Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 61 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 -33 +50
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 42 25 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.46% 2.72% 7.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.86% 18.12% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 104
Leicestershire median annual salary £32,500 £49,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.01% +15.88% +23.46%
10th Percentile £21,225 £32,850 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,500 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.65% - +6.25%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 176 138 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 18.68% 15.00% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 153 119 165
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +23.32%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £64,500 £58,750 £46,500
East Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -6.25%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Leicestershire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Leicestershire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Leicestershire

Firewall
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Leicester -14 22 £47,500 -1.04% 6
Loughborough - 14 £24,000 - 1
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 16 (38.10%) WAN
1 16 (38.10%) Information Security
2 13 (30.95%) Cisco
2 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) LAN
3 12 (28.57%) Wireless
4 11 (26.19%) Internet
4 11 (26.19%) CISSP
4 11 (26.19%) PCI DSS
5 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (21.43%) Broadband
6 9 (21.43%) Security Architecture
6 9 (21.43%) VMware
7 8 (19.05%) Migration
7 8 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
7 8 (19.05%) SSCP
7 8 (19.05%) SLA
7 8 (19.05%) CCNP
7 8 (19.05%) CCNA
7 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (19.05%) VoIP
7 8 (19.05%) Strategic Thinking
7 8 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 6 (14.29%) Risk Management

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) GitHub
3 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) WAN
2 13 (30.95%) LAN
3 12 (28.57%) Wireless
4 11 (26.19%) Internet
5 9 (21.43%) Broadband
6 8 (19.05%) VoIP
7 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (9.52%) DNS
8 4 (9.52%) VLAN
9 3 (7.14%) IP Telephony
9 3 (7.14%) SAN
9 3 (7.14%) WLAN
10 2 (4.76%) BGP
10 2 (4.76%) HSRP
10 2 (4.76%) IPv6
10 2 (4.76%) MPLS
10 2 (4.76%) OSPF
11 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (2.38%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) DB2
1 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Support Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Administrator
2 9 (21.43%) Architect
2 9 (21.43%) Security Architect
2 9 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) Information Security Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Network Support
4 5 (11.90%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) IT Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior IT Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
1 8 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.52%) Fintech
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.90%) Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Unix
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Information Security
2 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (21.43%) Security Architecture
3 8 (19.05%) Migration
3 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (19.05%) Strategic Thinking
3 8 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Due Diligence
6 4 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (9.52%) Service Management
6 4 (9.52%) SIEM
6 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (7.14%) Change Control
7 3 (7.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) CISSP
2 8 (19.05%) CCNA
2 8 (19.05%) CCNP
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (19.05%) SSCP
3 3 (7.14%) CISM
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) PCI DSS
2 8 (19.05%) SLA
3 6 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (7.14%) GDPR
4 3 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Cisco
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Aruba
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix
3 4 (9.52%) HP
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.38%) NetApp
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard