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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 48 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.36% 2.75% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 13.04% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 10
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.82%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
32 92 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.70% 21.05% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 83 73
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Luton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Websense

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) SSH
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Websense
3 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle