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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 35 24 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 33 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.21% 11.83% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.51% 60.00% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 5
Average salary £52,500 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.71% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
61 55 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.03% 19.71% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 46 48 73
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% -30.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (88.57%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (80.00%) WAN
3 27 (77.14%) Cisco
3 27 (77.14%) CheckPoint
3 27 (77.14%) Network Security
4 26 (74.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 26 (74.29%) Spanning Tree
4 26 (74.29%) CCDP
4 26 (74.29%) CCNP
4 26 (74.29%) LAN
4 26 (74.29%) OSPF
4 26 (74.29%) BGP
5 25 (71.43%) Data Centre
6 24 (68.57%) Load Balancing
6 24 (68.57%) CCSA
6 24 (68.57%) CCSE
7 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
8 18 (51.43%) MS Visio
8 18 (51.43%) Network Management
9 17 (48.57%) tcpdump
9 17 (48.57%) TCP/IP
9 17 (48.57%) Wireshark
9 17 (48.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (34.29%) Check Point Certification
11 10 (28.57%) CCNA
12 8 (22.86%) Windows
13 7 (20.00%) Linux
14 5 (14.29%) MCSE
14 5 (14.29%) VB
14 5 (14.29%) SAP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (80.00%) WAN
2 27 (77.14%) Network Security
3 26 (74.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 26 (74.29%) Spanning Tree
3 26 (74.29%) OSPF
3 26 (74.29%) BGP
3 26 (74.29%) LAN
4 17 (48.57%) TCP/IP
4 17 (48.57%) tcpdump
4 17 (48.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.71%) SMTP
5 2 (5.71%) VLAN
5 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) Internet
5 2 (5.71%) MPLS
6 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Consultant
2 20 (57.14%) Network Consultant
3 14 (40.00%) Security Consultant
3 14 (40.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Security Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Network Implementation Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) J2EE
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Load Balancing
2 18 (51.43%) Network Management
3 17 (48.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.57%) Network Design
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) VB
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (88.57%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (74.29%) CCNP
2 26 (74.29%) CCDP
3 24 (68.57%) CCSA
3 24 (68.57%) CCSE
4 12 (34.29%) Check Point Certification
5 10 (28.57%) CCNA
6 5 (14.29%) CCDA
6 5 (14.29%) MCSE
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Cisco
1 27 (77.14%) CheckPoint
2 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) SAP
3 5 (14.29%) F5
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) FalconStor
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) CommVault
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago