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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 48 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.04% 3.39% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 14.29% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 7
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -22.01%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
40 98 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 10.36% 23.73% 21.78%
Number of salaries quoted 35 93 78
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 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 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) LogRhythm
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) CCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Xen
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) HSRP
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) RIP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Websense