Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 22 76
Rank change year-on-year -43 +54 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 126 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.55% 8.52% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.51% 53.85% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 125 28
Leicestershire median annual salary £43,658 £42,500 £34,425
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +23.46% -34.43%
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,750 £24,850
90th Percentile £61,475 £45,900 £41,625
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -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 123 234 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 13.09% 15.82% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 112 194 151
Leicestershire median annual salary £36,535 £42,500 £34,425
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.03% +23.46% -9.41%
10th Percentile £23,100 £23,150 £21,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £46,500 £48,750
East Midlands median annual salary £37,492 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -0.02% -3.85% +6.85%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -27 21 £43,000 +1.18% 1
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) CCNP
2 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (45.83%) Wireless
4 10 (41.67%) LAN
4 10 (41.67%) WAN
5 9 (37.50%) Network Security
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (33.33%) Python
6 8 (33.33%) VPN
6 8 (33.33%) ITIL
6 8 (33.33%) CCNA
7 7 (29.17%) Ruby
8 6 (25.00%) OSPF
8 6 (25.00%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) DNS
8 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) SAN
9 5 (20.83%) VMware
9 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
10 4 (16.67%) SmoothWall
10 4 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (16.67%) SANS
10 4 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 4 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence

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 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Wireless
2 10 (41.67%) LAN
2 10 (41.67%) WAN
3 9 (37.50%) Network Security
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (33.33%) VPN
5 6 (25.00%) DNS
5 6 (25.00%) OSPF
5 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.83%) SAN
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (16.67%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) Internet
7 4 (16.67%) MPLS
7 4 (16.67%) VLAN
7 4 (16.67%) VoIP
7 4 (16.67%) WLAN
8 3 (12.50%) BGP
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.17%) Hudson
General
1 4 (16.67%) Law
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Firewall Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Network Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Switch Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (16.67%) Forensic Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 4 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.67%) SIEM
3 4 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) Ruby
3 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) CCNP
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) CCDE
3 4 (16.67%) CCDP
3 4 (16.67%) CCIE
3 4 (16.67%) CEH
3 4 (16.67%) GCIH
3 4 (16.67%) GIAC
3 4 (16.67%) HP APS
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (16.67%) OSCP
3 4 (16.67%) SANS
4 2 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Snort
3 1 (4.17%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SmoothWall
2 3 (12.50%) Ansible
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (8.33%) Suricata
4 1 (4.17%) Cacti
4 1 (4.17%) CFEngine
4 1 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.17%) Munin
4 1 (4.17%) Nagios
4 1 (4.17%) Opsview
4 1 (4.17%) Packer
4 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) NetApp
3 4 (16.67%) ProCurve
4 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 2 (8.33%) FireEye
5 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.33%) Intel
5 2 (8.33%) Sophos
5 2 (8.33%) Sourcefire
5 2 (8.33%) TippingPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Meraki
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds