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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 40 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 843 1102 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.73% 6.05% 7.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.32% 30.18% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 689 908 1243
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% -1.19%  

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2780 3652 4540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.91% 20.04% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2232 2977 3545
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Firewall
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Firewall in the South East

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire +3 306 £50,000 - 24
Surrey +13 175 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Hampshire -9 147 £39,000 -2.50% 14
Oxfordshire +19 52 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Kent +2 51 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -36 42 £42,500 -15.00% 11
West Sussex -17 39 £38,500 -18.94% 2
East Sussex +7 23 £40,000 -18.78% 3
Middlesex +10 6 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Home Counties - 4 £75,000 -
Sussex -2 3 £50,000 -
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 957 (54.69%) Cisco
2 774 (44.23%) Windows
3 652 (37.26%) Cisco Certification
4 489 (27.94%) Linux
4 489 (27.94%) VPN
5 468 (26.74%) WAN
6 464 (26.51%) Juniper
7 446 (25.49%) VMware
8 431 (24.63%) CCNP
9 422 (24.11%) Microsoft
10 420 (24.00%) TCP/IP
11 417 (23.83%) LAN
11 417 (23.83%) Cisco ASA
12 407 (23.26%) Active Directory
13 370 (21.14%) CheckPoint
14 356 (20.34%) Windows Server
15 325 (18.57%) F5
16 321 (18.34%) DNS
17 308 (17.60%) Network Security
18 307 (17.54%) ITIL
19 304 (17.37%) Palo Alto
20 303 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
21 295 (16.86%) CCNA
22 268 (15.31%) Data Centre
23 257 (14.69%) MPLS
24 251 (14.34%) Wireless
25 246 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
26 242 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
27 221 (12.63%) BGP
28 215 (12.29%) DHCP

Firewall
Co-occurring 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
1 155 (8.86%) MS Exchange
2 81 (4.63%) IIS
3 67 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 61 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 55 (3.14%) Apache
6 54 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 51 (2.91%) Tomcat
8 36 (2.06%) Skype for Business
9 25 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 19 (1.09%) JBoss
12 18 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
13 17 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.63%) nginx
15 10 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.57%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.40%) Apache Solr
18 6 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
18 6 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 96 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 27 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.057%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.29%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.17%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.057%) Magento
5 1 (0.057%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 178 (10.17%) Office 365
2 155 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (2.91%) SaaS
5 38 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.71%) PaaS
7 24 (1.37%) IaaS
8 13 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.40%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.34%) G Suite
13 5 (0.29%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.29%) iPaaS
14 4 (0.23%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 489 (27.94%) VPN
2 468 (26.74%) WAN
3 420 (24.00%) TCP/IP
4 417 (23.83%) Cisco ASA
4 417 (23.83%) LAN
5 321 (18.34%) DNS
6 308 (17.60%) Network Security
7 257 (14.69%) MPLS
8 251 (14.34%) Wireless
9 221 (12.63%) BGP
10 215 (12.29%) DHCP
11 211 (12.06%) OSPF
12 198 (11.31%) VoIP
13 166 (9.49%) VLAN
14 157 (8.97%) SAN
15 148 (8.46%) Internet
16 130 (7.43%) IPsec
17 119 (6.80%) Cisco Nexus
18 115 (6.57%) SSL
19 78 (4.46%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 49 (2.80%) MySQL
3 46 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (1.26%) MongoDB
6 18 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 13 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (0.69%) Big Data
9 12 (0.69%) Redis
9 12 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.51%) DB2
12 8 (0.46%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.34%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (0.23%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.23%) Informix
Development Applications
1 29 (1.66%) Git (software)
2 17 (0.97%) Jenkins
3 11 (0.63%) WinDbg
4 9 (0.51%) Vagrant
5 8 (0.46%) JIRA
6 7 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (0.34%) MSI
8 5 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.23%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.17%) LINQPad
10 3 (0.17%) Maven
10 3 (0.17%) NUnit
10 3 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.17%) Redmine
10 3 (0.17%) Subversion
10 3 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.11%) Bower
11 2 (0.11%) Burp Suite
11 2 (0.11%) gulp
11 2 (0.11%) Trac
General
1 159 (9.09%) Finance
2 91 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 59 (3.37%) Digital Economy
4 48 (2.74%) Retail
5 40 (2.29%) German Language
6 27 (1.54%) Legal
6 27 (1.54%) Marketing
7 25 (1.43%) Automotive
7 25 (1.43%) French Language
8 24 (1.37%) Back Office
9 23 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.03%) Electronics
11 14 (0.80%) Banking
12 8 (0.46%) Games
13 6 (0.34%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
16 3 (0.17%) Advertising
16 3 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 591 (33.77%) Network Engineer
2 241 (13.77%) Security Engineer
3 232 (13.26%) Support Engineer
4 184 (10.51%) Cisco Engineer
5 165 (9.43%) Analyst
6 149 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
7 133 (7.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 123 (7.03%) Administrator
9 118 (6.74%) Juniper Engineer
10 108 (6.17%) IT Engineer
11 101 (5.77%) Consultant
11 101 (5.77%) Network Security Engineer
12 100 (5.71%) Network Support
13 96 (5.49%) IT Support
14 93 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 92 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 89 (5.09%) Senior Security Engineer
17 88 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
18 82 (4.69%) Architect
19 75 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.89%) Web Services
2 29 (1.66%) HTML
3 28 (1.60%) .NET
3 28 (1.60%) REST
4 26 (1.49%) Middleware
5 23 (1.31%) 802.1X
5 23 (1.31%) CSS
6 12 (0.69%) XML
7 11 (0.63%) LAMP
7 11 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (0.51%) Node.js
10 8 (0.46%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.46%) JSON
10 8 (0.46%) Regular Expression
11 7 (0.40%) Kafka
11 7 (0.40%) SailPoint
11 7 (0.40%) Software Packaging
12 6 (0.34%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 268 (15.31%) Data Centre
2 90 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 64 (3.66%) Driving Licence
5 58 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 49 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 46 (2.63%) PKI
8 36 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
9 26 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
10 25 (1.43%) Blackberry
11 24 (1.37%) Replication
12 22 (1.26%) Clustering
13 20 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
14 19 (1.09%) Cyber Attack
15 18 (1.03%) Public Cloud
16 15 (0.86%) iPad
17 13 (0.74%) Virtual Team
18 12 (0.69%) Private Cloud
19 11 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
19 11 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 774 (44.23%) Windows
2 489 (27.94%) Linux
3 356 (20.34%) Windows Server
4 246 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 242 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 194 (11.09%) Unix
7 91 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 77 (4.40%) Windows 7
9 71 (4.06%) Windows 10
10 54 (3.09%) Solaris
11 37 (2.11%) Windows 8
12 36 (2.06%) CentOS
13 33 (1.89%) Windows 2000
14 30 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (1.66%) Mac OS
16 22 (1.26%) Mac OS X
17 19 (1.09%) Windows XP
18 18 (1.03%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.91%) Apple iOS
19 16 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (17.54%) ITIL
2 162 (9.26%) Information Security
3 150 (8.57%) Load Balancing
4 140 (8.00%) Network Design
