Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 96 64
Rank change year-on-year +44 -32 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 114 81 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.53% 2.90% 4.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.32% 15.08% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 94 68 96
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -1.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,875 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 376 537 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.93% 19.20% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 276 406 488
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £23,250 £26,000 £23,388
90th Percentile £64,250 £62,500 £62,875
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% +5.88%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Buckinghamshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Buckinghamshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Buckinghamshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +47 70 £45,000 +5.88% 12
High Wycombe -10 18 £27,000 -16.92% 1
Princes Risborough - 3 £35,000 -
Chesham - 2 £22,500 -
Buckingham 0 1 - -
Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 75 (65.79%) Windows
2 62 (54.39%) Windows Server
3 47 (41.23%) VMware
3 47 (41.23%) Office 365
4 39 (34.21%) Active Directory
4 39 (34.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 37 (32.46%) TCP/IP
6 36 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (29.82%) Microsoft
8 31 (27.19%) Windows 10
9 29 (25.44%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (24.56%) Cisco
11 27 (23.68%) Citrix
12 26 (22.81%) VMware ESXi
12 26 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
13 24 (21.05%) XenApp
14 23 (20.18%) XenDesktop
14 23 (20.18%) ITIL
15 22 (19.30%) MS Exchange
16 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
16 20 (17.54%) VPN
17 19 (16.67%) DNS
17 19 (16.67%) CCNP
18 17 (14.91%) WAN
18 17 (14.91%) Finance
19 16 (14.04%) Law
19 16 (14.04%) DHCP
19 16 (14.04%) Linux

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 22 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.63%) IIS
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.88%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.88%) Liferay
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.75%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 47 (41.23%) Office 365
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.65%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.75%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.88%) IaaS
6 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (32.46%) TCP/IP
2 20 (17.54%) VPN
3 19 (16.67%) DNS
4 17 (14.91%) WAN
5 16 (14.04%) DHCP
6 15 (13.16%) LAN
6 15 (13.16%) MPLS
7 9 (7.89%) Wireless
8 8 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (7.02%) IPsec
8 8 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (6.14%) Internet
9 7 (6.14%) SAN
9 7 (6.14%) VoIP
10 6 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (4.39%) Cisco Firepower
11 5 (4.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (4.39%) Network Security
11 5 (4.39%) PPTP
12 4 (3.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.51%) OLTP
5 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Introscope
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 16 (14.04%) Law
3 13 (11.40%) Legal
4 4 (3.51%) French Language
5 3 (2.63%) German Language
5 3 (2.63%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (21.93%) Network Engineer
2 13 (11.40%) Analyst
3 12 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Head of Infrastructure
5 10 (8.77%) IT Support
5 10 (8.77%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Exchange Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Server Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Consultant
8 7 (6.14%) Field Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Services Manager
8 7 (6.14%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Service Manager
8 7 (6.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) Middleware
1 1 (0.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.77%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.51%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.63%) Clustering
5 3 (2.63%) HACMP
6 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 75 (65.79%) Windows
2 62 (54.39%) Windows Server
3 36 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (27.19%) Windows 10
5 16 (14.04%) Linux
6 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.02%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.14%) AIX
8 7 (6.14%) Solaris
8 7 (6.14%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.39%) Unix
10 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.75%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.88%) VMS
12 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (25.44%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (20.18%) ITIL
4 15 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (13.16%) Process Improvement
5 12 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 10 (8.77%) Change Management
7 9 (7.89%) Network Management
7 9 (7.89%) SIEM
8 8 (7.02%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (7.02%) Project Management
9 7 (6.14%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (5.26%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (4.39%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (4.39%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (4.39%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.28%) SQL
2 3 (2.63%) Perl
2 3 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (16.67%) CCNP
3 12 (10.53%) CCNA
4 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.26%) CEH
5 6 (5.26%) GSEC
5 6 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.39%) CISSP
7 4 (3.51%) Degree
7 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.63%) CCVP
8 3 (2.63%) MCP
8 3 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.75%) MCSA
10 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) GCIH
10 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) PMO
3 3 (2.63%) GDPR
3 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 39 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 26 (22.81%) VMware ESXi
2 26 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (21.05%) XenApp
4 23 (20.18%) XenDesktop
5 14 (12.28%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.63%) GPFS
7 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Backup Exec
1 5 (4.39%) SCCM
1 5 (4.39%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (2.63%) SCOM
3 2 (1.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.88%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.88%) Netcool
4 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (41.23%) VMware
2 34 (29.82%) Microsoft
3 28 (24.56%) Cisco
4 27 (23.68%) Citrix
5 13 (11.40%) Sony
6 10 (8.77%) NetApp
7 9 (7.89%) Juniper
8 7 (6.14%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.26%) Fortinet
9 6 (5.26%) Meraki
10 5 (4.39%) 3PAR
10 5 (4.39%) F5
10 5 (4.39%) HP
10 5 (4.39%) IBM
10 5 (4.39%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.51%) EMC
11 4 (3.51%) Intel
11 4 (3.51%) McAfee
11 4 (3.51%) Oracle