The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 38 62 22
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -40
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 64 33 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.48% 3.16% 7.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.07% 11.83% 33.97%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 64
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,050 £65,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
206 279 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.65% 26.72% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 182 255 187
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +17 34 £33,500 -6.94% 2
Luton -12 11 £62,500 +66.66% 1
Dunstable +3 7 £50,000 +72.41%
Shefford - 2 - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 113 (67.26%) Windows
2 99 (58.93%) VPN
3 98 (58.33%) VMware
4 94 (55.95%) WAN
5 90 (53.57%) LAN
6 89 (52.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 88 (52.38%) DNS
8 85 (50.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 83 (49.40%) Cisco
9 83 (49.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 75 (44.64%) MCSE
11 72 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
12 68 (40.48%) Citrix
13 66 (39.29%) TCP/IP
14 62 (36.90%) CCNP
15 60 (35.71%) SAN
16 57 (33.93%) DHCP
17 46 (27.38%) IIS
17 46 (27.38%) Windows 7
18 45 (26.79%) MS Excel
19 44 (26.19%) MS Office
19 44 (26.19%) Microsoft
20 43 (25.60%) CheckPoint
20 43 (25.60%) Symantec
21 42 (25.00%) CCNA
22 40 (23.81%) SQL Server
23 38 (22.62%) Lotus
23 38 (22.62%) Lotus Domino
23 38 (22.62%) vSphere
23 38 (22.62%) SecurID

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (27.38%) IIS
2 38 (22.62%) Lotus Domino
3 37 (22.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 31 (18.45%) MS Exchange
5 26 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
7 22 (13.10%) SharePoint
8 21 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (4.76%) Lync
10 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.98%) Apache
11 3 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 45 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 44 (26.19%) MS Office
3 13 (7.74%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.95%) SaaS
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 99 (58.93%) VPN
2 94 (55.95%) WAN
3 90 (53.57%) LAN
4 88 (52.38%) DNS
5 66 (39.29%) TCP/IP
6 60 (35.71%) SAN
7 57 (33.93%) DHCP
8 37 (22.02%) SSL
8 37 (22.02%) Wi-Fi
9 35 (20.83%) MPLS
10 33 (19.64%) Network Security
11 24 (14.29%) OSPF
11 24 (14.29%) BGP
12 22 (13.10%) Internet
13 17 (10.12%) HTTPS
13 17 (10.12%) HTTP
13 17 (10.12%) Wireless
14 16 (9.52%) EIGRP
15 15 (8.93%) RIP
15 15 (8.93%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.98%) MySQL
4 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.19%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.19%) JIRA
1 2 (1.19%) Subversion
1 2 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (13.10%) Finance
2 8 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.79%) Advertising
4 2 (1.19%) Retail
4 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 46 (27.38%) PC Support
3 43 (25.60%) 3rd Line Support
3 43 (25.60%) Network Support
4 39 (23.21%) Analyst
5 37 (22.02%) Support Engineer
6 33 (19.64%) PC Engineer
7 31 (18.45%) Support Analyst
8 26 (15.48%) Network Support Engineer
9 21 (12.50%) Network Analyst
10 20 (11.90%) PC Support Engineer
11 18 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
13 14 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
13 14 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 14 (8.33%) Technical Support
13 14 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
14 13 (7.74%) Server Support
14 13 (7.74%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.62%) SecurID
2 37 (22.02%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.95%) Statistics
4 6 (3.57%) Firmware
4 6 (3.57%) PKI
4 6 (3.57%) Replication
5 5 (2.98%) Clustering
6 4 (2.38%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.38%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 113 (67.26%) Windows
2 85 (50.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (49.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (27.38%) Windows 7
5 37 (22.02%) Android
5 37 (22.02%) VMS
5 37 (22.02%) Windows Phone 8
5 37 (22.02%) Windows Phone
6 20 (11.90%) Windows XP
7 17 (10.12%) Windows Vista
8 15 (8.93%) Linux
9 12 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.60%) CentOS
10 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.43%) ITIL
2 25 (14.88%) Service Delivery
3 21 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 17 (10.12%) Incident Management
5 17 (10.12%) Network Management
6 12 (7.14%) Change Control
7 11 (6.55%) Change Management
7 11 (6.55%) Process Improvement
8 10 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (5.36%) Network Design
10 8 (4.76%) PRINCE
11 6 (3.57%) Project Management
11 6 (3.57%) Service Management
11 6 (3.57%) Capacity Management
12 5 (2.98%) Software Deployment
12 5 (2.98%) Server Monitoring
12 5 (2.98%) Load Balancing
13 3 (1.79%) Business Continuity
13 3 (1.79%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (2.98%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.98%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.19%) MATLAB
3 2 (1.19%) C
3 2 (1.19%) C++
3 2 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 89 (52.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (44.64%) MCSE
3 72 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (36.90%) CCNP
5 42 (25.00%) CCNA
6 22 (13.10%) MCP
7 16 (9.52%) CCIP
8 15 (8.93%) CCSP
8 15 (8.93%) MCITP
9 13 (7.74%) CCDP
10 11 (6.55%) Degree
11 10 (5.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (5.95%) MCSA
12 8 (4.76%) CCSA
13 6 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (2.98%) Security+ Certification
14 5 (2.98%) CCSE
14 5 (2.98%) CCA
14 5 (2.98%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (22.62%) vSphere
2 37 (22.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 36 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (16.07%) XenApp
5 21 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 19 (11.31%) Terminal Services
7 14 (8.33%) Hyper-V
7 14 (8.33%) ISA Server
8 13 (7.74%) Forefront TMG
8 13 (7.74%) UAG
9 9 (5.36%) VMware ESX
10 7 (4.17%) XenServer
10 7 (4.17%) XenDesktop
10 7 (4.17%) NFS
11 5 (2.98%) MetaFrame
12 3 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 37 (22.02%) Backup Exec
1 37 (22.02%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (8.33%) HP NNM
3 5 (2.98%) HP SIM
3 5 (2.98%) Nessus
3 5 (2.98%) MOM
3 5 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.79%) WSUS
5 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 98 (58.33%) VMware
2 83 (49.40%) Cisco
3 68 (40.48%) Citrix
4 44 (26.19%) Microsoft
5 43 (25.60%) CheckPoint
5 43 (25.60%) Symantec
6 38 (22.62%) Lotus
7 37 (22.02%) McAfee
7 37 (22.02%) Clearswift
8 28 (16.67%) F5
9 27 (16.07%) HP
10 23 (13.69%) Juniper
11 17 (10.12%) Oracle
12 7 (4.17%) Dell
13 5 (2.98%) CA
13 5 (2.98%) IBM
14 4 (2.38%) Wyse
15 3 (1.79%) LANDesk
16 2 (1.19%) CommVault
16 2 (1.19%) ESRI
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