The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 47 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 25 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.27% 4.23% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.53% 15.20% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 7
Average salary £55,000 £32,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.54% -7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £27,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 125 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.88% 27.84% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 117 120 35
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Leicestershire

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Firewall
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Leicester region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Leicester

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leicester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 36 (70.59%) PCI DSS
2 35 (68.63%) Wireless
3 30 (58.82%) CEH
4 28 (54.90%) GPEN
5 26 (50.98%) CISSP
5 26 (50.98%) VoIP
5 26 (50.98%) VPN
6 25 (49.02%) Security Testing
7 21 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (41.18%) CISMP
8 19 (37.25%) Open Source
8 19 (37.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 19 (37.25%) Information Management
8 19 (37.25%) Windows
8 19 (37.25%) OSCP
9 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
10 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
11 16 (31.37%) Cisco
11 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (31.37%) GWAPT
12 15 (29.41%) .NET
13 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
13 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (25.49%) IIS
15 12 (23.53%) C
15 12 (23.53%) Java
15 12 (23.53%) PHP
15 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 13 (25.49%) IIS
2 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) Lync
7 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (68.63%) Wireless
2 26 (50.98%) VoIP
2 26 (50.98%) VPN
3 10 (19.61%) SAN
3 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
3 10 (19.61%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (19.61%) NetScaler
4 9 (17.65%) DNS
5 7 (13.73%) WAN
6 6 (11.76%) LAN
7 4 (7.84%) EIGRP
7 4 (7.84%) DMVPN
8 3 (5.88%) Intranet
9 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Security Tester
1 18 (35.29%) Tester
1 18 (35.29%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (19.61%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Information Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Security Manager
5 4 (7.84%) IT Support
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Penetration Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) Classic ASP
2 3 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Open Source
2 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.96%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (19.61%) Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) UNIX
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Security Testing
2 21 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (37.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (37.25%) Information Management
4 12 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 12 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (13.73%) Security Management
6 6 (11.76%) Information Security
7 4 (7.84%) Network Design
7 4 (7.84%) Network Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.92%) CRM
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) Cyber Security
9 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.96%) High Availability
9 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.96%) Change Control
9 1 (1.96%) MOF
9 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) C
1 12 (23.53%) Java
1 12 (23.53%) PHP
1 12 (23.53%) Objective-C
2 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
3 7 (13.73%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (58.82%) CEH
2 28 (54.90%) GPEN
3 26 (50.98%) CISSP
4 21 (41.18%) CISMP
5 19 (37.25%) OSCP
6 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (31.37%) GWAPT
7 12 (23.53%) GIAC
8 11 (21.57%) CISM
9 10 (19.61%) CCNA
10 9 (17.65%) GCIA
10 9 (17.65%) GSEC
10 9 (17.65%) GCFW
10 9 (17.65%) GCWN
11 7 (13.73%) CISA
11 7 (13.73%) GCIH
11 7 (13.73%) OSCE
12 6 (11.76%) CCNP
13 5 (9.80%) CCIE
14 2 (3.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (70.59%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) vSphere
2 10 (19.61%) XenApp
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.96%) RACF
4 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Cisco
2 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (23.53%) VMware
4 10 (19.61%) HP
4 10 (19.61%) Dell
4 10 (19.61%) Citrix
4 10 (19.61%) SolarWinds
5 9 (17.65%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) IronPort