The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
West Midlands / Dudley
Rank 6 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 10.53% 7.02% 6.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Median salary £25,000 £25,500 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% -12.82%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 26.32% 21.05% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 4
Median salary £21,250 £25,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

The demand trend of job ads across the Dudley region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Firewall
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Dudley

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Dudley region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 13 (81.25%) LAN
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
1 13 (81.25%) VLAN
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) VPN
3 9 (56.25%) VoIP
3 9 (56.25%) Wireless
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (43.75%) Fortinet
5 7 (43.75%) MPLS
6 6 (37.50%) HP
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
6 6 (37.50%) Wireshark
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (37.50%) Draytek
6 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (37.50%) Huawei
6 6 (37.50%) HSRP
6 6 (37.50%) Meraki
6 6 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (31.25%) ADSL
7 5 (31.25%) CCNA
8 4 (25.00%) IPv4
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (25.00%) SSL
8 4 (25.00%) DHCP
8 4 (25.00%) Risk Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley 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:

Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) LAN
1 13 (81.25%) VLAN
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) VoIP
2 9 (56.25%) VPN
2 9 (56.25%) Wireless
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (43.75%) MPLS
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) HSRP
5 6 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) Wireshark
6 5 (31.25%) ADSL
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) IPv4
7 4 (25.00%) SSL
8 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
8 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Network Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IP Architect
2 2 (12.50%) IP Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior IP Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Presales
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
1 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
1 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Data Security
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) SIEM
3 2 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CCSA
4 2 (12.50%) CCSE
5 1 (6.25%) CCDP
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Fortinet
3 6 (37.50%) Draytek
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Huawei
3 6 (37.50%) Meraki
4 4 (25.00%) NETGEAR
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds