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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 48 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 29 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.30% 4.27% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.89% 19.44% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 4
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% +14.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £32,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £46,500 £58,450
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
112 144 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 16.59% 21.95% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83 131 79
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Northampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (55.36%) DNS
2 30 (53.57%) LAN
3 29 (51.79%) TCP/IP
4 26 (46.43%) WAN
5 25 (44.64%) DHCP
6 24 (42.86%) Law
7 23 (41.07%) ISPF
8 21 (37.50%) SCCM
9 19 (33.93%) Cisco
10 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
10 18 (32.14%) VoIP
10 18 (32.14%) HSRP
11 17 (30.36%) Spanning Tree
12 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 14 (25.00%) CCNP
12 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (23.21%) MPLS
13 13 (23.21%) SAN
13 13 (23.21%) Lync
14 12 (21.43%) OSPF
14 12 (21.43%) BGP
14 12 (21.43%) Internet
14 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
15 11 (19.64%) Windows
15 11 (19.64%) SSL
15 11 (19.64%) VPN
16 10 (17.86%) Wireless
16 10 (17.86%) VLAN
17 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (16.07%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (23.21%) Lync
2 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.14%) CICS
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.14%) JBoss
4 4 (7.14%) Confluence
5 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.57%) IIS
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (55.36%) DNS
2 30 (53.57%) LAN
3 29 (51.79%) TCP/IP
4 26 (46.43%) WAN
5 25 (44.64%) DHCP
6 18 (32.14%) VoIP
6 18 (32.14%) HSRP
7 17 (30.36%) Spanning Tree
8 13 (23.21%) SAN
8 13 (23.21%) MPLS
9 12 (21.43%) OSPF
9 12 (21.43%) BGP
9 12 (21.43%) Internet
10 11 (19.64%) SSL
10 11 (19.64%) VPN
11 10 (17.86%) Wireless
11 10 (17.86%) VLAN
12 9 (16.07%) WLAN
12 9 (16.07%) PBX
13 8 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) DB2
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Hudson
2 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 4 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 24 (42.86%) Law
2 4 (7.14%) Legal
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) Billing
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Network Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Technical Services Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 7 (12.50%) Network Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Environment Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Network Support
7 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Network Support Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (3.57%) Environment Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Network Team Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) ISPF
2 8 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) XML
3 4 (7.14%) Middleware
3 4 (7.14%) Java EE
3 4 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.36%) Kindle
2 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) IVR
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) UNIX
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (16.07%) Patch Management
2 6 (10.71%) Security Architecture
3 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
3 5 (8.93%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (7.14%) Workflow Management
4 4 (7.14%) Logistics
4 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 4 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.14%) Workflow
4 4 (7.14%) Migration
4 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.14%) People Management
4 4 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) COBOL
1 4 (7.14%) Java
1 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (7.14%) Perl
1 4 (7.14%) VB
1 4 (7.14%) Python
1 4 (7.14%) REXX
1 4 (7.14%) JCL
1 4 (7.14%) Ruby
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) CCNP
1 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.50%) CCNA
3 6 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (10.71%) Degree
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.93%) MCSE
5 4 (7.14%) VCP5
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) CCDA
6 1 (1.79%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.57%) SLA
4 1 (1.79%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.93%) vSphere
3 4 (7.14%) RACF
4 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (37.50%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.14%) CA Endevor
3 2 (3.57%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Cisco
2 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) VMware
4 6 (10.71%) F5
4 6 (10.71%) IBM
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle
5 5 (8.93%) Juniper
6 4 (7.14%) Informatica
6 4 (7.14%) New Relic
6 4 (7.14%) Remedy
7 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.57%) NetApp
7 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.79%) SAP
8 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.79%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.79%) HP
8 1 (1.79%) Dell