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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks FirePass
Rank 863 882 880
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Permanent jobs citing FirePass 7 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.037% 0.044% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 10
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £42,500

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
19132 18109 21700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 16.95% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15333 14192 17733
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
Top 9 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 3 March 2015. 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
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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 +13 7 £40,000 -20.00%
East of England - 5 £47,500 -
Essex - 3 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
North West - 2 £40,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £40,000 -
Warrington - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -

FirePass
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) Firewall
1 27 (100.00%) F5
2 25 (92.59%) Network Security
3 23 (85.19%) Fortinet
3 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
3 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
3 23 (85.19%) FortiGate
3 23 (85.19%) Junos
3 23 (85.19%) Juniper
3 23 (85.19%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.81%) IPsec
4 4 (14.81%) CCNP
4 4 (14.81%) CCDP
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 4 (14.81%) SSL
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Legal
5 2 (7.41%) DMZ
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Zeacom
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony

FirePass
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (92.59%) Network Security
3 23 (85.19%) Junos
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) IPsec
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 4 (14.81%) SSL
5 2 (7.41%) DMZ
6 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Security Engineer
2 24 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 24 (88.89%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL
1 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
1 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
2 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
1 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) CCNP
2 4 (14.81%) CCDP
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 23 (85.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) F5
2 23 (85.19%) Juniper
2 23 (85.19%) CheckPoint
2 23 (85.19%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.70%) Zeacom