Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 54 60
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 678 625 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.45% 5.41% 4.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.75% 27.84% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 481 529 471
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% -0.58%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,200 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

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 1,951 2,245 2,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.56% 19.42% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,375 1,885 1,733
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +56 287 £37,500 - 26
Hertfordshire +2 266 £45,000 -9.09% 32
Bedfordshire -9 71 £50,000 +2.56% 11
Essex -14 31 £31,250 -30.56% 4
Suffolk -7 18 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Norfolk -13 8 £37,500 -16.39% 5
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 268 (39.53%) Cisco
2 251 (37.02%) Windows
3 249 (36.73%) Microsoft
4 235 (34.66%) Cisco Certification
5 233 (34.37%) VMware
6 211 (31.12%) TCP/IP
7 188 (27.73%) WAN
8 181 (26.70%) Active Directory
9 178 (26.25%) LAN
10 176 (25.96%) CCNA
10 176 (25.96%) SIEM
11 170 (25.07%) Network Security
12 163 (24.04%) Information Security
13 157 (23.16%) Retail
14 154 (22.71%) VPN
15 151 (22.27%) CheckPoint
16 149 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
16 149 (21.98%) Problem-Solving
17 148 (21.83%) Security Operations
18 147 (21.68%) Analytical Skills
19 145 (21.39%) DNS
20 136 (20.06%) Self-Motivation
21 133 (19.62%) Linux
22 129 (19.03%) Data Centre
23 126 (18.58%) Cybersecurity
24 123 (18.14%) CCNP
25 122 (17.99%) Windows Server
26 121 (17.85%) Degree
27 105 (15.49%) Wi-Fi
28 103 (15.19%) PowerShell

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 67 (9.88%) MS Exchange
2 27 (3.98%) Skype for Business
3 22 (3.24%) IIS
4 19 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (2.80%) OpenStack
5 14 (2.06%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.92%) Apache Pig
7 12 (1.77%) GlassFish
7 12 (1.77%) JBoss
7 12 (1.77%) MQSeries
7 12 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.77%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.62%) Apache
9 8 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (1.03%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.03%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.03%) SAS
11 5 (0.74%) Confluence
11 5 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 49 (7.23%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.59%) C-CURE
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 90 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (12.83%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (11.65%) Office 365
4 27 (3.98%) IaaS
5 24 (3.54%) SaaS
6 21 (3.10%) PaaS
7 20 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.77%) GitHub
10 8 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.88%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.74%) Amazon Glacier
12 5 (0.74%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.74%) AWS CloudTrail
12 5 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 211 (31.12%) TCP/IP
2 188 (27.73%) WAN
3 178 (26.25%) LAN
4 170 (25.07%) Network Security
5 154 (22.71%) VPN
6 145 (21.39%) DNS
7 105 (15.49%) Wi-Fi
8 94 (13.86%) Wireshark
9 79 (11.65%) Intrusion Detection
10 70 (10.32%) Ethernet
10 70 (10.32%) OSPF
11 69 (10.18%) DHCP
12 68 (10.03%) VoIP
13 63 (9.29%) Wireless
14 57 (8.41%) SAN
15 56 (8.26%) Internet
16 54 (7.96%) SSL
17 52 (7.67%) VLAN
18 51 (7.52%) BGP
19 50 (7.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.21%) Hadoop
3 13 (1.92%) Apache Hive
3 13 (1.92%) Power BI
4 11 (1.62%) MySQL
5 9 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (1.18%) Big Data
6 8 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (1.03%) Apache Zeppelin
7 7 (1.03%) HBase
7 7 (1.03%) Sqoop
8 5 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.74%) MS Access
8 5 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (3.39%) JIRA
2 21 (3.10%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.21%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.62%) Bitbucket
5 7 (1.03%) Selenium
6 6 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.88%) CodeSonar
6 6 (0.88%) git-flow
6 6 (0.88%) Robot Framework
7 5 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.59%) Ant
9 2 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.29%) Subversion
10 1 (0.15%) Hudson
10 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 157 (23.16%) Retail
2 34 (5.01%) Finance
3 26 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.62%) French Language
4 11 (1.62%) German Language
4 11 (1.62%) Swedish Language
5 10 (1.47%) Advertising
5 10 (1.47%) Back Office
6 7 (1.03%) Automotive
7 5 (0.74%) Publishing
8 3 (0.44%) Legal
9 2 (0.29%) Banking
9 2 (0.29%) Billing
9 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 185 (27.29%) Analyst
2 105 (15.49%) Network Engineer
3 70 (10.32%) Security Engineer
4 68 (10.03%) Support Engineer
5 64 (9.44%) Security Analyst
6 62 (9.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 55 (8.11%) Network Analyst
8 51 (7.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 48 (7.08%) Architect
10 45 (6.64%) SOC Analyst
11 42 (6.19%) Team Leader
12 39 (5.75%) Administrator
13 35 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
14 34 (5.01%) IT Engineer
14 34 (5.01%) Network Security Engineer
15 33 (4.87%) SOC Engineer
16 29 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 27 (3.98%) IT Analyst
17 27 (3.98%) IT Support
18 25 (3.69%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.72%) Web Services
2 18 (2.65%) Java EE
3 17 (2.51%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (1.92%) REST
5 12 (1.77%) .NET
5 12 (1.77%) EJB
5 12 (1.77%) EJB 3.0
5 12 (1.77%) HornetQ
5 12 (1.77%) Java SE
5 12 (1.77%) JMS
5 12 (1.77%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (1.62%) LDAP
6 11 (1.62%) SOAP
7 9 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (1.18%) Flash
8 8 (1.18%) XML
9 7 (1.03%) Django
9 7 (1.03%) HTML
9 7 (1.03%) Node.js
9 7 (1.03%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 147 (21.68%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (20.06%) Self-Motivation
3 129 (19.03%) Data Centre
4 100 (14.75%) Management Information System
5 88 (12.98%) Security Operations Centre
6 56 (8.26%) Computer Science
6 56 (8.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 44 (6.49%) Cyberthreat
8 40 (5.90%) Driving Licence
9 34 (5.01%) Hybrid Cloud
9 34 (5.01%) Replication
10 25 (3.69%) Linux Command Line
11 23 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (2.95%) Cyber Defence
13 17 (2.51%) Virtual Team
14 8 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
15 7 (1.03%) iSeries
16 6 (0.88%) Apple TV
16 6 (0.88%) Blackberry
16 6 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 251 (37.02%) Windows
2 133 (19.62%) Linux
3 122 (17.99%) Windows Server
4 73 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (9.44%) Windows 7
6 61 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (7.37%) Windows 10
8 39 (5.75%) Mac OS X
9 32 (4.72%) Unix
10 29 (4.28%) Windows 8
11 20 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (2.36%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.62%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.47%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.33%) Android
15 9 (1.33%) CentOS
16 8 (1.18%) Kali Linux
16 8 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (1.03%) VMS
18 6 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (25.96%) SIEM
2 163 (24.04%) Information Security
3 149 (21.98%) Problem-Solving
4 148 (21.83%) Security Operations
5 126 (18.58%) Cybersecurity
6 90 (13.27%) Kalman Filter
7 89 (13.13%) ITIL
8 84 (12.39%) Network Management
9 80 (11.80%) Data Loss Prevention
10 79 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 78 (11.50%) Web Filtering
12 77 (11.36%) Event Correlation
13 75 (11.06%) Risk Management
14 58 (8.55%) Load Balancing
15 57 (8.41%) Analytics
15 57 (8.41%) DevOps
15 57 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
16 54 (7.96%) Security Management
17 53 (7.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 53 (7.82%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 103 (15.19%) PowerShell
2 68 (10.03%) SQL
3 66 (9.73%) Bash Shell
4 60 (8.85%) Python
5 45 (6.64%) Java
6 22 (3.24%) C
6 22 (3.24%) JavaScript
7 19 (2.80%) Perl
8 14 (2.06%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.47%) AWK
9 10 (1.47%) VBA
10 7 (1.03%) C#
10 7 (1.03%) C++
11 6 (0.88%) Objective-C
11 6 (0.88%) PHP
12 5 (0.74%) R
12 5 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.74%) VBScript
13 3 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 235 (34.66%) Cisco Certification
2 176 (25.96%) CCNA
3 123 (18.14%) CCNP
4 121 (17.85%) Degree
5 91 (13.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 87 (12.83%) CISSP
7 79 (11.65%) SSCP
8 69 (10.18%) MCSE
9 54 (7.96%) CCIE
10 53 (7.82%) SANS
11 52 (7.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 51 (7.52%) GCIA
13 50 (7.37%) CEH
14 47 (6.93%) CCSP
14 47 (6.93%) GSEC
15 46 (6.78%) GCWN
15 46 (6.78%) ISSAP
15 46 (6.78%) ISSEP
15 46 (6.78%) RHCA
15 46 (6.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (5.75%) SLA
3 32 (4.72%) PCI DSS
4 26 (3.83%) GDPR
5 10 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.44%) BS7799
7 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.29%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.15%) GPG13
System Software
1 181 (26.70%) Active Directory
2 149 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (11.21%) Hyper-V
4 36 (5.31%) vSphere
5 30 (4.42%) Docker
6 24 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.51%) XenApp
9 15 (2.21%) ProxySG
10 9 (1.33%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (1.03%) DFS Replication
11 7 (1.03%) HDFS
12 6 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.74%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.59%) Firmware
15 3 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.29%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (7.23%) RSA Security Analytics
2 46 (6.78%) Stealthwatch
3 37 (5.46%) Puppet
4 21 (3.10%) QRadar
5 19 (2.80%) Ansible
5 19 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (2.65%) FortiGate
7 17 (2.51%) Backup Exec
8 15 (2.21%) Nagios
9 13 (1.92%) Cacti
10 12 (1.77%) SCCM
11 11 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (1.62%) CSIRT
12 10 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
13 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
14 8 (1.18%) Salt
15 7 (1.03%) Ambari
15 7 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
15 7 (1.03%) Oozie
15 7 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 268 (39.53%) Cisco
2 249 (36.73%) Microsoft
3 233 (34.37%) VMware
4 151 (22.27%) CheckPoint
5 98 (14.45%) Splunk
6 74 (10.91%) Symantec
7 69 (10.18%) Citrix
8 63 (9.29%) Palo Alto
9 57 (8.41%) Juniper
10 54 (7.96%) Red Hat
11 49 (7.23%) Avaya
12 47 (6.93%) Nortel
13 44 (6.49%) F5
14 40 (5.90%) HP
15 36 (5.31%) Fortinet
15 36 (5.31%) Riverbed
16 31 (4.57%) SolarWinds
17 30 (4.42%) Dell
18 28 (4.13%) Qualys
19 26 (3.83%) Veeam