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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 54 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 21 42 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.00% 4.51% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.25% 24.42% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 19
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +48.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
80 172 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.43% 18.45% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 70 143 138
Average salary £40,250 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.20% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +4 13 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Loughborough +5 3 £27,500 -12.69%
Hinckley 0 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Melton Mowbray - 1 £18,000 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 29 (51.79%) Windows
3 25 (44.64%) Active Directory
3 25 (44.64%) Wireless
4 24 (42.86%) Information Security
5 23 (41.07%) CISSP
5 23 (41.07%) Security Architecture
6 22 (39.29%) VMware
6 22 (39.29%) CISM
7 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 21 (37.50%) Hyper-V
8 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
9 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
9 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (26.79%) Clustering
11 14 (25.00%) SQL
11 14 (25.00%) IIS
12 13 (23.21%) Cisco
12 13 (23.21%) Dell
12 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (21.43%) HP
13 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
13 12 (21.43%) Retail
13 12 (21.43%) Risk Management
13 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (19.64%) Legal
14 11 (19.64%) SDLC
15 10 (17.86%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) IaaS
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (44.64%) Wireless
2 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.86%) DNS
3 10 (17.86%) LAN
4 9 (16.07%) WAN
5 8 (14.29%) SAN
6 7 (12.50%) DHCP
7 4 (7.14%) VPN
8 3 (5.36%) Internet
8 3 (5.36%) VLAN
9 1 (1.79%) DMZ
9 1 (1.79%) BGP
9 1 (1.79%) SSL
9 1 (1.79%) VoIP
9 1 (1.79%) FTP
9 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MS Access
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (21.43%) Retail
2 11 (19.64%) Legal
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Architect
2 23 (41.07%) Security Architect
3 22 (39.29%) Security Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Information Architect
4 11 (19.64%) Information Security Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (1.79%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Clustering
2 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) iSeries
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (17.86%) Linux
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.14%) Solaris
6 2 (3.57%) UNIX
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Information Security
2 23 (41.07%) Security Architecture
3 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 12 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 11 (19.64%) SDLC
5 7 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.79%) Information Security Management
7 1 (1.79%) Security Management
7 1 (1.79%) Project Management
7 1 (1.79%) ERP
7 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.79%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.79%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.79%) RPG
3 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) CISSP
2 22 (39.29%) CISM
3 8 (14.29%) MCSE
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.50%) MCP
5 2 (3.57%) CCNP
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) CCNA
6 1 (1.79%) CCDP
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (44.64%) Active Directory
2 21 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.71%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.79%) RACF
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) VMware
2 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.21%) Cisco
3 13 (23.21%) Dell
4 12 (21.43%) HP
5 8 (14.29%) IBM
6 7 (12.50%) EMC
6 7 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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