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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Support
Rank 896 886 875
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Support 1 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.004% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £22,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 3 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 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 1 £40,000 +77.77%
London - 1 £40,000 -
City of London - 1 £40,000 -

Firewall Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

Firewall Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat