The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 17 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 6.25% 1.52% 16.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 25.00% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 8
Average salary £21,000 £19,250 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,550 £19,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £19,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Firewall
Devon

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

Communications & Networking Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 20.31% 6.06% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 13
Average salary £31,500 £19,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -34.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £19,250 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Plymouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

Firewall
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Plymouth

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Plymouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Plymouth region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Plymouth

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (50.00%) MCP
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Vista
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) Office 365
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) MPLS
6 3 (30.00%) MCDST
6 3 (30.00%) MCITP
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (20.00%) MCSA
7 2 (20.00%) FTP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) Telnet
4 2 (20.00%) FTP
4 2 (20.00%) SNMP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) ADSL
5 1 (10.00%) ISDN
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCP
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCDST
2 3 (30.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) MCTS
3 2 (20.00%) MCSA
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix