Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East Midlands
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 43 81
Rank change year-on-year +3 +38 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 151 146 138
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.48% 5.24% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.62% 33.03% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 131 138 87
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £22,900
25th Percentile £30,625 £31,063 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 391 442 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.20% 15.87% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 335 376 451
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £23,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £59,500 £59,625 £62,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Firewall in the East Midlands

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

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 7 May 2021. 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
Northamptonshire +30 40 £45,000 -16.28% 6
Derbyshire +10 38 £39,810 -6.33% 5
Leicestershire 0 37 £40,000 -6.98% 12
Nottinghamshire -6 23 £40,000 +5.26% 14
Lincolnshire -11 10 £35,000 +21.74% 10
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, 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 87 (57.62%) Microsoft
2 72 (47.68%) Active Directory
3 63 (41.72%) Azure
4 60 (39.74%) Windows
5 54 (35.76%) VMware
6 46 (30.46%) Microsoft 365
7 45 (29.80%) Cisco
8 44 (29.14%) WAN
9 39 (25.83%) LAN
9 39 (25.83%) AWS
10 38 (25.17%) Linux
11 36 (23.84%) VPN
12 34 (22.52%) ITIL
13 32 (21.19%) Windows 10
13 32 (21.19%) Windows Server
13 32 (21.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 31 (20.53%) Social Skills
15 30 (19.87%) SharePoint
16 29 (19.21%) MS Exchange
17 25 (16.56%) Citrix
17 25 (16.56%) DNS
17 25 (16.56%) Project Delivery
18 24 (15.89%) VoIP
18 24 (15.89%) SQL Server
18 24 (15.89%) Hyper-V
19 22 (14.57%) TCP/IP
20 21 (13.91%) Cisco Certification
20 21 (13.91%) SLA
20 21 (13.91%) SQL
21 20 (13.25%) Microsoft Office

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 30 (19.87%) SharePoint
2 29 (19.21%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.30%) nginx
4 2 (1.32%) Apache
4 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (13.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 63 (41.72%) Azure
2 46 (30.46%) Microsoft 365
3 39 (25.83%) AWS
4 14 (9.27%) OneDrive
5 12 (7.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (5.96%) PaaS
7 6 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (3.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (3.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (3.31%) IaaS
9 4 (2.65%) SaaS
10 3 (1.99%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.32%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.32%) AWS CodeCommit
11 2 (1.32%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (1.32%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 2 (1.32%) GitHub
11 2 (1.32%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.32%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (29.14%) WAN
2 39 (25.83%) LAN
3 36 (23.84%) VPN
4 25 (16.56%) DNS
5 24 (15.89%) VoIP
6 22 (14.57%) TCP/IP
7 17 (11.26%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (11.26%) Network Security
8 16 (10.60%) WLAN
9 14 (9.27%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (8.61%) MPLS
11 12 (7.95%) VLAN
12 10 (6.62%) Internet
12 10 (6.62%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (5.96%) DHCP
13 9 (5.96%) SD-WAN
13 9 (5.96%) SSL
13 9 (5.96%) Wireless
14 8 (5.30%) Reverse Proxy
15 6 (3.97%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.93%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.65%) MySQL
4 3 (1.99%) Power BI
5 2 (1.32%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Redis
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.32%) GitLab
3 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (20.53%) Social Skills
2 19 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.60%) Presentation Skills
4 15 (9.93%) Public Sector
5 10 (6.62%) Back Office
6 5 (3.31%) Fire and Rescue
6 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.99%) Law
8 2 (1.32%) Finance
8 2 (1.32%) Games
8 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.66%) Banking
9 1 (0.66%) Legal
9 1 (0.66%) Marketing
9 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (19.21%) Support Engineer
2 27 (17.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (14.57%) Network Engineer
4 19 (12.58%) IT Support
5 17 (11.26%) Analyst
6 16 (10.60%) IT Engineer
6 16 (10.60%) Support Analyst
7 15 (9.93%) Infrastructure Support
7 15 (9.93%) Project Support Engineer
8 13 (8.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (7.95%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) Architect
10 9 (5.96%) Help Desk Support
11 8 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (5.30%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (5.30%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) IT Support Analyst
11 8 (5.30%) Security Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.64%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (4.64%) Web Services
2 2 (1.32%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) .NET Core
2 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.32%) Django
2 2 (1.32%) Express
2 2 (1.32%) LAMP
2 2 (1.32%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (1.32%) Node.js
2 2 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (1.32%) XMPP
3 1 (0.66%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.30%) AS400
1 8 (5.30%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (1.99%) Public Cloud
3 3 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.32%) iPhone
4 2 (1.32%) Replication
4 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 60 (39.74%) Windows
2 38 (25.17%) Linux
3 32 (21.19%) Windows 10
3 32 (21.19%) Windows Server
4 14 (9.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.62%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.96%) Windows 8
7 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (3.97%) Unix
8 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.99%) CentOS
10 3 (1.99%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.32%) Android
11 2 (1.32%) Fedora
12 1 (0.66%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.52%) ITIL
2 32 (21.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 25 (16.56%) Project Delivery
4 18 (11.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (9.93%) Incident Management
5 15 (9.93%) Project Management
6 14 (9.27%) Configuration Management
6 14 (9.27%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (7.95%) Identity Access Management
9 10 (6.62%) Analytics
9 10 (6.62%) Information Security
10 9 (5.96%) Load Balancing
10 9 (5.96%) Migration
11 8 (5.30%) High Availability
11 8 (5.30%) Proactive Management
12 7 (4.64%) DevOps
12 7 (4.64%) ITIL V3
12 7 (4.64%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (4.64%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.91%) SQL
2 17 (11.26%) Bash Shell
2 17 (11.26%) PowerShell
3 15 (9.93%) Python
4 9 (5.96%) C#
4 9 (5.96%) Ruby
5 4 (2.65%) Java
5 4 (2.65%) PHP
6 2 (1.32%) C
6 2 (1.32%) C++
6 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.32%) Perl
6 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.32%) VB
6 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (13.91%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (11.26%) CCNP
3 13 (8.61%) CCNA
4 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.30%) MCSE
6 7 (4.64%) CCDA
6 7 (4.64%) CCENT
6 7 (4.64%) MCSA
7 6 (3.97%) AWS Certification
8 5 (3.31%) CCIE
9 4 (2.65%) CISSP
9 4 (2.65%) Degree
10 3 (1.99%) ISSAP
11 2 (1.32%) MCITP
11 2 (1.32%) MCTS
11 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.66%) CCSA
12 1 (0.66%) CCSE
12 1 (0.66%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.91%) SLA
2 14 (9.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.30%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.97%) GDPR
5 3 (1.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.99%) ISO 22301
5 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 72 (47.68%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.89%) Hyper-V
3 20 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (7.95%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (7.28%) XenApp
5 11 (7.28%) XenDesktop
6 7 (4.64%) vSphere
7 5 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (1.99%) Docker
10 2 (1.32%) NFS
10 2 (1.32%) Postfix
10 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.32%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.66%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (11.92%) Ansible
2 15 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.30%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (5.30%) HAProxy
3 8 (5.30%) SCCM
4 6 (3.97%) Nagios
4 6 (3.97%) Puppet
4 6 (3.97%) Terraform
5 4 (2.65%) Nessus
6 3 (1.99%) Cisco CME
6 3 (1.99%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.99%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (57.62%) Microsoft
2 54 (35.76%) VMware
3 45 (29.80%) Cisco
4 25 (16.56%) Citrix
5 19 (12.58%) Dell
6 16 (10.60%) SolarWinds
7 14 (9.27%) Oracle
8 11 (7.28%) CheckPoint
8 11 (7.28%) F5
8 11 (7.28%) HP
8 11 (7.28%) SonicWALL
8 11 (7.28%) Sophos
9 10 (6.62%) Draytek
9 10 (6.62%) Juniper
9 10 (6.62%) Meraki
10 8 (5.30%) Avaya
11 7 (4.64%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.31%) Veeam
13 4 (2.65%) NetApp
13 4 (2.65%) WatchGuard