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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 50 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.22% 4.38% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 21.43% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 3
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +103.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
48 112 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 11.71% 20.44% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33 93 73
Average salary £40,500 £46,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.95% +22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) PCI DSS
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 12 (54.55%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) Cisco
4 11 (50.00%) SAN
4 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 10 (45.45%) HP
5 10 (45.45%) Dell
6 9 (40.91%) MCSE
6 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
6 9 (40.91%) MCP
6 9 (40.91%) IIS
6 9 (40.91%) Clustering
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (36.36%) Linux
8 7 (31.82%) EMC
8 7 (31.82%) IBM
8 7 (31.82%) WAN
8 7 (31.82%) Change Management
9 6 (27.27%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) MS Office
10 5 (22.73%) LAN
10 5 (22.73%) NetApp

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (40.91%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) SAN
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 7 (31.82%) WAN
4 5 (22.73%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
6 3 (13.64%) Internet
7 2 (9.09%) MPLS
7 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 2 (9.09%) SSL
7 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Legal
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Security Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Senior Security Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) IT Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Information Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Security Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security
2 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
2 4 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) MCP
1 9 (40.91%) MCSE
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CISM
2 4 (18.18%) CISSP
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCDP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) PCI DSS
2 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco
4 10 (45.45%) HP
4 10 (45.45%) Dell
5 7 (31.82%) EMC
5 7 (31.82%) IBM
6 5 (22.73%) NetApp
7 2 (9.09%) NEC
7 2 (9.09%) ProCurve
Leicester
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