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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 44 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 37 40 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.84% 4.46% 4.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.43% 18.10% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 24
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £46,250
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
140 221 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.32% 24.64% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 126 204 90
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +25 17 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Loughborough +9 6 £27,500 - 1
Coalville - 2 £32,750 -
Hinckley +5 1 £28,000 -38.79%
Lutterworth - 1 £22,500 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 35 (54.69%) Wireless
2 34 (53.13%) PCI DSS
3 30 (46.88%) CISSP
4 27 (42.19%) Information Security
4 27 (42.19%) Security Architecture
5 26 (40.63%) CISM
6 24 (37.50%) Windows
7 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
8 22 (34.38%) Risk Management
8 22 (34.38%) Legal
8 22 (34.38%) VMware
8 22 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (25.00%) VPN
11 15 (23.44%) WAN
11 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
12 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
12 14 (21.88%) LAN
13 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
14 12 (18.75%) MS Office
15 11 (17.19%) Linux
15 11 (17.19%) DNS
15 11 (17.19%) Retail
16 10 (15.63%) Cisco
16 10 (15.63%) Internet
17 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
17 8 (12.50%) XenApp
17 8 (12.50%) Citrix
17 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
18 7 (10.94%) Vulnerability Assessment

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.13%) Lync
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (54.69%) Wireless
2 16 (25.00%) VPN
3 15 (23.44%) WAN
4 14 (21.88%) LAN
5 11 (17.19%) DNS
6 10 (15.63%) Internet
7 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.81%) VoIP
8 4 (6.25%) DHCP
8 4 (6.25%) SAN
9 2 (3.13%) NetScreen
9 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.13%) VLAN
9 2 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.56%) MPLS
10 1 (1.56%) BGP
10 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
General
1 22 (34.38%) Legal
2 11 (17.19%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Billing
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Architect
2 26 (40.63%) Security Architect
3 13 (20.31%) IT Architect
3 13 (20.31%) Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) IT Security Architect
4 10 (15.63%) Support Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Technical Support
5 9 (14.06%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) Penetration Tester
7 7 (10.94%) Tester
8 6 (9.38%) Security Tester
9 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Administrator
10 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Security Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) UNIX
4 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Information Security
1 27 (42.19%) Security Architecture
2 22 (34.38%) Risk Management
3 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (10.94%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (7.81%) ITIL
6 4 (6.25%) Security Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Information Management
6 4 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (1.56%) Change Control
8 1 (1.56%) Change Management
8 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.56%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
1 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.25%) PHP
2 4 (6.25%) C
2 4 (6.25%) Java
2 4 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.56%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.56%) Korn
4 1 (1.56%) Perl
4 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (46.88%) CISSP
2 26 (40.63%) CISM
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.81%) CEH
4 5 (7.81%) GPEN
4 5 (7.81%) OSCP
5 4 (6.25%) CISMP
5 4 (6.25%) CCNA
5 4 (6.25%) GIAC
6 1 (1.56%) GCIH
6 1 (1.56%) MCSA
6 1 (1.56%) CCNP
6 1 (1.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) GWAPT
6 1 (1.56%) OSCE
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (53.13%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.50%) XenApp
4 3 (4.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
1 1 (1.56%) SCOM
1 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
4 8 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.69%) HP
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle
7 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.13%) Open-E
8 1 (1.56%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.56%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.56%) Apple
8 1 (1.56%) Lotus
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