The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 23 7 29
Rank change year-on-year -16 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.30% 20.11% 7.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.00% 50.70% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 35 18
Median salary £37,500 £67,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.02% +38.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £38,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £80,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 20 71 59
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 15.15% 39.66% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 70 52
Median salary £65,000 £67,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.98% +46.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Bedford

Firewall
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Bedford

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Bedford over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bedford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 21 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (76.92%) Cisco
3 19 (73.08%) LAN
3 19 (73.08%) WAN
4 18 (69.23%) CCNP
4 18 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 18 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (65.38%) Network Security
6 15 (57.69%) CCSE
6 15 (57.69%) Spanning Tree
6 15 (57.69%) OSPF
6 15 (57.69%) BGP
6 15 (57.69%) CCSA
6 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
7 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
8 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (34.62%) CCDP
8 9 (34.62%) tcpdump
8 9 (34.62%) Wireshark
9 8 (30.77%) F5
10 7 (26.92%) Network Management
11 6 (23.08%) Driving Licence
11 6 (23.08%) Wireless
11 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
11 6 (23.08%) Windows
12 5 (19.23%) VMware
12 5 (19.23%) CA
12 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
12 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
12 5 (19.23%) BIG-IP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) LAN
1 19 (73.08%) WAN
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (65.38%) Network Security
4 15 (57.69%) BGP
4 15 (57.69%) OSPF
4 15 (57.69%) Spanning Tree
4 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
5 9 (34.62%) tcpdump
5 9 (34.62%) Wireshark
6 6 (23.08%) Wireless
7 5 (19.23%) BIG-IP
7 5 (19.23%) VLAN
8 3 (11.54%) DHCP
8 3 (11.54%) DMVPN
8 3 (11.54%) DNS
8 3 (11.54%) H.323
8 3 (11.54%) IPsec
8 3 (11.54%) IPv4
8 3 (11.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Consultant
2 8 (30.77%) Network Consultant
3 7 (26.92%) Network Security Consultant
3 7 (26.92%) Security Consultant
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Network Support
6 4 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) IT Manager
8 2 (7.69%) Junior
8 2 (7.69%) Network Technician
8 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (26.92%) Network Management
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) Presales
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (69.23%) CCNP
3 15 (57.69%) CCSA
3 15 (57.69%) CCSE
4 9 (34.62%) CCDP
5 3 (11.54%) CCIE
5 3 (11.54%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.85%) MCP
6 1 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 18 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 8 (30.77%) F5
4 5 (19.23%) CA
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) Apple
6 3 (11.54%) Mitel
6 3 (11.54%) Riverbed
6 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix
8 1 (3.85%) Veeam
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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