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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 48 63
Rank change year-on-year +20 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.90% 4.67% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.24% 29.25% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 37 19
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £48,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.40% -2.35%  

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 85 147 181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 14.31% 15.98% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 70 138 148
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Bedford +22 14 £33,000 -38.31% 1
Luton +16 14 £50,000 - 1
Dunstable -10 5 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 42 (70.00%) Cisco
2 30 (50.00%) LAN
2 30 (50.00%) WAN
2 30 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (43.33%) Windows
4 25 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 24 (40.00%) Network Security
6 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 20 (33.33%) CCSA
7 20 (33.33%) Network Management
8 15 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (25.00%) CCNP
8 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 14 (23.33%) CCNA
9 14 (23.33%) Linux
9 14 (23.33%) ITIL
9 14 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (21.67%) Windows Server
10 13 (21.67%) VMware
11 12 (20.00%) Task Automation
12 11 (18.33%) CCDP
12 11 (18.33%) Apple
13 10 (16.67%) OSPF
13 10 (16.67%) BGP
13 10 (16.67%) MS Visio
13 10 (16.67%) CCSE
13 10 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
14 9 (15.00%) Driving Licence
14 9 (15.00%) tcpdump

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 1 (1.67%) Apache
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.67%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.00%) LAN
1 30 (50.00%) WAN
2 25 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 24 (40.00%) Network Security
4 14 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (16.67%) BGP
5 10 (16.67%) OSPF
5 10 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
6 9 (15.00%) tcpdump
6 9 (15.00%) Wireshark
7 7 (11.67%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (11.67%) Ethernet
8 6 (10.00%) VLAN
8 6 (10.00%) VPN
8 6 (10.00%) Wireless
9 4 (6.67%) DHCP
9 4 (6.67%) FTP
9 4 (6.67%) H.323
9 4 (6.67%) IPsec
9 4 (6.67%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 23 (38.33%) Security Engineer
3 14 (23.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (18.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Architect
6 8 (13.33%) IT Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) IT Security Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) SIEM Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Network Support
7 7 (11.67%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Technical Architect
8 6 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) Unix Architect
9 5 (8.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
9 5 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Driving Licence
2 8 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (11.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) CMDB
6 1 (1.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Linux
3 13 (21.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 8 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 7 (11.67%) Unix
5 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.00%) Solaris
6 6 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Network Management
2 15 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (23.33%) ITIL
4 12 (20.00%) Task Automation
5 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
5 8 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 8 (13.33%) DRM
5 8 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (13.33%) Information Security
5 8 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 8 (13.33%) Security Operations
5 8 (13.33%) SIEM
5 8 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (11.67%) Change Control
6 7 (11.67%) Data Security
6 7 (11.67%) DDoS Mitigation
7 6 (10.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (33.33%) CCSA
3 15 (25.00%) CCNP
4 14 (23.33%) CCNA
5 11 (18.33%) CCDP
6 10 (16.67%) CCSE
7 8 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (13.33%) CISM
7 8 (13.33%) CISSP
8 4 (6.67%) CCIE
9 2 (3.33%) Degree
9 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.67%) MCP
10 1 (1.67%) MCSE
10 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) Cisco
2 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (21.67%) VMware
5 11 (18.33%) Apple
6 9 (15.00%) Citrix
7 8 (13.33%) Forcepoint
8 7 (11.67%) ArcSight
8 7 (11.67%) Oracle
8 7 (11.67%) TippingPoint
9 4 (6.67%) F5
9 4 (6.67%) Mitel
9 4 (6.67%) Riverbed
9 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.33%) HP
10 2 (3.33%) Veeam
11 1 (1.67%) arcserve
11 1 (1.67%) CA
11 1 (1.67%) Symantec
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
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