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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 24 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 32 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.19% 5.12% 8.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.38% 25.00% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 18
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -23.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,050 £42,300 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £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
69 60 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.97% 20.48% 26.17%
Number of salaries quoted 61 57 52
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 29 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 67 (74.44%) Windows
2 65 (72.22%) VMware
3 61 (67.78%) DNS
4 58 (64.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 57 (63.33%) WAN
6 56 (62.22%) LAN
7 54 (60.00%) MCSE
8 52 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (56.67%) VPN
9 51 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (48.89%) Citrix
11 42 (46.67%) SAN
11 42 (46.67%) DHCP
12 37 (41.11%) Cisco
13 36 (40.00%) Symantec
14 35 (38.89%) Lotus
14 35 (38.89%) McAfee
14 35 (38.89%) Blackberry
14 35 (38.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 35 (38.89%) VMS
14 35 (38.89%) Lotus Domino
14 35 (38.89%) SecurID
14 35 (38.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 35 (38.89%) Clearswift
14 35 (38.89%) Backup Exec
14 35 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
14 35 (38.89%) Android
14 35 (38.89%) vSphere
14 35 (38.89%) McAfee ePO
14 35 (38.89%) Windows Phone 8

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (38.89%) Lotus Domino
1 35 (38.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (16.67%) IIS
2 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 14 (15.56%) SharePoint
3 14 (15.56%) SharePoint Server
3 14 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 24 (26.67%) MS Office
3 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (67.78%) DNS
2 57 (63.33%) WAN
3 56 (62.22%) LAN
4 51 (56.67%) VPN
5 42 (46.67%) DHCP
5 42 (46.67%) SAN
6 35 (38.89%) Wi-Fi
7 26 (28.89%) TCP/IP
7 26 (28.89%) Network Security
8 14 (15.56%) HTTP
8 14 (15.56%) HTTPS
8 14 (15.56%) SSL
9 13 (14.44%) Internet
10 8 (8.89%) VLAN
11 6 (6.67%) IPsec
11 6 (6.67%) OSPF
11 6 (6.67%) BGP
11 6 (6.67%) Kerberos
12 5 (5.56%) LDAP
13 4 (4.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (56.67%) Network Engineer
2 38 (42.22%) Network Support
3 35 (38.89%) PC Support
4 32 (35.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 27 (30.00%) PC Engineer
6 25 (27.78%) Support Analyst
6 25 (27.78%) Analyst
7 17 (18.89%) Network Support Analyst
7 17 (18.89%) Support Engineer
7 17 (18.89%) Network Analyst
7 17 (18.89%) Network Support Engineer
8 14 (15.56%) PC Support Engineer
9 13 (14.44%) Server Support Analyst
9 13 (14.44%) Server Engineer
9 13 (14.44%) Server Support
9 13 (14.44%) Server Analyst
9 13 (14.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 12 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (8.89%) Technical Support Analyst
11 8 (8.89%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.89%) Blackberry
1 35 (38.89%) SecurID
2 6 (6.67%) PKI
3 2 (2.22%) Replication
3 2 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (1.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 67 (74.44%) Windows
2 52 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (38.89%) VMS
4 35 (38.89%) Android
4 35 (38.89%) Windows Phone 8
4 35 (38.89%) Windows Phone
5 32 (35.56%) Windows 7
6 13 (14.44%) Windows XP
7 12 (13.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.89%) Network Management
2 7 (7.78%) Load Balancing
2 7 (7.78%) ITIL
3 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 5 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (3.33%) Change Control
4 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.22%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.11%) Project Management
6 1 (1.11%) Data Management
6 1 (1.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.11%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) VB.NET
2 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (64.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (60.00%) MCSE
3 33 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (34.44%) CCNP
5 20 (22.22%) CCNA
6 13 (14.44%) MCP
7 12 (13.33%) CCSP
7 12 (13.33%) CCIP
8 11 (12.22%) CCDP
9 7 (7.78%) MCSA
9 7 (7.78%) MCITP
10 4 (4.44%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (4.44%) CCSA
10 4 (4.44%) CCSE
11 2 (2.22%) Degree
12 1 (1.11%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (1.11%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (38.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 35 (38.89%) vSphere
2 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (20.00%) XenApp
4 14 (15.56%) Terminal Services
5 9 (10.00%) ISA Server
5 9 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (10.00%) UAG
6 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
7 6 (6.67%) NFS
7 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.11%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (38.89%) Backup Exec
1 35 (38.89%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (5.56%) HP SIM
2 5 (5.56%) MOM
3 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 65 (72.22%) VMware
2 44 (48.89%) Citrix
3 37 (41.11%) Cisco
4 36 (40.00%) Symantec
5 35 (38.89%) McAfee
5 35 (38.89%) Clearswift
5 35 (38.89%) Lotus
6 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 19 (21.11%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.67%) HP
8 6 (6.67%) Dell
9 5 (5.56%) IBM
9 5 (5.56%) CA
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