The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 42 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.38% 3.81% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.22% 27.55% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 15
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £29,700 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
89 98 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.70% 13.82% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 78 88 116
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £29,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (44.00%) CCNP
3 11 (44.00%) CCNA
4 10 (40.00%) VPN
4 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (28.00%) DNS
7 6 (24.00%) DHCP
7 6 (24.00%) Python
7 6 (24.00%) Perl
7 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (24.00%) Network Security
7 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (24.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) VLAN
8 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (20.00%) Apache
8 5 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (20.00%) Nagios
8 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (20.00%) F5
8 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (16.00%) Opsview
9 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (16.00%) Internet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) CloudStack
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (40.00%) VPN
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (28.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) DHCP
4 6 (24.00%) Network Security
4 6 (24.00%) VLAN
5 4 (16.00%) Internet
5 4 (16.00%) IPsec
5 4 (16.00%) Junos
5 4 (16.00%) LAN
5 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 3 (12.00%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (12.00%) MPLS
6 3 (12.00%) OpenVPN
6 3 (12.00%) VoIP
7 2 (8.00%) BGP
7 2 (8.00%) OSPF
7 2 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.00%) Back Office
1 1 (4.00%) Games
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Sales Executive
6 1 (4.00%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.00%) IBM XIV
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Debian
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) HPUX
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (8.00%) Network Design
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
4 1 (4.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (24.00%) Perl
1 6 (24.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
2 11 (44.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) CCIE
4 2 (8.00%) CCSA
4 2 (8.00%) CCSE
4 2 (8.00%) CCSP
5 1 (4.00%) CCDE
5 1 (4.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) KVM
2 3 (12.00%) LXC
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) BIND 9
3 1 (4.00%) qmail
3 1 (4.00%) Shibboleth
3 1 (4.00%) Varnish
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Nagios
2 4 (16.00%) Opsview
2 4 (16.00%) Puppet
3 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.00%) Grafana
4 1 (4.00%) Graphite
4 1 (4.00%) Pingdom
4 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) F5
4 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.00%) Juniper
6 3 (12.00%) Apple
6 3 (12.00%) Brocade
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) New Relic
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle
8 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.00%) Sophos
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec
8 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
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