The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 36 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 5.44% 7.05% 11.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.28% 47.27% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 29
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,650 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 55 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 12.02% 14.91% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 70
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £19,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Firewall
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bradford region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Bradford

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bradford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 32 (68.09%) VMware
2 27 (57.45%) Cisco
3 26 (55.32%) DNS
4 25 (53.19%) UNIX
4 25 (53.19%) TCP/IP
4 25 (53.19%) Shell Script
4 25 (53.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (51.06%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (51.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 24 (51.06%) SAN
6 23 (48.94%) HP
7 22 (46.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (44.68%) Business Continuity
9 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
9 18 (38.30%) Service Management
10 17 (36.17%) Windows
10 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
11 16 (34.04%) LAN
11 16 (34.04%) WAN
11 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
12 15 (31.91%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (31.91%) VPN
12 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
13 14 (29.79%) Citrix
13 14 (29.79%) Red Hat
13 14 (29.79%) Problem Management
13 14 (29.79%) Release Management
13 14 (29.79%) IPsec
13 14 (29.79%) Linux
13 14 (29.79%) Cisco Nexus

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (55.32%) DNS
2 25 (53.19%) TCP/IP
3 24 (51.06%) SAN
4 16 (34.04%) LAN
4 16 (34.04%) WAN
5 15 (31.91%) VPN
5 15 (31.91%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (29.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (29.79%) IPsec
7 10 (21.28%) NetScaler
8 6 (12.77%) IPv4
8 6 (12.77%) HSRP
8 6 (12.77%) VLAN
8 6 (12.77%) EIGRP
9 2 (4.26%) SSL
10 1 (2.13%) Internet
10 1 (2.13%) Wireless
10 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.13%) VoIP
10 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle ODI
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Analyst
1 18 (38.30%) Technical Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Network Engineer
3 14 (29.79%) Support Engineer
3 14 (29.79%) Network Support Engineer
3 14 (29.79%) Network Support
4 12 (25.53%) Administrator
5 10 (21.28%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (19.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (19.15%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (12.77%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Network Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Network Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) IT Support Technician
10 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Middleware
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (6.38%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Replication
2 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.38%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) UNIX
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 14 (29.79%) Linux
4 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (23.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Performance Tuning
1 24 (51.06%) Performance Monitoring
2 22 (46.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (44.68%) Business Continuity
4 18 (38.30%) Service Management
5 14 (29.79%) Problem Management
5 14 (29.79%) Release Management
6 13 (27.66%) Capacity Management
7 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.38%) SOA
8 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (4.26%) Database Security
10 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.13%) DevOps
10 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.13%) ITIL
10 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.38%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.15%) CCNP
2 9 (19.15%) CCNA
3 1 (2.13%) CCSA
3 1 (2.13%) CCSE
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
3 14 (29.79%) Firmware
4 12 (25.53%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
1 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) VMware
2 27 (57.45%) Cisco
3 23 (48.94%) HP
4 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
5 14 (29.79%) Citrix
5 14 (29.79%) Red Hat
6 12 (25.53%) Oracle
7 6 (12.77%) 3PAR
8 5 (10.64%) Riverbed
9 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.38%) Hyperion
11 2 (4.26%) F5
12 1 (2.13%) BT
12 1 (2.13%) Juniper
12 1 (2.13%) Dell