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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 78 74 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 107 137 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.98% 3.81% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.62% 18.29% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 96 119 72
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £26,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,750
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
519 749 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.44% 20.83% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 449 640 416
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Nottinghamshire +3 39 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Leicestershire +13 37 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Northamptonshire -9 22 £37,500 - 2
Derbyshire -8 6 £28,750 -28.12% 3
Lincolnshire +4 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (47.40%) Windows
2 79 (41.15%) Cisco
3 73 (38.02%) Microsoft
4 72 (37.50%) VMware
5 56 (29.17%) Active Directory
6 55 (28.65%) Wireless
7 52 (27.08%) WAN
8 51 (26.56%) MS Exchange
9 50 (26.04%) VPN
10 47 (24.48%) Hyper-V
11 45 (23.44%) Information Security
12 44 (22.92%) TCP/IP
12 44 (22.92%) CISSP
12 44 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
12 44 (22.92%) PCI DSS
13 43 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (21.88%) DNS
15 37 (19.27%) LAN
15 37 (19.27%) ITIL
15 37 (19.27%) Retail
16 36 (18.75%) CISM
16 36 (18.75%) CCNA
16 36 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (17.71%) SQL Server
18 30 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
18 30 (15.63%) Linux
19 27 (14.06%) DHCP
20 25 (13.02%) VoIP
20 25 (13.02%) Risk Management
21 24 (12.50%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 51 (26.56%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.69%) IIS
4 6 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.60%) Apache
5 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.56%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.56%) Lync
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 23 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.13%) Office 365
2 4 (2.08%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (28.65%) Wireless
2 52 (27.08%) WAN
3 50 (26.04%) VPN
4 44 (22.92%) TCP/IP
5 42 (21.88%) DNS
6 37 (19.27%) LAN
7 27 (14.06%) DHCP
8 25 (13.02%) VoIP
9 24 (12.50%) SAN
10 15 (7.81%) Internet
11 13 (6.77%) MPLS
11 13 (6.77%) Network Security
12 12 (6.25%) NAS
13 10 (5.21%) VLAN
13 10 (5.21%) BGP
14 8 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
15 6 (3.13%) iSCSI
15 6 (3.13%) IP Telephony
16 5 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.65%) MySQL
3 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.52%) DB2
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Ant
1 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.52%) Subversion
1 1 (0.52%) Maven
1 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.52%) Build Forge
1 1 (0.52%) Hudson
1 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (19.27%) Retail
2 22 (11.46%) Legal
3 11 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.65%) Finance
5 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Billing
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (19.27%) Analyst
2 32 (16.67%) Architect
3 31 (16.15%) Network Engineer
4 30 (15.63%) Security Architect
5 22 (11.46%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.33%) IT Architect
6 16 (8.33%) IT Security Architect
7 15 (7.81%) Support Analyst
8 13 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.77%) Technical Analyst
9 12 (6.25%) Technical Support
10 11 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (5.73%) Network Analyst
10 11 (5.73%) Tester
10 11 (5.73%) Penetration Tester
11 10 (5.21%) Consultant
11 10 (5.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (5.21%) Security Tester
12 9 (4.69%) IT Support
12 9 (4.69%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.17%) .NET
2 5 (2.60%) LAMP
3 2 (1.04%) COM
3 2 (1.04%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) WAP
4 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.77%) Open Source
3 12 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.08%) CLARiiON
4 4 (2.08%) Clustering
5 3 (1.56%) CESG
5 3 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.56%) Replication
6 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) CCTV
7 1 (0.52%) AS400
7 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 91 (47.40%) Windows
2 30 (15.63%) Linux
3 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (7.81%) UNIX
6 14 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.73%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.69%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.60%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.04%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.52%) Android
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.52%) SUSE
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.44%) Information Security
2 37 (19.27%) ITIL
3 25 (13.02%) Risk Management
4 24 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 17 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (8.85%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (7.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 13 (6.77%) Project Management
8 12 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.73%) Information Management
10 10 (5.21%) Security Testing
11 8 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (4.17%) ITIL V3
12 7 (3.65%) E-Commerce
13 6 (3.13%) Service Delivery
14 5 (2.60%) Service Management
14 5 (2.60%) Migration
15 4 (2.08%) Load Balancing
16 3 (1.56%) Network Load Balancing
16 3 (1.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.85%) SQL
2 11 (5.73%) PHP
3 9 (4.69%) C
3 9 (4.69%) Java
4 8 (4.17%) Objective-C
5 6 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.08%) Perl
7 2 (1.04%) R
8 1 (0.52%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.52%) Korn
8 1 (0.52%) Python
8 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (22.92%) CISSP
1 44 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (18.75%) CCNA
2 36 (18.75%) CISM
3 30 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (8.85%) MCSA
4 17 (8.85%) CCNP
5 12 (6.25%) CEH
5 12 (6.25%) GPEN
5 12 (6.25%) OSCP
6 11 (5.73%) CISMP
7 8 (4.17%) GIAC
8 7 (3.65%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.13%) Degree
9 6 (3.13%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.13%) CISA
10 4 (2.08%) GCIH
10 4 (2.08%) CCIE
10 4 (2.08%) GWAPT
10 4 (2.08%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (22.92%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.65%) SLA
2 7 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 56 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 47 (24.48%) Hyper-V
3 43 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.73%) XenApp
5 9 (4.69%) vSphere
6 6 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.04%) KVM
7 2 (1.04%) Firmware
8 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.17%) SCOM
2 7 (3.65%) SCCM
3 4 (2.08%) WSUS
4 3 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.04%) WMI
5 2 (1.04%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.04%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 79 (41.15%) Cisco
2 73 (38.02%) Microsoft
3 72 (37.50%) VMware
4 20 (10.42%) HP
4 20 (10.42%) Citrix
5 13 (6.77%) Juniper
6 11 (5.73%) CheckPoint
7 10 (5.21%) NetApp
8 9 (4.69%) F5
9 8 (4.17%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.13%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.13%) ProCurve
11 5 (2.60%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.60%) Oracle
11 5 (2.60%) Dell
12 4 (2.08%) EMC
12 4 (2.08%) Lotus
12 4 (2.08%) Google
12 4 (2.08%) Symantec
13 3 (1.56%) WatchGuard
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
Chesterfield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £4000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: 22 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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