The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 50 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5359 4488 4365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.87% 3.79% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.03% 22.28% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4267 3767 3519
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%

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
19826 20141 21409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 17.01% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15758 16031 17346
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the UK over the 3 months to 6 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
(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 +16 5035 £45,000 +5.88% 527
London +32 1961 £50,000 +5.26% 184
South East +15 1416 £42,500 +6.25% 133
City of London +51 535 £55,000 +4.76% 49
Berkshire +5 448 £47,500 +5.55% 44
East of England -1 390 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Yorkshire +2 355 £45,000 +20.00% 36
Surrey +27 314 £42,500 - 28
South West +25 302 £37,250 -0.66% 44
West Yorkshire +4 255 £45,000 +28.57% 22
Hampshire +8 254 £37,500 +7.14% 23
North West +20 246 £42,500 +21.42% 40
Reading 0 246 £47,000 -1.05% 24
West Midlands +8 235 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Leeds +7 221 £45,000 +28.57% 19
Hertfordshire +13 165 £42,500 +1.19% 16
East Midlands +19 159 £42,500 +21.42% 20
Manchester +26 135 £38,250 +17.69% 18
Scotland +70 121 £41,250 +26.92% 17
Wales -2 113 £40,000 +8.10% 9
South Wales +1 112 £40,000 +11.11% 9
Buckinghamshire +19 108 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Bristol +8 100 £45,000 +13.20% 5
Birmingham -1 98 £37,500 -6.25% 18
West Sussex +23 97 £42,500 +41.66% 10
Kent +3 96 £39,250 +20.76% 2
Cambridgeshire +30 91 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Essex +3 83 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Cambridge +30 81 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Cheshire +17 79 £47,500 +25.00% 15

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Firewall 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 Firewall.

1 5710 (54.70%) Cisco
2 4926 (47.19%) Windows
3 3593 (34.42%) VMware
4 3448 (33.03%) Cisco Certification
5 3260 (31.23%) Microsoft
6 2971 (28.46%) WAN
7 2753 (26.37%) Active Directory
8 2745 (26.30%) LAN
9 2492 (23.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2422 (23.20%) VPN
11 2307 (22.10%) Linux
12 2231 (21.37%) TCP/IP
13 2184 (20.92%) CheckPoint
14 2129 (20.39%) CCNP
15 2097 (20.09%) CCNA
16 2086 (19.98%) DNS
17 2082 (19.94%) MS Exchange
18 1934 (18.53%) ITIL
19 1930 (18.49%) Juniper
20 1858 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
21 1755 (16.81%) Cisco ASA
22 1699 (16.28%) Network Security
23 1611 (15.43%) Finance
24 1569 (15.03%) SAN
25 1560 (14.94%) Citrix
26 1507 (14.44%) MS Excel
27 1474 (14.12%) SQL
28 1429 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
29 1357 (13.00%) Wireless
30 1346 (12.89%) SQL Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Firewall 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 Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2082 (19.94%) MS Exchange
2 1004 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 704 (6.74%) IIS
4 585 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 549 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 549 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 507 (4.86%) Apache
7 462 (4.43%) Lync
8 403 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 275 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 266 (2.55%) Tomcat
11 124 (1.19%) nginx
12 74 (0.71%) OpenStack
13 72 (0.69%) JBoss
14 47 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
15 46 (0.44%) WebSphere
16 45 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
17 44 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
18 43 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
18 43 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 1507 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 882 (8.45%) MS Office
3 173 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 55 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (0.32%) MS Project
6 10 (0.096%) SOLIDWORKS
7 9 (0.086%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.077%) Solid Edge
9 6 (0.057%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.048%) PowerPivot
11 4 (0.038%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.029%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.029%) SmartSuite
12 3 (0.029%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.010%) Revit
14 1 (0.010%) InDesign
14 1 (0.010%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 59 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 30 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 9 (0.086%) Oracle BRM
8 6 (0.057%) Magento
8 6 (0.057%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.057%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.048%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.038%) MIS ActiveH
10 4 (0.038%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.029%) RMDS
12 2 (0.019%) Cognos TM1
12 2 (0.019%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.019%) Infor CRM
12 2 (0.019%) MFGPRO
12 2 (0.019%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 460 (4.41%) Office 365
2 392 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 238 (2.28%) SaaS
4 180 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 180 (1.72%) IaaS
5 155 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
6 101 (0.97%) PaaS
7 57 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
8 49 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 41 (0.39%) Mimecast
10 38 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 31 (0.30%) Google Apps
12 27 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
14 18 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
15 17 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (0.13%) Terremark
17 13 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
17 13 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
18 11 (0.11%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 2971 (28.46%) WAN
2 2745 (26.30%) LAN
3 2422 (23.20%) VPN
4 2231 (21.37%) TCP/IP
5 2086 (19.98%) DNS
6 1755 (16.81%) Cisco ASA
7 1699 (16.28%) Network Security
8 1569 (15.03%) SAN
9 1357 (13.00%) Wireless
10 1310 (12.55%) DHCP
11 1309 (12.54%) MPLS
12 1217 (11.66%) BGP
13 1064 (10.19%) VoIP
14 1047 (10.03%) OSPF
15 902 (8.64%) VLAN
16 861 (8.25%) Cisco Nexus
17 731 (7.00%) SSL
18 687 (6.58%) Internet
19 661 (6.33%) EIGRP
20 507 (4.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1346 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 465 (4.45%) MySQL
3 290 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 150 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 128 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 107 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 92 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 91 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 82 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 67 (0.64%) NoSQL
11 62 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
12 56 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
13 45 (0.43%) DB2
14 40 (0.38%) Big Data
15 32 (0.31%) Redis
16 29 (0.28%) RDBMS
17 26 (0.25%) Data Mining
17 26 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
18 20 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
18 20 (0.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 107 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 102 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 83 (0.80%) Subversion
4 60 (0.57%) JIRA
5 44 (0.42%) Visual Studio
6 43 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 40 (0.38%) Hudson
9 32 (0.31%) TeamCity
10 23 (0.22%) Selenium
11 22 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
12 18 (0.17%) Metasploit
13 17 (0.16%) NUnit
14 13 (0.12%) RequisitePro
15 12 (0.11%) MSI
15 12 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (0.11%) MSBuild
16 11 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (0.11%) Ant
17 8 (0.077%) InstallShield
General
1 1611 (15.43%) Finance
2 660 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 346 (3.31%) Banking
4 232 (2.22%) Retail
5 207 (1.98%) Law
6 147 (1.41%) Legal
7 146 (1.40%) Marketing
8 122 (1.17%) Advertising
9 106 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 101 (0.97%) Back Office
11 82 (0.79%) Games
12 76 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 71 (0.68%) Electronics
14 50 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 31 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 29 (0.28%) French Language
17 28 (0.27%) Local Government
17 28 (0.27%) Publishing
18 22 (0.21%) Automotive
19 20 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2439 (23.36%) Network Engineer
2 1211 (11.60%) Support Engineer
3 1208 (11.57%) Analyst
4 828 (7.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 760 (7.28%) Consultant
6 637 (6.10%) Security Engineer
7 614 (5.88%) Architect
8 607 (5.81%) Administrator
9 584 (5.59%) Senior Network Engineer
10 459 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
11 406 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support
12 393 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
13 389 (3.73%) Security Analyst
14 381 (3.65%) Support Analyst
15 361 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
16 358 (3.43%) Network Security Engineer
17 326 (3.12%) IT Support
18 299 (2.86%) Technical Support
19 255 (2.44%) Network Support
20 245 (2.35%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (3.06%) Web Services
2 209 (2.00%) .NET
3 160 (1.53%) LAMP
4 128 (1.23%) CSS
5 126 (1.21%) HTML
6 98 (0.94%) XML
7 94 (0.90%) Middleware
8 53 (0.51%) RESTful
9 47 (0.45%) SOAP
10 39 (0.37%) Regular Expression
11 34 (0.33%) MAPI
12 32 (0.31%) REST
13 31 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
13 31 (0.30%) jQuery
14 29 (0.28%) ASP.NET
15 27 (0.26%) COM
16 26 (0.25%) ISPF
17 25 (0.24%) .NET Framework
17 25 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
18 23 (0.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 649 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 532 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 435 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 359 (3.44%) Clustering
5 335 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 231 (2.21%) Open Source
7 219 (2.10%) Replication
8 175 (1.68%) Thin Client
8 175 (1.68%) Fat Client
9 150 (1.44%) Hedge funds
10 121 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
11 106 (1.02%) PKI
12 96 (0.92%) Public Cloud
13 91 (0.87%) Client/Server
14 90 (0.86%) Statistics
15 81 (0.78%) iPhone
16 74 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
17 70 (0.67%) EqualLogic
18 67 (0.64%) BYOD
