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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 40 51 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 70 36 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.17% 3.90% 8.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.11% 16.00% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 62 36 80
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £43,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,875
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.19%
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
249 225 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.96% 24.40% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 222 215 235
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 2 October 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 2 October 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
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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 -12 22 £34,250 -6.16%
Dunstable -1 9 £50,000 +29.03%
Luton -10 8 £35,000 +10.53% 1
Shefford - 5 £30,000 - 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 88 (60.69%) Cisco
2 82 (56.55%) VMware
3 80 (55.17%) Windows
4 77 (53.10%) TCP/IP
5 73 (50.34%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (49.66%) WAN
7 68 (46.90%) VPN
8 66 (45.52%) LAN
9 65 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 64 (44.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 54 (37.24%) SAN
12 52 (35.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 51 (35.17%) MCSE
14 50 (34.48%) DNS
15 49 (33.79%) CCNP
16 43 (29.66%) CCNA
17 40 (27.59%) MS Office
18 39 (26.90%) CheckPoint
18 39 (26.90%) MPLS
19 38 (26.21%) Citrix
20 36 (24.83%) DHCP
20 36 (24.83%) Windows 7
20 36 (24.83%) F5
21 34 (23.45%) Network Management
22 32 (22.07%) Service Delivery
22 32 (22.07%) OSPF
22 32 (22.07%) BGP
22 32 (22.07%) HP
22 32 (22.07%) SSL
23 31 (21.38%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 30 (20.69%) Lotus Domino
2 28 (19.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (17.24%) IIS
4 15 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (8.28%) MS Exchange
6 11 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (6.21%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.38%) Lync
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 40 (27.59%) MS Office
2 26 (17.93%) MS Excel
3 23 (15.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) SaaS
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (53.10%) TCP/IP
2 72 (49.66%) WAN
3 68 (46.90%) VPN
4 66 (45.52%) LAN
5 54 (37.24%) SAN
6 50 (34.48%) DNS
7 39 (26.90%) MPLS
8 36 (24.83%) DHCP
9 32 (22.07%) OSPF
9 32 (22.07%) BGP
9 32 (22.07%) SSL
10 30 (20.69%) Network Security
11 28 (19.31%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (17.24%) Wireless
12 25 (17.24%) EIGRP
13 23 (15.86%) RIP
13 23 (15.86%) DWDM
13 23 (15.86%) HSRP
14 19 (13.10%) Internet
15 12 (8.28%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.38%) Subversion
1 2 (1.38%) JIRA
1 2 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (16.55%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Banking
3 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (52.41%) Network Engineer
2 46 (31.72%) Network Support
3 33 (22.76%) Support Engineer
4 27 (18.62%) 3rd Line Support
4 27 (18.62%) Network Support Engineer
5 24 (16.55%) PC Support
6 23 (15.86%) Analyst
7 21 (14.48%) Support Analyst
8 18 (12.41%) PC Engineer
9 17 (11.72%) Network Analyst
10 16 (11.03%) Network Specialist
11 15 (10.34%) Network Support Analyst
12 10 (6.90%) PC Support Engineer
13 9 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 9 (6.21%) Consultant
14 8 (5.52%) Server Support
14 8 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (5.52%) Server Support Analyst
14 8 (5.52%) Server Analyst
14 8 (5.52%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.69%) SecurID
2 28 (19.31%) Blackberry
3 10 (6.90%) Statistics
4 4 (2.76%) PKI
5 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.38%) Replication
5 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 80 (55.17%) Windows
2 64 (44.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (35.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (24.83%) Windows 7
5 28 (19.31%) Windows Phone 8
5 28 (19.31%) Windows Phone
5 28 (19.31%) Android
5 28 (19.31%) VMS
6 14 (9.66%) Linux
7 12 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (7.59%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.83%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.38%) CentOS
10 2 (1.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.45%) Network Management
2 32 (22.07%) Service Delivery
3 31 (21.38%) ITIL
4 27 (18.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (17.24%) PRINCE2
6 19 (13.10%) Change Management
7 17 (11.72%) Incident Management
7 17 (11.72%) Process Improvement
8 15 (10.34%) PRINCE
9 12 (8.28%) Project Management
9 12 (8.28%) Mentoring
10 11 (7.59%) Load Balancing
11 10 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (6.21%) Network Design
13 4 (2.76%) Change Control
14 3 (2.07%) Server Monitoring
14 3 (2.07%) Continuous Improvement
15 2 (1.38%) Agile Software Development
15 2 (1.38%) Zachman Framework
15 2 (1.38%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.34%) SQL
2 3 (2.07%) VB.NET
2 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.38%) MATLAB
3 2 (1.38%) C
3 2 (1.38%) C++
3 2 (1.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 73 (50.34%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (35.17%) MCSE
4 49 (33.79%) CCNP
5 43 (29.66%) CCNA
6 20 (13.79%) Degree
7 15 (10.34%) MCITP
8 10 (6.90%) CCSE
8 10 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (5.52%) CCIP
9 8 (5.52%) MCP
10 7 (4.83%) CCSP
10 7 (4.83%) CCSA
11 6 (4.14%) MCSA
12 5 (3.45%) CCDP
12 5 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
13 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
14 2 (1.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.10%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) GPG13
3 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (21.38%) Active Directory
2 29 (20.00%) vSphere
3 28 (19.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 28 (19.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (12.41%) XenApp
5 11 (7.59%) Terminal Services
5 11 (7.59%) VMware ESX
6 9 (6.21%) ISA Server
7 7 (4.83%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (4.83%) UAG
8 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
9 5 (3.45%) NFS
10 2 (1.38%) Firmware
10 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.38%) XenServer
10 2 (1.38%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.69%) Squid
11 1 (0.69%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 28 (19.31%) Backup Exec
1 28 (19.31%) McAfee ePO
2 22 (15.17%) HP NNM
3 3 (2.07%) MOM
3 3 (2.07%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.38%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.38%) WSUS
5 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 88 (60.69%) Cisco
2 82 (56.55%) VMware
3 39 (26.90%) CheckPoint
4 38 (26.21%) Citrix
5 36 (24.83%) F5
6 32 (22.07%) HP
7 31 (21.38%) Symantec
8 30 (20.69%) Lotus
9 29 (20.00%) Juniper
10 28 (19.31%) McAfee
10 28 (19.31%) Clearswift
11 23 (15.86%) Microsoft
12 12 (8.28%) Oracle
13 7 (4.83%) Dell
14 3 (2.07%) IBM
14 3 (2.07%) Websense
14 3 (2.07%) CA
15 2 (1.38%) CommVault
15 2 (1.38%) Veritas
15 2 (1.38%) SAP
Shefford, Bedfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
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Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
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