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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 34 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.05% 4.85% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.09% 14.92% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 4
Average salary £55,000 £42,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% +0.59%
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
86 181 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 22.87% 32.50% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 77 170 49
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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 23 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leicester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 26 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 25 (64.10%) Wireless
3 24 (61.54%) Risk Management
3 24 (61.54%) Legal
3 24 (61.54%) Information Security
3 24 (61.54%) Security Architecture
3 24 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (58.97%) CISM
4 23 (58.97%) CISSP
5 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 12 (30.77%) VMware
7 11 (28.21%) Windows
8 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (23.08%) VPN
10 8 (20.51%) Linux
11 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
12 6 (15.38%) Clustering
12 6 (15.38%) Cisco
13 5 (12.82%) UNIX
13 5 (12.82%) LAN
13 5 (12.82%) WAN
13 5 (12.82%) SQL
13 5 (12.82%) ITIL
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (10.26%) IIS
14 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
14 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (10.26%) IIS
1 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) Wireless
2 9 (23.08%) VPN
3 5 (12.82%) LAN
3 5 (12.82%) WAN
4 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.69%) Internet
5 3 (7.69%) VLAN
6 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.13%) DNS
7 1 (2.56%) SAN
7 1 (2.56%) SSL
7 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 24 (61.54%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Architect
2 24 (61.54%) Security Architect
3 10 (25.64%) IT Architect
3 10 (25.64%) IT Security Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Information Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Information Security Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) UNIX
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Risk Management
1 24 (61.54%) Information Security
1 24 (61.54%) Security Architecture
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (5.13%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
1 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) Korn
3 1 (2.56%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) CISM
1 23 (58.97%) CISSP
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
1 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) VMware
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
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