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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 36 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 11 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.41% 4.03% 16.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.95% 18.03% 73.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 48
Median salary £52,000 £53,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.80% +52.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £37,900
UK excluding London median salary £41,522 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +12.00%
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
39 61 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.02% 22.34% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 39 46 64
Median salary £52,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 June 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 28 (73.68%) CCNP
2 28 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (71.05%) Network Security
4 25 (65.79%) CheckPoint
4 25 (65.79%) LAN
4 25 (65.79%) WAN
4 25 (65.79%) TCP/IP
4 25 (65.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (65.79%) Presales
5 23 (60.53%) Spanning Tree
5 23 (60.53%) OSPF
5 23 (60.53%) BGP
6 22 (57.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (57.89%) CCDP
7 21 (55.26%) tcpdump
7 21 (55.26%) Wireshark
7 21 (55.26%) Load Balancing
8 20 (52.63%) Network Management
9 17 (44.74%) F5
9 17 (44.74%) MS Visio
10 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
11 11 (28.95%) CCSE
11 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
12 10 (26.32%) CCSA
13 9 (23.68%) BIG-IP
14 7 (18.42%) MS Office
14 7 (18.42%) Coaching
14 7 (18.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) MS Visio
2 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 7 (18.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (71.05%) Network Security
2 25 (65.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 25 (65.79%) LAN
2 25 (65.79%) TCP/IP
2 25 (65.79%) WAN
3 23 (60.53%) BGP
3 23 (60.53%) OSPF
3 23 (60.53%) Spanning Tree
4 21 (55.26%) tcpdump
4 21 (55.26%) Wireshark
5 9 (23.68%) BIG-IP
6 7 (18.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (18.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (10.53%) DNS
8 3 (7.89%) SSL
9 2 (5.26%) Internet
9 2 (5.26%) VLAN
9 2 (5.26%) VPN
9 2 (5.26%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
1 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Consultant
2 21 (55.26%) Network Consultant
2 21 (55.26%) Security Consultant
3 16 (42.11%) Network Security Consultant
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco Consultant
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Check Point Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Data Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) EPoS Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) IT Support
8 1 (2.63%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Junior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Server Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
1 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Presales
2 22 (57.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (55.26%) Load Balancing
4 20 (52.63%) Network Management
5 7 (18.42%) Coaching
6 5 (13.16%) Data Security
6 5 (13.16%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Information Governance
6 5 (13.16%) Information Security
6 5 (13.16%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.16%) Web Filtering
7 2 (5.26%) High Availability
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (73.68%) CCNP
1 28 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (57.89%) CCDP
3 11 (28.95%) CCSE
4 10 (26.32%) CCSA
5 5 (13.16%) CISA
5 5 (13.16%) CISM
5 5 (13.16%) CISSP
5 5 (13.16%) PCI QSA
6 4 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (5.26%) CCIP
7 2 (5.26%) CCNA
7 2 (5.26%) CCSP
7 2 (5.26%) MCP
7 2 (5.26%) MCSA
7 2 (5.26%) MCSE
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Terminal Services
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 25 (65.79%) CheckPoint
4 17 (44.74%) F5
5 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) CA