The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 44 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 35 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.08% 4.01% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.82% 26.67% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 30
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +32.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Firewall
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 105 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.45% 15.04% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 120 102 114
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,350 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Leicestershire region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Firewall
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +25 26 £55,000 +107.54% 2
Lutterworth - 2 £26,500 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 44 (58.67%) Wireless
2 38 (50.67%) CISSP
3 36 (48.00%) PCI DSS
4 31 (41.33%) VPN
5 29 (38.67%) VoIP
6 24 (32.00%) Windows
6 24 (32.00%) CEH
6 24 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
6 24 (32.00%) CISMP
6 24 (32.00%) Security Testing
7 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
8 22 (29.33%) Active Directory
8 22 (29.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 22 (29.33%) Open Source
8 22 (29.33%) GPEN
8 22 (29.33%) OSCP
9 19 (25.33%) Information Management
9 19 (25.33%) Ethical Hacking
9 19 (25.33%) GIAC
9 19 (25.33%) Objective-C
9 19 (25.33%) VMware
9 19 (25.33%) .NET
9 19 (25.33%) C
9 19 (25.33%) Java
9 19 (25.33%) PHP
10 18 (24.00%) Information Security
11 17 (22.67%) Risk Management
11 17 (22.67%) CISM
11 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
12 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.67%) IIS
4 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.67%) Lync
6 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (58.67%) Wireless
2 31 (41.33%) VPN
3 29 (38.67%) VoIP
4 14 (18.67%) WAN
5 11 (14.67%) DHCP
5 11 (14.67%) DNS
6 9 (12.00%) LAN
7 8 (10.67%) SAN
8 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.33%) IP Telephony
9 4 (5.33%) MPLS
9 4 (5.33%) EIGRP
9 4 (5.33%) NetScreen
9 4 (5.33%) DMVPN
9 4 (5.33%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (2.67%) Internet
11 1 (1.33%) BGP
11 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (20.00%) Retail
2 12 (16.00%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Tester
2 15 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 15 (20.00%) Security Tester
3 13 (17.33%) IT Security Architect
3 13 (17.33%) IT Architect
3 13 (17.33%) Security Architect
3 13 (17.33%) Architect
4 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) Analyst
6 10 (13.33%) Network Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Technical Support
7 7 (9.33%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) IT Support
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Server Support
10 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Open Source
2 6 (8.00%) Smartcard
2 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 9 (12.00%) Windows Vista
5 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.00%) Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
1 24 (32.00%) Security Testing
2 22 (29.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (25.33%) Information Management
3 19 (25.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 18 (24.00%) Information Security
5 17 (22.67%) Risk Management
6 11 (14.67%) Security Architecture
7 8 (10.67%) ITIL
8 6 (8.00%) Software Deployment
9 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.33%) Network Design
9 4 (5.33%) Network Planning
10 3 (4.00%) Supplier Management
10 3 (4.00%) Project Management
10 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (2.67%) Performance Improvement
11 2 (2.67%) Change Control
11 2 (2.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.33%) C
1 19 (25.33%) Java
1 19 (25.33%) PHP
1 19 (25.33%) Objective-C
2 5 (6.67%) SQL
3 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (50.67%) CISSP
2 24 (32.00%) CISMP
2 24 (32.00%) CEH
3 22 (29.33%) GPEN
3 22 (29.33%) OSCP
4 19 (25.33%) GIAC
5 17 (22.67%) CISM
6 14 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (10.67%) CCNP
8 7 (9.33%) CCNA
8 7 (9.33%) Degree
9 5 (6.67%) CCIE
10 3 (4.00%) GCIH
10 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (4.00%) CISA
10 3 (4.00%) GWAPT
10 3 (4.00%) OSCE
11 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.67%) MCP
11 2 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (48.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.33%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (29.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.33%) vSphere
5 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.67%) XenApp
6 2 (2.67%) XenServer
7 1 (1.33%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.33%) WSUS
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
1 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.33%) VMware
3 14 (18.67%) Cisco
4 9 (12.00%) HP
5 4 (5.33%) Citrix
5 4 (5.33%) ProCurve
5 4 (5.33%) Open-E
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle
7 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.67%) NEC
8 1 (1.33%) NetApp
8 1 (1.33%) Lotus
8 1 (1.33%) Altiris
8 1 (1.33%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.33%) IronPort
8 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.33%) Symantec
8 1 (1.33%) Sophos
8 1 (1.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.33%) Dell
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