Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 93 61
Rank change year-on-year +54 -32 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 145 75 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.23% 2.68% 4.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.43% 14.37% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 110 59 104
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,675 £26,150 £31,825
90th Percentile £60,500 £68,750 £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 510 522 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.38% 18.62% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 377 378 534
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £61,550 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +60 114 £45,000 +12.50% 5
High Wycombe -14 12 £27,000 -16.92% 3
Aylesbury - 1 £52,500 -
Princes Risborough - 1 £35,000 - 2
Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 83 (57.24%) Windows
2 74 (51.03%) Windows Server
3 62 (42.76%) VMware
4 60 (41.38%) Office 365
5 56 (38.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 52 (35.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (35.86%) TCP/IP
7 50 (34.48%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (33.10%) Windows 10
9 47 (32.41%) Citrix
10 38 (26.21%) VMware ESXi
11 37 (25.52%) XenApp
11 37 (25.52%) XenDesktop
12 36 (24.83%) Active Directory
12 36 (24.83%) Cisco Certification
13 35 (24.14%) Cisco
14 33 (22.76%) Microsoft
14 33 (22.76%) ITIL
15 32 (22.07%) Finance
15 32 (22.07%) VMware Infrastructure
16 27 (18.62%) Legal
17 26 (17.93%) VPN
18 24 (16.55%) Law
18 24 (16.55%) Cloud Computing
18 24 (16.55%) SIEM
19 21 (14.48%) Continuous Improvement
20 20 (13.79%) CCNP
21 17 (11.72%) DHCP
21 17 (11.72%) DNS
22 16 (11.03%) MS Exchange

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 16 (11.03%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.38%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 60 (41.38%) Office 365
2 24 (16.55%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (35.86%) TCP/IP
2 26 (17.93%) VPN
3 17 (11.72%) DHCP
3 17 (11.72%) DNS
4 15 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (7.59%) LAN
6 10 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (6.90%) MPLS
6 10 (6.90%) WAN
7 9 (6.21%) VoIP
7 9 (6.21%) Wireless
8 8 (5.52%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (4.83%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (4.14%) IPsec
11 5 (3.45%) HTTP
11 5 (3.45%) VLAN
12 4 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (2.76%) PPTP
12 4 (2.76%) SMTP
13 3 (2.07%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.07%) Big Data
4 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.38%) OLTP
5 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Burp Suite
1 3 (2.07%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (22.07%) Finance
2 27 (18.62%) Legal
3 24 (16.55%) Law
4 3 (2.07%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.38%) Electronics
5 2 (1.38%) French Language
5 2 (1.38%) German Language
5 2 (1.38%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 24 (16.55%) Network Engineer
2 21 (14.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 18 (12.41%) Team Leader
4 14 (9.66%) Analyst
4 14 (9.66%) Head of Infrastructure
4 14 (9.66%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 14 (9.66%) Security Engineer
5 13 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.97%) Infrastructure Support
5 13 (8.97%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
5 13 (8.97%) Support Team Leader
5 13 (8.97%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (6.90%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 10 (6.90%) Service Manager
6 10 (6.90%) SIEM Engineer
7 9 (6.21%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 9 (6.21%) IT Support
7 9 (6.21%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) Middleware
1 1 (0.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.21%) Driving Licence
3 8 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.07%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.38%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.69%) Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.69%) HACMP
8 1 (0.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 83 (57.24%) Windows
2 74 (51.03%) Windows Server
3 52 (35.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (33.10%) Windows 10
5 15 (10.34%) Linux
6 11 (7.59%) Windows 8
6 11 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (6.21%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.83%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.07%) Kali Linux
10 2 (1.38%) Unix
10 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.69%) AIX
11 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.69%) CentOS
11 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.69%) Solaris
11 1 (0.69%) VMS
11 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 50 (34.48%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (22.76%) ITIL
4 24 (16.55%) SIEM
5 21 (14.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (8.97%) Incident Management
7 13 (8.97%) Service Delivery
8 11 (7.59%) Process Improvement
9 10 (6.90%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (6.90%) Secure Coding
9 10 (6.90%) Threat Modelling
10 9 (6.21%) Information Security
11 8 (5.52%) ITIL V3
12 7 (4.83%) Network Management
12 7 (4.83%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (4.83%) Time Management
13 6 (4.14%) Creative Thinking
13 6 (4.14%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.28%) SQL
2 3 (2.07%) Perl
2 3 (2.07%) Python
3 1 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (24.83%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (13.79%) CCNP
3 16 (11.03%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.97%) CISSP
5 10 (6.90%) CCNA
5 10 (6.90%) CEH
5 10 (6.90%) GSEC
6 9 (6.21%) Degree
7 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.45%) MCSA
9 4 (2.76%) MCP
9 4 (2.76%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.07%) CISM
10 3 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.07%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.38%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.14%) SLA
3 3 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.38%) PMO
5 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 38 (26.21%) VMware ESXi
2 37 (25.52%) XenApp
2 37 (25.52%) XenDesktop
3 36 (24.83%) Active Directory
4 32 (22.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (10.34%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.07%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.69%) Docker
7 1 (0.69%) GPFS
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.90%) SCCM
2 4 (2.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (2.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (2.76%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.07%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (2.07%) SCOM
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.69%) QRadar
4 1 (0.69%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (42.76%) VMware
2 47 (32.41%) Citrix
3 35 (24.14%) Cisco
4 33 (22.76%) Microsoft
5 15 (10.34%) Juniper
6 14 (9.66%) Palo Alto
7 13 (8.97%) F5
7 13 (8.97%) Sony
8 12 (8.28%) SolarWinds
9 9 (6.21%) WatchGuard
10 8 (5.52%) Aruba
11 6 (4.14%) McAfee
12 5 (3.45%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.45%) Meraki
13 4 (2.76%) Darktrace
13 4 (2.76%) NetApp
14 3 (2.07%) Avaya
14 3 (2.07%) Fortinet
14 3 (2.07%) Veeam
15 2 (1.38%) JD Edwards