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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 45 64 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 42 35 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.66% 3.15% 6.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.17% 18.82% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 75
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £42,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,522 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +12.00%
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
144 186 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.98% 16.76% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 135 152 203
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 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
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statistics and trends)
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
Dunstable +5 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Bedford +1 7 £52,000 -2.80%
Luton +14 4 - - 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 94 (74.60%) Cisco
2 70 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 59 (46.83%) CCNP
3 59 (46.83%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (40.48%) TCP/IP
5 50 (39.68%) LAN
5 50 (39.68%) WAN
6 49 (38.89%) OSPF
6 49 (38.89%) BGP
7 45 (35.71%) Windows
8 44 (34.92%) F5
9 43 (34.13%) VMware
10 42 (33.33%) Network Security
11 41 (32.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 41 (32.54%) Finance
11 41 (32.54%) Juniper
12 39 (30.95%) CheckPoint
13 36 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (26.19%) Network Management
16 32 (25.40%) VPN
17 31 (24.60%) CCDP
17 31 (24.60%) Data Security
18 30 (23.81%) MS Visio
19 27 (21.43%) Load Balancing
20 26 (20.63%) Spanning Tree
20 26 (20.63%) Presales
21 25 (19.84%) Citrix
21 25 (19.84%) Unix
21 25 (19.84%) Oracle

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 16 (12.70%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.97%) IIS
3 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (23.81%) MS Visio
2 24 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 18 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.90%) Office 365
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (40.48%) TCP/IP
2 50 (39.68%) LAN
2 50 (39.68%) WAN
3 49 (38.89%) BGP
3 49 (38.89%) OSPF
4 42 (33.33%) Network Security
5 41 (32.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 32 (25.40%) VPN
7 26 (20.63%) Spanning Tree
8 23 (18.25%) SSL
9 22 (17.46%) tcpdump
9 22 (17.46%) Wireshark
10 20 (15.87%) EIGRP
10 20 (15.87%) HSRP
10 20 (15.87%) RIP
11 13 (10.32%) Wireless
12 12 (9.52%) BIG-IP
12 12 (9.52%) VoIP
12 12 (9.52%) VRRP
13 11 (8.73%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.79%) Selenium
1 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
1 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (32.54%) Finance
2 25 (19.84%) Telecoms
3 18 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (23.02%) Consultant
2 27 (21.43%) Architect
3 24 (19.05%) Network Consultant
3 24 (19.05%) Security Consultant
4 23 (18.25%) Technical Architect
5 19 (15.08%) Network Security Consultant
6 18 (14.29%) Network Engineer
7 17 (13.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (12.70%) Network Specialist
9 14 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 14 (11.11%) Analyst
10 9 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
10 9 (7.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 9 (7.14%) Support Engineer
11 8 (6.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (6.35%) Technical Leader
12 7 (5.56%) Check Point Consultant
12 7 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.94%) Virtual Team
3 9 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 8 (6.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.59%) EPoS
7 2 (1.59%) PKI
7 2 (1.59%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.71%) Windows
2 25 (19.84%) Unix
3 20 (15.87%) Windows Server
4 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (13.49%) Windows 7
6 14 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 13 (10.32%) Linux
8 9 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.56%) Solaris
10 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (26.19%) Network Management
3 31 (24.60%) Data Security
4 27 (21.43%) Load Balancing
5 26 (20.63%) Presales
6 19 (15.08%) TOGAF
7 18 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
8 17 (13.49%) Information Security
8 17 (13.49%) ITIL
9 15 (11.90%) High Availability
10 13 (10.32%) Threat Detection
11 12 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (8.73%) Data Protection
13 10 (7.94%) Risk Assessment
14 9 (7.14%) Coaching
14 9 (7.14%) E-Commerce
15 8 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
15 8 (6.35%) DDoS Mitigation
15 8 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
15 8 (6.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.76%) C
2 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (46.83%) CCNP
1 59 (46.83%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (24.60%) CCDP
3 24 (19.05%) Degree
4 17 (13.49%) CCSE
5 13 (10.32%) CCSA
6 11 (8.73%) CISSP
7 8 (6.35%) MCP
7 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (5.56%) CISA
8 7 (5.56%) CISM
9 6 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (4.76%) MCDST
10 5 (3.97%) PCI QSA
11 3 (2.38%) CCNA
12 2 (1.59%) CCIP
12 2 (1.59%) CCSP
12 2 (1.59%) MCSA
12 2 (1.59%) MCSE
13 1 (0.79%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) SLA
2 6 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.97%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.38%) GPG13
5 1 (0.79%) ISO27002
System Software
1 36 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.17%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.38%) Snort
5 2 (1.59%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 14 (11.11%) WSUS
2 10 (7.94%) HP NNM
3 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (4.76%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.38%) Nessus
4 3 (2.38%) QRadar
4 3 (2.38%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 94 (74.60%) Cisco
2 70 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 44 (34.92%) F5
4 43 (34.13%) VMware
5 41 (32.54%) Juniper
6 39 (30.95%) CheckPoint
7 25 (19.84%) Citrix
7 25 (19.84%) Oracle
8 14 (11.11%) Dell
9 13 (10.32%) Intel Security
10 10 (7.94%) HP
11 9 (7.14%) Red Hat
12 7 (5.56%) Qualys
13 4 (3.17%) FireEye
13 4 (3.17%) Palo Alto
14 3 (2.38%) ArcSight
14 3 (2.38%) LogRhythm
14 3 (2.38%) Rapid7
14 3 (2.38%) Splunk
14 3 (2.38%) TippingPoint
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