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

Firewall
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 51 53
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3688 5001 5015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.64% 5.16% 4.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.80% 29.64% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3087 4260 4142
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 12806 16873 18757
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.12% 17.41% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10478 14074 15073
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 27 March 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 27 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
London +9 1527 £50,000 -4.76% 167
South East -6 912 £42,000 -6.66% 99
West Midlands +9 255 £42,500 - 24
East of England -27 247 £42,500 - 31
North West +32 243 £41,000 +2.50% 52
Yorkshire -24 201 £38,000 -5.00% 33
South West -39 167 £32,500 -13.33% 31
East Midlands -3 111 £42,500 +6.25% 20
North East +19 24 £30,000 -22.07% 5
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4133 (53.03%) Cisco
2 3237 (41.54%) Windows
3 2644 (33.93%) Cisco Certification
4 2105 (27.01%) VMware
5 2076 (26.64%) WAN
6 1998 (25.64%) Microsoft
7 1945 (24.96%) LAN
8 1904 (24.43%) Active Directory
9 1834 (23.53%) CCNP
10 1831 (23.50%) Linux
11 1792 (22.99%) VPN
12 1741 (22.34%) Windows Server
13 1731 (22.21%) Network Security
14 1600 (20.53%) DNS
15 1588 (20.38%) TCP/IP
16 1491 (19.13%) ITIL
17 1469 (18.85%) CheckPoint
18 1446 (18.56%) CCNA
19 1415 (18.16%) Juniper
20 1412 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
21 1343 (17.23%) Cisco ASA
21 1343 (17.23%) Data Centre
22 1161 (14.90%) Finance
23 1121 (14.38%) Wireless
24 1021 (13.10%) Palo Alto
25 1004 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
26 998 (12.81%) MPLS
27 970 (12.45%) OSPF
28 953 (12.23%) BGP
29 951 (12.20%) DHCP

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
1 948 (12.16%) MS Exchange
2 424 (5.44%) IIS
3 361 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 292 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 261 (3.35%) Apache
6 260 (3.34%) SharePoint
7 223 (2.86%) Skype for Business
8 203 (2.60%) Tomcat
9 144 (1.85%) WebLogic
10 136 (1.75%) JBoss
11 119 (1.53%) WebSphere
12 118 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
13 104 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
14 85 (1.09%) OpenStack
15 65 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
16 59 (0.76%) CloudStack
17 56 (0.72%) nginx
18 54 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 41 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 28 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 783 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 520 (6.67%) MS Office
3 96 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 52 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.14%) MS Project
6 10 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
7 9 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.064%) S-PLUS
9 4 (0.051%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.026%) Autodesk Smoke
10 2 (0.026%) Baselight
10 2 (0.026%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.013%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.013%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 27 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.064%) Northgate Housing
4 5 (0.064%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.064%) Workfront
5 4 (0.051%) Infor CRM
5 4 (0.051%) Maximo
6 3 (0.038%) Bankmaster
6 3 (0.038%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.038%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.026%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.026%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.026%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.026%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.026%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.026%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.013%) Magento
8 1 (0.013%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.013%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 776 (9.96%) Office 365
2 532 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
3 482 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 168 (2.16%) SaaS
5 115 (1.48%) IaaS
6 107 (1.37%) PaaS
7 106 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
9 42 (0.54%) Amazon S3
10 37 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 37 (0.47%) Mimecast
11 28 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
12 26 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
12 26 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
14 17 (0.22%) G Suite
15 16 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 13 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
17 12 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
18 10 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2076 (26.64%) WAN
2 1945 (24.96%) LAN
3 1792 (22.99%) VPN
4 1731 (22.21%) Network Security
5 1600 (20.53%) DNS
6 1588 (20.38%) TCP/IP
7 1343 (17.23%) Cisco ASA
8 1121 (14.38%) Wireless
9 998 (12.81%) MPLS
10 970 (12.45%) OSPF
11 953 (12.23%) BGP
12 951 (12.20%) DHCP
13 831 (10.66%) SAN
14 822 (10.55%) VoIP
15 714 (9.16%) VLAN
16 620 (7.96%) Internet
17 596 (7.65%) Cisco Nexus
18 480 (6.16%) SSL
19 397 (5.09%) Cisco IOS
20 385 (4.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 826 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 215 (2.76%) MySQL
3 142 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 80 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 60 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 59 (0.76%) Oracle Database
7 58 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 46 (0.59%) Big Data
9 42 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
10 35 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 34 (0.44%) NoSQL
12 33 (0.42%) MongoDB
13 32 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (0.31%) Redis
16 22 (0.28%) Hadoop
16 22 (0.28%) RDBMS
17 17 (0.22%) GIS
18 16 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
19 15 (0.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 157 (2.01%) Jenkins
2 155 (1.99%) Git (software)
3 75 (0.96%) TeamCity
4 66 (0.85%) JIRA
5 64 (0.82%) Subversion
6 25 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
7 23 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (0.28%) Vagrant
9 20 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 19 (0.24%) Burp Suite
10 19 (0.24%) Selenium
11 17 (0.22%) Visual Studio
12 14 (0.18%) MSI
13 13 (0.17%) Fiddler
13 13 (0.17%) Maven
14 12 (0.15%) Bitbucket
14 12 (0.15%) JMeter
15 11 (0.14%) Metasploit
General
1 1161 (14.90%) Finance
2 553 (7.10%) Telecoms
3 230 (2.95%) Retail
4 211 (2.71%) Banking
5 148 (1.90%) Legal
6 141 (1.81%) Marketing
7 88 (1.13%) Law
8 80 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 73 (0.94%) Games
10 67 (0.86%) Publishing
11 58 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 57 (0.73%) Back Office
13 51 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 41 (0.53%) Advertising
15 38 (0.49%) Electronics
16 35 (0.45%) German Language
17 33 (0.42%) Military
18 30 (0.38%) Investment Banking
19 25 (0.32%) French Language
20 20 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2312 (29.67%) Network Engineer
2 1083 (13.90%) Analyst
3 848 (10.88%) Support Engineer
4 770 (9.88%) Security Engineer
5 664 (8.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 613 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 570 (7.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 553 (7.10%) Senior Network Engineer
9 507 (6.51%) Security Analyst
10 456 (5.85%) Network Security Engineer
11 447 (5.74%) Administrator
12 396 (5.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 376 (4.82%) IT Engineer
13 376 (4.82%) IT Support
14 363 (4.66%) Consultant
15 351 (4.50%) Architect
16 331 (4.25%) Systems Administrator
17 294 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
18 279 (3.58%) Juniper Engineer
19 265 (3.40%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (3.16%) Web Services
2 219 (2.81%) .NET
3 147 (1.89%) 802.1X
4 122 (1.57%) Middleware
5 116 (1.49%) HTML
6 99 (1.27%) LAMP
7 58 (0.74%) SOAP
8 56 (0.72%) XML
9 52 (0.67%) CSS
10 43 (0.55%) REST
11 38 (0.49%) J2EE
12 30 (0.38%) LEMP Stack
13 29 (0.37%) Ajax
13 29 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
14 28 (0.36%) Regular Expression
15 27 (0.35%) SAML
16 24 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
17 21 (0.27%) jQuery
18 20 (0.26%) .NET Framework
18 20 (0.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1343 (17.23%) Data Centre
2 430 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 409 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
4 369 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 269 (3.45%) Driving Licence
6 155 (1.99%) Clustering
7 154 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 154 (1.98%) Security Operations Centre
8 128 (1.64%) PKI
9 117 (1.50%) Replication
10 111 (1.42%) Blackberry
11 110 (1.41%) iPad
12 90 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
13 83 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
14 80 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
15 76 (0.98%) Public Cloud
16 71 (0.91%) Client/Server
17 53 (0.68%) iPhone
18 48 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
19 45 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3237 (41.54%) Windows
2 1831 (23.50%) Linux
3 1741 (22.34%) Windows Server
4 1004 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 924 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 639 (8.20%) Unix
7 475 (6.10%) Windows 7
8 380 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 306 (3.93%) Windows 10
10 236 (3.03%) Windows 8
11 188 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 166 (2.13%) Solaris
13 156 (2.00%) Ubuntu
14 155 (1.99%) Mac OS X
15 139 (1.78%) CentOS
16 112 (1.44%) Windows XP
17 101 (1.30%) Debian
18 83 (1.07%) Android
19 76 (0.98%) Apple iOS
20 75 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1491 (19.13%) ITIL
2 876 (11.24%) Information Security
3 674 (8.65%) SIEM
4 637 (8.17%) Network Design
5 595 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
6 585 (7.51%) Load Balancing
7 518 (6.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 417 (5.35%) Network Management
9 412 (5.29%) Project Management
10 392 (5.03%) Presales
11 382 (4.90%) High Availability
12 371 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
13 368 (4.72%) DevOps
14 359 (4.61%) Penetration Testing
15 358 (4.59%) Mentoring
16 346 (4.44%) Change Management
17 344 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
18 329 (4.22%) Security Operations
19 316 (4.05%) Service Delivery
20 307 (3.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 869 (11.15%) SQL
2 403 (5.17%) Python
3 398 (5.11%) PowerShell
4 290 (3.72%) Java
5 283 (3.63%) Bash Shell
6 231 (2.96%) Perl
7 164 (2.10%) Ruby
8 152 (1.95%) Shell Script
9 126 (1.62%) C#
10 122 (1.57%) C
10 122 (1.57%) JavaScript
11 119 (1.53%) PHP
12 69 (0.89%) C++
13 36 (0.46%) VB
14 35 (0.45%) VBScript
15 22 (0.28%) T-SQL
16 18 (0.23%) Go
17 17 (0.22%) VB.NET
18 14 (0.18%) Korn
19 12 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2644 (33.93%) Cisco Certification
2 1834 (23.53%) CCNP
3 1446 (18.56%) CCNA
4 908 (11.65%) Degree
5 588 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 578 (7.42%) CISSP
7 516 (6.62%) Security Cleared
8 486 (6.24%) CCIE
9 433 (5.56%) MCSE
10 355 (4.56%) CISM
11 315 (4.04%) SC Cleared
12 229 (2.94%) CCSA
13 201 (2.58%) MCP
14 199 (2.55%) CCSE
14 199 (2.55%) MCSA
15 180 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
16 162 (2.08%) CEH
17 155 (1.99%) JNCIA
18 154 (1.98%) CCSP
19 150 (1.92%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 482 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 437 (5.61%) SLA
3 369 (4.74%) PCI DSS
4 66 (0.85%) QA
5 65 (0.83%) COBIT
6 55 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
7 54 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 44 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 29 (0.37%) GPG13
10 24 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
10 24 (0.31%) GDPR
11 23 (0.30%) ISO22301
12 22 (0.28%) PMO
13 18 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 18 (0.23%) ISO27002
14 13 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 9 (0.12%) ISO 9001
16 8 (0.10%) Def Stans
16 8 (0.10%) HIPAA
17 6 (0.077%) FISMA
System Software
1 1904 (24.43%) Active Directory
2 1412 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 925 (11.87%) Hyper-V
4 419 (5.38%) vSphere
5 209 (2.68%) XenApp
6 180 (2.31%) VMware ESX
7 139 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
8 127 (1.63%) Xen
9 118 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
9 118 (1.51%) XenServer
10 112 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
11 92 (1.18%) Docker
12 84 (1.08%) Firmware
13 82 (1.05%) XenDesktop
14 79 (1.01%) Terminal Services
15 68 (0.87%) ProxySG
16 66 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
17 63 (0.81%) KVM
18 53 (0.68%) Snort
19 52 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 355 (4.56%) Puppet
2 241 (3.09%) SCCM
3 238 (3.05%) FortiGate
4 228 (2.93%) Nagios
5 202 (2.59%) Ansible
6 187 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
7 168 (2.16%) Backup Exec
8 146 (1.87%) SCOM
9 130 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
10 106 (1.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 105 (1.35%) WSUS
12 92 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
13 71 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
14 64 (0.82%) Nessus
14 64 (0.82%) NetBackup
15 63 (0.81%) Salt
16 62 (0.80%) QRadar
17 54 (0.69%) HAProxy
18 53 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
19 52 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4133 (53.03%) Cisco
2 2105 (27.01%) VMware
3 1998 (25.64%) Microsoft
4 1469 (18.85%) CheckPoint
5 1415 (18.16%) Juniper
6 1021 (13.10%) Palo Alto
7 864 (11.09%) F5
8 781 (10.02%) HP
9 658 (8.44%) Citrix
10 455 (5.84%) Fortinet
11 351 (4.50%) SolarWinds
12 320 (4.11%) Oracle
13 304 (3.90%) Red Hat
14 293 (3.76%) Dell
15 290 (3.72%) SonicWALL
16 263 (3.37%) NetApp
17 227 (2.91%) Blue Coat
18 216 (2.77%) Avaya
19 210 (2.69%) Riverbed
20 189 (2.43%) Intel Security
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Staff Finda ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Ebury
Salary: £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + benefits+certified training
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £275 - £325 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + On call
Posted: 18 hours ago
Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Saint Catherine s Hospice
Salary: From £19,073 to £21,317 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £58000 - £62000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + ben+on call allow
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 5 hours ago