5 131 (7.49%) Presales
6 116 (6.63%) Kalman Filter
7 111 (6.34%) Cybersecurity
7 111 (6.34%) SIEM
8 104 (5.94%) Mentoring
9 102 (5.83%) Risk Management
10 89 (5.09%) High Availability
11 77 (4.40%) Change Management
11 77 (4.40%) Project Management
12 76 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
13 73 (4.17%) Security Operations
14 65 (3.71%) Migration
15 62 (3.54%) DevOps
16 61 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
17 60 (3.43%) Network Management
18 58 (3.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 148 (8.46%) SQL
2 97 (5.54%) PowerShell
3 73 (4.17%) Python
4 59 (3.37%) Bash Shell
5 56 (3.20%) Java
6 55 (3.14%) Perl
7 36 (2.06%) Ruby
8 30 (1.71%) C
9 26 (1.49%) JavaScript
10 21 (1.20%) PHP
10 21 (1.20%) VBScript
11 20 (1.14%) C++
12 16 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.63%) Korn
14 10 (0.57%) C#
14 10 (0.57%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.40%) VB
16 5 (0.29%) Bourne shell
17 4 (0.23%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 652 (37.26%) Cisco Certification
2 431 (24.63%) CCNP
3 295 (16.86%) CCNA
4 166 (9.49%) Security Cleared
5 151 (8.63%) CCIE
6 137 (7.83%) Degree
7 127 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 118 (6.74%) SC Cleared
9 102 (5.83%) MCSE
10 95 (5.43%) CISSP
11 62 (3.54%) JNCIS
12 58 (3.31%) DV Cleared
13 53 (3.03%) CCSP
14 52 (2.97%) JNCIA
15 50 (2.86%) CISM
16 47 (2.69%) MCSA
17 42 (2.40%) JNCIP
18 39 (2.23%) CEH
19 37 (2.11%) MCP
20 33 (1.89%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (9.83%) SLA
2 83 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (3.77%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.51%) QA
5 8 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.34%) COBIT
6 6 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.29%) GDPR
7 5 (0.29%) PMO
7 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.17%) BS25999
8 3 (0.17%) Def Stans
8 3 (0.17%) FISMA
8 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.11%) BS7799
9 2 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.057%) GPG13
10 1 (0.057%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 407 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 303 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (11.03%) Hyper-V
4 88 (5.03%) vSphere
5 66 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (1.94%) XenApp
7 30 (1.71%) Terminal Services
8 26 (1.49%) Docker
9 25 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
10 24 (1.37%) ProxySG
11 20 (1.14%) XenServer
12 18 (1.03%) ISA Server
13 16 (0.91%) KVM
14 12 (0.69%) NFS
14 12 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (0.69%) XenDesktop
15 10 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
16 8 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
17 7 (0.40%) MetaFrame
17 7 (0.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 59 (3.37%) SCCM
2 57 (3.26%) Puppet
3 53 (3.03%) FortiGate
3 53 (3.03%) Nagios
4 47 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (2.51%) Backup Exec
6 31 (1.77%) WSUS
7 30 (1.71%) vCenter Server
8 26 (1.49%) SCOM
9 19 (1.09%) ZABBIX
10 18 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 18 (1.03%) Opsview
10 18 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
11 17 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (0.63%) Ansible
13 10 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
13 10 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
14 9 (0.51%) Kubernetes
15 8 (0.46%) Kibana
15 8 (0.46%) logstash
Vendors
1 957 (54.69%) Cisco
2 464 (26.51%) Juniper
3 446 (25.49%) VMware
4 422 (24.11%) Microsoft
5 370 (21.14%) CheckPoint
6 325 (18.57%) F5
7 304 (17.37%) Palo Alto
8 145 (8.29%) HP
9 124 (7.09%) Citrix
10 111 (6.34%) Blue Coat
11 101 (5.77%) Fortinet
12 96 (5.49%) SolarWinds
13 67 (3.83%) Dell
13 67 (3.83%) Oracle
14 62 (3.54%) Sourcefire
15 55 (3.14%) McAfee
16 50 (2.86%) Veeam
17 44 (2.51%) Meraki
18 41 (2.34%) Red Hat
19 39 (2.23%) Forcepoint
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
University for the Creative Arts
Salary: From £29,300 to £32,398 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £16000 - £18000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Flexi Time + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 Per Annum benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits and technical training
Posted: 6 days ago