Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 83 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 -33 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 100 109 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.49% 3.48% 4.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.35% 17.14% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75 96 177
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -6.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £24,800
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +3.53% +6.25%

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 545 636 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.01% 20.28% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 407 506 582
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,650 £24,000 £25,525
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +6.63%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 55 £42,000 -1.18% 7
High Wycombe +10 11 £29,000 -42.00% 4
Aylesbury +3 10 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Marlow - 2 £58,750 - 1
Newport Pagnell -6 1 £42,500 +25.00%
Chesham - 1 £37,000 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 49 (49.00%) Windows
2 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
3 41 (41.00%) MS Exchange
4 39 (39.00%) Cisco
4 39 (39.00%) VMware
4 39 (39.00%) Windows Server
5 30 (30.00%) SCCM
6 29 (29.00%) Office 365
6 29 (29.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (28.00%) Windows 10
7 28 (28.00%) Windows 7
7 28 (28.00%) Citrix
7 28 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (25.00%) WAN
9 24 (24.00%) SAN
9 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (23.00%) SQL Server
11 22 (22.00%) Active Directory
11 22 (22.00%) Mac OS X
11 22 (22.00%) VLAN
12 21 (21.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (21.00%) LAN
13 19 (19.00%) Windows 8
14 18 (18.00%) VPN
14 18 (18.00%) CCNP
14 18 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (18.00%) PowerShell
15 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (17.00%) DNS
15 17 (17.00%) VoIP

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 41 (41.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.00%) SharePoint
3 13 (13.00%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.00%) Apache
5 4 (4.00%) nginx
6 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.00%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 29 (29.00%) Office 365
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.00%) SaaS
5 2 (2.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.00%) WAN
2 24 (24.00%) SAN
3 22 (22.00%) VLAN
4 21 (21.00%) LAN
5 18 (18.00%) VPN
6 17 (17.00%) DNS
6 17 (17.00%) VoIP
7 13 (13.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (11.00%) DHCP
10 10 (10.00%) Network Security
11 9 (9.00%) BGP
11 9 (9.00%) OSPF
12 8 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (7.00%) IGMP
13 7 (7.00%) Multicast
13 7 (7.00%) Software-Defined Networking
14 6 (6.00%) Wireless
15 5 (5.00%) MPLS
16 4 (4.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.00%) OLTP
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (2.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.00%) Ant
2 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.00%) Law
3 2 (2.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.00%) Automotive
4 1 (1.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (28.00%) Analyst
2 26 (26.00%) Network Engineer
2 26 (26.00%) Support Engineer
3 24 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 21 (21.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 19 (19.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 17 (17.00%) Support Analyst
7 14 (14.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 14 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 14 (14.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 12 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (11.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 11 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 9 (9.00%) Security Analyst
13 8 (8.00%) Technical Support
14 7 (7.00%) Design Engineer
14 7 (7.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.00%) Fintech
3 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.00%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.00%) Clustering
5 4 (4.00%) HACMP
5 4 (4.00%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.00%) Handset
7 2 (2.00%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.00%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.00%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.00%) Online Games
8 1 (1.00%) PMI
8 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (49.00%) Windows
2 39 (39.00%) Windows Server
3 29 (29.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (28.00%) Windows 10
4 28 (28.00%) Windows 7
5 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (22.00%) Mac OS X
7 19 (19.00%) Windows 8
8 10 (10.00%) Linux
9 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (7.00%) Unix
11 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (5.00%) Solaris
13 4 (4.00%) AIX
13 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
14 2 (2.00%) Kali Linux
14 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
15 1 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
15 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (14.00%) ITIL
3 10 (10.00%) Network Design
4 8 (8.00%) Data Security
5 7 (7.00%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (7.00%) Project Management
6 6 (6.00%) Change Management
6 6 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (6.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.00%) Software Audit
7 5 (5.00%) High Availability
7 5 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.00%) Network Management
7 5 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (4.00%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (4.00%) Information Security
8 4 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.00%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.00%) SIEM
8 4 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.00%) Python
3 7 (7.00%) SQL
4 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.00%) Ruby
5 3 (3.00%) Perl
6 2 (2.00%) PHP
6 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.00%) C
7 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (18.00%) CCNP
3 17 (17.00%) MCSE
3 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (15.00%) MCSA
5 11 (11.00%) CCNA
6 9 (9.00%) CCIE
7 7 (7.00%) MCP
8 3 (3.00%) CISSP
8 3 (3.00%) OSCP
8 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.00%) CEH
9 2 (2.00%) CISM
9 2 (2.00%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.00%) GCIH
9 2 (2.00%) GIAC
9 2 (2.00%) SANS
9 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.00%) VCP6
9 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) SLA
2 5 (5.00%) PMO
3 3 (3.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (21.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.00%) GPFS
5 2 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (1.00%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.00%) Snort
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (30.00%) SCCM
2 5 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.00%) Nagios
4 2 (2.00%) Ansible
4 2 (2.00%) SCOM
5 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.00%) Puppet
5 1 (1.00%) Suricata
5 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (39.00%) Cisco
2 39 (39.00%) VMware
3 28 (28.00%) Citrix
4 14 (14.00%) Palo Alto
5 12 (12.00%) Avaya
5 12 (12.00%) Extreme Networks
6 8 (8.00%) Juniper
7 7 (7.00%) Oracle
8 6 (6.00%) NetApp
9 5 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.00%) Intel
10 4 (4.00%) Apple
10 4 (4.00%) F5
11 3 (3.00%) Symantec
12 2 (2.00%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.00%) Brocade
12 2 (2.00%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.00%) Sourcefire