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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / East of England
Rank 59 29 54
Rank change year-on-year -30 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 242 506 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.03% 6.92% 4.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.72% 34.45% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 177 400 262
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 979 1469 1534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.29% 20.08% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 743 1209 1174
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 -24 97 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Cambridgeshire -11 68 £39,000 -8.23% 7
Essex -35 26 £36,000 +5.88% 1
Norfolk -6 20 £46,750 +55.83% 5
Bedfordshire -36 19 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Suffolk +19 12 £30,000 -4.00% 4
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 262 (51.57%) Windows
2 252 (49.61%) Cisco
3 196 (38.58%) Cisco Certification
4 165 (32.48%) Linux
5 154 (30.31%) VMware
6 149 (29.33%) Active Directory
7 145 (28.54%) WAN
8 142 (27.95%) Windows Server
9 141 (27.76%) Microsoft
10 140 (27.56%) LAN
11 126 (24.80%) Network Security
12 125 (24.61%) CCNP
13 118 (23.23%) CheckPoint
14 113 (22.24%) VPN
14 113 (22.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 110 (21.65%) DNS
16 108 (21.26%) ITIL
17 102 (20.08%) TCP/IP
18 97 (19.09%) MS Exchange
19 96 (18.90%) CCNA
20 83 (16.34%) Degree
21 82 (16.14%) Hyper-V
22 80 (15.75%) Data Centre
23 79 (15.55%) Windows Server 2012
24 78 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
25 77 (15.16%) Office 365
26 74 (14.57%) SAN
27 72 (14.17%) DHCP
27 72 (14.17%) BGP
27 72 (14.17%) Cisco Nexus

Firewall
Top Related 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 97 (19.09%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.30%) IIS
3 29 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (5.51%) Apache
5 24 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (3.94%) SharePoint
7 19 (3.74%) Skype for Business
8 12 (2.36%) IBM HTTP Server
9 11 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (1.77%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.98%) JBoss
13 4 (0.79%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.79%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.20%) Site Server
15 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 54 (10.63%) MS Office
2 52 (10.24%) MS Excel
3 22 (4.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.98%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.98%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.39%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.20%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (15.16%) Office 365
2 47 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.36%) PaaS
5 11 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.57%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.98%) IaaS
8 3 (0.59%) Akamai
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.39%) SaaS
9 2 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 145 (28.54%) WAN
2 140 (27.56%) LAN
3 126 (24.80%) Network Security
4 113 (22.24%) VPN
5 110 (21.65%) DNS
6 102 (20.08%) TCP/IP
7 74 (14.57%) SAN
8 72 (14.17%) BGP
8 72 (14.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 72 (14.17%) DHCP
9 62 (12.20%) OSPF
10 57 (11.22%) Wireless
11 56 (11.02%) VoIP
12 52 (10.24%) Cisco ASA
13 42 (8.27%) Spanning Tree
14 40 (7.87%) MPLS
15 39 (7.68%) Internet
16 38 (7.48%) VLAN
17 30 (5.91%) IPsec
18 27 (5.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (1.57%) MySQL
5 7 (1.38%) Big Data
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.59%) MS Access
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.39%) Power BI
8 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.39%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.98%) GoCD
1 5 (0.98%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.39%) JIRA
3 2 (0.39%) Subversion
3 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.20%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
General
1 54 (10.63%) Telecoms
2 29 (5.71%) Finance
3 19 (3.74%) Retail
4 9 (1.77%) Aerospace
4 9 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.18%) Banking
7 5 (0.98%) Law
8 4 (0.79%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Games
9 2 (0.39%) Marketing
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
10 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 107 (21.06%) Network Engineer
2 67 (13.19%) Support Engineer
3 53 (10.43%) Analyst
4 52 (10.24%) Consultant
5 46 (9.06%) Administrator
6 42 (8.27%) Security Engineer
7 39 (7.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 36 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 36 (7.09%) IT Support
8 36 (7.09%) Network Security Engineer
8 36 (7.09%) Security Consultant
9 34 (6.69%) Network Consultant
10 32 (6.30%) Architect
10 32 (6.30%) Network Support
11 31 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
12 30 (5.91%) Graduate
13 28 (5.51%) Cisco Engineer
13 28 (5.51%) Network Security Consultant
14 26 (5.12%) Network Analyst
14 26 (5.12%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.54%) Web Services
2 17 (3.35%) SOAP
3 14 (2.76%) .NET
4 12 (2.36%) J2EE
5 9 (1.77%) Middleware
6 5 (0.98%) Catalyst
6 5 (0.98%) EDI
7 4 (0.79%) HTML
7 4 (0.79%) XML
8 2 (0.39%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.39%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.39%) JSF
8 2 (0.39%) MDX
8 2 (0.39%) Node.js
8 2 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.39%) REST
9 1 (0.20%) COM
9 1 (0.20%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.75%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.13%) Replication
4 19 (3.74%) Driving Licence
5 16 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (2.17%) Clustering
8 8 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.38%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (0.98%) iPad
10 5 (0.98%) Wiki
11 4 (0.79%) DataPower
11 4 (0.79%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.79%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.59%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.59%) CCTV
12 3 (0.59%) e-Health
13 2 (0.39%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 262 (51.57%) Windows
2 165 (32.48%) Linux
3 142 (27.95%) Windows Server
4 79 (15.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (10.24%) Windows 7
7 51 (10.04%) Unix
8 32 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (5.91%) Windows 10
10 21 (4.13%) Windows 8
11 15 (2.95%) Mac OS X
12 14 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (2.17%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.38%) Debian
15 6 (1.18%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.79%) Solaris
16 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.59%) Fedora
18 2 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
19 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (21.26%) ITIL
2 67 (13.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 40 (7.87%) Network Management
4 38 (7.48%) Load Balancing
4 38 (7.48%) Problem Management
5 33 (6.50%) Mathematics
5 33 (6.50%) Presales
6 30 (5.91%) Incident Management
6 30 (5.91%) Software Engineering
7 28 (5.51%) Mentoring
8 24 (4.72%) Change Control
9 23 (4.53%) SIEM
10 22 (4.33%) Information Security
11 21 (4.13%) Change Management
12 20 (3.94%) Kalman Filter
12 20 (3.94%) Project Management
13 19 (3.74%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (3.74%) Security Architecture
14 18 (3.54%) IT Strategy
14 18 (3.54%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 69 (13.58%) SQL
2 26 (5.12%) Java
3 24 (4.72%) C
3 24 (4.72%) Python
4 22 (4.33%) PowerShell
5 15 (2.95%) Perl
6 14 (2.76%) Bash Shell
7 12 (2.36%) C++
8 11 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.17%) VBScript
9 8 (1.57%) Ruby
9 8 (1.57%) VB
10 7 (1.38%) C#
11 5 (0.98%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.79%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.59%) Go
13 3 (0.59%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.59%) Rust
13 3 (0.59%) VBA
14 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 196 (38.58%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (24.61%) CCNP
3 96 (18.90%) CCNA
4 83 (16.34%) Degree
5 53 (10.43%) Security Cleared
6 50 (9.84%) CCSA
7 48 (9.45%) CCSE
8 44 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (6.69%) CCIE
10 33 (6.50%) CCDP
11 29 (5.71%) MCSE
12 26 (5.12%) MCP
13 21 (4.13%) CISSP
13 21 (4.13%) SC Cleared
14 20 (3.94%) MCSA
15 19 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 17 (3.35%) CISM
17 15 (2.95%) DV Cleared
18 12 (2.36%) BC Cleared
18 12 (2.36%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.84%) SLA
2 20 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.76%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.98%) QA
5 4 (0.79%) GPG13
6 3 (0.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 149 (29.33%) Active Directory
2 113 (22.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (16.14%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.72%) vSphere
5 22 (4.33%) VMware ESX
6 19 (3.74%) Virtual Servers
7 16 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (2.17%) XenApp
10 8 (1.57%) Docker
10 8 (1.57%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.57%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.18%) iptables
11 6 (1.18%) pfSense
12 5 (0.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 5 (0.98%) KVM
12 5 (0.98%) LXC
13 3 (0.59%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (3.94%) Backup Exec
2 11 (2.17%) SCCM
3 9 (1.77%) Nagios
4 8 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (1.57%) EMC Navisphere
5 6 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (1.18%) HP NNM
5 6 (1.18%) Puppet
6 5 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.79%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.79%) Opsview
8 3 (0.59%) Ansible
8 3 (0.59%) Grafana
8 3 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.59%) Terraform
9 2 (0.39%) Nessus
9 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 252 (49.61%) Cisco
2 154 (30.31%) VMware
3 141 (27.76%) Microsoft
4 118 (23.23%) CheckPoint
5 65 (12.80%) Juniper
6 62 (12.20%) Citrix
6 62 (12.20%) F5
7 50 (9.84%) HP
8 33 (6.50%) Oracle
9 28 (5.51%) Palo Alto
10 24 (4.72%) Veeam
11 20 (3.94%) EMC
12 19 (3.74%) Blue Coat
13 18 (3.54%) Dell
13 18 (3.54%) NetApp
14 16 (3.15%) SonicWALL
15 15 (2.95%) Riverbed
16 14 (2.76%) Sophos
17 12 (2.36%) CA
17 12 (2.36%) Symantec
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Proactive Appointments
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum + On-call Allowance + Good Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £58000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum Circa £26000 + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Employee benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £42000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + benefits+certified training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Peterborough
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
London Web
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus training, pension, childcare vo
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago
Kings Lynn
aap3
Salary: £45000 - £49500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago