Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 61 57
Rank change year-on-year +29 -4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 22 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.53% 1.96% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.29% 15.73% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 12
Luton median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £30,500 £38,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £62,250 £67,500 £60,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -1.96% +36.00%

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 Luton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Luton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 59 89 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 14.82% 12.43% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 48 77 60
Luton median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £22,300 £32,000 £25,328
90th Percentile £77,000 £72,500 £60,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.63% +26.97%

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Luton region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (45.45%) SIEM
3 10 (45.45%) Information Security
4 9 (40.91%) CISM
4 9 (40.91%) CISSP
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (40.91%) Security Operations
5 8 (36.36%) Data Loss Prevention
5 8 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 8 (36.36%) ITIL
5 8 (36.36%) Forcepoint
5 8 (36.36%) VMware
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco
6 7 (31.82%) Mac OS X
6 7 (31.82%) Apple
6 7 (31.82%) DRM
6 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (31.82%) Security Architecture
6 7 (31.82%) Apple iOS
6 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
6 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (31.82%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) MPLS
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) BGP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) DWDM
4 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.55%) HSRP
4 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) OSPF
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) IT Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) IT Security Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Security Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) SIEM Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Security Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Unix Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Strategy Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 7 (31.82%) Apple iOS
4 7 (31.82%) Mac OS X
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) Unix
7 2 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Information Security
1 10 (45.45%) SIEM
2 9 (40.91%) Security Operations
2 9 (40.91%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (36.36%) Data Loss Prevention
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
4 7 (31.82%) DRM
4 7 (31.82%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Security Architecture
4 7 (31.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (13.64%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (13.64%) Data Security
5 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security Management
6 2 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) CISM
1 9 (40.91%) CISSP
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) CISMP
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (9.09%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (4.55%) GDPR
4 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Forcepoint
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Apple
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) F5
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) Juniper
5 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint