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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 42 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.80% 5.45% 5.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.86% 23.08% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 27
Average salary £61,500 £55,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.81% +30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £37,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
58 91 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 14.68% 23.64% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 47 83 153
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 5 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leicester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
3 15 (51.72%) Linux
4 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
5 13 (44.83%) Cisco
6 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
7 9 (31.03%) VoIP
8 8 (27.59%) WAN
8 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
8 8 (27.59%) LAN
8 8 (27.59%) MySQL
8 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 8 (27.59%) CCNP
8 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (27.59%) Wireless
8 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
9 7 (24.14%) F5
9 7 (24.14%) VMware
9 7 (24.14%) Security Management
9 7 (24.14%) IBM
9 7 (24.14%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (20.69%) Web Filtering
10 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
10 6 (20.69%) Citrix
10 6 (20.69%) IVR
10 6 (20.69%) NetApp
10 6 (20.69%) Lync
10 6 (20.69%) vSphere

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) Lync
3 4 (13.79%) IIS
4 3 (10.34%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) IBM PureFlex
2 5 (17.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) VoIP
2 8 (27.59%) LAN
2 8 (27.59%) WAN
2 8 (27.59%) Wireless
3 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (17.24%) Network Security
4 5 (17.24%) VPN
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (13.79%) NX-OS
5 4 (13.79%) SSL
6 3 (10.34%) HTTP
6 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
6 3 (10.34%) SAN
6 3 (10.34%) SMTP
7 2 (6.90%) NAS
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.45%) MPLS
8 1 (3.45%) OSPF
8 1 (3.45%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
2 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) IBM Storage Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Security Penetration Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Security Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Storage Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Tester
5 4 (13.79%) VMware Architect
6 2 (6.90%) IT Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) IVR
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
3 15 (51.72%) Linux
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (17.24%) CentOS
6 3 (10.34%) Debian
6 3 (10.34%) Unix
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
2 7 (24.14%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (24.14%) Security Management
3 6 (20.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (20.69%) Web Filtering
4 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Presales
5 4 (13.79%) Information Management
5 4 (13.79%) Network Management
5 4 (13.79%) Open Source
5 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.79%) Security Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (10.34%) High Availability
6 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.34%) Network Security Management
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) CCNP
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
2 4 (13.79%) CEH
2 4 (13.79%) CREST Certified
2 4 (13.79%) GCIH
2 4 (13.79%) GPEN
2 4 (13.79%) GWAPT
2 4 (13.79%) OSCE
2 4 (13.79%) OSCP
3 3 (10.34%) MCP
3 3 (10.34%) MCSE
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
1 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
2 13 (44.83%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) F5
3 7 (24.14%) IBM
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) Fortinet
4 6 (20.69%) MobileIron
4 6 (20.69%) NetApp
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle
5 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
5 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
6 4 (13.79%) Meraki
7 2 (6.90%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) Dell
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) Verint