Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 69 55
Rank change year-on-year -7 -14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 165 199 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.94% 3.88% 4.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.34% 29.66% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 117 178 216
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £20,450 £26,838 £27,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £63,750 £51,875
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 678 671 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.18% 13.07% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 451 551 682
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +8 57 £33,250 -16.88% 20
Northamptonshire +18 55 £40,000 -15.79% 16
Derbyshire +11 24 £38,500 +28.33% 5
Leicestershire -35 23 £38,250 -4.38% 5
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 82 (49.70%) Cisco
2 61 (36.97%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (36.36%) Windows
4 59 (35.76%) Microsoft
5 49 (29.70%) WAN
6 47 (28.48%) LAN
7 46 (27.88%) CCNP
8 44 (26.67%) VMware
9 42 (25.45%) Windows Server
10 40 (24.24%) Office 365
11 38 (23.03%) Active Directory
11 38 (23.03%) SAN
12 37 (22.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 35 (21.21%) Retail
13 35 (21.21%) ITIL
14 34 (20.61%) Cisco ASA
15 33 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 31 (18.79%) VPN
17 29 (17.58%) MCSE
17 29 (17.58%) IT Strategy
18 28 (16.97%) Hyper-V
19 27 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 27 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
20 25 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
20 25 (15.15%) TCP/IP
21 24 (14.55%) Wireshark
22 23 (13.94%) Cisco IOS
22 23 (13.94%) Incident Management
22 23 (13.94%) Linux
22 23 (13.94%) CCNA

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 (9.70%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.24%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.24%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.21%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (24.24%) Office 365
2 17 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.45%) IaaS
4 9 (5.45%) PaaS
4 9 (5.45%) SaaS
5 3 (1.82%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 49 (29.70%) WAN
2 47 (28.48%) LAN
3 38 (23.03%) SAN
4 34 (20.61%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (18.79%) VPN
6 25 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (15.15%) TCP/IP
7 24 (14.55%) Wireshark
8 23 (13.94%) Cisco IOS
8 23 (13.94%) Wireless
9 22 (13.33%) NX-OS
10 19 (11.52%) VoIP
11 16 (9.70%) Network Security
12 9 (5.45%) SSL
12 9 (5.45%) VLAN
13 8 (4.85%) DHCP
13 8 (4.85%) DNS
14 7 (4.24%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (4.24%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (2.42%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.61%) MySQL
5 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) GitLab
1 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (21.21%) Retail
2 17 (10.30%) Finance
3 10 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.85%) Games
5 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.21%) French Language
6 2 (1.21%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 54 (32.73%) Network Engineer
2 18 (10.91%) Lead Network Engineer
3 17 (10.30%) Analyst
3 17 (10.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (9.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (9.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 14 (8.48%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) IT Support
8 12 (7.27%) Architect
8 12 (7.27%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) Support Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) Security Architect
10 9 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.85%) Consultant
12 7 (4.24%) LAN Engineer
12 7 (4.24%) LAN/WAN Engineer
12 7 (4.24%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (4.24%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.21%) Web Services
2 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.88%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.24%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.24%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.64%) FMCG
6 4 (2.42%) PKI
7 3 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.82%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.82%) Replication
8 2 (1.21%) BYOD
8 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.21%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.21%) Digital Signage
8 2 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.61%) Clustering
9 1 (0.61%) Fintech
9 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 60 (36.36%) Windows
2 42 (25.45%) Windows Server
3 27 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (13.94%) Linux
5 20 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 17 (10.30%) Windows 10
7 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (4.85%) Unix
9 7 (4.24%) AIX
10 5 (3.03%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.42%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.21%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.61%) CentOS
13 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.21%) ITIL
2 29 (17.58%) IT Strategy
3 27 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (13.94%) Incident Management
5 22 (13.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 22 (13.33%) Migration
6 20 (12.12%) Information Security
7 19 (11.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (11.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (10.91%) SIEM
9 15 (9.09%) Multichannel Retail
9 15 (9.09%) Service Management
10 13 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (6.67%) Mentoring
13 10 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
14 9 (5.45%) High Availability
14 9 (5.45%) ITIL V3
14 9 (5.45%) Risk Management
14 9 (5.45%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.09%) SQL
2 10 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.24%) VBScript
4 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (0.61%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 61 (36.97%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (27.88%) CCNP
3 33 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (17.58%) MCSE
5 23 (13.94%) CCNA
6 22 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (10.91%) MCSA
8 13 (7.88%) CISSP
9 9 (5.45%) MCP
10 8 (4.85%) SSCP
11 7 (4.24%) Degree
11 7 (4.24%) Security Cleared
11 7 (4.24%) VCP6
12 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.82%) CCSA
13 3 (1.82%) CCSE
13 3 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (1.82%) CISM
13 3 (1.82%) HNC
13 3 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.52%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.85%) COBIT
3 7 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (4.24%) SLA
4 2 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.61%) GDPR
5 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 38 (23.03%) Active Directory
2 37 (22.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (16.97%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.48%) vSphere
5 7 (4.24%) XenServer
6 4 (2.42%) XenApp
6 4 (2.42%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.21%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.21%) Docker
9 1 (0.61%) KVM
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.61%) pfSense
9 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (8.48%) SCOrch
3 10 (6.06%) SCCM
4 7 (4.24%) RSA enVision
4 7 (4.24%) vCenter Server
5 6 (3.64%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.82%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.21%) Puppet
7 2 (1.21%) Terraform
8 1 (0.61%) Ansible
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) Nessus
8 1 (0.61%) Nmap
8 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 82 (49.70%) Cisco
2 59 (35.76%) Microsoft
3 44 (26.67%) VMware
4 23 (13.94%) Citrix
5 22 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 18 (10.91%) Juniper
7 14 (8.48%) CheckPoint
8 10 (6.06%) Splunk
9 8 (4.85%) ArcSight
9 8 (4.85%) HP
10 7 (4.24%) IBM
11 6 (3.64%) Apple
11 6 (3.64%) Blue Coat
11 6 (3.64%) Thales
11 6 (3.64%) Veeam
12 5 (3.03%) SonicWALL
13 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.82%) Avaya
14 3 (1.82%) Dell
14 3 (1.82%) NetApp