Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 45 57
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 69 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.16% 5.04% 3.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.50% 45.70% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 45 72 48
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -36.36%
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £66,500 £47,500 £70,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -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 139 151 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 14.10% 11.04% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 132 123 178
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -9.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,600 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,450 £51,650 £53,600
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -4 25 £42,500 - 2
Market Harborough - 7 £32,500 - 2
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 21 (51.22%) ITIL
2 18 (43.90%) VMware
2 18 (43.90%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (41.46%) Cyberthreat
3 17 (41.46%) Windows
4 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
5 15 (36.59%) CISSP
6 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (34.15%) VPN
6 14 (34.15%) Cisco
6 14 (34.15%) CCNP
6 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
7 13 (31.71%) CISM
8 12 (29.27%) Wireless
8 12 (29.27%) CCNA
8 12 (29.27%) Network Security
9 11 (26.83%) LAN
9 11 (26.83%) WAN
9 11 (26.83%) Office 365
10 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (24.39%) SIEM
10 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
10 10 (24.39%) DNS
10 10 (24.39%) SAN
10 10 (24.39%) Information Security
10 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
12 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (19.51%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (19.51%) Management Information System

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 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Office 365
2 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.07%) IaaS
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.07%) PaaS
2 7 (17.07%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) VPN
2 12 (29.27%) Network Security
2 12 (29.27%) Wireless
3 11 (26.83%) LAN
3 11 (26.83%) WAN
4 10 (24.39%) DNS
4 10 (24.39%) SAN
5 8 (19.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (14.63%) SSL
6 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.20%) DHCP
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (9.76%) Internet
8 4 (9.76%) MPLS
8 4 (9.76%) OSPF
8 4 (9.76%) VLAN
8 4 (9.76%) WLAN
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.44%) Hudson
General
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 4 (9.76%) Law
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Security Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) IT Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) IT Security Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Network Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) IT Manager
5 6 (14.63%) IT Security Manager
5 6 (14.63%) Security Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Firewall Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Cisco Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Switch Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.07%) Solaris
3 7 (17.07%) Unix
4 5 (12.20%) Linux
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) ITIL
2 18 (43.90%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (24.39%) Information Security
3 10 (24.39%) SIEM
3 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (19.51%) Patch Management
5 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
6 6 (14.63%) Coaching
6 6 (14.63%) Cryptography
6 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
6 6 (14.63%) Email Filtering
6 6 (14.63%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL V3
6 6 (14.63%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (14.63%) Line Management
6 6 (14.63%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 6 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (14.63%) Web Filtering
7 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
2 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
3 8 (19.51%) Python
4 7 (17.07%) Ruby
5 3 (7.32%) Perl
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) CISSP
2 14 (34.15%) CCNP
2 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (31.71%) CISM
4 12 (29.27%) CCNA
5 6 (14.63%) SSCP
6 4 (9.76%) CCDE
6 4 (9.76%) CCDP
6 4 (9.76%) CCIE
6 4 (9.76%) CEH
6 4 (9.76%) GCIH
6 4 (9.76%) GIAC
6 4 (9.76%) HP APS
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (9.76%) OSCP
6 4 (9.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.63%) GDPR
3 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
4 3 (7.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.76%) vSphere
5 2 (4.88%) Snort
5 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SmoothWall
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.32%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.88%) Suricata
4 1 (2.44%) Cacti
4 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.44%) Munin
4 1 (2.44%) Nagios
4 1 (2.44%) Opsview
4 1 (2.44%) Packer
4 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Cisco
3 7 (17.07%) Citrix
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) NetApp
5 4 (9.76%) ProCurve
6 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.88%) Apple
7 2 (4.88%) FireEye
7 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.88%) Intel
7 2 (4.88%) Juniper
7 2 (4.88%) Sophos
7 2 (4.88%) Sourcefire
7 2 (4.88%) TippingPoint
7 2 (4.88%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.44%) Meraki
8 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds