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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 37 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.49% 3.85% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.25% 12.87% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 7
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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
80 171 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.11% 29.90% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 75 160 42
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,300 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leicester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (67.57%) Wireless
1 25 (67.57%) PCI DSS
2 24 (64.86%) CISSP
3 22 (59.46%) Risk Management
3 22 (59.46%) Information Security
3 22 (59.46%) Security Architecture
3 22 (59.46%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (59.46%) Legal
4 21 (56.76%) CISM
5 11 (29.73%) VPN
6 8 (21.62%) Linux
6 8 (21.62%) VMware
6 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
6 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (18.92%) Windows
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.51%) Cisco
8 5 (13.51%) UNIX
8 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
8 5 (13.51%) WAN
9 4 (10.81%) LAN
9 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
9 4 (10.81%) ITIL
10 3 (8.11%) MS Office
10 3 (8.11%) C
10 3 (8.11%) Java
10 3 (8.11%) Security Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Information Management
10 3 (8.11%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) Wireless
2 11 (29.73%) VPN
3 5 (13.51%) WAN
4 4 (10.81%) LAN
5 3 (8.11%) VoIP
6 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.41%) VLAN
6 2 (5.41%) Internet
7 1 (2.70%) MPLS
7 1 (2.70%) BGP
7 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.70%) DHCP
7 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.70%) DNS
7 1 (2.70%) SSL
7 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (59.46%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Architect
2 22 (59.46%) Security Architect
3 13 (35.14%) IT Architect
3 13 (35.14%) IT Security Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Security Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Information Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Risk Management
1 22 (59.46%) Information Security
1 22 (59.46%) Security Architecture
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) Information Management
3 3 (8.11%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Security Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Change Control
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.11%) C
2 3 (8.11%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) PHP
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.70%) Korn
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Bourne shell
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) CISSP
2 21 (56.76%) CISM
3 3 (8.11%) GIAC
3 3 (8.11%) CEH
3 3 (8.11%) CISMP
3 3 (8.11%) GPEN
3 3 (8.11%) OSCP
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (67.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) VMware
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) ProCurve
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