81 (3.22%) Puppet
3 62 (2.46%) Backup Exec
4 61 (2.42%) WSUS
5 52 (2.07%) SCOM
6 45 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
6 45 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 44 (1.75%) Nagios
8 38 (1.51%) OpenAM
9 37 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 36 (1.43%) Nessus
11 30 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
12 29 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
13 27 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 26 (1.03%) FortiGate
14 26 (1.03%) NetBackup
15 25 (0.99%) HP SIM
16 22 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
17 21 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
17 21 (0.83%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1297 (51.55%) Cisco
2 800 (31.80%) VMware
3 719 (28.58%) Microsoft
4 529 (21.03%) CheckPoint
5 444 (17.65%) F5
6 441 (17.53%) Juniper
7 258 (10.25%) Citrix
8 244 (9.70%) Palo Alto
9 227 (9.02%) HP
10 152 (6.04%) Oracle
11 137 (5.45%) Red Hat
12 104 (4.13%) Dell
13 95 (3.78%) SolarWinds
14 90 (3.58%) Blue Coat
15 88 (3.50%) Fortinet
16 78 (3.10%) Symantec
17 60 (2.38%) Sun
18 59 (2.34%) Extreme Networks
19 55 (2.19%) Aruba
20 49 (1.95%) IBM
Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stansted, Essex
One Hundred Proof
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: Circa £28-32k negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £250000 per annum + Pension, Free-parking, Dress-down friday
Posted: 12 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga Group Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Salary Negotiable)
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago