The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 57 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.03% 4.09% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.90% 19.11% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 15
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
159 157 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.86% 21.42% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 145 144 77
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
East Midlands

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester 0 24 £55,000 +70.54% 1
Lutterworth - 6 £32,250 - 2
Hinckley +3 2 £37,500 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (48.72%) PCI DSS
2 37 (47.44%) Wireless
3 35 (44.87%) Windows
4 34 (43.59%) VPN
4 34 (43.59%) Active Directory
5 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
6 32 (41.03%) CEH
7 31 (39.74%) VoIP
8 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
8 30 (38.46%) GPEN
9 29 (37.18%) CISSP
10 27 (34.62%) Security Testing
11 25 (32.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 24 (30.77%) MS Exchange
13 23 (29.49%) CISMP
13 23 (29.49%) Penetration Testing
14 22 (28.21%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (26.92%) Open Source
15 21 (26.92%) OSCP
15 21 (26.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 21 (26.92%) IIS
15 21 (26.92%) DNS
16 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
17 19 (24.36%) VMware
17 19 (24.36%) Information Management
17 19 (24.36%) Cisco
18 17 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
18 17 (21.79%) .NET
19 16 (20.51%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 21 (26.92%) IIS
3 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.85%) Lync
7 3 (3.85%) Apache
8 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (47.44%) Wireless
2 34 (43.59%) VPN
3 31 (39.74%) VoIP
4 21 (26.92%) DNS
5 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
6 12 (15.38%) WAN
6 12 (15.38%) DHCP
7 11 (14.10%) LAN
7 11 (14.10%) SAN
8 10 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (12.82%) NetScaler
9 4 (5.13%) DMVPN
9 4 (5.13%) VLAN
9 4 (5.13%) Internet
9 4 (5.13%) EIGRP
10 3 (3.85%) DMZ
10 3 (3.85%) Intranet
10 3 (3.85%) FTP
10 3 (3.85%) HTTP
10 3 (3.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 25 (32.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (28.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Retail
3 4 (5.13%) Legal
4 3 (3.85%) Games
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Tester
2 18 (23.08%) Penetration Tester
2 18 (23.08%) Security Tester
3 16 (20.51%) Support Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) Security Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) IT Support
7 5 (6.41%) Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.13%) Information Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) .NET
2 3 (3.85%) Classic ASP
2 3 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Open Source
2 9 (11.54%) Smartcard
3 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.69%) Biometrics
4 3 (3.85%) Replication
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.87%) Windows
2 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (20.51%) Linux
4 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.56%) UNIX
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Security Testing
2 23 (29.49%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (26.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 19 (24.36%) Information Management
5 15 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 14 (17.95%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (12.82%) Security Management
8 9 (11.54%) Software Deployment
9 7 (8.97%) Information Security
9 7 (8.97%) ITIL
10 6 (7.69%) Identity Management
10 6 (7.69%) Cyber Security
11 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (5.13%) Network Design
12 4 (5.13%) Network Planning
13 3 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
13 3 (3.85%) Change Control
13 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
14 2 (2.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) C
1 14 (17.95%) Java
1 14 (17.95%) PHP
1 14 (17.95%) Objective-C
2 13 (16.67%) SQL
3 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (41.03%) CEH
2 30 (38.46%) GPEN
3 29 (37.18%) CISSP
4 23 (29.49%) CISMP
5 21 (26.92%) OSCP
6 17 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (20.51%) GWAPT
8 14 (17.95%) GIAC
9 11 (14.10%) CISM
9 11 (14.10%) CCNA
9 11 (14.10%) Degree
10 9 (11.54%) GCWN
10 9 (11.54%) GCIA
10 9 (11.54%) GSEC
10 9 (11.54%) GCFW
11 7 (8.97%) GCIH
11 7 (8.97%) CISA
11 7 (8.97%) OSCE
12 6 (7.69%) CCNP
12 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (48.72%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.95%) XenApp
3 12 (15.38%) vSphere
4 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.85%) XenServer
6 3 (3.85%) NFS
6 3 (3.85%) Samba
7 2 (2.56%) RACF
8 1 (1.28%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.28%) WSUS
3 1 (1.28%) SCOM
3 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.36%) Cisco
2 19 (24.36%) VMware
3 14 (17.95%) Citrix
3 14 (17.95%) HP
4 13 (16.67%) Dell
5 10 (12.82%) SolarWinds
6 9 (11.54%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.85%) WatchGuard
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle
8 2 (2.56%) Symantec
9 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.28%) SAP
9 1 (1.28%) IronPort
9 1 (1.28%) Altiris
Lutterworth
Reynolds and Reynolds
Salary: 23-30K
Posted: 4 hours ago
Enderby, Leicestershire
Easy Web recruitment - Next Retail
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leicestershire
Kind Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, training, healthcare, excel
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum basic + bonus (avg 15%) + share option + pe
Posted: 5 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
IT Connections
Salary: to £32,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Markfield, Leicestershire
Macintosh UK
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago