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

Firewall
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 88 35
Rank change year-on-year +20 -53 +43
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 35 17 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.50% 1.42% 5.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.35% 13.18% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 76
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £51,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.37% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £34,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £60,925 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £39,160 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year -7.86% +5.59% -15.26%

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 172 129 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 17.22% 10.74% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 163 111 149
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 20 July 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 July 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 19 £62,500 +31.58% 4
Loughborough - 11 £23,000 - 1
Market Harborough - 1 £35,000 -
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 18 (51.43%) WAN
2 17 (48.57%) Cisco
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (37.14%) LAN
4 13 (37.14%) VMware
4 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
5 12 (34.29%) CCNP
5 12 (34.29%) CCNA
5 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (31.43%) Internet
7 9 (25.71%) Broadband
7 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
7 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (22.86%) Information Security
8 8 (22.86%) VPN
8 8 (22.86%) DNS
8 8 (22.86%) VoIP
8 8 (22.86%) ITIL
8 8 (22.86%) Migration
9 7 (20.00%) SLA
9 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (20.00%) SIEM
10 6 (17.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 6 (17.14%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (17.14%) GDPR
10 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
11 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
11 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

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 (5.71%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
3 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) WAN
2 13 (37.14%) LAN
3 11 (31.43%) Internet
4 9 (25.71%) Broadband
4 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
5 8 (22.86%) DNS
5 8 (22.86%) VoIP
5 8 (22.86%) VPN
6 5 (14.29%) VLAN
7 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (11.43%) SSL
7 4 (11.43%) Wireless
7 4 (11.43%) WLAN
8 3 (8.57%) DHCP
8 3 (8.57%) SAN
9 2 (5.71%) BGP
9 2 (5.71%) IPv6
9 2 (5.71%) MPLS
9 2 (5.71%) OSPF
9 2 (5.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) DB2
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Administrator
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (17.14%) Network Support
4 5 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) IT Manager
5 4 (11.43%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Security Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (11.43%) Fintech
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Unix
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (22.86%) Information Security
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Migration
3 7 (20.00%) SIEM
3 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
4 6 (17.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 4 (11.43%) Coaching
5 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
5 4 (11.43%) Decision-Making
5 4 (11.43%) Email Filtering
5 4 (11.43%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (11.43%) Line Management
5 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (11.43%) Patch Management
5 4 (11.43%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (11.43%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) CCNA
1 12 (34.29%) CCNP
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.29%) CISM
2 5 (14.29%) CISSP
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) SSCP
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
2 6 (17.14%) GDPR
3 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.86%) GCP
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Aruba
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) Juniper
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) Sophos
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard