The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 38 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 35 14 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.81% 3.15% 6.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.48% 18.92% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 29
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Firewall
South Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
143 74 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.64% 16.67% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 116 62 113
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Firewall
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Sheffield

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 35 (70.00%) Cisco
2 32 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (54.00%) Windows
4 17 (34.00%) Juniper
4 17 (34.00%) CCIE
5 14 (28.00%) DNS
5 14 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
6 11 (22.00%) F5
6 11 (22.00%) CCNA
6 11 (22.00%) SAN
6 11 (22.00%) CheckPoint
6 11 (22.00%) MPLS
6 11 (22.00%) ITIL
7 10 (20.00%) OSPF
7 10 (20.00%) BGP
7 10 (20.00%) HP
7 10 (20.00%) VPN
7 10 (20.00%) Network Design
8 9 (18.00%) Change Control
8 9 (18.00%) Problem Management
8 9 (18.00%) Capacity Management
8 9 (18.00%) VLAN
8 9 (18.00%) Business Continuity
8 9 (18.00%) CCNP
8 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (18.00%) MCSE
8 9 (18.00%) MCSA
9 8 (16.00%) Java

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (10.00%) nginx
2 4 (8.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.00%) Lync
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) DNS
1 14 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (22.00%) SAN
2 11 (22.00%) MPLS
3 10 (20.00%) OSPF
3 10 (20.00%) BGP
3 10 (20.00%) VPN
4 9 (18.00%) VLAN
5 7 (14.00%) Wireless
5 7 (14.00%) LAN
5 7 (14.00%) WAN
6 6 (12.00%) Ethernet
6 6 (12.00%) Network Security
6 6 (12.00%) VPLS
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (10.00%) SNMP
7 5 (10.00%) DHCP
8 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (6.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) Maven
3 5 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (10.00%) JIRA
4 3 (6.00%) Subversion
5 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.00%) Hudson
6 1 (2.00%) Selenium
6 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.00%) MSI
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.00%) Legal
1 2 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 9 (18.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 9 (18.00%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (18.00%) Administrator
3 8 (16.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Network Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Design Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) IP Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Support
6 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.00%) Telematics
1 5 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) UNIX
3 5 (10.00%) Mac OS
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 5 (10.00%) Linux
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) Debian
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Network Design
3 9 (18.00%) Change Control
3 9 (18.00%) Problem Management
3 9 (18.00%) Capacity Management
3 9 (18.00%) Business Continuity
4 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.00%) Network Management
7 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.00%) Process Management
8 2 (4.00%) Change Management
8 2 (4.00%) Data Management
9 1 (2.00%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (2.00%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.00%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.00%) Ruby
4 4 (8.00%) Perl
5 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) PHP
6 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (34.00%) CCIE
3 11 (22.00%) CCNA
4 9 (18.00%) CCNP
4 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (18.00%) MCSE
4 9 (18.00%) MCSA
5 6 (12.00%) CCIP
5 6 (12.00%) CCDP
5 6 (12.00%) JNCIE
6 5 (10.00%) Degree
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.00%) CCEE
7 1 (2.00%) CCAA
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Xen
2 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) KVM
4 3 (6.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.00%) qmail
6 1 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.00%) XenServer
6 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Ganglia
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.00%) Nagios
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) Pingdom
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Cisco
2 17 (34.00%) Juniper
3 11 (22.00%) F5
3 11 (22.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (20.00%) HP
5 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.00%) VMware
7 6 (12.00%) Redback
8 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.00%) JBoss
9 2 (4.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) Citrix
9 2 (4.00%) New Relic
10 1 (2.00%) EMC
10 1 (2.00%) NetApp
10 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Plusnet
Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Plusnet
Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago