The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 41 54
Rank change year-on-year +19 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 8.02% 1.36% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.57% 10.81% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 5
Median salary £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 35 37 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 16.51% 12.54% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 85 98 112
Median salary £42,500 £46,250 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.10% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £40,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £76,850 £65,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Luton

Firewall
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Luton.

Salary trend for Firewall in Luton

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Luton over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Luton region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 16 (64.00%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco
3 14 (56.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) Linux
4 11 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (36.00%) Mac OS X
6 9 (36.00%) Apple
6 9 (36.00%) CISSP
6 9 (36.00%) DRM
6 9 (36.00%) Forcepoint
6 9 (36.00%) CISM
6 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (36.00%) Data Protection
6 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (36.00%) Information Security
6 9 (36.00%) Apple iOS
6 9 (36.00%) SIEM
6 9 (36.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (36.00%) Security Architecture
6 9 (36.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 9 (36.00%) Identity Access Management
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
6 9 (36.00%) Security Operations
6 9 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (36.00%) Data Loss Prevention

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (20.00%) Network Security
4 3 (12.00%) ADSL
4 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (12.00%) Frame Relay
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) BGP
6 1 (4.00%) DWDM
6 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.00%) HSRP
6 1 (4.00%) MPLS
6 1 (4.00%) OSPF
6 1 (4.00%) SSL
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) IT Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) SIEM Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Junior
6 2 (8.00%) Junior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Junior Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (28.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (36.00%) Mac OS X
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) Unix
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 9 (36.00%) Data Protection
3 9 (36.00%) DRM
3 9 (36.00%) Identity Access Management
3 9 (36.00%) Information Security
3 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Security Architecture
3 9 (36.00%) Security Operations
3 9 (36.00%) SIEM
3 9 (36.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (36.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 7 (28.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (16.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 4 (16.00%) Data Security
5 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.00%) Task Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CISM
1 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Apple
2 9 (36.00%) Forcepoint
3 7 (28.00%) ArcSight
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) TippingPoint
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto