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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 53 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.97% 3.13% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.89% 16.03% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 26
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 £25,450 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,900 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 131 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.35% 19.55% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 131 126 99
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +14 24 £57,500 +112.96% 3
Lutterworth - 6 £32,250 -
Hinckley - 1 £30,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £31,500 - 1
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 46 (58.23%) Wireless
2 39 (49.37%) PCI DSS
3 38 (48.10%) VPN
3 38 (48.10%) CISSP
4 34 (43.04%) VoIP
5 32 (40.51%) CEH
6 30 (37.97%) GPEN
7 29 (36.71%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (36.71%) CISMP
7 29 (36.71%) Security Testing
8 27 (34.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 27 (34.18%) Open Source
8 27 (34.18%) OSCP
9 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
10 24 (30.38%) C
10 24 (30.38%) Java
10 24 (30.38%) PHP
10 24 (30.38%) .NET
10 24 (30.38%) Windows
10 24 (30.38%) GIAC
10 24 (30.38%) Objective-C
10 24 (30.38%) Information Management
10 24 (30.38%) Ethical Hacking
11 23 (29.11%) Active Directory
12 20 (25.32%) VMware
13 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
14 17 (21.52%) MS Exchange
14 17 (21.52%) Cisco
14 17 (21.52%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (20.25%) DNS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (21.52%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.92%) IIS
3 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.33%) Lync
6 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.80%) Apache
8 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (58.23%) Wireless
2 38 (48.10%) VPN
3 34 (43.04%) VoIP
4 16 (20.25%) DNS
5 14 (17.72%) WAN
6 13 (16.46%) DHCP
7 10 (12.66%) TCP/IP
7 10 (12.66%) SAN
8 9 (11.39%) LAN
9 4 (5.06%) MPLS
9 4 (5.06%) EIGRP
9 4 (5.06%) VLAN
9 4 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (5.06%) DMVPN
10 3 (3.80%) NetScaler
10 3 (3.80%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (3.80%) SSH
10 3 (3.80%) NetScreen
10 3 (3.80%) DMZ
10 3 (3.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (20.25%) Retail
2 7 (8.86%) Legal
3 3 (3.80%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Tester
2 20 (25.32%) Penetration Tester
2 20 (25.32%) Security Tester
3 11 (13.92%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Network Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Architect
5 8 (10.13%) Security Architect
5 8 (10.13%) IT Architect
5 8 (10.13%) IT Security Architect
6 7 (8.86%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Technical Support
7 6 (7.59%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) IT Support
8 5 (6.33%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Server Support
9 4 (5.06%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Security Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.18%) Open Source
2 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.59%) Smartcard
4 3 (3.80%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Windows
2 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (11.39%) Linux
4 8 (10.13%) Windows XP
4 8 (10.13%) Windows Vista
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Penetration Testing
1 29 (36.71%) Security Testing
2 27 (34.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 24 (30.38%) Information Management
3 24 (30.38%) Ethical Hacking
4 14 (17.72%) Information Security
5 13 (16.46%) Risk Management
6 6 (7.59%) ITIL
6 6 (7.59%) Security Architecture
6 6 (7.59%) Software Deployment
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.06%) Project Management
7 4 (5.06%) Network Design
7 4 (5.06%) Network Planning
8 3 (3.80%) Change Control
8 3 (3.80%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.53%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) C
1 24 (30.38%) Java
1 24 (30.38%) PHP
1 24 (30.38%) Objective-C
2 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (48.10%) CISSP
2 32 (40.51%) CEH
3 30 (37.97%) GPEN
4 29 (36.71%) CISMP
5 27 (34.18%) OSCP
6 24 (30.38%) GIAC
7 17 (21.52%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (15.19%) CISM
9 10 (12.66%) CCNA
10 8 (10.13%) CCNP
11 7 (8.86%) Degree
12 6 (7.59%) GWAPT
13 5 (6.33%) CCIE
14 3 (3.80%) GCIA
14 3 (3.80%) GSEC
14 3 (3.80%) GCFW
14 3 (3.80%) GCIH
14 3 (3.80%) GCWN
14 3 (3.80%) CISA
14 3 (3.80%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (49.37%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.59%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (29.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.13%) vSphere
5 5 (6.33%) XenApp
6 3 (3.80%) Samba
6 3 (3.80%) NFS
6 3 (3.80%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.53%) XenServer
8 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.27%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.27%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
2 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.32%) VMware
3 17 (21.52%) Cisco
4 11 (13.92%) HP
5 7 (8.86%) Citrix
6 4 (5.06%) Dell
6 4 (5.06%) ProCurve
7 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.80%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.80%) Open-E
8 2 (2.53%) NEC
9 1 (1.27%) Altiris
9 1 (1.27%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.27%) IronPort
9 1 (1.27%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle
9 1 (1.27%) SAP
9 1 (1.27%) NetApp
9 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.27%) Symantec
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + on call payments
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (avg 15%) + share option
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Entegraty
Salary: From £17,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago