The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 33 46 49
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.22% 4.68% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 19.26% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 13
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -7.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 Northampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 56 135 111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 14.78% 24.28% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45 86 101
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Northampton

Firewall
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Northampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 34 (82.93%) Cisco
1 34 (82.93%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (80.49%) WAN
3 32 (78.05%) LAN
4 29 (70.73%) SAN
5 26 (63.41%) CCNA
6 23 (56.10%) Cisco Prime
6 23 (56.10%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (53.66%) SolarWinds
7 22 (53.66%) Wireshark
7 22 (53.66%) Cisco IOS
7 22 (53.66%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 22 (53.66%) Migration
8 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
9 17 (41.46%) IT Strategy
9 17 (41.46%) CCNP
10 15 (36.59%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (34.15%) NX-OS
12 11 (26.83%) CISSP
12 11 (26.83%) Information Security
13 10 (24.39%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (24.39%) Risk Analysis
14 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
15 8 (19.51%) VLAN
15 8 (19.51%) Security+ Certification
15 8 (19.51%) SIEM
15 8 (19.51%) CompTIA Security+
15 8 (19.51%) PCI DSS
16 7 (17.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 7 (17.07%) Cyberthreat

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 6 (14.63%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (80.49%) WAN
2 32 (78.05%) LAN
3 29 (70.73%) SAN
4 23 (56.10%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (53.66%) Cisco IOS
5 22 (53.66%) Wireshark
6 15 (36.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (34.15%) NX-OS
8 8 (19.51%) VLAN
9 3 (7.32%) DNS
9 3 (7.32%) Wireless
10 1 (2.44%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (2.44%) DHCP
10 1 (2.44%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Network Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Network Support
2 10 (24.39%) Network Support Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Security Specialist
4 7 (17.07%) Information Security Specialist
4 7 (17.07%) Information Specialist
5 6 (14.63%) Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Information Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) IT Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) IT Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) IT Support
9 1 (2.44%) IT Technician
9 1 (2.44%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.07%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 22 (53.66%) Migration
2 17 (41.46%) IT Strategy
3 11 (26.83%) Information Security
4 10 (24.39%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (24.39%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (19.51%) SIEM
6 6 (14.63%) B2B
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL
6 6 (14.63%) Matrix Management
6 6 (14.63%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (7.32%) Cryptography
7 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.32%) Security Testing
7 3 (7.32%) SEO
8 2 (4.88%) DevOps
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (82.93%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (63.41%) CCNA
3 17 (41.46%) CCNP
4 11 (26.83%) CISSP
5 8 (19.51%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (19.51%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCENT
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE
6 1 (2.44%) CEH
6 1 (2.44%) CISA
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (17.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (17.07%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Cisco
2 22 (53.66%) SolarWinds
3 7 (17.07%) NetApp
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) Google
6 2 (4.88%) hybris
7 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.44%) F5
7 1 (2.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
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