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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 63 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.66% 4.03% 4.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.47% 23.33% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 29
Average salary £32,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.81% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
76 150 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.46% 17.26% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 56 129 103
Average salary £32,000 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.72% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 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 27 August 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 -15 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Coalville - 2 £27,000 -
Melton Mowbray - 1 £35,000 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
3 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) WAN
5 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (36.36%) PCI DSS
6 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 12 (36.36%) LAN
6 12 (36.36%) Linux
6 12 (36.36%) SAN
7 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (27.27%) HP
8 9 (27.27%) Dell
8 9 (27.27%) MCSE
8 9 (27.27%) MCP
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
9 8 (24.24%) IBM
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (21.21%) EMC
10 7 (21.21%) IIS
10 7 (21.21%) Retail
10 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 7 (21.21%) Change Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (21.21%) IIS
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
2 13 (39.39%) WAN
3 12 (36.36%) LAN
3 12 (36.36%) SAN
4 6 (18.18%) VPN
5 5 (15.15%) DNS
5 5 (15.15%) Wireless
6 4 (12.12%) BGP
6 4 (12.12%) DHCP
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (9.09%) OSPF
7 3 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
8 2 (6.06%) Internet
8 2 (6.06%) MPLS
8 2 (6.06%) VoIP
9 1 (3.03%) FTP
9 1 (3.03%) SSL
9 1 (3.03%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Security Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Security Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Security Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) EPoS
4 1 (3.03%) iSeries
4 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) Solaris
5 3 (9.09%) CentOS
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Change Management
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.12%) Information Security
3 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) RPG
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (27.27%) MCP
2 9 (27.27%) MCSE
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (15.15%) CCNA
5 4 (12.12%) CCNP
6 3 (9.09%) CISSP
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (9.09%) CISM
7 2 (6.06%) MCSA
8 1 (3.03%) CCDP
8 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) HP
3 9 (27.27%) Dell
4 8 (24.24%) IBM
5 7 (21.21%) EMC
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) NetApp
7 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) NEC
8 2 (6.06%) ProCurve
8 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.03%) McAfee
9 1 (3.03%) Juniper
9 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
9 1 (3.03%) Veeam
9 1 (3.03%) Trend Micro
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