Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 67 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 36 47 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.53% 3.40% 3.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.48% 33.33% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40 48 43
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -26.32%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,675 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,500 £70,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -16.67%

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 131 141 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 12.86% 10.21% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 127 124 138
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +9.29% -9.09%
10th Percentile £26,150 £21,792 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £51,775
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +7 18 £35,000 -17.65%
Market Harborough - 7 £32,500 -
Loughborough +16 2 £24,500 -30.00%
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 20 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (52.78%) Cyberthreat
4 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
5 18 (50.00%) VMware
6 17 (47.22%) CISSP
6 17 (47.22%) ITIL
7 16 (44.44%) VPN
8 15 (41.67%) CISM
9 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (36.11%) Office 365
10 12 (33.33%) SIEM
10 12 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (33.33%) Information Security
11 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
11 10 (27.78%) WAN
11 10 (27.78%) LAN
11 10 (27.78%) ITIL V3
11 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
11 10 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (27.78%) Patch Management
12 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 9 (25.00%) DNS
12 9 (25.00%) Cisco
12 9 (25.00%) Citrix
13 8 (22.22%) SSCP
13 8 (22.22%) CCNP
13 8 (22.22%) CCNA

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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Office 365
2 7 (19.44%) IaaS
2 7 (19.44%) PaaS
2 7 (19.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) VPN
2 10 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (27.78%) LAN
2 10 (27.78%) WAN
3 9 (25.00%) DNS
4 8 (22.22%) SAN
4 8 (22.22%) SSL
5 7 (19.44%) Network Security
6 6 (16.67%) Wireless
7 5 (13.89%) DHCP
8 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 4 (11.11%) VLAN
9 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.56%) Internet
9 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
9 2 (5.56%) WLAN
10 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.78%) Hudson
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Security Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 8 (22.22%) IT Security Manager
3 8 (22.22%) Security Manager
4 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) IT Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Network Specialist
5 4 (11.11%) Server Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) Cyberthreat Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.22%) Unix
4 7 (19.44%) Solaris
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (47.22%) ITIL
3 12 (33.33%) Information Security
3 12 (33.33%) SIEM
3 12 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (27.78%) ITIL V3
4 10 (27.78%) Patch Management
5 8 (22.22%) Coaching
5 8 (22.22%) Cryptography
5 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 8 (22.22%) Email Filtering
5 8 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (22.22%) Line Management
5 8 (22.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 8 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (22.22%) Web Filtering
6 7 (19.44%) Data Management
6 7 (19.44%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.89%) Python
3 5 (13.89%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) CISSP
2 15 (41.67%) CISM
3 8 (22.22%) CCNA
3 8 (22.22%) CCNP
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (22.22%) SSCP
4 4 (11.11%) CEH
4 4 (11.11%) GCIH
4 4 (11.11%) GIAC
4 4 (11.11%) OSCP
4 4 (11.11%) SANS
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (22.22%) GDPR
3 3 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (5.56%) Snort
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Suricata
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Packer
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco
2 9 (25.00%) Citrix
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 5 (13.89%) Juniper
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) Sophos
6 2 (5.56%) Apple
6 2 (5.56%) FireEye
6 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) Intel
6 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.56%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.56%) TippingPoint
6 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint