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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 37 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.47% 1.04% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.36% 6.45% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 15
Average salary £55,000 £26,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+107.54% -14.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,300 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,550 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -1.15%
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
78 62 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.35% 16.19% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 74 59 75
Average salary £48,750 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.28% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £50,000
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 16 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leicester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 31 (70.45%) Wireless
2 30 (68.18%) CISSP
3 28 (63.64%) PCI DSS
4 23 (52.27%) VPN
5 19 (43.18%) VoIP
6 17 (38.64%) Security Testing
7 16 (36.36%) Information Security
7 16 (36.36%) CEH
7 16 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (36.36%) CISMP
7 16 (36.36%) CISM
7 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (34.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 15 (34.09%) Information Management
8 15 (34.09%) Open Source
8 15 (34.09%) GPEN
8 15 (34.09%) OSCP
9 14 (31.82%) Risk Management
9 14 (31.82%) Legal
10 13 (29.55%) GIAC
10 13 (29.55%) Objective-C
10 13 (29.55%) C
10 13 (29.55%) Java
10 13 (29.55%) PHP
10 13 (29.55%) .NET
10 13 (29.55%) Security Architecture
10 13 (29.55%) Ethical Hacking
11 12 (27.27%) WAN
12 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (20.45%) Cisco

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (70.45%) Wireless
2 23 (52.27%) VPN
3 19 (43.18%) VoIP
4 12 (27.27%) WAN
5 7 (15.91%) LAN
6 4 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 4 (9.09%) MPLS
7 3 (6.82%) EIGRP
7 3 (6.82%) DMVPN
8 2 (4.55%) Internet
9 1 (2.27%) SAN
9 1 (2.27%) BGP
9 1 (2.27%) DNS
9 1 (2.27%) DHCP
9 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (31.82%) Legal
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Architect
1 13 (29.55%) IT Security Architect
1 13 (29.55%) IT Architect
1 13 (29.55%) Security Architect
2 10 (22.73%) Tester
2 10 (22.73%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (22.73%) Security Tester
3 8 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Penetration Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Junior
8 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.27%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (34.09%) Open Source
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Security Testing
2 16 (36.36%) Information Security
2 16 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (34.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 15 (34.09%) Information Management
4 14 (31.82%) Risk Management
5 13 (29.55%) Security Architecture
5 13 (29.55%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL
7 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (4.55%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.55%) Network Design
8 2 (4.55%) Network Planning
8 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.55%) Project Management
9 1 (2.27%) MOF
9 1 (2.27%) Change Management
9 1 (2.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Objective-C
1 13 (29.55%) C
1 13 (29.55%) Java
1 13 (29.55%) PHP
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) CISSP
2 16 (36.36%) CEH
2 16 (36.36%) CISMP
2 16 (36.36%) CISM
3 15 (34.09%) GPEN
3 15 (34.09%) OSCP
4 13 (29.55%) GIAC
5 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (11.36%) CCNP
7 4 (9.09%) CCNA
8 3 (6.82%) CCIE
9 2 (4.55%) GWAPT
9 2 (4.55%) OSCE
9 2 (4.55%) GCIH
9 2 (4.55%) MCP
9 2 (4.55%) CISA
9 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (63.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) XenServer
4 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) HP
4 4 (9.09%) ProCurve
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) NEC
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) IronPort
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago