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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks FirePass
Rank 916 968 992
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +24
Permanent jobs citing FirePass 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% 0.038% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 - £52,500

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
16550 18557 20785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.90% 16.91% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13758 15271 16612
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 4 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 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
England +30 2 £45,000 -25.00%
London +50 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 -

FirePass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) F5
2 9 (81.82%) Palo Alto
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) SSL
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) CCNP
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (54.55%) CCDP
5 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
5 6 (54.55%) IPsec
5 6 (54.55%) MPLS
5 6 (54.55%) Publishing
6 5 (45.45%) IP Telephony
6 5 (45.45%) Zeacom
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (36.36%) Network Security
7 4 (36.36%) BGP
7 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
7 4 (36.36%) DHCP
7 4 (36.36%) DMZ
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification

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 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Bluemix
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) SSL
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (54.55%) IPsec
3 6 (54.55%) MPLS
4 5 (45.45%) IP Telephony
5 4 (36.36%) BGP
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) DMZ
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
5 4 (36.36%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) HSRP
6 3 (27.27%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Support
2 3 (27.27%) Network Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 1 (9.09%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) WAP
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Handset
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Data Privacy
4 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Network Design
6 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
6 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) CCDP
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
6 1 (9.09%) CCNA
6 1 (9.09%) CCVP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (27.27%) Cacti
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) F5
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Palo Alto
3 5 (45.45%) Zeacom
4 3 (27.27%) Mitel
4 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) VMware