The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 41 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.45% 8.28% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.85% 63.16% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 7
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £41,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Firewall
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.43% 13.10% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 51 37 43
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Firewall
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bedford region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Bedford

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 38 (74.51%) Windows
1 38 (74.51%) WAN
2 37 (72.55%) LAN
2 37 (72.55%) VMware
3 33 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (64.71%) VPN
3 33 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (62.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (62.75%) DNS
5 30 (58.82%) MCSE
6 29 (56.86%) SAN
6 29 (56.86%) Citrix
7 25 (49.02%) Symantec
7 25 (49.02%) DHCP
8 24 (47.06%) VMS
8 24 (47.06%) Lotus Domino
8 24 (47.06%) McAfee
8 24 (47.06%) Blackberry
8 24 (47.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 24 (47.06%) Clearswift
8 24 (47.06%) Lotus
8 24 (47.06%) Backup Exec
8 24 (47.06%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (47.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 24 (47.06%) Android
8 24 (47.06%) vSphere
8 24 (47.06%) SecurID
8 24 (47.06%) McAfee ePO
8 24 (47.06%) Windows Phone 8
8 24 (47.06%) Windows Phone

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (47.06%) Lotus Domino
1 24 (47.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (15.69%) IIS
2 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
3 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
3 7 (13.73%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) MS Office
2 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (74.51%) WAN
2 37 (72.55%) LAN
3 33 (64.71%) VPN
4 32 (62.75%) DNS
5 29 (56.86%) SAN
6 25 (49.02%) DHCP
7 24 (47.06%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (29.41%) Network Security
9 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 7 (13.73%) HTTP
10 7 (13.73%) HTTPS
10 7 (13.73%) SSL
11 6 (11.76%) Internet
12 5 (9.80%) VLAN
13 3 (5.88%) Wireshark
13 3 (5.88%) OSPF
13 3 (5.88%) BGP
13 3 (5.88%) tcpdump
13 3 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (3.92%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 27 (52.94%) Network Support
3 19 (37.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (35.29%) PC Support
5 16 (31.37%) Analyst
5 16 (31.37%) Support Analyst
6 14 (27.45%) PC Engineer
7 12 (23.53%) Network Support Analyst
7 12 (23.53%) Network Analyst
8 11 (21.57%) Support Engineer
8 11 (21.57%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (15.69%) PC Support Engineer
10 6 (11.76%) Server Analyst
10 6 (11.76%) Server Support Analyst
10 6 (11.76%) Server Engineer
10 6 (11.76%) Server Support
10 6 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (9.80%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (47.06%) Blackberry
1 24 (47.06%) SecurID
2 2 (3.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 33 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (62.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (47.06%) Android
4 24 (47.06%) VMS
4 24 (47.06%) Windows Phone 8
4 24 (47.06%) Windows Phone
5 19 (37.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.96%) Debian
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
1 7 (13.73%) Network Management
2 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.88%) Change Control
3 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL
4 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.96%) Project Management
5 1 (1.96%) Web Development
5 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) PHP
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (58.82%) MCSE
3 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (25.49%) CCNP
5 10 (19.61%) CCNA
6 5 (9.80%) CCIP
6 5 (9.80%) MCP
6 5 (9.80%) CCSP
7 4 (7.84%) CCDP
7 4 (7.84%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (7.84%) CCSA
7 4 (7.84%) CCSE
8 2 (3.92%) Degree
8 2 (3.92%) MCSA
9 1 (1.96%) MCITP
9 1 (1.96%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (47.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 24 (47.06%) vSphere
2 13 (25.49%) XenApp
3 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.73%) Terminal Services
4 7 (13.73%) ISA Server
4 7 (13.73%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (13.73%) UAG
5 2 (3.92%) Firmware
5 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.96%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.96%) Snort
6 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (47.06%) Backup Exec
1 24 (47.06%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
2 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) VMware
2 29 (56.86%) Citrix
3 25 (49.02%) Symantec
4 24 (47.06%) McAfee
4 24 (47.06%) Clearswift
4 24 (47.06%) Lotus
5 20 (39.22%) Cisco
6 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 12 (23.53%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
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