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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 104 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 76 103 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.09% 3.17% 3.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.89% 18.69% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 73 97 110
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £56,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
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
547 551 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.02% 16.97% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 451 484 526
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 26 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Northamptonshire -9 25 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Nottinghamshire -30 10 £42,500 +19.17% 7
Derbyshire -22 9 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Lincolnshire +5 4 £32,500 -27.77%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 95 (45.02%) Windows
1 95 (45.02%) Microsoft
2 94 (44.55%) Cisco
3 82 (38.86%) Active Directory
3 82 (38.86%) VMware
4 77 (36.49%) MS Exchange
5 69 (32.70%) Hyper-V
6 65 (30.81%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (29.38%) DNS
8 61 (28.91%) TCP/IP
9 60 (28.44%) Wireless
10 56 (26.54%) SQL Server
11 54 (25.59%) ITIL
11 54 (25.59%) DHCP
12 52 (24.64%) CCNA
13 51 (24.17%) Retail
13 51 (24.17%) Exchange Server 2010
14 50 (23.70%) VPN
15 45 (21.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 44 (20.85%) WAN
16 44 (20.85%) CISSP
17 40 (18.96%) PCI DSS
18 38 (18.01%) Information Security
19 36 (17.06%) MCSA
20 35 (16.59%) VoIP
21 34 (16.11%) LAN
22 31 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
23 30 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
24 27 (12.80%) CISM
25 25 (11.85%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (36.49%) MS Exchange
2 51 (24.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (5.69%) IIS
4 7 (3.32%) Lync
4 7 (3.32%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.37%) Apache
7 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.42%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.16%) Office 365
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (29.38%) DNS
2 61 (28.91%) TCP/IP
3 60 (28.44%) Wireless
4 54 (25.59%) DHCP
5 50 (23.70%) VPN
6 44 (20.85%) WAN
7 35 (16.59%) VoIP
8 34 (16.11%) LAN
9 25 (11.85%) SAN
10 15 (7.11%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (6.16%) Internet
11 13 (6.16%) Network Security
12 12 (5.69%) MPLS
13 10 (4.74%) BGP
14 9 (4.27%) OSPF
15 8 (3.79%) EIGRP
16 7 (3.32%) Cisco PIX
17 6 (2.84%) IP Telephony
17 6 (2.84%) Cisco Nexus
18 5 (2.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (26.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.42%) MySQL
6 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (24.17%) Retail
2 16 (7.58%) Legal
3 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Billing
5 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (18.01%) Analyst
2 29 (13.74%) Architect
3 25 (11.85%) Network Engineer
4 24 (11.37%) Security Architect
5 23 (10.90%) Support Engineer
6 20 (9.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 18 (8.53%) Network Analyst
8 16 (7.58%) IT Architect
8 16 (7.58%) IT Security Architect
9 14 (6.64%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 12 (5.69%) Security Engineer
10 12 (5.69%) Tester
10 12 (5.69%) IT Support
11 11 (5.21%) Field Engineer
12 10 (4.74%) Field Service Engineer
12 10 (4.74%) Support Analyst
12 10 (4.74%) Penetration Tester
12 10 (4.74%) Security Tester
13 9 (4.27%) Network Support
13 9 (4.27%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.58%) .NET
2 5 (2.37%) LAMP
3 3 (1.42%) XML
4 1 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.95%) Open Source
3 12 (5.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.84%) Smartcard
5 3 (1.42%) Replication
5 3 (1.42%) Clustering
6 2 (0.95%) NHS
6 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.47%) CCTV
7 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 95 (45.02%) Windows
2 23 (10.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.69%) Linux
5 12 (5.69%) Windows 7
6 11 (5.21%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.74%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.27%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.47%) UNIX
9 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.59%) ITIL
2 38 (18.01%) Information Security
3 23 (10.90%) ITIL V3
4 21 (9.95%) Risk Management
5 20 (9.48%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (9.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (9.48%) Security Testing
6 18 (8.53%) Information Management
7 16 (7.58%) Ethical Hacking
8 15 (7.11%) Security Architecture
9 11 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.27%) SIEM
11 8 (3.79%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.79%) Migration
12 6 (2.84%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.84%) Software Deployment
12 6 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (2.37%) Mentoring
13 5 (2.37%) Business Continuity
13 5 (2.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.48%) PHP
2 18 (8.53%) SQL
3 17 (8.06%) C
4 16 (7.58%) Java
4 16 (7.58%) Objective-C
5 7 (3.32%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.90%) Perl
7 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (30.81%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (24.64%) CCNA
3 45 (21.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (20.85%) CISSP
5 36 (17.06%) MCSA
6 27 (12.80%) CISM
7 20 (9.48%) CEH
7 20 (9.48%) CISMP
7 20 (9.48%) GPEN
7 20 (9.48%) OSCP
8 19 (9.00%) CCNP
9 16 (7.58%) GIAC
10 15 (7.11%) MCSE
11 13 (6.16%) Security Cleared
11 13 (6.16%) SC Cleared
11 13 (6.16%) Degree
12 5 (2.37%) CCIE
13 4 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.90%) GCIH
13 4 (1.90%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (18.96%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) COBIT
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (38.86%) Active Directory
2 69 (32.70%) Hyper-V
3 31 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.27%) vSphere
5 5 (2.37%) XenApp
6 3 (1.42%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.95%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.95%) XenServer
7 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.95%) KVM
8 1 (0.47%) IAG
8 1 (0.47%) UAG
8 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (3.32%) SCCM
2 7 (3.32%) SCOM
3 6 (2.84%) WSUS
4 3 (1.42%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.47%) Cacti
6 1 (0.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 95 (45.02%) Microsoft
2 94 (44.55%) Cisco
3 82 (38.86%) VMware
4 23 (10.90%) HP
5 17 (8.06%) Citrix
5 17 (8.06%) CheckPoint
6 13 (6.16%) Symantec
7 10 (4.74%) Juniper
8 9 (4.27%) ArcSight
9 8 (3.79%) McAfee
10 6 (2.84%) NetApp
11 5 (2.37%) F5
11 5 (2.37%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.37%) Oracle
12 4 (1.90%) ProCurve
12 4 (1.90%) Aruba
12 4 (1.90%) Meru Networks
12 4 (1.90%) Open-E
13 3 (1.42%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.42%) Nokia
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