Period
to 4 April 2020

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

Firewall
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 31 67
Rank change year-on-year -1 +36 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 385 581 532
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 6.87% 6.86% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.47% 35.75% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 318 440 406
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,125
90th Percentile £61,625 £60,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +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 1,117 1,625 2,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.94% 19.20% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1,196 1,789
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

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 April 2020.

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 April 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
Hertfordshire +5 137 £32,000 -20.00% 16
Cambridgeshire -9 108 £40,000 +11.11% 18
Bedfordshire 0 61 £51,000 +27.50% 7
Essex -2 46 £40,000 -3.61% 13
Suffolk +6 19 £53,750 +88.60% 3
Norfolk -1 14 £37,750 +0.67% 5
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 165 (42.86%) Windows
2 153 (39.74%) Cisco
3 147 (38.18%) Active Directory
4 146 (37.92%) Microsoft
5 132 (34.29%) Office 365
6 116 (30.13%) VMware
7 115 (29.87%) Azure
8 110 (28.57%) WAN
9 109 (28.31%) Windows Server
10 104 (27.01%) LAN
10 104 (27.01%) Cisco Certification
11 87 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
12 75 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
13 74 (19.22%) AWS
14 73 (18.96%) DNS
15 67 (17.40%) Linux
15 67 (17.40%) CCNA
16 66 (17.14%) Hyper-V
17 65 (16.88%) TCP/IP
18 59 (15.32%) VPN
19 55 (14.29%) DHCP
20 52 (13.51%) Information Security
21 51 (13.25%) Microsoft Office
21 51 (13.25%) Juniper
22 48 (12.47%) CCNP
22 48 (12.47%) SQL
22 48 (12.47%) ITIL
23 46 (11.95%) Wi-Fi
24 42 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
24 42 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 41 (10.65%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (6.75%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (3.38%) IIS
6 4 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.04%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.78%) nginx
7 3 (0.78%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.26%) Documentum
9 1 (0.26%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 51 (13.25%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.08%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.26%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 132 (34.29%) Office 365
2 115 (29.87%) Azure
3 74 (19.22%) AWS
4 20 (5.19%) OneDrive
5 13 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.86%) GCP
6 11 (2.86%) IaaS
6 11 (2.86%) SaaS
7 8 (2.08%) PaaS
8 7 (1.82%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 4 (1.04%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.78%) GitHub
11 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.52%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.52%) Stackdriver
12 1 (0.26%) Akamai
12 1 (0.26%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 110 (28.57%) WAN
2 104 (27.01%) LAN
3 73 (18.96%) DNS
4 65 (16.88%) TCP/IP
5 59 (15.32%) VPN
6 55 (14.29%) DHCP
7 46 (11.95%) Wi-Fi
8 41 (10.65%) Internet
8 41 (10.65%) Network Security
8 41 (10.65%) Wireless
9 34 (8.83%) MPLS
10 32 (8.31%) BGP
11 30 (7.79%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (7.01%) VoIP
13 26 (6.75%) SAN
14 25 (6.49%) VLAN
15 23 (5.97%) OSPF
16 22 (5.71%) Wireshark
17 21 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (4.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.12%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.30%) Big Data
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2017
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.52%) MySQL
5 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.52%) Power BI
5 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.52%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.26%) Impala
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.26%) Redis
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 7 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.04%) JIRA
4 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.52%) git-flow
5 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.26%) Log4j
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (8.31%) Finance
2 20 (5.19%) Retail
3 14 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.04%) Public Sector
5 3 (0.78%) Legal
6 2 (0.52%) Advertising
6 2 (0.52%) Automotive
6 2 (0.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.26%) Banking
7 1 (0.26%) French Language
7 1 (0.26%) German Language
7 1 (0.26%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 105 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 71 (18.44%) IT Support
3 68 (17.66%) Support Engineer
4 62 (16.10%) IT Engineer
5 51 (13.25%) Analyst
6 48 (12.47%) IT Support Engineer
7 32 (8.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (8.31%) Security Engineer
8 31 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
9 28 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
9 28 (7.27%) Field Engineer
10 26 (6.75%) 3rd Line Support
11 24 (6.23%) Support Analyst
12 23 (5.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 21 (5.45%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
13 21 (5.45%) Service Desk Support
14 20 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
15 19 (4.94%) Network Field Engineer
16 18 (4.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 17 (4.42%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.86%) Web Services
2 5 (1.30%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (0.78%) .NET
3 3 (0.78%) REST
4 2 (0.52%) HTML
4 2 (0.52%) Kafka
4 2 (0.52%) Node.js
4 2 (0.52%) OAuth
4 2 (0.52%) SOAP
4 2 (0.52%) Spring
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.26%) COM
5 1 (0.26%) CSS
5 1 (0.26%) EDI
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.26%) React
5 1 (0.26%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.26%) Vue.js
5 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (9.61%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 33 (8.57%) Data Centre
5 22 (5.71%) Driving Licence
6 14 (3.64%) FMCG
7 11 (2.86%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 6 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.30%) Replication
11 4 (1.04%) RSA SecurID
11 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.78%) Digital Wallet
12 3 (0.78%) EPoS
12 3 (0.78%) iPad
13 2 (0.52%) CCTV
13 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.52%) Clustering
13 2 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 165 (42.86%) Windows
2 109 (28.31%) Windows Server
3 67 (17.40%) Linux
4 42 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (9.87%) Windows 10
5 38 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (7.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 26 (6.75%) Windows 7
8 16 (4.16%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.34%) Unix
9 9 (2.34%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.82%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.04%) Android
13 4 (1.04%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.04%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
2 52 (13.51%) Information Security
3 48 (12.47%) ITIL
4 42 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 39 (10.13%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (7.27%) Incident Management
6 28 (7.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 27 (7.01%) SIEM
8 24 (6.23%) Security Management
9 23 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
9 23 (5.97%) Security Operations
9 23 (5.97%) WAN Optimisation
9 23 (5.97%) Web Filtering
10 21 (5.45%) Information Security Management
10 21 (5.45%) ISMS
10 21 (5.45%) Network Management
11 20 (5.19%) Migration
11 20 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
11 20 (5.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.47%) SQL
2 25 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.12%) Perl
4 10 (2.60%) Python
4 10 (2.60%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.78%) C
5 3 (0.78%) Java
6 1 (0.26%) C#
6 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.26%) PHP
6 1 (0.26%) R
6 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 104 (27.01%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (17.40%) CCNA
3 48 (12.47%) CCNP
4 31 (8.05%) Degree
4 31 (8.05%) JNCIA
5 25 (6.49%) Security Cleared
6 21 (5.45%) CISSP
6 21 (5.45%) SC Cleared
7 16 (4.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (4.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (3.90%) GCIH
8 15 (3.90%) JNCIS
9 11 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 10 (2.60%) CCSP
10 10 (2.60%) CSSLP
10 10 (2.60%) GCIA
10 10 (2.60%) ISSAP
10 10 (2.60%) MCSE
10 10 (2.60%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.97%) PCI DSS
2 21 (5.45%) COBIT
2 21 (5.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 21 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (5.19%) SLA
4 5 (1.30%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.78%) QA
6 1 (0.26%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
System Software
1 147 (38.18%) Active Directory
2 87 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 26 (6.75%) vSphere
5 9 (2.34%) Docker
5 9 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.08%) VMware NSX
7 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.56%) Snort
9 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.04%) XenApp
10 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.26%) KVM
11 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (6.75%) SCCM
2 10 (2.60%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.08%) FortiGate
4 7 (1.82%) Nessus
4 7 (1.82%) SCOrch
5 6 (1.56%) Ansible
5 6 (1.56%) Puppet
6 5 (1.30%) EnCase
6 5 (1.30%) FTK
6 5 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.30%) Terraform
7 4 (1.04%) Kibana
8 3 (0.78%) logstash
8 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.52%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 153 (39.74%) Cisco
2 146 (37.92%) Microsoft
3 116 (30.13%) VMware
4 51 (13.25%) Juniper
5 41 (10.65%) Palo Alto
6 35 (9.09%) HP
7 28 (7.27%) Meraki
8 27 (7.01%) CheckPoint
9 23 (5.97%) Sophos
10 19 (4.94%) Veeam
11 16 (4.16%) Citrix
12 14 (3.64%) Aruba
12 14 (3.64%) Oracle
12 14 (3.64%) SonicWALL
13 13 (3.38%) Fortinet
14 12 (3.12%) Google
15 10 (2.60%) NetApp
16 9 (2.34%) F5
16 9 (2.34%) SolarWinds
17 7 (1.82%) Qualys