The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 54 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.95% 3.05% 3.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 19.23% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 6
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
Firewall
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 78 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 11.88% 15.89% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 48 68 75
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,600 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Firewall
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Luton

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Luton region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Luton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 4 (50.00%) Websense
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) CCSE
4 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Terminal Server
1 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Websense
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) F5