The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 57 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.74% 3.96% 5.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.33% 27.78% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 20
Median salary £35,000 £61,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.08% +11.81%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
30 54 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.46% 14.25% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 87
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leicester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 41 (85.42%) LAN
2 29 (60.42%) CheckPoint
2 29 (60.42%) Retail
3 28 (58.33%) WAN
4 22 (45.83%) TCP/IP
4 22 (45.83%) ITIL
5 18 (37.50%) Supplier Management
6 17 (35.42%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (35.42%) Cisco
7 16 (33.33%) Network Security
8 15 (31.25%) Configuration Management
9 14 (29.17%) VMware
9 14 (29.17%) HP
9 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
10 13 (27.08%) Windows
10 13 (27.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (27.08%) Wireless
10 13 (27.08%) Coaching
11 12 (25.00%) SonicWALL
12 11 (22.92%) Back Office
12 11 (22.92%) Business Continuity
12 11 (22.92%) ITIL V3
13 10 (20.83%) vSphere
13 10 (20.83%) CommVault
14 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
14 9 (18.75%) MPLS
15 8 (16.67%) Dell
16 7 (14.58%) Motorola
16 7 (14.58%) Capacity Management
16 7 (14.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) IaaS
2 4 (8.33%) Office 365
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (85.42%) LAN
2 28 (58.33%) WAN
3 22 (45.83%) TCP/IP
4 16 (33.33%) Network Security
5 13 (27.08%) Wireless
6 9 (18.75%) MPLS
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.17%) LDAP
7 2 (4.17%) VoIP
7 2 (4.17%) VPN
8 1 (2.08%) BGP
8 1 (2.08%) IPsec
8 1 (2.08%) OSPF
8 1 (2.08%) SAN
8 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (60.42%) Retail
2 11 (22.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 18 (37.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 16 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 12 (25.00%) Analyst
4 12 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 11 (22.92%) Support Analyst
6 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Firewall Support
8 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) Network Support
8 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Administrator
10 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.08%) Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) ITIL
2 18 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 17 (35.42%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (31.25%) Configuration Management
5 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
6 13 (27.08%) Coaching
6 13 (27.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (22.92%) Business Continuity
7 11 (22.92%) ITIL V3
8 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 7 (14.58%) Capacity Management
10 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
10 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
11 1 (2.08%) Change Management
11 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.08%) Migration
11 1 (2.08%) Network Design
11 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Perl
1 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.42%) CCNP
3 3 (6.25%) CCNA
3 3 (6.25%) MCSA
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) MCITP
5 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) vSphere
2 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
3 1 (2.08%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) CheckPoint
2 17 (35.42%) Cisco
3 14 (29.17%) HP
3 14 (29.17%) VMware
4 12 (25.00%) SonicWALL
5 10 (20.83%) CommVault
6 8 (16.67%) Dell
7 7 (14.58%) Motorola
8 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.33%) Symantec
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle
11 1 (2.08%) Google
11 1 (2.08%) Juniper
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