The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 49 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 45 89 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.08% 7.52% 6.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 39.21% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 30 84 62
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -35.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £25,000 £36,834
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Firewall
East of England

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
180 227 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.32% 19.17% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 145 207 242
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -8 17 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Dunstable 0 9 £47,500 -1.04% 1
Luton -1 5 £50,000 -20.00%
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 55 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (69.33%) Cisco
3 45 (60.00%) CCNP
4 41 (54.67%) TCP/IP
5 38 (50.67%) WAN
6 37 (49.33%) OSPF
6 37 (49.33%) BGP
7 34 (45.33%) LAN
8 33 (44.00%) Network Security
8 33 (44.00%) Network Management
9 32 (42.67%) MS Visio
9 32 (42.67%) CheckPoint
10 29 (38.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (37.33%) CCSE
11 28 (37.33%) CCDP
12 27 (36.00%) CCSA
13 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
14 25 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (30.67%) Spanning Tree
15 23 (30.67%) Data Centre
15 23 (30.67%) Load Balancing
16 20 (26.67%) Finance
16 20 (26.67%) CCNA
17 19 (25.33%) Check Point Certification
17 19 (25.33%) Juniper
18 18 (24.00%) HP
18 18 (24.00%) Windows
19 16 (21.33%) MPLS
19 16 (21.33%) Wireshark
19 16 (21.33%) tcpdump

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.33%) Lync
4 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (42.67%) MS Visio
2 12 (16.00%) MS Office
2 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (54.67%) TCP/IP
2 38 (50.67%) WAN
3 37 (49.33%) OSPF
3 37 (49.33%) BGP
4 34 (45.33%) LAN
5 33 (44.00%) Network Security
6 29 (38.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (30.67%) Spanning Tree
8 16 (21.33%) Wireshark
8 16 (21.33%) tcpdump
8 16 (21.33%) MPLS
9 15 (20.00%) VPN
9 15 (20.00%) SAN
10 14 (18.67%) EIGRP
10 14 (18.67%) RIP
10 14 (18.67%) SSL
10 14 (18.67%) HSRP
11 12 (16.00%) DWDM
11 12 (16.00%) Wireless
12 10 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Consultant
2 17 (22.67%) Network Consultant
2 17 (22.67%) Security Consultant
3 14 (18.67%) Network Engineer
4 13 (17.33%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Network Specialist
6 5 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Security Officer
9 2 (2.67%) Information Security Officer
9 2 (2.67%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.67%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) J2EE
3 1 (1.33%) Flash
3 1 (1.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.33%) Statistics
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Linux
3 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.67%) UNIX
7 1 (1.33%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.33%) CentOS
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Network Management
2 25 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (30.67%) Load Balancing
4 15 (20.00%) ITIL
5 11 (14.67%) Change Management
6 8 (10.67%) Network Design
7 7 (9.33%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.33%) Security Patching
8 6 (8.00%) Information Security
9 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.67%) ERP
9 5 (6.67%) PRINCE
9 5 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (5.33%) Process Improvement
11 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.00%) Supplier Management
11 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.67%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) VB
2 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (60.00%) CCNP
3 28 (37.33%) CCDP
3 28 (37.33%) CCSE
4 27 (36.00%) CCSA
5 20 (26.67%) CCNA
6 19 (25.33%) Check Point Certification
7 10 (13.33%) MCSE
7 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (12.00%) Degree
9 5 (6.67%) CCDA
10 4 (5.33%) MCSA
10 4 (5.33%) MCP
10 4 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (4.00%) CCIP
11 3 (4.00%) CCA
11 3 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (2.67%) CISSP
12 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (9.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.67%) SLA
3 2 (2.67%) COBIT
4 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.67%) Terminal Server
4 5 (6.67%) ISA Server
5 4 (5.33%) vSphere
6 3 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.33%) XenApp
7 1 (1.33%) XenServer
7 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.33%) Xen
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) HP NNM
2 3 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (69.33%) Cisco
2 32 (42.67%) CheckPoint
3 26 (34.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (25.33%) Juniper
5 18 (24.00%) HP
6 15 (20.00%) VMware
7 14 (18.67%) F5
8 8 (10.67%) Citrix
9 6 (8.00%) SAP
10 5 (6.67%) Websense
11 2 (2.67%) CommVault
11 2 (2.67%) Oracle
11 2 (2.67%) LogRhythm
11 2 (2.67%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.67%) FalconStor
12 1 (1.33%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.33%) IBM
12 1 (1.33%) Dell
12 1 (1.33%) EMC
12 1 (1.33%) CA
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30K pa + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + £3k Bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago