The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 53 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.96% 1.67% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 6.60% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Average salary £30,000 £18,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -38.98%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Firewall
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 106 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 12.47% 25.30% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35 104 34
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Firewall
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Devon

Firewall
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -13 3 £30,250 +2.54%
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Server Hardening
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) B2B
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Head of IT
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Server Hardening
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco