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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 60 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.81% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 2.13% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £29,500 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.50% -18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
108 47 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 21.82% 17.22% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 100 36 18
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,450 £55,000
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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 - 3 £29,750 - 3
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) DNS
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) DHCP
4 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
4 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (50.00%) Office 365
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (37.50%) VPN
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (37.50%) Windows 8
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Vista
8 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (31.25%) IIS
8 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
9 3 (18.75%) MS Office
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Mentoring

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
1 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (31.25%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) DNS
1 9 (56.25%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (6.25%) Softswitch
4 1 (6.25%) ISDN
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (18.75%) Field Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) PC Support
3 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Field Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) PC Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) PC Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Support
3 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Vista
4 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat