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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 33 38 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.21% 1.03% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 6.52% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
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
28 46 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 11.34% 15.86% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 43 98
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 23 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Luton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) BGP
5 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (25.00%) Websense
5 2 (25.00%) IPsec
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) SMTP
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) Windows

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (12.50%) ATM
4 1 (12.50%) ISDN
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) PBX
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (12.50%) GPG13
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) Squid
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Websense
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) 3Com
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Mitel
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
4 1 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Lumesse