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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 23 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 6.72% - 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% - 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £21,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
22 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 18.49% 2.17% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 5
Average salary £21,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.58% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) MCP
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (33.33%) MCDST
5 3 (33.33%) MCITP
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) MPLS
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) Telnet
6 2 (22.22%) Apple
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) CCIE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) Telnet
4 2 (22.22%) FTP
4 2 (22.22%) SNMP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) ADSL
5 1 (11.11%) ISDN
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) Network Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
1 2 (22.22%) IT Support
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Designer
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (55.56%) MCP
2 3 (33.33%) MCDST
2 3 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper