The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 59 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.76% 3.24% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.95% 14.09% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 18
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £44,350 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
163 149 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.29% 22.96% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 136 120 82
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 24 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Daventry - 1 £47,500 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 31 (72.09%) ITIL
3 29 (67.44%) DHCP
3 29 (67.44%) DNS
3 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
3 29 (67.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
5 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (48.84%) Cisco
6 21 (48.84%) MCSA
7 18 (41.86%) VPN
7 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (39.53%) VMware
8 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (39.53%) CCNA
8 17 (39.53%) Citrix
9 16 (37.21%) MCP
9 16 (37.21%) MCITP
10 15 (34.88%) XenApp
10 15 (34.88%) XenServer
10 15 (34.88%) XenDesktop
10 15 (34.88%) Fat Client
10 15 (34.88%) Wyse
10 15 (34.88%) IIS
10 15 (34.88%) MCSE
10 15 (34.88%) SharePoint
10 15 (34.88%) SSL
10 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
10 15 (34.88%) CCA
10 15 (34.88%) Citrix Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 15 (34.88%) IIS
1 15 (34.88%) SharePoint
1 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
1 15 (34.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (67.44%) DHCP
1 29 (67.44%) DNS
2 18 (41.86%) VPN
3 15 (34.88%) SSL
3 15 (34.88%) NetScaler
4 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
5 7 (16.28%) WAN
6 6 (13.95%) LAN
7 3 (6.98%) OSPF
7 3 (6.98%) BGP
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (4.65%) Network Security
8 2 (4.65%) VoIP
8 2 (4.65%) SAN
8 2 (4.65%) HSRP
9 1 (2.33%) PABX
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.33%) MPLS
9 1 (2.33%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (27.91%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Analyst
2 16 (37.21%) Support Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Citrix Support
4 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Citrix Support
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Support Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Network Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Network Manager
6 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (11.63%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Network Support
8 2 (4.65%) Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Fat Client
1 15 (34.88%) Thin Client
2 6 (13.95%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.65%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) ITIL
2 15 (34.88%) Change Control
3 11 (25.58%) ITIL V3
4 9 (20.93%) Time Management
5 5 (11.63%) Network Design
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.65%) Information Security
7 1 (2.33%) SIEM
7 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.33%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.33%) CAD
7 1 (2.33%) Project Management
7 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Data Management
7 1 (2.33%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (67.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (48.84%) MCSA
3 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (39.53%) CCNA
4 16 (37.21%) MCP
4 16 (37.21%) MCITP
5 15 (34.88%) MCSE
5 15 (34.88%) CCA
5 15 (34.88%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (34.88%) CCIA
6 3 (6.98%) CCNP
7 2 (4.65%) CISSP
8 1 (2.33%) CCDA
8 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.33%) CCIE
8 1 (2.33%) MCDBA
8 1 (2.33%) CCSA
8 1 (2.33%) CCSE
8 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) COBIT
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.88%) XenApp
2 15 (34.88%) XenServer
2 15 (34.88%) XenDesktop
3 13 (30.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
1 2 (4.65%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) Cisco
3 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 17 (39.53%) Citrix
4 15 (34.88%) Wyse
5 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.65%) Juniper
6 2 (4.65%) NetApp
6 2 (4.65%) Nokia
6 2 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) F5
7 1 (2.33%) Websense
7 1 (2.33%) NETGEAR
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago