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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 43 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 4.20% 1.28% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.53% 7.14% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Average salary £22,500 £31,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.13% -9.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
97 70 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 23.95% 17.86% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 77 51 50
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram 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 January 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
Plymouth - 8 £21,000 -
Exeter +11 5 £37,500 +18.11%
Paignton - 1 £22,500 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (48.00%) WAN
4 11 (44.00%) LAN
5 10 (40.00%) Cisco
5 10 (40.00%) VMware
6 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (28.00%) VPN
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (28.00%) ITIL
8 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (24.00%) Android
10 5 (20.00%) Juniper
10 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 5 (20.00%) MCP
10 5 (20.00%) Linux
10 5 (20.00%) CCNP
10 5 (20.00%) CCNA
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
10 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) WAN
2 11 (44.00%) LAN
3 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (28.00%) VPN
5 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (16.00%) BIG-IP
5 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
5 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (16.00%) tcpdump
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (12.00%) MPLS
7 2 (8.00%) OSPF
7 2 (8.00%) Telnet
7 2 (8.00%) DNS
7 2 (8.00%) DHCP
7 2 (8.00%) FTP
7 2 (8.00%) SNMP
8 1 (4.00%) SAN
8 1 (4.00%) ADSL
8 1 (4.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (16.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) IT Support
3 4 (16.00%) IT Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Server Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Network Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) Android
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (16.00%) CentOS
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.00%) Process Management
2 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.00%) Change Management
2 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.00%) Network Management
2 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Python
1 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (16.00%) Lua
1 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (16.00%) C++
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) MCP
2 5 (20.00%) CCNP
2 5 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) CCDP
3 4 (16.00%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (16.00%) RHCSA
4 3 (12.00%) MCITP
4 3 (12.00%) MCDST
5 2 (8.00%) MCTS
5 2 (8.00%) MCSA
5 2 (8.00%) CCIE
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Firmware
4 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) vSphere
6 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
1 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco
1 10 (40.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Juniper
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (16.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (16.00%) F5
4 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle