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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 43 38 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 28 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.91% 5.25% 4.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.35% 25.00% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 41
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
115 144 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.06% 20.99% 22.31%
Number of salaries quoted 98 130 179
Average salary £42,250 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -4 14 £68,000 +23.63%
Lutterworth +2 12 £35,000 +55.55%
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 30 (56.60%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
4 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
5 18 (33.96%) Cisco
6 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
7 16 (30.19%) IIS
7 16 (30.19%) SQL
8 15 (28.30%) Linux
8 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
9 14 (26.42%) Red Hat
9 14 (26.42%) Windows 7
10 13 (24.53%) CCNP
10 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (22.64%) Wireless
11 12 (22.64%) Smartcard
11 12 (22.64%) VoIP
11 12 (22.64%) VPN
11 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (22.64%) Degree
11 12 (22.64%) Software Deployment
12 11 (20.75%) PCI DSS
12 11 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (20.75%) LAN
12 11 (20.75%) WAN
13 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 10 (18.87%) Load Balancing
13 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (30.19%) IIS
2 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.32%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.66%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) IBM PureFlex
2 5 (9.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) VoIP
1 12 (22.64%) VPN
1 12 (22.64%) Wireless
2 11 (20.75%) LAN
2 11 (20.75%) WAN
3 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (9.43%) Network Security
5 5 (9.43%) NX-OS
6 4 (7.55%) Internet
6 4 (7.55%) SAN
6 4 (7.55%) SSL
7 3 (5.66%) HTTP
7 3 (5.66%) IP Telephony
7 3 (5.66%) SMTP
8 2 (3.77%) NAS
9 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.09%) MySQL
4 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.66%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.21%) Retail
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Support Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Active Directory Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Active Directory Support
2 12 (22.64%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Network Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Tester
4 8 (15.09%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (11.32%) Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) IBM Storage Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Security Penetration Tester
7 4 (7.55%) Security Tester
7 4 (7.55%) Storage Architect
7 4 (7.55%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Smartcard
2 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.32%) IVR
4 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
3 15 (28.30%) Linux
4 14 (26.42%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.43%) CentOS
7 3 (5.66%) Debian
7 3 (5.66%) Unix
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Software Deployment
2 11 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (18.87%) Load Balancing
3 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (13.21%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (13.21%) Network Management
4 7 (13.21%) Project Management
4 7 (13.21%) Security Management
5 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.32%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (11.32%) Web Filtering
6 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.43%) Presales
7 4 (7.55%) Information Management
7 4 (7.55%) Network Design
7 4 (7.55%) Open Source
7 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.55%) Security Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.66%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) CCNP
1 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (22.64%) Degree
3 4 (7.55%) CCNA
3 4 (7.55%) CEH
3 4 (7.55%) CREST Certified
3 4 (7.55%) GCIH
3 4 (7.55%) GPEN
3 4 (7.55%) GWAPT
3 4 (7.55%) OSCE
3 4 (7.55%) OSCP
4 3 (5.66%) MCP
4 3 (5.66%) MCSE
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.77%) CCIE
5 2 (3.77%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
1 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.96%) Cisco
3 14 (26.42%) Red Hat
4 8 (15.09%) VMware
5 7 (13.21%) F5
5 7 (13.21%) IBM
6 6 (11.32%) Citrix
6 6 (11.32%) Fortinet
6 6 (11.32%) MobileIron
6 6 (11.32%) NetApp
6 6 (11.32%) Palo Alto
6 6 (11.32%) SolarWinds
7 5 (9.43%) Meraki
7 5 (9.43%) Oracle
8 4 (7.55%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.77%) HP
9 2 (3.77%) IronPort
10 1 (1.89%) Avaya
10 1 (1.89%) Dell
10 1 (1.89%) EMC
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