The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Support role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall Support in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Support
Rank 892 924 871
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Support 4 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.013% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.014% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 8
Average salary £26,000 £21,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% -46.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £35,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+9.30% -4.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Firewall Support
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Support in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firewall Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Support within the UK.

Firewall Support Salary Trend in the UK

Firewall Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall Support over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 within the UK.

Firewall Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Support
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Support within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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 +18 4 £26,000 +20.93%
South East +7 3 £23,500 +9.30%
Kent +8 2 £21,750 +1.16%
London +32 1 £56,500 +113.20%
Oxfordshire - 1 £28,500 -
City of London - 1 £56,500 -

Firewall Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Firewall Support in their job title 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 with Firewall Support in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Security
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (36.36%) F5
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Websense
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
7 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
7 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) OSPF
7 2 (18.18%) BGP
8 1 (9.09%) DTV
8 1 (9.09%) RSVP
8 1 (9.09%) Wireless
8 1 (9.09%) IPsec
8 1 (9.09%) Electronics
8 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (9.09%) Debian
8 1 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (9.09%) SNMP

Firewall Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Firewall Support in their job title 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 with Firewall Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) RSVP
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) IPsec
6 1 (9.09%) SNMP
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
6 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
6 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (9.09%) Junos
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Debian
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Security
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCSE
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView
1 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Websense
4 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet