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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 92 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 91 115 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.48% 3.33% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.17% 17.77% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 83 99 86
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,600 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
530 647 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.44% 18.76% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 450 568 438
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,250 £60,000
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +7 29 £43,750 +9.37% 4
Nottinghamshire -6 28 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Northamptonshire -17 18 £37,500 - 1
Derbyshire -3 11 £27,500 -38.88%
Lincolnshire +2 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 88 (46.07%) Windows
1 88 (46.07%) Cisco
2 78 (40.84%) Microsoft
3 75 (39.27%) VMware
4 65 (34.03%) Active Directory
5 59 (30.89%) Hyper-V
6 56 (29.32%) Wireless
7 55 (28.80%) MS Exchange
8 52 (27.23%) Cisco Certification
9 48 (25.13%) VPN
9 48 (25.13%) DNS
10 46 (24.08%) TCP/IP
11 45 (23.56%) CISSP
12 44 (23.04%) WAN
12 44 (23.04%) SQL Server
12 44 (23.04%) ITIL
13 43 (22.51%) Information Security
14 42 (21.99%) CCNA
15 40 (20.94%) Retail
16 39 (20.42%) PCI DSS
17 37 (19.37%) Microsoft Certification
18 36 (18.85%) DHCP
19 35 (18.32%) CISM
19 35 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2010
19 35 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (15.18%) LAN
21 28 (14.66%) SAN
22 26 (13.61%) MCSA
23 25 (13.09%) VoIP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 55 (28.80%) MS Exchange
2 35 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.14%) IIS
5 5 (2.62%) Apache
5 5 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.57%) Lync
6 3 (1.57%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 17 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.76%) Office 365
2 3 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.57%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (29.32%) Wireless
2 48 (25.13%) VPN
2 48 (25.13%) DNS
3 46 (24.08%) TCP/IP
4 44 (23.04%) WAN
5 36 (18.85%) DHCP
6 29 (15.18%) LAN
7 28 (14.66%) SAN
8 25 (13.09%) VoIP
9 16 (8.38%) MPLS
10 13 (6.81%) Network Security
10 13 (6.81%) Internet
11 11 (5.76%) BGP
12 10 (5.24%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (4.71%) OSPF
14 8 (4.19%) VLAN
15 7 (3.66%) NAS
15 7 (3.66%) iSCSI
16 6 (3.14%) IP Telephony
16 6 (3.14%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.62%) MySQL
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Ant
1 1 (0.52%) Subversion
1 1 (0.52%) Maven
1 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.52%) Build Forge
1 1 (0.52%) Hudson
1 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (20.94%) Retail
2 21 (10.99%) Legal
3 10 (5.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.09%) Finance
5 3 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Billing
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (17.80%) Architect
2 33 (17.28%) Analyst
3 29 (15.18%) Security Architect
4 26 (13.61%) Network Engineer
5 22 (11.52%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 16 (8.38%) Network Analyst
6 16 (8.38%) IT Architect
6 16 (8.38%) IT Security Architect
7 12 (6.28%) IT Support
8 11 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (5.76%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.76%) Consultant
9 10 (5.24%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (4.71%) Security Tester
10 9 (4.71%) Tester
10 9 (4.71%) Technical Support
10 9 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (4.71%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.71%) .NET
2 4 (2.09%) LAMP
3 2 (1.05%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.33%) Open Source
3 11 (5.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.09%) CLARiiON
4 4 (2.09%) Clustering
5 3 (1.57%) CESG
5 3 (1.57%) Replication
5 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.05%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.52%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.52%) CCTV
7 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 88 (46.07%) Windows
2 21 (10.99%) Linux
3 18 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.24%) Windows 8
7 9 (4.71%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.66%) UNIX
9 6 (3.14%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.09%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.05%) AIX
12 1 (0.52%) SUSE
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.04%) ITIL
2 43 (22.51%) Information Security
3 24 (12.57%) Risk Management
4 20 (10.47%) Security Architecture
5 16 (8.38%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (7.33%) ITIL V3
7 13 (6.81%) Information Management
7 13 (6.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 13 (6.81%) Security Testing
8 12 (6.28%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.71%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (4.19%) Migration
12 7 (3.66%) Project Management
13 6 (3.14%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.14%) SIEM
14 5 (2.62%) Business Continuity
15 4 (2.09%) Load Balancing
15 4 (2.09%) Kalman Filter
15 4 (2.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.85%) SQL
2 12 (6.28%) PHP
3 10 (5.24%) C
3 10 (5.24%) Java
4 9 (4.71%) Objective-C
5 4 (2.09%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.57%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.57%) Perl
7 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.52%) R
7 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (27.23%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (23.56%) CISSP
3 42 (21.99%) CCNA
4 37 (19.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (18.32%) CISM
6 26 (13.61%) MCSA
7 17 (8.90%) CCNP
8 13 (6.81%) CEH
8 13 (6.81%) CISMP
8 13 (6.81%) GPEN
8 13 (6.81%) OSCP
9 10 (5.24%) Security Cleared
10 9 (4.71%) SC Cleared
10 9 (4.71%) GIAC
11 8 (4.19%) MCSE
12 7 (3.66%) CISA
12 7 (3.66%) Degree
13 5 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (2.09%) GCIH
14 4 (2.09%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (20.42%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.14%) SLA
3 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (34.03%) Active Directory
2 59 (30.89%) Hyper-V
3 35 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.71%) vSphere
5 8 (4.19%) XenApp
6 4 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.05%) KVM
7 2 (1.05%) XenServer
7 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (4.19%) SCOM
2 7 (3.66%) SCCM
3 5 (2.62%) WSUS
4 4 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.09%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.05%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 88 (46.07%) Cisco
2 78 (40.84%) Microsoft
3 75 (39.27%) VMware
4 21 (10.99%) HP
5 17 (8.90%) Citrix
6 14 (7.33%) CheckPoint
7 12 (6.28%) Juniper
8 10 (5.24%) NetApp
9 8 (4.19%) Red Hat
9 8 (4.19%) Symantec
9 8 (4.19%) F5
10 6 (3.14%) Oracle
10 6 (3.14%) Dell
11 5 (2.62%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.62%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.09%) Aruba
12 4 (2.09%) WatchGuard
12 4 (2.09%) EMC
12 4 (2.09%) ArcSight
12 4 (2.09%) Meru Networks
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
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Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + Negotiable, Car
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Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £480000 per annum + car, pen
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Leicester
Outsourcery
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicester
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Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago