Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 44 72
Rank change year-on-year -6 +28 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 46 75 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.20% 5.12% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.80% 34.40% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 59
Northamptonshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,200 £23,400
90th Percentile £58,200 £65,500 £47,750
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 211 218 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 19.25% 14.88% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 149 148 227
Northamptonshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -11.88% +9.59%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,350 £23,000
90th Percentile £59,875 £55,000 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £37,492 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -0.02% -3.85% +6.85%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -21 16 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Wellingborough - 12 £31,500 -
Kettering +6 4 £27,500 -45.00%
Brackley +3 4 £57,500 +64.29% 1
Daventry -3 1 £19,000 -22.45%
Firewall
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) DNS
3 23 (50.00%) DHCP
4 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 21 (45.65%) Cisco
6 20 (43.48%) VMware
7 19 (41.30%) Hyper-V
8 17 (36.96%) SCCM
8 17 (36.96%) SAN
9 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
9 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (30.43%) Network Management
10 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (28.26%) VPN
12 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (19.57%) MPLS
13 9 (19.57%) HP
13 9 (19.57%) CCNP
13 9 (19.57%) Citrix
13 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (19.57%) LAN
14 8 (17.39%) WAN
14 8 (17.39%) OSPF
14 8 (17.39%) BGP
14 8 (17.39%) EIGRP
14 8 (17.39%) Wireless
14 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
15 7 (15.22%) ITIL
16 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 5 (10.87%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) DNS
2 23 (50.00%) DHCP
3 17 (36.96%) SAN
4 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
5 13 (28.26%) VPN
6 9 (19.57%) LAN
6 9 (19.57%) MPLS
7 8 (17.39%) BGP
7 8 (17.39%) EIGRP
7 8 (17.39%) OSPF
7 8 (17.39%) WAN
7 8 (17.39%) Wireless
8 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (10.87%) Network Security
10 4 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (8.70%) Internet
10 4 (8.70%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (6.52%) VLAN
12 2 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Support
3 12 (26.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 12 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) IT Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 6 (13.04%) Active Directory Support
6 6 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Server Support
7 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Server Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) LAMP
1 2 (4.35%) Velocity
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Network Management
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.70%) Information Security
5 4 (8.70%) Service Design
6 2 (4.35%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps
6 2 (4.35%) High Availability
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (4.35%) IT Strategy
6 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Multichannel Retail
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.35%) Perl
2 2 (4.35%) PHP
2 2 (4.35%) Python
2 2 (4.35%) Ruby
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) CCNP
1 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.04%) CCNA
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.70%) CCSP
4 4 (8.70%) CCVP
4 4 (8.70%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.17%) MCITP
7 1 (2.17%) MCP
7 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 19 (41.30%) Hyper-V
3 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 2 (4.35%) XenApp
4 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (36.96%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.52%) SCOM
3 2 (4.35%) Ansible
3 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Cisco
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Citrix
3 9 (19.57%) HP
4 5 (10.87%) Brocade
4 5 (10.87%) Juniper
5 4 (8.70%) Motorola
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.52%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.35%) AppDynamics
7 2 (4.35%) EqualLogic
7 2 (4.35%) McAfee
7 2 (4.35%) NetApp
7 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) Veeam
8 1 (2.17%) Mitel
8 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL