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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 28 55 29
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -26
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 74 38 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.99% 3.35% 8.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.31% 21.84% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71 29 101
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
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
167 174 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.03% 15.34% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 161 146 249
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
Dunstable 0 24 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Bedford +8 16 £57,500 +12.74% 1
Luton -3 1 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 112 (72.26%) Cisco
2 92 (59.35%) Microsoft
3 79 (50.97%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (49.68%) CCNP
5 70 (45.16%) WAN
6 66 (42.58%) LAN
7 62 (40.00%) OSPF
7 62 (40.00%) BGP
8 61 (39.35%) TCP/IP
9 55 (35.48%) CheckPoint
10 52 (33.55%) Finance
11 50 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 50 (32.26%) Windows
12 48 (30.97%) VMware
12 48 (30.97%) F5
13 46 (29.68%) Network Management
13 46 (29.68%) CCDP
14 44 (28.39%) MS Visio
14 44 (28.39%) Network Security
15 43 (27.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 43 (27.74%) MS Excel
16 42 (27.10%) Presales
16 42 (27.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (26.45%) Data Security
18 40 (25.81%) Juniper
19 36 (23.23%) Load Balancing
20 35 (22.58%) VPN
21 33 (21.29%) MS Office
22 32 (20.65%) Spanning Tree
22 32 (20.65%) Data Centre

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 19 (12.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.52%) IIS
3 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 44 (28.39%) MS Visio
2 43 (27.74%) MS Excel
3 33 (21.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.68%) Office 365
2 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (45.16%) WAN
2 66 (42.58%) LAN
3 62 (40.00%) BGP
3 62 (40.00%) OSPF
4 61 (39.35%) TCP/IP
5 44 (28.39%) Network Security
6 43 (27.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 35 (22.58%) VPN
8 32 (20.65%) Spanning Tree
9 28 (18.06%) tcpdump
9 28 (18.06%) Wireshark
10 26 (16.77%) SSL
11 22 (14.19%) VRRP
12 21 (13.55%) EIGRP
12 21 (13.55%) HSRP
12 21 (13.55%) RIP
12 21 (13.55%) VoIP
13 20 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (12.90%) Wireless
14 18 (11.61%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.94%) Selenium
1 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (33.55%) Finance
2 29 (18.71%) Telecoms
3 23 (14.84%) Banking
4 2 (1.29%) Advertising
4 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (23.87%) Consultant
2 27 (17.42%) Architect
3 25 (16.13%) Technical Architect
4 24 (15.48%) Network Consultant
4 24 (15.48%) Network Specialist
4 24 (15.48%) Security Consultant
5 22 (14.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 21 (13.55%) Network Engineer
7 19 (12.26%) Network Security Consultant
8 16 (10.32%) Technical Leader
9 15 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 9 (5.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Analyst
10 9 (5.81%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.16%) Cisco Consultant
11 8 (5.16%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 8 (5.16%) Compliance Consultant
12 7 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 8 (5.16%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.87%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.29%) Replication
6 1 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.26%) Windows
2 27 (17.42%) Unix
3 22 (14.19%) Windows Server
4 21 (13.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (10.32%) Windows 7
6 14 (9.03%) Windows 10
7 13 (8.39%) Linux
8 9 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.87%) Solaris
9 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 46 (29.68%) Network Management
3 42 (27.10%) Presales
4 41 (26.45%) Data Security
5 36 (23.23%) Load Balancing
6 23 (14.84%) High Availability
6 23 (14.84%) Information Security
7 21 (13.55%) Application Virtualisation
7 21 (13.55%) TOGAF
8 19 (12.26%) ITIL
9 18 (11.61%) Change Management
10 16 (10.32%) Coaching
11 15 (9.68%) Data Protection
11 15 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
11 15 (9.68%) Web Filtering
12 13 (8.39%) GAP Analysis
12 13 (8.39%) Information Governance
12 13 (8.39%) Risk Management
12 13 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (7.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.52%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.87%) C
3 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (50.97%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (49.68%) CCNP
3 46 (29.68%) CCDP
4 31 (20.00%) CCSE
5 25 (16.13%) Degree
6 19 (12.26%) CCSA
7 16 (10.32%) CISSP
8 14 (9.03%) CISA
8 14 (9.03%) CISM
9 13 (8.39%) PCI QSA
10 11 (7.10%) Check Point Certification
11 8 (5.16%) MCP
11 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (3.87%) MCDST
13 5 (3.23%) CCNA
14 2 (1.29%) CCIP
14 2 (1.29%) CCSP
14 2 (1.29%) JNCIA
14 2 (1.29%) MCSA
14 2 (1.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.55%) SLA
2 15 (9.68%) PCI DSS
3 14 (9.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) ISO27002
System Software
1 42 (27.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.58%) ISA Server
3 4 (2.58%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.29%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (11.61%) HP NNM
2 16 (10.32%) FortiGate
3 14 (9.03%) WSUS
4 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (3.87%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.29%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.29%) SCCM
6 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 112 (72.26%) Cisco
2 92 (59.35%) Microsoft
3 55 (35.48%) CheckPoint
4 48 (30.97%) F5
4 48 (30.97%) VMware
5 40 (25.81%) Juniper
6 28 (18.06%) Citrix
7 27 (17.42%) Oracle
8 20 (12.90%) HP
9 16 (10.32%) Dell
10 10 (6.45%) Intel Security
11 9 (5.81%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.29%) Avaya
12 2 (1.29%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.29%) NEC
13 1 (0.65%) Draytek
13 1 (0.65%) FireEye
13 1 (0.65%) NETGEAR
13 1 (0.65%) Qualys
13 1 (0.65%) Symantec
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £48000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago