Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East Midlands
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 82 72
Rank change year-on-year +42 -10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 196 141 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.78% 3.41% 3.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.94% 21.04% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 190 99 193
Median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%

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 561 670 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.54% 16.22% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 463 446 552
Median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,250 £22,525
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +23 64 £42,500 +10.39% 9
Leicestershire +68 43 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Northamptonshire -13 32 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Lincolnshire +17 27 £27,500 -26.67% 2
Derbyshire +14 26 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 108 (55.10%) Cisco
2 102 (52.04%) Windows
3 73 (37.24%) Microsoft
4 71 (36.22%) WAN
5 66 (33.67%) Active Directory
6 65 (33.16%) Office 365
7 60 (30.61%) Azure
8 59 (30.10%) VMware
9 57 (29.08%) LAN
10 54 (27.55%) Windows Server
11 53 (27.04%) Cisco Certification
12 49 (25.00%) Windows 10
13 41 (20.92%) CCNP
14 38 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (16.84%) ITIL
15 33 (16.84%) Hyper-V
16 32 (16.33%) AWS
17 31 (15.82%) MS Exchange
18 30 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
18 30 (15.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 27 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
19 27 (13.78%) Cisco ASA
20 25 (12.76%) DNS
20 25 (12.76%) Windows Server 2016
21 24 (12.24%) CCNA
22 22 (11.22%) Cybersecurity
23 21 (10.71%) Project Delivery
23 21 (10.71%) TCP/IP
23 21 (10.71%) VoIP
23 21 (10.71%) Windows 7

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 31 (15.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.53%) IIS
3 3 (1.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 65 (33.16%) Office 365
2 60 (30.61%) Azure
3 32 (16.33%) AWS
4 11 (5.61%) IaaS
4 11 (5.61%) SaaS
5 9 (4.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.55%) PaaS
7 5 (2.55%) Serverless
8 4 (2.04%) GCP
9 3 (1.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.02%) G Suite
10 2 (1.02%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 71 (36.22%) WAN
2 57 (29.08%) LAN
3 27 (13.78%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (12.76%) DNS
5 21 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 21 (10.71%) VoIP
6 20 (10.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (10.20%) Network Security
7 19 (9.69%) BGP
8 17 (8.67%) DHCP
8 17 (8.67%) SAN
8 17 (8.67%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (8.16%) MPLS
10 15 (7.65%) VPN
10 15 (7.65%) Wireless
11 14 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (5.61%) NX-OS
13 8 (4.08%) Internet
13 8 (4.08%) OSPF
14 7 (3.57%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (1.53%) MySQL
3 2 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (1.02%) DB2
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Bazaar
2 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.51%) AppScan
3 1 (0.51%) JIRA
3 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (8.67%) Finance
1 17 (8.67%) Public Sector
2 13 (6.63%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.61%) Retail
4 3 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.02%) Electronics
5 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) French Language
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (27.55%) Network Engineer
2 34 (17.35%) IT Engineer
3 27 (13.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (9.69%) Support Engineer
5 16 (8.16%) IT Support
6 14 (7.14%) Administrator
7 13 (6.63%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (6.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 13 (6.63%) Field Engineer
7 13 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (5.61%) Analyst
9 11 (5.61%) Break Fix Engineer
9 11 (5.61%) Field Hardware Engineer
9 11 (5.61%) Field Service Engineer
9 11 (5.61%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
9 11 (5.61%) Hardware Engineer
9 11 (5.61%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (5.61%) Project Engineer
9 11 (5.61%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.08%) Web Services
2 5 (2.55%) LDAP
3 3 (1.53%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.02%) SAML
5 1 (0.51%) LAMP
5 1 (0.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.08%) Driving Licence
2 8 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.06%) Social Media
5 5 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.04%) IVR
7 3 (1.53%) PKI
8 2 (1.02%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.02%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.02%) NHS
8 2 (1.02%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.02%) Replication
9 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 102 (52.04%) Windows
2 54 (27.55%) Windows Server
3 49 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 38 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (12.76%) Windows Server 2016
6 21 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 20 (10.20%) Linux
8 17 (8.67%) Windows Server 2019
9 12 (6.12%) Windows 8
9 12 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (2.55%) CentOS
12 4 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.53%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.02%) Unix
15 1 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.84%) ITIL
2 30 (15.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (11.22%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (10.71%) Project Delivery
5 17 (8.67%) Migration
5 17 (8.67%) Service Delivery
6 16 (8.16%) Project Management
7 15 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (6.63%) Security Operations
10 12 (6.12%) Information Security
11 11 (5.61%) IT Strategy
11 11 (5.61%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (4.59%) Change Management
12 9 (4.59%) Coaching
12 9 (4.59%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (4.59%) Technical Analysis
13 8 (4.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.63%) SQL
2 5 (2.55%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 53 (27.04%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (20.92%) CCNP
3 30 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (12.24%) CCNA
5 20 (10.20%) MCSE
6 14 (7.14%) MCSA
7 12 (6.12%) Degree
8 7 (3.57%) CISSP
9 6 (3.06%) CISM
10 5 (2.55%) AWS Certification
10 5 (2.55%) MCITP
10 5 (2.55%) MCTS
11 4 (2.04%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.53%) CCIE
12 3 (1.53%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.53%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (1.02%) CCSP
13 2 (1.02%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.10%) GDPR
3 9 (4.59%) SLA
4 8 (4.08%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.53%) NIST
6 2 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.02%) PSD2
6 2 (1.02%) RMADS
7 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 66 (33.67%) Active Directory
2 33 (16.84%) Hyper-V
3 27 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (8.67%) vSphere
5 8 (4.08%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.57%) ProxySG
7 6 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.55%) XenApp
9 4 (2.04%) Firmware
9 4 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.53%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.02%) vCloud
11 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.51%) pfSense
12 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (9.69%) SCCM
2 16 (8.16%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (3.06%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (3.06%) WSUS
4 4 (2.04%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.04%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.02%) Ansible
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco CME
6 2 (1.02%) Nessus
6 2 (1.02%) Puppet
7 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 108 (55.10%) Cisco
2 73 (37.24%) Microsoft
3 59 (30.10%) VMware
4 17 (8.67%) Citrix
5 16 (8.16%) HP
6 12 (6.12%) Juniper
7 11 (5.61%) CheckPoint
7 11 (5.61%) F5
7 11 (5.61%) Veeam
8 10 (5.10%) Palo Alto
9 7 (3.57%) Aruba
9 7 (3.57%) Blue Coat
9 7 (3.57%) Tufin
10 6 (3.06%) Apple
10 6 (3.06%) Dell
10 6 (3.06%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.55%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.04%) Darktrace
13 3 (1.53%) Oracle
13 3 (1.53%) Red Hat