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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 32 60 24
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -36
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 71 31 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.16% 3.08% 9.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.22% 12.02% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 65 31 89
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
243 258 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.08% 25.65% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 217 239 236
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +7 31 £35,000 -4.10% 2
Dunstable +4 9 £52,500 +31.25%
Luton -1 7 £39,000 -2.50%
Shefford - 4 £30,000 - 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 93 (58.49%) Windows
2 91 (57.23%) WAN
3 90 (56.60%) VMware
4 87 (54.72%) LAN
5 86 (54.09%) Cisco
6 78 (49.06%) VPN
6 78 (49.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 76 (47.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (47.17%) Cisco Certification
9 71 (44.65%) TCP/IP
10 70 (44.03%) DNS
11 66 (41.51%) MCSE
12 65 (40.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 60 (37.74%) CCNP
14 56 (35.22%) SAN
15 49 (30.82%) Citrix
16 48 (30.19%) DHCP
16 48 (30.19%) CheckPoint
17 43 (27.04%) Windows 7
18 42 (26.42%) Network Security
19 41 (25.79%) CCNA
20 38 (23.90%) MS Office
20 38 (23.90%) Symantec
21 37 (23.27%) Lotus
21 37 (23.27%) Lotus Domino
21 37 (23.27%) vSphere
21 37 (23.27%) SecurID
22 36 (22.64%) Backup Exec
22 36 (22.64%) Android
22 36 (22.64%) McAfee ePO

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 37 (23.27%) Lotus Domino
2 36 (22.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 29 (18.24%) IIS
4 21 (13.21%) SharePoint Server
5 18 (11.32%) MS Exchange
6 17 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (8.81%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.89%) Lync
8 3 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 38 (23.90%) MS Office
2 36 (22.64%) MS Excel
3 17 (10.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (7.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (57.23%) WAN
2 87 (54.72%) LAN
3 78 (49.06%) VPN
4 71 (44.65%) TCP/IP
5 70 (44.03%) DNS
6 56 (35.22%) SAN
7 48 (30.19%) DHCP
8 42 (26.42%) Network Security
9 36 (22.64%) Wi-Fi
10 33 (20.75%) MPLS
11 32 (20.13%) SSL
12 29 (18.24%) OSPF
12 29 (18.24%) BGP
13 21 (13.21%) Internet
14 19 (11.95%) EIGRP
14 19 (11.95%) Wireless
15 18 (11.32%) DWDM
15 18 (11.32%) RIP
15 18 (11.32%) HSRP
16 14 (8.81%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) JIRA
1 2 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (1.26%) Subversion
1 2 (1.26%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (14.47%) Finance
2 10 (6.29%) Banking
3 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (49.69%) Network Engineer
2 47 (29.56%) Network Support
3 37 (23.27%) 3rd Line Support
4 36 (22.64%) PC Support
5 33 (20.75%) Support Engineer
6 28 (17.61%) PC Engineer
7 27 (16.98%) Analyst
8 26 (16.35%) Network Support Engineer
9 25 (15.72%) Support Analyst
10 19 (11.95%) Network Analyst
11 17 (10.69%) Network Support Analyst
12 15 (9.43%) PC Support Engineer
13 14 (8.81%) Network Specialist
14 13 (8.18%) Server Support
14 13 (8.18%) Server Analyst
14 13 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (8.18%) Server Support Analyst
14 13 (8.18%) Server Engineer
14 13 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
15 11 (6.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.27%) SecurID
2 36 (22.64%) Blackberry
3 10 (6.29%) Statistics
4 6 (3.77%) PKI
5 2 (1.26%) Replication
5 2 (1.26%) Firmware
5 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Clustering
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 93 (58.49%) Windows
2 76 (47.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (40.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (27.04%) Windows 7
5 36 (22.64%) Android
5 36 (22.64%) VMS
5 36 (22.64%) Windows Phone 8
5 36 (22.64%) Windows Phone
6 16 (10.06%) Windows XP
7 14 (8.81%) Linux
8 12 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (7.55%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.26%) CentOS
9 2 (1.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.87%) Network Management
1 30 (18.87%) ITIL
2 28 (17.61%) Service Delivery
3 23 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (12.58%) PRINCE2
5 18 (11.32%) Incident Management
6 14 (8.81%) Change Management
7 13 (8.18%) Process Improvement
8 10 (6.29%) Network Design
8 10 (6.29%) Load Balancing
8 10 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (6.29%) PRINCE
9 8 (5.03%) Project Management
10 5 (3.14%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (2.52%) Change Control
12 3 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (1.26%) DoDAF
13 2 (1.26%) MODAF
13 2 (1.26%) SysML
13 2 (1.26%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.95%) SQL
2 5 (3.14%) VB.NET
2 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.26%) MATLAB
3 2 (1.26%) C
3 2 (1.26%) C++
3 2 (1.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 78 (49.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (47.17%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (41.51%) MCSE
4 60 (37.74%) CCNP
5 41 (25.79%) CCNA
6 15 (9.43%) CCDP
6 15 (9.43%) Degree
6 15 (9.43%) MCITP
7 14 (8.81%) CCIP
7 14 (8.81%) MCP
8 13 (8.18%) CCSP
9 11 (6.92%) CCSE
10 10 (6.29%) CCSA
10 10 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (6.29%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (5.66%) MCSA
12 7 (4.40%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (2.52%) SC Cleared
13 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
14 2 (1.26%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (23.27%) vSphere
2 36 (22.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 31 (19.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (15.09%) Active Directory
5 23 (14.47%) XenApp
6 15 (9.43%) Terminal Services
7 10 (6.29%) ISA Server
8 9 (5.66%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (5.66%) UAG
8 9 (5.66%) Hyper-V
9 8 (5.03%) VMware ESX
10 7 (4.40%) NFS
11 3 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.89%) XenServer
11 3 (1.89%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.63%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 36 (22.64%) Backup Exec
1 36 (22.64%) McAfee ePO
2 17 (10.69%) HP NNM
3 5 (3.14%) MOM
3 5 (3.14%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.89%) WSUS
5 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 90 (56.60%) VMware
2 86 (54.09%) Cisco
3 49 (30.82%) Citrix
4 48 (30.19%) CheckPoint
5 38 (23.90%) Symantec
6 37 (23.27%) Lotus
7 36 (22.64%) McAfee
7 36 (22.64%) Clearswift
8 31 (19.50%) F5
9 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
10 28 (17.61%) HP
11 25 (15.72%) Juniper
12 12 (7.55%) Oracle
13 7 (4.40%) Dell
14 5 (3.14%) CA
14 5 (3.14%) IBM
15 3 (1.89%) LANDesk
16 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds
16 2 (1.26%) ESRI
16 2 (1.26%) Luciad
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