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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 18 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 84 29 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.89% 2.89% 6.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.60% 20.86% 34.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75 27 60
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £38,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +23.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
166 139 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.53% 13.86% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 153 120 171
Average salary £52,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 10 February 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 10 February 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
Bedford +40 43 £55,000 +20.87% 4
Dunstable 0 11 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Luton +6 3 £30,000 -38.46% 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

1 101 (77.69%) Cisco
2 78 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (58.46%) CCNP
4 69 (53.08%) Microsoft
5 63 (48.46%) WAN
6 60 (46.15%) CheckPoint
7 59 (45.38%) LAN
8 51 (39.23%) MS Excel
8 51 (39.23%) OSPF
8 51 (39.23%) BGP
9 50 (38.46%) CCDP
9 50 (38.46%) TCP/IP
10 48 (36.92%) Finance
11 43 (33.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 41 (31.54%) CCSE
12 41 (31.54%) Presales
13 38 (29.23%) Network Security
14 37 (28.46%) F5
15 36 (27.69%) Network Management
16 34 (26.15%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (26.15%) MS Visio
17 32 (24.62%) Data Security
17 32 (24.62%) Data Centre
18 31 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (23.85%) VMware
18 31 (23.85%) Windows
19 28 (21.54%) MS Office
19 28 (21.54%) Juniper
19 28 (21.54%) Load Balancing
20 26 (20.00%) tcpdump

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 9 (6.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.08%) IIS
3 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 51 (39.23%) MS Excel
2 34 (26.15%) MS Visio
3 28 (21.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.62%) Office 365
3 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (48.46%) WAN
2 59 (45.38%) LAN
3 51 (39.23%) BGP
3 51 (39.23%) OSPF
4 50 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 38 (29.23%) Network Security
6 34 (26.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 26 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
7 26 (20.00%) tcpdump
7 26 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 21 (16.15%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (16.15%) VPN
9 20 (15.38%) SSL
9 20 (15.38%) VoIP
10 19 (14.62%) VRRP
10 19 (14.62%) Wireless
11 16 (12.31%) DWDM
11 16 (12.31%) EIGRP
11 16 (12.31%) MPLS
11 16 (12.31%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.31%) Selenium
1 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.77%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (36.92%) Finance
2 25 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 20 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (23.08%) Consultant
2 24 (18.46%) Technical Leader
3 23 (17.69%) Network Specialist
4 22 (16.92%) Architect
4 22 (16.92%) Technical Architect
5 20 (15.38%) Network Engineer
6 17 (13.08%) Network Consultant
7 16 (12.31%) Security Consultant
8 12 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (8.46%) Network Security Consultant
10 8 (6.15%) Check Point Consultant
10 8 (6.15%) Compliance Consultant
11 7 (5.38%) Cisco Consultant
11 7 (5.38%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 7 (5.38%) Team Leader
12 6 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
12 6 (4.62%) Network Support
12 6 (4.62%) Network Support Specialist
12 6 (4.62%) Support Specialist
12 6 (4.62%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.62%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.46%) Driving Licence
3 8 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.85%) Windows
2 22 (16.92%) Unix
3 10 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.15%) Linux
6 5 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 41 (31.54%) Presales
3 36 (27.69%) Network Management
4 32 (24.62%) Data Security
5 28 (21.54%) Load Balancing
6 22 (16.92%) Kalman Filter
6 22 (16.92%) TOGAF
6 22 (16.92%) Web Filtering
7 21 (16.15%) High Availability
8 19 (14.62%) Coaching
8 19 (14.62%) People Management
9 17 (13.08%) Change Management
10 16 (12.31%) Information Security
11 13 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
11 13 (10.00%) Information Governance
11 13 (10.00%) Risk Management
11 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (8.46%) ITIL
13 10 (7.69%) Network Design
14 9 (6.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.92%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.31%) Perl
2 3 (2.31%) Python
3 2 (1.54%) C
4 1 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 78 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (58.46%) CCNP
3 50 (38.46%) CCDP
4 41 (31.54%) CCSE
5 20 (15.38%) CCSA
6 15 (11.54%) Degree
7 13 (10.00%) CISA
7 13 (10.00%) CISM
7 13 (10.00%) CISSP
7 13 (10.00%) PCI QSA
8 12 (9.23%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (3.08%) CCNA
10 2 (1.54%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.54%) MCP
10 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.77%) CCIE
11 1 (0.77%) CCIP
11 1 (0.77%) CCSP
11 1 (0.77%) MCSA
11 1 (0.77%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) SLA
2 15 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 13 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.62%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.31%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.54%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.54%) vSphere
5 1 (0.77%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (12.31%) HP NNM
2 7 (5.38%) FortiGate
3 5 (3.85%) WSUS
4 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.54%) SCCM
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.77%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 101 (77.69%) Cisco
2 69 (53.08%) Microsoft
3 60 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 37 (28.46%) F5
5 31 (23.85%) VMware
6 28 (21.54%) Juniper
7 23 (17.69%) Citrix
8 22 (16.92%) Oracle
9 18 (13.85%) HP
10 7 (5.38%) Dell
11 5 (3.85%) Intel Security
12 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.54%) Avaya
13 2 (1.54%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.54%) NEC
14 1 (0.77%) Draytek
14 1 (0.77%) FireEye
14 1 (0.77%) Intel
14 1 (0.77%) NETGEAR
14 1 (0.77%) Symantec
Bedford
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum Great basis plus all benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Luton
Quant Capital
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Dunstable
Sopra Banking Software
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 28 days ago