19 65 (0.62%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4926 (47.19%) Windows
2 2307 (22.10%) Linux
3 1858 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 1429 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1134 (10.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 902 (8.64%) UNIX
7 626 (6.00%) Windows 7
8 557 (5.34%) Windows 8
9 420 (4.02%) Windows XP
10 328 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 312 (2.99%) CentOS
12 255 (2.44%) Solaris
13 228 (2.18%) Windows Vista
14 221 (2.12%) Ubuntu
15 175 (1.68%) Mac OS X
16 120 (1.15%) Android
17 112 (1.07%) Debian
18 93 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
19 89 (0.85%) Windows 2000
20 78 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1934 (18.53%) ITIL
2 985 (9.44%) Load Balancing
3 828 (7.93%) Information Security
4 656 (6.28%) Project Management
5 653 (6.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 652 (6.25%) Network Design
7 515 (4.93%) Service Delivery
8 466 (4.46%) SIEM
9 435 (4.17%) Change Management
10 434 (4.16%) Migration
11 427 (4.09%) Incident Management
12 412 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
13 406 (3.89%) Mentoring
14 396 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
15 386 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
16 345 (3.30%) Network Management
16 345 (3.30%) E-Commerce
17 309 (2.96%) Service Management
18 306 (2.93%) Business Continuity
19 304 (2.91%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1474 (14.12%) SQL
2 477 (4.57%) PowerShell
3 470 (4.50%) Perl
4 400 (3.83%) Python
5 360 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 312 (2.99%) Java
7 242 (2.32%) PHP
8 197 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 174 (1.67%) Ruby
10 171 (1.64%) C
11 142 (1.36%) JavaScript
12 81 (0.78%) VBScript
13 78 (0.75%) C#
14 53 (0.51%) VB
15 50 (0.48%) C++
16 44 (0.42%) T-SQL
17 25 (0.24%) VBA
18 21 (0.20%) Korn
19 18 (0.17%) Tcl
20 12 (0.11%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3448 (33.03%) Cisco Certification
2 2129 (20.39%) CCNP
3 2097 (20.09%) CCNA
4 1057 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1000 (9.58%) Degree
6 863 (8.27%) Security Cleared
7 782 (7.49%) MCSE
8 636 (6.09%) SC Cleared
9 625 (5.99%) CISSP
10 543 (5.20%) CCIE
11 449 (4.30%) CCSA
12 438 (4.20%) CCSE
13 310 (2.97%) MCITP
14 304 (2.91%) MCSA
15 296 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 266 (2.55%) MCP
17 228 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
18 225 (2.16%) CISM
19 164 (1.57%) CCDP
20 155 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 807 (7.73%) SLA
2 514 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 432 (4.14%) PCI DSS
4 123 (1.18%) QA
5 88 (0.84%) COBIT
6 78 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 76 (0.73%) ISO 9001
8 40 (0.38%) GPG13
9 15 (0.14%) HIPAA
10 9 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 7 (0.067%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.038%) HL7
12 4 (0.038%) DICOM
12 4 (0.038%) FISMA
13 2 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 1 (0.010%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.010%) BS7799
14 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.010%) HMG Infosec
14 1 (0.010%) BS25999
System Software
1 2753 (26.37%) Active Directory
2 2492 (23.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1165 (11.16%) Hyper-V
4 640 (6.13%) vSphere
5 511 (4.90%) XenApp
6 364 (3.49%) VMware ESX
7 272 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
8 231 (2.21%) Terminal Services
9 216 (2.07%) XenServer
10 187 (1.79%) XenDesktop
11 86 (0.82%) vCloud
12 77 (0.74%) Xen
13 72 (0.69%) KVM
14 68 (0.65%) Terminal Server
15 54 (0.52%) NFS
15 54 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
16 53 (0.51%) iptables
17 51 (0.49%) Squid
17 51 (0.49%) ISA Server
18 50 (0.48%) Snort
Systems Management
1 365 (3.50%) Backup Exec
2 317 (3.04%) Puppet
3 305 (2.92%) SCCM
4 274 (2.62%) Nagios
5 212 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
6 180 (1.72%) SCOM
7 169 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
8 158 (1.51%) WSUS
9 130 (1.25%) FortiGate
10 110 (1.05%) NetBackup
11 106 (1.02%) CiscoWorks
12 99 (0.95%) Cacti
13 84 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
14 77 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
15 69 (0.66%) ZABBIX
16 61 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
16 61 (0.58%) OpenView
16 61 (0.58%) Ansible
17 52 (0.50%) ARCserve
18 50 (0.48%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5710 (54.70%) Cisco
2 3593 (34.42%) VMware
3 3260 (31.23%) Microsoft
4 2184 (20.92%) CheckPoint
5 1930 (18.49%) Juniper
6 1560 (14.94%) Citrix
7 1315 (12.60%) HP
8 1287 (12.33%) F5
9 547 (5.24%) Red Hat
10 509 (4.88%) Symantec
11 463 (4.44%) Oracle
12 448 (4.29%) NetApp
13 426 (4.08%) Dell
14 400 (3.83%) SolarWinds
15 374 (3.58%) Blue Coat
16 350 (3.35%) Fortinet
17 349 (3.34%) Avaya
18 275 (2.63%) Apple
19 256 (2.45%) McAfee
20 237 (2.27%) SonicWALL
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits, bonus and incentives
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £50,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £18 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 4% bonus, profit share
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £33000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £37k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampton, Middlesex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago