The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 41 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 10 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 3.11% 1.31% 4.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.52% 9.09% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 18
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,300 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Firewall
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Communications & Networking Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 55 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 16.77% 14.44% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 44 54 67
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,100 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Firewall
Salary Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Woking region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Woking

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Woking region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Woking

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Woking region 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 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) SAN
3 17 (43.59%) SQL
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
4 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
4 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (41.03%) Hyper-V
5 15 (38.46%) XenApp
5 15 (38.46%) XenServer
5 15 (38.46%) XenDesktop
5 15 (38.46%) SCCM
5 15 (38.46%) HP
5 15 (38.46%) Dell
5 15 (38.46%) Citrix
5 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (38.46%) ITIL
6 14 (35.90%) WSUS
6 14 (35.90%) Nimsoft
7 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 13 (33.33%) Cisco
8 12 (30.77%) CCA
8 12 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (30.77%) VMware
9 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (28.21%) CCNA
9 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
10 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
10 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
11 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (20.51%) ADSL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Woking region 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 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.56%) Lync
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) SAN
2 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
3 8 (20.51%) ADSL
3 8 (20.51%) MPLS
3 8 (20.51%) BGP
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) 3G
5 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Support Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (28.21%) Network Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (20.51%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Network Support
4 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Server Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Server Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Server Support
6 4 (10.26%) Security Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Products Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Citrix Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) CMDB
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.38%) Solaris
6 3 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 8 (20.51%) Project Management
4 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.69%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.13%) System Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.56%) Network Design
7 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.56%) CRM
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) CCA
1 12 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.21%) CCNA
3 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.95%) MCTS
5 3 (7.69%) CCNP
5 3 (7.69%) CCSE
5 3 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.13%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.13%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.56%) Degree
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
1 16 (41.03%) Hyper-V
2 15 (38.46%) XenApp
2 15 (38.46%) XenServer
2 15 (38.46%) XenDesktop
3 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) SCCM
2 14 (35.90%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) Nagios
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) HP
2 15 (38.46%) Dell
2 15 (38.46%) Citrix
3 14 (35.90%) Nimsoft
4 13 (33.33%) Cisco
5 12 (30.77%) VMware
6 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 8 (20.51%) Kaspersky
7 8 (20.51%) WatchGuard
8 4 (10.26%) Juniper
9 2 (5.13%) F5
10 1 (2.56%) Red Hat