Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Firewall
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 51 76
Rank change year-on-year -17 +25 +27
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 197 355 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.83% 5.43% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.99% 35.01% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 174 257 235
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,850 £50,000 £63,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 758 1014 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.75% 15.51% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 614 760 813
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,000 £21,780
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +6 91 £40,000 +9.59% 6
Northamptonshire -3 45 £44,000 +10.00% 2
Derbyshire -4 32 £29,000 -22.67% 4
Leicestershire -37 23 £44,317 +4.27% 2
Lincolnshire +2 8 £28,750 -36.11% 1
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 109 (55.33%) Cisco
2 92 (46.70%) Windows
3 68 (34.52%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (33.50%) Active Directory
4 66 (33.50%) VMware
5 54 (27.41%) Microsoft
6 52 (26.40%) DNS
7 51 (25.89%) ITIL
8 49 (24.87%) LAN
9 47 (23.86%) WAN
10 46 (23.35%) DHCP
10 46 (23.35%) Windows Server
11 45 (22.84%) CCNA
12 44 (22.34%) CCNP
12 44 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 43 (21.83%) Hyper-V
14 42 (21.32%) TCP/IP
15 37 (18.78%) Network Security
16 36 (18.27%) SAN
17 35 (17.77%) Linux
18 34 (17.26%) Windows Server 2012
19 32 (16.24%) Wireless
20 31 (15.74%) Microsoft Azure
21 30 (15.23%) Office 365
22 28 (14.21%) Cisco ASA
22 28 (14.21%) Microsoft Certification
23 27 (13.71%) VPN
24 26 (13.20%) MCSE
24 26 (13.20%) SQL
25 25 (12.69%) MPLS

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 13 (6.60%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.08%) IIS
3 6 (3.05%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.03%) Apache
5 4 (2.03%) CloudStack
5 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.03%) JBoss
5 4 (2.03%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.03%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) CMS
8 1 (0.51%) Confluence
8 1 (0.51%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (0.51%) Liferay
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (15.23%) Office 365
3 19 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.05%) G Suite
5 4 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.52%) SaaS
7 2 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.02%) IaaS
7 2 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (26.40%) DNS
2 49 (24.87%) LAN
3 47 (23.86%) WAN
4 46 (23.35%) DHCP
5 42 (21.32%) TCP/IP
6 37 (18.78%) Network Security
7 36 (18.27%) SAN
8 32 (16.24%) Wireless
9 28 (14.21%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (13.71%) VPN
11 25 (12.69%) MPLS
12 19 (9.64%) VoIP
13 18 (9.14%) Internet
14 17 (8.63%) NAS
15 16 (8.12%) WLAN
16 15 (7.61%) BGP
17 14 (7.11%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (7.11%) EIGRP
17 14 (7.11%) OSPF
18 13 (6.60%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.54%) MySQL
4 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.02%) MS Access
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.57%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.03%) Subversion
3 4 (2.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.51%) Hudson
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 18 (9.14%) Finance
2 10 (5.08%) Retail
3 7 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.54%) Law
6 3 (1.52%) Billing
6 3 (1.52%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.02%) Automotive
7 2 (1.02%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) French Language
8 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.51%) Local Government
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (25.38%) Network Engineer
2 32 (16.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (15.74%) Analyst
4 28 (14.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (12.18%) Support Engineer
6 21 (10.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 17 (8.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (7.61%) Senior Network Engineer
9 14 (7.11%) Firewall Engineer
9 14 (7.11%) Infrastructure Support
10 13 (6.60%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 11 (5.58%) IT Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 9 (4.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (4.57%) Architect
13 9 (4.57%) Consultant
13 9 (4.57%) Junior
14 8 (4.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.55%) XML
2 6 (3.05%) .NET
2 6 (3.05%) LAMP
3 4 (2.03%) Web Services
4 2 (1.02%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.02%) Middleware
4 2 (1.02%) Velocity
5 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.51%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.51%) CoreMedia
5 1 (0.51%) CSS
5 1 (0.51%) EJB
5 1 (0.51%) HTML
5 1 (0.51%) HTML5
5 1 (0.51%) JDBC
5 1 (0.51%) JSP
5 1 (0.51%) RESTful
5 1 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.15%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.57%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (4.06%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.06%) User Experience
4 7 (3.55%) CLARiiON
5 6 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.05%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.52%) iPad
7 3 (1.52%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.02%) CESG
8 2 (1.02%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.02%) Replication
8 2 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.51%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.51%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 92 (46.70%) Windows
2 46 (23.35%) Windows Server
3 35 (17.77%) Linux
4 34 (17.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (11.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (10.15%) Unix
7 19 (9.64%) Windows 7
8 14 (7.11%) Windows 10
9 13 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (4.06%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.55%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.03%) CentOS
13 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.51%) Android
14 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.89%) ITIL
2 18 (9.14%) Network Management
3 16 (8.12%) Information Security
4 14 (7.11%) DevOps
4 14 (7.11%) Time Management
5 13 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (6.09%) Patch Management
6 12 (6.09%) SIEM
7 11 (5.58%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.57%) High Availability
8 9 (4.57%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.57%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (4.57%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (4.57%) Project Management
8 9 (4.57%) Security Patching
9 8 (4.06%) Change Management
9 8 (4.06%) Presales
9 8 (4.06%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (4.06%) Service Design
9 8 (4.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.20%) SQL
2 19 (9.64%) Python
3 13 (6.60%) Ruby
4 11 (5.58%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.06%) Perl
6 7 (3.55%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.05%) PHP
8 5 (2.54%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.03%) Tcl
10 3 (1.52%) Java
11 2 (1.02%) C#
12 1 (0.51%) C
12 1 (0.51%) Groovy
12 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (34.52%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (22.84%) CCNA
3 44 (22.34%) CCNP
4 28 (14.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (13.20%) MCSE
6 14 (7.11%) Security Cleared
7 12 (6.09%) CISSP
8 11 (5.58%) MCSA
9 10 (5.08%) CCIE
10 9 (4.57%) Degree
11 7 (3.55%) CCDE
11 7 (3.55%) CEH
11 7 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (3.55%) MCP
12 6 (3.05%) A+ Certification
12 6 (3.05%) CCSA
12 6 (3.05%) DBS Check
12 6 (3.05%) SC Cleared
13 4 (2.03%) HP APS
13 4 (2.03%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.09%) SLA
2 7 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.05%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.52%) GDPR
6 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.51%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 66 (33.50%) Active Directory
2 44 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (21.83%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (4.06%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (3.55%) vSphere
6 4 (2.03%) Snort
6 4 (2.03%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (2.03%) Xen
6 4 (2.03%) XenApp
6 4 (2.03%) XenServer
7 3 (1.52%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.02%) Docker
8 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.51%) Firmware
9 1 (0.51%) iptables
9 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (10.66%) SCCM
2 10 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.57%) Ansible
3 9 (4.57%) Puppet
4 5 (2.54%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (2.54%) Terraform
5 4 (2.03%) Cobbler
5 4 (2.03%) SCOM
5 4 (2.03%) SmoothWall
5 4 (2.03%) Suricata
5 4 (2.03%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.52%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.02%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.02%) Snorby
7 2 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.02%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 109 (55.33%) Cisco
2 66 (33.50%) VMware
3 54 (27.41%) Microsoft
4 23 (11.68%) CheckPoint
4 23 (11.68%) F5
5 21 (10.66%) HP
6 18 (9.14%) Palo Alto
7 17 (8.63%) Citrix
8 14 (7.11%) Juniper
8 14 (7.11%) NetApp
9 12 (6.09%) Veeam
10 10 (5.08%) Sophos
11 9 (4.57%) EMC
12 8 (4.06%) Autodesk
12 8 (4.06%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (4.06%) CommVault
12 8 (4.06%) Red Hat
12 8 (4.06%) Veritas
13 7 (3.55%) Blue Coat
13 7 (3.55%) Oracle