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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 100 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 79 91 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.12% 2.85% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.18% 17.43% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 74 88 104
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £49,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £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
557 522 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.91% 16.36% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 446 455 508
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 30 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Northamptonshire -8 23 £37,500 +38.88% 2
Derbyshire -11 12 £32,500 -12.16% 1
Nottinghamshire -33 6 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Lincolnshire +11 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 96 (45.28%) Cisco
2 94 (44.34%) Microsoft
3 92 (43.40%) Windows
4 83 (39.15%) Active Directory
5 81 (38.21%) VMware
6 77 (36.32%) MS Exchange
7 71 (33.49%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (29.72%) DNS
8 63 (29.72%) Hyper-V
9 62 (29.25%) Wireless
10 61 (28.77%) TCP/IP
11 57 (26.89%) CCNA
12 56 (26.42%) DHCP
12 56 (26.42%) SQL Server
13 55 (25.94%) Retail
14 54 (25.47%) ITIL
15 52 (24.53%) VPN
16 51 (24.06%) Exchange Server 2010
17 47 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 46 (21.70%) CISSP
19 45 (21.23%) WAN
20 42 (19.81%) PCI DSS
21 41 (19.34%) VoIP
22 39 (18.40%) MCSA
23 36 (16.98%) LAN
23 36 (16.98%) Information Security
24 29 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
25 27 (12.74%) ITIL V3
26 24 (11.32%) HP
26 24 (11.32%) CISM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 77 (36.32%) MS Exchange
2 51 (24.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.13%) IIS
4 11 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.83%) Apache
5 6 (2.83%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.83%) Lync
6 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.89%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.13%) Office 365
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (29.72%) DNS
2 62 (29.25%) Wireless
3 61 (28.77%) TCP/IP
4 56 (26.42%) DHCP
5 52 (24.53%) VPN
6 45 (21.23%) WAN
7 41 (19.34%) VoIP
8 36 (16.98%) LAN
9 23 (10.85%) SAN
10 16 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (7.08%) Network Security
12 13 (6.13%) MPLS
13 11 (5.19%) BGP
13 11 (5.19%) Internet
14 10 (4.72%) OSPF
14 10 (4.72%) EIGRP
15 9 (4.25%) Cisco PIX
16 6 (2.83%) IP Telephony
17 5 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
18 4 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.89%) MySQL
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (25.94%) Retail
2 13 (6.13%) Legal
3 5 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Finance
5 1 (0.47%) Local Government
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (17.45%) Analyst
2 26 (12.26%) Architect
3 25 (11.79%) Network Engineer
4 22 (10.38%) Support Engineer
4 22 (10.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 21 (9.91%) Security Architect
6 20 (9.43%) Network Analyst
7 16 (7.55%) Tester
7 16 (7.55%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 14 (6.60%) Security Tester
8 14 (6.60%) Penetration Tester
9 13 (6.13%) Security Engineer
9 13 (6.13%) IT Architect
9 13 (6.13%) IT Security Architect
10 11 (5.19%) IT Support
10 11 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (5.19%) Field Engineer
11 10 (4.72%) Field Service Engineer
11 10 (4.72%) Network Support
11 10 (4.72%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.49%) .NET
2 6 (2.83%) LAMP
3 4 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (0.47%) COM
4 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.32%) Open Source
2 13 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.83%) Smartcard
4 3 (1.42%) Replication
5 2 (0.94%) Clustering
5 2 (0.94%) NHS
5 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.47%) CCTV
6 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 92 (43.40%) Windows
2 23 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (6.60%) Linux
5 13 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (5.19%) Windows 7
6 11 (5.19%) Windows XP
7 9 (4.25%) Windows Vista
7 9 (4.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.47%) UNIX
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.47%) ITIL
2 36 (16.98%) Information Security
3 27 (12.74%) ITIL V3
4 24 (11.32%) Security Testing
4 24 (11.32%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (10.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 20 (9.43%) Information Management
7 18 (8.49%) Ethical Hacking
7 18 (8.49%) Risk Management
8 12 (5.66%) Security Architecture
9 11 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (5.19%) SIEM
10 9 (4.25%) Migration
11 8 (3.77%) Network Design
11 8 (3.77%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.83%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.83%) Software Deployment
12 6 (2.83%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (2.36%) Project Management
13 5 (2.36%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.85%) PHP
2 19 (8.96%) SQL
2 19 (8.96%) C
3 18 (8.49%) Java
3 18 (8.49%) Objective-C
4 6 (2.83%) Perl
4 6 (2.83%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.94%) Python
6 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (33.49%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (26.89%) CCNA
3 47 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (21.70%) CISSP
5 39 (18.40%) MCSA
6 24 (11.32%) CISM
6 24 (11.32%) CEH
6 24 (11.32%) CISMP
7 22 (10.38%) GPEN
7 22 (10.38%) OSCP
7 22 (10.38%) CCNP
8 19 (8.96%) MCSE
9 18 (8.49%) GIAC
10 15 (7.08%) SC Cleared
10 15 (7.08%) Security Cleared
11 14 (6.60%) Degree
12 9 (4.25%) CCIE
13 6 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.89%) GCIH
14 4 (1.89%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (19.81%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) COBIT
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 83 (39.15%) Active Directory
2 63 (29.72%) Hyper-V
3 29 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.19%) vSphere
5 5 (2.36%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.36%) XenApp
6 2 (0.94%) XenServer
6 2 (0.94%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.47%) KVM
7 1 (0.47%) IAG
7 1 (0.47%) UAG
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.47%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (5.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (3.30%) WSUS
3 6 (2.83%) SCCM
4 5 (2.36%) SCOM
5 4 (1.89%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.47%) Nessus
8 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.47%) Cacti
8 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.47%) Puppet
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 96 (45.28%) Cisco
2 94 (44.34%) Microsoft
3 81 (38.21%) VMware
4 24 (11.32%) HP
5 20 (9.43%) CheckPoint
6 17 (8.02%) Citrix
7 15 (7.08%) Symantec
8 10 (4.72%) McAfee
8 10 (4.72%) ArcSight
9 8 (3.77%) Juniper
10 6 (2.83%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.36%) NetApp
11 5 (2.36%) F5
12 4 (1.89%) Aruba
12 4 (1.89%) Meru Networks
12 4 (1.89%) Open-E
12 4 (1.89%) Dell
12 4 (1.89%) Oracle
12 4 (1.89%) ProCurve
12 4 (1.89%) Lotus
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