Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 36 48
Rank change year-on-year +24 +12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 32 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 12.40% 7.27% 5.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.38% 33.33% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 26
Bedford median annual salary £38,500 £49,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% -6.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £35,000 £46,875
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £61,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +42.86%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 69 75 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 26.74% 21.80% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 52 66 80
Bedford median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +50.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £66,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +2.08% +28.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 26 (81.25%) WAN
2 26 (81.25%) CheckPoint
3 25 (78.13%) LAN
4 24 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (68.75%) Network Security
6 16 (50.00%) CCSA
7 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
8 12 (37.50%) OSPF
8 12 (37.50%) BGP
8 12 (37.50%) Network Management
9 11 (34.38%) tcpdump
9 11 (34.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (34.38%) Wireshark
9 11 (34.38%) CCNP
9 11 (34.38%) CCNA
9 11 (34.38%) Spanning Tree
10 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
10 10 (31.25%) Driving Licence
10 10 (31.25%) CCSE
11 9 (28.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (28.13%) CCDP
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (21.88%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (21.88%) MS Visio
13 7 (21.88%) Presales
14 6 (18.75%) Linux
14 6 (18.75%) F5
15 5 (15.63%) Windows
15 5 (15.63%) VMware

Firewall
Co-occurring 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 2 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) GitHub
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) WAN
2 25 (78.13%) LAN
3 22 (68.75%) Network Security
4 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 12 (37.50%) BGP
5 12 (37.50%) OSPF
6 11 (34.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (34.38%) Spanning Tree
6 11 (34.38%) tcpdump
6 11 (34.38%) Wireshark
7 4 (12.50%) VPN
8 3 (9.38%) SAN
9 2 (6.25%) DWDM
9 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
9 2 (6.25%) HSRP
9 2 (6.25%) MPLS
9 2 (6.25%) SSL
10 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
10 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) Network Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco Support
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Network Support
5 6 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Check Point Support
6 5 (15.63%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (15.63%) Security Consultant
7 4 (12.50%) Junior
7 4 (12.50%) Junior Network Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Check Point Consultant
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) JSON
1 2 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
1 10 (31.25%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.25%) Fintech
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.13%) iSeries
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Network Management
2 9 (28.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (21.88%) Presales
4 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Line Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Release Management
5 2 (6.25%) Server Building
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Security
6 1 (3.13%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.25%) PHP
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.25%) Python
1 2 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (50.00%) CCSA
3 11 (34.38%) CCNA
3 11 (34.38%) CCNP
4 10 (31.25%) CCSE
5 9 (28.13%) CCDP
6 7 (21.88%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (9.38%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.13%) Degree
8 1 (3.13%) MCP
8 1 (3.13%) MCTS
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 26 (81.25%) CheckPoint
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) F5
5 5 (15.63%) VMware
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 3 (9.38%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Juniper
7 2 (6.25%) Nokia
7 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.25%) Remedy
8 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.13%) CA
8 1 (3.13%) Clearswift
8 1 (3.13%) CommVault
8 1 (3.13%) EMC
8 1 (3.13%) FalconStor
8 1 (3.13%) McAfee