Firewall Jobs in the South East

Firewall
England > South East

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 37 75 74
Rank change year-on-year +38 -1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 693 622 772
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.11% 4.01% 4.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.70% 26.40% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 633 493 672
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £35,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £63,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,941 2,356 2,653
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 14.31% 15.19% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,643 1,530 1,753
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -6.25% -4.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £71,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £51,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.85% - +3.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in the South East

Firewall
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in the South East.

Salary trend for Firewall in the South East

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in the South East over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the South East

Firewall
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +20 282 £45,000 +20.00% 66
Hampshire +32 185 £40,000 -15.79% 38
Berkshire +47 157 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Oxfordshire +32 71 £42,500 +30.77% 15
Surrey +17 62 £50,000 -9.09% 15
East Sussex +60 59 £43,500 -13.00% 7
Kent +8 57 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Buckinghamshire -42 54 £42,000 +22.63% 25
West Sussex +45 38 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Sussex - 7 £35,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 132 (19.05%) Microsoft Exchange
2 84 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 35 (5.05%) IIS
4 15 (2.16%) WordPress
5 14 (2.02%) CMS
6 13 (1.88%) nginx
7 12 (1.73%) Apache
8 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (0.58%) Confluence
9 4 (0.58%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 61 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.43%) 1Password
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 371 (53.54%) Azure
2 311 (44.88%) Microsoft 365
3 109 (15.73%) Entra ID
4 83 (11.98%) AWS
5 26 (3.75%) SaaS
6 22 (3.17%) OneDrive
7 20 (2.89%) Azure Storage
8 17 (2.45%) OCI
9 16 (2.31%) Azure Monitor
9 16 (2.31%) IaaS
10 15 (2.16%) Mimecast
11 14 (2.02%) PaaS
12 11 (1.59%) Azure Sentinel
13 8 (1.15%) GCP
14 7 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.87%) Azure DevOps
15 6 (0.87%) GitHub
16 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
16 4 (0.58%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 215 (31.02%) DNS
2 157 (22.66%) VPN
3 151 (21.79%) DHCP
4 123 (17.75%) WAN
5 99 (14.29%) LAN
6 93 (13.42%) Wireless
7 81 (11.69%) TCP/IP
8 77 (11.11%) VLAN
9 73 (10.53%) VoIP
10 69 (9.96%) BGP
11 58 (8.37%) Wi-Fi
12 53 (7.65%) SAN
13 49 (7.07%) OSPF
14 46 (6.64%) SD-WAN
15 39 (5.63%) SNMP
16 38 (5.48%) SSL
17 37 (5.34%) Network Security
18 33 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
19 28 (4.04%) MPLS
20 26 (3.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.17%) MySQL
3 17 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.43%) Power BI
6 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.14%) Big Data
7 1 (0.14%) GIS
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.16%) JIRA
2 8 (1.15%) Git
3 6 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.87%) Trac
4 4 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.29%) Hudson
6 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.14%) GitLab
6 1 (0.14%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 230 (33.19%) Social Skills
2 55 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.32%) Documentation Skills
4 23 (3.32%) Finance
5 20 (2.89%) Legal
6 19 (2.74%) Marketing
7 14 (2.02%) Games
7 14 (2.02%) Law
7 14 (2.02%) Organisational Skills
7 14 (2.02%) Presentation Skills
8 12 (1.73%) Retail
9 11 (1.59%) Advertising
9 11 (1.59%) Back Office
10 10 (1.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 9 (1.30%) Digital Economy
12 3 (0.43%) Electronics
12 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 145 (20.92%) Support Engineer
2 128 (18.47%) IT Engineer
3 105 (15.15%) IT Support
4 100 (14.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 96 (13.85%) Network Engineer
6 90 (12.99%) Analyst
7 81 (11.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 80 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
9 74 (10.68%) 3rd Line Support
10 63 (9.09%) Senior
11 61 (8.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 43 (6.20%) Architect
13 42 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
14 40 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
15 32 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support
15 32 (4.62%) Lead
16 27 (3.90%) Network Support
17 26 (3.75%) Security Analyst
18 24 (3.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
18 24 (3.46%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.16%) 802.1X
1 15 (2.16%) ARM Templates
1 15 (2.16%) REST
2 14 (2.02%) OAuth
2 14 (2.02%) OpenID
2 14 (2.02%) SAML
3 4 (0.58%) LAMP
4 2 (0.29%) LDAP
5 1 (0.14%) .NET
5 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.14%) CSS
5 1 (0.14%) EDI
5 1 (0.14%) HTML
5 1 (0.14%) jQuery
5 1 (0.14%) Middleware
5 1 (0.14%) React
5 1 (0.14%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.14%) WPF
5 1 (0.14%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.79%) Management Information System
2 53 (7.65%) Data Centre
3 51 (7.36%) Driving Licence
4 38 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (3.46%) CMDB
6 21 (3.03%) PKI
7 17 (2.45%) Replication
8 15 (2.16%) Client/Server
8 15 (2.16%) Cyber Threat
9 13 (1.88%) IoT
10 11 (1.59%) Clustering
10 11 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
11 10 (1.44%) CCTV
11 10 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (1.44%) Onboarding
12 9 (1.30%) ARM Cortex
13 8 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (1.01%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 6 (0.87%) IPTV
16 5 (0.72%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 372 (53.68%) Windows
2 243 (35.06%) Windows Server
3 134 (19.34%) Linux
4 85 (12.27%) Windows 10
5 77 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
6 73 (10.53%) Windows Server 2019
7 35 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (3.03%) Apple iOS
9 18 (2.60%) Windows XP
10 15 (2.16%) Unix
11 12 (1.73%) Android
11 12 (1.73%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (1.59%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.15%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.01%) VMS
15 6 (0.87%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (24.96%) Problem-Solving
2 121 (17.46%) Cybersecurity
3 119 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 104 (15.01%) Customer Service
5 102 (14.72%) ITIL
6 68 (9.81%) Agile
7 53 (7.65%) Project Management
8 47 (6.78%) Mentoring
9 45 (6.49%) Information Security
10 42 (6.06%) Configuration Management
11 38 (5.48%) Incident Response
12 37 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
13 35 (5.05%) Security Operations
14 34 (4.91%) DevOps
14 34 (4.91%) SIEM
15 33 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
16 31 (4.47%) Service Delivery
17 30 (4.33%) Cloud Security
18 26 (3.75%) Service Management
18 26 (3.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (12.41%) PowerShell
2 72 (10.39%) SQL
3 23 (3.32%) Python
4 17 (2.45%) C#
5 16 (2.31%) VBScript
6 15 (2.16%) Bash
6 15 (2.16%) Bicep
6 15 (2.16%) Java
6 15 (2.16%) VB
7 12 (1.73%) PHP
8 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.14%) C
9 1 (0.14%) Kusto Query Language
9 1 (0.14%) R
9 1 (0.14%) Rust
9 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 167 (24.10%) Security Cleared
2 138 (19.91%) Degree
3 117 (16.88%) SC Cleared
4 107 (15.44%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (10.25%) CCNA
6 65 (9.38%) DV Cleared
7 47 (6.78%) CCNP
8 34 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
9 22 (3.17%) Network+ Certification
10 21 (3.03%) CISSP
11 19 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 17 (2.45%) Azure Certification
13 16 (2.31%) MCSE
14 15 (2.16%) CompTIA Security+
15 11 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
15 11 (1.59%) CCIE
16 10 (1.44%) CTC Cleared
17 9 (1.30%) MCP
18 6 (0.87%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.91%) SLA
2 33 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 32 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (4.18%) GDPR
5 10 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 9 (1.30%) COSHH
6 9 (1.30%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.72%) NCSC
7 5 (0.72%) QA
8 3 (0.43%) NIST
8 3 (0.43%) PMO
9 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.14%) GLP
10 1 (0.14%) GMP
10 1 (0.14%) GxP
10 1 (0.14%) IASME
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.14%) SOC 2
System Software
1 311 (44.88%) Active Directory
2 172 (24.82%) Hyper-V
3 118 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (4.04%) Virtual Desktop
6 26 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (3.03%) Docker
8 16 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (1.88%) vSphere
10 7 (1.01%) NFS
11 6 (0.87%) pfSense
12 5 (0.72%) XenApp
13 4 (0.58%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.29%) Firmware
16 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 99 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 56 (8.08%) SCOM
3 40 (5.77%) WSUS
4 38 (5.48%) FortiGate
4 38 (5.48%) SCCM
5 24 (3.46%) Kubernetes
6 23 (3.32%) Ansible
7 22 (3.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 21 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
9 20 (2.89%) vCenter Server
10 17 (2.45%) NetBackup
11 12 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (1.30%) Grafana
13 8 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
13 8 (1.15%) Terraform
14 7 (1.01%) Nagios
15 6 (0.87%) SCDPM
15 6 (0.87%) SmoothWall
15 6 (0.87%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 339 (48.92%) Microsoft
2 177 (25.54%) VMware
3 167 (24.10%) Cisco
4 90 (12.99%) Juniper
5 64 (9.24%) Palo Alto
6 60 (8.66%) Veeam
7 49 (7.07%) HP
8 39 (5.63%) Fortinet
9 36 (5.19%) Aruba
10 35 (5.05%) Meraki
11 32 (4.62%) Citrix
12 26 (3.75%) Dell
13 23 (3.32%) Draytek
13 23 (3.32%) Dynatrace
14 21 (3.03%) 3PAR
14 21 (3.03%) EMC
14 21 (3.03%) Oracle
15 20 (2.89%) Sophos
16 18 (2.60%) WatchGuard
17 17 (2.45%) Apple