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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 34 17 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +45
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 35 87 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.74% 11.24% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.33% 50.00% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22 79 27
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
89 174 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.59% 22.48% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 70 161 125
Median salary £53,750 £52,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -10 13 £37,500 -33.92%
Luton -1 3 £22,000 -41.33% 2
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 59 (77.63%) Cisco
2 56 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (60.53%) CCNP
4 42 (55.26%) WAN
4 42 (55.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 40 (52.63%) LAN
6 38 (50.00%) OSPF
6 38 (50.00%) BGP
7 37 (48.68%) Network Security
8 35 (46.05%) CheckPoint
9 32 (42.11%) CCSA
10 31 (40.79%) CCSE
10 31 (40.79%) Spanning Tree
11 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
12 28 (36.84%) CCDP
12 28 (36.84%) Network Management
13 25 (32.89%) TCP/IP
14 24 (31.58%) Data Centre
15 23 (30.26%) F5
16 22 (28.95%) Disaster Recovery
17 21 (27.63%) Wireless
18 20 (26.32%) MS Visio
19 18 (23.68%) Load Balancing
20 17 (22.37%) HP
21 16 (21.05%) VMware
22 14 (18.42%) VoIP
22 14 (18.42%) Windows
23 12 (15.79%) VPN
24 11 (14.47%) ITIL
24 11 (14.47%) Juniper

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 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (26.32%) MS Visio
2 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Akamai
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (55.26%) Cisco Nexus
1 42 (55.26%) WAN
2 40 (52.63%) LAN
3 38 (50.00%) BGP
3 38 (50.00%) OSPF
4 37 (48.68%) Network Security
5 31 (40.79%) Spanning Tree
6 25 (32.89%) TCP/IP
7 21 (27.63%) Wireless
8 14 (18.42%) VoIP
9 12 (15.79%) VPN
10 10 (13.16%) tcpdump
10 10 (13.16%) Wireshark
11 8 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (9.21%) DWDM
12 7 (9.21%) EIGRP
12 7 (9.21%) HSRP
12 7 (9.21%) MPLS
12 7 (9.21%) RIP
12 7 (9.21%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Consultant
1 27 (35.53%) Network Consultant
1 27 (35.53%) Network Engineer
2 23 (30.26%) Network Security Consultant
2 23 (30.26%) Security Consultant
2 23 (30.26%) Security Engineer
3 20 (26.32%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (19.74%) Network Support
5 11 (14.47%) Network Specialist
6 9 (11.84%) Network Support Specialist
6 9 (11.84%) Support Specialist
7 7 (9.21%) Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) IT Manager
8 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
1 3 (3.95%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.63%) Flash
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.58%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) PKI
5 2 (2.63%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Windows
2 10 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.89%) Windows 10
3 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.26%) Linux
6 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Network Management
2 22 (28.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (23.68%) Load Balancing
4 11 (14.47%) ITIL
5 9 (11.84%) High Availability
6 8 (10.53%) Presales
7 5 (6.58%) Data Protection
7 5 (6.58%) Information Security
7 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.58%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (6.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (5.26%) Time Management
9 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.95%) Change Management
9 3 (3.95%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.95%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.95%) Service Design
10 2 (2.63%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.58%) VBScript
3 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (60.53%) CCNP
3 32 (42.11%) CCSA
4 31 (40.79%) CCSE
5 28 (36.84%) CCDP
6 8 (10.53%) CCNA
7 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (6.58%) MCSE
9 4 (5.26%) CCIE
10 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.95%) MCSA
11 2 (2.63%) VCP6
11 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.32%) CEH
12 1 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (1.32%) CSSLP
12 1 (1.32%) Degree
12 1 (1.32%) MOS
12 1 (1.32%) SANS
12 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
1 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.26%) vSphere
3 2 (2.63%) VMware Server
3 2 (2.63%) XenApp
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) HP NNM
2 2 (2.63%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) Simpana
3 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (77.63%) Cisco
2 35 (46.05%) CheckPoint
3 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
4 23 (30.26%) F5
5 17 (22.37%) HP
6 16 (21.05%) VMware
7 11 (14.47%) Juniper
8 9 (11.84%) CA
9 5 (6.58%) 3Com
9 5 (6.58%) Citrix
10 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.95%) Apple
11 3 (3.95%) BT
11 3 (3.95%) Mitel
11 3 (3.95%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.63%) Avaya
12 2 (2.63%) CommVault
12 2 (2.63%) EMC
12 2 (2.63%) Intel Security
12 2 (2.63%) Oracle
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