Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 61 58
Rank change year-on-year +36 -3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 740 553 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.54% 4.57% 4.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.64% 24.56% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 516 466 451
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,915 2,252 2,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.50% 18.60% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,335 1,858 1,662
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,171 £25,500 £24,525
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in the East of England

Firewall
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Firewall in the East of England

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the East of England

Firewall
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 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
Cambridgeshire +102 326 £36,000 +2.86% 20
Hertfordshire +9 254 £42,500 -15.00% 23
Bedfordshire +9 92 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Essex +9 42 £40,500 -22.86% 13
Suffolk -6 14 £35,000 -16.67% 1
Norfolk -2 12 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 East of England region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 326 (44.05%) Cisco
2 301 (40.68%) Microsoft
3 280 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
4 271 (36.62%) Windows
5 270 (36.49%) VMware
6 252 (34.05%) WAN
7 246 (33.24%) LAN
8 237 (32.03%) TCP/IP
9 209 (28.24%) Active Directory
10 207 (27.97%) CCNA
11 202 (27.30%) CheckPoint
12 191 (25.81%) Network Security
13 173 (23.38%) Self-Motivation
14 170 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 168 (22.70%) Problem-Solving
16 164 (22.16%) Retail
17 162 (21.89%) Information Security
18 159 (21.49%) VPN
19 158 (21.35%) DNS
20 157 (21.22%) SIEM
21 153 (20.68%) Analytical Skills
22 146 (19.73%) Windows Server
23 141 (19.05%) Security Operations
24 136 (18.38%) CCNP
25 121 (16.35%) Wi-Fi
25 121 (16.35%) Network Management
26 120 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
27 119 (16.08%) Linux
28 118 (15.95%) Data Centre
29 111 (15.00%) Cybersecurity

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 62 (8.38%) MS Exchange
2 26 (3.51%) Skype for Business
3 20 (2.70%) IIS
4 16 (2.16%) OpenStack
5 12 (1.62%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.35%) Apache Pig
6 10 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.35%) GlassFish
6 10 (1.35%) JBoss
6 10 (1.35%) MQSeries
6 10 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.35%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.68%) Apache
8 5 (0.68%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.68%) Confluence
8 5 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) C-CURE
1 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 120 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (14.73%) Office 365
3 84 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (3.65%) IaaS
5 21 (2.84%) PaaS
6 20 (2.70%) SaaS
7 18 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (2.30%) GitHub
9 15 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.62%) Mimecast
11 8 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (1.08%) Amazon Glacier
11 8 (1.08%) Amazon S3
11 8 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (1.08%) AWS CloudTrail
11 8 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.54%) Akamai
14 3 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 252 (34.05%) WAN
2 246 (33.24%) LAN
3 237 (32.03%) TCP/IP
4 191 (25.81%) Network Security
5 159 (21.49%) VPN
6 158 (21.35%) DNS
7 121 (16.35%) Wi-Fi
8 101 (13.65%) Wireshark
9 90 (12.16%) OSPF
10 85 (11.49%) Ethernet
11 81 (10.95%) VoIP
12 80 (10.81%) DHCP
13 77 (10.41%) Intrusion Detection
14 73 (9.86%) BGP
15 66 (8.92%) Wireless
16 61 (8.24%) VLAN
17 56 (7.57%) SAN
18 50 (6.76%) Internet
19 44 (5.95%) SSL
20 42 (5.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.62%) Hadoop
3 10 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (1.35%) Apache Hive
3 10 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (1.22%) Power BI
5 8 (1.08%) MySQL
6 7 (0.95%) Big Data
7 5 (0.68%) Apache Zeppelin
7 5 (0.68%) HBase
7 5 (0.68%) Sqoop
8 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.41%) MS Access
9 3 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.41%) Redis
9 3 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (3.65%) JIRA
2 22 (2.97%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.03%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.35%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.81%) Selenium
7 5 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.68%) CodeSonar
7 5 (0.68%) git-flow
7 5 (0.68%) Robot Framework
7 5 (0.68%) Subversion
8 4 (0.54%) Ant
8 4 (0.54%) Hudson
9 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 164 (22.16%) Retail
2 45 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.27%) Finance
4 22 (2.97%) Back Office
5 13 (1.76%) Advertising
6 12 (1.62%) French Language
7 10 (1.35%) German Language
8 9 (1.22%) Swedish Language
9 7 (0.95%) Automotive
9 7 (0.95%) Publishing
10 3 (0.41%) Banking
10 3 (0.41%) Greek Language
10 3 (0.41%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.41%) Legal
10 3 (0.41%) Military
10 3 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 192 (25.95%) Analyst
2 151 (20.41%) Network Engineer
3 91 (12.30%) Security Engineer
4 77 (10.41%) Network Analyst
5 70 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 67 (9.05%) Support Engineer
7 55 (7.43%) Security Analyst
8 47 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 47 (6.35%) Network Security Engineer
9 43 (5.81%) Architect
10 42 (5.68%) IT Engineer
11 40 (5.41%) Administrator
11 40 (5.41%) SOC Engineer
12 35 (4.73%) Network Security Analyst
13 31 (4.19%) IT Support
14 30 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
15 29 (3.92%) IT Manager
15 29 (3.92%) SIEM Engineer
15 29 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
16 27 (3.65%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.19%) Web Services
2 18 (2.43%) ActiveMQ
3 15 (2.03%) Java EE
4 10 (1.35%) EJB
4 10 (1.35%) EJB 3.0
4 10 (1.35%) HornetQ
4 10 (1.35%) Java SE
4 10 (1.35%) JMS
4 10 (1.35%) REST
4 10 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (1.22%) .NET
5 9 (1.22%) LDAP
6 8 (1.08%) Node.js
6 8 (1.08%) SOAP
6 8 (1.08%) YAML
7 7 (0.95%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (0.81%) 802.1X
8 6 (0.81%) Django
8 6 (0.81%) HTML
8 6 (0.81%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 173 (23.38%) Self-Motivation
2 153 (20.68%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (15.95%) Data Centre
4 98 (13.24%) Security Operations Centre
5 83 (11.22%) Management Information System
6 53 (7.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 48 (6.49%) Cyberthreat
8 39 (5.27%) Cyber Defence
9 30 (4.05%) Driving Licence
10 29 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
11 28 (3.78%) Replication
12 18 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (1.22%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.81%) Blackberry
15 6 (0.81%) iPhone
16 5 (0.68%) CCTV
16 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
17 4 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 271 (36.62%) Windows
2 146 (19.73%) Windows Server
3 119 (16.08%) Linux
4 81 (10.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (10.14%) Windows 7
6 72 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (9.19%) Windows 10
8 44 (5.95%) Windows 8
9 37 (5.00%) Mac OS X
10 21 (2.84%) Unix
11 15 (2.03%) Ubuntu
12 13 (1.76%) CentOS
13 12 (1.62%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (1.35%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.95%) Android
16 7 (0.95%) Debian
17 6 (0.81%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.81%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.68%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (22.70%) Problem-Solving
2 162 (21.89%) Information Security
3 157 (21.22%) SIEM
4 141 (19.05%) Security Operations
5 121 (16.35%) Network Management
6 111 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
7 93 (12.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 93 (12.57%) Kalman Filter
8 83 (11.22%) ITIL
9 78 (10.54%) Web Filtering
10 76 (10.27%) Risk Management
11 72 (9.73%) Event Correlation
12 68 (9.19%) Data Loss Prevention
13 58 (7.84%) Analytics
13 58 (7.84%) Change Control
13 58 (7.84%) Threat Intelligence
14 54 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
14 54 (7.30%) DevOps
14 54 (7.30%) Project Management
15 53 (7.16%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (12.84%) PowerShell
2 80 (10.81%) SQL
3 55 (7.43%) Bash Shell
3 55 (7.43%) Python
4 39 (5.27%) Java
5 23 (3.11%) Perl
6 19 (2.57%) C
7 18 (2.43%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.22%) VBScript
10 8 (1.08%) AWK
11 7 (0.95%) VBA
12 6 (0.81%) C#
12 6 (0.81%) C++
13 5 (0.68%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.68%) PHP
14 3 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 280 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 207 (27.97%) CCNA
3 136 (18.38%) CCNP
4 99 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 96 (12.97%) Degree
6 90 (12.16%) CISSP
7 71 (9.59%) SSCP
8 69 (9.32%) MCSE
9 59 (7.97%) GCIA
10 57 (7.70%) CCSA
11 54 (7.30%) CCIE
12 47 (6.35%) SANS
13 46 (6.22%) GCIH
13 46 (6.22%) GSEC
14 45 (6.08%) CEH
15 44 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 43 (5.81%) CCSP
17 42 (5.68%) CCIE Security
18 41 (5.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 41 (5.54%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.84%) SLA
2 41 (5.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (3.65%) PCI DSS
4 21 (2.84%) GDPR
5 10 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.41%) BS7799
6 3 (0.41%) GPG13
6 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.27%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 209 (28.24%) Active Directory
2 170 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (11.22%) Hyper-V
4 27 (3.65%) Docker
4 27 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (3.65%) vSphere
5 25 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (2.84%) XenApp
7 10 (1.35%) VMware NSX
8 7 (0.95%) ProxySG
8 7 (0.95%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.81%) Firmware
9 6 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.68%) HDFS
11 4 (0.54%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.41%) iptables
12 3 (0.41%) Samba
12 3 (0.41%) vCloud
12 3 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 64 (8.65%) Stealthwatch
2 48 (6.49%) RSA Security Analytics
3 26 (3.51%) FortiGate
4 25 (3.38%) Puppet
5 24 (3.24%) SCCM
6 20 (2.70%) Backup Exec
7 18 (2.43%) Nagios
8 17 (2.30%) QRadar
9 15 (2.03%) Ansible
10 13 (1.76%) Cacti
11 11 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (1.08%) CSIRT
13 8 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
14 7 (0.95%) Salt
15 6 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
15 6 (0.81%) SCOM
15 6 (0.81%) vCenter Server
16 5 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
16 5 (0.68%) Oozie
Vendors
1 326 (44.05%) Cisco
2 301 (40.68%) Microsoft
3 270 (36.49%) VMware
4 202 (27.30%) CheckPoint
5 85 (11.49%) Palo Alto
6 84 (11.35%) Citrix
6 84 (11.35%) Symantec
7 78 (10.54%) Splunk
8 63 (8.51%) Juniper
9 54 (7.30%) HP
10 50 (6.76%) Red Hat
11 49 (6.62%) Avaya
11 49 (6.62%) Veeam
12 48 (6.49%) F5
13 45 (6.08%) Fortinet
13 45 (6.08%) Nortel
14 43 (5.81%) SolarWinds
15 39 (5.27%) Riverbed
16 32 (4.32%) Nokia
17 28 (3.78%) Meraki