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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 54 29 43
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 95 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.33% 7.99% 6.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.75% 38.93% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 92 69
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -31.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £36,834
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
167 244 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.64% 20.52% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 141 230 285
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 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 30 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
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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 -2 20 £48,500 +38.57%
Dunstable +3 6 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Luton -17 3 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 64 (81.01%) Cisco
2 62 (78.48%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (64.56%) TCP/IP
4 47 (59.49%) CCNP
5 42 (53.16%) OSPF
5 42 (53.16%) BGP
6 38 (48.10%) Network Management
7 36 (45.57%) MS Visio
8 32 (40.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (40.51%) Network Security
9 28 (35.44%) VPN
10 27 (34.18%) WAN
11 25 (31.65%) CheckPoint
11 25 (31.65%) SSL
11 25 (31.65%) Finance
11 25 (31.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (30.38%) HSRP
12 24 (30.38%) EIGRP
12 24 (30.38%) LAN
12 24 (30.38%) Juniper
12 24 (30.38%) RIP
13 23 (29.11%) MPLS
13 23 (29.11%) HP
14 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
14 22 (27.85%) CCSE
14 22 (27.85%) F5
15 21 (26.58%) CCSA
15 21 (26.58%) CCNA
15 21 (26.58%) CCDP
16 20 (25.32%) DWDM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (5.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (45.57%) MS Visio
2 18 (22.78%) MS Office
3 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (64.56%) TCP/IP
2 42 (53.16%) OSPF
2 42 (53.16%) BGP
3 32 (40.51%) Network Security
4 28 (35.44%) VPN
5 27 (34.18%) WAN
6 25 (31.65%) SSL
6 25 (31.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (30.38%) HSRP
7 24 (30.38%) EIGRP
7 24 (30.38%) LAN
7 24 (30.38%) RIP
8 23 (29.11%) MPLS
9 20 (25.32%) DWDM
9 20 (25.32%) Wireless
10 18 (22.78%) Spanning Tree
11 16 (20.25%) SAN
12 11 (13.92%) tcpdump
12 11 (13.92%) Wireshark
13 6 (7.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) MySQL
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 25 (31.65%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Consultant
2 18 (22.78%) Network Engineer
3 17 (21.52%) Network Consultant
4 15 (18.99%) Network Specialist
5 14 (17.72%) Security Consultant
6 13 (16.46%) Network Security Consultant
7 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Cisco Consultant
8 5 (6.33%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) AWS Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) Network Security Specialist
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Security Specialist
10 3 (3.80%) Network Support
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.80%) Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Web Services
1 3 (3.80%) LAMP
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) J2EE
3 1 (1.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
1 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Windows
2 13 (16.46%) Linux
3 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.80%) Debian
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) UNIX
7 1 (1.27%) CentOS
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.10%) Network Management
2 32 (40.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (24.05%) Load Balancing
4 18 (22.78%) ITIL
4 18 (22.78%) Change Management
5 16 (20.25%) Service Delivery
6 14 (17.72%) PRINCE2
6 14 (17.72%) PRINCE
7 13 (16.46%) Process Improvement
8 7 (8.86%) Network Design
9 6 (7.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (7.59%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (6.33%) ERP
11 3 (3.80%) Web Development
12 2 (2.53%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.53%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (2.53%) Project Management
12 2 (2.53%) Information Security
12 2 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (1.27%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) VB
2 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.80%) PHP
3 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (78.48%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (59.49%) CCNP
3 22 (27.85%) CCSE
4 21 (26.58%) CCNA
4 21 (26.58%) CCDP
4 21 (26.58%) CCSA
5 14 (17.72%) Degree
6 12 (15.19%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (7.59%) MCSE
9 3 (3.80%) MCITP
10 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.27%) MCTS
10 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.27%) CRISC
10 1 (1.27%) MCSA
10 1 (1.27%) CCIE
10 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 17 (21.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) Xen
4 3 (3.80%) vSphere
4 3 (3.80%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.80%) Snort
5 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.27%) XenApp
6 1 (1.27%) XenServer
6 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (25.32%) HP NNM
2 3 (3.80%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) WSUS
3 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (81.01%) Cisco
2 25 (31.65%) CheckPoint
3 24 (30.38%) Juniper
4 23 (29.11%) HP
5 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
5 22 (27.85%) F5
6 17 (21.52%) VMware
7 6 (7.59%) SAP
8 2 (2.53%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.53%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.53%) CommVault
8 2 (2.53%) FalconStor
9 1 (1.27%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle
9 1 (1.27%) IBM
9 1 (1.27%) Dell
9 1 (1.27%) Citrix
9 1 (1.27%) CA
Luton
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago