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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 73 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.56% 1.18% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 7.69% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 7
Average salary £46,250 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.05% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £28,900 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £38,700 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
123 104 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.11% 15.29% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 94 80 85
Average salary £35,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.89% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,385 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 27 February 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco
3 18 (48.65%) VMware
4 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (37.84%) WAN
6 13 (35.14%) LAN
7 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (29.73%) Wireless
9 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
9 10 (27.03%) ITIL
9 10 (27.03%) Juniper
9 10 (27.03%) Load Balancing
10 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
10 9 (24.32%) SLA
10 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
11 8 (21.62%) CCIE
11 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (18.92%) F5
12 7 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (18.92%) QA
12 7 (18.92%) DNS
12 7 (18.92%) Citrix
12 7 (18.92%) SAN
12 7 (18.92%) Linux
12 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
13 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
13 6 (16.22%) Windows Vista

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.70%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) IaaS
2 3 (8.11%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) WAN
2 13 (35.14%) LAN
3 11 (29.73%) Wireless
4 7 (18.92%) SAN
4 7 (18.92%) DNS
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (13.51%) MPLS
5 5 (13.51%) IPsec
6 4 (10.81%) OSPF
6 4 (10.81%) BGP
6 4 (10.81%) VPN
7 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.11%) DHCP
7 3 (8.11%) Network Security
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.41%) VLAN
8 2 (5.41%) VPLS
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MySQL
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JUnit
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
1 1 (2.70%) Maven
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.41%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Technical Design Authority
4 4 (10.81%) Lead Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Design Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) IP Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) CCTV
4 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (18.92%) Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Vista
5 5 (13.51%) UNIX
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
1 10 (27.03%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.51%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Information Security
3 5 (13.51%) Network Design
4 4 (10.81%) Line Management
4 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.41%) Process Management
6 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.41%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
6 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.62%) CCIE
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.81%) MCITP
5 3 (8.11%) CISSP
5 3 (8.11%) MCDST
5 3 (8.11%) CCNP
5 3 (8.11%) MCP
6 2 (5.41%) MCSE
6 2 (5.41%) MCSA
6 2 (5.41%) CEH
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIE
6 2 (5.41%) CISA
6 2 (5.41%) CISM
6 2 (5.41%) GCIH
6 2 (5.41%) CCIP
6 2 (5.41%) CCNA
6 2 (5.41%) CCDP
6 2 (5.41%) Degree
6 2 (5.41%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) SLA
2 7 (18.92%) QA
3 2 (5.41%) HIPAA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) XenServer
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.70%) Xen
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.70%) WSUS
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) VMware
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.03%) Juniper
5 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
6 7 (18.92%) Citrix
6 7 (18.92%) F5
7 5 (13.51%) HP
8 2 (5.41%) Redback
9 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.70%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.70%) Imperva
9 1 (2.70%) Symantec
9 1 (2.70%) Primavera
9 1 (2.70%) SolidWorks
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) Adobe
9 1 (2.70%) CA
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp
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