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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 28 23 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 59 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.86% 15.61% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 71.08% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 58 5
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
60 83 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 23.44% 21.96% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 49 81 60
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 28 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (83.33%) WAN
3 23 (76.67%) LAN
3 23 (76.67%) MS Visio
3 23 (76.67%) CCDP
3 23 (76.67%) Cisco
3 23 (76.67%) CCNP
3 23 (76.67%) CheckPoint
3 23 (76.67%) OSPF
3 23 (76.67%) BGP
3 23 (76.67%) CCSA
3 23 (76.67%) Network Security
3 23 (76.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 23 (76.67%) Spanning Tree
4 22 (73.33%) Load Balancing
4 22 (73.33%) CCSE
4 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 20 (66.67%) Network Management
5 20 (66.67%) Data Centre
6 18 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (53.33%) Check Point Certification
7 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
8 15 (50.00%) tcpdump
8 15 (50.00%) Wireshark
9 8 (26.67%) CCNA
10 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
10 7 (23.33%) Windows
10 7 (23.33%) Linux
11 5 (16.67%) MCSE
11 5 (16.67%) SAP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (76.67%) MS Visio
2 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
4 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) WAN
2 23 (76.67%) LAN
2 23 (76.67%) OSPF
2 23 (76.67%) BGP
2 23 (76.67%) Network Security
2 23 (76.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 23 (76.67%) Spanning Tree
3 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 15 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 15 (50.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (6.67%) VLAN
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 2 (6.67%) Internet
5 2 (6.67%) MPLS
5 2 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Consultant
2 15 (50.00%) Network Consultant
3 11 (36.67%) Security Consultant
3 11 (36.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) AWS Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Load Balancing
2 20 (66.67%) Network Management
3 18 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (76.67%) CCDP
2 23 (76.67%) CCNP
2 23 (76.67%) CCSA
3 22 (73.33%) CCSE
4 16 (53.33%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (26.67%) CCNA
6 5 (16.67%) MCSE
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.67%) CCDA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) vSphere
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Cisco
1 23 (76.67%) CheckPoint
2 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) CommVault
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) FalconStor
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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