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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 42 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 2.42% 2.91% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 14.63% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Average salary £28,750 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.44% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £29,500 £27,673
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,600 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
Firewall
Derbyshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 41 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 9.69% 19.90% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 80
Average salary £37,500 £60,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.49% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £82,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Firewall
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Derby

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Derby

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

Firewall Salary Histogram in Derby

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) MPLS
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) BGP
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (30.00%) HP
5 6 (30.00%) LAN
5 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (25.00%) CCNP
6 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (25.00%) Wireless
6 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 4 (20.00%) OSPF
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (20.00%) Meru Networks
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (20.00%) Aruba
8 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (15.00%) CCNA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
1 7 (35.00%) MPLS
2 6 (30.00%) BGP
2 6 (30.00%) LAN
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) SSL
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Network Technical Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Support
3 2 (10.00%) Network Support
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) CCTV
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) People Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) CCDP
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.00%) CCEE
5 1 (5.00%) CCAA
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (20.00%) Aruba
6 4 (20.00%) Meru Networks
7 1 (5.00%) Veeam
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp