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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 34 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.72% 4.75% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.08% 19.31% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 19
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
146 202 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.36% 24.60% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 129 190 108
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +16 21 £55,000 +26.43% 5
Loughborough - 5 £27,500 - 1
Hinckley +2 1 £28,000 -3.44%
Coalville - 1 £28,000 -
Lutterworth - 1 £22,500 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (55.07%) PCI DSS
2 36 (52.17%) Wireless
3 32 (46.38%) Information Security
3 32 (46.38%) Security Architecture
4 31 (44.93%) CISM
4 31 (44.93%) CISSP
5 29 (42.03%) Windows
6 27 (39.13%) VMware
7 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
8 24 (34.78%) Risk Management
8 24 (34.78%) Legal
8 24 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
10 20 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
12 15 (21.74%) LAN
12 15 (21.74%) WAN
13 13 (18.84%) VPN
13 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
13 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
13 13 (18.84%) Retail
14 12 (17.39%) MS Office
14 12 (17.39%) DNS
14 12 (17.39%) Cisco
15 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
15 11 (15.94%) Linux
15 11 (15.94%) Internet
16 9 (13.04%) Citrix
16 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
17 8 (11.59%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) IIS
3 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (52.17%) Wireless
2 15 (21.74%) LAN
2 15 (21.74%) WAN
3 13 (18.84%) VPN
4 12 (17.39%) DNS
5 11 (15.94%) Internet
6 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.35%) SAN
7 3 (4.35%) DHCP
7 3 (4.35%) VLAN
8 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.45%) NetScreen
9 1 (1.45%) VoIP
9 1 (1.45%) SSL
9 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 24 (34.78%) Legal
2 13 (18.84%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Architect
2 31 (44.93%) Security Architect
3 13 (18.84%) Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Support Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Technical Support
4 10 (14.49%) Security Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) IT Architect
5 9 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) IT Security Architect
6 8 (11.59%) Information Architect
6 8 (11.59%) Technical Support Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Information Security Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.35%) Tester
9 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Linux
3 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.25%) UNIX
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Information Security
1 32 (46.38%) Security Architecture
2 24 (34.78%) Risk Management
3 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.70%) ITIL
5 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.90%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (2.90%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.45%) Project Management
7 1 (1.45%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.45%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.45%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) Korn
4 1 (1.45%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 31 (44.93%) CISM
1 31 (44.93%) CISSP
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) MCSA
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.45%) CEH
4 1 (1.45%) GCIH
4 1 (1.45%) GWAPT
4 1 (1.45%) GPEN
4 1 (1.45%) OSCP
4 1 (1.45%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (55.07%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.59%) XenApp
5 2 (2.90%) vSphere
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
1 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) VMware
2 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.39%) Cisco
4 9 (13.04%) Citrix
5 5 (7.25%) HP
6 4 (5.80%) Dell
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle
7 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.45%) Lotus
8 1 (1.45%) Apple
8 1 (1.45%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.45%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.45%) Open-E
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