The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 28 33 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 109 72 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.46% 6.35% 3.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.82% 26.28% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 101 66 34
Average salary £35,000 £54,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.77% +21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,834 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £66,850 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
267 274 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.73% 24.18% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 248 247 230
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Firewall
East of England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +14 70 £35,000 -7.89% 2
Luton -3 13 £42,500 -22.01% 1
Dunstable -9 5 £37,000 -32.11% 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 123 (70.29%) Windows
2 109 (62.29%) DNS
3 102 (58.29%) VPN
4 98 (56.00%) VMware
5 91 (52.00%) Cisco
6 81 (46.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 77 (44.00%) Microsoft
8 74 (42.29%) WAN
8 74 (42.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 74 (42.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 70 (40.00%) LAN
9 70 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
10 67 (38.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 66 (37.71%) IIS
12 64 (36.57%) MCSE
12 64 (36.57%) CCNP
13 60 (34.29%) SQL Server
14 59 (33.71%) Citrix
15 54 (30.86%) DHCP
15 54 (30.86%) MS Exchange
16 53 (30.29%) CCNA
16 53 (30.29%) MS Excel
17 51 (29.14%) TCP/IP
17 51 (29.14%) SAN
18 48 (27.43%) MS Office
19 43 (24.57%) SQL
19 43 (24.57%) Windows 7
20 39 (22.29%) Exchange Server 2010
21 38 (21.71%) SharePoint
22 36 (20.57%) SSL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 66 (37.71%) IIS
2 54 (30.86%) MS Exchange
3 39 (22.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (21.71%) SharePoint
5 34 (19.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 34 (19.43%) SharePoint Server
6 19 (10.86%) Lotus Domino
6 19 (10.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (8.00%) Apache
8 13 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (4.00%) Lync
10 2 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 53 (30.29%) MS Excel
2 48 (27.43%) MS Office
3 14 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.71%) Acrobat
6 2 (1.14%) RoboHelp
6 2 (1.14%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.00%) SaaS
2 11 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 109 (62.29%) DNS
2 102 (58.29%) VPN
3 74 (42.29%) WAN
4 70 (40.00%) LAN
5 54 (30.86%) DHCP
6 51 (29.14%) TCP/IP
6 51 (29.14%) SAN
7 36 (20.57%) SSL
7 36 (20.57%) Network Security
8 31 (17.71%) VLAN
9 25 (14.29%) Internet
9 25 (14.29%) MPLS
10 21 (12.00%) HTTP
11 19 (10.86%) HTTPS
11 19 (10.86%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (7.43%) BGP
12 13 (7.43%) OSPF
13 11 (6.29%) Wireless
13 11 (6.29%) VRRP
14 8 (4.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.00%) MySQL
3 13 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) RavenDB
General
1 18 (10.29%) Finance
2 4 (2.29%) Banking
3 3 (1.71%) Advertising
4 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 39 (22.29%) Analyst
3 29 (16.57%) Support Analyst
3 29 (16.57%) PC Support
4 28 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
5 26 (14.86%) Support Engineer
5 26 (14.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (13.71%) Network Support
7 19 (10.86%) PC Engineer
8 17 (9.71%) Network Analyst
9 16 (9.14%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (9.14%) Network Support Engineer
9 16 (9.14%) Security Engineer
10 14 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
11 13 (7.43%) Technical Support Analyst
11 13 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (7.43%) Technical Support
12 12 (6.86%) PC Support Engineer
13 11 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
14 10 (5.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.71%) .NET
2 3 (1.71%) CSS
2 3 (1.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.86%) SecurID
1 19 (10.86%) Blackberry
2 16 (9.14%) Clustering
3 12 (6.86%) Replication
4 9 (5.14%) Firmware
5 6 (3.43%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.43%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.43%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.43%) PKI
6 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.14%) Statistics
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 123 (70.29%) Windows
2 74 (42.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 74 (42.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (24.57%) Windows 7
4 26 (14.86%) Windows XP
5 25 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 19 (10.86%) Android
6 19 (10.86%) VMS
6 19 (10.86%) Windows Phone 8
6 19 (10.86%) Windows Phone
7 11 (6.29%) Linux
8 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.43%) ITIL
2 18 (10.29%) Change Control
3 15 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (7.43%) Service Management
4 13 (7.43%) Capacity Management
4 13 (7.43%) Software Deployment
5 12 (6.86%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (5.14%) Network Management
6 9 (5.14%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (3.43%) Business Continuity
8 5 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 5 (2.86%) Server Monitoring
8 5 (2.86%) Process Improvement
9 4 (2.29%) Change Management
9 4 (2.29%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.71%) Security Management
10 3 (1.71%) Network Design
10 3 (1.71%) Time Management
10 3 (1.71%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.57%) SQL
2 8 (4.57%) VB.NET
2 8 (4.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.71%) Python
3 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 81 (46.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (36.57%) MCSE
3 64 (36.57%) CCNP
4 53 (30.29%) CCNA
5 31 (17.71%) MCP
6 23 (13.14%) CCIP
7 22 (12.57%) CCSP
8 18 (10.29%) MCSA
9 13 (7.43%) Security+ Certification
10 12 (6.86%) MCITP
11 11 (6.29%) CCDP
12 6 (3.43%) CCIA
12 6 (3.43%) CCA
12 6 (3.43%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (2.86%) CCSA
14 4 (2.29%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (2.29%) Degree
15 3 (1.71%) CCSE
16 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.57%) SLA
2 4 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (38.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (16.57%) Active Directory
3 24 (13.71%) Terminal Services
4 20 (11.43%) vSphere
5 19 (10.86%) Forefront TMG
5 19 (10.86%) UAG
5 19 (10.86%) XenApp
5 19 (10.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 19 (10.86%) ISA Server
6 18 (10.29%) Hyper-V
7 13 (7.43%) XenServer
7 13 (7.43%) MetaFrame
8 10 (5.71%) VMware ESX
9 9 (5.14%) XenDesktop
10 6 (3.43%) NFS
11 3 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (10.86%) McAfee ePO
1 19 (10.86%) Backup Exec
2 14 (8.00%) Nessus
3 13 (7.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (3.43%) WSUS
5 5 (2.86%) HP NNM
5 5 (2.86%) HP SIM
5 5 (2.86%) MOM
6 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 98 (56.00%) VMware
2 91 (52.00%) Cisco
3 77 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 59 (33.71%) Citrix
5 32 (18.29%) Symantec
6 30 (17.14%) CheckPoint
7 19 (10.86%) McAfee
7 19 (10.86%) Lotus
7 19 (10.86%) Clearswift
8 17 (9.71%) HP
9 16 (9.14%) Oracle
10 11 (6.29%) Juniper
11 9 (5.14%) F5
12 6 (3.43%) Wyse
12 6 (3.43%) Dell
12 6 (3.43%) LANDesk
13 5 (2.86%) IBM
13 5 (2.86%) CA
14 3 (1.71%) Mitel
15 1 (0.57%) Veeam
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis IT
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depends on experience + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 12.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £51000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £51000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 17 days ago
Bedford
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago