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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 61 91 64
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -27
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 115 93 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.71% 2.58% 4.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.68% 18.02% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 92 90 95
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
556 516 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.94% 14.29% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 450 455 491
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
Leicestershire +18 34 £55,000 +44.73% 7
Nottinghamshire +9 27 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Derbyshire +29 26 £55,000 +96.42% 2
Northamptonshire +12 24 £31,500 -21.25% 7
Lincolnshire +1 4 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 117 (51.77%) Windows
2 86 (38.05%) VMware
3 83 (36.73%) Microsoft
4 80 (35.40%) Cisco
5 63 (27.88%) Active Directory
6 59 (26.11%) TCP/IP
7 55 (24.34%) WAN
8 54 (23.89%) VPN
9 53 (23.45%) DNS
10 51 (22.57%) Wireless
10 51 (22.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 49 (21.68%) Hyper-V
12 47 (20.80%) MS Exchange
13 46 (20.35%) Information Security
14 45 (19.91%) LAN
14 45 (19.91%) PCI DSS
15 42 (18.58%) CISSP
16 40 (17.70%) Citrix
17 38 (16.81%) MS Excel
18 37 (16.37%) CISM
19 35 (15.49%) Security Architecture
20 34 (15.04%) Linux
21 33 (14.60%) Windows Server 2008
22 31 (13.72%) DHCP
23 30 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
24 29 (12.83%) SAN
24 29 (12.83%) SQL
24 29 (12.83%) Windows Server 2012
24 29 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
25 28 (12.39%) Internet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 47 (20.80%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.41%) IIS
3 9 (3.98%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.21%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.77%) Lync
6 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (16.81%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.62%) MS Office
3 8 (3.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.42%) Office 365
2 4 (1.77%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.88%) SaaS
4 2 (0.88%) IaaS
4 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 59 (26.11%) TCP/IP
2 55 (24.34%) WAN
3 54 (23.89%) VPN
4 53 (23.45%) DNS
5 51 (22.57%) Wireless
6 45 (19.91%) LAN
7 31 (13.72%) DHCP
8 29 (12.83%) SAN
9 28 (12.39%) Internet
10 20 (8.85%) VLAN
11 19 (8.41%) NAS
12 12 (5.31%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (5.31%) VoIP
13 11 (4.87%) Network Security
13 11 (4.87%) MPLS
13 11 (4.87%) HSRP
14 9 (3.98%) SSL
15 8 (3.54%) PBX
15 8 (3.54%) Intrusion Detection
16 7 (3.10%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.21%) MySQL
4 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) DB2
6 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.88%) Hudson
2 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.44%) Ant
2 1 (0.44%) Subversion
2 1 (0.44%) Maven
2 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.44%) Build Forge
General
1 24 (10.62%) Legal
2 21 (9.29%) Retail
3 15 (6.64%) Finance
4 13 (5.75%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.10%) Local Government
6 6 (2.65%) Billing
7 5 (2.21%) Law
8 4 (1.77%) Marketing
9 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (19.91%) Analyst
2 41 (18.14%) Architect
3 34 (15.04%) Security Architect
4 26 (11.50%) Support Engineer
5 23 (10.18%) Network Engineer
6 21 (9.29%) Support Analyst
6 21 (9.29%) Technical Support
7 18 (7.96%) Security Engineer
8 17 (7.52%) Technical Analyst
9 15 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.64%) Technical Support Analyst
10 12 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.31%) Administrator
11 11 (4.87%) Information Architect
11 11 (4.87%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (4.87%) Information Security Architect
12 10 (4.42%) IT Support
12 10 (4.42%) Network Analyst
12 10 (4.42%) Consultant
12 10 (4.42%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.10%) ISPF
2 3 (1.33%) LAMP
3 2 (0.88%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.88%) COM
4 1 (0.44%) WAP
4 1 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.31%) Clustering
3 9 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.10%) CESG
5 4 (1.77%) Replication
5 4 (1.77%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.33%) Statistics
6 3 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.88%) AS400
8 1 (0.44%) Handset
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Open Source
8 1 (0.44%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.44%) Kindle
8 1 (0.44%) SystemC
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 117 (51.77%) Windows
2 34 (15.04%) Linux
3 33 (14.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (12.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (10.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (10.18%) UNIX
6 14 (6.19%) Windows 7
7 12 (5.31%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.21%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.33%) MVS
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.88%) Android
10 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.44%) SUSE
11 1 (0.44%) AIX
11 1 (0.44%) Solaris
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.35%) Information Security
2 35 (15.49%) Security Architecture
3 23 (10.18%) Risk Management
4 22 (9.73%) ITIL
5 21 (9.29%) E-Commerce
6 17 (7.52%) Project Management
7 15 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (4.42%) Service Management
9 8 (3.54%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (3.54%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.10%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (3.10%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (2.65%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (2.65%) Configuration Management
12 5 (2.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (2.21%) Load Balancing
12 5 (2.21%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (2.21%) Problem Management
12 5 (2.21%) Migration
12 5 (2.21%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.83%) SQL
2 7 (3.10%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.21%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.33%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (1.33%) ActionScript
4 3 (1.33%) REXX
4 3 (1.33%) JCL
5 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.88%) R
6 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.44%) VBScript
6 1 (0.44%) C
6 1 (0.44%) Java
6 1 (0.44%) Perl
6 1 (0.44%) Korn
6 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (18.58%) CISSP
2 37 (16.37%) CISM
3 30 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (11.06%) CCNA
5 21 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (6.64%) Degree
7 14 (6.19%) CCNP
8 12 (5.31%) VCP4
9 8 (3.54%) MCSE
10 6 (2.65%) MCSA
11 5 (2.21%) CEH
11 5 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.77%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.77%) Security+ Certification
13 3 (1.33%) CISA
13 3 (1.33%) MCP
13 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.88%) CCDA
15 1 (0.44%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (19.91%) PCI DSS
2 15 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.10%) SLA
4 5 (2.21%) QA
5 3 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (27.88%) Active Directory
2 51 (22.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (21.68%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.19%) XenApp
5 11 (4.87%) vSphere
6 7 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.65%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.77%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.33%) Firmware
11 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.44%) KVM
12 1 (0.44%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.44%) RACF
12 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.87%) SCCM
2 7 (3.10%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.21%) SCOM
3 5 (2.21%) WSUS
4 4 (1.77%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.33%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.33%) WMI
6 2 (0.88%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.88%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.44%) Control-M
7 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 86 (38.05%) VMware
2 83 (36.73%) Microsoft
3 80 (35.40%) Cisco
4 40 (17.70%) Citrix
5 23 (10.18%) HP
6 16 (7.08%) CheckPoint
7 13 (5.75%) Juniper
7 13 (5.75%) F5
8 11 (4.87%) SolarWinds
9 10 (4.42%) Dell
10 9 (3.98%) NetApp
11 8 (3.54%) IBM
12 7 (3.10%) Lotus
12 7 (3.10%) Red Hat
12 7 (3.10%) Google
12 7 (3.10%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.65%) Blue Coat
14 5 (2.21%) Cognizant
15 4 (1.77%) EMC
15 4 (1.77%) WatchGuard
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