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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 55 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.61% 2.99% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.87% 15.38% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 10
Average salary £41,375 £39,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.08% +22.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,225 £27,400 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,400 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
106 143 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.84% 19.40% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 86 109 61
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £22,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 20 (51.28%) LAN
1 20 (51.28%) WAN
2 19 (48.72%) VMware
3 18 (46.15%) ITIL
3 18 (46.15%) Windows
4 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
4 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (33.33%) Network Security
7 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 13 (33.33%) Cisco
7 13 (33.33%) MCSE
8 10 (25.64%) CCNA
8 10 (25.64%) MPLS
8 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (23.08%) Supplier Management
9 9 (23.08%) Citrix
9 9 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (17.95%) vSphere
11 7 (17.95%) SLA
11 7 (17.95%) Information Security
11 7 (17.95%) Wireless
12 6 (15.38%) Windows Vista
12 6 (15.38%) DNS
12 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
12 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.56%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.56%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) LAN
1 20 (51.28%) WAN
2 13 (33.33%) Network Security
3 10 (25.64%) MPLS
4 7 (17.95%) Wireless
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (15.38%) DNS
6 4 (10.26%) IPsec
7 3 (7.69%) SAN
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.69%) VPN
7 3 (7.69%) DHCP
8 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.13%) OSPF
8 2 (5.13%) BGP
8 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (10.26%) Technical Design Authority
2 4 (10.26%) Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Architect
3 3 (7.69%) Tester
3 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 3 (7.69%) Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (5.13%) Lead Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
5 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) CCTV
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Vista
3 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.26%) Linux
5 3 (7.69%) UNIX
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Supplier Management
3 7 (17.95%) Information Security
4 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Line Management
6 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.13%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Digital Forensics
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) Network Design
7 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (5.13%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C
2 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (33.33%) MCSE
4 10 (25.64%) CCNA
5 9 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (10.26%) MCITP
7 3 (7.69%) MCDST
7 3 (7.69%) MCP
7 3 (7.69%) CISSP
8 2 (5.13%) CCIE
8 2 (5.13%) CISA
8 2 (5.13%) CISM
8 2 (5.13%) GCIH
8 2 (5.13%) CEH
8 2 (5.13%) Degree
8 2 (5.13%) GWAPT
8 2 (5.13%) GPEN
8 2 (5.13%) OSCP
8 2 (5.13%) OSCE
9 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.95%) SLA
3 4 (10.26%) QA
4 2 (5.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.95%) vSphere
4 5 (12.82%) Terminal Services
5 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
5 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.26%) vCloud
6 2 (5.13%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) XenServer
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.56%) WSUS
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) VMware
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (23.08%) Citrix
5 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.26%) Juniper
6 4 (10.26%) Websense
7 3 (7.69%) F5
8 2 (5.13%) HP
9 1 (2.56%) Adobe
9 1 (2.56%) CA
9 1 (2.56%) Symantec
9 1 (2.56%) BT
9 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.56%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.56%) Imperva
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