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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 34 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 36 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 6.67% 1.91% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.16% 9.52% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 6
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
149 105 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 27.59% 20.08% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81 101 84
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £24,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Northampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 55 (79.71%) MySQL
1 55 (79.71%) Linux
1 55 (79.71%) Apache
1 55 (79.71%) E-Commerce
1 55 (79.71%) DNS
1 55 (79.71%) Ubuntu
2 54 (78.26%) Incident Management
2 54 (78.26%) Problem Management
3 49 (71.01%) SQL
3 49 (71.01%) Replication
4 47 (68.12%) DevOps
5 46 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
6 44 (63.77%) Java
7 35 (50.72%) Apache Solr
7 35 (50.72%) hybris
8 16 (23.19%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (11.59%) Cisco
10 6 (8.70%) CCNP
10 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
10 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (8.70%) LAN
10 6 (8.70%) WAN
10 6 (8.70%) Windows
10 6 (8.70%) VPN
10 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
10 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
11 5 (7.25%) VMware
12 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 55 (79.71%) Apache
2 35 (50.72%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (79.71%) DNS
2 6 (8.70%) LAN
2 6 (8.70%) VPN
2 6 (8.70%) WAN
3 4 (5.80%) MPLS
3 4 (5.80%) OSPF
3 4 (5.80%) Wireless
4 3 (4.35%) ADSL
4 3 (4.35%) VLAN
5 2 (2.90%) BGP
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (1.45%) DSL
6 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.45%) L2TP
6 1 (1.45%) LLU
6 1 (1.45%) PPP
6 1 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.45%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (79.71%) MySQL
General
1 1 (1.45%) Finance
1 1 (1.45%) Law
1 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Analyst
2 23 (33.33%) DBA
3 20 (28.99%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 19 (27.54%) MySQL DBA
4 19 (27.54%) Operations Analyst
5 15 (21.74%) Database Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Administrator
6 6 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (8.70%) Linux Support
7 5 (7.25%) Server Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.35%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Network Support
10 2 (2.90%) Cisco Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (71.01%) Replication
2 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 55 (79.71%) Linux
1 55 (79.71%) Ubuntu
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (79.71%) E-Commerce
2 54 (78.26%) Incident Management
2 54 (78.26%) Problem Management
3 47 (68.12%) DevOps
4 46 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
5 16 (23.19%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.35%) Network Management
7 2 (2.90%) Fault Management
7 2 (2.90%) ITIL
7 2 (2.90%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.45%) Case Management
8 1 (1.45%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (1.45%) Data Security
8 1 (1.45%) Email Filtering
8 1 (1.45%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.45%) Project Management
8 1 (1.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) SQL
2 44 (63.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) CCNP
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.80%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (5.80%) XenApp
3 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
3 4 (5.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) hybris
2 8 (11.59%) Cisco
3 5 (7.25%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) AppSense
4 4 (5.80%) Citrix
5 3 (4.35%) Juniper
6 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.90%) F5
6 2 (2.90%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.45%) Meraki
7 1 (1.45%) Nokia