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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 57 35 62
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 40 65 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.92% 5.58% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.30% 30.81% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 59 29
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £62,050 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
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
197 211 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.31% 18.13% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 160 186 255
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -21.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
(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 -13 16 £52,500 +56.71% 1
Luton +6 8 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Dunstable -14 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 56 (69.14%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (66.67%) Cisco
3 49 (60.49%) CCNP
4 46 (56.79%) WAN
5 43 (53.09%) LAN
6 39 (48.15%) CheckPoint
7 36 (44.44%) OSPF
7 36 (44.44%) BGP
8 35 (43.21%) TCP/IP
8 35 (43.21%) Network Security
9 32 (39.51%) Data Centre
10 31 (38.27%) CCDP
11 30 (37.04%) CCSE
11 30 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (35.80%) Network Management
12 29 (35.80%) Load Balancing
13 28 (34.57%) CCSA
14 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
14 26 (32.10%) MS Visio
14 26 (32.10%) Spanning Tree
15 24 (29.63%) CCNA
16 23 (28.40%) Windows
17 22 (27.16%) Disaster Recovery
18 18 (22.22%) Wireshark
18 18 (22.22%) ITIL
18 18 (22.22%) tcpdump
19 17 (20.99%) F5
19 17 (20.99%) HP
19 17 (20.99%) Juniper
19 17 (20.99%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.23%) Lync
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (32.10%) MS Visio
2 14 (17.28%) MS Office
3 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SaaS
2 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (56.79%) WAN
2 43 (53.09%) LAN
3 36 (44.44%) OSPF
3 36 (44.44%) BGP
4 35 (43.21%) TCP/IP
4 35 (43.21%) Network Security
5 30 (37.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (32.10%) Spanning Tree
7 18 (22.22%) Wireshark
7 18 (22.22%) tcpdump
8 15 (18.52%) VPN
9 14 (17.28%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (16.05%) MPLS
11 12 (14.81%) SAN
12 10 (12.35%) SSL
12 10 (12.35%) DWDM
12 10 (12.35%) EIGRP
12 10 (12.35%) RIP
12 10 (12.35%) VRRP
12 10 (12.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Consultant
2 22 (27.16%) Network Consultant
3 20 (24.69%) Security Consultant
4 17 (20.99%) Network Engineer
5 16 (19.75%) Network Security Consultant
6 11 (13.58%) Security Engineer
7 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (11.11%) Analyst
8 7 (8.64%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Implementation Consultant
8 7 (8.64%) Network Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
10 5 (6.17%) Windows Support Engineer
11 4 (4.94%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (4.94%) Cisco Consultant
11 4 (4.94%) IT Security Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) Network Design Consultant
12 3 (3.70%) Cisco Network Consultant
12 3 (3.70%) Network Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) Web Services
2 2 (2.47%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) J2EE
3 1 (1.23%) Flash
3 1 (1.23%) Middleware
3 1 (1.23%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (39.51%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Statistics
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.23%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Windows
2 11 (13.58%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.47%) UNIX
8 1 (1.23%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.23%) CentOS
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Load Balancing
1 29 (35.80%) Network Management
2 22 (27.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (22.22%) ITIL
4 15 (18.52%) Change Management
5 13 (16.05%) Network Design
6 8 (9.88%) Information Security
7 7 (8.64%) Security Patching
8 5 (6.17%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (6.17%) ERP
8 5 (6.17%) Project Management
8 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.94%) Patch Management
9 4 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.41%) VB
2 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.94%) SQL
3 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (69.14%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (60.49%) CCNP
3 31 (38.27%) CCDP
4 30 (37.04%) CCSE
5 28 (34.57%) CCSA
6 24 (29.63%) CCNA
7 15 (18.52%) Check Point Certification
8 12 (14.81%) MCSE
8 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (9.88%) CCDA
10 5 (6.17%) MCSA
10 5 (6.17%) MCP
10 5 (6.17%) Degree
10 5 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (4.94%) CCA
11 4 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (3.70%) CCIP
13 2 (2.47%) CISSP
13 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (2.47%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) COBIT
4 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.88%) Terminal Server
4 7 (8.64%) ISA Server
4 7 (8.64%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (4.94%) vSphere
7 1 (1.23%) XenApp
7 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) HP NNM
2 3 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (66.67%) Cisco
2 39 (48.15%) CheckPoint
3 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.99%) HP
4 17 (20.99%) Citrix
4 17 (20.99%) Juniper
4 17 (20.99%) F5
5 16 (19.75%) VMware
6 7 (8.64%) Websense
7 6 (7.41%) SAP
8 4 (4.94%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.47%) FalconStor
9 2 (2.47%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle
9 2 (2.47%) CommVault
9 2 (2.47%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.23%) Lumesse
10 1 (1.23%) CA
10 1 (1.23%) EMC
10 1 (1.23%) LANDesk
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus c.£10,000 shift allowances
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Flint IT Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago