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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 53 32 62
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 33 71 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.38% 6.16% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.03% 29.10% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 28 65 31
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,950 £55,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
183 244 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.75% 21.16% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 154 218 239
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 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 31 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 14 £52,500 +50.00%
Luton +2 6 £46,250 +18.58% 1
Dunstable -15 6 £52,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 55 (73.33%) Cisco
2 50 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (64.00%) CCNP
4 42 (56.00%) LAN
4 42 (56.00%) WAN
5 36 (48.00%) CheckPoint
6 33 (44.00%) OSPF
6 33 (44.00%) BGP
7 32 (42.67%) TCP/IP
8 31 (41.33%) CCDP
9 29 (38.67%) CCSE
10 28 (37.33%) Network Security
11 26 (34.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 26 (34.67%) Data Centre
12 25 (33.33%) Network Management
12 25 (33.33%) Load Balancing
13 24 (32.00%) CCSA
14 23 (30.67%) Spanning Tree
15 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
16 21 (28.00%) MS Visio
16 21 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
17 20 (26.67%) Citrix
18 19 (25.33%) F5
19 18 (24.00%) CCNA
19 18 (24.00%) Juniper
19 18 (24.00%) ITIL
19 18 (24.00%) Finance
20 17 (22.67%) Windows
21 16 (21.33%) VMware
22 15 (20.00%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.33%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (28.00%) MS Visio
2 12 (16.00%) MS Office
3 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (56.00%) LAN
1 42 (56.00%) WAN
2 33 (44.00%) OSPF
2 33 (44.00%) BGP
3 32 (42.67%) TCP/IP
4 28 (37.33%) Network Security
5 26 (34.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 23 (30.67%) Spanning Tree
7 15 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (20.00%) tcpdump
7 15 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 15 (20.00%) VPN
8 12 (16.00%) MPLS
9 11 (14.67%) DWDM
9 11 (14.67%) SSL
9 11 (14.67%) Wireless
10 10 (13.33%) HSRP
10 10 (13.33%) RIP
10 10 (13.33%) VRRP
10 10 (13.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Consultant
2 18 (24.00%) Network Consultant
2 18 (24.00%) Security Consultant
3 16 (21.33%) Network Engineer
4 14 (18.67%) Network Security Consultant
5 11 (14.67%) Security Engineer
6 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (12.00%) Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Network Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Implementation Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.33%) IT Security Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Network Design Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Network Implementation Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.67%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) Middleware
1 1 (1.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) UNIX
4 3 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 25 (33.33%) Network Management
2 21 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (24.00%) ITIL
4 14 (18.67%) Change Management
4 14 (18.67%) Network Design
5 8 (10.67%) Information Security
6 7 (9.33%) Security Patching
7 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.67%) Project Management
8 5 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (5.33%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
9 4 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.00%) Supplier Management
10 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.00%) Data Security
10 3 (4.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.33%) VB
3 1 (1.33%) Python
3 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (64.00%) CCNP
3 31 (41.33%) CCDP
4 29 (38.67%) CCSE
5 24 (32.00%) CCSA
6 18 (24.00%) CCNA
7 14 (18.67%) Check Point Certification
8 8 (10.67%) CCDA
9 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (9.33%) MCSE
10 5 (6.67%) Degree
11 4 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (5.33%) MCP
11 4 (5.33%) MCSA
11 4 (5.33%) CCA
11 4 (5.33%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (4.00%) CCIP
13 2 (2.67%) CISSP
13 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (2.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.33%) SLA
4 2 (2.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.67%) Terminal Server
4 7 (9.33%) ISA Server
4 7 (9.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) HP NNM
2 2 (2.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (73.33%) Cisco
2 36 (48.00%) CheckPoint
3 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
4 20 (26.67%) Citrix
5 19 (25.33%) F5
6 18 (24.00%) Juniper
7 16 (21.33%) VMware
8 15 (20.00%) HP
9 7 (9.33%) Websense
10 5 (6.67%) Oracle
11 4 (5.33%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.33%) Lumesse
12 1 (1.33%) LogRhythm
12 1 (1.33%) Mitel
12 1 (1.33%) Sourcefire
12 1 (1.33%) SAP
12 1 (1.33%) EMC
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago