Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 77 71
Rank change year-on-year +45 -6 -22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 254 169 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.52% 3.86% 3.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.57% 22.99% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 210 132 185
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £19,000 £26,350
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £60,800
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 676 735 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.36% 16.78% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 527 522 603
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,275 £22,100
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £58,750
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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019. 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 +48 114 £42,500 +41.67% 18
Northamptonshire +20 49 £39,535 +2.03% 8
Leicestershire +19 36 £45,000 +23.29% 11
Derbyshire -7 25 £42,500 +21.43% 11
Lincolnshire - 22 £27,500 - 4
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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.

1 130 (51.18%) Cisco
2 108 (42.52%) WAN
3 91 (35.83%) Microsoft
3 91 (35.83%) Windows
4 88 (34.65%) LAN
5 84 (33.07%) Office 365
6 83 (32.68%) Cisco Certification
7 75 (29.53%) Azure
8 72 (28.35%) CCNP
9 63 (24.80%) Active Directory
10 57 (22.44%) VMware
11 53 (20.87%) VPN
12 50 (19.69%) Network Security
13 49 (19.29%) Windows Server
14 48 (18.90%) Windows 10
15 47 (18.50%) AWS
16 44 (17.32%) ITIL
17 42 (16.54%) Cisco ASA
18 41 (16.14%) Cybersecurity
19 40 (15.75%) Migration
20 38 (14.96%) Microsoft Certification
21 37 (14.57%) DNS
22 36 (14.17%) VoIP
23 35 (13.78%) Cisco IOS
23 35 (13.78%) Retail
23 35 (13.78%) Cisco Nexus
23 35 (13.78%) IT Strategy
24 34 (13.39%) Network Monitoring
24 34 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
24 34 (13.39%) Degree

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 32 (12.60%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.36%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.18%) Apache
4 3 (1.18%) IIS
5 2 (0.79%) nginx
5 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 84 (33.07%) Office 365
2 75 (29.53%) Azure
3 47 (18.50%) AWS
4 16 (6.30%) SaaS
5 15 (5.91%) IaaS
6 12 (4.72%) GCP
7 10 (3.94%) PaaS
8 8 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (2.36%) G Suite
10 5 (1.97%) Serverless
10 5 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (1.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (1.18%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 108 (42.52%) WAN
2 88 (34.65%) LAN
3 53 (20.87%) VPN
4 50 (19.69%) Network Security
5 42 (16.54%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (14.57%) DNS
7 36 (14.17%) VoIP
8 35 (13.78%) Cisco IOS
8 35 (13.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 29 (11.42%) DHCP
10 27 (10.63%) Wi-Fi
11 26 (10.24%) NX-OS
11 26 (10.24%) SAN
11 26 (10.24%) TCP/IP
11 26 (10.24%) Wireless
12 24 (9.45%) IP Telephony
13 20 (7.87%) MPLS
14 19 (7.48%) Internet
14 19 (7.48%) Wireshark
15 18 (7.09%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.39%) BigQuery
3 1 (0.39%) MySQL
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (13.78%) Retail
2 25 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 23 (9.06%) Finance
4 20 (7.87%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.18%) Marketing
6 2 (0.79%) Electronics
6 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Social Housing
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (29.53%) Network Engineer
2 35 (13.78%) IT Engineer
3 31 (12.20%) Analyst
4 24 (9.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 18 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.30%) Field Engineer
7 15 (5.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (5.91%) IT Support
7 15 (5.91%) Support Engineer
8 14 (5.51%) Field Service Engineer
8 14 (5.51%) Lead Network Engineer
9 12 (4.72%) Project Engineer
10 11 (4.33%) Cisco Engineer
10 11 (4.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (4.33%) Consultant
10 11 (4.33%) Security Analyst
11 9 (3.54%) Hardware Engineer
11 9 (3.54%) Information Analyst
11 9 (3.54%) Information Security Analyst
11 9 (3.54%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.57%) Web Services
2 2 (0.79%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (0.79%) LDAP
2 2 (0.79%) SAML
2 2 (0.79%) Servlets
3 1 (0.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.81%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.27%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.15%) AS400
3 8 (3.15%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.36%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.36%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.97%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.97%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.57%) IVR
7 4 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.57%) Social Media
8 3 (1.18%) NHS
9 2 (0.79%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.79%) PKI
9 2 (0.79%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.79%) Replication
9 2 (0.79%) User Experience
10 1 (0.39%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 91 (35.83%) Windows
2 49 (19.29%) Windows Server
3 48 (18.90%) Windows 10
4 34 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (9.45%) Linux
6 20 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (7.09%) Windows 8
8 15 (5.91%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.54%) AIX
9 9 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.57%) Android
11 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.18%) CentOS
11 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.39%) Debian
13 1 (0.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.32%) ITIL
2 41 (16.14%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (15.75%) Migration
4 35 (13.78%) IT Strategy
5 34 (13.39%) Network Monitoring
6 25 (9.84%) Security Operations
6 25 (9.84%) SIEM
7 22 (8.66%) Project Management
8 21 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (8.27%) Information Security
9 20 (7.87%) Mentoring
9 20 (7.87%) Project Delivery
10 19 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 19 (7.48%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (7.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 17 (6.69%) Customer Requirements
12 17 (6.69%) Service Delivery
13 16 (6.30%) Coaching
13 16 (6.30%) Incident Management
14 15 (5.91%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.87%) PowerShell
2 19 (7.48%) SQL
3 9 (3.54%) VBScript
4 4 (1.57%) VB
5 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 83 (32.68%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (28.35%) CCNP
3 38 (14.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (13.39%) Degree
5 27 (10.63%) CCNA
6 26 (10.24%) MCSE
7 19 (7.48%) MCSA
8 16 (6.30%) CISM
8 16 (6.30%) CISSP
9 15 (5.91%) Security Cleared
9 15 (5.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (3.54%) Master's Degree
11 7 (2.76%) CEH
11 7 (2.76%) SC Cleared
12 6 (2.36%) CCAA
12 6 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (2.36%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.97%) CCIE
14 4 (1.57%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.51%) SLA
2 13 (5.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.72%) PCI DSS
4 10 (3.94%) NIST
5 5 (1.97%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.97%) GDPR
6 2 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.79%) PSD2
6 2 (0.79%) RMADS
7 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 63 (24.80%) Active Directory
2 34 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (12.99%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.91%) vSphere
5 9 (3.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 5 (1.97%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.57%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.57%) XenApp
8 3 (1.18%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.79%) Docker
9 2 (0.79%) vCloud
9 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.39%) Firmware
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (7.87%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (5.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (5.12%) SCCM
4 9 (3.54%) Nessus
5 8 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (3.15%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (3.15%) FortiGate
6 6 (2.36%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (1.57%) WSUS
9 3 (1.18%) Ansible
9 3 (1.18%) Nagios
9 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.79%) Puppet
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 130 (51.18%) Cisco
2 91 (35.83%) Microsoft
3 57 (22.44%) VMware
4 28 (11.02%) Citrix
5 20 (7.87%) Juniper
5 20 (7.87%) SolarWinds
6 18 (7.09%) HP
7 17 (6.69%) Splunk
8 16 (6.30%) CheckPoint
9 15 (5.91%) F5
10 11 (4.33%) Fortinet
11 10 (3.94%) Palo Alto
12 9 (3.54%) IBM
13 8 (3.15%) Veeam
14 7 (2.76%) Apple
14 7 (2.76%) Google
15 6 (2.36%) Dell
16 4 (1.57%) Aruba
16 4 (1.57%) Symantec
17 3 (1.18%) Tufin