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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 68 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.42% 1.81% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.24% 10.92% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 9
Average salary £41,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.27% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
119 119 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.39% 16.53% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 92 87 60
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £18,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (58.82%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) WAN
2 17 (50.00%) VMware
3 16 (47.06%) LAN
3 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 13 (38.24%) Cisco
4 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (35.29%) ITIL
6 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
7 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
7 9 (26.47%) Wireless
8 8 (23.53%) SLA
8 8 (23.53%) Citrix
8 8 (23.53%) Network Security
9 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (20.59%) MCSE
9 7 (20.59%) Information Security
10 6 (17.65%) Windows Vista
10 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
10 6 (17.65%) Linux
10 6 (17.65%) MPLS
10 6 (17.65%) CCNA
10 6 (17.65%) SAN
11 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
11 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
11 5 (14.71%) DNS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.94%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) IaaS
2 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) WAN
2 16 (47.06%) LAN
3 9 (26.47%) Wireless
4 8 (23.53%) Network Security
5 6 (17.65%) SAN
5 6 (17.65%) MPLS
6 5 (14.71%) IPsec
6 5 (14.71%) DNS
7 4 (11.76%) VPN
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (8.82%) DHCP
9 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (5.88%) OSPF
9 2 (5.88%) BGP
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (20.59%) Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Lead Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Technical Design Authority
3 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (8.82%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Design Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Tester
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.94%) CCTV
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Vista
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.71%) UNIX
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Information Security
3 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.76%) Supplier Management
5 4 (11.76%) Line Management
6 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Network Design
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.88%) CRM
7 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (5.88%) Change Control
7 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (5.88%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (20.59%) MCSE
4 6 (17.65%) CCNA
5 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (11.76%) MCITP
7 3 (8.82%) CISSP
7 3 (8.82%) MCP
7 3 (8.82%) MCDST
8 2 (5.88%) CEH
8 2 (5.88%) GWAPT
8 2 (5.88%) GPEN
8 2 (5.88%) OSCP
8 2 (5.88%) OSCE
8 2 (5.88%) MCSA
8 2 (5.88%) CCIE
8 2 (5.88%) Degree
8 2 (5.88%) CISA
8 2 (5.88%) CISM
8 2 (5.88%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) SLA
2 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.71%) QA
3 2 (5.88%) HIPAA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
5 2 (5.88%) vCloud
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) XenServer
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.94%) WSUS
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) VMware
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) Cisco
4 8 (23.53%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
6 4 (11.76%) Juniper
7 3 (8.82%) HP
7 3 (8.82%) F5
8 2 (5.88%) Websense
9 1 (2.94%) BT
9 1 (2.94%) SolidWorks
9 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.94%) Imperva
9 1 (2.94%) Adobe
9 1 (2.94%) CA
9 1 (2.94%) Symantec
9 1 (2.94%) Primavera
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