The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 55 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4760 5105 4693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.86% 4.63% 4.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.64% 27.26% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3990 4273 3930
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.54%

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
16619 18727 20342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.95% 16.98% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13833 15361 16237
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firewall
Salary Trend

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

Firewall Salary Trend in the UK

Firewall
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Firewall Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 0 4379 £45,000 +2.27% 459
London -1 1668 £55,000 +10.00% 161
South East -12 1077 £45,000 +5.88% 102
Berkshire +2 375 £52,500 +23.52% 19
West Midlands +14 324 £42,000 -1.17% 31
Yorkshire +17 301 £42,000 +5.00% 52
South West +11 298 £35,000 -2.77% 32
East of England -11 263 £40,000 - 37
City of London +2 247 £55,000 +4.76% 41
North West +22 236 £42,500 +6.25% 31
West Yorkshire +15 225 £42,000 +5.00% 44
Hampshire -5 212 £42,500 - 27
Surrey -22 204 £42,500 - 21
Reading +6 186 £55,000 +22.22% 10
East Midlands +35 175 £42,500 +8.97% 9
Birmingham -5 173 £42,500 -9.57% 10
Leeds +16 161 £42,500 -5.55% 35
Manchester +16 156 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Scotland +35 137 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Hertfordshire -6 117 £46,500 +3.33% 17
Wales +23 102 £30,500 -5.42% 4
South Wales +28 97 £30,750 -4.65% 4
Kent +15 94 £38,000 -1.29% 12
Bristol +32 86 £33,500 -10.66% 10
Wiltshire 0 72 £30,500 -21.79% 8
Buckinghamshire -6 72 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Gloucestershire +17 71 £44,000 +25.71% 5
Cardiff +36 69 £30,000 -6.97% 3
West Sussex -34 64 £45,000 +1.69% 3
Leicestershire +44 62 £42,500 +32.81% 2

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall 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 Firewall.

1 5283 (51.92%) Cisco
2 4576 (44.97%) Windows
3 3178 (31.23%) VMware
4 3133 (30.79%) Cisco Certification
5 3067 (30.14%) Microsoft
6 2807 (27.58%) WAN
7 2730 (26.83%) Linux
8 2677 (26.31%) Active Directory
9 2642 (25.96%) LAN
10 2506 (24.63%) VPN
11 2475 (24.32%) Windows Server
12 2155 (21.18%) TCP/IP
13 2113 (20.76%) DNS
14 2041 (20.06%) CCNP
15 2028 (19.93%) ITIL
16 2009 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 1972 (19.38%) CheckPoint
18 1968 (19.34%) CCNA
19 1878 (18.46%) Network Security
20 1785 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
21 1632 (16.04%) MS Exchange
22 1604 (15.76%) Juniper
23 1457 (14.32%) SAN
24 1445 (14.20%) Finance
25 1377 (13.53%) Data Centre
26 1336 (13.13%) SQL
27 1323 (13.00%) Wireless
28 1311 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
29 1284 (12.62%) Windows Server 2012
30 1254 (12.32%) SQL Server

Firewall
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 1632 (16.04%) MS Exchange
2 725 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 561 (5.51%) IIS
4 496 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 444 (4.36%) Apache
6 411 (4.04%) SharePoint
7 405 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 345 (3.39%) Skype for Business
9 312 (3.07%) Tomcat
10 267 (2.62%) JBoss
11 230 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 199 (1.96%) WebSphere
13 196 (1.93%) WebLogic
14 161 (1.58%) OpenStack
15 112 (1.10%) nginx
16 106 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
17 105 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
18 90 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 86 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
20 83 (0.82%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1094 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 690 (6.78%) MS Office
3 143 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 77 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (0.34%) MS Project
6 12 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 10 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.059%) Revit
10 3 (0.029%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.029%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.029%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.020%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.020%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 65 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.13%) Sentinel
5 8 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.059%) Infor M3
7 5 (0.049%) Epicor Tropos
7 5 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.049%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.049%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.039%) assyst
8 4 (0.039%) SystmOne
9 3 (0.029%) FastStats
9 3 (0.029%) RMDS
10 2 (0.020%) Bankmaster
10 2 (0.020%) Misys Opics
10 2 (0.020%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.020%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.020%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 896 (8.81%) Office 365
2 718 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
3 524 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 273 (2.68%) SaaS
5 138 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 128 (1.26%) IaaS
7 87 (0.85%) PaaS
8 48 (0.47%) Mimecast
9 47 (0.46%) Google Apps
10 37 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 30 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 24 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 24 (0.24%) OpenShift
13 23 (0.23%) GitHub
14 21 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (0.14%) Google App Engine
16 12 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
16 12 (0.12%) Heroku
16 12 (0.12%) OneDrive
17 11 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2807 (27.58%) WAN
2 2642 (25.96%) LAN
3 2506 (24.63%) VPN
4 2155 (21.18%) TCP/IP
5 2113 (20.76%) DNS
6 1878 (18.46%) Network Security
7 1785 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
8 1457 (14.32%) SAN
9 1323 (13.00%) Wireless
10 1159 (11.39%) MPLS
11 1158 (11.38%) VoIP
12 1139 (11.19%) DHCP
13 981 (9.64%) BGP
14 960 (9.43%) OSPF
15 848 (8.33%) VLAN
16 801 (7.87%) Cisco Nexus
17 786 (7.72%) Internet
18 704 (6.92%) SSL
19 535 (5.26%) IPsec
20 508 (4.99%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1254 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 414 (4.07%) MySQL
3 217 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 135 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 130 (1.28%) Big Data
6 109 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 104 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 101 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
9 95 (0.93%) RDBMS
10 92 (0.90%) MongoDB
11 85 (0.84%) Hadoop
11 85 (0.84%) NoSQL
12 71 (0.70%) Oracle Database
13 43 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
14 38 (0.37%) Redis
15 33 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (0.24%) Apache Hive
18 22 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
18 22 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 212 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 177 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 93 (0.91%) JIRA
4 72 (0.71%) TeamCity
5 61 (0.60%) Visual Studio
6 56 (0.55%) Subversion
7 50 (0.49%) Metasploit
8 42 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 39 (0.38%) Selenium
9 39 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 34 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (0.27%) Burp Suite
12 25 (0.25%) Vagrant
13 24 (0.24%) Travis CI
14 22 (0.22%) LoadRunner
15 21 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
16 20 (0.20%) JMeter
17 19 (0.19%) Gatling
17 19 (0.19%) TestNG
18 18 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1445 (14.20%) Finance
2 757 (7.44%) Telecoms
3 357 (3.51%) Banking
4 323 (3.17%) Retail
5 179 (1.76%) Law
6 150 (1.47%) Legal
7 125 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 115 (1.13%) Games
9 112 (1.10%) Marketing
10 98 (0.96%) Publishing
11 78 (0.77%) Back Office
12 76 (0.75%) Advertising
13 65 (0.64%) German Language
14 64 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 63 (0.62%) Electronics
16 61 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
17 55 (0.54%) French Language
18 54 (0.53%) Investment Banking
19 32 (0.31%) Billing
20 21 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2637 (25.91%) Network Engineer
2 1305 (12.82%) Analyst
3 1183 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 974 (9.57%) Security Engineer
5 970 (9.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 936 (9.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 838 (8.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 657 (6.46%) Senior Network Engineer
9 631 (6.20%) Administrator
10 608 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
11 578 (5.68%) Consultant
12 549 (5.40%) IT Engineer
13 487 (4.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 485 (4.77%) Architect
15 469 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
16 454 (4.46%) IT Support
17 450 (4.42%) Security Analyst
18 441 (4.33%) Support Analyst
19 391 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support
