Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Home Counties
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 25.00% 5.36% 9.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 85.71% 18.75% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Home Counties median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% +85.71%
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

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 Home Counties with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Home Counties
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 29.17% 28.57% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 9
Home Counties median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +136.36%
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in the Home Counties

Firewall
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Salary trend for Firewall in the Home Counties

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in the Home Counties over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 21 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Security Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Security Technical Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Security Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) F5
1 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto