The median annual salary for a Firewall Support was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Support
England / South East
Rank 384 440 446
Rank change year-on-year +56 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Support 12 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.080% 0.083% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.086% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 10
Median salary £44,500 £31,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.54% +8.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,250 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £41,150
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +58.92% -20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Firewall Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Firewall Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Support in the South East

Firewall Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Firewall Support in the South East

Firewall Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Support in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Support in the South East

Firewall Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +39 5 £50,000 +47.05%
East Sussex - 3 £44,500 -
Kent +18 2 £27,500 -31.25%
Hampshire - 1 £55,000 -
Firewall Support
England

Firewall Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Firewall Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Firewall Support in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) CCNA
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (52.38%) F5
3 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
4 10 (47.62%) Blue Coat
4 10 (47.62%) Juniper
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (33.33%) Fortinet
6 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Network Security
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (28.57%) Degree
7 6 (28.57%) Wireless
7 6 (28.57%) Forcepoint
7 6 (28.57%) NetApp
8 4 (19.05%) Nokia
8 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
9 3 (14.29%) Synology
9 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 3 (14.29%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (14.29%) Ticket Management
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless

Firewall Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (28.57%) Network Security
4 6 (28.57%) Wireless
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 3 (14.29%) Broadband
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (14.29%) LAN
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
7 1 (4.76%) DNS
7 1 (4.76%) TACACS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 3 (14.29%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 3 (14.29%) Ticket Management
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.76%) Network Management
2 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) CCNA
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) vCloud
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
2 11 (52.38%) F5
3 10 (47.62%) Blue Coat
3 10 (47.62%) Juniper
4 7 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 6 (28.57%) Forcepoint
5 6 (28.57%) NetApp
6 4 (19.05%) Nokia
6 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) EqualLogic
7 3 (14.29%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) Meraki
7 3 (14.29%) Meru Networks
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (14.29%) Sophos
7 3 (14.29%) Synology
7 3 (14.29%) WatchGuard