The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 7 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 20.45% - 5.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 52.94% - 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £29,000 - £33,750
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 - £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Firewall
West Midlands

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
17 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 38.64% 10.64% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 17
Average salary £29,000 £19,499 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.72% -41.79%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Dudley region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 10 (90.91%) VoIP
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
4 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
4 7 (63.64%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (63.64%) Wireless
4 7 (63.64%) MPLS
4 7 (63.64%) OSPF
4 7 (63.64%) BGP
4 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
4 7 (63.64%) PPP
4 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 7 (63.64%) High Availability
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (63.64%) HSRP
4 7 (63.64%) Spanning Tree
4 7 (63.64%) VLAN
4 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
4 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) VoIP
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (63.64%) Wireless
3 7 (63.64%) MPLS
3 7 (63.64%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) BGP
3 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
3 7 (63.64%) PPP
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (63.64%) HSRP
3 7 (63.64%) Spanning Tree
3 7 (63.64%) VLAN
3 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Games
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) High Availability
1 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft