The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 47 53
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.25% 3.86% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.10% 28.28% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 21
Median salary £30,500 £36,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.43% -18.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 105 99 147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 17.95% 13.66% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 84 75 110
Median salary £42,500 £36,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.43% -18.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Northamptonshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Northamptonshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -6 7 £30,000 - 2
Wellingborough - 2 £31,500 - 1
Kettering +8 1 £24,500 -51.00%
Daventry - 1 £19,000 -
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 31 (63.27%) LAN
2 29 (59.18%) Cisco
3 27 (55.10%) WAN
4 24 (48.98%) DNS
5 22 (44.90%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (42.86%) VMware
7 20 (40.82%) CCNP
8 19 (38.78%) CCNA
8 19 (38.78%) DHCP
9 16 (32.65%) ITIL
9 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
9 16 (32.65%) SAN
9 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
10 15 (30.61%) Windows
10 15 (30.61%) VLAN
10 15 (30.61%) SCCM
11 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
11 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (22.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (20.41%) Service Design
12 10 (20.41%) SQL
12 10 (20.41%) Information Security
13 9 (18.37%) PBX
13 9 (18.37%) VoIP
13 9 (18.37%) WLAN
14 8 (16.33%) Citrix
14 8 (16.33%) CISSP
14 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
14 8 (16.33%) Office 365
15 7 (14.29%) Cybersecurity

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.08%) nginx
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.12%) SaaS
5 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (63.27%) LAN
2 27 (55.10%) WAN
3 24 (48.98%) DNS
4 19 (38.78%) DHCP
5 16 (32.65%) SAN
6 15 (30.61%) VLAN
7 11 (22.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (18.37%) PBX
8 9 (18.37%) VoIP
8 9 (18.37%) WLAN
9 7 (14.29%) Skype
9 7 (14.29%) VPN
10 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (12.24%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (12.24%) NX-OS
10 6 (12.24%) Unified Communications
10 6 (12.24%) Wireshark
11 5 (10.20%) Network Security
11 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
12 4 (8.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) Redis
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.12%) Back Office
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Security Specialist
3 9 (18.37%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Information Security Specialist
6 5 (10.20%) Information Specialist
6 5 (10.20%) Senior IT Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Network Security Specialist
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Support Team Leader
8 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) LAMP
2 1 (2.04%) Velocity
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Replication
2 5 (10.20%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Linux
4 4 (8.16%) Ubuntu
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.08%) CentOS
6 2 (4.08%) Fedora
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Information Security
2 10 (20.41%) Service Design
3 7 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 6 (12.24%) IT Strategy
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) SIEM
5 5 (10.20%) DevOps
6 4 (8.16%) B2B
6 4 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.16%) Matrix Management
6 4 (8.16%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (6.12%) Network Management
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.12%) PHP
3 3 (6.12%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (40.82%) CCNP
3 19 (38.78%) CCNA
4 8 (16.33%) CISSP
5 6 (12.24%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (12.24%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (2.04%) CEH
6 1 (2.04%) CISA
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCITP
6 1 (2.04%) MCP
6 1 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
1 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
2 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.08%) NFS
4 2 (4.08%) Postfix
4 2 (4.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (30.61%) SCCM
2 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (10.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Puppet
4 5 (10.20%) SCOM
5 3 (6.12%) Ansible
5 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
6 2 (4.08%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
7 1 (2.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Cisco
2 21 (42.86%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.33%) Citrix
5 6 (12.24%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.20%) NetApp
7 4 (8.16%) Brocade
7 4 (8.16%) Google
8 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.12%) Juniper
8 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.12%) Veeam
9 2 (4.08%) hybris
9 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.04%) AppDynamics
10 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum + £2k on call + Excellent Pension +
Posted: 6 days ago