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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 46 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.05% 3.70% 4.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.49% 17.07% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 13
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
51 123 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 11.97% 21.69% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 41 107 102
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leicester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (67.65%) PCI DSS
2 21 (61.76%) Windows
3 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (44.12%) Hyper-V
4 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 15 (44.12%) VMware
4 15 (44.12%) Clustering
5 14 (41.18%) IIS
5 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 13 (38.24%) Cisco
6 13 (38.24%) Dell
7 12 (35.29%) HP
7 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 12 (35.29%) Wireless
7 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (32.35%) Security Architecture
8 11 (32.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (32.35%) Risk Management
8 11 (32.35%) CISM
8 11 (32.35%) Legal
8 11 (32.35%) Information Security
8 11 (32.35%) CISSP
9 10 (29.41%) Linux
10 8 (23.53%) MCSE
10 8 (23.53%) SQL
10 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (23.53%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (41.18%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 12 (35.29%) Wireless
3 8 (23.53%) SAN
4 7 (20.59%) LAN
4 7 (20.59%) WAN
5 4 (11.76%) VPN
6 3 (8.82%) VLAN
7 2 (5.88%) DNS
7 2 (5.88%) Internet
8 1 (2.94%) SSL
8 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (32.35%) Legal
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Architect
2 11 (32.35%) Information Security Architect
2 11 (32.35%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Information Architect
2 11 (32.35%) Security Architect
2 11 (32.35%) Security Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Security Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Clustering
2 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (29.41%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Security Architecture
1 11 (32.35%) Risk Management
1 11 (32.35%) Information Security
2 7 (20.59%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) CISM
1 11 (32.35%) CISSP
2 8 (23.53%) MCSE
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (20.59%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) CCDP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (67.65%) PCI DSS
2 11 (32.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (44.12%) Hyper-V
3 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
1 15 (44.12%) VMware
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) Dell
3 12 (35.29%) HP
4 7 (20.59%) EMC
4 7 (20.59%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat