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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 47 35 79
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +44
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 61 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.34% 6.06% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.70% 38.85% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 36 56 24
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £31,000 £36,834
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,750 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
166 157 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.58% 15.61% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 150 144 210
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Dunstable 0 9 £50,000 +32.01%
Bedford -22 8 £45,500 +30.00% 2
Luton +11 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Shefford - 1 £33,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 99 (85.34%) Cisco
2 82 (70.69%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (68.10%) TCP/IP
4 57 (49.14%) VPN
5 52 (44.83%) CCNP
6 47 (40.52%) Network Management
7 46 (39.66%) VMware
8 43 (37.07%) SAN
9 42 (36.21%) CCNA
9 42 (36.21%) OSPF
9 42 (36.21%) BGP
10 40 (34.48%) WAN
11 38 (32.76%) SSL
11 38 (32.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 36 (31.03%) HP
12 36 (31.03%) Juniper
12 36 (31.03%) LAN
13 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
13 35 (30.17%) EIGRP
13 35 (30.17%) MPLS
13 35 (30.17%) F5
14 33 (28.45%) HSRP
14 33 (28.45%) Wireless
14 33 (28.45%) RIP
14 33 (28.45%) MS Office
14 33 (28.45%) Windows
15 32 (27.59%) MS Visio
16 31 (26.72%) Service Delivery
16 31 (26.72%) DWDM
16 31 (26.72%) HP NNM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 12 (10.34%) Lotus Domino
2 10 (8.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (8.62%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (5.17%) IIS
4 5 (4.31%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (28.45%) MS Office
2 32 (27.59%) MS Visio
3 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 79 (68.10%) TCP/IP
2 57 (49.14%) VPN
3 43 (37.07%) SAN
4 42 (36.21%) OSPF
4 42 (36.21%) BGP
5 40 (34.48%) WAN
6 38 (32.76%) SSL
7 36 (31.03%) LAN
8 35 (30.17%) EIGRP
8 35 (30.17%) MPLS
9 33 (28.45%) Wireless
9 33 (28.45%) RIP
9 33 (28.45%) HSRP
10 31 (26.72%) DWDM
11 28 (24.14%) Network Security
12 19 (16.38%) DNS
13 17 (14.66%) Internet
14 13 (11.21%) DHCP
15 12 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.59%) MySQL
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.86%) Subversion
1 1 (0.86%) JIRA
1 1 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 28 (24.14%) Finance
2 23 (19.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (50.86%) Network Engineer
2 30 (25.86%) Network Support
3 23 (19.83%) Support Engineer
4 22 (18.97%) Network Specialist
5 18 (15.52%) Network Support Engineer
6 13 (11.21%) Consultant
7 12 (10.34%) Network Consultant
7 12 (10.34%) Security Consultant
7 12 (10.34%) Network Security Consultant
8 9 (7.76%) Analyst
8 9 (7.76%) Network Analyst
9 8 (6.90%) Security Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Support Analyst
10 7 (6.03%) Network Support Analyst
10 7 (6.03%) Administrator
10 7 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.03%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) SecurID
2 10 (8.62%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.45%) Windows
2 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (18.10%) Windows 7
4 17 (14.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (8.62%) VMS
5 10 (8.62%) Windows Phone 8
5 10 (8.62%) Windows Phone
5 10 (8.62%) Android
6 6 (5.17%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.31%) Linux
8 3 (2.59%) Debian
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.86%) CentOS
9 1 (0.86%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.52%) Network Management
2 38 (32.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (26.72%) Service Delivery
4 25 (21.55%) ITIL
5 24 (20.69%) Change Management
6 23 (19.83%) PRINCE
6 23 (19.83%) PRINCE2
6 23 (19.83%) Process Improvement
7 13 (11.21%) Mentoring
7 13 (11.21%) Project Management
8 12 (10.34%) Load Balancing
9 9 (7.76%) Network Design
10 3 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.59%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.59%) Web Development
10 3 (2.59%) Change Control
11 2 (1.72%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (1.72%) Migration
11 2 (1.72%) Risk Assessment
12 1 (0.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.59%) PHP
2 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
2 1 (0.86%) C
2 1 (0.86%) C++
2 1 (0.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 82 (70.69%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (44.83%) CCNP
3 42 (36.21%) CCNA
4 27 (23.28%) Degree
5 26 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (11.21%) CCSE
6 13 (11.21%) MCSE
7 11 (9.48%) MCITP
8 10 (8.62%) CCSA
9 9 (7.76%) CCDP
10 7 (6.03%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (2.59%) CCSP
11 3 (2.59%) CCIP
11 3 (2.59%) MCP
12 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.86%) HNC
13 1 (0.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.86%) GPG13
System Software
1 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
2 26 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.21%) VMware ESX
4 10 (8.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 10 (8.62%) vSphere
5 7 (6.03%) Terminal Services
6 6 (5.17%) ISA Server
7 5 (4.31%) XenApp
8 4 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (3.45%) UAG
8 4 (3.45%) Xen
9 3 (2.59%) Snort
10 1 (0.86%) Squid
10 1 (0.86%) Firmware
10 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (26.72%) HP NNM
2 10 (8.62%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (8.62%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.59%) Nagios
4 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 99 (85.34%) Cisco
2 46 (39.66%) VMware
3 36 (31.03%) HP
3 36 (31.03%) Juniper
4 35 (30.17%) F5
5 26 (22.41%) CheckPoint
6 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
7 12 (10.34%) Symantec
7 12 (10.34%) Lotus
8 10 (8.62%) McAfee
8 10 (8.62%) Clearswift
8 10 (8.62%) Citrix
9 5 (4.31%) Dell
10 3 (2.59%) Websense
11 2 (1.72%) Veritas
11 2 (1.72%) Avaya
11 2 (1.72%) Aruba
11 2 (1.72%) BT
11 2 (1.72%) 3Com
11 2 (1.72%) Brocade
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Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50k+ Package with Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 26 days ago