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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 99 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 88 112 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.41% 3.32% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.51% 17.95% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83 96 91
Average salary £37,500 £38,300 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,100 £27,535
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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
533 624 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.62% 18.51% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 451 544 452
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £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 21 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 21 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 +1 28 £40,000 - 4
Nottinghamshire -14 25 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Northamptonshire -21 18 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Derbyshire -9 11 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Lincolnshire 0 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 91 (47.64%) Windows
2 88 (46.07%) Cisco
3 82 (42.93%) Microsoft
4 78 (40.84%) VMware
5 69 (36.13%) Active Directory
6 62 (32.46%) Hyper-V
7 58 (30.37%) MS Exchange
8 55 (28.80%) Wireless
9 53 (27.75%) Cisco Certification
10 50 (26.18%) DNS
11 47 (24.61%) VPN
12 46 (24.08%) SQL Server
12 46 (24.08%) ITIL
13 45 (23.56%) TCP/IP
14 44 (23.04%) CCNA
14 44 (23.04%) CISSP
15 43 (22.51%) Retail
16 41 (21.47%) Information Security
16 41 (21.47%) WAN
17 39 (20.42%) DHCP
17 39 (20.42%) Microsoft Certification
18 38 (19.90%) PCI DSS
18 38 (19.90%) Exchange Server 2010
19 36 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
21 33 (17.28%) CISM
22 28 (14.66%) SAN
22 28 (14.66%) LAN
22 28 (14.66%) MCSA
23 26 (13.61%) VoIP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 58 (30.37%) MS Exchange
2 38 (19.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.66%) IIS
5 5 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.62%) Apache
5 5 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.57%) Lync
6 3 (1.57%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 18 (9.42%) 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 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.05%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (28.80%) Wireless
2 50 (26.18%) DNS
3 47 (24.61%) VPN
4 45 (23.56%) TCP/IP
5 41 (21.47%) WAN
6 39 (20.42%) DHCP
7 28 (14.66%) SAN
7 28 (14.66%) LAN
8 26 (13.61%) VoIP
9 15 (7.85%) 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 7 (3.66%) NAS
14 7 (3.66%) iSCSI
14 7 (3.66%) VLAN
15 6 (3.14%) IP Telephony
15 6 (3.14%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.09%) MySQL
4 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.52%) Build Forge
1 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.52%) Hudson
1 1 (0.52%) Ant
1 1 (0.52%) Maven
1 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 43 (22.51%) Retail
2 20 (10.47%) Legal
3 8 (4.19%) 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 35 (18.32%) Analyst
2 33 (17.28%) Architect
3 28 (14.66%) Security Architect
4 24 (12.57%) Network Engineer
5 23 (12.04%) Support Engineer
6 17 (8.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 17 (8.90%) Network Analyst
7 16 (8.38%) IT Architect
7 16 (8.38%) IT Security Architect
8 12 (6.28%) IT Support
9 11 (5.76%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
9 11 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (5.76%) Support Analyst
9 11 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.24%) Technical Support
10 10 (5.24%) Consultant
11 9 (4.71%) Security Tester
11 9 (4.71%) Tester
11 9 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (4.71%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.24%) .NET
2 4 (2.09%) LAMP
3 2 (1.05%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.85%) Open Source
3 11 (5.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.09%) CLARiiON
4 4 (2.09%) Clustering
5 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.57%) Smartcard
5 3 (1.57%) Replication
6 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.05%) CESG
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.52%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.52%) CCTV
7 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 91 (47.64%) Windows
2 21 (10.99%) Linux
3 18 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (7.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.71%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.71%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.66%) UNIX
7 7 (3.66%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.62%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.05%) AIX
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.08%) ITIL
2 41 (21.47%) Information Security
3 23 (12.04%) Risk Management
4 19 (9.95%) Security Architecture
5 16 (8.38%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (8.38%) ITIL V3
6 14 (7.33%) Security Testing
6 14 (7.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (7.33%) Information Management
7 12 (6.28%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (5.24%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (3.66%) Project Management
10 7 (3.66%) Migration
11 6 (3.14%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.62%) SIEM
12 5 (2.62%) Business Continuity
13 4 (2.09%) Load Balancing
13 4 (2.09%) Kalman Filter
14 3 (1.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.85%) SQL
2 13 (6.81%) PHP
3 11 (5.76%) C
3 11 (5.76%) Java
4 10 (5.24%) 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%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (27.75%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (23.04%) CCNA
2 44 (23.04%) CISSP
3 39 (20.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (17.28%) CISM
5 28 (14.66%) MCSA
6 16 (8.38%) CCNP
7 14 (7.33%) CEH
7 14 (7.33%) CISMP
7 14 (7.33%) GPEN
7 14 (7.33%) OSCP
8 10 (5.24%) GIAC
8 10 (5.24%) Security Cleared
9 9 (4.71%) SC Cleared
9 9 (4.71%) MCSE
10 8 (4.19%) Degree
11 6 (3.14%) CISA
12 5 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (2.09%) GCIH
13 4 (2.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (19.90%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.14%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (36.13%) Active Directory
2 62 (32.46%) Hyper-V
3 36 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.71%) vSphere
5 8 (4.19%) XenApp
6 4 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.05%) XenServer
7 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.05%) KVM
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%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.05%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 88 (46.07%) Cisco
2 82 (42.93%) Microsoft
3 78 (40.84%) VMware
4 20 (10.47%) HP
5 17 (8.90%) Citrix
6 13 (6.81%) CheckPoint
7 11 (5.76%) Juniper
8 10 (5.24%) NetApp
9 8 (4.19%) Symantec
9 8 (4.19%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.66%) F5
11 6 (3.14%) Oracle
11 6 (3.14%) Dell
12 4 (2.09%) WatchGuard
12 4 (2.09%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.09%) EMC
12 4 (2.09%) Aruba
12 4 (2.09%) ArcSight
12 4 (2.09%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.09%) Meru Networks
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 2 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + Negotiable, Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Roc Search
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £18k - 26k per year
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Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £480000 per annum + car, pen
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicester
Outsourcery
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
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Leicester
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Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
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