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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 39 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 2.82% 3.27% 6.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.33% 15.00% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 13
Average salary £25,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.47% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,050 £27,673
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,450 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
30 60 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 12.10% 21.82% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 54 59
Average salary £32,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,410 £27,673
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 30 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Derby

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (70.59%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) WAN
3 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
3 7 (41.18%) MPLS
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (29.41%) Wireless
5 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) CCNP
5 5 (29.41%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
6 4 (23.53%) OSPF
6 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (23.53%) SAN
6 4 (23.53%) Aruba
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (23.53%) Meru Networks
7 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (17.65%) 4G
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) WAN
2 7 (41.18%) MPLS
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 5 (29.41%) Wireless
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) OSPF
5 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
5 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (17.65%) 4G
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.88%) DHCP
8 1 (5.88%) SSL
8 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Support
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) CCDP
5 2 (11.76%) CCIE
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) CCEE
6 1 (5.88%) CCAA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) XenServer
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
4 5 (29.41%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) Aruba
5 4 (23.53%) Meru Networks
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix