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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / East Midlands
Rank 61 59 75
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 110 125 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.82% 3.96% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.97% 23.23% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 88 96 96
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 367 538 583
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 12.76% 17.05% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 279 418 469
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +17 47 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Northamptonshire +23 31 £45,000 +2.27% 4
Derbyshire +8 19 £30,000 -18.02% 4
Leicestershire -20 9 £39,000 +11.42% 6
Lincolnshire -4 1 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 152 (57.58%) Cisco
2 124 (46.97%) LAN
3 122 (46.21%) WAN
4 94 (35.61%) Cisco Certification
5 92 (34.85%) ITIL
6 86 (32.58%) Windows
7 76 (28.79%) Data Centre
8 66 (25.00%) VMware
9 64 (24.24%) Active Directory
10 62 (23.48%) HP
10 62 (23.48%) CheckPoint
10 62 (23.48%) CCNA
11 61 (23.11%) Microsoft
12 56 (21.21%) CCNP
13 54 (20.45%) SAN
13 54 (20.45%) Linux
14 52 (19.70%) Service Delivery
15 49 (18.56%) Windows Server
16 46 (17.42%) SQL
17 45 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
18 43 (16.29%) DNS
19 42 (15.91%) VoIP
20 40 (15.15%) Retail
20 40 (15.15%) VLAN
21 39 (14.77%) SCCM
21 39 (14.77%) Wireless
21 39 (14.77%) TCP/IP
21 39 (14.77%) SQL Server
21 39 (14.77%) IT Strategy
22 36 (13.64%) Fortinet

Firewall
Top Related 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 22 (8.33%) IIS
2 19 (7.20%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 13 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (3.41%) Apache
7 7 (2.65%) nginx
7 7 (2.65%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.27%) JBoss
9 5 (1.89%) CloudStack
9 5 (1.89%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.89%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.89%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.76%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.38%) Confluence
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.38%) Liferay
11 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.44%) Office 365
2 14 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.89%) IaaS
5 4 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (46.97%) LAN
2 122 (46.21%) WAN
3 54 (20.45%) SAN
4 45 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
5 43 (16.29%) DNS
6 42 (15.91%) VoIP
7 40 (15.15%) VLAN
8 39 (14.77%) TCP/IP
8 39 (14.77%) Wireless
9 29 (10.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
10 24 (9.09%) DHCP
11 22 (8.33%) Wireshark
12 21 (7.95%) VPN
13 20 (7.58%) MPLS
13 20 (7.58%) OSPF
14 19 (7.20%) WLAN
15 15 (5.68%) Internet
15 15 (5.68%) Network Security
16 14 (5.30%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.65%) MySQL
4 6 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.76%) Redis
7 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.41%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.27%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.76%) JIRA
4 2 (0.76%) Subversion
5 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.38%) Maven
5 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (15.15%) Retail
2 17 (6.44%) Publishing
3 12 (4.55%) Back Office
4 9 (3.41%) Finance
5 8 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.65%) Law
7 6 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.52%) Automotive
9 2 (0.76%) Legal
9 2 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 93 (35.23%) Network Engineer
2 31 (11.74%) Analyst
3 28 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (7.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 20 (7.58%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
7 17 (6.44%) Administrator
7 17 (6.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 16 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (5.68%) Infrastructure Support
10 14 (5.30%) Network Support
10 14 (5.30%) Network Support Engineer
11 13 (4.92%) Firewall Engineer
12 12 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (4.17%) Security Specialist
14 10 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
14 10 (3.79%) IT Engineer
14 10 (3.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.03%) .NET
2 7 (2.65%) LAMP
3 5 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.38%) Ajax
4 1 (0.38%) CGI
4 1 (0.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) JSON
4 1 (0.38%) Memcached
4 1 (0.38%) REST
4 1 (0.38%) SOAP
4 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (28.79%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.71%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.44%) CMDB
4 9 (3.41%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.27%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.52%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.14%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.76%) FMCG
10 2 (0.76%) iPad
10 2 (0.76%) Replication
11 1 (0.38%) CESG
11 1 (0.38%) Clustering
11 1 (0.38%) IVR
11 1 (0.38%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 86 (32.58%) Windows
2 54 (20.45%) Linux
3 49 (18.56%) Windows Server
4 22 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (6.82%) Unix
6 16 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 14 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (4.17%) Debian
9 10 (3.79%) HPUX
10 9 (3.41%) Windows 10
10 9 (3.41%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.27%) CentOS
11 6 (2.27%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.76%) Fedora
13 2 (0.76%) Solaris
13 2 (0.76%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (34.85%) ITIL
2 52 (19.70%) Service Delivery
3 39 (14.77%) IT Strategy
4 35 (13.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (10.61%) Migration
5 28 (10.61%) Presales
6 22 (8.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 22 (8.33%) Line Management
7 21 (7.95%) Software Engineering
8 19 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (7.20%) ITIL V3
9 18 (6.82%) Network Management
10 17 (6.44%) Configuration Management
10 17 (6.44%) DevOps
10 17 (6.44%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (6.44%) Supplier Management
11 15 (5.68%) Information Security
11 15 (5.68%) Project Management
11 15 (5.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.42%) SQL
2 24 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 16 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 14 (5.30%) Python
5 9 (3.41%) Ruby
6 7 (2.65%) Perl
7 6 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.27%) Java
8 3 (1.14%) PHP
9 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 94 (35.61%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (23.48%) CCNA
3 56 (21.21%) CCNP
4 34 (12.88%) Degree
5 27 (10.23%) MCSE
5 27 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (7.58%) CISSP
7 16 (6.06%) Security Cleared
8 15 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (4.17%) LPIC
10 11 (4.17%) MCITP
11 10 (3.79%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (3.79%) Security+ Certification
12 8 (3.03%) CCDP
13 7 (2.65%) CCIE
13 7 (2.65%) MCSA
14 6 (2.27%) PMI Certification
14 6 (2.27%) PMP
15 5 (1.89%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.92%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.52%) SLA
4 2 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 32 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.74%) vSphere
4 29 (10.98%) Hyper-V
5 12 (4.55%) Firmware
6 9 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (2.65%) NFS
7 7 (2.65%) Xen
8 5 (1.89%) XenServer
9 4 (1.52%) iptables
10 3 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.76%) Docker
11 2 (0.76%) Postfix
11 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.38%) Samba
12 1 (0.38%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.38%) Squid
12 1 (0.38%) Varnish
12 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (14.77%) SCCM
2 27 (10.23%) SCOM
3 25 (9.47%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (4.92%) Puppet
6 11 (4.17%) Backup Exec
6 11 (4.17%) NetBackup
6 11 (4.17%) SCSM
7 7 (2.65%) Ansible
7 7 (2.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (2.65%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.52%) CFEngine
8 4 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.14%) Nagios
10 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.38%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 152 (57.58%) Cisco
2 66 (25.00%) VMware
3 62 (23.48%) CheckPoint
3 62 (23.48%) HP
4 61 (23.11%) Microsoft
5 36 (13.64%) Fortinet
5 36 (13.64%) SolarWinds
6 23 (8.71%) Red Hat
6 23 (8.71%) SonicWALL
7 21 (7.95%) Citrix
7 21 (7.95%) Juniper
8 20 (7.58%) NetApp
9 16 (6.06%) F5
10 12 (4.55%) Brocade
10 12 (4.55%) Huawei
11 11 (4.17%) IBM
12 10 (3.79%) CommVault
13 9 (3.41%) Meraki
13 9 (3.41%) Oracle
13 9 (3.41%) ProCurve
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