Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 54 56
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 477 585 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.27% 4.78% 4.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.08% 26.81% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 387 428 434
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,575
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £64,625
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 1,487 2,182 2,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.54% 17.83% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 1,678 1,620
East of England median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +18 191 £42,500 -11.46% 6
Cambridgeshire +26 159 £40,000 - 5
Bedfordshire +11 64 £42,500 -11.46% 8
Essex +24 36 £32,000 -17.95%
Suffolk +18 20 £50,000 - 1
Norfolk -3 9 £31,500 +15.60%
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 234 (49.06%) Cisco
2 195 (40.88%) Windows
3 159 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 154 (32.29%) VMware
5 136 (28.51%) Active Directory
6 126 (26.42%) Microsoft
7 124 (26.00%) LAN
8 123 (25.79%) WAN
9 117 (24.53%) Office 365
10 112 (23.48%) CCNA
11 107 (22.43%) Network Security
12 105 (22.01%) DNS
13 100 (20.96%) Windows Server
14 97 (20.34%) CheckPoint
15 94 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 93 (19.50%) DHCP
17 91 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
18 89 (18.66%) Linux
19 84 (17.61%) ITIL
19 84 (17.61%) SIEM
20 81 (16.98%) CCNP
21 77 (16.14%) TCP/IP
22 75 (15.72%) Hyper-V
23 69 (14.47%) Cybersecurity
24 66 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
25 65 (13.63%) Citrix
26 64 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
27 63 (13.21%) VPN
27 63 (13.21%) Information Security
28 61 (12.79%) Wireless

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 43 (9.01%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (2.31%) IIS
4 11 (2.31%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.26%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.05%) Apache
8 4 (0.84%) Confluence
9 3 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.35%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 117 (24.53%) Office 365
2 91 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.47%) Mimecast
5 7 (1.47%) SaaS
6 6 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.26%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.84%) IaaS
7 4 (0.84%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.84%) PaaS
7 4 (0.84%) Power Platform
8 3 (0.63%) GitHub
9 2 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 124 (26.00%) LAN
2 123 (25.79%) WAN
3 107 (22.43%) Network Security
4 105 (22.01%) DNS
5 93 (19.50%) DHCP
6 77 (16.14%) TCP/IP
7 63 (13.21%) VPN
8 61 (12.79%) Wireless
9 53 (11.11%) OSPF
10 47 (9.85%) Wireshark
11 45 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
12 42 (8.81%) VLAN
13 36 (7.55%) BGP
13 36 (7.55%) Internet
14 35 (7.34%) Cisco ASA
15 34 (7.13%) SAN
16 33 (6.92%) MPLS
17 32 (6.71%) SSL
17 32 (6.71%) VoIP
18 27 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.10%) MySQL
3 8 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (1.68%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.26%) Big Data
5 5 (1.05%) Cognos Impromptu
5 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.84%) Power BI
7 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.21%) GIS
8 1 (0.21%) Impala
8 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.21%) Redis
8 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (3.56%) JIRA
2 12 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.26%) Bitbucket
3 6 (1.26%) git-flow
4 4 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.21%) Hudson
6 1 (0.21%) JUnit
6 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (12.37%) Retail
2 19 (3.98%) Finance
3 12 (2.52%) Legal
4 8 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.63%) Automotive
6 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.42%) Electronics
7 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.42%) Games
7 2 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Billing
8 1 (0.21%) German Language
8 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 113 (23.69%) Network Engineer
2 97 (20.34%) Analyst
3 58 (12.16%) Security Engineer
4 41 (8.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 40 (8.39%) Cisco Engineer
5 40 (8.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 38 (7.97%) Consultant
6 38 (7.97%) Security Analyst
7 37 (7.76%) Network Security Engineer
8 34 (7.13%) Support Engineer
9 32 (6.71%) IT Support
10 30 (6.29%) Support Analyst
11 29 (6.08%) Architect
11 29 (6.08%) IT Analyst
12 26 (5.45%) Network Analyst
13 22 (4.61%) Team Leader
14 21 (4.40%) Network Consultant
15 20 (4.19%) Cisco Security Engineer
16 19 (3.98%) IT Support Analyst
17 18 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.68%) Web Services
2 7 (1.47%) JSON
2 7 (1.47%) Kafka
2 7 (1.47%) Node.js
3 6 (1.26%) .NET
3 6 (1.26%) AngularJS
3 6 (1.26%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.26%) GraphQL
3 6 (1.26%) LDAP
3 6 (1.26%) React
3 6 (1.26%) REST
3 6 (1.26%) Spring
3 6 (1.26%) Spring MVC
3 6 (1.26%) Vue.js
4 5 (1.05%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (0.63%) HTML
6 2 (0.42%) CSS
6 2 (0.42%) LAMP
7 1 (0.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (11.95%) Data Centre
3 55 (11.53%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (9.01%) Management Information System
5 40 (8.39%) Security Operations Centre
6 25 (5.24%) Cyberthreat
7 24 (5.03%) Public Cloud
8 22 (4.61%) Driving Licence
9 18 (3.77%) Cyber Defence
9 18 (3.77%) e-Learning
10 16 (3.35%) Replication
11 11 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.47%) CCTV
13 7 (1.47%) CMDB
13 7 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (1.26%) PKI
15 5 (1.05%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 5 (1.05%) Cyberattack
15 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 195 (40.88%) Windows
2 100 (20.96%) Windows Server
3 89 (18.66%) Linux
4 60 (12.58%) Windows 7
5 52 (10.90%) Windows 10
6 49 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (4.82%) Windows 8
9 20 (4.19%) CentOS
10 19 (3.98%) Ubuntu
11 12 (2.52%) Debian
12 10 (2.10%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.68%) Android
14 6 (1.26%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.84%) Unix
16 3 (0.63%) Solaris
16 3 (0.63%) VMS
17 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (17.61%) ITIL
1 84 (17.61%) SIEM
2 69 (14.47%) Cybersecurity
3 66 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
4 63 (13.21%) Information Security
5 60 (12.58%) Kalman Filter
6 46 (9.64%) Network Management
7 44 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 44 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 44 (9.22%) Security Operations
8 37 (7.76%) Incident Management
9 35 (7.34%) Web Filtering
10 33 (6.92%) Data Loss Prevention
11 30 (6.29%) Migration
12 29 (6.08%) Identity Access Management
12 29 (6.08%) Penetration Testing
13 28 (5.87%) Line Management
13 28 (5.87%) Time Management
14 27 (5.66%) Change Management
15 24 (5.03%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 50 (10.48%) PowerShell
2 44 (9.22%) SQL
3 15 (3.14%) C
4 13 (2.73%) Bash Shell
4 13 (2.73%) Python
4 13 (2.73%) VBScript
5 7 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.05%) Java
7 3 (0.63%) VB
8 2 (0.42%) C#
8 2 (0.42%) C++
8 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.21%) Perl
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 159 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (23.48%) CCNA
3 81 (16.98%) CCNP
4 52 (10.90%) Degree
5 49 (10.27%) CISSP
6 40 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (7.34%) CCSA
8 33 (6.92%) Security Cleared
9 30 (6.29%) SC Cleared
10 21 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
10 21 (4.40%) GIAC
11 20 (4.19%) JNCIA
12 19 (3.98%) CCSP
12 19 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (3.56%) MCTS
14 16 (3.35%) MCP
15 15 (3.14%) CCDP
15 15 (3.14%) SSCP
16 14 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 14 (2.94%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (11.95%) SLA
2 23 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.73%) QA
4 12 (2.52%) NIST
4 12 (2.52%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.68%) GDPR
6 3 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.21%) COBIT
8 1 (0.21%) PMO
8 1 (0.21%) RMADS
System Software
1 136 (28.51%) Active Directory
2 94 (19.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (15.72%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (3.14%) Docker
6 13 (2.73%) XenApp
7 8 (1.68%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.68%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.47%) vSphere
9 6 (1.26%) VMware NSX
10 5 (1.05%) Samba
10 5 (1.05%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.42%) KVM
11 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.21%) iptables
12 1 (0.21%) QEMU
12 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (2.73%) SCCM
1 13 (2.73%) Stealthwatch
2 11 (2.31%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.10%) Puppet
3 10 (2.10%) SCOM
4 9 (1.89%) vRealize
5 8 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (1.68%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.47%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.26%) WSUS
7 6 (1.26%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.05%) Ansible
8 5 (1.05%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.05%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.84%) Nagios
9 4 (0.84%) RSA Security Analytics
10 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.63%) yum
Vendors
1 234 (49.06%) Cisco
2 154 (32.29%) VMware
3 126 (26.42%) Microsoft
4 97 (20.34%) CheckPoint
5 65 (13.63%) Citrix
6 54 (11.32%) Palo Alto
7 47 (9.85%) Juniper
8 35 (7.34%) HP
9 31 (6.50%) F5
10 24 (5.03%) Fortinet
11 23 (4.82%) SolarWinds
11 23 (4.82%) Symantec
12 22 (4.61%) Red Hat
13 21 (4.40%) SonicWALL
14 19 (3.98%) Meraki
15 17 (3.56%) Dell
15 17 (3.56%) NetApp
16 15 (3.14%) Aruba
17 14 (2.94%) Sophos
17 14 (2.94%) Veeam