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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 57 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.71% 1.79% 3.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.83% 10.77% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 14
Average salary £37,500 £38,600 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.84% +4.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,700 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
120 65 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 17.12% 16.62% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 113 62 89
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -9.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,858 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 18 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Northampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (90.00%) Cisco
2 42 (84.00%) Active Directory
3 41 (82.00%) VMware
4 40 (80.00%) ITIL
4 40 (80.00%) Hyper-V
4 40 (80.00%) DNS
5 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
6 38 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (76.00%) MS Exchange
7 37 (74.00%) DHCP
7 37 (74.00%) CCNA
7 37 (74.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 36 (72.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (72.00%) MCSA
8 36 (72.00%) Windows
9 31 (62.00%) TCP/IP
10 30 (60.00%) Retail
11 27 (54.00%) SQL Server
12 23 (46.00%) ITIL V3
13 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (24.00%) MCSE
14 5 (10.00%) HP
15 4 (8.00%) VoIP
15 4 (8.00%) WAN
15 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (8.00%) WSUS
15 4 (8.00%) Office 365
16 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
16 3 (6.00%) SQL
16 3 (6.00%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (76.00%) MS Exchange
2 37 (74.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (80.00%) DNS
2 37 (74.00%) DHCP
3 31 (62.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.00%) VoIP
4 4 (8.00%) WAN
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.00%) SAN
6 2 (4.00%) Wireless
6 2 (4.00%) LAN
7 1 (2.00%) PABX
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.00%) Network Security
7 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.00%) VPN
7 1 (2.00%) MGCP
7 1 (2.00%) MPLS
7 1 (2.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (54.00%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Network Analyst
1 15 (30.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Network Manager
4 8 (16.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Network Support
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.00%) Information Specialist
8 1 (2.00%) IT Support
8 1 (2.00%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (2.00%) Deployment Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
4 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (80.00%) ITIL
2 23 (46.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (6.00%) Migration
4 2 (4.00%) Information Security
4 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.00%) SIEM
5 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.00%) Time Management
5 1 (2.00%) Network Design
5 1 (2.00%) Project Management
5 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (76.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (74.00%) CCNA
3 36 (72.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (72.00%) MCSA
4 12 (24.00%) MCSE
5 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) CCDA
6 1 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CISSP
6 1 (2.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 40 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) WSUS
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) SCOM
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.00%) Nessus
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (90.00%) Cisco
2 41 (82.00%) VMware
3 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) F5
6 1 (2.00%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.00%) Veeam
6 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.00%) Juniper
6 1 (2.00%) Dell
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.00%) Sophos
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