Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 73 84
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 -32
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 97 108 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.01% 3.78% 3.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.87% 19.71% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 81 82 93
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £29,800
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,625 £66,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% - +0.57%

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 348 548 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.39% 19.16% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 264 404 501
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £25,225 £24,825 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -2 49 £42,500 +2.41% 13
High Wycombe -1 20 £28,500 -6.56% 4
Marlow +25 5 £75,000 +27.66% 4
Chesham +5 4 £22,500 -39.19% 1
Princes Risborough - 3 £35,000 -
Buckingham - 1 - -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 65 (67.01%) Windows
2 52 (53.61%) Windows Server
3 44 (45.36%) Active Directory
4 38 (39.18%) Office 365
5 32 (32.99%) Microsoft
5 32 (32.99%) Microsoft Office
6 30 (30.93%) Cisco
6 30 (30.93%) Data Centre
7 29 (29.90%) ITIL
8 26 (26.80%) VMware
9 23 (23.71%) WAN
9 23 (23.71%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (22.68%) TCP/IP
10 22 (22.68%) Linux
11 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
12 20 (20.62%) LAN
12 20 (20.62%) Change Management
12 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (18.56%) VPN
14 17 (17.53%) CCNA
14 17 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (16.49%) DNS
15 16 (16.49%) SQL
15 16 (16.49%) CheckPoint
16 15 (15.46%) MPLS
16 15 (15.46%) MS Exchange
16 15 (15.46%) CCNP
16 15 (15.46%) Windows 10
16 15 (15.46%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 15 (15.46%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.09%) IIS
6 1 (1.03%) Apache
6 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.03%) Liferay
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (32.99%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (7.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.03%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 38 (39.18%) Office 365
2 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.12%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.03%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.03%) IaaS
5 1 (1.03%) PaaS
5 1 (1.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.71%) WAN
2 22 (22.68%) TCP/IP
3 20 (20.62%) LAN
4 18 (18.56%) VPN
5 16 (16.49%) DNS
6 15 (15.46%) MPLS
7 14 (14.43%) Internet
8 13 (13.40%) DHCP
9 12 (12.37%) SAN
10 11 (11.34%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (10.31%) Cisco Firepower
11 10 (10.31%) VoIP
12 8 (8.25%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (7.22%) IPsec
13 7 (7.22%) Network Security
13 7 (7.22%) Wireless
14 6 (6.19%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (6.19%) NAS
15 5 (5.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 5 (5.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.31%) OLTP
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) Introscope
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (5.15%) Law
2 4 (4.12%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) French Language
3 3 (3.09%) German Language
3 3 (3.09%) Italian Language
3 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Electronics
4 2 (2.06%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Analyst
2 19 (19.59%) Network Engineer
3 14 (14.43%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) IT Support
6 7 (7.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (7.22%) IT Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Security Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Support Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Administrator
7 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) HTML
2 1 (1.03%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.93%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.31%) N-Tier
3 7 (7.22%) Clustering
3 7 (7.22%) Driving Licence
3 7 (7.22%) HACMP
4 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) IVR
6 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 65 (67.01%) Windows
2 52 (53.61%) Windows Server
3 22 (22.68%) Linux
4 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (15.46%) Windows 10
6 11 (11.34%) AIX
6 11 (11.34%) Solaris
7 9 (9.28%) Unix
7 9 (9.28%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.28%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) ITIL
2 20 (20.62%) Change Management
3 15 (15.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (11.34%) High Availability
6 10 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (10.31%) Project Management
7 8 (8.25%) Information Security
8 7 (7.22%) Process Improvement
9 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (5.15%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (5.15%) Time Management
11 4 (4.12%) Break/Fix
11 4 (4.12%) Change Control
11 4 (4.12%) Network Management
11 4 (4.12%) Server Management
11 4 (4.12%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) SQL
2 4 (4.12%) Perl
2 4 (4.12%) Python
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) C#
3 1 (1.03%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (23.71%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (17.53%) CCNA
3 15 (15.46%) CCNP
4 8 (8.25%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.15%) Degree
7 4 (4.12%) CCVP
7 4 (4.12%) MCSA
7 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.09%) CCA
8 3 (3.09%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.09%) MCITP
8 3 (3.09%) MCSE
8 3 (3.09%) MCTS
9 2 (2.06%) CEH
9 2 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.03%) GCIA
10 1 (1.03%) GCIH
10 1 (1.03%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) PMO
3 3 (3.09%) GDPR
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (45.36%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.37%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.25%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.22%) GPFS
6 6 (6.19%) XenApp
7 5 (5.15%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Backup Exec
1 4 (4.12%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.03%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.03%) Netcool
2 1 (1.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (32.99%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.93%) Cisco
3 26 (26.80%) VMware
4 16 (16.49%) CheckPoint
5 11 (11.34%) NetApp
6 10 (10.31%) Intel
7 9 (9.28%) F5
8 8 (8.25%) Oracle
9 7 (7.22%) Citrix
9 7 (7.22%) Juniper
10 6 (6.19%) Fortinet
11 5 (5.15%) 3PAR
11 5 (5.15%) HP
11 5 (5.15%) IBM
11 5 (5.15%) Palo Alto
11 5 (5.15%) Sony
12 4 (4.12%) Brocade
12 4 (4.12%) EMC
12 4 (4.12%) Meraki
12 4 (4.12%) Riverbed