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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 35 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.86% 4.69% 10.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.74% 29.55% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 29
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
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
23 44 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 13.14% 15.88% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 58
Median salary £36,000 £52,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +56.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 August 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 10 (71.43%) Cisco
1 10 (71.43%) Network Security
2 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (64.29%) CCNP
2 9 (64.29%) CCDP
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (57.14%) F5
3 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) OSPF
4 7 (50.00%) BGP
4 7 (50.00%) Network Management
4 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 7 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) BIG-IP
6 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
6 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
6 5 (35.71%) tcpdump
7 4 (28.57%) Presales
7 4 (28.57%) CCSE
7 4 (28.57%) CCSA
7 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
8 3 (21.43%) CISSP
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (21.43%) Security+ Certification

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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Network Security
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) BGP
4 7 (50.00%) OSPF
4 7 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (35.71%) BIG-IP
5 5 (35.71%) tcpdump
5 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
6 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.14%) DNS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
1 9 (64.29%) Network Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 4 (28.57%) IT Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) IT Support
4 4 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Security Support Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (50.00%) Network Management
2 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) Presales
4 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Security
4 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 3 (21.43%) Information Governance
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) CCDP
1 9 (64.29%) CCNP
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCSA
2 4 (28.57%) CCSE
3 3 (21.43%) CEH
3 3 (21.43%) CISA
3 3 (21.43%) CISM
3 3 (21.43%) CISSP
3 3 (21.43%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (21.43%) CSSLP
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) GIAC
3 3 (21.43%) SANS
3 3 (21.43%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (21.43%) SSCP
4 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 8 (57.14%) F5
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Qualys
4 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
5 2 (14.29%) CA