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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 52 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 104 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.60% 8.38% 6.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.65% 41.27% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 98 66
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -35.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £36,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £65,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
181 252 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.91% 20.31% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 153 236 244
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -23.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -7 19 £51,000 +45.71% 1
Dunstable 0 8 £47,500 +12.42%
Luton -4 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 55 (79.71%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (76.81%) Cisco
3 43 (62.32%) CCNP
4 40 (57.97%) TCP/IP
5 37 (53.62%) OSPF
5 37 (53.62%) BGP
6 33 (47.83%) MS Visio
6 33 (47.83%) Network Management
7 29 (42.03%) Network Security
8 26 (37.68%) WAN
9 24 (34.78%) CheckPoint
9 24 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (34.78%) Finance
9 24 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (31.88%) LAN
10 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
11 21 (30.43%) CCDP
11 21 (30.43%) VPN
11 21 (30.43%) CCSE
12 20 (28.99%) CCSA
12 20 (28.99%) SSL
12 20 (28.99%) Juniper
13 19 (27.54%) CCNA
13 19 (27.54%) HP
13 19 (27.54%) RIP
13 19 (27.54%) EIGRP
13 19 (27.54%) HSRP
13 19 (27.54%) Load Balancing
14 18 (26.09%) Spanning Tree
14 18 (26.09%) MPLS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (47.83%) MS Visio
2 16 (23.19%) MS Office
3 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (57.97%) TCP/IP
2 37 (53.62%) OSPF
2 37 (53.62%) BGP
3 29 (42.03%) Network Security
4 26 (37.68%) WAN
5 24 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (31.88%) LAN
7 21 (30.43%) VPN
8 20 (28.99%) SSL
9 19 (27.54%) EIGRP
9 19 (27.54%) RIP
9 19 (27.54%) HSRP
10 18 (26.09%) Spanning Tree
10 18 (26.09%) MPLS
11 15 (21.74%) DWDM
11 15 (21.74%) Wireless
12 13 (18.84%) Wireshark
12 13 (18.84%) tcpdump
13 12 (17.39%) SAN
14 8 (11.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Consultant
2 17 (24.64%) Network Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Network Consultant
4 12 (17.39%) Security Consultant
5 10 (14.49%) Network Security Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Network Specialist
6 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Cisco Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) AWS Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.35%) Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Network Security Specialist
10 2 (2.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) J2EE
3 1 (1.45%) Flash
3 1 (1.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 12 (17.39%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) UNIX
6 1 (1.45%) CentOS
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) Debian
6 1 (1.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Network Management
2 24 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (27.54%) Load Balancing
4 17 (24.64%) ITIL
5 15 (21.74%) Change Management
6 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
7 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.04%) PRINCE
8 8 (11.59%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (11.59%) Process Improvement
9 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (10.14%) Network Design
10 5 (7.25%) Information Security
10 5 (7.25%) ERP
11 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (2.90%) Risk Analysis
12 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (2.90%) SIEM
12 2 (2.90%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) VB
2 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (79.71%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (62.32%) CCNP
3 21 (30.43%) CCDP
3 21 (30.43%) CCSE
4 20 (28.99%) CCSA
5 19 (27.54%) CCNA
6 14 (20.29%) Check Point Certification
7 12 (17.39%) Degree
8 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (8.70%) MCSE
9 2 (2.90%) CCDA
9 2 (2.90%) CISSP
9 2 (2.90%) CISA
9 2 (2.90%) CISM
9 2 (2.90%) CRISC
9 2 (2.90%) GCIA
9 2 (2.90%) GSEC
9 2 (2.90%) GCIH
10 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 6 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.90%) COBIT
4 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) vSphere
4 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.90%) Xen
4 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.45%) XenServer
5 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.45%) Snort
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.45%) WSUS
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (76.81%) Cisco
2 24 (34.78%) CheckPoint
3 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
4 20 (28.99%) Juniper
5 19 (27.54%) HP
6 15 (21.74%) F5
7 13 (18.84%) VMware
8 6 (8.70%) SAP
9 3 (4.35%) Citrix
10 2 (2.90%) CommVault
10 2 (2.90%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.90%) LogRhythm
10 2 (2.90%) FalconStor
11 1 (1.45%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.45%) Mitel
11 1 (1.45%) Websense
11 1 (1.45%) Oracle
11 1 (1.45%) IBM
11 1 (1.45%) Dell
11 1 (1.45%) CA
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