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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.25% 3.75% 4.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.94% 22.22% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 28
Average salary £55,000 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,950 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £35,128
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
136 153 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.78% 16.87% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 127 140 147
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 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 March 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 +13 20 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Loughborough - 6 £27,500 -
Melton Mowbray - 1 £18,000 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 41 (56.94%) PCI DSS
2 37 (51.39%) Wireless
3 35 (48.61%) Information Security
4 34 (47.22%) Security Architecture
5 33 (45.83%) CISSP
6 32 (44.44%) CISM
7 30 (41.67%) Windows
8 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 23 (31.94%) VMware
10 20 (27.78%) Risk Management
10 20 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (26.39%) Legal
11 19 (26.39%) Retail
12 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 18 (25.00%) E-Commerce
13 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
14 15 (20.83%) LAN
15 14 (19.44%) WAN
15 14 (19.44%) DNS
15 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
15 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
16 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
16 13 (18.06%) SQL
17 12 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (15.28%) VPN
18 11 (15.28%) Cisco
18 11 (15.28%) Citrix
19 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
20 9 (12.50%) MS Office

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.72%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (51.39%) Wireless
2 15 (20.83%) LAN
3 14 (19.44%) WAN
3 14 (19.44%) DNS
4 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
5 11 (15.28%) VPN
6 8 (11.11%) Internet
7 7 (9.72%) DHCP
8 3 (4.17%) VLAN
9 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.39%) FTP
9 1 (1.39%) VoIP
9 1 (1.39%) SSL
9 1 (1.39%) SAN
9 1 (1.39%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) MS Access
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
General
1 19 (26.39%) Legal
1 19 (26.39%) Retail
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Architect
2 33 (45.83%) Security Architect
3 17 (23.61%) Security Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Information Architect
4 11 (15.28%) Information Security Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Technical Support
5 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Administrator
7 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Tester
9 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Penetration Tester
9 3 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) iSeries
3 1 (1.39%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.72%) Linux
5 6 (8.33%) UNIX
6 4 (5.56%) Solaris
7 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Information Security
2 34 (47.22%) Security Architecture
3 20 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 18 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.78%) ITIL
6 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.39%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.39%) ERP
7 1 (1.39%) Project Management
7 1 (1.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.39%) Information Security Management
7 1 (1.39%) Security Management
7 1 (1.39%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.39%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.39%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.39%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.39%) Korn
4 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.39%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.39%) Perl
4 1 (1.39%) RPG
Qualifications
1 33 (45.83%) CISSP
2 32 (44.44%) CISM
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (1.39%) MCSA
4 1 (1.39%) GCIH
4 1 (1.39%) CEH
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) GWAPT
4 1 (1.39%) GPEN
4 1 (1.39%) OSCP
4 1 (1.39%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (56.94%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 12 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (6.94%) XenApp
6 1 (1.39%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) VMware
2 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.28%) Cisco
3 11 (15.28%) Citrix
4 5 (6.94%) HP
4 5 (6.94%) Dell
5 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle
6 1 (1.39%) NetApp
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) WatchGuard
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