The table below looks at the statistics for FirePass skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FirePass over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks FirePass
Rank 909 965 986
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +21
Permanent jobs citing FirePass 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% 0.020% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £43,750 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% +71.42%
UK excluding London median salary - - £43,750

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16834 19627 20614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.14% 17.89% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13972 15753 16485
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

FirePass
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing FirePass as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

FirePass Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FirePass
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FirePass within the UK.

FirePass Salary Trend in the UK

FirePass
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FirePass within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
England +43 2 £43,750 -27.08%
London +42 2 £43,750 -27.08%

FirePass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing FirePass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for FirePass.

1 23 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (95.65%) F5
3 21 (91.30%) VPN
3 21 (91.30%) SSL
3 21 (91.30%) Cisco
4 20 (86.96%) CCNP
4 20 (86.96%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (86.96%) LAN
4 20 (86.96%) WAN
4 20 (86.96%) ITIL
5 19 (82.61%) Cisco IOS
5 19 (82.61%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (78.26%) PRINCE2
6 18 (78.26%) CCDP
7 17 (73.91%) MPLS
7 17 (73.91%) IP Telephony
8 16 (69.57%) Zeacom
9 15 (65.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (65.22%) HSRP
9 15 (65.22%) Data Privacy
9 15 (65.22%) BGP
9 15 (65.22%) EIGRP
9 15 (65.22%) MGCP
9 15 (65.22%) Ethernet
10 10 (43.48%) Palo Alto
11 7 (30.43%) Publishing
12 6 (26.09%) IPsec
13 4 (17.39%) Network Security
13 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
14 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture

FirePass
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Bluemix
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (91.30%) SSL
2 21 (91.30%) VPN
3 20 (86.96%) LAN
3 20 (86.96%) WAN
4 19 (82.61%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (82.61%) Cisco IOS
5 17 (73.91%) IP Telephony
5 17 (73.91%) MPLS
6 15 (65.22%) BGP
6 15 (65.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (65.22%) EIGRP
6 15 (65.22%) Ethernet
6 15 (65.22%) HSRP
6 15 (65.22%) MGCP
7 6 (26.09%) IPsec
8 4 (17.39%) Network Security
9 3 (13.04%) DHCP
9 3 (13.04%) DMZ
9 3 (13.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) WAP
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Handset
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) ITIL
2 18 (78.26%) PRINCE2
3 15 (65.22%) Data Privacy
4 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) High Availability
7 1 (4.35%) Information Management
7 1 (4.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) CCNP
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (78.26%) CCDP
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) CCSA
4 1 (4.35%) CCVP
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) F5
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco
3 16 (69.57%) Zeacom
4 10 (43.48%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.70%) Mitel
5 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) VMware