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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 41 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.91% 8.18% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 56.41% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 6
Average salary £34,250 £36,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.51% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £41,800 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 39 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.95% 14.50% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 37 46
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% +10.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 20 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 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 39 (75.00%) Windows
2 38 (73.08%) WAN
2 38 (73.08%) VMware
3 37 (71.15%) LAN
4 34 (65.38%) DNS
4 34 (65.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (63.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (61.54%) VPN
7 31 (59.62%) MCSE
8 29 (55.77%) Citrix
8 29 (55.77%) SAN
9 26 (50.00%) DHCP
10 25 (48.08%) Symantec
11 24 (46.15%) Blackberry
11 24 (46.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 24 (46.15%) Clearswift
11 24 (46.15%) Lotus
11 24 (46.15%) VMS
11 24 (46.15%) Lotus Domino
11 24 (46.15%) SecurID
11 24 (46.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 24 (46.15%) McAfee
11 24 (46.15%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (46.15%) Backup Exec
11 24 (46.15%) Android
11 24 (46.15%) vSphere
11 24 (46.15%) McAfee ePO
11 24 (46.15%) Windows Phone
11 24 (46.15%) Windows Phone 8

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (46.15%) Lotus Domino
1 24 (46.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (15.38%) IIS
2 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
3 7 (13.46%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) MS Office
2 18 (34.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (73.08%) WAN
2 37 (71.15%) LAN
3 34 (65.38%) DNS
4 32 (61.54%) VPN
5 29 (55.77%) SAN
6 26 (50.00%) DHCP
7 24 (46.15%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (28.85%) Network Security
9 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (13.46%) HTTP
10 7 (13.46%) HTTPS
10 7 (13.46%) SSL
11 6 (11.54%) Internet
12 5 (9.62%) VLAN
13 4 (7.69%) OSPF
13 4 (7.69%) BGP
14 3 (5.77%) Wireshark
14 3 (5.77%) tcpdump
14 3 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
15 2 (3.85%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Network Engineer
2 27 (51.92%) Network Support
3 19 (36.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (34.62%) PC Support
5 16 (30.77%) Analyst
5 16 (30.77%) Support Analyst
6 14 (26.92%) PC Engineer
7 12 (23.08%) Network Support Analyst
7 12 (23.08%) Network Analyst
8 11 (21.15%) Support Engineer
8 11 (21.15%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (15.38%) PC Support Engineer
10 6 (11.54%) Server Analyst
10 6 (11.54%) Server Support Analyst
10 6 (11.54%) Server Engineer
10 6 (11.54%) Server Support
10 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
12 4 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (46.15%) Blackberry
1 24 (46.15%) SecurID
2 2 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (75.00%) Windows
2 33 (63.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (46.15%) VMS
4 24 (46.15%) Android
4 24 (46.15%) Windows Phone 8
4 24 (46.15%) Windows Phone
5 19 (36.54%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Vista
6 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) Load Balancing
1 7 (13.46%) Network Management
2 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.77%) ITIL
3 3 (5.77%) Change Control
4 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.92%) Project Management
5 1 (1.92%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.92%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
1 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
1 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (65.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (59.62%) MCSE
3 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (26.92%) CCNP
5 11 (21.15%) CCNA
6 5 (9.62%) CCIP
6 5 (9.62%) MCP
6 5 (9.62%) CCSP
7 4 (7.69%) CCDP
7 4 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (7.69%) CCSA
7 4 (7.69%) CCSE
8 2 (3.85%) MCITP
8 2 (3.85%) MCSA
9 1 (1.92%) Degree
9 1 (1.92%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (46.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 24 (46.15%) vSphere
2 13 (25.00%) XenApp
3 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.46%) Terminal Services
4 7 (13.46%) ISA Server
4 7 (13.46%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (13.46%) UAG
5 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.85%) Firmware
7 1 (1.92%) NFS
7 1 (1.92%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (46.15%) Backup Exec
1 24 (46.15%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.92%) MOM
2 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) VMware
2 29 (55.77%) Citrix
3 25 (48.08%) Symantec
4 24 (46.15%) McAfee
4 24 (46.15%) Clearswift
4 24 (46.15%) Lotus
5 21 (40.38%) Cisco
6 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.85%) HP
8 2 (3.85%) Dell
9 1 (1.92%) IBM
9 1 (1.92%) CA