The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 17 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.02% 6.01% 14.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.85% 30.36% 68.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 65
Median salary £57,500 £51,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.74% +45.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,363 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-2.67% +10.38%
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 56 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.81% 19.79% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 52 48 94
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 46 (77.97%) Microsoft
2 42 (71.19%) Presales
3 40 (67.80%) Cisco
3 40 (67.80%) CCNP
3 40 (67.80%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (66.10%) CheckPoint
5 37 (62.71%) LAN
5 37 (62.71%) WAN
6 34 (57.63%) Network Security
7 32 (54.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 32 (54.24%) CCDP
8 31 (52.54%) TCP/IP
8 31 (52.54%) OSPF
8 31 (52.54%) BGP
8 31 (52.54%) Spanning Tree
9 30 (50.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (49.15%) tcpdump
10 29 (49.15%) Wireshark
11 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
12 27 (45.76%) Load Balancing
13 26 (44.07%) Network Management
14 24 (40.68%) MS Visio
15 22 (37.29%) CCSE
16 17 (28.81%) F5
16 17 (28.81%) Data Centre
17 16 (27.12%) CCSA
18 15 (25.42%) Finance
18 15 (25.42%) MS Office
19 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
19 13 (22.03%) Risk Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 6 (10.17%) IIS
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
2 24 (40.68%) MS Visio
3 15 (25.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (62.71%) LAN
1 37 (62.71%) WAN
2 34 (57.63%) Network Security
3 32 (54.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 31 (52.54%) BGP
4 31 (52.54%) OSPF
4 31 (52.54%) Spanning Tree
4 31 (52.54%) TCP/IP
5 29 (49.15%) tcpdump
5 29 (49.15%) Wireshark
6 8 (13.56%) BIG-IP
7 7 (11.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (11.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (5.08%) DNS
8 3 (5.08%) SSL
9 2 (3.39%) Internet
9 2 (3.39%) VLAN
9 2 (3.39%) VPN
9 2 (3.39%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.39%) Selenium
1 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Consultant
2 23 (38.98%) Network Consultant
3 22 (37.29%) Security Consultant
4 17 (28.81%) Network Security Consultant
5 10 (16.95%) Technical Leader
6 8 (13.56%) Compliance Consultant
7 7 (11.86%) Cisco Consultant
7 7 (11.86%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 6 (10.17%) Check Point Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
10 3 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Network Manager
10 3 (5.08%) Network Team Leader
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Technical Team Leader
11 2 (3.39%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
1 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.78%) Linux
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (71.19%) Presales
2 30 (50.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (45.76%) Load Balancing
4 26 (44.07%) Network Management
5 13 (22.03%) Data Security
5 13 (22.03%) GAP Analysis
5 13 (22.03%) Information Governance
5 13 (22.03%) Information Security
5 13 (22.03%) Risk Management
5 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.64%) Coaching
7 10 (16.95%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (16.95%) Web Filtering
8 9 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (13.56%) Time Management
10 6 (10.17%) Change Management
10 6 (10.17%) People Management
11 2 (3.39%) DevOps
11 2 (3.39%) ITIL
11 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (67.80%) CCNP
1 40 (67.80%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (54.24%) CCDP
3 22 (37.29%) CCSE
4 16 (27.12%) CCSA
5 13 (22.03%) CISA
5 13 (22.03%) CISM
5 13 (22.03%) CISSP
5 13 (22.03%) PCI QSA
6 9 (15.25%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (5.08%) CCNA
8 2 (3.39%) CCIP
8 2 (3.39%) CCSP
8 2 (3.39%) MCP
8 2 (3.39%) MCSA
8 2 (3.39%) MCSE
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (22.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (77.97%) Microsoft
2 40 (67.80%) Cisco
3 39 (66.10%) CheckPoint
4 17 (28.81%) F5
5 6 (10.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.39%) Avaya
6 2 (3.39%) Dell
6 2 (3.39%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) CA
7 1 (1.69%) IBM