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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England / East Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 59 75
Rank change year-on-year -14 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 89 137 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.32% 4.20% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.87% 27.68% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 81 109 92
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,200 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.40% -2.35%  

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 407 495 508
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 15.16% 15.17% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 330 419 416
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -13.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,099 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 June 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 June 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 +16 44 £42,500 +28.78% 1
Northamptonshire -6 17 £31,500 -12.50% 5
Leicestershire -11 12 £52,000 +22.35% 2
Derbyshire +12 11 £35,000 +44.32% 4
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 114 (57.29%) Cisco
2 88 (44.22%) Windows
3 76 (38.19%) LAN
3 76 (38.19%) VMware
4 73 (36.68%) WAN
5 62 (31.16%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (30.65%) Active Directory
7 58 (29.15%) Microsoft
8 57 (28.64%) Windows Server
9 54 (27.14%) ITIL
10 51 (25.63%) SAN
11 49 (24.62%) SQL
12 45 (22.61%) SQL Server
13 44 (22.11%) CCNP
14 42 (21.11%) CCNA
15 41 (20.60%) SCCM
16 39 (19.60%) Cisco ASA
17 38 (19.10%) Linux
18 37 (18.59%) DNS
18 37 (18.59%) HP
18 37 (18.59%) VLAN
18 37 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
19 34 (17.09%) MCSE
20 33 (16.58%) Hyper-V
20 33 (16.58%) Data Centre
21 32 (16.08%) VoIP
21 32 (16.08%) NetApp
22 31 (15.58%) SCOM
23 30 (15.08%) vSphere

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 30 (15.08%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (7.04%) IIS
4 12 (6.03%) Apache
5 9 (4.52%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.52%) nginx
7 6 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.51%) JBoss
8 3 (1.51%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.51%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.01%) CloudStack
9 2 (1.01%) Confluence
9 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.50%) Liferay
10 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.55%) Office 365
2 15 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.51%) SaaS
6 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (38.19%) LAN
2 73 (36.68%) WAN
3 51 (25.63%) SAN
4 39 (19.60%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (18.59%) DNS
5 37 (18.59%) VLAN
6 32 (16.08%) VoIP
7 28 (14.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 28 (14.07%) MPLS
7 28 (14.07%) Wireless
7 28 (14.07%) WLAN
8 26 (13.07%) DHCP
9 24 (12.06%) VPN
10 20 (10.05%) TCP/IP
11 15 (7.54%) Internet
11 15 (7.54%) Unified Communications
12 14 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (6.53%) Cisco Wireless
14 11 (5.53%) PBX
15 9 (4.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 22 (11.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.03%) MySQL
4 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.01%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.01%) Redis
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.02%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.51%) JIRA
3 3 (1.51%) Subversion
3 3 (1.51%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.01%) Selenium
5 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.50%) Maven
5 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (7.04%) Law
2 11 (5.53%) Retail
3 7 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.51%) Finance
5 4 (2.01%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.51%) Back Office
6 3 (1.51%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.01%) Automotive
7 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.01%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (25.63%) Network Engineer
2 29 (14.57%) Analyst
3 26 (13.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (10.55%) Architect
4 21 (10.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (10.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 20 (10.05%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (7.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 14 (7.04%) Administrator
7 14 (7.04%) Infrastructure Architect
7 14 (7.04%) VMware Architect
8 12 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (5.53%) Security Specialist
9 11 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.52%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.02%) IT Engineer
11 8 (4.02%) Senior Technician
12 7 (3.52%) Cisco Architect
12 7 (3.52%) IT Support
12 7 (3.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.53%) LAMP
2 5 (2.51%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (1.51%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.01%) .NET
4 2 (1.01%) XML
5 1 (0.50%) Ajax
5 1 (0.50%) CGI
5 1 (0.50%) JSON
5 1 (0.50%) Memcached
5 1 (0.50%) REST
5 1 (0.50%) SOAP
5 1 (0.50%) Velocity
5 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.58%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.52%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (3.02%) Replication
5 5 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.51%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.51%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.01%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.51%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.51%) iPad
8 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.01%) FMCG
8 2 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.50%) Clustering
9 1 (0.50%) CMDB
9 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 88 (44.22%) Windows
2 57 (28.64%) Windows Server
3 38 (19.10%) Linux
4 23 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (10.05%) Unix
6 15 (7.54%) Ubuntu
7 13 (6.53%) Windows 7
8 11 (5.53%) Windows 10
9 10 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (4.02%) Debian
11 7 (3.52%) HPUX
12 6 (3.02%) CentOS
13 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (1.01%) Fedora
14 2 (1.01%) VyOS
14 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.14%) ITIL
2 14 (7.04%) DevOps
2 14 (7.04%) Document Management
2 14 (7.04%) High Availability
3 13 (6.53%) Network Design
3 13 (6.53%) Service Design
4 12 (6.03%) Network Management
4 12 (6.03%) Presales
5 11 (5.53%) Change Management
5 11 (5.53%) Information Security
6 10 (5.03%) IT Strategy
6 10 (5.03%) Mentoring
7 9 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (4.52%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (4.52%) Service Management
7 9 (4.52%) SIEM
8 8 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (4.02%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.02%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.62%) SQL
2 21 (10.55%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.53%) Shell Script
4 11 (5.53%) Python
5 10 (5.03%) Bash Shell
6 8 (4.02%) Perl
7 7 (3.52%) Ruby
8 6 (3.02%) PHP
9 4 (2.01%) Java
10 1 (0.50%) C
10 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 62 (31.16%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (22.11%) CCNP
3 42 (21.11%) CCNA
4 34 (17.09%) MCSE
4 34 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (12.56%) Degree
6 17 (8.54%) MCITP
7 13 (6.53%) CISSP
8 11 (5.53%) CompTIA Security+
8 11 (5.53%) Security+ Certification
9 10 (5.03%) MCSA
10 7 (3.52%) JNCIA
10 7 (3.52%) JNCIP
10 7 (3.52%) JNCIS
11 6 (3.02%) CEH
12 5 (2.51%) CCDP
12 5 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (2.01%) CCDA
13 4 (2.01%) CCNP Voice
13 4 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.52%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.01%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 61 (30.65%) Active Directory
2 37 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (16.58%) Hyper-V
4 30 (15.08%) vSphere
5 7 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.51%) NFS
6 5 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.01%) iptables
7 4 (2.01%) Xen
8 3 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.01%) Docker
9 2 (1.01%) Firmware
9 2 (1.01%) Postfix
9 2 (1.01%) Snort
9 2 (1.01%) XenServer
10 1 (0.50%) Samba
10 1 (0.50%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.50%) Squid
10 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 41 (20.60%) SCCM
2 31 (15.58%) SCOM
3 23 (11.56%) SCSM
4 15 (7.54%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (6.53%) Puppet
6 8 (4.02%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (3.52%) HAProxy
8 6 (3.02%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (2.51%) Ansible
9 5 (2.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (2.01%) CFEngine
11 3 (1.51%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.51%) FortiGate
12 2 (1.01%) Cobbler
12 2 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (1.01%) Terraform
12 2 (1.01%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.50%) Cacti
13 1 (0.50%) Salt
13 1 (0.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 114 (57.29%) Cisco
2 76 (38.19%) VMware
3 58 (29.15%) Microsoft
4 37 (18.59%) HP
5 32 (16.08%) NetApp
6 25 (12.56%) SonicWALL
7 20 (10.05%) Juniper
7 20 (10.05%) ProCurve
8 16 (8.04%) Fortinet
9 14 (7.04%) Citrix
9 14 (7.04%) SolarWinds
10 12 (6.03%) CheckPoint
11 10 (5.03%) iManage
12 9 (4.52%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.52%) Meraki
14 6 (3.02%) Palo Alto
15 5 (2.51%) F5
15 5 (2.51%) Google
15 5 (2.51%) Veeam
16 4 (2.01%) Brocade
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