Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 21 66
Rank change year-on-year -23 +45 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 21 98 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.66% 11.72% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.61% 63.64% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25 98 10
Leicester median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +26.87% -39.09%
10th Percentile £29,000 £38,025 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £44,250 £43,125
Leicestershire median annual salary £43,658 £42,500 £34,425
% change year-on-year +2.73% +23.46% -37.41%

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 Leicester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 82 154 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 14.31% 18.42% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 73 128 100
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +19.72% -25.26%
10th Percentile £25,850 £27,475 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £50,800
Leicestershire median annual salary £36,535 £42,500 £34,425
% change year-on-year -14.03% +23.46% -9.41%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Leicester

Firewall
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Leicester.

Salary trend for Firewall in Leicester

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Leicester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) CCNP
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (47.62%) Wireless
4 9 (42.86%) LAN
4 9 (42.86%) WAN
5 8 (38.10%) Network Security
5 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (33.33%) Python
6 7 (33.33%) CCNA
7 6 (28.57%) VPN
7 6 (28.57%) Ruby
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (23.81%) SAN
8 5 (23.81%) OSPF
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
9 4 (19.05%) GCIH
9 4 (19.05%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (19.05%) CEH
9 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
9 4 (19.05%) Law
9 4 (19.05%) GIAC
9 4 (19.05%) MPLS
9 4 (19.05%) Change Management
9 4 (19.05%) NetApp
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Internet

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Wireless
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
2 9 (42.86%) WAN
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (38.10%) Network Security
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
5 5 (23.81%) OSPF
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) DNS
6 4 (19.05%) Internet
6 4 (19.05%) MPLS
6 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) VoIP
6 4 (19.05%) WLAN
7 3 (14.29%) BGP
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (14.29%) VLAN
8 2 (9.52%) DHCP
8 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (19.05%) Law
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Network Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Cisco Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Switch Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (9.52%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (19.05%) Cyber Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (19.05%) Forensic Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) Machine Learning
3 4 (19.05%) Malware Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 4 (19.05%) SIEM
3 4 (19.05%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Threat Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CCNP
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) CCDE
3 4 (19.05%) CCDP
3 4 (19.05%) CCIE
3 4 (19.05%) CEH
3 4 (19.05%) GCIH
3 4 (19.05%) GIAC
3 4 (19.05%) HP APS
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (19.05%) OSCP
3 4 (19.05%) SANS
4 2 (9.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Snort
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SmoothWall
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Suricata
3 1 (4.76%) Cacti
3 1 (4.76%) CFEngine
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.76%) Munin
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) Opsview
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) NetApp
3 4 (19.05%) ProCurve
4 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.52%) Apple
5 2 (9.52%) FireEye
5 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
5 2 (9.52%) Intel
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos
5 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
5 2 (9.52%) TippingPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Meraki
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds