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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 39 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.71% 4.33% 4.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 19.53% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 16
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
80 128 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.82% 22.18% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74 117 115
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +12.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,428 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leicester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (62.16%) PCI DSS
2 20 (54.05%) Wireless
3 19 (51.35%) Risk Management
3 19 (51.35%) Information Security
3 19 (51.35%) Legal
3 19 (51.35%) Security Architecture
3 19 (51.35%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (48.65%) CISM
4 18 (48.65%) CISSP
5 15 (40.54%) Windows
6 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.03%) VMware
8 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (21.62%) Clustering
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco
10 7 (18.92%) VPN
10 7 (18.92%) LAN
10 7 (18.92%) WAN
10 7 (18.92%) SQL
10 7 (18.92%) IIS
10 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
11 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (16.22%) Linux
12 5 (13.51%) UNIX
12 5 (13.51%) HP
12 5 (13.51%) Dell
12 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (18.92%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Wireless
2 7 (18.92%) LAN
2 7 (18.92%) WAN
2 7 (18.92%) VPN
3 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) VLAN
4 3 (8.11%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) DNS
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 19 (51.35%) Legal
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Architect
2 19 (51.35%) Security Architect
3 11 (29.73%) Information Security Architect
3 11 (29.73%) Information Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.41%) IT Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
4 5 (13.51%) UNIX
5 4 (10.81%) Solaris
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Information Security
1 19 (51.35%) Risk Management
1 19 (51.35%) Security Architecture
2 2 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL
2 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.70%) Project Management
3 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
3 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) Korn
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) CISSP
1 18 (48.65%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (62.16%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
1 10 (27.03%) VMware
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) HP
3 5 (13.51%) Dell
4 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
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