The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 43 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.06% 6.27% 12.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 29.03% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 32
Median salary £43,250 £52,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.61% +56.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,950 £55,000 £36,800
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
24 62 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.37% 21.60% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 45
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £31,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) CCNP
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (75.00%) Network Security
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (70.00%) CCDP
3 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (65.00%) LAN
4 13 (65.00%) WAN
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (65.00%) F5
5 12 (60.00%) Load Balancing
5 12 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
5 12 (60.00%) OSPF
5 12 (60.00%) BGP
6 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (55.00%) Network Management
7 10 (50.00%) Wireshark
7 10 (50.00%) tcpdump
8 9 (45.00%) Presales
8 9 (45.00%) BIG-IP
9 8 (40.00%) MS Visio
10 7 (35.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (35.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
12 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 5 (25.00%) Windows
12 5 (25.00%) CCSE
12 5 (25.00%) CCSA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Network Security
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (65.00%) LAN
3 13 (65.00%) WAN
4 12 (60.00%) BGP
4 12 (60.00%) OSPF
4 12 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
5 10 (50.00%) tcpdump
5 10 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 9 (45.00%) BIG-IP
7 7 (35.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (35.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (15.00%) DNS
9 2 (10.00%) Internet
9 2 (10.00%) SSL
10 1 (5.00%) VLAN
10 1 (5.00%) VPN
10 1 (5.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Consultant
1 14 (70.00%) Network Consultant
2 11 (55.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 11 (55.00%) Security Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Check Point Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Data Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Server Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Server Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) EPoS
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (55.00%) Network Management
3 9 (45.00%) Presales
4 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) CCNP
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (70.00%) CCDP
3 5 (25.00%) CCSA
3 5 (25.00%) CCSE
4 2 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCIP
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) CCSP
5 1 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (5.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (65.00%) F5
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) CA