Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 57 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 587 572 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.85% 4.32% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.52% 27.03% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 495 452 488
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.73% +1.76%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,625 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2300 2116 2589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.00% 15.97% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1907 1710 2032
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,100 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +1 291 £48,500 -3.00% 9
Cambridgeshire -50 110 £35,000 -6.67% 9
Bedfordshire +27 76 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Essex +25 50 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Norfolk +44 33 £45,000 +7.78% 2
Suffolk +3 27 £40,000 +8.11% 1
East Anglia - 1 £95,000 -
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 286 (48.72%) Cisco
2 267 (45.49%) Windows
3 215 (36.63%) VMware
4 187 (31.86%) DNS
4 187 (31.86%) Cisco Certification
5 183 (31.18%) Active Directory
6 182 (31.01%) WAN
7 180 (30.66%) LAN
8 178 (30.32%) VPN
9 177 (30.15%) Microsoft
10 173 (29.47%) Windows Server
11 138 (23.51%) CheckPoint
12 136 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 135 (23.00%) CCNA
14 133 (22.66%) Linux
15 131 (22.32%) Data Centre
16 130 (22.15%) DHCP
17 120 (20.44%) Citrix
18 116 (19.76%) Hyper-V
19 115 (19.59%) MS Exchange
20 111 (18.91%) Cisco ASA
21 102 (17.38%) Network Security
22 99 (16.87%) TCP/IP
23 95 (16.18%) ITIL
24 94 (16.01%) BGP
25 91 (15.50%) OSPF
26 88 (14.99%) CCNP
27 87 (14.82%) Office 365
28 83 (14.14%) SAN
28 83 (14.14%) 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
1 115 (19.59%) MS Exchange
2 41 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (5.45%) Skype for Business
5 21 (3.58%) CMS
6 11 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.70%) IIS
8 7 (1.19%) Apache
9 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.68%) nginx
10 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.51%) Confluence
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.17%) WordPress
12 1 (0.17%) Zimbra
Applications
1 77 (13.12%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.85%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (14.82%) Office 365
2 61 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (5.45%) PaaS
5 18 (3.07%) SaaS
6 17 (2.90%) IaaS
7 15 (2.56%) Akamai
8 14 (2.39%) Mimecast
9 8 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.85%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.85%) GitHub
12 4 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.68%) Amazon Glacier
12 4 (0.68%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (0.68%) Route 53
13 3 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 187 (31.86%) DNS
2 182 (31.01%) WAN
3 180 (30.66%) LAN
4 178 (30.32%) VPN
5 130 (22.15%) DHCP
6 111 (18.91%) Cisco ASA
7 102 (17.38%) Network Security
8 99 (16.87%) TCP/IP
9 94 (16.01%) BGP
10 91 (15.50%) OSPF
11 83 (14.14%) SAN
11 83 (14.14%) VoIP
12 81 (13.80%) MPLS
13 69 (11.75%) VLAN
14 64 (10.90%) Cisco IOS
15 60 (10.22%) Cisco Nexus
16 58 (9.88%) SSL
17 49 (8.35%) HTTP
18 46 (7.84%) FTP
19 42 (7.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 17 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 16 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.56%) MS Access
6 15 (2.56%) MySQL
6 15 (2.56%) Power BI
6 15 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
6 15 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.70%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.34%) Big Data
10 2 (0.34%) DB2
10 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.68%) JIRA
5 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 50 (8.52%) Finance
2 33 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.77%) Retail
4 18 (3.07%) Military
5 16 (2.73%) Back Office
5 16 (2.73%) Games
6 11 (1.87%) Marketing
7 10 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.02%) Automotive
8 6 (1.02%) Banking
9 5 (0.85%) Advertising
10 4 (0.68%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.68%) Electronics
10 4 (0.68%) Law
11 3 (0.51%) German Language
11 3 (0.51%) Legal
12 2 (0.34%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 149 (25.38%) Network Engineer
2 81 (13.80%) Support Engineer
3 63 (10.73%) Administrator
4 61 (10.39%) Analyst
5 59 (10.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 55 (9.37%) Senior Network Engineer
7 53 (9.03%) Cisco Engineer
8 50 (8.52%) Security Engineer
9 45 (7.67%) Consultant
10 44 (7.50%) IT Engineer
11 41 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 41 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 41 (6.98%) IT Support
12 39 (6.64%) 3rd Line Support
13 32 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 29 (4.94%) Network Support
15 26 (4.43%) Network Security Engineer
16 24 (4.09%) IT Administrator
16 24 (4.09%) Network Support Engineer
17 23 (3.92%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.28%) HTML
2 26 (4.43%) Web Services
3 19 (3.24%) SOAP
4 18 (3.07%) REST
4 18 (3.07%) XML
5 17 (2.90%) .NET
5 17 (2.90%) POSIX
6 15 (2.56%) MDX
7 7 (1.19%) Hibernate
7 7 (1.19%) Spring
8 5 (0.85%) LAMP
9 3 (0.51%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.51%) Flash
9 3 (0.51%) JSON
10 2 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Axis
10 2 (0.34%) Middleware
10 2 (0.34%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 131 (22.32%) Data Centre
2 66 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.60%) Driving Licence
5 18 (3.07%) iPhone
6 16 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
7 14 (2.39%) Replication
8 12 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.70%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.53%) User Experience
11 8 (1.36%) Clustering
12 7 (1.19%) Fintech
13 6 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
13 6 (1.02%) HP Storage
13 6 (1.02%) iPad
14 4 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (0.68%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 267 (45.49%) Windows
2 173 (29.47%) Windows Server
3 133 (22.66%) Linux
4 79 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (13.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (10.90%) Windows 7
7 33 (5.62%) Windows 10
8 24 (4.09%) Unix
9 22 (3.75%) Mac OS X
9 22 (3.75%) Windows 8
10 20 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (2.39%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.87%) Windows Vista
14 10 (1.70%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.70%) Windows Phone
15 9 (1.53%) CentOS
16 7 (1.19%) Apple iOS
17 6 (1.02%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (16.18%) ITIL
2 67 (11.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 56 (9.54%) E-Commerce
4 47 (8.01%) Information Security
5 45 (7.67%) Network Management
6 38 (6.47%) Kalman Filter
7 37 (6.30%) Cybersecurity
8 33 (5.62%) Mentoring
8 33 (5.62%) Security Architecture
9 32 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
10 31 (5.28%) SIEM
11 30 (5.11%) Load Balancing
11 30 (5.11%) Presales
12 29 (4.94%) Data Security
12 29 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
13 28 (4.77%) Project Management
14 27 (4.60%) Data Protection
15 26 (4.43%) Business Continuity
16 24 (4.09%) Change Management
17 23 (3.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 72 (12.27%) PowerShell
2 63 (10.73%) SQL
3 26 (4.43%) Python
4 23 (3.92%) C
4 23 (3.92%) Java
5 22 (3.75%) VBScript
6 15 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 15 (2.56%) VBA
7 12 (2.04%) Perl
7 12 (2.04%) Ruby
8 11 (1.87%) C#
9 10 (1.70%) VB
10 9 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.02%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.85%) PHP
14 4 (0.68%) C++
15 3 (0.51%) Go
15 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.17%) Rust
Qualifications
1 187 (31.86%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (23.00%) CCNA
3 88 (14.99%) CCNP
4 65 (11.07%) Degree
5 50 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (7.16%) CISSP
7 37 (6.30%) Security Cleared
8 31 (5.28%) Network+ Certification
9 27 (4.60%) CCSA
10 24 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (3.75%) CISM
11 22 (3.75%) MCSE
12 20 (3.41%) DV Cleared
13 19 (3.24%) SC Cleared
14 18 (3.07%) MCP
15 15 (2.56%) CCAA
15 15 (2.56%) CCSE
15 15 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
16 14 (2.39%) CompTIA Security+
16 14 (2.39%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.50%) SLA
2 39 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (4.09%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (1.87%) GDPR
5 9 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 7 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 183 (31.18%) Active Directory
2 136 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (19.76%) Hyper-V
4 35 (5.96%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (3.58%) Virtual Servers
6 17 (2.90%) vSphere
7 15 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (2.39%) Terminal Services
9 9 (1.53%) Docker
9 9 (1.53%) XenApp
10 6 (1.02%) ProxySG
11 5 (0.85%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.68%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.51%) Firmware
13 3 (0.51%) iptables
14 2 (0.34%) NFS
14 2 (0.34%) Postfix
14 2 (0.34%) PowerDNS
14 2 (0.34%) Samba
14 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (4.43%) Cacti
2 15 (2.56%) SCCM
3 14 (2.39%) Ansible
3 14 (2.39%) WSUS
4 12 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.87%) Puppet
5 11 (1.87%) SmokePing
6 10 (1.70%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.70%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (1.36%) Cisco CME
8 8 (1.36%) EMC Navisphere
9 7 (1.19%) SCOM
10 5 (0.85%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.68%) TrustSec
11 4 (0.68%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.68%) vRealize
11 4 (0.68%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 286 (48.72%) Cisco
2 215 (36.63%) VMware
3 177 (30.15%) Microsoft
4 138 (23.51%) CheckPoint
5 120 (20.44%) Citrix
6 71 (12.10%) F5
7 65 (11.07%) HP
8 57 (9.71%) Juniper
9 48 (8.18%) Palo Alto
10 39 (6.64%) Fortinet
11 35 (5.96%) Blue Coat
12 30 (5.11%) Dell
12 30 (5.11%) Veeam
13 26 (4.43%) Meraki
14 24 (4.09%) SAP
15 20 (3.41%) Apple
15 20 (3.41%) Avaya
15 20 (3.41%) SonicWALL
16 19 (3.24%) Oracle
17 18 (3.07%) Arista