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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 41 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 33 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.58% 4.46% 4.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.97% 25.00% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 27
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £35,170
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +3.94%
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
118 168 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.39% 17.85% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 108 152 144
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +6 17 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Loughborough - 5 £27,500 - 1
Hinckley 0 1 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Melton Mowbray - 1 £18,000 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 42 (59.15%) PCI DSS
2 34 (47.89%) Wireless
3 32 (45.07%) Windows
4 31 (43.66%) Information Security
5 30 (42.25%) Security Architecture
6 29 (40.85%) CISSP
7 28 (39.44%) CISM
8 25 (35.21%) Active Directory
9 24 (33.80%) VMware
10 20 (28.17%) MS Excel
11 19 (26.76%) TCP/IP
11 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
11 19 (26.76%) Retail
11 19 (26.76%) Hyper-V
12 18 (25.35%) E-Commerce
13 17 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (22.54%) LAN
14 16 (22.54%) Risk Management
15 15 (21.13%) Legal
15 15 (21.13%) WAN
15 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (19.72%) DNS
16 14 (19.72%) SQL
17 13 (18.31%) Cisco
17 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
17 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (16.90%) Clustering
19 11 (15.49%) IIS
20 10 (14.08%) Dell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) IIS
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (28.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
1 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (47.89%) Wireless
2 19 (26.76%) TCP/IP
3 16 (22.54%) LAN
4 15 (21.13%) WAN
5 14 (19.72%) DNS
6 8 (11.27%) VPN
6 8 (11.27%) DHCP
7 7 (9.86%) Internet
8 5 (7.04%) SAN
9 3 (4.23%) VLAN
10 2 (2.82%) VoIP
11 1 (1.41%) FTP
11 1 (1.41%) SSL
11 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.41%) DMZ
11 1 (1.41%) BGP
11 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) MS Access
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
General
1 19 (26.76%) Retail
2 15 (21.13%) Legal
3 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.04%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (43.66%) Architect
2 29 (40.85%) Security Architect
3 21 (29.58%) Security Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Information Architect
4 11 (15.49%) Information Security Architect
5 9 (12.68%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Technical Support
6 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Administrator
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Tester
10 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.90%) Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) iSeries
3 1 (1.41%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.07%) Windows
2 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (12.68%) Linux
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.63%) Solaris
6 3 (4.23%) UNIX
7 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Information Security
2 30 (42.25%) Security Architecture
3 18 (25.35%) E-Commerce
4 16 (22.54%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.63%) Change Management
6 3 (4.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (4.23%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.82%) ITIL
7 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.82%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.41%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.41%) ERP
8 1 (1.41%) Project Management
8 1 (1.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.41%) Information Security Management
8 1 (1.41%) Security Management
8 1 (1.41%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.41%) Perl
3 1 (1.41%) RPG
3 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.41%) Korn
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 29 (40.85%) CISSP
2 28 (39.44%) CISM
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.04%) MCSE
5 4 (5.63%) MCP
5 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.23%) CCNA
7 2 (2.82%) MCSA
7 2 (2.82%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) CCDP
8 1 (1.41%) GCIH
8 1 (1.41%) CEH
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.41%) Degree
8 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) GWAPT
8 1 (1.41%) GPEN
8 1 (1.41%) OSCP
8 1 (1.41%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (59.15%) PCI DSS
2 8 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (35.21%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.76%) Hyper-V
3 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.45%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (5.63%) XenApp
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) VMware
2 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.31%) Cisco
4 10 (14.08%) Dell
4 10 (14.08%) Citrix
5 9 (12.68%) HP
6 5 (7.04%) IBM
7 4 (5.63%) EMC
8 2 (2.82%) NetApp
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle
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