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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 34 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.78% 0.66% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 4.08% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £45,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £51,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
33 49 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.67% 16.23% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 83
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £26,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £54,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Luton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) CCNP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (25.00%) Juniper
7 3 (25.00%) Websense
7 3 (25.00%) F5
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) OSPF
7 3 (25.00%) BGP
7 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) SMTP
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
1 7 (58.33%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) OSPF
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (25.00%) SMTP
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) xDSL
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) ATM
5 2 (16.67%) ISDN
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) SecurID
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCDP
4 1 (8.33%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) Squid
3 1 (8.33%) Xen
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) Websense
4 3 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Brocade
5 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 2 (16.67%) Aruba
5 2 (16.67%) BT
5 2 (16.67%) 3Com
5 2 (16.67%) Veritas
5 2 (16.67%) Lotus
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Mitel
6 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat