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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 66 38 30
Rank change year-on-year -28 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 327 244 267
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.33% 5.34% 7.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.33% 32.06% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 245 195 223
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,000 £45,000 £37,060
Median % change year-on-year +15.56% +21.43% -7.35%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £51,875
90th Percentile £71,500 £73,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1,291 761 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.11% 16.67% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 670 477 572
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% -2.22%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -24 156 £50,000 +5.26% 17
Hertfordshire -19 80 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Bedfordshire +3 55 £60,000 +44.58% 5
Essex -45 28 £28,500 -39.36% 11
Suffolk -22 5 £25,000 -50.00% 1
Norfolk -8 1 £37,000 +4.23% 1
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 166 (50.76%) Cisco
2 139 (42.51%) Windows
3 124 (37.92%) Azure
4 111 (33.94%) WAN
5 107 (32.72%) ITIL
6 105 (32.11%) Social Skills
7 102 (31.19%) Microsoft
8 99 (30.28%) Wireless
9 97 (29.66%) LAN
10 93 (28.44%) Palo Alto
11 91 (27.83%) Cisco Certification
12 88 (26.91%) Active Directory
13 81 (24.77%) Linux
13 81 (24.77%) Microsoft 365
14 77 (23.55%) CCNP
15 75 (22.94%) CCNA
16 65 (19.88%) Internet
16 65 (19.88%) Windows Server
17 63 (19.27%) SLA
17 63 (19.27%) VMware
17 63 (19.27%) AWS
17 63 (19.27%) Security Cleared
18 61 (18.65%) Change Management
19 59 (18.04%) VPN
20 58 (17.74%) Incident Management
21 57 (17.43%) CheckPoint
22 56 (17.13%) Service Delivery
23 54 (16.51%) Cisco ASA
24 53 (16.21%) F5
24 53 (16.21%) SD-WAN

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 39 (11.93%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (2.45%) IIS
4 5 (1.53%) JBoss
4 5 (1.53%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (9.17%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 124 (37.92%) Azure
2 81 (24.77%) Microsoft 365
3 63 (19.27%) AWS
4 23 (7.03%) Serverless
5 21 (6.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 21 (6.42%) GCP
5 21 (6.42%) SaaS
6 17 (5.20%) Azure Functions
7 16 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (4.89%) Route 53
8 10 (3.06%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (2.14%) PaaS
10 6 (1.83%) OneDrive
11 5 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.53%) AWS CodePipeline
11 5 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.53%) Azure Stack
11 5 (1.53%) Cloud Functions
11 5 (1.53%) IaaS
11 5 (1.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 111 (33.94%) WAN
2 99 (30.28%) Wireless
3 97 (29.66%) LAN
4 65 (19.88%) Internet
5 59 (18.04%) VPN
6 54 (16.51%) Cisco ASA
7 53 (16.21%) SD-WAN
8 50 (15.29%) Network Security
8 50 (15.29%) Wi-Fi
9 44 (13.46%) VoIP
10 43 (13.15%) MPLS
11 41 (12.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 38 (11.62%) DNS
13 36 (11.01%) Cisco Firepower
13 36 (11.01%) NetScaler
14 32 (9.79%) VLAN
15 27 (8.26%) Cisco Wireless
16 26 (7.95%) DHCP
17 25 (7.65%) TCP/IP
18 23 (7.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.03%) MySQL
2 18 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.22%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.61%) GIS
6 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.31%) DTS
7 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.45%) Spinnaker
2 5 (1.53%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.53%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.53%) Subversion
3 2 (0.61%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.61%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 105 (32.11%) Social Skills
2 37 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.65%) Finance
4 13 (3.98%) Legal
5 12 (3.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.06%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.75%) Retail
8 8 (2.45%) Documentation Skills
8 8 (2.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 8 (2.45%) Public Sector
8 8 (2.45%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.83%) Games
9 6 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (1.83%) Publishing
10 5 (1.53%) Advertising
10 5 (1.53%) Automotive
11 4 (1.22%) Police
12 3 (0.92%) Law
12 3 (0.92%) Presentation Skills
13 2 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (21.71%) Network Engineer
2 40 (12.23%) Analyst
3 39 (11.93%) Network Manager
4 32 (9.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (6.42%) Telephony Manager
6 20 (6.12%) Site Engineer
6 20 (6.12%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 19 (5.81%) Cisco Engineer
7 19 (5.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 19 (5.81%) Support Analyst
8 18 (5.50%) Consultant
9 17 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (4.89%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (4.89%) IT Engineer
11 15 (4.59%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 13 (3.98%) Support Engineer
13 12 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (3.36%) Administrator
15 10 (3.06%) NOC Engineer
15 10 (3.06%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.36%) .NET
2 5 (1.53%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (1.22%) Java RMI
4 3 (0.92%) ARM Templates
5 1 (0.31%) COM
5 1 (0.31%) CSS
5 1 (0.31%) FHIR
5 1 (0.31%) REST
5 1 (0.31%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.89%) NHS
4 14 (4.28%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (3.06%) Cloud Native
5 10 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.75%) Cyber Defence
6 9 (2.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (2.75%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.45%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (2.14%) Cyberattack
8 7 (2.14%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.14%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (2.14%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.83%) Life Science
9 6 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.53%) Hackathon
11 4 (1.22%) Insider Threat
Operating Systems
1 139 (42.51%) Windows
2 81 (24.77%) Linux
3 65 (19.88%) Windows Server
4 20 (6.12%) Windows 10
5 19 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.28%) Unix
7 8 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.45%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (1.53%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.31%) Android
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (32.72%) ITIL
2 61 (18.65%) Change Management
3 58 (17.74%) Incident Management
4 56 (17.13%) Service Delivery
5 44 (13.46%) DevOps
6 38 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (11.01%) Information Security
8 33 (10.09%) Cybersecurity
9 31 (9.48%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 30 (9.17%) Matrix Organization
11 29 (8.87%) CI/CD
12 27 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (6.42%) Service Design
14 20 (6.12%) Agile
14 20 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 20 (6.12%) Security Monitoring
15 19 (5.81%) Business Continuity
15 19 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
15 19 (5.81%) Project Management
16 18 (5.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.29%) SQL
2 34 (10.40%) PowerShell
3 23 (7.03%) Python
4 11 (3.36%) Java
5 10 (3.06%) C#
6 9 (2.75%) Bash
7 8 (2.45%) Go
8 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) C
9 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 91 (27.83%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (23.55%) CCNP
3 75 (22.94%) CCNA
4 63 (19.27%) Security Cleared
5 47 (14.37%) SC Cleared
6 22 (6.73%) Degree
7 21 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (5.20%) CISSP
9 13 (3.98%) MCSE
10 12 (3.67%) CISM
11 10 (3.06%) DBS Check
12 9 (2.75%) MCP
13 8 (2.45%) CCIE
14 5 (1.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 5 (1.53%) CCDP
14 5 (1.53%) CCSP
14 5 (1.53%) CISA
15 4 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
15 4 (1.22%) GIAC
15 4 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (19.27%) SLA
2 24 (7.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (4.28%) GDPR
5 7 (2.14%) BS7799
5 7 (2.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (2.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (2.14%) ISAE 3402
6 6 (1.83%) NIST
6 6 (1.83%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.22%) GxP
8 3 (0.92%) QA
9 1 (0.31%) DICOM
9 1 (0.31%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.31%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.31%) NCSC
System Software
1 88 (26.91%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (9.79%) Hyper-V
4 24 (7.34%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (4.28%) Docker
6 12 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.06%) Firmware
7 10 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (2.14%) vSphere
10 2 (0.61%) KVM
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (9.48%) FortiGate
1 31 (9.48%) Terraform
2 24 (7.34%) Ansible
3 23 (7.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 20 (6.12%) Kubernetes
5 13 (3.98%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (3.06%) CASB
7 9 (2.75%) WMI
7 9 (2.75%) WSUS
8 8 (2.45%) Puppet
8 8 (2.45%) SCCM
9 6 (1.83%) CSIRT
9 6 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.83%) Observium
10 5 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.53%) Stealthwatch
11 4 (1.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 4 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.92%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 166 (50.76%) Cisco
2 102 (31.19%) Microsoft
3 93 (28.44%) Palo Alto
4 63 (19.27%) VMware
5 57 (17.43%) CheckPoint
6 53 (16.21%) F5
7 48 (14.68%) Citrix
8 44 (13.46%) Fortinet
9 41 (12.54%) HP
10 19 (5.81%) SolarWinds
11 18 (5.50%) Oracle
12 13 (3.98%) Juniper
13 11 (3.36%) Splunk
14 8 (2.45%) FIS
14 8 (2.45%) Meraki
15 6 (1.83%) Aruba
15 6 (1.83%) Infoblox
15 6 (1.83%) McAfee
15 6 (1.83%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.83%) Ruckus Wireless