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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 55 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.12% 1.04% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.88% 6.41% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 3
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +69.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £42,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
101 78 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 17.88% 16.28% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 96 73 69
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
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 26 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Northampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (45.83%) DNS
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco
5 11 (45.83%) CCNA
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (41.67%) DHCP
6 10 (41.67%) VMware
7 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) MCSA
8 8 (33.33%) ITIL
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (29.17%) Retail
10 5 (20.83%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (20.83%) QA
10 5 (20.83%) Information Security
11 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.67%) Service Management
12 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (12.50%) CCNP
13 2 (8.33%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 11 (45.83%) DNS
3 10 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (20.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (8.33%) MPLS
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) PBX
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) AS400
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) CCNA
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (33.33%) MCSA
3 3 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CCDA
4 1 (4.17%) CCDP
4 1 (4.17%) CCSA
4 1 (4.17%) CCSE
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Lotus
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR