Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 75 78
Rank change year-on-year +41 +3 -26
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 210 159 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.92% 3.73% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.65% 23.28% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 181 116 185
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,875 £27,200
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £64,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 589 683 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.61% 16.04% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 471 461 570
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in the East Midlands

Firewall
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Firewall in the East Midlands

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the East Midlands

Firewall
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +25 81 £40,000 +14.29% 14
Leicestershire +55 41 £44,000 -4.29% 11
Northamptonshire -4 41 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Lincolnshire - 26 £27,500 - 3
Derbyshire +3 16 £42,500 +10.39% 5
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 121 (57.62%) Cisco
2 99 (47.14%) Windows
3 88 (41.90%) WAN
4 79 (37.62%) Microsoft
5 76 (36.19%) Office 365
6 69 (32.86%) LAN
7 68 (32.38%) Active Directory
8 64 (30.48%) Azure
9 63 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
10 53 (25.24%) Windows Server
11 51 (24.29%) Windows 10
12 50 (23.81%) VMware
13 49 (23.33%) CCNP
14 39 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 37 (17.62%) ITIL
16 36 (17.14%) AWS
17 35 (16.67%) MS Exchange
18 33 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (14.29%) Migration
20 29 (13.81%) Network Security
20 29 (13.81%) Cisco ASA
21 28 (13.33%) VoIP
22 27 (12.86%) Cisco IOS
23 26 (12.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 25 (11.90%) Project Delivery
24 25 (11.90%) CCNA
24 25 (11.90%) Finance
25 24 (11.43%) DNS
25 24 (11.43%) Hyper-V
26 23 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 35 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 76 (36.19%) Office 365
2 64 (30.48%) Azure
3 36 (17.14%) AWS
4 13 (6.19%) IaaS
4 13 (6.19%) SaaS
5 9 (4.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (3.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (3.33%) PaaS
8 6 (2.86%) G Suite
8 6 (2.86%) GCP
9 5 (2.38%) Serverless
10 3 (1.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (1.43%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.48%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 88 (41.90%) WAN
2 69 (32.86%) LAN
3 29 (13.81%) Cisco ASA
3 29 (13.81%) Network Security
4 28 (13.33%) VoIP
5 27 (12.86%) Cisco IOS
6 24 (11.43%) DNS
7 22 (10.48%) SAN
7 22 (10.48%) VPN
8 21 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (9.05%) NX-OS
10 18 (8.57%) DHCP
10 18 (8.57%) TCP/IP
11 15 (7.14%) BGP
11 15 (7.14%) MPLS
12 13 (6.19%) IP Telephony
12 13 (6.19%) Wireless
12 13 (6.19%) Wireshark
13 12 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (1.43%) MySQL
3 2 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (0.95%) DB2
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Bazaar
2 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.48%) AppScan
3 1 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (11.90%) Finance
2 20 (9.52%) Retail
3 18 (8.57%) Public Sector
3 18 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.43%) Marketing
5 2 (0.95%) Electronics
5 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) French Language
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (27.14%) Network Engineer
2 39 (18.57%) IT Engineer
3 24 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (8.10%) Analyst
5 16 (7.62%) Support Engineer
6 15 (7.14%) Field Engineer
6 15 (7.14%) IT Support
7 14 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (6.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (5.71%) Administrator
9 12 (5.71%) Field Service Engineer
9 12 (5.71%) Hardware Engineer
10 11 (5.24%) Break Fix Engineer
10 11 (5.24%) Field Hardware Engineer
10 11 (5.24%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
10 11 (5.24%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.33%) Web Services
2 5 (2.38%) LDAP
3 3 (1.43%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.95%) SAML
5 1 (0.48%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.10%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.81%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.81%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.86%) Social Media
6 4 (1.90%) IVR
6 4 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.43%) AS400
7 3 (1.43%) PKI
7 3 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.95%) Cyberattack
8 2 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.95%) NHS
8 2 (0.95%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.95%) Replication
9 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 99 (47.14%) Windows
2 53 (25.24%) Windows Server
3 51 (24.29%) Windows 10
4 39 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (10.95%) Windows 7
6 18 (8.57%) Linux
7 17 (8.10%) Windows 8
8 14 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.90%) CentOS
10 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.43%) Unix
12 1 (0.48%) AIX
12 1 (0.48%) Debian
12 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.62%) ITIL
2 30 (14.29%) Migration
3 26 (12.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 25 (11.90%) Project Delivery
5 22 (10.48%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (9.52%) IT Strategy
7 19 (9.05%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (9.05%) Network Monitoring
7 19 (9.05%) Project Management
8 15 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.67%) Information Security
9 14 (6.67%) Security Operations
10 13 (6.19%) Change Management
10 13 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (5.71%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 11 (5.24%) Coaching
12 11 (5.24%) Service Delivery
13 10 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.14%) SQL
2 9 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.48%) C#
4 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (23.33%) CCNP
3 33 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (11.90%) CCNA
5 20 (9.52%) Degree
6 19 (9.05%) MCSE
7 14 (6.67%) MCSA
8 11 (5.24%) CISSP
9 10 (4.76%) CISM
10 5 (2.38%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.38%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.90%) CCIE
11 4 (1.90%) CEH
11 4 (1.90%) Master's Degree
12 3 (1.43%) CCVP
12 3 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.43%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.43%) MCITP
12 3 (1.43%) MCTS
12 3 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.29%) GDPR
3 8 (3.81%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.81%) SLA
4 5 (2.38%) NIST
5 2 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.95%) PSD2
5 2 (0.95%) RMADS
6 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 68 (32.38%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 23 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (8.10%) vSphere
5 8 (3.81%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.33%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.90%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.43%) XenApp
9 2 (0.95%) vCloud
10 1 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.48%) Firmware
10 1 (0.48%) pfSense
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (9.05%) Microsoft Intune
1 19 (9.05%) SCCM
2 13 (6.19%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (3.33%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.90%) Nessus
4 4 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.43%) WSUS
6 2 (0.95%) Ansible
6 2 (0.95%) Puppet
7 1 (0.48%) Nagios
7 1 (0.48%) SCOM
7 1 (0.48%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 121 (57.62%) Cisco
2 79 (37.62%) Microsoft
3 50 (23.81%) VMware
4 18 (8.57%) Citrix
4 18 (8.57%) HP
5 13 (6.19%) SolarWinds
6 12 (5.71%) F5
7 11 (5.24%) Veeam
8 10 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 10 (4.76%) Juniper
9 9 (4.29%) Palo Alto
10 8 (3.81%) Apple
11 7 (3.33%) Aruba
11 7 (3.33%) Blue Coat
11 7 (3.33%) Tufin
12 6 (2.86%) Dell
12 6 (2.86%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.90%) Darktrace
13 4 (1.90%) Splunk
13 4 (1.90%) Symantec