Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 64 68
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 197 197 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.89% 4.09% 3.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.47% 25.75% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 144 145 176
East Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £19,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

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 692 765 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.16% 15.89% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 503 606 675
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.53% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,800 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,625 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,800 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.58% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +24 94 £42,500 +30.77% 25
Northamptonshire +34 52 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Derbyshire -9 25 £35,000 +9.38% 6
Leicestershire -28 14 £43,750 +59.09% 5
Lincolnshire - 7 £27,500 - 7
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 96 (48.73%) Cisco
2 86 (43.65%) WAN
3 82 (41.62%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (37.56%) LAN
5 68 (34.52%) Microsoft
6 67 (34.01%) CCNP
6 67 (34.01%) Windows
7 62 (31.47%) Azure
8 61 (30.96%) Office 365
9 55 (27.92%) Active Directory
10 45 (22.84%) VPN
11 44 (22.34%) VMware
12 40 (20.30%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (19.80%) Windows Server
14 37 (18.78%) Network Security
15 36 (18.27%) AWS
16 35 (17.77%) ITIL
17 33 (16.75%) Hyper-V
18 32 (16.24%) Degree
18 32 (16.24%) CCNA
18 32 (16.24%) IT Strategy
19 31 (15.74%) Windows 10
19 31 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
20 30 (15.23%) Cybersecurity
20 30 (15.23%) Data Centre
20 30 (15.23%) Migration
21 29 (14.72%) Microsoft Certification
21 29 (14.72%) Citrix
21 29 (14.72%) Retail
22 27 (13.71%) Network Monitoring

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 16 (8.12%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.09%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.02%) Apache
4 2 (1.02%) IIS
4 2 (1.02%) nginx
4 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (8.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 62 (31.47%) Azure
2 61 (30.96%) Office 365
3 36 (18.27%) AWS
4 14 (7.11%) IaaS
5 13 (6.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (6.09%) SaaS
7 11 (5.58%) GCP
8 10 (5.08%) PaaS
9 6 (3.05%) Mimecast
10 5 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (1.52%) G Suite
12 1 (0.51%) Stackdriver
12 1 (0.51%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 86 (43.65%) WAN
2 74 (37.56%) LAN
3 45 (22.84%) VPN
4 40 (20.30%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (18.78%) Network Security
6 31 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 26 (13.20%) VoIP
7 26 (13.20%) Wireless
8 25 (12.69%) Cisco IOS
9 22 (11.17%) SAN
10 20 (10.15%) NX-OS
11 19 (9.64%) DNS
11 19 (9.64%) IP Telephony
11 19 (9.64%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (9.14%) Wireshark
13 16 (8.12%) DHCP
13 16 (8.12%) MPLS
14 15 (7.61%) TCP/IP
15 14 (7.11%) Cisco IPT
15 14 (7.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.51%) BigQuery
General
1 29 (14.72%) Retail
2 17 (8.63%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.12%) Public Sector
4 8 (4.06%) Finance
5 3 (1.52%) Games
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.02%) Social Housing
7 1 (0.51%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (30.96%) Network Engineer
2 32 (16.24%) Analyst
3 17 (8.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (7.11%) IT Engineer
4 14 (7.11%) Lead Network Engineer
5 13 (6.60%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (6.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (5.58%) IT Support
7 10 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.08%) Security Analyst
7 10 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.57%) Consultant
8 9 (4.57%) Information Analyst
8 9 (4.57%) Information Security Analyst
8 9 (4.57%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (4.06%) Field Engineer
9 8 (4.06%) SOC Analyst
10 7 (3.55%) Field Service Engineer
10 7 (3.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (3.05%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.02%) SailPoint
1 2 (1.02%) Servlets
1 2 (1.02%) Web Services
2 1 (0.51%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.23%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.63%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.06%) AS400
5 6 (3.05%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (2.54%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.03%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.52%) PKI
8 3 (1.52%) User Experience
9 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.02%) NHS
9 2 (1.02%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.02%) Social Media
10 1 (0.51%) Clustering
10 1 (0.51%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.51%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 67 (34.01%) Windows
2 39 (19.80%) Windows Server
3 31 (15.74%) Windows 10
4 23 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (11.17%) Linux
6 12 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (5.08%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.08%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.57%) AIX
9 5 (2.54%) Android
10 4 (2.03%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.02%) CentOS
11 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.77%) ITIL
2 32 (16.24%) IT Strategy
3 30 (15.23%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (15.23%) Migration
4 27 (13.71%) Network Monitoring
5 26 (13.20%) SIEM
6 20 (10.15%) Coaching
7 18 (9.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 18 (9.14%) Security Operations
8 17 (8.63%) Customer Requirements
9 16 (8.12%) Information Security
9 16 (8.12%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.61%) Multichannel Retail
10 15 (7.61%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (7.61%) Presales
10 15 (7.61%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (7.11%) Incident Management
12 12 (6.09%) Computer Science
12 12 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (6.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.66%) PowerShell
2 20 (10.15%) SQL
3 9 (4.57%) VBScript
4 4 (2.03%) VB
5 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 82 (41.62%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (34.01%) CCNP
3 32 (16.24%) CCNA
3 32 (16.24%) Degree
4 29 (14.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (10.15%) MCSA
5 20 (10.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (8.63%) Security Cleared
7 16 (8.12%) CISM
7 16 (8.12%) CISSP
8 15 (7.61%) MCSE
9 9 (4.57%) SC Cleared
10 8 (4.06%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (4.06%) Master's Degree
11 7 (3.55%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (3.55%) HND
12 6 (3.05%) CCAA
12 6 (3.05%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (2.54%) CCSP
13 5 (2.54%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) SLA
2 8 (4.06%) NIST
3 7 (3.55%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.54%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.02%) GDPR
5 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 55 (27.92%) Active Directory
2 33 (16.75%) Hyper-V
3 24 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (1.02%) Docker
5 2 (1.02%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.02%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) Firmware
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.51%) XenApp
6 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (11.68%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (4.57%) FortiGate
4 8 (4.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (4.06%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (4.06%) Nessus
5 6 (3.05%) SCCM
6 5 (2.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (2.54%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.02%) Nagios
7 2 (1.02%) WSUS
8 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.51%) Ansible
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) QRadar
Vendors
1 96 (48.73%) Cisco
2 68 (34.52%) Microsoft
3 44 (22.34%) VMware
4 29 (14.72%) Citrix
5 23 (11.68%) SolarWinds
6 21 (10.66%) Juniper
7 17 (8.63%) Splunk
8 11 (5.58%) CheckPoint
8 11 (5.58%) F5
9 10 (5.08%) Fortinet
10 9 (4.57%) IBM
11 7 (3.55%) Google
12 6 (3.05%) Palo Alto
13 5 (2.54%) Meraki
14 4 (2.03%) HP
14 4 (2.03%) Virgin Media
15 3 (1.52%) Apple
15 3 (1.52%) Avaya
15 3 (1.52%) Oracle
15 3 (1.52%) WatchGuard