Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 26 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 +33 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 469 732 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.08% 7.40% 4.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.54% 38.14% 25.04%
Number of salaries quoted 371 508 470
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.54% -8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £67,550
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 1,358 1,919 2,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.50% 19.40% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,027 1,346 1,854
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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 +2 165 £33,500 -25.56% 49
Cambridgeshire -23 126 £42,500 +15.18% 27
Bedfordshire +9 111 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Essex -1 29 £30,500 -23.19% 13
Suffolk +26 28 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Norfolk -10 10 £38,250 +2.00% 7
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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.

1 187 (39.87%) Cisco
2 161 (34.33%) Microsoft
3 150 (31.98%) Windows
4 148 (31.56%) Active Directory
5 143 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
6 140 (29.85%) LAN
7 138 (29.42%) WAN
8 115 (24.52%) Azure
9 113 (24.09%) CCNA
10 112 (23.88%) Windows Server
11 111 (23.67%) Linux
12 108 (23.03%) VMware
13 106 (22.60%) Office 365
14 93 (19.83%) CheckPoint
15 83 (17.70%) DNS
15 83 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 82 (17.48%) Network Security
16 82 (17.48%) AWS
17 74 (15.78%) Problem-Solving
18 70 (14.93%) TCP/IP
19 64 (13.65%) ITIL
20 62 (13.22%) Information Security
20 62 (13.22%) Palo Alto
21 60 (12.79%) CCNP
22 58 (12.37%) Hyper-V
22 58 (12.37%) Data Centre
23 55 (11.73%) Network Management
24 50 (10.66%) Microsoft Office
25 48 (10.23%) DHCP
25 48 (10.23%) 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 42 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 30 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (2.13%) nginx
5 9 (1.92%) IIS
6 7 (1.49%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.07%) JBoss
7 5 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.43%) Apache
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.43%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 50 (10.66%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (6.61%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 115 (24.52%) Azure
2 106 (22.60%) Office 365
3 82 (17.48%) AWS
4 27 (5.76%) GCP
5 14 (2.99%) IaaS
6 9 (1.92%) SaaS
7 8 (1.71%) Mimecast
7 8 (1.71%) PaaS
7 8 (1.71%) Stackdriver
8 5 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.07%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.64%) Azure Stack
9 3 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.43%) GitHub
10 2 (0.43%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.21%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 140 (29.85%) LAN
2 138 (29.42%) WAN
3 83 (17.70%) DNS
4 82 (17.48%) Network Security
5 70 (14.93%) TCP/IP
6 48 (10.23%) DHCP
7 47 (10.02%) VPN
8 45 (9.59%) OSPF
9 40 (8.53%) BGP
9 40 (8.53%) Wi-Fi
10 34 (7.25%) Internet
11 29 (6.18%) MPLS
11 29 (6.18%) SSL
12 28 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (5.97%) Wireless
13 27 (5.76%) Wireshark
14 23 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (4.48%) VLAN
16 19 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
17 14 (2.99%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.41%) MongoDB
3 12 (2.56%) Big Data
4 6 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.28%) Text Mining
5 5 (1.07%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 19 (4.05%) Jenkins
2 18 (3.84%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.99%) Artifactory
3 14 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (1.49%) JIRA
5 4 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.64%) Selenium
7 2 (0.43%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.43%) git-flow
8 1 (0.21%) Hudson
8 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (6.18%) Finance
2 23 (4.90%) Retail
3 9 (1.92%) Automotive
4 6 (1.28%) Public Sector
5 4 (0.85%) Banking
6 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.21%) French Language
8 1 (0.21%) German Language
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.21%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 140 (29.85%) Network Engineer
2 80 (17.06%) Security Engineer
3 61 (13.01%) Analyst
4 58 (12.37%) IT Support
5 56 (11.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 53 (11.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 52 (11.09%) Network Security Engineer
8 34 (7.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 32 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 31 (6.61%) Support Engineer
11 30 (6.40%) Consultant
11 30 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
12 26 (5.54%) Architect
12 26 (5.54%) Service Desk Support
13 25 (5.33%) IT Engineer
13 25 (5.33%) IT Support Technician
13 25 (5.33%) IT Technician
13 25 (5.33%) Support Technician
14 24 (5.12%) Service Desk Technician
15 22 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.20%) Web Services
2 10 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (1.49%) .NET
4 6 (1.28%) Node.js
5 4 (0.85%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (0.64%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.64%) COM
7 2 (0.43%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.43%) GraphQL
7 2 (0.43%) Kafka
7 2 (0.43%) LDAP
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.43%) React
7 2 (0.43%) REST
7 2 (0.43%) Spring
7 2 (0.43%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.43%) Vue.js
8 1 (0.21%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.37%) Data Centre
2 42 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
6 17 (3.62%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.35%) Cyber Defence
8 8 (1.71%) CCTV
8 8 (1.71%) Replication
9 6 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.07%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.07%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 5 (1.07%) User Experience
11 4 (0.85%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.85%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.64%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.64%) Wiki
13 2 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.21%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 150 (31.98%) Windows
2 112 (23.88%) Windows Server
3 111 (23.67%) Linux
4 43 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (3.20%) Windows 10
7 12 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.35%) Mac OS
9 9 (1.92%) CentOS
10 8 (1.71%) Unix
11 7 (1.49%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.28%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.07%) Android
14 3 (0.64%) Debian
15 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (15.78%) Problem-Solving
2 64 (13.65%) ITIL
3 62 (13.22%) Information Security
4 55 (11.73%) Network Management
5 48 (10.23%) Cybersecurity
5 48 (10.23%) Security Operations
6 42 (8.96%) DevOps
7 41 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 41 (8.74%) SIEM
8 35 (7.46%) Migration
9 34 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management
10 27 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (5.76%) ISMS
11 25 (5.33%) Data Migration
11 25 (5.33%) Load Balancing
12 24 (5.12%) Security Management
13 23 (4.90%) Incident Management
13 23 (4.90%) Patch Management
14 22 (4.69%) Identity Management
14 22 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 45 (9.59%) SQL
2 28 (5.97%) Python
3 23 (4.90%) PowerShell
4 22 (4.69%) Perl
5 20 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 17 (3.62%) Ruby
7 6 (1.28%) PHP
8 5 (1.07%) C
8 5 (1.07%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.64%) VBA
10 2 (0.43%) Java
10 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.21%) C#
11 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 143 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (24.09%) CCNA
3 60 (12.79%) CCNP
4 41 (8.74%) Degree
4 41 (8.74%) Security Cleared
5 38 (8.10%) CCSA
6 36 (7.68%) SC Cleared
7 33 (7.04%) Check Point Certification
8 21 (4.48%) CISSP
8 21 (4.48%) JNCIA
9 19 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (2.77%) CCSE
12 12 (2.56%) CCDP
12 12 (2.56%) MCSE
13 11 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (2.35%) GCIH
13 11 (2.35%) JNCIS
13 11 (2.35%) VCP4
14 9 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.74%) SLA
2 35 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (5.33%) PCI DSS
4 24 (5.12%) Cyber Essentials
5 20 (4.26%) COBIT
6 5 (1.07%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.85%) GDPR
7 4 (0.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.64%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 148 (31.56%) Active Directory
2 83 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (12.37%) Hyper-V
4 28 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (3.20%) Docker
6 12 (2.56%) vSphere
7 11 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.28%) Firmware
8 6 (1.28%) Snort
9 5 (1.07%) XenApp
10 3 (0.64%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.64%) vCloud
10 3 (0.64%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.21%) KVM
11 1 (0.21%) Samba
11 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (7.25%) SCCM
2 23 (4.90%) Ansible
3 20 (4.26%) Puppet
4 19 (4.05%) SCOrch
5 18 (3.84%) Nessus
6 13 (2.77%) Cisco CUCM
6 13 (2.77%) Cisco UCCX
6 13 (2.77%) Kubernetes
7 9 (1.92%) Kibana
7 9 (1.92%) logstash
8 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.28%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.28%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.07%) EnCase
10 5 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (1.07%) FTK
10 5 (1.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (1.07%) SCOM
11 4 (0.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 187 (39.87%) Cisco
2 161 (34.33%) Microsoft
3 108 (23.03%) VMware
4 93 (19.83%) CheckPoint
5 62 (13.22%) Palo Alto
6 38 (8.10%) Juniper
7 31 (6.61%) Google
8 27 (5.76%) F5
8 27 (5.76%) Fortinet
9 25 (5.33%) HP
10 23 (4.90%) Meraki
10 23 (4.90%) Veeam
11 18 (3.84%) Qualys
12 17 (3.62%) Oracle
12 17 (3.62%) Sophos
13 15 (3.20%) Citrix
13 15 (3.20%) SolarWinds
14 14 (2.99%) Percona
15 9 (1.92%) SonicWALL
16 8 (1.71%) Red Hat