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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 29 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 27 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.65% 6.01% 7.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.13% 31.48% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 15
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £42,200 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.22%
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 54 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 22.12% 19.08% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 61 51 53
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 17 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 61 (78.21%) Windows
2 60 (76.92%) VMware
3 54 (69.23%) DNS
4 53 (67.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (65.38%) WAN
6 50 (64.10%) MCSE
6 50 (64.10%) LAN
7 47 (60.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (58.97%) VPN
8 46 (58.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 42 (53.85%) Citrix
10 40 (51.28%) SAN
11 38 (48.72%) DHCP
12 35 (44.87%) Symantec
13 34 (43.59%) Lotus Domino
13 34 (43.59%) VMS
13 34 (43.59%) Lotus
13 34 (43.59%) McAfee
13 34 (43.59%) Blackberry
13 34 (43.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 34 (43.59%) Clearswift
13 34 (43.59%) Wi-Fi
13 34 (43.59%) Backup Exec
13 34 (43.59%) SecurID
13 34 (43.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 34 (43.59%) Android
13 34 (43.59%) vSphere
13 34 (43.59%) McAfee ePO
13 34 (43.59%) Windows Phone 8
13 34 (43.59%) Windows Phone

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 34 (43.59%) Lotus Domino
1 34 (43.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (15.38%) IIS
2 12 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
3 11 (14.10%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (35.90%) MS Excel
2 24 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (69.23%) DNS
2 51 (65.38%) WAN
3 50 (64.10%) LAN
4 46 (58.97%) VPN
5 40 (51.28%) SAN
6 38 (48.72%) DHCP
7 34 (43.59%) Wi-Fi
8 21 (26.92%) TCP/IP
9 19 (24.36%) Network Security
10 11 (14.10%) HTTPS
10 11 (14.10%) SSL
10 11 (14.10%) HTTP
11 10 (12.82%) Internet
12 6 (7.69%) IPsec
12 6 (7.69%) VLAN
12 6 (7.69%) Kerberos
13 5 (6.41%) LDAP
13 5 (6.41%) OSPF
13 5 (6.41%) BGP
14 3 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (57.69%) Network Engineer
2 37 (47.44%) Network Support
3 31 (39.74%) PC Support
4 29 (37.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (30.77%) Analyst
5 24 (30.77%) Support Analyst
5 24 (30.77%) PC Engineer
6 17 (21.79%) Network Support Analyst
6 17 (21.79%) Network Analyst
7 16 (20.51%) Support Engineer
7 16 (20.51%) Network Support Engineer
8 13 (16.67%) PC Support Engineer
9 11 (14.10%) Server Analyst
9 11 (14.10%) Server Support Analyst
9 11 (14.10%) Server Engineer
9 11 (14.10%) Server Support
9 11 (14.10%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (8.97%) Technical Support Analyst
11 7 (8.97%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (43.59%) Blackberry
1 34 (43.59%) SecurID
2 6 (7.69%) PKI
3 2 (2.56%) Replication
3 2 (2.56%) Firmware
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 61 (78.21%) Windows
2 47 (60.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (58.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (43.59%) VMS
4 34 (43.59%) Android
4 34 (43.59%) Windows Phone 8
4 34 (43.59%) Windows Phone
5 28 (35.90%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.54%) Windows Vista
6 9 (11.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.97%) ITIL
1 7 (8.97%) Load Balancing
1 7 (8.97%) Network Management
2 5 (6.41%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.85%) Change Control
5 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.28%) Project Management
6 1 (1.28%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.28%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) VB.NET
1 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (67.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (64.10%) MCSE
3 24 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (28.21%) CCNP
5 16 (20.51%) CCNA
6 9 (11.54%) CCIP
6 9 (11.54%) MCP
6 9 (11.54%) CCSP
7 7 (8.97%) CCDP
7 7 (8.97%) MCITP
8 5 (6.41%) MCSA
9 4 (5.13%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (5.13%) CCSA
9 4 (5.13%) CCSE
10 1 (1.28%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (43.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 34 (43.59%) vSphere
2 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (23.08%) XenApp
4 11 (14.10%) Terminal Services
5 8 (10.26%) ISA Server
5 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
5 8 (10.26%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (10.26%) UAG
6 6 (7.69%) NFS
6 6 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.28%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (43.59%) Backup Exec
1 34 (43.59%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (6.41%) HP SIM
2 5 (6.41%) MOM
3 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 60 (76.92%) VMware
2 42 (53.85%) Citrix
3 35 (44.87%) Symantec
4 34 (43.59%) McAfee
4 34 (43.59%) Clearswift
4 34 (43.59%) Lotus
5 29 (37.18%) Cisco
6 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 15 (19.23%) CheckPoint
8 6 (7.69%) HP
8 6 (7.69%) Dell
9 5 (6.41%) IBM
9 5 (6.41%) CA