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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 38 54 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 68 37 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.89% 3.42% 7.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.66% 12.85% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 64 32 63
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 £24,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £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
202 288 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.49% 26.64% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 178 263 186
Average salary £37,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.71% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £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 24 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 24 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 +25 36 £33,500 -6.94% 5
Luton -8 15 £62,500 +66.66% 1
Dunstable +6 7 £50,000 -16.66%
Shefford - 1 - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 119 (67.23%) Windows
2 106 (59.89%) VPN
3 101 (57.06%) VMware
4 99 (55.93%) WAN
5 97 (54.80%) DNS
6 95 (53.67%) LAN
7 92 (51.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 89 (50.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 88 (49.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 86 (48.59%) Cisco
11 77 (43.50%) MCSE
12 74 (41.81%) Cisco Certification
13 71 (40.11%) Citrix
14 67 (37.85%) TCP/IP
15 64 (36.16%) CCNP
16 61 (34.46%) DHCP
17 59 (33.33%) SAN
18 53 (29.94%) IIS
19 50 (28.25%) Microsoft
20 48 (27.12%) MS Office
20 48 (27.12%) Windows 7
21 47 (26.55%) MS Excel
22 46 (25.99%) CheckPoint
23 45 (25.42%) CCNA
24 44 (24.86%) SQL Server
24 44 (24.86%) Symantec
25 40 (22.60%) SSL
26 39 (22.03%) ITIL
27 38 (21.47%) Lotus Domino
27 38 (21.47%) Lotus

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 53 (29.94%) IIS
2 38 (21.47%) Lotus Domino
3 37 (20.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 35 (19.77%) MS Exchange
5 29 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (14.69%) SharePoint Server
6 26 (14.69%) SharePoint
7 24 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (4.52%) Lync
9 7 (3.95%) Apache
10 6 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 48 (27.12%) MS Office
2 47 (26.55%) MS Excel
3 13 (7.34%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (6.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.34%) SaaS
2 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 106 (59.89%) VPN
2 99 (55.93%) WAN
3 97 (54.80%) DNS
4 95 (53.67%) LAN
5 67 (37.85%) TCP/IP
6 61 (34.46%) DHCP
7 59 (33.33%) SAN
8 40 (22.60%) SSL
9 37 (20.90%) Wi-Fi
10 36 (20.34%) MPLS
11 35 (19.77%) Network Security
12 24 (13.56%) BGP
12 24 (13.56%) OSPF
13 23 (12.99%) Internet
14 19 (10.73%) HTTP
14 19 (10.73%) HTTPS
15 18 (10.17%) VLAN
15 18 (10.17%) Wireless
16 16 (9.04%) EIGRP
17 14 (7.91%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.95%) MySQL
4 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.13%) Subversion
1 2 (1.13%) JIRA
1 2 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (12.99%) Finance
2 9 (5.08%) Banking
3 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.69%) Advertising
4 2 (1.13%) Retail
4 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 78 (44.07%) Network Engineer
2 47 (26.55%) PC Support
3 43 (24.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 43 (24.29%) Network Support
4 42 (23.73%) Analyst
5 38 (21.47%) Support Engineer
6 33 (18.64%) PC Engineer
6 33 (18.64%) Support Analyst
7 26 (14.69%) Network Support Engineer
8 22 (12.43%) Systems Engineer
8 22 (12.43%) Network Analyst
9 20 (11.30%) PC Support Engineer
10 15 (8.47%) Technical Support
10 15 (8.47%) Technical Support Analyst
10 15 (8.47%) Technical Analyst
11 14 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (7.91%) PC Support Analyst
11 14 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 14 (7.91%) Network Support Analyst
12 13 (7.34%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.47%) SecurID
2 37 (20.90%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.65%) Statistics
4 8 (4.52%) Firmware
4 8 (4.52%) Replication
5 6 (3.39%) Clustering
5 6 (3.39%) PKI
6 5 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.82%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.82%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 119 (67.23%) Windows
2 89 (50.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (49.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (27.12%) Windows 7
5 37 (20.90%) Android
5 37 (20.90%) VMS
5 37 (20.90%) Windows Phone 8
5 37 (20.90%) Windows Phone
6 23 (12.99%) Windows XP
7 20 (11.30%) Windows Vista
8 16 (9.04%) Linux
9 12 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.56%) CentOS
10 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.03%) ITIL
2 24 (13.56%) Service Delivery
3 21 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (10.17%) PRINCE2
5 17 (9.60%) Incident Management
6 16 (9.04%) Network Management
7 13 (7.34%) Change Control
8 11 (6.21%) Change Management
8 11 (6.21%) Process Improvement
9 10 (5.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.52%) PRINCE
10 8 (4.52%) Service Management
10 8 (4.52%) Network Design
10 8 (4.52%) Capacity Management
11 6 (3.39%) Software Deployment
12 5 (2.82%) Server Monitoring
12 5 (2.82%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (2.82%) Load Balancing
13 4 (2.26%) Project Management
13 4 (2.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.08%) SQL
2 5 (2.82%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.82%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.13%) C
3 2 (1.13%) C++
3 2 (1.13%) Java
3 2 (1.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 92 (51.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (43.50%) MCSE
3 74 (41.81%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (36.16%) CCNP
5 45 (25.42%) CCNA
6 24 (13.56%) MCP
7 17 (9.60%) CCIP
8 16 (9.04%) CCSP
9 14 (7.91%) MCITP
10 13 (7.34%) CCDP
11 11 (6.21%) MCSA
12 10 (5.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (5.65%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (5.65%) Degree
13 8 (4.52%) CCSA
14 6 (3.39%) CCA
14 6 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (3.39%) Check Point Certification
14 6 (3.39%) Security+ Certification
15 5 (2.82%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (21.47%) vSphere
1 38 (21.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (20.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 28 (15.82%) XenApp
4 22 (12.43%) Terminal Services
4 22 (12.43%) Active Directory
5 17 (9.60%) ISA Server
6 16 (9.04%) UAG
6 16 (9.04%) Forefront TMG
7 15 (8.47%) Hyper-V
8 9 (5.08%) XenServer
9 8 (4.52%) XenDesktop
10 7 (3.95%) VMware ESX
10 7 (3.95%) NFS
11 6 (3.39%) MetaFrame
12 3 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 37 (20.90%) Backup Exec
1 37 (20.90%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (7.34%) HP NNM
3 7 (3.95%) Nessus
4 6 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.82%) HP SIM
5 5 (2.82%) MOM
6 4 (2.26%) WSUS
7 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 101 (57.06%) VMware
2 86 (48.59%) Cisco
3 71 (40.11%) Citrix
4 50 (28.25%) Microsoft
5 46 (25.99%) CheckPoint
6 44 (24.86%) Symantec
7 38 (21.47%) Lotus
8 37 (20.90%) McAfee
8 37 (20.90%) Clearswift
9 28 (15.82%) F5
10 26 (14.69%) HP
11 22 (12.43%) Juniper
12 19 (10.73%) Oracle
13 7 (3.95%) Dell
14 5 (2.82%) Wyse
14 5 (2.82%) CA
14 5 (2.82%) IBM
15 4 (2.26%) LANDesk
16 2 (1.13%) EMC
16 2 (1.13%) ESRI
Bedfordshire
Talent Spa
Salary: DoE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
ALFA IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bedford Girls School
Salary: From £24,226 to £25,845 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago