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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 12 8 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +31
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 40 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.03% 16.39% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.25% 55.56% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 11
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £47,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £72,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
48 72 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 35.29% 29.51% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 44 70 33
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (73.33%) Cisco
2 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (66.67%) WAN
3 18 (60.00%) LAN
3 18 (60.00%) CCNP
3 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 18 (60.00%) Network Security
3 18 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (56.67%) Data Centre
5 15 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
5 15 (50.00%) CCSE
5 15 (50.00%) OSPF
5 15 (50.00%) BGP
5 15 (50.00%) CCSA
6 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (36.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (33.33%) ITIL
9 9 (30.00%) Wireshark
9 9 (30.00%) tcpdump
9 9 (30.00%) F5
9 9 (30.00%) CCDP
10 8 (26.67%) CA
11 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (23.33%) Information Security
11 7 (23.33%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
11 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
12 6 (20.00%) Network Management

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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) WAN
2 18 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (60.00%) LAN
2 18 (60.00%) Network Security
3 15 (50.00%) BGP
3 15 (50.00%) OSPF
3 15 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
4 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (30.00%) tcpdump
5 9 (30.00%) Wireshark
6 6 (20.00%) BIG-IP
7 5 (16.67%) Wireless
8 4 (13.33%) VLAN
9 3 (10.00%) DMVPN
9 3 (10.00%) DNS
9 3 (10.00%) H.323
9 3 (10.00%) IPsec
9 3 (10.00%) VoIP
9 3 (10.00%) VPN
9 3 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) Network Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) Security Consultant
4 7 (23.33%) Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) IT Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Network Support
7 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) IT Support
7 3 (10.00%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Flash
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (23.33%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
3 7 (23.33%) Information Security
3 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (20.00%) Network Management
5 4 (13.33%) Change Control
6 3 (10.00%) Computer Security
6 3 (10.00%) Information Governance
6 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.00%) Presales
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (60.00%) CCNP
3 15 (50.00%) CCSA
3 15 (50.00%) CCSE
4 9 (30.00%) CCDP
5 3 (10.00%) CCIE
5 3 (10.00%) CEH
5 3 (10.00%) CISA
5 3 (10.00%) CISM
5 3 (10.00%) CISSP
5 3 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (10.00%) CSSLP
5 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) GIAC
5 3 (10.00%) SANS
5 3 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (10.00%) SSCP
6 2 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.00%) vSphere
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) Simpana
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (30.00%) F5
4 8 (26.67%) CA
5 6 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) Mitel
7 3 (10.00%) Qualys
7 3 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (10.00%) VMware
8 2 (6.67%) Citrix
8 2 (6.67%) CommVault
8 2 (6.67%) FalconStor
8 2 (6.67%) Intel Security
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) Apple
9 1 (3.33%) Fortinet