20 376 (3.69%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (3.51%) Web Services
2 278 (2.73%) .NET
3 192 (1.89%) LAMP
4 182 (1.79%) 802.1X
5 135 (1.33%) Middleware
6 124 (1.22%) HTML
7 98 (0.96%) XML
8 92 (0.90%) CSS
9 63 (0.62%) ASP.NET
10 43 (0.42%) SOAP
11 42 (0.41%) JSON
12 40 (0.39%) Regular Expression
13 33 (0.32%) ZeroMQ
14 32 (0.31%) Ajax
14 32 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
15 31 (0.30%) REST
15 31 (0.30%) XMPP
16 30 (0.29%) LEMP Stack
17 29 (0.28%) MAPI
18 24 (0.24%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1377 (13.53%) Data Centre
2 625 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 565 (5.55%) Management Information System
4 399 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 280 (2.75%) Clustering
6 264 (2.59%) Replication
7 220 (2.16%) Driving Licence
8 219 (2.15%) PKI
9 209 (2.05%) Blackberry
10 208 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 169 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
12 119 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
13 113 (1.11%) EqualLogic
13 113 (1.11%) Private Cloud
13 113 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
14 98 (0.96%) RSA SecurID
15 93 (0.91%) iPad
16 90 (0.88%) Virtual Team
17 87 (0.85%) Mobile App
18 81 (0.80%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4576 (44.97%) Windows
2 2730 (26.83%) Linux
3 2475 (24.32%) Windows Server
4 1311 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1284 (12.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 1017 (9.99%) Unix
7 719 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 600 (5.90%) Windows 7
9 472 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 400 (3.93%) Windows 8
11 289 (2.84%) CentOS
12 279 (2.74%) Windows 10
13 264 (2.59%) Solaris
14 250 (2.46%) Windows XP
15 188 (1.85%) Mac OS X
16 183 (1.80%) Ubuntu
17 169 (1.66%) Android
18 112 (1.10%) AIX
19 110 (1.08%) Windows Vista
20 86 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2028 (19.93%) ITIL
2 983 (9.66%) Information Security
3 855 (8.40%) Load Balancing
4 794 (7.80%) SIEM
5 676 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 642 (6.31%) Cybersecurity
7 581 (5.71%) Network Design
8 530 (5.21%) Project Management
9 517 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
10 491 (4.83%) DevOps
11 472 (4.64%) Presales
12 469 (4.61%) Service Delivery
13 447 (4.39%) Kalman Filter
14 438 (4.30%) High Availability
15 417 (4.10%) Network Monitoring
16 407 (4.00%) Change Management
17 405 (3.98%) Mentoring
18 402 (3.95%) Configuration Management
19 393 (3.86%) Security Operations
20 387 (3.80%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1336 (13.13%) SQL
2 657 (6.46%) PowerShell
3 631 (6.20%) Python
4 502 (4.93%) Bash Shell
5 478 (4.70%) Perl
6 316 (3.11%) Ruby
7 306 (3.01%) Java
8 230 (2.26%) Shell Script
9 223 (2.19%) C
10 137 (1.35%) PHP
11 128 (1.26%) JavaScript
12 98 (0.96%) C#
13 87 (0.85%) C++
14 85 (0.84%) VBScript
15 76 (0.75%) VB
16 46 (0.45%) T-SQL
17 18 (0.18%) Tcl
18 16 (0.16%) Korn
19 12 (0.12%) Objective-C
19 12 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3133 (30.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2041 (20.06%) CCNP
3 1968 (19.34%) CCNA
4 957 (9.40%) Degree
5 872 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 785 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 681 (6.69%) SC Cleared
8 674 (6.62%) CISSP
9 566 (5.56%) MCSE
10 562 (5.52%) CCIE
11 351 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 350 (3.44%) CCSE
13 301 (2.96%) CCSA
14 264 (2.59%) CISM
15 251 (2.47%) MCSA
16 214 (2.10%) CCSP
17 199 (1.96%) DV Cleared
18 192 (1.89%) CEH
19 178 (1.75%) MCITP
20 171 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 750 (7.37%) SLA
2 677 (6.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 400 (3.93%) PCI DSS
4 131 (1.29%) QA
5 79 (0.78%) COBIT
6 58 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 42 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 27 (0.27%) ISO27002
9 19 (0.19%) FISMA
10 17 (0.17%) HIPAA
11 13 (0.13%) GPG13
11 13 (0.13%) RMADS
12 12 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
13 9 (0.088%) ISO 8583
14 8 (0.079%) DICOM
14 8 (0.079%) PA-DSS
15 7 (0.069%) COSO
16 6 (0.059%) ISO22301
17 5 (0.049%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 5 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2677 (26.31%) Active Directory
2 2009 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1187 (11.66%) Hyper-V
4 745 (7.32%) vSphere
5 415 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 368 (3.62%) XenApp
7 232 (2.28%) VMware ESX
8 210 (2.06%) Terminal Services
9 177 (1.74%) XenServer
10 174 (1.71%) Xen
11 164 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
12 155 (1.52%) NFS
13 140 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
14 134 (1.32%) XenDesktop
15 125 (1.23%) Firmware
16 118 (1.16%) Docker
17 92 (0.90%) Snort
18 89 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
19 85 (0.84%) KVM
20 64 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 614 (6.03%) Puppet
2 455 (4.47%) SCCM
3 301 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
4 260 (2.56%) SCOM
5 240 (2.36%) Ansible
6 236 (2.32%) Nagios
7 232 (2.28%) Backup Exec
8 200 (1.97%) FortiGate
9 183 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
10 175 (1.72%) WSUS
11 144 (1.42%) Nessus
12 127 (1.25%) Tivoli
13 126 (1.24%) Cisco Prime
14 124 (1.22%) Cobbler
15 104 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
16 93 (0.91%) Cacti
17 90 (0.88%) NetBackup
18 79 (0.78%) OpenAM
19 78 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
20 77 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5283 (51.92%) Cisco
2 3178 (31.23%) VMware
3 3067 (30.14%) Microsoft
4 1972 (19.38%) CheckPoint
5 1604 (15.76%) Juniper
6 1140 (11.20%) F5
7 1090 (10.71%) HP
8 1074 (10.55%) Citrix
9 845 (8.30%) Palo Alto
10 686 (6.74%) Oracle
11 554 (5.44%) Red Hat
12 469 (4.61%) Dell
13 415 (4.08%) Fortinet
14 407 (4.00%) SolarWinds
15 306 (3.01%) NetApp
15 306 (3.01%) Veeam
16 290 (2.85%) Intel Security
17 282 (2.77%) Symantec
18 253 (2.49%) Avaya
19 247 (2.43%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum 35k plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £54,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + on-call
Posted: 3 days ago