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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
West Midlands / Dudley
Rank 3 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 13.64% 13.92% 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 40.74% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 1
Median salary £25,000 £25,250 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% -6.48%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
6 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 27.27% 34.18% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 3
Median salary £25,000 £25,125 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.49% -11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,250 £30,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Dudley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Dudley region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Dudley

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 24 January 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%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior IP Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Voice Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Voice 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