The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks FirePass
Rank 919 939 924
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Permanent jobs citing FirePass 15 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.010% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.087% 0.057% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 11
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -

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
17295 19322 17834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.14% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14387 15668 13992
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016 within the UK.

FirePass Salary Histogram in the UK

FirePass
Top 8 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 8 February 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
(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
England +4 15 £50,000 +25.00% 2
London - 11 £50,000 -
Essex -1 3 £46,000 -3.15% 2
East of England -5 3 £46,000 +15.00% 2
Colchester -21 1 £46,000 -5.64% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
South East - 1 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £40,000 -

FirePass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) F5
2 35 (92.11%) Cisco ASA
2 35 (92.11%) VPN
2 35 (92.11%) Cisco
3 34 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (84.21%) CCNP
4 32 (84.21%) Cisco Nexus
5 31 (81.58%) CCDP
6 30 (78.95%) Firewall
7 27 (71.05%) SSL
7 27 (71.05%) Cisco IOS
8 24 (63.16%) Data Privacy
8 24 (63.16%) ITIL
8 24 (63.16%) PRINCE2
9 22 (57.89%) IP Telephony
10 21 (55.26%) Zeacom
11 19 (50.00%) BGP
12 17 (44.74%) MPLS
13 16 (42.11%) LAN
13 16 (42.11%) WAN
14 15 (39.47%) Ethernet
14 15 (39.47%) EIGRP
14 15 (39.47%) MGCP
14 15 (39.47%) HSRP
15 13 (34.21%) Palo Alto
16 12 (31.58%) IPsec
16 12 (31.58%) NX-OS
17 11 (28.95%) CheckPoint
18 10 (26.32%) CCSA
18 10 (26.32%) Network Security

FirePass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 35 (92.11%) Cisco ASA
1 35 (92.11%) VPN
2 32 (84.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 30 (78.95%) Firewall
4 27 (71.05%) Cisco IOS
4 27 (71.05%) SSL
5 22 (57.89%) IP Telephony
6 19 (50.00%) BGP
7 17 (44.74%) MPLS
8 16 (42.11%) LAN
8 16 (42.11%) WAN
9 15 (39.47%) EIGRP
9 15 (39.47%) Ethernet
9 15 (39.47%) HSRP
9 15 (39.47%) MGCP
10 12 (31.58%) IPsec
10 12 (31.58%) NX-OS
11 10 (26.32%) Network Security
12 8 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (21.05%) Junos
General
1 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Network Engineer
2 15 (39.47%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Firewall Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Data Privacy
1 24 (63.16%) ITIL
1 24 (63.16%) PRINCE2
2 9 (23.68%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (23.68%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (18.42%) Presales
3 7 (18.42%) Problem Management
3 7 (18.42%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (5.26%) Information Management
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 34 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (84.21%) CCNP
3 31 (81.58%) CCDP
4 10 (26.32%) CCSA
5 8 (21.05%) CCIE
6 7 (18.42%) CCSE
6 7 (18.42%) CCSP
7 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.53%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) F5
2 35 (92.11%) Cisco
3 21 (55.26%) Zeacom
4 13 (34.21%) Palo Alto
5 11 (28.95%) CheckPoint
6 8 (21.05%) Nokia
7 3 (7.89%) Juniper
7 3 (7.89%) Mercator
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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