The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 51 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.70% 1.09% 4.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.07% 5.33% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 13
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,550 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Firewall
Northamptonshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 75 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 16.82% 20.38% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 104 72 65
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Firewall
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Northampton

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Northampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 45 (88.24%) Cisco
2 42 (82.35%) DNS
2 42 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 41 (80.39%) ITIL
3 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
4 40 (78.43%) VMware
4 40 (78.43%) Hyper-V
5 39 (76.47%) DHCP
6 38 (74.51%) MS Exchange
6 38 (74.51%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (74.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (72.55%) CCNA
7 37 (72.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 36 (70.59%) Windows
8 36 (70.59%) MCSA
9 33 (64.71%) Retail
10 30 (58.82%) TCP/IP
11 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
11 26 (50.98%) ITIL V3
12 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (27.45%) MCSE
14 5 (9.80%) HP
15 4 (7.84%) SQL
15 4 (7.84%) VoIP
15 4 (7.84%) WAN
15 4 (7.84%) SAN
15 4 (7.84%) WSUS
15 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
16 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
16 3 (5.88%) Migration

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 38 (74.51%) MS Exchange
2 37 (72.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (82.35%) DNS
2 39 (76.47%) DHCP
3 30 (58.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.84%) VoIP
4 4 (7.84%) WAN
4 4 (7.84%) SAN
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.92%) LAN
5 2 (3.92%) Network Security
5 2 (3.92%) Wireless
5 2 (3.92%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) MPLS
6 1 (1.96%) MGCP
6 1 (1.96%) SSL
6 1 (1.96%) IPsec
6 1 (1.96%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.96%) PABX
6 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 33 (64.71%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 15 (29.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 15 (29.41%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 10 (19.61%) Network Manager
4 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Network Support
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
7 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Administrator
9 1 (1.96%) Field Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Security Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) DBA
9 1 (1.96%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Security Specialist
9 1 (1.96%) Server Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Replication
2 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (70.59%) Windows
2 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.96%) AIX
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) ITIL
2 26 (50.98%) ITIL V3
3 3 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (3.92%) Information Security
4 2 (3.92%) Network Design
4 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.96%) SIEM
5 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.96%) Process Improvement
5 1 (1.96%) Change Control
5 1 (1.96%) Cyber Security
5 1 (1.96%) Project Management
5 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.96%) Time Management
5 1 (1.96%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (74.51%) Cisco Certification
1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (72.55%) CCNA
3 36 (70.59%) MCSA
4 14 (27.45%) MCSE
5 2 (3.92%) MCP
5 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) CCIA
6 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.96%) MCITP
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
6 1 (1.96%) CCDA
6 1 (1.96%) CCA
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) COBIT
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 40 (78.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) XenServer
3 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) WSUS
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) Nessus
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) Cisco
2 41 (80.39%) Microsoft
3 40 (78.43%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) HP
5 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) Sophos
6 1 (1.96%) Wyse
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.96%) NETGEAR
6 1 (1.96%) Veeam
6 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.96%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
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