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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 17 7 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +33
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 41 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.29% 19.07% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.50% 55.41% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 40 11
Median salary £37,500 £56,750 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.92% +24.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £47,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
40 74 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 28.57% 34.42% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 35 72 38
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 21 February 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 22 (66.67%) Cisco
2 21 (63.64%) WAN
2 21 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (57.58%) LAN
3 19 (57.58%) Network Security
4 18 (54.55%) CCNP
4 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 18 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (51.52%) Data Centre
6 15 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
6 15 (45.45%) OSPF
6 15 (45.45%) BGP
6 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 15 (45.45%) CCSA
6 15 (45.45%) CCSE
7 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (27.27%) CCDP
8 9 (27.27%) ITIL
8 9 (27.27%) Wireshark
8 9 (27.27%) tcpdump
8 9 (27.27%) F5
9 8 (24.24%) Windows
9 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
9 8 (24.24%) CA
10 7 (21.21%) VMware
11 6 (18.18%) Wireless
11 6 (18.18%) BIG-IP
11 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 6 (18.18%) Network Management
11 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence

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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) WAN
2 19 (57.58%) LAN
2 19 (57.58%) Network Security
3 18 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (45.45%) BGP
4 15 (45.45%) OSPF
4 15 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
4 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 9 (27.27%) tcpdump
5 9 (27.27%) Wireshark
6 6 (18.18%) BIG-IP
6 6 (18.18%) Wireless
7 5 (15.15%) VLAN
8 4 (12.12%) SAN
9 3 (9.09%) DHCP
9 3 (9.09%) DNS
9 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 3 (9.09%) H.323
9 3 (9.09%) ISDN
9 3 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Consultant
2 9 (27.27%) Network Consultant
3 8 (24.24%) Network Security Consultant
3 8 (24.24%) Security Consultant
3 8 (24.24%) Security Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Network Support
4 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
7 3 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Flash
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Network Management
4 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security
4 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.09%) Presales
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Computer Security
7 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.03%) Information Governance
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (54.55%) CCNP
3 15 (45.45%) CCSA
3 15 (45.45%) CCSE
4 9 (27.27%) CCDP
5 3 (9.09%) CCIE
5 3 (9.09%) CCNA
6 1 (3.03%) CEH
6 1 (3.03%) CISA
6 1 (3.03%) CISM
6 1 (3.03%) CISSP
6 1 (3.03%) CSSLP
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) GIAC
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) MCP
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (3.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) Simpana
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 9 (27.27%) F5
4 8 (24.24%) CA
5 7 (21.21%) VMware
6 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.12%) HP
7 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
8 3 (9.09%) Apple
8 3 (9.09%) Citrix
8 3 (9.09%) Mitel
8 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 2 (6.06%) CommVault
9 2 (6.06%) FalconStor
9 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.06%) Intel Security
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle
10 1 (3.03%) Qualys
10 1 (3.03%) Veeam