The first table below looks at the demand for FirePass skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FirePass over the 3 months to 18 April 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks FirePass
Rank 913 877 911
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +34
Permanent jobs citing FirePass 4 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.020% 0.027% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - £40,000
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FirePass
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FirePass within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FirePass over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

FirePass Salary Histogram in the UK

FirePass
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FirePass within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -48 4 £42,500 -15.00%
London -54 3 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
East of England - 1 £35,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £35,000 -

FirePass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing FirePass 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 FirePass.

1 15 (100.00%) WAN
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (86.67%) Riverbed
2 13 (86.67%) Websense
2 13 (86.67%) VPN
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) LAN
4 11 (73.33%) IBM
4 11 (73.33%) DNS
4 11 (73.33%) SSL
4 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
4 11 (73.33%) DMZ
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (73.33%) Internet
4 11 (73.33%) Tivoli
4 11 (73.33%) CA
4 11 (73.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (73.33%) Symantec
4 11 (73.33%) VMware
4 11 (73.33%) VMware ESX
4 11 (73.33%) Law
4 11 (73.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Vista
4 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
4 11 (73.33%) iPad
4 11 (73.33%) VMware ESXi

FirePass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing FirePass 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 FirePass. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) VPN
3 12 (80.00%) LAN
4 11 (73.33%) DNS
4 11 (73.33%) SSL
4 11 (73.33%) DMZ
4 11 (73.33%) Internet
4 11 (73.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
8 2 (13.33%) VLAN
8 2 (13.33%) MPLS
8 2 (13.33%) OSPF
8 2 (13.33%) BGP
8 2 (13.33%) NetScreen
8 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
General
1 11 (73.33%) Law
2 4 (26.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Senior Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Security Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Vista
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
2 11 (73.33%) Android
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 11 (73.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCSE
1 4 (26.67%) CCNP
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) CCSA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCDP
2 2 (13.33%) HNC
2 2 (13.33%) CCSP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware ESX
1 11 (73.33%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Tivoli
1 11 (73.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (86.67%) Riverbed
2 13 (86.67%) Websense
3 11 (73.33%) IBM
3 11 (73.33%) CA
3 11 (73.33%) Symantec
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) GFI Software
3 11 (73.33%) Kaspersky
4 2 (13.33%) Avaya
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Nokia
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Mercator
5 1 (6.67%) SunGard
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Wyse
5 1 (6.67%) Altiris