The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 35 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 21 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.20% 4.09% 3.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 15.44% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 11
Average salary £55,000 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% +29.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 149 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.53% 26.51% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 79 139 96
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leicester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (71.05%) PCI DSS
2 24 (63.16%) Wireless
3 23 (60.53%) Risk Management
3 23 (60.53%) Legal
3 23 (60.53%) Information Security
3 23 (60.53%) Security Architecture
3 23 (60.53%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (57.89%) CISM
4 22 (57.89%) CISSP
5 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 12 (31.58%) Windows
7 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
7 11 (28.95%) VMware
8 9 (23.68%) Clustering
9 8 (21.05%) Cisco
9 8 (21.05%) VPN
9 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (18.42%) IIS
11 6 (15.79%) Linux
11 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
12 5 (13.16%) UNIX
12 5 (13.16%) HP
12 5 (13.16%) Dell
12 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
12 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (10.53%) VLAN
13 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (10.53%) Red Hat

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (18.42%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) Wireless
2 8 (21.05%) VPN
3 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.53%) Internet
4 4 (10.53%) VLAN
5 3 (7.89%) LAN
5 3 (7.89%) WAN
6 2 (5.26%) DNS
6 2 (5.26%) SSL
6 2 (5.26%) SAN
6 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 23 (60.53%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Architect
2 23 (60.53%) Security Architect
3 11 (28.95%) Information Security Architect
3 11 (28.95%) Information Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) IT Security Architect
5 5 (13.16%) IT Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (60.53%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.68%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Risk Management
1 23 (60.53%) Information Security
1 23 (60.53%) Security Architecture
2 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL
2 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.63%) Project Management
3 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
3 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) CISSP
1 22 (57.89%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (71.05%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
1 11 (28.95%) VMware
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco
3 5 (13.16%) HP
3 5 (13.16%) Dell
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
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