Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 53 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +47
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 93 107 131
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.23% 4.69% 4.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.41% 31.75% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 81 104 94
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +13.64% +3.53%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,725 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £67,125
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +3.26% -1.08% +5.68%

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 381 337 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.44% 14.78% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 309 262 405
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,800 £22,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £61,150
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -3.41%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Buckinghamshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Firewall in Buckinghamshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 +18 78 £50,000 -9.09% 4
High Wycombe -1 5 £46,500 +16.25% 3
Iver - 2 £27,500 -
Princes Risborough -2 1 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Aylesbury - 1 £47,500 -
Chalfont St Giles - 1 £57,500 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 46 (49.46%) Windows
2 38 (40.86%) Linux
3 34 (36.56%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (32.26%) Cisco
5 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
6 25 (26.88%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (23.66%) TCP/IP
8 21 (22.58%) VPN
8 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
8 21 (22.58%) WAN
9 19 (20.43%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (19.35%) Information Assurance
10 18 (19.35%) vREST
10 18 (19.35%) Tigerscheme
10 18 (19.35%) CHECK Team Member
11 17 (18.28%) VMware
11 17 (18.28%) Office 365
12 16 (17.20%) LAN
13 15 (16.13%) Information Security
13 15 (16.13%) Hyper-V
13 15 (16.13%) Data Centre
14 14 (15.05%) Windows Server
14 14 (15.05%) DNS
15 13 (13.98%) Change Management
16 12 (12.90%) BGP
16 12 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (12.90%) OSPF
16 12 (12.90%) ITIL
16 12 (12.90%) Python

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 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.23%) Apache
4 3 (3.23%) nginx
5 2 (2.15%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.08%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.30%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) assyst
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (4.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.35%) vREST
2 17 (18.28%) Office 365
3 11 (11.83%) Azure
4 8 (8.60%) AWS
5 7 (7.53%) SaaS
6 2 (2.15%) Serverless
7 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.08%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.66%) TCP/IP
2 21 (22.58%) VPN
2 21 (22.58%) WAN
3 16 (17.20%) LAN
4 14 (15.05%) DNS
5 12 (12.90%) BGP
5 12 (12.90%) OSPF
6 11 (11.83%) DHCP
7 10 (10.75%) Network Security
8 8 (8.60%) SAN
9 7 (7.53%) SSL
9 7 (7.53%) Wireshark
10 6 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (6.45%) Wireless
11 5 (5.38%) EIGRP
11 5 (5.38%) Internet
11 5 (5.38%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (5.38%) tcpdump
12 4 (4.30%) FCoE
12 4 (4.30%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) GIS
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.30%) Subversion
3 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.08%) JIRA
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Dutch Language
3 2 (2.15%) French Language
3 2 (2.15%) Games
3 2 (2.15%) German Language
3 2 (2.15%) Italian Language
3 2 (2.15%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.08%) Billing
4 1 (1.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Penetration Tester
1 18 (19.35%) Tester
2 13 (13.98%) Network Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Architect
4 8 (8.60%) Consultant
4 8 (8.60%) Data Centre Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Network Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Data Network Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) IT Architect
8 4 (4.30%) IT Security Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) jQuery
1 4 (4.30%) RESTful
2 3 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.88%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.45%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.30%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.15%) Cyberattack
7 2 (2.15%) Cybercrime
7 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.08%) FMCG
8 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (49.46%) Windows
2 38 (40.86%) Linux
3 14 (15.05%) Windows Server
4 11 (11.83%) Windows 10
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (2.15%) Unix
10 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.56%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (20.43%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (19.35%) Information Assurance
4 15 (16.13%) Information Security
5 13 (13.98%) Change Management
6 12 (12.90%) ITIL
6 12 (12.90%) Security Operations
7 10 (10.75%) Incident Management
8 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.53%) DevOps
10 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.53%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (7.53%) Workflow
11 6 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (6.45%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
12 5 (5.38%) Security Architecture
12 5 (5.38%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) Python
2 11 (11.83%) PHP
2 11 (11.83%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.68%) SQL
4 8 (8.60%) Perl
5 5 (5.38%) Ruby
6 4 (4.30%) C++
7 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.23%) Java
8 2 (2.15%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.15%) VBA
8 2 (2.15%) VBScript
9 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) CHECK Team Member
1 18 (19.35%) Tigerscheme
2 12 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.83%) CCNP
4 9 (9.68%) GIAC
5 8 (8.60%) CISSP
6 6 (6.45%) MCSE
7 5 (5.38%) CCSA
7 5 (5.38%) CCSE
7 5 (5.38%) CEH
7 5 (5.38%) Degree
8 4 (4.30%) CCDP
8 4 (4.30%) CCNA
8 4 (4.30%) CISM
8 4 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (4.30%) CREST Certified
8 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.45%) SLA
3 5 (5.38%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.30%) NIST
4 4 (4.30%) NIST 800
5 1 (1.08%) COBIT
5 1 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.13%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.23%) Docker
5 3 (3.23%) KVM
5 3 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.08%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.08%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.08%) vSphere
6 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Ansible
1 5 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.30%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (4.30%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (4.30%) Icinga
2 4 (4.30%) Observium
2 4 (4.30%) SCCM
3 3 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.23%) Nagios
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.15%) Puppet
4 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.08%) CloudHub
5 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) Cisco
2 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
3 17 (18.28%) VMware
4 8 (8.60%) CheckPoint
4 8 (8.60%) WatchGuard
5 6 (6.45%) Citrix
6 5 (5.38%) Oracle
7 4 (4.30%) BT
7 4 (4.30%) Computacenter
7 4 (4.30%) Cramer
7 4 (4.30%) F5
7 4 (4.30%) Infoblox
7 4 (4.30%) Remedy
7 4 (4.30%) ServiceNow
7 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.23%) GFI Software
8 3 (3.23%) Meraki
9 2 (2.15%) Aruba
9 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.15%) Fortinet