Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 64 70
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 90 165 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.68% 4.01% 3.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.70% 23.61% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 94 119 171
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,825 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +10.00%

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 303 699 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.75% 17.00% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 252 500 654
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,025 £21,700 £21,400
90th Percentile £63,400 £60,000 £56,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Firewall in the East Midlands

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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 15 July 2020. 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 -1 26 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Derbyshire +20 22 £47,500 +35.71%
Leicestershire +55 19 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Northamptonshire +3 17 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Lincolnshire +5 6 £30,750 +11.82% 1
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 49 (54.44%) Cisco
2 45 (50.00%) Windows
3 32 (35.56%) WAN
4 30 (33.33%) VMware
5 26 (28.89%) Active Directory
5 26 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (27.78%) LAN
6 25 (27.78%) Windows Server
7 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 21 (23.33%) Azure
9 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (21.11%) Windows 10
10 18 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 17 (18.89%) AWS
11 17 (18.89%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (18.89%) CCNP
11 17 (18.89%) ITIL
12 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (17.78%) Office 365
13 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (16.67%) Linux
13 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 14 (15.56%) CCNA
15 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
15 13 (14.44%) SIEM
16 12 (13.33%) MCSE
16 12 (13.33%) BGP
16 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2016
17 11 (12.22%) Security Operations
17 11 (12.22%) 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 5 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.33%) Azure
2 17 (18.89%) AWS
3 16 (17.78%) Office 365
4 10 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.56%) IaaS
5 5 (5.56%) SaaS
6 3 (3.33%) PaaS
7 2 (2.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.11%) GCP
8 1 (1.11%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.11%) Slack
8 1 (1.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.56%) WAN
2 25 (27.78%) LAN
3 17 (18.89%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
5 12 (13.33%) BGP
6 11 (12.22%) DNS
6 11 (12.22%) MPLS
6 11 (12.22%) Network Security
7 10 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (11.11%) VPN
8 8 (8.89%) SAN
9 7 (7.78%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (7.78%) Wireless
10 5 (5.56%) VoIP
11 4 (4.44%) DHCP
11 4 (4.44%) Internet
11 4 (4.44%) NAS
11 4 (4.44%) Unified Communications
11 4 (4.44%) VLAN
12 3 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (2.22%) DB2
2 2 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Bazaar
2 1 (1.11%) AppScan
2 1 (1.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (7.78%) Public Sector
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) French Language
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Administrator
4 10 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) IT Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Network Manager
8 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) IT Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) IT Support
9 4 (4.44%) IT Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Network Support
10 3 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) LDAP
1 3 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.33%) PKI
5 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.33%) Social Media
6 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (50.00%) Windows
2 25 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 19 (21.11%) Windows 10
3 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (16.67%) Linux
5 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.56%) Unix
7 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (4.44%) CentOS
9 3 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.89%) ITIL
2 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (14.44%) SIEM
4 11 (12.22%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (12.22%) Security Operations
5 10 (11.11%) Information Security
6 9 (10.00%) Migration
7 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.78%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (7.78%) Server Management
8 7 (7.78%) Storage Management
9 6 (6.67%) Project Delivery
10 5 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.56%) Change Management
10 5 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (5.56%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) SQL
1 7 (7.78%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.33%) Perl
2 3 (3.33%) PHP
2 3 (3.33%) Python
3 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.89%) CCNP
3 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (15.56%) CCNA
5 12 (13.33%) MCSE
6 7 (7.78%) AWS Certification
6 7 (7.78%) MCITP
6 7 (7.78%) MCTS
7 5 (5.56%) Degree
8 4 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (4.44%) MCSA
9 2 (2.22%) CISSP
10 1 (1.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.11%) CCIE
10 1 (1.11%) CCSP
10 1 (1.11%) CEH
10 1 (1.11%) CISM
10 1 (1.11%) GPEN
10 1 (1.11%) GWAPT
10 1 (1.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.11%) SLA
3 4 (4.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (3.33%) GDPR
4 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.44%) Firmware
7 3 (3.33%) vSphere
8 2 (2.22%) ProxySG
8 2 (2.22%) XenApp
8 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.11%) Docker
9 1 (1.11%) pfSense
9 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) SCCM
2 4 (4.44%) vCenter Server
2 4 (4.44%) WSUS
3 3 (3.33%) Cisco CME
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.11%) Ansible
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.11%) Puppet
5 1 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (54.44%) Cisco
2 30 (33.33%) VMware
3 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.00%) Citrix
5 7 (7.78%) CheckPoint
5 7 (7.78%) Juniper
6 4 (4.44%) Palo Alto
6 4 (4.44%) Veeam
7 3 (3.33%) Apple
7 3 (3.33%) F5
7 3 (3.33%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.33%) McAfee
7 3 (3.33%) Riverbed
7 3 (3.33%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.33%) Symantec
8 2 (2.22%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.22%) HP
8 2 (2.22%) Meraki
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle
8 2 (2.22%) Sophos