The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 41 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.36% 1.35% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 6.33% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 9
Average salary £55,000 £27,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+103.70% +1.88%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 79 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.33% 21.29% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 93 77 63
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Leicestershire

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 25 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leicester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 36 (75.00%) Wireless
2 33 (68.75%) CISSP
2 33 (68.75%) PCI DSS
3 30 (62.50%) VoIP
3 30 (62.50%) VPN
4 27 (56.25%) CEH
5 26 (54.17%) Security Testing
6 25 (52.08%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (52.08%) CISMP
6 25 (52.08%) GPEN
7 23 (47.92%) OSCP
7 23 (47.92%) Information Management
7 23 (47.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 23 (47.92%) Open Source
8 21 (43.75%) Ethical Hacking
8 21 (43.75%) C
8 21 (43.75%) Java
8 21 (43.75%) PHP
8 21 (43.75%) .NET
8 21 (43.75%) GIAC
8 21 (43.75%) Objective-C
9 13 (27.08%) Cisco
9 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (25.00%) WAN
11 10 (20.83%) Information Security
11 10 (20.83%) CISM
12 9 (18.75%) Risk Management
13 8 (16.67%) Legal
14 7 (14.58%) CCNP
14 7 (14.58%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) Lync
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (75.00%) Wireless
2 30 (62.50%) VoIP
2 30 (62.50%) VPN
3 12 (25.00%) WAN
4 7 (14.58%) LAN
5 4 (8.33%) MPLS
5 4 (8.33%) DMVPN
5 4 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.25%) DNS
6 3 (6.25%) SAN
7 2 (4.17%) Internet
7 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.08%) BGP
8 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (16.67%) Legal
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Tester
1 19 (39.58%) Penetration Tester
1 19 (39.58%) Security Tester
2 10 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) IT Security Architect
3 7 (14.58%) IT Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Security Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Penetration Test Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Sales Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Open Source
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
1 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Security Testing
2 25 (52.08%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (47.92%) Information Management
3 23 (47.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 21 (43.75%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (20.83%) Information Security
6 9 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
8 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.33%) Network Design
8 4 (8.33%) Network Planning
9 3 (6.25%) ITIL
10 2 (4.17%) Project Management
10 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
11 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
11 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
11 1 (2.08%) Change Management
11 1 (2.08%) CRM
11 1 (2.08%) MOF
11 1 (2.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) C
1 21 (43.75%) Java
1 21 (43.75%) PHP
1 21 (43.75%) Objective-C
2 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (68.75%) CISSP
2 27 (56.25%) CEH
3 25 (52.08%) CISMP
3 25 (52.08%) GPEN
4 23 (47.92%) OSCP
5 21 (43.75%) GIAC
6 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (20.83%) CISM
8 7 (14.58%) CCNP
9 6 (12.50%) CCNA
10 5 (10.42%) CCIE
11 4 (8.33%) GWAPT
12 2 (4.17%) CISA
12 2 (4.17%) MCP
12 2 (4.17%) GCIA
12 2 (4.17%) GSEC
12 2 (4.17%) GCFW
12 2 (4.17%) GCIH
12 2 (4.17%) GCWN
12 2 (4.17%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (68.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) XenApp
2 3 (6.25%) vSphere
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.08%) XenServer
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco
2 7 (14.58%) HP
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) VMware
5 4 (8.33%) ProCurve
6 3 (6.25%) Dell
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix
7 2 (4.17%) NEC
7 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.17%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.08%) IronPort
8 1 (2.08%) SAP
8 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
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