The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 56 52
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3858 4463 5035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.66% 4.89% 4.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.55% 28.79% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3264 3762 4144
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,543 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.30% -1.08%  

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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13513 15503 18191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.32% 17.00% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11030 12998 14899
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Firewall
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in England.

Salary trend for Firewall in England

Firewall
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in England

Firewall
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
London +3 1704 £52,500 -4.54% 143
South East -2 831 £44,000 -2.22% 81
East of England +12 332 £40,000 - 47
North West -10 257 £42,500 - 55
West Midlands -6 228 £41,250 +3.12% 35
Yorkshire -25 224 £39,500 -5.95% 36
South West -43 178 £37,500 +7.14% 26
East Midlands -13 85 £42,500 - 11
North East +5 30 £36,500 +8.95% 6
Midlands +3 4 £100,000 +81.81% 47
Firewall
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3995 (52.74%) Cisco
2 3418 (45.12%) Windows
3 2441 (32.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2246 (29.65%) VMware
5 2093 (27.63%) Microsoft
6 2065 (27.26%) WAN
7 2038 (26.90%) Active Directory
8 1934 (25.53%) Linux
9 1886 (24.90%) LAN
10 1851 (24.44%) Windows Server
11 1845 (24.36%) VPN
12 1709 (22.56%) TCP/IP
13 1641 (21.66%) DNS
14 1611 (21.27%) CCNP
15 1456 (19.22%) ITIL
16 1452 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
17 1432 (18.90%) CheckPoint
18 1418 (18.72%) Network Security
19 1416 (18.69%) Juniper
20 1348 (17.80%) CCNA
21 1297 (17.12%) Cisco ASA
22 1170 (15.45%) Data Centre
23 1091 (14.40%) Finance
24 1071 (14.14%) DHCP
25 1062 (14.02%) MS Exchange
26 1044 (13.78%) Wireless
26 1044 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
27 1041 (13.74%) MPLS
28 997 (13.16%) Palo Alto
29 995 (13.14%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1062 (14.02%) MS Exchange
2 456 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 387 (5.11%) IIS
4 303 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 301 (3.97%) Apache
6 293 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 234 (3.09%) Tomcat
8 214 (2.83%) Skype for Business
9 126 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 125 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 120 (1.58%) WebLogic
12 100 (1.32%) JBoss
13 85 (1.12%) WebSphere
14 82 (1.08%) nginx
15 75 (0.99%) OpenStack
16 70 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 49 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
18 37 (0.49%) CloudStack
19 24 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 23 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 537 (7.09%) Microsoft Office
2 102 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 80 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 53 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
7 6 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.079%) InDesign
7 6 (0.079%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 26 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.30%) RMDS
3 19 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.066%) Northgate Housing
5 5 (0.066%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.053%) Maximo
6 4 (0.053%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.040%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.040%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.026%) Bankmaster
8 2 (0.026%) GoldMine
8 2 (0.026%) Magento
8 2 (0.026%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.026%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.026%) Workfront
9 1 (0.013%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.013%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 944 (12.46%) Office 365
2 707 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 613 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
4 170 (2.24%) SaaS
5 142 (1.87%) PaaS
6 139 (1.83%) IaaS
7 137 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
8 71 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
9 61 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 59 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
11 57 (0.75%) Amazon S3
12 56 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
13 49 (0.65%) Mimecast
14 48 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 32 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 31 (0.41%) G Suite
17 19 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
18 15 (0.20%) AWS CloudTrail
18 15 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
19 14 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2065 (27.26%) WAN
2 1886 (24.90%) LAN
3 1845 (24.36%) VPN
4 1709 (22.56%) TCP/IP
5 1641 (21.66%) DNS
6 1418 (18.72%) Network Security
7 1297 (17.12%) Cisco ASA
8 1071 (14.14%) DHCP
9 1044 (13.78%) Wireless
10 1041 (13.74%) MPLS
11 969 (12.79%) BGP
12 916 (12.09%) SAN
13 896 (11.83%) OSPF
14 834 (11.01%) VLAN
15 826 (10.90%) VoIP
16 649 (8.57%) Internet
17 547 (7.22%) Cisco Nexus
18 461 (6.09%) SSL
19 433 (5.72%) IPsec
20 369 (4.87%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 747 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 264 (3.49%) MySQL
3 163 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 84 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 71 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
6 68 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 56 (0.74%) Oracle Database
8 54 (0.71%) MongoDB
9 51 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 50 (0.66%) Big Data
11 46 (0.61%) Relational Database
12 44 (0.58%) Redis
13 35 (0.46%) NoSQL
13 35 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
14 31 (0.41%) MariaDB
15 24 (0.32%) Hadoop
15 24 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 23 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
16 23 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
17 19 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 151 (1.99%) Git (software)
2 121 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 80 (1.06%) TeamCity
4 70 (0.92%) JIRA
5 48 (0.63%) Subversion
6 35 (0.46%) Maven
7 29 (0.38%) Vagrant
8 26 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 23 (0.30%) Burp Suite
10 23 (0.30%) Metasploit
11 22 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
11 22 (0.29%) Visual Studio
12 20 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 17 (0.22%) JMeter
13 17 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (0.21%) Fiddler
15 15 (0.20%) Selenium
16 13 (0.17%) LoadRunner
17 12 (0.16%) MSI
General
1 1091 (14.40%) Finance
2 516 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 275 (3.63%) Banking
4 229 (3.02%) Retail
5 162 (2.14%) Legal
6 119 (1.57%) Law
7 105 (1.39%) Marketing
8 70 (0.92%) Back Office
9 69 (0.91%) Games
10 68 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 61 (0.81%) Digital Economy
12 53 (0.70%) Advertising
13 49 (0.65%) Investment Banking
14 48 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 47 (0.62%) German Language
16 45 (0.59%) Publishing
17 38 (0.50%) Electronics
18 36 (0.48%) French Language
19 35 (0.46%) Military
20 34 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2117 (27.95%) Network Engineer
2 1133 (14.96%) Analyst
3 841 (11.10%) Support Engineer
4 736 (9.72%) Security Engineer
5 617 (8.15%) Cisco Engineer
6 595 (7.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 514 (6.79%) Security Analyst
8 512 (6.76%) Senior Network Engineer
9 510 (6.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 439 (5.80%) IT Engineer
11 423 (5.58%) Administrator
12 408 (5.39%) Network Security Engineer
13 397 (5.24%) Architect
14 394 (5.20%) IT Support
15 370 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 322 (4.25%) Consultant
17 289 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
18 288 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
19 275 (3.63%) Support Analyst
20 252 (3.33%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (2.05%) Web Services
2 151 (1.99%) .NET
3 137 (1.81%) HTML
4 136 (1.80%) 802.1X
5 127 (1.68%) LAMP
6 84 (1.11%) Middleware
6 84 (1.11%) XML
7 58 (0.77%) CSS
8 55 (0.73%) REST
9 53 (0.70%) LEMP Stack
10 41 (0.54%) JSON
11 39 (0.51%) SOAP
12 29 (0.38%) Regular Expression
13 26 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
13 26 (0.34%) J2EE
14 23 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
14 23 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
15 22 (0.29%) ASP.NET
15 22 (0.29%) Node.js
16 21 (0.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1170 (15.45%) Data Centre
2 420 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 357 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 332 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 218 (2.88%) Driving Licence
6 154 (2.03%) Clustering
7 140 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
8 133 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 122 (1.61%) Replication
10 121 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
11 115 (1.52%) PKI
12 105 (1.39%) Blackberry
13 104 (1.37%) Public Cloud
14 95 (1.25%) iPad
15 89 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
16 81 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
17 64 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
18 61 (0.81%) Fintech
19 53 (0.70%) Client/Server
20 47 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3418 (45.12%) Windows
2 1934 (25.53%) Linux
3 1851 (24.44%) Windows Server
4 1044 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 977 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 657 (8.67%) Unix
7 564 (7.45%) Windows 7
8 388 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 383 (5.06%) Windows 10
10 241 (3.18%) CentOS
11 226 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 212 (2.80%) Windows 8
13 155 (2.05%) Ubuntu
14 142 (1.87%) Windows XP
15 140 (1.85%) Solaris
16 117 (1.54%) Mac OS X
17 112 (1.48%) Debian
18 97 (1.28%) Apple iOS
19 87 (1.15%) Android
20 78 (1.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1456 (19.22%) ITIL
2 792 (10.46%) Information Security
3 701 (9.25%) SIEM
4 607 (8.01%) Cybersecurity
5 598 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 554 (7.31%) Network Design
7 420 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 384 (5.07%) DevOps
9 377 (4.98%) Mentoring
10 371 (4.90%) Presales
11 368 (4.86%) High Availability
11 368 (4.86%) Project Management
12 366 (4.83%) Network Management
13 364 (4.81%) Kalman Filter
14 350 (4.62%) Penetration Testing
15 345 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
15 345 (4.55%) Change Management
16 333 (4.40%) Security Operations
17 313 (4.13%) Vulnerability Management
18 287 (3.79%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 797 (10.52%) SQL
2 471 (6.22%) Python
3 455 (6.01%) PowerShell
4 360 (4.75%) Java
5 337 (4.45%) Bash Shell
6 267 (3.52%) Perl
7 187 (2.47%) Ruby
8 168 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 125 (1.65%) PHP
10 120 (1.58%) JavaScript
11 115 (1.52%) C
12 93 (1.23%) C#
13 67 (0.88%) C++
14 55 (0.73%) VBScript
15 38 (0.50%) T-SQL
16 27 (0.36%) VB
17 23 (0.30%) Korn
18 21 (0.28%) Go
19 15 (0.20%) AWK
19 15 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2441 (32.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1611 (21.27%) CCNP
3 1348 (17.80%) CCNA
4 818 (10.80%) Degree
5 559 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 551 (7.27%) CISSP
7 463 (6.11%) Security Cleared
8 457 (6.03%) CCIE
9 400 (5.28%) MCSE
10 340 (4.49%) CISM
11 314 (4.15%) SC Cleared
12 217 (2.86%) MCSA
13 210 (2.77%) MCP
14 174 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 165 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
16 163 (2.15%) CEH
17 157 (2.07%) CISA
18 149 (1.97%) CCSE
19 148 (1.95%) CCSA
20 147 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 483 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 469 (6.19%) SLA
3 370 (4.88%) PCI DSS
4 95 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 77 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 69 (0.91%) GDPR
6 69 (0.91%) QA
7 64 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 28 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 27 (0.36%) COBIT
10 25 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 20 (0.26%) ISO 22301
12 19 (0.25%) PMO
13 17 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 16 (0.21%) NIST 800
15 14 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
16 12 (0.16%) GPG13
17 11 (0.15%) BS25999
18 10 (0.13%) SSAE 16
19 6 (0.079%) GCP
System Software
1 2038 (26.90%) Active Directory
2 1452 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 995 (13.14%) Hyper-V
4 415 (5.48%) vSphere
5 288 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
6 257 (3.39%) XenApp
7 132 (1.74%) Docker
8 129 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
9 112 (1.48%) Terminal Services
10 99 (1.31%) XenServer
11 97 (1.28%) KVM
12 93 (1.23%) ProxySG
13 88 (1.16%) Xen
13 88 (1.16%) XenDesktop
14 87 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
15 84 (1.11%) Snort
16 74 (0.98%) NFS
17 59 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
18 53 (0.70%) Firmware
19 46 (0.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 339 (4.48%) Puppet
2 279 (3.68%) SCCM
3 263 (3.47%) FortiGate
4 225 (2.97%) Backup Exec
5 224 (2.96%) Nagios
6 213 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
7 211 (2.79%) Ansible
8 151 (1.99%) SCOM
9 131 (1.73%) WSUS
10 124 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
11 93 (1.23%) Nessus
12 67 (0.88%) Cacti
12 67 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 63 (0.83%) ZABBIX
14 61 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
15 60 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
15 60 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
16 59 (0.78%) Salt
17 54 (0.71%) HAProxy
18 51 (0.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3995 (52.74%) Cisco
2 2246 (29.65%) VMware
3 2093 (27.63%) Microsoft
4 1432 (18.90%) CheckPoint
5 1416 (18.69%) Juniper
6 997 (13.16%) Palo Alto
7 892 (11.78%) F5
8 793 (10.47%) HP
9 792 (10.46%) Citrix
10 393 (5.19%) Fortinet
11 369 (4.87%) SolarWinds
12 313 (4.13%) Red Hat
13 301 (3.97%) Dell
14 300 (3.96%) Oracle
15 296 (3.91%) NetApp
16 276 (3.64%) SonicWALL
17 273 (3.60%) Blue Coat
18 251 (3.31%) Veeam
19 209 (2.76%) Avaya
20 190 (2.51%) WatchGuard
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 2 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + £26,000-£30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday