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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 51 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.38% 8.67% 3.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.00% 60.71% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 8
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,600 £38,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
25 56 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.44% 14.29% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 50 40
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 19 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (76.47%) WAN
2 25 (73.53%) LAN
3 20 (58.82%) Cisco
4 17 (50.00%) VPN
4 17 (50.00%) Network Security
5 16 (47.06%) VMware
5 16 (47.06%) Windows
5 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
6 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (41.18%) DNS
7 14 (41.18%) CCNP
7 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (38.24%) MCSE
8 13 (38.24%) SAN
9 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
9 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
10 10 (29.41%) Citrix
10 10 (29.41%) Lotus
10 10 (29.41%) Symantec
10 10 (29.41%) McAfee
10 10 (29.41%) Clearswift
10 10 (29.41%) VMS
10 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
10 10 (29.41%) Network Management
10 10 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (29.41%) Windows Phone 8
10 10 (29.41%) Windows Phone
10 10 (29.41%) Android

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 10 (29.41%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (23.53%) MS Visio
2 8 (23.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) WAN
2 25 (73.53%) LAN
3 17 (50.00%) VPN
3 17 (50.00%) Network Security
4 14 (41.18%) DNS
5 13 (38.24%) SAN
6 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 10 (29.41%) DHCP
7 10 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (20.59%) OSPF
8 7 (20.59%) BGP
8 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (11.76%) Wireshark
9 4 (11.76%) tcpdump
9 4 (11.76%) Internet
9 4 (11.76%) HTTP
9 4 (11.76%) HTTPS
9 4 (11.76%) SSL
10 3 (8.82%) VLAN
11 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Network Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) Network Support
3 9 (26.47%) Consultant
4 8 (23.53%) Network Consultant
4 8 (23.53%) Security Consultant
4 8 (23.53%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (20.59%) Administrator
5 7 (20.59%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (17.65%) Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) Network Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) Network Support Analyst
7 5 (14.71%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) Security Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (11.76%) Network Administrator
8 4 (11.76%) Systems Support
9 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Blackberry
1 10 (29.41%) SecurID
2 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (29.41%) VMS
4 10 (29.41%) Android
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Phone 8
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Phone
5 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.82%) Debian
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
6 3 (8.82%) Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
1 10 (29.41%) Network Management
2 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.82%) Web Development
4 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (41.18%) CCNP
4 13 (38.24%) MCSE
5 9 (26.47%) CCNA
5 9 (26.47%) CCDP
5 9 (26.47%) CCSA
5 9 (26.47%) CCSE
6 7 (20.59%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (11.76%) Degree
8 3 (8.82%) CCIP
8 3 (8.82%) MCP
8 3 (8.82%) CCSP
9 1 (2.94%) MCSA
9 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 10 (29.41%) vSphere
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) XenApp
4 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
4 4 (11.76%) ISA Server
4 4 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (11.76%) UAG
5 3 (8.82%) Snort
5 3 (8.82%) Xen
6 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.94%) Firmware
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Backup Exec
1 10 (29.41%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (8.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 16 (47.06%) VMware
3 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 10 (29.41%) Symantec
5 10 (29.41%) McAfee
5 10 (29.41%) Clearswift
5 10 (29.41%) Citrix
5 10 (29.41%) Lotus
6 1 (2.94%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
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