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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 44 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.57% 2.68% 4.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 10.53% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 15
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +23.07%
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
41 76 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.71% 25.42% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 37 61 69
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £39,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £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 22 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) SLA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) OSPF
1 2 (33.33%) BGP
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Advisor
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft