The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 60 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.18% 2.31% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.88% 12.21% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 6
Average salary £27,500 £41,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.92% +15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £35,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
132 131 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.94% 18.90% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 123 119 110
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 11 £31,500 -35.38%
Wellingborough - 4 £27,500 -
Kettering - 1 £30,500 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 17 (47.22%) TCP/IP
3 17 (47.22%) Cisco
3 17 (47.22%) Hyper-V
4 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 14 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (33.33%) DNS
7 11 (30.56%) DHCP
8 10 (27.78%) CCNA
8 10 (27.78%) ITIL
8 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (27.78%) VMware
9 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (19.44%) CCNP
11 7 (19.44%) MCSA
12 6 (16.67%) Citrix
12 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 6 (16.67%) Lotus
12 6 (16.67%) LAN
12 6 (16.67%) PBX
12 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (16.67%) Retail
13 5 (13.89%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (13.89%) QA
13 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (13.89%) WAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.78%) Lync
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) TCP/IP
2 12 (33.33%) DNS
3 11 (30.56%) DHCP
4 6 (16.67%) LAN
4 6 (16.67%) PBX
5 5 (13.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (13.89%) WAN
6 4 (11.11%) Wireless
7 2 (5.56%) MPLS
7 2 (5.56%) SAN
7 2 (5.56%) VPN
7 2 (5.56%) VLAN
8 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.78%) Network Security
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Support Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 6 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) IT Support
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.89%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) AS400
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) Android
4 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
1 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.89%) Information Security
3 4 (11.11%) Service Management
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) ERP
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) People Management
6 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) Logistics
6 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCNA
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (19.44%) CCNP
4 7 (19.44%) MCSA
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.78%) CCSE
6 1 (2.78%) CCDA
6 1 (2.78%) CCDP
6 1 (2.78%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
1 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 17 (47.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Cisco
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.78%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix
4 6 (16.67%) Lotus
5 4 (11.11%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 3 (8.33%) F5
7 2 (5.56%) IBM
7 2 (5.56%) ProCurve
7 2 (5.56%) Meraki
7 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) Veeam
8 1 (2.78%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper
8 1 (2.78%) NetApp
8 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.78%) Remedy