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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 57 29 57
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 33 80 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.04% 7.76% 3.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.02% 37.56% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 31 75 45
Average salary £45,500 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £36,834
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
157 213 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.47% 20.66% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 135 199 262
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 -8 15 £45,500 +30.00% 1
Dunstable +2 4 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Luton -12 2 £48,750 +14.70%
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 72 (84.71%) Cisco
2 66 (77.65%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (67.06%) TCP/IP
4 43 (50.59%) CCNP
5 38 (44.71%) BGP
5 38 (44.71%) OSPF
6 34 (40.00%) VPN
6 34 (40.00%) Network Management
7 33 (38.82%) MS Visio
8 31 (36.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (32.94%) VMware
9 28 (32.94%) CCNA
10 27 (31.76%) Juniper
10 27 (31.76%) SSL
10 27 (31.76%) Active Directory
10 27 (31.76%) HP
10 27 (31.76%) EIGRP
10 27 (31.76%) MPLS
10 27 (31.76%) F5
11 26 (30.59%) HSRP
11 26 (30.59%) RIP
11 26 (30.59%) SAN
12 25 (29.41%) Finance
13 24 (28.24%) WAN
14 23 (27.06%) MS Office
14 23 (27.06%) Wireless
14 23 (27.06%) Network Security
15 22 (25.88%) HP NNM
15 22 (25.88%) DWDM
16 21 (24.71%) Service Delivery

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.53%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (38.82%) MS Visio
2 23 (27.06%) MS Office
3 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (67.06%) TCP/IP
2 38 (44.71%) OSPF
2 38 (44.71%) BGP
3 34 (40.00%) VPN
4 27 (31.76%) SSL
4 27 (31.76%) MPLS
4 27 (31.76%) EIGRP
5 26 (30.59%) SAN
5 26 (30.59%) RIP
5 26 (30.59%) HSRP
6 24 (28.24%) WAN
7 23 (27.06%) Wireless
7 23 (27.06%) Network Security
8 22 (25.88%) DWDM
9 19 (22.35%) LAN
9 19 (22.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (8.24%) Internet
11 5 (5.88%) DNS
11 5 (5.88%) DHCP
11 5 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 18 (21.18%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 18 (21.18%) Support Engineer
3 17 (20.00%) Consultant
3 17 (20.00%) Network Specialist
4 13 (15.29%) Network Support
5 10 (11.76%) Network Consultant
6 9 (10.59%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Security Consultant
7 7 (8.24%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Cisco Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Security Specialist
8 4 (4.71%) Network Security Specialist
8 4 (4.71%) Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.71%) Network Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) Web Services
1 3 (3.53%) LAMP
2 2 (2.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.35%) J2EE
3 1 (1.18%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
1 3 (3.53%) SecurID
1 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
1 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Windows
2 11 (12.94%) Linux
3 9 (10.59%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.53%) Debian
8 2 (2.35%) Android
8 2 (2.35%) VMS
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.35%) UNIX
9 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.18%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) Network Management
2 31 (36.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (24.71%) Service Delivery
3 21 (24.71%) Change Management
4 20 (23.53%) ITIL
5 18 (21.18%) PRINCE2
5 18 (21.18%) PRINCE
5 18 (21.18%) Process Improvement
6 13 (15.29%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.88%) Project Management
8 4 (4.71%) ERP
8 4 (4.71%) Network Design
8 4 (4.71%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (4.71%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.53%) Web Development
9 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.35%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.18%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (1.18%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) VB
2 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.53%) PHP
3 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (77.65%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (50.59%) CCNP
3 28 (32.94%) CCNA
4 19 (22.35%) Degree
5 15 (17.65%) CCSE
6 14 (16.47%) CCSA
6 14 (16.47%) CCDP
7 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (8.24%) MCSE
8 7 (8.24%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (5.88%) VCP4
10 4 (4.71%) MCITP
11 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.18%) MCTS
11 1 (1.18%) MCSA
11 1 (1.18%) CCIE
11 1 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) GPG13
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 27 (31.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 5 (5.88%) vSphere
4 4 (4.71%) Xen
5 3 (3.53%) Snort
6 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.35%) XenApp
6 2 (2.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.18%) XenServer
7 1 (1.18%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (25.88%) HP NNM
2 3 (3.53%) Nagios
3 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.18%) WSUS
4 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (84.71%) Cisco
2 28 (32.94%) VMware
3 27 (31.76%) F5
3 27 (31.76%) HP
3 27 (31.76%) Juniper
4 19 (22.35%) CheckPoint
4 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.88%) SAP
6 3 (3.53%) Dell
6 3 (3.53%) Citrix
6 3 (3.53%) Symantec
6 3 (3.53%) Lotus
7 2 (2.35%) FalconStor
7 2 (2.35%) McAfee
7 2 (2.35%) Websense
7 2 (2.35%) Clearswift
7 2 (2.35%) CommVault
8 1 (1.18%) Veritas
8 1 (1.18%) CA
8 1 (1.18%) BT
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago