The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Loughborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 8 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 12.82% 4.26% 8.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.67% 22.22% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Loughborough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Loughborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 30.77% 19.15% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 6
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Loughborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

Firewall
Salary Trend in Loughborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Loughborough region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Loughborough

Firewall
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Server Support
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco