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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 38 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 55 45 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.94% 4.08% 7.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.81% 25.00% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 49 30 84
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £39,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
158 180 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.06% 16.32% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 150 145 208
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 -4 18 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Bedford 0 11 £55,000 - 2
Luton -2 3 - - 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 107 (73.79%) Cisco
2 84 (57.93%) Microsoft
3 73 (50.34%) CCNP
3 73 (50.34%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (43.45%) WAN
5 62 (42.76%) LAN
6 60 (41.38%) TCP/IP
7 59 (40.69%) OSPF
7 59 (40.69%) BGP
8 52 (35.86%) CheckPoint
9 49 (33.79%) F5
10 48 (33.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 48 (33.10%) Windows
11 47 (32.41%) VMware
12 46 (31.72%) Finance
12 46 (31.72%) Disaster Recovery
12 46 (31.72%) Network Security
13 44 (30.34%) CCDP
14 42 (28.97%) Network Management
15 40 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 40 (27.59%) Juniper
16 39 (26.90%) MS Visio
17 37 (25.52%) Presales
18 35 (24.14%) Data Security
18 35 (24.14%) Load Balancing
19 34 (23.45%) Spanning Tree
20 33 (22.76%) MS Excel
21 32 (22.07%) VPN
22 30 (20.69%) tcpdump
22 30 (20.69%) Wireshark

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 19 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.83%) IIS
3 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 39 (26.90%) MS Visio
2 33 (22.76%) MS Excel
3 24 (16.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.34%) Office 365
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (43.45%) WAN
2 62 (42.76%) LAN
3 60 (41.38%) TCP/IP
4 59 (40.69%) BGP
4 59 (40.69%) OSPF
5 48 (33.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 46 (31.72%) Network Security
7 34 (23.45%) Spanning Tree
8 32 (22.07%) VPN
9 30 (20.69%) tcpdump
9 30 (20.69%) Wireshark
10 23 (15.86%) SSL
11 20 (13.79%) EIGRP
11 20 (13.79%) HSRP
11 20 (13.79%) RIP
12 16 (11.03%) Wireless
13 15 (10.34%) VoIP
13 15 (10.34%) VRRP
14 14 (9.66%) BIG-IP
14 14 (9.66%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.07%) Selenium
1 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.69%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (31.72%) Finance
2 27 (18.62%) Telecoms
3 20 (13.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.38%) Advertising
4 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (24.83%) Consultant
2 28 (19.31%) Network Consultant
3 27 (18.62%) Architect
4 26 (17.93%) Security Consultant
5 24 (16.55%) Technical Architect
6 21 (14.48%) Network Security Consultant
7 19 (13.10%) 3rd Line Support
7 19 (13.10%) Network Engineer
7 19 (13.10%) Network Specialist
8 15 (10.34%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 12 (8.28%) Technical Leader
10 11 (7.59%) Analyst
10 11 (7.59%) Cisco Consultant
10 11 (7.59%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 9 (6.21%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (6.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (6.21%) Check Point Consultant
11 9 (6.21%) Support Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.59%) Driving Licence
3 9 (6.21%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (4.14%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.38%) PKI
7 2 (1.38%) Replication
8 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.10%) Windows
2 26 (17.93%) Unix
3 22 (15.17%) Windows Server
4 21 (14.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (11.03%) Windows 7
6 14 (9.66%) Windows 10
7 13 (8.97%) Linux
8 9 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.83%) Solaris
10 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.72%) Disaster Recovery
2 42 (28.97%) Network Management
3 37 (25.52%) Presales
4 35 (24.14%) Data Security
4 35 (24.14%) Load Balancing
5 20 (13.79%) Information Security
6 19 (13.10%) Application Virtualisation
6 19 (13.10%) TOGAF
7 18 (12.41%) High Availability
7 18 (12.41%) ITIL
8 13 (8.97%) Coaching
8 13 (8.97%) Data Protection
9 12 (8.28%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (8.28%) Web Filtering
10 10 (6.90%) Change Management
10 10 (6.90%) Network Design
11 9 (6.21%) Service Delivery
11 9 (6.21%) Threat Detection
11 9 (6.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (5.52%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.83%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.14%) C
3 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (50.34%) CCNP
1 73 (50.34%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (30.34%) CCDP
3 27 (18.62%) CCSE
4 25 (17.24%) Degree
5 19 (13.10%) CCSA
6 13 (8.97%) CISSP
7 10 (6.90%) Check Point Certification
7 10 (6.90%) CISA
7 10 (6.90%) CISM
8 8 (5.52%) MCP
8 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (5.52%) PCI QSA
9 6 (4.14%) MCDST
10 2 (1.38%) CCIP
10 2 (1.38%) CCNA
10 2 (1.38%) CCSP
10 2 (1.38%) MCSA
10 2 (1.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.03%) SLA
2 9 (6.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.38%) GPG13
4 1 (0.69%) ISO27002
System Software
1 40 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.76%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.38%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.38%) Snort
5 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.66%) FortiGate
1 14 (9.66%) WSUS
2 13 (8.97%) HP NNM
3 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (4.14%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.38%) Nessus
4 2 (1.38%) QRadar
4 2 (1.38%) RSA enVision
4 2 (1.38%) SCCM
5 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 107 (73.79%) Cisco
2 84 (57.93%) Microsoft
3 52 (35.86%) CheckPoint
4 49 (33.79%) F5
5 47 (32.41%) VMware
6 40 (27.59%) Juniper
7 27 (18.62%) Citrix
8 26 (17.93%) Oracle
9 16 (11.03%) Dell
10 15 (10.34%) HP
11 12 (8.28%) Intel Security
12 9 (6.21%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.45%) Qualys
14 3 (2.07%) FireEye
14 3 (2.07%) Symantec
15 2 (1.38%) Avaya
15 2 (1.38%) CA
15 2 (1.38%) Palo Alto
15 2 (1.38%) Rapid7
15 2 (1.38%) Sourcefire
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