Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 72 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 -20 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 187 201 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.03% 3.86% 5.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.94% 26.17% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 144 178 258
East Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £19,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,650 £50,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 781 768 1,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.83% 14.76% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 571 623 770
East Midlands median annual salary £39,817 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.18% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 -12 59 £32,500 -18.75% 11
Northamptonshire -8 50 £37,500 -8.54% 11
Leicestershire -5 36 £36,500 -17.64% 10
Derbyshire +10 35 £35,000 +20.69% 6
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 (51.34%) Cisco
2 73 (39.04%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (37.97%) Windows
4 62 (33.16%) WAN
5 55 (29.41%) VMware
5 55 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 54 (28.88%) LAN
7 51 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 50 (26.74%) Windows Server
9 47 (25.13%) CCNP
10 45 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (24.06%) Office 365
11 44 (23.53%) CCNA
12 39 (20.86%) Hyper-V
13 36 (19.25%) SAN
14 35 (18.72%) ITIL
15 33 (17.65%) Retail
16 32 (17.11%) Cisco ASA
17 31 (16.58%) Incident Management
17 31 (16.58%) Migration
18 30 (16.04%) SolarWinds
19 26 (13.90%) TCP/IP
20 25 (13.37%) Wireless
20 25 (13.37%) Information Security
20 25 (13.37%) Cisco Nexus
20 25 (13.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 24 (12.83%) Windows 7
21 24 (12.83%) Linux
21 24 (12.83%) Citrix
21 24 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification

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 23 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2013
2 20 (10.70%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.67%) Site Server
6 5 (2.67%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.53%) IIS
8 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (10.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (24.06%) Office 365
2 18 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.74%) IaaS
3 7 (3.74%) PaaS
3 7 (3.74%) SaaS
4 5 (2.67%) Mimecast
5 4 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.53%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.53%) GitHub
7 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 62 (33.16%) WAN
2 54 (28.88%) LAN
3 36 (19.25%) SAN
4 32 (17.11%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (13.90%) TCP/IP
6 25 (13.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (13.37%) Wireless
7 23 (12.30%) VPN
8 22 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
9 21 (11.23%) Network Security
9 21 (11.23%) NX-OS
9 21 (11.23%) Wireshark
10 20 (10.70%) DNS
11 17 (9.09%) VoIP
12 15 (8.02%) VLAN
13 13 (6.95%) DHCP
13 13 (6.95%) Internet
13 13 (6.95%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (5.35%) MPLS
14 10 (5.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.28%) Cognos Impromptu
3 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.60%) MySQL
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) JIRA
1 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (17.65%) Retail
2 15 (8.02%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.49%) Games
4 13 (6.95%) Finance
5 2 (1.07%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Billing
6 1 (0.53%) German Language
6 1 (0.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (32.09%) Network Engineer
2 30 (16.04%) Support Engineer
3 28 (14.97%) Analyst
4 24 (12.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 24 (12.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 21 (11.23%) IT Support
6 17 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 16 (8.56%) IT Engineer
8 15 (8.02%) Lead Network Engineer
9 14 (7.49%) IT Support Engineer
10 13 (6.95%) LAN Engineer
10 13 (6.95%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 13 (6.95%) Network Security Engineer
10 13 (6.95%) Network Support
10 13 (6.95%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (6.95%) WAN Engineer
11 12 (6.42%) Architect
12 11 (5.88%) Support Analyst
13 10 (5.35%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.60%) 802.1X
1 3 (1.60%) LDAP
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.16%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.49%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.67%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.67%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.14%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.14%) Replication
7 2 (1.07%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.07%) Digital Signage
7 2 (1.07%) FMCG
7 2 (1.07%) NHS
7 2 (1.07%) PKI
7 2 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.07%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.53%) BYOD
8 1 (0.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 71 (37.97%) Windows
2 50 (26.74%) Windows Server
3 24 (12.83%) Linux
3 24 (12.83%) Windows 7
4 22 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (10.16%) Windows 10
6 18 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.28%) Mac OS X
8 7 (3.74%) Unix
9 5 (2.67%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.53%) CentOS
12 1 (0.53%) SUSE
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.72%) ITIL
2 31 (16.58%) Incident Management
2 31 (16.58%) Migration
3 25 (13.37%) Information Security
3 25 (13.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (12.30%) IT Strategy
4 23 (12.30%) Service Management
5 21 (11.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 21 (11.23%) SIEM
6 20 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (9.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (9.63%) Multichannel Retail
7 18 (9.63%) Vulnerability Management
8 17 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 15 (8.02%) ITIL V3
10 12 (6.42%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
11 11 (5.88%) Security Operations
12 10 (5.35%) Service Delivery
12 10 (5.35%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.35%) SQL
2 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.53%) Lisp
2 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 73 (39.04%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (25.13%) CCNP
3 44 (23.53%) CCNA
4 24 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (8.56%) MCSA
6 14 (7.49%) Degree
6 14 (7.49%) MCP
7 13 (6.95%) CISSP
7 13 (6.95%) MCSE
8 9 (4.81%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.81%) SSCP
8 9 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.67%) VCP6
10 4 (2.14%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.60%) CCSA
11 3 (1.60%) CCSE
11 3 (1.60%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.60%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.60%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.70%) PCI DSS
2 19 (10.16%) SLA
3 9 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.21%) COBIT
5 3 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.60%) GDPR
6 2 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 51 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 45 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (20.86%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.35%) vSphere
5 5 (2.67%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.14%) XenApp
6 4 (2.14%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.60%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.07%) Firmware
8 2 (1.07%) Snort
8 2 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.07%) XenServer
9 1 (0.53%) KVM
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.53%) pfSense
9 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
2 18 (9.63%) SCCM
3 8 (4.28%) FortiGate
3 8 (4.28%) SCOrch
4 7 (3.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.21%) RSA enVision
6 4 (2.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.60%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.07%) HP NNM
8 2 (1.07%) Snorby
8 2 (1.07%) Suricata
8 2 (1.07%) WSUS
9 1 (0.53%) Ansible
9 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.53%) Nagios
9 1 (0.53%) Nessus
9 1 (0.53%) Nmap
9 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 96 (51.34%) Cisco
2 55 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 55 (29.41%) VMware
3 30 (16.04%) SolarWinds
4 24 (12.83%) Citrix
5 22 (11.76%) Juniper
6 15 (8.02%) HP
7 12 (6.42%) CheckPoint
8 9 (4.81%) Veeam
9 8 (4.28%) Acronis
9 8 (4.28%) Splunk
9 8 (4.28%) Symantec
10 7 (3.74%) ArcSight
10 7 (3.74%) McAfee
10 7 (3.74%) Sophos
11 6 (3.21%) arcserve
11 6 (3.21%) Blue Coat
11 6 (3.21%) Thales
12 5 (2.67%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.67%) Webroot