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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 29 50 47
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 31 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.55% 4.13% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.98% 19.14% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 19
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -7.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £28,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
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 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 94 162 154
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 16.82% 21.57% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 78 105 138
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £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 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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +14 16 £45,000 +2.27% 2
Brackley - 1 £50,000 -
Wellingborough - 1 £27,500 -
Firewall
East Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 52 (80.00%) Cisco
2 47 (72.31%) WAN
2 47 (72.31%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (70.77%) LAN
4 37 (56.92%) CCNA
5 30 (46.15%) CCNP
6 29 (44.62%) SAN
7 24 (36.92%) SolarWinds
8 23 (35.38%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (35.38%) Cisco Prime
9 22 (33.85%) Migration
9 22 (33.85%) Wireshark
9 22 (33.85%) Cisco IOS
9 22 (33.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 21 (32.31%) VLAN
10 21 (32.31%) ITIL
11 20 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (29.23%) Data Centre
12 19 (29.23%) DNS
13 17 (26.15%) IT Strategy
14 15 (23.08%) DHCP
15 14 (21.54%) NX-OS
16 13 (20.00%) VoIP
16 13 (20.00%) WLAN
17 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
17 12 (18.46%) PBX
18 11 (16.92%) CISSP
18 11 (16.92%) Information Security
18 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
19 10 (15.38%) Cybersecurity

Firewall
Top Related 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 6 (9.23%) IIS
2 4 (6.15%) Apache
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.08%) nginx
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (72.31%) WAN
2 46 (70.77%) LAN
3 29 (44.62%) SAN
4 23 (35.38%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (33.85%) Cisco IOS
5 22 (33.85%) Wireshark
6 21 (32.31%) VLAN
7 20 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (29.23%) DNS
9 15 (23.08%) DHCP
10 14 (21.54%) NX-OS
11 13 (20.00%) VoIP
11 13 (20.00%) WLAN
12 12 (18.46%) PBX
13 8 (12.31%) Unified Communications
14 6 (9.23%) Wireless
15 5 (7.69%) VPN
16 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
17 3 (4.62%) Network Security
17 3 (4.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
2 2 (3.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (56.92%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 12 (18.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Network Support
4 10 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Security Specialist
5 9 (13.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) Information Security Specialist
7 7 (10.77%) Information Specialist
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Security Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Administrator
10 2 (3.08%) Information Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Network Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) LAMP
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.77%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
1 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.08%) CentOS
3 2 (3.08%) Fedora
3 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 22 (33.85%) Migration
2 21 (32.31%) ITIL
3 17 (26.15%) IT Strategy
4 11 (16.92%) Information Security
5 10 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (15.38%) Service Design
6 8 (12.31%) SIEM
7 6 (9.23%) B2B
7 6 (9.23%) Matrix Management
7 6 (9.23%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (6.15%) DevOps
8 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.62%) Cryptography
9 3 (4.62%) Patch Management
9 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.62%) Security Testing
9 3 (4.62%) SEO
10 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.08%) Java
2 2 (3.08%) PHP
2 2 (3.08%) Python
3 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (72.31%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (56.92%) CCNA
3 30 (46.15%) CCNP
4 11 (16.92%) CISSP
5 8 (12.31%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (12.31%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (4.62%) CCIE
7 1 (1.54%) CCENT
7 1 (1.54%) CEH
7 1 (1.54%) CISA
7 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) NFS
4 2 (3.08%) Postfix
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (35.38%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (12.31%) SCCM
3 7 (10.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.08%) Ansible
5 2 (3.08%) HAProxy
5 2 (3.08%) Puppet
6 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (80.00%) Cisco
2 24 (36.92%) SolarWinds
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.31%) VMware
5 7 (10.77%) NetApp
6 6 (9.23%) Google
7 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.15%) Citrix
9 3 (4.62%) Brocade
9 3 (4.62%) F5
9 3 (4.62%) Juniper
9 3 (4.62%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.08%) hybris
10 2 (3.08%) Mitel
10 2 (3.08%) Rackspace
10 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.54%) HP
11 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
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