Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 51 42
Rank change year-on-year -37 -9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 23 39 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.31% 4.13% 6.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.07% 30.71% 45.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 87
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.38% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £23,550 £29,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.38% -5.88% +13.33%

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 176 127 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 17.65% 13.45% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 91 117 142
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £28,008 £26,250 £22,291
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 -34 15 £38,250 -10.53% 5
Loughborough - 4 £24,000 -
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 14 (60.87%) Wireless
2 12 (52.17%) Information Security
3 11 (47.83%) CISSP
3 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
4 9 (39.13%) Security Architecture
4 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (34.78%) SSCP
5 8 (34.78%) Strategic Thinking
5 8 (34.78%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
6 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
6 6 (26.09%) LAN
6 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
6 6 (26.09%) Retail
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) VoIP
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) WAN
9 3 (13.04%) SLA
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco
9 3 (13.04%) SAN

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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Wireless
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) VoIP
4 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 2 (8.70%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.35%) PBX
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
1 9 (39.13%) Security Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Information Security Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Information Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Information Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
1 8 (34.78%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) Security Architecture
3 8 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (34.78%) Strategic Thinking
3 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
4 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.70%) High Availability
7 2 (8.70%) SIEM
8 1 (4.35%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (4.35%) Due Diligence
8 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
8 1 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
8 1 (4.35%) Threat Detection
8 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) CISSP
2 8 (34.78%) SSCP
3 3 (13.04%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
2 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (13.04%) SLA
4 1 (4.35%) GDPR
4 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) GFI Software
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.35%) Sophos
4 1 (4.35%) Veeam