The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 18 54
Rank change year-on-year -28 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 22 84 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.40% 10.33% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.85% 48.00% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 80 33
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £59,000
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 65 175 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.05% 21.53% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 53 165 141
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +12.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Bedfordshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bedfordshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 8 £42,500 -5.55%
Bedford -21 8 £32,500 -51.49%
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 62 (84.93%) Cisco
2 59 (80.82%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (63.01%) CCNP
4 45 (61.64%) LAN
4 45 (61.64%) WAN
5 41 (56.16%) Network Security
5 41 (56.16%) Cisco Nexus
6 39 (53.42%) CheckPoint
7 38 (52.05%) OSPF
7 38 (52.05%) BGP
8 36 (49.32%) CCSA
9 33 (45.21%) Network Management
10 32 (43.84%) Spanning Tree
10 32 (43.84%) CCSE
10 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
11 29 (39.73%) CCDP
12 25 (34.25%) TCP/IP
13 24 (32.88%) MS Visio
14 21 (28.77%) F5
15 18 (24.66%) Load Balancing
15 18 (24.66%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (23.29%) Wireless
16 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
17 13 (17.81%) Windows
18 12 (16.44%) VoIP
18 12 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
19 11 (15.07%) Wireshark
19 11 (15.07%) tcpdump
19 11 (15.07%) VMware
19 11 (15.07%) HP

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (32.88%) MS Visio
2 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.37%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Akamai
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (61.64%) LAN
1 45 (61.64%) WAN
2 41 (56.16%) Cisco Nexus
2 41 (56.16%) Network Security
3 38 (52.05%) BGP
3 38 (52.05%) OSPF
4 32 (43.84%) Spanning Tree
5 25 (34.25%) TCP/IP
6 17 (23.29%) Wireless
7 12 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (16.44%) VoIP
8 11 (15.07%) tcpdump
8 11 (15.07%) Wireshark
9 10 (13.70%) VPN
10 6 (8.22%) DWDM
10 6 (8.22%) EIGRP
10 6 (8.22%) HSRP
10 6 (8.22%) MPLS
10 6 (8.22%) RIP
10 6 (8.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (47.95%) Network Engineer
2 27 (36.99%) Security Engineer
3 26 (35.62%) Network Security Engineer
4 23 (31.51%) Consultant
4 23 (31.51%) Network Consultant
5 22 (30.14%) Network Security Consultant
5 22 (30.14%) Security Consultant
6 12 (16.44%) Network Support
7 11 (15.07%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (12.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (12.33%) Network Specialist
9 7 (9.59%) Network Support Specialist
9 7 (9.59%) Support Specialist
10 6 (8.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 6 (8.22%) IT Manager
11 5 (6.85%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
12 4 (5.48%) Cisco Support
12 4 (5.48%) Junior
12 4 (5.48%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) CMDB
5 1 (1.37%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.22%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.48%) Linux
7 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Network Management
2 18 (24.66%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (24.66%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.59%) High Availability
3 7 (9.59%) ITIL
4 6 (8.22%) Presales
4 6 (8.22%) Time Management
5 5 (6.85%) Change Control
5 5 (6.85%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (6.85%) DDoS Mitigation
5 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.85%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.11%) Change Management
6 3 (4.11%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.74%) CRM
7 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.74%) Project Management
7 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (80.82%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (63.01%) CCNP
3 36 (49.32%) CCSA
4 32 (43.84%) CCSE
5 29 (39.73%) CCDP
6 11 (15.07%) CCNA
7 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (6.85%) CCIE
8 5 (6.85%) MCSE
9 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.11%) MCSA
10 2 (2.74%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.74%) VCP6
10 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.37%) MCP
11 1 (1.37%) MCSD
11 1 (1.37%) MOS
11 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.74%) VMware Server
4 2 (2.74%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) HP NNM
2 5 (6.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (84.93%) Cisco
2 39 (53.42%) CheckPoint
3 32 (43.84%) Microsoft
4 21 (28.77%) F5
5 11 (15.07%) HP
5 11 (15.07%) VMware
6 9 (12.33%) Juniper
7 6 (8.22%) CA
8 5 (6.85%) ArcSight
8 5 (6.85%) TippingPoint
9 3 (4.11%) Apple
9 3 (4.11%) Citrix
9 3 (4.11%) Mitel
9 3 (4.11%) Riverbed
9 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.74%) 3Com
10 2 (2.74%) EMC
10 2 (2.74%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.74%) Veeam
11 1 (1.37%) Meraki
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