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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Support
Rank 930 952 963
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Support 26 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.024% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.025% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 30
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +41.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £48,500 £36,650
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £36,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +63.63%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Firewall Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Support
Top 18 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 29 April 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
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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 +5 26 £34,000 -9.33% 1
South East +37 12 £34,000 -5.55%
London 0 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Kent -6 6 £40,000 +83.90%
Surrey -1 4 £28,000 -32.93%
Stansted - 4 £40,000 -
Farnham - 4 £28,000 -
Manchester - 3 £35,000 - 1
North West - 3 £35,000 - 1
East of England - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Reading +24 2 £34,000 -5.55%
Berkshire +9 2 £34,000 -5.55%
Rochdale - 2 £35,000 - 1
City of London +45 1 £80,000 +88.23%
Devon +5 1 £26,000 -20.00%
South West -3 1 £26,000 -35.00%
Exeter - 1 £26,000 -

Firewall Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 50 (100.00%) Firewall
2 44 (88.00%) Cisco
3 34 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (50.00%) Juniper
5 24 (48.00%) CCNA
6 23 (46.00%) WAN
7 22 (44.00%) OSPF
8 20 (40.00%) CheckPoint
9 18 (36.00%) TCP/IP
9 18 (36.00%) LAN
10 17 (34.00%) CCNP
10 17 (34.00%) Network Security
11 15 (30.00%) VPN
12 14 (28.00%) MPLS
12 14 (28.00%) BGP
13 13 (26.00%) ITIL
13 13 (26.00%) Wireless
14 12 (24.00%) HP
14 12 (24.00%) F5
14 12 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (22.00%) Internet
15 11 (22.00%) SLA
16 9 (18.00%) VoIP
16 9 (18.00%) Palo Alto
17 8 (16.00%) Fortinet
17 8 (16.00%) Linux
17 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
17 8 (16.00%) DNS
18 7 (14.00%) VMware
18 7 (14.00%) Windows

Firewall Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 5 (10.00%) Yammer
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (100.00%) Firewall
2 23 (46.00%) WAN
3 22 (44.00%) OSPF
4 18 (36.00%) LAN
4 18 (36.00%) TCP/IP
5 17 (34.00%) Network Security
6 15 (30.00%) VPN
7 14 (28.00%) BGP
7 14 (28.00%) MPLS
8 13 (26.00%) Wireless
9 12 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (22.00%) Internet
11 9 (18.00%) VoIP
12 8 (16.00%) DNS
13 6 (12.00%) DHCP
13 6 (12.00%) DSL
13 6 (12.00%) HSRP
13 6 (12.00%) NAS
13 6 (12.00%) Unified Communications
14 5 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 5 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) XMPP
2 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) iPad
3 3 (6.00%) e-Health
3 3 (6.00%) FMCG
4 2 (4.00%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Service Management
3 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.00%) Network Design
6 2 (4.00%) Change Control
6 2 (4.00%) Coaching
6 2 (4.00%) Network Management
6 2 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) Software License Management
6 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.00%) Workflow
7 1 (2.00%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (48.00%) CCNA
3 17 (34.00%) CCNP
4 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (12.00%) CCIE
6 4 (8.00%) Degree
6 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.00%) JNCIA
7 3 (6.00%) JNCIE
7 3 (6.00%) JNCIP
7 3 (6.00%) JNCIS
8 2 (4.00%) CCSA
8 2 (4.00%) CCSE
9 1 (2.00%) MCITP
9 1 (2.00%) MCSE
9 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (88.00%) Cisco
2 25 (50.00%) Juniper
3 20 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (24.00%) F5
4 12 (24.00%) HP
5 9 (18.00%) Palo Alto
6 8 (16.00%) Fortinet
7 7 (14.00%) VMware
8 5 (10.00%) Brocade
8 5 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (10.00%) Trapeze
9 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.00%) Forcepoint
10 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.00%) Aruba
12 1 (2.00%) Dell
12 1 (2.00%) Radware
12 1 (2.00%) Remedy
12 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
12 1 (2.00%) Sun
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago