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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks FirePass
Rank 931 964 995
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +31
Permanent jobs citing FirePass 9 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.051% 0.015% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 4
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

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
17642 20011 20591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 18.11% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14649 15894 16366
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £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 7 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 6 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 +16 8 £42,500 -10.52%
East of England +31 5 £42,500 -10.52%
Essex +15 5 £42,500 -10.52%
London +17 3 £45,000 -
Colchester - 3 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £52,500 -
Scotland - 1 £52,500 -

FirePass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 25 (100.00%) Firewall
2 24 (96.00%) F5
3 23 (92.00%) VPN
3 23 (92.00%) SSL
3 23 (92.00%) Cisco
4 22 (88.00%) CCNP
4 22 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (88.00%) ITIL
5 21 (84.00%) LAN
5 21 (84.00%) WAN
5 21 (84.00%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (84.00%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (80.00%) PRINCE2
6 20 (80.00%) CCDP
7 18 (72.00%) IP Telephony
7 18 (72.00%) MPLS
8 17 (68.00%) BGP
8 17 (68.00%) Data Privacy
8 17 (68.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (68.00%) Zeacom
9 16 (64.00%) HSRP
9 16 (64.00%) EIGRP
9 16 (64.00%) MGCP
9 16 (64.00%) Ethernet
10 11 (44.00%) Palo Alto
11 7 (28.00%) IPsec
11 7 (28.00%) Publishing
12 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (20.00%) Network Security
13 3 (12.00%) 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 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Bluemix
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
2 23 (92.00%) SSL
2 23 (92.00%) VPN
3 21 (84.00%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (84.00%) Cisco IOS
3 21 (84.00%) LAN
3 21 (84.00%) WAN
4 18 (72.00%) IP Telephony
4 18 (72.00%) MPLS
5 17 (68.00%) BGP
5 17 (68.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (64.00%) EIGRP
6 16 (64.00%) Ethernet
6 16 (64.00%) HSRP
6 16 (64.00%) MGCP
7 7 (28.00%) IPsec
8 5 (20.00%) Network Security
9 3 (12.00%) DHCP
9 3 (12.00%) DMZ
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (28.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Network Support
4 2 (8.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) WAP
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Handset
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) ITIL
2 20 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 17 (68.00%) Data Privacy
4 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) High Availability
7 1 (4.00%) Information Management
7 1 (4.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) CCNP
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (80.00%) CCDP
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCSA
4 1 (4.00%) CCVP
4 1 (4.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Cacti
2 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) F5
2 23 (92.00%) Cisco
3 17 (68.00%) Zeacom
4 11 (44.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.00%) Mitel
5 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) VMware