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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 53 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 25 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.15% 4.65% 4.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.33% 26.83% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 30
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £40,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
123 123 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.51% 17.32% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 108 115 119
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £27,523 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +26 19 £55,000 +43.79% 2
Loughborough +2 3 £29,500 -41.00% 1
Lutterworth - 2 £26,500 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 41 (56.94%) Wireless
2 35 (48.61%) CISSP
3 33 (45.83%) PCI DSS
4 27 (37.50%) Windows
4 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 26 (36.11%) VPN
6 23 (31.94%) Active Directory
7 21 (29.17%) VMware
7 21 (29.17%) Information Security
8 20 (27.78%) Risk Management
8 20 (27.78%) CISM
8 20 (27.78%) VoIP
9 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (25.00%) Open Source
10 18 (25.00%) GPEN
10 18 (25.00%) OSCP
10 18 (25.00%) Security Testing
10 18 (25.00%) CEH
10 18 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 18 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (25.00%) CISMP
11 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
11 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
11 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (20.83%) Retail
12 15 (20.83%) Information Management
12 15 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
12 15 (20.83%) Legal
12 15 (20.83%) GIAC
12 15 (20.83%) Objective-C

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.11%) IIS
4 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.94%) Lync
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (56.94%) Wireless
2 26 (36.11%) VPN
3 20 (27.78%) VoIP
4 13 (18.06%) WAN
5 11 (15.28%) DNS
6 10 (13.89%) DHCP
7 9 (12.50%) SAN
8 8 (11.11%) LAN
9 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 5 (6.94%) Internet
11 4 (5.56%) MPLS
11 4 (5.56%) IP Telephony
11 4 (5.56%) NetScreen
11 4 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (2.78%) DMVPN
12 2 (2.78%) EIGRP
12 2 (2.78%) iSCSI
13 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.39%) NAS
13 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (20.83%) Legal
1 15 (20.83%) Retail
2 1 (1.39%) Billing
2 1 (1.39%) Local Government
2 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Architect
1 16 (22.22%) IT Architect
1 16 (22.22%) Security Architect
1 16 (22.22%) IT Security Architect
2 13 (18.06%) Support Engineer
3 12 (16.67%) Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Tester
5 9 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
5 9 (12.50%) Security Tester
6 8 (11.11%) Technical Support
7 7 (9.72%) Network Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Server Support
8 6 (8.33%) IT Support
9 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Security Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (25.00%) Open Source
3 6 (8.33%) Smartcard
3 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (37.50%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.89%) Windows XP
4 9 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.17%) Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Information Security
2 20 (27.78%) Risk Management
3 18 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 18 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 18 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (20.83%) Information Management
4 15 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
5 14 (19.44%) Security Architecture
6 7 (9.72%) ITIL
7 6 (8.33%) Software Deployment
8 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.17%) Project Management
9 3 (4.17%) Supplier Management
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (2.78%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.78%) Security Management
11 1 (1.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) C
1 15 (20.83%) Java
1 15 (20.83%) PHP
1 15 (20.83%) Objective-C
2 6 (8.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (48.61%) CISSP
2 20 (27.78%) CISM
3 18 (25.00%) CEH
3 18 (25.00%) CISMP
3 18 (25.00%) GPEN
3 18 (25.00%) OSCP
4 15 (20.83%) GIAC
5 10 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (9.72%) Degree
7 6 (8.33%) CCNA
8 5 (6.94%) CCNP
9 3 (4.17%) GWAPT
9 3 (4.17%) OSCE
9 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.17%) CISA
9 3 (4.17%) GCIH
10 2 (2.78%) MCP
10 2 (2.78%) CCIE
11 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (45.83%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.72%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.33%) vSphere
5 3 (4.17%) XenApp
6 2 (2.78%) XenServer
6 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (29.17%) VMware
3 11 (15.28%) Cisco
4 9 (12.50%) HP
5 5 (6.94%) Citrix
6 4 (5.56%) ProCurve
6 4 (5.56%) Open-E
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle
8 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.78%) NEC
9 1 (1.39%) NetApp
9 1 (1.39%) Lotus
9 1 (1.39%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.39%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.39%) IronPort
9 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.39%) Symantec
9 1 (1.39%) Sophos
9 1 (1.39%) SAP
9 1 (1.39%) Dell
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