The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 42 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.62% 3.53% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 13.58% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 12
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -9.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 81 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 9.57% 25.96% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 61 72
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Firewall
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Peterborough

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (33.33%) Intel
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) WAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) OSPF
2 2 (16.67%) BGP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Advisor
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Intel
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) HP