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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
UK
Rank 58 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4061 4775 4939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.83% 4.77% 4.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.79% 28.54% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3327 4083 4186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,475
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
14106 16729 18565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.78% 16.71% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11517 13902 15058
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +3 3832 £45,000 - 437
London +13 1537 £52,500 +5.00% 148
South East 0 971 £45,000 - 95
Berkshire +1 320 £55,000 +10.00% 22
City of London +38 307 £50,000 - 45
West Midlands +13 297 £42,500 - 39
East of England -26 233 £45,000 +1.12% 25
Yorkshire -1 228 £37,500 -11.76% 37
Surrey +2 224 £41,000 -1.20% 17
North West -6 221 £38,500 -7.22% 41
West Yorkshire +16 192 £37,500 -11.76% 32
South West -16 192 £40,000 +3.89% 29
Leeds +18 171 £37,500 -11.76% 21
Hampshire +1 152 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Manchester -6 143 £40,000 -6.43% 28
East Midlands +8 136 £42,500 +11.84% 17
Reading -11 126 £53,000 +6.00% 10
Scotland +19 117 £38,500 -3.75% 10
Birmingham +6 110 £41,250 -8.33% 12
Hertfordshire -12 85 £50,000 +17.64% 11
Oxfordshire +33 77 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Bristol +8 64 £38,500 -9.41% 19
Kent -3 62 £42,500 - 7
Edinburgh +26 61 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Basingstoke +25 61 £45,000 +3.09% 3
Cambridgeshire -28 58 £36,000 -16.27% 7
East Sussex +49 56 £40,000 -42.85% 3
Wiltshire +4 53 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Brighton +58 52 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Nottinghamshire +5 52 £42,500 +21.42% 4

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 4655 (52.40%) Cisco
2 3639 (40.96%) Windows
3 2963 (33.35%) Cisco Certification
4 2526 (28.43%) VMware
5 2381 (26.80%) WAN
6 2317 (26.08%) Microsoft
7 2288 (25.75%) LAN
8 2236 (25.17%) Active Directory
9 2110 (23.75%) Linux
10 1992 (22.42%) DNS
11 1964 (22.11%) Network Security
12 1962 (22.08%) CCNP
13 1919 (21.60%) VPN
14 1908 (21.48%) Windows Server
15 1826 (20.55%) TCP/IP
16 1770 (19.92%) CCNA
17 1738 (19.56%) ITIL
18 1733 (19.51%) CheckPoint
19 1727 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
20 1509 (16.99%) Data Centre
21 1422 (16.01%) Finance
22 1420 (15.98%) Juniper
23 1410 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
24 1234 (13.89%) Wireless
25 1167 (13.14%) MS Exchange
26 1143 (12.87%) DHCP
27 1054 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
28 1049 (11.81%) Palo Alto
29 1042 (11.73%) Degree
30 1040 (11.71%) MPLS

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 1167 (13.14%) MS Exchange
2 502 (5.65%) IIS
3 458 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 367 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 343 (3.86%) Apache
6 286 (3.22%) SharePoint
7 266 (2.99%) Skype for Business
8 215 (2.42%) Tomcat
9 208 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 177 (1.99%) JBoss
11 161 (1.81%) WebSphere
12 158 (1.78%) WebLogic
13 132 (1.49%) OpenStack
14 113 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
15 85 (0.96%) CloudStack
16 78 (0.88%) nginx
17 65 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
18 44 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 40 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 38 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 875 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 502 (5.65%) MS Office
3 91 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 60 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.25%) MS Project
6 6 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.068%) Autodesk Smoke
6 6 (0.068%) Baselight
6 6 (0.068%) Final Cut Pro
7 5 (0.056%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.056%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.045%) Autodesk Flame
8 4 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.011%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.011%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.011%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 33 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.12%) SAP BPC
4 9 (0.10%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.045%) Bankmaster
6 4 (0.045%) Infor CRM
6 4 (0.045%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.045%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.045%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.034%) Epicor Tropos
7 3 (0.034%) Magento
7 3 (0.034%) Maximo
8 2 (0.023%) BPCS
8 2 (0.023%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.023%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.023%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.023%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.023%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.011%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 707 (7.96%) Office 365
2 649 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
3 493 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 211 (2.38%) SaaS
5 142 (1.60%) IaaS
6 105 (1.18%) PaaS
7 85 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 60 (0.68%) Mimecast
9 55 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
10 48 (0.54%) Amazon S3
11 36 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 36 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
12 31 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 24 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (0.23%) G Suite
15 19 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
16 17 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
17 13 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (0.15%) SoftLayer
18 10 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2381 (26.80%) WAN
2 2288 (25.75%) LAN
3 1992 (22.42%) DNS
4 1964 (22.11%) Network Security
5 1919 (21.60%) VPN
6 1826 (20.55%) TCP/IP
7 1410 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
8 1234 (13.89%) Wireless
9 1143 (12.87%) DHCP
10 1040 (11.71%) MPLS
11 973 (10.95%) SAN
12 972 (10.94%) BGP
13 958 (10.78%) OSPF
14 924 (10.40%) VoIP
15 791 (8.90%) VLAN
16 681 (7.67%) Internet
17 658 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
18 550 (6.19%) SSL
19 479 (5.39%) Intrusion Detection
20 399 (4.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 963 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 300 (3.38%) MySQL
3 179 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 85 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 83 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 69 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 52 (0.59%) Big Data
8 47 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 45 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 43 (0.48%) NoSQL
11 34 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
12 31 (0.35%) Hadoop
13 29 (0.33%) MongoDB
14 25 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
15 24 (0.27%) Redis
16 19 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (0.21%) MariaDB
17 18 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 161 (1.81%) Git (software)
2 153 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 93 (1.05%) JIRA
4 69 (0.78%) TeamCity
5 67 (0.75%) Subversion
6 33 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (0.28%) Vagrant
9 24 (0.27%) Selenium
10 18 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (0.18%) JMeter
11 16 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (0.17%) LoadRunner
12 15 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 14 (0.16%) Burp Suite
14 13 (0.15%) Metasploit
15 12 (0.14%) Bitbucket
15 12 (0.14%) Visual Studio
16 11 (0.12%) Fiddler
16 11 (0.12%) Redmine
General
1 1422 (16.01%) Finance
2 663 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 315 (3.55%) Retail
4 270 (3.04%) Banking
5 157 (1.77%) Marketing
6 127 (1.43%) Legal
7 122 (1.37%) Games
8 118 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 114 (1.28%) Publishing
10 102 (1.15%) Law
11 85 (0.96%) Back Office
12 71 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 53 (0.60%) Advertising
14 43 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 40 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 40 (0.45%) German Language
16 39 (0.44%) Electronics
17 32 (0.36%) French Language
18 23 (0.26%) Billing
19 21 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2510 (28.25%) Network Engineer
2 1148 (12.92%) Analyst
3 967 (10.88%) Support Engineer
4 858 (9.66%) Security Engineer
5 761 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 689 (7.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 624 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
8 616 (6.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 498 (5.61%) Administrator
10 490 (5.52%) Network Security Engineer
11 479 (5.39%) Security Analyst
12 464 (5.22%) Consultant
13 434 (4.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 420 (4.73%) IT Engineer
15 363 (4.09%) IT Support
16 362 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
17 340 (3.83%) Architect
18 298 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support
19 281 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
20 280 (3.15%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (3.74%) Web Services
2 260 (2.93%) .NET
3 183 (2.06%) 802.1X
4 144 (1.62%) LAMP
5 121 (1.36%) Middleware
6 109 (1.23%) HTML
7 65 (0.73%) SOAP
8 52 (0.59%) XML
9 50 (0.56%) J2EE
10 44 (0.50%) ASP.NET
10 44 (0.50%) REST
11 42 (0.47%) CSS
12 41 (0.46%) LEMP Stack
13 28 (0.32%) Ajax
14 26 (0.29%) JSON
15 25 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
15 25 (0.28%) Regular Expression
16 23 (0.26%) JMS
16 23 (0.26%) SAML
17 22 (0.25%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1509 (16.99%) Data Centre
2 531 (5.98%) Management Information System
3 478 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 443 (4.99%) Computer Science
5 267 (3.01%) Driving Licence
6 195 (2.19%) PKI
7 181 (2.04%) Clustering
8 152 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 147 (1.65%) Replication
10 140 (1.58%) Security Operations Centre
11 128 (1.44%) Blackberry
12 123 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
13 95 (1.07%) iPad
14 93 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
15 80 (0.90%) Client/Server
15 80 (0.90%) Cryptography
16 78 (0.88%) Public Cloud
17 76 (0.86%) Mathematics
18 70 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
19 67 (0.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3639 (40.96%) Windows
2 2110 (23.75%) Linux
3 1908 (21.48%) Windows Server
4 1054 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 980 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 693 (7.80%) Unix
7 498 (5.61%) Windows 7
8 431 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 339 (3.82%) Windows 8
10 331 (3.73%) Windows 10
11 287 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 197 (2.22%) Solaris
13 187 (2.10%) Mac OS X
14 156 (1.76%) Ubuntu
15 148 (1.67%) CentOS
16 119 (1.34%) Windows XP
17 93 (1.05%) Android
17 93 (1.05%) Apple iOS
18 87 (0.98%) Debian
19 68 (0.77%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1738 (19.56%) ITIL
2 948 (10.67%) Information Security
3 723 (8.14%) SIEM
4 697 (7.85%) Network Design
5 676 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 671 (7.55%) Load Balancing
7 581 (6.54%) Cybersecurity
8 537 (6.04%) Project Management
9 472 (5.31%) Service Delivery
10 460 (5.18%) Network Management
11 454 (5.11%) Presales
12 448 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
13 418 (4.71%) Mentoring
14 414 (4.66%) Kalman Filter
15 407 (4.58%) Penetration Testing
16 401 (4.51%) DevOps
17 391 (4.40%) High Availability
18 388 (4.37%) Change Management
19 361 (4.06%) Security Operations
20 337 (3.79%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 991 (11.15%) SQL
2 560 (6.30%) PowerShell
3 473 (5.32%) Python
4 345 (3.88%) Bash Shell
5 290 (3.26%) Perl
6 253 (2.85%) Java
7 222 (2.50%) Ruby
8 186 (2.09%) C
9 167 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 123 (1.38%) PHP
11 118 (1.33%) C#
12 101 (1.14%) JavaScript
13 81 (0.91%) VB
14 74 (0.83%) C++
15 49 (0.55%) VBScript
16 41 (0.46%) T-SQL
17 21 (0.24%) Objective-C
18 19 (0.21%) VB.NET
19 15 (0.17%) VBA
20 14 (0.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2963 (33.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1962 (22.08%) CCNP
3 1770 (19.92%) CCNA
4 1042 (11.73%) Degree
5 750 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 670 (7.54%) CISSP
7 639 (7.19%) Security Cleared
8 547 (6.16%) MCSE
9 487 (5.48%) CCIE
10 394 (4.43%) CISM
11 386 (4.34%) SC Cleared
12 274 (3.08%) MCSA
13 263 (2.96%) CCSA
14 239 (2.69%) CCSE
15 231 (2.60%) CEH
16 196 (2.21%) CISA
17 189 (2.13%) MCP
18 177 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 172 (1.94%) DV Cleared
20 171 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 604 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 521 (5.86%) SLA
3 428 (4.82%) PCI DSS
4 78 (0.88%) QA
5 67 (0.75%) COBIT
6 49 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 44 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 41 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
8 41 (0.46%) GPG13
9 21 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 15 (0.17%) FISMA
11 14 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 11 (0.12%) HIPAA
13 8 (0.090%) Def Stans
13 8 (0.090%) GCP
13 8 (0.090%) ISO22301
14 7 (0.079%) GDPR
15 4 (0.045%) ISO 14001
15 4 (0.045%) ISO27002
15 4 (0.045%) RMADS
System Software
1 2236 (25.17%) Active Directory
2 1727 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 945 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 487 (5.48%) vSphere
5 239 (2.69%) VMware ESX
6 236 (2.66%) XenApp
7 173 (1.95%) Firmware
8 169 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
9 164 (1.85%) Xen
10 161 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
11 149 (1.68%) XenServer
12 112 (1.26%) Terminal Services
13 95 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
14 84 (0.95%) Docker
15 75 (0.84%) XenDesktop
16 74 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
17 68 (0.77%) KVM
18 63 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 60 (0.68%) NFS
20 56 (0.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 455 (5.12%) Puppet
2 262 (2.95%) SCCM
3 254 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 243 (2.74%) Nagios
5 233 (2.62%) FortiGate
6 215 (2.42%) Ansible
7 184 (2.07%) Backup Exec
8 166 (1.87%) SCOM
9 133 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
10 129 (1.45%) WSUS
11 119 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
12 101 (1.14%) NetBackup
13 100 (1.13%) Nessus
14 85 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
15 84 (0.95%) QRadar
16 83 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 81 (0.91%) Tivoli
18 68 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
19 66 (0.74%) Salt
20 62 (0.70%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 4655 (52.40%) Cisco
2 2526 (28.43%) VMware
3 2317 (26.08%) Microsoft
4 1733 (19.51%) CheckPoint
5 1420 (15.98%) Juniper
6 1049 (11.81%) Palo Alto
7 961 (10.82%) F5
8 872 (9.82%) HP
9 748 (8.42%) Citrix
10 477 (5.37%) Fortinet
11 420 (4.73%) Oracle
12 393 (4.42%) Red Hat
13 344 (3.87%) SolarWinds
14 339 (3.82%) Dell
15 282 (3.17%) NetApp
16 267 (3.01%) Avaya
17 251 (2.83%) SonicWALL
18 236 (2.66%) IBM
18 236 (2.66%) Intel Security
19 220 (2.48%) Apple
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
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