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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 59 49
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 340 307 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.52% 4.51% 4.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.69% 26.86% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 265 241 268
Median salary £40,000 £40,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.62% -5.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1108 1143 1635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.97% 16.77% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 923 953 1219
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 124 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Cambridgeshire -6 83 £37,500 +4.16% 10
Essex +23 52 £37,000 +27.58% 6
Bedfordshire +19 43 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Suffolk -6 27 £38,500 +10.00% 3
Norfolk +5 11 £28,000 -43.26% 4
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 297 (50.34%) Windows
2 291 (49.32%) Cisco
3 196 (33.22%) VMware
4 193 (32.71%) Active Directory
5 182 (30.85%) Cisco Certification
6 174 (29.49%) Windows Server
7 173 (29.32%) WAN
8 169 (28.64%) LAN
9 163 (27.63%) Microsoft
10 150 (25.42%) Linux
11 149 (25.25%) DNS
12 146 (24.75%) VPN
13 140 (23.73%) CheckPoint
14 137 (23.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 131 (22.20%) TCP/IP
16 128 (21.69%) ITIL
17 126 (21.36%) CCNA
18 115 (19.49%) DHCP
19 111 (18.81%) Office 365
20 107 (18.14%) Network Security
21 105 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
21 105 (17.80%) MS Exchange
22 102 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
23 101 (17.12%) Citrix
24 99 (16.78%) Hyper-V
25 94 (15.93%) Degree
26 92 (15.59%) Data Centre
27 90 (15.25%) CCNP
28 78 (13.22%) VLAN
29 75 (12.71%) VoIP

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
1 105 (17.80%) MS Exchange
2 32 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (5.25%) Skype for Business
4 25 (4.24%) SharePoint
5 22 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (2.71%) IIS
7 11 (1.86%) Apache
7 11 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.36%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.02%) CMS
10 6 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.68%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.68%) JBoss
11 4 (0.68%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.68%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 73 (12.37%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.71%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 111 (18.81%) Office 365
2 71 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (11.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (2.88%) PaaS
5 16 (2.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 14 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (2.03%) Amazon Glacier
8 12 (2.03%) Amazon S3
8 12 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (2.03%) AWS CloudTrail
9 10 (1.69%) SaaS
10 7 (1.19%) IaaS
11 5 (0.85%) Akamai
11 5 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.68%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.34%) GitHub
14 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 173 (29.32%) WAN
2 169 (28.64%) LAN
3 149 (25.25%) DNS
4 146 (24.75%) VPN
5 131 (22.20%) TCP/IP
6 115 (19.49%) DHCP
7 107 (18.14%) Network Security
8 78 (13.22%) VLAN
9 75 (12.71%) VoIP
10 74 (12.54%) SAN
11 73 (12.37%) BGP
12 72 (12.20%) Wireless
13 66 (11.19%) Cisco ASA
14 61 (10.34%) OSPF
15 50 (8.47%) MPLS
16 48 (8.14%) Cisco Nexus
17 43 (7.29%) IPsec
17 43 (7.29%) Wi-Fi
18 40 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
19 35 (5.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.02%) MySQL
5 3 (0.51%) DB2
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.34%) Big Data
6 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.17%) MS Access
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.68%) JIRA
3 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) Ant
4 1 (0.17%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.17%) Subversion
4 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (11.19%) Telecoms
2 38 (6.44%) Finance
3 33 (5.59%) Retail
4 14 (2.37%) Advertising
5 12 (2.03%) Games
6 9 (1.53%) Military
7 7 (1.19%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.19%) Law
8 6 (1.02%) Back Office
8 6 (1.02%) Banking
8 6 (1.02%) Marketing
9 4 (0.68%) Automotive
10 3 (0.51%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Billing
11 2 (0.34%) French Language
11 2 (0.34%) German Language
11 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 132 (22.37%) Network Engineer
2 96 (16.27%) Support Engineer
3 72 (12.20%) Analyst
4 51 (8.64%) Security Engineer
4 51 (8.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 50 (8.47%) Administrator
6 48 (8.14%) IT Support
7 46 (7.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 46 (7.80%) Cisco Engineer
8 44 (7.46%) IT Engineer
9 38 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 38 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 36 (6.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 36 (6.10%) Consultant
11 35 (5.93%) Active Directory Support
11 35 (5.93%) Architect
12 34 (5.76%) Graduate
12 34 (5.76%) Network Analyst
13 33 (5.59%) Network Security Engineer
14 31 (5.25%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.88%) Web Services
2 16 (2.71%) HTML
3 11 (1.86%) XML
4 6 (1.02%) POSIX
5 5 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (0.85%) Catalyst
6 4 (0.68%) EJB
6 4 (0.68%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (0.68%) HornetQ
6 4 (0.68%) Java EE
6 4 (0.68%) Java SE
6 4 (0.68%) JMS
6 4 (0.68%) Middleware
6 4 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.34%) .NET
7 2 (0.34%) JSF
8 1 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.17%) SOAP
8 1 (0.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (15.59%) Data Centre
2 54 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.25%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.90%) Driving Licence
5 17 (2.88%) Replication
6 14 (2.37%) Fat Client
6 14 (2.37%) Thin Client
7 13 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (1.86%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.53%) Clustering
10 9 (1.53%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.36%) HP Storage
12 7 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (1.02%) CCTV
13 6 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
15 4 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 297 (50.34%) Windows
2 174 (29.49%) Windows Server
3 150 (25.42%) Linux
4 105 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (11.53%) Windows 7
7 47 (7.97%) Unix
7 47 (7.97%) Windows 10
8 30 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (3.90%) Windows 8
10 18 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (2.88%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.53%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.53%) Mac OS
12 9 (1.53%) Solaris
13 5 (0.85%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.68%) Debian
15 3 (0.51%) Android
15 3 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (21.69%) ITIL
2 72 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 43 (7.29%) Problem Management
4 40 (6.78%) Network Management
4 40 (6.78%) Presales
4 40 (6.78%) Software Engineering
5 39 (6.61%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (6.61%) E-Commerce
5 39 (6.61%) Information Security
6 35 (5.93%) Mentoring
7 32 (5.42%) Mathematics
7 32 (5.42%) Project Management
8 29 (4.92%) Business Continuity
8 29 (4.92%) Change Control
8 29 (4.92%) SIEM
9 26 (4.41%) Load Balancing
10 24 (4.07%) Change Management
10 24 (4.07%) Security Architecture
11 21 (3.56%) Incident Management
12 19 (3.22%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.15%) SQL
2 33 (5.59%) PowerShell
3 30 (5.08%) Python
4 26 (4.41%) Java
4 26 (4.41%) Perl
5 21 (3.56%) JavaScript
6 20 (3.39%) Ruby
7 15 (2.54%) C
8 13 (2.20%) VBScript
9 11 (1.86%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.19%) C++
11 6 (1.02%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.68%) AWK
12 4 (0.68%) VB
13 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.34%) C#
14 2 (0.34%) Go
14 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.17%) PHP
15 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 182 (30.85%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (21.36%) CCNA
3 94 (15.93%) Degree
4 90 (15.25%) CCNP
5 56 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (7.97%) Security Cleared
7 34 (5.76%) MCSE
8 33 (5.59%) MCP
9 27 (4.58%) CCIE
9 27 (4.58%) MCSA
10 26 (4.41%) CISSP
11 24 (4.07%) Network+ Certification
12 22 (3.73%) CCSA
12 22 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (3.05%) SC Cleared
14 17 (2.88%) CCSE
15 16 (2.71%) BC Cleared
16 15 (2.54%) CCDP
17 14 (2.37%) CISM
17 14 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (10.51%) SLA
2 30 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.05%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (1.19%) QA
6 4 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (0.68%) GPG13
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 193 (32.71%) Active Directory
2 137 (23.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (16.78%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (2.71%) vSphere
6 15 (2.54%) Terminal Services
6 15 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (2.03%) XenApp
8 6 (1.02%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.85%) Docker
9 5 (0.85%) Firmware
9 5 (0.85%) KVM
9 5 (0.85%) LXC
10 4 (0.68%) iptables
10 4 (0.68%) pfSense
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (4.07%) Backup Exec
2 17 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (2.37%) Cisco CME
3 14 (2.37%) WSUS
4 13 (2.20%) SCCM
5 12 (2.03%) Cacti
6 9 (1.53%) FortiGate
6 9 (1.53%) Puppet
7 8 (1.36%) EMC Navisphere
7 8 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.02%) SmokePing
9 5 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.68%) SCOM
11 3 (0.51%) Ansible
11 3 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.51%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 291 (49.32%) Cisco
2 196 (33.22%) VMware
3 163 (27.63%) Microsoft
4 140 (23.73%) CheckPoint
5 101 (17.12%) Citrix
6 59 (10.00%) Juniper
7 57 (9.66%) HP
8 51 (8.64%) Veeam
9 47 (7.97%) F5
10 41 (6.95%) Palo Alto
11 37 (6.27%) Meraki
12 33 (5.59%) Apple
13 30 (5.08%) Oracle
14 27 (4.58%) Fortinet
15 26 (4.41%) Avaya
16 22 (3.73%) SonicWALL
17 20 (3.39%) Dell
17 20 (3.39%) SolarWinds
18 18 (3.05%) Blue Coat
18 18 (3.05%) WatchGuard
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package, Overti
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus & Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Marcus Evans Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + on call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £37,800 to £51,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Bulletproof
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harlow
Aspire Cambridge Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Huntingdon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago