The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 35 21 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 42 80 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.27% 9.62% 4.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.53% 50.31% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28 69 33
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £70,000 £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 Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 159 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.27% 19.11% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 87 144 144
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bedfordshire region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -5 15 £55,000 -
Luton -8 4 £36,000 +20.00%
Dunstable -2 2 £47,500 -3.06%
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 68 (81.93%) Cisco
2 63 (75.90%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (63.86%) CCNP
4 44 (53.01%) OSPF
5 43 (51.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 42 (50.60%) WAN
6 42 (50.60%) BGP
7 40 (48.19%) LAN
8 37 (44.58%) Network Security
9 36 (43.37%) CheckPoint
10 32 (38.55%) CCSA
11 31 (37.35%) CCSE
11 31 (37.35%) Spanning Tree
11 31 (37.35%) Network Management
12 29 (34.94%) F5
12 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
13 28 (33.73%) CCDP
14 27 (32.53%) Data Centre
15 26 (31.33%) TCP/IP
15 26 (31.33%) Wireless
16 25 (30.12%) Disaster Recovery
17 23 (27.71%) MS Visio
18 22 (26.51%) HP
19 18 (21.69%) VoIP
19 18 (21.69%) Load Balancing
20 17 (20.48%) Juniper
21 16 (19.28%) VPN
22 15 (18.07%) ITIL
22 15 (18.07%) VMware
23 14 (16.87%) Finance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.82%) IIS
3 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (27.71%) MS Visio
2 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Akamai
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (53.01%) OSPF
2 43 (51.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 42 (50.60%) BGP
3 42 (50.60%) WAN
4 40 (48.19%) LAN
5 37 (44.58%) Network Security
6 31 (37.35%) Spanning Tree
7 26 (31.33%) TCP/IP
7 26 (31.33%) Wireless
8 18 (21.69%) VoIP
9 16 (19.28%) VPN
10 13 (15.66%) EIGRP
10 13 (15.66%) HSRP
10 13 (15.66%) RIP
11 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (13.25%) DWDM
12 11 (13.25%) MPLS
12 11 (13.25%) SSL
12 11 (13.25%) VRRP
13 10 (12.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Consultant
1 29 (34.94%) Network Consultant
1 29 (34.94%) Network Engineer
2 26 (31.33%) Security Engineer
3 23 (27.71%) Network Security Consultant
3 23 (27.71%) Security Consultant
4 21 (25.30%) Network Security Engineer
5 17 (20.48%) Network Specialist
5 17 (20.48%) Network Support
6 12 (14.46%) Network Support Specialist
6 12 (14.46%) Support Specialist
7 11 (13.25%) Analyst
8 9 (10.84%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (10.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (10.84%) Support Analyst
9 8 (9.64%) Support Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Cisco Consultant
10 6 (7.23%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 6 (7.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.61%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) Flash
3 2 (2.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.43%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (8.43%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.02%) PKI
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Fintech
5 2 (2.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) Network Management
2 25 (30.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (21.69%) Load Balancing
4 15 (18.07%) ITIL
5 12 (14.46%) High Availability
6 10 (12.05%) Presales
7 7 (8.43%) Data Protection
7 7 (8.43%) Information Security
7 7 (8.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (8.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (7.23%) Change Management
9 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.02%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.02%) Service Design
10 4 (4.82%) Change Control
10 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.82%) Time Management
11 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.02%) VBScript
3 4 (4.82%) SQL
4 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (75.90%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (63.86%) CCNP
3 32 (38.55%) CCSA
4 31 (37.35%) CCSE
5 28 (33.73%) CCDP
6 8 (9.64%) CCNA
7 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.82%) CCIE
8 4 (4.82%) MCSE
9 3 (3.61%) CEH
9 3 (3.61%) CISA
9 3 (3.61%) CISM
9 3 (3.61%) CISSP
9 3 (3.61%) CSSLP
9 3 (3.61%) Degree
9 3 (3.61%) GIAC
9 3 (3.61%) MCSA
9 3 (3.61%) SANS
9 3 (3.61%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (3.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) SLA
2 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.82%) vSphere
4 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.41%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.41%) XenApp
6 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) HP NNM
2 3 (3.61%) SCCM
3 2 (2.41%) Simpana
4 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 68 (81.93%) Cisco
2 36 (43.37%) CheckPoint
3 29 (34.94%) F5
3 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
4 22 (26.51%) HP
5 17 (20.48%) Juniper
6 15 (18.07%) VMware
7 8 (9.64%) CA
8 7 (8.43%) 3Com
9 6 (7.23%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.02%) BT
10 5 (6.02%) Citrix
11 3 (3.61%) Avaya
11 3 (3.61%) Mitel
11 3 (3.61%) Qualys
11 3 (3.61%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.41%) CommVault
12 2 (2.41%) EMC
12 2 (2.41%) FalconStor
12 2 (2.41%) Intel Security