The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 45 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
+40 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 172 110 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.19% 3.02% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.45% 24.83% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 141 88 90
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Firewall
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 East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
530 443 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.98% 12.18% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 441 362 458
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Firewall
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Firewall Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Firewall
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +39 63 £42,500 +32.81% 3
Northamptonshire +29 42 £37,500 - 3
Nottinghamshire -1 36 £34,875 -10.00% 4
Lincolnshire -1 17 £50,000 +81.81%
Derbyshire -5 14 £37,500 -3.84%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 139 (48.94%) Windows
2 122 (42.96%) Cisco
3 121 (42.61%) LAN
4 111 (39.08%) WAN
5 100 (35.21%) ITIL
6 94 (33.10%) Active Directory
7 75 (26.41%) Microsoft
8 67 (23.59%) SQL Server
9 66 (23.24%) Retail
10 65 (22.89%) Windows Server
11 61 (21.48%) Wireless
11 61 (21.48%) Cisco Certification
12 54 (19.01%) Data Centre
13 51 (17.96%) CCNA
14 50 (17.61%) TCP/IP
14 50 (17.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 50 (17.61%) VMware
15 48 (16.90%) SAN
16 46 (16.20%) Network Security
17 45 (15.85%) Degree
18 41 (14.44%) Hyper-V
19 39 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
19 39 (13.73%) VoIP
20 38 (13.38%) Business Continuity
20 38 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
21 37 (13.03%) MS Exchange
22 36 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
23 35 (12.32%) Coaching
24 34 (11.97%) Capacity Planning
24 34 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (13.03%) MS Exchange
2 31 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (4.93%) IIS
4 14 (4.93%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.52%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (10.21%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.04%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.28%) Office 365
2 11 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.11%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 121 (42.61%) LAN
2 111 (39.08%) WAN
3 61 (21.48%) Wireless
4 50 (17.61%) TCP/IP
5 48 (16.90%) SAN
6 46 (16.20%) Network Security
7 39 (13.73%) VoIP
8 34 (11.97%) VPN
9 31 (10.92%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (9.86%) DNS
11 25 (8.80%) Intrusion Detection
12 22 (7.75%) DHCP
13 17 (5.99%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (5.63%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (5.28%) MPLS
16 14 (4.93%) NX-OS
16 14 (4.93%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (4.58%) Wireshark
18 12 (4.23%) Unified Communications
19 11 (3.87%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (23.59%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (6.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.41%) MySQL
6 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.06%) Travis CI
2 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.70%) Subversion
3 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (23.24%) Retail
2 20 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.52%) Finance
4 7 (2.46%) Legal
5 6 (2.11%) Back Office
5 6 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.41%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (23.24%) Network Engineer
2 48 (16.90%) Support Engineer
3 47 (16.55%) Analyst
4 33 (11.62%) Infrastructure Support
5 30 (10.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (9.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 27 (9.51%) Support Analyst
8 24 (8.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 20 (7.04%) Administrator
10 17 (5.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 16 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (5.28%) Cisco Engineer
12 15 (5.28%) Firewall Engineer
12 15 (5.28%) IT Support
12 15 (5.28%) Senior Network Engineer
13 14 (4.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 14 (4.93%) Windows Engineer
14 13 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (4.58%) IT Administrator
15 12 (4.23%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.17%) Middleware
2 6 (2.11%) .NET
3 5 (1.76%) XMPP
4 3 (1.06%) Web Services
5 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.70%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.01%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 21 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.34%) Smartcard
5 10 (3.52%) HP Storage
6 9 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.17%) PKI
7 8 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (2.11%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.76%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.06%) Clustering
11 3 (1.06%) IVR
12 2 (0.70%) CCTV
12 2 (0.70%) CESG
12 2 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 139 (48.94%) Windows
2 65 (22.89%) Windows Server
3 39 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (11.62%) Windows 7
6 29 (10.21%) Linux
7 21 (7.39%) Unix
8 9 (3.17%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.11%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.11%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.76%) Debian
10 5 (1.76%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.06%) CentOS
11 3 (1.06%) SUSE
11 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (35.21%) ITIL
2 50 (17.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 38 (13.38%) Business Continuity
4 35 (12.32%) Coaching
5 34 (11.97%) Capacity Planning
5 34 (11.97%) Supplier Management
6 27 (9.51%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (7.75%) Information Security
8 19 (6.69%) High Availability
8 19 (6.69%) Incident Management
9 17 (5.99%) Configuration Management
10 16 (5.63%) Change Control
10 16 (5.63%) Mentoring
10 16 (5.63%) Service Delivery
11 15 (5.28%) E-Commerce
12 14 (4.93%) Migration
12 14 (4.93%) Network Management
12 14 (4.93%) Project Management
13 13 (4.58%) Server Building
14 12 (4.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.21%) SQL
2 8 (2.82%) JavaScript
2 8 (2.82%) Perl
2 8 (2.82%) PHP
2 8 (2.82%) Python
3 3 (1.06%) R
3 3 (1.06%) VB
3 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
3 3 (1.06%) VBA
3 3 (1.06%) VBScript
4 2 (0.70%) JCL
4 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.35%) C
5 1 (0.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 61 (21.48%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (17.96%) CCNA
3 45 (15.85%) Degree
4 26 (9.15%) CCNP
5 22 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.87%) MCSE
7 9 (3.17%) CISSP
7 9 (3.17%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.82%) MCITP
8 8 (2.82%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.46%) CCDP
9 7 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.11%) MCSA
11 4 (1.41%) CISM
12 3 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.70%) CCSP
13 2 (0.70%) CEH
13 2 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.70%) OSCP
13 2 (0.70%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.52%) ISO27002
2 10 (3.52%) SLA
3 6 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.06%) COBIT
5 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 94 (33.10%) Active Directory
2 41 (14.44%) Hyper-V
3 38 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.82%) Terminal Services
5 8 (2.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (2.82%) vSphere
6 7 (2.46%) XenApp
7 6 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (2.11%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.76%) Firmware
8 5 (1.76%) XenServer
9 4 (1.41%) iptables
10 3 (1.06%) KVM
10 3 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 26 (9.15%) SCCM
2 15 (5.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (5.28%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (3.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (2.82%) FortiGate
4 8 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.46%) SCOM
6 5 (1.76%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.06%) FreeIPA
7 3 (1.06%) Nagios
7 3 (1.06%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.06%) OpenVAS
7 3 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.06%) yum
8 2 (0.70%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 122 (42.96%) Cisco
2 75 (26.41%) Microsoft
3 50 (17.61%) VMware
4 34 (11.97%) CheckPoint
5 28 (9.86%) SolarWinds
6 21 (7.39%) HP
7 16 (5.63%) Citrix
7 16 (5.63%) F5
7 16 (5.63%) Meraki
8 15 (5.28%) NetApp
9 10 (3.52%) Juniper
10 9 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (2.82%) arcserve
11 8 (2.82%) CA
11 8 (2.82%) Symantec
12 6 (2.11%) Dell
12 6 (2.11%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.41%) Palo Alto
14 3 (1.06%) Apple
14 3 (1.06%) Neverfail
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