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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks FirePass
Rank 913 962 995
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +33
Permanent jobs citing FirePass 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.018% 0.042% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Median salary £43,750 £60,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% +37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £60,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £60,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 - £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
16651 19150 20929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 17.28% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13836 15616 16734
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 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 +50 3 £43,750 -27.08%
London +47 2 £42,500 -29.16%
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 -

FirePass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (93.33%) Firewall
1 14 (93.33%) F5
2 13 (86.67%) SSL
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) VPN
3 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (80.00%) ITIL
3 12 (80.00%) LAN
3 12 (80.00%) WAN
4 11 (73.33%) CCNP
4 11 (73.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (73.33%) Palo Alto
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (60.00%) CCDP
6 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (60.00%) MPLS
7 8 (53.33%) IP Telephony
8 7 (46.67%) IPsec
8 7 (46.67%) Publishing
8 7 (46.67%) BGP
8 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
8 7 (46.67%) Zeacom
8 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (40.00%) HSRP
9 6 (40.00%) Data Privacy
9 6 (40.00%) MGCP
9 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
10 4 (26.67%) DHCP
10 4 (26.67%) DNS

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 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Bluemix
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) SSL
2 13 (86.67%) VPN
3 12 (80.00%) LAN
3 12 (80.00%) WAN
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (60.00%) MPLS
6 8 (53.33%) IP Telephony
7 7 (46.67%) BGP
7 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
7 7 (46.67%) IPsec
8 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (40.00%) HSRP
8 6 (40.00%) MGCP
9 4 (26.67%) DHCP
9 4 (26.67%) DMZ
9 4 (26.67%) DNS
9 4 (26.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Support
2 3 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
3 1 (6.67%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper Support
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) WAP
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Handset
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (40.00%) Data Privacy
4 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) CCNP
3 9 (60.00%) CCDP
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (13.33%) CISSP
6 1 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) CCVP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (20.00%) Cacti
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) F5
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) Palo Alto
4 7 (46.67%) Zeacom
5 3 (20.00%) Mitel
5 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) VMware