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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 46 62 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 32 41 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.96% 3.86% 5.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.89% 20.71% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 64
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,800 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
119 198 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.71% 18.66% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 111 162 181
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Luton +12 6 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Dunstable +9 5 £48,500 -7.61%
Bedford -4 5 £51,500 -1.90% 3
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 83 (76.85%) Cisco
2 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 49 (45.37%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (44.44%) CCNP
5 43 (39.81%) Windows
5 43 (39.81%) Juniper
5 43 (39.81%) F5
6 42 (38.89%) VMware
7 41 (37.96%) OSPF
7 41 (37.96%) TCP/IP
8 38 (35.19%) BGP
9 37 (34.26%) Finance
10 35 (32.41%) Network Security
10 35 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (30.56%) VPN
11 33 (30.56%) LAN
11 33 (30.56%) WAN
12 30 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (23.15%) EIGRP
13 25 (23.15%) RIP
13 25 (23.15%) SSL
13 25 (23.15%) Data Security
13 25 (23.15%) HSRP
14 24 (22.22%) Network Management
14 24 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (22.22%) Telecoms
14 24 (22.22%) Unix
14 24 (22.22%) Oracle
14 24 (22.22%) Citrix
15 23 (21.30%) Degree

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 15 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.63%) IIS
3 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (19.44%) MS Visio
2 13 (12.04%) MS Office
3 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.96%) Office 365
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (37.96%) OSPF
1 41 (37.96%) TCP/IP
2 38 (35.19%) BGP
3 35 (32.41%) Network Security
4 33 (30.56%) LAN
4 33 (30.56%) VPN
4 33 (30.56%) WAN
5 30 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (23.15%) EIGRP
6 25 (23.15%) HSRP
6 25 (23.15%) RIP
6 25 (23.15%) SSL
7 15 (13.89%) SNMP
7 15 (13.89%) Spanning Tree
7 15 (13.89%) Wireless
8 13 (12.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (12.04%) VoIP
9 12 (11.11%) IPsec
9 12 (11.11%) SSH
9 12 (11.11%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.93%) Selenium
1 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
1 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (34.26%) Finance
2 24 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 21 (19.44%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (24.07%) Architect
2 22 (20.37%) Technical Architect
3 19 (17.59%) Network Specialist
4 18 (16.67%) Consultant
4 18 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 18 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 17 (15.74%) Analyst
6 15 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (12.96%) Network Security Consultant
7 14 (12.96%) Security Consultant
8 13 (12.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 12 (11.11%) Network Security Specialist
9 12 (11.11%) Security Specialist
10 9 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (8.33%) Security Engineer
11 8 (7.41%) Cisco Consultant
11 8 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
11 8 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (7.41%) Cisco Specialist
11 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 9 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.70%) PKI
6 2 (1.85%) EPoS
6 2 (1.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Fintech
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.81%) Windows
2 24 (22.22%) Unix
3 19 (17.59%) Windows Server
4 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 13 (12.04%) Windows 10
7 12 (11.11%) Linux
8 8 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.48%) Solaris
10 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.15%) Data Security
2 24 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (22.22%) Network Management
3 19 (17.59%) ITIL
4 18 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 17 (15.74%) Application Virtualisation
6 16 (14.81%) Load Balancing
7 15 (13.89%) High Availability
7 15 (13.89%) Threat Detection
8 14 (12.96%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (11.11%) Information Security
9 12 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (10.19%) Data Protection
10 11 (10.19%) Presales
11 9 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
11 9 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 9 (8.33%) Network Design
12 8 (7.41%) Change Management
12 8 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (7.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.56%) C
2 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (45.37%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (44.44%) CCNP
3 23 (21.30%) Degree
4 18 (16.67%) CCDP
5 8 (7.41%) CCSA
5 8 (7.41%) CCSE
5 8 (7.41%) MCP
5 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.48%) CISSP
7 6 (5.56%) MCDST
8 4 (3.70%) CCNA
8 4 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.78%) CISA
9 3 (2.78%) CISM
10 2 (1.85%) CCIP
10 2 (1.85%) CCSP
10 2 (1.85%) MCSA
10 2 (1.85%) MCSE
11 1 (0.93%) CCIE
11 1 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) GPG13
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO27002
System Software
1 35 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.04%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.78%) Snort
5 2 (1.85%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) FortiGate
1 13 (12.04%) WSUS
2 9 (8.33%) HP NNM
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (5.56%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.78%) Nessus
4 3 (2.78%) QRadar
4 3 (2.78%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (76.85%) Cisco
2 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 43 (39.81%) F5
3 43 (39.81%) Juniper
4 42 (38.89%) VMware
5 24 (22.22%) Citrix
5 24 (22.22%) Oracle
6 22 (20.37%) CheckPoint
7 13 (12.04%) Dell
8 12 (11.11%) Intel Security
9 10 (9.26%) HP
10 8 (7.41%) Qualys
10 8 (7.41%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.70%) FireEye
11 4 (3.70%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.78%) ArcSight
12 3 (2.78%) LogRhythm
12 3 (2.78%) Rapid7
12 3 (2.78%) Splunk
12 3 (2.78%) TippingPoint
Luton
CACI Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton
CACI Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago